Over 70 countries on the exempt list from UK’s COVID-19 restrictions

UK lifts COVID-19 restrictions

Travelers from 70 countries along with British Overseas Territories were declared exempt from self-isolation and quarantine requirements in the UK from July 10, 2020. Any visitor from these countries with a UK visitor visa will now be able to enter the UK without any restrictions.

Nevertheless, such travelers will need to provide an address in the UK upon arrival. Travelers from other countries arriving with a UK travel visa are still required to self-isolate for 14 days in the UK. The countries not yet on the exempt list include:

  • China
  • Bangladesh
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Iran
  • Russia
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Sweden
  • Portugal
  • Canada
  • US

The countries that are on the exempt list are:

  • Vietnam
  • Vatican City State
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Turkey
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Taiwan
  • Switzerland
  • St Pierre and Miquelon
  • St Lucia
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
  • St Barthélemy
  • Spain
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • South Korea
  • Seychelles
  • San Marino
  • Reunion
  • Poland
  • Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands
  • Norway
  • New Zealand
  • New Caledonia
  • The Netherlands
  • Montserrat
  • Monaco
  • Mauritius
  • Malta
  • Macao (Macau)
  • Luxembourg
  • Lithuania
  • Liechtenstein
  • Japan
  • Jamaica
  • Italy
  • The Isle of Man
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Hungary
  • Hong Kong
  • Guadeloupe
  • Grenada
  • Greenland
  • Greece
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • French Polynesia
  • France
  • Finland
  • Fiji
  • Faroe Islands
  • Falkland Islands
  • Dominica
  • Denmark
  • Czech Republic
  • Cyprus
  • Curaçao
  • Croatia
  • The Channel Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • The British Virgin Islands
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Antarctic Territory
  • Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Saba
  • Bermuda
  • Belgium
  • Barbados
  • The Bahamas
  • Austria
  • Australia
  • Aruba
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Anguilla
  • Andorra
  • Akrotiri and Dhekelia

With the new decision, travel to the UK will become easier if arriving from these countries. Besides, the number of rich people taking leisure trips to the UK is perceived to increase in comparison to others who are still too conscious about the risks of traveling overseas.

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