Australian Government travel advice for United Kingdom. Learn more about local safety, laws and health risks.
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From 1 February 2020, the UK is no longer a member of the EU ('Brexit'). There will be a transition period until 31 December 2020, while the EU and UK negotiate new arrangements. If you are an Australian living or working in, or travelling to, the UK or the EU nothing will change in the transition period during 2020, including visa arrangements. This also applies to Australian-British dual nationals.
Heathrow Airport in London is capping the number of departing passengers it can process daily. The restriction is causing delays and cancellations to international flights travelling to and from the airport.
Australia has reciprocal health care agreements with 11 countries. These countries provide some emergency care to Australians.
The Consular State of Play is an annual statistical snapshot of our consular assistance.
Each year the Australian Government provides consular services and assistance to thousands of Australians overseas.