COVID-19: Border Crossing Information and Restrictions by Country

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

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

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

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

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

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 27/05/2020) – All air and sea ports in Anguilla have been closed since March 20th, except for the delivery of goods. All passengers arriving in Anguilla who have traveled outside of the Caribbean within the prior 14 days, will be quarantined for 14 days, either in self-quarantine or in a government-run facility.
  • Antigua and Barbuda (last update 27/05/2020) – Flights to the islands have been suspended, apart from those with special approval. All travelers arriving in Antigua and Barbuda must undergo quarantine for 14 days. Passengers arriving from the Dominican Republic must have undergone a 14-day quarantine prior to departure and a further 14-day quarantine upon arrival. All foreign nationals who have travelled to Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, or the United Kingdom within in the previous 28 days are barred from entering Antigua and Barbuda. This does not apply to diplomats. Cruise ships with suspected COVID-19 cases will also not be allowed to dock.
  • Argentina (last update 27/05/2020) – On March 15th, Argentina closed its borders to all non-residents and all flights from Europe and the United States have been cancelled. Travelers are not permitted to enter Argentina except for Argentine nationals and permanent residents of Argentina returning to the country. Airlines repatriating nationals and residents to Argentina must send the information of all passengers and crew members to ANAC 12 hours before departure. Arrivals must declare the address they will be staying at, where they must undergo mandatory quarantine. The country is proposing to keep these measures in place until September 1, 2020.
  • Aruba (last update 27/05/2020) – All non-residents are banned from traveling to the island, with the exception of certain special cases, such as medical personnel whose entry has been approved. Legal residents of Aruba must obtain authorization to return to the island.
  • Bahamas (last update 27/05/2020) – The Bahamas have closed their borders, including all airports and seaports, except for flights repatriating foreign nationals from the islands. All incoming passengers, including Bahamian nationals and residents, are barred from entering the island country.
  • Barbados (last update 27/05/2020) – Travelers entering Barbados must undergo quarantine for 14 days at a government facility, with the exception of Barbadian nationals and residents, who may undergo quarantine at home instead. Barbados International Airport (BGI) is currently closed and flights are suspended.
  • Belize (last update 27/05/2020) – All ports of entry have been closed in Belize. All travelers, including Belizean nationals, are currently barred from entering the country. Medical emergencies may be granted an exception. The national state of emergency will last until at least July 1, 2020.
  • Bermuda (last update 27/05/2020) – International travelers are prohibited from entering Bermuda, with the exception of nationals and residents of the territory and those with written permission from the Quarantine Authority of Bermuda. Bermuda’s airport has been closed to all incoming flights since March 20th, although some return flights will still operate for residents only.
  • Bolivia (last update 27/05/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently banned from entering Bolivia, except for permanent residents of the country. Passengers who are part of a diplomatic mission may also enter. All international flights are currently suspended. Strict border measures, including medical screenings, have also been implemented.
  • Bonaire, St Eustatius, and Sada (last update 27/05/2020) – Travelers from the following countries are not permitted to enter the Caribbean Netherlands at present: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Rep., Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom or the USA.
  • Brazil (last update 27/05/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Brazil, with the exception of residents and immediate family members of Brazilian nationals, and individuals authorized to enter by the Brazilian government. Passengers may still transit through Brazilian airports providing they remain airside and have permission to enter their destination country.
  • Canada (last update 27/05/2020) – As of March 18th, Canada has closed its borders to all non-essential traffic. All foreign nationals who have been outside Canada and the USA in the previous 14 days are not permitted to enter the country. Certain exceptions are made for immediate family members of Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and their families, diplomats, certain temporary foreign workers, and a number of other special cases. Once travelers reach their destination in Canada, they must self-quarantine for 14 days. Most international flights to Canada are being directed through 4 designated airports, with the exception of travelers arriving from the Caribbean, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Mexico and the United States. The purpose of traveling must be essential. Visits for tourism, recreation, entertainment, or for religious reasons are not permitted. Any traveler (including the exceptions listed above) who exhibits COVID-19 symptoms will not be allowed to board a plane to Canada. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Canada.
  • Cayman Islands (last update 27/05/2020) – 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.
  • Chile (last update 27/05/2020) – All borders have been closed to non-resident travelers since March 18th for an undetermined period. Only Chilean citizens and residents, foreign diplomats and humanitarian workers, and passengers with a safe-conduct may enter the country. Arrivals are obliged to enter quarantine for 14 days.
  • Colombia (last update 27/05/2020) – International and domestic flights are currently suspended. Only technical and directive personnel, humanitarian workers, and passengers traveling to Colombia due to force majeure may enter the country, with prior authorization by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and Immigrations. They must complete a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. All Colombian land, air, and sea borders are now closed and expected to remain so until May 30th.
  • Costa Rica (last update 27/05/2020) – All borders of Costa Rica are closed to foreign travelers starting from March 18th and a state of emergency has been declared in the country. This does not apply to Costa Rican nationals, residents of Costa Rica, and holders of Special Category and Non-resident Subcategory Stay visas. Upon arrival, these travelers must self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Curacao (last update 27/05/2020) – Foreign travelers are currently barred from entering. Foreign residents of Curacao must obtain authorization from the Government of Curacao to return to the island and present a letter of verification in order to travel. Medical specialists and other persons deemed necessary by the Government of Curacao may also travel to the Dutch Overseas Territory with a verification letter proving government authorization to enter. All inbound passengers are subject to health screening and a 14-day self quarantine. Only non-residents are allowed to travel on departing flights. Sea ports are also closed to passengers and most maritime traffic.
  • Dominica (last update 27/05/2020) – 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 27/05/2020) – All flights have been suspended and all cruise ships have been barred from docking since March 16th.
  • Ecuador (last update 27/05/2020) – All flights are currently canceled. Borders were closed on March 16, including for Ecuadorian citizens and residents. Flights to Ecuador are set to resume on June 1. Passengers and air crew must undergo the PCR test for COVID-19 within 72 hours prior to their arrival in the country.
  • El Salvador (last update 27/05/2020) – All foreign nationals, excluding accredited diplomats and legal residents, have been banned from entering El Salvador. Those who are allowed to enter are subject to quarantine up to 30 days. All commercial flights to the country were suspended on March 16th. Repatriation flights, humanitarian aid flights, and certain other exceptions may land in El Salvador with special clearance.
  • French Guiana (last update 27/05/2020) – 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 29/04/2020) – The Danish Government has closed Greenland’s borders and international travel is limited to Greenland residents returning home and certain special cases. Exceptions may be made for cases deemed essential, such as visiting a critically ill family member, attending a funeral, court cases, being a legal guardian of a minor in Greenland, or working in Greenland (if employed there). International travel leaving Greenland and transit directly to one’s country of residence via Greenland is permitted. The government of Greenland plans to begin reopening the territory from 15th June, with entry requirements including a negative COVID-19 test for all visitors.
