COVID-19: Border Crossing Information and Restrictions by Country

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COVID-19 Travel Updates 
Travel and entry restrictions by country updated regularly with the latest directives from governments worldwide. Last update: 07/05/2021

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.

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 14/04/2020) – 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 either 7 or 14 days.
  • Antigua and Barbuda (last update 17/02/2021) – 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 present a completed health declaration form and are subject to medical screening, quarantine and a possible COVID-19 test on arrival. 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 06/05/2021) – Flights from Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico, and the United Kingdom (UK) are suspended until 21 May 2021. Borders are also closed to the majority of non-Argentine nationals and residents until 21 May 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 17 March 2020 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.. All arrivals are subject to a COVID-19 antigen test at their own expense on arrival and to quarantine for 7 days. National ID cards issued to nationals and residents of Argentina which expired on 17 March 2020 or later have been extended until 22 May 2021.
  • Aruba (last update 06/05/2021) – All travelers arriving from and residents of Brazil, India, South Africa or Venezuela are not permitted to enter, with the exception of residents of Aruba. Other travelers must take a PCR test on arrival at their own expense and undergo quarantine for 1 day. Exemptions apply for passengers under the age of 15, those departing on the same calendar day, passengers with a negative molecular COVID-19 test (HDA, NAAT, NEAR, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, or TMA) taken within 72 hours before departing, and those with a positive molecular test result taken between 2 and 12 weeks before departure. Tests may be uploaded before departure or presented on arrival. Travelers must also complete a Health Assessment Form within 72 hours 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, 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 06/05/2021) – Travelers arriving from or having transited through Haiti are not permitted to enter the Bahamas until 12 May 2021 at the earliest. All travelers must present a QR code from a “Bahamas Health Visa” application, completed online before departure. A negative RT-PCR test result from within 5 days before arrival is necessary to obtain this health visa (children under 11 years of age are exempt). Passengers with a vaccination certificate who received the last vaccine dose at least 2 weeks before arrival are exempt from the test requirement. Accepted vaccines include: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, and Pfizer-BioNTech.
  • Barbados (last update 11/03/2021) – 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 arriving in Barbados via a PCR test. 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 11/03/2021) – 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, or present a completed Health Form upon arrival. Travelers aged 5 years and older should either have a medical certificate showing a negative PCR test for coronavirus taken within 96 hours prior to arrival, a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus rapid antigen (Sophia, SD Biosensor or Abbott (Panbio)) test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival, or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate sent via the app at least 2 weeks before arriving in Belize. Those who do not have any of these certificates will be tested upon arrival at thor own expense. Tourists must have confirmation of a reservation at an approved hotel.
  • Bermuda (last update 28/04/2021) – Passengers (and airline crew staying for more than 24 hours) must complete an online Travel Authorization form before going to Bermuda at most 3 days before departure. Airline crew staying in Bermuda for less than 24 hours do not need this Travel Authorization but they must self-isolate in a hotel room between flights. Passengers may be subject to medical screening and quarantine for up to 14 days.
  • Bolivia (last update 07/04/2021) – International travelers to Bolivia must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, with the exception of children under 6. Passengers must complete a “Declaración Jurada del viajero para el seguimiento COVID-19” and present it on arrival. All arrivals except for nationals and residents of Bolivia must have insurance to cover potential COVID-19 expenses. Passengers may be required to quarantine for 10 days.
  • Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Saba (last update 06/05/2021) – Travelers aged 13 or older must have a medical certificate with a negative LAMP, MPOCT, NAAT, PCR, RT-PCR, or TMA test result for COVID-19 performed within 24 hours before arrival OR one of the above tests taken within 72 hours before traveling and a certificate with a negative result from an antigen test taken no more than 24 hours before departure. Passengers traveling to Bonaire (BON) from the following countries are exempt: Australia, China, Iceland, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, or Thailand. Those arriving in Saba (SAB) or St. Eustatius (EUX) from the following locations are exempt from these certificates: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, China, Dominica, Grenada, Iceland, South Korea, Montserrat, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, St. Kitts and Nevis, or Thailand. Diplomatic passport holders and passengers with a NATO Travel Order or a NATO-2 visa are also exempt from testing. Passengers arriving in Bonaire may be subject to quarantine at a designated location and must present a Health Declaration Form (obtained online) on arrival (children under 13 are exempt). Flights from the following countries to Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba are canceled until 15 May 2021 at the earliest: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Medevac and repatriation flights from these countries still operate.
  • Brazil (last update 18/03/2021) – 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, their spouses, partners, children, parents or guardians, or passengers with a permanent residence permit issued by Brazil.. 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 28/04/2021) – Flights to Canada from India and Pakistan are suspended until 23 May 2021. Travelers are banned from entering Canada until 21 May 2021 at the earliest, with a number of exceptions. 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 CRISPR, Ct, detection of the E gene, detection of the N gene, detection of Orf1a/b, detection of the RdRp gene, detection of the S gene, ddPCR, isothermal amplification, LamPORE, NAAT, NAT, NGS, PCR, qPCR, RNA, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, sequencing, or WGS 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. Travelers must have a hotel reservation for a minimum of 3 nights. Two molecular tests for coronavirus will be administered to all international travelers – one on arrival and the other during quarantine. Exemptions include residents of Point Roberts, WA, USA returning home via Canada, members of armed forces, and passengers who have a positive COVID test result taken 14-90 days before the departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Canada.
  • Cayman Islands (last update 25/03/2021) – Flights are suspended, with the exceptions of repatriation and medevac flights. Passengers are currently prohibited from entering, with the exception of nationals and residents of the Cayman Islands, their close family members, and students. All passengers must obtain an online ‘Travel to Cayman’ approval before departure. They must also undergo a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival, with the exception of passengers younger than 10 years and those with a coronavirus vaccination certificate. Travelers will also undergo medical screening and a 14-day quarantine on arrival.
  • Chile (last update 06/05/2021) – International travel to Chile is banned until 31 May 2021 at the earliest. Only Chilean citizens and residents and their children (with proof of the relationship), as well as holders of diplomatic or official passports or visas may currently enter the country. All passengers aged 2 and above must have a negative PCR test result for COVID-19. The test must have been taken within 72 hours prior to the last direct flight to Chile. Chilean nationals and residents with proof of having recovered from coronavirus in the form of 2 positive RT-PCR test results from at least 14 days before departure are exempt. 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 could be subject to quarantine for 5 days at their own expense at a designated hotel that must be booked beforehand and may also be subject to a coronavirus PCR test upon arrival. Children under 18 traveling on their own may quarantine at home.
  • Colombia (last update 22/04/2021) – International flights to Colombia are currently operating, with the exception of flights from Brazil and the UK, which are temporarily suspended (except for humanitarian reasons). Passengers arriving from Brazil or the UK are not permitted to enter, including those who have transited through either country. Nationals and residents of Colombia on humanitarian flights are exempt from this restriction, but must quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in Colombia. All passengers must complete and submit a “Check Mig” form no more than 24 hours before the flight to the country departs. Passengers must 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. Exceptions are made for Colombian nationals, diplomatic passport holders and their family members, and passengers with an “M” or “R” courtesy visa, providing they can prove why they could not take the test beforehand. In this situation, the traveler must either take a PCR 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 17/02/2021) – 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.
  • Cuba (last update 14/04/2021) – Flights from Guyana, Haiti, Nicaragua, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago are currently suspended, with the exception of humanitarian flights. 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. This does not apply to passengers arriving from Poland or those arriving on Air Canada (AC), Air Transat (TS) or WestJet (WS) flights. Passengers arriving from Poland must have a printed negative RT-PCR test result issued at most 5 days 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 22/04/2021) – 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, 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. Children under 7 are exempt as long as they do not have coronavirus symptoms. Travelers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate can instead travel with a printed negative antigen test taken within 24 hours before arriving in Curacao. All passengers, with the exception of residents of Curacao, diplomats, and members of the Dutch Armed Forces (and their families), must have valid medical insurance. Travelers staying for less than 24 hours are also exempt. 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 11/03/2021) – Passengers and airline crew must obtain travel clearance prior to departure and present this on arrival. It is also necessary to take a coronavirus PCR test within 72 hours before arrival and test negative, bringing the result to present as proof. All arrivals are subject to health screening and quarantine, and may be given a rapid COVID-19 test at their own expense upon arrival in Dominica.
  • Dominican Republic (last update 28/04/2021) – All travelers must complete an “Electronic Ticket” online which will generate a QR code to present on arrival. Travelers and airline crew are also subject to medical screening once in the Dominican Republic.
  • Ecuador (last update 14/04/2021) – Passengers must take an RT-PCR or antigen test for COVID-19 within 3 days prior to their arrival in the country and present a health certificate to prove this. Alternatively, they may present a COVID-19 vaccination or recovery certificate. Passengers arriving from or who have transited through Brazil are required to have either the negative test certificate or a vaccine certificate. Children under 2 years of age are exempt from these restrictions. 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. Passengers who are arriving from or who have transited through Brazil could be asked to quarantine for 10 days at their own expense.
  • El Salvador (last update 31/03/2021) – Airports in El Salvador have now reopened. 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 31/03/2021) – The Falklands are not currently permitting any travelers to enter until 31 May 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 06/05/2021) – 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 to Greenland are suspended until 18 April 2021.
  • Grenada (last update 06/05/2021) – Individuals who have been in Brazil or India within the previous 14 days may not travel to Grenada. All passengers aged 6 years old and above must provide a medical certificate showing a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. 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 disembarking 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 22/04/2021) – Passengers who have been in or transited through Brazil, South Africa, or the UK in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter, with the exception of nationals or residents of Guatemala who could be subject to quarantine for 10 days. All arriving passengers without a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen test (taken a maximum of 3 days h before departure from the first embarkation point) are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense, 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 are also exempt. To do this, the traveler must have tested positive no more than 3 months before the trip and have a recovery certificate issued 10 days after the positive test result. 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 07/04/2021) – Passengers 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 either submit the form online before departure or present it on arrival. They must also have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result. This must be from an antigen test or RT-PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival.
  • Jamaica (last update 06/05/2021) – Flights to Jamaica from the following countries are suspended until 3 June 2021 at the earliest: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Paraguay, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago. All passengers must have a travel authorization, which can be obtained online before departure (individuals who reside in Jamaica for a minimum of 6 continuous months per calendar year must complete a different authorization from other travelers). Arrivals are subject to medical screening and quarantine procedures. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight. All arrivals, with the exception of passengers under the age of 12, must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus antigen or PCR test result, taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. In addition, business travelers must take an RT-PCR test on arrival at their own expense.
