England announced the countries on the lists: red, yellow, green. Those who will travel from Romania will follow the rules of the yellow list.
UK to introduce "traffic light" system in the classification of countries, starting with May 17. During this day, England announced the countries on the lists: red, yellow, green. Romania is on the yellow list. Below is information on what to do when you travel to England after May 17, depending on the country you were in the 10 days before you traveled.
The UK traffic light system will be divided into three categories:
- Green: Travelers entering the UK from the Green Zone will be required to take a pre-trip test as well as a PCR test on the first or second day after arrival in the UK, but will not have to be quarantined (with unless they receive a positive result).
- Yellow: Travelers entering the UK from the yellow zone will have to take a test before the trip, be quarantined at home for a period of 10 days in the UK and will have to perform 2 PCR tests on the second day and the next day to choose to be able to get out of quarantine.
- Red: travelers entering the UK from the red zone will have to take a test before the trip, will have to stay in quarantine for 10 days in a hotel approved by the British government and will take two more tests while in quarantine on the second day and on the eighth day.
England Green List, applied from 17 May
From May 17, there will be a new green list of countries and territories. Until 17 May, all countries and territories outside the common travel area are either red-listed or yellow-listed countries or territories. If you travel to England before May 17, you must follow the relevant rules of the yellow list or the red list.
If you are traveling to England from May 17, you must take a COVID-19 test before the trip or within 2 days of entering England. Do not stay in isolation / quarantine if the test result is negative.
The green list will include 12 countries and territories: Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira), Israel and Jerusalem, Gibraltar, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Brunei, the Falkland Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands.
England Red List, applied from 17 May
If you were also on a red-listed country or territory within 10 days of arriving in England, you must follow the red-list rules: fill out a pre-travel location form; take a COVID-19 test; book a package at the quarantine hotel plus 2 COVID-19 tests that you do on days 2 and 8 of quarantine.
The red list will include the following countries: Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde Island, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
England Yellow List, applied from 17 May
If you are traveling from a yellowlisted country, you must: to fill out a form passenger location; to make a COVID-19 test before the trip; to rbook and pay for 2 COVID-19 tests for quarantine days 2 and 8 (these must be booked and paid for before the journey, picked up after you arrive in England); to do 10 days quarantine at home in England. You may be quarantined earlier if you pay for a private COVID-19 test through "Test to Release" scheme.
You do not have to take a COVID-19 test or quarantine on arrival in England if you are traveling from the UK (Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales), Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man (common travel area), and you have not been outside the common travel area in the last 10 days.
All countries and territories that are not on the green list and the red list will be on the yellow list. Romania will be on the yellow list (as it is currently classified), which means that all those who will travel from Romania to England will have to comply with the measures presented above.
CAREFUL!!! If you break the quarantine rules, you can be fined up to £ 10. You can be fined up to £ 000 and even imprisoned for up to 10 years if you do not provide the exact details of the countries you visited in the 000 days before you arrived in the UK.