Travel restrictions | Update Week 47

Changes in travel restrictions in week 47

COUNTRY

WHAT HAS CHANGED IN WEEK 47?

LEVEL OF RESTRICTION

Armenia 19.11.2020 Armenia specified that passengers without the PCR test are subject to take a test upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Azerbaijan 19.11.2020 Azerbaijan extended entry restrictions until 28 December 2020. Totally Restrictive
Bosnia and Herzegovina 17.11.2020 Bosnia and Herzegovina specified that passengers with a diplomatic, official or service passport traveling on duty do not require a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Botswana 20.11.2020 Botswana specified that children younger than 5 years do not need to have a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Brunei 17.11.2020 Brunei Darussalam reinstated the visa exemptions and visa on arrival facilities. Totally Restrictive
Canada

19.11.2020 From 21 November 2020, Canada will require passengers to submit their travel information before boarding through the ArriveCAN app or a website.

20.11.2020 Canada extended entry restrictions for passengers arriving from the USA until 21 December 2020.

Partially Restrictive
Croatia 17.11.2020 Croatia extended entry restrictions until 30 November 2020. Partially Restrictive
Cuba

16.11.2020 Cuba allows flights to Havana (HAV) and introduced medical screening measures on arrival.

17.11.2020 From 1 December 2020, Cuba will introduce a health tax.

18.11.2020 Cuba started accepting certain expired passports and certain passports without a "Prorroga" sticker.

Partially Restrictive
Curacao 19.11.2020 Curacao specified that passengers arriving from certain countries are allowed to enter and transit only if they have been staying there in the past 14 days.  Partially Restrictive
Czechia

16.11.2020 Czechia amended the list of countries from which the Passenger Locator Form is required.

18.11.2020 Czechia specified countries from which the Passenger Locator Form is required.

Partially Restrictive
Denmark

16.11.2020 Denmark specified conditions of the medical certificate requirement for passengers traveling to Faroe Islands.

18.11.2020 Denmark specified for entry in Greenland: - the medical certificate requirement; - the medical screening and quarantine measures; - the Personal Location Form (SUMUT) requirement; - flights from Iceland are suspended.

Partially Restrictive
Egypt 16.11.2020 Egypt specified the requirements for the PCR test. Egypt specified that medical certificates must be stamped by an approved laboratory. Partially Restrictive
Finland

17.11.2020 Finland specified which passengers are allowed to enter.

20.11.2020 Finland specified that residents of Uruguay arriving from Uruguay are allowed to enter until 22 November 2020.

Partially Restrictive
Georgia 22.11.2020 Georgia specified which passengers must have a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Ghana

17.11.2020 Ghana specified that nationals and residents of Ghana returning within one week without a PCR test must take the test upon arrival.

20.11.2020 Ghana clarified that the “Port Health Declaration Form” must be completed before arrival.

Partially Restrictive
Grenada 19.11.2020 From 1 December 2020, Grenada will require a certificate obtained online and requires a reservation in an approved accommodation. Partially Restrictive
Guatemala 18.11.2020 Guatemala specified that the test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Partially Restrictive
Hong Kong 18.11.2020 Hong Kong (SAR China) specified the requirements for hotel reservation. From 22 November 2020, Hong Kong (SAR China) will start allowing entry to passengers traveling on flights under HK-Singapore Air Travel Bubble. Partially Restrictive
Jamaica 17.11.2020 Jamaica specified that the medical certificate must be issued by an approved laboratory. Partially Restrictive
Kazakhstan 19.11.2020 Kazakhstan specified that the suspension of visa exemptions applies to normal passports. Kazakhstan changed the duration of isolation for nationals of Kazakhstan without medical certificate from 7 days to 3 days. Partially Restrictive
Kenya

16.11.2020 Kenya specified that medical certificates are accepted in paper and electronic version.

18.11.2020 Kenya specified that passengers in transit also require medical certificate.

Partially Restrictive
Latvia 16.11.2020 Latvia updated the list of countries from which flights are suspended. Partially Restrictive
Malta 20.11.2020 Malta specified that the medical certificate for merchant seamen must be in English or accompanied by a certified English translation. Partially Restrictive
Nigeria 20.11.2020 Nigeria specified that the PCR test must have been taken at most 5 days before departure of the last direct flight to Nigeria. Partially Restrictive
Pakistan 20.11.2020 Pakistan specified that passengers arriving from Denmark are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Panama 20.11.2020 Panama specified that extended visas must have an extension stamp issued by the consulate of Panama. Partially Restrictive
Paraguay

18.11.2020 Paraguay introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers removed the quarantine measures.

20.11.2020 Paraguay specified that the COVID test must be RT-PCR and it must have been taken at most 72 hours before arrival.

Partially Restrictive
Peru 18.11.2020 Peru suspended the visa exemption for nationals of Korea (Rep.) with normal passport. Partially Restrictive
Portugal 18.11.2020 Portugal extended entry restrictions until 30 November 2020. Partially Restrictive
Romania 16.11.2020 Romania extended the entry restrictions until 13 December 2020 and updated the list of countries from which flights are suspended. Partially Restrictive
Russia 18.11.2020 The Russian Fed. is no longer restricting entry to nationals and residents of Ethiopia and Seychelles under certain conditions. Partially Restrictive
Singapore

17.11.2020 From 18 November 2020, Singapore will require a medical certificate from all passengers.

18.11.2020 Singapore specified the requirements for the test results.

19.11.2020 Singapore specified that the medical certificate must be in English.

Partially Restrictive
South Korea

17.11.2020 Korea (Rep.) removed the medical certificate requirement for passengers who have been in Kazakhstan in the past 14 days.

18.11.2020 Korea (Rep.) specified that nationals of Thailand with a Certificate of Entry issued by Royal Thai Embassy and a Fit to Fly health certificate are allowed to transit Korea (Rep.) to Thailand. 

Partially Restrictive
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 18.11.2020 St. Vincent and the Grenadines specified the validity for medical certificates and which passengers must have a have a quarantine hotel reservation. Partially Restrictive
Tajikistan 16.11.2020 Tajikistan extended the flight suspensions until 30 November 2020. Partially Restrictive
Timor-Leste 16.11.2020 Timor-Leste started allowing entry to passengers traveling on business and introduced a medical certificate requirement. Partially Restrictive
Tunisia

16.11.2020 Tunisia started allowing entry to all passengers and introduced a Health Declaration form to be completed online. The medical certificate must have been issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and passengers must have a hotel reservation.

17.11.2020 Tunisia specified that nationals and residents of Tunisia do not need to have a hotel reservation confirmation.

Partially Restrictive
Vanuatu

17.11.2020 Vanuatu suspended repatriation flights.

20.11.2020 Vanuatu changed the quarantine duration from 28 days to 14 days. 

Totally Restrictive
Venezuela

18.11.2020 Venezuela introduced a PCR test requirement.

20.11.2020 Venezuela specified that the PCR test must have been issued at most 48 hours before arrival, that it is required for passengers in transit and that minors younger than 1 year are exempt from this requirement.

20.11.2020 Venezuela specified that passengers must obtain an airport entry authorization before disembarking.

Partially Restrictive
Virgin Island  18.11.2020 Virgin Isl. (USA) specified that passengers must present a completed health form upon arrival and that passengers without a medical certificate are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine. 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

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