Category: UK Immigration

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK’s Simplified International Travel & Countries Off the Red List

The United Kingdom has made some major announcements regarding international travel making visiting England a little easier.  Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced via Twitter that from 4 October, there will be a single red list of countries from where travellers arriving in England must stay in a government-supervised hotel. The current system is separated…
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UK’s Traffic Light System: South Africa and Others Predicted to be Moved from Red List

The highly anticipated new set of travel rules in the United Kingdom will be announced on 1 October, according to a recent briefing by Health Secretary Sajid Javid.  Before any changes, UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps is expected to make the latest announcement on what countries will be moved to the red, amber, and green…
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UK’s Traffic Light System to End

It has been reported that the UK’s widely criticised traffic light system governing international travel could be scrapped by next month. It will be replaced by a new system based on the vaccination status of travellers rather than the COVID infection rates of the destination. This would mean that green and amber would disappear as…
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Post-Brexit: EU Passport Required When Travelling to the UK

EU nationals as well as Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway will no longer be able to use their country’s national identity cards as a means of entry into the UK from the end of September. Previously, travellers who had citizenship in EU countries could use their national ID cards to enter the UK. However, from…
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UK Travel Update: 7 Destinations Added to the Green List

The UK government has made changes to its categorisation of some countries, using its traffic light system. Seven countries have been added to the green list, meaning that travellers from these countries will no longer have to quarantine on arrival. The government has also made some updates to the red list, however, there were no…
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