The Irish government has published new guidance for individuals traveling to Ireland from Great Britain.

Key Points:

  • Travelers from Great Britain are now advised to take daily antigen tests for the first five days of arrival.
  • Travelers who are not fully vaccinated must have proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival.
  • Fully vaccinated or previously recovered travelers must have either a negative antigen test taken within 48 hours of arrival or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival.
  • The change does not affect travel from Northern Ireland.

Additional Information: Individuals who are traveling to Ireland, regardless of their vaccination status, must complete the Passenger Locator Form before departure. More information regarding Ireland’s entry restrictions health requirements is available here.

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

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