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: 17/11/2020

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 10/11/2020) – Airports in Anguilla are now open. Travelers may enter the territory if they complete an “Application for Entry” and present an “Electronic Travel Authorization Certificate” at border control. Passengers must also present a health certificate showing that they received a negative result for COVID-19 in a PCR test no more than 5 days prior to their arrival in Anguilla. All travelers who are not residents of Anguilla must have health insurance to cover any coronavirus-related expenses. Travelers will be given another PCR test upon arrival and will be tested again after quarantining for 10 days.
  • Antigua and Barbuda (last update 28/10/2020) – Borders reopened on June 1. Flights now operate to the international airport. Travelers aged 12 years and older arriving in Antigua and Barbuda must present a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19) in an RT-PCR test within the week before coming to the island country. Arrivals must sign a health declaration and are subject to further medical screening and possibly quarantine. Passengers and airline crew transiting through Antigua and Barbuda who stay overnight must self-isolate at a designated hotel or facility while doing so.
  • Argentina (last update 17/11/2020) – Flights to Argentina have resumed. Borders remain closed to the majority of non-Argentine nationals and residents until 29 November 2020 at the earliest, with the exception of nationals and residents of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay traveling to the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires (AMBA) for tourism on a direct flight from their country.Travelers with visas for Argentina issued after March 17 may also enter the country. Holders of visas issued before this date must also have a National ID Card or a certificate issued by an Argentinian embassy or consulate to gain entry. Permitted travelers must submit a completed “Declaración Jurada Electrónica para el ingreso al Territorio Nacional” before arrival and Argentine citizens and residents must undergo quarantine for 14 days once in Argentina. Passengers and airline crew are encouraged to install “CuidAR” on their mobile devices. Nationals and residents of Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay must have insurance to cover the cost of any potential COVID-19 treatment and a medical certificate proving they tested negative for coronavirus via a PCR test with the result issued no more than 72 hours prior to arriving in Argentina.
  • Aruba (last update 04/11/2020) – All travelers arriving from and residents of the following countries are banned from entering Aruba: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Other travelers must take a PCR test (Molecular SARS-CoV-2 test based on a nasal swab) within 72 hours of departing for Aruba and upload the results online at most 12 hours before departure, with the exception of passengers under the age of 15, residents of Aruba, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba and Curacao if arriving from Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba or Curacao, or those departing on the same calendar day. Failure to upload the result will mean the traveler must be administered a PCR test on arrival and quarantined for 1 day at their own expense. The test result should be uploaded along with a Health Assessment Form before traveling. All travelers are subject to medical screening upon arrival. All individuals must have health insurance, with the exception of residents of Aruba, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, and Curacao, diplomats, Dutch military personnel, and individuals leaving Aruba on the same day that they arrive.
  • Bahamas (last update 10/11/2020) – All passengers must have a negative RT-PCR test result from the 5 days prior to arriving in the Bahamas. Travelers who booked their trip before 1 November 2020 will not be allowed to enter if their test was taken within 7 days of departure. Children aged 10 or under are exempt. Travelers are also required to present a QR code from “Bahamas Health Visa” application, completed online before departure, at check-in and upon arrival, and are subject to a coronavirus antigen test on the 5th day after their arrival. Airline crew must self-isolate until their next flight.
  • Barbados (last update 17/11/2020) – Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown (BGI) has reopened and international flights have resumed. Travelers from the following countries must have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 72 hours before flying to Barbados: Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Dominican Rep., Estonia, France, French West Indies, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Isl., USA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, British Virgin Islands, and US Virgin Islands. Otherwise, they are subject to a PCR test on arrival. 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 and are subject to medical screening and quarantine upon arrival.
  • Belize (last update 28/10/2020) – Airports in Belize reopened on October 1st. All passengers are required to install the Belize Health Travel App and present the QR code obtained via this app at the Belize border. All arrivals must undergo medical screening measures. Travelers who arrive without a medical certificate showing a negative PCR test for coronavirus will be tested upon arrival. Tourists must have confirmation of a reservation at an approved hotel.
  • Bermuda (last update 09/09/2020) – Borders have reopened. Travelers must complete an online Travel Authorization form before going to Bermuda, within 1 to 3 days of departure. All individuals over the age of 10 must present a medical certificate to show that they tested negative for COVID-19 within 7 days before traveling. Only Bermudan residents may travel to the island territory without the certificate; in this case, they will be subject to testing and quarantine upon arrival.
  • Bolivia (last update 30/09/2020) – All travelers arriving in Bolivia must have a negative PCR test result issued within 7 days before arriving and a certificate to prove it.
  • Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Saba (last update 04/11/2020) – Borders are currently closed to the islands of the Caribbean Netherlands. Foreign nationals are barred from entering, unless arriving from Belgium, Curacao, Germany, and the Netherlands, flights are suspended, and Bonaire airport is closed, except for flights from the following countries and territories, as well as repatriation and medevac flights: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Curacao, Germany, Netherlands, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Maarten. These measures will remain in place until at least 1 December 2020. Passengers who are currently allowed to enter are subject to quarantine regulations (14 days) and must present a Health Declaration Form and a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 upon arrival. The test must have been performed within 72 hours before departing for the islands.
  • Brazil (last update 30/09/2020) – Coronavirus travel restrictions have been lifted. Visitors with a maximum stay of 90 days must have valid medical insurance. The minimum coverage must be BRL 30,000 and the policy must be in Portuguese, English, or Spanish. Nationals and residents of Brazil and foreign students traveling to the country to study are exempt from this requirement.
  • Canada (last update 04/11/2020) – Canada is currently closed to the majority of foreign travelers until 30 November 2020. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and family members of either of these may enter the country, as well as passengers arriving from the USA traveling for reasons other than tourism, and passengers not traveling for tourism who do not need to obtain a temporary resident visa, and their immediate family members. Other exceptions include diplomats, Indians under the Indian Act, merchant seamen, students, and a number of other special cases. Passengers must arrive at one of the following designated airports: Calgary (YYC), Montreal (YUL), Toronto (YYZ) or Vancouver (YVR) with the exception of passengers arriving on direct flights from Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Suriname, Uruguay, the USA, or Venezuela. Arriving passengers may have to self-quarantine for 14 days. From 21 November 2020, current restrictions on passengers arriving from the United States are set to be lifted. However, these dates may be pushed back if continued travel restrictions are deemed necessary. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Canada.
  • Cayman Islands (last update 22/07/2020) – Some airports on the islands, including Owen Roberts International Airport, and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport, have been closed since March. All flights to Grand Cayman are currently canceled (with the exception of emergency, Medevac, and repatriation flights). All cruise ships and private yachts are barred from entering. The Cayman Islands are currently under quarantine measures and advanced screening protocols. All travel to the Sister Islands is prohibited, with the exception of residents and essential personnel. The Cayman Islands plan to reopen their borders on September 1. Entry requirements will include a negative COVID-19 test result. Arrivals will have to undergo 5 days of quarantine upon arrival, and wear a device to continuously monitor their health for the duration of their stay.
  • Chile (last update 17/11/2020) – All borders are closed to non-resident travelers until at least November 23, 2020, when passengers can enter Chilevia Santiago (SCL).Only Chilean citizens and residents and their parents, children, spouses, and partners, foreign diplomats and humanitarian workers, and passengers with a safe-conduct may enter the country. All travelers must complete an online “Affidavit for Travellers to prevent Coronavirus diseases (COVID-19)” and submit it prior to departure. Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR SARS-CoV-2 test result, issued by an approved laboratory at most 72 hours before arrival, are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
  • Colombia (last update 10/11/2020) – International flights to Colombia have now resumed. All passengers permitted to travel to Colombia must complete a “Check Mig”before departure.
  • Costa Rica (last update 10/11/2020) – All passengers traveling to Costa Rica must present a completed “Pase de Salud” form and present the generated QR code on arrival. It is necessary to have travel insurance to cover the expenses of any potential coronavirus treatment and accommodation., although residents of Costa Rica are exempt from this requirement. All travelers must arrive at 2 designated airports in Costa Rica: San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR). Entry regulations for Costa Rican nationals also apply to those with dual-citizenship. Individuals with expired residence permits for Costa Rica (DIMEX) have had their permits automatically extended: category “permanente” are extended until 11 January 2021; categories “temporales” and “especiales” (which expired after 18 December 2019) are extended until 11 January 2021; category “estancias” (which expired after 17 March 2020) are extended until 12 February 2021.
  • Cuba (last update 17/11/2020) – Flights to Havana Airport have now restarted. All arrivals must submit a “Declaración de Sanidad del Viajero” and will undergo medical screening and receive a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival. They are also subject to quarantine. From December 1st, all passengers will also be required to pay a health tax of USD 30 USD or equivalent on arrival.
  • Curacao (last update 28/10/2020) – Curacao has reopened its borders to residents and travelers with a residence permit issued by Curacao, as well as passengers arriving from a number of countries and territories. All passengers arriving from Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, or the British Virgin Islands must complete a Digital Immigration card and a Public Health Locator Card online at most 48 hours before departure to present on arrival. All passengers arriving from Austria, Azerbaijan, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Cuba, Denmark, Finland, French Guiana, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, India, Italy, Jamaica, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, St. Barthelemy, St. Maarten, Suriname, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay, or the US states of Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, or New York must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from an approved laboratory, as well as the Public Health Locator Card. Passengers may be required to quarantine upon arrival. All other foreign travelers are currently barred from entering until December 1st, 2020.
  • Dominica (last update 22/07/2020) – Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Dominica. Flights have been suspended except for repatriation. Airline crew may not disembark the aircraft. Nationals of Dominica may return to the country but are obliged to undergo a 14-day quarantine.
  • Dominican Republic (last update 16/09/2020) – Flights have resumed to the Dominican Republic and travelers may now enter if they complete a health declaration form and present it to border control officials upon arrival.
  • Ecuador (last update 22/09/2020) – Border restrictions have been lifted and international flights have restarted. Passengers and air crew must undergo the PCR test for COVID-19 within 10 days prior to their arrival in the country and present a health certificate to prove this. Any traveler who arrives without a certificate will be subject to medical screening and a quarantine of 14 days on arrival.
  • El Salvador (last update 05/10/2020) – Airports in El Salvador have now reopened. All passengers are required to have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. This does not apply to infants under the age of 2, travelers in transit through El Salvador,or passengers with a diplomatic, official, service or special passport.
  • Falkland Islands (last update 23/07/2020) – The islands are currently on lockdown and most flights are suspended. Only returning residents may travel to the Falkland Islands and are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
  • French Guiana (last update 22/07/2020) – International flights have been temporarily canceled. In order to visit French Guiana, travelers must obtain an International Travel Certificate from a French consular office. Authorized individuals must undergo medical screening and 14-day quarantine after arriving in French Guiana.
  • Greenland (last update 22/07/2020) – Greenland began Phase One of reopening its borders on June 15. 600 passengers may travel to the Danish territory per week. Seats on flights are allocated on a first come first served basis. Passengers must present a negative COVID-test result no more than 5 days old at check-in. They must also complete a personal locator form. All travelers will be quarantined for 5 days upon arrival, after which they will be tested again for coronavirus. If the results are negative, the individual will have their quarantine requirement lifted. Greenland’s health measures should be adhered to while visiting.
  • Grenada (last update 16/10/2020) – Airports in Grenada have reopened and flights have resumed. All passengers aged 5 years old and above must provide a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before arrival. All arrivals must submit a Health Declaration Form online before arriving and may have to undergo medical screening and self-isolation once in the country.
  • Guadeloupe (last update 23/07/2020) – Individuals who have recently been in the following countries are banned from entering: Brazil, India, Israel, Russia, Turkmenistan, and the United States, unless they are a resident of the French West Indies. All travelers to Guadeloupe must complete an International Travel Certificate when boarding their flight. They must also present a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 72 hours before flying to Guadeloupe and undergo a medical check and 7 days of quarantine upon arrival.
  • Guatemala (last update 17/11/2020) – Airports in Guatemala have now reopened.All arriving passengers are required to present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result (PCR or antigen test) issued a maximum of72 hours before departure, with the exception of children under 10 years old. All passengers must also complete an online Health Pass form before departure and present the QR Code generated upon arrival.
  • Guyana (last update 20/10/2020) – Airports in Guyana have now reopened. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result.
  • Haiti (last update 23/07/2020) – Flights have resumed and travel restrictions have been lifted. Travelers are now permitted to enter Haiti, but may be subject to medical screening. A Health Declaration Form must be completed.
  • Honduras (last update 10/11/2020) – Airports in Honduras have now reopened. All passengers must complete an online “immigration pre-check” before departure and present the form on arrival. They must also have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 result issued at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Honduras. Tests accepted are: Antibody Rapid test, Antigen test and RT-PCR test.
