Red List Countries On UK Traffic Light System For Travel


Persons who have traveled to a red list country in the last 10 days before their arrival in England will not be allowed to enter the country unless they are British or Irish national, or is a legal resident in the UK.

Whether fully vaccinated or not, persons arriving in England from a red list country must take a COVID-19 test. Children aged 10 and under are not required to take this test. Before you travel from a red list country, book a quarantine hotel package, including 2 COVID-19 tests, and complete a passenger locator form.

On arrival in England, you must quarantine in a managed hotel and take the pre-booked 2 COVID-19 tests.

Which countries are on the red list for UK?

The countries on the red list for UK are:

Afghanistan
Angola
Argentina
Bangladesh
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burundi
Cape Verde
Chile
Colombia
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
Eritrea
Eswatini
Ethiopia
French Guiana
Georgia
Guyana
Haiti
Indonesia
Kenya
Lesotho
Malawi
Maldives
Mayotte
Mexico
Mongolia
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Réunion
Rwanda
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Tanzania
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Uganda
Uruguay
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe

If a country is not on the red or Amber list, it doesn’t mean it’s on the Green list.