The CYG2011 OC continues to liaise with the Isle of Man Government and the UK Home Office to ensure a smooth transition through UK airports for those nations with Visa requirements and update information will be posted on this site and advised in future newsletter distribution.
Presently, Commonwealth countries requiring Visa entry into the UK are:
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Details regarding Visa requirements can be obtained from the British Government website for visa services via the following link:
The UK Home Office have been advised that the main arrival airports will be Manchester and London Heathrow however London Gatwick may be utilised. Dialogue will continue between the CYG2011 OC, the Isle of Man and UK Governments in an effort to ease entry for nations into the UK. Once through UK Passport Control there are no further Visa requirements for your onward journey to the Isle of Man although passport documentation will be necessary.
As previously advised by the CYG2011 OC your onward journey to the island can be made either by air or sea and we would remind CGA’s if travelling to the island by ferry (via Liverpool) that a special rate has been agreed between the OC and the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company of £39 return. This rate can be booked through our preferred travel agent, Regency Travel, email contact .