Which Countries Still Require a PCR Test for Entry from the UK?

While a great many foreign travel destinations now accept Rapid Antigen Tests for entry in the country (provided certain conditions are met), many still require a PCR Test.

Please note, while we endeavour to keep this list up to date, travel requirements are changing all the time and many destinations listed below require additional criteria to met met (such a citizenship, vaccination etc.).

If your destination is on this list below, please ensure you click through to the relevant page on the UK Gov website to check whether you meet the entry requirements.

Please see below a list of destinations still requiring PCR Tests for entry into the country.

Algeria
Angola
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belize
Benin
Bolivia
Bosnia Herzegovina
Botswana
Brunei
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Chad
Chile
Cuba
Cyprus
Curaçao
Czech Republic
Dominica
Djibouti
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Grenada
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Hong Kong
India
Iran
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Korea South
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Maldives
Mauritius
Monaco
Mongolia
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
New Zealand
Nigeria
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Qatar
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
St Kitts & Nevis
St Lucia
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Slovakia
Somalia
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Suriname
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Thailand
Togo
Trinidad & Tobago
Tunisia
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe