COVID-19: Border Crossing Information and Restrictions by Country

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The outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus has now been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), and countries all around the world have begun implementing measures to help contain the spread of the virus.

Depending on the country, the preventative measures against COVID-19 include travel restrictions, border closures, and the suspension of flights from highly affected areas.

Many countries have closed seaports and prohibited cruise ships from docking for varying periods of time. Many land borders between countries have closed to passenger traffic, although may remain open solely for the transportation of goods.

Additionally, a number of nations around the world have implemented a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all travelers who are permitted to cross their borders.

Below you can find a list of all the countries who have implemented preventative measures against the coronavirus and discover the up-to-date restrictions for your intended destination.

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NOTE: The information provided in this page is based on our knowledge at the time of publication and is reviewed and updated on a weekly basis.

Before planning a trip, we recommend that you conduct your own investigations instead of relying solely on the information listed below.

North and South America Travel Restrictions

  • Anguilla (last update 21/07/2020) – All air and sea ports in Anguilla have been closed since March 20th, except for the delivery of goods. All passengers arriving in Anguilla who have traveled outside of the Caribbean within the prior 14 days, will be quarantined for 14 days, either in self-quarantine or in a government-run facility.
  • Antigua and Barbuda (last update 21/07/2020) – Borders reopened on June 1. Flights now operate to the international airport as part of the government’s phased plan to return to normality. Travelers arriving in Antigua and Barbuda must present a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19) within the week before coming to the island country. Arrivals must sign a health declaration and are subject to further medical screening. Passengers and airline crew transiting through Antigua and Barbuda who stay overnight must self-isolate while doing so.
  • Argentina (last update 22/09/2020) – Borders are closed to all non-Argentine nationals and residents and all international flights have been temporarily canceled until October 11th, 2020 . Only repatriation, cargo, and medical flights are currently operating. Travelers are not permitted to enter Argentina except for Argentine nationals and permanent residents of Argentina returning to the country. These permitted travelers must undergo quarantine for 14 days.
  • Aruba (last update 22/09/2020) – All travelers arriving from the following countries are banned from entering Aruba: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Other travelers must take a PCR test within 72 hours of departing for Aruba and present a medical certificate proving that they tested negative. Failure to present this will mean the traveler must be tested on arrival and quarantined for 1 day at their own expense. The test result should be uploaded along with a Health Assessment Form before traveling. All travelers are subject to medical screening upon arrival. All individuals must have health insurance, with the exception of residents of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao, diplomats, Dutch military personnel, and individuals leaving Aruba on the same day that they arrive.
  • Bahamas (last update 21/07/2020) – The Bahamas reopened their borders to visitors on July 1. Travelers must have a negative RT-PCR test result from the 10 days prior to departing for the Bahamas and upload it as part of an application for a “Bahamas Health Visa before boarding a flight to the island country. Passengers below the age of 10 are exempt from the RT-PCR test. Nationals and residents of Caribbean Community countries may enter the Bahamas without a negative RT-PCR test result, but will be quarantined for 14 days. On July 19 a new series of measures were announced. Flights from the US have been suspended once again from July 22. Commercial flights from Canada, the UK, and the EU will continue as long as passengers have tested negative for COVID-19. The Island of Grand Bahama has entered a 14-day lockdown starting July 23.
  • Barbados (last update 22/09/2020) – Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown (BGI) has reopened and international flights have resumed. Travelers from the following countries must have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 72 hours before flying to Barbados: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Rep., Estonia, France, French West Indies, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, Iceland, India, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Isl., USA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Virgin Isl. (British),  and Virgin Isl. (USA). This does not apply to children under the age of 5 accomanied by a legal guardian. All passengers must complete an Embarkation/Disembarkation (ED) Form 24 hours prior to arriving in the island country and are subject to medical screening and quarantine upon arrival.
  • Belize (last update 22/07/2020) – All ports of entry have been closed in Belize. All travelers, including Belizean nationals, are currently barred from entering the country. Medical emergencies may be granted an exception. The national state of emergency will last until at least August 14, 2020.
  • Bermuda (last update 09/09/2020) – Borders have reopened. Travelers must complete an online Travel Authorization form before going to Bermuda, within 1 to 3 days of departure. All individuals over the age of 10 must present a medical certificate to show that they tested negative for COVID-19 within 7 days before traveling. Only Bermudan residents may travel to the island territory without the certificate; in this case, they will be subject to testing and quarantine upon arrival.
  • Bolivia (last update 22/07/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently banned from entering Bolivia, except for permanent residents of the country. Passengers who are part of a diplomatic mission or a humanitarian effort may also enter. All international flights are currently suspended. Strict border measures, including medical screenings, have also been implemented. Airline crew must be able to prove they have recently tested negative for coronavirus.
  • Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Saba (last update 22/07/2020) – Borders are currently closed to the islands of the Caribbean Netherlands. Bonaire airport will remain closed until at least August 1. Only returning residents of the islands, essential workers, and medical students are currently allowed to enter and are subject to quarantine regulations. Saba has tentatively given October 1 as the date it will reopen to visitors from Canada and Europe and November 1 to visitors from the US. These dates may change.
  • Brazil (last update 22/07/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Brazil, with the exception of residents and immediate family members of Brazilian nationals, and individuals authorized to enter by the Brazilian government. Arrivals must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result. International flights are limited to the following airports: Brasilia DF (BSB), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Sao Paulo Guarulhos (GRU), and Sao Paulo Viracopos (VCP).
  • Canada (last update 16/09/2020) – Canada is currently closed to the majority of foreign travelers until 30th September, 2020. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and immediate family members of either of these may enter the country, as well as passengers arriving from the USA traveling on duty, and passengers not traveling for tourism who do not need to obtain a temporary resident visa, and their immediate family members. Other exceptions include diplomats, Indians under the Indian Act, merchant seamen, students, and a number of other special cases. Passengers must arrive at one of the following designated airports: Calgary (YYC), Montreal (YUL), Toronto (YYZ) or Vancouver (YVR) with the exception of passengers arriving on direct flights from Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Suriname, Uruguay, the USA or Venezuela. All arriving passengers must self-quarantine for 14 days. From 22nd September 2020, current restrictions on passengers arriving from the United States are set to be lifted. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Canada.
  • Cayman Islands (last update 22/07/2020) – Some airports on the islands, including Owen Roberts International Airport, and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport, have been closed since March. All flights to Grand Cayman are currently canceled (with the exception of emergency, Medevac, and repatriation flights). All cruise ships and private yachts are barred from entering. The Cayman Islands are currently under quarantine measures and advanced screening protocols. All travel to the Sister Islands is prohibited, with the exception of residents and essential personnel. The Cayman Islands plan to reopen their borders on September 1. Entry requirements will include a negative COVID-19 test result. Arrivals will have to undergo 5 days of quarantine upon arrival, and wear a device to continuously monitor their health for the duration of their stay.
  • Chile (last update 16/09/2020) – All borders have been closed to non-resident travelers since March 18 until at least September 29, 2020. Only Chilean citizens and residents, foreign diplomats and humanitarian workers, and passengers with a safe-conduct may enter the country. All travelers must complete an “Affidavit for Travellers to prevent Coronavirus diseases (COVID-19)” prior to departure. Arrivals are obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days.
  • Colombia (last update 22/09/2020) – International flights to Colombia have now resumed. All passengers permitted to travel to Colombia must complete a “Check Mig”before departure and  must be submitted before departure. At present, hose arriving without a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, issued at most 96 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, are subject to a PCR test upon arrival and mandatory quarantine. However, from October 1st it will be a mandatory requirement to have a medical certificate.
  • Costa Rica (last update 16/09/2020)There are entry restrictions to Costa Rica for the majority of foreign nationals due to the coronavirus pandemic. Nationals and residents of Costa Rica and their immediate relatives can return to the country. Residents must show proof of payment to Social Security in Costa Rica. Visa-free travelers visiting as tourists, who have only been in the following countries within the last 14 days may also enter: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (PRC), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uruguay, United Kingdom and Vatican City. Residents of the following US states and districts may also visit Costa Rica: Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C. and Wyoming. Flights currently only operate to Costa Rica from the aforementioned “safe” countries/regions. All passengers must present a completed “Pase de Salud” form when they arrive. Tourists must have medical insurance and a medical certificate (in Spanish or English) showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival, permitted travelers must self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Curacao (last update 22/07/2020) – Curacao has reopened its borders to travelers from the following countries and territories only: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Eustatius, Saba, Sint Maarten, Saint Martin, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Vincent and Grenadines, and the British Virgin Islands. All other foreign travelers are currently barred from entering. Passengers must complete a digital immigration card and a Passenger Locator Card (PLC) online before departure and print a copy to keep on their person. It is expected that Curacao will soon allow travelers from other locations to enter, including the EU, Canada, China, Cuba, and Guyana.
  • Dominica (last update 22/07/2020) – Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Dominica. Flights have been suspended except for repatriation. Airline crew may not disembark the aircraft. Nationals of Dominica may return to the country but are obliged to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
  • Dominican Republic (last update 16/09/2020) – Flights have resumed to the Dominican Republic and travelers may now enter if they complete a health declaration form and present it to border control officials upon arrival.
  • Ecuador (last update 22/09/2020) – Border restrictions have been lifted and international flights have restarted. Passengers and air crew must undergo the PCR test for COVID-19 within 10 days prior to their arrival in the country and present a health certificate to prove this. Any traveler who arrives without a certificate will be subject to medical screening and a quarantine of 14 days on arrival.
