Travel restrictions | Update Week 35
Changes in travel restrictions in week 35
WHAT HAS CHANGED IN WEEK 35?
|Austria||26.08.2020 Austria specified which passengers must have a medical certificate.||Partially Restrictive|
|Barbados||24.08.2020 Barbados specified that the Immigration/Customs Form can also be completed at a kiosk on arrival.||Partially Restrictive|
|Bermuda||24.08.2020 Bermuda specified that passengers must obtain a Travel Authorization at most 48 hours before departure.||Partially Restrictive|
|Bolivia||24.08.2020 Bolivia specified that passengers with a medical certificate are no longer subject to quarantine.||Totally Restrictive|
|Brazil||28.08.2020 Brazil specified the requirements for medical insurance.||Not Restrictive|
24.08.2020 China (People's Rep.) introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers arriving from or having transited through Belgium, Congo, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Korea (Rep.), Senegal, Serbia or Tunisia.
25.08.2020 China (People's Rep.) introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers arriving from or having transited through Nepal or United Arab Emirates. China (People's Rep.) will introduce a medical certificate requirement to passengers arriving from or having transited through certain countries.
26.08.2020 China (People's Rep.) introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers arriving from or having transited through Benin, Bulgaria or Indonesia.
28.08.2020 China (People's Rep.) specified the requirement for medical certificates for passengers arriving from or having transited through Egypt, Luxembourg, Malta or North Macedonia (Rep.).
|Costa Rica||27.08.2020 Costa Rica updated the list of countries from which passengers and flights are allowed, specified family members who are allowed to enter and added the possibility to have an insurance approved by the Costa Rican Institute of Tourism.||Partially Restrictive|
26.08.2020 From 28 August 2020, Cyprus will no longer allow entry to passengers arriving from Andorra, Croatia, France, Netherlands and Tunisia, and will introduce medical certificate requirement for passengers for passengers arriving from Denmark, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Sweden and Switzerland.
28.08.2020 Cyprus is no longer allowing entry to passengers arriving from Andorra, Croatia, France, Netherlands and Tunisia, and introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers arriving from Denmark, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Sweden and Switzerland.
|Czechia||24.08.2020 Czechia is no longer allowing entry to passengers with a long-term residence permit issued by Spain.||Partially Restrictive|
|Denmark||25.08.2020 Denmark specified that residents of certain countries no longer need a confirmed accommodation for 6 nights.||Partially Restrictive|
24.08.2020 Egypt has changed the requirement for medical certificates to be issued 48 hours before departure, instead of 72 hours.
25.08.2020 Until 1 September 2020, Egypt requires that medical certificates are issued 72 hours before arrival. From 1 September 2020, medical certificates will have to be issued 48 hours before arrival.
28.08.2020 From 1 September 2020, Egypt has changed the requirement for medical certificates to be issued 72 hours before departure, instead of 48 hours.
|Ethiopia||27.08.2020 Ethiopia specified that the COVID-19 test must be taken 5 days before arrival.||Partially Restrictive|
|Finland||24.08.2020 Finland extended entry restrictions until 8 September 2020 and is no longer allowing entry to passengers arriving from certain countries.||Partially Restrictive|
|French West Indias||26.08.2020 Passengers are allowed to travel to St. Barthelemy.||Partially Restrictive|
26.08.2020 Germany removed the transit restriction for passengers arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to another Schengen Member State.
28.08.2020 Germany specified that immediate family members of residents of Germany can enter and they must present proof of their family relationship.
|Honduras||25.08.2020 Honduras clarified that the requirement to have a medical certificate does not apply to airline crew.||Partially Restrictive|
|Hong Kong||26.08.2020 Hong Kong (SAR China) specified the requirements for the letter of certification for merchant seamen.||Partially Restrictive|
|Hungary||24.08.2020 Hungary specified that passengers arriving from Norway are no longer subject to medical screening and quarantine.||Partially Restrictive|
26.08.2020 Indonesia requires a health form to be submitted online before departure.
27.08.2020 Indonesia specified that the health form can also be presented upon arrival.
|Iraq||28.08.2020 Iraq has changed the requirement for medical certificates to be issued 72 hours before departure, instead of 48 hours.||Partially Restrictive|
26.08.2020 Ireland (Rep.) changed the COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form to an online form.
|Japan||28.08.2020 From 30 August 2020, Japan will introduce an entry restriction for passengers who have been in certain countries in the past 14 days (please see item 16 below). From 1 September 2020, Japan will allow entry to residents of Japan under certain conditions.||Partially Restrictive|
24.08.2020 Kazakhstan specified that nationals of Belarus, China (People's Rep.), Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Netherlands, Russian Fed., Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and United Arab Emirates are only allowed to enter if arriving directly from their country of nationality.
26.08.2020 Kazakhstan specified which passengers are allowed to enter.
27.08.2020 Kazakhstan specified that flights are still suspended
26.08.2020 Kuwait is no longer allowing entry to passengers who have been in the past 14 days in Afghanistan, and specified that the COVID-19 test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure.
27.08.2020 Kuwait specified that passengers returning to Kuwait with a medical certificate issued before leaving Kuwait, no longer require a new medical certificate.
25.08.2020 Kyrgyzstan started allowing entry to nationals of certain countries.
28.08.2020 Kyrgyzstan suspended the visa on arrival facilities.
25.08.2020 Lithuania clarified that the exemption for family members of residents only apply to family members of permanent residents of Lithuania.
