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
07 Apr 2020
Updated advice for people wishing to return to the UK from Norway (’Return to the UK’ pages)
Updated information on local measures taken to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) (‘Summary’ page)
Papua New Guinea
The Government has extended the State of Emergency for two months on 6 April ('Coronavirus' page)
Turkish authorities have confirmed that any foreign nationals who outstay their visa, due to COVID-19, will not face any fines or penalties ('Summary' and 'Entry Requirements' pages)
Update to local measures and advice for people wishing to return to the UK from Afghanistan ('Coronavirus' and ’Return to the UK’ pages)
Updated advice on an additional Eastern Airlines flight to Miami on Thursday 9 April ('Return to the UK' page)
Update to road border restrictions ('Return to the UK' page)
Tropical Cyclone Harold is expected to impact parts of Fiji on 8-9 April. You should monitor weather updates ('Summary' page)
Updated advice for people wishing to return to the UK from Liechtenstein (’Return to the UK’ pages)
Updated advice for people wishing to return to the UK from Switzerland (’Return to the UK’ pages)
Addition of information on states of emergency in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka prefectures. Update to information on visa extensions. ('Coronavirus' page)
Update of potential commercial flight to UK on 13 April ('Return to the UK')
The Embassy of the United States in Podgorica has arranged a repatriation flight YM4010 from Podgorica to London Heathrow with Montenegro Airlines on Thursday 9 April, departing at 0700. It is organised on a commercial basis and British citizens can book seats ('Return to the UK' page)
Updated information and advice on extending your visa in El Salvador ('Coronavirus' and 'Return to UK' pages)
United Arab Emirates
Update to local measures ('Coronavirus' and 'Entry requirements' pages)
Removal of information regarding Cyclone Harold
On 6 April 2020, the French authorities introduced a requirement for an international “attestation” to enter France. ('Summary', 'Coronavirus, 'Return to the UK' and 'Entry Requirements' pages).
Latest update: Information added to ‘Return to UK’ page (Coronavirus: stay up to date).
Information added to ‘Return to UK’ page. Updates to ‘Coronavirus’ page.
06 Apr 2020
Travel to Slovakia by road and mandatory quarantine in government facilities on arrival (see 'Summary', ‘Return to UK’ and 'Coronavirus' pages).