Luxembourg's Ministry of Health, together with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, have announced that additional restrictions will apply to visitors coming from the UK from tomorrow, Sunday 7 June 2021, and which will be in force until 30 June 2021.
According to the ministries, and given the circulation of mutated strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus of which the possibility of transmission appears to be increased, and in particular the recent spread of the "Delta" variant (B.1.617), there will be new additional health measures applicable for any travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg from the United Kingdom.
Anyone who has stayed in the United Kingdom within the 14 days preceding their arrival in Luxembourg must undergo a COVID-19 test (PCR, TMA or LAMP) as soon as possible, and must indicate to the medical test laboratory that they stayed in the UK. This obligation applies to anyone who has stayed in the United Kingdom in the 14 days preceding their arrival, regardless of the length of stay in the United Kingdom and Luxembourg, and regardless of their means of transport to reach the Grand Duchy. If the person arrives by air in Luxembourg, the test will be performed, free of charge, at the COVID-19 test centre at Luxembourg airport.
As soon as they arrive into the Grand Duchy, those concerned go into strict quarantine for 7 days with the obligation to undergo a second test from the 6th day of quarantine. In the event of refusal to submit to the test on arrival or at the end of the 7-day quarantine period, the quarantine will be extended for an additional 7 days, for a total period of 14 days.
Those concerned are required to declare their presence to the Health Inspectorate (by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by tel: 247-65533) which ensures follow-up and reinforced tracing.
Full details of these restrictions and the various exceptions are available online at https://covid19.public.lu/en/travellers/visiting-luxembourg.html
PCR: polymerase chain reaction;
TMA: transcription-mediated amplification;
LAMP: loop-mediated isothermal amplification