  • 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 11/03/2021) – Travelers must present a completed “Cuestionario de Identificación de Factores de Riesgo en Viajeros” to a border control officer when entering Mexico.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – Flights to the country and domestic passenger flights are currently operating. Most arrivals should have a medical certificate in Spanish or English with a negative COVID-19 PCR, 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. However, passengers arriving from or who have been in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, the UK, Uruguay, or Venezuela within the past 15 days are required to have an antigen, PCR, or RT-PCR test result from the previous 48 hours AND will receive a molecular COVID-19 test on arrival. Travelers may have to quarantine for up to 14 days. All arrivals must also present a completed “Declaración Jurada de Salud”. 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.
  • Paraguay (last update 22/04/2021) – 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. 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, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. 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” form online within 24 hours prior to traveling to the country. This generates a QR code to show to border security upon arrival in Paraguay. Individuals traveling to Paraguay from Brazil may be subject to a 7-day quarantine.
  • Peru (last update 06/05/2021) – Flights to Peru from Brazil, South Africa, and the United Kingdom are suspended until 15 May 2021. Passengers who have been in these countries in the past 14 days (including in transit) are also not allowed to enter until 9 May 2021 (with the exception of nationals and residents of Peru). 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 valid for a minimum of 6 months before arrival. 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 25/02/2021) – Arrivals in Puerto Rico must complete a Travel Declaration Form and present a certificate in English or Spanish confirming a negative COVID-19 PCR molecular test taken within 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. 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 22/04/2021) – Flights from Brazil, South Africa, and the UK to St Kitts and Nevis are suspended until 7 May 2021 at the earliest. Travelers must present a medical certificate in English with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. They must also have confirmation of a reservation at approved accommodation. Passengers and airline crew must 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 06/05/2021) – International travelers are allowed to enter, regardless of country of origin, but must have a hotel reservation for up to 21 days at which to quarantine (those who have been in the following countries and territories in the past 21 days are exempt: Anguilla, Grenada, 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 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 RT-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 22/04/2021) – Travel is completely banned from the following countries to Sint Maarten: Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Bonaire, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Curacao, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay, or Venezuela. Residents of St Maarten, Saba, St Eustatius, and St Martin are the only exception to this ban. Travelers going to St Maarten, including for transit, must have a medical certificate to prove they received a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19 based on a nasal and oral swab within 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight to the Dutch territory. Children under 10, residents of St Maarten, and passengers arriving from the following countries and territories are exempt: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, China (PRC), Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, New Zealand, Singapore, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Thailand, the USA, or the British Virgin Islands. Residents of St Maarten without this test result will be tested on arrival at their own expense. Passengers arriving from the US or Canada must have either an RT-PCR test issued no more than 120 hour before the departure of the last direct flight or a negative antigen test result based on a nasal and oral swab issued within 48 hours before departure. Again, this does not apply to children under 10 and St Maarten residents. Travelers must complete a health declaration form online at least 12 hours before departing for St Maarten in order to enter or transit through the territory. Completing the form will result in an email authorization, which must be presented at check-in and upon arrival. 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 06/05/2021) – Only nationals of Suriname who do not plan to leave for at least 6 months, foreigners with a resident permit (providing they plan to stay for more than 6 months), and those with a letter of attestation issued by the Government of Suriname may enter. It is necessary to request permission to enter by email to conza@gov.sr no more than 5 days before traveling to Suriname. All passengers over 12 years of age should include a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. It is also necessary for all non-residents to have a confirmed accommodation booking for at least 7 days at a registered SHATA accommodation, and health insurance covering any COVID-19 expenses. All passengers are subject to quarantine upon arrival for 7 days.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – Borders and airports are open and international travelers may enter with a travel authorization completed online 24 hours before flying to Turks and Caicos. Arrivals must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR or NAAT test result issued within 5 days before arrival, with the exception of children under 10, airline crew staying for less than 24 hours, and merchant seamen. Residents of Turks and Caicos with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued in the island territory may avoid having to get a test if they received the final dose of the vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to arriving back on the islands They also require a green check mark on their travel authorization. Passengers must have medical insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses and may have to undergo medical screening upon arrival.
  • United States (last update 06/05/2021) – 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. 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. All foreign nationals who have traveled to the following countries within the past 14 days are not currently permitted to enter the US: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, 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, IV, K-1, K-2, K-3, or K-4 visa, or a NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa. Merchant seamen with a C-1 visa must have an NIE waiver. 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 28/04/2021) – All flights to Venezuela have been suspended until 18 May 2021 at the earliest, apart from humanitarian , medevac, and repatriation flights. 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. They will be tested again on arrival at their own expense. Travelers must register online before departure, which generates QR code to present on 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 07/04/2021) – 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 5 and older must have a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 no more than 5 days before departure from the first embarkation point with either an antigen or molecular 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. One of these certificates is required to enter or transit through the US Virgin Islands. All arrivals may be subject to health screening and quarantine on arrival.

Europe Travel Restrictions

  • Albania (last update 18/03/2021) – Flights to Albania from the United Kingdom are suspended until 28 March 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 06/05/2021) – Flights to Austria from Brazil and South Africa are suspended until 18 May 2021, with the exception of humanitarian, medevac and repatriation flights. Most international travel is banned until 31 May 2021 at the earliest. 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, Vatican City, or any EU or Schengen country. 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, Brazil, Finland, Iceland, India, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, or Vatican City within the previous 10 days must provide a health certificate with a negative PCR, LAMP, or TMA test result taken at most 72 hours before arrival or antigen test taken within the 48 hours before arrival. Alternatively, they may take a test within the 24 hours after arrival. This requirement does not apply to children under the age of 10. All passengers who have been in one of the following countries within the prior 10 days must have a negative PCR, LAMO, or TMA test within 72 hours before arrival and quarantine for 10 days once in Austria: Brazil, India, or South Africa. 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 17/02/2021) – Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken at most 3 days before arrival, with the exception of nationals and residents of Belarus, those with a diplomatic or service passport, and passengers younger than 6 years. Certificates issued in a language other than Belarusian, English or Russian, must be printed and accompanied by a printed certified translation. Individuals who arrive in Belarus from countries deemed to be high-risk must self-isolate for 10 days after arrival.
  • Belgium (last update 28/04/2021) – Most travelers are currently barred from entering Belgium. Passengers arriving from Brazil, India or South Africa are not allowed to enter, with the exception of nationals and residents of Belgium, merchant seamen with an Essential Journey Certificate, and passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty and an Essential Journey Certificate. Passengers arriving from a country other than Brazil, India or South Africa are not allowed to enter, except for nationals and residents of EU and EFTA member countries, holders of “C” visas issued by Belgium, students, diplomats, merchant seamen, military personnel traveling on duty, and certain other exceptions. Residents of the following third countries are also permitted to travel to Belgium: Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand. Transit is permitted by land to a third country if the individual has permission to enter their final destination. However, travelers arriving from a non-Schengen country cannot transit through Belgium to another Schengen member state. Exceptions include EU or EFTA nationals and residents, residents of Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand, diplomats, and passengers with an Essential Journey Certificate issued by a Belgian embassy or consulate. All travelers arriving in Belgium must have an Essential Journey Certificate except for EU/EFTA nationals and residents, residents of the 6 third countries listed above, holdrs of Belgian “C” visas issued after 18 March 2020, diplomats, military personnel traveling on duty, and merchant seamen. All passengers must complete an online “Passenger Locator Form” a maximum of 48 hours before arrival and undergo medical screening (this may include a coronavirus test). It may also be necessary to quarantine upon arrival. All travelers aged 6 and over entering Belgian territory 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. Residents of Belgium and passengers transiting through the country to a destination outside the Schengen Area are exempt. Passengers are not currently permitted to use residence permits issued by Italy with an annotation of ‘ASILO’ for entering or transiting through Belgium.
  • 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 25/02/2021) – 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.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, travelers with a residence permit issued by Bulgaria and their family members, and British nationals and their family members with documents that prove their residency in Bulgaria before 31 December 2020. 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 passports, residency documents, and 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 06/05/2021) – Travel to Croatia is currently banned until 15 May 2021, except for Croatian nationals, residents, and family members of the above. Nationals of other EU and Schengen countries (and associated microstates) are exempt from travel restrictions, as are their family members. Residents of the following “safe” countries are also permitted to enter Croatia: Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand. Exceptions to the travel ban from third countries include holders of long-term residence permits or “D” visas for EU/Schengen countries, military personnel, merchant seamen, students, diplomats, and persons with an urgent personal reason for travel. Third-country nationals may also enter Croatia for business (with an invitation letter) or as a tourist with proof of paid accommodation. 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, India, South Africa, or Zanzibar must have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from no more than 48 hours before arrival in Croatia. Arrivals from other countries can either take a PCR or rapid antigen test within 48 hours beforehand or will be tested on arrival at their own expense and must quarantine for up to 10 days. This does not apply to travelers who have a vaccination certificate showing that they received the last dose of a coronavirus vaccine no more than 15 days before arrival, or who hold a recovery certificate or a positive rapid antigen or PCR COVID-19 test result from between 12 and 180 days before arrival in Croatia to prove they have recovered from the virus. Minors under 7 years of age accompanied by parents or guardians who meet one of the above requirements are exempt. Residents of Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand arriving from their country of residence are also exempt. Arrivals may be required to self-isolate. 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.
  • Cyprus (Republic) (last update 06/05/2021) – Travel is currently only permitted from the following countries: Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (PRC), Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, South Korea, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao (SAR China), Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the USA, or Vatican City . EU and EFTA nationals, residents of Cyprus, and spouses and children of Cypriots are exempt from the travel ban from other locations. Travelers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by Cyprus or Israel may also enter Cyprus from other parts of the world. All passengers must obtain a Cyprus Flight Pass no more than 24 hours before traveling to the island. Arrivals aged 12 years and older must have a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus no more than 72 hours before departure via a PCR test. Cypriot nationals, residents, and family members are exempt if arriving from one of the countries listed above. All passengers arriving from Australia, Iceland, Israel, South Korea, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, or Singapore are also exempt, as are those with a vaccination certificate from Cyprus or Israel. Arrivals may be required to take a test on arrival and self-isolate at their own expense, with the exception of children under 12.
