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


16 May 2022
Malta
Update to information on the traffic light system to travel to Malta ('Entry requirements' page)

Kazakhstan
Update to information on proving your vaccination status ('Entry requirements' page)

Cape Verde
Update to information on COVID-19 restrictions ('Coronavirus' section) and full review of the 'Entry requirements' section.

Brazil
Updated information on children and young people on proof of vaccination and COVID-19 test ('Entry requirements' page).

Rwanda
Updated information on the use of face masks (‘Coronavirus’ page) and on PCR and rapid test requirements for entry and departure ('Entry requirements' page)

Vietnam
Update to information on entry requirements. Removal of requirement to take a COVID-19 test prior to travel to Vietnam ('Entry requirements' page)

Austria
Update to information following the relaxation of COVID-19 related entry rules ('Entry requirements' page)

South Sudan
Updated information on COVID-19 entry requirements for South Sudan (‘Entry requirements’ page)

Netherlands
Removal of references to health declaration form ('Entry requirements' page)


14 May 2022
Nigeria
Updated information on protests and the imposition of a 24 hour curfew in Sokoto State ('Summary' page)

United Arab Emirates
Following the death of the President of the United Arab Emirates, the country is observing a period of mourning until 22 June. Residents and visitors to the UAE should show respect during this time. British Embassy offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will reopen on Tuesday 17 May ('Summary' page)


13 May 2022
Democratic Republic of the Congo
On 12 May 2022 reports were received indicating the risk of a terrorist attack on an unspecified ferry departing from Goma ('Summary' and 'Terrorism' pages)

France
Updates to information on COVID-19 measures and travel to France’s overseas territories (‘Coronavirus’ and ‘Entry Requirements’ pages)

Bermuda
Updated information on COVID-19 entry requirements for Bermuda (‘Entry requirements’ page)

Sri Lanka
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) now advises against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka, due to ongoing political and economic instability. This advice does not apply to airside transit through Sri Lanka’s international airport. ('Summary' and 'Safety and security' sections)

South Africa
Updated information on entry requirements ('Entry requirements' page)

South Korea
Updated information on passport validity ('Entry requirements' page)

Jamaica
Removal of information on closure of airspace and disruptions to flights arriving or departing Jamaica’s airports and minor editorial changes ('Safety and security' page)

Canada
Updated information on COVID-19 entry requirements for vaccinated travellers ('Entry requirements’ page)

Iran
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises British nationals against all travel to Iran ('Summary' and 'Safety and security' pages).