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List of people exempt from specific travel requirements when arriving from a green, amber or red list country.

First published:
10 May 2021
Last updated:

Exemptions for travellers arriving from a green list country

When arriving from a green list country you must:

However, some categories of people are exempt from some or all of these requirements.

Exemptions 

Travellers not required to complete a passenger locator form

Description

Complete a passenger locator form

 

Pre-departure tests

Post-arrival tests

Diplomats

No

 

Yes

No

Consular Posts

No

 

Yes

No

Officers or servants of International Organisations

No

 

Yes

No

Experts or those on missions employed by International Organisations

No

 

Yes

No

Representatives of International Organisations (as authorised by the FCDO)

No

 

Yes

No

Representatives at international or UK conferences in the UK who are granted privileges and immunities in the UK

No

 

Yes

No

Official staff of International Organisations

No

 

Yes

No

Diplomats and, consuls that are transiting through the UK or returning to their own country

No

 

Yes

No

Representative of a foreign country or territory conducting official business with the UK

No

 

No

No

Representative of the government of a British overseas territory

No

 

Yes

No

Diplomatic or consular courier

No

 

Yes

No

Member of the family forming part of the household of any of the above

No

 

Yes

Yes

Crown servant or government contractor who is required to undertake essential border work within 10 days of arriving in the UK

No

 

No

No

Crown servant or government contractor who is required to undertake essential border work outside of the UK but returns temporarily and will depart within 10 days of arriving in the UK

No

 

No

No

Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force required to undertake work necessary for the delivery of essential defence activities
 

No

 

No

No

Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force that has travelled on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty’s armed forces or by, or in support of, a visiting force that has Not been in an AMBER or RED list country

No

 

No

No

Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force that has travelled on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty’s Naval Service or by, or in support of, a visiting force that has Not been in an AMBER or RED list country

No

 

No

No

Foreign Government official required to travel to the United Kingdom to undertake essential border security duties, or a contractor directly supporting these essential border security duties

No

 

No

No

Transit passengers passing through the UK without entering the UK

No

 

N/A

No

Road passenger transport worker

No

 

Yes

No

Travellers required to complete a passenger locator form

Description

Complete a passenger locator form

 

Pre-departure tests

Post-arrival tests

Road haulage worker

Yes

 

No

Yes

Masters and seamen

Yes

 

No

No

Merchant shipping pilot

Yes

 

No

No

Inspector or surveyor of ships

Yes

 

No

No

Aircraft crew

Yes

 

No

No

Civil aviation inspector

Yes

 

No

No

Crown servant or government contractor undertake essential policing or essential government work in the UK

Yes

 

Yes

No

Person certified by the relevant Department returning from undertaking essential state business outside of the United Kingdom

Yes

 

No

No

Person certified by the relevant Department returning to the United Kingdom where this is necessary to facilitate the functioning of a diplomatic mission or consular post of Her Majesty or of a military or other official posting on behalf of Her Majesty (including official rest breaks)

Yes

 

Yes

No

Person certified by the relevant Department returning from undertaking essential or emergency work outside of the UK necessary to facilitate essential government work or essential state business

Yes

 

No

No

Person repatriating prisoners

Yes

 

Yes

No

Person escorting a person under extradition

Yes

 

Yes

No

Representative of any territory travelling to the UK as a custody officer

Yes

 

Yes

No

Person who lives abroad but regularly travels to the UK for work (usually at least once a week) where the work can Not be reasonably done from home

Yes

 

Yes

No

Person who lives in the UK but regularly travels abroad for work (usually at least once a week) where the work canNot be reasonably done from home

Yes

 

Yes

No

Unaccompanied child travelling to the UK to receiving boarding school education in Wales

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

 

Description

Complete a passenger locator form

 

Pre-departure tests

Post-arrival tests

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works for water supplies and sewerage services

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works carried out by, for, or on behalf of a water undertaker, sewerage undertaker, water supply licensee, sewerage licensee or local authority

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of the Environment Agency

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of Natural Resources Wales

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of a lead local flood authority in Wales
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of a lead local flood authority in England
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to current or former mining operations on behalf of the Coal Authority

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to current or former mining operations on behalf of a council for a county or county borough in Wales

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to current or former mining operations on behalf of Natural Resources Wales

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works related to a generating station, an electricity interconnector, a district heat network, communal heating system, automated ballast cleaning and track relaying systems on a network or the commissioning, maintenance and repair of industrial machinery for use on a network

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker engaged in essential or emergency works carried out by, for or on behalf of a national system operator, a person holding a transmission licence, a person holding a distribution licence, a person holding a licence under the Gas Act or a person holding a railway network licence

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Nuclear personnel, and who is essential to the safe and secure operation of a site in respect of which a nuclear site licence has been granted

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Nuclear emergency responder

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Nuclear agency inspector

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Chemical Weapons inspector

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person carrying out a critical function at a space site

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Spacecraft controller responsible for command and control of a launch vehicle or spacecraft for Nominal operations, collision avoidance or anomalies
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person employed by, or contracted to provide services to, a person who operates or maintains space situational awareness capabilities

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

A specialist aerospace engineer, or a specialist aerospace worker, where the engineer or worker has travelled to the United Kingdom in the course of their work

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

A person engaged in operational, maintenance or safety activities of a downstream oil facility that has a capacity in excess of 20,000 tonnes, where the downstream oil facility is engaged in a specified activity carried on in the United Kingdom in the course of a business, and contributes (directly or indirectly) to the supply of crude oil based fuels to consumers in the United Kingdom or persons carrying on business in the United Kingdom, and the activities are required to ensure continued safe operation of the facility
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker required to undertake or commence within 10 days of arrival any of the following activities;
(a)activities on or in relation to an offshore installation,
(b)activities on or in relation to upstream petroleum infrastructure,
(c)critical safety work on an offshore installation or well that is being decommissioned or preserved pending demolition or reuse, or
(d)activities for the provision of workers, goods, materials or equipment or other essential services required to support the safe operation of the activities referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c).
where they have travelled to the UK in the course of their work

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Postal operator
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical skills are required for essential or emergency works or services (including commissioning, maintenance and repairs and safety checks) to ensure the continued production, supply, movement, manufacture, storage or preservation of goods

Yes

 

No

Yes

Worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical skills are required for essential or emergency works or services (including commissioning, installation, maintenance and repairs and safety checks) to fulfil contractual obligations or warranty specification in, or in connection with, waste management facilities used for the management, sorting, treatment recovery or disposal of waste (including energy from waste) where the worker have travelled to the UK in course of their work
.

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom for the purpose of transporting material which consists of, or includes, human cells or blood and which is to be used for the provision of a health service by a provider of health services

Yes

 

No

Yes

Inspector of Human Medicines

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person who has travelled the UK to;
(i)conduct a clinical trial within the meaning of “conducting a clinical trial” in regulation 2(1) of the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 F77,
(ii)undertake such activities as are necessary or expedient to prepare for the conduct of a clinical trial, or
(iii)carry out any necessary compliance activity in relation to a clinical trial that can Not be conducted remotely

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person who has travelled the UK as a "Qualified Person" under the Clinical Trials regulations

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person who has travelled the UK to as a "Sponsor" under the Clinical Trials regulations

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person who has travelled to the United Kingdom to conduct a “clinical investigation” within the meaning of the Medical Devices Regulations 2002, or to undertake such activities as are necessary or expedient to prepare for the conduct of a clinical investigation or carry out any other necessary compliance activity in relation to a clinical investigation that can Not be conducted remotely
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person who is a "qualified person", a "responsible person" or “an appropriately qualified person responsible for pharmacovigilance” as defined by the Human Medicine regulations

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person who has travelled to the UK for the purposes of their work in essential infrastructure industries involved in essential maintenance and repair of data infrastructure required to reduce and resolve outages, or in the provision of goods and services to support these activities