  • Jamaica (last update 17/11/2020) – All passengers, including residents of Jamaicawho reside in Jamaica for a minimum of 6 continuous months,must have a Travel Authorization, which can be obtained online. Arrivals are subject to medical screening and quarantine procedures. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight. Residents of Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, and the USA over the age of 12 must have a medical certificatefrom a government approved laboratorywith a negative Coronavirus test result in either RT-PCR, NAAT or RNA format, taken a maximum of 10 days before arrival. This does not apply to nationals of Jamaica.
  • Martinique (last update 23/07/2020) – Travelers who have recently spent time in or are flying from the following countries are banned from entering: Brazil, India, Israel, Russia, Turkmenistan, and the United States. Resident of the French West Indies are exempt from this ban. All travelers to Martinique must present a health certificate showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 in the 72 hours before flying and complete an International Travel Certificate when boarding their flight. Screening measures have been put in place for all travelers arriving in Martinique, who must undergo 7 days of quarantine.
  • Mexico (last update 23/07/2020) – Travelers must present a completed “Cuestionario de Identificación de Factores de Riesgo en Viajeros” to a border control officer when entering Mexico. Non-essential travel between Mexico and the US is prohibited.
  • Montserrat (last update 23/07/2020) – Currently, only travelers from Montserrat, permanent residents, and family members (spouses, children, and dependents) of the above may enter the territory. Upon arrival, they are subject to medical screening and must self-quarantine for 2 weeks.
  • Nicaragua (last update 23/07/2020) – Travelers entering Nicaragua must have a certificate proving they have recently tested negative for coronavirus. It is necessary to enter via land borders, since airlines are not currently flying to the country. Airports are closed and only authorized humanitarian flights may land in Nicaragua. Passengers are obliged to undergo quarantine for 10 days.
  • Panama (last update 17/11/2020) – Flights to the country and domestic passenger flights have resumed. Residency permits and visas issued by Panama that expired after 13 March 2020 will be accepted for entry until 31 January 2021.All arrivals are required to have a medical certificate in Spanish or English with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR or antigen test result, taken at most 48 hours before arrival (diplomatic passport holders and 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. Travelers must also complete a “Declaración Jurada de Salud”.
  • Paraguay (last update 28/10/2020) – Flights to Paraguay have resumed. Travelers must have a negative PCR test result for coronavirus from within 72 hours prior to arrival in Paraguay, as proven by a medical certificate from an authorized laboratory. Those who arrive without this certificate will be quarantined for 2 weeks. International medical insurance that covers the potential cost of COVID-19 treatment is also mandatory for all travelers except for nationals and residents of the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Passengers have to complete a “Traveler’s Health Information” within 24 hours prior to traveling to the country. Arrivals may be subject to a 14-day quarantine.
  • Peru (last update 04/11/2020) – International passenger flights to Peru remain suspended, with the exception of flights arriving from the following airports: Asuncion (ASU), Atlanta (ATL), Bogota (BOG), Brasilia (BSB), Buenos Aires (EZE), Cali (CLO), Cancun (CUN), Cartagena (CTG), Cordoba (COR), Guayaquil (GYE), Houston (IAH), Iguazu (IGR), La Habana (HAV), La Paz (LPB), Los Angeles (LAX), Medellin (MDE), Mendoza (MDZ), Mexico (MEX), Miami (MIA), Montego Bay (MBJ), Montevideo (MVE), New York: John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) and Newark Liberty Intl (EWR), Orlando (MCO), Panama (PTY), Porto Alegre (POA), Punta Cana (PUJ), Quito (UIO), Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Rosario (RSJ), San Jose (SJO), San Salvador (SAL), Santa Cruz (VVI), Santiago (SCL), Sao Paulo (GRU), Toronto (YYZ) and Tucuman (TUC), as well as repatriation flights. 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 same embarkation point. The test can either be an antigen or RT-PCR test, or alternatively, the traveler may present an epidemiological medical discharge certificate. Children younger than 12 must have a medical certificate stating that they are in good health. The certificate with the test result must be uploaded as part of an online “Declaración Jurada de Salud” form, which must be completed prior to departure, with the exception of passengers in transit.
  • Puerto Rico (last update 28/10/2020) – Puerto Rico officially reopened its borders to all international travelers on July 15. Arrivals must complete a Puerto Rico Department of Health Travel Declaration Form and present a certificate in English or Spanish confirming a negative COVID-19 molecular test taken within 72 hours before traveling. Those who do not present negative test results will be tested on arrival and must remain in quarantine for 14 days. Puerto Rico currently advises people to only travel if necessary.
  • Saint Barthelemy (last update 23/07/2020) – All arrivals must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test result from the 72 hours prior to flying to St Barts. Residents of Saint-Barthelemy, Saint-Martin, Sint-Marteen, Guadeloupe, and Martinique are exempt from this providing they have not left the “green zone” of the Antilles in the past 14 days. Individuals who arrive without a test result will be tested in St Barts and quarantined until the results are known. All arrivals will undergo temperature screening and must complete an arrival registration form.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (last update 10/11/2020) – Airports in St. Kitts and Nevis are now open. Travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued by an approved laboratory within 3 days prior to departure, have confirmation of a reservation at approved accommodation, and undergo medical screening on arrival. All passengers must install the SKN COVID 19 mobile app on their device, while airline crew must have a Crew COVID-19 Status card.
  • Saint Lucia (last update 20/10/2020) – All passengers, including residents of Jamaica who reside in Jamaica for a minimum of 6 continuous months, must have a Travel Authorization, which can be obtained online. Arrivals are subject to medical screening and quarantine procedures. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight. Residents of Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, and the USA over the age of 12 must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus test result in either RT-PCR, NAAT or RNA format, taken a maximum of 10 days before arrival. This does not apply to nationals of Jamaica.
  • 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 04/11/2020) – International travelers are allowed to enter, regardless of country of origin, but must have a hotel reservation for 5 days at which to quarantine. Passengers arriving or transiting from most locations must have a medical certificate showing that the individual tested negative for coronavirus in an RT-PCR test in the 5 days prior to arriving in St Vincent and the Grenadines. Travelers from Barbados are no longer exempt. Passengers must complete a “Pre-Arrival form” and present it at border control. Arrivals are subject to another PCR test and quarantine (48-72 hours or until cleared for medium-risk countries; 9-16 days for high-risk countries).
  • Sint Maarten (last update 28/10/2020) – Travelers from EU and Schengen countries, the UK, Canada, and other Caribbean islands are now permitted to enter St Maarten, as are airline crew. Passengers over the age of 10 arriving from the following countries and territories must have negative test results from a molecular COVID-19 test based on a nasal swab issued at most 120 hours before the final direct flight to St Maarten departs: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Bulgaria, Canada, Cayman Isl., China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Estonia, Finland, France, French West Indies, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Jamaica, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Isl., the USA, or Virgin Isl. (British). Travelers coming from these countries and the following locations must have a completed health declaration form instead: Anguilla, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Cayman Isl., Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and Nevis, or St. Lucia. Residents of St. Maarten arriving from the United States must either have a negative COVID-19 test result or obtain the health declaration form and may be tested for coronavirus upon arrival at their own expense. 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 28/10/2020) – Airports in Suriname are closed to all flights until at least 24 November, 2020. Repatriation and medical flights are permitted to land.
  • Trinidad and Tobago (last update 10/11/2020) – 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 at least November 22, 2020.
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (last update 30/09/2020) – Borders and airports are open and international travelers may enter with a travel authorization completed 24 hours before flying to Turks and Caicos. Arrivals must have a negative coronavirus PCR test result issued within 5 days prior to traveling, with the exception of children under 10. Passengers may have to undergo medical screening and quarantine upon arrival.
  • United States (last update 6/09/2020) – All foreign nationals who have traveled to the following countries within the past 14 days are banned from entering the US: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the UK. Foreign students arriving from the European Schengen Area, Ireland, or the UK are now exempt from the ban if they hold a valid F-1 or M-1 visa for the US. Other exceptions include permanent residents of the US, immediate family members of US citizens or residents, members of the US Armed Forces and their family members, and certain other special cases. Travelers must comply with the coronavirus measures of the state or territory they arrive in. For example, those arriving in Massachusetts must fill out a “Massachusetts Travel Form”. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the US visa policy.
  • Uruguay (last update 10/11/2020) – Travel to the country is prohibited, except to nationals and residents of Uruguay. Nationals and residents of the following countries may transit through Montevideo (MVD) or Punta del Este (PDP) International Airports: Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay . Returning Uruguayan nationals and residents must quarantine for 7 days after arrival. Passengers may only fly to MVD or PDP. All passengers aged 6 years and over and airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 test result issued within 72 hours before the flight. Exceptions will be made for passengers with a letter from a Uruguayan embassy of consulate exempting them from the test before departure, although they are subject to a PCR test on arrival. 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 who are not either nationals or residents of Uruguay must have health insurance. Airline crew without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure are subject to self-isolation.
  • Venezuela (last update last update 17/11/2020) – All flights to Venezuela have been suspended apart from humanitarian missions, medevac, and repatriating its citizens, as well as flights from the Dominican Republic., Iran, Mexico, Panama and Turkey.

Europe Travel Restrictions

  • Albania (last update 14/07/2020) – Travel restrictions were lifted on July 1 and international flights resumed. There are currently no restrictions on entry.
  • Andorra (last update 14/07/2020) – Ski resorts are currently closed and leisure, cultural, and sports activities have been canceled until further notice. Andorra can only be entered from France or Spain. See below travel restrictions for these countries.
  • Austria (last update 20/10/2020) – Citizens of European Union (EU) and Schengen Area countries, as well as the United Kingdom (UK) may travel to Austria, as may their immediate family members, provided they have been exclusively in these countries in the 10 days prior to arriving in Austria. EU/Schengen/UK citizens who have been in other countries within 10 days of traveling must either provide a health certificate with a negative PCR test or undergo self-isolation for 10 days after arrival in Austria. Nationals and residents of Australia, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Monaco, San Marino, Uruguay, and Vatican City arriving from one of these “safe” countries can also enter Austria. Passengers from the countries listed above who are visiting their life partner in Austria may also enter. Travel is still restricted for nationals of other countries. Third-country nationals may enter Austria from an EU or Schengen country or from the UK with a health certificate. Business travelers may also enter with a health certificate. Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result are subject to a PCR test on arrival. Further exceptions include holders of an Austria “D” visa, passengers transiting through the country, and foreign nationals visiting their life partner in Austria.
  • Belarus (last update 10/11/2020) – Individuals who arrive in Belarus from countries deemed to be high-risk must self-isolate for 10 days after arrival.
  • Belgium (last update 29/10/2020) – At present, only citizens, residents, and long-term visa holders from other EU and Schengen countries and British passport holders (including “British Overseas Territories Citizen” issued by Gibraltar and British Passports with a Certificate of Entitlement to the Right of Abode issued by the United Kingdom) may enter Belgium. Passengers arriving from the following countries are also permitted to enter Belgium: Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, or Uruguay. Foreign diplomats, passengers traveling on government duty passports, humanitarian aid workers, and military personnel are also permitted to enter the country. Travelers must complete an online “Passenger Locator Form” a maximum of 48 hours before arrival and undergo medical screening and quarantine in Belgium.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (last update 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 dutyare 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 16/10/2020) – Entry to Bulgaria is currently restricted with the exception of nationals of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, and Vatican City. Entry is also permitted for British passport holders, passengers with a “D” visa issued by Bulgaria, nationals of Turkey returning via Bulgaria to their country of residence, passengers with an Alien’s passport issued by Estonia and Latvia, military personnel, and passengers with a residence permit issued by an EU country. 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 long-term or permanent residence permit issued by Bulgaria and their family members, and passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay or Vatican City. All arrivals must quarantine for 14 days.
  • Croatia (last update 17/11/2020) – Travel to Croatia is currently banned except for Croatian nationals, residents, and family members of the above. Nationals of other EU and Schengen countries and the UK are exempt from travel restrictions. Exceptions to the travel ban from third countries include holders of long-term residence permits or “D” visas for EU/Schengen countries or the UK, healthcare professionals, cross-border workers, students, diplomats, and persons with an urgent personal reason for travel. Citizens of third countries must prove their urgent reason for traveling by presenting valid documentation (e.g. a letter from a doctor recommending medical treatment). Third-country nationals may also enter Croatia for business (with an invitation letter), as a tourist (with confirmation of paid accommodation in the country), or for education. Travelers coming from third countries must self-isolate for 14 days after arriving, or for 7 days if they agree to take a nasal and pharynx swab at their own expense and test negative for coronavirus. All travelers must complete an “Enter Croatia Form” and present it upon arrival. Travel restrictions will remain in effect until at least November 30, 2020.
