On 22 September, eight countries will move from the red list to the amber list while travelling to the UK.

The international travel to England will change from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries and simplified travel measures for arrivals from the rest of the world from 4 am, 4th October 2021.

Red List Rules

You need to follow some rules if you’re from a red list of countries

  • You must take the Covid 19 test 72 hours (03 days) before entering into England 
  • You need to book a quarantine hotel package including two Covid-19 tests
  • You need to complete a passenger locator form

After arriving in England you need to stay in the managed quarantine place for 10 days.

Amber List Rules

Before going to England you have to

  • You need to be fully vaccinated (The UK government recognises only Pfizer & BioNTech, Mordana, Astrazeneca vaccines)
  • Take the Covid-19 test 72 hours (3 days) before entering into England 
  • You need to book and pay for the Covid-19 test in the UK as you have to go through the test again
  • You need to complete a passenger locator form
  • If you’re not fully vaccinated you need to stay in quarantine for 10 days
  • You need to go for Covid-19 test twice (2nd and 8th day) in those 10 days

After arriving you need to test Covid-19 on or before day 2

There are countries whose Covid-19 situation has improved a lot. As a result, the UK government has decided to shift those countries from the Red list to the Amber list. The newly Amber list (from 4 am, 22 September 2021) countries will be

Bangladesh pakistan sri-lanka egypt kenya maldives oman turkey
  • Bangladesh
  • Pakistan
  • Sri-Lanka
  • Egypt
  • Kenya
  • Maldives
  • Oman
  • Turkey

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