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The tips and advice below represents the official guidance from the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), please note that we do not cover travel to any country to which the FCDO have advised against all (but essential) travel.

20 Apr 2021

Update to information on quarantine for travellers arriving in Albania from Greece and North Macedonia ('Entry requirements' page). Removal of 'Return to the UK' page.

Updated information on suspension of international flights and extension of COVID-19 restrictions from 14 to 28 April ('Summary', 'Coronavirus' and 'Safety and security' pages)

Updated information on health infrastructure in India; COVID-19 cases are on the rise ('Coronavirus' page)

Information on the extension of arrival restrictions ('Summary' and 'Entry requirements' pages) and removal of curfew hours that were in effect during Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine period ('Coronavirus' page)

Updated information on entry and testing requirements to Jamaica; the ban for flights arriving in Jamaica from the UK has been extended and a ban for flights arriving in Jamaica from Brazil, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Argentina and Paraguay has been put in place. All travellers from 12 years and upwards arriving in Jamaica must present a negative COVID-19 molecular (PCR, NAA, RNA) or Antigen test ('Entry requirements' page)

19 Apr 2021

Local authorities declared “State of Prevention” for the whole country from 16 to 30 April, 2021. (‘Summary’ and 'Coronavirus' pages)

Updated information on deconfinement measures and entry requirements (‘Summary,’ ‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

Updated information on entry requirements for UK travellers. ('Summary' and ‘Entry requirements’ pages)

Updated information on Belgian entry requirements: end of non-essential travel ban for travel to and from EU and Schengen countries (travel is still strongly discouraged). British nationals who are not resident in Belgium or an EU/Schengen country will only be permitted entry for essential reasons. ('Summary' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

Update to information on changes to the tier system of COVID-19 measures and update to information on Peru's vaccination programme ('Coronavirus' page). Update on presidential elections ('Summary' page). Information on entry restrictions moved from the 'Summary' to 'Entry requirements' page.

Falkland Islands
Information on work permits (‘Entry requirements’ page)

Dominican Republic
Updated information on curfew measures ('Coronavirus' page)

Updated information on entry to Jordan; passengers who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days, including passengers who have passed through the UK in transit, are now permitted to enter Jordan ('Entry requirements' page)

South Korea
Update to reflect announcement that most types of long-term visas are now being issued ('Entry requirements’ page)

Information on restrictions in Ecuador; National Emergency Operations Committee has recommendation that these provinces, plus those of Santa Elena, Los Rios and Zamora, should consider restricting vehicle circulation from 8pm to 5am from 16 April to 2 May and there should be a suspend in-person classes in all these provinces due to the increased number of COVID-19 cases reported ('Coronavirus' page)

South Africa
Information on a major fire that has broken out on Table Mountain, affecting Newlands Forest, the University of Cape Town and the Vredehoek area ('Summary' page). New information on how to get a COVID-19 vaccine if you are over 60 and live in South Africa ('Coronavirus' page)

New information on COVID-19 measures in Montenegro and updated information entry restrictions ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)

Update to information on flights leaving Mongolia in May ('Return to UK' page).

Information on additional COVID-19 case and three day travel restriction from Efate and its surrounding islands (‘Coronavirus’ page)

18 Apr 2021

Updated information and contact details for British nationals who require consular support in Chad (See 'Summary' page)