  • Cyprus (Republic) (last update 10/11/2020) – Travelers arriving from the following countries may enter Cyprus: Australia, China (People’s Rep.), Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uruguay, or Vatican City. Travelers who have been in any other country within the previous 14 days are not permitted entry. All permitted passengers must have been tested for COVID-19 within 72 hours of traveling to Cyprus and present a health certificate to prove it. Nationals and foreign residents of Cyprus and their families may return to the island from anywhere in the world, but will be subject to COVID-19 testing and quarantine if not arriving from one of the approved countries listed above. All passengers must obtain a Cyprus Flight Pass before boarding a plane and complete a “Passenger Locator Form” to present upon arrival.
  • Czech Republic (last update 10/11/2020) – Travel restrictions have been lifted for nationals and residents of EU countries, EFTA countries, Andorra, Australia, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, the UK, and the Vatican. Czech nationals and foreign residents (regardless of nationality) are also exempt from entry restrictions, as well as all diplomatic passport holders staying for a maximum of 14 days. A completed “Passenger Locator Form ” must be submitted before departure, with the exception of nationals and residents of Czechia, passengers under the age of 5, diplomatic passport holders staying in Czechia on duty for no more than 14 days, and arrivals from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, the United Kingdom or Vatican City. Other nationalities are currently barred from entering Czechia.
  • Denmark (last update 17/11/2020) – Residents of the following countries can enter Denmark: Australia, Finland, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay. Residents of Norway, Germany’s Schleswig-Holstein region and the Blekinge, Halland, and Scania regions of Sweden may also enter Denmark if they have a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to entering the country. 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.Nationals and foreign residents of Denmark and their immediate family members and romantic partners are also permitted to enter the country. Passengers traveling on business or as students, as well as merchant seamen, are also exempt from travel restrictions. Individuals returning to their home country directly via Denmark are permitted to do so. Travelers who do not fall into these categories may not enter the country. Persons resident in high-risk countries traveling to Denmark must carry proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before entry.
  • Estonia (last update 15/10/2020) – 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, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay. Travelers from these countries must not show symptoms of COVID-19. Foreign students may also enter to study in Estonia. Estonian nationals, foreign residents of Estonia, and their families (including unmarried partners of Estonian nationals or residents) may return to the country. Travelers arriving from countries not listed above must self-quarantine for 14 days. Travelers with long-term visas for the following countries may enter Estonia from third countries: Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, or Switzerland. Other foreign nationals returning home via Estonia may enter to do so, as long as they are symptom-free for COVID-19.
  • Faroe Islands (last update 14/07/2020) – See restrictions for Denmark.
  • Finland (last update 10/11/2020) – At present, most travelers are prohibited from entering Finland. Finnish nationals, and foreign residents of Finland are allowed to enter, as are their family members and partners. Passengers arriving from the following countries are exempt from the travel ban: Cyprus, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Poland, San Marino, or Vatican City. Residents of the following countries may also travel to Finland (as long as they arrive from one of these “safe” countries): Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay. Finland currently permits nationals and residents of the following countries and their family members to enter Finland in order to return to their country of residence: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Individuals arriving from the above countries (or the associated microstates of Andorra, Monaco, or San Marino) to do business or study in Finland are permitted to enter.
  • France (last update 10/11/2020) – At present, nationals and residents of EU or Schengen countries or the associated microstates (Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City) as well as British nationals may enter France, as may their spouses and children. Travelers arriving from the above countries or from Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Singapore, or Thailand are also exempt from French travel restrictions. Lebanese nationals who live in Lebanon may now also travel to France. French nationals returning from countries not listed above must quarantine themselves for 14 days from arrival. The same is true for students and any other exceptional cases that are granted permission to enter France from a non-approved country. Travelers arriving from non-approved countries must present an International Travel Certificate issued online prior to boarding and upon arrival in France. This certificate is also needed to transit through the country. All arriving travelers must sign a declaration stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms. Passengers aged 11 and over arriving from the following countries must present a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours prior to traveling: Algeria, Bahrain, China (Peoples’ Rep.), Congo (Dem Rep.), Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, Panama, Russian Fed., South Africa, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and Zimbabwe. Individuals aged 11 and above arriving from other permitted countries must either have a medical certificate or undergo testing on arrival. LAMP Test, Molecular Assay or test, Nucleic-acid Amplification test (NAAT), PCR, RT-PCR, SARS-CoV2 Assay, SARS-CoV2 DDPCR, SARS-COV2 RNA and SARS-CoV2 RT-PCR are all accepted.
  • Germany (last update 17/11/2020) – Germany has lifted travel restrictions for individuals arriving from countries in the EU and/or Schengen Area and the UK as well as nationals and residents of these states and their families. Residents of the following “safe countries” may also enter, providing they have been living in their country of residence for a minimum of 6 months: Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay. German nationals and permanent residents continue to be allowed to return to Germany, as do their family members. Certain other exceptions exist for commuters from neighboring countries who work in Germany, holders of a German visa issued after March 17, 2020, military personnel stationed in the country, and other professionals or students whose travel is deemed necessary. Entry is prohibited for the majority of non-EU/Schengen visitors. Arrivals from “risk areas” must self-isolate for 10 daysupon arrival and may have to undergo a PCR test for coronavirus. Certain passengers may also be required to complete an online registration before departure.
  • Gibraltar (last update 22/09/2020) – Gibraltar has lifted its entry restrictions and flights are once again operating to Gibraltar Airport. All travelers must complete an online passenger locator form, which generates a barcode which must be presented upon arrival.
  • Greece (last update 10/11/2020) – Entry restrictions for Greece apply until at least 30 November 2020, but it has opened its borders to nationals, residents, and long-term visa holders of other countries in the EU and/or Schengen Area or from the UK. Nationals and residents of the following countries have also been granted permission to visit Greece: Australia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, and Uruguay. All passengers (except those in transit) must complete a “Passenger Locator Form (PLF)” 24 hours before check-in. This generates a QR code that must be presented at the border. Upon arrival, all travelers will be tested for coronavirus. Flights from Turkey and Catalonia (Spain) are suspended until at least 30 November. Flights to Thessaloniki (SKG) are canceled with the exception of repatriation, medevac, and humanitarian flights. Travelers coming from Albania and North Macedonia can only enter Greece if they arrive at Athens (ATH). Anyone over the age of 10 must have a health certificate in English with a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours before arriving in Greece, unless they are just in transit. The certificate must include the name and the passport or identity number of the passenger.
  • 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 04/11/2020) – Passengers are not currently allowed to enter Hungary with the exception of nationals of Hungary, passengers with a permanent residence permit issued by Hungary and their family members, individuals with a Hungarian residence permit valid for longer than 90 days, those with a “D” visa issued by Hungary, passengers with a signed and stamped letter issued by the Deputy-Chief Officer of the National Police, and passengers transiting through Hungary to another country with permission to enter their final destination. Business travelers are now also permitted entry to Hungary. Travelers arriving for cultural or sport events in Hungary are also permitted entry, on the condition they have a personal invitation letter issued by the official organizer of the event and a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued within 3 days of departure. All arriving passengers and airline crew are also subject to medical screening and a mandatory 10-day quarantine or until their next flight.
  • Iceland (last update 04/11/2020) – Nationals of countries outside the EU, Schengen Area, associated European microstates, and the UK are not permitted to enter Iceland until at least December 1st, unless they are a family member of a national of one of these countries or are a permanent resident of one. Other exceptions include military personnel, diplomats, healthcare workers, and humanitarian aid workers. All travelers transiting through Iceland to another Schengen state must be able to show written permission to enter the destination country. Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay are also able to enter Iceland if arriving from their country of residence. All passengers aged 16 and over must complete an online “Pre Registration for visiting Iceland” form. All arrivals aged 16 and over must either undergo double COVID-19 testing and quarantine for 4 to 5 days, or self-isolate for 2 weeks.
  • Ireland (Republic) (last update 15/07/2020) – Arrivals must self-quarantine for 14 days and complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form unless arriving from Northern Ireland or traveling with a diplomatic passport.
  • Isle of Man (last update 15/07/2020) – Self-quarantine for 14 days. Non-residents, with the exception of residents of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, are currently barred from visiting, unless granted permission on compassionate grounds, for example to attend a funeral on the island. Flights to and from Guernsey have resumed, operated by Guernsey airline Aurigny. The Isle of Man has published a 5-stage plan for reopening its borders to travel.
  • Italy (last update 04/11/2020) – Travelers from EU and EFTA countries, the UK, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and Vatican City may now enter Italy without restrictions. Additionally, passengers arriving from countries on the EU’s safe list (Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay) may also travel to Italy. Partners of Italian nationals and residents (with proof of the relationship) can enter Italy. Business travelers from other countries and individuals transiting through Italy on their way home are also permitted. When arriving in the regions of Calabria, Puglia, Sardinia, or Sicily, a “Health Declaration Form” must be completed. All travelers entering Italy from outside the EU/Schengen Area or the UK are subject to quarantine for 14 days after arrival. Non-Italian passengers who have been in the following countries (including in transit) within the previous 14 days will not be allowed to enter Italy under any circumstances: Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Republic, Kuwait, Moldova, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, or Peru. The same applies to travelers who have been in or transited through Kosovo or Montenegro, unless they are an EU/EEA/British national who was residing in Italy before July 16, 2020. Travelers who have been in the following countries in the previous 14 days must either have a negative molecular or antigenic test result for COVID-19 issued within 72 hours prior to arrival in Italy or will be tested when they arrive: Belgium, Czechia, France, Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom. All passengers arriving in Sicily who have been in France (regions of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Corsica, Hauts-de-France, Ile-de-France, New Aquitaine, Occitania, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur), Croatia, Greece, Malta, or Spain in the last 14 days must either have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 or take the test on arrival and self-isolate as long as is necessary. Flights from the following countries are suspended: Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Dominican Rep., Kosovo, Kuwait, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, Peru, and Serbia. Entry restrictions will remain in place until at least 24 November 2020.
  • 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 04/11/2020) – Travelers arriving from the following countries should have a health certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result produced at most 72 hours before arriving in Kosovo: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, or the United Kingdom. Those who arrive without a certificate must self-quarantine for 7 days. All arrivals will be screened.
  • Latvia (last update 17/11/2020) – All foreign citizens are banned from entering Latvia with the exception of nationals and residents of other EU and Schengen countries or the UK and their family members, passengers returning via Latvia to their country of residence, or students with a written enrolment certification issued by a higher education institution or college in Latvia. Residents of the following countries may also enter Latvia: Algeria, Australia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay. All travelers entering Latvia must undergo quarantine for 10 days. Flights from Andorra, Czechia, Luxembourg, and Switzerland remain suspended. Travelers must present a QR code before boarding their flight, which can be obtained by completing an online questionnaire.
  • 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 17/11/2020) – Some travel restrictions have been lifted. At present, nationals and residents of EU and EFTA countries, the associated microstates (Andorra, San Marino, Monaco, and Vatican City) and the UK may enter the country. Residents of the following “safe countries” may also enter: Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, and Uruguay. Other exceptions include national visa holders, students, immediate family members of Lithuanian nationals and permanent residents, and NATO personnel. It is necessary to submit a completed health questionnaire before traveling to Lithuania and show the QR code to a border control officer upon arrival (not required for transit). Passengers may also be required to undergo quarantine for 10 days after arriving in the country. International flights only operate to the following airports: Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ), and Siauliai (SQQ).
  • Luxembourg (last update 10/11/2020) – Nationals and long-term residents of any other EU or EFTA member state, one of the associated microstates, or the UK may enter Luxembourg. Passengers arriving from other EU states and residents of Australia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay may also travel to Luxembourg. Further exceptions are made for healthcare professionals, merchant seamen, military personnel, and cross-border workers. Passengers who are not nationals or residents of the countries listed above must present a certificate proving they tested negative for COVID-19 within the 72 hours prior to traveling to Luxembourg using a test that detects nucleic acid. All other foreign nationals are banned from entering the country until at least December 31, 2020.
  • Malta (last update 17/11/2020) – Malta still has a travel ban in place for many countries, but has reopened its borders to travelers from the other EU and Schengen countries. Additionally, passengers from the following countries have been authorized to enter Malta: Andorra, Australia, Canada, China (PRC), Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Lebanon, Macao, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, and Vatican City (Holy See). Passengers must complete a “Public Health Travel Declaration Form” and a “Passenger Locator Form” online before departure. Arrivals (passengers and airline crew) must self-isolate for 2 weeks. Passengers arriving from the following areas must either have a medical certificate with a negative PCR result or will have to take the test upon arrival: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy (Milan and Rome all airports, and Bologna, Naples, Perugia, Pescara, Pisa, Trieste, Turin, and Venice), Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (Porto), Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, or the United Kingdom (Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, NewCastle and Nottingham).