  • Grenada (last update 27/05/2020) – Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) and Lauriston Airport (CRU) are currently closed to passenger flights. All travelers who arrive in Grenada who have visited the following countries in the last 2 weeks are banned from entering: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the US, or the UK.
  • Guadeloupe (last update 27/05/2020) – Visitors are currently prohibited from entering the French West Indies, except for those who live there and individuals traveling with urgent health or business reasons. All travelers to Guadeloupe must complete an International Travel Certificate when boarding their flight and undergo a medical check and 14 days of quarantine upon arrival.
  • Guatemala (last update 27/05/2020) – All flights except for cargo transport have been suspended, including deportation flights from the United States. All non-resident arrivals and cruise ships have also been banned. Nationals and residents of Guatemala, as well as foreign diplomats, are permitted to enter the country, but must undergo quarantine.
  • Guyana (last update 27/05/2020) – All airports are currently closed to international passenger flights. Nationals and residents of Guyana may still return to the country. Certain other exceptions may be made for medical emergencies, authorized professional trips, and special authorized flights.
  • Haiti (last update 27/05/2020) – The border with the Dominican Republic has been closed and Haiti has suspended all flights to Port-au-Prince (PAP) and Cap-Haitien (CAP), with the exception of emergency, humanitarian, medevac and government flights.
  • Honduras (last update 27/05/2020) – All Honduran borders and airports have been closed except for purposes of transporting cargo and humanitarian aid. Only passengers authorized by the Secretariat of tourism or Secretariat for foreign relations and international cooperation of Honduras within 24 hours before departure may enter the country.
  • Jamaica (last update 27/05/2020) – Jamaica has banned all international travelers from entering the country without a Travel Authorization document from the government. Individuals who are permitted to enter Jamaica must self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Martinique (last update 27/05/2020) – Visitors are currently prohibited from entering the French West Indies, except for those who live there and individuals traveling with urgent health or business reasons. All travelers to Martinique must 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 14 days of quarantine.
  • Mexico (last update 27/05/2020) – Some flights have been suspended and large gatherings are restricted. Non-essential travel between Mexico and the US is prohibited.
  • Montserrat (last update 27/05/2020) – Currently, only travelers from Montserrat, permanent residents, and family members (spouses, children, and dependents) of the above may enter the territory. Upon arrival, they must self-quarantine for 2 weeks.
  • Nicaragua (last update 27/05/2020) – Airports are closed and only authorized humanitarian flights may land in the country. Passengers are obliged to undergo quarantine for 10 days.
  • Panama (last update 27/05/2020) – Only citizens of Panama and foreign residents have been able to enter the country since March 16th. Flights to the country and domestic passenger flights are currently suspended, apart from humanitarian purposes.
  • Paraguay (last update 27/05/2020) – All flights to Paraguay have been suspended, apart from health services and flights repatriating citizens. Access to the Friendship Bridge with Brazil has also been restricted to authorised cargo traffic only.
  • Peru (last update 27/05/2020) – All commercial international flights to Peru have been cancelled and Peruvian borders have been closed since March 16th. International travelers are not permitted to enter Peru.
  • Puerto Rico (last update 27/05/2020) – Arrivals must complete a Puerto Rico Department of Health form and remain in quarantine for 14 days. Passengers who have been in the following countries during the last 14 days are barred from entering unless they are a national or resident of the USA, an immediate family member of either of these, or hold certain types of authorized visa: 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, and the United Kingdom.
  • Saint Barthelemy (last update 27/05/2020) – Like mainland France, Saint Barthelemy’s borders are closed to all foreign nationals apart from citizens and residents of EU and Schengen Area member countries and the United Kingdom. Visiting for leisure, tourism, or sport is forbidden.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (last update 27/05/2020) – Airports are currently closed. Repatriation flights must be authorized. Anyone who has recently visited China, Hong Kong, Iran, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, the UK, the USA, the EU, and Dutch and French territories in the Caribbean are prohibited from visiting Saint Kitts and Nevis. Non-nationals arriving in Saint Kitts and Nevis will be screened upon arrival and then must undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
  • Saint Lucia (last update 27/05/2020) – Airports have been closed to incoming commercial and passenger flights. The island country is on complete lockdown and hotels are all closed. Any arrivals in the country must undergo a 14-day quarantine.
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon (last update 27/05/2020) – 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.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (last update 27/05/2020) – All international passenger flights have been temporarily canceled until further notice. All travelers who have been in China (including Hong Kong and Macau), Iran, South Korea, UK, and US, as well as EU member states (including the French overseas territories of Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Martin, and French Guiana) in the 14 days before arrival are obliged to self-quarantine for 14 days. All passengers and airline crew must wear masks and gloves and practice social distancing when disembarking the aircraft and at the airport. They will be screened by a health official and allowed entry if not exhibiting symptoms of coronavirus.
  • Sint Maarten (last update 27/05/2020) – Travelers are banned from entering St Maarten, as are airline crew. Cargo flights still operate, as do flights repatriating foreign nationals to their home countries and certain emergency and essential flights from Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. Only specialists invited by the St Maarten government and certain other approved exceptions may enter the Dutch island.
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (last update 27/05/2020) – Tourist facilities in Grytviken have been closed. However, visitors with a permit may still visit the British Overseas Territory.
  • Suriname (last update 27/05/2020) – All land and sea borders have been closed since March 14th. Airports are also currently closed.
  • Trinidad and Tobago (last update 27/05/2020) – Since March 17th, the borders of Trinidad and Tobago have been closed to foreign nationals, unless given special permission by the Minister with responsibility for national security. Airports are closed. Citizens of Trinidad and Tobago are able to enter the country, but are subject to quarantine measures. Any traveler permitted entry will be quarantined for 14 days at a government facility or designated hotel.
  • Turks and Caicos Islands (last update 27/05/2020) – Airports in Turks and Caicos are currently closed. Seaports are closed to passengers but not to cargo ships. Citizens and legal residents current abroad should contact the Ministry of Tourism for details of how to return home. They will be subject to health screenings and quarantine upon return to the islands.
  • United States (last update 27/05/2020) – All foreign nationals who have travelled 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. 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. These exceptions, as well as US nationals, must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA) and Washington (IAD) and self-isolate after arriving in the US. The US-Canada border has also been closed to all non-essential traffic since March 18th. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the US visa policy.
  • Uruguay (last update 27/05/2020) – All flights to Uruguay have been banned from March 20th, with the exception of humanitarian purposes. Previously, Uruguay had said that all passengers arriving from China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Iran, Spain, Italy, France, and Germany had to go through a 14-day quarantine.
  • Venezuela (last update 27/05/2020) – All flights to Venezuela have been suspended apart from humanitarian missions. The country has also announced a nationwide quarantine.

