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Stay safe - Current Information

This guidance may change and people are advised to check often to keep up with the latest advice .

  • Be Safe, and protect yourself from Coronavirus
  • Be Smart, and used trusted data sources
  • Be Kind, and respect the decisions of others

Latest update (18/05/21)

The Chief Minister has announced The Island will move to the next phase of the Government's COVID-19 Exit Framework on Monday 24 May. There are still limitations on those who can travel (Isle of Man residents, partners, family and property owners), but those that are able to travel will benefit from shorter periods of self-isolation.


Current situation

As of Monday 24 May 2021 some border restrictions will be eased from Level 3 to Level 2.5 This means there will be a reduction in self-isolation periods, but no change to those currently eligible to travel to the Isle of Man.

See: Travel and Borders

The Isle of Man Government has released a framework for the Island’s long term approach to COVID-19.

See:  Isle of Man Exit Framework

As we move to the transition phase of the Exit Framework, it is important to remember to follow important steps to protect yourself, your loved ones and those in your community.

See:  Living with COVID-19.

As we learn to live with COVID-19, we aim to reduce the need for legal restrictions or requirements. The personal choices and individual measures we all take will play a major part of our defence against Coronavirus.

Coronavirus is highly contagious and it especially spreads through Close Contact, in Crowded Places and in Confined Spaces. The risk increases when these factors overlap.

There are no specific legal requirements or restrictions in place, however the below considerations are important to consider your own personal response:

  Social distancing

Social distancing measures have been lifted.

See:  Guidance on social distancing

  Face coverings

Face coverings are not required for the general population.

See:   Guidance on face coverings

  Events and gatherings

All restrictions lifted. However, it is advised that you consider the 3 C’s when planning an event or gathering.

See:  Living with COVID-19


No guidance in place.

See:  Guidance for vulnerable groups

  Symptoms, self-assessment and self-isolation

If you develop symptoms, you must self-isolate immediately and follow the information on the Symptoms and Self Assessment page.

If you have travelled, you must isolate in line with the current isolation requirements.

  Childcare and educational settings 

All restrictions lifted.

  Businesses and workplaces 

All restrictions lifted. However, you should continue to undertake a risk assessment and take precautions to create a safe environment for your staff and customers.

See:  Business guidance

  Travel and borders 

The Isle of Man is currently operating at Border Level 2.5. The next changes to the Island's borders are expected on Monday 24 May.

See:  Travel and Borders