Jeudi 1 Octobre, 2020

Caribbean country removed from UK travel corridor exemption list

The United Kingdom has updated its travel corridor exemption list and one Caribbean country has been removed while a new one was added.  

The Bahamas which is already contending with daily increases in its number of COVID-19 cases, was removed from the UK’s travel corridor exemption list on August 8 at 4 am. 

According to the exemption rules, a person will need to self-isolate if they visited or made a transit stop in a country or territory that is not on the list in the 14 days before they arrive in England. 

The period for self-isolation is 10 days when a person gets back to England.  

Meanwhile, St Vincent and the Grenadines was added to the UK travel corridor exemption list on July 28.  

This means a person may not need to self-isolate if they arrived in England from SVG after July 28.  

Here is the updated list of Caribbean countries and territories with no self-isolation requirement on arrival in England:   

  • Anguilla 

  • Antigua and Barbuda 

  • Aruba 

  • Barbados 

  • Bermuda 

  • Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba 

  • British Virgin Islands 

  • Cayman Islands  

  • Curacao 

  • Dominica 

  • Grenada 

  • Guadeloupe 

  • Jamaica 

  • Montserrat 

  • St Barthelemy 

  • St Kitts and Nevis 

  • St Lucia  

  • St Vincent and the Grenadines (if you arrived in England before July 28 you will need to self-isolate) 

  • Trinidad and Tobago 

  • Turks and Caicos Islands 

The UK Department for Transport updated the list on August 7.  

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