Sri Lanka’s national carrier, SriLankan Airlines, has issued a notice to passengers traveling to the United Kingdom informing them that as of 0400hrs (UK Time) on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, Sri Lanka will be placed on the red list for entering England.
If a passenger has spent the preceding 10 days in a red list country, they will not be allowed to come to the UK unless they are a British national, an Irish national, or someone having residency rights in the UK.
Notice in Full:
Effective 0400hrs (UK Time) on Tuesday 8th June 2021, Sri Lanka will move to the red list for entering England.
Note – Passengers who are booked their travel on our next three flights UL 503 (05th, 06th, 07th June) will not be affected.
Passengers will not be allowed to travel to the UK, if they’ve been in a red list country in the previous 10 days unless they are a British national/an Irish national/or anyone with residence rights in the UK.
These passengers who are allowed to enter must;
- Take a COVID-19 test and get a negative result during the 3 days (72 hours) before their travel.
- Book a managed quarantine hotel within a 14-day period before arrival. The booking will include hotel, quarantine transport and travel tests for COVID-19 tests on day 2 and day 8 of quarantine.
- Complete a passenger locator form (PLF) with details of where passenger will quarantine when they arrive. Passengers must provide a quarantine package invoice number to complete their passenger locator form.
Passengers need to book their quarantine hotel and day 2 /day 8 tests on https://www.gov.uk/guidance/booking-and-staying-in-a-quarantine-hotel-when-you-arrive-in-england
The passenger locator form is available here
Please see the link below for more information: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/transport-measures-to-protect-the-uk-from-variant-strains-of-covid-19
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