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Travel & borders

Guidance for travellers

Borders framework

The Isle of Man is operating at Border Level 4.

Travel advice

Advice on travelling to and from the Isle of Man The advice at the present time is that Isle of Man residents should not travel unless it is absolutely necessary.

Collection and travel with pets

Border Controls are regulated by the Cabinet Office and the advice at the present time is that Isle of Man residents should not travel unless it is absolutely necessary.

Travel registration and landing form process

Application forms and landing forms

Application forms and landing forms for students, residents, compassionate and contractual entry to the Isle of Man.

Isle of Man Resident and Student Travel

Residents or students do not need to register to leave the Island - anyone is free to leave at any time. However in order to return, you must register to enable you to complete a landing form.

Compassionate visits to the Isle of Man

Exemptions can be provided for non-residents to travel to the Island on compassionate grounds such as: a) to attend a funeral of an immediate family member, or b) to care for a frail, bereaved or otherwise vulnerable immediate family member.

Non-Residents travelling to live or work in the Isle of Man

Before you apply for a contractual exemption to move to the Isle of Man to live or work you must be able to provide evidence that you have entered into a legally-binding contract: a) to establish a business; or b) to take up employment; or c) to purchase a property; or d) to sign a tenancy agreement.

Private vessels and aircrafts

Only vessels carrying residents are permitted to arrive in the island at the present time.

Arrival information

Accommodation and testing for arriving travellers

On arrival those in receipt of a Directions Notice must self-isolate Testing is available on day 2, day 7 and day 13 at a cost of £50 per or you can self-isolate for 21 days. Accommodation and testing after travel is available for all travellers arriving in the Isle of Man all costs will need to be met by the traveller own expense. You must not self-isolate with members of the same household unless they have travelled with you.

Self-isolation

All travellers in receipt of a Direction Notice must self-isolate on arrival in the Isle of Man.