  • Czech Republic (last update 06/05/2021) – Travel restrictions have been lifted for nationals and residents of EU countries, EFTA countries, Andorra, Australia, South Korea, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, and the Vatican. British nationals with a certificate of application for UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement Beneficiary status issued by the following countries (and their families) are also permitted to enter, along with their family members: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia, and Sweden. Holders of Czech resident permits or long-term residence permits issued by the countries mentioned above are also exempt from entry restrictions, as well as all diplomatic passport holders staying for a maximum of 72 hours. Spouses and children under the age of 21 of EU/Schengen/associated microstate/UK nationals residing in Czechia may enter with proof of the relationship. 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 “Public Health 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 72 hours, service passport holders, and travelers arriving from Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, or Vatican City. Passengers with a coronavirus recovery certificate issued by a Czech diplomatic mission abroad are also exempt. EU/EFTA/associated microstate nationals and Czech resident permit/D visa holders are also exempt from filling in a “Passenger Locator Form” if they have a COVID-19 recovery certificate in Czech or English issued by a medical facility in the EEA or Switzerland between 14 and 90 days before arrival. Individuals arriving from the following locations, apart from the same exceptions outlined above, must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 result: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain or Switzerland. The test can either be a PCR test taken within 72 hours before departure or an antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers over the age of 5 arriving from any country other than Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, or the Vatican (apart from the exceptions mentioned above) must have a negative PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. All travelers may also be tested on arrival and quarantined. When arriving from the following countries, only nationals and certain residents of the Czech Republic may enter: Botswana, Brazil, Colombia, Eswatini, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Passengers arriving from these places must have a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken within 24 hours before departure from the first point of embarkation.
  • Denmark (last update 06/05/2021) – Most international travel to Denmark is currently prohibited. Danish nationals and residents of Denmark can return to the country. spouses, partners, parents, children, fiances, sisters, brothers, or grandparents of residents of Denmark may travel to join them with proof of the relationship. Unmarried partners of residents of Denmark may enter with a printed “Solemn declaration on relationship for use in connection with entry”. Residents of Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein region, and passengers arriving from the Blekinge, Halland, Scania, and West Gothia regions of Sweden, the Nordland, Trondelag, Troms, and Finnmark regions of Norway, Australia, Iceland, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, or Thailand may also enter Denmark. Merchant seamen are also exempt from travel restrictions. Individuals returning to their home country directly via Denmark are permitted to do so. Passengers aged 13 and older traveling to or transiting through Denmark (not including 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 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point or before departure of the last direct flight to Denmark, as well as take an antigen test on arrival (except if traveling to Greenland). Alternatively, travelers may present a certificate (in one of the languages listed above) showing a positive COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result from between 14 and 84 days prior to arrival in Denmark to prove that they have already had the virus and recovered from it. Another option is to have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by an EU or EFTA member state if the last dose of the vaccine was received between 2 weeks and 180 days before departure. Arrivals from the following countries may not use the vaccination certificate to enter Denmark: Bangladesh, Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini, India, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Arrivals may have to self-isolate for 10 days.
  • Estonia (last update 22/04/2021) – 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, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand. Travelers from these countries must not show symptoms of COVID-19. Foreigners with long-term visas for EU or EFTA countries may enter Estonia from third countries. 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 with written confirmation) may return to the country. Travelers without COVID-19 symptoms may transit through Estonia to return to their home country. Travelers may be required to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival in Estonia. International passengers must complete a “Travellers Questionnaire for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19” and present it at check-in and/or on arrival.
  • 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 28/04/2021) – At present, most travelers are prohibited from entering Finland until 25 May 2021 at the earliest. Finnish nationals, and foreign residents of Finland are allowed to enter, as are their family members and partners, as well as British nationals and their family members residing in Finland. 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.. 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 28/04/2021) – Nationals and residents of any of the EU or Schengen countries or the associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City) may enter France. Travelers who have only been in these countries or the following “safe” third countries in the past 14 days may also enter: Australia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, or the United Kingdom.Merchant seamen, deadheading crew, and holders of a Laissez-Passer can also travel to France. Entry is also permitted to students, British nationals who are beneficiaries of the Agreement on withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, and their family members (as long as they do not arrive from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, India or South Africa). Other international travelers are currently banned. Individuals arriving from outside the countries outlined above must present a completed Travel Certificate before boarding and upon arrival. 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. Passengers arriving from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, French Guiana, India and South Africa must have a negative RT-PCR test taken at most 36 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Alternatively, they may present a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, and a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers younger than 11 years, deadheading crew, and merchant seamen are exempt from this requirement. All arriving passengers may be subject to a PCR test or self-isolation.
  • Germany (last update 06/05/2021) – 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. Holders of long-term “D” visas issued by these countries are also allowed to enter Germany. 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, South Korea, 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, 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: Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. It is not permitted to transit from a non-Schengen state to a Schengen member state via Germany, with the exception of EU and Schengen nationals, residents, and “D” visa holders, as well as arrivals from the UK. All passengers aged 6 and above traveling to Germany or transiting through Germany 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. Until 30 April 2021, test results for passengers arriving from Spain are accepted in Spanish. This requirement also applies to airline crew entering Germany from the following countries: Botswana, Brazil, Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. The same applies to airline crew entering Germany from the following countries and staying for 72 hours or longer: Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cape Verde, Colombia, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, France, Hungary, Iran, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Oman, Palestinian Territory, Paraguay, Poland, Qatar, Serbia, the Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, St. Maarten, Sudan, Sweden, Syria, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, or Uruguay. All passengers and airline crew arriving from countries deemed to be high risk are required to register online before traveling. Some arrivals may be required to quarantine for 10 or 14 days.
  • Gibraltar (last update 25/03/2021) – Only certain travelers may currently enter Gibraltar. These include residents of Gibraltar; holders of a British passport with nationality “British Overseas Territories Citizen” issued by Gibraltar; passengers who were born in Gibraltar with a British passport; British nationals with a national ID card issued by Gibraltar; nationals and residents of Spain returning via Gibraltar to Spain; merchant seamen; and military personnel sent to Gibraltar by the UK or NATO. All travelers must complete an online passenger locator form, which generates a barcode which must be presented upon arrival. Passengers without a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival. They may also be asked to self-isolate.
  • Greece (last update 06/05/2021) – Entry restrictions for Greece apply until at least 14 May 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, as well as students and military personnel, may also enter Greece. Residents of the following countries have also been granted permission to visit Greece: Australia, Israel, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA. Other exemptions include military personnel, students and merchant seamen. All passengers must complete a “Passenger Locator Form (PLF)” no later than the day before they are scheduled to arrive in Greece. This generates a QR code that must be presented at the border. Families traveling together can use one joint QR code. Anyone aged 5 or older must have a health certificate in English with a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours before arriving in Greece. The certificate must include the name and the passport or identity card number of the passenger. Travelers with a coronavirus vaccination certificate in English are exempt if the last dose was taken at least 14 days prior to arrival in Greece, and they are permanent resident of one of the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the USA. Arrivals are subject to self-isolation for up to 7 days and may be given a rapid test for COVID-19 on arrival.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – 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, business travelers, passengers with a signed and stamped letter issued by the Deputy-Chief Officer of the National Police, and passengers transiting through Hungary by land to another country with permission to enter their final destination. Individuals with a medical recovery certificate showing that they have previously had and recovered from COVID-19, with a positive test result no more than 6 months before arrival, are also permitted to enter Hungary. Alternatively, passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate from one of the following countries may also enter: Bahrain, Hungary, Montenegro, Serbia, or Slovenia. 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 06/05/2021) – Travelers who have spent more than 24 hours in, or are arriving from, one of the following countries cannot enter Iceland: Andorra, Bahrain, Bermuda, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, France, Hungary, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Puerto Rico, San Marino, Sweden, Turkey, or Uruguay. Exceptions include nationals and residents of Iceland and their romantic partners, students, and individuals with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a certificate showing a previous infection (and therefore immunity). The latter must show a positive PCR test issued at least 14 days prior to arrival or the presence of antibodies against COVID-19 measured by ELISA serologic assay. In addition to persons meeting the criteria listed above, travel to Iceland from other countries is also permitted to nationals of countries in the EU, Schengen Area, the associated European microstates, and residents of “safe” third countries (Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand) if arriving from their country of residence. 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. All passengers must complete an online “Pre Registration for visiting Iceland” form. Travelers must also carry a medical certificate in Icelandic, English, Danish, Norwegian, or Swedish showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 via a PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure for Iceland. Nationals and residents of Iceland and children under 16 traveling with a parent or guardian are exempt. Other exceptions include those with a certificate showing that they have previously been infected with coronavirus in Danish, English, Icelandic, Norwegian, or Swedish. Accepted certificates include an International Certificate of Vaccination; a certificate of previous COVID-19 infection (in Icelandic, Danish, English, Norwegian, or Swedish); 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. Nationals and residents of Iceland who arrive without a negative PCR test result taken within 72 hours before departure will receive a fine. Passengers may be subject to coronavirus PCR test upon arrival. Travelers may be subject to quarantine.
  • Ireland (Republic) (last update 22/04/2021) – 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. This is also necessary to transit through Ireland. Diplomatic passport holders and merchant seamen are exempt. International arrivals could be subject to self-quarantine for 14 days at a designated hotel booked online in advance (unless they are exempt). Travelers must complete a “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 06/05/2021) – Travelers may not enter Italy until 15 May 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. Business travelers, students, and military personnel are also exempt. Passengers of any nationality who have only been in or transited through the following countries within the previous 14 days 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, Ireland, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, or the UK. Individuals transiting through Italy en route to their home country are permitted to do so. All passengers must complete a self-declaration form online before departure and present it on arrival, and may be required to self-isolate for 10-14 days. Until 15 May 2021, passengers who have been in or transited through the following countries in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit through Italy: Brazil, Bangladesh, India, or Sri Lanka. Exceptions are made for nationals of Italy who have been living in Italy since before 29 April 2021 arriving from Bangladesh, India, or Sri Lanka; and for travelers who have been residents of Italy since before 13 February, parents of minors living in Italy, and military personnel arriving from Brazil. Until 15 May 2021, all arrivals must have a negative coronavirus molecular or antigen test based on a swab taken no more than 48 hours before arriving in Italy (72 hours beforehand if arriving from Bangladesh, India, or Sri Lanka). Children under 2, military personnel, and travelers arriving from San Marino or the Vatican are exempt. Those who have been in Brazil, Bangladesh, India, or Sri Lanka within the past 14 days will be tested on arrival and must self-isolate for 10 days, after which they will be tested again (children under 2 are exempt). Passengers arriving in Calabria, Puglia or Sicily must present a completed health declaration form obtained online upon arrival. Passengers arriving in Sardinia must present a completed registration form, obtained online before departure, upon arrival. Italian residence permits that expired or will expire between 1 August 2020 and 30 April 2021 will be considered valid until 31 July 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 14/04/2021) – 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, as well as military personnel. 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 06/05/2021) – 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 Lithuania national visa holders, students, immediate family members of Lithuanian nationals and permanent residents, and NATO personnel. All passengers aged 16 and older are required to have a negative coronavirus PCR or antigen test result taken at most 72 hours before arrival. Individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and have a certificate to prove it are exempt, as are passengers with a positive COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result issued at least 180 days before arrival and a recovery certificate. Some travelers may be required to self-isolate for 10 days. Airline crew could be subject to self-isolation until their next scheduled flight or for a maximum of 10 days. It is necessary to submit a completed health questionnaire online before traveling to Lithuania and show the QR code at check-in and to a border control officer upon arrival. International flights only operate to the following airports: Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ), and Siauliai (SQQ).
