Travel restrictions | Update Week 48

Changes in travel restrictions in week 48

COUNTRY

WHAT HAS CHANGED IN WEEK 48?

LEVEL OF RESTRICTION

Argentina

27.11.2020 Argentina started allowing entry to passengers with a press accreditation document if they have a medical certificate confirming absence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.

29.11.2020 Argentina stopped allowing entry to passengers with a press accreditation document.

Partially Restrictive
Bangladesh 24.11.2020 Bangladesh specified that nationals of Bangladesh and passengers with Bangladeshi origins without a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result are subject to quarantine upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Bolivia 24.11.2020 Bolivia introduced a health form to be presented upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Cameroon 25.11.2020 Cameroon started allowing entry to passengers with a visa and introduced a COVID-19 test measure upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Canada 23.11.2020 Canada started requiring passengers to submit their travel information before boarding through the ArriveCAN app or a website. Partially Restrictive
Chile 25.11.2020 Chile introduced a COVID-19 test requirement, quarantine measures, a travel insurance requirement and passenger tracking for 14 days.  Partially Restrictive
China 27.11.2020 China (People's Rep.) specified that passengers are subject to quarantine at the first point of entry. Partially Restrictive
Chinese Taipei

25.11.2020 Chinese Taipei specified that the exemptions from the medical certificate requirement are valid until 30 November 2020.

26.11.2020 Chinese Taipei specified the language requirement for the medical certificate. 

Partially Restrictive
Cook Island 26.11.2020 Cook Isl. removed the quarantine measures. Totally Restrictive
Cote d'Ivoire 26.11.2020 Cote d'Ivoire specified the requirements for the PCR test results and introduced medical screening measures. Please see items 2 and 4 below. Partially Restrictive
Dominican Republic

24.11.2020 From 29 November 2020, Dominican Rep. will introduce a requirement to submit a form online.

25.11.2020 Dominican Rep. specified that the requirement to submit a form online will apply to all destinations within the Dominican Rep.

Partially Restrictive
Finland 23.11.2020 Finland is no longer allowing entry to residents of Uruguay arriving from Uruguay. Partially Restrictive
Gambia 29.11.2020 Gambia specified the requirements for the PCR test results, and specified that passengers who are 2 years or younger do not need a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Georgia 27.11.2020 Georgia extended the flight suspensions until 31 December 2020. Partially Restrictive
Germany

23.11.2020 Germany specified that passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR or Antigen test result could be subject to a PCR test upon arrival and quarantine for 10 days.

27.11.2020 Germany specified that passengers arriving from high risk countries must register before departure. 

Partially Restrictive
Greece 26.11.2020 Greece removed the flight suspensions to Thessaloniki (SKG). Partially Restrictive
Grenada 25.11.2020 From 28 November 2020, Grenada will change the requirement for medical certificates to be issued 72 hours before departure, instead of 7 days. Partially Restrictive
Hong Kong

23.11.2020 Hong Kong (SAR China) started allowing entry to passengers traveling on flights under HK-Singapore Air Travel Bubble.

26.11.2020 Hong Kong (SAR China) removed the exemption for passengers traveling on flights under HK-Singapore Air Travel Bubble. From 28 November 2020, Hong Kong (SAR China) will introduce a medical certificate requirement for passengers who have been in Ecuador or Germany in the past 14 days. 

Partially Restrictive
India

23.11.2020 India specified which visa types are no longer valid. Please see item 4 below.

25.11.2020 India specified the conditions on the exemptions from the entry restriction for passengers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet.

26.11.2020 India extended the flight suspensions until 31 December 2020.

Partially Restrictive
Iraq

23.11.2020 Iraq amended conditions of the medical certificate requirement for passengers traveling to Baghdad (BGW).

24.11.2020 Iraq specified that nationals of Indonesia traveling to Najaf (NJF) in tour groups are not allowed to enter.

Partially Restrictive
Italy 25.11.2020 Italy extended entry restrictions until 3 December 2020 and no longer requires a health form for passengers arriving in Sardinia. Partially Restrictive
Jordan

23.11.2020 Jordan specified that the medical certificate must be issued by approved laboratories and updated the website link where passengers must submit the online form.

24.11.2020 Jordan specified that passengers are not allowed to transit Jordan.

Partially Restrictive
Kazakhstan

23.11.2020 Kazakhstan specified conditions on the exemption from the entry restriction for passengers with a visa issued by Kazakhstan.

