Coronavirus (COVID-19) and getting into or returning to the UK

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From eight June, there shall be new guidelines in place for getting into the UK due to coronavirus (COVID-19). The principles are for residents and visitors.

When these guidelines are in place, you will:

want to supply your journey and get in touch with particulars if you journey to the UK
not be allowed to go away the place you’re staying for the primary 14 days you’re within the UK besides in very restricted conditions (referred to as ‘self-isolating’)

You don’t want to do these items now. However you need to verify the most recent public well being recommendation on coronavirus earlier than your journey, or in case you’ve simply arrived within the UK.

As soon as the principles come into place it’s possible you’ll be fined £100 in case you refuse to supply your contact particulars, £1,000 in case you refuse to self-isolate in England and Wales, or you can face additional motion. You’ll have the ability to discover extra data on enforcement measures in Scotland and Northern Eire on this web page quickly.

You must also obtain the NHS contact tracing app. You’ll have the ability to discover the app on this web page when it’s obtainable.

Present your journey and get in touch with particulars if you journey to the UK

From eight June, in case you’re traveling to the UK, you’ll have to fill in a web-based type to supply your journey and get in touch with particulars earlier than your journey.

You’ll have the ability to discover the shape on this web page when it’s obtainable – verify once earlier than your journey.

You may want to indicate that you just’ve accomplished the shape if you arrive on the UK border.

In the event you refuse to fill within the type, it’s possible you’ll be fined. You additionally will not be allowed to enter the UK (except you’re both British or a UK resident).

The federal government will use this data to contact you in case you or somebody you’ve traveled with develops coronavirus signs, and to verify that you just’re self-isolating for the primary 14 days after you arrive within the UK.