  • El Salvador (last update 22/09/2020) – Airports in El Salvador have now reopened. All passengers are required to have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before arrival. This does not apply to infants under the age of 2 or passengers with a diplomatic, official, service or special passport.
  • Falkland Islands (last update 23/07/2020) – The islands are currently on lockdown and most flights are suspended. Only returning residents may travel to the Falkland Islands and are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
  • French Guiana (last update 22/07/2020) – International flights have been temporarily canceled. In order to visit French Guiana, travelers must obtain an International Travel Certificate from a French consular office. Authorized individuals must undergo medical screening and 14-day quarantine after arriving in French Guiana.
  • Greenland (last update 22/07/2020) – Greenland began Phase One of reopening its borders on June 15. 600 passengers may travel to the Danish territory per week. Seats on flights are allocated on a first come first served basis. Passengers must present a negative COVID-test result no more than 5 days old at check-in. They must also complete a personal locator form. All travelers will be quarantined for 5 days upon arrival, after which they will be tested again for coronavirus. If the results are negative, the individual will have their quarantine requirement lifted. Greenland’s health measures should be adhered to while visiting.
  • Grenada (last update 22/07/2020) – Airports in Grenada have reopened and flights have resumed from certain locations. Passengers arriving from the following countries may enter: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname or Trinidad and Tobago. From August 1, travelers from the following countries will also be allowed into Grenada as long as they provide a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before arrival as well as travel insurance: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. All arrivals must submit a Health Declaration Form, install Grenada’s Contact Tracing App, and undergo medical screening if required.
  • Guadeloupe (last update 23/07/2020) – Individuals who have recently been in the following countries are banned from entering: Brazil, India, Israel, Russia, Turkmenistan, and the United States, unless they are a resident of the French West Indies. All travelers to Guadeloupe must complete an International Travel Certificate when boarding their flight. They must also present a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 72 hours before flying to Guadeloupe and undergo a medical check and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival.
  • Guatemala (last update 22/09/2020) – Airports in Guatemala have now reopened. All arriving passengers are required to present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19  test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before arrival, with the exception of children under 10 years old. All passengers must also complete an online Health Pass form before departure and present the QR Code generated upon arrival.
  • Guyana (last update 23/07/2020) – All airports are currently closed to international passenger flights until at least July 31. Nationals and residents of Guyana may still return to the country. Certain other exceptions may be made for medical emergencies, authorized professional trips, and special authorized flights. All passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result.
  • Haiti (last update 23/07/2020) – Flights have resumed and travel restrictions have been lifted. Travelers are now permitted to enter Haiti, but may be subject to medical screening. A Health Declaration Form must be completed.
  • Honduras (last update 23/07/2020) – All Honduran borders and airports have been closed except for purposes of transporting cargo and humanitarian aid. Only passengers authorized by the Secretariat of tourism or Secretariat for foreign relations and international cooperation of Honduras within 24 hours before departure may enter the country.
  • Jamaica (last update 23/07/2020) – International travelers may now enter the country with a Travel Authorization, which can be obtained online. Arrivals are subject to medical screening and quarantine procedures.
  • Martinique (last update 23/07/2020) – Travelers who have recently spent time in or are flying from the following countries are banned from entering: Brazil, India, Israel, Russia, Turkmenistan, and the United States. Resident of the French West Indies are exempt from this ban. All travelers to Martinique must present a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 72 hours before flying and complete an International Travel Certificate when boarding their flight. Screening measures have been put in place for all travelers arriving in Martinique, who must undergo 7 days of quarantine.
  • Mexico (last update 23/07/2020) – Travelers must present a completed “Cuestionario de Identificación de Factores de Riesgo en Viajeros” to a border control officer when entering Mexico. Non-essential travel between Mexico and the US is prohibited.
  • Montserrat (last update 23/07/2020) – Currently, only travelers from Montserrat, permanent residents, and family members (spouses, children, and dependents) of the above may enter the territory. Upon arrival, they are subject to medical screening and must self-quarantine for 2 weeks.
  • Nicaragua (last update 23/07/2020) – Travelers entering Nicaragua must have a certificate proving they have recently tested negative for coronavirus. It is necessary to enter via land borders, since airlines are not currently flying to the country. Airports are closed and only authorized humanitarian flights may land in Nicaragua. Passengers are obliged to undergo quarantine for 10 days.
  • Panama (last update 22/09/2020) – Only citizens of Panama and foreign residents have been able to enter the country since March 16th. Flights to the country and domestic passenger flights are currently suspended until at least October 12th, apart from for humanitarian purposes. All arrivals are required to have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR or antigen test result, taken at least 96 hours before departure.
  • Paraguay (last update last update 22/09/2020) – Borders remain closed to the majority of foreign nationals and most flights to Paraguay have been suspended, apart from flights repatriating citizens and humanitarian reasons. Flights from Uruguay have now resumed and Uruguayan nationals traveling on business are permitted to enter Paraguay for a maximum stay of 7 days. All arrivals are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine and must have a negative PCR-RT test result from within 72 hours prior to arrival in Paraguay, as proven by a medical certificate from an authorized laboratory, with the exception of passengers arriving on humanitarian flights. International medical insurance is also mandatory. Travelers must also complete a “Traveler’s Health Card to Prevent COVID-19″.
  • Peru (last update 23/07/2020) – All commercial international flights to Peru have been canceled and Peruvian borders have been closed since March 16th. International travelers are not permitted to enter Peru until at least July 31. Peruvian nationals and residents may return to the country. They must complete a “Declaración Jurada de Salud” upon arrival and self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Puerto Rico (last update 23/07/2020) – Puerto Rico officially reopened its borders to all international travelers on July 15. Arrivals must complete a Puerto Rico Department of Health Travel Declaration form and present a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before traveling. Those who do not present negative test results will be tested on arrival and must remain in quarantine for 14 days. Puerto Rico currently advises people to only travel if necessary.
  • Saint Barthelemy (last update 23/07/2020) – All arrivals must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test result from the 72 hours prior to flying to St Barts. Residents of Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Martin, Sint-Marteen, Guadeloupe, and Martinique are exempt from this providing they have not left the “green zone” of the Antilles in the past 14 days. Individuals who arrive without a test result will be tested in St Barts and quarantined until the results are known. All arrivals will undergo temperature screening and must complete an arrival registration form.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (last update 23/07/2020) – Airports are currently closed. Repatriation flights must be authorized and all information must be sent a minimum of 5 days before the arrival date requested.
  • Saint Lucia (last update 23/07/2020) – Airports have reopened and travelers are now permitted to enter. All individuals entering St Lucia must have a negative COVID-19 test issued with the week prior to traveling to the island country. Those arriving from the following locations in the Caribbean are exempt from this requirement: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Isl. or Virgin Isl. (British). If travelers from other destinations arrive in St. Lucia without a negative test result, they will be tested and quarantined at their own expense.
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon (last update 23/07/2020) – The ferry service between Fortune, Newfoundland and Saint Pierre and Miquelon has been suspended because of concerns about the coronavirus. Air and ferry services between the 2 islands have been reduced. A completed International Travel Certificate must be submitted in order to enter, as with other regions of France.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (last update 16/09/2020)International travelers are allowed to enter, regardless of country of origin. Passengers arriving from most locations must have a medical certificate showing that the individual tested negative for coronavirus in the 7 days prior to arriving in St Vincent and the Grenadines. For travelers arriving from Cuba, Germany, or the UK and those transiting through the country, the test must have been performed within 5 days before the trip. Passengers must complete a “Pre-Arrival form” and present it at border control. Arrivals are subject to another PCR test and quarantine (48-72 hours or until cleared for medium-risk countries; 9-16 days for high-risk countries).
  • Sint Maarten (last update 23/07/2020) – Travelers from EU and Schengen countries, the UK, Canada, and other Caribbean islands are now permitted to enter St Maarten, as are airline crew. All individuals must have negative test results from a PCR test taken at most 72 hours before traveling and must complete an entry form. Masks must be worn for disembarking and at all times while in public in Sint Maarten.
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (last update 23/07/2020) – Tourist facilities in Grytviken have been closed. However, visitors with a permit may still visit the British Overseas Territory. Regular flights to the islands are set to resume after July 31.
  • Suriname (last update 22/09/2020) – Airports in Suriname reopened on September 23rd.
  • Trinidad and Tobago (last update 16/09/2020) – Since March 17th, the borders of Trinidad and Tobago have been closed to foreign nationals, unless given special permission by the Minister with responsibility for national security. Airports are closed until at least October 11. Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago are able to enter the country, but are subject to quarantine measures. Any traveler permitted entry will be quarantined for 14 days at a government facility or designated hotel.
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (last update 23/07/2020) – From July 22, borders and airports are open and international travelers may enter with a travel authorization completed 72 hours before flying to Turks and Caicos. Arrivals must have a negative coronavirus test result.
  • United States (last update 6/09/2020)All foreign nationals who have traveled to the following countries within the past 14 days are banned from entering the US: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the UK. Foreign students arriving from the European Schengen Area, Ireland, or the UK are now exempt from the ban if they hold a valid F-1 or M-1 visa for the US. Other exceptions include permanent residents of the US, immediate family members of US citizens or residents, members of the US Armed Forces and their family members, and certain other special cases. Travelers must comply with the coronavirus measures of the state or territory they arrive in. For example, those arriving in Massachusetts must fill out a “Massachusetts Travel Form”. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the US visa policy.
  • Uruguay (last update 23/07/2020) – Travel to the country is prohibited until at least August 15. All flights to Uruguay have been banned from March 20th, with the exception of repatriation and humanitarian purposes. These exceptions only operate to Montevideo (MVD) and Punta del Este (PDP) International Airports. Returning Uruguayan nationals and residents must quarantine for 2 weeks after arrival. From July 23, all passengers and airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 test result issued within 72 hours before the flight.
  • Venezuela (last update last update 16/09/2020)All flights to Venezuela have been suspended apart from humanitarian missions, medevac, and repatriating its citizens. This will be the case until at least October 12.

