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No self-isolation in Britain for fully jabbed Bangladeshi travellers

  • Published at 12:45 pm October 8th, 2021
Passengers wearing PPE (personal protective equipment), including a face mask as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, walk through the arrivals hall after landing at at Terminal Two of London Heathrow Airport in west London, on May 9, 2020
File photo: Passengers wearing PPE, including a face mask as a precautionary measure against Covid-19, walk through the arrivals hall after landing at at Terminal Two of London Heathrow Airport in west London, on May 9, 2020 AFP

Others are required a 10-day hotel or home quarantine with tests on Day 2 And Day 8

From Monday, fully vaccinated Bangladeshi nationals will no longer have to self-isolate on arrival in the UK.

The British government has added Bangladesh to the list of countries with approved proof of Covid vaccination, effective from October 11.

Bangladesh vaccine certification is now recognized by the British authorities. Our Mission contacted them and described our processes and now they recognize our vaccine certification," said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen.

High Commissioner for Bangladesh to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem said "the decision is a reflection of warm bilateral relations between Bangladesh and the UK".

The decision is also a result of the High Commission’s sustained diplomatic efforts to remove the remaining obstacles to business, tourism and essential travel between the two countries, she said.


Also Read- UK lifts travel restrictions for Bangladesh


"From 4am Monday (October 11), Bangladeshi nationals fully vaccinated with UK-approved vaccines will no longer require a 10-day hotel or home quarantine and a pre-departure Covid test."

However, a Covid test should be taken on or before Day 2 after arrival in the UK. Also, Vaccination certificates issued by relevant Bangladesh authorities are required for all travellers as proof of inoculation status.

The travellers who have not been fully vaccinated with a UK-authorised jab must quarantine for 10 days, either at home or where they are staying, and should undergo a Day 2 and Day 8 Covid test.

On September 17, Bangladesh was removed from the UK government's travel red list, which came into effect at 4am on September 22.

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