Travel restrictions | Update Week 50

Changes in travel restrictions in week 50

COUNTRY

WHAT HAS CHANGED IN WEEK 50?

LEVEL OF RESTRICTION

Algeria 07.12.2020 Algeria introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers. Partially Restrictive
Antigua and Barbuda 09.12.2020 Antigua and Barbuda introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers in transit. Partially Restrictive
Australia

07.12.2020 Australia specified that is not mandatory to complete the "Travel Declaration" form before departure.

08.12.2020 Australia specified that a "Travel Declaration" form must be presented upon arrival or when transiting through Australia. 11.12.2020 Australia removed the flight suspensions to Melbourne (MEL).

Partially Restrictive
Azerbaijan 08.12.2020 Azerbaijan extended the entry restrictions until 31 January 2021. Totally Restrictive
Bangladesh 08.12.2020 Bangladesh provided a website link where passengers can obtain the "Health Declaration Form". Partially Restrictive
Bermuda

09.12.2020 Bermuda has changed the requirement for medical certificates to be issued at most 5 days before departure, instead of 7 days. Bermuda has changed the requirement for medical certificates to be issued at most 5 days before arrival, instead of 5 days before departure form the first embarkation point.

11.12.2020 Bermuda specified that residents of Bermuda do not required the PCR test before arrival. They are subject to medical screening and quarantine.

Partially Restrictive
Bolivia 08.12.2020 Bolivia specified the requirement for medical certificates depending on country of departure.  Partially Restrictive
Bulgaria

09.12.2020 Bulgaria updated the list of passengers who do not need to present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result.

11.12.2020 Bulgaria changed the quarantine duration from 14 days to 10 days.

Partially Restrictive
Chile 11.12.2020 Chile specified that passengers could be subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Croatia 11.12.2020 Croatia introduced a "Passenger Locator Form" to be presented upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Cuba 07.12.2020 Cuba introduced a health tax. Partially Restrictive
Czechia 07.12.2020 Czechia amended the list of countries from which the Passenger Locator Form is required. Partially Restrictive
Hong Kong 07.12.2020 Hong Kong (SAR China) specified that the hotel reservation confirmation must be for 14 nights instead of 14 days and added Romania to the list of countries from which the medical certificate is required. Partially Restrictive
Iceland 10.12.2020 Iceland allows entry to passengers with proof of previous infection of COVID-19. Partially Restrictive
India 07.12.2020 India started allowing entry to passengers with a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet regardless of their country of departure. 10.12.2020 India specified that transit through Mumbai (BOM) is not allowed. Partially Restrictive
Indonesia 11.12.2020 Indonesia started allowing passengers to transit. Partially Restrictive
Italy

09.12.2020 Effective 10 December 2020, Italy introduces self-isolation measures for passengers arriving without a PCR test.

10.12.2020 Italy introduces self-isolation measures for passengers arriving without a PCR test. From 21 December 2020 until 6 January 2021, Italy introduces a self-isolation regulation to passenger arriving from listed countries.

Partially Restrictive
Jamaica 07.12.2020 Jamaica introduced medical screening measures on arrival for airline crew. Partially Restrictive
Jordan 08.12.2020 Jordan started allowing transit to passengers with a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Kyrgyzstan 10.12.2020 Kyrgyzstan removed COVID-19 entry restrictions and reinstated visa on arrival facilities. Partially Restrictive
Latvia 08.12.2020 Latvia specified that entry is allowed to passengers arriving from certain countries  Partially Restrictive
Malta

11.12.2020 Effective 12 December 2020, Malta updated the list of countries from which passengers without a medical certificate are subject to a PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.

13.12.2020 Malta updated the list of countries from which passengers without a medical certificate are subject to a PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.  

Partially Restrictive
Montserrat 10.12.2020 Montserrat introduced a medical certificate requirement for passengers. Partially Restrictive
Nigeria 07.12.2020 Nigeria specified that the registration before departure is no longer mandatory as it can be done upon arrival. Partially Restrictive
Norway 09.12.2020 Norway specified that passengers with a visa issued by Norway are not exempt from the entry restriction. Partially Restrictive
Oman

11.12.2020 Oman started allowing entry to passengers with a visa and removed the medical certificate requirement before departure for passengers.

12.11.2020 Oman changed the quarantine duration from 14 days to 7 days.

Partially Restrictive
Pakistan

07.12.2020 Pakistan specified that the quarantine measures will only apply to passengers and airline crew who tested positive upon arrival.

09.12.2020 Effective 16 December 2020, Pakistan updated the list of passengers who do not need to present the PCR test.

Partially Restrictive
Poland 10.12.2020 Poland updated the list of countries from which flights are suspended. Partially Restrictive
Romania 11.12.2020 Romania extended the entry restrictions until 13 January 2021. Partially Restrictive
Russia 09.12.2020 The Russian Fed. specified that the suspension of e-visa issuance is effective until 31 December 2020. Partially Restrictive
Rwanda 07.12.2020 Rwanda updated the website link where passengers must complete the Health Declaration Form before departure. Partially Restrictive
South Africa 08.12.2020 South Africa specified that medical certificate is required to passengers. Partially Restrictive
Spain 10.12.2020 Spain changed the list of countries from which passengers are required to have a medical certificate. Partially Restrictive
Sri Lanka

09.12.2020 Sri Lanka amended conditions of the medical certificate requirement.

11.12.2020 Sri Lanka specified that all passengers are subject to a PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.

Totally Restrictive
St. Maarten 13.12.2020 St. Maarten amended the medical certificate requirement conditions for residents of St. Maarten. Partially Restrictive
Switzerland 10.12.2020 Switzerland introduced a "Contact Tracing Card" form which passengers must complete before departure. Partially Restrictive
Thailand 13.12.2020 Thailand introduced visa exemptions effective 13 December 2020.  Partially Restrictive
The Netherlands

07.12.2020 The Netherlands introduced a restriction for passengers in transit.

09.12.2020 Netherlands specified that visa exempt nationals can transit through the Netherlands on their way to Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See) if they have an official proof that the country of destination is allowing them to enter.

Partially Restrictive
The Philippines 07.12.2020 The Philippines started allowing entry to former nationals of the Philippines, and their spouses and children if traveling together.  Partially Restrictive
Togo 09.12.2020 Togo specified that passengers are subject to a PCR test on arrival and must pay for it online at https://voyage.gouv.tg/pay/fees . Partially Restrictive
Trinidad and Tobago 08.12.2020 Trinidad and Tobago extended the airport closure until 20 December 2020. Totally Restrictive
Uganda

09.12.2020 Uganda has changed the requirement for medical certificates to have the test taken 120 hours before departure.

10.12.2020 Uganda specified that the medical test has to be taken 120 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

Partially Restrictive
United Arab Emirates 08.12.2020 The UAE specified the following: - Passengers arriving from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain or Oman are not required to have a medical certificate issued before departure. - Passengers arriving from Germany or the United Kingdom are subject to a test upon arrival. - Nationals of Colombia and Peru are no longer restricted to enter. 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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