Europe Travel Restrictions

  • Albania (last update 14/07/2020) – Travel restrictions were lifted on July 1 and international flights resumed. There are currently no restrictions on entry.
  • Andorra (last update 14/07/2020) – Ski resorts are currently closed and leisure, cultural, and sports activities have been canceled until further notice. Andorra can only be entered from France or Spain. See below travel restrictions for these countries.
  • Austria (last update 22/09/2020) – Citizens of European Union (EU) and Schengen Area countries, as well as the United Kingdom (UK) may travel to Austria, as may their immediate family members, provided they have been exclusively in these countries in the 10 days prior to arriving in Austria. EU/Schengen/UK citizens who have been in other countries within 10 days of traveling must either provide a health certificate with a negative PCR test or undergo self-isolation for 10 days after arrival in Austria. Travel is still restricted for nationals of countries outside Europe. Third-country nationals may enter Austria from an EU or Schengen country or from the UK with a health certificate. Business travelers may also enter with a health certificate.Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result are subject to a PCR test on arrival. Further exceptions include holders of an Austria “D” visa, passengers transiting through the country, and foreign nationals visiting their life partner in Austria.
  • Belarus (last update 14/07/2020) – All arriving passengers must complete an awareness questionnaire and self-quarantine for 14 days. Travelers transiting through the country are exempt from this. Individuals arriving from the following countries are also exempt from quarantine requirements: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, the USA, the UAE, the UK, or Vietnam.
  • Belgium (last update 09/09/2020) – At present, only citizens, residents, and long-term visa holders from other EU and Schengen countries and British passport holders (including “British Overseas Territories Citizen” issued by Gibraltar and British Passports with a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom) may enter Belgium. Foreign diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, and military personnel are also permitted to enter the country. Travelers must complete an online “Passenger Locator Form” a maximum of 48 hours before arrival and undergo medical screening and quarantine in Belgium.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (last update 22/09/2020) – Foreign nationals from EU and EFTA member states, as well as from Montenegro and Serbia are now permitted to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina if they have a health certificate with a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 that was issued no more than 48 hours beforehand. Exceptions are children and spouses of nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian nationals, their spouses, and their children if arriving from Croatia, Montenegro, and Serbia, respectively. Passengers returning to their home country may transit through Bosnia and Herzegovina with a permit issued by the government without a medical certificate. Certain other exceptions include NATO military personnel.
  • Bulgaria (last update 09/09/2020) – Entry to Bulgaria is currently restricted with the exception of nationals of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, and Vatican City. Entry is also permitted for British passport holders,passengers with a “D” visa issued by Bulgaria, nationals of Turkey returning via Bulgaria to their country of residence, passengers with an Alien’s passport issued by Estonia and Latvia, military personnel, and passengers with a residence permit issued by an EU country. Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See). All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before arrival, with the exception of nationals of nationals of Bulgaria and their family members, travelers with a long-term or permanent residence permit issued by Bulgaria and their family members, and passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay or Vatican City. All arrivals must quarantine for 14 days.
  • Croatia (last update 14/07/2020) – Travel to Croatia is currently banned except for Croatian nationals, residents, and family members of the above. Nationals of other EU and Schengen countries and the UK are exempt from travel restrictions. Exceptions to the travel ban include healthcare professionals, cross-border workers, diplomats, business visitors with an invitation letter, and persons with an urgent personal reason for travel. Citizens of other European countries may be allowed to enter Croatia if they can prove their reason for traveling (e.g. provide accommodation booking confirmation if visiting for tourism).
  • Cyprus (Republic) (last update 14/07/2020) – Travelers arriving from the following countries may enter Cyprus: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Uruguay or Vatican City (Holy See). Travelers coming from the following countries must have been tested for COVID-19 within 72 hours of traveling to Cyprus and present a health certificate to prove it: Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, France, Georgia, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Spain, Uruguay, or Vatican City (Holy See). Nationals and foreign residents of Cyprus and their families may return to the island from anywhere in the world, but will be subject to COVID-19 testing and quarantine if not arriving from one of the approved countries listed above. All passengers must obtain a Cyprus Flight Pass before boarding a plane and complete a “Passenger Locator Form” to present upon arrival.
  • Czech Republic (last update 22/09/2020) – Travel restrictions have been lifted for nationals and residents of EU countries, EFTA countries, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, the UK, and the Vatican. Czech nationals and foreign residents (regardless of nationality) are also exempt from entry restrictions. A completed “Passenger Locator Form ” must be submitted before arrival, with the exception of arrivals from This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom or Vatican City. Other nationalities are currently barred from entering Czechia.
  • Denmark (last update 14/07/2020) – Denmark has begun lowering its travel restrictions. Travelers arriving from other EU or Schengen states, associated microstates, the UK, Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, and Thailand may now enter the country. Nationals and foreign residents of Denmark and their immediate family members may also enter the country. Passengers traveling on business or as students are also exempt from travel restrictions. Individuals returning to their home country directly via Denmark are permitted to do so. Travelers who do not fall into these categories may not enter the country.
  • Estonia (last update 14/07/2020) – Estonia has reopened its borders to travelers from the EU, EFTA, and UK, as well as residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, or Uruguay. Travelers from these countries must not show symptoms of COVID-19. Estonian nationals, foreign residents of Estonia, and their families may return home, but if they arrive from countries not listed above, they must self-quarantine for 14 days. Other foreign nationals returning home via Estonia may enter to do so, as long as they are symptom-free for COVID-19.
  • Faroe Islands (last update 14/07/2020) – See restrictions for Denmark.
  • Finland (last update 122/09/2020) – Finland now permits travelers from the following countries to enter: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden and Vatican City (Holy See).Other travelers who are allowed to enter Finland include Finnish nationals and their family members, foreign residents of Finland and their partners, and military personnel. Nationals and residents of EU and Schengen countries and of the UK are permitted to enter Finland as part of the journey home or in order to study or conduct business in the country. Residents of the following countries are also permitted to travel to Finland: Algeria, Australia, Canada,  Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay.
  • France (last update 14/07/2020) – At present, passengers arriving from EU or Schengen countries or the associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City) as well as British nationals may enter France, as may their spouses and children. Travelers arriving from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, or Uruguay are also exempt from French travel restrictions. French nationals returning from countries not listed above must quarantine themselves for 14 days from arrival. The same is true for students and any other exceptional cases that are granted permission to enter France from a non-approved country. In these cases, the traveler must present an International Travel Certificate issued by a French consular office prior to boarding and upon arrival in France. This certificate is also needed to transit through the country. All arriving travelers must sign a declaration stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Germany (last update 16/09/2020) – Germany has lifted travel restrictions for individuals arriving from countries in the EU and/or Schengen Area and the UK as well as nationals and residents of these states and their families. Residents of the following “safe countries” may also enter, providing they have been living in their country of residence for a minimum of 6 months: Australia, Canada, Georgia, New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay. German nationals, permanent residents and holders of the German D-Visa continue to be allowed to return to Germany, as do their family members. Certain other exceptions exist for commuters from neighboring countries who work in Germany, military personnel stationed in the country, and other professionals or students whose travel is deemed necessary. Entry is prohibited for the majority of non-EU/Schengen visitors. Arrivals from “risk areas” must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival and may have to undergo a PCR test for coronavirus.
  • Gibraltar (last update 22/09/2020) – Gibraltar has lifted its entry restrictions and flights are once again operating to Gibraltar Airport. All travelers must complete an online passenger locator form, which generates a barcode which must be presented upon arrival.
  • Greece (last update 16/09/2020) – Greece has opened its borders to nationals and residents of other countries in the EU and/or Schengen Area or from the UK. Nationals and residents of the following countries have also been granted permission to visit Greece: Australia, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Uruguay. All passengers must complete a “Passenger Locator Form (PLF)” 24 hours before check-in. Upon arrival, all travelers will be tested for coronavirus. Flights from Turkey and Catalonia (Spain) are suspended until at least September 30. North Macedonian nationals may return home via Thessaloniki (SKG) and continue by road as long as the journey is arranged beforehand by the relevant authorities. Otherwise, travelers coming from Albania and North Macedonia can only enter Greece if they arrive at Athens (ATH). Anyone over the age of 10 arriving from Russia must have a health certificate in English with a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours before arriving in Greece. Passengers arriving from the following locations must have a medical certificate in English Showing a negative PCR test result from the previous 72 hours: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Hungary, Israel, Malta, North Macedonia, Romania, Spain, and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Guernsey (last update 14/07/2020) – The Bailiwick of Guernsey is currently closed to visitors, with the exception of those from the Isle of Man as part of an “air bridge” agreement. Flights are operated by Guernsey States-owned airline Aurigny. All travelers must self-isolate for 14 days after arrival in Guernsey, although this may be reduced to 7 days. Cruise ships are currently not allowed to dock on the island.
  • Hungary (last update 16/09/2020)Passengers are not currently allowed to enter Hungary with the exception of nationals of Hungary, passengers with a permanent residence permit issued by Hungary and their family members, those with a “D” visa issued by Hungary, passengers with a signed and stamped letter issued by the Deputy-Chief Officer of the National Police, and passengers transiting through Hungary to another country with permission to enter their final destination. Business travelers are now also permitted entry to Hungary. Travelers arriving for cultural or sport events in Hungary are also permitted entry, on the condition they have a personal invitation letter issued by the official organizer of the event and  a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued within 3 days of departure with at least 48 hours difference between the two tests. Nationals of Czechia, Poland, and Slovakia are also now permitted to enter Hungary, provided they have a confirmed accommodation booking for at least one night, and a medical certificate showing a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result, issued a maximum of 5 days before arrival. All arriving passengers are also subject to medical screening and a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
  • Iceland (last update 22/09/2020) – Nationals of countries outside the EU, Schengen Area and the UK are not permitted to enter Iceland, unless they are a family member of a national of one of these countries or are a permanent resident of one. Other exceptions include military personnel, diplomats, healthcare workers, and humanitarian aid workers. All travelers transiting through Iceland to another Schengen state must be able to show written permission to enter the destination country. Residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay are also able to enter Iceland if arriving from their country of residence. All passengers must complete an online “Pre Registration for visiting Iceland” form. All arrivals must either undergo COVID-19 testing and quarantine for 4 to 5 days, or self-isolate for 2 weeks.
  • Ireland (Republic) (last update 15/07/2020) – Arrivals must self-quarantine for 14 days and complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form unless arriving from Northern Ireland or traveling with a diplomatic passport.
  • Isle of Man (last update 15/07/2020) – Self-quarantine for 14 days. Non-residents, with the exception of residents of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, are currently barred from visiting, unless granted permission on compassionate grounds, for example to attend a funeral on the island. Flights to and from Guernsey have resumed, operated by Guernsey airline Aurigny. The Isle of Man has published a 5-stage plan for reopening its borders to travel.
  • Italy (last update 16/09/2020) – Travelers from EU and EFTA countries, the UK, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City may now enter Italy without restrictions. Additionally, passengers arriving from countries on the EU’s safe list (Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay) may also travel to Italy. Partners of Italian nationals and residents (with proof of the relationship) can enter Italy. Business travelers from other countries and individuals transiting through Italy on their way home are also permitted. When arriving in the regions of Calabria, Puglia, Sardinia, or Sicily, a “Health Declaration Form” must be completed. All travelers entering Italy from outside the EU/Schengen Area or the UK are subject to quarantine for 14 days after arrival. Non-Italian passengers who have been in the following countries (including in transit) within the previous 14 days will not be allowed to enter Italy under any circumstances: Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Moldova, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, or Peru. The same applies to travelers who have been in or transited through Kosovo, Montenegro, or Serbia, unless they are an EU/EEA/British national who was residing in Italy before July 16, 2020. All passengers who have been in Croatia, Greece, Malta, or Spain in the last 14 days must either have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 or take the test on arrival and self-isolate as long as is necessary. Italian residence permits that expired between January 31 and July 31, 2020 will be considered valid until August 31.
  • Jersey (last update 15/07/2020) – Jersey reopened its borders on July 3. All arrivals must complete a pre-departure registration form and either self-quarantine for 2 weeks or take a PCR test.
