UK visa centres have continued to reopen worldwide since 1 June 2020. The reopening has been phased and has been dependant primarily on the country where the visa centre is located.
The visa centres expected to reopen from 12/13 July 2020 are:
The following centres in Pakistan will reopen from 27 July 2020, and the appointment booking page went live on 8 July 2020:
The Coronavirus regulations have required travellers to provide their information (pre-arrival) and to self-isolate since 8 June 2020. In addition to the previous exemptions, the UK government has also announced a travel corridor list. Travellers who have spent at least 14 days in any of these countries are no longer required to self-isolate, if arriving in England (different rules apply for Scotland). However, they must still complete the travel locator form and provide their details upon arrival.
The following countries (subject to change) are on the travel corridor list:
Travellers who arrived before 10 July 2020 must continue to self-isolate for 14 days.
If the traveller makes a transit stop in a non-exempt country, they are still required to self-isolate if: