Northern Ireland International Travel update: Changes from Monday 19 July | Newry Times

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Saturday, July 17th, 2021
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A number of changes to Northern Ireland’s international country travel lists have been confirmed and guidance for fully vaccinated passengers returning from Amber list countries has also been updated.

 

Northern Ireland International Travel update - Changes from Monday 19 July - Newry Times - newry news live

 

From 4 am on Monday 19 July, the following changes will be introduced.

 

 

Northern Ireland Green list

Bulgaria, Hong Kong, Croatia and Taiwan have been added to the Green list.

Anyone travelling to Northern Ireland from a country on the Green list must:

• provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to three days before departure

• book and pay for a day two COVID-19 PCR test

• complete a UK passenger locator form within 48 hours of departure

There is no requirement to self-isolate or book a day eight COVID-19 PCR test if travelling to Northern Ireland from a country on the Green list.

 

 

Northern Ireland Amber List

The Balearic Islands and the British Virgin Islands will be removed from the Green list and added to the Amber list.

Anyone travelling to Northern Ireland from a country on the Amber list before 19 July must:

• provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to three days before departure

• book and pay for a day two and eight COVID-19 PCR test

• complete a UK passenger locator form within 48 hours of departure

• self-isolate for 10 days

 

 

From Monday 19 July, people who have been fully vaccinated in the UK will not have to self-isolate if arriving into NI from an amber country.

However, they must still:

• provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to three days before departure

• book and pay for a day two COVID-19 PCR test

• complete a UK passenger locator form within 48 hours of departure

UK residents under the age of 18, who are returning to Northern Ireland and people taking part in formally approved COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials are exempt from requirements to self-isolate and the day 8 test.

 

 

NI Red list

Cuba, Indonesia, Myanmar and Sierra Leone will be added to the Red List.

Anyone travelling to Northern Ireland from a country on the red list must:

• provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to three days before departure

• complete a UK passenger locator form within 48 hours of departure

• book and enter managed isolation (hotel quarantine) for 10 days, which includes post-arrival tests

The latest advice and rules on travel are available on NI Direct.

 

 

 


Keep up to date with all the latest Northern Ireland Coronavirus / Covid-19 news HERE.


 

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