  • Moldova (last update 04/11/2020) – Travelers who have been in the following countries within the 14 days prior to arriving in Moldova are not currently permitted to enter: Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Eswatini, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, the USA, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, or the United Kingdom. This does not apply to Moldovan nationals and their family members and foreign residents of the country and their family members, or passengers traveling as students or with a diplomatic service passport. Travelers who enter Moldova may need to self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Monaco (last update 15/07/2020) – Monaco can only be accessed via France (the nearest airport is Nice). Therefore, the same entry restrictions apply. Currently, only travelers from EU and EFTA member states, the UK, and countries on the EU’s approved list may enter.
  • Montenegro (last update 29/10/2020) – Travel is still restricted to certain foreign nationals; however, citizens of nearly 100 countries are now permitted to go to Montenegro. Travelers who have been in the following countries within the 15 days prior to arriving in Montenegro are permitted to enter: Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Austria, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Passengers may also enter Montenegro from the following countries if they have been there for the past 15 days, providing they have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR, antibody, or antibody seriologic test result issued within 72 hours of their arrival (if over 5 years of age): Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo (Rep.), Lebanon, North Macedonia (Rep.), Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore or USA. Nationals and residents of Montenegro are permitted to enter the country, but may have to undergo quarantine if they have recently been in a non-approved country.
  • Netherlands (last update 17/11/2020) – Passengers arriving from EU and Schengen member states and the UK are now permitted to enter the Netherlands. Additionally, residents of Australia, Japan, 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, Schengen Area, or UK. Family members of nationals of these states are also exempted from the ban, as are diplomats, military personnel, students with a notification letter, and other exceptional cases. Passengers with a Schengen visa issued after 19 March 2020 are also allowed to travel through the Netherlands to another Schengen Member State.Passengers 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 who are exempt from the travel ban must self-quarantine upon arrival for a minimum of 10 days.
  • North Macedonia (last update 15/10/2020) – All North Macedonia travel restrictions have been lifted.
  • Norway (last update 10/11/2020) – Nationals and residents of the EU, Schengen Area, and UK and their immediate family members are now allowed to travel to Norway. The majority of other foreign nationals are temporarily prohibited from entering Norway until 15 January 2021. Foreign residents of Norway are permitted to enter. Other exceptions include diplomats, holders of D-Visas, holders of visas issued after March 15, and passengers traveling to study in Norway with a valid decision letter. All passengers must have a confirmed booking of quarantine accommodation for the duration of the stay, with the exception of arrivals from Greenland, Finland (hospital districts of East Savo, Kainuu, Kymenlaakso, North Ostrobothnia, North Savo, Pirkanmaa, Paijat-Hame, Satakunta, South Karelia and Aland only) or Sweden (only Kalmar). Arrivals must self-isolate for 10 days and those visiting Svalbard are first required to quarantine in another part of Norway before traveling to their onward destination. Passengers may also be required to present a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. The test must have been taken 72 hours before arrival. Accepted tests are: Antigen tests, PCR tests and RT-PCR tests. The medical certificate must be issued in Danish, English, French, German, Norwegian or Swedish.
  • Poland (last update 17/11/2020) – Poland has reopened travel to the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, and the UK. Flights to Poland from the following countries are suspended: Argentina, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Costa Rica, Georgia, Jordan, Lebanon, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and the USA.Exceptions include charter flights bringing Polish nationals back from abroad. Polish citizens and their spouses and children, as well as those with a residence permit for Poland, are able to enter the country from locations not listed above, but are subject to a compulsory 10-day quarantine.
  • Portugal (last update 10/11/2020) – Nationals and residents of EU/Schengen countries and the UK, as well as their family members, students, and travelers arriving from these countries may now enter Portugal. Passengers arriving from some of the countries on the EU’s safe list may also enter (Australia, Canada, China, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay). Travelers arriving from countries other than those listed above must have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their flight to Portugal and present a health certificate to prove it. All individuals traveling to Madeira must complete an online epidemiological survey before their flight and present the QR code generated on arrival. They must also have a negative COVID-19 test certificate taken at most 72 hours before arrival or take a test and undergo quarantine upon arrival. Arrivals in the Azores will undergo medical screening and quarantine unless they have a certificate.
  • Romania (last update 17/11/2020) – The majority of foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Romania until at leastDecember 13, 2020. EU, Schengen Area, and British passport holders, long-term foreign residents of Romania or another EU or EFTA state, family members of Romanian or EU/EFTA/UK nationals and residents, students, and humanitarian or military personnel are exempted from the travel ban. Passengers arriving from the following countries are also permitted to enter Romania: Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Canada, Costa Rica, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and Vatican City (Holy See). 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. Flights between Romania and the following countries and regions are suspended until December 13: Andorra, Armenia, French Polynesia, Guam, and Montenegro. Arrivals may have to quarantine for 14 days. Residence permits issued by Romania which have expired are considered valid with an extension of 90 days after November 13, 2020.
  • Russian Federation (last update 10/11/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently banned from entering Russia, with the exception of permanent residents of Russia, as well as nationals and residents of the United Kingdom, Belarus, Egypt, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates, if they are arriving directly from their own country. The issuance of Russian eVisa has been suspended. All arriving passengers, including those transiting through Russia, are required to have a printed medical certificate showing a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours before arrival. The medical certificate must be issued in Russian or in English. A notarized translation to Russian is accepted. This does not apply to nationals of the Russian Federation.You can also check the visa Policy of Russia to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • San Marino (last update 16/07/2020) – There are currently no travel restrictions for San Marino itself. However, it is impossible to reach San Marino without first passing through Italy, which has its own travel restrictions for international travelers. In practice, only travelers from the EU, Schengen Area, the UK, and countries on the EU’s safe list (Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay) can enter at present. For more information, see the travel restrictions for Italy.
  • Serbia (last update 16/07/2020) – There are currently no travel restrictions to Serbia, as of May 22, 2020. Commercial flights have recommenced operations.
  • Slovakia (last update 30/09/2020) – Slovakia has now begun allowing foreign citizens to cross its borders if they first complete a ‘Public Health Passenger’ form online at least 24 hours before departure. Travelers arriving from any country must register online before traveling except for the following countries: Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, the People’s Republic of China, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom. All arriving passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days, with only a few exceptions.
  • Slovenia (last update 16/07/2020) – Slovenia has lifted its restrictions on entry to foreign nationals. However, travelers arriving in the country may be subject to a 14-day quarantine period.
  • Spain (last update 17/11/2020) – Spain has reopened its borders to travelers arriving from all EU and Schengen member states and the UK as well as nationals and residents of these countries. From November 23rd, passengers arriving from these countries, as well as a number of others, must have a medical certificate in English or Spanish with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT – PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before arrival. This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Azores in Portugal; from Rogaland, More og Romsdal, Nordland, Viken, Innlandet, Vestfold og Telemark, Agder, Vestland, Trondelag or Troms og Finnmarkin in Norway; from Kitri, Ionia Nisia, Dytiki Ellada or Sterea Ellada in Greece; or from the Faroe Islands or Greenland. Travel from other countries will not be permitted until November 30th,with the exception of Spanish citizens, residents, their immediate family members, and those who have a special permit to enter the country. Family members of EU and British nationals may also travel to Spain in order to join them. Unmarried partners of Spanish nationals may also enter Spain. Certain other exceptions may be made for healthcare workers, cargo transport, force majeure, and diplomatic passport holders traveling on duty. All passengers must complete an “FCS Health Control Form” and present the QR code generated on arrival, with the exception of travellers in transit, and undergo medical screening at the port of entry.Residency permits and D visas that were due to expire between 17 December 2019 and 21 June 2020 are valid for reentering the country until December 21st.
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen (last update 16/07/2020) – Travel to Svalbard is only permitted if the individual has completed a 14-day quarantine in another part of Norway.
  • Sweden (last update 04/11/2020) – Travel is now permitted from other countries within the EU, EFTA, and from the UK. Nationals and residents of these countries, their family members, and holders of national visas with a validity of over 3 months for these countries may also enter Sweden. Passengers traveling as students are also exempt from travel restrictions. Residents of Australia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, and Uruguay may also travel to Sweden. Travelers from other countries will not be permitted to enter Sweden until at least December 22, 2020. Healthcare personnel and other travelers with compelling reasons to enter the country may be permitted to do so. Expired Swedish passports are accepted to enter the country if accompanied by a valid national ID card or another valid form of identification document.
  • Switzerland (last update 04/11/2020) – Switzerland is now permitting entry without restrictions to nationals of EU and EFTA member states, British nationals, and family members of either of these, as well as passengers arriving from other Schengen countries or any of the following countries: Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Republic of Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Monaco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay, or Vatican City. Nationals and residents of Switzerland and Liechtenstein may return to the country from outside the Schengen Area and the UK. Passengers with a D visa or a Schengen C visa (obtained after March 16) issued by Switzerland are also exempt from travel restrictions. Any traveler will be quarantined for 10 days if they have been in countries or regions currently deemed to be high-risk for coronavirus. Travelers may not transit through Switzerland from a non-Schengen country to another Schengen member country, unless they are a national of Switzerland, an EEA state, or the UK, or are arriving directly from one of the approved “safe” countries listed above, or fall into one of the other exceptional categories listed above.
  • Turkey (last update 30/09/2020) – Turkey has lifted its travel restrictions for all countries. Passengers and airline crew may have to undergo medical screening upon arrival. Consult Turkey’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Ukraine (last update 05/10/2020) – Travelers entering Ukraine are required to have medical insurance, with the exception of nationals and permanent residents of Ukraine. Passengers from the following countries without a medical certificate proving the individual received a negative PCR test within 48 hours prior to arrival are subject to self-quarantine on arrival: Andorra, Argentina, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cape Verde, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czechia, France, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Maldives, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, and the USA.
  • United Kingdom (last update 17/11/2020) – Travelers entering the UK must self-isolate for 14 days, with only a few exceptions. All passengers must also complete an online “Public Health Passenger Locator Form” before departure and present it at immigration control upon arrival in the UK. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been to or transited through Denmark are not allowed to enter and transit, with the exception of British nationals and residents arriving from Denmark who present a completed passenger locator form upon arrival.Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of United Kingdom.
  • Vatican City (last update 16/07/2020) – The world’s smallest country technically still has its borders open, but it is maintaining the same lockdown measures as Italy. In practice, this means that only travelers from the EU, Schengen Area, the UK, and countries on the EU’s safe list (Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay) may visit at present.

Oceania Travel Restrictions

  • American Samoa (last update 24/07/2020) – Entry permits issued by American Samoa are suspended. The Office of the Attorney General must approve entry to travelers by issuing them with OK to Boards. All non-US passport holders must stay in Hawaii for at least 14 days before entering American Samoa. Travelers permitted to enter American Samoa will be screened by the territory’s Department of Health (DOH) and may have to undergo quarantine as a result. Flights from Tonga are suspended.
  • Australia (last update 10/11/2020) – International passengers are not permitted to enter Australia, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members. Nationals of New Zealand residing in Australia and their immediate family members, passengers arriving from New Zealand who have been in the country for the past 14 days and are traveling on a Safe Travel Zone flights, and those who have a visa and have been granted an exemption before departure are also permitted entry. Passengers arriving from New Zealand and passengers arriving on repatriation flights must complete an online “Travel Declaration” form before departure. 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. Flights to Melbourne (MEL) are currently suspended. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Australia.
  • Fiji (last update 22/09/2020) – No foreign nationals are currently permitted to enter Fiji, including airline crew. Fijian citizens returning home are required to undergo medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. All passengers must also have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure.
  • French Polynesia (last update 10/11/2020) – International travelers to French Polynesia must complete a health registration form (ETIS) prior to departure. This will generate a QR code, which should be printed and presented at border control.All travelers over the age of 11 must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result obtained at most 3 days before departure of the last direct flight to French Polynesia. Airline crew who have been outside the territory for over 72 hours must also have a certificate.
  • Guam (last update 30/09/2020) – All travelers arriving in Guam will be subject to health screening and quarantine. On the 6th day after their arrival, they may have to take a COVID-19 test. Airline crew must quarantine between flights.
  • Kiribati (last update 24/07/2020) – Travelers must have spent 14 days in a country without any COVID-19 cases prior to arriving in Kiribati. Bonriki International Airport (TRW) on Tarawa is currently closed. Passengers must also obtain a health clearance before traveling. Airport security has been increased and nonessential businesses in the country are currently closed.
  • Marshall Islands (last update 10/11/2020) – All travelers are currently prohibited from entering the Marshall Islands until December 5th 2020 .
