Open with restrictions

United Kingdom

69 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
49.36% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 48.39% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter the United Kingdom.

Border status

All travelers entering the United Kingdom must present a completed "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" to immigration upon arrival.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to the United Kingdom

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to the United Kingdom.
Exceptions

Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena), will not be in scope of the regulations. Children under the age of 11 will also not be required to complete pre-departure testing.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering theUnited Kingdom.
Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form

Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland

All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package

All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Return travelReturning to the United States from the United Kingdom

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from the United Kingdom will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.

Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions