Travellers from international destinations, including returning UK nationals, now require to have proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to arrival to all 4 UK nations. These measures were introduced to help protect against new strains of coronavirus circulating internationally.
The COVID-19 test must be undertaken in the three days prior to the start of journey back to the UK. Travellers will have to find a test provider that meets the required pre-departure test standards in the country they are departing.
This measure is in addition to the need to self isolate on return to the UK from countries not on the quarantine exemption (travel corridor) list.
Further details on the regulations and testing requirements are available for:
Before making travel plans, travellers should check all of the following, and continue to check these during their trip as guidance may change:
Further information on the points above is available on the fitfortravel page COVID-19: Health Considerations for Travel