COVID-19: Border Crossing Information and Restrictions by Country

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Border Crossing Information and Restrictions by Country

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 10/11/2020) – Airports in Anguilla are now open. Travelers may enter the territory if they complete an “Application for Entry” and present an “Electronic Travel Authorization Certificate” at border control. Passengers must also present a health certificate showing that they received a negative result for COVID-19 in a PCR test no more than 5 days prior to their arrival in Anguilla. All travelers who are not residents of Anguilla must have health insurance to cover any coronavirus-related expenses. Travelers will be given another PCR test upon arrival and will be tested again after quarantining for 10 days.
  • Antigua and Barbuda (last update 13/01/2021) – Travelers aged 12 years and older arriving in or transiting through Antigua and Barbuda must present a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19) in an RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 test within the week before departing for the island country. Arrivals must sign a health declaration and are subject to further medical screening and possibly quarantine. Passengers and airline crew transiting through Antigua and Barbuda who stay overnight must self-isolate at a designated hotel or facility while doing so.
  • Argentina (last update 10/02/2021) – Flights to Argentina from the UK are suspended until 28 February 2021 at the earliest. Borders are closed to the majority of non-Argentine nationals and residents until 31 January 2021. Spouses, partners with registered partnership, parents, sisters, brothers or children of nationals of Argentina with proof of relationship traveling from certain countries are also permitted to enter. Travelers with visas for Argentina may also enter the country. Holders of visas issued before this date must also have a National ID Card or a certificate issued by an Argentinian embassy or consulate to gain entry. Permitted travelers and airline crew must submit a completed “Declaración Jurada Electrónica para el ingreso al Territorio Nacional” (which can be obtained online) before arrival. Passengers other than Argentine nationals and residents must have insurance to cover the cost of any potential COVID-19 treatment. All travelers aged 6 and older should have a medical certificate either to show that they tested negative for COVID-19 via a PCR test within 72 hours prior to embarking on their journey to Argentina or to show that they have already had and recovered from coronavirus with a positive test result issued within 90 days before arrival and proof of discharge at least 10 days after said test. If PCR tests are not available in the country the individual is departing from, they may present a medical certificate stating that they have no COVID-19 symptoms, which must be issued no more than 72 hours beforehand. Travelers in this situation will be tested when they arrive in Argentina. All arrivals are subject to quarantine for 7 days.
  • Aruba (last update 28/01/2021) – All travelers arriving from and residents of Brazil, Peru and Venezuela are not permitted to enter, with the exception of residents of Aruba. Other travelers must take a PCR test (Molecular SARS-CoV-2 test based on a nasal swab) within 72 hours before departing for Aruba and upload the results online at most 12 hours before departure, with the exception of passengers under the age of 15 and those departing on the same calendar day. Failure to upload the result will mean the traveler must be administered a PCR test 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; the resulting travel authorization must then be presented at check-in. 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, diplomatic passport holders, Dutch military personnel (and their spouses and children), and individuals leaving Aruba on the same day that they arrive.
  • Bahamas (last update 23/12/2020) – All travelers must present a QR code from “Bahamas Health Visa” application, completed online before departure. A negative PCR test result from the 5 days prior to arriving in the Bahamas is necessary to obtain this health visa.
  • Barbados (last update 03/02/2021) – Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown (BGI) has reopened and international flights have resumed. Travelers must have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 3 days before flying to Barbados. This does not apply to children under the age of 5 accompanied by a legal guardian. All passengers must complete an “Immigration/Customs Form” 24 hours before departure, which must be shown when they arrive in Barbados. Arrivals are subject to medical screening, including a PCR test for coronavirus, and quarantine.
  • Belize (last update 10/02/2021) – Airports in Belize are currently open and receiving commercial flights. Passengers must download the Belize Health App and submit the required information at most 72 hours before departure. Travelers who arrive without a medical certificate showing a negative PCR test for coronavirus issued within 96 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point, or those without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rapid Antigen, Sophia, SD Biosensor or Abbott (Panbio) test result issued at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, will be tested upon arrival. Tourists must have confirmation of a reservation at an approved hotel.
  • Bermuda (last update 13/01/2021) – Passengers (and airline crew staying for more than 24 hours) must complete an online Travel Authorization form before going to Bermuda 1-3 days before departure. To obtain this Travel Authorization, visitors must carry proof of a negative PCR test taken within 5 days prior to arrival. Residents of Bermuda returning to the islands may arrive without this test result, but will be tested on day 8 and must quarantine until they receive the result. Passengers arriving from the United Kingdom, or who have visited the United Kingdom in the past 14 days, must quarantine for a minimum of 4 days, after which they will be tested. If the result is negative, they will be released from quarantine. Airline crew staying in Bermuda for less than 24 hours must self-isolate in a hotel room between flights.
  • Bolivia (last update 13/01/2021) – Passengers arriving from the United Kingdom or who have been in the UK in the past 14 days, with the exception of nationals and residents of Bolivia, are not permitted to enter Bolivia until 15 February 2021. Flights from the following countries are suspended until the same date: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK. All travelers arriving in Bolivia must have a negative PCR test result and a certificate to prove it. Depending on the country the individual is arriving from, the PCR test must be issued within 3, 7, or 10 days before arrival. Travelers arriving from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, or Peru must obtain their test result no more than 3 days before arriving in Bolivia. Those arriving from the following countries must receive their result at most 7 days before entering Bolivia: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Arrivals from other countries may receive their test result any time within the 10 days prior to arrival in Bolivia. Passengers must complete a “Public Health Passenger Locator Form” online and present it on arrival, with the exception of those arriving from the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland. Passengers arriving from these countries must present a completed “Health Affidavit for Travelers” upon arrival and are subject to self-isolation for 14 days. Nationals and residents of Bolivia arriving from the United Kingdom must present a completed “Health Affidavit for Travelers” upon arrival, and are subject to self-isolation for 14 days.
  • Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Saba (last update 03/02/2021)  –  Travelers aged 13 or older must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 performed within 72 hours before arrival and a certificate with a negative result from an antigen test taken no more than 4 hours before departure. Passengers traveling to Bonaire (BON) from the following countries are exempt: Australia, China, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, or Thailand. Those arriving in Saba (SAB) or St. Eustatius (EUX) from the following locations: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, China, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, St. Kitts and Nevis, or Thailand are exempt from these certificates. Passengers who are currently allowed to enter may be subject to quarantine regulations (14 days) and must present a Health Declaration Form (obtained online) on arrival. Flights from the following countries to Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba are canceled until 22 February 2021 at the earliest: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, the UK, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
  • Brazil (last update 28/01/2021) – Flights to Brazil from the United Kingdom and South Africa are currently suspended. Travelers who have been in (or transited through) these countries within the previous 14 days may not enter or transit through Brazil, with the exception of Brazilian nationals, who must undergo 14 days of quarantine upon arrival. It is necessary for all passengers entering or transiting through Brazil to have a medical certificate in either English, Portuguese, or Spanish showing a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test, taken no more than 72 hours before the first embarkation point. The only exceptions are passengers younger than 2 years, or passengers younger than 12 years who are traveling with a companion with a negative RT-PCR test. All passengers must also complete an online Traveler’s Health Declaration form and present it upon arrival. Airline crew must quarantine at a hotel between flights.
  • Canada (last update 10/02/2021) – Canada is currently closed to the majority of foreign travelers until 21 February 2021. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and family members of either of these may enter the country, as well as individuals without COVID-19 symptoms traveling for a non-optional or non-discretionary purpose, those traveling on compassionate grounds with a letter from PHAC, those who are the subject of a National Interest Exemption Letter issued by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration or the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and those attending an International Single Sport Event with a letter from the Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage (PCH). Family members of Canadian nationals/residents must not display coronavirus symptoms and must be able to prove that their purpose of entering Canada is to be with their relative and that their stay will last at least 15 days. Relatives outside the Canadian national/resident’s immediate family must also have a statutory declaration signed by the Canadian national/resident to prove the relationship and a letter from the IRCC. 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 from St. Pierre and Miquelon on a direct flight. The majority of arriving passengers must self-quarantine for 14 days. All passengers must provide their travel details prior to boarding either via the ArriveCan app or website. All passengers aged 5 and over must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR, RT-PCR, Nucleic-acid Amplification Test (NAAT), LAMP or RT-LAMP test result. The test must have been taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Individuals who can prove that they have already had and recovered from COVID-19 by means of a medical certificate showing a positive result via one of the aforementioned types of test taken between 14 and 90 days before departure do not need a new medical certificate showing a negative test. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Canada.
  • Cayman Islands (last update 20/01/2021) – Passengers are currently prohibited from entering, with the exception of nationals and residents of the Cayman Islands and students. All passengers must obtain an online ‘Travel to Cayman’ approval before departure. They must also undergo a COVID-19 test (except for passengers younger than 10 years), medical screening and a 14-day quarantine on arrival.
  • Chile (last update 10/02/2021) – International travelers can now fly to Santiago (SCL). Only Chilean citizens and residents and their parents, children, spouses, and partners, (spouses and partners with relationships registered outside Chile will need a safe-conduct) may enter the country at other airports or border crossing points. Travelers may be subject to coronavirus testing and/or quarantine upon arrival. All travelers, with the exception of children under 2, must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR SARS-CoV-2 test result from within 72 hours prior to the departure of the flight to Chile. Also exempt are nationals and residents of Chile with 2 medical certificates with positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test results. The first test must have been taken at least 14 days and at most one month before departure, and the second test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure. All travelers must complete an online “Affidavit for Travellers to Prevent Coronavirus Diseases (COVID-19)” (Declaración Jurada) and submit it no more than 48 hours prior to arrival in Chile. Travelers, with the exception of Chilean nationals and residents, must have insurance to cover any coronavirus-related expenses, with a minimum coverage of USD 30,000. All arrivals must undergo “Passenger Tracking” for 14 days or until they leave Chile. Passengers must quarantine and may also be subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival. Flights from the United Kingdom to Chile are currently suspended. Foreign nationals who have been in the UK within the past 14 days may not travel to the country, except for residents of Chile. Chilean nationals and residents who have been in any part of the UK in the last 14 days must quarantine themselves for 14 days.
  • Colombia (last update 03/02/2021) – International flights to Colombia are currently operating, with the exception of flights from Brazil, which are temporarily suspended. All passengers permitted to travel to Colombia must complete a “Check Mig” form before the flight to the country departs. Passengers should also carry a medical certificate showing that they took a PCR test no more than 96 hours before departure and that the result was negative for COVID-19. Travelers without this certificate must either take a test on arrival in Colombia and quarantine until a negative result is received or quarantine for 14 days without taking a test.
  • Costa Rica (last update 10/11/2020) – All passengers traveling to Costa Rica must present a completed “Pase de Salud” form and present the generated QR code on arrival. It is necessary to have travel insurance to cover the expenses of any potential coronavirus treatment and accommodation., although residents of Costa Rica are exempt from this requirement. All travelers must arrive at 2 designated airports in Costa Rica: San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR). Entry regulations for Costa Rican nationals also apply to those with dual-citizenship. Individuals with expired residence permits for Costa Rica (DIMEX) have had their permits automatically extended: category “permanente” are extended until 11 January 2021; categories “temporales” and “especiales” (which expired after 18 December 2019) are extended until 11 January 2021; category “estancias” (which expired after 17 March 2020) are extended until 12 February 2021.
  • Cuba (last update 03/02/2021) – All travelers heading to Cuba must have a printed medical certificate with a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours before arrival. A completed “Declaración de Sanidad del Viajero” must also be submitted when they arrive. Passengers will undergo medical screening and receive a coronavirus PCR test upon arrival. They are also subject to quarantine. All passengers are also required to pay a health tax of USD 30 USD or equivalent. Nationals of Cuba residing in Cuba are allowed to enter with an expired passport that was issued after 1 January 2014, and normal passports issued after 1 January 2014 to nationals of Cuba residing in Cuba that have not been revalidated with a “Prorroga” sticker are accepted for entry.
  • Curacao (last update 03/02/2021) – All passengers must present a printed Digital Immigration card and a Public Health Locator Card completed online at most 48 hours before departure. All passengers aged 7 and older must have a printed medical certificate with a negative result for coronavirus from a PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. This does not apply to those arriving from the following countries if they have stayed in that country for 14 days before arrival: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Cayman Islands, Dominica, French West Indies (St. Barthelemy and St. Martin only), Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Turks and Caicos Islands, or the British Virgin Islands. All passengers, with the exception of  residents of Curacao, must have valid medical insurance. Passengers are also subject to medical screening and may need to take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival, while airline crew are subject to quarantine until their next flight.
  • 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 03/02/2021) – Passengers arriving in the Dominican Republic from the UK without a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test issued at most 3 days before arrival are subject to a COVID-19  test and must quarantine for 7 days after arriving at their own expense. Other travelers may now enter if they complete an “Electronic Ticket” online which will generate a QR code to present on arrival, or a written health declaration form upon arrival. The completed form must then be presented to border control officials. However, from 1st March 2021, only the electronic ticket will be accepted. Travelers and airline crew are also subject to medical screening once in the Dominican Republic. Airline crew must self-isolate between flights.
  • Ecuador (last update 20/01/2021) – Passengers and air crew must undergo a PCR test for COVID-19 within 10 days prior to their arrival in the country and present a health certificate to prove this. Passengers could also be subject to an antigen test on arrival, with the exception of passengers under the age of 14, and quarantine. A “Declaración de salud del viajero” form must also be completed online before departure and presented upon arrival. Normal Ecuadorian passports that expired on 16 March 2020 or after, will be considered valid until 28 February 2021 as long as the holder has a “Passport validity extension certificate” when traveling with the expired passport.
  • El Salvador (last update 23/12/2020) – Airports in El Salvador have now reopened. Individuals who have been in the UK or South Africa within the preceding 30 days are barred from entering El Salvador. All passengers are required to have a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. This does not apply to infants under the age of 2 or passengers with a diplomatic passport.
  • Falkland Islands (last update 09/12/2020) – The Falklands are not currently permitting any travelers to enter until 31 March 2021 at the soonest. 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 28/01/2021) – In order to visit or transit through French Guiana, travelers must obtain an International Travel Certificate online or from a French consular office and present it on arrival. Passengers must carry a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 on a molecular test, with the negative result issued within 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Children under 11 years of age are exempt. It is also necessary to sign a declaration of honor stating that the individual is free from coronavirus symptoms, and that they commit to staying in isolation for 7 days upon arrival and will take another COVID-19 molecular test at the end of the isolation period if they are older than 11 years. Arrivals must undergo medical screening and 14-day quarantine after arriving in French Guiana.
  • Greenland (last update 04/02/2021) – From 1 January to 29 February 2021, Greenland is closed to entry except to critical workers whose travel is approved by the Corona Secretariat. Passengers arriving in Greenland must have a medical certificate in English or German proving that the traveler tested negative within 72 hours prior to departure. They must also obtain a Personal Location Form (SUMUT) online before departure. Arrivals may be subject to health screening and either further testing or 14 days of quarantine. Flights from Iceland are suspended until 28 February 2021.
  • Grenada (last update 10/02/2021) – Airports in Grenada have reopened and flights have resumed. All passengers aged 6 years old and above must provide a medical certificate showing a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test on day 4 after arrival at their own expense. The payment can either be made online or upon arrival.Travelers may have to undergo medical screening and self-isolation once in the country. Travelers must also obtain a “Pure Safe Travel Certificate” online prior to traveling to Grenada, while airline crew must complete a “Crew COVID-19 Status Card”.
  • Guadeloupe (last update 28/01/2021) – Flights to the French West Indies, including Guadeloupe, are currently suspended, with the exception of flights from Dominica, France, French Guiana, St. Lucia, and St. Maarten. All travelers to Guadeloupe must complete an International Travel Certificate before boarding their flight (this can be obtained online or at a French consulate). They must also present a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 via an RT-PCR test in the 72 hours before flying to Guadeloupe and undergo a medical check and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival. Passengers over the age of 11 must also sign a declaration of honor stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and agree to stay in isolation for 7 day and take another molecular test at the end of this period.
  • Guatemala (last update 10/02/2021) – Passengers who have been in or transited through South Africa or the UK in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter, with the exception of nationals or residents of Guatemala. All arriving passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result taken a maximum of 3 days before departure from the first point of embarkation, with the exception of children under 10 years old. Individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempt if they carry a certificate to prove it and their last dose of the vaccine was at least 2 weeks before traveling. Individuals who can prove they have already had and recovered from coronavirus with a medical discharge from within 3 months before arrival issued at least 10 days after the diagnosis are also exempt. All passengers must also complete an online Health Pass form before departure and present the QR Code generated upon arrival. Nationals and residents of Guatemala, as well as airline crew, could be subject to quarantine for 10 days.
  • Guyana (last update 09/12/2020) – Airports in Guyana have now reopened. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken at most 7 days before arriving in Guyana. Travelers whose certificate was issued more than 72 hours beforehand will be tested again on arrival, with the possibility of quarantine. Passengers without a completed “Passenger Locator Form” obtained online at least 24 hours before departure must complete a Health Declaration Form before arrival.
  • Haiti (last update 10/02/2021) – Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 antigen or RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point,with the exception of those with a medical certificate with a positive Coronavirus test result and the evaluation of the doctor who treated them. Travelers are also subject to medical screening and a Health Declaration Form must be completed and presented to immigration on arrival.
  • Honduras (last update 03/02/2021) – Passengers who have been in South Africa or the United Kingdom in the past 21 days are not allowed to enter, with the exception of nationals and residents of Honduras, who are subject to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. All passengers must complete an online “immigration pre-check” before departure and present the form on arrival. They must also have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result. This must be from an Antibody Rapid test, Antigen test, or RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight to Honduras.
  • Jamaica (last update 06/01/2021) – All passengers, including residents of Jamaica who reside in Jamaica for a minimum of 6 continuous months, must have a travel authorization, which can be obtained online before departure. Arrivals are subject to medical screening and quarantine procedures. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight. Residents of Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, and the USA over the age of 12 must have a medical certificate from a government-approved laboratory with a negative coronavirus test result in either PCR or antigen format, taken a maximum of 10 days before arrival. This does not apply to nationals of Jamaica. Flights from the UK have been suspended until 31st January 2021 at the earliest.
  • Martinique (last update 28/01/2021) – Flights to the French West Indies, including Martinique, are currently suspended, with the exception of flights from Dominica, France, French Guiana, St. Lucia, and St. Maarten. All travelers to Martinique must complete an International Travel Certificate before boarding their flight (this can be obtained online or at a French consulate). They must also present a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 via an RT-PCR test in the 72 hours before flying to Martinique and undergo a medical check and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival. Passengers over the age of 11 must also sign a declaration of honor stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and agree to stay in isolation for 7 day and take another molecular test at the end of this period.
  • 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 15/12/2020) – Currently, only travelers from Montserrat, permanent residents, and family members (spouses, children, and dependents) of the above may enter the territory. Additionally, passengers with a British passport with nationality “British Overseas Territories Citizen” issued by Montserrat and the husband, wife, child or other dependents of these passenger may also enter. A completed “Access Declaration Form” must be submitted online at most 72 hours before departure, and passengers must also have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result, taken at most 7 days before departure from the first embarkation point. Upon arrival, passengers are also 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 10/02/2021) – Flights to the country and domestic passenger flights are currently operating. Travelers who have been in the UK or South Africa in the 20 days prior to arriving in Panama are not permitted to enter the country, with the exception of Panamanian citizens and residents, who must take a COVID-19 test and undergo quarantine. Residency permits issued by Panama that expired after 13 March 2020, and visas issued from 1 January 2020 to 31 October 2020 that expired between 13 March 2020 and 31 January 2021 and which have an extension stamp issued by a Panama consulate, have been extended until 30 June 2021. All arrivals should have a medical certificate in Spanish or English with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or antigen test result, taken at most 48 hours before arrival (passengers with Laissez-Passer are exempt from this). Individuals who arrive in Panama without this medical certificate will be tested for COVID-19 at their own expense. Arrivals must also present a completed “Declaración Jurada de Salud”.
  • Paraguay (last update 23/12/2020) – Flights to Paraguay have resumed. Individuals who have been in the UK within the past 14 days are currently prohibited from entering the country. Travelers aged 11 and above must have a negative test result for coronavirus from within 72 hours prior to departing for Paraguay, as proven by a medical certificate from an authorized laboratory. The following types of tests are accepted: RT-PCR tests, LAMP tests, and Nucleic-acid Amplification tests (NAAT). Individuals who can prove they have already had COVID-19 and recovered from it are exempt from requiring this medical certificate; however, in order to prove this, they must present one of the above tests showing a positive result from 14-90 days before arrival in Paraguay. International medical insurance that covers the potential cost of COVID-19 treatment is also mandatory for all travelers except for nationals and residents of the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Children (under 18) of Paraguayan citizens who are not nationals of Paraguay themselves are also exempt from needing medical insurance. Passengers have to complete a “Traveler’s Health Information” within 24 hours prior to traveling to the country. This generates a QR code to show to border security upon arrival in Paraguay.
  • Peru (last update 03/02/2021) – Flights to Peru with a duration longer than 8 hours are suspended until 14 February 2021, as are all flights from Brazil. Passengers who have been in any of the following countries in the past 14 days are also not allowed to enter until 28 February 2021 (with the exception of nationals and residents of Peru): Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, or Vatican City. All arriving passengers aged 12 years and above must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test can either be an antigen or RT-PCR test, or alternatively, the traveler may present an epidemiological medical discharge certificate. The certificate with the test result must be uploaded online prior to departure. An online “Affidavit of Health and Geolocation Authorization” must also be completed before departure. Visa exemptions for South Korean nationals with normal passports have been suspended. Passengers are also subject to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Puerto Rico (last update 28/10/2020) – 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 certificate in English or Spanish confirming a negative COVID-19 molecular 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 Barthélemy (last update 28/01/2021) – All arrivals must present proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result from the 72 hours prior to flying to St Barts in the form of a health certificate. All travelers to St Barthélemy must complete an International Travel Certificate before boarding their flight (this can be obtained online or at a French consulate). They must also undergo a medical check and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival in St Barts. Passengers over the age of 11 must also sign a declaration of honor stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and agree to stay in isolation for 7 day and take another molecular test at the end of this period.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (last update 20/01/2021) – Travelers must present a medical certificate in English with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken within 3 days prior to departure from the first embarkation point, have confirmation of a reservation at approved accommodation, and undergo medical screening on arrival. All passengers must install the SKN COVID 19 mobile app on their device, while airline crew must have a Crew COVID-19 Status card. A completed “Customs, Border and Health Entry Form” must also be submitted online before departure.
  • Saint Lucia (last update 10/02/2021) – All passengers , with the exception of those under the age of 18, must complete an online “Travel Registration Form” at least 7 days before arrival and present a printed copy of the auto-response email received after submission to immigration authorities in Saint Lucia. Travelers 18 and older must also have a travel authorization letter confirming that their hotel stay has been verified, with the exception of passengers arriving from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, or St. Vincent and the Grenadines. All passengers aged 5 and older must also have a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken at most 5 days before arrival. Passengers airline crew are subject to medical screening on arrival, and passengers may also be subject to a PCR test and quarantine.
  • Saint Martin (French West Indies) (last update 28/01/2021) – Flights to the French West Indies, including St Martin, are currently suspended, with the exception of flights from Dominica, France, French Guiana, St. Lucia, and St. Maarten. All travelers to St Martin must complete an International Travel Certificate before boarding their flight (this can be obtained online or at a French consulate). They must also present a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 via an RT-PCR test in the 72 hours before flying to St Martin and undergo a medical check and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival. Passengers over the age of 11 must also sign a declaration of honor stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and agree to stay in isolation for 7 day and take another molecular test at the end of this period.
  • 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 13/01/2021) – International travelers are allowed to enter, regardless of country of origin, but must have a hotel reservation for up to 14 days at which to quarantine (those who have been in the following countries and territories in the past 21 days are exempt: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Chinese Taipei, Cuba, Dominica, Montserrat or St. Kitts and Nevis). Passengers staying overnight while in transit must do so at an approved hotel. Passengers arriving or transiting through the country must have a medical certificate showing that the individual tested negative for coronavirus in an RT-PCR or RNA test in the 72 hours prior to arriving in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Passengers must complete a “Pre-Arrival form” at least 24 hours prior to departure 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 10/02/2021) – Travel is completely banned from the following countries to Sint Maarten: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, the UK, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Residents of St Maarten are the only exception to this ban and must have a medical certificate to prove they received a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight to the Dutch territory (children under 10 are exempt). Other travelers are currently permitted to enter St Maarten with a health declaration form filled out a minimum of 12 hours before departure, as are airline crew. A pre-approved email authorization must be presented at check-in and again when arriving at Sint Maarten border control. Passengers over the age of 10 arriving from any other countries and territories not deemed to be “low-risk” must have a medical certificate with negative test results, either from a molecular SARS-CoV-2 test based on a nasal swab (issued no more than 120 hours before the last direct flight to St Maarten departs) or a negative Abbott-CGIA Panbio COVID19- Ag Rapid test, Abbott – BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag CARD, Becton Dickinson (CGIA BD Veritor COVID-19 test) or Roche/SD biosensor F test based on a nasal swab (issued within 48 hours prior to the departure of the last direct flight. St Maarten residents returning to the island territory without either one of the above tests or a PCR test issued within 120 hours before departure of the last direct flight to St Maarten will be tested on arrival at their own expense. Airline crew without one of these test results are subject to quarantine between flights. Passengers over the age of 10 arriving from Aruba who are not residents of St Maarten must have an RT-PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to the departure of the last direct flight on a medical certificate. It is also necessary to complete a health declaration and have a medical certificate to transit through St Maarten. From 12 February, 2021, all medical certificates for entering or transiting St Maarten must be issued no more than 72 hours prior to flying directly to the island. 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 10/02/2021) – Airports in Suriname are closed to all flights until 15 February 2021, with the exception of repatriation and medical flights. Only nationals of Suriname and foreigners with a resident permit may enter. All passengers are subject to quarantine upon arrival for 7 days. It is also necessary for all passengers over 12 years of age to send an email to conza@gov.sr at most 5 days before departure containing a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The email must also contain a confirmed accommodation booking for at least 7 days at a registered SHATA accommodation, and health insurance covering any COVID-19 expenses.
  • Trinidad and Tobago (last update 20/01/2021) – The borders of Trinidad and Tobago remain closed to all arrivals, unless given special permission by the Minister with responsibility for national security. Airports are closed until further notice.
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (last update 06/01/2021) – Borders and airports are open and international travelers may enter with a travel authorization completed 24 hours before flying to Turks and Caicos. Arrivals must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) result issued within 5 days before departure of the last direct flight, with the exception of children under 10. Passengers may have to undergo medical screening upon arrival.
  • United States (last update 10/02/2021) – 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, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the UK (apart from overseas territories not in Europe). Foreign students arriving from the European Schengen Area, Ireland, or the UK are exempt from the ban if they hold a valid F-1 or M-1 visa for the US (as may their dependents holding F-2 and M-2 visas), as long as they have not been in Brazil, China, or Iran in the previous 14 days. 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. Passengers with the following visas are exempt from the travel ban: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee’s immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa. All passengers aged 2 years and older must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) or a viral antigen test, taken no more than 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. This also applies to those transiting through the United States. The passenger’s details on the certificate must match those on the passport or other travel document. The test result must specify “negative” or “not detected” (those with “invalid” are not accepted). US military personnel are exempt, as are passengers with a medical certificate with a positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 90 days before departure from the first embarkation point, and a letter issued by a health authority stating that the passenger has been cleared for travel. Arrivals from the UK must also complete a disclosure and attestation form prior to traveling to the US. All 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”. DV-1, DV-2, and DV-3 visas with the annotation “Entry Subject to PP 10014” issued after 4 September 2020 are not accepted for entry until 31 March 2021. Belarussian passports that expired between 30 April 2020 and 31 July 2020 are considered valid for a further 3 months for entry to the USA. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the US visa policy.
  • Uruguay (last update 03/02/2021) – Travel to the country is prohibited, except to nationals and residents of Uruguay, and passengers with passports stating Uruguay as place of birth and their children. All arriving passengers are subject to quarantine. Nationals and residents of the following countries may transit through Montevideo (MVD) or Punta del Este (PDP) International Airports: Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay; all other transit is forbidden. Passengers may only fly to MVD or PDP. All passengers aged 6 years and over must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before the first point of embarkation. Exceptions will be made for passengers with a letter from a Uruguayan embassy or consulate exempting them from the test before departure, although they are subject to a PCR test on arrival. Airline crew without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure and all passengers are subject to self-isolation. All arrivals must present a “Declaracion de Salud” form, which can be completed online before departure, as well as a completed “Formulario de Frontera” form. All passengers and airline crew who are not either nationals or residents of Uruguay must have health insurance.
  • Venezuela (last update 20/01/2021) – All flights to Venezuela have been suspended until further notice, apart from humanitarian missions, medevac, and repatriating its citizens. Flights from the following countries are also permitted: Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, and Turkey. All passengers aged 1 year and older arriving in or transiting through Venezuela must have a medical certificate showing that the individual tested negative for COVID-19 via a PCR test issued within 72 hours prior to arrival. Passengers must also obtain an airport entry authorization before they will be permitted to disembark the aircraft. Airline crew must quarantine between flights.
  • Virgin Islands (British) (last update 09/12/2020) – It is now possible to travel to the British Virgin Islands. International travelers must obtain a “BVI Gateway Traveler Authorization Certificate” at least 48 hours before departure. A negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result is also required. This must be issued within 5 days before arriving in the British Virgin Islands if traveling from a low-risk country, or within 3 days if arriving from a medium or high-risk location. Arrivals will be screened and re-tested with a PCR test. There is a possibility of quarantine for 4-14 days after arrival.
  • Virgin Islands (US) (last update 10/02/2021) – Travelers bound for the US Virgin Islands must obtain a travel certification online no more than 5 days prior to departure from the first point of embarkation, with the exception of children under 5. Incoming passengers aged 2 and older must have a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 no more than 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point with either a viral antigen, NAAT, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR or TMA test. Alternatively, they can prove that they already had coronavirus and recovered by presenting a positive antigen test result issued by an approved laboratory within the 4 months prior to departure. All arrivals are subject to health screening.

Europe Travel Restrictions

  • Albania (last update 03/02/2021) – Flights to Albania from the United Kingdom are suspended until 28 February 2021, and any passengers arriving from the UK on an indirect flight are subject to a 14-day quarantine.
