Travel restrictions | Update Week 42

Changes in travel restrictions in week 42

COUNTRY

WHAT HAS CHANGED IN WEEK 42?

LEVEL OF RESTRICTION

Antigua and Barbuda  15.10.2020 Antigua and Barbuda specified the requirements for the test results. Partially Restrictive
Argentina 14.10.2020 Argentina extended entry restrictions until 25 October 2020. Totally Restrictive
Aruba 16.10.2020. Aruba specified the requirements for the test results Partially Restrictive
Austria  16.10.2020 Austria specified which passengers are allowed to enter. Partially Restrictive
Bahamas 16.10.2020 Bahamas specified that until 31 October 2020 the RT-PCR test must have been take at most 5 days before departure. Partially Restrictive
Barbados  14.10.2020 Barbados specified that the "Immigration/Customs Form" can be completed upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba 13.10.2020 Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba specified the flight suspensions until 31 October 2020 and quarantine measures.  Partially Restrictive
Bulgaria  14.10.2020 Bulgaria specified that the medical certificate must be printed and must be in Bulgarian or English. 15.10.2020 Bulgaria specified which passengers are allowed to enter. Partially Restrictive
Canada 16.10.2020 Canada specified that extended family members of a national or a permanent resident of Canada are allowed to enter. Partially Restrictive
Chile  12.10.2020 Chile extended entry restrictions until 29 October 2020. Totally Restrictive
Costa Rica  15.10.2020 Costa Rica expanded the list of countries and states in the USA from which passengers are allowed to enter, specified that passengers younger than 12 years are exempt form the medical certificate requirement and announce that starting 1 November passengers who in the past 14 days have been in any state of the USA will be allowed to enter. Partially Restrictive
Croatia  14.10.2020 Croatia extended the entry restrictions until 2 November 2020. Partially Restrictive
Cuba 

15.10.2020 Cuba specified that only flights to Havana (HAV) are suspended.

16.10.2020 Cuba specified that passengers traveling as tourists with a reservation confirmation of an approved hotel are allowed to enter.

Partially Restrictive
Djibouti

13.10.2020 Djibouti introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers and specified its conditions.

15.10.2020 Djibouti removed the medical certificate requirement.

Partially Restrictive
Estonia  14.10.2020 Estonia is no longer restricting entry to unmarried partners of nationals or residents of Estonia.  Partially Restrictive
Eswatini 12.10.2020 Eswatini removed the flight suspensions. Partially Restrictive
Finland 12.10.2020 Finland is allowing entry to passengers arriving from Cyprus, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Poland or San Marino if they are traveling on business or studying in Finland. Partially Restrictive
Gambia  15.10.2020 Flights to Gambia restarted. Partially Restrictive
Germany 12.10.2020 Germany is no longer allowing entry to residents of Georgia and Tunisia.  Partially Restrictive
Greece 13.10.2020 Greece extended the entry restrictions until 25 October 2020. Partially Restrictive
Grenada  15.10.2020 Grenada specified that all passengers must have a medical certificate. Grenada specified that passengers younger than 5 years do not need a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Guyana 14.10.2020 Airports in Guyana reopened. Partially Restrictive
Indonesia 

14.10.2020 Indonesia specified that passengers with a visit visa or an APEC Business Travel Card are allowed to enter.

15.10.2020 Indonesia specified that all visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities are suspended.

Partially Restrictive
Jamaica

12.10.2020 Jamaica specified the requirements for the test results.

13.10.2020 Jamaica specified that passengers must present a travel authorization before departure.

16.10.2020 Jamaica specified that airline crew are subject to self-isolation and that the travel authorization for residents applies to those who reside in Jamaica for a minimum of six continuous months. 

Partially Restrictive
Jordan  13.10.2020 Jordan removed the flight suspensions. Partially Restrictive
Latvia 12.10.2020 Latvia started requiring passengers to present a QR code before departure.  Partially Restrictive
Lithuania  12.10.2020 Lithuania updated the website link with details for the isolation measures.  Partially Restrictive
Maldives 15.10.2020 Maldives specified the requirements for the PCR test results and which passengers must have a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Morocco 12.10.2020 Morocco specified the language requirement of the medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
North Macedonia 15.10.2020 North Macedonia removed the medical certificate requirement. Not restrictive
Norway 12.10.2020. Norway specified which passengers need a confirmed booking of quarantine accommodation for 10 days. 15.10.2020 Norway specified that passengers must have a confirmed quarantine accommodation for the period of intended stay.  Partially Restrictive
Pakistan  14.10.2020 Pakistan specified that until 18 October 2020 passengers arriving from Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, Estonia, Fiji, Italy, Lithuania, Myanmar, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden or Uganda do not need a medical certificate, and that from 19 October 2020, passengers arriving from Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia or Zimbabwe will not need a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Panama

12.10.2020 Panama removed the flight suspensions and the COVID-19 entry restrictions and introduced new medical certificate requirements for passengers.

14.10.2020 Panama specified that the medical certificate must be in Spanish or English and issued at most 48 hours before arrival.

Partially Restrictive
Paraguay  13.10.2020 Effective 21 October 2020, Paraguay will remove COVID-19 entry restrictions, will remove the flight suspensions and will introduce a requirement to submit a form online before departure. Partially Restrictive
Peru 12.10.2020 Peru specified that passengers younger than 12 years are excluded from the medical certificate requirement, and introduced a requirement to register via personal devices. Partially Restrictive
Poland  14.10.2020 Poland updated the list of countries from which flights are allowed. Partially Restrictive
Romania

12.10.2020 Romania amended the list of countries from which flights are suspended.

15.10.2020 Romania extended the entry restrictions until 13 November 2020 and updated the list of countries from which flights are suspended.

Partially Restrictive
Russia 14.10.2020 The Russian Fed. specified that the medical certificate must be printed. Partially Restrictive
Somalia 13.10.2020 Somalia introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers and specified its conditions. Somalia specified the language requirement of the medical certificate requirement. Partially Restrictive
South Sudan  13.10.2020 South Sudan specified that nationals of South Sudan and foreign nationals of South Sudan origin do not need a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
St. Lucia  16.10.2020 St. Lucia specified that passengers must complete the "Travel Registration Form" at least 7 days before arrival. Partially Restrictive
St. Maarten  14.10.2020 St. Maarten specified the requirements for residents of St. Maarten arriving from USA without a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Sudan  13.10.2020 Sudan specified that the medical certificate must be written in English. Partially Restrictive
Switzerland 12.10.2020 Switzerland specified that passengers with a D visa issued by a Schengen Member State are allowed to transit when arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to the member state that issued the visa.  Partially Restrictive
Syria  14.10.2020 Syria removed the flight suspension, specified which passengers are allowed to enter and which passengers are exempt from the medical certificate requirement. Partially Restrictive
Tajikistan 14.10.2020 Tajikistan extended the flight suspensions until 31 October 2020.  Partially Restrictive
Thailand  13.10.2020 Thailand started allowing entry to passengers with certain visa types.  Partially Restrictive
Trinidad and Tobago  15.10.2020 Trinidad and Tobago extended the airport closure until 25 October 2020. Totally Restrictive
United Arab Emirates 12.10.2020 United Arab Emirates specified that nationals of Nigeria must have a return ticket and a hotel booking for the period of intended stay.  Partially Restrictive
Uruguay 13.10.2020 Uruguay specified that except for its own nationals and residents, passengers must have a health insurance. Totally Restrictive
Venezuela 13.10.2020 Venezuela extended the flight suspensions until 12 November 2020. Totally 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

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