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Coronavirus (COVID-19): international travel and managed isolation (quarantine)

Quarantine rules and information on the process for people entering Scotland.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): international travel and managed isolation (quarantine)
Sectoral exemptions

Sectoral exemptions

A small number of people travelling directly to Scotland do not need to enter managed isolation. Some of them must still self-isolate at home or another place they specify on the Passenger Locator Form, but may leave isolation to undertake essential activities. Others are not required to isolate. The rules are different depending on which countries travellers have come from, with many exemptions not available to people arriving from acute risk countries or territories. The specific requirements for eligibility for each exemption are set out in the International Travel Regulations.

A small number of exemptions apply to arrivals from all countries, including those on the acute risk list.

Exempt from isolation, arriving from all countries

  • border security duties – UK officials and contractors
  • Crown servants or government contractors
  • defence personnel, visiting forces and government contractors
  • diplomatic missions, international organisations, representatives of a foreign country
  • extradition
  • international prisoner escorts

Permitted to leave isolation for essential activities, arriving from all countries

  • border security duties - non-UK officials and contractors
  • extradition – non-UK officials

Other exemptions apply only to arrivals from countries not on the acute risk list.

Exempt from isolation, arriving from countries not on the acute risk list:

  • aerospace engineers
  • aircraft pilots and crew
  • bus and coach drivers
  • civil aviation inspectors
  • drivers of goods vehicles
  • postal workers
  • seamen and masters, inspectors and surveyors of ships
  • transiting airside through the UK
  • transporting human cells or blood

Permitted to leave isolation for essential activities, arriving from countries not on the acute risk list:

  • clinical trials or studies
  • data infrastructure maintenance
  • downstream oil facility workers
  • electronic communications networks
  • flood risk management
  • IT and telecoms workers
  • medical treatment
  • medicines – human and veterinary
  • Network Rail workers
  • nuclear personnel
  • offshore oil and gas
  • OPCW and IAEA inspectors
  • quality assurance inspectors for human and veterinary medicines
  • specialist technical workers in:
  • sub-sea telecommunications infrastructure
  • goods
  • waste
  • power infrastructure
  • space infrastructure
  • water supplies and sewerage services workers

Specific protocols on isolation apply, arriving from countries not on the acute risk list:

  • elite sportspersons
  • seasonal agricultural workers

Exemptions that apply to people arriving from all countries

The exemptions listed here apply to people arriving from all countries outside the Common Travel Area, including those on the acute risk list:

Border security duties – UK officials and contractors

 

Applies to UK officials and contractors required to work on border security duties:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to complete the passenger locator form
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you should use your official photo identification to demonstrate your status

Border security duties - non-UK officials and contractors

 

Applies to non-UK officials and contractors required to work on essential border security duties:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland.
  • you do not need to complete the passenger locator form.
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package.
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland.
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work.
  • you should use your official photo identification to demonstrate your status.

Crown servants or government contractors

 

Applies to a person certified by the Scottish Government or a department of the UK government as meeting the criteria set out below:

  • you may need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland. 
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland.
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package or self-isolate if the Scottish Government or relevant department of the UK government issues you with a letter certifying you are:
    • a Crown servant or government contractor who is required to undertake essential policing or essential government work in the UK; or
    • a person returning from conducting essential state business outside the UK; or
    • a person returning to the UK where this is necessary to facilitate the functioning of a UK diplomatic mission, consular post, military or other official posting; or
    • a person returning from undertaking essential or emergency work outside of the UK, which was necessary to facilitate essential government work or essential state business
  • if your letter certifies that you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland, you may be refused boarding if you do not have this with you when you travel
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland

Defence personnel, visiting forces and government contractors

 

Applies to defence personnel, visiting forces and government contractors who the Ministry of Defence has confirmed are required to deliver essential defence activities:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to complete the passenger locator form
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you’ll need to request a letter from the Ministry of Defence confirming you are exempt. You’ll need to show this letter to officials at border control on entry to the UK.