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person who has travelled to the UK for the purposes of their work in essential infrastructure industries who is an information technology or telecommunications professional (including information technology consultant, quality analyst, software tester, systems tester, and telecommunications planner), whose expertise is required to (i) provide an essential or emergency response to threats and incidents relating to the security of any network and information system, and (ii) ensure the continued operation of any network and information system

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

A person who is engaged in urgent or essential work;
(a)that is necessary for the continued operation of (i)electronic communications networks and services as defined in section 32 of the Communications Act 2003 or
(ii)the BBC's broadcasting transmission network and services,
(b)in supply chain companies that maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the electronic communications networks and services and the BBC transmission network and services

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person habitually resident in the UK an elite athlete who participated in an overseas elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person habitually resident in the UK an elite athlete who provided coaching or other support to an elite athlete at an overseas elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person habitually resident in the UK an elite athlete who officiated at, or was involved in running, an overseas elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person habitually resident in the UK who is an elite athlete who attended an overseas training programme for the purpose of training or preparing for participation in an elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person habitually resident in the UK who provided coaching or other support to an elite athlete at an overseas training programme for the purpose of training or preparing that elite athlete for participation in an elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Person (a) who is engaged in the installation, maintenance or repair of subsea fibre optic telecommunications infrastructure (b)whose role directly supports the installation, maintenance or repair of subsea fibre optic telecommunications infrastructure,
(where they have travelled to the United Kingdom in the course of their work)
 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

Exemptions for travellers arriving from an amber list country

When arriving from an amber list country you must:

However, some categories of people are exempt from some or all of these requirements.

In Wales you can only leave your place of isolation for a small number of reasons. Read the list of reasons that apply when arriving from an amber list country.

Exemptions 

Travellers not required to complete a passenger locator form and exempt from isolation
Description Complete a passenger locator form Isolate for 10 days  Pre-departure tests Post-arrival tests
Diplomat - member of a diplomatic mission in the UK No No Yes No
Consular Posts No No Yes No
Officers or servants of International Organisations No No Yes No
Experts or those on missions employed by International Organisations No No Yes No
Representatives of International Organisations(as authorised by the FCDO) No No Yes No
Representatives at international or UK conferences in the UK who are granted privileges and immunities in the UK No No Yes No
Official staff of International Organisations No No Yes No
Diplomats and, consuls that are transiting through the UK or returning to their own country No No Yes No
Representative of a foreign country or territory conducting official business with the UK No No No No
Representative of the government of a British overseas territory No No Yes No
Diplomatic or consular courier No No Yes No
Member of the family forming part of the household of any of the above No Yes Yes Yes
Crown servant or government contractor who is required to undertake essential border work within 10 days of arriving in the UK No No No No
Crown servant or government contractor who is required to undertake essential border work outside of the UK but returns temporarily and will depart within 10 days of arriving in the UK No No No No
Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force required to undertake work necessary for the delivery of essential defence activities
 
No No No No
Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force that has travelled on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty’s armed forces or by, or in support of, a visiting force that has not been in an amber or red list country No No No No
Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force that has travelled on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty’s Naval Service or by, or in support of, a visiting force that has not been in an amber or red list country No No No No
Foreign Government official required to travel to the United Kingdom to undertake essential border security duties, or a contractor directly supporting these essential border security duties No No No No
Transit passengers passing through the UK without entering the UK No No N/A No
Road passenger transport worker No No Yes No

 