  • 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 10/02/2021) – Flights to Austria from Brazil, South Africa and the United Kingdom are suspended until 21 February 2021, with the exception of humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights. Citizens and residents of European Union (EU) and Schengen Area countries may travel to Austria, as may their immediate family members, as well as passengers arriving from Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City. Other exceptions include travelers with a confirmation of the application pursuant to Art. 18 Para. 1 of the Agreement on the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union, those with a “D” visa issued by Austria, and passengers either departing immediately, traveling on business, or visiting their life partner, as well as students. All passengers who arrive from or have been in a country other than Australia, Finland, Greece, Iceland, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, or Vatican City within the previous 10 days must provide a health certificate with a negative PCR test taken within the 72 hours before arrival or take a test within the 24 hours after arrival. All travelers must also complete a Pre-Travel-Clearance online and present it on arrival in Austria. Passengers may also be subject to 10 days of self-isolation on arrival.
  • Belarus (last update 10/11/2020) – Individuals who arrive in Belarus from countries deemed to be high-risk must self-isolate for 10 days after arrival.
  • Belgium (last update 10/02/2021) – At present, only individuals whose primary residence is in Belgium may enter the country until April 1st. Exceptions are made for essential travel, including diplomatic or official duties, compelling family-related reasons, study, legal obligations, and other reasons. Transit is permitted by land to a third country if the individual has permission to enter their final destination. Nationals and residents of Switzerland and EEA Member States entering or transiting through Belgium,as well as residents of Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand entering or transiting the country must complete a sworn statement online. All travelers must also have an Essential Journey Certificate issued by a Belgian embassy or consulate, with the exception of with the exception of nationals and residents of Switzerland and EEA Member States, residents of Australia, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore and Thailand, merchant seamen and passengers with a diplomatic passport. All passengers must complete an online “Passenger Locator Form” a maximum of 48 hours before arrival and undergo medical screening (including a coronavirus test) and quarantine in Belgium, with only a few exceptions. All travelers aged 6 and over entering Belgian territory who are not either Beligan nationals or residents are obliged to have a health certificate in Dutch, English, French or German proving that they received a negative PCR test result for coronavirus at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The same applies to travelers transiting through Belgium to other Schengen Area countries.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (last update 17/11/2020) – 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 with a diplomatic, official or service passport traveling on duty are also exempt from the medical certificate requirement. 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 04/02/2021) – Entry to Bulgaria is currently restricted with the exception of nationals of EU and Schengen member states, associated European microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican), and the following third countries: Albania, Australia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and Uruguay. As a result of Brexit, British nationals, their family members and residents of the United Kingdom are not allowed to enter. Entry is also permitted for passengers with a “D” visa issued by Bulgaria, diplomatic, official, and service passport holders and their families, passengers with an Alien’s passport issued by Estonia and Latvia, military personnel, and passengers with a residence permit issued by an EU country. Passengers traveling to Bulgaria as students are also now permitted to enter. All passengers must have a printed medical certificate in Bulgarian or English with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before arrival except for nationals of Bulgaria and their family members, and travelers with a residence permit issued by Bulgaria and their family members. From 29 January, nationals and residents of Bulgaria without a certificate must quarantine for 10 days after arriving in the country. All arrivals may be required to take a PCR test on arrival and quarantine for 10 days. All national ID cards issued to Bulgarian nationals that expired between 13 March 2020 and 31 January 2021 are extended for 6 months.
  • Croatia (last update 04/02/2021) – Travel to Croatia is currently banned except for Croatian nationals, residents, and family members of the above. Nationals of other EU and Schengen countries are exempt from travel restrictions, as are their family members. Exceptions to the travel ban from third countries include holders of long-term residence permits or “D” visas for EU/Schengen countries, healthcare professionals, cross-border workers, students, diplomats, and persons with an urgent personal reason for travel. Citizens of third countries must prove their urgent reason for traveling by presenting valid documentation (e.g. a letter from a doctor recommending medical treatment). Third-country nationals may also enter Croatia for business (with an invitation letter). Passengers may transit by land through Croatia to a third country as long as they can prove that they have authorization to enter their final destination and spend no more than 12 hours in Croatia. All travelers arriving from Brazil, South Africa, or the United Kingdom must have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from no more than 48 hours before arrival in Croatia and are subject to quarantine for 14 days. Individuals arriving from any other country must either have a certificate as described above or will be subject to testing on arrival at their own expense and self-quarantine. All travelers (except for nationals and residents of Croatia) must complete an “Enter Croatia Form” and a “Passenger Locator Form” and present them upon arrival. Travel restrictions will remain in effect until 15 February 2021 at the earliest.
  • Cyprus (Republic) (last update 15/12/2020) – Travel restrictions have been lifted for nationals and residents of EU countries, EFTA countries, Andorra, Australia, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, the UK, and the Vatican. Czech nationals and foreign residents (regardless of nationality) are also exempt from entry restrictions, as well as all diplomatic passport holders staying for a maximum of 14 days. Holders of a D visa issued by Czechia and those with a C visa issued after 11 May 2020 are also permitted to enter the country. A “Passenger Locator Form” must be completed for all travelers aged 5 and older with the exception of diplomatic passport holders staying in Czechia on duty for no more than 14 days or passengers arriving from France or Greece. It must be submitted before departure, except for nationals and residents of Czechia, nationals of EU/Schengen countries, the associated microstates, and the UK, and anyone arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the United Kingdom, or Vatican City. Other nationalities are currently barred from entering Czechia.
  • Czech Republic (last update 10/02/2021) – Travel restrictions have been lifted for nationals and residents of EU countries, EFTA countries, Andorra, Australia, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, the UK, and the Vatican. Czech nationals and foreign residents (regardless of nationality) are also exempt from entry restrictions, as well as all diplomatic passport holders staying for a maximum of 14 days. Holders of a D visa issued by Czechia and those with a C visa issued after 11 May 2020 are also permitted to enter the country. A “Passenger Locator Form” must be completed for all travelers aged 5 and older with the exception of diplomatic passport holders staying in Czechia on duty for no more than 14 days. It must be submitted before departure, except for nationals and residents of Czechia, nationals of EU/Schengen countries, the associated microstates, and anyone arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, or Vatican City. Most individuals arriving in Czechia from the countries listed above must also have a health certificate showing a negative test result for coronavirus from an antigen test taken within the 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, or from a PCR test taken within the 72 hours before departure. Most other travelers have had a PCR test taken within the 72 hours before departure. All travelers may also be tested on arrival and quarantined.
  • Denmark (last update 28/01/2021) – Danish nationals and residents of Denmark can return to the country, as may their spouses, partners, parents, and children (providing they do not reside in either South Africa or the UK). Residents of Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein region, the Blekinge, Halland, Scania, and West Gothia regions of Sweden may also enter Denmark if they have a negative COVID-19 test taken within 24 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Merchant seamen are also exempt from travel restrictions. Individuals returning to their home country directly via Denmark are permitted to do so, as long as they do not reside in South Africa or the UK. Travelers who do not fall into these categories may not enter the country. Passengers aged 13 and older traveling to or transiting through Denmark (not including Greenland or the Faroe Islands) must carry a medical certificate in Danish, English, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Spanish, or Swedish as proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR or Antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Alternatively, travelers may present a certificate showing a positive COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result from between 14 and 56 days prior to arrival in Denmark to prove that they have already had the virus and recovered from it.
  • Estonia (last update 20/01/2021) – Estonia has reopened its borders to citizens and residents of the EU, EFTA, UK, and European microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican) as well as residents of Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand.Travelers from these countries must not show symptoms of COVID-19. Foreign students may also enter to study in Estonia. Estonian nationals, foreign residents of Estonia, and their families (including unmarried partners of Estonian nationals or residents) may return to the country. Travelers may be required to take a test and/or self-isolate upon arrival in Estonia.. Travelers with long-term visas for the following countries may enter Estonia from third countries: 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, or Switzerland. 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 09/12/2020) – Passengers traveling to the Faroe Islands are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival at their own expense, with the exception of passengers under the age of 12.
  • Finland (last update 28/01/2021) – At present, most travelers are prohibited from entering Finland until 25 February 2021 at the earliest. Finnish nationals, and foreign residents of Finland are allowed to enter, as are their family members and partners. Passengers arriving from Vatican City are exempt from the travel ban, while residents of the following countries may also travel to Finland (as long as they arrive from one of these “safe” countries): Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand. Finland currently permits nationals and residents of the following countries and their family members to enter Finland in order to return to their country of residence: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Individuals arriving from EU and EFTA countries (or the associated microstates of Andorra, Monaco, or San Marino) to study in Finland are permitted to enter. Other exemptions include military personnel. Passengers entering Finland should have a medical certificate in English showing that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours prior to arrival via an antigen or PCR test; alternatively they may present a medical discharge proving that they recovered from COVID-19 within the previous 6 months. Travelers who arrive without one of these certificates will be tested on arrival.
  • France (last update 10/02/2021) – At present, travelers arriving from EU or Schengen countries and the associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City) may enter France. Additionally, individuals traveling from outside these countries may enter if they present a completed Travel Certificate before boarding and upon arrival if they fall into one of the following categories: nationals of the aforementioned countries and their spouses and children; foreign residents of the aforementioned countries with a valid residence permit; diplomatic, service, or official passport holders; students; Laissez-Passer holders; merchant seamen; unmarried partners of French nationals with proof of this relationship and a written invitation from their French partner. Transit passengers do not require a Travel Certificate. All passengers aged 11 and above must also complete a declaration on honor to state that they do not have symptoms of COVID-19, that they commit to stay in isolation for 7 days upon arrival and that they will take another Coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular test at the end of the isolation period unless they are arriving from an EU or Schengen country or an associated microstate, in which case they must simply declare that they do not have symptoms and agree to be tested on arrival if required (if over 11 years of age). All passengers aged 11 and older must present a medical certificate with a negative molecular test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. All arriving passengers may be subject to a PCR test or self-isolation.
  • Germany (last update 03/02/2021) – Germany has lifted travel restrictions for individuals arriving from most countries in the EU and/or Schengen Area as well as nationals and residents of these states and their families. British nationals may also enter Germany if they have a residence permit issued by Germany before 31 December 2020. 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, New Zealand, Singapore, and Thailand. German nationals and permanent residents continue to be allowed to return to Germany, as do their family members, including unmarried partners with a written invitation and proof of the relationship. Certain other exceptions exist for commuters from neighboring countries who work in Germany, holders of a German visa issued after March 17, 2020, 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. All travelers (with the exception of German nationals and residents of Germany) arriving from the following countries are temporarily banned from entering or transiting through Germany to other EU or Schengen states: Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ireland, Lesotho, Portugal, South Africa, or the United Kingdom. Passengers aged 6 and above traveling to Germany from the following countries must have a medical certificate in German, English, or French proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 no more than 48 hours before arrival with an Antigen, PCR, RT-LAMP, or TMA test: Albania, Andorra, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Czechia, Egypt, Estonia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Portugal, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, or the USA. This requirement also applies to visitors transiting through Germany from Brazil, Ireland, South Africa, or the UK. Those arriving from any country not mentioned above are subject to testing on arrival. All passengers arriving from countries deemed to be high risk are required to register online before traveling. Some arrivals may be required to quarantine for 10 days.
  • 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 10/02/2021) – Entry restrictions for Greece apply until at least 22 February 2021, but it has opened its borders to nationals, residents, and long-term visa holders of other countries in the EU and/or Schengen Area. Passengers with a resident permit issued by the UK, and British nationals who reside in the United Kingdom, may also enter Greece. Nationals and residents of the following countries have also been granted permission to visit Greece: Australia, Israel, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates. All passengers must complete a “Passenger Locator Form (PLF)” at least 24 hours before check-in. This generates a QR code that must be presented at the border. Upon arrival, all travelers arriving from the UK will be tested for coronavirus. Flights from Turkey and Catalonia (Spain) are suspended until 8 February 2021. Travelers coming from Albania and North Macedonia can only enter Greece if they arrive at Athens (ATH). Anyone over the age of 10 must have a health certificate in English with a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours before arriving in Greece. The certificate must include the name and the passport or identity number of the passenger. Arrivals are subject to self-isolation for up to 7 days.
  • 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 13/01/2021) – Passengers are not currently allowed to enter Hungary with the exception of nationals of Hungary and their family members, passengers with a permanent residence permit issued by Hungary and their family members, individuals with a Hungarian residence permit valid for longer than 90 days, 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. All arriving passengers and airline crew are also subject to medical screening and a mandatory 10-day quarantine or until their next flight.
  • Iceland (last update 04/02/2021) – Nationals of countries outside the EU, Schengen Area, and associated European microstates, are not permitted to enter Iceland until further notice 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, passengers in a long-term intimate relationship with a national or resident of Iceland, and British nationals who reside in Iceland and have a residence certificate (C-122). All travelers transiting through Iceland to another Schengen state must be able to show written permission to enter the destination country. Residents of Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand 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. Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival, with the exception of passengers younger than 16 years, and those with a International Certificate of Vaccination or a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 issued by Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or an EEA Member State. Passengers with certificate showing that they have previously been infected with coronavirus in Danish, English, Icelandic, Norwegian, or Swedish issued by a laboratory in Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland or Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State are also exempt from testing upon arrival. Accepted Certificates are those showing a Positive PCR test result for SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 issued at least 14 days before arrival or a Presence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 measured by ELISA serologic assay. With the exception of those holding these certificates, all passengers are subject to quarantine on arrival.
  • Ireland (Republic) (last update 20/01/2021) – All passengers aged 7 and older must carry a certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus in a RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in the Republic of Ireland, with the exception of merchant seamen. All international arrivals must self-quarantine for 14 days (unless they are exempt) and complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form if they are aged 16 or above. Visa exemptions for individuals with a short-stay UK visa have been suspended.
  • 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 10/02/2021) – Travelers may not enter Italy until 5 March 2021, with the exception of nationals, residents, and long-term “D” visa holders of EU and EFTA countries, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City. Family members of nationals and residents of these states and unmarried partners of Italian residents (with proof of the relationship) are also exempt from the travel ban. Passengers of any nationality who have only been in or transited through the following countries may also enter: Andorra, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, Guyana, Reunion and Mayotte), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or Thailand. As a result of Brexit, British nationals, their family members, and UK residents are no longer exempt from the travel ban and cannot enter Italy. All passengers must complete a self-declaration form online before departure and present it on arrival. Passengers who in the past 14 days have only been to or transited through Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, or Thailand must self-isolate for 14 days. Passengers who have been in or transited through Brazil in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit through Italy until 15 February 2021. Until 5 March 2021, passengers who in the past 14 days have only been to or transited through the following countries must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular or antigenic test taken at most 48 hours before arrival and are subject to self-isolation: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France (including Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, Réunion and Mayotte), Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or Switzerland. Travelers who have been residing in Italy since before 23 December 2020 and have been in the UK in the past 14 days (including in transit) must have a negative molecular or antigen test based on a nasal swab taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in Italy to enter the country. They will then be tested again on arrival and must self-isolate for 14 days. Italian residence permits that expired or will expire between 1 August 2020 and 30 April 2021 will be considered valid until 30 April 2021.
  • 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.
  • Kosovo (last update 28/01/2021) – Travelers arriving from the following countries are required to have a health certificate showing a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result produced at most 72 hours before arriving in Kosovo: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Namibia, the Netherlands, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, or the USA. Nationals and residents of Kosovo, family members of either, and individuals who were born in Kosovo but do not hold citizenship may arrive without a certificate, but must self-quarantine for 7 days. Passengers entering Kosovo to transit by land to a third country who will not spend more than 3 hours in transit are exempt from needing a certificate. All arrivals will be screened.
