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Travelling while on a community order

There is no general exclusion from travelling abroad whilst serving a community order.

However, travel abroad may, in practice, not be feasible due to the requirements of the community order, e.g. a curfew, regular unpaid work or supervision. If you require a variation to these requirements in order to travel abroad (for example, rearranging a meeting) then you will need to seek permission from Probation.

There may also be a specific prohibition as part of the community order that stops you from travelling abroad. If you are in doubt, you should contact your offender manager.

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