  • Micronesia (last update 24/07/2020) – Travelers must have spent 14 days in a country without any COVID-19 cases prior to arrival in order to enter the state of Chuuk. All travelers are prohibited from entering the state of Pohnpei except residents and medical and technical personnel. Individuals arriving in Pohnpei must have a medical certificate and will have to undergo a 14-day quarantine. Yap and Chuuk states require arrivals to spend 14 days in a government quarantine facility.
  • Nauru (last update 24/07/2020) – Travelers who have stayed in or transited through China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Macao, or South Korea in the 21 days prior to arrival are banned from entering Nauru. Passengers and airline crew must complete a Health Declaration Card and undergo a medical examination upon arrival in Nauru. Arrivals will be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days in a facility dubbed a “Government Transition Accommodation”. Entry is also restricted to individuals who have had any direct or indirect contact with cruise ships, such as the Diamond Princess (docked in Japan), that have experienced outbreaks of COVID-19. All arrivals in Nauru must complete a health declaration and undergo medical screening.
  • New Caledonia (last update 24/07/2020) – Non-residents of New Caledonia are not permitted to visit the French special collectivity at present unless they are the spouse or child of a resident. Residents of Wallis and Fortuna are also exempt from the travel ban. Travelers must obtain an International Travel Certificate before boarding a flight to New Caledonia and submit it upon arrival. Passengers arriving from France must also have a health certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours before traveling. It is necessary to self-quarantine for 2 weeks after arrival. Most international flights have been suspended and cruise ships banned from docking. Domestic travel is permitted, including between islands within New Caledonia.
  • New Zealand (last update 10/11/2020) – All borders are closed to anyone who is not a citizen or permanent resident (or spouses and children of either) of New Zealand, including the dependent territories of Niue, Tokelau, and the Cook Islands, as well as nationals of Australia ordinarily resident in New Zealand. Those who are permitted to enter the country will undergo medical screening and are required to self-quarantine for 14 days, with the exception of transit passengers. Transit through Auckland International Airport (AKL) is now permitted, providing the traveler is resident or national of New Zealand or an Australian national, or has the correct authorization, such as a transit visa or NZeTA, if applicable. Those in transit must remain airside and depart within 24 hours. Furthermore, passengers are not allowed to transit through New Zealand to China (People’s Rep.)All passengers are required to have a voucher confirming their allocation to a place in a managed isolation. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the New Zealand visa policy.
  • Niue (last update 09/09/2020) – All Passengers arriving in Niue must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued a maximum of 4 days before departure from New Zealand.Passengers who have been in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Macao (SAR China), Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, USA or United Kingdom within the past 14 days are not currently allowed to enter Niue. This does not apply to citizens and residents of Niue.
  • Norfolk Island (last update 24/07/2020) – The Australian External Territory will remain in a state of emergency until December 31, 2020. International travel is prohibited; however, travel from mainland Australia is now permitted from most areas. Travelers from Victoria are currently banned. Any passenger who has been in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) or New South Wales (NSW) in the past 14 days must undergo quarantine for 14 days at their own expense. Travelers from other parts of Australia will be permitted to enter Norfolk Island if they apply for an Entry Pass beforehand and avoid visiting any COVID-19 hotspots in the 2 weeks before traveling.
  • Northern Mariana Islands (last update 24/07/2020) – Travel to the Northern Mariana Islands is now permitted. Passengers must complete an online declaration form at least 3 days before they plan to arrive and are required to test negative for COVID-19 3-6 days before traveling. A medical certificate proving this must be presented upon arrival. Travelers are subject to further medical screening upon arrival and will be quarantined for 5 days if they arrive without proof of a negative PCR test.
  • Palau (last update 05/10/2020) – All passengers are required to obtain an approved Quarantine Certificate online before departure, and self-quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Any travelers who have been in China, Hong Kong or Macao in the 14 days prior to arrival are banned from entering Palau.
  • Papua New Guinea (last update 04/11/2020) – In order to enter Papua New Guinea, passengers and airline crew must have the approval of the country’s State of Emergency controller. Passengers can only fly to Port Moresby (POM). Passengers transiting through POM must leave on the same calendar day. Residents of Papua New Guinea can only fly to the country from Australia, Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Singapore, or the Solomon Islands. Travelers must have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for coronavirus in a PCR test in the 7 days before departing for Papua New Guinea. Arrivals must undergo quarantine for 7 days.
  • Pitcairn Islands (last update 05/06/2020) – All passenger services to the Pitcairn Islands have been temporarily canceled.
  • Samoa (last update 17/11/2020) – Passengers are not allowed to enter with the exception of nationals and residents of Samoa. All passengers must complete a “Ministry of Health Clearance” online before departure and undergo medical screening no more than 72 hours before arrival and bring a printed medical report and a printed certificate showing a negative coronavirus test result. All passengers younger than 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Passengers arriving from Fiji must have been in Fiji for at least 28 days before arrival, while those traveling to Samoa via Nadi (NAN) from Kiribati, Marshall Isl., Micronesia (Federated States), Nauru, Palau, Samoa (American), Solomon Isl., Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu or from Tokelau or Wallis and Futuna, must also have proof that they have stayed in the island for at least the past 28 days.
  • Solomon Islands (last update 24/07/2020) – Foreign nationals who are not residents of the Solomon Islands are temporarily prohibited from entering the country, unless they have written authorization. The national air carrier Solomon Airlines has said that most flights will be suspended until at least August 1. However, a small number of charter flights have resumed operation, with strict rules for passengers. All arrivals must undergo quarantine and at least one PCR test. Depending on the traveler’s country of origin, the length of quarantine may be 14 or 21 days and the number of compulsory test also varies. The Solomon Islands’ state of emergency will continue until July 25 at the earliest. Nationals and residents of the Solomon Islands and authorized visitors who have recently been in any countries with confirmed cases of COVID-19 face a mandatory 14-day quarantine upon their return. Passengers and airline crew must submit their international travel history during the 14 days prior to arriving in the Solomon Islands. Passengers must also complete a Traveler’s Public Health Declaration Card.
  • Tokelau (last update 24/07/2020) – Only residents of Tokelau may return to the island and must first undergo a medical examination before they can do so. Medical clearance must be granted within 3 days of travel to the island.
  • Tonga (last update 24/07/2020) – International travelers (except Tongan nationals, residents, and immediate family members of either) who have been to countries affected by COVID-19 must spend at least 14 days in self-isolation in a country without any COVID-19 cases before arriving in Tonga. Such travelers must then undergo medical clearance in the 3 days prior to traveling to Tonga. They must also sign a health declaration. Cruise ships and yachts are currently banned from docking in the country. Tongatapu is the port of entry for border screening for flights and vessels entering the country. Symptomatic passengers will be quarantined in a military facility in Tongatapu.
  • Tuvalu (last update 24/07/2020) – Entry is prohibited to individuals who have been in China within 30 days of arrival in Tuvalu. Anyone who has been in a country deemed to be of “high-risk” with regards to COVID-19 must self-isolate in a low-risk country for a minimum of 14 days before traveling to Tuvalu and must undergo a medical examination and be cleared to travel within the 3 days prior to arriving in the island country. Additional screening is performed at Funafuti airport and seaport and may be conducted at Nausori (Fiji) Airport and Tarawa (Kiribati) Airport en route to Tuvalu.
  • Vanuatu (last update 17/11/2020) – Vanuatu’s borders remain closed to commercial international flightsbut 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, and must undergo medical screening and quarantine for 28 days on arrival. All Nationals of Vanuatu must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
  • Wallis and Futuna (last update 24/07/2020) – Passenger flights and ships are banned from all destinations except limited travel between Wallis and Fortuna and New Caledonia. Incoming travelers are screened using thermal scanners. International travel has only been authorized for supplies and repatriating residents. Cruise ships have been turned away.

Asia Travel Restrictions

  • Afghanistan (last update 27/07/2020) – Flights to and from Afghanistan have restarted. There are currently no travel restrictions.
  • Armenia (last update 27/07/2020) – International travelers are currently banned from entering Armenia. Exceptions include Armenian nationals and residents returning home, immediate family members of Armenian nationals, foreign diplomats, and airline crew. Arrivals must undergo quarantine for 2 weeks.
  • Azerbaijan (last update 04/11/2020) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Azerbaijan until at least December 1, 2020 apart from residents of the country. All incoming passengers must present a medical certificate upon arrival proving that they tested negative for COVID-19 within 48 hours before traveling.
  • Bahrain (last update 27/07/2020) – Entry to the country is currently permitted to Bahraini citizens and residents, nationals of Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, and foreign visitors who obtain a Bahrain eVisa in advance. Visas on arrival for Bahrain have been suspended. All arrivals must undergo medical screening at their own expense and quarantine for 10 days. The border crossing with Saudi Arabia on the King Fahd Causeway is temporarily closed.
  • Bangladesh (last update 10/11/2020) – Flights are suspended until further notice, with the exception of those arriving from China (People’s Rep.), Malaysia, Maldives, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, as well as humanitarian and repatriation flights. Visas on arrival for Bangladesh are no longer being granted for any foreign national except for business travelers with an onward or return ticket, a confirmation letter issued by the Bangladesh Board of Investment (BOI), and a medical certificate issued within the previous 72 hours to prove they are free of COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers must also have this health certificate, with the exception of diplomatic passport holders, travelers with a Laissez-Passer and their family members, and children under 10 years old. All passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine on arrival.
  • Bhutan (last update 09/09/2020) – The Bhutan visa on arrival service has been suspended. All passengers who are arriving from or have transited through a country affected by COVID-19 may not enter the country, even if they have a visa or residence or immigration permit. All arriving passengers, with the exception of nationals of Bhutan, are required to undergo medical screening and a mandatory 21-day quarantine, as well as to present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus RT-PCR test result, taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
  • Brunei (last update 17/11/2020) – Visa exemptions and visas on arrival facilities have now resumed. Foreign nationals (except official residents of Brunei) are temporarily banned from entering the country, including for transit. An exception is made for travelers with an Entry Travel Pass letter issued by The Government of Brunei and such travelers must not have left their country of departure in the previous 14 days. They must also have both a digital and printed copy of a medical certificate showing a negative RT-PCR test result for coronavirus issued no more than 72 hours before departure as well as confirmation of a hotel reservation and the BruHealth app downloaded on their mobile device. Travelers will be tested again on day 1 or 5 after arriving in Brunei. currently suspended.
  • Cambodia (last update 17/11/2020) – Visa exemptions, eVisas, and visas on arrival for Cambodia are currently suspended. In order to enter the country, foreign travelers must have a medical certificate in English issued within 72 hours of departure from the first embarkation point certifying that they are coronavirus-free, as well as health insurance covering at least USD50,000.They must also eposit 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 10/11/2020) – All visas issued before March 28 are suspended. Foreign nationals who have obtained a visa since this date may be allowed to enter the People’s Republic of China. Diplomatic, service, courtesy, and C visa holders may enter. 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 PRC from a Chinese embassy. Passengers arriving at the following airports must quarantine for 14 days: Beijing (PEK), Guangzhou (CAN), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Shenzhen (SZX) or Xiamen (XMN). International travelers arriving in China must present a completed “Exit/Entry Health Declaration Form” upon arrival. Passengers arriving from the following countries must have a negative Coronavirus nucleic acid test result issued a maximum of 3 days before departure; Chinese nationals must also have a green QR code with an ‘HS’ mark, while foreign nationals must present a Health Declaration Form issued by a Chinese embassy or consulate: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Canada, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Rep., Chad, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, the UAE, the USA, the UK, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. From November 4, travelers arriving in China from Russia or Italy will need a negative nucleic acid test result and a negative IgM antibody test result, both issued no more than 48 hours before departure. Again, Chinese nationals must use their test results to obtain a green QR code, while non-Chinese citizens must obtain a Health Declaration Form from an embassy based on their results. From November 5, these rules will apply to passengers arriving from Belgium, Brazil, and Luxembourg. From November 6, these rules will apply to travelers coming from Austria, Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Thailand, and the USA. From November 5, these rules will apply to passengers arriving from Argentina, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, India, Iraq, Jordan, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Nationals of China arriving from Canada must have a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test result issued at most 3 days before departure. Passengers arriving from Chinese Taipei must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus nucleic acid test result issued no more than 72 hours before departure. From November 11th, all passengers arriving from Romania must have both a negative nucleic acid test result and a negative IgM antibody test result. Both tests must be repeated in transit counties if the traveler is not directly arriving in China.
