Travel restrictions | Update Week 49
Changes in travel restrictions in week 49
WHAT HAS CHANGED IN WEEK 49?
LEVEL OF RESTRICTION
01.12.2020 Argentina extended the entry restrictions until 20 December 2020.
03.12.2020 Argentina removed passengers with proof of previous infection of COVID-19 from the medical certificate requirement.
04.12.2020 Argentina specified that the medical certificate exemption for passengers with proof of previous infection becomes effective on 6 December 2020.
05.12.2020 From 16 December 2020, Argentina will introduce a medical certificate requirement for passengers.
30.11.2020 From 1 December 2020, Aruba will no longer restrict entry to certain passengers.
01.12.2020 Aruba started allowing entry to passengers arriving from and residents of Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname or Uruguay. Aruba specified which passengers do not need a medical certificate.
|Australia||02.12.2020 From 9 December 2020, Australia will require all passengers to complete a "Travel Declaration" form before departure.||Partially Restrictive|
01.12.2020 From 5 December 2020, Bangladesh will allow flights arriving from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
05.12.2020 Bangladesh started allowing flights arriving from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Singapore.
|Belize||03.12.2020 Belize specified that installing the Belize Health Travel App is not mandatory.||Partially Restrictive|
|Bermuda||04.12.2020 From 9 December 2020, Bermuda will change the requirement for medical certificates to be issued at most 5 days before departure, instead of 7 days.||Partially Restrictive|
01.12.2020 Canada extended the entry restrictions for passengers arriving from a country other than the USA until 21 January 2021.
03.12.2020 Canada specified which passengers can enter.
|Cayman Island||01.12.2020 Cayman Isl. removed the flight suspensions, started allowing entry to students and introduced new entry requirements. Cayman Isl. specified that flights are still suspended.||Partially Restrictive|
|China||01.12.2020 China (People's Rep.) specified that passengers arriving from Canada must present a green QR code.||Partially Restrictive|
30.11.2020 Chinese Taipei specified the requirements for the test results from 1 December 2020.
01.12.2020 Chinese Taipei specified the requirements for the test results.
03.12.2020 Chinese Taipei specified that passengers with a Chinese Taipei passport or an Alien Resident Certificate are subject to a test upon arrival if they do not have a medical certificate.
04.12.2020 Chinese Taipei specified that the medical certificate must be issued at most 3 working days before departure from the first embarkation point.
30.11.2020 Croatia extended entry restrictions until further notice.
02.12.2020 Croatia extended the entry restrictions until 15 December 2020, specified which passengers can enter and specified that passengers without a medical certificate are subject to a PCR test upon arrival.
02.12.2020 Curacao introduced medical screening measures on arrival, quarantine measures for cabin crew, and specified that transit is allowed if arriving from certain countries or if staying in the aircraft.
03.12.2020 Curacao introduced a health insurance requirement.
04.12.2020 Curacao confirmed that the health insurance is not a mandatory requirement to enter.
02.12.2020 Denmark specified which passengers do not need a medical certificate.
05.12.2020 Denmark specified which passengers can enter Denmark.
30.11.2020 Dominican Rep. introduced a requirement to submit a form online.
02.11.2020 Dominican Rep. introduced medical screening measures and specified requirements for forms to be presented on arrival.
|Ethiopia||02.12.2020 Ethiopia specified that only RT-PCR tests are accepted and that passengers younger than 10 years do not need a medical certificate.||Partially Restrictive|
|Falkland Island||02.12.2020 Falkland Isl. (Malvinas) extended the entry restrictions until 31 March 2021.||Totally Restrictive|
|Greece||30.11.2020 Greece extended the entry restrictions until 14 December 2020. Greece extended flight suspensions from Turkey until 14 December 2020.||Partially Restrictive|
|Grenada||30.11.2020 Grenada has changed the requirement for medical certificates to be issued 72 hours before departure, instead of 7 days.||Partially Restrictive|
|Guyana||01.12.2020 Guyana specified details on the Passenger Locator Form requirement. 02.12.2020 Guyana specified conditions on the medical certificate requirement upon arrival.||Partially Restrictive|
|Hong Kong||30.11.2020 Hong Kong (SAR China) introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers who have been in Ecuador or Germany in the past 14 days.||Partially Restrictive|
01.12.2020 Iceland extended entry restrictions until 15 January 2021.
03.12.2020 From 10 December 2020, Iceland will allow entry to passengers with proof of previous infection of COVID-19.
01.12.2020 India specified that British nationals with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet do not need to arrive from the United Kingdom, and that medical visas issued on or before 21 October 2020 are no longer valid.
