England

New rules for travelling or returning to England

  • New international travel system from 4 Oct: red list and rest of world
  • Changes to rules for fully vaccinated travellers coming from non-red list countries
  • 8 destinations removed from red list including Turkey and Pakistan

Autumn and winter plan 2021

The government has set out its COVID-19 autumn and winter plan.

Booster vaccine dose for people most at risk from COVID-19

People aged 50 years and over, care home residents, frontline health and social care workers, and those aged 16 to 49 years with specific underlying health conditions will be offered a booster vaccine dose. Find out more about the booster vaccine on NHS.UK.

First dose vaccinations for young people UK WIDE

All young people aged 12 to 15 will soon be offered a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Northern Ireland

Booster vaccine dose for people most at risk from COVID-19 UK WIDE

People aged 50 years and over, care home residents, frontline health and social care workers, and those aged 16 to 49 years with specific underlying health conditions will be offered a booster vaccine dose. Find out more about the booster vaccine on NHS.UK.

First dose vaccinations for young people UK WIDE

All young people aged 12 to 15 will soon be offered a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Latest regulations NORTHERN IRELAND

Since 10 September up to 15 people can meet in a person’s home, dancing is allowed at weddings and civil partnerships, and rules for bars and restaurants have been eased. Find out what you can and cannot do in Northern Ireland on nidirect.

Scotland

Booster vaccine dose for people most at risk from COVID-19

People aged 50 years and over, care home residents, frontline health and social care workers, and those aged 16 to 49 years with specific underlying health conditions will be offered a booster vaccine dose. Find out more about the booster vaccine on NHS.UK.

First dose vaccinations for young people

All young people aged 12 to 15 will soon be offered a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

No current protection levels

To keep each other safe, there remain a number of principles and some legal requirements you should follow. Read the latest coronavirus guidance for Scotland on GOV.SCOT.

Wales

NHS COVID Pass required for nightclubs and large events

From 11 October, you’ll need to show proof that you are fully vaccinated or have a recent negative rapid lateral flow test using NHS COVID Pass to attend nightclubs and large events. Find out more on GOV.WALES.

Booster vaccine dose for people most at risk from COVID-19

People aged 50 years and over, care home residents, frontline health and social care workers, and those aged 16 to 49 years with specific underlying health conditions will be offered a booster vaccine dose. Find out more about the booster vaccine on NHS.UK.

First dose vaccinations for young people UK WIDE

All young people aged 12 to 15 will soon be offered a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Alert level 0 WALES

Most restrictions have been lifted. You still need to wear a face covering in many places including public transport. Read the latest coronavirus guidance for Wales on GOV.WALES