Diplomatic missions, international organisations, representatives of a foreign country

 

Applies to members of diplomatic missions and consular posts in the UK, officers, servants or representatives of international organisations, representatives of a foreign country, and their families or dependents:

  • you may need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to complete the passenger locator form
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to self-isolate if it is confirmed that your work cannot be undertaken while self-isolating
  • if your family members or other dependents travel with you, they will need to self-isolate after they arrive in Scotland
  • before you travel, you will need to notify the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) who will issue an exemption letter to show at the border
  • FCDO will assess whether you need to take a test before travel and confirm in the exemption letter if you do not

Extradition

 

Applies to a person responsible for escorting someone sought for extradition pursuant to a warrant issued under Part 3 of the Extradition Act 2003, or sought for extradition under any other extradition arrangements:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate

Extradition – non-UK officials

 

Applies to a representative of any territory travelling to the UK to take into custody a person pursuant to any provision of the Extradition Act 2003:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland. 
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to the UK
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work

International prisoner escorts

 

Applies to a person designated by the relevant Ministers under section 5(3) of the Repatriation of Prisoners Act 1984:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate

Exemptions that apply to people arriving from countries not on the acute risk list

The exemptions listed here apply to people arriving from countries outside the Common Travel Area that are not acute risk countries.

Aerospace engineers

 

Applies to specialist aerospace engineers, or specialist workers responsible for ensuring the safe operation of aircraft:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

Aircraft pilots and crew

 

Applies to aircraft pilots and crew, including a flight navigator, flight engineer, flight radiotelephony operator, and training or safety personnel, where such crew have travelled to the UK in the course of their work:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland if you travel in any part of the aircraft that is accessible to any passenger for any part of the journey (for example, the aircraft cabin)
  • you do not need to complete the passenger locator form if you travel in a part of the aircraft that is not accessible to passengers, for example, a fully enclosed cockpit
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you should show a crew badge or ID

Bus and coach drivers

 

Applies to drivers of public service vehicles and other employees of community licence holders for the international carriage of passengers by coach and bus:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland if you travel in part of the vehicle that is accessible to any passenger for any part of the journey
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you’ll need to show that your travel is part of your job, for example a letter from your employer, a consignment note or your operator’s licence

Civil aviation inspectors

 

Applies to civil aviation inspectors engaged on inspection duties:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you should show your accreditation from the appropriate authority in your home country, for example the Transport Department or Civil Aviation Authority.

Clinical trials or studies

 

Applies to sponsors and essential persons needed for clinical trials or studies:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show your staff pass or photo identification, and confirmation from the trial sponsor including the date and location of the trial and what your involvement in the trial is. For example, if you manage, coordinate or administrate trials or medical research.

Data infrastructure maintenance

 

Applies to people involved in essential maintenance and repair of data infrastructure required to reduce and resolve outages, or in the provision of goods and services to support these activities:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

Downstream oil facility workers

 

Applies to workers with specialist technical skills required for essential or emergency works to ensure the continued safe and secure operations of a downstream oil facility that has a capacity in excess of 20,000 tonnes:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland  
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

Drivers of goods vehicles

 

Applies to drivers of goods vehicles and other employees of community licence holders for the international carriage of goods:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland.
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you’ll need to show that your travel is part of your job, for example a letter from your employer, a consignment note or your operator’s licence

Electronic communications networks

 

Applies to people engaged in urgent or essential work on electronic communications network, including BBC broadcasting transmission network and services:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland  
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

Elite sportspersons

 

Applies to elite sportspersons and essential operational and support staff who are participating in competitions specified in Schedule 3A of the International Travel Regulations, UK sportspersons returning to Scotland from training for the Olympic or Paralympic Games, or UK sportspersons who are based abroad returning to Scotland for an elite sports event or training.

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you must follow testing protocols followed in your sport according to guidance from the national governing body
  • if you are a UK sportsperson, you do not need to self-isolate but should follow COVID-19 protocols for sport in Scotland. Otherwise, you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to train or compete
  • you’ll need to provide written evidence from a national governing body for your sport of your status as an elite sportsperson or essential operational or support staff.