  • Latvia (last update 22/09/2020) All foreign citizens are banned from entering Latvia with the exception of travelers arriving from other EU and Schengen countries and their family members, passengers returning via Latvia to their country of residence, or students with a written enrolment certification issued by a higher education institution or college in Latvia. Residents of the following countries may also enter Latvia: Algeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay.  All travelers entering Latvia must undergo quarantine for 10 days.Flights from Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Malta, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden remain suspended.
  • Liechtenstein (last update 15/07/2020) – The majority of travelers are still barred from entering Liechtenstein. However, passengers arriving from fellow Schengen member countries, as well as EU/Schengen and British nationals and immediate family members may now enter the microstate. Any traveler who has been in the following countries within the 14 days prior to arriving in Liechtenstein will be quarantined for 10 days: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Kosovo, Kuwait, Moldova, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, Sweden, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the United States.
  • Lithuania (last update 22/09/2020) – Some travel restrictions have been lifted. At present, nationals and residents of EU and EFTA countries, the associated microstates (Andorra, San Marino, Monaco, and Vatican City) and the UK may enter the country if arriving from one of these locations. Residents of the following “safe countries” may also enter: Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, and Uruguay. It is necessary to submit a completed health questionnaire before traveling to Lithuania and show the QR code to a border control officer upon arrival. Those arriving from any country where the coronavirus incidence rate is higher than 25 cases per 100,000 people in the last 14 days must take a test within 72 hours preceding entry to Lithuania with a negative result. This does not apply to residents and nationals of Lithuania.  All passengers must undergo quarantine for 14 days after arriving in the country. International flights only operate to the following airports: Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ) or Siauliai (SQQ).
  • Luxembourg (last update 16/09/2020)Nationals and long-term residents of any other EU or EFTA member state, one of the associated microstates, or the UK may enter Luxembourg. Passengers arriving from other EU states and residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay may also travel to Luxembourg. Further exceptions are made for healthcare professionals, merchant seamen, military personnel, and cross-border workers. Passengers who are not nationals or residents of the countries listed above must present a certificate proving they tested negative for COVID-19 within the 72 hours prior to traveling to Luxembourg using a test that detects nucleic acid. All other foreign nationals are banned from entering the country until at least December 31, 2020.
  • Malta (last update 16/09/2020) – Malta still has a travel ban in place for many countries, but has reopened its borders to travelers from the other EU and Schengen countries. Additionally, passengers from the following countries have been authorized to enter Malta: Andorra, Australia, Canada, China (PRC), Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Macao, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, and Vatican City (Holy See). Arrivals must complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form. Maltese citizens and residents as well as airline crew arriving in Malta on repatriation flights from non-approved countries, must self-isolate for 2 weeks. Passengers arriving from the following areas must either have a medical certificate with a negative PCR result or will have to take the test upon arrival: Czechia, France (Paris and Marseille), Romania, Spain (Barcelona, Girona, and Madrid regions) and Tunisia.
  • Moldova (last update 22/09/2020) – Travelers arriving from Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia,Dominican Rep., Ecuador, El Salvador, Eswatini (Swaziland), France, Gambia, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, UAE, USA, Ukraine, or Venezuela are not currently permitted to enter Moldova. This does not apply to Moldovan nationals and their family members and foreign residents of the country and their family members, or passengers traveling as students or with a diplomatic service passport. All travelers who enter Moldova must self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Monaco (last update 15/07/2020) – Monaco can only be accessed via France (the nearest airport is Nice). Therefore, the same entry restrictions apply. Currently, only travelers from EU and EFTA member states, the UK, and countries on the EU’s approved list may enter.
  • Montenegro (last update 15/07/2020) – Travel is still restricted to certain foreign nationals; however, citizens of nearly 100 countries are now permitted to go to Montenegro. Travelers who have been in the following countries at any time in the 15 days prior to arriving in Montenegro are not permitted to enter unless they have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 test result issued within 72 hours of their arrival. Nationals and residents of Montenegro are permitted to enter the country, but may have to undergo quarantine if they have recently been in a non-approved country.
  • Netherlands (last update 15/07/2020) – Passengers arriving from EU and Schengen member states and the UK are now permitted to enter the Netherlands. Additionally, residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay may now visit. Foreign travelers from outside these countries are currently banned from entering the Netherlands, apart from official residents and long-stay visa holders of the EU, Schengen Area, or UK. Family members of nationals of these states are also exempted from the ban. Passengers arriving in the Netherlands must complete a health declaration before boarding a flight to the Netherlands. Arrivals from non-approved countries who are exempt from the travel ban must self-quarantine upon arrival.
  • North Macedonia (last update 15/07/2020) – All entry restrictions were lifted on July 1.
  • Norway (last update 16/07/2020) – Nationals and residents of the EU, Schengen Area, and UK and their immediate family members are now allowed to travel to Norway. The majority of other foreign nationals are temporarily prohibited from entering Norway until 31st October.. Foreign residents of Norway are permitted to enter. Other exceptions include diplomats, holders of D-Visas, holders of visas issued after March 15, and passengers traveling to study in Norway with a valid decision letter. All passengers must have a confirmed booking of quarantine accommodation for the first 10 days of the stay, with the exception of arrivals from Cyprus, Denmark (Greenland only), Finland (excluding South Savo), Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania or Sweden (Blekinge, Gotland, Kalmar, Norrbotten, Sodermanland, Varmland, Vasterbotten, and Vasternorrland only). Arrivals must self-isolate for 10 days and those visiting Svalbard are fist required to quarantine in another part of Norway before traveling to their onward destination.
  • Poland (last update 16/09/2020) – Poland has reopened travel to the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand and Tunisia. Flights to Poland from the following countries are suspended: Argentina, the Bahamas, Bahrain, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Maldives, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Spain, Suriname, and the USA. Exceptions include charter flights bringing Polish nationals back from abroad. Polish citizens and their spouses and children, as well as those with a residence permit for Poland, are able to enter the country from locations not listed above, but are subject to a compulsory 14-day quarantine.
  • Portugal (last update 16/07/2020) – Flights have resumed between Portugal and other EU/Schengen countries and the UK. Travelers arriving from these countries may now enter Portugal. Passengers arriving from some of the countries on the EU’s safe list may also enter (Algeria, Canada, China, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, and Tunisia). Students may enter Portugal from the following countries: Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe, and the USA. Anyone arriving from these countries must have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their flight to Portugal and present a health certificate to prove it. All individuals traveling to Madeira must complete an online health form 12-24 hours before their flight and either have a negative COVID-19 test certificate or undergo quarantine upon arrival. Arrivals in the Azores will undergo medical screening and quarantine unless they have a certificate.
  • Romania (last update 16/09/2020) – The majority of foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Romania until at least October 14, 2020. EU, Schengen Area, and British passport holders, long-term foreign residents of Romania or another EU or EFTA state, family members of Romanian nationals and residents, and humanitarian or military personnel are exempted from the travel ban. Passengers arriving from the following countries are also permitted to enter Romania: Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and Vatican City (Holy See). Flights between Romania and the following countries and regions are suspended until October 14: Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., Faroe Isl., Gibraltar, Guam, Iraq, Israel, Kosovo, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Namibia, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Qatar, St. Maarten, Suriname, Turks and Caicos Islands, the USA, and the US Virgin Islands. Arrivals may have to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Russian Federation (last update 122/09/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently banned from entering Russia, with the exception of permanent residents of Russia, as well as  nationals and residents of the United Kingdom, Belarus, Egypt, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, if they are arriving directly from their own country. Participants, press and honored guests of the Formula 1 FIA race in Sochi are also permitted entry until 31 October 2020 . All arriving passengers, including those transiting through Russia, are required to have a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before arrival. The medical certificate must be issued in Russian or in English. A notarized translation to Russian is accepted. This does not apply to nationals of the Russian Federation.You can also check the visa Policy of Russia to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • San Marino (last update 16/07/2020) – There are currently no travel restrictions for San Marino itself. However, it is impossible to reach San Marino without first passing through Italy, which has its own travel restrictions for international travelers. In practice, only travelers from the EU, Schengen Area, the UK, and countries on the EU’s safe list (Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay) can enter at present. For more information, see the travel restrictions for Italy.
  • Serbia (last update 16/07/2020) – There are currently no travel restrictions to Serbia, as of May 22, 2020. Commercial flights have recommenced operations.
  • Slovakia (last update 09/09/2020) – Slovakia has now begun allowing foreign citizens to cross its borders if they first complete a ‘Public Health Passenger’ form online at least 24 hours before departure. All arriving passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days, with only a few exceptions.
  • Slovenia (last update 16/07/2020) – Slovenia has lifted its restrictions on entry to foreign nationals. However, travelers arriving in the country may be subject to a 14-day quarantine period.
  • Spain (last update 22/09/2020) – Spain has reopened its borders to travelers arriving from all EU and Schengen member states and the UK. Family members of EU and British nationals may also travel to Spain in order to join them. Travel from other countries will not be permitted with the exception of  Spanish citizens, residents, their immediate family members, and those who have a special permit to enter the country. Certain other exceptions may be made for healthcare workers, cargo transport, force majeure, and diplomatic passport holders traveling on duty. All passengers must  complete an “FCS Health Control Form” and present the QR code generated on arrival, with the exception of travellers in transit, and undergo medical screening at the port of entry. Residency permits and D visas that were due to expire after December 14, 2019 were extended until 6 months after the state of emergency has ended (June 21, 2020) and are valid for reentering the country until December 21st.
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen (last update 16/07/2020) – Travel to Svalbard is only permitted if the individual has completed a 14-day quarantine in another part of Norway.
  • Sweden (last update 16/07/2020) – Travel is now permitted from other countries within the EU, EFTA, and from the UK. Nationals and residents of these countries, their family members, and holders of national visas with a validity of over 3 months for these countries may also enter Sweden. Passengers traveling as students are also exempt from travel restrictions. Residents of Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay may now travel to Sweden. Travelers from other countries will not be permitted to enter Sweden until at least August 31, 2020. Healthcare personnel and other travelers with compelling reasons to enter the country may be permitted to do so.
  • Switzerland (last update 16/07/2020) – Switzerland is now permitting entry without restrictions to passengers arriving from other Schengen countries, British nationals, and family members of either of these. Nationals and residents of Switzerland and Liechtenstein may return to the country from outside the Schengen Area and the UK. Passengers with a D visa or a Schengen C visa (obtained after March 16) issued by Switzerland are also exempt from travel restrictions. Any traveler will be quarantined for 10 days if they have been in the following countries in the 2 weeks prior to arriving in Switzerland: Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Bolivia, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Kosovo, Kuwait, Moldova, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, South Africa, Sweden, Turks and Caicos Islands, or the United States.
  • Turkey (last update 16/07/2020) – Turkey has lifted its travel restrictions for all countries. Passengers and airline crew may have to undergo medical screening upon arrival. Consult Turkey’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Ukraine (last update 16/09/2020)The majority of foreign nationals are barred from entering Ukraine until September 28, 2020. Nationals and residents of Ukraine may return to the country. Parents, children, spouses, and grandparents of Ukrainian nationals, students in higher education in Ukraine, and military personnel may also enter the country. Travelers entering Ukraine are required to have medical insurance and are subject to quarantine protocols if arriving from “red zone” countries without a negative PCR test.
  • United Kingdom (last update 16/07/2020) – Travelers entering the UK must self-isolate for 14 days. Individuals who do not comply will face a hefty fine. Arrivals from the 14 British Overseas Territories and the following 50 countries are currently exempt from the quarantine requirement in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, Croatia, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Réunion, San Marino, Seychelles, South Korea, Spain, St Barthélemy, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Pierre and Miquelon, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Vatican City, and Vietnam. Travelers entering Scotland from Spain must still comply with the 14-day quarantine. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of United Kingdom.
  • Vatican City (last update 16/07/2020) – The world’s smallest country technically still has its borders open, but it is maintaining the same lockdown measures as Italy. In practice, this means that only travelers from the EU, Schengen Area, the UK, and countries on the EU’s safe list (Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay) may visit at present.