Europe Travel Restrictions

  • Albania (last update 02/06/2020) – All international flights have been suspended, except flights operated by Air Albania (ZB) to and from Istanbul (IST). Repatriation, emergency, and humanitarian flights are exempted.
  • Andorra (last update 02/06/2020) – 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 02/06/2020) – Foreign travelers from outside the Schengen Area cannot enter Austria. Exceptions include nationals of Ireland and the UK, residents of Austria, and holders of an Austrian D visa. These individuals must self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival. Travelers who have a medical certificate proving that they do not have COVID-19 in German or English that was issued within the 4 days prior to entering Austria are also permitted to enter and to not have to self-isolate. Almost all of Austria’s land borders have been closed. Flights to and from the following countries are suspended: Belarus, China (People’s Rep.), France, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Russian Fed., Spain, Ukraine and the United Kingdom.
  • Belarus (last update 02/06/2020) – All arriving passengers must complete an awareness questionnaire and self-quarantine for 14 days. Travelers transiting through the country are exempt from this.
  • Belgium (last update 02/06/2020) – Border controls have been temporarily introduced. Only citizens, residents, and long-term visa holders from other EU and Schengen countries and British passport holders (including Gibraltar) returning home may enter Belgium at present. Foreign diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, and military personnel are also permitted to enter the country. Some flights have been suspended. Restrictions on non-essential movement within the country.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (last update 02/06/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently barred from entering the country, unless they are official residents or hold a special passport (e.g. a diplomatic passport). Passengers transiting through Bosnia and Herzegovina on their way to their home country are permitted to do so. Special permits to stay may be granted in exceptional cases. Some borders have been closed and flights are limited. Individuals who are permitted to enter Bosnia and Herzegovina must undergo quarantine for 14 days after arrival.
  • Bulgaria (last update 02/06/2020) – All travel to Bulgaria is temporarily banned until at least June 14. This includes flights, trains, and maritime transport. The ban extends to EU and Schengen Area nationals.
  • Croatia (last update 02/06/2020) – 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 returning home may transit through Croatia. Exceptions to the travel ban include healthcare professionals, cross-border workers, diplomats, business visitors from EU or Schengen countries with an invitation letter, and persons with an urgent personal reason for travel. Arrivals (including airline crew) who have been in the following locations in the past 14 days will be quarantined at their own expense for a further 14 days: China (Hubei province), Germany (Heinsberg country), Iran, Italy, South Korea (Daegu city and Cheongdo province). Any traveler who has been in a location with the transmission classification indicated by the latest issue of the WHO Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) situation report as ‘Community Transmission’ or ‘Local Transmission’ within the 14 days prior to travel must self-isolate for 2 weeks.
  • Cyprus (Republic) (last update 02/06/2020) – On March 15th, Cyprus closed its borders to all travelers with the exception of Cypriot citizens, long-term residents, Europeans working on the island, and people with special permits. Cypriot nationals, residents, and individuals who work in Cyprus must obtain a health certificate from a medical professional certifying they are free from COVID-19 within 4 days prior to departure. They must stay in quarantine for 14 days after arrival. From June 9, flights to Cyprus will begin operating again and visitors from the following countries are allowed to enter Cyprus with a health certificate verifying that they are free of COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours before they travel: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, or Switzerland.
  • Czech Republic (last update 02/06/2020) – The Czech Republic has closed its borders to all foreign travelers except residents of Czechia and foreigners with long-stay visas. Nationals and residents of EU countries, EFTA countries, and the UK are permitted to enter the Czech Republic with confirmation from an embassy that they intend to travel onwards to their home country. International public transport vehicles with more than 9 seats have also been banned from making border crossings.
  • Denmark (last update 02/06/2020) – All Danish borders are temporarily closed to all foreign citizens who cannot prove a compelling reason to enter the country. Such reasons may include visiting a seriously ill relative, attending a funeral, being summoned to a court case, being the legal guardian of a minor in Denmark, and having employment in Denmark. The entry ban does not apply to foreign residents of Denmark, those transporting goods, including food, medicine, or industrial supplies. Passengers may transit through the country if returning home.
  • Estonia (last update 02/06/2020) – Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Estonia, apart from residents of the country and family members of Estonian nationals and residents, as well as nationals and residents of Latvia and Lithuania. Other foreign nationals returning home via Estonia may enter to do so, as long as they are symptom-free for COVID-19. Travelers entering Estonia are subject to quarantine procedures.
  • Faroe Islands (last update 02/06/2020) – Flights to the Faroe Islands from Denmark have been significantly reduced. The Faroe Islands have asked tourists not to visit until after June 30 at the earliest. This date may be extended.
  • Finland (last update 02/06/2020) – Most international travelers are barred from entering Finland, except for Finnish nationals and their family members, foreign residents of Finland, and certain special cases, such as health workers, researchers, and diplomats. Nationals and residents of EU and Schengen countries and of the UK are permitted to enter Finland as part of the journey home or in order to work or study in the country. Travelers must self-isolate for 14 days after arriving in Finland.
  • France (last update 02/06/2020) – The only travelers that can enter France at present are nationals and residents of EU and Schengen Area member countries and the UK, their spouses and children, and a number of other exceptions, such as researchers and diplomats. All foreign nationals that are permitted to enter any part of France (including overseas regions, such as French Guiana) must present an International Travel Certificate issued by a French consular office prior to boarding and upon arrival in France. This certificate is also needed to transit through the country. All arriving travelers must sign a declaration stating that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and undergo quarantine.
  • Germany (last update 02/06/2020) – Foreign nationals are banned from entering Germany, with the exception of permanent residents and holders of the German D-Visa. Certain other exceptions exist for commuters from neighboring countries who work in Germany, US military personnel stationed in the country, and other professionals whose travel is deemed necessary. Those who are permitted to enter must complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form before arrival and self-isolate for 14 days once in Germany.
  • Gibraltar (last update 02/06/2020) – Travelers are prohibited from entering Gibraltar with the exception of Gibraltarians (British passport-holders born in Gibraltar, British Overseas Territories Citizens with passports issued by Gibraltar, and British nationals with Gibraltar ID cards) and residents of Gibraltar. Nationals and residents of Spain may also enter Gibraltar in order to pass into Spain. Exceptions are also made for certain workers, merchant seamen with pre-clearance, military personnel, and other individuals authorized by the Borders and Coastguards Agency.
  • Greece (last update 02/06/2020) – Foreign nationals from countries outside the EU and Schengen Area, with the exception of the UK, are barred from entering Greece, unless they are official residents or long-term visa holders of one of these countries. All commercial passenger flights to and from Albania, Germany, Italy, North Macedonia, the Netherlands, Spain, Turkey, and the UK have been suspended, with the exception of repatriation flights authorized by the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs. North Macedonian nationals may return home via Thessaloniki (SKG) and continue by road as long as the journey is arranged beforehand by the relevant authorities. All foreign citizens entering the country will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
  • Guernsey (last update 02/06/2020) – All travelers must self-isolate for 14 days after arrival in Guernsey. Cruise ships are currently not allowed to dock on the island. A number of flights to the island have been suspended.
  • Hungary (last update 02/06/2020) – Foreign nationals are barred from entering except for nationals of European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Swiss nationals who have a Hungarian permanent residence card. Other exceptions include Slovakian nationals staying in Hungary for less than 24 hours who arrive directly from Slovakia, Austrian nationals arriving directly from Austria with a negative COVID-19 test result from within 4 days of traveling, business visitors from Austria, Czechia, Germany, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Poland and Slovakia, and any visitor with a signed and stamped letter issued by the Deputy-Chief Officer of the National Police. Travelers entering Hungary, including Hungarian nationals, must undergo quarantine.
  • Iceland (last update 02/06/2020) – Nationals of countries outside the EU, Schengen Area and the UK are not permitted to enter Iceland, unless they are a family member of a national of one of these countries or are a permanent resident of one. Other exceptions include military personnel, diplomats, healthcare workers, and humanitarian aid workers. All travelers transiting through Iceland to another Schengen state must be able to show written permission to enter the destination country. All travelers entering Iceland must self-isolate for 2 weeks.
  • Ireland (Republic) (last update 02/06/2020) – Arrivals must self-quarantine for 14 days and complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form unless arriving from Northern Ireland.
  • Isle of Man (last update 02/06/2020) – Self-quarantine for 14 days. Non-residents are currently barred from visiting, unless granted permission on compassionate grounds, for example to attend a funeral on the island. No commercial or light aircraft are currently permitted to land without authorization.
  • Italy (last update 02/06/2020) – From June 3, travelers from the EEA may enter Italy if they submit a self-declaration form upon arrival and undergo quarantine and health surveillance for 14 days after arrival. Travelers from other countries are not permitted to enter Italy, apart from residents of the country, business travelers, and individuals traveling for health reasons or because of an emergency.Again, these arrivals must complete a self-declaration form and will be monitored and quarantined for 14 days. Italian residence permits that expired between January 31 and July 31, 2020 will be considered valid until August 31.
  • Jersey (last update 02/06/2020) – All arrivals on the island must self-quarantine for 2 weeks. A number of flights between Jersey and mainland Britain have been suspended.
