The UK is lifting 10 days quarantine for Indians from today

11th Oct,2021


The UK is lifting 10 days quarantine for Indians from today

The United Kingdom is easing its travel restrictions from Monday, allowing travelers from more countries to enter the country. Any changes to Indians who have already been allowed to enter the UK, their vaccine status is now being ascertained, removing the detention for 10 days. The issue, which has led to minor tensions between the two countries, has been granted exemptions to Indian citizens who have received two doses of locally produced Covishield. Alex Ellis, the British High Commissioner to India, tweeted on Thursday, "There is no restriction on Indian travelers to the United Kingdom traveling to the United Kingdom with Covishield or any other vaccine approved by the UK. Thank you Government of India for your close cooperation last month."

Covishield In response to UK detention regulations for Indians receiving two doses, India imposed a mandatory 10-day detention on British citizens on October 1, regardless of vaccine status.

In the latest amendment to the travel rules, the UK now has only seven countries on the Red List. These countries are: Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. In addition to India, travellers who have been vaccinated from Brazil, Hong Kong, Pakistan, South Africa and Turkey will be considered as fully vaccinated UK residents until they are red-listed in the last 10 days prior to arrival. Did not go to the country. Adviser to England, UK.