  • Latvia (last update 28/01/2021) – All foreign citizens are banned from entering Latvia or transiting through it with the exception of those arriving from other parts of the EU and its associated microstates of Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City, EFTA member states, or the UK. All travelers entering Latvia must undergo quarantine for 10 days. Flights from Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia remain suspended. Travelers must present a QR code before boarding their flight and upon arrival, which can be obtained by completing an online “COVIDpass” questionnaire. Passengers aged 11 or older are required to have a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate are exempt, as are merchant seamen.
  • 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 28/01/2021) – 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. Residents of the following “safe countries” may also enter: Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, and Uruguay. Other exceptions include national visa holders, students, immediate family members of Lithuanian nationals and permanent residents, and NATO personnel. All passengers without a medical certificate in English showing a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR or antigen test result taken at most 48 hours before arrival are subject to a PCR test upon arrival and isolation until negative test results are ready, or self-isolation for 10 days, unless arriving from one of the following countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or Vatican City. 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 (not required for transit). International flights only operate to the following airports: Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ), and Siauliai (SQQ).
  • Luxembourg (last update 04/02/2021) – 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, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand may also travel to Luxembourg. Further exceptions are made for healthcare professionals, merchant seamen, military personnel, students with a certificate issued by the Passport, Visa and Legalization Office (BPVL), and cross-border workers. Passengers aged 6 years and over 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 SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid or a coronavirus rapid antigen. Individuals with a medical discharge issued no more than 3 months before arrival to prove that they have recovered from COVID-19 are exempt, as are individuals who left Luxembourg less than 72 hours ago and are returning from another EU or Schengen state. All other foreign nationals are banned from entering the country until at least 31 March 2021.
  • Malta (last update 28/01/2021) – Malta still has a travel ban in place until 5 February 2021 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), Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, and Vatican City (Holy See), providing they have not been in another country within the 14 days prior to traveling to Malta. Passengers must complete a “Public Health Travel Declaration Form” and a “Passenger Locator Form” online before departure. Arrivals (passengers and airline crew) must self-isolate for 2 weeks. Passengers arriving from the following areas must either have a medical certificate with a negative PCR result issued within 72 hours before they arrive or will have to take the test upon arrival: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, France (Ile-de-France), Germany (except Baden-Wurttemberg), Greece (except Attiki), Hungary, Indonesia, the Republic of Ireland, Italy (except Sardinia and Sicily), Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (except Madeira, Azores), Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (except the Canary Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, or Vatican City. Merchant seamen must also have a medical certificate showing a negative RT-PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure in English or with a certified English translation.
  • Moldova (last update 03/02/2021) – Travelers who have been in the following countries within the 14 days prior to arriving in Moldova are not currently permitted to enter: Andorra, Czechia, Estonia, the Republic of Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Panama, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the UK, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA. This does not apply to Moldovan nationals and their family members, foreign residents of the country and their family members, holders of long-stay visas for Moldova, students, or passengers traveling with a diplomatic, official, or service passport, or a UN-issued Laissez-Passer. Individuals who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate are also allowed to enter from the above banned countries. Travelers who enter Moldova may need to 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 28/01/2021) – Travelers arriving from the UK must have a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 in a PCR test no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in Montenegro. Nationals and residents of Montenegro may arrive without a certificate, but will have to isolate themselves for 14 days after arrival instead.
  • Netherlands (last update 10/02/2021) – Passengers arriving from EU and Schengen member states, the associated microstates of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City, and the UK, as well as nationals and residents of these countries, are now permitted to enter the Netherlands. Additionally, residents of Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay may now visit. Family members of nationals of these states are also exempted from the ban, as are diplomats, military personnel, students with proof of admission to a course of study, and other exceptional cases. 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 and/or Schengen Area. Persons who fall into the above categories may also transit through the Netherlands to another EU/Schengen country if they have official proof that the country of destination is allowing them to enter; other travelers are not permitted to do this. Passengers with a Schengen visa issued after 19 March 2020 are also allowed to travel through the Netherlands to another Schengen Member State. Flights to the Netherlands from the following countries are canceled until 22 February 2021 at the soonest: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, the UK, Uruguay, and Venezuela. All passengers entering or transiting through the Netherlands, with the exception of passengers younger than 13 years, those with a diplomatic passport, merchant seamen, passengers with a NATO Travel Order or a NATO-2 visa, or passengers arriving from Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, China, Curacao, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Japan, South Korea, Macao (SAR China), New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, St. Maarten, or Thailand are required to have a printed medical certificate in either Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Spanish showing a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before arrival AND another certificate showing a negative rapid test (antigen, molecular, NAAT, TMA ID-NOW, LAMP, or PCR) result taken no more than 4 hours before departure. Passengers arriving in the Netherlands from countries deemed to be high risk must complete a “Health Declaration Form” and a “Negative Test Declaration” before boarding a flight to the Netherlands. Arrivals from a number of these countries as well as Dutch nationals and other exceptions arriving from non-approved countries, but are exempt from the travel ban must self-quarantine upon arrival for a minimum of 10 days.
  • North Macedonia (last update 15/10/2020) – All North Macedonia travel restrictions have been lifted.
  • Norway (last update 10/02/2021) – 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 1 March 2021. Foreign residents of Norway are permitted to enter. Other exceptions include diplomats and merchant seamen. All travelers (including airline crew who plan to leave the aircraft) must fill out a registration form, which can be found online, before arriving in Norway. All passengers arriving from regions deemed to be high risk will be given a PCR test on arrival and must quarantine for 10 days afterwards at a designated quarantine hotel, unless they have other suitable accommodation where they can avoid contact with others. Airline crew who have been in the following countries within the past 10 days must also take a test on arrival: Austria, Brazil, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, or the UK. Travel to Svalbard is only possible after completing quarantine in another part of Norway. Non-Norwegian nationals and residents are also required to present a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must have been taken 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. PCR and Rapid Antigen tests are accepted. The medical certificate must be issued in Danish, English, French, German, Norwegian, or Swedish. Travelers arriving directly from Greenland or from certain hospital districts in Finland are exempt from needing this certificate, as are military personnel, and certain other groups. Arrivals are subject to an antigen or PCR test. Travelers who have been in the following countries in the preceding 10 days will be administered a PCR test on arrival: . All passengers and airline crew who will depart the aircraft must complete a registration form before arrival. Airline crew who have been in South Africa or the UK within the previous 14 days will be tested for coronavirus on arrival in Norway.
  • Poland (last update 20/01/2021) – Poland has reopened travel to nationals and residents (and their spouses and children) of the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, and the UK. Polish nationals and residents may also return to the country. Students and merchant seamen are also permitted to enter. Flights to Poland from the following countries are suspended: Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and the USA (except airports in Illinois and New York). International arrivals are subject to a compulsory 10-day quarantine.
  • Portugal (last update 10/02/2021) – The majority of travelers are banned from entering Portugal until 14 February 2021. However, nationals, residents, and long-term visa holders of EU/Schengen countries, as well as their family members, students, and 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 (Australia, China, Hong Kong, Macao, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand). All passengers must complete a ‘Passenger Locator Card (PLCe) online and present this when boarding the aircraft. Travelers arriving in mainland Portugal must have tested negative for COVID-19 in a PCR test within 72 hours before their flight to Portugal and present a health certificate to prove it, with the exception of passengers under the age of 2 years old. They are also subject to medical screening and 14 days of quarantine upon arrival. Travelers aged 12 and over going to the Azores must have a certificate showing a negative RT-PCR test result taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Azores. They must either submit a “Questionnaire for Risk Assessment and Early Detection” online before departure or a “Health Form upon arrival at the Azores” and a “Draft statement for inter-island travel” upon arrival. All individuals traveling to Madeira must complete an online epidemiological survey before their flight and present the QR code generated on arrival. They must also have a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate taken at most 72 hours before departure or take a test and undergo quarantine upon arrival. Those who do not wish to take a test can opt to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Romania (last update 10/02/2021) – The majority of foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Romania until at least 13 February 2021. EU, Schengen Area, and British passport holders, long-term foreign residents of Romania or another EU or EFTA state, family members of Romanian or EU/EFTA/UK nationals and residents, students, and humanitarian or military personnel are exempted from the travel ban. Nationals of Moldova with a biometric passport may pass through Romania for a maximum of 36 hours, or Moldovan nationals with a transit visa may stay as long as the visa allows. Passengers arriving from the following countries must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival: Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Dominican Rep., Estonia, Eswatini, Falkland Isl. (Malvinas), France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Russian Fed., San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turks and Caicos Isl., USA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Uruguay. Exceptions include passengers younger than 4 years, those with a diplomatic passport, those with a Coronavirus vaccination certificate (stating that a second dose has been administrated at least 10 days before arrival), and those with a COVID test medical certificate issued at least 14 days and at most 90 days before arrival. Arrivals may have to quarantine. Residence permits issued by Romania which have expired are considered valid with an extension of 90 days after November 13, 2020.
  • Russian Federation (last update 10/02/2021) – Foreign nationals are currently banned from entering Russia, with the exception of permanent residents of Russia, as well as nationals and residents of Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, the Maldives, Qatar, Serbia, the Seychelles, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and Vietnam if they are arriving directly from their own country of nationality and residency respectively. Nationals and residents of Belarus may travel to Russia from Belarus as long as they are not traveling on flights FV/SU6496.Nationals and residents of Azerbaijan may also enter if arriving from Azerbaijan (and are not traveling on flights SU1853 and SU1855). Similarly, nationals and residents of Kyrgyzstan can enter Russia from their country by any route except flights SU1881, SU1883, SU1887, SU1895, SU1897, and SU1899. Until 1 March 2021, nationals of the following countries may enter Russia from Armenia with a medical certificate and a green QR code from the app “Traveling without COVID-19”: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. Similarly, nationals of Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan can enter from Belarus with the same conditions. The issuance of Russian eVisas has been suspended until further notice. All arriving passengers (with the exception of Russian nationals), including those transiting through Russia, are required to have a printed medical certificate in Russian or English showing a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before arrival. A notarized translation to Russian is accepted. Flights from the UK to Russia are suspended until 16 February 2021 at the earliest, and all passengers arriving from the United Kingdom are subject to self-isolation for 14 days. 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 03/02/2021) – Travelers arriving in Serbia from the majority of places around the world will need a medical certificate showing a negative RT-PCR test result for coronavirus issued no more than 48 hours prior to arrival. Exceptions include Serbian nationals, foreign residents of Serbia, children under 12 years of age accompanied by a parent, guardian, or another adult from the same household, business travelers with an email confirmation from the Serbian Chamber of Commerce, travelers passing through the country for less than 2 hours, and all arrivals from the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Montenegro, and North Macedonia. Those arriving from the USA can alternatively present a certificate with a negative antigen FIA rapid test result. In this case, Serbian nationals and residents, children under 12, and passengers in transit are exempt. Arrivals are likely to be quarantined for 10 days.
  • Slovakia (last update 10/02/2021) – All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result, taken at most 72 hours before arrival. Tests accepted are RT-PCR tests performed by laboratories in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland, or antigen tests performed by laboratories in Austria or Czechia. Passengers must also complete a ‘Public Health Passenger’ form and register online before departure. Arriving passengers may be subject to a COVID-19 PCR test and a 14-day quarantine, with only a few exceptions.
  • Slovenia (last update 28/01/2021) – Passengers arriving in Slovenia without a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or rapid antigen test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival could be subject to quarantine for 10 days.
  • Spain (last update 03/02/2021) – Flights to Spain from the UK are suspended until 16 February 2021 and flights from Brazil and South Africa are suspended until 17 February, with the exception of flights repatriating Spanish nationals and residents of Spain. Nationals of all EU and Schengen member states may enter Spain. Immediate family members of EU and Schengen nationals may also enter Spain to join that national. Unmarried partners of Spanish nationals can enter the country with confirmation of their relationship issued by a Spanish consulate. Residents of EU/Schengen countries and the following “safe” countries are also allowed to enter Spain: Andorra, Australia, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macao, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, and the Vatican. Long-term visa holders of Schengen states may pass through Spain to return to their country of residence. Other exceptions to the travel ban include students, military personnel, and diplomats. Other travelers will not be allowed to enter Spain until 28 February 2021. British nationals, their family members, and UK residents no longer enjoy exemption from entry and transit restrictions due to Brexit. Passengers aged 6 and older arriving in Spain from the following countries must have a medical certificate in English, Spanish, French, or German (or accompanied by a certified Spanish translation) with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or TMA test result, taken at most 72 hours before arrival: Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Austria, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, the Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, St. Maarten, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, the UAE, the UK, Uruguay, the USA, or the US Virgin Islands. This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Faroe Islands or Greenland (Denmark); Ionia Nisia, Ipeiros, Kriti, or Notio Aigaio (Greece); Agder, Innlandet, More og Romsdal, Nordland, Troms og Finnmark, Vestfold og Telemark, or Vestland (Norway). All passengers must complete an “FCS Health Control Form” and present the QR code generated on arrival and undergo medical screening at the port of entry.
  • 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 10/02/2021) – Travel is prohibited from the majority of countries until 31 March 2021. The following exceptions apply until 14 February: Swedish nationals; foreign residents of Sweden; British nationals and their family members who have proof that they have applied for residence status and are waiting for their permit; and children under 18 arriving in Sweden to meet a parent. The following travelers are also allowed to enter until 14 February, providing they DO NOT arrive from Denmark, Norway, or the United Kingdom: family members of residents of Sweden; passengers arriving from other EU or EFTA countries except for Denmark and Norway; nationals of EU/EFTA countries or associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City) and their family members; residents and national visa holders of the aforementioned countries, providing the residence permit/national visa is valid for more than 3 months; residents of Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand; merchant seamen, military personnel, and students. Expired Swedish passports are accepted to enter the country if accompanied by a valid national ID card or another valid form of identification document. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus antigen, LAMP or PCR test result, taken at most 48 hours before arrival. Nationals and residents of Sweden, passengers younger than 18 years old, and merchant seamen.
  • Switzerland (last update 10/02/2021) – Switzerland is now permitting entry without restrictions to nationals of EU and EFTA member states, British nationals, and family members (spouses, registered partners, children under 21 years, grandchildren under 21 years, dependent children, dependent grandchildren, dependent parents or dependent grandparents) of either of these. Entry is also permitted to passengers arriving from other Schengen countries or any of the following countries: Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Republic of Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Monaco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay, or Vatican City.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 countries or regions currently deemed to be high-risk for coronavirus. Travelers may not transit through Switzerland from a non-Schengen country to another Schengen member country, unless they are a national of Switzerland, an EEA state, or the UK, or are arriving directly from one of the approved “safe” countries listed above, or fall into one of the other exceptional categories listed above. All Passengers must complete a “Contact Tracing Card” form online before departure or on board the aircraft before arrival, and may be subject to 10 days of self-isolation in Switzerland.
  • Turkey (last update 28/01/2021) – Flights to Turkey from Brazil, Denmark, South Africa, and the United Kingdom are suspended with the exception of diplomatic, humanitarian, and repatriation flights. Passengers permitted to enter Turkey who have been in Brazil, Denmark, South Africa, or the UK in the previous 10 days must quarantine for 14 days after arrival. All passengers entering or transiting through Turkey, with the exception of those under the age of 6 and merchant seamen, must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers must complete a “Passenger Information Form” and present it on arrival. All passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening upon arrival. Consult Turkey’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Ukraine (last update 20/01/2021) – Travelers entering Ukraine are required to have medical insurance, with the exception of nationals and permanent residents of Ukraine. Passengers arriving from the following countries without a medical certificate proving the individual received a negative PCR test within 48 hours prior to reaching the Ukrainian border are subject to self-quarantine instead and may be tested on arrival: Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Eswatini, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kiribati, South Korea, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Marshall Isl., Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, Niue, North Macedonia, Palau, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, American Samoa, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, the USA, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, or Uruguay.
