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UK Government Update : COVID-19 - Essential Information to Enter the UK

UPDATED 30/10/2020

Essential information to enter the UK

The United Kingdom is taking steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

  1. To protect your health and others’, everyone must complete an online passenger locator form before arrival in the United Kingdom.
  2. You may be required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. Check the exempt countries list immediately before you travel as this list can change at short notice. (Freight drivers are exempt from the requirement to self-isolate for 14 days)
  3. It is a legal requirement that you wear a face covering on public transport in the UK.

Failure to comply with the above measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. Please visit www.gov.uk/uk-border-control for detailed public health advice and requirements for entering the UK.


Drivers of goods vehicles or public service vehicles and other employees of community licence holders for the international carriage of goods or passengers by coach and bus

  • You’ll need to complete the Public Health passenger locator form before you travel to the UK. You will NOT need to self-isolate for 14 days
  • You’ll need to show that your travel is part of your job, for example a letter from your employer, a consignment note or your operator’s licence

Once the rules come into place you may be fined £100 if you refuse to provide your contact details in England.

Who does not need to provide their details or self-isolate for 14 days

You do not need to complete the form or self-isolate if you’re travelling from one of the following places, and you were there for 14 days or more:

  • Ireland
  • the Channel Islands
  • the Isle of Man

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Public Health Passenger Locator Form

The Public Health Passenger Locator form (mentioned above) will ask for your contact and journey details.

  • The information related to your journey can be found on your booking confirmation in your account
  • We advise that you enter "unknown" when specifying the name of the ship or train (Eurotunnel shuttle)

COMPLETE THE PUBLIC HEALTH PASSENGER LOCATOR FORM

30 October 2020

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