Travellers required to complete a passenger locator form but exempt from isolation
Description Complete a passenger locator form Isolate for 10 days  Pre-departure tests Post-arrival tests
Road haulage worker Yes Yes No Yes
Masters and seamen Yes No No No
Merchant shipping pilot Yes No No No
Inspector or surveyor of ships Yes No No No
Aircraft crew Yes No No No
Civil aviation inspector Yes No No No
Crown servant or government contractor undertake essential policing or essential government work in the UK Yes No Yes No
Person certified by the relevant Department returning from undertaking essential state business outside of the United Kingdom Yes No No No
Person certified by the relevant Department returning to the United Kingdom where this is necessary to facilitate the functioning of a diplomatic mission or consular post of Her Majesty or of a military or other official posting on behalf of Her Majesty (including official rest breaks) Yes No Yes No
Person certified by the relevant Department returning from undertaking essential or emergency work outside of the UK necessary to facilitate essential government work or essential state business Yes No No No
Person repatriating prisoners Yes No Yes No
Person escorting a person under extradition Yes No Yes No
Representative of any territory travelling to the UK as a custody officer Yes No Yes No
Person who lives abroad but regularly travels to the UK for work (usually at least once a week) where the work cannot be reasonably done from home Yes No Yes No
Person who lives in the UK but regularly travels abroad for work (usually at least once a week) where the work cannot be reasonably done from home Yes No Yes No
Unaccompanied child travelling to the UK to receiving boarding school education in Wales Yes Yes Yes Yes
Travellers required to complete a passenger locator form and must isolate but may leave for work purposes
Description Complete a passenger locator form Isolate for 10 days but leave for work purposes Pre-departure tests Post-arrival tests
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works for water supplies and sewerage services Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works carried out by, for, or on behalf of a water undertaker, sewerage undertaker, water supply licensee, sewerage licensee or local authority Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of the Environment Agency Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of Natural Resources Wales Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of a lead local flood authority in Wales
 
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to flood and coastal erosion risk management on behalf of a lead local flood authority in England
 
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to current or former mining operations on behalf of the Coal Authority Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to current or former mining operations on behalf of a council for a county or county borough in Wales Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works relating to current or former mining operations on behalf of Natural Resources Wales Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works related to a generating station, an electricity interconnector, a distrcit heat network, communal heating system, automated ballast cleaning and track relaying systems on a network or the commissioning, maintenance and repair of industrial machinery for use on a network Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker engaged in essential or emergency works carried out by, for or on behaf of a national sytem operator, a person holding a transmission licence, a person holding a distribution licence, a person holding a licence under the Gas Act or a person holding a railway network licence Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nuclear personnel, and who is essential to the safe and secure operation of a site in respect of which a nuclear site licence has been granted Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nuclear emergency responder Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nuclear agency inspector Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chemical Weapons inspector Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person carrying out a critical function at a space site Yes Yes Yes Yes
Spacecraft controller responsible for command and control of a launch vehicle or spacecraft for Nominal operations, collision avoidance or anomalies
 
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person employed by, or contracted to provide services to, a person who operates or maintains space situational awareness capabilities Yes Yes Yes Yes
A specialist aerospace engineer, or a specialist aerospace worker, where the engineer or worker has travelled to the United Kingdom in the course of their work Yes Yes Yes Yes
A person engaged in operational, maintenance or safety activities of a downstream oil facility that has a capacity in excess of 20,000 tonnes, where the downstream oil facility is engaged in a specified activity carried on in the United Kingdom in the course of a business, and contributes (directly or indirectly) to the supply of crude oil based fuels to consumers in the United Kingdom or persons carrying on business in the United Kingdom, and the activities are required to ensure continued safe operation of the facility
 
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker required to undertake or commence within 10 days of arrival any of the following activities;
(a)activities on or in relation to an offshore installation,
(b)activities on or in relation to upstream petroleum infrastructure,
(c)critical safety work on an offshore installation or well that is being decommissioned or preserved pending demolition or reuse, or
(d)activities for the provision of workers, goods, materials or equipment or other essential services required to support the safe operation of the activities referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c).
where they have travelled to the UK in the course of their work
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Postal operator
 
