New UK travel rules from 11 October. What is changing for the Indians?

The UK will ease travel restrictions from October 11, allowing travelers from multiple countries to enter the UK. Indians have already been allowed to travel to the UK, but what has changed since October 11 is that those who have been vaccinated with two doses of CowhShield will not have to undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine in the UK.

Here’s everything you need to know:

If you have been fully vaccinated, before traveling to the UK you will need to book and pay for the second day of Covid-19 test, which must be taken after your arrival. Passengers will also need to complete a passenger tracking form 48 hours before arriving in England.

You will be considered fully immune if you take your second dose of the vaccine at least 14 days before you arrive in England. The government notice said that the day you received your final dose does not count as one of the 14 days.

The UK government has accepted the certificate of vaccination for ‘Coveshield’ and ‘India’. “India will be added to this list of countries and territories with proof of vaccination approved at 4 am. From Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before then you must follow the rules for people who have not been fully vaccinated. If you arrive later, you must Being able to use a Certificate of Vaccination to prove your vaccination status,” the UK notice says.

Only 7 countries are on the UK red list right now

In the latest review of travel rules, the UK now has only seven countries on the red list, meaning people from these countries cannot travel to the UK. Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Haiti and the Dominican Republic remain on the red list.

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Apart from India, vaccinated travelers from Brazil, Hong Kong, Pakistan, South Africa and Turkey will be treated as fully vaccinated returning UK residents, provided they have not visited one of the Red List countries in the 10 days prior to arrival in England. .

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