  • Luxembourg (last update 07/04/2021) – Nationals and long-term residents of any other EU or EFTA member state or one of the associated microstates, 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, as may British nationals and their family members with one of the following documents: a residence permit with “Type of permit: Article 50 TEU”; a certificate of application for a new residence permit; a residence permit issued by an EU Member States before 31 December 2020; a document indicating the address of the passenger in an EU Member State before the 31 December 2020; a registration certificate issued by Luxembourg; a Luxembourg permanent residence certificate; or a residency certificate issued by Luxembourg with an address in Luxembourg before 31 December 2020. Further exceptions are made for healthcare professionals, merchant seamen, military personnel, and individuals with a certificate issued by the Passport, Visa and Legalization Office (BPVL), and cross-border workers. Until 15 May 2021, passengers aged 6 years and over must present a certificate (in English, French, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, or Spanish, or another language with a certified translation to English, French, German or Luxembourgish) proving they tested negative for COVID-19 within the 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point using a test that detects SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid or a coronavirus rapid antigen. Individuals with a COVID-19 recovery certificate are exempt, providing they first tested positive no more than 3 months before arrival. Individuals who left Luxembourg less than 72 hours ago and are returning from another EU or Schengen state are also exempt. All other foreign nationals are banned from entering the country until at least 30 June 2021.
  • Malta (last update 28/04/2021) – Malta still has a travel ban in place until 18 May 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 Kingdom, 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 must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR result issued within 72 hours before they arrive or will have to take the test and quarantine upon arrival. 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 14/04/2021) – Travelers to Moldova are required to have either a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test in English, French, Romanian, or Russian taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point or a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English, French, Romanian, or Russian showing that the passenger has received the 2nd dose of the vaccine. Otherwise, they must undergo self-isolation for 14 days upon arrival. Passengers under the age of 5 are exempt, as are passengers with a diplomatic, official, service, or special passport, students,and holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations All passengers must present a completed “Epidemiological Form” upon arrival.
  • 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 28/04/2021) – Passengers must have a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 in a PCR test no more than 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate are also exempt, if the passenger received the second dose at least 7 days before arrival. Nationals and residents of Montenegro may arrive without a certificate, but will have to isolate themselves for 14 days after arrival instead. These requirements do not apply to passengers younger than 5 years old, those arriving from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Russian Federation, Serbia, or Ukraine, or those with a positive serological -IgG antibodies test result issued at most 30 days before arrival.
  • Netherlands (last update 06/05/2021) – 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. 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. Additionally, residents of Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay may now visit. Foreign travelers from outside these countries are currently banned from entering the Netherlands, apart from official residents and long-stay visa holders of the EU 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 15 May 2021 at the earliest: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. All passengers aged 13 and older entering or transiting through the Netherlands must have tested negative for COVID-19 before traveling and bring a medical certificate showing each negative test result. Travelers can either take one of the following tests within 24 hours before boarding a flight to the Netherlands or take one of these tests within 72 hours before arrival AND a rapid antigen test no more than 24 hours before boarding: LAMP, MPOCT, NAAT, PCR, RT-PCR, or TMA tests. There are a number of exemptions, including diplomatic passport holders, holders of a NATO Travel Order or a NATO-2 visa, those who have proof of having previously recovered from COVID-19 via a NAAT test, airline crew with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, airline crew not leaving the aircraft, and anyone who have only been in the following locations in the past 10 days: Australia, St. Eustatius, Saba, mainland China, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, South Korea, Macao (SAR China), New Zealand, Portugal, Rwanda, Singapore, St. Maarten, or Thailand. Airline crew who plan to leave the aircraft in the Netherlands and merchant seamen must have a negative rapid antigen test from within the 24 hours prior to boarding or authorization from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport. Passengers aged 13 and above arriving in the Netherlands from countries deemed to be high risk must complete a “Health Declaration Form” 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 06/05/2021) – Until 12 May 2021, only Norwegian nationals and foreign residents of Norway are permitted to enter, as are their immediate family members (with proof of the relationship). All other travelers are temporarily prohibited from entering the country, with the exception of merchant seamen. All travelers (except for airline crew who plan to stay on the aircraft) must fill out a registration form, which can be found online, before arriving in Norway. All passengers aged 12 and above are also required to present a medical certificate in Danish, English, French, German, Norwegian, or Swedish that shows a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must have been taken no more than 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. PCR and rapid antigen tests are accepted. Passengers who have a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued between 14 days and 6 months before arrival are exempt, unless they are flying to Longyearbyen (LYR). Diplomatic and service passport holders and merchant seamen are also exempt. Those arriving from Greenland, the Faroe Islands, or from certain hospital districts in Finland or Iceland are also exempt. Nationals and residents of Norway may enter without a test if there was no possibility of getting one in the country of departure. Travelers will be given a PCR test and/or an antigen test on arrival and may need to quarantine for 10 days afterwards at a designated quarantine hotel, unless they have other suitable accommodation where they can avoid contact with others.
  • Poland (last update 22/04/2021) – Most travelers are currently banned from entering Poland. Nationals of all EU and EFTA countries and the UK are allowed to travel to Poland. Spouses and children of nationals of these countries are also permitted. Residents of these countries are allowed to return to their country of residence via Poland. Nationals of Belarus (but not foreign residents) are exempt from the travel ban. All passengers arriving from EU/Schengen countries, regardless of nationality and residence, may enter Poland. Nationals and residents of the following third countries may also enter: Australia, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Thailand, and Tunisia. Other exemptions include diplomats, students, merchant seamen, and passengers with a Polish Card (Karta Polaka). All international arrivals are subject to a compulsory 10-day quarantine, with only a few exceptions.
  • Portugal (last update 06/05/2021) – The majority of international travelers are barred from entering Portugal until 16 May 2021 at the earliest. Nationals, residents, and long-term visa holders of EU/Schengen countries, as well as travelers arriving from these countries may now enter Portugal. Family members of Portuguese nationals are also exempt from the ban. 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 or transiting through mainland Portugal must have tested negative for COVID-19 in an RT-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. Travelers aged 12 and over on a direct flight to the Azores must have a certificate showing a negative RT-PCR test result taken at most 72 hours before departure. 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 on a direct flight to Madeira must complete an online epidemiological survey before their flight and present the QR code generated on arrival. They should also have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test certificate taken at most 72 hours before departure. Anyone who arrives in Madeira without a negative test will be given an RT-PCR test on arrival and must quarantine until the results are received. Exceptions include children under 12 and passengers with either a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or a recovery certificate issued within the previous 90 days. Arrivals in Portugal are subject to medical screening and may be required to quarantine for 14 days. Passengers arriving from the following countries must register online before traveling to Portugal: Brazil, Croatia, Cyprus, France, India, Lithuania, the Netherlands, South Africa, or Sweden. Portuguese national ID cards which expired on 24 February 2020 or later are considered valid until 31 December 2021.
  • Romania (last update 28/04/2021) – The majority of foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Romania until at least 12 May 2021. Exceptions include: nationals and residents of countries in the EU, Schengen Area, and the associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City); family members of nationals of an EU or EFTA state; holders of long-stay visas for an EU country; students; military personnel; merchant seamen; passengers arriving from an EU/EFTA country, an associated microstate, or one of the following third countries: Australia, China (PRC), South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, or Thailand. 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 aged 4 and older arriving from the following regions must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point: Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Canada, Chile, , Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Czechia, Estonia, Eswatini, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mongolia, Montenegro, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Oman, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Puerto Rico, Qatar, San Marino, Serbia, the Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, the USA, or Wallis and Futuna Islands. Exceptions include passengers with a diplomatic, official, service, or special passport traveling on duty (and their families), merchant seamen, those with a coronavirus vaccination certificate (stating that a second dose has been administered at least 10 days before arrival), those with a positive COVID test medical certificate issued at least 14 days and at most 90 days before arrival, those with a COVID-19 recovery certificate, and those with a test taken no more than 14 days before arrival showing that they have IgG antibodies. All passengers must complete a passenger locator form online to present upon arrival. Arrivals may have to quarantine. Residence permits issued by Romania which have expired are considered valid with an extension of 90 days after 12 April 2021.
  • Russian Federation (last update 22/04/2021) – Foreign nationals are currently banned from entering Russia, with the exception of permanent residents of Russia, as well as nationals and residents of the following countries, provided they arrive from one of these countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Cuba, Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, Germany, Greece, India, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Qatar, Serbia, the Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, or Vietnam. Students may also enter with written approval issued by their university which has been submitted to the Federal Security Service of Russia by the university in advance. 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. Nationals of the following countries arriving from one of said countries must have a green QR code obtained in the app “Traveling without COVID-19” on their certificate: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Flights from Tanzania and the UK to Russia are suspended until 1 June 2021 at the earliest, and all passengers arriving from the United Kingdom are subject to self-isolation for 14 days. All travelers must fill in an “Application Form” online before traveling to Russia and present a printed copy on arrival. 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 06/05/2021) – 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, citizens of Kosovo with a national ID card, 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. All passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by the Serbian authorities are also exempt from the test certificate requirement. Arrivals are likely to be quarantined for 10 days.
  • Slovakia (last update 31/02/2021) – Passengers must complete a ‘Public Health Passenger’ form and register online before departure. Arriving passengers may be subject to 14-day quarantine, with only a few exceptions.
  • Slovenia (last update 06/05/2021) – Travelers arriving in Slovenia should have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a test taken no more than 48 hours before arrival or they could be subject to quarantine for 10 days. Passengers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 and have a vaccination certificate do not have to quarantine, provided that the last dose was administered at least 7 days before arrival in the case of the Pfizer vaccine or at least 14 days prior to arrival in the case of the Moderna, Janssen, Sputnik V, Sinovac, or Sinopharm vaccines, or that the first dose was administered at least 21 days before arriving in the case of the AstraZeneca or Covishield vaccines. Alternatively, individuals may prove they have previously had and recovered from coronavirus by means of a certificate with a positive RAT or PCR test result issued between 21 days and 6 months before arriving in Slovenia or a recovery certificate from a COVID-19 infection diagnosed within the past 6 months.