25.11.2020 Kazakhstan specified that residents of Kazakhstan and their family members must have stayed out of Kazakhstan for a minimum of 90 days to be allowed entry.

Partially Restrictive
Latvia 26.11.2020 Latvia updated the list of countries from which flights are suspended. Partially Restrictive
Madagascar 24.11.2020 Madagascar introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers. Totally Restrictive
Malta 27.11.2020 Malta extended the entry restriction until 30 December 2020. Partially Restrictive
Mauritania 23.11.2020 Mauritania specified that medical tests in English are accepted and removed this requirement for nationals of Mauritania. Partially Restrictive
Pakistan

25.11.2020 From 27 November 2020, Pakistan will introduce the medical certificate requirement for passengers arriving from Estonia, Ghana, Norway, Singapore, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uruguay or Zambia, and will remove the medical certificate requirement for passengers arriving from Cote d'Ivoire, Fiji, Finland, Iceland, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Maldives, Namibia or Nigeria.

27.11.2020 Pakistan specified which passengers do not need a medical certificate.

28.11.2020 Pakistan specified that passengers arriving from Singapore do not need a medical certificate.

Partially Restrictive
Panama 25.11.2020 Panama changed the following dates of item 4: if expiry date is between 13 March 2020 and 31 January 2021. Partially Restrictive
Paraguay 23.11.2020 Paraguay specified the type of COVID-19 tests accepted and that they must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Partially Restrictive
Philippines

23.11.2020 The Philippines specified which passengers are allowed to enter.

27.11.2020 The Philippines introduced a transit restriction for passengers.

Partially Restrictive
Portugal 24.11.2020 Portugal specified that national ID cards issued to nationals of Portugal which have expired on 24 February 2020 or later are considered valid until 31 March 2021. Partially Restrictive
Russia 23.11.2020 The Russian Fed. specified that passengers are not allowed to arrive from Belarus on flights FV/SU6496. Partially Restrictive
Slovakia 27.11.2020 Slovakia specified that passengers must register online before departure and that passengers could be subject to a PCR test upon arrival or quarantine for 10 days. Partially Restrictive
South Korea 24.11.2020 Korea (Rep.) specified the requirements for the medical certificate for passengers with a Re-Entry Permit.  Partially Restrictive
St. Maarten

23.11.2020 St. Maarten specified that residents of St. Maarten do not need a medical certificate and are subject to a PCR test upon arrival at their own expense, and that Antigen tests will be accepted from 25 November 2020.

24.11.2020 St. Maarten started accepting antigen tests.

26.11.2020 St. Maarten specified which Antigen tests are accepted.

Partially Restrictive
St. Vincent and the Grenadines

25.11.2020 St. Vincent and the Grenadines specified that the "Pre-Arrival form" must be completed at least 24 hours before departure.

27.11.2020 St. Vincent and the Grenadines specified that RNA test results are also accepted.

Partially Restrictive
Suriname 27.11.2020 Suriname specified which documents passengers must send via email before departure.  Partially Restrictive
Switzerland 27.11.2020 Switzerland specified which family members of British, EEA and Swiss nationals are allowed to enter and transit.  Partially Restrictive
Trinidad and Tobago 27.11.2020 Trinidad and Tobago extended the airport closure until 6 December 2020. Totally Restrictive
Tunisia

23.11.2020 Tunisia specified that passengers are subject to self-quarantine for up to 14 days.

27.11.2020 Tunisia specified the requirements for the PCR test results.

Partially Restrictive
Turks and Caicos Island 24.11.2020 Turks and Caicos Isl. specified that the PCR test result must be issued at most 5 days before departure of the last direct flight to Turks and Caicos Isl. Partially Restrictive
United Arab Emirates 24.11.2020 United Arab Emirates restarted the visa on arrival facilities at Abu Dhabi (AUH) and started allowing certain passengers to enter Abu Dhabi (AUH). United Arab Emirates specified that passengers with an expired UAE residence permit that has been extended until December 2020 must present proof of the extended validity.  Partially Restrictive
Uruguay 23.11.2020 Uruguay specified the type of COVID-19 test and that it must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Totally Restrictive
Vanuatu

24.11.2020 Vanuatu specified that passengers are subject to COVID-19 test upon arrival.

24.11.2020 Vanuatu introduced an “Airport Health Screening Form” which passengers must present to immigration upon arrival. 

Totally Restrictive
Venezuela 24.11.2020 Venezuela specified that flights are suspended until 11 February 2021 and added Bolivia and Russia to the list of countries from which flights are allowed. 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.


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