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ANGOLA:  Angola has restricted the entry of all travelers except for for Angolan nationals and residents. Exceptions are made for medical evacuations, for a small number of humanitarian flights and for the entry and exit of essential workers. Angola’s borders remain closed, except for the movement of essential goods and services, humanitarian aid and the transportation of sick patients.

All travelers including airline crew are subject to quarantine for 14 days. Travelers may choose between staying at a government-approved hotel quarantine location (at personal expense) or a government-run quarantine center. Anyone arriving in Angola must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test; travelers may take the test up to eight days prior to entering the country and may be given credit for those days toward the mandatory 14-day quarantine.
 
BENIN:  Benin has closed its land borders and suspended all commercial flights. All travelers entering Benin must self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. Travelers must undergo mandatory COVID-19 testing upon arrival and a second test 14 days after the negative test result of the first test. These tests are at the traveler expense; fees are 100,000 FCFA inclusive for two tests. Travelers will be required to leave their passports with the Immigration Police for 72 hours until the first results are received. Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be subject to government-mandated isolation measures and will receive treatment free of charge. Travelers must complete a health form online at https://centresurveillancesanitaire.com/formular .
 
BOTSWANA:  Botswana has suspended flights and restricted the entry of all foreign nationals. Botswana has closed its airports and restricted entry to all non-citizens/residents. Returning residents will be subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine period in government facilities.
 
BURKINA FASO:  From August 1, 2020, persons arriving in Burkina Faso must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 5 days prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test performed by an approved healthcare service provider in their place of departure.
 
BURUNDI:  Burundi has suspended all international flights except cargo flights and emergency flights. Travelers who enter Burundi will be required to quarantine for 14 days in a Government of Burundi facility. Travelers who are eligible for entry are subject to the following quarantine conditions:  Those arriving into Burundi with proof of a negative COVID-19 test from the last 72 hours will register with the Ministry of Public Health and a United Nations clinic doctor, after which they will be allowed to travel to a place of residence without entering into mandatory quarantine.

Those arriving without proof of a negative COVID-19 test from the last 72 hours will be tested on arrival, and will be required to stay in government quarantine or self-isolation while waiting for the result. After receiving a negative result, they may end the quarantine. Those who do not want to be tested must stay in quarantine for 14 days.
 
CAMEROON:  Cameroon has restarted a very limited amount of international flights. Proof of a recent (no older than three days before application) negative COVID-19 test must be provided to obtain a visa. Separately, proof of a recent (no older than three days prior to first embarkation) negative COVID-19 test must be provided to enter at Yaoundé or Douala Airports. Travelers without a COVID-19 test result will be obliged to undertake one on arrival at Yaoundé or Douala airports. There are reports of long delays in this process. All new arrivals in country are expected to self-isolate at one location for 14 days. Anyone that has developed symptoms of Coronavirus on their travel will quarantine at a government-monitored hotel.
 
CAPE VERDE:  As of August 1, Cape Verde has restarted weekly flights operating from Praia (Nelson Mandela International Airport – RAI) and Mindelo (Cesária Évora International Airport – VXE) to Portugal, operated by either TAP, SATA, and Cabo Verde Airlines. The flights are open to individuals traveling for “essential” reasons, which include business, family, education, or professional purposes. Tourism is not considered an “essential” reason. Travelers on these flights must have a negative COVID-19 PCR-RT test issued within 72 hours to gain entry to Cabo Verde or Portugal.
 
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC:  The Central African Republic has closed Bangui M’Poko International Airport (BGF) until at least September 13, with exceptions for commercial, humanitarian, medevac, and technical stops. Travelers arriving from other countries must self-quarantine for 21 days upon arrival. Flights are expected to restart September 14. Arriving travelers will be subject to medical screening and quarantine.
 
CHAD:  Chad reopened its airports on August 1. All travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test certificate dated no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in Chad, surrender their passport, quarantine at home for 7 days and take a COVID-19 test on the 7th day. Passports will be returned upon presentation of the COVID-19 test receipt.
 
COMOROS:  12 Jun, 2020:  Comoros has suspended all flights into the country. Passenger must have a medical certificate with Negative COVID- 19 test result issued before arrival.
 
CONGO:  From August 24, 2020, persons arriving in the Republic of the Congo must undergo a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for COVID-19 upon arrival. This policy does not apply to persons who carry proof of a negative RT-PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure. Persons who test positive on arrival will be transferred to a designated location for treatment. All other persons must self-isolate for 14 days. A daily curfew is in effect from 22:00 (10:00 p.m.) to 05:00 (5:00 a.m.) nationwide, expect for Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire where curfew begins at 20:00 (8:00 p.m.).
 
COTE D'IVOIRE:  From July 1, 2020, international flights have resumed. Persons arriving in Côte d'Ivoire must undergo strict health screening for COVID-19. All land border checkpoints remain closed until at least July 15, 2020.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO:  The Democratic Republic of the Congo has resumed commercial flights. A 14-day quarantine is in place for all arriving travelers. The Democratic Republic of the Congo has resumed commercial flights. All travelers need to present a negative COVID-19 test result from the prior 72 hours to board flights to the DRC, and will be required to adhere to further requirements on entry including use of masks, temperature checks, social distancing, use of disinfectant, and the completion of health forms. All travelers are required to self-quarantine in their residence or hotel for 14 days upon arrival.
 
DJIBOUTI:  Flights to Djibouti restarted. All arriving travelers over the age of 11 will be tested for COVID-19 (at their own expense) and will have to remain at the point of entry while waiting for test results. Those who test negative will be free to proceed to their accommodation.
 
EQUATORIAL GUINEA:  Equatorial Guinea has reopened its borders to nationals, residents, and visa holders traveling for business reasons or with a government approval. Arriving international passengers must present a negative PCR certificate dated within the previous 48 hours as well as proof of residency, employment, or business purpose of the visit. Those passengers without a certificate must undergo testing and quarantine upon arrival in Equatorial Guinea, at their own expense, pending results of the test.
 
ERITREA:  Eritrea has not implemented any entry restrictions, but arriving travelers will be screened at Asmara International Airport (ASM). Travelers arriving from China must report their travel history, and may be quarantined at designated hospitals.

ESWATINI:  Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Eswatini until further notice. This policy does not apply to lawful residents. Swaziland has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not returning citizens or legal residents. All arriving travelers will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a designated location.

All commercial flights out of the country have been suspended. The border is closed to everything except the transportation of goods and cargo. King Mswati III International Airport is closed for tourists, open for residents. All borders with the exception of Oshoek are closed for non-commercial travel purposes.There are roadblocks between cities where temperatures are checked. If a vehicle is carrying more than 50 percent of its allowed capacity passengers may be asked to disembark.
 
ETHIOPIA:  Ethiopia's has closed its land borders, but airports are open, with medical screenings, testing and quarantine requirements for arriving travelers. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (and other international ports of arrival) have put in place additional measures to screen passengers arriving, departing or transiting through Ethiopia. Screening may include temperature measurements and checks on recent travel to affected areas.

All travelers arriving at Bole International airport should bring a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT PCR test issued at most 72 hours before arrival starting from the time sample is given. Travelers are subject to a 14-days mandatory self-quarantine at their home and also required to give sample upon arrival. Any travelers arriving without a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR certificate are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. The first 7 days will be at a government-designated facility at their own expense and the remaining 7 days at home.
 
Travelers with an onward ticket to another destination may transit in Ethiopian airports, as long as the transit time is under 72 hours. Travelers transiting for 8 hours or less can remain in the departure lounge of the airport. For transits over 8 hours, you will be taken to a designated transit hotel for the duration of your stay. Transit travelers are subject to medical screening.

 GABON:  Gabon has resumed international flights and has announced the resumption of limited commercial air travel. Two international flights per airline per week will be permitted. Travelers will be subject to health screening measures upon arrival. From July 1, 2020, air border will be reopen, each airline will be allowed to operate 2 international flights a week, and passengers should provide a negative nucleic acid test report. The land and sea borders remain closed.
 
GAMBIA:  Gambia has suspended all flights except for medical, humanitarian, and repatriation flights. Any travelers on these flights must show a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before travel. Travelers must self-isolate at home/one location for 14 days on arrival. All land border checkpoints are closed and international flights are suspended. This policy does not apply to cargo or medical flights. A nightly curfew is in effect nationwide from 22:00 (10:00 p.m.) to 05:00 (5:00 a.m.) and the Gambian government has declared a state of emergency.
 
GHANA:  As of September 1, Accra Kotoka International Airport reopened for regular international travelers. Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test issued within 72 hours before departure. Upon arrival, each traveler age five and over will be subject to a mandatory COVID-19 test conducted at the airport. This test carries a $150 fee to be paid by the traveler, and results will generally be available in 30 minutes. Health authorities will attend to any traveler who tests positive for COVID-19, while those who receive negative test results will be allowed to enter Ghana with no quarantine requirement. Travelers returning to Ghana within one week will not need to present a negative PCR COVID-19 test. However, they will still be subject to testing upon arrival at the airport.
 
GUINEA:  Guinea has reopened its airport; however, nationals of Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland are not allowed to enter unless they hold a residence permit issued by Guinea. Nationals of Guinea are able to enter; however, all travelers, including Guinean citizens, must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test issued within 5 days before boarding. They must also submit to a new COVID-19 test upon arrival in Guinea. Masks are mandatory and travelers must have at least 3 for the trip.

Travelers who test negative and are asymptomatic will be required to complete a mandatory 14-day quarantine at the Onomo hotel in Conakry. After 14 days of quarantine and two negative COVID-19 tests the travelers would be allowed to depart the hotel.
 
GUINEA-BISSAU:  There are special regulations for travelers transiting through France to return to their country of residence. Only direct transit to reach your country of residence is permitted. Transiting travelers may not leave the international zone and will not be admitted to France. Luggage must be checked through to the final destination, and travelers will not be permitted to leave the international zone to collect and recheck baggage. The duration of transit must be less than 24 hours.

Guinea-Bissau has resumed flights. All travelers must present a medical certificate with negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test issued within 72 hours before departure. Travelers with fever or other symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 will be subject to a second health screening and a COVID-19 test, and self-isolate while waiting for the test results. All travelers on a flight in which a passenger with COVID-19 has been detected will be followed at home by the health authorities for a period of 14 days.
 
KENYA:  From August 1, 2020, persons arriving in Kenya must present proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure. Those exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are subject to quarantine.
 
LESOTHO:  Visitors to Lesotho must travel through, or transit via, South Africa, and are subject to South African entry regulations. Lesotho has restricted the entry of all travelers through its airports, except for personnel involved in the transportation of medical supplies, food, and other goods. Entry and exit to Lesotho is allowed with approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs to provide or receive emergency medical services for a life threatening condition. Visitors to Lesotho must travel through, or transit via, South Africa, and are subject to South African entry regulations. Anyone entering Lesotho will be screened for coronavirus. Individuals who have been in coronavirus-affected areas within the past 14 days are required to self-quarantine at their permanent or temporary place of residence for 14 days. This self-isolation period may be required to take place in a government-nominated hotel at the visitor’s expense.
 
LIBERIA:  Liberia has reopened its airport to commercial flights. Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 test result. Liberia has reopened its airport to commercial flights, with the following conditions:  All passengers will be required to have their temperature taken for symptoms of COVID-19 and register via phone numbers/USSD Mobile App. All arriving passengers who have been tested at point of departure must present a valid negative result document on arrival at RIA. All arriving passengers who have not been tested at point of departure will be required to take a rapid test and a PCR swab at airport. In the event of a positive rapid test result, the passenger will be placed in the holding unit at the airport pending the final PCR test result. b. Passengers having negative test results will be allowed to go home pending final PCR test. There will be continued symptom monitoring via USSD and Mobile App.
 
MADAGASCAR:  Madagascar has suspended all flights with the exception of medical evacuations, repatriations outside of the country, and cargo shipments. All flights must take off or land before 10 am.
 
MALAWI:  Malawi has restricted the entry of all non-Malawi nationals and residents arriving from countries with coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, and suspended issuing visas to citizens of those countries. Travelers who are eligible for entry will be tested for COVID-19 on arrival at their own expense. Travelers will be required to remain at the airport or a testing center until their COVID-19 test results are known, usually within 24 hours. Individuals testing positive for coronavirus on arrival may be taken for treatment at a government facility. All other individuals will be required to self-isolate at home or in a government facility for 14 days and will remain under surveillance by health workers.
 
MALI:  From July 25, 2020, all persons traveling to Mali must complete an online health declaration and provide proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.  Persons who fail to provide such proof must, at their own expense, undergo testing and quarantine at a designated facility upon arrival. Health declarations forms are available from the following URLs: www.sante.gov.ml or www.anac-mali.org.
 
MAURITANIA:  Mauritania has restricted the entry of all travelers except for Mauritanian nationals, diplomats accredited to diplomatic missions or international organizations in Mauritania, and foreign nationals with valid residency visas for Mauritania. All travelers must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test, dated within 72 hours before your arrival.
 
MAURITIUS:  Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Mauritius. This does not apply to nationals or residents of Mauritius, their spouses, and children. They will be placed in quarantine.
Airline crew must stay in their hotel rooms.
 
MOZAMBIQUE:  Entry to Mozambique is prohibited except for Mozambican nationals and foreign nationals with a valid residency visa. All other visas issued prior to April 1, 2020 have been canceled. It is not possible to obtain a visa on arrival in Mozambique. All individuals entering Mozambique will be required to observe self-quarantine for a period of 10 days.

Travelers who have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19 must self-isolate for 14 days. All travelers must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test issued in their departure country in the 72 hours prior to travel. Travelers who do not have the means to pay for a COVID-19 test must self-isolate for 14 days on arrival
 
NAMIBIA:  Air, land, and sea border checkpoints are closed to non-essential travel. From June 30, 2020, all persons (including Namibian nationals) must undergo testing for COVID-19 upon arrival and quarantine in a designated facility at their own expense.
 
NIGER:  From March 19, 2020, all land border checkpoints are closed and all international passenger flights are suspended.
 
NIGERIA:  All persons entering Nigeria must have proof issued no more than 14 days prior to departure of a negative result for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Nigerian authorities recommend travelers get tested no more than 5 days prior to departure for Nigeria. All persons must provide verifiable information on a "Health Declaration/Self-Reporting Form" and a "Sample Collection Time Allocation Form" while en route to Nigeria. 

All persons must self-isolate for 14-days upon arrival and must remain in the same city/state they used as a port of entry for the duration of their self-isolation period. International flights are suspended and domestic interstate travel is prohibited. This policy does not apply to the movement of goods or the provision of services.

RWANDA:  Persons traveling to Rwanda must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test and fill in the online form found at the following URL:  https:  //caa.gov.rw .

All persons must, at their own expense, undergo an additional PCR test for COVID-19 at the cost of US$50 and a 24-hour quarantine at a designated facility upon arrival. A nightly curfew is in effect nationwide between 21:00 (9:00 p.m.) and
05:00 (5:00 a.m.) and several districts in Kigali are under confinement orders. Masks must be worn in public and all land border checkpoints remain closed.
 
SENEGAL:  Foreign nationals may now be restricted from entering Senegal if they are not residents of Senegal or a country that is a member of the Economic Community of West African States or meet certain other exemptions.

On July 16, the Government of Senegal announced new restrictions that impact entry into Senegal by foreign nationals. Foreign nationals may now be restricted from entering Senegal if they are not residents of Senegal or a country that is a member of the Economic Community of West African States or meet certain other exemptions. The government of Senegal has said airlines are not allowed to carry foreign nationals from countries who have advised against travel to Senegal unless they are ordinarily resident in Senegal, diplomats, military, health professionals and other specific professional categories. They have also said they will not allow entry to nationals from countries who have restrictions on travel from Senegal. The government have not yet specified which countries they consider fall into these categories. Consult the Senegal Ministry of Tourism for more information.

To enter Senegal, all travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result for COVID-19, issued at most 7 days before arrival. Travelers without a medical certificate will be subject to medical screening at their own cost. Current testing fees are FCFA 40,000 per passenger, which must be paid in cash at the time of testing. Travelers must also complete and submit a ‘Public Health Passenger Locator’ form on arrival in Senegal. The form can be found on the Dakar Airport website.
 
SIERRA LEONE:  From August 7, 2020, all persons must complete a health form, show proof of prepayment for COVID-19 tests to be carried out on arrival in Sierra Leona, and present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.

