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Coronavirus Answers and Frequently Asked Questions for Passengers at London Heathrow airport (LHR)


Passengers arriving from a country not on the UK Travel Corridors List can shorten their mandatory 10-day quarantine period by completing a negative COVID-19 test from Day 5 onwards. CLICK HERE for full guidance.

For departing passengers, some countries require to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test within certain timeframes of departure. At Heathrow, independent test providers are able to offer the most commonly mandated tests by other countries - LAMP, Rapid Antigen using Lateral Flow Devices, and PCR. CLICK HERE for further information.

On the other hand, the authorities decided to close Terminal 4 until the end of 2021.

London Heathrow FAQs

General considerations
It is an almost generalized concept that each passenger must have a certificate of vaccination against the Coronavirus (if they already have it), a RT-PCR test result within 48 hours of boarding and of complying with the distancing protocols, hand washing and use of tobacco.
But also, given the situation of constant changes, it is always important to consult and finalize details with the airline and also, if necessary, with the airport as well as in the case of international flights with the nearby embassy or consulate to wherever the destination is. final, as well as the countries involved in flight stopovers.
In this sense, it is useful to review the International Map of the current restrictions of each country.

Latest updates: April 28, 2021