Flood risk management

 

Applies to workers engaged in essential or emergency works on behalf of a local authority relating to flood risk management, within the meaning of the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009 or the Coast Protection Act 1949.

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland  
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.
  • you can instead show a letter from a local authority in Scotland or from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency confirming that you are a worker engaged in essential or emergency flood and coastal erosion risk management works on their behalf.

IT and telecoms workers

 

Applies to information technology or telecommunications professionals whose expertise is required to provide an essential or emergency response to threats and incidents relating to the security of any network and information system and ensure the continued operation of any network and information system:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

Medical treatment

 

Applies to individuals arriving to attend pre-arranged treatment, when receiving that treatment in the UK. This includes all forms of healthcare including mental and physical health. There are also exemptions for live donors and those accompanying the individual, for example a carer or a child:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are receiving healthcare
  • you should show a letter or S2 certificate from your healthcare provider explaining your treatment
  • If you’re bringing a carer or care companion with you to the UK, they should show a letter from your care provider or their employer confirming that they’re providing care

Patients and accompanying medics coming to Scotland in a medical evacuation, or people arriving to attend urgent treatment in Scotland that was not pre-arranged, do not need to take a coronavirus test before travelling.

Medicines – human and veterinary

 

Applies to qualified persons and responsible persons for human and veterinary medicines, clinical trials, clinical investigations, and human pharmacovigilance:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show your staff pass or photo identification and confirmation from the trial sponsor, including the date and location of the trial and what your involvement in the trial is. For example if you manage, coordinate or administrate trials or medical research

Network Rail workers

 

Applies to workers engaged in essential or emergency works to the rail network as part of a specialist team with or for Network Rail working either on automated ballast cleaning and track re-laying systems, or maintaining or commissioning industrial machinery for use on national rail infrastructure.

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

Nuclear personnel

 

Applies to nuclear personnel who are essential to the safe and secure operations of a licensed nuclear site, including nuclear emergency responders.

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you

Offshore oil and gas

 

Applies to workers who have travelled to Scotland in the course of their work to undertake or commence activities on or in relation to an offshore installation or upstream petroleum infrastructure; critical safety work on an offshore installation or a well being decommissioned or preserved pending demolition or reuse; or activities for the provision of workers, goods, materials or equipment or other essential services required to support the safe operation of these activities.

From 0400 on Thursday 25 February, this exemption also applies to workers undertaking any of those activities offshore in Denmark, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Germany, Netherlands or Norway, who are returning to Scotland and have transited through, but not entered, another country on their return journey.

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to undertake the activities this exemption applies to
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you

OPCW and IAEA inspectors

 

Applies to international nuclear safeguards and chemical industry inspectors, representing the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA):

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter at the border issued by the relevant department to your sponsoring organisation – either the IAEA or the OPCW. If your organisation issues you with identification or travel documentation, you should bring this with you

Postal workers

 

Applies to postal workers involved in the transport of mail into and out of the UK:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you

Quality assurance inspectors for human and veterinary medicines

 

Applies to quality assurance inspectors for human and veterinary medicines conducting quality assurance assessments or inspections for any category of medicine, medical product or substance of human origin:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show your staff pass or photo identification and confirmation of the date and location of your quality assurance assessment or inspection

Seamen and masters, inspectors and surveyors of ships

 

Applies to seamen and masters, maritime pilots, and inspectors and surveyors of ships as defined in and/or appointed under the Merchant Shipping Act 1995:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland if you travel in any part of the vessel that is accessible to any passenger for any part of the journey
  • you do not need to complete the passenger locator form if you travel in a part of the vessel that is not accessible to passengers or you travel on a vessel that does not carry passengers, for example, fishing boats
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • if you work on a ship, including fishermen, you should show a Seafarer’s Identification Document (SID) if you have one. If you don’t have a SID, you can show your joining papers, seafarer’s employment agreement or a seafarer’s discharge book (Continuous Certificate of Discharge) instead. Alternatively, you could show a basic training certificate or declaration from the registered owners of the vessel that you are a crew member.