Upon arrival, all persons are subject to both a PCR test and a rapid diagnostic test (RDT). Persons who test positive using the RDT will be quarantined at their own expense while awaiting their PCR test result. Persons who test positive using the PCR test will be contacted by health authorities regarding available treatment options. Prepayment instructions, health declaration forms, and additional information are available at the following URL:  https://www.travel.gov.sl. All land border checkpoints remain closed to passenger traffic.
 
SOMALIA:  From August 3, 2020, all persons traveling to Somalia must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure. A nightly curfew is in effect in Mogadishu from 20:  00 (8:  00 p.m.) to 05:  00 (5:  00 a.m.) and all travel into the city is prohibited during those hours.
 
SOUTH AFRICA:  The ban on passenger vessels and cruise liners remains in place. Limited domestic air travel for business purposes will be allowed, subject to restrictions on the number of flights per day and authorization based on the reason for travel. Borders will remain closed to international travel, except for the repatriation of South African nationals and foreign citizens.
 
SOUTH SUDAN:  South Sudan has re-opened its borders; however, the South Sudanese government has suspended the issue of visas at its Embassies abroad, and all routine international commercial flights have been suspended since March 24.

Humanitarian and evacuation flights may still enter the country with an approval from the High Level Task Force of South Sudan.

Travelers wishing to enter South Sudan must have a certificate showing they are free from coronavirus, issued no more than 48 hours ahead of their journey, and endorsed by a reputable medical provider. They will also need prior permission to enter the country from the National Task Force.
 
SUDAN: Sudan has suspended all flights into the country until at least October 10, except for nationals, residents, foreign nationals with valid residency and prior permission from the Sudanese authorities, repatriation, medical, humanitarian flights and flights arriving from Egypt, Turkey or the UAE. Foreign national officials without valid residency may apply for prior permission to enter Sudan from the Sudanese authorities through their international organization. 
 
TANZANIA:  The Tanzanian Health Ministry put out a directive stating all travelers entering Tanzania are required to present a valid COVID-19 certificate from an approved laboratory in a departure country tested within 72 hours before travel. All persons arriving in Tanzania are subject to enhanced screening for COVID-19. Persons displaying symptoms consistent with COVID-19 are subject to additional testing requirements.

Passengers should fill in Health Surveillance Form in the plane, or any other transport means and submit them to Port Health authorities upon arrival. All people residing in Tanzania are advised to avoid non-essential travels to COVID-19 affected countries. In case of any medical emergency while in the United Republic of Tanzania, please call the Health Emergency Number 199.
 
TOGO:  Togo has reopened its borders to limited commercial flights. All travelers arriving in Togo must complete an online immigration and health form and pay for a COVID-19 test (on the same website) before travel. The cost of the test is CFA 40,000 (approximately USD 70). You will need a print-out of the electronic receipt to be allowed to board the aircraft.

The COVID-19 PCR test will be carried out on arrival at Lomé international airport. Before leaving the airport, travelers must download the Togo Safe application and add the location where they will self-isolate until receiving their test results. Test results should arrive within 24 hours. Those with positive test results will be required to self-isolate either at home or at a government facility until they test negative.
 
TUNISIA: Tunisia's new travel restrictions are now in effect. From August 26, all travelers, regardless of what country they fly from, must take a PCR test within 72 hours of their departure and present the negative test results at the airport upon arriving in Tunisia. Entry requirements now vary depending on the prevalence of the epidemic in travelers’ country of residence.

Travelers from "Red" countries may only enter Tunisia if they are Tunisian residents or nationals. They must present a negative coronavirus PCR test from within 72 hours of their departure, and will be subject to 7 days in government quarantine and an additional 7 days in self-isolation at home, subject to a negative COVID-19 test. They must also sign a declaration to confirm that they will abide by these rules.
 
Individuals resident in “Orange” countries will need to present a negative coronavirus PCR test from within 72 hours of their departure, and will need to self-isolate in their place of residence or a hotel at their own expense for 14 days. If they wish to leave self-isolation they may do so from the sixth day after their arrival, by paying for a PCR test and receiving a negative result.
 
Individuals resident in “Green” countries will not be subject to any coronavirus-specific entry requirements and will not need to take a test before departing. The full categorized list of countries can be found at: http://www.santetunisie.rns.tn/fr/. 

UGANDA:  From March 25, 2020, all persons are prohibited from entering Uganda until further notice. All air, land, and sea border checkpoints are closed.  Uganda has suspended all flights except repatriation flights. Aircraft in a state of emergency, humanitarian aid, and safety operations may still land. All arriving travelers and airline crew members must undergo mandatory quarantine.
 
WESTERN SAHARA:  No information available at this time.
 
ZAMBIA:  Zambia has reopened its airports; however, availability of international flights remains limited. Testing and quarantine requirements apply to some travelers. Returning resident may be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result from within the past 14 days.

All tourist visas to Zambia have been canceled. Non-residents entering Zambia must show a negative COVID-19 test result from within the past 14 days. Travelers may also have their temperature checked or be tested for COVID-19 by nasal swab on arrival. Zambia has reopened its airports; however, availability of international flights remains limited. Testing and quarantine requirements apply to some travelers. Returning resident may be required to present a negative COVID-19 test result from within the past 14 days.

After entering the country all residents must spend 14 days in self-quarantine at their residence or preferred place of stay. The quarantine does not apply to non-resident visitors. If asked, travelers must inform Ministry of Health officials of where they will be staying and give them their contact details. Travelers must complete the 14-day self-quarantine period, even if their COVID-19 test result is negative. Anyone entering Zambia with symptoms of COVID-19 will be taken to government facilities for treatment and quarantine.
 
ZIMBABWE:  Zimbabwe has restricted the entry of all travelers except for Zimbabwean nationals and residents. All airports except for BUQ, HRE and VFA have been closed. People returning to Zimbabwe are subject to a 21-day quarantine period at a government-approved facility, at their own cost. Airports which are open are only accepting special categories of flights such as medical transport flights and flights transporting members of foreign missions, agencies or defense forces.


Asia
ARMENIA: From August 12, 2020, foreign nationals arriving in Armenia by air must undergo screening for COVID-19 and self-isolate for 14 days. Persons who, at their own expense, undergo a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19 may, upon confirmation of a negative result, end their self-isolation period early. Entry restrictions remain in place at all land border checkpoints until further notice.
 
AZERBAIJAN: All persons arriving in Azerbaijan will be screened for COVID-19. In cases of suspected exposure, persons will undergo further evaluation and quarantine at a designated facility. All others must self-isolate for 14-days after entry. Chinese and Iranian nationals are prohibited from entering Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijani government has suspended the issuing of new visas to persons holding Chinese or Iranian passports. All land border checkpoints with Iran, Georgia, Russia, and Turkey are closed. Persons wishing to travel to Azerbaijan must apply for a visa at an Azerbaijani embassy or consulate abroad. The issuing of e-visas is suspended.

BANGLADESH: Effective August 1, 2020, the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has restricted the number of passengers on flights to and from Bangladesh.

Bangladesh has suspended flights from Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, the Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Thailand. Flights from the UK, Malaysia, Turkey, the UAE, Qatar and Sri Lanka may land.

The Bangladeshi government has suspended all visa-on-arrival services until further notice. Foreign nationals must visit a Bangladeshi embassy or consulate abroad and produce a valid medical certificate showing they have not tested positive for COVID-19 in order to obtain a visa. Persons arriving in Bangladesh via air will undergo screening for COVID-19 upon arrival. Foreign nationals arriving from countries impacted by COVID-19 must undergo a 14-day quarantine.
 
BHUTAN: Bhutan has closed its borders. Bhutanese citizens may enter the country but will be held under mandatory quarantine. Essential services like food, medicine, and fuel may still enter the country.
 
BRUNEI: Brunei has restricted entry and transit to all travelers except for citizens and residents.

Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA) has announced that it will operate a one-time commercial flight to London’s Heathrow Airport departing Bandar Seri Begawan on Sunday, July 12.  Booking information will be available on the RBA website starting Tuesday, June 30. RBA has suspended most of its routes until August 31, with limited scheduled service continuing to Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Manila. 

All visa issuances and exemptions are suspended. Travelers from other countries who wish to enter Brunei may apply to the Brunei Immigration Department for special authorization to enter the country by downloading the form provided on the Department’s website at www.immigration.gov.bn. Travelers who have received prior authorization to enter Brunei are subject to a COVID-19 test at a cost of BND1000.

Travelers arriving in Brunei will be encouraged to download the BruHealth app. Travelers without the app may be barred from accessing a number of facilities.
 
CAMBODIA: Cambodia has suspended all visa exemptions, visas on arrival, and e-visas. All arriving travelers except for Cambodian nationals and diplomats must have official medical certificates issued by their origin countries no more than 72 hours prior to travel certifying that they have not tested positive for COVID-19. They must also purchase a local health insurance package for COVID-19 treatment for $90, valid for 20 days from Forte Insurance Company. Foreign travelers arriving in Cambodia must pay a deposit of $2000 upon arrival, for mandatory COVID-19 testing and potential treatment services. All arriving travelers will be required to undergo (COVID-19 testing in a reception area and will be quarantined for at least 14 days. If one or more travelers from a flight test positive, all passengers from the flight will be placed in a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility. If all passengers on a flight test negative, they will be allowed to quarantine at their residence or accommodation and will be tested again on the 13th day of their quarantine.
 
CHINA: From August 25, 2020, persons from the following countries / regions are once again eligible to submit applications for a Chinese visa provided they meet certain criteria: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Montenegro, Myanmar, Netherlands, Norway, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. In order to apply, persons must fall into one of the following categories:
1) Persons who hold a valid "Foreigner’s Residence Permit" issued for work or who need to travel to China for family reunions or private matters;
2) Persons who hold an "Invitation Letter (PU/TE)" or "Verification Confirmation of Invitation" issued by a provincial authority for cultural, economic, scientific, sporting, technological, or trade purposes;
3) Persons who hold a "Notification Letter of Foreigners Work Permit" and a "Invitation Letter (PU/TE)" or a "Verification Confirmation of Invitation" for work in China;
4) Persons intending to visit an immediate family member (including parents, spouses, children, grandparents, or grandchildren) who is in a critical medical condition, or to attend to funeral arrangements for said person. Documentation proving the relationship is required;
5) Spouses or children under 18 of a Chinese national, or who themselves hold a valid Chinese "Foreign Permanent Resident ID Card" and who intend to visit China for the purposes of family reunion;
6) Persons (including an accompanying spouse or children under the age of 18) intending to travel to China to care for their Chinese parents. Documentation proving the relationship is required;
7) Persons who qualify to apply for a crew (C) visa.
Persons are required to make an appointment online with the nearest Chinese Visa Application Centre before submitting any application materials in person. More information is available at the following URL:  https://www.visaforchina.org/
 
COVID-19 Test Results Required for Travel to China
All persons (including Chinese nationals) must have proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours before departure using a nucleic acid test performed by a provider recognized by the local Chinese embassy or consulate. This policy does not apply to residents from Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, or Taiwan. Chinese nationals should upload test results using the "Health QR Code" mobile app. Foreign nationals must submit test results to a Chinese embassy or consulate and obtain a "Health Status" certificate for use when boarding flights bound for China.
 
"Fast Lane" Immigration Clearance for Singaporean Nationals
From June 8, 2020, Singaporean nationals traveling to one of the following 6 provinces or municipalities in China for business purposes may qualify for special "fast lane" immigration clearance: Chongqing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Shanghai, Tianjin, or Zhejiang. To use "fast lane," travelers must be sponsored by either a company or a government agency in China, which will file an application on the traveler's behalf with local provincial or municipal authorities. No more than 48 hours prior to departure, "fast lane" travelers must undergo a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19. 
 
"Fast-Track" Immigration Clearance for Korean Nationals 
From May 1, 2020, Korean nationals traveling to China for business purposes may qualify for special "fast-track" immigration clearance provided they meet the following criteria:
1) They are sponsored by a Korean or Chinese firm in China that has successfully applied for permission to use the "fast-track" program;
2) They hold a letter of invitation from the sponsoring firm;
3) They were issued a valid visa by a Chinese embassy or consulate in Korea.
 
Quarantine-Free Entry for Residents of Macau SAR
From July 6, 2020, residents of Macau SAR traveling for official purposes, business purposes, or approved special reasons, may be eligible for quarantine-free entry to the following cities in Guangdong Province: Dongguan, Foshan, Guangzhou, Huizhou, Jiangmen, Shenzhen, Zhongshan, Zhaoqing, and Zhuhai. 
 
HONG KONG: Hong Kong, China Partially restricted: The Hong Kong SAR government has implemented the following policies in response to COVID-19: 
1) All non-residents arriving from overseas by air are prohibited from entering Hong Kong SAR; 2) All non-residents arriving from Mainland China, Macau SAR, or Taiwan who have visited any other country or region within 14 days of arrival are prohibited from entering Hong Kong SAR; 3) All persons (including Hong Kong SAR residents) arriving from Mainland China, Macau SAR, or Taiwan are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility;
4) Travelers may transit Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) for onward flights under the same ticket provided they (and any accompanying luggage) are checked through to their final destination. This policy does not apply to flights originating in Mainland China;
5) From August 15 to October 15, 2020, travelers aboard flights originating in Mainland China may transit HKIA for final destinations abroad. Transfer services at HKIA for final destinations in Mainland China remain suspended.
 
From July 29, 2020, all persons who visited Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, or United States within 14 days of their scheduled departure for Hong Kong SAR must, upon arrival, present original documentation (in English or Chinese) issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure showing a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid test. Test results must contain the traveler's name and identity card or passport number. Traveler's must also provide confirmation of a hotel booking in Hong Kong for a minimum of 14 days from the date of arrival.
 
From April 22, 2020, all persons arriving at Hong Kong International Airport who are not exhibiting symptoms will be taken to a designated location and tested for COVID-19. All persons are required to wait onsite for their test results. Those who test negative will be released to proceed directly to their homes or a designated quarantine facility where they must complete their mandatory 14-day quarantine. 
 
Mandatory quarantine requirements do not apply to cross-boundary travelers provided they fall into one of the following categories:
1) Persons necessary for the supply of goods or services required for the normal operation of Hong Kong SAR or the daily needs of the people of Hong Kong SAR; 
2) Persons necessary for governmental operation;
3) Persons necessary to protect the health or safety of the people of Hong Kong SAR or to handle the public health emergency;
4) Persons receiving nursery, kindergarten, primary, or secondary education at any school registered under the Education Ordinance (Cap. 279) in Hong Kong SAR, persons providing such education, or persons necessary for the safe travelling of any persons arriving in Hong Kong SAR for the purposes outlined in this clause;
5) Persons whose entry is deemed to serve the public interest of Hong Kong SAR; or
6) Persons traveling for purposes relating to manufacturing operations, business activities, or the provision of professional services deemed to be in the interest of economic development in Hong Kong SAR.
 
Mandatory quarantine requirements do not apply to persons arriving from foreign places provided they fall into one of the following categories:
1) Persons necessary for the supply of goods or services required for the normal operation of Hong Kong SAR or the daily needs of the people of Hong Kong SAR;
2) Persons necessary for governmental operation;
3) Persons necessary to protect the health or safety of the people of Hong Kong SAR or to handle the public health emergency; or
4) Persons whose entry is deemed to serve the public interest of Hong Kong SAR.
 
INDIA: From August 8, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering India and all international commercial flights are suspended. This policy does not apply to persons holding a business visa (other than a B-3 visa for sports) arriving on non-scheduled commercial or chartered flights, healthcare professionals, researchers, engineers, or technicians working at facilities in the Indian healthcare sector, engineers, managers, designers, or other specialists traveling to India on behalf of foreign firms with operations in India, and technical specialists or engineers travelling to India for the installation, repair, or maintenance of foreign-origin machinery and equipment. Such persons must obtain a new business or employment visa from an Indian embassy or consulate abroad prior to departing for India. This includes persons holding existing long-term multiple-entry business visas. Persons involved in the transport of essential goods and supplies may enter India; however, they must undergo medical screening for COVID-19 upon arrival.
 
Prior to boarding transportation to India, all persons (including Indian nationals) are required to:
1) Fill in and submit a health declaration online at least 72 hours prior to departure at the following URL: https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration ;
2) Agree to undergo a 14-day quarantine at their own expense comprising 7 days at a designated facility and 7 days of self-isolation at home; 
3) Install the "Arogya Setu" mobile app for use in monitoring their health status and for contract tracing purposes.
 
