The tips and advice below represent the official guidance from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Please note this is provided for information only. We do not cover travel to any country to which the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have advised against all (but essential) travel, you can view this list here


18 Feb 2020
Georgia
This advice has been reviewed in full an republished with amendments throughout

Portugal
Summary - addition of link to advice page for fans travelling to Portugal for Rangers FC’s match with SC Braga on 26 February

Maldives
Health - factual update on precautionary measures in place in response to coronavirus (COVID-19); Terrorism - factual update on recent knife attacks in Hulhumale

Myanmar (Burma)
Health (Coronavirus) - update to information on screening measures at border crossings

Zambia
Safety and security section (Political situation) and summary - updated information on demonstrations, riots and civil disturbances across Zambia, which follows a series of attacks on private residences, schools and other properties

Moldova
This advice has been reviewed in full and republished with minor editorial amendments to the Summary

Trinidad and Tobago
Safety and security (Crime) - addition of dates for this year's annual carnival celebration in Trinidad

Haiti
This advice has been reviewed in full and republished with minor editorial amendments throughout

Belarus
This advice has been reviewed in full with editorial amendments to the Entry requirements section

Papua New Guinea
Safety and security (Local travel) - update to information on a recent independence referendum in Bougainville Island

Italy
Summary - addition of link to advice page for Scotland's game against Italy in the 2020 Rugby Union Six Nations on 22 February 2020

Japan
Latest update: Summary - we are working to organise a flight urgently from the Diamond Princess; please contact us if you have not done already


17 Feb 2020
Egypt
Health - addition of information and advice on coronavirus

Mongolia
Health (Coronavirus) - update to information on foreign nationals with tourism visas entering from a country other than China

USA
Summary - addition of information and advice following heavy rainfall in Mississippi

China
Summary - addition of information on requirements in some cities, including Beijing, for people returning from travel to undergo 14 days of isolation

Philippines
Natural disasters (Volcanoes) - updated information on the lake Taal volcano

Hong Kong
Health (Coronavirus) - update to information on the conditions of the 14-day mandatory home quarantine period for new arrivals who have been to mainland China in the previous 14 days

Greece
Summary - addition of link to advice page for the Olympiacos v Arsenal Europa League match on Thursday 20 February 2020.

Gabon
This advice has been reviewed in full with factual updates to Local laws and customs on same-sex sexual relations