Oceania Travel Restrictions

  • American Samoa (last update 24/07/2020) – Entry permits issued by American Samoa are suspended. The Office of the Attorney General must approve entry to travelers by issuing them with OK to Boards. All non-US passport holders must stay in Hawaii for at least 14 days before entering American Samoa. Travelers permitted to enter American Samoa will be screened by the territory’s Department of Health (DOH) and may have to undergo quarantine as a result. Flights from Tonga are suspended.
  • Australia (last update 23/07/2020) – On March 19th, Australia closed its borders to all visitors, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members. Those who are permitted to enter the country must request permission to enter the country at least 4 weeks in advance and are required to isolate themselves for 14 days at the location where they arrive in Australia. Passengers must complete an Incoming Passenger Card (IPC) and an Isolation Declaration Card before arrival.  Flights to Melbourne (MEL) are currently suspended. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Australia.
  • Fiji (last update 22/09/2020) – No foreign nationals are currently permitted to enter Fiji, including airline crew. Fijian citizens returning home are required to undergo medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. All passengers must also have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure.
  • French Polynesia (last update 24/07/2020) – Passengers arriving from the EU, EFTA, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City, and the UK may now enter French Polynesia, as can individuals who reside in the territory. All travelers must have a negative COVID-19 test result obtained at most 72 hours before flying. It is also necessary to complete a health registration form (ETIS) prior to departure. This will generate a QR code, which should be printed and presented at border control. All travelers must have insurance.
  • Guam (last update 24/07/2020) – All travelers arriving in Guam will be quarantined for 14 days. Testing will be conducted on arrival. Passengers who test negative will be allowed to self-isolate, while those who test positive will be quarantined at a government facility. After 7 days, those who tested negative may choose to take a further PCR test and if this is also negative, they may be released from quarantine early, providing they agree to comply with symptom monitoring and tracking for the full 14 days.
  • Kiribati (last update 24/07/2020) – Travelers must have spent 14 days in a country without any COVID-19 cases prior to arriving in Kiribati. Bonriki International Airport (TRW) on Tarawa is currently closed. Passengers must also obtain a health clearance before traveling. Airport security has been increased and nonessential businesses in the country are currently closed.
  • Marshall Islands (last update 09/09/2020) – All travelers are currently prohibited from entering the Marshall Islands until October 5th 2020 . Residents are advised against traveling abroad as there is no guarantee of repatriation at present. Certain groups of military personnel have been exempted from the travel ban.
  • Micronesia (last update 24/07/2020) – Travelers must have spent 14 days in a country without any COVID-19 cases prior to arrival in order to enter the state of Chuuk. All travelers are prohibited from entering the state of Pohnpei except residents and medical and technical personnel. Individuals arriving in Pohnpei must have a medical certificate and will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine. Yap and Chuuk states require arrivals to spend 14 days in a government quarantine facility.
  • Nauru (last update 24/07/2020) – Travelers who have stayed in or transited through China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Macao, or South Korea in the 21 days prior to arrival are banned from entering Nauru. Passengers and airline crew must complete a Health Declaration Card and undergo a medical examination upon arrival in Nauru. Arrivals will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days in a facility dubbed a “Government Transition Accommodation”. Entry is also restricted to individuals who have had any direct or indirect contact with cruise ships, such as the Diamond Princess (docked in Japan), that have experienced outbreaks of COVID-19. All arrivals in Nauru must complete a health declaration and undergo medical screening.
  • New Caledonia (last update 24/07/2020) – Non-residents of New Caledonia are not permitted to visit the French special collectivity at present unless they are the spouse or child of a resident. Residents of Wallis and Fortuna are also exempt from the travel ban. Travelers must obtain an International Travel Certificate before boarding a flight to New Caledonia and submit it upon arrival. Passengers arriving from France must also have a health certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours before traveling. It is necessary to self-quarantine for 2 weeks after arrival. Most international flights have been suspended and cruise ships banned from docking. Domestic travel is permitted, including between islands within New Caledonia.
  • New Zealand (last update 22/09/2020)All borders are closed to anyone who is not a citizen or permanent resident (or a family member of either) of New Zealand, including the dependent territories of Niue, Tokelau, and the Cook Islands, as well as nationals of Australia ordinarily resident in New Zealand.  Those who are permitted to enter the country are required to self-quarantine for 14 days, with the exception of transit passengers. Transit through Auckland International Airport is now permitted, providing the traveler is resident or national of New Zelaand or an Australian national, or  has the correct authorization, such as a transit visa or NZeTA, if applicable. Those in transit must remain airside and depart within 24 hours. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the New Zealand visa policy.
  • Niue (last update 09/09/2020) – All Passengers arriving in Niue must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued a maximum of 4 days before departure from New Zealand.Passengers who have been in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Macao (SAR China), Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, USA or United Kingdom within the past 14 days are not currently allowed to enter Niue. This does not apply to citizens and residents of Niue.
  • Norfolk Island (last update 24/07/2020) – The Australian External Territory will remain in a state of emergency until December 31, 2020. International travel is prohibited; however, travel from mainland Australia is now permitted from most areas. Travelers from Victoria are currently banned. Any passenger who has been in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) or New South Wales (NSW) in the past 14 days must undergo quarantine for 14 days at their own expense. Travelers from other parts of Australia will be permitted to enter Norfolk Island if they apply for an Entry Pass beforehand and avoid visiting any COVID-19 hotspots in the 2 weeks before traveling.
  • Northern Mariana Islands (last update 24/07/2020) – Travel to the Northern Mariana Islands is now permitted. Passengers must complete an online declaration form at least 3 days before they plan to arrive and are required to test negative for COVID-19 3-6 days before traveling. A medical certificate proving this must be presented upon arrival. Travelers are subject to further medical screening upon arrival and will be quarantined for 5 days if they arrive without proof of a negative PCR test.
  • Palau (last update 24/07/2020) – All commercial flights to the island nation are suspended. Mail and cargo flights continue to operate, with health screening on all individuals entering the country. Any travelers who have been in China, Hong Kong or Macao in the 14 days prior to arrival are banned from entering Palau.
  • Papua New Guinea (last update 24/07/2020) – All international passenger flights have been temporarily canceled. Domestic flights are limited to authorized persons. In order to enter Papua New Guinea, passengers and airline crew must have the approval of the country’s State of Emergency controller. Arrivals will be quarantined for 14 days at a designated hotel in Port Moresby (the only city in which flights are permitted to land). Travelers must have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for coronavirus in a PCR test in the 7 days before going to Papua New Guinea.
  • Pitcairn Islands (last update 05/06/2020) – All passenger services to the Pitcairn Islands have been temporarily canceled.
  • Samoa (last update 24/07/2020) – International air travel to and from Samoa has been suspended and cruise ships and yachts may not dock in the island country. All travelers (including Samoan nationals and residents) must have a medical examination performed by a registered medical practitioner within 3 days prior to arrival in Samoa. The report from the doctor stating that the traveler is free of COVID-19 must be presented at check-in in order to be given a boarding pass. A further medical screening will be performed at all ports of entry to Samoa. Individuals traveling to Samoa from 33 countries, including the EU, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA must spend a minimum of 14 days in a country with no cases of COVID-19 before they can travel to the Pacific island nation.
  • Solomon Islands (last update 24/07/2020) – Foreign nationals who are not residents of the Solomon Islands are temporarily prohibited from entering the country, unless they have written authorization. The national air carrier Solomon Airlines has said that most flights will be suspended until at least August 1. However, a small number of charter flights have resumed operation, with strict rules for passengers. All arrivals must undergo quarantine and at least one PCR test. Depending on the traveler’s country of origin, the length of quarantine may be 14 or 21 days and the number of compulsory test also varies. The Solomon Islands’ state of emergency will continue until July 25 at the earliest. Nationals and residents of the Solomon Islands and authorized visitors who have recently been in any countries with confirmed cases of COVID-19 face a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon their return. Passengers and airline crew must submit their international travel history during the 14 days prior to arriving in the Solomon Islands. Passengers must also complete a Traveler’s Public Health Declaration Card.
  • Tokelau (last update 24/07/2020) – Only residents of Tokelau may return to the island and must first undergo a medical examination before they can do so. Medical clearance must be granted within 3 days of travel to the island.
  • Tonga (last update 24/07/2020) – International travelers (except Tongan nationals, residents, and immediate family members of either) who have been to countries affected by COVID-19 must spend at least 14 days in self-isolation in a country without any COVID-19 cases before arriving in Tonga. Such travelers must then undergo medical clearance in the 3 days prior to traveling to Tonga. They must also sign a health declaration. Cruise ships and yachts are currently banned from docking in the country. Tongatapu is the port of entry for border screening for flights and vessels entering the country. Symptomatic passengers will be quarantined in a military facility in Tongatapu.
  • Tuvalu (last update 24/07/2020) – Entry is prohibited to individuals who have been in China within 30 days of arrival in Tuvalu. Anyone who has been in a country deemed to be of “high-risk” with regards to COVID-19 must self-isolate in a low-risk country for a minimum of 14 days before traveling to Tuvalu and must undergo a medical examination and be cleared to travel within the 3 days prior to arriving in the island country. Additional screening is performed at Funafuti airport and seaport and may be conducted at Nausori (Fiji) Airport and Tarawa (Kiribati) Airport en route to Tuvalu.
  • Vanuatu (last update 24/07/2020) – Vanuatu is currently on lockdown and all ports of entry are closed. Incoming commercial international flights are suspended and cruise ships barred from docking, but humanitarian and repatriation flights may still operate. Domestic flights are also in service. Nationals returning from abroad will be quarantined for 14 days.
  • Wallis and Futuna (last update 24/07/2020) – Passenger flights and ships are banned from all destinations except limited travel between Wallis and Fortuna and New Caledonia. Incoming travelers are screened using thermal scanners. International travel has only been authorized for supplies and repatriating residents. Cruise ships have been turned away.

