UK lifts travel quarantine restrictions

Kotoka International Airport (KIA), COVID

This means Ghana will now be added to the list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination from Monday 11 October.

The United Kingdom (UK) has lifted the travel quarantine restrictions on Ghana and other countries, an official statement said.

This means Ghana will now be added to the list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination from Monday 11 October.

Hitherto travellers from the affected countries have had to undergo compulsory quarantine upon arrival in the UK. Travellers who can benefit from the restriction must ensure they have had a complete course of either Oxford /AstraZeneca, Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna or Janssen vaccines at least 14 days before arriving in the UK.

Approved countries

If you were vaccinated in a country or territory that is not on this list, or with a vaccine that is not listed, you must follow the rules for people who do not qualify as fully vaccinated.

If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules. You must do this whether you qualify as fully vaccinated or not.

COUNTRY OR TERRITORYEXAMPLES OF PROOF THAT YOU’VE BEEN FULLY VACCINATED WITH AN APPROVED VACCINE
Akrotiri and DhekeliaLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
AlbaniaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
AndorraEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
AnguillaLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
Antarctica/British Antarctic TerritoryLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
Antigua and BarbudaVaccine certificate.
AustraliaVaccine certificate.
AustriaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
The BahamasWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
BahrainVaccine certificate.
BangladeshWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
BarbadosVaccine certificate.
BelgiumEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
BermudaLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
Bosnia and HerzegovinaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
BrazilWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
British Indian Ocean TerritoryLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
British Virgin IslandsLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
BruneiVaccine certificate.
BulgariaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
CanadaVaccine certificate.
Cayman IslandsLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
ChileWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
ColombiaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
CroatiaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
CyprusEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
Czech Republic (Czechia)EU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
DenmarkEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
DominicaVaccine certificate.
EgyptWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
EstoniaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
Falkland IslandsLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
FinlandEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
FranceEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
GeorgiaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
GermanyEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
GhanaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
GibraltarLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
GreeceEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
GrenadaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
Hong KongWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
HungaryEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
IcelandEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
IndiaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
IndonesiaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
IrelandEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
IsraelVaccine certificate.
ItalyEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
JamaicaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
JapanVaccine certificate.
JordanWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
KenyaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
KosovoWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
KuwaitVaccine certificate.
LatviaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
LiechtensteinEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
LithuaniaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
LuxembourgEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
MalaysiaVaccine certificate.
MaldivesWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
MaltaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
MoldovaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
MonacoEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
MontenegroWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
MontserratLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
MoroccoWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
NamibiaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
NetherlandsEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
New ZealandVaccine certificate.
NigeriaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
North MacedoniaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
NorwayEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
OmanWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
PakistanWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
PhilippinesWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno IslandsLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
PolandEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
PortugalEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
QatarVaccine certificate.
RomaniaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
San MarinoEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
Saudi ArabiaVaccine certificate.
SerbiaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
SingaporeVaccine certificate.
SlovakiaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
SloveniaEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
South AfricaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
South Georgia and South Sandwich IslandsLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
South KoreaVaccine certificate.
SpainEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
St Kitts and NevisWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
St LuciaWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
St Vincent and the GrenadinesWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
SwedenEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
SwitzerlandEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of a Swissmedic approved vaccine.
TaiwanVaccine certificate.
ThailandWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
This country is currently on the red list. If you have been in a red list country or territory in the 10 days before you arrive in England, you must follow the red list rules.
TurkeyWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
Turks and Caicos IslandsLetter of proof from the overseas territory government showing you’ve been fully vaccinated under the UK overseas vaccine programme.
UkraineWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.
United Arab Emirates (UAE)Vaccine certificate.
USACDC card showing you’ve had a full course of an FDA-approved vaccine in the USA plus proof that you are a resident of the USA.
Vatican CityEU DCC showing you’ve had a full course of an EMA approved vaccine.
VietnamWill be added to this list of countries and territories with approved proof of vaccination 4am Monday 11 October. If you arrive in England before that date you must follow the rules for people who are not fully vaccinated. If you arrive after that, you can use a vaccine certificate to prove your vaccination status.

Fred Dzakpata

Asare Solomon Aristocrat
Asare Solomon Aristocrat

I’m Solomon, the CEO of Voix Of Ghana Media ( VOG MEDIA, and Aristocrat Charity Foundation ( ACF). Aside blogging, I am also a Forester, Philanthropist, a Publicist, and a Promoter.

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