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Colombia Travel Restrictions

48.25% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 47.66% last week
Most visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Colombia without restrictions.

Outgoing travel to ColombiaTravelling from the United Kingdom to Colombia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United Kingdom are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Colombia.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Colombia.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who are allowed to travel without a COVID-19 test result must get a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Colombia and quarantine until they receive a negative test result, or self-quarantine for 14 days without a test.

Documents
CoronApp

Travelers must comply with follow-up health checks via the app.


Return travelReturning to the United Kingdom from Colombia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Colombia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United Kingdom.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test (a PCR test, a LAMP test or an antigen test, such as an LFD (lateral flow device) test) taken any time in the 3 days before the departure date. If a traveler is changing flight, the test should be taken in the 3 days of the final departure point to UK.

The test result must be in either English, French or Spanish. Translations will not be accepted.

Travelers could be fined £500 if they are unable to present a pre-departure test.

Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena) and children who are 0-10 years old going to England (0-11 years old for children going to Wales, Scotland and NI) are exempt from the pre-departure testing requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Colombia will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the United Kingdom.

Details and exceptions

All travelers including vaccinated individuals who are mandated to quarantine in a managed hotel must be administered with day 2 and day 8 test. They will be required to continue their quarantine period regardless of the result of their day 2 test. For travelers who have positive result, quarantine will start from the date after the result of their day 2 test and they no longer need to use the day 8 test.

For travelers who will have a positive result after using the day 8 test, they will need to quarantine further. They will have to finish the quarantine starting from the date after the result of their day 8 test.

Travelers who have both negative result for day 2 and day 8 test will be out of the 10-day quarantine from the day they arrived in the country.

Travelers going to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are advised to check further details regarding their quarantine.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form

Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland

All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package

All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Colombia

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Colombia without restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Colombia without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Colombia without restrictions.

  • Travelers from the United Kingdom are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travellers from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Colombia is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Colombia are open with restrictions. Bars in Colombia are open with restrictions.