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Non-Resident (not fully vaccinated/no natural immunity) - travelling from within the common travel area

This page is for Non-Residents who are NOT fully vaccinated and are eligible to travel* that have only been within the Common Travel Area (CTA - British Isles, Ireland, Jersey and Guernsey) within the 10 days prior to their arrival on the Island.


Non-resident, Not Vaccinated – Common Travel Area
Do I need: Aged 11 or under Aged 12-15 Aged 16+ including adult
A Vaccine or Immunity Exemption      
A Manx Entry Permit      
A Landing Card      
A Lateral Flow Test      
A PCR test      
To isolate      


What does this mean?

On this pathway you will be required to:

  • Apply for a Manx Entry Permit and if approved;
  • Submit a landing card within the 48 hours prior to your arrival
  • Take a lateral flow test (LFT) within 12 hours of arriving on the Island
  • Submit the results online
  • Attend a Covid19 PCR test within 48 hours arrival on the Island (£30) 
  • Isolate until you receive a negative result
  • Attend a day 6 free of charge Covid19 PCR surveillance test

For children aged 15 and under, a landing form needs to be completed for them by the adult they are travelling with.

Travellers are encouraged to test themselves for 7 days with lateral flow tests following arrival to the Island.

*(compassionate visitors, immediate family or partners, property owners or workers/those with contractual obligations/key workers)

Manx Entry Permit application

Non-residents are required to apply for a Manx Entry Permit application BEFORE travelling. Please allow 3 working days for a response.

(Please note that the Manx Entry Permit is not required for Isle of Man Residents).   

Residents and non-residents must both still complete a landing card and complete the 7 day isolation  (with a PCR test within 48 hours of arrival and also on day 6).

Only following groups are eligible to apply:

  • Compassionate Visitors: To attend a funeral of an immediate family member / To undertake the process of resolving the estate of a recently deceased immediate family member / To travel with the remains of a deceased family member where a post mortem is to be, or has been carried out in the United Kingdom / To care for a frail, bereaved or otherwise vulnerable immediate family member / To allow a frail, bereaved or otherwise vulnerable person to travel to the Island to be cared for by a resident family member / Where a person can demonstrate that they have strong existing ties to the Isle of Man, and need to return to the Island for compelling personal health, safety or financial reasons.
  • Partners or Immediate Family members of a Manx Resident: a spouse or partner / father / mother / stepfather / stepmother / son / daughter / stepson / stepdaughter / grandmother / grandfather / grandson / granddaughter / sister / brother / the spouse or partner of any of the above.
  • Property Owners
  • Those coming to work or live (contractual obligations/key workers): You must be able to provide evidence that you have entered into a legally-binding contract to establish a business / take up employment / purchase a property or sign a tenancy agreement. You will be asked to provide evidence of this as part of the application process. Any lease or contract of employment must be for at least 3 months. Please note, contracts supplied by friends or family will not be approved.

Please note all those over the age of 16 must apply separately.

For those applying on compassionate grounds where they would like entry into the hospital or another care setting, or into the residence of another resident must be detailed on the application, and considered separately. Permission cannot be guaranteed.

For all urgent enquires regarding IMMINENT unforeseen travel into the Isle of Man, in the first instance email: or tel: +44 1624 687171

This mailbox is monitored 7 days a week from 9am until 5pm for urgent enquiries. On receipt a member from this team will contact you. The phone line is open from 9am until 5pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9am – 4:30pm on Friday.

Landing form

You should complete this Landing Form within the 48 hours prior to your arrival using the reference number given once your application has been approved.

Once you have completed your Landing Form you will receive an email containing a QR code, which you will need to present to a Ports Access Officer on arrival, along with photographic ID.

For a paper version, please contact the Travel Notification Team on 01624 687171 or email