27.08.2020 Lithuania introduced the requirement to have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at least 72 hours before arrival.
|Malaysia||28.08.2020 Malaysia is no longer requiring a Letter of Approval (Entry Permit).||Partially Restrictive|
|Malta||28.08.2020 Malta updated the list of countries from which passengers are required to have a medical certificate.||Partially Restrictive|
|Mauritania||24.08.2020 Mauritania extended the airport closure until 31 August 2020.||Totally Restrictive|
|Mauritius||27.08.2020 Mauritius extended the entry restrictions until further notice.||Totally Restrictive|
|Mayotte||24.08.2020 Mayotte introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers older than 11 years.||Partially Restrictive|
|Montenegro||24.08.2020 Montenegro specified which passengers are allowed to enter.||Partially Restrictive|
|Myanmar||28.08.2020 Myanmar extended the flight suspensions until 30 September 2020.||Totally Restrictive|
|New Caledonia||28.08.2020 New Caledonia specified that airline crew are subject to medical screening.||Partially Restrictive|
|New Zealand||24.08.2020 New Zealand specified that passengers can transit through Auckland (AKL) for maximum 24 hours.||Partially Restrictive|
25.08.2020 From 29 August 2020 Nigeria will allow flights.
28.08.2020 Nigeria extended the suspension of flights until 4 September 2020.
|Norway||25.08.2020 Norway requires that passengers arriving from certain countries have a confirmed booking of accommodation.||Partially Restrictive|
|Panama||24.08.2020 Panama extended the flight suspensions until 22 September 2020.||Totally Restrictive|
24.08.2020 Poland extended the flight suspensions until 25 August 2020.
25.08.2020 Poland extended the flight restrictions until 1 September 2020 and removed the flight suspensions from Andorra.
|Portugal||27.08.2020 Portugal removed the flight suspensions.||Partially Restrictive|
|Reunion||24.08.2020 Reunion started allowing entry to passengers arriving from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay.||Partially Restrictive|
|Romania||26.08.2020 Romania updated the list of countries from which flights are suspended.||Partially Restrictive|
|Serbia||25.08.2020 Serbia specified which passengers do not need a medical certificate if arriving from Bulgaria, Croatia, North Macedonia (Rep.) or Romania.||Not Restrictive|
24.08.2020 Sudan specified that nationals of Sudan and passengers of Sudanese origins must also have a medical certificate.
26.08.2020 South Sudan specified the requirements for the medical certificate, and specified that nationals of Botswana and Egypt cannot obtain a visa on arrival.
27.08.2020 South Sudan specified that visas on arrival are also issued to nationals of Botswana and that the required test must be a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test.
|Spain||27.08.2020 Spain started allowing unmarried partners of nationals of Spain with a confirmation of their relationship.||Partially Restrictive|
|Sri Lanka||24.08.2020 Airports in Sri Lanka reopened only for humanitarian and repatriation flights.||Totally Restrictive|
|St. Lucia||25.08.2020 St. Lucia specified that all passengers need a medical certificate and they are also subject to PCR test on arrival at their own expense.||Partially Restrictive|
|St. Maarten||24.08.2020 St. Maarten introduced a health declaration form to airline crew and passengers in transit, and introduced a medical certificate requirement to passengers in transit.||Partially Restrictive|
25.08.2020 Sudan specified that nationals of Sudan and passengers of Sudanese origins do not need a medical certificate until 27 August 2020.
28.08.2020 Sudan specified that all passengers must have a medical certificate.
|Sweden||28.08.2020 Sweden extended entry restrictions until 31 October 2020, and is no longer allowing entry to residents of Morocco.||Partially Restrictive|
|Switzerland||28.08.2020 From 31 August 2020, Switzerland will start allowing entry and transit to passengers arriving from 19 countries, even if they have transited through other countries.||Partially Restrictive|
|Syria||26.08.2020 Syria extended the flight suspensions until 9 September 2020.||Totally Restrictive|
|Thailand||27.08.2020 Thailand extended the entry restrictions until 30 September 2020.||Partially Restrictive|
|The Netherlands||26.08.2020 The Netherlands specified the requirements for the notification letter for students.||Partially Restrictive|
26.08.2020 Tunisia specified that all passengers must have a medical certificate issued at most 120 hours before arrival.
|Turkmenistan||28.08.2020 Turkmenistan extended the flight suspensions until 1 October 2020.||Totally Restrictive|
|Ukraine||28.08.2020 Ukraine introduced an entry restriction for certain passengers. Ukraine specified that the entry restrictions are effective until 28 September 2020.||Partially Restrictive|
|United Arab Emirates||
25.08.2020 United Arab Emirates specified that passengers arriving from Maldives, Seychelles or Singapore at Abu Dhabi (AUH) must have a medical certificate.
28.08.2020 United Arab Emirates specified that nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program can enter Dubai (DXB) and they must meet certain conditions.
25.08.2020 The USA specified that passengers allowed to enter are subject to measures set by the state of their final destination.
27.08.2020 The USA provided a website link where the COVID-19 measures set by each state/territory can be found.
|Vanuatu||26.08.2020 Vanuatu introduced an "Online Travelers Health Registration Form" to be completed 24 hours before departure.||Totally Restrictive|
|Zambia||26.08.2020 Zambia introduced medical certificate requirements, quarantine measures for nationals and residents of Zambia and medical screening measures on arrival.||Partially Restrictive|
Please note: The information shown only refers to travel restrictions that have changed in the last week. Other active travel restrictions are not listed here. Furthermore, we do not assume any liability for the completeness and correctness of the information provided. If you are planning to travel to a particular country, please actively check the current regulations of the respective official source.
All updated information on IATA website: COVID19 Travel Regulations Map: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php