  • Latvia (last update 02/06/2020) – All foreign citizens have been banned from entering Latvia with the exception of those who have residency rights in the country, as well as nationals and residents of Estonia and Lithuania. Travel is now open between the 3 Baltic states. However, travelers entering Latvia from a different country must undergo quarantine for 14 days. All international travel by air, rail, sea and road has been suspended.
  • Liechtenstein (last update 02/06/2020) – The border crossings at Schellenberg and Mauren are closed, while those at Ruggell and Schaanwald are still open for goods traffic, commuters, and travelers returning home. See also travel restrictions for Switzerland.
  • Lithuania (last update 02/06/2020) – Travel has reopened between the 3 Baltic states (Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia), meaning that it is possible for Latvian and Estonian nationals and residents to visit Lithuania from these countries. Additionally, Polish nationals may enter for work, business, or in order to study. All travelers entering Lithuania from a country other than Latvia or Estonia (including Lithuanian nationals and residents returning to the country) must self-isolate for 14 days. International flights only operate to the following airports: Vilnius (VNO), Kaunas (KUN), Palanga (PLQ) or Siauliai (SQQ).
  • Luxembourg (last update 02/06/2020) – Foreign nationals may not enter Luxembourg at present unless they have long-term residence status or right of residence in Luxembourg or a neighboring country. Further exceptions are made for healthcare professionals, cross-border workers, and nationals of EU and Schengen countries and the UK returning home. All incoming passenger flights have been suspended since March 23rd and restrictions on non-essential movement within the country have been implemented.
  • Malta (last update 02/06/2020) – Commercial passenger flights to Malta are currently suspended, except for repatriating Maltese citizens and residents. Arrivals in the country, including airline crew, must self-isolate for 2 weeks. All foreign citizens in Malta have been advised to leave as soon as possible by the Maltese government.
  • Moldova (last update 02/06/2020) – Passengers may not enter Moldova except for Moldovan nationals and residents. All international flights to Moldova have been suspended and all borders have been closed since March 17th.
  • Monaco (last update 02/06/2020) – Monaco can only be accessed via France (the nearest airport is Nice). Therefore, the same entry restrictions apply.
  • Montenegro (last update 02/06/2020) – All international public air, railroad and road transport has been suspended. The government of Montenegro is facilitating the return of its own citizens to the country. Nationals and residents of Montenegro are permitted to enter the country and are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. In addition, individuals arriving from a country where the rate of active cases of COVID-19 is less than 25 per 100,000 inhabitants will be permitted to enter Montenegro.
  • North Macedonia (last update 02/06/2020) – Entry ban on all travelers except nationals and residents of North Macedonia, foreign diplomats, and special permit holders (issued by the Ministry of Interior of North Macedonia). Borders are currently closed and commercial flights suspended.
  • Netherlands (last update 02/06/2020) – Foreign travelers from outside the EU, Schengen Area, and the UK are currently banned from entering the Netherlands, apart from official residents of these countries and holders of long-stay visas for the Netherlands. Family members of nationals of these states are also exempted from the ban. Passengers departing high-risk countries must complete a health declaration before boarding a flight to the Netherlands. Arrivals from high-risk countries must self-quarantine upon arrival.
  • Norway (last update 02/06/2020) – The majority of foreign nationals are temporarily prohibited from entering Norway. Foreign residents of Norway are permitted to enter. Nationals of the EU, Schengen Area, and UK are permitted to pass through Norway on their journey to their home country. Other exceptions include diplomats, holders of D-Visas, holders of visas issued after March 15, and certain compelling reasons to travel, such as a responsibility to care for a resident of Norway. Arrivals must self-isolate for 10 days. All Norwegian seaports and airports have been closed since March 16th, although exemptions will be made for transport of goods as well as Norwegians returning from abroad.Controls have also been implemented at land entry checkpoints, although Norway’s extensive border with Sweden remains open.
  • Poland (last update 03/06/2020) – Poland has banned all foreign citizens from entering the country from March 15th, and suspended all international inbound trains and flights, with the exception of 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 but are subject to a compulsory 14-day quarantine.
  • Portugal (last update 03/06/2020) – All flights from outside the European Union have been suspended (excluding flights from the UK, USA, Canada, South Africa, Venezuela and Portuguese speaking countries). All travelers arriving in Madeira must complete an online medical form 24-48 hours before their journey. are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • Romania (last update 03/06/2020) – The majority of foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Romania. EU, Schengen Area, and British passport holders, long-term foreign residents of Romania, family members of Romanian nationals and residents, and foreign travelers transiting through Romania to a neighboring country are exempted from the travel ban. Flights between Romania and the following countries are suspended: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • Russian Federation (last update 03/06/2020) – Foreign nationals are banned from entering Russia, with the exception of diplomats, representatives of international organizations, and permanent residents of Russia. Foreign nationals traveling in connection with the death of a family member may also be granted entry. International travelers arriving in St Petersburg are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days if they have been in China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, South Korea, or Spain in the 2 weeks prior to traveling. Passengers arriving in Moscow who have been in any EU/Schengen country, the UK, or the USA in the past 14 days must report to a special hotline and self-isolate for 2 weeks. 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 03/06/2020) – Entry into and exit from San Marino is currently banned with the exception of nationals and residents of the microstate, Italian nationals and residents, healthcare workers, commuters crossing the border for work, and foreign nationals returning home. It is also impossible to reach San Marino without first passing through Italy, which has its own travel restrictions for international travelers.
  • Serbia (last update 03/06/2020) – There are currently no travel restrictions to Serbia. Commercial flights recommenced operations on May 21, 2020 after the country lifted its state of emergence on May 6.
  • Slovakia (last update 03/06/2020) – Entry ban on all travelers except Slovakian nationals and residents, who must register online a minimum of 72 hours before arrival in the country. All arrivals must undergo coronavirus testing at an official facility. Depending on the test results, individuals may have to either self-quarantine for 14 days at home or undergo quarantine at the facility itself, possibly for longer than 2 weeks.
  • Slovenia (last update 03/06/2020) – Slovenia prohibits entry to foreign nationals, unless they are residents of the country. Slovenian nationals and residents must self-quarantine for a minimum of 7 days after arrival. Nationals and residents of nationals of Andorra, Monaco, Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), San Marino, Serbia, and Vatican City (Holy See) may pass through Slovenia if returning to their country of residence.
  • Spain (last update 03/06/2020) – All Spanish land borders have been closed to all travelers since March 16th, with the exception of Spanish citizens, residents, their immediate family members, and those who have a special permit to enter the country. Certain other exceptions may be made for healthcare workers, cargo transport, and force majeure. All arrivals must self-isolate for 14 days. Passengers may transit through Spain on their way to their permanent residence in Andorra or other EU or Schengen Area member states. Flights currently only operate to the following Spanish airports: Alicante (ALC), Barcelona (BCN), Fuerteventura (FUE), Gran Canaria (LPA), Ibiza (IBZ), Madrid (MAD), Malaga (AGP), Menorca(MAH), Lanzarote (ACE), Palma de Mallorca (PMI), Sevilla (SVQ), Tenerife-Sur (TFS), and Valencia (VLC). Residency permits and D visas that were due to expire after December 14, 2019 have been extended until 6 months after the state of emergency has ended and are valid for reentering the country until then.
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen (last update 02/06/2020) – Travel to Svalbard is only permitted if the individual has completed a 14-day quarantine in another part of Norway.
  • Sweden (last update 03/06/2020) – All Swedish borders have been closed since March 14th. Travelers from outside the EU, Schengen Area, and the UK are not permitted to enter Sweden. Exceptions are made for family members of a national of one of these countries. Long-term residents of Sweden, healthcare personnel, border workers, workers transporting necessary goods, and other travelers with compelling reasons to enter the country may be permitted to do so.
  • Switzerland (last update 03/06/2020) – Some flights have been suspended and border restrictions have been introduced (only citizens, residents, cross-border commuters with a permit, and those making deliveries are permitted to cross). Certain other exceptions may be made for specialists in the health sector, for example. It is possible to transit directly through Switzerland to another country in the EU or Schengen Area that the individual is allowed to enter, e.g. France. Such passengers must have proof of onward travel. Nationals and residents of Switzerland and Liechtenstein may still cross the border between the 2 countries. Restrictions on non-essential movement within the country are also in place. International passengers may only land at Basel (BSL), Geneva (GVA) or Zurich (ZRH) airports until June 7, 2020.
  • Turkey (last update 03/06/2020) – Turkey has closed its land borders with Greece and Bulgaria to all passenger traffic. Nationals of these countries and travelers who have been in or transited through these countries in the past 14 days are banned from entering Turkey: Algeria, Angola, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei (Taiwan), Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Niger, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, or Uzbekistan. Consult Turkey’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Ukraine (last update 03/06/2020) – All foreign citizens have been banned from entering Ukraine since March 13th. Flights to Ukraine are currently suspended.
  • United Kingdom (last update 03/06/2020) – On March 17th, the government of the UK advised its citizens against “all non-essential travel worldwide”, for an initial period of 30 days. There are currently no entry restrictions for any of the constituent countries of the UK (England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland). 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 03/06/2020) – The world’s smallest country technically still has its borders open, but it is maintaining the same lockdown measures as Italy. No public events are currently being held.