  • 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 29/10/2020) – Commercial passenger flights are suspended until at least November 30, with the exception of flights from Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, and Lithuania. Nationals and residents of these countries arriving from these countries may enter Georgia. Nationals and residents of Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, and Sweden may also enter the country. Additionally, repatriation, humanitarian, and medevac flights still operate. Non-Georgian passengers must complete an “Application Form” online at least 48 hours before arriving in the country. All incoming travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus test result from a test taken within 72 hours before arrival in Georgia or they will be tested on arrival at their own expense. All passengers must also undergo quarantine for 14 days. From November 1, flights from the following airports will be permitted to resume: Amsterdam (AMS), Athens (ATH), Berlin (SXF), Doha (DOH), Milan (BGY), Munich (MUC), Paris (CDG), Vienna (VIE) and Warsaw (WAW) to Tbilisi (TBS), and flights from Dortmund (DTM), Katowice (KTW) and Vilnius (VNO) to Kutaisi (KUT).
  • Hong Kong (last update 04/11/2020) – Travelers may not enter Hong Kong unless they hold either a Hong Kong SAR passport, British National (Overseas) passport with right of abode in Hong Kong, or Hong Kong “Document of Identity for Visa Purposes”, or are a resident of Hong Kong or Macau. Spouses and children of Hong Kong residents are also permitted to enter. Another exception is made for foreign nationals who have only been in the People’s Republic of China (including Hong Kong and Macau) and/or Taiwan in the last 14 days. New arrivals must undergo medical screening and isolation for 14 days. Travelers who have been in the following countries within the past 14 days must have a medical certificate in Chinese or English proving they tested negative for COVID-19 with the sample of the nucleic acid test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Hong Kong: Bangladesh, Belgium, Ethiopia, France, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, the USA, or the UK. They must also provide the original report from the test, a letter in Chinese or English to prove that the lab that conducted the test is government-approved, and booking confirmation of the accommodation in which they plan to stay in Hong Kong for a minimum of 14 days. It is not permitted to transit through Hong Kong to mainland China. All arriving passengers and airline crew must submit a completed Health Declaration Form. 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 10/11/2020) – Travel to India is prohibited until 30 November 2020, apart from nationals and residents of India, spouses and children of Indian nationals, holders of an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet, minors and students whose parents hold an OCI, parents of minors who are an Indian national or hold an OCI, holders of a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card, holders of non-Tourist visas for India, and travelers on diplomatic or official visits. Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan are also permitted to enter India. Passengers returning to their home countries may transit through India, although transit through Delhi International Airport (DEL) is not currently permitted. Anyone arriving in India must complete a self-declaration form online, undergo health screening, install “Arogya Setu” on their mobile device, and quarantine for 2 weeks. All tourist visas (including e-Visas) have been made invalid. All arrivals without a printed medical certificate with a negative coronavirus RT-PCR test result taken within 72 hours before departure are subject to quarantine for 14 days. 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 10/11/2020) – All visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities have been suspended. Foreign visitors are temporarily banned, except those with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP), diplomats, holders of a service visa, holders of an APEC Business Travel Card, holders of a valid visit visa, and humanitarian workers. UAE nationals may now travel to Denpasar (DPS), Jakarta (CGK), Medan (KNO), or Surabaya (SUB) under the Safe Travel Corridor program with a business visa, a return ticket, and a health certificate in English certifying that they are free of respiratory disease and containing the result of the PCR test issued a maximum of 72 hours before traveling to Indonesia. Transit through Indonesia is not currently permitted. Any traveler who arrives without a printed medical certificate with a negative PCR test issued within the previous 7 days will be screened and quarantined for 14 days. All travelers must complete an “electronic health awareness card (e-HAC)” online before departing for Indonesia and present it upon arrival. Airline crew are visa-exempt if they have a crew ID card, are listed in the General Declaration, and are in uniform.
  • Iran (last update 16/09/2020) – The visa on arrival service is temporarily unavailable to tourists visiting the country, who must instead apply for an e-Visa online in advance. All travelers arriving in the country must have a medical certificate with a PCR test result from within 96 hours before arrival in Iran showing that the individual is negative for COVID-19. This includes Iranian nationals who have been outside Iran for more than 2 weeks. Travelers must also complete a self-declaration form, submit to medical screening, including testing for coronavirus, and undergo quarantine.
  • Iraq (last update 10/11/2020) – Flights to Iraq have resumed operations. Travelers must comply with medical screening and quarantine regulations upon arrival. A medical certificate with a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours before departure is required when arriving at Basra (BSR) or Baghdad (BGW). Both PCR and RT-PCR tests are accepted to enter Basra and the certificate must be printed in either Arabic or English. This is not mandatory for children under the age of 6 at BGW, but they will be subject to a test on arrival. Travelers arriving at Erbil (EBL) or Sulaymaniyah (ISU) must also have a certificate proving they had tested negative, with the exception of children under the age of 12, or they will be tested on arrival at their own expense. Tests issued by the UK’s NHS are not accepted at EBL. In addition, arrivals at EBL or ISU must complete a “Pledge Form” when they arrive. Airline crew arriving at EBL or ISU must self-isolate in a hotel between flights. Individuals who have been in Iran in the 30 days preceding their arrival in Iraq are prohibited from landing at EBL or ISU.
  • Israel (last update 04/11/2020) – All foreign nationals are temporarily barred from entering Israel, including for transit, apart from official residents, diplomatic and official passport holders with a diplomatic or official ID card issued by the MFA’s Protocol Department, and those with specific entry approval from the Israeli government. Airline crew are subject to self-quarantine until their next flight. Incoming travelers from countries on Israel’s “Red” list must obtain electronic approval to enter Israel from the Ministry of Health within the 24 hours before their flight. New arrivals from “Red Locations” will be put into quarantine for 14 days.
  • Japan (last update 10/11/2020) – 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 passengers with a Special Permanent Residence Permit, provided they also have a Re-entry Permit or an Embarkation and Disembarkation Card. Residents of Japan returning to the country must have a medical certificate in English with a negative coronavirus test result from a “nasopharyngeal swab” or saliva sample taken at most 72 hours before departure. Most visas and visa exemptions are currently suspended, although those with a Japanese visa with “EX-R” or “EX-B” in the Remarks column have been permitted entry since October 1st. 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. Arrivals must complete a Quarantine Questionnaire and are subject to testing for COVID-19. 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 17/11/2020) – Commercial flights to Jordan have resumed. All arriving passengers over the age of 5 must complete an online declaration form before departure and present a QR code. They must also have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 120 hours before departure, with the exception of passengers under 5 years old and diplomatic passport holders on duty. Passengers arriving in Jordan will be given a PCR test, with the exception of diplomatic passport holders traveling on duty,and told to self-isolate for 7 days. Transit through the country is no longer permitted. All foreign nationals (apart from diplomats) must also have health insurance valid for the whole period of intended stay and install the “AMAN Application’ on their personal mobile device. Airline crew must also have a medical certificate issued within 72 hours prior to departure unless they are on a round trip flight. Foreign airline crew staying overnight must stay at a designated hotel arranged by their airline.
  • Kazakhstan (last update 17/11/2020) – The majority of travelers are banned from entering Kazakhstan. Entry is permitted to only Kazakhstani nationals and residents and their spouses, parents, and children, diplomatic passport holders and their families, students, approved business travelers, and nationals of Belarus, Egypt, Germany, Kyrgyzstan,Netherlands, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan. Holders of Kazakhstan visas issued after 16 March 2020 may also enter the country, as may holders of a visa issued before this date if approved by the Deputy Prime Minister. Passengers over the age of 5 must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 3 days prior to arrival. Children under 5 do not require a medical certificate if accompanied by a parent or guardian who has a certificate.Kazakhstani nationalsmay either present a medical certificate or undergo medical screening and self-isolation for 7 days upon arrival. All arrivals must complete a questionnaire and submit it to immigration. International flights are temporarily suspended, with the exception of flights from the countries listed above, repatriation flights, and evacuation flights. Visa exemptions are suspended for nationals of China with a normal passport and for nationals of the following countrie: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK, the USA and the United Arab Emirates.
  • 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 17/11/2020) – Visa exemptions have been suspended (except for airline crew and APEC Business Travel Card holders) and short-term visas granted prior to April 6 are no longer valid. Arrivals must undergo quarantine for 14 days and take a PCR test for COVID-19 within 3 days after landing in South Koreaunless they have been issued with an Isolation Exemption Certificate. Travelers must present a completed Health Declaration Form and a Special Quarantine Declaration Form 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 72 hours before departure in English or Korean. 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. Foreign nationals may only come to South Korea from the following locations if they have a health certificate, in English or Korean, with a negative PCR result issued within 48 hours before departure: Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, or the Philippines.Passengers arriving from Uzbekistan must have had their test taken at Korea No 1 Laboratory. The certificate must be in English or Korean. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the South Korea visa policy.
  • Kuwait (last update 22/09/2020) – Passengers who have been in any of the following countries within the previous 14 days are not currently permitted to enter Kuwait: Afghanistan, Argentina, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, China (People’s Rep.), Colombia, Dominican Rep., Egypt, France, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kosovo, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, North Macedonia, Panama, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Syria or Yemen. This does not apply to nationals of Kuwait and first degree family members with proof of relationship, domestic workers of residents of Kuwait, and diplomatic or special passport holders with prior approval from an Embassy of Kuwait. All arriving passengers must install the “Shlonik” and “Kuwait-Mosafer” apps on a mobile device before embarking on their journey to the country.are subject to medical screening a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine on arrival. Most arrivals must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result, taken a maximum of 96 hours before traveling. This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years old, those in transit, or passengers returning to Kuwait , who have spent a maximum of 4 days abroad.with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued before departure from Kuwait. Passengers with a residence permit issued by Kuwait may enter with a Digital Civil ID issued via the ‘Kuwait Mobile ID’ app. Residents of Kuwait who left the country before 1 September 2019 are not currently allowed to enter Kuwait.
  • Kyrgyzstan (last update 05/10/2020) – In general, passengers are not allowed to enter the country unless they are citizens of Kyrgyzstan or foreigners who are spouses, parents, or children of Kyrgyzstani nationals may enter the country. However, this does not apply to passengers with permanent residence permit issued by the following countries: Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, China Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Pakistan, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Fed., Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, or Uzbekistan. British nationals, diplomatic passport holders, and passengers traveling as students with a certificate from a higher education institution in Kyrgyzstan. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival, with the exception of nationals of Kyrgyzstan, passengers until the age of 7, and travelers with a diplomatic passport. All arrivals must undergo medical screening and quarantine on arrival.
  • Laos (last update 05/10/2020) – All flights to Laos are canceled until at least October 31st 2020, with the exception of emergency, humanitarian, repatriation, and military flights sanctioned by the Laos government. Travelers must have a certificate from a doctor proving they had a negative coronavirus test result issued within 72 hours before arriving in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic. A health declaration form must also be completed and submitted upon arrival. Travelers may have to undergo medical screening and quarantine for 14 days once they reach Laos.
  • Lebanon (last update 10/11/2020) – International passenger flights are operating once again. All passengers over 12 years of age must have a medical certificate, accepted in any language, proving that the traveler tested negative for COVID-19 in a PCR test within 96 hours prior to arrival in Lebanon. The test must be performed by a certified laboratory. Passengers must also complete a Health Declaration Form online before departing for Lebanon. International arrivals may be subject to quarantine. Individuals arriving from Iraq must have confirmation of a reservation for 72 hours at either Golden Tulip Hotel, Lancaster Hotels, Kanaan Hotels, Radisson Blu Martinez, or Radisson Blu Verdun. Passengers arriving from the following countries are subject to a PCR test on arrival at their own expense: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, the Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Travelers transiting through Beirut (BEY) en route to Syria must also have a medical certificate as well as approval to enter from the Syrian authorities (apart from Syrian nationals and Palestinian refugees with a Document de Voyage pour les Refugies Palestiniens issued by Syria).
  • Macau (last update 27/07/2020) – Only residents of China (including Macao and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region) and Taiwan can currently enter Macao, providing they have not been in another country within the past 14 days. Travelers who live in or have been in Hubei in the last 14 days are barred from entering Macao without a health certificate to prove they are coronavirus-free. All travelers must have tested negative for COVID-19 with a nucleic acid test within the previous 7 days before going to Macao. Visitors from certain provinces of mainland China will have to undergo a 6-8 hour medical exam upon arrival in Macao, while those that have spent time in Hong Kong or Taiwan within the past 2 weeks must complete a 14-day quarantine in a designated location.
  • Malaysia (last update 17/11/2020) – Borders are closed to foreign travelers until at least December 31st 2020. Only Malaysian nationals, residents, spouses and children of Malaysian nationals (with a sticker visa in their passport to prove this), holders of a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) card, and foreign diplomats and embassy employees may enter the country at present. All passengers, with the exception of Malaysian nationals and students, must have a written approval obtained online from Malaysia immigration. Upon arrival in Malaysia, travelers must undergo quarantine at their own expense for 14 days. All arrivals will be medically screened and are obliged to install the “MySejahtera app” on their mobile device for monitoring purposes. Passengers must havea printed entry permission from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, as well as prior written approval from the Malaysian immigration.