Seasonal agricultural workers

 

Applies to seasonal agricultural workers, who have an offer of employment for seasonal work to carry out specific activities in edible horticulture on a named farm:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you must immediately go to the farm where you are working after arriving in Scotland
  • you can start work straight away but you must isolate on the farm for 10 days. You’ll then need to follow advice for seasonal agricultural workers coming to Scotland to work on farms
  • if you have a visa under the Seasonal Workers scheme, you should present your visa at the border as usual
  • if you have EU settled or pre-settled status, you should show a letter or email from your employer when you arrive at the UK border confirming that you will be employed as a seasonal agricultural worker. The letter should include your name, your date of birth, your employer in the UK, your start date, the address of the farm where you’ll be living, contact details of your employer and/or farm, and that you have EU settled or pre-settled status

Related information:

Specialist technical workers

 

Applies to workers with specialist technical skills required for essential or emergency work in:

  • sub-sea telecommunications infrastructure, including personnel who are engaged in or whose role directly supports the installation, maintenance or repair of subsea fibre optic telecommunications infrastructure
  • goods, with works or services including construction, commissioning, installation, maintenance, and repairs and safety checks to ensure the continued production, supply, movement, manufacture, storage or preservation of goods
  • waste, including construction, commissioning, installation, maintenance, repairs and safety checks or to fulfil contractual obligations or warranty specifications in, or in connection with, waste management facilities used for the management, sorting, treatment, recovery, or disposal of waste (including energy from waste)
  • power infrastructure to ensure the continued safe and secure operations of generating stations, gas or electricity transmission or distribution networks, electricity interconnectors, gas terminals or district or communal heat networks
  • space infrastructure to ensure continued safe and secure operations

For each of these exemptions, the following applies:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter from your company at the border which includes your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

Transiting airside through the UK

 

Applies to people transiting airside (individuals who arrive in the UK but do not pass border control):

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you do not need to self-isolate as you are only transiting via the UK
  • you do not need to show anything as you will not pass through the UK border

Transporting human cells or blood

 

Applies to people who have travelled to the UK for the purpose of transporting material which consists of, or includes, human cells or blood and which is to be used for the provision of healthcare by a healthcare provider:

  • you do not need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you do not need to book a testing package in Scotland
  • you do not need to self-isolate
  • you’ll need to show your staff pass or photo identification
  • you’ll also need to show confirmation from a healthcare provider explaining: the address of where the material was or is to be collected from; the date on which the material was or is to be collected; the address of where the material is to be transported to; the name of the healthcare provider that is to receive the material; the date on which the material is to be delivered to the healthcare provider; what material you are or will be carrying; and why you need to carry it.
  • if you’re transporting a controlled drug, you’ll need to show a Home Office import licence

Water supplies and sewerage services workers

 

Applies to workers engaged in essential or emergency works, related to water supplies and sewerage services carried out by, for or on behalf of Scottish Water, a local authority, or a relevant person as defined in regulation 3(1) of the Water Intended for Human Consumption (Private Supplies) (Scotland) Regulations 2017, or regulation 4 of the Private Water Supplies (Scotland) Regulations 2006:

  • you need to take a coronavirus test before you travel to Scotland
  • you need to complete the passenger locator form before you travel to Scotland
  • you do not need to book a managed isolation package
  • you need to book a testing package and take two coronavirus tests while you are in Scotland
  • you must self-isolate when you are not at, or travelling to and from, a place where you are required to work
  • you’ll need to show a letter at the border from your company, or from Scottish Water, a local authority, or a relevant person as described above.
  • this letter should include your personal details, such as name and address; contact details for your employer; and a description of the work you’ll be doing. If your employer issued you with photo identification, you should bring this with you.

 


First published: 14 Feb 2021 Last updated: 24 Feb 2021 -