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Restrictions ease for vaccinated 16 and 17 year-olds

New rules applicable to residents & non-residents

All 16 and 17 year-olds who have had one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine are now allowed into the Isle of Man without having to isolate or have a test.

The exemption comes into force today (2 September) and applies to both residents and non-residents.

The new rules are only applicable under the following conditions:

- Applicants must have received the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.

- On arrival at least two weeks must have passed since the vaccine was administered.

- Applicants have not visited any country on the UK red travel list in the 10 days prior to their arrival.

In order to qualify for the exemption, an application must be made through Online Services and evidence of the vaccination needs to be provided.

Adults aged 18 and over are still required to have both doses to access this arrival pathway.

For further information, you're asked to contact the Travel Notification Service on 01624 687171 or email travel@gov.im 

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