  • Maldives (last update 28/10/2020) – International travelers coming to the Maldives as tourists may now enter the island country. The visa on arrival service has resumed operations. Travelers must have a medical certificate proving that they have a negative PCR test result from within 96 hours before arriving in the Maldives. Nationals and residents of the Maldives, children under 1 year of age, and those with a Dependent Visa, Student Visa or Marriage Visa are exempt, as are holders of Special Visas or Business Visas staying for more than 7 days. All travelers and airline crew must also complete a “Traveller Health Declaration” 24 hours before departure. International arrivals may be subject to quarantine for 14 days after reaching the Maldives. Both passengers and airline crew may have to undergo medical screening upon arrival. Tourists must have confirmation of a hotel reservation for the duration of their intended stay.
  • Mongolia (last update 28/10/2020) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Mongolia until at least December 31 2020. Permanent residents of Mongolia as well as Mongolian nationals may return to the country. Travelers who have a short-term visa (business (B-type), diplomatic (D-type) or official (A-type) visa) issued on or after 8 October 2020 may also enter. Individuals who are permitted to enter Mongolia will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival in the country.
  • Myanmar (last update 28/10/2020) – Visa exemptions do not currently apply and visa on arrival facilities are suspended. All commercial flights to Myanmar have been suspended until at least 30 November 2020. 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 lab test from within 72 hours before arriving in the country. Airline crew must also quarantine between flights.
  • Nepal (last update 16/09/2020) – International passengers are banned from entering Nepal except for Nepalese nationals, diplomatic passport holders, and holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the UN. International arrivals must have a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours of traveling to Nepal and complete a form online before departure, printing off a copy with a barcode for check-in. Passengers must complete a “Passengers Locator Card” and submit it at the health desk upon arrival in Nepal. All travelers must self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.
  • Oman (last update 17/11/2020) – Travelers are not permitted to enter Oman, with the exception of citizens and residents of the country and nationals of the other GCC countries (Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE), who must use their passport to enter Oman. Most flights are suspended, with the exception of repatriation and humanitarian flights. From 1 October 2020, flights between Oman and the following countries resumed: Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. Passengers must complete a “Traveler registration form” before boarding their flight. All passengers over 15 years old will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival in Oman (with the exception of holders of consular, official, service, or special passports staying for up to 7 days) and all non-Omani travelers must be covered by medical insurance for at least 1 month. All arrivals must download the Tarassud+ app and pay OMR 25 upon arrival at the airport. Travelers may be subject to a 14-day quarantine. Travelers staying in the country for more than 7 days must download the Hmushrif app.Passengers must have a printed medical certificatein English with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. The test must have been taken 96 hours before arrival.This does not apply to passengers under 15, and those with diplomatic passports.
  • Pakistan (last update 04/11/2020) – International passenger flights to Gwadar (GWD) and Turbat (TUK) are currently suspended. Diplomatic flights, other special flights, and services operated by Pakistan’s national carriers with authorization to repatriate stranded citizens may still operate. Passengers must complete an International Passenger Health Declaration Form before landing and are subject to health screening and a 14-day quarantine, upon arrival. All travelers aged 12 and over must also install the Pass Track App on their mobile device and submit their details prior to making the journey to Pakistan and obtain a printed confirmation (passengers with disabilities are exempt from this). All passengers aged 12 and above must also have a medical certificate proving that they tested negative for coronavirus within 96 hours before traveling with an RT-PCR test. Individuals arriving from the following countries are exempt from needing a certificate from 6 November 2020: Australia, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Cuba, Estonia, Ghana, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Malawi, New Zealand, Norway, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uruguay, Vietnam, or Zambia.
  • Palestine (last update 28/07/2020) – Officially, there are no entry restrictions, but the Palestinian territories are now quarantining international travelers upon arrival.
  • Philippines (last update 04/11/2020) – International travelers to the Philippines are barred from entering, apart from Filipino nationals, their spouses and children, parents of children who are Filipino nationals, passengers with a 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e), 13(g), 47(a)(2), RA 7919, EO226, EO324, or Native-born visa, and merchant seamen with a 9(c) visa for the Philippines. Visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended. All travelers must carry confirmation of a reservation at an approved hotel. Arrivals must undergo testing for coronavirus at their own expense and will be quarantined. All passengers must complete a Case Investigation Form online before departure. Those flying to Davao (DVO) are required to hold a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Qatar (last update 16/09/2020) – Foreign travelers are currently prohibited from entering Qatar. Only nationals and official residents (with a permanent or temporary residence permit) can enter the country. Immediate family members of Qatari nationals and domestic workers accompanied by a Qatari national may also enter. Arrivals will undergo medical screening, unless they have a medical certificate with a negative test result issued by an accredited testing center in Turkey. It is necessary to quarantine for 7 days after arriving in Qatar, with a hotel reservation in advance. Travelers arriving from low-risk countries, foreign diplomats, and individuals with certain medical exemptions, such as disability, pregnancy, and heart disease, may complete their 7-day quarantine at home instead. Nationals of the other GCC countries cannot currently enter Qatar with their national ID card; if permitted to enter, they must do so with a valid passport.
  • Russia – See Europe
  • Saudi Arabia (last update 17/11/2020) – All international flights are currently canceled, with the exception of repatriation, medevac, and humanitarian flights with prior approval from GACA. Electronic visas (e-Visas) for Saudi Arabia are currently not being issued and visa on arrival services are also suspended. Residents and nationals of Saudi Arabia, passengers with an exit/entry, work, residence, or visit visa issued by Saudi Arabia, and nationals of the following GCC member states may enter the country as long as they have not spent time in Argentina, Brazil, or India in the past 14 days: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and United Arab Emirates. All new arrivals in the country must complete a health disclaimer form and must have a medical certificate issued by an approved laboratory with a negative coronavirus PCR test result from a test taken within 72 hours prior to traveling to the country (except for Saudi nationals and children under 8 years of age). Travelers may be subject to quarantine, and airline crew are subject to quarantine until their next flight.Airlines are able to check the validity of entry/exit visas for residents of Saudi Arabia online. You can also check the visa Policy of Saudi Arabiato find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Singapore (last update 17/11/2020) – All short-term visitors are banned from entering or transiting through Singapore, except for official residents and pass-holders of the country, who will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Exceptions may be made for travelers with an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Ministry of Education (MOE), or the Ministry of Health (MOH). Residents of select countries are allowed to enter Singapore if they meet certain requirements under “Green Lane” and “Fast Lane” agreements, including Brunei, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and South Korea. The conditions of entry vary depending on the country, but all include possession of a valid Singapore visa, a valid Safe Travel Pass approval letter issued by Singapore under the relevant Fast/Green Lane, and a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result (taken at most 72 hours before traveling),This does not apply to nationals of Singapore, permanent residents of Singapore, passengers with a pre-approved Business Pass, or. passengers who have only been to low risk countries/regions in the past 14 days before entry into Singapore. 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. All passengers must also make a declaration via the SG Arrival Card service.Consult Singapore’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Sri Lanka (last update 20/10/2020) – All inbound flights except for humanitarian and repatriation flights are suspended. Anyone arriving in Sri Lanka must undergo medical screening and quarantine, with the exception of airline crew who do not disembark the aircraft. All passengers must have a printed medical certificate in English showing a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued 72 hours before departure, as well as a completed “Health Declaration Form”. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Sri Lanka.
  • Syria (last update 29/10/2020) – Flights to Damascus (DAM) have resumed. 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 a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, issued a maximum of 96 hours before departure. Travelers arriving in Syria may have to self-isolate.
  • Taiwan (last update 28/07/2020) – There is currently an entry ban. The only exceptions are travelers holding either a Taiwan travel document or Alien Resident Certificate, diplomats and officials, business travelers who can prove their purpose of visit, and individuals granted a special entry permit. Transit is only possible through Taoyuan (TPE) and the connecting flight must be operated by the same airline and must depart Taiwan within 8 hours. Most non-citizens and non-residents will need a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result from within 3 days before traveling to Chinese Taipei. New arrivals must complete a Quarantine System for Entry Form and self-quarantine for 14 days. Arrivals from the Philippines will be screened when they land in Taiwan. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the Taiwan visa policy.
  • Tajikistan (last update 17/11/2020) – Flights from China, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates are now operating to Tajikistan. All other flights are suspended until at least November 302020, with the exception of flights repatriating citizens or for humanitarian or medevac purposes. Only nationals of Tajikistan and Turkey, as well as foreign residents of Tajikistan may enter. All travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 96 hours before arrival, with the exception of passengers under 3 years old. All arriving passengers will be quarantined for 2 weeks, while airline crew will be quarantined until their next flight.
  • Thailand (last update 04/11/2020) – Most travel to Thailand is banned until November 30, 2020, as is transit through the country. Only Thai nationals and their immediate families, residents of Thailand, and students may enter. Other exceptions from the travel ban include holders of a visa issued by Thailand and airline crew with a return scheduled flight. APEC Business Travel Card holders arriving from their country or region of nationality may enter Thailand from the following: Australia, China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Vietnam. All passengers must prove they are free of coronavirus by presenting a health certificate in English showing that they tested negative with an RT-PCR test at most 72 hours before traveling to Thailand. Non-Thai travelers must also have insurance, a Certificate of Entry (obtained from a Royal Thai Embassy), and a Fit to Fly health certificate (in English) issued a maximum of 72 hours before embarking on the journey. All arrivals must undergo COVID-19 screening and quarantine. Visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended.
  • Timor-Leste (last update 17/11/2020) – Entry is currently prohibited. Exceptions include nationals and residents of Timor-Leste, individuals who were born in the country, passengers traveling on business,and legal guardians of Timorese children. All travelers entering the country must have a medical certificate in Bahasa, English or Portuguese showing a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test results issued at most 7 days before arrival, as well as undergo quarantine for 14 days.
  • Turkey – See Europe
  • Turkmenistan (last update 10/11/2020) – All flights are suspended until 1 January 2021 at the earliest, with exceptions for repatriating nationals and residents of Turkmenistan. Arrivals must have a medical certificate proving they have taken a RT-PCR test and are not infected with COVID-19. This must be issued within 24 hours prior to departure from the first embarkation point. Arrivals will be retested and must self-isolate for 21 days.
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) (last update 17/11/2020) – At present, most foreign nationals arebarred 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 healthinsurance and a medical certificate (including for transit). Nationals of the following GCC countries with a United Arab Emirates Identity Card may enter the UAE if flying into Dubai (DXB): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Saudi Arabia. South Korean nationals with pre-approval and an “Isolation Exemption Certificate” may fly to Abu Dhabi (AUH) or Dubai (DXB) under the Fast Track program and Indonesian passport holders with an entry permit and a return ticket can visit the UAE under the Safe Travel Corridor program. Foreign residents of the UAE with a residency visa issued in Dubai returning to DXB must have a GDRFA approval. Arrivals at DXB must have health insurance, a printed medical certificate in Arabic or English with a negative PCR test result issued within 96 hoursbefore departure of the last direct flight to theUAE 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 The latter will be tested on arrival. Passengers arriving at Al Maktoum (DWC) and Abu Dhabi (AUH) must also have the health certificate. A medical certificate is required even for travelers transiting through DXB and DWC if arriving from the following countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chile, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Senegal, Slovakia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, the USA (California, Florida, and Texas only), Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. travelers arriving in the UAE are subject to screening, quarantine, and potentially further testing. Visa on arrival facilities at AUH are suspended. 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). You can also check the visa Policy of United Arab Emiratesto find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Uzbekistan (last update 28/10/2020) – Flights to Uzbekistan are suspended until further notice, with the exception of flights from Algeria, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People’s Republic), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, the USA, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, or the United Kingdom. Travelers arriving from Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, the USA, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, or the United Kingdom must obtain a medical certificate with a negative coronavirus PCR test result, either in English or Russian and issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure. All arrivals must self-quarantine. Transit without visa facilities are suspended.
  • Vietnam (last update 22/09/2020) – Visas on arrival for Vietnam are not currently being issued and a number of visa exemptions have been suspended until further notice. Foreign nationals are currently not permitted to visit, with certain exceptions, such as diplomats, experts, skilled workers, and business travelers who meet certain requirements, including having a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result. These individuals will have to fill out a health declaration form and undergo medical screening upon entry to Vietnam. All passengers who enter the country must be quarantined for 2 weeks.
  • Yemen (last update 10/11/2020) – All passengers must have a printed medical certificate in English with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival, with the exception of nationals of Yemen and passengers younger than 12 years.

Africa Travel Restrictions

  • Algeria (last update 15/07/2020) – All flights to Algeria are currently suspended. Sea travel between Algeria and Europe has also been temporarily suspended.