Upon arrival in India, all persons must undergo testing for COVID-19 and monitor their health status during quarantine. Persons seeking an exemption from the mandatory testing requirement must provide proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 96 hours prior to departure using an reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. Results should be uploaded with submitting the health declaration described above. Persons up test positive for COVID-19 will be sent to an appropriate treatment facility depending on the severity of their symptoms.
 
All existing visas issued to foreign nationals are no longer valid. This policy does not apply to visas issued to diplomats or officials, persons working for the United Nations or other international organizations, or those holding employment or project visas. Foreign nationals holding regular visas or e-visas who are currently in India may apply online for an extension valid for up to 30 days from the date when international commercial flights resume. All visa-free arrangements for holders of Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cards are suspended. The following categories of OCI card holders are permitted to enter India: 1) minors born to Indian nationals abroad and who hold an OCI card, 2) persons who desire to travel to India for a family emergency, 3) spouses of Indian nationals who maintain a permanent residence in India, and 4) university students whose parents are Indian citizens currently living in India.

INDONESIA: Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Indonesia. This policy does not apply to persons who fall into one of the following categories:
1) Children of dual citizenship registered in the Indonesian immigration system as Indonesian citizens;
2) Holders of a "Temporary Stay Permit" or a "Permanent Stay Permit" (Permanent Residents/KITAS and KITAP) with a valid "Multiple Re-Entry Permit" (MERP);
3) Holders of an Indonesian diplomatic visa or an official / service visa, or those who hold Indonesian diplomatic stay or official / service stay permits;
4) Those engaged in medical services or the delivery of supplies or humanitarian assistance;
5) Crew members working on air, land, or sea transportation;
6) Those traveling for essential work on national strategic projects.
Persons arriving from abroad are required to carry a health certificate showing a negative result for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. The certificate must be issued by a recognized health authority no more than 7 days prior to departure for Indonesia. Failure to produce a valid certificate may result in denial of entry. Upon arrival, all persons are subject to additional testing for COVID-19 and will be directed to either self-isolate for 14 days or undergo quarantine at a designated facility.

JAPAN:  As of August 30, 2020, foreign nationals who fall into either of the following categories are prohibited from entering Japan:

(1) Foreign nationals who have visited (or transited through) any of the following locations within 14 days of their arrival in Japan:
Africa: Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Namibia, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Asia: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Bhutan, Hong Kong SAR, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macau SAR, Mainland China, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam
Europe: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican City
Middle East: Bahrain, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates
North America: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States
Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
(2) Persons holding Chinese passports issued in Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province.
 
Quarantine Requirements
(1) All persons (including Japanese nationals) who have visited any of the above-listed locations within 14 days of their arrival in Japan must undergo a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19.
(2) Regardless of origin, all persons (including Japanese nationals) must undergo a 14-day quarantine at a designated location and refrain from using public transportation.
 
Visa Restrictions
The Japanese government has suspended the validity of single- and multiple-entry visas issued by Japanese embassies or consulates in numerous countries and regions prior to specific dates. Visa exemption agreements with numerous countries is suspended. Visa exemptions for holders of APEC Business Travel Cards issued by several countries is suspended. A complete list of visa suspensions is available from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan website at the following URL: https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html

KAZAKHSTAN: Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Kazakhstan until further notice. This policy does not apply to diplomats and members of international organizations. From April 1, 2020, all persons entering Kazakhstan from abroad will undergo laboratory tests for COVID-19. Those who test positive will be transferred to an infectious disease hospital for treatment. Those who test negative must self-isolate at home for 14 days. From April 4, 2020, Kazakhstan's borders with China, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Uzbekistan are closed.

From April 1 to July 1, 2020, the Kazakh government has suspended its 72-hour visa-free transit policy. Nur-Sultan and Almaty International Airports have suspended international flights until further notice.

KOREA, NORTH: North Korea has restricted the entry of all travelers who are tourists, and travelers visiting for business reasons must spend 14 days in quarantine upon arrival.

KOREA, SOUTH: From August 12, 2020, foreign nationals arriving from countries or regions deemed by the South Korean government to be at "high-risk" for COVID-19 must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test performed no more than 48 hours prior to departure for Korea by a hospital or medical services provider approved by the local Korean embassy or consulate. Currently, this list includes the following countries / regions: Bangladesh, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Uzbekistan.

From May 1, 2020, Chinese nationals traveling to South Korea for business purposes may qualify for special "fast-track" immigration clearance provided they hold proof of a negative test for COVID-19 performed no more than 72 hours prior to departure. They must again test negative for COVID-19 upon arrival in Korea before being exempted from the mandatory quarantine procedures described below. Persons using "fast-track" immigration clearance are subject to standard government surveillance measures in place to combat COVID-19.
 
"Special immigration procedures" are in place for all persons arriving in South Korea regardless of origin. Individuals are allowed entry only after they provide verifiable contact information and an address within South Korea valid for the duration of their stay. All persons are required to install either the "Self-quarantine Safety Protection App" or the "Mobile Self-diagnosis App" on their phones and follow the instructions for documenting their health condition on a daily basis for 14 days.
 
Special Immigration Procedures
From April 13, 2020, all persons arriving from the United States (including Korean nationals) must self-isolate and must get diagnostic tests within three days of commencing their quarantine period.
 
Symptomatic Passengers
All persons (including Korean nationals) will go through diagnostic tests if they have fever or respiratory symptoms identified during the quarantine stage. Persons who test positive for COVID-19 will be transferred to a hospital or Living and Treatment Center (Community Treatment Center). Korean nationals or long-term foreign nationals who test negative will be placed under self-quarantine. Foreign nationals who are short-term will be placed under quarantine at designated facilities.
 
Asymptomatic Passengers
Asymptomatic Korean nationals arriving from Europe and the United States will go into self-quarantine and get diagnostic tests at a health center within three days of arrival. Asymptomatic Korean nationals arriving from countries outside the European countries and the United States will go into self-quarantine and get diagnostic tests if they display any symptoms.
 
Asymptomatic foreign nationals for long-term and short-term stay arriving from Europe will get diagnostic tests at the airport. Afterwards, long-term foreign nationals will go into self-quarantine while short-term foreign nationals will be quarantined at designated facilities.
 
Asymptomatic long-term foreign nationals arriving from the United States will be placed under self-quarantine and must get diagnostic tests within three days at a public health clinic.
 
Asymptomatic long-term stay foreign nationals arriving from countries other than European countries and the United States will go into self-quarantine and get diagnostic tests if they display any symptoms. Asymptomatic short-term arriving from countries outside the European continent will be placed under quarantine at designated facilities and get diagnostic tests if they display any symptoms.

KYRGYZSTAN: From March 19, Kyrgyzstan will ban entry of citizens of foreign states and stateless persons into Kyrgyzstan. The exception is drivers engaged in international freight transport, crews and flight personnel of aircraft, train and locomotive teams of international railway traffic. The ban also does not apply to accredited employees of diplomatic missions and consular offices of foreign states, as well as accredited employees of international organizations and family members of these persons in case of informing in advance about their arrival through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Foreign citizens and stateless persons, who are members of the families of Kyrgyzstanis with documentary evidence of close family ties, or have a permanent residence permit in the Kyrgyz Republic, will be able to enter.
 
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will suspend issuance of entry visas of all categories to foreign citizens and stateless persons for the period of the ban. The entry ban for foreigners will remain in effect until the government decree is canceled.

LAO PDR: On July 1, the Government of Laos extended entry and exit regulations that was imposed last month and will be in effect until July 31.

Laos has suspended all flights until at least June 30. Medevac, humanitarian, relief, diplomat and repatriation flights with an entry permit obtained from the Laos Ministry of Foreign Affairs may still enter the country. Technical stops where passengers and airline crew do not disembark are also still permitted to enter. All entrants must provide a negative PCR test issued at most 72 hours before departure. They must also complete a health declaration form on arrival, and will be subject to medical screening and a 14-day self-quarantine requirement at their own expense.

MACAO: Macau has restricted the entry of all non-Macau residents from anywhere except Hong Kong, Taiwan, or mainland China. Transit services are suspended at Macau International Airport.As of August 7, all travelers arriving from Hong Kong must present proof of a negative nucleic acid COVID-19 test conducted within 24 hours. Travelers who have been to Hong Kong in the 14 days before entry will be subject to a 14-day quarantine at a designated place. For more information, please see the Macau government’s website. Residents of Hong Kong, Taiwan or mainland China who have traveled overseas in the 14 days prior to their arrival will also be denied entry. Those who have visited Hong Kong or Taiwan in the 14 days prior to entry will be subject to 14 days of medical surveillance in a designated center. Macao residents who have been overseas or to Hong Kong or Taiwan in the 14 days prior to entry will be subject to 14 days of medical surveillance in a designated center. All travelers, including Macao residents, must obtain a certificate confirming that they have tested negative for coronavirus within the last 7 days before they are allowed to board their flight All air passengers will also have their temperature checked before boarding flights, and will be refused boarding if they have a fever.

MALAYSIA: Malaysia has restricted entry to all travelers through at least December 31, except for citizens, permanent residents with a MyPR card, diplomats, embassy employees, and spouses or children of Malaysian nationals, who must have a sticker label visa in the passport specifically indicating this status. Travelers with a Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) permit and a printed entry permit from the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and students with a student pass for a Malaysian institution may also enter the country. 

From August 10, 2020, legal residents in Singapore may be eligible to travel to Malaysia for business or official travel for up to 14 days using a so-called "Reciprocal Green Lane" (RGL) scheme. Persons seeking to use the RGL must be sponsored by either a Malaysia-based company or a Malaysian government agency, which will file an application on their behalf for a "MyTravelPass" at least 10 business days prior to intended departure.
 
From September 7, 2020, foreign nationals traveling from countries or regions with over 150,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 are prohibited from entering Malaysia. Currently, this applies to the following locations: Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Philippines, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States. Foreign nationals traveling from other locations may do so only if they are a permanent resident holding a "MyPR" card, hold a "Malaysia My Second Home" (MM2H) pass, hold a valid student pass, hold a valid temporary employment pass, are the spouse or child of Malaysian nationals, or are a diplomat.
 
All persons (including Malaysian nationals) returning from abroad are required to undergo testing for COVID-19 and a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. Non-nationals must agree to pay the full cost of MYR150 per day for the duration of their quarantine. Malaysian nationals are responsible for half that amount. All persons seeking to return to Malaysia must download and sign a "Letter of Undertaking and Indemnity for Persons under Surveillance" (LoU). Letters are available from the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. At least three days prior to departure, all persons must submit the relevant documents (including the LoU) via email to a Malaysian embassy or consulate for approval. Failure to submit these documents may result in a denial of permission to board flights bound for Malaysia. Upon arrival, all persons are required install and use the "MySejahtera" mobile application to track and monitor their health status.

MONGOLIA: Passengers are not allowed to enter Mongolia until 15 September 2020 1- This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia. This does not apply to permanent residents of Mongolia 2. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 21 days. They are also subject to self-isolation for an additional 14 days.

MYANMAR: Myanmar has suspended all incoming international flights until at least September 30, except for relief flights, medical evacuation flights, and flights approved by the Department of Civil Aviation. New tourist visa applications are currently suspended, however, Myanmar has begun to accept applications for business visas for foreign nationals with a compelling case. Travelers must apply to the nearest Myanmar Embassy and obtain permission.

NEPAL: From September 1, 2020, persons arriving in Nepal on scheduled international flights must carry the following documents: 1) a valid visa or entry permit, 2) proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, 3) a completed online form from the Nepal COVID-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) showing the bar code, and 4) proof of a minimum 7-night hotel booking. Priority will be given to repatriation flights, lawful residents, diplomats, and international aid officials.

PAKISTAN: From June 20, 2020, international flights have resumed at Pakistani airports with the exception of Gwadar International Airport (GWD) and Turbat International Airport (TUK). Certain domestic flight operations (including scheduled and charter flights) have resumed between the following locations: Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta, Gilgit, and Skardu.

PHILIPPINES: The Philippines has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not Philippines nationals and their spouses and children or certain categories of visa holders. This policy does not apply to foreign spouses and children of Filipino citizens, diplomatic officials, and those working for international organizations.

From August 1, 2020, further exemptions exist for persons holding a valid, previously-issued "Permanent Resident" or "Native-Born" visa (categories 13(a), 13(b), 13(c), 13(d), 13(e), 13(g), RA 7919, EO324, or native-born). Such persons must secure a pre-booked COVID-19 testing provider and a place at an accredited quarantine facility prior to departure.

Entry is subject to limitations regarding the maximum number of allowed inbound passengers at the specific arrival port on the scheduled arrival date. The Philippine government has suspended the issuing of new visas and all existing visa-free entry arrangements are suspended. All persons (including Filipino nationals) granted entry to the Philippines must undergo a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility.

All arriving travelers and airline crew must present a Case Investigation Form upon arrival. They will be tested for coronavirus (COVID-19) and placed in quarantine while awaiting the results of the test.

RUSSIA: Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Russia and land border checkpoints are closed to passenger transport. From September 4, 2020, this policy does not apply to persons arriving by air from Egypt, the Maldives, Switzerland, Tanzania, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, or the United Kingdom. Further exemptions exist for lawful residents, diplomats, airplane crew members, or those traveling for urgent business or medical reasons. Persons seeking to enter Russia must present documentation showing a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure. Those who fail to do so must undergo testing within 72 hours of arrival. Persons arriving from countries or regions with a high rate of COVID-19 infections according to Russian health authorities must undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival.

SINGAPORE: Singapore has restricted entry and transit of all short-term visitors who are not residents of Singapore, Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents, or Long-Term Pass Holders (including holders of Work Pass, Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, and Long-Term Visit Pass). Travelers entering Singapore will be tested for COVID-19 and must also self-isolate for 14 days at a dedicated Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) facility at a cost of $2000; travelers are responsible for covering all of these costs. During the quarantine, travelers will not be allowed to leave their room, and smoking may not be allowed in the facilities. From August 11, everyone aged over 12 who is in home quarantine will be required by law to wear an electronic tag for the duration of their quarantine period. The 14-day period cannot be reduced, even if travelers wish to leave Singapore.

Travelers with an Air Travel Pass approval entering Singapore and who have remained in either Brunei or New Zealand in the last consecutive 14 days prior to their entry are not required to serve a Stay-Home Notice(SHN) but will still be subject to COVID-19 test upon arrival. If the test is negative, they can continue their activities in Singapore.

The SHN duration will be shortened from 14 days to 7 days for travelers with an Air Travel Pass approval entering Singapore who have spent the previous 14 consecutive days in Australia (excluding Victoria), Mainland China, Macau, South Korea, Taiwan or Vietnam and will be allowed to serve their SHN at their place of residence, and undergo a COVID-19 test at the end of their SHN. Long-Term Visit Pass and Long-Term Visit Pass In-Principle Approval holders issued by ICA also need an Approved Letter for Entry (ALE) from ICA. Student’s Pass holders and Student’s Pass In-Principle Approval holders also need an ALE from the Ministry of Education (MOE). New and existing work pass holders are only allowed to enter Singapore with the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM’s approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding, as well as to ICA officers at the immigration checkpoint upon their arrival in Singapore. Short-term visitors with an ALE from ICA, Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or MOH may still enter the country. However, they may still be subject to health screening upon arrival. Having an ALE does not guarantee a Visit Pass to enter Singapore. Prospective short-term visitors seeking entry to Singapore must apply in advance for a ‘SafeTravel Pass’ at https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/. Spouses or children of Singapore residents or citizens who need to visit Singapore due to extenuating circumstances may apply for entry via the Ministry of Health.

All travelers entering Singapore, including Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders must submit a health declaration via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service, at https://eservices.ica.gov.sg/sgarrivalcard, or the mobile app. Airlines are requested to inform passengers at check-in and before boarding, as well as in-flight, to submit their health declaration via the SGAC e-Service prior to their arrival in Singapore. The paper-based embarkation/disembarkation card has been discontinued and is no longer distributed by airlines operating into Singapore.

SRI LANKA: Entry to Sri Lanka is currently prohibited for all foreign nationals including residents, and Sri Lanka is not currently issuing visas. Non-national residents wishing to return to Sri Lanka should contact their nearest Sri Lankan High Commission for advice. 

Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is only accepting certain special categories of flights including repatriation flights, emergency diversion flights, humanitarian aid flights, freighter operations, and technical landings. All arriving travelers must submit completed Health Declaration Forms to public health inspectors or other authorized officials. The maximum allowed transit time at CMB is 10 hours. Passengers must have a confirmed onward connection. Airline crew must self-quarantine at the location mentioned in the Health Declaration Form and have meals only through in-room dining until they operate their next flight. 
 
