Coronavirus in Scotland

You should:

All of Scotland is at COVID-19 Level 3.  Find out the rules on what you can do at Level 3.

Information and support

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Scotland


What you can and cannot do


All of Scotland is at Level 3. Find out the rules on what you can do at Level 3.

Travel and quarantine


Travel within Scotland

You can travel anywhere in Scotland for any purpose. You can stay in tourist accommodation but should not stay in someone else's house.

Read guidance on travel.

Travelling to and from other parts of the UK

You can travel to England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands - before you travel you must check the travel rules in those countries. You can stay in tourist accommodation but should not stay in someone else's house.

International travel 

You must not travel into or out of Scotland from outside the UK without an essential reason. See the list of essential reasons

Check international coronavirus travel advice for people returning to or arriving in Scotland, including how to quarantine.

Guidance for British people travelling abroad, if legally permitted, is at

COVID-19 vaccine 


Testing and self-isolating


You should self-isolate immediately if:

Help if you need to self-isolate

Call the National Assistance Helpline on 0800 111 4000 to access a range of support to help you self-isolate, including:

  • £500 Self-Isolation Support Grant (if you are a worker on a low income - conditions apply)
  • access to food
  • access to medicine

See also: guidance if you have been asked to self-isolate

Schools, universities, education and childcare


Businesses, workplaces and self-employed people


Workplace safety

You should follow the guidance for your sector or workplace, to help keep your workplace, employees and customers safe.

This includes guidance for:

There is also general guidance on workplace safety.

Business support and grants

Find out about support available to your business.

You can also get information on business support at the Find Business Support website

Hospitality, tourism and retail


See guidance for:



You should only travel to go to work if you cannot do your job from home.

Read guidance on working from home during coronavirus.

Check your coronavirus risk at work.

Find out what to do if you're worried about going to work because of coronavirus on Citizens Advice Scotland.

Get information on your workplace rights from the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS).

Looking after yourself and others



Find out what support is available if you have been shielding during coronavirus

Advice for people with specific medical conditions.

General help and advice, including mental health

Find a list of organisations who can give you help and advice on the Ready Scotland website.

Funerals, weddings and civil partnerships


Places of worship


Animal and pet owners


Scottish Government strategy and evidence