  • Angola (last update 04/11/2020) – Flights to Angola have recommenced operations. Only nationals and residents of Angola are currently permitted to enter the country. All passengers must have a printed health certificate in English or Portuguese showing that they tested negative for COVID-19 with molecular SARS-CoV-2 test issued no more than 72 hours before traveling. All arriving passengers must undergo a mandatory 7-day quarantine upon arrival in the country and airline crew must self-isolate until their next flight. Passengers must complete a Travel Registration Form (FRV) within 72 hours prior to departing for Angola. Angola residency permits, Student visas, Investor visas and Temporary stay visas that have expired are accepted for entry until 31 December 2020.
  • 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 17/11/2020) – Airports in Gaborone (GBE), Kasane (BBK) and Maun (MUB) have now reopened. All passengers must have a printed medical certificate in English with a negative PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, as well as undergo 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 10/11/2020) – Flights to Burundi have now resumed. Passengers aged 12 years and over must have a printed health certificate in English or French proving that the individual received a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 no more than 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. All passengers must undergo a PCR test upon arrival and must quarantine for 72 hours at a pre-booked approved hotel at their own expense.
  • Cameroon (last update 04/11/2020) – Only nationals and residents of Cameroon may currently enter the country; all other foreign nationals are barred, excepting airline crew on repatriation and essential flights. All passengers arriving in Cameroon must have tested negative for coronavirus via a PCR test 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 health screening.
  • Cape Verde (last update 04/11/2020) – Flights to and from Cape Verde have resumed. All arriving passengers must present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result, issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure.
  • Central African Republic (last update 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 15/07/2020) – All airports in Chad remain closed.
  • Comoros (last update 10/11/2020) – International passenger flights have now resumed. All arriving passengers must present a printed medical certificate (accepted in any language) with a negative COVID-19 test result, taken at most 72 hours before departure.
  • 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 17/11/2020) – International flights to Djibouti have recommenced operations. All arrivals aged 12 and older will undergo health screening and quarantine upon arrival at their own expense. All passengers, with the exception of passengers under 12 years, without a printed medical certificate in French or English with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and at most 120 hours before arrival are subject to a PCR test on arrival.
  • Egypt (last update 10/11/2020) – Flights to Egypt have now resumed. All arriving passengers must present a completed “Public Health Card” upon arrival. Travelers must also have a printed health certificate (in any language, issued and stamped by a recognized laboratory, showing a negative RT-PCR result from a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure. However, arrivals from the following countries must have the test taken at most 96 hours before departure: Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China (People’s Rep.), Colombia, Ecuador, France (Paris only), Germany (Frankfurt only), Guyana, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Thailand, the USA, the United Kingdom (London Heathrow only), Uruguay, or Venezuela. The certificate must specify what type of sample was used for the test. Children under 6 years old are exempt from the test. Individuals arriving at the following airports on direct flights without a negative coronavirus test will be given a PCR test on arrival and charged for it: Hurghada (HRG), Marsa Alam (RMF), Sharm El Sheikh (SSH), and Taba (TCP). Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the Egypt visa policy.
  • Equatorial Guinea (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Equatorial Guinea have now resumed. All passengers and airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus test result, issued a maximum 48 hours before arrival. Those who do not meet this requirement are subject to medical screening and quarantine.
  • Eritrea (last update 15/07/2020) – Asmara Airport (ASM) is currently closed.
  • Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) (last update 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 16/10/2020) – Travelers arriving in Ethiopia are required to have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued within 120 hours prior to arriving in the country. Children under 12 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 22/09/2020) – All of the following foreign nationals (except residents of Gabon) are currently barred from entering the country: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sou, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA, or the United Kingdom. All passengers arriving in Gabon must have a medical certificate showing a negative Coronavirus test result issued within the previous 5 days before departirefrom the first embarkation point,with the exception of children under 6 years old, and are subject to a 14-day self isolation.
  • Gambia (last update 16/10/2020) – 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 departure.
  • Ghana (last update 17/11/2020) – 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 over 5 years of age 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. Testing for passengers between 5 and 12 years is free of charge.A Port Health Declaration Form must also be completed before departure for each traveler.
  • Guinea (last update 22/09/2020) – Conakry Airport has now reopened. With the exception of those with a residence permit or long-time visa for Guinea, nationals of Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland are not currently allowed to enter. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus test result issued at most 5 days before departure from the first embarkation point, and undergo medical screening upon arrival.
  • Guinea-Bissau (last update 15/07/2020) – The country’s borders reopened on May 27th and flights to Guinea-Bissau resumed on July 25th. All arriving passengers are required to present a health certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result.
  • Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) (last update 29/10/2020) – 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 with the previous 7 days. A Health Declaration Form must be completed before arrival.
  • Kenya (last update 17/11/2020) – International passenger flights to Kenya have now restarted. All Passengers must have a medical certificate in English with a negative COVID-19 test result issued within 96 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, in paper or electronic form.All travelers must also complete a “Travelers Health Surveillance Form” online before departure. Arrivals are subject to screening and some travelers will have to undergo quarantine. You can also check the visa Policy of Kenyato find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Lesotho (last update 15/07/2020) – Arrivals in the country will be tested for coronavirus and quarantined for 14 days.
  • Liberia (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Liberia have now resumed. All passengers must undergo medical screening and quarantine upon arrival, with the exception of those holding a medical certificate showing a negative coronavirus test result.
  • Libya (last update 15/07/2020) – Flights to Libya remain suspended with the exception of repatriation and medevac flights.
  • Madagascar (last update 15/07/2020) – All commercial passenger flights to Madagascar remain suspended.
  • Malawi (last update 15/07/2020) – All flights to Malawi remain suspended. Land borders are now reportedly open, although delays at checkpoints are expected due to the enhanced screening measures in place for all arriving travelers.
  • Mali (last update 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 17/11/2020) – Airports have reopened.All passengers,with the exception of children under the age of 10, must have a printed medical certificate, in either Arabic or French, with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 3 days before arrival.
  • Mauritius (last update 10/11/2020) – It is currently prohibited to transit through Mauritius. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result taken between 5 and 7 days before departure of the last direct flight to Mauritius. They are also subject to a PCR test and 14-day quarantine on arrival. It is necessary to make a quarantine hotel reservation online in advance of departure.Airline crew must self-isolate for 7 days or until their next flight.
  • Mayotte (last update 15/07/2020) – In order to enter any part of France, including Mayotte, travelers must have an International Travel Certificate granted by a French consular office. All arriving passengers with the exception of healthcare professionals.
  • Morocco (last update 17/11/2020) – Visa-exempt nationals are now able to travel to Morocco if they have a hotel reservation confirmation or an invitation from a Moroccan company. Moroccan nationals and residents may also return to the country on repatriation flights. All travelers are required to complete an online “Public Health Passenger Form” before departure, which must be printed and presented on arrival. It is also necessary to present a medical certificate in Arabic, French, or English with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, issued a maximum of 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.Aside from the exceptions mentioned above, all other flights to Morocco are canceled until December 10, 2020.
  • Mozambique (last update 29/10/2020) – 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 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. Visa on arrival facilities are currently suspended. Passengers are subject to health screening may be tested again and quarantined upon arrival for 10 days. Airline crew are also required to quarantine while in the country.
  • Namibia (last update 16/10/2020) – Flights to and from Namibia have restarted. All arrivals must present an epidemiological questionnaire and a health certificate showing that they received a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 at most 7 days prior to arriving in Namibia. All travelers must have insurance. All passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening and mandatory quarantine for 7 days or until they leave the country.
  • Niger (last update 17/11/2020) – Flights to Niger have restarted. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival or undergo medical screening at their own expense. They are also required to self-quarantine for 7 days.
  • Nigeria (last update 29/10/2020) – Flights have resumed to Lagos (LOS) and Abuja (ABV). Passengers aged 10 and over must have a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 test result from a test taken within the previous 5 days. Arrivals are subject to medical screening and a 7-day quarantine.
  • Reunion (last update 15/07/2020) – All fioreign citizens are currently banned from entry, with the exception of residents of Reunion and their spouses and children, as well as passengers arriving from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Vatican City or an EEA Member State. Like all other parts of France, travelers must be in possession of an International Travel Certificate issued by a French consular office, as well as a medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. These travelers are also subject to a mandatory 7-day quarantine upon arrival. Those without a medical certificate must quarantine for 14 days. All passengers must also complete a dated and signed declaration to state that they do not have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Rwanda (last update 29/10/2020) – Flights to Rwanda have resumed. Inbound travelers must complete a Health Declaration Form before departing for Rwanda. All arriving passengers and airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. For passengers, the test must have been performed within 120 hours prior to departure and they will be retested on arrival, spending 24 hours at a designated hotel until the results are received (unless they are in transit, in which case the certificate will suffice). Airline crew must have taken their test within 14 days prior to arrival in Rwanda.
  • Saint Helena (last update 15/07/2020) – Only residents of St. Helena, long-term permit holders, and certain authorized personnel may travel to the island. All travelers arriving in St. Helena will undergo a 14-day mandatory quarantine.
  • Sao Tome and Principe (last update 22/09/2020) – Commercial flights to Sao Tome and Principe have now resumed. All passengers must have a medical certificate with a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus COVID-19 PCR test result, taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure. This does not apply to children under the age of 5 who are accompanied by parents or legal guardians.
  • Senegal (last update 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 05/10/2020) – Airports in Seychelles have now reopened and flights have resumed operations. All travelers are now able to enter the island country, but must apply online for a health travel authorization beforehand, which is valid for up to 1 day after the planned date of arrival. To do this, they must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19) test result issued within 72 hours before arrival in the Seychelles. The health travel authorization is verified by airlines before permitting the passenger to board. Travelers are subject to medical screening on arrival in the country.
  • Sierra Leone (last update 20/10/2020) – Passenger flights to Sierra Leone have resumed. All arriving travelers must have a health certificate showing a negative PCR test result issued within the 7 days prior to the traveler’s arrival in Sierra Leone, from an approved laboratory. Passengers are also required to present a travel authorization obtained online before departure and are obliged to undergo medical screening on arrival.
  • Somalia (last update 15/10/2020) – Somalian airports have reopened. Arriving travelers and airline crew should have a printed health certificate showing a negative PCR molecular test result for coronavirus issued within 96 hours prior to arrival in Somalia. Those that arrive without a certificate will be tested on arrival at their own expense. All arrivals (including airline crew) will undergo medical screening and quarantine.
  • South Africa (last update 17/11/2020) – International passenger flights to Cape Town (CPT), Durban (DUR), and Johannesburg (JNB) have now restarted. Visa exemption has now resumed for British normal passport holders (British Citizen) and travelers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport, as well as nationals of the following countries: France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, and the United States. All travelers must download the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app and undergo medical screening on arrival. All passengers without a medical certificate showing that they tested negative for coronavirus within 72 hours prior to departure will be required to quarantine at their own expense, with the exception of those under the age of 5.Consult South Africa’s visa policyto see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • South Sudan (last update 10/11/2020) – International flights to the country have now resumed. Visa on arrival facilities are currently unavailable, except for foreign nationals of South Sudanese origins and nationals of the following countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. All travelers arriving in South Sudan must have a printed certificate in Arabic or English with a negative PCR test result for COVID-19, with the exception of South Sudanese nationals and foreigners of South Sudanese origin. All arrivals must self-isolate for 14 days.
  • Sudan (last update 20/10/2020) – Flights to Sudan have now restarted. All passengers must have a medical certificate in English or Arabic with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued a maximum of 96 hours before arrival, with the exception of travelers under 6 years old. All nationals of Sudan and travelers of Sudanese origin must undergo medical screening on arrival.
  • Tanzania (last update 15/07/2020) – International flights to Tanzania have now restarted. All passengers and airline crew are subject to enhanced screening and quarantine, and are also required to present a completed “Health Form” to Ministry of Health personnel on arrival.
  • Togo (last update 04/11/2020) – 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 are subject to health screening and self-isolation upon arrival.
  • Tunisia (last update 17/11/2020) – Passengers aged 12 and above must hold a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus PCR test result issued within the 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in Arabic, English, or French. Children under 12 and visitors traveling as part of an organized, all-inclusive tour are exempt. They must also complete an online Health Declaration form before departure at and present the QR code generated prior to boarding and to immigration upon arrival. All passengers could be subject to self-quarantine for up to 14 days and must also have a confirmed hotel reservation, with the exception of nationals and residents of Tunisia.
  • Uganda (last update 05/10/ 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 72 hours before departure (with the exception off infants under 3 years old).
  • Zambia (last update 15/07/2020) – International flights are currently only available to Lusaka (LUN). All travelers, including airline crew, must undergo quarantine for a minimum of 2 weeks at their own expense.
  • Zimbabwe (last update 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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