  • United Kingdom (last update 03/02/2021) – All passengers, with the exception of British nationals, nationals of Ireland, and residents of the United Kingdom, who have been in or transited through the following countries in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter (but may transit through) the UK: Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ecuador, Eswatini, French Guiana, Guyana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Flights from the UAE are currently suspended. Travelers entering the UK must self-isolate for 10 days. All passengers (including those in transit) must also complete an online “Public Health Passenger Locator Form” before departure, which generates a QR code, and present it at check-in and immigration control upon arrival in the UK (military personnel with an exemption letter from the MOD are exempt). Passengers entering or transiting through the United Kingdom must also have a medical certificate in English, French or Spanish with a negative COVID-19) Antigen, LAMP or PCR test result. The test must have been taken no more than 3 days before the departure of the last direct flight to the UK. Passengers younger than 11 years, those arriving from the Republic of Ireland, military personnel with an exemption letter from the MOD, and merchant seamen are exempt from this requirement. 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 05/02/2021) – Flights to American Samoa are temporarily canceled, with the exceptions of repatriation and medevac. Entry permits issued by American Samoa are suspended, with the exception of residents with a residence permit or approval from the Immigration Board. Permitted travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative test result for coronavirus issued no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. They are then required to quarantine for 14 days. All travelers arriving from Hawaii or Samoa must have health clearance from the Ministry of Health (MOH) given 3 days before arrival and a completed DOT Travel Declaration Form to present on arrival. Those arriving from Hawaii must have spent the previous 14 days in Hawaii and must also provide a travel itinerary.
  • Australia (last update 28/01/2021) – International passengers are not permitted to enter Australia, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members. Nationals of New Zealand residing in Australia and their immediate family members, passengers arriving from New Zealand who have not left the country for the past 14 days and are traveling on a Safe Travel Zone flight, and any traveler who has a visa and has been granted an exemption before departure are also permitted entry. Passengers may be required to complete an online “Travel Declaration” form to present on arrival. Those who are permitted to enter the country may be required to isolate themselves for 14 days at the location where they arrive in Australia. Passengers transiting through Australia for 8 to 72 hours, as well as all airline crew, are subject to quarantine until their departing flight. All passengers aged 5 or over entering or transiting through Australia must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers arriving from the following locations are exempt from needing a certificate: Kiribati, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, or Vanuatu. Those with a medical certificate with a positive COVID-19 PCR test result, and a medical discharge issued at least 4 weeks before departure are also exempt. However, the discharge must specify that at least 14 days have passed since the individual was infected with Coronavirus, at least 72 hours have passed since recovery from fever and respiratory symptoms, and that the passenger has recovered from COVID-19 and is not infectious. 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 05/02/2021) – International travelers to French Polynesia must complete a health registration form (ETIS) prior to departure. This will generate a QR code, which must be presented at border control. All travelers over the age of 11 must have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result obtained at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. This does not apply to local airline crew who have spent less than 7 days outside French Polynesia. All arrivals are subject to another RT-PCR test on arrival, with the exception of children under 11.
  • Guam (last update 10/02/2021) – Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) viral antigen, NAAT, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR or TMA test result, taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers details (e.g., name and date of birth) in the certificate must match those stated in the passport or other travel document; and the test result must specify “negative” or “not detected”. If marked “invalid” it is not accepted. This does not apply to passengers arriving from the USA, passengers younger than 2 years, US military personnel, and passengers with a medical certificate with a positive Coronavirus test result issued at most 90 days before departure from the first embarkation point, as well as a letter issued by a health authority stating that the passenger has been cleared for travel. All travelers arriving in Guam will be subject to health screening and quarantine. On the 6th day after their arrival, they may have to take a COVID-19 test. Airline crew must quarantine between flights.
  • 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 10/02/2021) – All travelers are currently prohibited from entering the Marshall Islands until 4 March 2021.
  • Micronesia (last update 06/01/2021) – All travelers and airline crew are prohibited from entering Micronesia except for passengers arriving on humanitarian flights. All passengers must have a printed medical certificate in English with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point, and are subject to quarantine for 14 days and medical screening upon arrival.
  • 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 28/01/2021) – 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 Futuna who are French nationals 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, with the exception of passengers arriving from Wallis and Futuna. Passengers aged 11 and older must also have a health certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point with a COVID-19 molecular test. It is necessary to self-quarantine for 2 weeks after arrival. Airline crew are subject to medical screening.
  • New Zealand (last update 10/02/2021) – All borders are closed to anyone who is not a citizen or permanent resident (or partners and children of either) of New Zealand, including the dependent territories of Niue, Tokelau, and the Cook Islands, as well as resident visa holders with valid travel conditions. Those who are permitted to enter the country will undergo medical screening and are required to self-quarantine for 14 days, with the exception of transit passengers. Transit through Auckland International Airport (AKL) is now permitted, providing the traveler is resident or national of New Zealand 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. Furthermore, passengers are not allowed to transit through New Zealand to China (People’s Rep.). Passengers aged 2 and older entering or transiting through New Zealand must carry a medical certificate showing that the tested negative for coronavirus no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Acceptable tests are antigen, LAMP, PCR and RT-PCR tests. Diplomatic or consular visa holders, New Zealand Defence Force personnel, and passengers arriving from the following locations are exempt from this: Antarctica, Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, or Wallis and Futuna Islands. As an alternative to the aforementioned certificate, passengers may instead present a medical certificate stating that they are not infectious with COVID-19 based on an examination performed no more than 72 hours before departure. Individuals arriving from the following country may instead use a certificate issued within 72 hours before departure confirming they are symptom-free: Albania, Belize, Dominica, Kenya, Laos, Montenegro, Myanmar, Slovenia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Tajikistan, or Turkmenistan. All passengers are required to have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in a managed isolation. Airline crew who do not live in New Zealand must also have a certificate, either with a negative antigen, LAMP, PCR, or RT-PCR result from a test taken within 7 days before arrival; or a certificate issued within the preceding 7 days stating that they have no symptoms and cannot take a PCR test; or a certificate stating that they are not infectious if they tested positive over 7 days before arrival. 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 10/02/2021) – Passengers must complete an online declaration form at least 3 days before they plan to arrive and are required to have a medical certificate showing a negative viral antigen, NAAT, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR or TMA test for COVID-19 taken no more than 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers details (e.g., name and date of birth) in the certificate must match those stated in the passport or other travel document, and the test result must specify “negative” or “not detected”. If marked “invalid” it is not accepted. This requirement does not apply to passengers arriving from the USA, those younger than 2 years old, US military personnel, or those with a medical certificate with a positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 90 days before departure from the first embarkation point and a letter issued by a health authority stating that the passenger has been cleared for travel. Travelers are subject to a quarantine of between 5 to 7 days and a COVID-19 test on arrival, as well as a second test 5 days after they arrive.
  • Palau (last update 05/10/2020) – All passengers are required to obtain an approved Quarantine Certificate online before departure, and self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival. 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 04/11/2020) – In order to enter Papua New Guinea, passengers and airline crew must have the approval of the country’s State of Emergency controller. Passengers can only fly to Port Moresby (POM). Passengers transiting through POM must leave on the same calendar day. Residents of Papua New Guinea can only fly to the country from Australia, Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Singapore, or the Solomon Islands. Travelers must have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for coronavirus in a PCR test in the 7 days before departing for Papua New Guinea. Arrivals must undergo quarantine for 7 days.
  • Pitcairn Islands (last update 05/06/2020) – All passenger services to the Pitcairn Islands have been temporarily canceled.
  • Samoa (last update 17/11/2020) – Passengers are not allowed to enter with the exception of nationals and residents of Samoa. All passengers must complete a “Ministry of Health Clearance” online before departure and undergo medical screening no more than 72 hours before arrival and bring a printed medical report and a printed certificate showing a negative coronavirus test result. All passengers younger than 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Passengers arriving from Fiji must have been in Fiji for at least 28 days before arrival, while those traveling to Samoa via Nadi (NAN) from Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, Palau, Samoa (American), Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or from Tokelau or Wallis and Futuna, must also have proof that they have stayed in the island for at least the past 28 days.
  • 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 13/01/2021) – Tuvalu has closed its borders and instated a travel ban. Only flights repatriating citizens may currently land in Tuvalu.
  • Vanuatu (last update 25/11/2020) – Vanuatu’s borders remain closed to commercial international flights but humanitarian flights may still operate. Passengers are not allowed to enter unless they are nationals of Vanuatu, permanent residents of Vanuatu who have resided in the country for the past 3 years, or those with a residence permit issued by Vanuatu before April 2020. Additionally, passengers with a residence visa and passengers with a Special Category Visa issued by Vanuatu before April 2020, and approval from immigration, are permitted to enter. All passengers must complete an “Online Travelers Health Registration Form” 24 hours before departure, complete an “Airport Health Screening Form” to present to immigration, and must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. All international arrivals must undergo medical screening, including another coronavirus test, and quarantine for 14 days on arrival.
  • 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 25/11/2020) – Visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended in Armenia. Passengers must have a certificate in Armenian, English, or Russian showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before arrival in a PCR test. Travelers who arrive without this will be tested at their own expense.
  • Azerbaijan (last update 28/01/2021) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Azerbaijan until at least 31 March 2021, apart from residents of the country. All incoming passengers must present a printed medical certificate upon arrival proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 in a PCR test within 48 hours before traveling.
  • Bahrain (last update 28/01/2021) – Bahrain has suspended all flights from Addis Ababa (ABB) and Baku (BAK) and all flights from Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria until 15 February 2021 at the earliest, with the exceptions of repatriation, medevac, and humanitarian flights. 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 facilities for Bahrain have restarted. All arrivals must undergo COVID-19 testing at their own expense and quarantine until the results are received. The border crossing with Saudi Arabia on the King Fahd Causeway is temporarily closed.
  • Bangladesh (last update 09/12/2020) – Flights are suspended until further notice, with the exception of those arriving from Bahrain, China (PRC), Kuwait, Malaysia, the Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, or the United Kingdom, as well as humanitarian and repatriation flights. Visas on arrival for Bangladesh are no longer being granted for any foreign national except for business travelers with an onward or return ticket, a confirmation letter issued by the Bangladesh Board of Investment (BOI), and a medical certificate issued within the previous 72 hours to prove they tested negative for COVID-19 via an RT-PCR test. All other passengers must also have a health certificate issued no more than 72 hours before departure from the first point of embarkation, with the exception of children under 10 years old. All passengers must complete a Health Declaration Form and submit it when they arrive. Travelers may be subject to medical screening and quarantine. Until January 15th, passengers arriving from the United Kingdom are subject to mandatory quarantine for at least 14 days.
  • 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 17/11/2020) – Visa exemptions and visas on arrival facilities have now resumed. Foreign nationals (except official residents of Brunei) are temporarily banned from entering the country, including for transit. An exception is made for travelers with an Entry Travel Pass letter issued by The Government of Brunei and such travelers must not have left their country of departure in the previous 14 days. They must also have both a digital and printed copy of a medical certificate showing a negative RT-PCR test result for coronavirus issued no more than 72 hours before departure as well as confirmation of a hotel reservation and the BruHealth app downloaded on their mobile device. Travelers will be tested again on day 1 or 5 after arriving in Brunei. currently suspended.
  • Cambodia (last update 17/11/2020) – 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 in English issued within 72 hours of departure from the first embarkation point certifying that they are coronavirus-free, as well as health insurance covering at least USD50,000.They must also deposit USD 2,000 at a designated bank on arrival.Only passengers with a diplomatic visa (Visa A) or an official visa (Visa B) passengers traveling on business with a “Validation Application on Payment Guarantee/Invitation”, and nationals of Cambodia are exempt from these requirements. All arrivals must undergo medical screening and a 14-day quarantine.
  • China (last update 05/02/2021) – Entry to mainland China with a visa is temporarily prohibited, with the exception of those with a visa issued after 3 November 2020 and diplomatic, service, courtesy, and C visa holders. Those with a visa issued after 28 March 2020 are also allowed to enter as long as they do not arrive from Bangladesh, Belgium, France, India, Italy, the Philippines, Russia, or the UK. Foreign nationals with a permanent residence permit or a residence permit for the purpose of “work”, “reunion”, or “personal matters” can also enter China. Entry for holders of an APEC Business Travel Card is currently suspended. Various types of visas, including port visas, as well as a number of visa-free policies for foreign tour groups have been suspended. Foreigners traveling to China for necessary economic, scientific, or technological purposes or for emergency humanitarian purposes can obtain a visa to enter the People’s Republic of China (PRC) from a Chinese embassy. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days at the first point of entry. International travelers arriving in China must present a completed “Exit/Entry Health Declaration Form” upon arrival. Arriving passengers must have a green QR code — with an “HS” mark for Chinese nationals and with an “HDC” mark for other travelers. This is obtained by uploading a negative coronavirus nucleic acid test result and a negative IgM antibody test result, both issued a maximum of 48 hours before departure (both tests must be repeated in transit counties if the traveler is not arriving directly in China). Passengers arriving from Taiwan must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued no more than 3 days before departure. Those arriving from the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong or Macau must have a certificate showing a PCR test result from within 7 days prior to departure for mainland China (from Hong Kong, this is only necessary when traveling to Beijing (PEK).
  • 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 04/02/2021) – Travel to Georgia is prohibited, except for nationals and residents of the following countries: Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UAE, the UK, and the USA. Travelers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English may also enter Georgia. All permitted foreign nationals must have a medical certificate in English showing a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Georgian nationals may enter the country without a certificate, but must self-isolate for 8 days in this case. Foreign nationals must also submit a pre-registation form. All arrivals who have been in the UK within the previous 14 days must quarantine for 12 days after arrival.