  • Spain (last update 06/05/2021) – Flights to Spain from Brazil and South Africa are suspended until 11 May 2021, with the exception of flights repatriating nationals and residents of Spain and Andorra and passengers in transit for less than 24 hours. Nationals and residents of all EU and Schengen member states and the associated microstates of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City may enter Spain. All passengers arriving from EU and Schengen countries may also enter (regardless of nationality or residence). 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: Australia, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macao, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand. 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 (with medical insurance), military personnel, and diplomats. Other travelers will not be allowed to enter Spain until 31 May 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 must have a medical certificate in English, Spanish, French, or German (or in another language accompanied by a certified Spanish translation) with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, or TMA test result taken at most 72 hours before arrival, with the exception of arrivals from the following countries: Australia, China, Hong Kong (SAR China), South Korea, Macao (SAR China), New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand. Passengers arriving from Nordland or Troms og Finnmark in Norway are also exempt. Those arriving from Greenland are exempt until 9 May 2021. From 10 May 2021, passengers arriving from Pohjois-ja Ita-Suomi in Finland or from Trondelag in Norway are exempt. Deadheading crew are also exempt. Travelers may alternatively present a positive RT-PCR test result and a medical discharge indicating that the individual has recovered from COVID-19 and is safe to travel. All passengers, with the exception of deadheading crew, must complete an “FCS Health Control Form” and present the QR code generated on arrival and undergo medical screening at the port of entry. Arrivals may be subject to quarantine for 10 days.
  • 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 07/04/2021) – Travel is prohibited from the majority of countries until 31 March 2021. The following exceptions apply: Swedish nationals and their family members; nationals and foreign residents of other EU and EFTA countries and the associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City) and their family members; passengers arriving from the aforementioned countries; 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; residents of Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, and Thailand; students; military personnel; parents with children under 18 living in Sweden; and children under 18 arriving in Sweden to meet a parent. 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 22/04/2021) – Switzerland currently permits entry to nationals of EU and EFTA member states 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, South Korea, Monaco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, or Vatican City. Nationals and residents of Switzerland and Liechtenstein may return to the country from outside the Schengen Area and the UK. Family members of residents of Switzerland with a British passport may also enter. 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. All travelers aged 12 and over must have a medical certificate with either a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point or a negative rapid antigen test result taken within 24 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Those who opt for the rapid antigen test are also subject to another COVID-19 test on arrival at their own expense. Alternatively, passengers can present proof that they tested positive within the last 3 months and have recovered. This proof must be the test result and a recovery certificate. Swiss nationals and residents of Switzerland who cannot get tested in the country of departure may enter without being tested, They must complete a self-declaration form and take a test on arrival.
  • Turkey (last update 28/04/2021) – Until 30 May 2021, 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 “Traveler Entry Form” and present it at check-in and on arrival. Children under 6 are exempt. All passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening upon arrival. Flights from Brazil and South Africa are currently suspended, with the exception of diplomatic, humanitarian, and repatriation flights. Passengers permitted to enter Turkey who have been in Brazil, India, or South Africa in the previous 10 days must quarantine for 14 days after arrival. Consult Turkey’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Ukraine (last update 06/05/2021) – Individuals who have spent at least 7 days in India within the past 14 days cannot enter Ukraine, with the exception of Ukrainian nationals and their spouses and children, residents of Ukraine, and diplomatic passport holders. All travelers entering Ukraine, with the exception of those under the age of 12, are required to have a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival and medical insurance. Exceptions include nationals and permanent residents of Ukraine, NATO military personnel, and diplomatic passport holders. Merchant seamen are also exempt from needing medical insurance. Ukrainian nationals who have not been tested within 48 hours before arrival must self-isolate and install the “VDOMA” app on their mobile device. Self-quarantine may also apply to other arrivals.
  • United Kingdom (last update 28/04/2021) – Flights to the UK from Ethiopia, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates are currently suspended. 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 the UK: Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ecuador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Anyone entering England from these destinations (or has been in any of these countries within the past 10 days) must quarantine at an approved and managed hotel for 11 nights and can only land at the following airports: Birmingham (BHX), Farnborough (FAB), Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR) or London City (LCY). All international arrivals to the UK must quarantine for 10 days. Passengers are subject to a coronavirus test on day 2 and day 8 after arrival at their own expense and must have a payment confirmation obtained online. All passengers arriving in Scotland from outside the Common Travel Area (CTA), including British citizens, must abide by these quarantine and testing rules and have a hotel reservation for 11 nights, with the exception of merchant seamen and military personnel with an exemption letter from the Ministry of Defence. 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). When completing the form, it is required to enter the booking reference numbers for both COVID-19 tests and the quarantine hotel (if necessary). 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, nucleic acid, 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 details on the test result must match those stated in the passport or other travel document and the certificate must also include the contact details of the issuing laboratory. 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. Airline crew must self-isolate in a hotel between flights unless they reside in the UK. 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 06/05/2021) – All flights from India to Australia are suspended until 15 May 2021. Until this date, individuals who have been in India in the past 14 days (including in transit) may not enter Australia. International passengers arriving from other countries 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 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.
  • Cook Islands (last update 12/03/2021) – At present, only Cook Islanders, permanent residents, and individuals with an entry permit issued by the Cook Islands may enter. All arrivals are required to obtain approval to travel from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration of the Cook Islands and gain medical clearance from the Ministry of Health by means of a negative COVID-19 test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure from Auckland. It is necessary to have stayed in New Zealand for 14 days before traveling to the Cook Islands.
  • Fiji (last update 12/03/2021) – Only Fijian nationals and residents of Fiji with written approval from the Immigration Department may currently enter the country. All passengers, except those aged 2 or younger, must also have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure. Arrivals are also required to undergo medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.Samoan nationals are prohibited from transiting through Fiji.
  • French Polynesia (last update 17/02/2021) – 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 3 days 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 06/05/2021) – All travelers are currently prohibited from entering the Marshall Islands until 31 May 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 14/04/2021) – All arriving passengers must have spent the past 14 days in either Australia (excluding the State of Victoria), Cook Island, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Island, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Island, Chinese Taipei, Tonga, Tuvalu or Vanuatu. Travelers must have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test based on a nasal or oral swab, taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point.. The test result must be in English or a certified translation to English. Passengers must also undergo a medical examination on arrival and will be quarantined for a minimum of 5 days.
  • New Caledonia (last update 17/02/2021) – 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. Passengers traveling to Noumea or Wallis and Futuna must register online before departure.
  • New Zealand (last update 28/04/2021) – All borders are closed to anyone who is not a citizen or permanent resident (or partners and dependent children of either) of New Zealand, a national or permanent resident of Australia residing in New Zealand, or a passenger arriving from Australia, the Cook Islands, or Niue (they must have been in Australia, the Cook Islands, or Niue for the past 14 days), as well as visa holders who have been granted an exemption before departure. Passengers traveling from Australia, the Cook Islands, or Niue must complete a health declaration online before check-in. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in or transited through Brazil, India, Pakistan, or Papua New Guinea are not allowed to enter, with the exception of passengers with a diplomatic passport and a diplomatic visa or members of the New Zealand Defence Force.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 New Zealand is only possible through Auckland (AKL) and is only allowed for residents and nationals of New Zealand, Australian nationals, and travelers with a transit visa or NZeTA. Those in transit must remain airside and depart within 24 hours. Passengers arriving from Australia, the Cook Islands, or Niue are not allowed to transit through New Zealand to another of these locations. Furthermore, passengers are not allowed to transit through New Zealand to China (People’s Rep.), with the exception of nationals of China arriving from Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Samoa, Tonga or Vanuatu. Passengers transiting through New Zealand to Australia must have a confirmed onward ticket on a red zone flight within 14 days. 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 06/05/2021) – Passengers must complete an online declaration form at least 72 hours 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 72 hours before arrival. 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 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 25/02/2021) – 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), with flights only operating from the following locations: Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, the Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, the Solomon Islands, or Vanuatu. Transit is not currently permitted. 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. It is also necessary to obtain an approved International Air Passenger Travel Form (I-APTF) and complete an e-Health Declaration Form online before departure, bringing the generated barcode to present at border control. 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 06/05/2021) – Passengers are not allowed to enter with the exception of those with an approval from the Cabinet of Samoa. All passengers and airline crew must have a printed certificate showing a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the first point of embarkation. They must also have a printed COVID-19 antibody test result issued at most 5 days before departure from the first embarkation point, with the exception of passengers arriving from American Samoa and from New Zealand (who have been in NZ for more than 28 days). Passengers arriving from New Zealand who completed 14 days of quarantine in the country and did not stay more than 32 hours after discharge are also exempt from the latter requirement. Travelers must have a printed COVID-19 vaccination certificate if they were vaccinated at least 2 weeks prior to departing for Samoa. AstraZeneca, Janssen, and Pfizer-BioNTech are accepted. All travelers must complete a medical clearance form no more than 120 hours before embarking for Samoa and present a printed copy on arrival. Passengers younger than 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Arrivals could be subject to quarantine for 14 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 28/04/2021) – All passengers aged 8 and over must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Afghanistan.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Azerbaijan until at least 1 June 2021, apart from residents of the country. However, from 1 May 2021 until 15 June 2021, this does not apply to passengers and stateless persons coming to Azerbaijan in connection with the organization of the 2021 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand-Prix with an accreditation card issued by the Formula One Management Limited company, the International Automobile Federation, or the Baku City Circuit Operating company. Until 5 July 2021, travelers may enter Azerbaijan in connection with the organization of the European Football Championship 2021 in Baku with an official invitation letter from the Organizing Committee of the European Football Championship matches in Baku or by the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA). Nationals of countries playing in the European Football Championship 2021 and stateless persons who are residents of one of the participating countries may enter if they can prove they have purchased a ticket for one of the matches. 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. Passengers are also subject to self-isolation for 14 days.
  • Bahrain (last update 06/05/2021) – Bahrain has suspended all flights from Addis Ababa (ABB) and Baku (BAK) and all flights from Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria, 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, military personnel, and foreign visitors who obtain a Bahrain eVisa in advance or a visa on arrival. All other passengers are prohibited entry until 15 May 2021 at the earliest. Visas on arrival facilities for Bahrain have restarted. Passengers aged 6 and over entering or transiting through Bahrain from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka must present a QR code linked to a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure. 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 06/05/2021) – Flights from India are suspended, with the exception of humanitarian and medevac flights. Passengers arriving from the following countries are not allowed to enter Bangladesh: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Georgia, India, Iran, Mongolia, Oman, South Africa, or Tunisia. Visas on arrival facilities for Bangladesh are currently suspended. All passengers must also have a health certificate to prove they tested negative for COVID-19 via a PCR test, 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. Passengers are subject to medical screening and a mandatory quarantine for at least 14 days. Passengers arriving from the following countries must have a confirmed reservation at a hotel designated by the government of Bangladesh for 14 days at which to quarantine: Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Chile, Croatia, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, or Uruguay. Travelers arriving from the following countries must stay at a quarantine facility for 3 days or have a reservation at a designated hotel for at least 3 days: Bahrain, Kuwait, or Qatar.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – Foreign nationals (except official residents of Brunei arriving from a country other than India) are temporarily banned from entering the country, including for transit until 24 May 2021 at the earliest. An exception is made for travelers with an Entry Travel Pass letter issued by The Government of Brunei, if arriving from a country other than India. 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 for COVID-19 on day 1 or 5 after arriving in Brunei. They must have proof of payment for the test obtained online in advance.