Oceania Travel Restrictions

  • American Samoa (last update 05/06/2020) – 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 05/06/2020) – On March 18th, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison declared a “human biosecurity emergency” and asked Australian citizens to cancel all overseas travel. On March 19th, Australia closed its borders to all visitors, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members. Those who are permitted to enter the country are required to isolate themselves for 14 days at the location where they arrive in Australia. Passengers must complete an Incoming Passenger Card (IPC) and an Isolation Declaration Card before arrival. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Australia.
  • Fiji (last update 05/06/2020) – No foreign nationals are currently permitted to enter Fiji, including airline crew. Fijian citizens returning home are required to undergo quarantine for 14 days. The country’s national airline, Fiji Airways, has suspended 95% of its flights.
  • French Polynesia (last update 05/06/2020) – Only individuals who reside in French Polynesia may enter the territory. Passengers must obtain an International Travel Certificate from a French consular office to enter or transit through French Polynesia. Upon arrival, travelers must undergo medical screening and must be quarantined for 14 days, unless they are a healthcare professional treating COVID-19.
  • Guam (last update 05/06/2020) – All travelers arriving in Guam who have spent a week or longer in countries affected by coronavirus will be quarantined for 14 days unless they have been issued with a certified medical document confirming they are free of COVID-19 within the previous 72 hours.
  • Kiribati (last update 05/06/2020) – 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 who have been in the following countries recently are currently barred from entering Kiribati: Australia, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam.
  • Marshall Islands (last update 05/06/2020) – All travelers are currently prohibited from entering the Marshall Islands.
  • Micronesia (last update 05/06/2020) – 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 05/06/2020) – 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. 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 05/06/2020) – Non-residents of New Caledonia are not permitted to visit the French special collectivity at present. Travelers must complete a health declaration form and submit it upon arrival and self-quarantine for 2 weeks afterwards. Flights have been suspended and cruise ships banned from docking.
  • New Zealand (last update 05/06/2020) – All borders have been closed to anyone who is not a citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand (or a family member of either) since March 19th. Those who are permitted to enter the country are required to undergo quarantine for 14 days at a government-managed facility, with the exception of people from the Pacific Islands. Nationals, residents, and immediate family members of Australia, Chile, and a number of other agreed countries may transit through New Zealand, providing they remain airside, depart within 24 hours, and are returning to their home country. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the New Zealand visa policy.
  • Niue (last update 05/06/2020) – Flights from New Zealand to Niue are limited to repatriating residents of the island and bringing essential services (with a letter of approval from the government). All arrivals are immediately quarantined for 14 days at a government facility.
  • Norfolk Island (last update 05/06/2020) – Only residents and authorized personnel can currently travel to Norfolk Island. Residents are no longer required to self-quarantine after June 13. However, they must adhere to the safety requirements, such as wearing a face mask in public and avoiding non-essential gatherings for 14 days after returning to Norfolk Island.
  • Northern Mariana Islands (last update 05/06/2020) – Travelers arriving in Saipan must undergo quarantine for 14 days at a hotel if they have been in a country with a coronavirus outbreak, including mainland USA, Guam, or Hawaii. A health declaration form must be completed before arrival. Passengers whose final destination is Tinian or Rota must undergo quarantine for 14 days in Saipan before traveling onwards.
  • Palau (last update 05/06/2020) – 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 05/06/2020) – All international passenger flights have been temporarily cancelled. Domestic flights are limited to authorized persons. In order to enter Papua New Guinea, passengers and airline crew must have the approval of the country’s State of Emergency controller. Arrivals will be quarantined for 14 days at a designated hotel in Port Moresby (the only city in which flights are permitted to land).
  • Pitcairn Islands (last update 05/06/2020) – All passenger services to the Pitcairn Islands have been temporarily cancelled.
  • Samoa (last update 05/06/2020) – International air travel to and from Samoa has been suspended and cruise ships and yachts may not dock in the island country. All travelers (including Samoan nationals and residents) must have a medical examination performed by a registered medical practitioner within 3 days of arrival in Samoa. The report from the doctor stating that the traveler is free of COVID-19 must be presented at check-in in order to be given a boarding pass. A further medical screening will be performed at all ports of entry to Samoa. Individuals traveling to Samoa from 33 countries, including the EU, Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA must spend a minimum of 14 days in a country with no cases of COVID-19 before they can travel to the Pacific island nation.
  • Solomon Islands (last update 05/06/2020) – Foreign nationals who are not residents of the Solomon Islands are temporarily prohibited from entering the country, unless they have written authorization. Nationals and residents of the Solomon Islands and authorized visitors who have recently been in any countries affected by 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 05/06/2020) – 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 05/06/2020) – 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. 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.
  • Tuvalu (last update 05/06/2020) – 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 5 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 05/06/2020) – Vanuatu is currently on lockdown and all ports of entry are closed. Returning nationals will be quarantined for 14 days.
  • Wallis and Futuna (last update 05/06/2020) – Inbound flights have been suspended except for supplies and repatriating residents. Cruise ships have been turned away.

