Guidance on international travel to and from Scotland during the coronavirus pandemic

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What does this involve?

If you plan to travel abroad or enter Scotland from outside the UK, there are currently no coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions to residents of Scotland and visitors.

Many other countries have rules about who can enter and what you can do when you are there. Before you travel, you should read the FCDO travel advice, external link which will open in a new window for the countries you will visit.

New coronavirus (COVID-19) travel rules in Scotland, or any other country, may be brought in at short notice. You should always check the latest advice for each country you’re planning to travel to before booking your trip and before you go.

Am I eligible?

Anyone can use this service.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Residents of Scotland who plan to travel abroad, or visitors who plan to enter Scotland from outside the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How long does this take?

It will take around 5 minutes to read the full guidance.

Important information

From Friday 18 March 2022, Scotland's travel rules for people arriving from abroad have ended.

Other countries and territories have their own rules for travel during COVID-19. Be sure to check the rules, external link which will open in a new window for any country or territory that you plan to visit before you travel.

Next steps

Visit the Scottish Government website for more information and to read the full guidance.

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