Booking and staying in a quarantine hotel when you arrive in England
Everyone who arrives at England must quarantine for 10 days from the point of their arrival. The day of arrival in England will be treated as day zero. From 15 February, for people who have travelled from, or passed through a country on the list, where travel to the UK is banned (the ‘red list’) in the last 10 days before arrival, you must quarantine in a managed quarantine hotel.
Before you travel you must:
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Minimum standards for private sector providers of the COVID-19 tests for people arriving in England.
By law, all tests privately provided testing on day 2 and day 8 for international arrivals must meet minimum standards as outlined in the guidance. Providers must also complete a declaration that their tests meet all of these standards. More information on the minimum standards for day 2 and day 8 mandatory tests can be found in the guidance for private providers. Check the list of providers: Test to Release for international travel.
Get a coronavirus test if you are an HGV or van driver before you leave the UK for some countries
You must test negative for coronavirus before you travel from the UK to:
Check FCDO travel advice for any country you are planning to enter. For more information, click here.