Asia Travel Restrictions

  • Afghanistan (last update 20/05/2020) – Flights are suspended, except for repatriation of Afghan nationals returning from other countries.
  • Armenia (last update 20/05/2020) – 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.
  • Azerbaijan (last update 20/05/2020) – Foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Azerbaijan apart from residents and those with a work permit. eVisas and visas on arrival have been suspended. Everyone who arrives in Azerbaijan is tested for COVID-19 and quarantined for 2 weeks.
  • Bahrain (last update 20/05/2020) – Only Bahraini citizens, residents, and certain other categories of traveler are permitted to enter the country. Visas on arrival for Bahrain have been suspended. Visitors are required to self-isolate for 14 days after arrival in the country. Travelers who have been in the following countries within the previous 14 days are not permitted to enter or even transit through Bahrain: Austria, Belgium, China (People’s Rep.), Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Iraq, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the USA. The border crossing with Saudi Arabia on the King Fahd Causeway is temporarily closed.
  • Bangladesh (last update 20/05/2020) – Visitors with a valid visa must present a medical certificate proving that they are free of COVID-19. All travelers who have recently been to Europe (except the UK) are temporarily banned from entering. Schengen Area nationals living outside Europe may still travel to Bangladesh with a valid visa. Visitors entering the country with a visa must have a medical certificate issued within the previous 72 hours to prove they are free of COVID-19 symptoms. Visas on arrival for Bangladesh are no longer being granted for any foreign national. Flights from Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE and the UK have been canceled until further notice.
  • Bhutan (last update 20/05/2020) – The Bhutan visa on arrival service has been suspended. All foreign tourists are currently barred from entering the country. 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 work permit. Some flights have been suspended.
  • Brunei (last update 20/05/2020) – Foreign nationals (except official residents of Brunei) are temporarily banned from entering the country, including for transit. Visa exemptions and visas on arrival are currently suspended. Visas already issued are temporarily invalid. Special consideration may be given by the Brunei Immigration Department, in exceptional cases, conditional on a negative COVID-19 test.
  • Cambodia (last update 20/05/2020) – Visa exemptions, eVisas, and visas on arrival for Cambodia are currently suspended. In order to enter the country, foreign travelers must have a medical certificate issued within 72 hours of traveling certifying that they are coronavirus-free, as well as health insurance covering at least USD50,000. All travelers who have recently visited France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain, or the USA are temporarily banned from entering Cambodia (unless they are official residents of Cambodia). All passengers arriving in Cambodia will be assessed and screened for COVID-19 and then placed in mandatory quarantine.
  • China (last update 20/05/2020) – The People’s Republic of China has temporarily banned foreign nationals (except diplomats, humanitarian and scientific workers, and certain other professions deemed “necessary”) after a rise in imported cases. This extends to those with Chinese residence permits. All arrivals at Beijing International Airport (PEK) must undergo a PCR test and a 14-day quarantine at a designated location in the Chinese capital. Travelers flying to Shanghai Pudong (PVG) or Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) must undergo a Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) and also face a 2-week quarantine at a facility. International travelers who have been in  France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Spain or USA in the past 14 days will be quarantined for 14 days if arriving at at Guangzhou (CAN) or Shenzhen (SZX). Arrivals at the latter will be tested with the PCR test. Those arriving at Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN) will undergo quarantine at a hotel at their own expense. Exceptions will be made for travelers under 18 or over 70 years old, pregnant women, and individuals suffering from illness, who can apply to complete their 14-day isolation at home. Some international flights are being rerouted and parts of the country remain under lockdown.
  • Christmas Island (last update 20/05/2020) – All travel is banned to Christmas Island except for residents and essential staff, who must self-isolate for 2 weeks upon return.
  • Cocos Islands (last update 20/05/2020) – Only residents and essential staff may travel to the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. They must self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.
  • Georgia (last update 20/05/2020) – The border with Russia has been closed since March 16, except for Russian and Georgian citizens returning to their home countries and freight traffic. Commercial passenger flights were suspended on March 20. All non-resident foreigners are banned from entering Georgia. Foreign residents of Georgia must get an OKTOBOARD before embarking on a journey to the country.
  • Hong Kong (last update 20/05/2020) – Travelers may not enter Hong Kong unless they hold either a Hong Kong or British National (Overseas) passport, or are a resident of Hong Kong or Macau. An 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 self-isolate for 14 days. All flights to Hong Kong International Airport have been suspended. 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 20/05/2020) – All travelers from the European Union, the European Free Trade Association, Afghanistan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Turkey, and the UK are currently prohibited from visiting India. Those of Indian origin will now have to apply for a visa. All passenger flights have been temporarily suspended. The border with Myanmar has been closed. Any individual who has recently been to China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, South Korea, Spain, or the United Arab Emirates (UAE) must be quarantined for 14 days. Visas to these countries have been suspended. Consult India’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • British Indian Ocean Territory (last update 20/05/2020) – Uninhabited and usually requires a permit to visit. Permits are not currently being granted due to coronavirus.
  • Indonesia (last update 20/05/2020) – Foreign visitors are temporarily banned, except those with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP), diplomats, and humanitarian workers. These exceptions must have a health certificate in English certifying that they are free of respiratory disease and containing the result of the PCR test. They also must not have been in the following countries within the last 14 days: China (People’s Rep.), France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and Vatican City. They must self-quarantine for 2 weeks upon arrival in Indonesia. Most air and sea travel has been suspended.
  • Iran (last update 20/05/2020) – Nationals of the People’s Republic of China (including those carrying a PRC passport, a Hong Kong passport, or a Macau passport) are no longer allowed to enter Iran without a visa; however, they may apply for a visa on arrival. All travelers arriving in the country must complete a self-declaration form, submit to medical screening, including testing for coronavirus, and undergo quarantine. UAE citizens have been prohibited from traveling to Iran by their own government.
  • Iraq (last update 20/05/2020) – All flights to Iraq have been suspended with the exception of repatriation, Red Cross, humanitarian, emergency, and military flights.
  • Israel (last update 20/05/2020) – All foreign nationals are temporarily barred from entering Israel, including for transit, apart from official residents and those with specific entry approval from the Israeli government. New arrivals will be put into quarantine for 14 days. However, citizens of China, Egypt, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Macao, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand may not enter Israel under any circumstances.
  • Japan (last update 20/05/2020) – Travelers from 87 countries and regions (including Australia, Canada, China, Iran, Italy, New Zealand, South Korea, the UK, and the US) are currently prohibited from entering Japan. All visas are currently suspended, as are most visa exemptions. Travelers who have been on the cruise ship “Westerdam” are barred from entering the country. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Japan.
  • Jordan (last update 20/05/2020) – All land and sea borders have been closed. Commercial flights in and out of Jordan have been suspended. The country has introduced restrictions on large public gatherings and all travel except for essential reasons (e.g. food shopping, medical care, etc.) All travel to and from Lebanon and Syria has been banned and travelers from France, Germany, and Spain are banned from entering.
  • Kazakhstan (last update 20/05/2020) – A state of emergency has been declared, which means that only diplomats, Kazakh nationals, and foreign nationals invited by the government may enter the country. Citizens of Kazakhstan are also banned from traveling abroad. Airports are closed.
  • North Korea (last update 20/05/2020) – 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 20/05/2020) – Visa exemptions have been suspended and short-term visas granted prior to April 6 are no longer valid (except for airline crew and APEC Business Travel Card holders). Visitors who have been in China’s Hubei Province in the last 14 days are barred from entering South Korea. All arrivals must self-quarantine for 2 weeks. South Korean nationals and residents are obliged to download the “Self-quarantine safety protection mobile app”. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the South Korea visa policy.
