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How do I show my COVID-19 status when travelling abroad?
You can show the vaccination records contained within your NHS COVID Pass as proof of your COVID-19 status when travelling abroad.In addition to your NHS COVID Pass, you will need to follow additional rules when travelling abroad.
Are there travel restrictions within England during the COVID-19 pandemic?
There are no restrictions on travel within England. You should check the rules at your destination if you’re planning to travel to Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland, or to Ireland or the Channel Islands as there may be restrictions in place. Do not travel if you have COVID-19 symptoms or are self-isolating.
What are the guidance to follow before travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic?
• plan your journey and check your route• check with your operator regarding any policies they may have in place• open or keep windows open for ventilation where it is possible for you to do so• wash or sanitise your hands regularly• avoid touching your face• cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or the inside of your elbow when coughing or sneezing• dispose of waste safely, including items such as used disposable face coverings
Can I apply for an exemption for the UK visa during the COVID-19 pandemic?
If you’re asked to take an English language test as part of your application, you can apply for an exemption if the test centre was closed or you couldn’t travel to it due to coronavirus when you applied.
Does NHS COVID PASS show my COVID-19 vaccination status?
The NHS COVID Pass only shows your COVID-19 vaccination status in the form of a 2D barcode, which allows you to view your vaccination record.
How many barcodes are in the NHS COVID Pass for international travel?
If you’ve received a full course of a vaccine requiring 2 doses, you will see 2 barcodes within the NHS App: one barcode per vaccine. If you print a PDF of your COVID Pass status, your printed copy will show 2 barcodes. The printed copy is valid until its expiry date.
What evidence do I need to provide for my travel exemption during the COVID-19 pandemic?
You will need to show that your travel is part of your job, for example a letter from your employer, a consignment note or your operator’s licence.
How social distancing should be applied while traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The risk of transmission increases the closer you are to another person with coronavirus and the longer you spend in close contact. Wherever possible and practical, you should:• keep 2 metres away from people outside your household or support bubble, where relevant• minimise the time you spend near other people
What visa exemptions are there for visa applicants who are not in the UK during COVID-19?
If you have been unable to travel back to the UK due to coronavirus travel restrictions and your leave expired between 1 March 2020 and 19 July 2021, a short break of up to 6 months in continuous residence will be overlooked and you will face no future adverse immigration consequences as a result. However, you are expected to make your next application as soon as possible on return. Those who have returned to the UK and did not make a valid application to stay upon re-entry, are expected to make arrangements to leave.
How can I view my COVID-19 vaccination status online?
You can view your COVID-19 vaccination status online and download or print it as a PDF document. To access the service, you’ll need to register for an NHS login if you do not have one already. NHS login registrations may take longer than usual when there are high numbers of requests.
How can I prove my vaccine status for domestic use during the COVID-19 pandemic?
If you have received a trial vaccine as part of a formally approved COVID-19 vaccine trial in the UK, you will be able to prove your status through the NHS COVID Pass or with a letter confirming your participation in the trial from your trial site.