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical skills are required for essential or emergency works or services (including commissioning, maintenance and repairs and safety checks) to ensure the continued production, supply, movement, manufacture, storage or preservation of goods Yes Yes No Yes
Worker with specialist technical skills, where those specialist technical skills are required for essential or emergency works or services (including commissioning, installation, maintenance and repairs and safety checks) to fulfill contractual obligations or warranty specification in, or in connection with, waste management facilities used for the management, sorting, treatment recovery or disposal of waste (including energy from waste) where the worker have travelled to the UK in course of their work
.
Yes Yes Yes Yes
A person who has travelled to the United Kingdom for the purpose of transporting material which consists of, or includes, human cells or blood and which is to be used for the provision of a health service by a provider of health services Yes Yes No Yes
Inspector of Human Medicines Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person who has travelled the the UK to;
(i)conduct a clinical trial within the meaning of “conducting a clinical trial” in regulation 2(1) of the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 F77,
(ii)undertake such activities as are necessary or expedient to prepare for the conduct of a clinical trial, or
(iii)carry out any necessary compliance activity in relation to a clinical trial that cannot be conducted remotely
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person who has travelled the the UK as a "Qualified Person" under the Clinical Trials regulations Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person who has travelled the the UK to as a "Sponsor" under the Clinical Trials regulations Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person who has travelled to the United Kingdom to conduct a “clinical investigation” within the meaning of the Medical Devices Regulations 2002, or to undertake such activities as are necessary or expedient to prepare for the conduct of a clinical investigation or carry out any other necessary compliance activity in relation to a clinical investigation that cannot be conducted remotely
 
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person who is a "qualified person", a "responsible person" or “an appropriately qualified person responsible for pharmacovigilance” as defined by the Human Medicine regulations Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person who has travelled to the UK for the purposes of their work in essential infrastructure industries involved in essential maintenance and repair of data infrastructure required to reduce and resolve outages, or in the provision of goods and services to support these activities Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person who has travelled to the UK for the purposes of their work in essential infrastructure industries who is an information technology or telecommunications professional (including information technology consultant, quality analyst, software tester, systems tester, and telecommunications planner), whose expertise is required to (i) provide an essential or emergency response to threats and incidents relating to the security of any network and information system, and (ii) ensure the continued operation of any network and information system Yes Yes Yes Yes
A person who is engaged in urgent or essential work;
(a)that is necessary for the continued operation of (i)electronic communications networks and services as defined in section 32 of the Communications Act 2003 or
(ii)the BBC's broadcasting transmission network and services,
(b)in supply chain companies that maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the electronic communications networks and services and the BBC transmission network and services
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person habitually resident in the UK an elite athlete who participated in an overseas elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person habitually resident in the UK an elite athlete who provided coaching or other support to an elite athlete at an overseas elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person habitually resident in the UK an elite athlete who officiated at, or was involved in running, an overseas elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person habitually resident in the UK who is an elite athlete who attended an overseas training programme for the purpose of training or preparing for participation in an elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person habitually resident in the UK who provided coaching or other support to an elite athlete at an overseas training programme for the purpose of training or preparing that elite athlete for participation in an elite competition
(where the person travelled to the UK from competition or training camp overseas)
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Person (a) who is engaged in the installation, maintenance or repair of subsea fibre optic telecommunications infrastructure (b)whose role directly supports the installation, maintenance or repair of subsea fibre optic telecommunications infrastructure,
(where they have travelled to the United Kingdom in the course of their work)
Yes Yes Yes Yes

Reasons for leaving a place of isolation after arriving from an amber list country.

In Wales you can only leave your place of isolation for a small number of reasons. Read the list of reasons that apply when arriving from an amber list country.

Exemptions for travellers arriving from a red list country

You cannot travel directly to Wales from a red list country.

If travelling to the UK from a red list country, you must enter through a designated port of entry in England or Scotland. You will be required to isolate for 10 days in pre-booked managed quarantine in a hotel near the port of entry. After completing this 10 days isolation, you may travel onwards to Wales.

However, there are a limited number of categories of people who are permitted to enter Wales as set out in the table below.