  • Hong Kong (last update 05/02/2021) – Travelers may not enter Hong Kong unless they hold either a Hong Kong SAR passport or Hong Kong “Document of Identity for Visa Purposes”, or are a resident of Hong Kong with either a Permanent Identity Card; an Identity card with the asterisk and either the code “A” or “R”; an Identity card with the code “C” and a visa; an Identity card with the code “U” and prior approval from Hong Kong Immigration; or an Identity card accompanied by a visa with “Permission to remain extended until”. 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 21 days. Individuals who have been in the following countries (including transit) for more than 2 hours in the past 21 days are prohibited from entering the HKSAR: Brazil, Ireland, South Africa, or the UK. New arrivals may be required to undergo medical screening and isolation for 21 days. Travelers who have been in the following countries within the past 14 days (including in transit) must have a medical certificate in Chinese or English proving they tested negative for COVID-19 with the sample for the nucleic acid test taken at most 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong: Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, or the USA. They must also provide a letter in Chinese or English from local authorities to prove that the lab that conducted the test is government-approved, as well as booking confirmation of the accommodation in which they plan to stay in Hong Kong for a minimum of 21 nights. All travelers arriving from outside China, including Hong Kong and Macao, and Taiwan must have confirmation (in Chinese or English) of a reservation (in Chinese or English) at an approved hotel in Hong Kong for at least 21 nights. Travelers transiting through the HKSAR must have a connecting flight booked on the same ticket, have all boarding passes printed, and all baggage checked through until the final destination. It is not permitted to transit through Hong Kong to mainland China. All arriving passengers and airline crew must submit a completed Health Declaration Form. Arrivals are subject to health screening and 21 days of quarantine. 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 05/02/2021) – Flights are suspended and travel to India is prohibited until 28 February 2021, apart from nationals and residents of India, spouses and children of Indian nationals, holders of an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet, minors and students whose parents hold an OCI, parents of minors who are an Indian national or hold an OCI, holders of a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card, holders of non-Tourist visas for India, and travelers on diplomatic or official visits. Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan are also permitted to enter India. Passengers returning to their home countries from a neighboring country to India may transit through India, although transit through Bangalore (BLR), Chennai (MAA), Delhi (DEL), Hyderabad (HYD), Kolkata (CCU) or Mumbai (BOM) is not currently permitted. Anyone arriving in India must complete a self-reporting form online and undergo health screening. All Tourist Visas, e-Visas, and Medical Visas issued on or before 21 October 2020 have been made invalid. All arrivals without a printed medical certificate with a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours before departure could be subject to an RT-PCR test on arrival and quarantine for 14 days. Until 14 February 2021, passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (including those who have passed through the UK in transit) must complete an online self-declaration form at least 72 hours before departure and have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers must upload the test result online before departure, and are also subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test upon arrival and a 14-day quarantine. The flight must be direct from the UK to India. Airline crew must also have a medical certificate and will be tested on arrival. 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 28/01/2021) – All visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities have been suspended. Foreign visitors are temporarily banned, except those with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP), diplomats, and holders of a service visa or a service stay permit. Passengers with a visit visa or a limited stay visa issued on or after 14 January 2021 may also enter. Transit through Indonesia is not permitted. Until 8 February 2021, passengers must have a printed medical certificate in English with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Airline crew must also carry a certificate, but their test may be taken within 7 days prior to departure. Passengers may be retested on arrival in Indonesia and must quarantine for 5 days. Airline crew are visa-exempt if they have a crew ID card, are listed in the General Declaration, and are in uniform. All travelers must complete an “electronic health awareness card (e-HAC)” online before departing for Indonesia and present it upon arrival.
  • Iran (last update 04/02/2021) – Flights from the UK are suspended until further notice. The visa on arrival service is temporarily unavailable to tourists visiting the country, who must instead apply for an e-Visa online in advance. Passengers who have been in the following countries within the past 14 days, with the exception of Iranian nationals and residents, are barred from entry: Angola, Botswana, Eswatini (Swaziland), Japan, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, the Seychelles, the United Kingdom, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. All travelers arriving in the country must have a medical certificate in English or approved by an Iranian consulate with a PCR test result from within 72 hours before arrival in Iran showing that the individual is negative for COVID-19. If the test was issued more than 72 hours before arrival, the traveler will undergo screening, a PCR test, and quarantine at their own expense. Iranian nationals who have been outside the country for more than 7 days may enter without a medical certificate, but must take a PCR test and quarantine. All travelers must complete a self-declaration form and a “Passenger Commitment Letter” and,if required,, submit to medical screening, including testing for coronavirus, and undergo quarantine.
  • Iraq (last update 05/02/2021) – Passengers arriving from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil,  Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, the UK, the USA, or Zambia are not currently allowed to enter the country, with the exception of nationals of Iraq and foreign citizens of Iraqi origin, and passengers traveling to Basra (BSR). However, nationals of the following countries may not enter Iraq via BSR: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Iran, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, the UK, the USA, or Zambia. Passengers traveling to Erbil (EBL) who have been in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, the UK, the USA, or Zambia since the 15 of December 2020 are also not allowed to enter. This does not apply to nationals of Iraq or foreigners of Iraqi origin. Nationals of Indonesia are not allowed to enter Iraq via Basra (BSR) or Najaf (NJF). Travelers must comply with medical screening and quarantine regulations upon arrival. A printed medical certificate in Arabic or English with a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours before departure is required from all passengers over the age of 10 when arriving at Basra (BSR), Baghdad (BGW), or Najaf (NJF). Both PCR and RT-PCR tests are accepted to enter Basra, while only PCR tests are accepted at Baghdad and Najaf. This is not mandatory for children under the age of 10 arriving at BGW, but they will be subject to a test on arrival. Travelers arriving at Erbil (EBL) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU) must also have a certificate proving they had tested negative with a PCR test, with the exception of children under the age of 12. Tests issued by the UK’s NHS are not accepted. In addition, arrivals at EBL and ISU must complete a “Pledge Form” when they arrive and may be tested again upon arrival. Airline crew arriving at EBL or ISU must self-isolate in a hotel between flights.
  • Israel (last update 05/02/2021) – Flights to Israel are temporarily suspended until 7 February 2021 at the earliest. All foreign nationals are temporarily barred from entering Israel, including for transit until at least 1 March 2021. Exceptions include nationals and residents of Israel, diplomatic and official passport holders with a diplomatic or official ID card issued by the MFA’s Protocol Department, and those with specific entry approval from the Israeli government. All travelers must fill in an “Entry Report” form, which can be found online, at most 24 hours before departure and will receive an electronic approval to travel from the Israeli Ministry of Health. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival and will be put into quarantine for 14 days. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight. Individuals who have been outside Israel for over 72 hours must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR, RT-PCR, or Q-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point to re-enter or transit through Israel. The certificate must include the ID number or the passport number of the passenger. Individuals with an Israeli certificate of recovery or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by Israeli authorities are exempt.
  • Japan (last update 04/02/2021) – Travelers from a number of countries and regions (including Canada, India, Iran, Russia, the UAE, the UK, the US, and most of Europe) are currently prohibited from entering Japan. Travelers arriving from certain countries, such as Australia, Brunei Darussalam, China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), South Korea, Macao (SAR China), New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam are allowed to enter Japan. Nationals of Japan and their spouses and children are exempt from this restriction, as are residents of Japan with a re-entry permit, passengers with a Special Permanent Residence Permit, provided they also have a Re-entry Permit or an Embarkation and Disembarkation Card, certain visa holders, and a nuber of other exemptions. Arrivals must complete a Quarantine Questionnaire online and present a QR code on arrival. All travelers must have a printed medical certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 n more than 72 hours prior to departure. They are also subject to testing for COVID-19 and undergo a 14-day quarantine. Most visas and visa exemptions are currently suspended. Passengers with a single or multiple-entry visa issued on or before 2 April 2020 by Japanese Embassies or Consulates General in Australia, New Zealand and Taipei Kaohsiung offices of Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association are also permitted entry. Travelers transiting through Tokyo (NRT) must leave on the same calendar day. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Japan.
  • Jordan (last update 04/02/2021) – Flights from the UK are suspended and passengers who have been in the past 14 days in the United Kingdom are not allowed to enter until 7 February 2021 at the earliest, with the exception of Jordanian nationals flying to Amman (AMM), who must quarantine for 14 days. Travelers are not allowed to transit through Jordan for more than 10 hours. All passengers must also have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued by an approved laboratory at most 72 hours before arrival, with the exception of passengers under 5 years old and diplomatic passport holders on duty. All passengers arriving in Jordan must install the “AMAN Application’ on their personal mobile device. All arrivals will be given a PCR test, with the exception of diplomatic passport holders traveling on duty and those under 5 years. This must be paid for before departure, which will result in an electronic receipt with a QR code that must be presented on arrival in Jordan. All foreign nationals (apart from diplomats) must also have health insurance valid for the whole period of intended stay. Travelers must complete a “Passenger Health Declaration Form” and a “Locator Form” to present on arrival. Airline crew must also have a medical certificate issued within 72 hours prior to departure unless they are on a round trip flight. Foreign airline crew staying overnight must stay at a designated hotel arranged by their airline.
  • Kazakhstan (last update 01/12/2020) – The majority of travelers are banned from entering Kazakhstan. Entry is permitted to only Kazakhstani nationals and residents and their spouses, parents, and children who have stayed out of Kazakhstan for a minimum of 90 days, diplomatic passport holders and their families, students, approved business travelers, and nationals of Belarus, Egypt, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan. Holders of visas issued by Kazakhstan approved by the Deputy Prime Minister may also enter the country. Passengers over the age of 5 must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 3 days prior to arrival. Children under 5 do not require a medical certificate if accompanied by a parent or guardian who has a certificate. Kazakhstani nationals may either present a medical certificate or undergo medical screening and self-isolation for 3 days upon arrival. 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, repatriation flights, and evacuation flights. Visa exemptions are suspended for nationals of the following countries traveling with normal passports: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (PRC), Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, the Republic of Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the UK, the USA, United Arab Emirates, Vatican City, and Vietnam.
  • 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 04/02/2021) – Visa exemptions have been suspended (except for airline crew, APEC Business Travel Card holders, and passengers with a diplomatic, official or service passport) and short-term visas granted prior to April 6 are no longer valid. Arrivals must undergo quarantine for 14 days and take a PCR test for COVID-19 within 3 days after landing in South Korea unless they have been issued with an Isolation Exemption Certificate. Travelers must present a completed Health Declaration Form and a Travel Record Declaration to the quarantine desk on arrival. Foreign nationals with a Re-Entry Permit who left the country after 1 June 2020 must have a medical certificate issued no more than 48 hours before departure in English or Korean. This certificate must either show a negative PCR test result for coronavirus or specify that the individual is symptom-free. Korean nationals, diplomats, government officials, and individuals with a diagnosis exemption form are exempt from needing a medical certificate. Transit through South Korea is only permitted if the traveler departs within 24 hours. Nationals of Egypt, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen may not transit. Citizens of Mongolia and Thailand may not transit if traveling to or from Mongolia or Thailand, respectively. Thai nationals are exempt from this if they have a Certificate of Entry issued by Royal Thai Embassy and a Fit to Fly health certificate in English issued at most 72 hours before departure. Foreign nationals 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, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, or the Philippines. The certificate must be in English or Korean. Passengers with an E-9 visa issued by Korea must present a completed ‘Confirmation of Self-quarantine’ form, which can be obtained at the local EPS center, upon arrival.  Passengers over the age of 5, with the exception of nationals of South Korea,  must have a printed medical certificate in English or Korean (or accompanied by a certified English or Korean translation) with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The name must match the name on the traveler’s passport. Passengers arriving from Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Philippines, or Uzbekistan must have a certificate issued by an approved laboratory.  Nationals of South Korea aged 6 and older arriving from Brazil, South Africa, or the UK without a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure must quarantine for 14 days at their own expense. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the South Korea visa policy.
  • Kuwait (last update 20/01/2021) – Flights from the UK are currently suspended. 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, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, North Macedonia, Panama, Pakistan, Philippines, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria, the United Kingdom, 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. Residents of Kuwait who left the country before 1 September 2019 are not allowed to return. All arriving passengers must install the “Shlonik” and “Kuwait-Mosafer” apps on a mobile device before embarking on their journey to the country. International arrivals are subject to medical screening and 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 72 hours before traveling. This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years old 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. Visa on arrival services are suspended. GCC nationals may not enter Kuwait with a Civil ID card; they must use their passport. Passengers with a residence permit issued by Kuwait may enter with a Digital Civil ID issued via the ‘Kuwait Mobile ID’ app.
  • Kyrgyzstan (last update 28/01/2021) – Visa on arrival facilities for Kyrgyzstan have now resumed. All passengers aged 8 years and above must have a printed medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure at the first point of embarkation. Diplomatic passport holders are exempt. Passengers may be subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival.
  • Laos (last update 04/02/2021) – All flights to Laos are canceled until 31 March 2021, 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 RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours before departing for the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. Passengers are required to have a reservation for at least 14 days at a designated hotel at which to quarantine for said 14 days, as well as transport arrangements. Upon arrival in Laos, travelers may be given another RT-PCR test at their own expense and must undergo medical screening. A health declaration form must also be completed and submitted upon arrival. The only visas considered valid are those with written authorization from the Task Force Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Airline crew will be screened and must quarantine between flights.
  • Lebanon (last update 28/01/2021) – All passengers over 12 years of age must have a medical certificate, accepted in any language, 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. Individuals who left Lebanon less than a week before returning are exempt from needing the certificate. Passengers must also complete a Health Declaration Form online before departing for Lebanon. International arrivals are subject to quarantine unless they carry a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, have a medical certificate with a positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at least 15 days before arrival, have aIgG positive test proving presence of antibodies in blood, or have a medical report proving special needs. Passengers aged 12 and over are subject to a PCR test on arrival. 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 17/11/2020) – Borders are closed to foreign travelers until at least December 31st 2020. Only Malaysian nationals, residents, spouses and children of Malaysian nationals (with a sticker visa in their passport to prove this), holders of a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) card, and foreign diplomats and embassy employees may enter the country at present. All passengers, with the exception of Malaysian nationals and students, must have a written approval obtained online from Malaysia immigration. Upon arrival in Malaysia, travelers must undergo 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 must havea printed entry permission from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, as well as prior written approval from the Malaysian immigration.
  • Maldives (last update 05/02/2021) – 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 96 hours before arriving in the Maldives. Those who have transited on the way to the Maldives must repeat the test. 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 and airline crew must also complete a “Traveller Health Declaration” 24 hours before departure. International arrivals may be subject to 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. Nationals and residents of the Maldives must self-isolate for 10 days after arrival.
  • Mongolia (last update 28/10/2020) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Mongolia until at least December 31 2020. Permanent residents of Mongolia as well as Mongolian nationals may return to the country. Travelers who have a short-term visa (business (B-type), diplomatic (D-type) or official (A-type) visa) issued on or after 8 October 2020 may also enter. Individuals who are permitted to enter Mongolia will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival in the country.
  • Myanmar (last update 05/02/2021) – Visa exemptions do not currently apply and visa on arrival facilities are suspended. All commercial flights to Myanmar have been suspended until at least 28 February 2021. Medical evacuation flights, relief flights, and other specially authorized flights still operate. Travelers who are permitted to enter the country, such as citizens of Myanmar returning home, must undergo quarantine for 2 weeks at a government facility. All non-Burmese passengers entering the country must have a certificate confirming a negative COVID-19 PCR test from within 72 hours before departing for the country. Airline crew must also quarantine between flights.
  • Nepal (last update 04/02/2021) – International passengers are banned from entering Nepal except for Nepalese nationals, foreign nationals of Nepali origin (whose passport lists Nepal as the place of birth), tourist entry visa holders, diplomatic passport holders, and holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the UN. However, this does not apply if they are arriving (or transiting) from the United Kingdom. Visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended. International arrivals must have a medical certificate with a negative test result for COVID-19 issued within 72 hours before the last direct flight to Nepal, with the exception of children under the age of 5. The test can be one of the following: RT – PCR, SARS-CoV2 GeneXpert, or Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT). Travelers must also complete an “International Traveller 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 14/01/2021) – Travelers are not permitted to enter Oman, with the exception of citizens and residents of the country and nationals of the other GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE), who must use their passport to enter Oman. Visa holders are also permitted to enter Oman, as can travelers who are eligible to get a visa on arrival. Passengers must complete a “Traveler registration form” online before boarding their flight and pay a fee of OMR 25 for a test on arrival. It is also necessary for all passengers to have a medical certificate in either English or Arabic with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before arrival. All passengers aged 16 years old and above will also be given a PCR test for COVID-19 at Omani border control (with the exception of diplomatic passport holders and children under 16). Travelers may be subject to a 7-day quarantine. All non-Omani travelers must be covered by medical insurance for at least 1 month, with the exception of other GCC nationals. All passengers must download the Tarassud+ app before boarding a flight to Oman. Travelers staying in the country for more than 7 days must download the Hmushrif app. Visa on arrival facilities have now been reinstated.
