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Further actions are being put in place for inbound and outbound travel to minimise travel across international borders
The UK government has announced that travellers will need a valid reason to be approved for travel as tougher border controls are implemented to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission and protect the Coronavirus vaccination programme.
Travelling out of the UK
Travelling into the UK
These new measures are in addition to the current restrictions already in place. All restrictions are being implemented in an attempt to help reduce the risk of importing a new variant of COVID-19.
Other restrictions include:
What is considered essential travel?
People are only allowed to travel abroad for essential reasons and the “reasonable excuses” for travelling abroad are the same as domestic travel. These reasons include:
Anyone travelling into Northern Ireland
There is currently a travel ban on people travelling from Great Britain into the Republic of Ireland but controls will not be introduced on the border of NI.
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