In addition to categories listed below from 04:00 hours on Friday 23 April a person who is required to undertake work as a health or care professional in the United Kingdom, is eligible to practice a profession regulated by any of the bodies mentioned in section 25(3) of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002(1) or section 67 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016(2) and has travelled to the United Kingdom for the purpose of employment as a health or care professional is exempt from the requirement to complete 10 days isolation in a managed quarantine facility in England or Scotland.  Instead they may enter Wales and complete 10 days isolation in accommodation provided by their employer.

Please note: this applies only to someone arriving in Wales for the first time from a red list country and it does not apply to their families.

In Wales you can only leave your place of isolation for a small number of reasons.  Read the list of reasons that apply when arriving from a red list country.

Exemptions

Permitted to enter Wales but not required to complete a passenger locator form and exempt from isolation
Description Complete a passenger locator form Isolate for 10 days  Pre-departure tests Post-arrival tests
Diplomat - member of a diplomatic mission in the UK No No Yes No
Consular Posts No No Yes No
Officers or servants of International Organisations No No Yes No
Experts or those on missions employed by International Organisaitons No No Yes No
Representatives of International Organisations(as authorised by the FCDO) No No Yes No
Representatives at international or UK conferences in the UK who are granted privileges and immunities in the UK No No Yes No
Official staff of International Organisations No No Yes No
Diplomats and, consuls that are transiting through the UK or returning to their own country No No Yes No
Representative of a foreign country or territory conducting official business with the UK No No No No
Representative of the government of a British overseas territory No No Yes No
Diplomatic or consular courier No No Yes No
Member of the family forming part of the household of any of the above No No Yes No
Crown servant or government contractor who is required to undertake essential border work within 10 days of arriving in the UK No No No No
Crown servant or government contractor who is required to undertake essential border work outside of the UK but returns temporarily and will depart within 10 days of arriving in the UK No No No No
Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force required to undertake work necessary for the delivery of essential defence activities
 
No No No No
Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force that has travelled on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty’s armed forces or by, or in support of, a visiting force that has not been in an amber or red list country No No No No
Crown servant, government contractor or a member of a visiting force that has travelled on a vessel or aircraft operated by, or in support of, Her Majesty’s Naval Service or by, or in support of, a visiting force that has not been in an amber or red list country No No No No
Foreign Government official required to travel to the United Kingdom to undertake essential border security duties, or a contractor directly supporting these essential border security duties No No No No
Transit passengers passing through the UK without entering the UK No No Not applicable No

 

Permitted to enter Wales but required to complete a passenger locator form and must isolate but may leave for work purposes
Description Complete a passenger locator form Isolate for 10 days but may leave for work purposes Pre-departure tests Post-arrival tests
Road haulage worker Yes Yes No  Yes
Masters and seamen Yes No No  Yes
Merchant shipping pilot Yes No No  Yes
Inspector or surveyor of ships Yes No No  Yes
Aircraft crew Yes No No  Yes
Crown servant or government contractor undertake essential policing or essential government work in the UK Yes No Yes Yes
Person certified by the relevant Department returning from undertaking essential state business outside of the United Kingdom Yes No No  Yes
Person certified by the relevant Department returning to the United Kingdom where this is necessary to facilitate the functioning of a diplomatic mission or consular post of Her Majesty or of a military or other official posting on behalf of Her Majesty (including official rest breaks) Yes No Yes Yes
Person certified by the relevant Department returning from undertaking essential or emergency work outside of the UK necessary to facilitate essential government work or essential state business Yes No No Yes
Person escorting a person under extradition Yes No Yes Yes
Representative of any territory travelling to the UK as a custody officer Yes No Yes Yes

Unaccompanied child travelling to the UK to receiving boarding school education in Wales

Yes

Yes(1)

Yes Yes

(1) Must isolate at school where special rules apply

Reasons for leaving a place of isolation after arriving from an red list country.

In Wales you can only leave your place of isolation for a small number of reasons.  Read the list of reasons that apply when arriving from a red list country.