It has been announced that from 17th May, Portugal will be on the Englands' Green List for travel. The transport secretary said the UK's approach was "necessarily cautious", but the travel industry has said it is too cautious and called it a reopening of air travel "in name only".
Until 17th May, you can only travel abroad from England if you have a legally permitted reason to do so. You must complete a declaration form for international travel.
From 17th May you will not need to complete a declaration form to travel abroad.
Before travel to England
Before you travel to England you must:
You must have only been in or travelled through a green list country or the Common Travel Area in the previous 10 days, for these travel to apply. If you have been in an amber list or red list country, CLICK HERE to see current guidelines.
On arrival in England
You must take a COVID-19 test on or before day 2 after you arrive.
You do not need to quarantine unless the test result is positive.
You must self-isolate if NHS Test & Trace informs you that you travelled to England with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Travelling abroad from England
Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status when travelling abroad
From 17th May, people in England who have had a full vaccine course (2 doses), will be able to demonstrate their COVID-19 vaccination status for outbound international travel.
Other countries or territories determine their own border health rules, which may include COVID-19 vaccination status. Check the entry requirements for your destination before travelling.