• Liechtenstein is no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks there. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to Liechtenstein.  Denmark, the Canary Islands, the Greek island of Mykonos, and the Maldives have been added to the travel advice exemptions list. Read our guidance before planning any travel.

  • Martinique, Italy and San Marino are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries and territories. Anguilla, the State of Victoria in Australia and the Greek Island of Crete have been added to the travel advice exemptions list. Read our guidance before planning any travel.

  • Mauritius, and the Greek islands of Lesvos, Milos (Serifos), Tinos, Santorini and Zakynthos have been added to the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO no longer advises against all non-essential travel to this country and islands. Read our guidance before planning any travel.

  • Poland, Turkey, St Maarten and St Martin are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries and territories. The British Virgin Islands and Seychelles have been added to the travel advice exemptions list. Read our guidance before planning any travel.

  • Curaçao, Denmark, Iceland and Slovakia are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries. Montserrat has been added to the travel advice exemptions list, read our guidance before planning any travel. 

  • Guadeloupe and Slovenia are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries. Singapore and Thailand, will be added to the list of countries where self-isolation on return the UK is not required, read our guidance before planning any travel.

  • French Polynesia, Hungary, Reunion and mainland Portugal (not including Madeira and the Azores) are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries and territories. Sweden has been added to the travel advice exemptions list, read our guidance before planning any travel. 

  • The Greek Islands of Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos, Mykonos, Crete, Santorini and Zakynthos are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCDO advises against all non-essential travel to these Greek Islands. The rest of Greece remains exempt from the FCDO’s advice against all non-essential international travel.

  • Switzerland, Jamaica and the Czech Republic are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries.  

  • Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago are no longer on the travel advice exemptions list, following the latest assessment of COVID-19 risks. The FCO advises against all non-essential travel to these countries. Portugal has been added to the travel advice exemptions list, read our guidance before planning any travel.

  • The Netherlands, Aruba, Malta, Turks and Caicos Islands, France and Monaco have been removed from the exemptions list to the Global Travel Advisory based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. The Netherlands, Aruba, Malta, Turks and Caicos Islands, France and Monaco are no longer exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. The FCO advises against all but essential travel to The Netherlands, Aruba, Malta, Turks and Caicos Islands, France and Monaco.

  • Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas removed from the exemptions list to the Global Travel Advisory based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas are no longer exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. The FCO advises against all but essential travel to Andorra, Belgium and the Bahamas

  • Luxembourg removed from exemptions list based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks. Luxembourg is no longer exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. The FCO advises against all but essential travel to Luxembourg

  • Spain – update to advise against all non-essential to Spain, now including the Balearic and Canary Islands

  • Spain – update to advise against all non-essential travel to mainland Spain

  • Update to travel exemptions list. Additional 19 countries and territories added: Laos, Cambodia, Fiji, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Cuba, Guadeloupe, St Barthelemy, St Martin, St Maarten, Aruba, New Caledonia, Curacao, Cook Islands, British Indian Ocean Territory, Falkland Islands, St Helena, Ascension Island and Tristan da Cuna

  • Updated to reflect travel corridors coming into effect on 10 July. You may not have to self-isolate when you arrive in the UK from some countries and territories

  • Serbia was removed from the exemptions list based on the latest assessment of risks there. The FCO advises against non-essential travel to Serbia

  • Updated as the travel exemptions come into effect

  • First published.

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