03.12.2020 India specified that passengers with a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card can enter if they are arriving from Ethiopia, France, Germany, Netherlands, Rwanda or Tanzania.
|Iraq||03.12.2020 Iraq introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers traveling to Najaf (NJF).||Partially Restrictive|
03.12.2020 Israel extended the restrictions until 1 January 2021 and introduced an 'Entry Report' form to be obtained before departure.
06.12.2020 Israel updated the website link where passengers can obtain the "Entry Report" form.
|Japan||30.11.2020 Japan specified that the medical certificate must be printed.||Partially Restrictive|
|Kenya||03.12.2020 Kenya specified that the PCR test must have been taken at most 96 hours before arrival.||Partially Restrictive|
|Lesotho||02.12.2020 Lesotho introduced medical certificate requirements.||Partially Restrictive|
|Liberia||03.12.2020 Liberia introduced medical screening measures for airline crew and introduced new entry requirements.||Partially Restrictive|
|Marshall Island||04.12.2020 Marshall Isl. extended the entry restriction until 5 January 2021.||Totally Restrictive|
30.11.2020 Myanmar extended entry restrictions until 31 December 2020.
02.12.2020 Myanmar has changed the requirement for medical certificates to be issued 72 hours before departure, instead of 72 hours before arrival.
|Nepal||02.12.2020 Nepal extended entry restrictions until 15 December 2020 and removed COVID-19 entry restrictions for foreign citizens of Nepali origin.||Partially Restrictive|
|Nigeria||02.12.2020 Nigeria specified that passengers must register online before departure and present the generated QR code upon arrival.||Partially Restrictive|
|Paraguay||04.12.2020 Paraguay specified which passengers are exempt from the medical certificate requirement.||Partially Restrictive|
01.12.2020 The Philippines started requiring passengers to install the app 'TRAZE' in their personal device before departure.
04.12.2020 From 7 December 2020, the Philippines will start allowing entry to former nationals of the Philippines, and their spouses and children if traveling together.
|Portugal||01.12.2020 Portugal extended the entry restrictions until 15 December 2020 and introduced a 'Passenger Locator Card' requirement.||Partially Restrictive|
|Romania||04.12.2020 Romania started allowing entry to passengers arriving from Singapore and stopped allowing entry to passengers arriving from Algeria, Canada, Georgia, Morocco or Tunisia.||Partially Restrictive|
|Singapore||30.11.2020 Singapore started allowing entry to residents of Germany with a SafeTravel Pass approval letter, and specified the requirements for the PCR test results.||Partially Restrictive|
|South Africa||30.11.2020 South Africa specified that a medical certificate is required when transiting though South Africa.||Partially Restrictive|
|Spain||30.11.2020 Spain extended entry restrictions until 31 December 2020.||Partially Restrictive|
|Sri Lanka||02.12.2020 Sri Lanka specified conditions on the Health Declaration Form requirement.||Totally Restrictive|
|St. Maarten||05.12.2020 St. Maarten started allowing entry to all passengers and introduced a medical certificate requirement.||Partially Restrictive|
|Tajikistan||01.12.2020 Tajikistan extended the flight suspensions until 15 December 2020.||Partially Restrictive|
|Thailand||30.11.2020 Thailand extended the entry restrictions until 31 December 2020.||Partially Restrictive|
|Ukraine||04.12.2020 Ukraine specified that passengers arriving from certain countries could be subject to a PCR test upon arrival.||Partially Restrictive|
30.11.2020 The United Kingdom removed the entry and transit restrictions for passengers who in the past 14 days have been to or transited through Denmark.
03.12.2020 The United Kingdom specified that passengers entering or transiting through the United Kingdom must complete a "Public Health Passenger Locator Form".
|Uzbekistan||02.12.2020 Uzbekistan introduced entry and transit restrictions to nationals of Tajikistan.||Partially Restrictive|
|Virgin Island||03.12.2020 Virgin Islands (British) started allowing entry to passengers and introduced various measures.||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