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Introduction

Important Information – please read this before you populate this form.

This process is for somebody wishing to return back to the Isle of Man, who left the island after 6.30am on the 27 March 2020, and wishes to seek travel exemption on Compassionate Grounds. Those seeking to leave the Island are strongly advised to apply for this prior to leaving the Isle of Man, although you do not have to. However if you depart the Island and are not able to provide evidence of residency, this may delay your return to the Island.

In order to be considered, please review the accompanying guidelines under which your request will be considered.  If you cannot see details of your exact circumstances, please contact us on Returning.ResidentQueries@gov.im to discuss your situation.

You will only be allowed to travel back to the Isle of Man if you can demonstrate you are an Isle of Man resident (as defined in Regulation 7 (9) of the Regulations), that you left the Island after 6.30a.m. on 27th March 2020 and you are not showing any symptoms of Coronavirus. 

 Certain requirements apply including, but not limited, to:

  • Submitting to a Health check at Heysham before you travel back to the Island. If you are found to be unwell, or have a temperature, you will be unable to travel.
  • When you arrive in the Isle of Man you will be required to observe a mandatory quarantine period of 14 days.
    • If you are able to confirm that you have access to your own accommodation i.e. not shared with any other people already there (with the exception of an unaccompanied minor), then you will be able to undertake your quarantine there.
    • You will also need to confirm that you have a network available to provide support during your 14 day quarantine that is able to arrange for things like food supplies to be delivered to your doorstep.
    • If you are not able to meet this requirement you will have to undertake your quarantine in another premises (i.e. hotel, self-catered accommodation) agreed by Government in advance.

Please note under Regulation 13 (b) of the Regulations it is an offence to knowingly provide false or misleading information which is triable before the High Bailiff and is punishable on conviction with a fine not exceeding level 5, 3 months in custody or both.

To travel under the Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Entry Restrictions) (No.2) Regulations 2020 we ask you to provide us with some information about yourself. This is being collected:

  • To assess whether you can travel
  • Find out if you have any additional requirements we need to consider

You must complete this form in full.  Please complete every section for yourself.  If your request is to include children (under the age of 18), who you wish to travel, then we will require their details to be submitted as part of your application, on a separate sheet.

Under the Data Protection Legislation 2018 we will hold the personal information that you provide for the purpose it is supplied. Further details can be found in our GDPR Notice; that provides more information about the way in which we may use, share and store your personal information.

Before you start to complete this form you should ensure you have proof of your Manx residency.  You must be able to evidence your residency, in line with the Regulations, which are that in the last 6 months, you have either:

  1. You own a property on the Isle of Man and have stayed there, or
  1. A tenancy agreement lasting for at least 6 months and have stayed there, or
  1. You have established your permanent home on the Island under any means, or
  1. You are, or have been, a student in the previous 9 months and have somewhere to stay on the Isle of Man, or
  1. Immediately before leaving the Island, you permanently lived with a person who owned a property on the Island or had a tenancy agreement lasting for at least 6 months, or
  1. If you work anywhere other than the Island, provide evidence that the Island is your main place of residence.

I have read the above information and can confirm that I am a resident, as defined in the Regulations, and I can evidence this, as part of my application.  Please email directly a photo of your proof of residence to returningresidents.co@gov.im

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