Visas and ETAs issued by Sri Lanka have been invalidated. 14-day quarantine is mandatory for all those traveling into Sri Lanka, usually followed by 14 days self-isolation at home. Those entering must undergo temperature checks at the airport. All entrants must now take a PCR test.

TAIWAN: Taiwan has begun to reopen its borders to foreign nationals, provided they are traveling for reasons other than tourism or to visit friends and they must apply for a special entry permit before traveling. All visa waivers have been suspended, so travelers must apply for a special entry permit with a Taiwan representative office overseas before traveling. Travelers who already hold a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) or Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC) do not require a visa to enter Taiwan. 

Before departure, foreign nationals will need to submit a completed "Quarantine System for Entry Form" at https://hdhq.mohw.gov.tw/. Upon entry, Taiwan requires all foreign nationals to complete a health declaration, present an English-language certificate of a negative COVID-19 test taken within three working days of boarding the flight to Taiwan and undergo a 14-day home quarantine period. Travelers arriving from the Philippines are subject to medical screening on arrival. 
 
During the quarantine period, the individual is to stay home (or at the designated location) and may not use public transportation or leave Taiwan. Travelers may be asked to install a local SIM card if they do not already have one. Mobile phone location monitoring will be used as part of the quarantine management process by local authorities. Short-term business travelers may apply for a shortened period of home quarantine. The following visitors may be exempted from negative COVID-19 test: personnel on diplomatic or official business, migrant workers, students, those coming to Taiwan for emergency situations, and crewmembers on vessels arriving in Taiwan.
 
Foreign passengers, including people from Hong Kong and Macau, are now allowed to transit through Taoyuan International Airport. Holders of People’s Republic of China (PRC) passports will not be permitted to transit in Taiwan. Those transiting will need to board connecting flights of the same airline company they fly in on. Transits must last less than 8 hours. Transit passengers who need to wait for more than one hour will remain separate from other passengers and stay in a separate area.

TAJIKISTAN: From April 8, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering or exiting Tajikistan. This policy does not apply to diplomats and representatives of international organizations or financial institutions accredited in Tajikistan, or their family members.

Persons granted entry to Tajikistan must self-isolate for 14 days under supervision of staff from the Ministry of Health and Social Protection.

THAILAND: Thailand has restricted the entry of foreign nationals except permanent residents, parents, spouses and children of Thai nationals and residents, students, airline crew with a scheduled return flight, and those with a work permit until at least August 31. Emergency landings, humanitarian aid flights, medical or relief flights, repatriation and cargo flights, state or military aircraft, and technical landings without disembarkation may still enter the country.

To enter Thailand, all travelers must have a fit-to-fly health certificate, a medical certificate indicating that they have tested negative for COVID-19 (RT-PCR test) within 72 hours before departure, either (a) a certificate from their parent agency/authority confirming that it will cover all medical expenses OR (b) proof of health insurance covering all medical expenditure, including for COVID-19, up to USD $100,000 minimum, and a Certificate of Entry issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Travelers suspected of carrying COVID-19 may be denied entry into the country.
 
In addition to the above, permanent residents or work permit holders and their family members, students, and those seeking medical treatment must have a Certificate of Entry issued by the Royal Thai Embassy or the Royal Thai Consulate-General in their country of departure to enter Thailand. Travelers with an urgent need to travel to Thailand should contact the Thai embassy or consulate in their country of departure at least 10 working days before their proposed date of travel to explain their circumstances. They will also need to provide a copy of their confirmed booking at an ASQ hotel, and either a copy of their work permit (if it is already expired, the employer should contact the Ministry of Labour to issue a WP3), a copy of letter of permission to work in Thailand from a Thai government agency (such as the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Education, BOI) or a copy of the Certificate of Residence.
 
All travelers to Thailand are required to complete 14 days quarantine at a State Quarantine or Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) facility. The validity of all temporary visas has been extended until September 26, 2020.

TIMOR-LESTE: From April 4, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Timor-Leste. This policy does not apply to persons born in Timor-Leste, resident citizens, legal representatives of minors who are Timorese nationals, persons working on oil rigs in the Timor Sea, and other persons specially designated by the Prime Minister whose entry is considered in the national interest. Persons engaged in the transport of goods must remain within the international zone at all airports, seaports, or land border checkpoints. All persons granted entry to Timor-Leste will be tested for COVID-19. Those testing positive will be placed in quarantine and isolated. All other persons must undergo a 14-day quarantine. All commercial flights are suspended.

TURKMENISTAN: From March 20, 2020, all persons (including Turkmen nationals) are prohibited from entering or leaving Turkmenistan. This policy does not apply to diplomats and staff of international organizations, aviation, maritime, or railway crews, international freight drivers, or foreign nationals working in Turkmenistan provided they hold a “health clearance” issued by an authorized medical authority. Such clearance much include the following information in English, Russian, or Turkmen:  legal name, gender, age, nationality, passport number, foreign residence address, contact phone number, travel history, date and purpose of entry, local residence address, and test results for COVID-19 issued no more than 24 hours prior to arrival.

International flight restrictions are expected to continue at least through August 30th. Travelers are required to have a health report issued within 72 hours of departure from the health organizations of the country they are arriving from that shows that they have undergone the coronavirus (COVID-19) check and tested negative. They will be subject to a 14-day quarantine upon entering the country.

UZBEKISTAN: Uzbekistan has resumed international flights for certain categories of travelers from countries deemed to have a stable epidemiological situation. The complete list of countries includes the EU, Japan, South Korea, China, Israel, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Russia and CIS countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Tajikistan).

Travelers who have spent at least 14 days before travel in the countries listed above may enter/exit Uzbekistan if they are:  Employees of embassies and consulates and members of their families, staff of foreign companies and other organizations working in Uzbekistan as part of investment projects, people traveling for medical treatment, people with close relatives or seriously ill relatives abroad, people transiting through Uzbekistan at the request of embassies and consulates of foreign countries, foreign citizens with residence in Uzbekistan, stateless persons, or citizens of Uzbekistan with registration in other countries.

Quarantine rules apply differently depending on which country the traveler is arriving from:  

Japan, South Korea, China and Israel:  No quarantine required. European Union, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore:  14-day self-quarantine at home. United Arab Emirates, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Russia and CIS countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan):  Government quarantine. All travelers entering Uzbekistan must wear masks in public at all times.

VIETNAM: From March 22 until further notice, Vietnam has temporarily suspended entry for all foreign nationals. Vietnam will not be issuing visas or allowing entry to any travellers at this time, including those who already hold visas or visa exemptions. Only Vietnamese nationals, foreigners on diplomatic or official business, and highly skilled workers allowed to enter the country at this time. Anyone entering Vietnam must undergo medical checks and 14-day quarantine upon arrival.

All foreigners who entered Vietnam after March 1 on visa exemptions, e-visas or tourism visas will be given automatic stay extensions at no charge unti September 30, 2020. Travellers still in the country should declare their temporary residence to local police, through their landlords or hotels, and must complete Vietnam's online health declaration here.
 
Visitors who entered the country before March 1 may be considered for the extension, provided they can show an official letter from their embassy or consulate stating they were unable to leave the country due to objective reasons. Foreigners who have undergone quarantine or treatment for Covid-19 in Vietnam are also eligible for the extension. They must bring their certification documents to show immigration officials when leaving Vietnam. 
 
Within the country, Vietnamese health officials have temporarily isolated several locations that are deemed high-risk, or those that have been recently visited by travellers with confirmed cases of the virus. Tourism sites across the country are also setting aside closure days to disinfect their premises.
 
As of April 23, tourism attractions in the country are allowed to reopen but must ensure safety measures are in place for all visitors. For questions about the new policy, please call Vietnam's Immigration Department at 024 3938 7320.

Central America / Caribbean

ANTIGUA AND BARB.: From July 1, 2020, all persons arriving in Antigua and Barbuda by air must carry documentation issued no more than 7 days prior to departure showing a negative result for COVID-19 using a real time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. Persons arriving by sea are subject to quarantine measures in accordance with guidelines established by local health authorities. Passengers disembarking in Antigua and Barbuda must complete a health declaration and undergo a health screening for symptoms of COVID-19. All persons, regardless of their mode of transportation, will be monitored for COVID-19 for up to 14 days following their arrival in accordance with local health guidelines. More information is available at the following URL: https://visitantiguabarbuda.com/travel-advisory/
 
ARUBA: Aruba has opened its borders to travelers from Europe, Canada and most Caribbean nations. As of July 10, travelers from the United States are now allowed to enter. All tourists must fill in the ED Card, and purchase Aruba’s mandatory COVID insurance, even if they have their own insurance. The cost is USD 15 per day (subject to change). Children under the age of 14 will be exempt from the insurance requirement, however will be subject to a one-time administration flat fee of USD 10. They must also submit a self-health declaration form 72 hours prior to travel, and are encouraged to take a PCR test before traveling and submit the results online. Travelers who do not do so will need to pay for a mandatory test upon arrival in Aruba, and stay in quarantine while awaiting the test results.
 
Travelers from US states with a high incidence of COVID-19 cases will only be allowed entry if they provide proof of a negative test result prior to traveling to Aruba; they will not have the option to be tested on arrival. This will apply to residents of the following US States: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.As of July 25, a new testing option has been made available for residents of the aforementioned states- they will now be able to take an "accessible test" prior to traveling to Aruba and then take the mandatory PCR test upon arrival in Aruba. The "accessible test" can be an Antigen (QL IA, FIA), PCR Home kit, or any other type of test.Proof of a negative test result must be provided at the ED Card Website.
 
BAHAMAS: From July 22, 2020, all persons arriving in the Bahamas are required to complete an "Electronic Health Visa" and must have proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 10 days prior to departure using a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. Test results must be uploaded via the "Electronic Health Visa" at the following URL for inspection upon arrival: https://travel.gov.bs .

All persons arriving in the Bahamas must undergo a 14-day quarantine. Private and charter flights as well as seagoing vessels from the United States are prohibited from arriving at Freeport. Persons traveling from Canada, the European Union, or the United Kingdom are exempt from the current emergency decree.

BARBADOS: Barbados does not have any entry restrictions, but all arriving travelers and airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 test.

Barbados has reopened its borders. Travelers must complete an Embarkation/Disembarkation (ED) form online at https: //travelform.gov.bb/home and submit it 24 hours prior to travel The type of public health measures taken upon your arrival and during your stay will be dependent on the risk category of the country you are traveling from. Persons traveling from low risk CARICOM and Caribbean countries, who have not visited a high-risk country in the past 21 days prior to travel, will be exempt from the pretesting requirement. Visit barbadostravelprotocols.com for confirmation of country risk category. All travelers must wear face masks when traveling to/from Barbados. To be considered for fast-tracking upon arrival, travelers should bring a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken within 72 hours prior to travel. Travelers without a negative COVID-19 PCR test result will be required to take a test upon arrival and self-isolate while waiting for the results. Travelers who test positive will be transferred to a government quarantine facility. Travelers who have been in or transited through a high-risk area within the last 21 days may be monitored daily for the onset of symptoms with a follow-up COVID-19 PCR test at day 7. If this follow-up test is negative active monitoring would be discontinued. If a second test is not done, monitoring will continue through day 14. Travelers from moderate-risk countries will be monitored for 7 days. Those who are traveling from a Low-Risk country and have not visited a High-Risk country within 21 days of arrival to Barbados only need to present a negative test result.

Travelers may only transit in Barbados if they have a negative COVID-19 test prior to arriving. Masks must be worn at all time in the airport, and travelers will be subject to a health assessment and temperature check.
 
BELIZE: Belize’s international airport (BZE), the Philip Goldson International Airport will be opened on August 15, 2020, allowing for further travel relaxation and open entry for chartered flights, private aviation and limited re-opening of international leisure travel with approved hotels only. All visitors travelling to Belize have the option to take a Covid-19 test within 72-hours of travel.  Passengers who present a negative PCR test upon arrival, will be able to utilize the ‘fast track’ entry lane for much faster arrival processing. All arriving passengers who test positive at the international airport will be placed in mandatory quarantine for a minimum of 14 days at the passengers’ expense.
 
COSTA RICA: From August 13, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Costa Rica. This policy does not apply to citizens from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Australia, Canada, China, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, or Uruguay.

All persons traveling to Costa Rica must provide travel information via a digital form, must show proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a polymerase china reaction (PCR) test, and must have travel insurance sufficient to cover all expenses related to quarantine and/or treatment due to acute illnesses such as COVID-19. Persons who do not meet these requirements will be prohibited from boarding flights bound for Costa Rica.
 
CUBA: Passengers are not allowed to enter Cuba. This does not apply to residents of Cuba and passengers traveling to Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo, Cayo Santamaria, Cayo Guillermo or Cayo Cruz.
Flights to Cuba are suspended. This does not apply to humanitarian flights. Residents of Cuba are subject to quarantine for 14 days. Passengers arriving in Cuba are subjected to medical screening and must present a completed "Declaración de Sanidad del Viajero".
 
DOMINICA: Dominica has reopened its airport both to nationals and foreign travelers. Arriving passengers will have to complete an online questionnaire 24 hours before arrival, and have a PCR swab test with a negative result taken up to 72 hours before arrival. A thermal test and antibody blood test will be taken on arrival. If either test is positive, then a further PCR swab test will be carried out. This will be at the traveler's expense. Arriving travelers who test positive will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a Government facility, or in a certified hotel or guest house.
 
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: The Dominican Republic has reopened its air borders. From July 30, anyone arriving in the Dominican Republic must provide evidence of a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result, taken no more than 5 days prior to their arrival date. Dominican authorities will conduct PCR tests on arrival for all individuals who do not provide their own negative test result. Should an individual test positive or exhibit coronavirus symptoms, then they will be isolated in specially prepared centers.Beginning July 30th and until September 14th, all passengers who wish to enter the country must show proof of a negative PCR (or Polymerase Chain Reaction) test result, no older than five days before their arrival date. If no proof of testing is available, government personnel will perform a quick test at no additional cost to the passenger. In addition, a health evaluation is conducted upon arrival and those passengers who present symptoms or whose test results are positive will be isolated and attended at authorized locations. The rapid diagnostic test provides reliable results through blood serology analysis in less than 10 minutes. Passengers younger than five years and crew members are exempted of this test. Starting on September 15th this requisite will be eliminated and instead, authorities will randomly administer a quick breath test to between 3% to 10% of passengers upon arrival maintaining the before mentioned exceptions. The breath tests will also be administered to all passengers with symptoms. 
 
Also starting on September 15, all tourists visiting a hotel will be granted during the check-in process a temporary, free travel assistance plan that will include coverage for emergencies, COVID-19 testing, lodging for prolonged stays and costs for changing flights in the event of an infection. This insurance will be provided at no cost to the visitor until December 31, 2020 and will be 100% paid for by the Dominican State. In addition, airport terminals have established guidelines requiring social distancing as well as the mandatory use of face masks for employees and passengers. As part of immigration and customs forms provided by the airline or by Dominican authorities, passengers will be required to fill out and submit a Traveler’s Health Affidavit. Through this form, passengers declare they have not felt any COVID-19 related symptoms in the last 72 hours and provide contact details for the next 30 days.
 
Starting August 9 until September 27, the curfew is reinstated from 7:00 pm to 5:00 am from Monday through Friday and from 5:00 pm to 5:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Santiago, San Cristóbal, La Vega, Puerto Plata, Duarte, San Pedro de Macorís, La Romana, San Juan de la Maguana, La Altagracia, Azua, Monseñor Nouel, Sánchez Ramírez y María Trinidad Sánchez; and every day from 8:00 pm to 5:00 am in Espaillat, Peravia, Barahona, Monteplata, Valverde, Hermanas Mirabal, Monte Cristi, Samaná, Bahoruco, Hato Mayor, El Seibo, Dajabón, Santiago Rodríguez, San José de Ocoa, Elías Piña, Independencia and Pedernales. 
 
During curfew, authorities will allow the transit of international visitors and vehicle operators who transport them, as well as properly identified employees of maritime and air transport companies, if they are moving to / from a port or airport. Hotel employees and suppliers can also transit freely while exercising work related activities.
 
EL SALVADOR: El Salvador's airports are closed to all but humanitarian aid flights until at least September 18. El Salvador's airports are closed to all but humanitarian aid flights until at least September 18. All arriving travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine.