  • Pakistan (last update 05/02/2021) – 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, are subject to health screening, and may be required to take an RT-PCR test for coronavirus and quarantine upon arrival. All travelers aged 12 and over must also install the Pass Track App on their mobile device and submit their details prior to making the journey to Pakistan and obtain a printed confirmation (passengers with disabilities are exempt from this). All passengers aged 12 and above must also have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours before traveling. Tests accepted are COVID-19 PCR, COVID-19 Real Time RT-PCR, COVID-19 RT-PCR, SARS-CoV2 GeneXpert, SARS-CoV2 PCR, SARS-CoV2 Real Time RT-PCR, SARS-CoV2 RT-PCR and SARS-CoV2 Xpert Xpress. Individuals arriving from the following countries are exempt from needing a certificate: Australia, China, Cuba, Finland, Ghana, Iceland, Iraq, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Madagascar, the Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, the Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Togo, or Viet Nam.Individuals who have been in the following countries in the past 10 days are prohibited from entering Pakistan: Brazil, ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, and the UK. Nationals of Pakistan with a visa issued by these countries and passengers with a National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) or a Pakistan Origin Card (POC) are exempt from this travel ban. All nationals of Pakistan arriving from these countries must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure, are subject to a PCR test upon arrival, and must undergo quarantine.
  • 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 04/02/2021) – International travelers to the Philippines are barred from entering, apart from Filipino nationals, their spouses and children, parents of children who are Filipino nationals, passengers with a 9(d), 9(e), 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e), 13(g), 47(a)(2), RA7919, EO226, EO324, Native-born, or RA8756 visa, individuals with a 9(g) visa who departed the Philippines on or after 17 December 2020 and holds an ACRI-Card and ECC-SRC, individuals with a Recognition Certificate (RC) or Citizenship Retention and Reacquisition Act of 2003 (CRPC) under RA9225 Certificate, merchant seamen with a 9(c) visa for the Philippines, and passengers with a visa issued by Aurora Pacific Economic Zone and Freeport Authority, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority, Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority, and Clark Development Corporation. Former nationals of the Philippines are now permitted to enter the country (as are their spouses and children if traveling together) if they are now nationals of one of the following countries: Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Isl., South Africa, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, the UK, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, the USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City (Holy See), Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended except for former Filipino nationals (Balikbayans) and for spouses and children of Filipino nationals if traveling with them. Arrivals are subject to quarantine and a COVID-19 RT-PCR test on the 6th day at their own expense. All travelers (except for Filipino nationals and travelers with a 9(e) visa) must carry confirmation of a reservation for at least 7 days at a hotel approved by the Tourism and Health Agencies. All passengers must complete a Case Investigation Form online and install the ‘TRAZE’ app on their personal device before departure. Those flying to Davao (DVO) are required to hold a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. It is not currently possible to transit through the Philippines.
  • Qatar (last update 05/02/2021) – Most foreign travelers are currently prohibited from entering Qatar. Only nationals of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates), their spouses and children (when traveling together), and official residents of Qatar (with a permanent or temporary residence permit) can enter the country. Domestic workers of Qatari nationals may enter if accompanied by the sponsor or one of the sponsor’s first degree relatives as long as they have a residence permit issued by Qatar. Domestic workers of other GCC nationals with a residence permit valid for at least 6 months and a passport valid for longer than the permit may also enter if accompanied by the sponsor or one of the sponsor’s first degree relatives). Travelers may be given a PCR test for COVID-19 upon arrival, unless they have a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result issued by an approved testing center. It is necessary to quarantine for 7 days after arriving in Qatar, either at home or at a hotel. All arriving passengers must have a confirmed quarantine hotel reservation, with the exception of  passengers with a Diplomatic ID issued by the MOFA of Qatar and their family members,  passengers older than 65 years arriving from a country other than Denmark, Netherlands, South Africa, or the United Kingdom, and passengers arriving from the following countries: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, China (People’s Rep.), Cuba, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Maldives (Safe Travel Bubble package only), Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Oman, Singapore, Thailand or VietNam. 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 04/02/2021) – Electronic visas (e-Visas) for Saudi Arabia are currently not being issued and visa on arrival services are also suspended. Nationals of Saudi Arabia and their family members may enter. Residents of Saudi Arabia,  nationals of the other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates), and passengers with an exit/entry, work, residence, or visit visa issued by Saudi Arabia can also enter if they have not been in the following countries in the past 14 days: Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, or the USA. Domestic workers of Saudi nationals may enter the country, but must be accompanied by the sponsor if arriving from South Africa or the UK; they may not enter if they have been in Argentina, Brazil, or India in the preceding 14 days. Domestic workers of citizens of other GCC countries may enter accompanied by the sponsor, providing the have not been in Argentina, Brazil, India, South Africa, or the United Kingdom in the past 14 days. All new arrivals in the country must complete a health disclaimer form and must have a medical certificate issued by an approved laboratory with a negative coronavirus PCR test result from a test taken within 72 hours prior to traveling to the country (except for Saudi nationals and children under 8 years of age). Travelers may be subject to quarantine, and airline crew are subject to quarantine until their next flight.Airlines are able to check the validity of entry/exit visas for residents of Saudi Arabia online. 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 05/02/2021) – 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), Ministry of Education (MOE), or the Ministry of Health (MOH). However, these passengers must not have been in South Africa or the UK within the previous 14 days. Residents of select countries are allowed to enter Singapore if they meet certain requirements under “Green Lane” and “Fast Lane” agreements, including Brunei, China, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and South Korea. The conditions of entry vary depending on the country, but all include possession of a valid Singapore visa, a valid Safe Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the relevant Fast/Green Lane, and, with the exception of children under the age of 6, a medical certificate in English with a negative COVID-19 test result (taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point). The certificate must include the date the test was taken, and a minimum of 2 personal identifiers as stated in the passport (i.e. name and either date of birth or passport number). This does not apply to nationals of Singapore, permanent residents of Singapore, passengers with a pre-approved Business Pass, or passengers who have only been to low risk countries or regions in the previous 14 days before entry into Singapore. Arrivals must take a PCR test upon arrival, which they must prepay for before departure. Children under 7 and merchant seamen are exempt. Passengers transiting via Singapore are also exempt, except passengers who have been to India, Indonesia, or the Philippines within the past 14 days before transit via Singapore. Transit through Singapore is limited to airlines with transfer routes approved by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). All passengers (apart from those in transit) must also make a declaration via the SG Arrival Card service. After arriving, travelers must comply with the terms of the Stay-Home Notice (SHN). Consult Singapore’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Sri Lanka (last update 28/01/2021) – Flights to Sri Lanka are suspended until 28 February 2021, with exceptions for Sri Lankan nationals, passengers traveling as tourists, and humanitarian flights. Individuals who have spent time in the UK (including in transit) within the previous 14 days are temporarily banned from entering or transiting through Sri Lanka, with the exception of diplomatic, official, and service passport holders. All travelers are required to have a printed health certificate showing a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 taken no more than 96 hours before departing for Sri Lanka from the first embarkation point. Passengers must also have a completed “Health Declaration Form”.  All arriving passengers traveling as tourists must have an insurance policy with a minimum medical coverage of the equivalent in USD of LKR 5,000,000 and a confirmed hotel reservation for at least 14 days. They are also subject to medical screening. ETAs and visas on arrival are currently suspended. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Sri Lanka.
  • Syria (last update 28/01/2021) – Flights to Syria are suspended with the exception of those arriving at Damascus (DAM), Aleppo (ALP), and Kameshly (KAC). Syrian nationals and their spouses and children, foreign residents of Syria, foreign students studying at Syrian centers of education, travelers with diplomatic passports, and foreign individuals with a valid Syrian visa may now enter the country. All arrivals are now required to present a completed “Passenger Locator Form” (PFL) and carry a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, issued a maximum of 96 hours before departure (children under 12 are exempt from the latter requirement). Travelers arriving in Syria may have to self-isolate.
  • Taiwan (last update 05/02/2021) – There is currently an entry ban to Taiwan (also known as Chinese Taipei and the Republic of China, or ROC). 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 currently prohibited. International passengers will need a medical certificate with a negative RT-PCR test result from within 3 working days before the first embarkation point when traveling to Chinese Taipei. Holders of Republic of China Taiwan passports or Alien Resident Certificates can either obtain the medical certificate or will be tested on arrival at their own expense and will have to complete an “Entry Quarantine Affidavit”. New arrivals must complete a Quarantine System for Entry Form and self-quarantine for 14 days. International travelers must arrive in Taiwan with a confirmed reservation at a hotel or quarantine facility or, if they intend to quarantine at home, they must present a completed affidavit. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the Taiwan visa policy.
  • Tajikistan (last update 04/02/2021) – Flights from China, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan are now operating to Tajikistan. All other flights are suspended until at least 20 February 2021, 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 a maximum of 96 hours before arrival, with the exception of passengers under 3 years old. Airline crew will be quarantined until their next flight.
  • Thailand (last update 05/02/2021) – Most travel to Thailand is banned until 28 February 2021, as is transit through the country. Only Thai nationals and their immediate families, residents of Thailand, and students may enter. Other exceptions from the travel ban include holders of a visa issued by Thailand and airline crew with a return scheduled flight. APEC Business Travel Card holders arriving from the country or region that issued said card may enter Thailand if they are nationals of the following countries: Australia, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Vietnam. Visa exemptions once again apply for citizens of various countries for a maximum stay of either 30, 45, or 90 days, depending on the nationality of the traveler. Visa exemptions for normal passport holders from Cambodia and Myanmar are still suspended. All Non-Thai passengers must prove they are free of coronavirus by presenting a health certificate in English showing that they tested negative with an RT-PCR test at most 72 hours before traveling to Thailand as well as insurance with a minimum coverage of USD 100,000. All passengers must have a Certificate of Entry (obtained from a Royal Thai Embassy), and a Fit to Fly health certificate (in English) issued a maximum of 72 hours before embarking on the journey. It is also necessary to download the ThailandPlus App and register by using COE number and reference code. All arrivals must undergo COVID-19 screening and quarantine. Visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended.
  • Timor-Leste (last update 17/11/2020) – Entry is currently prohibited. Exceptions include nationals and residents of Timor-Leste, individuals who were born in the country, passengers traveling on business,and legal guardians of Timorese children. All travelers entering the country must have a medical certificate in Bahasa, English or Portuguese showing a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test results issued at most 7 days before arrival, as well as undergo quarantine for 14 days.
  • Turkey – See Europe
  • Turkmenistan (last update 05/02/2021) – All flights are suspended until 1 March 2021 at the earliest, with exceptions for repatriating nationals and residents of Turkmenistan. Arrivals must present a completed “Public Health Passenger Locator Form” and have a medical certificate proving they have taken a RT-PCR test and are not infected with COVID-19. This must be issued within 24 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers (with the exception of Turkmenistani nationals) must also have a coronavirus vaccination certificate and proof of chromatographic determination of antibodies (IgM, IgG) in the blood. All arrivals will be retested for COVID-19 with an RT-PCR test and must self-isolate for 21 days.
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) (last update 04/02/2021) – At present, most foreign nationals are barred from entering most of the United Arab Emirates. Emirati nationals, their families, and their domestic helpers may enter any part of the UAE, as can foreign residents of the UAE and passengers with an entry permit issued by the United Arab Emirates. International tourists from most other countries may now travel to Dubai (DXB) and Sharjah (SHJ) only, and must have an onward or return ticket as well as health insurance and a medical certificate (including for transit). Nationals of other GCC countries are now permitted to enter the UAE: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. South Korean nationals with pre-approval and an “Isolation Exemption Certificate” may fly to Abu Dhabi (AUH) or Dubai (DXB) under the Fast Track program. Nationals of the following countries can now fly to Abu Dhabi (AUH): Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (PRC), Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hong Kong (holders of Hong Kong (SAR China) passport), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Spain, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK (British passport holders with nationality “British Citizen”), Ukraine, Uruguay, the USA, and Vatican City. Additionally, passengers with a tourist visa issued by Abu Dhabi may also now travel to Abu Dhabi. Foreign residents of the UAE with a residency visa issued in Dubai returning to DXB must have a GDRFA approval. Arrivals at DXB must have health insurance, a printed medical certificate in Arabic or English with a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hours before departure of the last direct flight to the UAE by an approved laboratory, and the COVID-19 DXB Smart App installed on their mobile device. UAE nationals, children under the age of 12, travelers with disabilities, and tourists arriving from Germany and the UK are exempt from the medical certificate requirement. Passengers arriving at Al Maktoum (DWC) and Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a health certificate in Arabic or English issued by an approved lab or a lab accredited by the country of departure with a negative PCR test result from within 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight. UAE nationals, of passengers under the age of 12, and those who have disabilities are exempt. Individuals arriving from another GCC state without a negative PCR test result will be tested on arrival. A medical certificate is required even for travelers transiting through DXB and DWC if arriving from the following countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Slovakia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Those arriving at DXB or DWC from Nigeria must be on a direct flight and must have a certificate in Arabic or English issued by an approved lab or a lab accredited by Nigeria showing a negative PCR result from within 72 hours before departure and another printed certificate with a negative rapid test result from within 4 hours before departure. Travelers arriving in the UAE are subject to screening, quarantine, and potentially further testing. Visa on arrival facilities at AUH are once again open. Nigerian nationals arriving in the UAE must have a return ticket and proof of accommodation booking and/or address (unless they are a resident of the Emirates). Individuals who have been in or transited through South Africa in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit through the UAE. Flights from South Africa are suspended until 12 February 2021 at the earliest. 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 05/02/2021) – Individuals who have been in the following countries in the preceding 14 days may not enter Uzbekistan, with the exception of Uzbekistani nationals: Australia, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, or the United Kingdom. Flights to Uzbekistan are suspended until 1 March 2021, with the exception of flights from Algeria, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, the Republic of Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Nepal, the Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, or the USA. Individuals arriving from these countries must obtain a medical certificate either in English or Russian with a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure. All arrivals are subject to a rapid antigen test and must self-quarantine. Transit without visa facilities are suspended.
  • Vietnam (last update 05/02/2021) – 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. A Health Declaration Form must be completed and presented upon arrival.
  • Yemen (last update 14/01/2021) – All passengers must have a printed medical certificate in English with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival, with the exception of nationals of Yemen and passengers younger than 12 years.

Africa Travel Restrictions

  • Algeria (last update 09/12/2020) – All commercial flights to Algeria are currently suspended. Sea travel between Algeria and Europe has also been temporarily suspended. Travelers aged 12 and older entering Algeria must carry a printed medical certificate in Arabic, French, or English showing that they received a negative PCR test result for coronavirus within the 72 hours prior to their arrival.
  • Angola (last update 28/01/2021) – Only nationals and residents of Angola, holders of a work permit issued by Angola, and travelers returning to their country of residence via Angola are currently permitted to enter the country. All passengers must have a printed health certificate in English or Portuguese showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 with an RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before traveling. Passengers must complete a Travel Registration Form (FRV) within 72 hours prior to departing for Angola. They must also undergo a COVID-19 rapid test on arrival and complete a 10-day quarantine. Airline crew must self-isolate until their next flight. Residence permit, refugee cards, temporary stay visas and study visas issued by Angola which expired after 28 February 2020 will be considered valid until 28 February 2021.
  • Benin (last update 30/09/2020) – All passengers arriving in Benin must undergo a PCR test for coronavirus at their own expense.
