COVID-19: Country travel lists updated

27 Aug 21

UNITED KINGDOM

The U.K. government recently announced that it would update the red, amber and green lists on Aug. 30.

Key Points:

  • Canada, Denmark, Finland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania and Switzerland will be moved to the green list on Aug. 30.
    • Individuals may travel to the U.K. if they have been in a green list country for at least 10 days.
    • Individuals traveling from green list countries must take a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of departure, schedule a COVID-19 test for day two of arrival and complete the passenger locator form.
  • Montenegro and Thailand will be moved to the red list on Aug. 30.
    • Individuals who have been in a red list countries with 10 days of intended travel to the U.K. are barred from entering the country unless they are British or Irish nationals or have residence rights in the U.K.
    • Individuals permitted to enter the U.K. from a red list country must take a COVID-19 test within 72 hours of departure, book a quarantine hotel package and complete the passenger locator form.

Additional Information: A number of countries are at risk of being moved to the amber list. Unvaccinated travelers from amber list countries must quarantine for 10 days; vaccinated travelers must take a COVID-19 test on or before day two of arrival.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

This alert has been provided by the BAL Global Practice group. For additional information, please contact berryapplemanleiden@bal.com.

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