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COVID-19 - Locally Registered Vessels Returning from Outside of the Bailiwick

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All vessel occupants who have travelled outside the Bailiwick must register their journey with the States of Guernsey's Travel Tracker system before a journey starts and within 8 days prior to arrival in the Bailiwick. 

Visiting/non-locally registered vessels from outside the Bailiwick will need to follow the following instructions using this weblink

The following requirements apply to Locally Registered Leisure Vessels Returning from outside of the Bailiwick:

• On arrival into the Bailiwick, all Bailiwick based and registered vessels should proceed to St Peter Port Harbour contacting Victoria Marina on VHF Channel 80 for further instructions and to confirm your Travel Tracker status.

• All arrivals who have been only in the Common Travel Area (CTA) in the previous 10 days are 'blue' channel, regardless of vaccination status, meaning no testing or self-isolation requirements.

• The Bailiwick of Guernsey accepts valid vaccination certification of an approved vaccine (AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Janssen) from all international jurisdictions.

• Children will not be required to take a PCR test before returning to education after travel. Further information on Bailiwick education services can be found using this link

• Fully vaccinated travellers arriving from outside the CTA or from countries NOT on the UK red list will no longer be asked to do a PCR test. Instead they will be required to purchase a pack of Lateral Flow Tests (£25), they must take the first test on their day of arrival, and then use the rest over the following days. They do not need to isolate.

CTA - Common Travel Area: United Kingdom, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland.

Fully vaccinated - Traveller can provide the necessary proof they have received a full course of an approved vaccine (AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Jannsen) and 14 days have passed since their last dose.

Travel within the Common Travel Area (CTA) - Blue Channel

All travel from the CTA regardless of vaccination status will be treated as 'blue'. This means:

• No isolation or testing requirements on arrival.

Travel from outside of the Common Travel Area (CTA)

All travel from outside of the CTA within the last 10 days will be required to:

For vaccinated travellers - from rest of the world

• From 00.01 Wednesday 1 December 2021, all fully vaccinated arrivals who have been to a non-Common Travel Area (CTA) country in the 10 days before their journey to the Bailiwick will need to complete a PCR test on arrival and isolate until they receive a negative result.

• Children aged 11 and under will not be tested and will follow the same self-isolation requirements as accompanying parents/guardians. Children under the age of 11 must be registered on the Travel Tracker account of one travelling adult only.

• Unvaccinated children aged 12-17 will be tested and follow the same self-isolation requirements as accompanying parents/guardians. If the parents are vaccinated the parents vaccine details can be added to the child's travel tracker account, so they can benefit from this vaccinated status.

• 12 - 17 year olds with one dose of vaccine plus 14 days since dose are considered fully vaccinated.

• If you decline to take a test, you must self-isolate for 10 days.

For unvaccinated travellers - from rest of the world

• Day 1 and Day 8 PCR tests for travellers aged 12 and over.

• Isolate until Day 8 negative result.

• Children aged 11 and under will not be tested and will follow the same self-isolation requirements as accompanying parents/guardians. Children under the age of 11 must be registered on the Travel Tracker account of one travelling adult only.

• Unvaccinated children aged 12-17 will be tested and follow the same self-isolation requirements as accompanying parents/guardians. If the parents are vaccinated the parents vaccine details can be added to the child's travel tracker account, so they can benefit from this vaccinated status.

• 12 - 17 year olds with one dose of vaccine plus 14 days since dose are considered fully vaccinated.

• If you decline to take a test, you must self-isolate for 10 days.