  • Cambodia (last update 17/02/2020) – 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 issued by “FORTE”.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). This does not apply to nationals of China (People’s Rep.) arriving from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, China, Macao SAR, China and Chinese nationals younger than 3 years arriving directly from the USA. 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 28/04/2021) – Travel to Georgia is prohibited, except for Georgian nationals, spouses and children under 18 of Georgian nationals, and nationals and residents of the following countries: Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, and the USA if arriving from one of these countries. Travelers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English may also enter Georgia, as long as they have not been in India within the previous 14 days. 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. Passengers with a vaccination certificate in English are exempt unless they have been in India in the past 14 days. It is also necessary to submit a pre-registration form. Georgian nationals may enter the country without a PCR test result, but must self-isolate for 8 days in this case. Travelers may have to quarantine for up to 14 days.
  • Hong Kong (last update 06/05/2021) – 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 (under 18) of Hong Kong residents with proof of relationship are also permitted to enter, as are passengers with a residence or study visa issued by Hong Kong, holders of a diplomatic, service or official passport traveling on duy, merchant seamen, or deadheading crew. Another exception is made for foreign nationals who have only been in the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau) Australia, Taiwan, New Zealand, or Singapore 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, India, Ireland, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, South Africa, or the United Kingdom. Airline crew who have been in these countries within the previous 21 days must quarantine for 21 days. 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 21 days (including in transit) must have a medical certificate in Chinese or English matching the name on their travel document proving they tested negative for COVID-19 in a nucleic acid test taken at most 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong: Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, 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 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. Only those who have only been in the following locations in the previous 21 days are exempt: Australia, China (PRC), Macao SAR, New Zealand, Singapore, or Taiwan. Those who have been in Australia, New Zealand, or Singapore must have a hotel reservation for at least 14 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. Airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued within 48 hours prior to departure and are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival. 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 06/05/2021) – Flights are suspended and travel to India is prohibited until 31 May 2021, apart from nationals and residents of India, holders of an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet, holders of a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card, holders of India visas (excluding Tourist Visas and Medical Visas issued prior to 22 October 2020), holders of an India e-Visa (excluding e-Tourist Visas), 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 Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Maldives, or Nepal may transit through India, although transit through Bangalore (BLR), Chennai (MAA), Delhi (DEL), Hyderabad (HYD), Kolkata (CCU) or Mumbai (BOM) is not currently permitted. All Tourist Visas, including tourist e-Visas, and Medical Visas issued on or before 21 October 2020 have been made invalid. Anyone arriving in India must complete a self-declaration form online and undergo health screening. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours before departure and upload it via the self-declaration form before traveling to India. Passengers arriving in India from the following locations will be given a molecular COVID-19 test upon arrival: Afghanistan, Bahrain, France, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Ukraine, or the UAE. Those arriving from Brazil, South Africa, or the UK will be tested when they land in India and again on day 7 after arrival. Travelers may be required to quarantine for up to 14 days. Airline crew arriving on flights from the UK 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 06/05/2021) – All visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities have been suspended. Foreign visitors are temporarily banned, except those with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS), Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP), temporary residence visa or e-visit visa with a visa number ending in LN, diplomats, holders of a service visa or a service stay permit, holders of an APEC Business Travel Card, or passengers traveling under the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA). However, any foreigner who has been in India in the previous 14 days is not permitted entry. Transit through Indonesia is not permitted. 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 will be retested on arrival in Indonesia and must quarantine for 5 or 14 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. Deadhead crew must have a valid crew ID or certificate and send written notification that they will be on duty on the return flight to the Immigration Officer at least 24 hours before arrival.
  • Iran (last update 28/04/2021) – 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 spent more than 4 hours in the following countries within the past 14 days (including in transit) are barred from entry: Botswana, Brazil, Czechia, Estonia, France, India, Iraq, the Republic of Ireland, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Pakistan, Slovakia, South Africa, or Zambia. All travelers aged 8 and above arriving in the country must have a medical certificate in English or approved by an Iranian consulate with a PCR test result from within 96 hours before arrival in Iran showing that the individual is negative for COVID-19. Those arriving from, or who have spent more than 4 hours in the following countries (including in transit) will be given a coronavirus test on arrival and must quarantine at their own expense: Albania, Andorra, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Egypt, Hungary, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Palestinian Territory, Serbia, the Seychelles, Slovenia, St. Lucia, Sweden, Syria, Tanzania, or the United Arab Emirates. 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 06/05/2021) – Travelers arriving from India are not allowed to enter Iraq via Baghdad (BGW), Basra (BSR), Erbil (EBL), Najaf (NJF), or Sulaymaniyah (ISU). Passengers who have transited through India are also prohibited from entering via EBL or ISU, except for Iraqi nationals and diplomats. Indian nationals may not enter Iraq via BGW, BSR, or NJF. Nationals of Indonesia may not arrive at BSR or NJF. Travelers must comply with medical screening and quarantine regulations upon arrival. A printed medical certificate in Arabic or English (English only for those arriving in NJF) with a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point is required from all passengers over the age of 10 when arriving at Basra (BSR), Baghdad (BGW), Erbil (EBL), Sulaymaniyah (ISU), or Najaf (NJF). Both PCR and RT-PCR tests are accepted to enter Basra, while only PCR tests are accepted at Baghdad, Erbil (EBL), Sulaymaniyah (ISU), and Najaf. This is not mandatory for children under the age of 10 arriving at BGW, BSR, or NJF, or for children under 12 at EBL or ISU, but they may be subject to a test on arrival. Tests issued by the UK’s NHS are not accepted at EBL or ISU. Travelers arriving at EBL may be tested again upon arrival and quarantined in a hotel for 14 days. Airline crew arriving at EBL or ISU must self-isolate in a hotel between flights.
  • Israel (last update 06/05/2021) – All foreign nationals (apart from residents of the country) are barred from entering Israel until further notice, including for transit, without authorization from the Population and Immigration Authority. All travelers must fill in an “Entry Report” form, which can be found online, no more than 24 hours before departure of the last direct flight 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 up to 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 test result issued within 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The certificate must include the ID number or the passport number of the passenger. Foreign nationals who are not residents of Israel must have health insurance that covers the cost of COVID-19 expenses to enter the country.
  • Japan (last update 06/05/2021) – 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 number of other exemptions. Arrivals must complete a Quarantine Questionnaire online and present a QR code on arrival. Passengers with an Olympic Identity and Accreditation Card (OIAC) or Paralympic Identity and Accreditation Card (PIAC) are also allowed to enter if they also have a Written Pledge. All travelers must have a printed medical certificate in English showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours prior to departure of the last direct flight to Japan. Accepted tests include LAMP, NEAR, Next Generation Sequence, quantitative antigen (CLEIA), RT-PCR, Smart Amp, TMA, and TRC tests with samples collected via nasopharyngeal swab or saliva. This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic or an official visa issued by Japan, US military personnel, or civilian personnel of the US Armed Forces in Japan (and their dependents). Passengers with a consular letter specifying why the test could not be taken are also exempt. All passengers are also subject to testing for COVID-19 and must 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 06/05/2021) – Flights to Jordan from India are suspended until 17 May 2021. Travelers are not allowed to transit through Jordan for more than 10 hours. All passengers entering or transiting through Jordan must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result, with the exception of passengers under 5 years old and diplomatic and special passport holders and their family members. The test must be taken at most 120 before arrival for those traveling to Jordan and no more than 72 hours before departure for those transiting through the country. The test result for passengers arriving from Egypt, Iraq, Palestinian Territory, or Turkey must be issued by an approved laboratory. All arrivals will be given a PCR test, with the exception of diplomatic and special passport holders with a diplomatic QR code (and their families) and children 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 children under 5, diplomatic and special passport holders, and family members of the latter) 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 before departure. Airline crew must also have a medical certificate with a negative PCR result 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. Military personnel and their family members entering Jordan must have a “Military QR Code” obtained before departure. Travelers who have been in India (including in transit) within the previous 14 days must complete an indemnity form and quarantine in a hotel for 14 days at their own expense. Those who have been outside India for 14-45 days before arriving in Jordan must self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Kazakhstan (last update 06/05/2021) – The majority of travelers are banned from entering or transiting through Kazakhstan. Kazakhstani nationals may return to the country. Entry is also permitted to foreign residents of Kazakhstan and the spouses, parents, and children of nationals or residents of the country, who may only enter the country once every 30 days. Nationals of the following countries are exempt from the travel ban: Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, the Maldives, Russia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan. Diplomatic passport holders and their families, students with an invitation letter, approved business travelers, and holders of visas issued by Kazakhstan approved by the Deputy Prime Minister may also enter the country. International flights are temporarily suspended, with the exception of flights from the countries listed above and repatriation flights. Passengers over the age of 5, including nationals of Kazakhstan, 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. Passengers must undergo medical screening and self-isolation upon arrival. All arrivals must complete a questionnaire and submit it to immigration. Visa exemptions are suspended for nationals of the following countries traveling with normal passports until 31 December 2021: Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (PRC), Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the UK, the USA, Vatican City (Holy See),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 07/04/2021) – 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. 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, and the certificate must also contain the date of birth and the name of the issuing laboratory. Accepted tests are AMP, PCR, SDA and TMA. Passengers arriving from the Philippines must have a certificate issued by an approved laboratory. The certificate requirement does not apply to nationals of South Korea or passengers under the age of 5. All other passengers are subject to quarantine and a Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test on the 6th day of their quarantine at their own expense. Nationals of South Korea over the age of 5 arriving without a medical certificate showing a COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point are subject to quarantine for 14 days at their own expense They must also have an “Agreement to Facility Quarantine” form. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the South Korea visa policy.
  • Kuwait (last update 28/04/2021) – Flights from the UK and India are currently suspended. The only travelers who are permitted to enter at present are nationals of Kuwait, children and spouses of Kuwaiti nationals, and domestic workers of nationals of Kuwait who have registered online before departure. Most arrivals must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result taken at an approved lab 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 PCR test result issued before departure from Kuwait. Passengers arriving from certain countries are also exempt. Travelers must register their details online before departing for Kuwait. Visa on arrival services are suspended. All arriving passengers must install the “Shlonik” and “Kuwait-Mosafer” apps on a mobile device before embarking on their journey to the country. All arrivals are subject to medical screening on arrival and a mandatory 14-day quarantine at a hotel or their home. Most passengers must have a pre-booked hotel reservation for at least 7 days. Exceptions include: travelers with a vaccination certificate who have either received 2 doses at least 2 weeks before arrival or only the first dose 5 weeks before arrival; passengers with a recover certificate for COVID-19; students who are nationals of Kuwait studying abroad who must have a letter issued by the Kuwait Cultural Office and a letter issued by the University); and unaccompanied minors younger than 18 years. Travelers will also be tested twice for coronavirus with 2 PCR tests that they must pay for before arriving in Kuwait, bringing the confirmation with them.