Asia Travel Restrictions

  • Afghanistan (last update 27/07/2020) – Flights to and from Afghanistan have restarted. There are currently no travel restrictions.
  • Armenia (last update 27/07/2020) – International travelers are currently banned from entering Armenia. Exceptions include Armenian nationals and residents returning home, immediate family members of Armenian nationals, foreign diplomats, and airline crew. Arrivals must undergo quarantine for 2 weeks.
  • Azerbaijan (last update 22/09/2020) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Azerbaijan until at least September 30th apart from residents. All incoming passengers must present a medical certificate upon arrival proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 within 48 hours before traveling.
  • Bahrain (last update 27/07/2020) – Entry to the country is currently permitted to Bahraini citizens and residents, nationals of Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, and foreign visitors who obtain a Bahrain eVisa in advance. Visas on arrival for Bahrain have been suspended. All arrivals must undergo medical screening at their own expense and quarantine for 10 days. The border crossing with Saudi Arabia on the King Fahd Causeway is temporarily closed.
  • Bangladesh (last update 27/07/2020) – Visitors entering the country with a visa must have a medical certificate issued within the previous 72 hours to prove they are free of COVID-19 symptoms. Diplomatic passport holders, travelers with a Laissez-Passer, and their family members are exempt from this requirement. Visas on arrival for Bangladesh are no longer being granted for any foreign national except for business travelers with an onward or return ticket and a confirmation letter issued by the Bangladesh Board of Investment (BOI). Flights from the following countries are suspended until further notice: Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Thailand.
  • Bhutan (last update 09/09/2020) – The Bhutan visa on arrival service has been suspended. All passengers who are arriving from or have transited through a country affected by COVID-19 may not enter the country, even if they have a visa or residence or immigration permit. All arriving passengers, with the exception of nationals of Bhutan, are required to undergo medical screening and a mandatory 21-day quarantine, as well as to present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus RT-PCR test result, taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
  • Brunei (last update 27/07/2020) – Foreign nationals (except official residents of Brunei) are temporarily banned from entering the country, including for transit. Visa exemptions and visas on arrival are currently suspended. Visas already issued are temporarily invalid. Special consideration may be given by the Brunei Immigration Department, in exceptional cases, conditional on a negative COVID-19 test.
  • Cambodia (last update 27/07/2020) – Visa exemptions, eVisas, and visas on arrival for Cambodia are currently suspended. In order to enter the country, foreign travelers must have a medical certificate issued within 72 hours of traveling certifying that they are coronavirus-free, as well as health insurance covering at least USD50,000. Only passengers with a diplomatic visa (Visa A) or an official visa (Visa B) are exempt from these requirements. All travelers who have recently visited France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain, or the USA are temporarily banned from entering Cambodia (unless they are official residents of Cambodia). All arrivals must undergo medical screening and quarantine.
  • China (last update 16/09/2020) – All visas issued before March 28 are suspended. Foreign nationals who have obtained a visa since this date may be allowed to enter the People’s Republic of China. Foreigners traveling to the country for urgent economic, scientific, or humanitarian needs may apply for a visa at a Chinese embassy. International travelers arriving in China must present a completed “Exit/Entry Health Declaration Form” upon arrival. Passengers arriving from the following countries must have a negative Coronavirus nucleic acid test result issued a maximum of 3 days before departure; Chinese nationals must also have a green QR code with an ‘HS’ mark, while foreign nationals must present a Health Declaration Form issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Rep), Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the USA, the UK, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. From September 17, this will also apply to the Dominican Republic and Lithuania. From September 18, is will apply to Cape Verde and Liberia. Travelers who arrive at the following airports are subject to medical testing and quarantine: Beijing (PEK), Guangzhou (CAN), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Shenzhen (SZX), and Xiamen (XMN). It is also necessary for passengers to have.
  • Christmas Island (last update 27/07/2020) – The Australian Indian Ocean Territories continue to be in a State of Emergency. Travel to Christmas Island is only possible from Western Australia and Christmas Island. Travelers must spend 14 days in Western Australia symptom-free prior to going to Christmas Island in order to avoid quarantine requirements. Travel from all other locations is banned except for residents and essential staff, who must self-isolate for 2 weeks upon return.
  • Cocos Islands (last update 27/07/2020) – The Cocos (Keeling) Islands now share a travel zone with Western Australia and Christmas Island. In order to travel freely without having to quarantine, it is necessary to first spend at least 14 days in Western Australia without showing COVID-19 symptoms. Only residents and essential staff may travel to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands from other parts of Australia. They must self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.
  • Georgia (last update 16/09/2020) – Commercial passenger flights are suspended until at least October 31, with the exception of flights from Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, and Lithuania. Nationals and residents of these countries arriving from these countries may enter Georgia. Nationals and residents of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden may also enter the country. Additionally, repatriation, humanitarian, and medevac flights still operate. Non-Georgian passengers must complete an “Application Form” online at least 48 hours before arriving in the country. All incoming travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus test result from a test taken within 72 hours before arrival in Georgia or they will be tested on arrival at their own expense. All passengers must also undergo quarantine for 14 days.
  • Hong Kong (last update 22/09/2020) – Travelers may not enter Hong Kong unless they hold either a Hong Kong SAR passport, British National (Overseas) passport with right of abode in Hong Kong, or Hong Kong “Document of Identity for Visa Purposes”, or are a resident of Hong Kong or Macau. Spouses and children of Hong Kong residents are also permitted to enter. Another exception is made for foreign nationals who have only been in the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau) and/or Taiwan in the last 14 days. New arrivals must undergo medical screening and isolation for 14 days. Travelers who have been in the following countries within the past 14 days must have a medical certificate proving they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 72 hours before coming to Hong Kong: Bangladesh,Eithiopia, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, and the USA. They must also provide the original report from the test, a letter in Chinese or English to prove that the lab that conducted the test is government-approved, and booking confirmation of the accommodation in which they plan to stay in Hong Kong for a minimum of 14 days. It is not permitted to transit through Hong Kong to mainland China. You can also check the visa Policy of Hong Kong to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • India (last update 22/09/2020) – Travel to India is prohibited apart from nationals and residents of India, holders of an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet, minors and students whose parents hold an OCI, parents of minors who hold an OCI, and travelers on diplomatic or official visits. Travelers with a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card are also allowed to enter until September 30th. Passengers returning to their home countries may transit through India. Anyone arriving in India must complete a self-declaration form, undergo health screening, install “Arogya Setu” on their mobile device, and quarantine for 2 weeks.  All visas (including e-Visas) that were issued prior to June 30 2020 have been made invalid, with the exception of business visas, employment visas, and diplomatic and official visas. Consult India’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (last update 27/07/2020) – Uninhabited and lacking infrastructure, these islands are not a tourist destination and usually require a permit to visit.
  • Indonesia (last update 16/09/2020) – Foreign visitors are temporarily banned, except those with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP), diplomats, holders of a service visa, and humanitarian workers. Travelers with a visa issued after 31 March 2020 are also exempt from the ban. UAE nationals may now travel to Denpasar (DPS), Jakarta (CGK), Medan (KNO) or Surabaya (SUB) under the Safe Travel Corridor program with a business visa and a return ticket. These exceptions must have a health certificate in English certifying that they are free of respiratory disease and containing the result of the PCR test issued a maximum of 7 days (14 days for UAE business travelers) before traveling to Indonesia. Anyone who arrives without the medical certificate will be quarantined for 14 days. All travelers must complete an “electronic health awareness card (e-HAC)” before departing for Indonesia.
  • Iran (last update 16/09/2020) – The visa on arrival service is temporarily unavailable to tourists visiting the country, who must instead apply for an e-Visa online in advance. All travelers arriving in the country must have a medical certificate with a PCR test result from within 96 hours before arrival in Iran showing that the individual is negative for COVID-19. This includes Iranian nationals who have been outside Iran for more than 2 weeks. Travelers must also complete a self-declaration form, submit to medical screening, including testing for coronavirus, and undergo quarantine.
  • Iraq (last update 16/09/2020) Flights to Iraq have resumed operations. Travelers must comply with medical screening and quarantine regulations upon arrival. A medical certificate with a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours before departure is required when arriving at Basra (BSR) or Baghdad (BGW). Travelers arriving at Erbil (EBL) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU) must also have a certificate with a test (only this must be taken at most 48 hours prior to arrival), as well as completing a “Pledge Form” when they arrive. Airline crew arriving at EBL or ISU must self-isolate in a hotel between flights.
  • Israel (last update 22/09/2020) – All foreign nationals are temporarily barred from entering Israel, including for transit, apart from official residents and those with specific entry approval from the Israeli government. New arrivals will be put into quarantine for 14 days. Airline crew are subject to self-quarantine until their next flight. Incoming travelers must obtain electronic approval to enter Israel within the 24 hours before their flight.
  • Japan (last update 22/09/2020) – Travelers from a number of countries and regions (including Australia, Canada, China, India, Iran, New Zealand, South Korea, Russia, the UAE, the UK, the US, and most of Europe) are currently prohibited from entering Japan. Most visas and visa exemptions are currently suspended. Travelers who have been on the cruise ship “Westerdam” are barred from entering the country. Spouses and children of Japanese nationals may enter the country with proof of their relationship to a citizen of Japan. Individuals with a Special Permanent Residence Permit for Japan may also enter the country, but they must first obtain a Re-entry Permit from a regional immigration officer. Japan has also started to permit entry to nationals of Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, as well as  passengers with a Chinese Taipei passport, provided they meet certain requirements. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Japan.
  • Jordan (last update 16/09/2020)Commercial flights to Jordan have resumed from the following countries: Algeria, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, the USA, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, and Yemen. All other flights are suspended until at least October 4. All arriving passengers must complete an online declaration form before departure, and have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at least 120 hours before departure, with the exception of passengers under 5 years old. Passengers transiting through Jordan must have taken their PCR test within 72 hours of arriving in Jordan. Transit is only permitted for up to 6 hours in the country between flights. All foreign nationals must also have health insurance valid for the whole period of intended stay and install the “AMAN Application’ on their personal mobile device.
  • Kazakhstan (last update 22/09/2020) – The majority of travelers are banned from entering Kazakhstan. Entry is permitted to only Kazakhstani nationals and residents and their spouses and children, diplomatic passport holders and their families, students, approved business travelers, and nationals of Belarus, China (PRC), Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, Netherlands, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan. All arrivals must complete a questionnaire and submit it to immigration. International flights are temporarily suspended, with the exception of flights from the countries listed above and Georgia, repatriation and evacuation flights, and services operated by Kazakhstani airlines.
  • North Korea (last update 27/07/2020) – Tourists are banned from entering the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Business visitors must be quarantined for 2 weeks after arriving in the country.
  • South Korea (last update 22/09/2020) – Visa exemptions have been suspended (except for airline crew and APEC Business Travel Card holders) and short-term visas granted prior to April 6 are no longer valid. Travelers may only come to South Korea from the following locations if they have a health certificate, in English or Korean, with a negative PCR result issued within 48 hours before departure: Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines, and Uzbekistan. Passengers arriving from Uzbekistan must have had their test taken at Swiss Lab or Korea No 1 Laboratory. The certificate must be in English or Korean. All arrivals must self-quarantine for 2 weeks and are subject to a PCR test for COVID-19 within 3 days after arrival. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the South Korea visa policy.
  • Kuwait (last update 22/09/2020)Passengers who have been in any of the following countries within the previous 14 days are not currently permitted to enter Kuwait:  Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, China (People’s Rep.), Colombia, Dominican Rep., Egypt, France, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, North Macedonia, Panama, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria or Yemen. This does not apply to nationals of Kuwait and first degree family members with proof of relationship, domestic workers of residents of Kuwait, and diplomatic or special passport holders with prior approval from an Embassy of Kuwait. All arriving passengers must install the “Shlonik” and “Kuwait-Mosafer” apps on a mobile device before embarking on their journey to the country.are subject to medical screening a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine on arrival.  Most arrivals must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result, taken a maximum of 96 hours before traveling. This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years old, those in transit, or passengers returning to Kuwait , who have spent a maximum of 4 days abroad.with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued before departure from Kuwait. Passengers with a residence permit issued by Kuwait may enter with a Digital Civil ID issued via the ‘Kuwait Mobile ID’ app. Residents of Kuwait who left the country before 1 September 2019 are not currently allowed to enter Kuwait.
