Coronavirus Full list of countries exempt from COVID-19 travel quarantine revealed

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A full list of the countries exempt from the coronavirus travel quarantine has been released by the government.

People returning to or visiting England from around 60 countries and overseas territories deemed to have low rates of coronavirus will not need to self-isolate.

Among the countries not on the list are the United States, Sweden, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, Iran, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

The exemptions will apply from 10 July.

The Department for Transport has indicated that reciprocal arrangements between England and overseas nations have not been confirmed.

It is Downing Street’s “expectation” that a number of exempted countries will also not require arrivals from the UK to self-isolate.

The full list is as follows:

Europe

  • Austria
  • Andorra
  • Belgium
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France (overseas territories of France are listed separately, where included in the exemption)
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal (only The Azores and Madeira)
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey

Americas

  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Jamaica
  • Martinique
  • South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • St Lucia
  • St Pierre and Miquelon
  • St Vincent and The Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Caicos Islands

Asia-Pacific

  • Australia
  • Brunei
  • French Polynesia
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Macao
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna

Africa

  • Reunion

Antarctica

  • British Antarctic Territory

Credit: SkyNews

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