  • 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 07/04/2021) – All flights to Laos are canceled until 31 May 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 06/05/2021) – Individuals who have been in Brazil or India in the past 14 days are barred from entering Lebanon. 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. Individuals who left Lebanon less than a week before returning are exempt from needing the certificate. Passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate issued by certain countries are also exempt if they received the last dose of the vaccine at least 15 days before traveling to Lebanon. Passengers aged 12 and above and airline crew staying longer than 24 hours will have to take a PCR test on arrival and quarantine for up to 72 hours. Passengers must also complete an “Airport Tracking Registration Form” online before departing for Lebanon and present the approval email or SMS on arrival. It is also required to install the “covidlebtrack” app on the traveler’s mobile device. Travelers transiting through Beirut (BEY) en route to Syria must have 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). They must also have a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hours before departure.
  • Macau (last update 31/03/2021) – Only residents of China (including Macao and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) and Chinese Taipei can currently enter Macao, providing they have not been in another country within the past 21 days.. All travelers must have tested negative for COVID-19 with a nucleic acid test within the previous 7 days before going to Macao, with the exception of passengers arriving from Hong Kong SAR, who mst have had their COVID test taken within the 24 hours before arrival. All arrivals are subject to quarantine for up to 21 days.
  • Malaysia (last update 06/05/2021) – Borders are closed to foreign travelers until further notice. Only Malaysian nationals, diplomatic passport holders, travelers with a MyTravelPass (MTP), students with written approval from Malaysian immigration obtained online, and merchant seamen who meet certain criteria may enter the country at present. Travel from India to Malaysia is more heavily restricted, with only Malaysian nationals, their spouses, and permanent residents of Malaysia permitted to enter. Residents and spouses of Malaysian nationals must have a MyTravelPass (MTP) to enter from India. Passengers without a printed medical certificate in English or Malaysian showing a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point are subject to a test upon arrival. Upon arrival in Malaysia, travelers must also undergo medical screening and quarantine at their own expense for 7 or 10 days. All travelers are obliged to install the “MySejahtera app” on their mobile device and complete the health declaration at least 24 hours before departing. It is not permitted to transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight except for Malaysian nationals going to Sarawak. All passengers traveling to the state of Sarawak must fill in an “enterSarawak” form and an “eHealth Declaration Form” online before departure. Airline crew must be listed on the General Declaration and must quarantine between flights. They must also install the “MySejahtera” app.
  • Maldives (last update 06/05/2021) – All travelers and airline crew must complete a “Traveller Health Declaration” 24 hours before departure. 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 traveling to the Maldives. The test result must show the name of the passenger as it is displayed in their passport, as well as the name and address of the testing laboratory. Those who have transited on the way to the Maldives for more than 24 hours must repeat the test. Children under 1 year of age are exempt. Airline crew must also have a test result if staying in the Maldives for 8 days or more, unless they are staying at a designated transit facility. International arrivals may be subject to self-quarantine for 10 days after reaching the Maldives. Both passengers and airline crew may have to undergo medical screening upon arrival. Tourists must have confirmation of a hotel reservation for the duration of their intended stay.
  • Mongolia (last update 07/04/2021) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Mongolia until at least 1 May 2021. Permanent residents of Mongolia as well as Mongolian nationals may return to the country. Travelers who have a visa issued by Mongolia on or after 8 October 2020 may also enter. Travelers must have a health certificate showing a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 from a test taken no more than 72 hours prior to departure of the last direct flight to Mongolia. Children under the minimum age for a test in the country of departure are exempt. Individuals who are permitted to enter Mongolia may be quarantined for 10 days at designated facilities upon arrival in the country; other passengers are subject to self-isolation.
  • Myanmar (last update 06/05/2021) – Visa exemptions do not currently apply and visa on arrival facilities are suspended. All commercial flights to Myanmar have been suspended until at least 31 May 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 06/05/2021) – International flights to Nepal are suspended from 7–14 May 2021, with the exception of flights from India. International passengers are banned from entering Nepal except for Nepalese nationals and their relatives, 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. 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 departure from the first embarkation point, 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). Passengers arriving from India must have a test result that includes a photo and a barcode. Travelers must also complete an “International Traveller Form” online before departure, printing off a copy with a barcode for check-in. Arrivals may be required to quarantine for up to 10 days. Nepalese nationals must complete a “Passengers Locator Card” and give it to the health desk upon arrival in the country. All travelers who have arrived from or transited through South Africa or the UK must have a booking at an approved hotel for quarantine at their own expense for 5 days after arrival. From 7 May 2021, travelers arriving from India must have a reservation for 10 days at an approved hotel.
  • Oman (last update 22/04/2021) – Travelers who have been in the following countries within the past 14 days are not permitted to enter Oman, with the exception of diplomatic passport holders and their family members, and nationals of Oman: Brazil, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Lebanon, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, or Tanzania. In addition, travelers who have been in the UK in the previous 14 days (including in transit) are not allowed to enter, except for Omani nationals. 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 travelers aged 16 or over to have a medical certificate in either English or Arabic with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before arrival. Diplomatic passport holders are exempt. 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). Travelers are subject to a 7-day quarantine and must have a confirmed hotel reservation for this period. Omani nationals, individuals below the age of 18 traveling alone, those over 60, passengers who have obtained an authorization from the Health Authorities, and certain other exceptional cases are exempt from having to quarantine at a hotel. Passengers with a permit for private institutional isolation centers that are pre-approved by the Relief and Shelter Sector are also exempt. 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 been suspended.
  • Pakistan (last update 06/05/2021) – 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. Individuals arriving from the following countries may not enter until further notice: Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Eswatini, Ghana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, Rwanda, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. All travelers aged 12 and over must 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. Travelers are subject to a rapid antigen test when they arrive in Pakistan. Passengers and airline crew may be subject to 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 06/05/2021) – International travelers to the Philippines are barred from entering, apart from Filipino nationals, their parents, spouses and children (who must hold a visa and be traveling with the Filipino national), and certain former nationals of the Philippines, depending on what nationality they currently hold (and their spouses and children if traveling together). Holders of any Philippines visa may now enter. Holders of a 9(A) or SRRV visa must also have a Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) endorsement document to enter the country. Passengers with one of the following documents issued by the Philippines may also enter: Identification Certificate (IC) or a Certificate of Re-acquisition/Retention of Philippine Citizenship (CRPC). Individuals who have been in India within the previous 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines until 14 May 2021 at the earliest. All transit through the country is currently prohibited. All visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended. Arrivals are subject to quarantine and a COVID-19 RT-PCR test on the 6th day at their own expense (with the exception of merchant seamen with a 9(C) visa). All travelers (except for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who are Filipino nationals and travelers with a 9(e) visa) must carry confirmation of a reservation for at least 7 nights 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 RT-PCR coronavirus test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Merchant seamen with a 9(C) Philippines visa must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.
  • Qatar (last update 06/05/2021) – 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 residence permit or a temporary residence permit and Exceptional Entry 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). Individuals who hold a Diplomatic ID issued by the MOFA of Qatar may also enter. Most travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result issued by an approved testing center no more than 72 hours before arrival in Qatar, with the exception of Umrah passengers arriving from Saudi Arabia. However, passengers entering or transiting through Qatar from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, or Sri Lanka must have a negative PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers may be tested on arrival. 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 for 7 days, with the exception of passengers arriving from the following countries: Australia, Brunei, China (PRC), Cuba, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, the Republic of Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Oman, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam and certain other exemptions. Individuals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 with one of the following vaccines do not have to quarantine as long as the last dose was received at least 14 days before arriving in Qatar: AstraZeneca, Covishield, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer/BioNTech. There are other exemptions, including pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, elderly passengers (over 75), and military personnel, providing they meet certain conditions. Travelers arriving from the following countries must have a hotel reservation for 10 days: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, or Sri Lanka. All passengers must also install the Ehteraz app. 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 12/03/2021) – 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 first-degree family members, when traveling together) may enter. Residents of Saudi Arabia, passengers with an exit/entry, work, residence or visit visa issued by Saudi Arabia, and nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates who have not been in or transited through Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, or the USA in the past 14 days. This also applies to domestic workers of nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates, as long as they are accompanied by the sponsor or one of the first degree family members of the sponsor. 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 the departure of the last direct flight 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 06/05/2021) – All short-term visitors are banned from entering Singapore, except for Singaporean nationals, 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, passengers with passes or approval letters must not have been in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka 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, and New Zealand. Again, they must not have been in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka within the past 14 days. 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 PCR 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). For passengers with connecting flights where the total transit duration is more than 24 hours, the test must have been taken at most 72 hours of the last direct flight to Singapore. The following travelers are exempt from the certificate: nationals of Singapore, permanent residents of Singapore, children aged 6 years old or below, passengers with a pre-approved Business Pass, passengers who have only been to low risk countries or regions in the previous 14 days before entry into Singapore, and individuals with a positive PCR test result for coronavirus issued at least 22 days prior to arrival (proving that they have already had and recovered from the virus). 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). Passengers who have spent time in any of the following countries (including in transit) in the prior 14 days are not allowed to transit through Singapore: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka. 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 14/04/2021) – Sri Lankan nationals (and their spouses, children, and parents if traveling together), dual nationals, and residents, passengers traveling on a tourist or business visa may enter Sri Lanka. All passengers must obtain a travel approval from the Foreign Ministry of Sri Lanka, with the exception of nationals and dual nationals of Sri Lanka staying in a designated quarantine hotel. Passengers arriving via “Sri Lanka Tourism” must obtain an online approval. All travelers are required to have a printed health certificate in English 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. Merchant seamen who are nationals of Sri Lanka with a Seaman’s Discharge Book, and who are transferring directly from the ship to the airport, are exempt. Passengers must also have a completed “Health Declaration Form”. All arriving passengers, with the exception of nationals of Sri Lanka, 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, and a receipt for 2 PCR tests to be performed after arrival. These requirements will be checked at the moment of application for a Sri Lanka visa. Nationals of Sri Lanka must have an entry approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka or from a consulate of Sri Lanka, with the exception of nationals of Sri Lanka traveling with their foreign spouse, parents or children with a tourist visa. All passengers (except children under 12 with a tourist visa) are subject to medical screening on arrival. Travelers are also required to quarantine. Visas on arrival are currently suspended, although Sri Lanka has now resumed the issuance of Electronic Travel Authorizations (ETAs). 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 06/05/2021) – 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. Entry is prohibited to anyone who has been in India (including in transit) within the prior 14 days, with the exceptions of holders of Taiwan travel document or Alien Resident Certificates. Transit is currently prohibited, with the exception of those transiting through Taoyuan (TPE) with a confirmed onward ticket for a connecting flight within 8 hours. 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 07/04/2021) – Flights to Tajikistan have now resumed. All travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure, with the exception of passengers under 3 years old. Airline crew will be quarantined until their next flight.
