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Explains what you must do if you are arriving in Wales and have not received a full COVID-19 vaccination course.

First published:
4 October 2021
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What you must do if you arrive in Wales and are not fully vaccinated

People arriving in Wales who have been in a red list country in the previous 10 days, must follow the rules for arriving from a red list country.

People arriving in Wales who are not fully vaccinated and have not been in a red list country in the previous 10 days must:

Post arrival tests must be booked before your departure either:

If you choose a private test provider from GOV.UK, you should only buy ‘self-swab at home’ tests. Please note, any reference to your arrival in England on the GOV.UK pages for day 2 and day 8 test providers include arrival in Wales.

Should your address or contact details change whilst you are in Wales then you must update this as and when required by submitting a new passenger locator form (on GOV.UK).

There are some exemptions from certain travelling requirements for specific categories of people.

Definition of not fully vaccinated

You qualify as not fully vaccinated if you:

Children travelling to Wales

Further guidance about what children must do can be found in the rules for children travelling to Wales.