Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland

UPDATE: the Performing Arts Self-isolation Exemption Scotland will come into effect on Monday 4 October 2021.


This is an exemption to The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (International Travel and Operator Liability) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 3) Regulations 2021.

An application for self-isolation exemption can be submitted by a well-established and recognised Scottish producing venue or organisation, such as a theatre or theatre company, a concert hall, grassroots music venue or orchestra, a recording studio, dance studio or dance company, on behalf of a domestic or international artist or cultural professional who is coming into Scotland to work on a specific professional performing arts activity with that producer.

Download the full guidance to find out more about who a producing venue or organisation can apply on behalf of, what disciplines and activities the exemption includes, eligibility, and the application process.

This Guidance should be read in conjunction with Scottish Government guidance on how to self-isolate when travelling to Scotland: Coronavirus (COVID-19): international travel and managed isolation (quarantine) - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)