Pre-departure testing scrapped from Friday 7th January


The government has confirmed the removal of its pre-departure test requirements for passengers travelling into England.

PCR tests and self-isolationĀ on arrival has also been scrapped, with the government reverting to its previous requirement of a lateral flow test to be taken within 48 hours of arrival and, if positive, a PCR test to check for variants.

The changes to international travel rules will come into effect from 4am on Friday 7th January.

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