  • Kuwait (last update 20/05/2020) – All commercial passenger flights have been suspended. Passengers are not allowed to enter the country except for nationals of Kuwait, their immediate families, and domestic workers, providing they obtain an OK TO TRAVEL authorization from a Kuwait embassy. They must also install “Shlonik” on a mobile device before embarking on their journey to the country.
  • Kyrgyzstan (last update 20/05/2020) – On March 17, Kyrgyzstan announced that it would close its borders to all foreign nationals. All flights to the country have been suspended.
  • Laos (last update 20/05/2020) – All flights to Laos have been canceled, with the exception of emergency, humanitarian, repatriation, and military flights sanctioned by the Laos government.
  • Lebanon (last update 20/05/2020) – All land borders with Syria have been closed. All commercial passenger flights to Lebanon have been temporarily suspended.
  • Macau (last update 20/05/2020) – 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 20/05/2020) – Borders are now closed to travelers and internal movement is restricted. Only Malaysian nationals, residents, and foreign diplomats and embassy employees may enter the country, after which they must undergo quarantine for 14 days. Passengers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) card must have been tested for COVID-19 prior to traveling. Transfer from an international flight to a domestic flight is only permitted for Malaysian nationals with Sabah or Sarawak as the final destination.
  • Maldives (last update 20/05/2020) – All travelers from Bangladesh, China, Iran, Italy, Malaysia, Spain, Sri Lanka, and the UK are currently prohibited from visiting the Maldives. The same applies to travelers coming from certain parts of France, Germany, and South Korea. Direct flights between the Maldives and China, Italy, and South Korea have been canceled until further notice. Visas on arrival have been suspended, unless granted special permission. Travelers must complete a Health Declaration Card and an Immigration Arrival Card to enter the country. Maldivian nationals and residents returning home must be quarantined for 14 days. Visas on arrival have been suspended and Velana Airport (MLE) is closed from 16.00 to 01.00.
  • Mongolia (last update 20/05/2020) – Foreign nationals are currently not permitted to enter Mongolia apart from official residents and direct family members of Mongolian nationals. There are certain other exceptions, such as diplomats and international freight transport drivers. A number of flights have also been canceled. Mongolian nationals and residents will be quarantined for 21 days at designated facilities upon arrival in the country, after which they are required to self-isolate at home for a further 14 days.
  • Myanmar (last update 20/05/2020) – Visas are no longer being granted. All commercial flights to Myanmar have been suspended. Land borders have been closed. Citizens of Myanmar returning to the country must undergo quarantine for 2 weeks at a government facility. British nationals have been advised to leave Myanmar as soon as possible. Any traveler who has visited France, Germany, Italy, or Spain recently must self-isolate for 2 weeks.
  • Nepal (last update 20/05/2020) – All land borders have been closed. Visas on arrival for Nepal are temporarily not being issued. Since March 14, 2020, all overseas visitors, Nepali nationals, and Nepali residents arriving in the country are obliged to self-quarantine for at least 14 days. International passenger flights to Nepal are currently all canceled, with the exception of authorized emergency and evacuation flights.
  • Oman (last update 20/05/2020) – Tourist visas have been suspended from all countries. All foreign nationals, including expats with residency, will now be refused entry. Cruise ships are prohibited from docking at Omani ports. Air travel has also been affected, with suspensions of certain routes.
  • Pakistan (last update 21/05/2020) – All land borders have been closed. Most international flights have been suspended, with approval needed to transport stranded Pakistani citizens. Only Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi airports continue to operate approved international flights. Passengers must complete an International Passenger Health Declaration Form before landing and are subject to health screening, including quarantine, upon arrival.
  • Palestine
  • Philippines (last update 21/05/2020) – International travelers to the Philippines are barred from entering, apart from Filipino nationals and their spouses and children. Commercial flights to the island country must have approval and currently only fly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Chartered flights can only land in the Philippines on Monday or Thursday and also require security clearance. Arrivals, including airline crew, must undergo testing for coronavirus and will be quarantined.
  • Qatar (last update 21/05/2020) – Foreign travelers are currently prohibited from entering Qatar. Only nationals and official residents (with a Permanent Residence Card) can enter the country. Flights are now suspended, apart from cargo and transit services.
  • Russia – See Europe
  • Saudi Arabia (last update 21/05/2020) – All international flights are currently canceled. All new arrivals in the country must self-quarantine for 14 days. Foreign nationals are currently barred from entering the kingdom. You can also check the visa Policy of Saudi Arabia to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Singapore (last update 21/05/2020) – All short-term visitors are banned from entering or transiting through Singapore, except for official residents and pass-holders of the country, who will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Exceptions may be made for travelers with an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or the Ministry of Health (MOH). Before arrival, all travelers, including Singaporean citizens, must submit a health declaration via the SG Arrival Card service. Consult Singapore’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • Sri Lanka (last update 21/05/2020) – All inbound passenger flights (except for transiting flights) and ships are currently suspended and airports are closed. Visas and ETAs have been suspended. Travelers who have recently been in Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Qatar, Spain, Sweden, or the United Kingdom are currently banned from entering the country. All visas and ETAs previously issued have been made invalid. Sri Lanka has also introduced a curfew from 6pm every day. Find out the travel requirements that you must meet to visit the country by checking the visa policy of Sri Lanka.
  • Syria (last update 21/05/2020) – There are currently no travel restrictions.
  • Taiwan (last update 21/05/2020) – There is currently a ban on all foreign visitors entering or transiting through Taiwan, except official residents, diplomats, and other special cases. New arrivals must complete a Health Declaration Form and self-quarantine for 14 days. All flights have been canceled. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the Taiwan visa policy.
  • Tajikistan (last update 21/05/2020) – Flights suspended. All travelers who have visited or transited through Afghanistan, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, or the USA will be quarantined for up to 2 weeks.
  • Thailand (last update 21/05/2020) – Flights to the country are suspended. Foreigners are banned from entering Thailand, except for those with a Thai work permit, diplomats, and their families. All visitors that have recently been to countries affected by COVID-19 must prove they are free of the virus by presenting a health certificate showing that they tested negative. Self-monitoring will be required for 14 days. Large gatherings and public celebrations are likely to be postponed.
  • Timor-Leste (last update 21/05/2020) – There are no travel restrictions at present.
  • Turkey – See Europe
  • Turkmenistan (last update 21/05/2020) – All flights have been suspended, with exceptions for repatriating nationals and residents of Turkmenistan. Arrivals must have a medical certificate proving they are not infected with COVID-19. Non-essential travel in the country is prohibited.
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) (last update 21/05/2020) – All flights to and from the UAE are currently suspended unless specifically authorized by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. Only Emirati nationals and their families may enter the country at present. Visas on arrival have been suspended. Foreign nationals currently within the UAE may still extend their visas to remain in the country. You can also check the visa Policy of United Arab Emirates to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Uzbekistan (last update 21/05/2020) – All foreigners are currently banned from entering Uzbekistan, while the country’s own citizens are barred from leaving. Recent arrivals must self-quarantine for 14 days. Flights to the country are suspended.
  • Vietnam (last update 21/05/2020) – Visas for Vietnam are no longer 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, and skilled workers. These individuals will have to fill out a quarantine form and undergo medical screening upon entry to Vietnam. All travelers who enter the country must be quarantined for 2 weeks. All inbound international passenger flights have been canceled.
  • Yemen (last update 21/05/2020) – The internationally-recognized government of Yemen announced that all flights in and out of airports under its control (e.g. Aden, Sayoun and Mukalla) would be canceled for a minimum of 2 weeks from March 18. Exceptions will be made for humanitarian purposes.