  • Thailand (last update 06/05/2021) – Travel to Thailand is banned until 31 May 2021 at the earliest. Only Thai nationals and their immediate families, residents of Thailand, and students may enter. Other exceptions from the travel ban include visa-exempt passengers, 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. Travel from India to Thailand is banned except to Thai nationals. Transit through Thailand is only permitted through Bangkok (BKK) and passengers in transit must have insurance and a Fit to Fly health certificate. All Non-Thai passengers entering or transiting through Thailand 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 departure 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). It is also necessary to download the ThailandPlus App and register by using COE number and reference code. All arrivals must have a confirmed hotel reservation and are subject to quarantine for up to 14 days at their own expense, with the exception of nationals of Thailand (who must self-isolate for 7, 10, or 14 days at home). They must also undergo COVID-19 screening. Visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended. 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.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – All flights are suspended until 1 June 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 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. All arrivals must also have proof of chromatographic determination of antibodies (IgM, IgG) in the blood. Alternatively, a coronavirus vaccination certificate is accepted for entry. 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 06/05/2021) – 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 and residents of other GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia) are now permitted to enter the UAE. South Korean nationals with pre-arranged visa or pre-approval and an “Isolation Exemption Certificate” may fly to Dubai (DXB) under the Fast Track program. Indonesian nationals traveling under the Safe Travel Corridor program can now enter the UAE with an entry permit and a return ticket. Nationals of the following countries can now fly to Abu Dhabi (AUH): Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, 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, the Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nauru, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, the Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Isl., Spain, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK (British passport holders with nationality “British Citizen”), Ukraine, Uruguay, the USA, and Vatican City. Nationals of India with a visa issued by the USA or with a residence permit issued by USA, UK, or an EU member state traveling to Abu Dhabi (AUH) may also enter. Additionally, passengers with a tourist visa issued by Abu Dhabi may also now travel to Abu Dhabi. Nevertheless, passengers are only allowed to transit through Abu Dhabi (AUH) for a maximum of 24 hours and they must have a confirmed airside hotel booking if their transit time exceeds 12 hours. Travelers may enter Abu Dhabi with a pre-arranged visa issued by any emirate if arriving from any of the following countries: Australia, Bhutan, Brunei, China (PRC), Greenland, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Israel, South Korea, Mauritius, Morocco, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, or Singapore. Passengers entering or transiting through Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a negative coronavirus PCR test taken at an approved laboratory no more than 96 hours before departure of the last direct flight to the UAE. Children under 12, passengers with disabilities, and those arriving from the UK are exempt. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in India are not allowed to enter and transit through the UAE, unless they are nationals of the United Arab Emirates, are a diplomatic or official passport holder traveling on duty, or have a UAE golden visa. They must have a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48 hours before arrival, and issued by an approved laboratory. The test result must have a QR code. Travelers who have been in or transited through Nigeria or South Africa in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter or transit through the UAE unless they are an Emirati national. Diplomatic passport holders may enter if arriving from Nigeria. Foreign residents of the UAE must have approval from the ICA before departure except those returning to Dubai (DXB). Those 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 or transiting through Al Maktoum (DWC) or Dubai (DXB) 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 to the UAE. UAE nationals, of passengers under the age of 12, and those who have disabilities are exempt. Passengers arriving at DWC or DXB from Bangladesh, Pakistan, or Sudan must have a QR code with their test result. From 6 May 2021, the same applies to those arriving from Nepal. From 9 May, those arriving from Egypt and Ethiopia will also need a QR code on the test result. From 10 May, passengers arriving from Lebanon will also need one. Travelers who have been in India in the previous 14 days (including in transit) must have a printed negative PCR test result taken at an approved lab within 48 hours before arrival. The test result must have a QR code. 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, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Slovakia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, 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 or a printed certificate with a negative rapid test result from within 4 hours before departure. Passengers arriving at Ras Al Khaimah (RKT) or Sharjah (SHJ) must have a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight. UAE nationals, children under 12, and passengers with disabilities are exempt. 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 or Nigeria in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit through the UAE, with the exceptions of Emirati nationals and diplomatic passport holders. Flights from Nigeria and South Africa are suspended until 21 May 2021. Flights from Nigeria and Yemen are suspended until further notice. Airline crew without a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result of a test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to the United Arab Emirates are subject to quarantine until their next flight. 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 25/03/2021) – All passengers 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 (with the exception of children under 2 years old).
  • Vietnam (last update 18/03/2021) – 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 must fill out a Health Declaration Form, undergo medical screening upon entry to Vietnam, and quarantine for 14 days. Business travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result issued from 3 to 5 days before arrival and medical insurance or guarantee from the hosting company to cover COVID-19 expenses. Transit through Vietnam currently prohibited.
  • 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 14/04/2021) – All commercial flights to Algeria are currently suspended, with the exception of medevac and repatriation flights. 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 before arrival. Travelers must carry an exceptional entry permit (EEP) issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Algeria or by an Algerian embassy.
  • Angola (last update 12/03/2021) – 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 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 30 April 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 22/04/2021) – Travelers coming from, or who have been in, Brazil or India in the previous 21 days are prohibited from entering. 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 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 07/04/2021) – 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 22/04/2021) – Airports in Eritrea have now reopened. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival, although children under the age of 6 and travelers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate are exempt. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 rapid antigen test upon arrival, and to quarantine for 7 days, at their own expense.
  • 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 25/02/2021) – 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 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point, with the exception of children under 6 years old. Arrivals are subject to another PCR test at their own expense 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 06/05/2021) – With the exception of Guinean nationals and their spouses, partners, parents or children and foreign nationals with a residence permit or long-time visa for Guinea, international travel to Guinea is currently prohibited. All passengers, except for those under the age of 11, must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result issued at most 72 hours 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 (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 06/05/2021) – Flights from the United Kingdom are currently suspended until further notice. Flights from India are suspended until 15 May 2021 at the earliest and passengers who have been in India (including in transit) within the previous 14 days are not permitted to enter Kenya. All passengers must have a medical certificate in English with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 96 hours before arrival. All travelers must also complete a “Travelers Health Surveillance Form” online before departure. Arrivals are subject to medical 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 07/04/2021) – 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 if they are tested in Lesotho itself before traveling to another destination if they 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 25/03/2021) – Flights to Madagascar, with the exception of repatriation and humanitarian flights, remain suspended until 31 March 2021 at the earliest. 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 28/04/2021) – All Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival, and present a completed “Travel Surveillance Form”. All arrivals are subject to medical screening and a further COVID-19 test, and must also self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • 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 31/03/2021) – All passengers, with the exception of children under the age of 10, must have a printed medical certificate, in either Arabic, French, Spanish, or English, with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 5 days before arrival.
  • Mauritius (last update 28/04/2021) – Entry and transit are prohibited until 14 May 2021 at the earliest. From May 15 until 31 May 2021, passengers arriving on humanitarian, medevac or repatriation flights are permitted to enter and transit through Mauritius. They must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 7 days or at least 5 days before departure from the last embarkation point, as well as confirmed accommodation reservation booked online. 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 28/04/2021) – Passengers traveling to Morocco from the following countries are barred from entry until 21 May 2021 at the earliest (with the exception of Moroccan citizens on repatriation flights and those on medical flights): Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mozambique, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, or the UK. 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 (children under 11 are exempt).
  • Mozambique (last update 17/02/2021) – 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 72 hours before departure. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Mozambique who have been outside of Mozambique for less than 14 days. The PCR test they have obtained before departure is valid for 14 days. Visa on arrival facilities for nationals of Bangladesh, Eritrea, India, Pakistan, Somalia and Sri Lanka 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 28/04/2021) – All arrivals must present an epidemiological questionnaire (obtained online) and a health certificate showing that they received a negative PCR or antigen test result for COVID-19 at most 7 days prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Nationals and residents of Namibia could be required to quarantine. All travelers must have insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – Individuals traveling to Nigeria from the following countries, or have spent time there during the past 14 days, are not permitted to enter: Brazil, India, and Turkey. Nationals and permanent residents of Nigeria are exempt from this ban. 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 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. All passengers are subject to health screening and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival, with another PCR test within this time. Travelers arriving from the UK or South Africa must have proof of payment for the PCR test. 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 14/04/2021) – 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 22/04/2021) – 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 on arrival.
  • 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 12/03/2021) – Arriving travelers should have a printed health certificate in English showing a negative PCR test result for coronavirus issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Airline crew without a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival are subject to PCR test on arrival at their own expense. All passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 7 days.
  • South Africa (last update 18/03/2021) – International passenger flights to Cape Town (CPT), Durban (DUR), Nelspruit (MQP) or Johannesburg: Lanseria International (HLA) and Tambo International (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 complete a “Traveller Health Questionnaire” within 2 days before traveling and undergo medical screening on arrival. All passengers aged 5 and older, including travelers in transit, should carry a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point in a PCR test. Those that arrive without this test result will be given a rapid antigen test on arrival and must quarantine at their own expense. Consult South Africa’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • South Sudan (last update 22/04/2021) – 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 96 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 06/05/2021) – Passengers arriving from India may not enter Sudan until 27 May 2021 at the earliest, with the exception of Sudanese nationals. All passengers traveling to Sudan from India, the Netherlands, South Africa, or the United Kingdom must take a PCR test no more than 72 hours before arrival, test negative, and bring the result to present at border control. The test must have a barcode, a stamp, or a QR code from the issuing laboratory. Children under 6 are exempt. Travelers arriving from these countries must also self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. All passengers arriving from other countries 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 travelers under 6 years old.
  • 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 06/05/2021) – All 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 from the first embarkation point. 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. Travelers will be given a rapid COVID-19 test on arrival in Tunisia. Passengers must have a reservation at a quarantine hotel for 7 days, with the exception of diplomats traveling on duty. It is also possible to avoid quarantine with a vaccination certificate stating that the individual has received at least one dose of AstraZeneca or both doses of Pfizer-BioNTech. Alternatively, passengers with a recovery certificate and a vaccination certificate showing they have received at least one dose of any COVID-19 vaccine do not need to quarantine.
  • 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 25/03/2021) – All passengers traveling to Zambia must carry a medical certificate showing that they took a PCR test within the 72 hours before arrival 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.
  • 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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