The UK Updates Travel Guidance and Traffic Light System, Includes France in Broad Plans

The UK government has updated its travel guidance. Highlights of these changes include applying the normal amber list guidance to travelers from France.

Changes to Traffic Light Categories

As of August 8 at 4 am, the following changes are in effect:

  • Red List | Georgia, Mayotte, Mexico, Réunion. See the full Red List.
  • Amber List | Bahrain, India, Qatar, United Arab Emirates. See the full Amber List.
  • Green List | Austria, Germany, Latvia, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. See the full Green List.
    • Green Watch List (These countries are at risk of moving from green to amber) | Anguilla, Antarctica/British Antarctic Territory, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Bermuda, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cayman Islands, Croatia, Dominica, Grenada, Israel, Madeira, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, Taiwan, Turks and Caicos Islands.
Current Guidance

The UK’s guidance varies based on where a traveler has been within the past 10 days.

Erickson Insights

Categorization for red, amber, and green countries — and their corresponding protocol — are reviewed every 3 weeks. Erickson Immigration Group will continue to send updates as more news is available. If you have questions about anything we’re reporting above or case-specific questions, please contact your employer or EIG attorney.