  • Kyrgyzstan (last update 27/07/2020) – On March 17, Kyrgyzstan announced that it would close its borders to all foreign nationals. All flights to the country have been suspended. Citizens of Kyrgyzstan and foreigners who are spouses, parents, or children of Kyrgyzstani nationals may still enter the country.
  • Laos (last update 27/07/2020) – All flights to Laos are canceled until at least July 31 2020, with the exception of emergency, humanitarian, repatriation, and military flights sanctioned by the Laos government. Travelers must have a certificate from a doctor proving they had a negative coronavirus test result issued within 72 hours before arriving in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. A health declaration form must also be completed and submitted upon arrival. Travelers may have to undergo medical screening and quarantine for 14 days once they reach Laos.
  • Lebanon (last update 16/09/2020) – International passenger flights are operating once again. All passengers over 12 years of age must have a medical certificate proving that the traveler tested negative for COVID-19 in a PCR test within 96 hours prior to arrival in Lebanon. The test must be performed by a certified laboratory. Passengers must also complete a Health Declaration Form online before departing for Lebanon. International arrivals are subject to a 48-hour quarantine. Individuals arriving from the following countries must have confirmation of a reservation for 48 hours at either Golden Tulip Hotel, Lancaster Hotels, or Radisson Blu Martinez: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, the Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Travelers transiting through Beirut (BEY) en route to Syria must also have a medical certificate as well as approval to enter from the Syrian authorities (apart from Syrian nationals and Palestinian refugees with a Document de Voyage pour les Refugies Palestiniens issued by Syria).
  • Macau (last update 27/07/2020) – Only residents of China (including Macao and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) and Taiwan can currently enter Macao, providing they have not been in another country within the past 14 days. Travelers who live in or have been in Hubei in the last 14 days are barred from entering Macao without a health certificate to prove they are coronavirus-free. All travelers must have tested negative for COVID-19 with a nucleic acid test within the previous 7 days before going to Macao. Visitors from certain provinces of mainland China will have to undergo a 6-8 hour medical exam upon arrival in Macao, while those that have spent time in Hong Kong or Taiwan within the past 2 weeks must complete a 14-day quarantine in a designated location.
  • Malaysia (last update 27/07/2020) – Borders are closed to foreign travelers until at least August 31 2020. Only Malaysian nationals, residents, spouses and children of Malaysian nationals (with a sticker visa in their passport to prove this), and foreign diplomats and embassy employees may enter the country at present. Upon arrival in Malaysia, travelers must undergo government-monitored quarantine at their own expense for 14 days. All arrivals will be medically screened and are obliged to install the “MySejahtera app” on their mobile device for monitoring purposes. Passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) card must have been tested for COVID-19 prior to traveling.
  • Maldives (last update 16/09/2020) – International travelers coming to the Maldives as tourists may now enter the island country. The visa on arrival service has resumed operations. Travelers must have a medical certificate proving that they have a negative PCR test result from within 72 hours of arriving in the Maldives. Nationals and residents of the Maldives, children under 1 year of age, and those with a Dependent Visa, Student Visa or Marriage Visa are exempt. All travelers must also complete a “self-declarative health declaration” 24 hours before their arrival. All international arrivals must undergo quarantine for 14 days after reaching the Maldives. Both passengers and airline crew may have to undergo medical screening upon arrival. Tourists must have confirmation of a hotel reservation for the duration of their intended stay.
  • Mongolia (last update 16/09/2020) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Mongolia until at least October 31 2020. Permanent residents of Mongolia as well as Mongolian nationals may return to the country. Individuals who are permitted to enter Mongolia will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival in the country.
  • Myanmar (last update 27/07/2020) – Visas are no longer being granted. All commercial flights to Myanmar have been suspended until at least July 31 2020. Medical evacuation flights, relief flights, and other specially authorized flights still operate. Land borders have been closed. Citizens of Myanmar returning to the country must undergo quarantine for 2 weeks at a government facility. All passengers entering the country must have a negative COVID-19 lab test.
  • Nepal (last update 16/09/2020) – International passengers are banned from entering Nepal except for Nepalese nationals, diplomatic passport holders, and holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the UN. International arrivals must have a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours of traveling to Nepal and complete a form online before departure, printing off a copy with a barcode for check-in. Passengers must complete a “Passengers Locator Card” and submit it at the health desk upon arrival in Nepal. All travelers must self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.
  • Oman (last update 16/09/2020) Travelers are not permitted to enter Oman and all flights are suspended until at least September 31, with the exception of repatriation and humanitarian flights.
  • Pakistan (last update 28/07/2020) – International passenger flights to Gwadar (GWD) and Turbat (TUK) are currently suspended. Diplomatic flights, other special flights, and services operated by Pakistan’s national carriers with authorization to repatriate stranded citizens may still operate. Passengers must complete an International Passenger Health Declaration Form before landing and are subject to health screening, including a 14-day quarantine, upon arrival.
  • Palestine (last update 28/07/2020) – Officially, there are no entry restrictions, but the Palestinian territories are now quarantining international travelers upon arrival.
  • Philippines (last update 28/07/2020) – International travelers to the Philippines are barred from entering, apart from Filipino nationals and their spouses and children. Arrivals must undergo testing for coronavirus and will be quarantined. Those flying to Davao (DVO) are required to hold a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus test result issued within 72 hours of departure.
  • Qatar (last update 16/09/2020) – Foreign travelers are currently prohibited from entering Qatar. Only nationals and official residents (with a permanent or temporary residence permit) can enter the country. Immediate family members of Qatari nationals and domestic workers accompanied by a Qatari national may also enter. Arrivals will undergo medical screening, unless they have a medical certificate with a negative test result issued by an accredited testing center in Turkey. It is necessary to quarantine for 7 days after arriving in Qatar, with a hotel reservation in advance. Travelers arriving from low-risk countries, foreign diplomats, and individuals with certain medical exemptions, such as disability, pregnancy, and heart disease, may complete their 7-day quarantine at home instead. Nationals of the other GCC countries cannot currently enter Qatar with their national ID card; if permitted to enter, they must do so with a valid passport.
  • Russia – See Europe
  • Saudi Arabia (last update 28/07/2020) – All international flights are currently canceled, with the exception of repatriation and humanitarian flights with prior approval from GACA. All new arrivals in the country must self-quarantine for 14 days. Foreign nationals are currently barred from entering the kingdom. You can also check the visa Policy of Saudi Arabia to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Singapore (last update 22/09/2020) – All short-term visitors are banned from entering or transiting through Singapore, except for official residents and pass-holders of the country, who will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Exceptions may be made for travelers with an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or the Ministry of Health (MOH). Residents of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) may enter with a visa, a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result, and a valid Safe Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the Singapore-China Fast Lane, but must stay in one of the following cities for 7 days beforehand without showing any signs of symptoms: Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin, or Zhejiang. Passengers who have been to India within the past 14 days before entry into Singapore must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus COVID-19 PCR test result, taken within 72 hours before departure from India Before arrival, all travelers, including Singaporean citizens, must submit a health declaration via the SG Arrival Card service. Consult Singapore’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Sri Lanka (last update 28/07/2020) – All inbound passenger flights (except for transiting flights) and ships are currently suspended and airports are closed. Only humanitarian flights to Colombo (CMB) are permitted to land. Anyone arriving in Sri Lanka must undergo medical screening and quarantine. Visas and ETAs have been suspended. Travelers who have recently been in Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom are currently banned from entering the country. All visas and ETAs previously issued have been made invalid. Sri Lanka has also introduced a curfew from 6pm every day. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Sri Lanka.
  • Syria (last update 22/09/2020) – Flights are canceled until September 30th. Once flights restarts, all arrivals will be required to present a completed  “Passenger Locator Form” and a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, issued a maximum of 96 hours before departure.
  • Taiwan (last update 28/07/2020) – There is currently an entry ban. The only exceptions are travelers holding either a Taiwan travel document or Alien Resident Certificate, diplomats and officials, business travelers who can prove their purpose of visit, and individuals granted a special entry permit. Transit is only possible through Taoyuan (TPE) and the connecting flight must be operated by the same airline and must depart Taiwan within 8 hours. Most non-citizens and non-residents will need a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result from within 3 days before traveling to Chinese Taipei. New arrivals must complete a Quarantine System for Entry Form and self-quarantine for 14 days. Arrivals from the Philippines will be screened when they land in Taiwan. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the Taiwan visa policy.
  • Tajikistan (last update 22/09/2020) – Flights from the United Arab Emirates are now operating to Tajikistan. All other flights are suspended until at least September 30th 2020, with the exception of flights repatriating citizens or for humanitarian or medevac purposes. All travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival, with the exception of passengers under 3 years old. All arriving passengers will be quarantined for 2 weeks, while airline crew will be quarantined until their next flight.
  • Thailand (last update 28/07/2020) – Most travel to Thailand is still banned. Only Thai nationals and their immediate families, residents of the country, and students may enter. All passengers must prove they are free of the virus by presenting a health certificate showing that they tested negative at most 72 hours before traveling to Thailand. All travelers must also have insurance, a Certificate of Entry (obtained from a Royal Thai Embassy), and a Fit to Fly health certificate. Arrivals must undergo COVID-19 screening and quarantine.
  • Timor-Leste (last update 28/07/2020) – Entry is currently prohibited. Exceptions include nationals and residents of Timor-Leste, individuals who were born in the country, and legal guardians of Timorese children (if they do not already fall into the above categories). All travelers entering the country must undergo quarantine for 14 days.
  • Turkey – See Europe
  • Turkmenistan (last update 28/07/2020) – All flights are suspended until September 1 2020 at the earliest, with exceptions for repatriating nationals and residents of Turkmenistan. Arrivals must have a medical certificate proving they are not infected with COVID-19. This must be issued within 72 hours prior to departure by the competent authority of the country of origin. Arrivals will be retested and must self-isolate for 2 weeks.
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) (last update 16/09/2020)At present, most foreign nationals are barred from entering most of the United Arab Emirates. South Korean nationals with pre-approval may fly to Abu Dhabi (AUH) under the Fast Track program and Indonesian passport holders with an entry permit and a return ticket can visit the UAE under the Safe Travel Corridor program. Emirati nationals, their families, and their domestic helpers may enter any part of the UAE. Nationals of the following GCC countries with a United Arab Emirates Identity Card may enter the UAE if flying into Dubai (DXB): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia. International tourists from other countries may now travel to Dubai only. To do so, they must have health insurance, a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hours before arrival in the UAE, and the COVID-19 DXB Smart App installed on their mobile device. Any foreign tourist who arrives without the medical certificate will be tested on arrival and quarantined for 14 days if the result is positive. All passengers arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a medical certificate issued within 72 hours of traveling. Upon arrival, they must undergo screening and quarantine. You can also check the visa Policy of United Arab Emirates to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Uzbekistan (last update 09/09/2020) – Flights to Uzbekistan are suspended until 10th September, 2020, with the exception of flights from Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, USA, Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates. Travelers arriving from Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates or the United Kingdom must obtain a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result, either in English or Russian and issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure. All arrivals must self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Vietnam (last update 22/09/2020) – Visas on arrival for Vietnam are not currently being issued and a number of visa exemptions have been suspended until further notice. Foreign nationals are currently not permitted to visit, with certain exceptions, such as diplomats, experts, skilled workers, and business travelers who meet certain requirements, including having a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result. These individuals will have to fill out a health declaration form and undergo medical screening upon entry to Vietnam. All passengers who enter the country must be quarantined for 2 weeks.
  • Yemen (last update 28/07/2020) – The internationally-recognized government of Yemen announced that all flights in and out of airports under its control (e.g. Aden, Sayoun, and Mukalla) would be canceled for a minimum of 2 weeks from March 18. Exceptions will be made for humanitarian purposes.

