England Expands Approved COVID-19 Vaccines to Include More Regions

As of Monday, October 11, the UK government will recognize 37 new countries and their vaccine programs. See the complete list. Concurrently, 47 countries and regions will be removed from the red list.

England’s new travel system requirements vary depending on the traveler’s vaccination status. To qualify under the fully vaccinated rules for travel to England, travelers must have been fully vaccinated with a full course of an approved vaccine in the UK, under the UK overseas vaccination program, or in one of the approved countries and territories.

Travelers who have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before they arrive in England, must follow the red list rules. This applies to all travelers, whether fully vaccinated or not.

Proof of Vaccination

Travelers must be able to prove that they’ve been fully vaccinated under a vaccination program with approved proof of certification.


Erickson Insights

Travelers to the UK should follow local guidance, which is subject to change often and with short notice.

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