National COE Resolutions August 15, 2020 entered into force in the following general terms: a) Traveler who enters with a negative RT-PCR test valid for up to ten (10) days before entering the country and without symptoms upon arrival; This person should not perform APO and their circulation may be free in the continental Ecuadorian territory. b) Traveler who enters without RT-PCR test: the traveler who does not have a negative RT-PCR test upon entering the country, will immediately comply with Mandatory Preventive Isolation (APO) in the temporary accommodations indicated in the protocol. an RT-PCR test, at your expense in laboratories authorized by ACCESS and comply with the APO in temporary accommodation until the delivery of the negative result. With a negative result, the traveler will end his APO and with a positive result, he must continue in APO in temporary accommodation and the necessary health care will be provided according to his clinical picture. If you do not choose to undergo the RT-PCR test, you must finish the APO in temporary accommodation for a period of 10 days.These regulations are in constant review and subject to modifications, in accordance with the behavior and progress of COVID - 19 in the country and the world. Document available at: https://www.gestionderiesgos.gob.ec/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/PROTOCOLO-PMU-COE-PIVAPSAPO-verion-2.0.pdf
 
GRENADA: July 15, 2020 airport re-opened for commercial flights across the Caribbean region; August 1, 2020 accepting international flights from Canada, United Kingdom and other Medium Risk EU countries. Only chartered flights will be accommodated from all other countries until further notice.                                                                                                           

All persons arriving in Grenada must have pre-booked accommodations. More information is available at the following URL: https://www.puregrenada.com/travel-advisory  The Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation reminds persons travelling to Grenada that they are totally responsible for the arrangement and cost of their accommodation. All persons from medium and high risk countries are required to book with an approved accommodation facility prior to arrival into Grenada.
 
Persons entering Grenada are required to familiarize themselves with the traveler’s guide on the Ministry of Health’s website: covid19.gov.gd. There are different requirements based on the low, medium and high risk categories of countries. The protocols are under constant review and travelers should check the websites frequently for any updates or changes. The list of approved accommodation facilities can be found by scrolling to the bottom of this page. Persons departing Grenada are also required to familiarize themselves with the protocols for entry to the respective country they are planning to travel to before purchasing the airline ticket. 

WHAT ARE THE ASSOCIATED COSTS OF TRAVELING TO GRENADA?
First Mandatory Rapid and /or PCR Test: Free
Additional Rapid Test: $30.00 USD
PCR Tests: $150.00 USD
State-approved quarantine: $50.00USD per night (does not include meals, and is subject to availability) This depends on the accommodation facility.
 
A Grenada Airports Authority dispatcher will be responsible for all airport transfers and the logging of transportation details.Our list of pure safe travel approved accommodations have been inspected and certified, and are all ready to welcome our visitors to Pure Grenada, Spice of the Caribbean.
 
GUATEMALA: Guatemala has restricted entry of all travelers except for citizens, residents, and diplomats, who will be subject to a 15-day quarantine on arrival.

Upon arrival in Guatemala, travelers may be subject to a clinical evaluation. They will be ask to complete an immigration form with the address where they will be staying. Local authorities will provide further instructions about the place where they should complete the quarantine and any other details they should provide upon arrival.
 
HAITI: The international airport in Port-au-Prince is open to regular two-way commercial passenger flights as of June 30. The international airport in Cap Haitian is open, although the resumption of regular traffic will be delayed pending a review of the airport’s COVID-19 mitigation measures. Commercial airlines resumed regular flight services to and from Haiti beginning on July 1.

The land border with the Dominican Republic is open to pedestrian and vehicular traffic as of July 1.

The Government of Haiti has recently mandated that every person flying into Haiti self-declare their COVID-19 status. Beginning July 1, airlines will distribute a health declaration form to passengers on all incoming flights. Passengers will be required to complete this form and present it to immigration authorities upon arrival. Travelers will be required to retain this form for 14 days after arrival, to facilitate contract tracing, as necessary.
 
HONDURAS: The Honduran government resumed international flights on August 17. All persons traveling to Honduras must provide proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or rapid reagent test.

All persons must fill in an online immigration pre-check form and carry a printed copy for inspection by authorities upon arrival. The form can be found at the following URL: https: //prechequeo.inm.gob.hn
 
JAMAICA: Jamaica has reopened its borders to international travelers. All travelers arriving to Jamaica are subject to medical screening upon arrival. Non-residents must have a travel authorization obtained before departure at https: //www.visitjamaica.com/ Jamaican residents must have a travel authorization obtained before departure at https: //jamcovid19.moh.gov.jm/immigration.html

From July 15, all non-business travelers aged 12 and up from Arizona, Florida, New York and Texas will be required to upload a negative COVID-19 PCR test result from a College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited medical laboratory. The date of the test must be within 10 days of the arrival date in order to obtain a Travel Authorization. Mask wearing is obligatory in all public places.

As of July 10, 2020, visitors from locations designated as high-risk by the Jamaican government will be required to upload a valid PCR test result with the Travel Authorization no more than seven days from the intended date of arrival in Jamaica. Approval for travel to Jamaica will be subject to the upload of the test result. Visitors to Jamaica will be required to undergo a health screening, COVID-19 test and risk assessment upon arrival. They will be asked to remain in quarantine at their hotel/resort until the test results are returned. Any travelers testing positive for COVID-19 will be isolated either at their hotel/resort or in a government facility as determined by health authorities. Visitors to Jamaica will be required to remain within the “COVID-19 Resilient Corridor,” a defined geographical area within Jamaica designed for tourism purposes
 
MEXICO: Mexico has not implemented any entry restrictions, but travelers arriving from countries affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) will be screened, and those showing symptoms will be quarantined. A completed "Cuestionario de identificación de factores de riesgo en viajeros" must be presented to immigration upon arrival. The land border between Mexico and the US has been closed to non-essential traffic until at least September 21.
 
PANAMA: 
Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Panama. This policy does not apply to lawful residents. All persons seeking to enter Panama must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test and self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. A state of emergency is in effect nationwide until further notice. All international flights are suspended. 

PUERTO RICO: Puerto Rico has postponed its reopening. Travelers must have a negative molecular COVID-19 test from within the last 72 hours. Puerto Rico is currently operating under the same travel restrictions as the United States. These restrictions will remain in place until July 15. From July 15, Puerto Rico was scheduled to reopen its borders to tourists, however this has now been postponed. Puerto Rico is encouraging only essential travel at this time. All travelers must have a completed travel declaration form and a negative molecular COVID-19 test from within the last 72 hours. They must pass a health screening and temperature check on arrival. Face masks are obligatory. Travelers who arrive without the necessary documentation/test results will be subject to quarantine at their own expense.

Europe
ALBANIA: Albania has restarted flights to the EU, Serbia, and Turkey. Albania has restarted commercial flights to/from the EU, Serbia and Turkey. The Government of Albania has declared that only European Union residents and nationals are eligible to board outbound flights to the EU at this time. This restriction does not apply to passengers traveling to Serbia or Turkey.

ANDORRA: Please see Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations for France or Spain, whichever is transited to enter Andorra.
 
AUSTRIA: Austria has opened its borders to travelers arriving from the Schengen Area, the UK, or from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, and the Vatican. However, travel from outside of the EEA remains restricted for travelers who are not nationals of an EU/Schengen/ country or the UK, and flights remain suspended from certain areas. Austrian nationals, permanent residents, D-visa holders, and EEA nationals and their immediate family members may still enter Austria. Diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, people traveling on business, healthcare professionals, and members of emergency/rescue/ambulance crews may also enter the country, and travelers with an immediate connecting flight may transit through the country.
 
For travelers who may enter the country, the Austrian government has created a list of areas which it considers to be at elevated risk for COVID-19. Anyone traveling to Austria from one of these areas must be able to present at the border a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result in English, French, German or Italian which is no more than 4 days old. Without this document, entry will be refused for anyone without a valid Austrian residence permit. Austrian residents without a valid medical certificate may enter the country, but will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. Coronavirus tests, which provide the medical certificate, are available on arrival at Vienna Airport for travelers with a valid Austrian residence permit. 
 
Entry to Austria without the need for a medical certificate or quarantine is possible for residents of Andorra, Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, or the Vatican, who have spent the preceding 14 days only in those countries and not traveled elsewhere.
 
BELARUS: Belarus has not implemented any entry restrictions, but foreign citizens arriving in Belarus are subject to a 14-day self-quarantine requirement. This requirement may be waived for travelers carrying a medical certificate, issued within 48 hours of arrival, indicating a negative COVID-19 test result.
 
BELGIUM: From August 1, 2020, the Belgian government will designate countries / regions as either "green" (low risk), "orange" (moderate risk), or "red" (high risk) based on determinations by Belgian national health authorities. Persons arriving from "green" countries or regions may enter Belgium. Currently, this includes: Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal (with some exceptions), and United Kingdom (with some exceptions). Persons arriving from "orange" countries or regions must undergo testing for COVID-19 and quarantine upon arrival. Travel is prohibited from "red" countries or regions. Updated listings are available at the following URL: https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en . All persons entering Belgium with the intention to remain more than 48 hours must complete a passenger locator form within 48 hours of arrival via the following URL: https://travel.info-coronavirus.be/public-health-passenger-locator-formA nightly curfew is in effect in Antwerp province between the hours of 23:30 (11:30 p.m.) and 06:00 (6:00 a.m.). Face masks are mandatory in public spaces and all persons able to do so must work from home.
 
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Bosnia and Herzegovina has begun to ease its travel restrictions for citizens and residents of EU and Schengen area countries. Bosnia and Herzegovina has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals or residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Nationals of Croatia, Serbia, and Montenegro may also enter the country as of June 1. Diplomats and consular staff, civil servants coming for employment, border workers, military personnel, heads of states and their delegations, travelers in transit to their home countries, and travelers with special permits to stay or transit in the country may also enter.

Starting July 16, Bosnia and Herzegovina borders are open for citizens and residents of EU and Schengen countries with a negative PCR test not older than 48 hours (this does not apply to Croatian citizens). For other non-resident foreign nationals, there is still an entry ban, though some with special circumstances (e.g. For a business meeting, to a funeral, for medical treatment, or in the company of a BiH-citizen spouse) may enter. Special documentation and/or a negative COVID test may be required.
 
BULGARIA: The entry restrictions apply to all persons, regardless of their citizenship, through all border crossings, by air (including commercial and private aircraft), sea, rail and road transport, have been updated on July 31, 2020 extending to August 31, 2020, and are posted on the Bulgarian Ministry of Health website.  Please note that the Council of Ministers also announced an extension of the emergency epidemic situation to August 31, 2020.

Exceptions:  Those excepted from entry restrictions include:
(a) Bulgarian nationals (and their family members or persons who are in actual cohabitation with a Bulgarian citizen);
(b) nationals of the European Union, the United Kingdom (UK) and the Schengen Agreement States (including San Marino, Andorra, Monaco and Vatican City), and their family members or persons who are in actual cohabitation with them;
(c) citizens of Albania, Algeria, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Moldova, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, the Republic of Korea, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, and Ukraine;
(d) persons with permanent or long-term resident status in Bulgaria (and their family members);
(e) persons with resident status (and their family members) of Member States of the European Union, the UK, the Schengen Agreement States (including San Marino, Andorra, Monaco and Vatican City);
(f) medical professionals, medical researchers, social workers, and their supervisors when traveling related to their duties;
(g) workers involved in the supply of medicinal products, medical devices and personal protective equipment, medical equipment, including its installation and maintenance;
(h) transport staff engaged in the international carriage of passengers and cargo(d) foreign officials, diplomats, members of the administrative and technical staff of foreign missions,  officials of international organizations, military personnel, and humanitarian workers in the performance of their duties and their family members;
(i) persons traveling for humanitarian reasons and their family;
(j) representatives of trade, economic, and investment activities directly related to: construction, maintenance, operation and ensuring the safety of strategic and critical infrastructure of the Republic of Bulgaria, implementation of projects certified under the Investment Promotion Act, analysis on projects of potential investors and other activities of importance for the economy of the country, certified by a letter from the Minister of Economy or another minister responsible for the respective activity, as well as persons engaged in shipbuilding and ship repair, and their family members;
(k) seasonal agricultural and tourism workers;
(l) frontier workers;
(m) students traveling for activities related to the completion of the current academic year.
 
CROATIA: As of July 1, the European Union opened its borders to nonessential travelers from countries where COVID-19 is deemed under control. The list of countries includes Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Andorra, Vatican, San Marino and Monaco. Chinese residents will be allowed to enter if the government confirms reciprocity.

While the travel ban is not legally bonding, member countries and non-E.U. nations such as Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein are strongly encouraged to implement it. Residents of other countries are barred from traveling to the EU area except for those who are EU citizens or long-term residents and their respective family members. The list of countries will be reviewed every two weeks.

Croatia has opened its borders to visitors from the EU/EEA and the UK, provided they hold an accommodation reservation or residence permit in the country.

The Croatian government has introduced a new online entry form to expedite the entry of foreign visitors. Visitors should carry a copy of their accommodation booking or proof of ownership of vacation homes/boats when arriving in Croatia. Business travelers should carry evidence of a business invitation or meetings.

From July 10, 2020, persons arriving in Croatia must either: 1) carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, or 2) self-isolate for 14 days.
 
CYPRUS: Cyprus has begun to reopen its borders, and prerequisites are in place for travelers to enter the country. To facilitate travel arrangements, the government of Cyprus has created CyprusFlightPass, an online portal where travelers can submit the necessary details to receive authorization to fly. Countries have been sorted into categories A, B, and C based on their epidemiological situation, with A being the most favorable.
 
Travelers entering Cyprus from countries in Category A must complete the Passenger Locator Form and the Declarations for Country A Categories to obtain the CyprusFlightpass. Category A countries include Canada, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Thailand.
 
Travelers entering from countries in Category B must complete the above paperwork to obtain the CyprusFlightPass, plus a test (for travelers 12 and over) and lab certificate confirming negative PCR for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their flight to Cyprus. Category B countries include Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Greece, Vatican City,Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, The UK, Uruguay. Cypriot citizens and their family members, legal residents, those allowed to enter under the Vienna Convention, those with special permission from the government, and travelers entering from countries unable to offer testing may choose to get tested upon entering the country (at their own expense). They must self-isolate until the results are completed, and remain in mandatory quarantine if the test is positive.
 
Category C includes all of the remaining countries not mentioned above. Only Cypriot citizens and their family members, legal residents, those allowed to enter under the Vienna Convention, and those with special permission from the government may enter from these countries. They must complete the above paperwork to obtain the CyprusFlightPass, plus a test and lab certificate confirming negative PCR for COVID-19 within 72 hours before their flight to Cyprus. They may choose to get tested upon entering the country, and the same rules outlined above apply.
 
Please note that travelers from Category A Countries that have stayed overnight in a Category B or C country in the last 14 days before flying to Cyprus will be counted as a Category B or C traveler, and must satisfy the requirements of that category. The same applies for travelers from Category B Countries who have stayed overnight in a Category C country in the last 14 days before flying to Cyprus.
 
CZECH REPUBLIC: Czechia will now allow travelers from countries it considers to be of low risk to enter without being required to quarantine. 
The Czech government has classified countries based on their rate of COVID-19 cases. Travelers arriving from countries considered to be of low risk will not be required to quarantine or provide a PCR test. Travelers arriving from countries not considered to be 'low risk' are only allowed to enter the Czech Republic for limited, specific purposes. Exceptions to this include family members of EEA/UK nationals residing in Czechia (who must provide evidence of their relationship), as well as travelers with a D visa issued by Czechia or a C visa issued by Czechia after May 11, 2020. Details of how countries are classified, and the regulations in place for travelers from those countries, can be found on the website of the Czech Ministry of Interior.
 
DENMARK: From August 13, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Denmark. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union (with the exception of Belgium, Bulgaria, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, and Spain) countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area (with the exception of Andorra and Monaco), Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay. Foreign nationals seeking to travel to Denmark must have a "worthy" purpose or present documentation showing a minimum stay of 6 nights. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from Norway, the provinces of Scania, Halland, or Blekinge in Sweden, or the state of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany. Health screening will occur at border checkpoints and persons exhibiting symptoms of illness will be denied entry. Additional information is available at the following URL: https://politi.dk/en/coronavirus-in-denmark/travelling-in-or-out-of-denmark/is-my-country-open-or-banned
 
ESTONIA: As of August 24, travelers arriving from the UK are required to self-isolate for 14 days. 
Estonia has relaxed its travel restrictions. As well as Estonian, Latvian, and Lithuanian nationals/residence permit holders and foreign citizens with family members in Estonia, travelers without symptoms of COVID-19 who are arriving from an EU Member State, Schengen member state or the UK may now enter Estonia.
 