Africa Travel Restrictions

  • Algeria (last update 15/07/2020) – All flights to Algeria are currently suspended. Sea travel between Algeria and Europe has also been temporarily suspended.
  • Angola (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Angola remain suspended with the exception of humanitarian flights. All arriving passengers and airline crew must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon arrival in the country. 
  • Benin (last update 15/07/2020) – All passengers arriving in Benin must undergo medical screening at their own expense. 
  • Botswana (last update 15/07/2020) – All airports in Botswana are currently closed. 
  • Burkina Faso (last update 15/07/2020) –  Nationals of all countries are currently prohibited from entry, with the exception of nationals and residents of Burkina Faso and those arriving on humanitarian, medevac, and repatriation flights. All arriving passengers must undergo a compulsory 14-day quarantine.
  • Burundi (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights are currently suspended.
  • Cameroon (last update 16/09/2020) – Only nationals and residents of Cameroon may currently enter the country; all other foreign nationals are barred, excepting airline crew on repatriation and essential flights. All passengers arriving in Cameroon must have tested negative for coronavirus via a PCR test within 72 hours prior to traveling, and must present a medical certificate proving this. All arriving airline crew are subject to mandatory quarantine.  
  • Cape Verde (last update 09/09/2020) – All sea borders have been closed and all flights have been temporarily canceled until 30th September, with the exception of repatriating citizens and humanitarian aid. All arriving passengers must present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result, issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
  • Central African Republic (last update 09/09/2020) – Flights to Bangui Airport have now resumed. All arriving passengers must undergo medical screening and self-isolate for 21 days once they arrive in the Central African Republic, with the exception of air crew who must only quarantine until their next flight
  • Chad (last update 15/07/2020) – All airports in Chad remain closed.
  • Comoros (last update 15/07/2020) – All international passenger flights have been suspended. Maritime traffic from affected countries is not permitted to dock at ports in the Comoros. Any arriving passengers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (last update 15/07/2020) – All passenger flights have been suspended until further notice apart from approved repatriation flights. Both passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening and provide a Health Sanitary Card.
  • Republic of the Congo (last update 16/09/2020) – Airports have reopened and flights have resumed to Congo. Passengers over the age of 11 must present a medical certificate proving a negative coronavirus test result. Anyone who arrives in Congo without one will be tested on arrival and places in quarantine at their own expense.
  • Djibouti (last update 15/07/2020) – All international flights to Djibouti are suspended until July 20th, 2020.
  • Egypt (last update 22/09/2020) – Flights to Egypt have now resumed. All arriving passengers must present a completed “Public Health Card” upon arrival. Travelers must also have a health certificate (in Arabic or English) issued and stamped by a recognized laboratory, showing a negative RT-PCR result from a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure. However, arrivals from the following countries must have the test taken at most 96 hours before departure: Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China (People’s Rep.), Colombia, Ecuador, France (Paris only), Germany (Frankfurt only), Guyana, Japan, Mexico, New-Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, USA, United Kingdom (London Heathrow only), Uruguay, or Venezuela. The certificate must specify what type of sample was used for the test. Children under 6 years old are exempt from the test. Individuals arriving at the following airports without a negative coronavirus test will be given a PCR test on arrival and charged for it: Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH), and Taba (TCP). Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the Egypt visa policy.
  • Equatorial Guinea (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Equatorial Guinea have now resumed. All passengers and airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus test result, issued a maximum 48 hours before arrival. Those who do not meet this requirement are subject to medical screening and quarantine.
  • Eritrea (last update 15/07/2020) – Asmara Airport (ASM) is currently closed. 
  • Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) (last update 09/09/2020) – Airports in Eswatini will remain closed until 21st September 2020. Foreign citizens are not currently permitted entry. Nationals and residents of Eswatini must undergo quarantine in a designated location for 14 days.
  • Ethiopia (last update 22/09/2020) – All travelers arriving in Ethiopia are required to have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued within the previous 5 days. All passengers will also be subject to self-quarantine for 14 days
  • Gabon (last update 22/09/2020) – All of the following foreign nationals (except residents of Gabon) are currently barred from entering the country: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sou, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA, or the United Kingdom. All passengers arriving in Gabon must have a medical certificate showing a negative Coronavirus test result issued within the previous 5 days before departirefrom the first embarkation point,with the exception of children under 6 years old,  and are subject to a 14-day self isolation. 
  • Gambia (last update 09/09/2020) – Flights to the Gambia remain suspended until September 30th, with the exception of humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights. Passengers without a medical certificate are no longer subject to quarantine. 
  • Ghana (last update 16/09/2020) – International travelers must have a medical certificate stating that the individual took a PCR test for COVID-19 and tested negative within 72 hours before traveling to Ghana. All passengers over 5 years of age will be tested again upon arrival at their own expense. A Port Health Declaration Form must also be completed before departure for each traveler. 
  • Guinea (last update 22/09/2020) – Conakry Airport has now reopened. With the exception of those with a residence permit or long-time visa for Guinea, nationals of Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland are not currently allowed to enter. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus test result issued at most 5 days before departure from the first embarkation point, and undergo medical screening upon arrival.
  • Guinea-Bissau (last update 15/07/2020) The country’s borders reopened on May 27th and flights to Guinea-Bissau resumed on July 25th. All arriving passengers are required to present a health certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result. 
  • Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) (last update 15/07/2020) – Flight to the Ivory Coast have now resumed. A Health Declaration Form must be completed before arrival.
  • Kenya (last update 22/09/2020) – International passenger flights to Kenya have  now restarted. All Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued within 96 hours before departure, with the exception of diplomatic passport holders, who must have had the test taken within 7 days before departure. All travelers must also complete a “Travelers Health Surveillance Form” online before departure .You can also check the visa Policy of Kenya to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Lesotho (last update 15/07/2020) – Arrivals in the country will be tested for coronavirus and quarantined for 14 days.
  • Liberia (last update 15/07/2020)Flights to Liberia have now resumed. All passengers must undergo medical screening and quarantine upon arrival, with the exception of those holding a medical certificate showing a negative coronavirus test result. 
  • Libya (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Libya remain suspended with the exception of repatriation and medevac flights.
  • Madagascar (last update 15/07/2020) – All commercial passenger flights to Madagascar remain suspended. 
  • Malawi (last update 15/07/2020) All flights to Malawi remain suspended. Land borders are now reportedly open, although delays at checkpoints are expected due to the enhanced screening measures in place for all arriving travelers. 
  • Mali (last update 22/09/2020) – All passengers arriving in Mali must have Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued a maximum of 3 days before arrival.
  • Mauritania (last update 16/09/2020) – Airports have reopened. There are currently no travel restrictions to Mauritania due to coronavirus.
  • Mauritius(last update 15/07/2020)Until August 31st, foreign nationals who are not residents of Mauritius are banned from traveling to the country. It is also prohibited to transit through Mauritius. Nationals and residents of the island nation, as well as their spouses and children may return, but will be quarantined. Airline crew must remain isolated in their hotel rooms between flights.
  • Mayotte (last update 15/07/2020) In order to enter any part of France, including Mayotte, travelers must have an International Travel Certificate granted by a French consular office. All arriving passengers with the exception of healthcare professionals.
  • Morocco (last update 16/09/2020) – Visa-exempt nationals are now able to travel to Morocco if they have a hotel reservation confirmation or an invitation from a Moroccan company. Moroccan nationals and residents may also return to the country on repatriation flights.  All travelers are required to complete an online “Passenger Health Form” before departure, which must be printed and presented on arrival. It is also necessary to present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, as well as a serological test. issued a maximum of 48 hours before departure. Aside from the exceptions mentioned above, all other flights to Morocco are canceled until October 10, 2020.
  • Mozambique (last update 15/07/2020) – International passenger flights are currently suspended, although the state of emergency in Mozambique will end on June 30th. All passengers arriving from countries with coronavirus cases or who have come into contact with someone with COVID-19 are required to quarantine for 14 days. Airline crew are also required to quarantine while in the country. 
  • Namibia (last update 15/07/2020)   All flights to and from Namibia have been suspended until September 30th, with the exception of humanitarian, repatriation,and medevac flights. All passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening and mandatory quarantine. 
  • Niger (last update 15/07/2020) – All flights to Niger remain suspended until 25th July, with the exception of humanitarian, medevac, repatriation, and military flights. 
  • Nigeria (last update 16/09/2020) – Flights have resumed to Lagos (LOS) and Abuja (ABV). Passengers must have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 test result, issued within the previous 5 days and an “Access Report” before traveling to Nigeria. Arrivals are subject to medical screening and a 7-day quarantine. Nigerian nationals will be permitted to enter the country without a medical certificate, but will be required to undergo quarantine for 14 days. Residence permits for Nigeria which expired after March 21, 2020 are still considered valid.  
  • Reunion (last update 15/07/2020) – All fioreign citizens are currently banned from entry, with the exception of residents of Reunion and their spouses and children, as well as passengers arriving from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Vatican City or an EEA Member State. Like all other parts of France, travelers must be in possession of an International Travel Certificate issued by a French consular office, as well as a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. These travelers are also subject to a mandatory 7-day quarantine upon arrival. Those without a medical certificate must quarantine for 14 days. All passengers must also complete a dated and signed declaration to state that they do not have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
  • Rwanda (last update 15/07/2020) – All flights, with the exception of those for humanitarian, medevac, and repatriation purposes, have been suspended until July 31st. From August 1st, all arriving passengers and airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued in the 72 hours before arrival. They will also be subject to medical screening and undergo a mandatory quarantine. 
  • Saint Helena (last update 15/07/2020) – Only residents of St. Helena, long-term permit holders, and certain authorized personnel may travel to the island. All travelers arriving in St. Helena will undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine.
  • Sao Tome and Principe (last update 22/09/2020) – Commercial flights to Sao Tome and Principe have now resumed. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus COVID-19 PCR test result, taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure. This does not apply to children under the age of 5 who are accompanied by parents or legal guardians
  • Senegal (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Senegal have now resumed. All arriving passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued within the 7 days prior to arrival. Those who do not meet this requirement must undergo a medical screening and complete a declaration that they do not have COVID-19 symptoms. 
  • Seychelles (last update 22/09/2020) – Airports in Seychelles have now reopened and flights have resumed operations. All travelers are now able to enter the island country with a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19) test result issued within 72 hours before arrival. From September 18, all passengers must also apply online for a health travel authorization, which must be certified by airlines before allowing passengers to board a flight. All travelers must also submit a completed application for entry to the Public Health Commissioner before embarking on a journey to the Seychelles. They are subject to medical screening on arrival in the country.
  • Sierra Leone (last update 16/09/2020) – Passenger flights to Sierra Leone have resumed. All arriving travelers must have a health certificate showing a negative PCR test result issued within the 7 days prior to the traveler’s arrival in Sierra Leone. Passengers are also obliged to undergo medical screening on arrival.
  • Somalia (last update 15/07/2020) – All international flights have been suspended, with the exception of flights for medical or humanitarian motives. 
  • South Africa (last update 15/07/2020)  – All flights to South Africa have been canceled until further notice, with the exception of  medevac, repatriation, and emergency flights. Nationals and residents of South Africa must undergo  medical screening on arrival and quarantine for 21 days.Consult South Africa’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • South Sudan (last update 15/07/2020) – International flights to the country have now resumed. 
  • Sudan (last update 15/07/2020) – All flights to Sudan are suspended until October 10th, with the exception of flights from Egypt, Turkey, or the United Arab Emirates.
  • Tanzania (last update 15/07/2020) – International flights to Tanzania have now restarted.  All passengers and airline crew are subject to enhanced screening and quarantine, and are also required to present a completed “Health Form” to Ministry of Health personnel on arrival.
  • Togo (last update 15/07/2020) – Land borders are closed and flights have been canceled until further notice. Departures are limited for foreign nationals in Togo trying to return to their home countries.
  • Tunisia (last update 15/07/2020) Only Tunisian nationals and residents of the country arriving from certain regions may enter Tunisia at present, if holding a  medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued within the 72 hours before arrival. They are also subject to quarantine in a hotel for 7 days and self-quarantine for an additional 7 days. Those without a medical certificate  must have a hotel reservation confirmation for 10 days and quarantine for the same period of time. Spouses of nationals of Tunisia are also subject to the same requirements, but they must also hold a valid marriage certificate.
  • Uganda (last update 15/07/2020)All international passenger flights have been canceled until further notice. Airline crews of cargo, humanitarian, and medical flights are required to undergo medical screening and a 14-day  quarantine on arrival.
  • Zambia (last update 15/07/2020) – International flights are currently only available to Lusaka (LUN). All travelers, including airline crew, must undergo quarantine for a minimum of 2 weeks at their own expense.
  • Zimbabwe (last update 22/09/2020) – Only Zimbabwean nationals and residents returning home may enter the country until October 1st, and undergo an 8-day quarantine. After this date, international flights will restart and all passengers arriving in Zimbabwe will be required to have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

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