Africa Travel Restrictions

  • Algeria (last update 05/05/2020) – All flights to Algeria are currently suspended. All air and sea travel between Algeria and Europe has been temporarily suspended from March 19, 2020.
  • Angola (last update 05/05/2020) – Individuals who have recently been to China, France, Iran, Italy, Portugal, Spain, or South Korea are currently prohibited from entering Angola. Travelers and airline crew who have recently had contact with patients infected with novel coronavirus are also barred from entering. Angolan nationals are exempt from the travel ban, but will undergo quarantine upon arrival in the country.
  • Benin (last update 05/05/2020) – All passengers arriving in Benin must undergo quarantine for 14 days. Some flights have been suspended between Benin and affected countries.
  • Botswana (last update 05/05/2020) – Travelers from Austria, Belgium, China (People’s Rep.), Denmark, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA, and the United Kingdom are currently prohibited from entering Botswana and visas previously granted to citizens of these countries are now invalid. Visas on arrival are currently not being issued to any visitor. Nationals and residents of Botswana returning to the country must undergo quarantine for 2 weeks. A number of flights have been suspended.
  • Burkina Faso (last update 05/05/2020) – Bobo Dioulasso (BOY) and Ouagadougou (OUA) airports are currently closed.
  • Burundi (last update 05/05/2020) – Flights are currently suspended.
  • Cameroon (last update 05/05/2020) – Land, sea, and air borders were closed indefinitely from March 18, 2020. All international flights have been canceled apart from cargo planes.
  • Cape Verde (last update 05/05/2020) – All sea borders have been closed and all flights have been temporarily canceled, with the exception of repatriating citizens and humanitarian aid.
  • Central African Republic (last update 05/05/2020) – All travelers coming from a country affected by COVID-19 must self-isolate for 21 days once they arrive in the Central African Republic.
  • Chad (last update 05/05/2020) – All airports in Chad have been closed.
  • Comoros (last update 05/05/2020) – All international passenger flights have been suspended. Maritime traffic from affected countries is not permitted to dock at ports in the Comoros. Travel to Comoros is restricted to only travelers who have spent the previous 14 days in a country with no known cases of COVID-19.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (last update 05/05/2020) – Self-isolation for travelers arriving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo if they have been to affected countries recently. All passenger flights have been suspended until further notice apart from approved repatriation flights. Both passengers and airline crew must undergo medical screening and complete a health declaration.
  • Republic of the Congo (last update 05/05/2020) – All airports are currently closed and the Republic of the Congo has shut its borders.
  • Djibouti (last update 05/05/2020) – All international flights to Djibouti have been suspended since March 15.
  • Egypt (last update 05/05/2020) – All flights to Egypt have been canceled except for repatriation, humanitarian, or technical purposes, as well as UN flights and emergencies. All these must have authorization to land in Egypt. Some domestic services are still in operation. Check the requirements for travelers of different nationalities to enter the country according to the Egypt visa policy.
  • Equatorial Guinea (last update 05/05/2020) – All flights are currently canceled, except for charter flights with a special permit from the Civil Aviation.
  • Eritrea (last update 05/05/2020) – Asmara Airport (ASM) is currently closed. Any visitor who has recently been in China, South Korea, Italy, Germany, or the US must be quarantined upon arrival in Eritrea.
  • Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) (last update 05/05/2020) – Travelers arriving in Eswatini must self-isolate or undergo quarantine in a designated location for 14 days.
  • Ethiopia (last update 05/05/2020) – All international travelers arriving in Ethiopia will be quarantined for 14 days at the Ethiopian Skylight Hotel at their own expense. Many flights have been canceled until further notice. Land borders have been closed.
  • Gabon (last update 05/05/2020) – Foreign nationals (except residents of Gabon) are barred from entering the country if they have been in the following places in the 2 weeks prior to traveling: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the USA, or the United Kingdom.
  • Gambia (last update 05/05/2020) – Flights to the Gambia have been suspended. Travelers who have been to countries with cases of COVID-19 are required to isolate themselves for a minimum of 14 days.
  • Ghana (last update 05/05/2020) – Borders are closed and flights have been temporarily suspended, except for emergencies, medical evacuation, and humanitarian purposes. Ghanaian citizens may return home even from affected countries. From March 17, 2020, all foreign nationals who have been to any country with over 200 confirmed cases of coronavirus are banned from entering Ghana. Exceptions will be made for official residents of Ghana. All UK nationals are temporarily banned.
  • Guinea (last update 05/05/2020) – Guinea has closed its borders. Travelers who are permitted to enter must submit their passports while they are monitored for 14 days.
  • Guinea-Bissau (last update 05/05/2020) – Airports in the country have been closed.
  • Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) (last update 05/05/2020) – Borders have been closed.
  • Kenya (last update 05/05/2020) – All international passenger flights to Kenya have been temporarily canceled, with the exception of approved repatriation and diplomatic flights. Passengers on these approved flights must complete declaration forms before arrival. Entry is limited to Kenyan citizens and official residents of Kenya with valid residence permits. These individuals must self-quarantine upon their return to the African state. You can also check the visa Policy of Kenya to find out the requirements you need to meet in order to travel to the country.
  • Lesotho (last update 05/05/2020) – Arrivals in the country will be tested for coronavirus and quarantined for 14 days.
  • Liberia (last update 05/05/2020) – Flights to the country have been suspended, except for humanitarian, medical evacuation, Red Cross, and repatriation services. Exceptions may be made for certain other special cases.
  • Libya (last update 05/05/2020) – Libya has closed its borders and suspended all air traffic from the Misrata Airport for at least 3 weeks.
  • Madagascar (last update 05/05/2020) – All commercial passenger flights to and from Europe are currently suspended. Any visitor arriving from a country affected by COVID-19 must self-isolate for 2 weeks.
  • Malawi (last update 05/05/2020) – Only nationals and residents of Malawi can currently enter the country. They must self-quarantine upon arrival, monitored by health personnel.
  • Mali (last update 05/05/2020) – Passenger flights from affected countries are canceled until further notice, starting from March 19, 2020. Cargo and humanitarian flights continue to operate.
  • Mauritania (last update 05/05/2020) – All airports in the country and land borders are currently closed. All international flights have been suspended.
  • Mauritius – Foreign nationals who are not residents of Mauritius are banned from traveling to the country. It is also prohibited to transit through Mauritius. Nationals and residents of the island nation, as well as their spouses and children may return, but will be quarantined. Airline crew must remain isolated in their hotel rooms between flights.
  • Mayotte (last update 05/05/2020) – In order to enter any part of France, including Mayotte, travelers must have an International Travel Certificate granted by a French consular office.
  • Morocco (last update 05/05/2020) – All flights to Morocco are canceled until further notice. Bars, restaurants, and other public spaces have been ordered to close.
  • Mozambique (last update 05/05/2020) – All new arrivals will be registered and must self-isolate for 14 days. Many airlines have suspended flights and a number of airports are currently closed.
  • Namibia (last update 05/05/2020) – Foreign nationals who are not residents of Namibia are prohibited from entering the country. Borders are currently closed and all commercial flights to and from Namibia have been canceled until further notice.
  • Niger (last update 05/05/2020) – No international passenger flights are currently flying to Niger. Land borders are also closed.
  • Nigeria (last update 05/05/2020) – All airports are closed, except for certain essential flights and emergency operations. Travelers from the following countries have not been able to enter Nigeria since March 18: China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, and the USA. Visitors from any other countries deemed to be high-risk must self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival in Nigeria.
  • Reunion (last update 05/05/2020) – Like all other parts of France, travelers must be in possession of an International Travel Certificate issued by a French consular office.
  • Rwanda (last update 05/05/2020) – Rwanda has closed all its borders except for cargo and returning citizens and residents, who must undergo quarantine for 14 days at a designated location. All flights have been suspended.
  • Saint Helena (last update 05/05/2020) – 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 05/05/2020) – The country has declared a State of Emergency and has closed its borders to all foreign travelers.
  • Senegal (last update 05/05/2020) – All flights are suspended unless given special authorization. Land borders have been closed except for the transportation of cargo to and from Mali and Guinea.
  • Seychelles (last update 05/05/2020) – All international flights have been canceled until further notice and the Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) is currently closed. Travelers can only enter the country with permission from the Public Health Commissioner.
  • Sierra Leone (last update 05/05/2020) – All land borders are currently closed and flights to and from Freetown International Airport have been temporarily canceled.
  • Somalia (last update 05/05/2020) – All international flights have been suspended.
  • South Africa (last update 05/05/2020) – All flights to South Africa have been canceled until further notice. All foreign nationals arriving from high-risk countries (including transit) had previously been banned from entering South Africa. These countries include China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, the UK, and the USA. Visas on arrival for South Africa are no longer being issued. South Africans are advised to avoid non-essential travel. Consult South Africa’s visa policy to see the entry requirements for each nationality.
  • South Sudan (last update 05/05/2020) – Flights to the country are currently suspended, except for humanitarian and evacuation flights approved by the High Level Task Force of South Sudan.
  • Sudan (last update 05/05/2020) – All airports and borders have been closed since March 16, 2020. Commercial shipments, technical support shipments, and humanitarian aid are permitted into Sudan.
  • Tanzania (last update 05/05/2020) – All international flights have been suspended.
  • Togo (last update 05/05/2020) – Land borders are closed and flights have been canceled until further notice. Departures are limited for foreign nationals in Togo trying to return to their home countries.
  • Tunisia (last update 05/05/2020) – Only Tunisian nationals and residents of the country may enter Tunisia at present. Upon arrival, they must be placed in quarantine for at least 2 weeks. Tunisia closed its land borders on March 16, 2020 and suspended all international flights. Mosques, cafés and markets in the country have been closed. Starting March 18, there is a curfew from 6 pm to 6 am to help contain the spread of COVID-19.
  • Uganda (last update 05/05/2020) – All international passenger flights have been canceled until further notice. Airline crews of cargo, humanitarian, and medical flights are required to undergo quarantine at designated hotels while in Uganda.
  • Zambia (last update 05/05/2020) – 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 05/05/2020) – All borders are currently closed. Only Zimbabwean nationals and residents returning home may enter the country. Some flights are operating for emergency reasons or for other special cases.

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