  • Botswana (last update 20/01/2021) – Airports in Gaborone (GBE), Francistown (FRW), Kasane (BBK), and Maun (MUB) have now reopened. All passengers, with the exception of those under the age of 5,  must have a printed medical certificate in English with a negative PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. Passengers may also be subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test at their own expense, medical screening, and quarantine upon arrival.
  • 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 28/01/2021) – Flights to Burundi have now resumed. Passengers aged 6 years and over must have a printed health certificate in English or French proving that the individual received a negative test result for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight to Burundi. All passengers must undergo a PCR test upon arrival and must quarantine for 7 days at a pre-booked approved hotel at their own expense.
  • Cameroon (last update 01/12/2020) – Only nationals, residents and visa-holders of Cameroon may currently enter the country; all other foreign nationals are currently barred. All passengers arriving in Cameroon must have tested negative for coronavirus via a PCR test no more than 3 days prior to departing for Cameroon, and must present a medical certificate proving this. All arriving passengers and airline crew are subject to a COVID-19 test and health screening.
  • Cape Verde (last update 13/01/2021) – Flights to and from Cape Verde have resumed. All arriving passengers must present a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus via RT-PCR or antigen test result a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Children under 7 are exempt from this. All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival in Cape Verde.
  • Central African Republic (last update 04/11/2020) – Flights to Bangui Airport have now resumed. All arriving passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening on arrival in the Central African Republic.
  • Chad (last update 20/01/2021) – All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival, and undergo quarantine for 7 days.
  • Comoros (last update 13/01/2021) – International passenger flights have now resumed. All arriving passengers must present a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first point of embarkation. Travelers must also complete a “Heath Form” prior to departing for the Comoros.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (last update 04/11/2020) – Airports have reopened and flights to the Democratic Republic of the Congo have resumed. All travelers must present a medical certificate with a PCR test result proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 7 days prior to arriving in the country. Arrivals may be retested at their own expense. All passengers are required to complete a “Travellers Registration Form” before arriving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This will generate a QR code to be shown at the border.
  • 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 15/12/2020) – International flights to Djibouti have recommenced operations. All arrivals aged 12 and older will undergo health screening and quarantine upon arrival at their own expense. All passengers, with the exception of passengers under 12 years, must have a printed medical certificate in French or English with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and at most 120 hours before arrival.
  • Egypt (last update 10/11/2020) – Flights to Egypt have now resumed. All arriving passengers must present a completed “Public Health Card” upon arrival. Travelers must also have a printed health certificate (in any language, 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, the USA, the 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 on direct flights 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 PCR test result, issued a maximum 48 hours before arrival, and are subject to a COVID-19 IgM rapid test and a 5-day quarantine on arrival.
  • Eritrea (last update 15/07/2020) – Asmara Airport (ASM) is currently closed.
  • Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) (last update 15/10/2020) – Flights to Eswatini have resumed. Travelers should have themselves tested for coronavirus at most 72 hours before arriving in the country and present a medical certificate to prove this on arrival. Failure to present such a certificate will result in the individual taking a PCR test at their own expense in Eswatini. All travelers must undergo medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
  • Ethiopia (last update 09/12/2020) – Travelers arriving in Ethiopia are required to have a medical certificate with a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result issued within 120 hours prior to arriving in the country. Children under 10 and holders of the following travel documents and their immediate family members are exempt: diplomatic passports, service passports, Laissez-Passer issued by an African Union (AU) state, and Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations (UN).
  • Gabon (last update 28/01/2021) – All travelers arriving from the following countries (except nationals and residents of Gabon) are currently barred from entering the country: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. All passengers arriving in Gabon must have a medical certificate showing a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued within the previous 5 days before departure from the first embarkation point, with the exception of children under 6 years old. Arrivals are subject to another PCR test and a 14-day period of self isolation.
  • Gambia (last update 10/02/2021) – Flights to the Gambia have resumed operations. Passengers are required to have a medical certificate proving they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours prior to arrival via a PCR test. Children under the age of 2 are exempt from this requirement. Travelers arriving from the following locations will be tested for coronavirus upon arrival in the Gambia and must quarantine until they receive a negative result: Belgium, Chile, Denmark, France, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, South Korea, Lebanon, the Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK, or the USA.
  • Ghana (last update 10/02/2021) – International travelers over the age of 5 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, with the exception of nationals and residents of Ghana returning within one week. Nationals and residents of Ghana returning within one week without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus result are subject to a test upon arrival. All passengers will be  tested again upon arrival at their own expense. The fee must be paid online and a payment confirmation must be presented on arrival. A Port Health Declaration Form must also be completed before arrival for each traveler. Arriving passengers may also be subject to a 7-day quarantine at their own expense.
  • 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 28/01/2021) – Flights to the Ivory Coast have now resumed. Travelers aged 11 years or older must arrive with a medical certificate proving they tested negative for coronavirus in a PCR test taken no more than 5 days before departure from the first embarkation point. A Health Declaration Form must be completed before departure and presented in printed form on arrival. Travelers will be screened at border control.
  • Kenya (last update 09/12/2020) – International passenger flights to Kenya have now restarted. All passengers must have a medical certificate in English with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours before arriving in Kenya, in paper or electronic form. All travelers must also complete a “Travelers Health Surveillance Form” online before departure. Arrivals are subject to screening and some travelers will have to undergo quarantine. 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 28/01/2021) – Flights to Lesotho are canceled until 3 February 2021, with the exception of repatriation flights. International travelers arriving in Lesotho must carry a medical certificate with a negative test result for COVID-19 issued within 72 hours prior to arrival. Citizens of Lesotho are exempt. Nationals of Lesotho must be tested in the country before traveling to another destination if they plan to return within 14 days.
  • Liberia (last update 05/02/2021) – Flights to Liberia have now resumed. All passengers must undergo medical screening and may be required to quarantine upon arrival. Travelers aged 5 and above should bring a medical certificate showing a negative coronavirus test result from a PCR test taken no more than 7 days before arriving in Liberia. Those who arrive without a certificate will be tested at their own expense. Passengers must also download the Liberia Travel App and fill out the Health Screening Arrival Form on it.
  • Libya (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Libya remain suspended with the exception of repatriation and medevac flights.
  • Madagascar (last update 10/02/2021) – All flights to Madagascar from the following countries, with the exception of repatriation flights, are suspended: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and Zimbabwe. All travelers aged 2 years and above who are permitted to enter or transit through Madagascar must have a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 in a PCR test taken within 72 hours before departing from the first point of embarkation. Arrivals are subject to another test and to self-isolation at their own expense, with the exception of passengers younger than 2 years.
  • 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 10/11/2020) – All passengers arriving in Mali must complete an online health declaration form before departure and have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 7 days before arrival, or undergo testing on arrival. Transit passengers are not permitted to undergo testing on arrival and must have the certificate.
  • Mauritania (last update 10/02/2021) – All passengers, with the exception of children under the age of 10, must have a printed medical certificate, in either Arabic, French, or English, with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 5 days before arrival.
  • Mauritius (last update 05/02/2021) – Entry is prohibited to travelers who have been in the following countries in the past 15 days: Brazil, Japan, South Africa, or the United Kingdom. It is currently prohibited to transit through Mauritius. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result taken between 5 and 7 days before departure of the last direct flight to Mauritius. They are also subject to a PCR test and 14-day quarantine on arrival. It is necessary to make a quarantine hotel reservation online in advance of departure. Airline crew must self-isolate for 7 days or until their next flight.
  • Mayotte (last update 10/02/2021) – Flights to Mayotte are suspended until 15 February 2021, with the exception of flights from France and Reunion and repatriation flights. In order to enter any part of France, including Mayotte, travelers must have an International Travel Certificate obtained online or granted by a French consular office. Passengers aged 11 years and older must carry a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for coronavirus via a molecular test within the 72 hours preceding their first flight on the journey to Mayotte. All arrivals must complete a declaration stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and that they commit to stay in isolation for 7 days upon arrival and will take another COVID-19 molecular test at the end of the isolation period if they are older than 11 years. All passengers are subject to health screening and isolation for 7 day on arrival.
  • Morocco (last update 10/02/2021) – Visa-exempt nationals are now able to travel to Morocco if they have a hotel reservation confirmation or an invitation from a Moroccan company; however they may not arrive from Australia, Austria, Brazil, Czechia, Denmark, Ireland, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Ukraine, or the UK, since travel is banned from these countries. Moroccan nationals and residents may also return to the country on repatriation flights. All travelers are required to complete an online “Public Health Passenger Form” before departure, which must be printed and presented on arrival. It is also necessary to present a medical certificate in Arabic, French, or English with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Aside from the exceptions mentioned above, all other flights to Morocco are canceled until 21 February 2021.
  • Mozambique (last update 20/01/2021) – International passenger flights have resumed between Mozambique and the following countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Portugal, Qatar, South Africa, and Turkey. All other international flights are currently suspended, except for repatriation or medevac. Travelers aged 11 and over arriving in Mozambique must present a printed medical certificate in English, French, or Portuguese proving that they received a negative coronavirus PCR test result at most 96 hours before departure. Visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended. Passengers are subject to health screening may be tested again and quarantined upon arrival for 10 days. Airline crew are also required to quarantine while in the country.
  • Namibia (last update 16/10/2020) – Flights to and from Namibia have restarted. All arrivals must present an epidemiological questionnaire and a health certificate showing that they received a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 at most 7 days prior to arriving in Namibia. All travelers must have insurance. All passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening and mandatory quarantine for 7 days or until they leave the country.
  • Niger (last update 17/11/2020) – Flights to Niger have restarted. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival or undergo medical screening at their own expense. They are also required to self-quarantine for 7 days.
  • Nigeria (last update 05/02/2021) – Enugu (ENU), Kano (KAN) and Port Harcourt (PHC) airports are closed. Passengers aged 10 and over must have a medical certificate in English showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a test taken within the 96 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers arriving from the UK or South Africa must have proof of payment for the PCR test. All passengers are subject to health screening and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival, with another PCR test within this time. Travelers must register their details online before departure (this generates a QR code that must be presented upon arrival in Nigeria).
  • Reunion (last update 10/02/2021) – All foreign citizens are currently banned from entry, with the exception of residents of Reunion and their spouses and children, as well as passengers arriving from passengers arriving from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City, or an EEA Member State- Like all other parts of France, travelers must be in possession of an International Travel Certificate obtained online or issued by a French consular office, as well as a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 molecular test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Children under 11 are exempt from needing the certificate. Travelers are also subject to a mandatory 7-day quarantine upon arrival. All passengers must also complete a dated and signed declaration to state that they do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), and that they commit to stay in isolation for 7 days upon arrival.
  • Rwanda (last update 10/02/2021) – All inbound travelers must complete a Health Declaration Form online before departing for Rwanda. All arriving passengers and airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, with the exception of passengers younger than 5 years. For passengers, the test must have been performed within 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point and they will be retested on arrival, spending 24 hours in quarantine until the results are received. Airline crew must have taken their test within 14 days prior to arrival in Rwanda.
  • Saint Helena (last update 20/01/2021) – Only residents of St. Helena and passengers traveling on business may travel to the island. All travelers arriving in St. Helena must have  health insurance with a minimum coverage of GBP 175,000, which includes aeromedical evacuation. They must also undergo a COVID-19 test on arrival and a 14-day mandatory quarantine. Airline crew must isolate between flights.
  • 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 29/10/2020) – Flights to Senegal have now resumed. Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland are not currently permitted to enter, with the exception of holders of a national ID card issued to residents of Senegal. All arriving passengers (with the exception of children under the age of 2) must have a medical certificate that shows a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure from the first embarkation point.
  • Seychelles (last update 13/01/2021) – All travelers must apply online for a health travel authorization beforehand, which is valid for up to 1 day after the planned date of arrival. The health travel authorization is verified by airlines before permitting the passenger to board. Travelers are subject to medical screening and a 11-day quarantine at a hotel upon arrival in the country.
  • Sierra Leone (last update 13/01/2021) – 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 departure from the first embarkation point to Sierra Leone. Passengers are also required to present a travel authorization obtained online before departure (children under 5 are exempt) and are obliged to undergo medical screening (including a PCR test for coronavirus) on arrival.
  • Somalia (last update 15/10/2020) – Somalian airports have reopened. Arriving travelers and airline crew should have a printed health certificate showing a negative PCR molecular test result for coronavirus issued within 96 hours prior to arrival in Somalia. Those that arrive without a certificate will be tested on arrival at their own expense. All arrivals (including airline crew) will undergo medical screening and quarantine.
  • South Africa (last update 09/12/2020) – International passenger flights to Cape Town (CPT), Durban (DUR), and Johannesburg (JNB) have now restarted. Visa exemption has now resumed for British normal passport holders (British Citizen) and travelers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport, as well as nationals of the following countries: France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, and the United States. All travelers must download the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app and undergo medical screening on arrival. All passengers aged 5 and older, including travelers in transit, must carry a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours prior to departure. Consult South Africa’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • South Sudan (last update 20/01/2021) – International flights to the country have now resumed. Visa on arrival facilities are currently unavailable, except for foreign nationals of South Sudanese origins and nationals of the following countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. All travelers arriving in South Sudan must have a printed certificate in Arabic or English with a negative PCR test result for COVID-19, taken at least 72 hours before departure, with the exception of South Sudanese nationals and foreigners of South Sudanese origin. All arrivals must self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Sudan (last update 20/10/2020) – Flights to Sudan have now restarted. All passengers must have a medical certificate in English or Arabic with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 96 hours before arrival, with the exception of travelers under 6 years old. All nationals of Sudan and travelers of Sudanese origin must undergo medical screening on arrival.
  • 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 15/12/2020) – Flights to and from Togo have restarted. Incoming travelers must complete a “Traveler Form” online before arriving in Togo. Passengers must have a medical certificate showing a negative PCR test result for coronavirus taken no more than 7 days earlier and upload the result online. Passengers are also subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival, which must be paid for online prior to departure.. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.
  • Tunisia (last update 10/02/2021) – Flights to Tunisia from Brazil, South Africa, and the UK are suspended. Travel to Tunisia from Australia, Denmark, South Africa, or the UK is banned until 28 February 2021 at the earliest, including for transit purposes. Passengers aged 12 and above must hold a printed medical certificate in Arabic, English, or French with a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result issued within the 72 hours before departure. Children under 12 and visitors traveling as part of an organized, all-inclusive tour are exempt. International travelers must also complete an online Health Declaration form before departure at and present the QR code generated prior to boarding and to immigration upon arrival. All passengers are subject to self-quarantine for up to 14 days and must also have a confirmed hotel reservation for 7 days, obtained online. They may be tested for COVID-19 again on the 8th day after arriving in Tunisia at their own expense.
  • Uganda (last update 15/12/ 2020) – International passenger flights to Uganda resumed on October 1st. All passengers may be subject to medical screening and quarantine upon arrival, and must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result, issued a maximum of 120 hours before departure from the first embarkation point (with the exception of infants under 3 years old).
  • Zambia (last update 28/01/2021) – International flights are currently only available to Lusaka (LUN). All passengers must carry a medical certificate showing that they took a PCR test within the preceding 7 days and tested negative for COVID-19. A “Traveller Health Questionnaire” must also be completed and presented at the border. All travelers, including airline crew, are subject to health screening. Arrivals must undergo quarantine for a minimum of 2 weeks.
  • Zimbabwe (last update 10/11/2020) – Flights to Zimbabwe have now restarted. All passengers are 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, or undergo a PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.

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