A 14-day quarantine applies to travelers arriving from all countries except those in which the COVID-19 infection rate is 16 cases or fewer per 100,000 people for the previous 14 days. A list of countries from which arrivals are not required to self-quarantine is available on the official government crisis website.
 
The MEAC bases the admission and prohibition of destination countries on the morbidity rate of other countries, which must be 25 or less people per 100,000 inhabitants during the last 14 days in order to open the route. The MEAC, in co-operation with the Health Board, reviews the epidemiological situation in the target countries every Friday afternoon and opens or restricts the opening of air routes according to the spread of the virus.
 
On 28 August, the government decided to create exceptions in the restriction to Warsaw, Frankfurt, Riga, Helsinki, Copenhagen and London. Between these destinations, direct air routes can be opened, regardless of the daily new cases in the respective country.
 
FINLAND: Finland's borders remain closed to non-resident foreign nationals entering the country, with some exemptions. The Finnish Border Guard is maintaining a list of countries with reduced border controls - travelers arriving from these countries will not need to self-isolate on arrival in Finland. Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom residing in Finland, and their family members may enter the country for some essential reasons.
 
As of 13 July, travel between Finland and countries in the EU/Schengen Zone and the UK as well as Algeria, Australia, South Korea, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and China (provided that reciprocity is confirmed in the EU) will be permitted for work and other essential purposes for residents of these countries. Additionally, there is a special exemption allowing a quota of workers employed as berry pickers to travel from Thailand to Finland. Nationals and residents of the above-named countries who are returning to their home countries through Finland may also transit through the country. Travelers arriving from within the EU or a Schengen Member State may enter Finland if they are traveling for work or study in Finland. Healthcare professionals, transport personnel, diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel, travelers entering for imperative family reasons, and workers who commute to another country daily may also enter the country. More information is available at the Finnish Border Guard website. People arriving in Finland from countries other than those mentioned earlier will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival.
 
FRANCE: France has begun to ease its travel restrictions. As well as travelers arriving from states in the wider European area (EU, UK, Andorra, Vatican City, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Switzerland), travelers may now enter France from Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay without any requirement to self-isolate, or to demonstrate their travel is essential. However, travelers will need to complete a ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying they are not suffering from symptoms associated with COVID-19 and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight. This is available in English on the site of the French Embassy London. Foreign travelers who are not nationals of the above countries or arriving from one of the above countries are still restricted from entering France.

Exemptions exist for spouses and children of French nationals, long-term residents with French residence permits and their spouses and children, long-term residents of EEA Member States, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, the United Kingdom or the Vatican City and their spouses and children on their way home, and healthcare professionals. Airline crew, personnel of diplomatic and consular missions and international organizations with offices in France and their spouses and children, and merchant seamen may also still enter. Mask wearing is obligatory for all travelers above the age of 11.

Travelers arriving from outside of the countries listed above must have an International Travel Certificate to enter and transit France, showing that their travel is of an "essential" nature. This must be obtained prior to departure via the French consular offices abroad or online at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr. Travelers flying to airports in France from such areas will also be required to take a PCR test. They may either provide a negative test result taken less than 72 hours before departure. Whether this test is recommended or obligatory depends on the category your country of departure falls in to: Category 1 countries: For travelers from Bahrain, Panama, the UAE and the USA. Boarding will be refused if a negative COVID-19 test result is not presented. Those departing the US who have taken a test but do not yet have a result will be able to board with a consular ‘laissez-passer’ on condition they re-take a test on arrival.

Category 2 countries: For travelers from Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Costa-Rica, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, India , Israel, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Occupied Palestinian territories, Oman, Peru, Qatar, Serbia, South Africa and Turkey. Travelers are strongly recommended to take a test in the 72 hours prior to departure but can opt to take a test on arrival instead. Those refusing to take a test on arrival will be subject to quarantine.

Arrivals from countries not named above will be invited to present negative test results taken 72 hours prior to departure or may opt to take a test on arrival. They will be invited to quarantine if they do not do so.

There are special regulations for travelers transiting through France to return to their country of residence. Only direct transit to reach your country of residence is permitted. Transiting travelers may not leave the international zone and will not be admitted to France. Luggage must be checked through to the final destination, and travelers will not be permitted to leave the international zone to collect and recheck baggage. The duration of transit must be less than 24 hours.
 
GEORGIA: Georgia has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals and residents of Georgia, or an immediate family member. Airline crew, humanitarian aid workers, diplomats and their families, travelers with refugee status in Georgia, and travelers with stateless status may still enter the country. Residence permit holders must obtain an OK TO BOARD before departing for Georgia. All travelers entering Georgia are subject to a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. Restrictions on most international commercial flights to Georgia have been extended through at least September 30, with exceptions in place for flights to Munich (Lufthansa), Paris (Air France), and Riga (Air Baltic) which will resume in August, along with charter flights to several European cities operated by Georgian Airways. All arriving travelers must complete an online form 48 hours before arrival at https://registration.gov.ge/pub/form/7_protocol_for_arrivals_in_georgia/kcjcpx/.
 
Foreign teachers and students who seek to enter Georgia for the upcoming school year may contact their respective embassy in Tbilisi, which can submit a request to the Government on their behalf for entry permission. Teachers and students are required to quarantine in a government facility at personal expense for 14 days after arrival, followed by a PCR test.    Foreign nationals must undergo thermal screening upon arrival and persons who register a temperature above 37°C (98.6°F) must directly undergo a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19. PCR testing is also mandatory for any individual who, within 14 days of their arrival in Georgia, has traveled to a country / region outside the European Union, or a country / region designated by the World Health Organization as high-risk for COVID-19. Additional exemptions exist for persons traveling to Georgia for business provided such persons submit the appropriate documentation and gain a requisite permit from Georgian authorities prior to departure. Business travelers must, at their own expense, undergo PCR testing for COVID-19 every 72 hours or undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine. This policy does not apply to business travelers from Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, or Lithuania.

GERMANY: Germany has restricted the entry of travelers who are arriving from outside the European Economic Area, except for nationals of Germany, residents with a residence permit, and D-Visa holders, and certain exceptions (detailed below). As of June 25, travelers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or the United Kingdom may enter Germany. Germany has also lifted restrictions on entry for travelers coming from the following countries: Australia, Canada, Georgia, New Zealand, Thailand and Uruguay. Travelers must have spent at least 2 weeks in the above-listed countries prior to their flight to Germany. Restrictions will also be lifted for entry from South Korea, China and Japan if this can be agreed on a reciprocal basis. The list will be reviewed every two weeks. Entry from any third country is possible for travelers who can demonstrate an important reason for their travel. The list of important reasons covers German and EU citizens and any third-country nationals with a right of residency in Germany. It also includes healthcare and social care personnel and health researchers, skilled workers whose economic activity is necessary and cannot be postponed or performed from abroad, freight and transport staff, seasonal workers, students who cannot continue their studies from abroad, travelers making visits for urgent family reasons, diplomats and staff at international organisations, and persons transiting Germany.
 
Travelers entering Germany after staying in a designated risk area abroad during the previous 14 days must undergo mandatory testing for Covid-19. The German government regularly updates its list of designated risk areas. See the "English archive" at the bottom of the Robert Koch Institute page for the latest updated list.
 
Travelers who need to be tested have the choice to either present a valid test taken within 48 hours prior to arrival, take a test on arrival at the airport, or take a test after returning to their place of residence in Germany, by reporting to the local health office. The test is free of charge if taken within 72 hours of arrival. Travelers with a negative test may be exempted from the 14-day self-isolation requirement, but some German states require a second negative test before granting an exemption from quarantine. Quarantine requirements in Germany differ depending on the German state. All travelers arriving from high-risk areas (over 50 cases per 100,000 inhabitants) are required to stay in quarantine for 14 days on arrival in Germany. More information can be found here. Since August 1st, anyone traveling to Germany from abroad can get a free test. A corresponding ordinance to expand the federal test ordinance is in force. Since August 8, 2020, the tests have been mandatory for travelers from risk areas.
 
GREECE: Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Greece. This policy does not apply to residents from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, and Uruguay. From July 28, 2020, persons arriving via air from Bulgaria and Romania must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test performed by a testing laboratory recognized by Greek authorities. All persons seeking to enter Greece must fill in a “Passenger Locator Form” (PLF) online at least 24 hours prior to departure via the following URL: https://travel.gov.gr/#/

Additional exemptions to entry restrictions exist for persons who hold a valid Greek residence permit, border security personnel, diplomats, family members of EU citizens, healthcare workers or persons engaged in health research, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel, seasonal agricultural laborers, staff of international organizations, and persons employed in the transportation sector. Persons seeking to enter Greece for non-essential reasons via the Promachonas checkpoint on the land border with Bulgaria must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to arrival using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Land border checkpoints with Albania, North Macedonia, and Turkey are closed. This policy does not apply to persons with a compelling reason to enter Greece.
 
HUNGARY: As of September 1, the Government of Hungary has reintroduced border protection measures in force during the first wave of COVID-19.

Hungary has restricted the entry to most foreign travelers starting from September 1, except Hungarian nationals, residents, military, diplomatic, humanitarian, transit flights and foreign nationals attending or participating in some sports events. Travelers with a residence permit issued by Hungary with validity for at least 90 days may enter Hungary.

Travelers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. Travelers transiting through Hungary must provide proof that entering the border is for the purpose of traveling directly to another destination outside Hungary; state the reason for travel and provide proof that they are able to transit to their final destination, for example a hotel reservation or proof of address in another country, a travel ticket, or similar evidence.
 
ICELAND: Iceland has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of EEA Member States, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City, or the United Kingdom, or their families. Travelers with residence permits issued by Schengen Member States may still enter the country. Diplomats, healthcare professionals, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel, travelers who require international protection, and travelers on family emergencies may also enter the country. All travelers entering Iceland on their way to another Schengen Member State must have written confirmation of their permission to enter the other Schengen Member State.

As of August 19, all passengers arriving in Iceland can choose either to be tested twice for COVID-19 (test fee is ISK 11,000, or ISK 9,000 if booked in advance, and the second test is free) or self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Children born in 2005 or later will be exempt from both testing and self-isolation. Residents of Iceland and travelers planning to stay for 10 days or more must take special precautions for the first 5 days on arrival, and must be tested for a second time, four to five days after arrival, even if they have already tested negative on arrival. Starting from August 19, all people traveling to Iceland opting to test instead of the 14-day quarantine must be tested for a second time four to five days after arrival and must follow quarantine measures until the result of the second test is known.

Travelers will also be required to fill out a pre-registration form before departure. Further details and the form will be available at www.covid.is
 
IRELAND: Effective from August 26, travelers who are 16 years or older must complete a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form before arrival. Ireland is not currently implementing any entry restrictions, but all travelers arriving in the country from areas except Northern Ireland are required to complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form and self-quarantine for 14 days, except travelers with a diplomatic passport.The form is available at https://cvd19plf-prod1.powerappsportals.com/en-us/
 
As of July 20, a "green list" of countries with low incidence of COVID-19 has been published. Travelers arriving from such countries will not need to quarantine. As of August 4, countries on the list include: Estonia, Finland, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Slovakia.Essential supply chain workers are exempted from the quarantine requirements.
 
ITALY: From August 13, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Italy. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Uruguay, or Vatican City. Persons traveling from or having transited through Croatia, Greece, Malta, or Spain must either: 1) present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a "molecular or antigenic test," or 2) undergo testing for COVID-19 within 48 hours of arrival in Italy and self-isolate while awaiting the results. Further exemptions exist for persons traveling to Italy for work, health reasons, reasons of absolute necessity, to return home, or for study. All persons are required to fill out and present for inspection upon request a "Self-Declaration Form Justifying Travel in Italy of Persons Arriving from Abroad." An example template is available from the following URL: https://www.esteri.it/mae/resource/doc/2020/07/modulo_rientro_da_estero_17_luglio_eng.pdf
 
Foreign nationals who, within 14 days of their scheduled departure for Italy, have visited any of the following countries or regions are prohibited from entering Italy: Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Kosovo, Kuwait, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Oman, Panama, Peru, and Serbia. This policy does not apply to citizens (or their close family members) from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, United Kingdom, or Vatican City provided such persons would normally reside in Italy prior to July 9, 2020.

All persons are required to self-isolate for 14-days upon arrival in Italy. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union (with the exception of Bulgaria and Romania), countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, United Kingdom, or Vatican City, provided such persons have not traveled to a third-country or region outside this grouping within 14 days of their departure for Italy. Further exemptions exist for transportation crew members, healthcare personnel entering Italy for work, persons who commute cross-border to and from work, officials and agents of the European Union, international organizations, or staff of diplomatic missions and consulates, persons intending to remain in Italy for less than 72 hours for work, medical reasons, or reasons of absolute necessity, persons transiting through Italian airports, or persons transiting en route to their home country who will remain in Italy for no more than 24 hours.
 
KOSOVO: The airport in Pristina is expected to open on June 28, 2020. Travelers are recommended to have a negative COVID-19 test within 4 days of arrival. The COVID-19 test is not required for departing passengers.

Contact Airprishtina, Turkish Airlines, Alta Via Travel (info@altaviatravel.com) or your travel agency to inquire about upcoming flights.

Additionally, it is possible that neighboring airports in Serbia and/or Albania have opened and are scheduling commercial flights, check with those airports directly or the respective Facebook pages for Belgrade and Tirana for updates.

Currently there are no mandatory country wide curfews in place within Kosovo.

All land borders into and out of Kosovo are open. If departing Kosovo overland please check with the country you will be traveling to verify entry requirements and if there are quarantine restrictions.
 
LATVIA: Latvia has restricted the entry of all travelers except for Latvian, Estonian, and Lithuanian nationals and permanent residents and travelers who are EEA/UK nationals and traveling from within the EEA/UK or other countries green-listed by the EU. Latvia has restricted the entry of all travelers except for Latvian, Estonian, and Lithuanian nationals and permanent residents. Nationals and residents of EEA Member States and the UK may enter the country if they are traveling from within the EEA/UK. Spouses or minor children of Latvian nationals, members of government delegations and passengers in transit may still enter Latvia. The Government of Latvia is monitoring the rates of COVID-19 in these countries and travelers arriving from countries with more than 15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants will be required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Up to date information can be found on the Government of Latvia website. As of August 10, residents of the following countries are also permitted to enter Latvia: Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, and Uruguay. This list is updated every two weeks by the EU. Starting from July 16, all travelers are required on arrival to complete a contact form for contact tracing listing the address they will be staying upon arrival.
 
LIECHTENSTEIN: Please refer to Switzerland's travel restrictions.
 
LITHUANIA: Lithuania has opened its borders to travelers from European countries with low rates of COVID-19 in the last 14 days. Lithuania has begun to ease its travel restrictions. Although flights from outside of the European Economic Area are still suspended except for Lithuanian nationals and residents, travel restrictions from other countries in the wider European area have been lifted. From August 10, individuals traveling to Lithuania by air will need to complete a registration form prior to arrival, to support Lithuania’s track and trace effort. Registration forms can be filled out on paper during your journey, or in advance online. As well as Lithuanian nationals and residents, citizens and residents of countries in the European Economic Area, Switzerland or the United Kingdom may now enter Lithuania if the rate of COVID-19 incidence in their country of residence has not exceeded 25 cases/100,000 population in the last 14 calendar days. Those arriving from countries with a rate of 16-25/100,000 population must quarantine for 14 days on arrival. The list of such countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. There are no controls on passengers crossing a land border from other EU countries into Lithuania (from Latvia/Poland).
 
LITHUANIA: Lithuania has opened its borders to travelers from European countries with low rates of COVID-19 in the last 14 days. Lithuania has begun to ease its travel restrictions. Although flights from outside of the European Economic Area are still suspended except for Lithuanian nationals and residents, travel restrictions from other countries in the wider European area have been lifted. From August 10, individuals traveling to Lithuania by air will need to complete a registration form prior to arrival, to support Lithuania’s track and trace effort. Registration forms can be filled out on paper during your journey, or in advance online. As well as Lithuanian nationals and residents, citizens and residents of countries in the European Economic Area, Switzerland or the United Kingdom may now enter Lithuania if the rate of COVID-19 incidence in their country of residence has not exceeded 25 cases/100,000 population in the last 14 calendar days. Those arriving from countries with a rate of 16-25/100,000 population must quarantine for 14 days on arrival. The list of such countries is published every Monday by the State Commander of National Emergency Operations. There are no controls on passengers crossing a land border from other EU countries into Lithuania (from Latvia/Poland).
 
