Jobs that will no longer qualify for travel exemptions
These jobs will no longer qualify for an exemption from 4am on Monday 18 January 2021:
- advertising productions
- business directors bringing jobs and investment to the UK
- National Lottery
- performing arts professionals
- television production
- high-end television production and film
- ornamental horticulture workers
Jobs that qualify for travel exemptions
To help protect the country from coronavirus, people entering the UK must:
- complete a passenger locator form before travel to the UK
- self-isolate if theyve been in a non-exempt country or territory in the 10 days before they arrive in the UK
- take a COVID-19 test
- follow any local or national restrictions:
Some people dont have to take a COVID test or fill in a passenger locator form or self-isolate on arrival in the UK, because of the jobs they do.
This guidance lists the jobs that qualify for an exemption and tells people:
- if they need to self-isolate
- if they need to complete a passenger locator form
- any conditions they will need to meet or evidence they will need to show
Test To Release for International Travel scheme
If you are only allowed to leave self-isolation for work-related activities in England, you can choose to take a coronavirus test under the Test to Release scheme. If you test negative you would be able to end your self-isolation.
Travel corridors will be suspended from 4am on Monday 18 January.
Anyone who is not exempt, arriving in the UK after 4am on Monday 18 January will need to self-isolate for 10 days.
Unless exempt, you must have proof of a negative coronavirus test to travel to England from 4am on Monday 18 January.
This guidance provides a high level summary of the international travel regulations.