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Covid: The 22 essential reasons for travel between UK and France

Use our quick lists to check whether you can travel between the UK and France as new restrictions come into force from today to curb the spread of the Omicron variant 

The French government is imposing new Covid restrictions on travel between France and the UK from today (December 18). 

Only people who have an essential reason for travel can enter France from the UK. This applies to all travellers, whether they are vaccinated or not. 

This is also the case for those wishing to travel to the UK from France. 

If you are traveling to the UK and departing from France, you must have an essential reason, regardless of your vaccination status. 

It is not yet known how long the rules will remain in place. 

Below you will find checklists of the essential reasons you can travel between the UK and France from December 18, 2021. 

Pic: The Connexion

Pic: The Connexion

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