LUXEMBOURG: Travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR issued within 72 hours before departure. Luxembourg has restricted the entry of travelers arriving from outside the EU who are not nationals/residents of EU/Schengen area countries or the UK and their family members until at least September 15. As of August 12, individuals seeking to enter Luxembourg by air, whose travel does not originate from an EU member country or one of the countries exempted by the European Union (Australia, Canada, China (subject to reciprocity at European Union level), Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Korea from the South, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay), Travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR issued within 72 hours before departure. As of August 21, Luxembourg has continued the restriction of travelers from certain countries (the US, and others) to the European Union for at least two additional weeks. There are exceptions to this prohibition, however: Citizens or residents of Luxembourg with valid documentation – a Luxembourg passport or a Luxembourg-issued resident card – are able to enter the country. Exceptions also exist for healthcare professionals, border and transport workers, seasonal workers, essential highly qualified workers, diplomats, humanitarian aid workers, military personnel, travelers in family emergencies, students attending an institution in Luxembourg, and travelers in transit.
 
MALTA: Malta has restarted flights to and from specific countries and territories. Travelers will have to demonstrate proof of residence in one of the countries on the list for at least 2 weeks before their flight. All arriving passengers must have completed a paper copy of both a public health and a passenger locator form. These are available at the Malta Airport website. Foreign nationals who are not residents of Malta will not be able to enter Malta except when traveling from one of the countries on this list. Starting from August 21, Maltese Authorities will launch an "Amber list" of countries from which arriving travelers must show a negative COVID-19 test. The test must be carried out before arrival into Malta and be no older than 72 hours before departure. This list will be updated weekly by the Maltese Government and can be found here. Effective from midnight August 28, the list of countries required to test prior to arrival has been expanded. The current list can be found on the Maltese Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs’ website. Arriving travelers who meet the requirements for entry, including proof of residence in the departing country for at least 2 weeks, will not be required to enter self-isolation. Those not meeting the criteria will still be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
 
MOLDOVA: Moldova has restricted the entry to most foreign travelers until at least September 15, except for nationals and their immediate family members; persons having a visa, residency permit; diplomatic, humanitarian and transit flight.
 
MONACO: Please refer to France's travel restrictions.
 
MONTENEGRO: From July 2, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Montenegro. This policy does not apply to persons who meet all of the following criteria:
1) Residents of a country or region designated by Montenegrin authorities as ""green"" (see below);
2) Persons who can prove that within 15 days of departing for Montenegro they have remained exclusively within ""green"" countries or regions;
3) Persons who have traveled exclusively within ""green"" countries or regions (with the exception of brief transit stops as indicated on verifiable travel documents).

The current list of ""green"" countries / regions includes: Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Mauritius, Monaco, Mongolia, Mozambique, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Seychelles, Senegal, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zambia

Persons traveling from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, Kosovo, Turkey, Singapore, or Ukraine may enter Montenegro if they meet all the following conditions:
1) They carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) test, or an electrochemiluminescence immunoassay (ECLIA) test;
2) They are a resident of a country or region designated by Montenegrin authorities as ""green"" or listed above;
3) They can prove that within 15 days of departing for Montenegro they have remained exclusively within a country or region listed above or one designated ""green"";
4) They have traveled exclusively within a country or region listed above or one designated ""green"" (with the exception of brief transit stops as indicated on verifiable travel documents).

From July 22, 2020, the Montenegrin government has declared a nationwide epidemic of COVID-19 and re-imposed protective health measures including limiting on public gatherings, enforcing of physical distancing guidelines, and mandating the wearing of protective masks.
 
NETHERLANDS: From September 1, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering the Netherlands for non-essential travel. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, or Uruguay. Further exemptions exist for persons holding a "long-stay visa," persons holding a temporary residence permit, and persons performing essential functions. All persons traveling from outside any of the locations mentioned above must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Additionally, persons arriving from certain European regions must self-isolate upon arrival. An updated list of self-isolation requirements from the Dutch government is available at the following URL: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/tackling-new-coronavirus-in-the-netherlands/travel-and-holidays/self-quarantine.
 
NORTH MACEDONIA: From July 1, 2020, airports have reopened, and travelers may enter North Macedonia as normal.
 
NORWAY: Norway has reintroduced restrictions for travelers arriving from the UK. As of August 21, all travelers from the UK will be required to quarantine for 10 days on arrival. 
Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Norway until at least October 1, 2020. This policy does not apply to persons who hold a valid Norwegian residence or work permit. The Norwegian government will classify countries / regions as either "yellow" or "red" based determinations by Norwegian health authorities. Persons arriving from "yellow" locations are exempt from mandatory quarantine requirements. Persons arriving from "red" locations or from locations for which there is insufficient health data ("striped" locations) must undergo a mandatory quarantine upon arrival. An official list is available from the Norwegian government at the following URL: https://www.fhi.no/en/op/novel-coronavirus-facts-advice/facts-and-general-advice/travel-advice-COVID19/
 
POLAND: From June 13, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Poland. This policy does not apply to nationals from countries and regions in the European Union or countries and regions associated with the Schengen Area. Nationals from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine may enter Poland provided they are the spouse or child of a Polish national or hold a valid Polish work permit. Passenger rail service to destinations outside the European Union is suspended.
 
Travelers entering Poland from any other country outside of the EU/Schengen area/UK may be required to self-isolate for 14 days. There are exceptions, including for freight drivers, work permit holders, airline cabin crew, spouse and children of Polish citizens, train workers, agriculture workers, students and school pupils studying in Poland and members of diplomatic missions, Consulates or International Organizations and their families.
 
PORTUGAL: From August 15, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Portugal. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Australia, Canada, China, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, United Kingdom, or Uruguay. Persons seeking to travel to Portugal from any other country or region may do so only for essential purposes, which does not include tourism. All persons arriving in Portugal via air from countries or regions not part of the European Union or Schengen Area must provide proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure. This policy does not apply to persons transiting through Portugal provided they do not leave the airport facilities.
 
ROMANIA: Romania has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom.

Romanian nationals and their families, residence permit holders, and long-stay visa holders may still enter the country. Nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom with a residence in Romania may also enter the country. Diplomats, transport personnel, military personnel, humanitarian aid workers, travelers in family emergencies, and travelers in need of international or other humanitarian protection may also enter the country. For more information on the exceptions for travel to Romania, check here.

The Romanian Government is issuing and updating a list of countries for which COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted, as well as those with high risk. Information on this can be found here (in Romanian). People traveling from high risk countries must enter a 14-day quarantine on arrival, while those arriving from low risk areas are exempted from quarantine.
 
SAN MARINO: Please refer to Italy's travel restrictions.
 
SERBIA: Serbia has reopened its borders. Travelers entering Serbia from Croatia, North Macedonia, Bulgaria or Romania, excluding Serbian nationals, must arrive with a negative PCR test taken in the 48 hours before arrival.

Serbia has reopened its borders. Incoming travelers will be provided on arrival with instructions on preventing the spread of coronavirus. If you have booked, or are looking to book, flights between Serbia and another country, you should be aware that changes and cancellations are possible as flights restart.

Travelers entering Serbia from Croatia, North Macedonia, Bulgaria or Romania, excluding Serbian nationals, must arrive with a negative PCR test taken in the 48 hours before arrival. Foreign nationals who have a temporary stay authorisation in Serbia which expired after March 15, 2020 will be allowed to enter the Republic of Serbia until July 1, 2020. They can legally submit a request for extension of their temporary stay within 30 days from their arrival in Serbia.
 
SLOVAKIA: From July 6, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Slovakia. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from one of the following countries or regions: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, the Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, and Switzerland.

Persons entering Slovakia from one of these countries or regions who, within 14 days prior to their arrival in Slovakia, traveled to a third-country or region must carry a certificate issued no more than 96 hours prior to arrival in Slovakia showing a negative result for COVID-19 using a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. Test results must be in English, German, Czech, or Slovak. Persons awaiting test results are required to self-isolate.
 
SLOVENIA: From July 4, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Slovenia. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czechia (with the exception of the Moravian-Silesian Region), Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, or Switzerland. Persons arriving from other countries or regions in the European Union or the United Kingdom must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.
 
SPAIN: As of July 22, travelers arriving from Montenegro and Serbia are no longer allowed to enter Spain. Spain has reopened its borders to travelers from the EU, the Schengen area, and the UK, however, entry remains restricted to travelers arriving from other areas, except for Spanish nationals and residents, and accompanying immediate family members. Travelers arriving from the aforementioned areas are no longer required to present a residency certificate or to self-isolate upon entry into Spain; however they will need to complete an "FCS health control form" 48 hours before arrival at https://www.spth.gob.es/. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival. Travelers will also undergo a temperature check and visual health assessment.
 
For travelers arriving from outside the EU, only the following categories of travelers may enter:
•Habitual residents in the European Union, Schengen Associated States, Andorra, Monaco, The Vatican, or San Marino. 
•Holders of a long-term visa issued by a Schengen member of Schengen Associated State who are going to that country. 
•Health professionals coming to Spain for work.
•Goods and transport personnel in the practice of their duties. 
•Diplomats, consular, international officials, military personnel, civil protection and members of humanitarian organizations in the practice of their duties. 
•Students who study in one of the EU/Schengen member states and possess the appropriate visa or equivalent permit and medical insurance. They may enter the country 15 days prior to the start of their studies. 
•Highly qualified workers, including participants in high-level sporting events that take place in Spain. 
•People traveling for duly accredited family reasons. 
•People traveling for duly accredited humanitarian reasons of reasons of force major.
•Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, or Uruguay, provided that they have come directly from these countries or only made international transits at airports outside of these countries.
•Residency permits and D visas that expired between December 14, 2019 and June 21, 2020 are accepted for entry.
 
SWEDEN: Sweden extended until October 31 its temporary ban on entry of all foreign nationals, including U.S. citizens, trying to enter the EU via Sweden. However, there are exceptions, including for students and certain travelers. For more information, including exceptions to the ban, please refer to the announcement here or the Government Q&A here.

On June 17th, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs extended its advisory against non-essential travel to countries outside the EU, the EEA, and the Schengen area until August 31st. As of June 30th, the advisory against non-essential travel to Belgium, Croatia, France, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland will be removed. For other countries in the EU, the EEA, and the Schengen area, the advisory against travel remains in place until July 15th.  For more information on these changes, please review the announcement here.
 
SWITZERLAND: From July 20, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Switzerland. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Romania, San Marino, South Korea Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, or Vatican City. Persons arriving from countries or regions deemed by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health to be at increased risk for COVID-19 infection must undergo a 10-day quarantine upon arrival. For an updated list of these countries, check the website of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.
 
UKRAINE: Ukraine has restricted the entry to most foreign travelers until at least September 28, except first-degree relatives of Ukrainian citizens, people transiting within 48 hours, permanent and temporary residents, people with permits to work in Ukraine, technical specialists invited by Ukrainian enterprises, students, lorry and coach drivers and train and air crew, people visiting on official government invitation, sportspeople taking part in officially sanctioned competitions, diplomats, and some others. Foreign nationals granted entry to Ukraine must carry medical insurance sufficient to cover any costs associated with the detection and treatment of COVID-19 for the duration of their stay in Ukraine. A full list of policy exemptions is available at the following URL: https://www.kmu.gov.ua/en/news/uryad-utochniv-kategoriyi-inozemciv-yaki-zmozhut-vyizhdzhati-v-ukrayinu-v-period-obmezhen

A self-quarantine will apply to all travelers arriving from countries deemed by the Ukrainian Ministry of Health to have a high incidence of COVID-19. Travelers arriving from countries in what the Ukrainian authorities call the “red zone” (where COVID-19 case incidence in the previous 14 days has been higher than in Ukraine, and/or where the incidence has increased by over 30% in the previous 14 days) are required to undergo 14 days’ self-isolation proven by the “Dii Vdoma” tracking app (requires Ukrainian mobile phone number), or quarantine in a Government-approved facility for 14 days upon arrival. 

Mandatory self-isolation or quarantine is no longer necessary if a traveler undergoes a PCR test and receives a negative result no more than 48 hours in advance of his/her arrival in Ukraine, or once in Ukraine. Children under the age of 12, drivers and crew members of cargo vehicles, buses, train, locomotive, aircraft, sea and river vessels are also not required to undergo self-isolation or quarantine, provided they have not been in contact with a person with COVID-19. Effective from August 1, Ukraine is divided into four epidemiological zones (green, yellow, orange, and red) depending on the COVID-19 situation in each region. The Ministry of Health will assign each zone a color based on four COVID-19-related criteria. Each zone triggers a distinct set of quarantine restrictions. Please check with local authorities regarding local quarantine guidelines.
 
UNITED KINGDOM: The United Kingdom does not have entry restrictions, but a 14-day quarantine is in place for arriving travelers arriving from outside the travel corridor and is monitoring direct flights into the country from certain areas. Several airports have suspended certain services, closed terminals, and reduced transportation schedules, so check the details of the specific airport in advance. Additionally, many airlines have grounded their planes. 
 
All persons (including UK nationals) must fill in a "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" online to provide their journey and contact details no more than 48 hours prior to departure for the UK. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from Ireland, the Channel Islands, or the Isle of Man. Upon arrival, all persons must proceed directly to their place of residence and self-isolate for 14-days while remaining indoors. This does not apply to persons requiring urgent medical treatment, support from social services, food and medicine that cannot be delivered, those who need to attend the funeral of a close relative, or in case of emergency at the place of isolation. Visitors are not allowed during the self-isolation period, unless they are providing essential care. Note: The English, Scottish, Welsh, and Northern Irish governments may be applying quarantine requirements differently. The "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" can be found at the following URL: https://visas-immigration.service.gov.uk/public-health-passenger-locator-form.
 
From August 29, 2020, the self-isolation policy does not apply to persons arriving from one of the following locations, provided such persons have not visited any other country or region within 14 days of their departure for the United Kingdom: Akrotiri and Dhekelia, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Estonia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, French Polynesia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong SAR, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macau SAR, Malaysia, Mauritius, Montserrat, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norway, Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Korea, St Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, St Pierre and Miquelon, Taiwan, the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, Turkey, Vatican City, Vietnam.
 
All travelers on flights to the UK must wear face coverings on aircraft and on public transport upon arrival thereafter. Passengers using taxis and private hire vehicles should also use a face covering for the duration of their journey. Drivers may refuse to transport passengers who do not follow guidance for safe travel.
 
VATICAN: Please refer to Italy's travel restrictions.

Middle East North Africa (MENA) 
AFGHANISTAN: Effective June 24, Afghanistan is accepting international travelers. International carrier including Turkish Airlines, Emirate and flag carrier Ariana Airlines restarted international flights. Point-of-entry screening has been introduced. Not everyone is being screened, but those who are and who show a temperature of more than 38ºC may be sent for quarantine in one of 2 national hospitals (Kabul Infectious Disease and Afghan-Japan Communicable Disease Hospital in Kabul) or 5 provincial hospitals. These hospitals are outside of the Enhanced Security Zone.
 
ALGERIA: Algeria closed all land borders and suspended non-cargo international air and maritime travel as of March 17 and suspended domestic flights as of March 22.

Entry is limited to nationals returning on repatriation flights from abroad, and foreign nationals with diplomatic/residency visas. Those who are eligible for entry will need to self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.
 
BAHRAIN: From September 4, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Bahrain. This policy does not apply to lawful residents, citizens from countries or regions in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) who are eligible for visa-free travel to Bahrain, persons eligible to obtain a visa on arrival, persons holding a valid eVisa, diplomats, military personnel, airline crew members, or persons who hold official, service, or United Nations passports. Upon arrival, all persons must, at their own expense, undergo a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19 and self-isolate while awaiting their test results. Persons intending to remain in Bahrain for more than 10 days must undergo an addition PCR test on the 10th day following arrival. The Bahraini government has announced the resumption of visa-on-arrival services for 68 countries and regions. To determine their eligibility, travelers should visit the following URL: https://evisa.gov.bh/
 
EGYPT: Egypt's airports are open to travel including for tourism. Some airlines are imposing special requirements, such as the wearing of face masks. All travelers arriving to Egypt will have their temperature checked, must complete a monitoring card with personal details, and will need to provide confirmation of valid health insurance policy to airport authorities. From August 15, all foreign travelers must have a negative PCR test certificate issued within the preceding 72 hours prior to arrival to Egypt. 
 
Tourists flying directly into the airports in the coastal governorates of the Red Sea (Hurghada and Marsa Allam), South Sinai (Sharm El-Sheikh) and Marsa Matrouh are exempt from the PCR test requirement. Tourists can travel freely within these governorates, but there are restrictions in place preventing onward travel to other parts of Egypt without a negative PCR test certification, obtained within 72 hours prior to travel. From September 1, all travelers (including those who hold Egyptian nationality) arriving from overseas, to any part of Egypt must present a negative PCR test certificate issued within the preceding 48 hours prior to arrival to Egypt. Children under the age of 6, of all nationalities, are exempt from providing negative PCR test certificates. No other exemptions have been confirmed.
 
IRAN: Iran has reopened its borders, but suspended issuing tourist visas. All travelers are required to hold a valid health certificate, issued by the health authorities of the country of departure. This must contain a COVID-19 molecular test performed by an approved centre of the departure country, carried out within 96 hours of entry into Iran.
 
On arrival, travelers must provide their name, contact details and address, as well as a completed self-declaration form concerning COVID-19. All arriving travelers will be subject to medical screening. Those with a valid health certificate will not be required to self-isolate or quarantine. Iranian nationals without such a certificate will be directed to quarantine locations for 14 days and will incur associated medical and accommodation costs. 

IRAQ: From July 30, 2020, all persons (including Iraqi nationals) must have proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. A nationwide curfew is in effect everyday between 18:00 (6:00 p.m.) and 05:00 (5:00 a.m.). An additional 24-hour curfew is in effect nationwide on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. All travel between Iraqi provinces is suspended and all gatherings are prohibited in all forms.
 
ISRAEL: Israel has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals.

Israel has restricted the entry of all travelers who are not nationals or residents of Israel. Foreign nationals may not transit in Israel. Travelers who have specific entry approval from the population and Immigration Authority of Israel may still enter the country. All arriving travelers must present a completed "Health Declaration Form" upon arrival and will be subject to a 14-day quarantine requirement.
 
JORDAN: Jordan’s international airport re-opened to scheduled flights on 10 September. Passengers must register to travel on the Visit Jordan website and have PCR tests before departure and on arrival. Strict quarantine rules are in place depending on the country of origin. Countries are categorized by an epidemiological scale of the COVID-19 outbreak. The government of Jordan will review a list of countries and categories every fourteen days. This can be checked on the Visit Jordan website. 
 
Quarantine requirements: Countries are classified into three categories: Green, Yellow and Red – depending on the scale of the COVID-19 outbreak. For more updates and information kindly visit: Visit Jordan
 
Green countries: People arriving from Green countries and testing negative, will not be sent to quarantine. Traveler should have spent the last 14 days in a green country to be within this category. 
 
Yellow countries: Travelers should have spent the last 14 days in a yellow country to be within this category. They will undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine, and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 6th day of quarantine, which shall end after 7 days if PCR test result is turned as negative, at which point all travelers must adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days. 
 
Red countries: Travelers must undergo 7 days of institutional quarantine and will be tested twice: upon landing and on the 7th day of quarantine which shall end at the 8th day if the test results turn negative. Travelers shall adhere to residential quarantine for 7 days wearing mandatory tracking electronic bracelet.
 
KUWAIT: Kuwait has restricted the entry of all travelers except Kuwaiti nationals, their immediate families, residents of Kuwait, and domestic workers who are accompanied by a Kuwaiti national. All of the above must have a OK TO TRAVEL authorization obtained from the state of Kuwait embassy. Diplomatic passport holders, UN passport holders, and members of UNESCO with prior approval from government authorities may also enter the country.
 
As of August 1, foreign nationals with valid residency visas may also enter the country; however, foreign nationals traveling from the following countries are prohibited from entering Kuwait until further notice: Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China and Hong Kong, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Italy, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Kosovo, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, North Macedonia, Panama, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Spain, and Syria. This also applies to any individuals who have been present in these countries in the two weeks prior to their travel to Kuwait.
 
All travelers must install the ‘Shlonik’ app on their personal device before departure. Kuwait DGCA will be informed of any traveler who cannot install the app, and they will have to present their boarding pass upon arrival. Travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR issued within 96 hours before acceptance on the flight to Kuwait and bring the results with them. No translation is required. On arrival in Kuwait, a random PCR test will be conducted on ten percent of the passengers of each flight. All travelers will subsequently be subject to 14-day home quarantine. 
 
LEBANON: Lebanon has reopened its airports with limited capacity. People traveling to Lebanon will be required to comply with testing and self-isolation measures to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Check with the airline and Lebanese embassy before booking. Travelers 12 and over who are arriving from countries with PCR testing capability will be required to take a PCR test within 96 hours prior to travel and take another test on arrival. Certain airlines are covering the cost of this test whilst others may not. 
 
Travelers will have to self-quarantine while awaiting the results of this test (24-48 hours), and if both tests are negative, no further self-isolation will be required. Travelers 12 and over who are arriving from countries without PCR test capability will be required to have a test on arrival. The test costs USD $100 and is covered by some airlines. Travelers will be required to self-isolate, and must take a second PCR test 72 hours after arrival at their own expense. If both tests are negative, no further self-isolation will be required. Travelers who test positive will have to self-isolate and follow Ministry of Health guidelines. Travelers who left Lebanon for a period not exceeding one week will be exempt from PCR testing on their return. 
 
Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before departure, and must have insurance for their whole stay in Lebanon, which will cover in full the costs of medical treatment in case they test positive for coronavirus. Special restrictions apply to non-Syrian nationals who are transiting through Lebanon on the way to Syria: Travelers transiting through Beirut (BEY) to Syria must have pre-approval from the Syrian Authorities. Those over the age of 12 must also have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure. Travelers with a Travel Document for Palestinian Refugees issued by Syria are exempt from this requirement.
 
LIBYA: Flights to Libya are suspended. This does not apply to repatriation and medevac flights
 
MOROCCO: All international passenger flights are suspended. A nationwide state of emergency is in effect until at least September 10, 2020. Moroccan nationals and legal residents seeking to return from abroad must provide test results from both a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test and a serology test upon arrival.
 
OMAN: Oman has extended the suspension of all commercial flights until at least October 1, except for humanitarian and repatriation flights.
 
Oman has restricted the entry of all travelers except for Omani citizens and residents, who must have prior approval before returning to the country. Residents of Oman should contact their nearest Oman Embassy for advice. Alternatively, their sponsors can email the Omani Ministry of Foreign Affairs at consular@mofa.gov.om. All permissions to return to Oman are subject to the Government of Oman’s approval. When checking in at the airport, residents returning to Oman must present either proof of their accommodation (such as a rental agreement) or have a letter from their sponsor confirming that they have accommodation.
 
On arrival in Oman travelers will have their temperature checked. Those who show symptoms of coronavirus may be sent to a testing center and/or a quarantine facility. All foreign nationals must have valid health insurance. All travelers must self-isolate for 14 days after entering Oman. 
 
Arriving travelers may be given a tracking bracelet to wear and a passenger locator form to complete, and may be asked to download a track and trace app to their mobile phone.

PALESTINE: Palestine does not have entry restrictions but has begun to quarantine all travelers arriving from abroad. From March 22, travelers from abroad will be quarantined at designated locations.
 
QATAR: Entry into Qatar is currently only permitted for Qatari nationals. Entry requirements for Qatari nationals returning between 15 June and 15 September, 2020:  
-Confirmed reservation at a government-approved quarantine hotel for a period of 14 days.
-Entry into Hamad International Airport will not be permitted without a confirmed quarantine reservation.
-Bookings can be made at Discover Qatar in Partnership with Qatar Airways Holidays.

Beginning on 1 August, select Qatar ID (QID) holders will be permitted to return to Qatar. Entry requirements for QID holders returning between 1 August and 15 September, 2020:
-Government authorization to travel to Qatar;
-Confirmed reservation at a government-approved quarantine hotel for a period of 14 days.
-QID holders are advised not to book a quarantine package until approval to return to Qatar has been confirmed.
 
SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi Arabia has suspended all incoming flights and suspended issuing visas. This does not apply to technical stops, humanitarian, medevac, and repatriation flights.

These flights are subject to prior approval from GACA. Expatriate residents currently outside the Kingdom will not be able to return until further notice. Technical stops, humanitarian, medevac, and repatriation flights may still enter the country with prior approval from GACA.

All travelers entering Saudi Arabia must provide proof of having taken a coronavirus PCR test that is negative within 48 hours of departure. All travelers will have their temperature checked on arrival in Saudi Arabia and will be placed in health isolation for 14 days following their arrival.
 
SYRIA: Flights to Syria are suspended until September 9. This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac, military and repatriation flights. 
 
TURKEY: Turkey has now lifted most of its COVID-19 travel restrictions, but travelers who are not Turkish residents or nationals may not enter Turkey if arriving from Afghanistan or Bangladesh.
 
All travelers are required to wear a face mask at all times whilst in an airport, and for the duration of all flights to and from Turkey. They are also required to complete a passenger locator form prior to arriving in Turkey. All arrivals into Turkey will be subject to a medical evaluation for symptoms of coronavirus, including temperature checks. Travelers with symptoms will be required to undergo a PCR test. Travelers who test positive will be provided with medical treatment at a facility determined by the Ministry of Health or, if preferred, at a private medical facility in Turkey at their own expense.
 
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: The United Arab Emirates has restricted the entry of most non-residents. As of August 12, UAE residents no longer need to pre-register before returning to the country. However, all travelers (including citizens, residents, tourists, and transit passengers) entering the UAE must have a negative COVID-19 test result before flying to the country. This must be a negative COVID-19 PCR (nasal swab) test result taken within 96 hours of departure, and must be shown in order to board commercial flights to the UAE Children under the age of 12 and those with severe and moderate disabilities will be exempted from the test requirement. Those entering the country may also be asked to take a further PCR COVID-19 test on arrival and will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. 
 
There are a separate set of regulations specifically for entering Dubai, which was announced on June 21 and is now in effect for Dubai residents and visitors. Dubai residents overseas are now able to return to Dubai, but they must apply for a permit to return on the Dubai Government General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs website. Before they fly, returning residents will also be required to complete a Health Declaration Form and a Quarantine Form. Both forms need to be printed, completed and handed over to Dubai Health Authority staff on arrival. Further information about how to book a flight for returning residents is available on the Emirates Airline website. On their return to Dubai, returning residents will have to undergo a PCR Covid-19 test at the airport and register their details on the Covid-19 DXB App. Returning residents must isolate at home until their test results are available. Those who test positive for Covid-19 must self-isolate for at least 14 days and adhere to any rules issued by the Dubai authorities. 
 
Visitors to Dubai who are non-residents will be able to travel to Dubai from July 7. Further information about what visitors need to do before they travel and what will happen on arrival in Dubai is available on the Government of Dubai website, including information about testing on arrival and quarantine. Before visitors fly to Dubai, they will also be required to complete a Health Declaration Form and a Quarantine Form. Both forms need to be printed, completed, and handed over to Dubai Health Authority staff on arrival. Visitors to Dubai will also have to register their details on the Covid-19 DXB App. Visitors must have international health insurance before traveling and must show that they have had a negative PCR Covid-19 test a maximum of four days before their departure date. Passport holders from certain countries including the US, Canada, and the UK may be able to receive a tourist visa on arrival in Dubai, typically valid for 30 days. 

From August 1, 2020, persons arriving in (or transiting through) Abu Dhabi must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 96 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test performed by a UAE-approved testing provider. This policy does not apply to persons 12 years of age or younger, or persons with a recognized disability. Information on approved testing providers is available at the following URL: https://screening.purehealth.ae/application. 
 
YEMEN: Yemen has suspended all flights to and from Sanaa International Airport, with only very limited international flights taking place. Exemptions are in place for humanitarian relief and essential goods. All travelers arriving in Yemen are required to enter quarantine facilities for 14 days.

North America
CANADA: Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Canada. This policy does not apply to permanent residents, US citizens, temporary foreign workers, certain international students, transiting passengers who are to remain in the secure transit area of a Canadian airport, accredited diplomats and their immediate family members, crew members on air or marine transport, any person whose presence in Canada is in the national interest, any person who is coming at the invitation of the Minister of Health for the purpose of COVID-19 assistance, or any person whose purpose is to make medical deliveries. 
 
From June 8, 2020, immediate family members of Canadian citizens or permanent residents may enter Canada provided they: 1) do not have COVID-19 and are not exhibiting any associated symptoms, 2) are entering Canada to be with an immediate family member, and 3) will remain in Canada for at least 15 days. Additional exemptions apply for certain persons needing to enter Canada for essential purposes. Canada's land border with the United States is closed to all non-essential travel.  However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents who have COVID-19 symptoms may only enter by land, rail, or sea, and not by air. Air travelers are not allowed to enter Canada until 31 August 2020.
 
Travelers who are not Canadian citizens, permanent residents or people registered under the Indian Act may only enter Canada for essential purposes. As of June 19, 2020, the restriction on all discretionary travel at the Canada-U.S. border that was initially implemented on March 21, 2020, was extended for an additional 30 days until September 21, 2020. This applies to all foreign nationals with some exceptions for immediate family members. Entrance will be denied to people traveling for tourism, sightseeing, recreation, entertainment, social visits, or religious functions. 
 
Only Toronto Pearson (YYZ), Montreal Pierre Elliott Trudeau (YUL), Calgary International Airport (YYC) and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) are operating international flights. Domestic flights, as well as flights from the United States, some destinations such as Mexico and the Caribbean, and from St. Pierre-et-Miquelon, are currently not affected by this measure.
 
All travelers on flights to Canada must have a face covering. Travelers who exhibit symptoms will be prohibited from boarding planes that are destined for Canada. If they exhibit symptoms on arrival they will be referred to the Canadian Public Health Agency. Travelers who have been refused boarding in the past 14 days due to medical reasons related to COVID-19 may not enter the country. Travelers must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival at their final destination in Canada. 
 
Travelers who disembarked from a cruise ship with a known COVID-19 outbreak like the ‘Diamond Princess’ will be required to remain in quarantine for 14 days at a location determined by the Chief Public Health Officer. Visitors transiting through Canada who are not otherwise exempted (for example, by having a valid Canadian visa or a permanent resident card) must obtain an Electronic Travel Authorization. For more information, check the Transport Canada website.
 
GREENLAND: All travelers to Greenland require proof of a negative COVID-19 test result within five days prior to travel to Greenland. They must also complete a “Sumut” form prior to entry, containing their travel itinerary and lodging details in Greenland. That form can be found on the Greenlandic government COVID-19 information page. Effective July 21, travelers are not required to self-quarantine upon arrival in Greenland or re-test for COVID-19 after arrival. However, additional COVID-19 tests may be required depending on where in Greenland you intend to travel. Visit the Greenlandic government COVID-19 information page for detailed information.
 
UNITED STATES: The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in Austria, Brazil, Belgium, China, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days. 
 
US citizens and permanent residents who have passed through or have been in any of the above countries in the past 14 days may still enter the United States, but must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA), and Washington (IAD). 
 
All persons returning to the United States from abroad should self-isolate and monitor their health status for 14 days. From March 20, 2020, the United States government has suspended the issuing of new visas. From March 21, 2020, all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. From June 24, 2020, additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. Travelers should verify their status with the US Department of Homeland Security prior to making travel arrangements. 
 
Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents may enter the country if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the United Kingdom or Schengen Member States in the past 14 days. This information is subject to change, and travelers are advised to refer to the US Government’ travel page to see whether they are affected. Travelers who are allowed to enter the United States but have passed through or have been in any of the countries named above must quarantine for 14 days once they reach their final destination.

Oceania
AUSTRALIA: Australia has restricted the entry of all travelers, with the exception of Australian nationals and permanent residents and their immediate family members, New Zealand nationals residing in Australia, diplomats accredited to Australia and residing in Australia and their immediate family members, and airline crew. Travelers who are not Australian citizens and returning permanent residents and their immediate family members need to apply for an exemption to enter Australia. Australia has enacted temporary travel restrictions for flights to Melbourne due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases. 
 
All international travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days at the first point of entry, unless they're granted an exemption upon request. Quarantines take place in state-designated facilities and fees depend on the state, ranging from $2500 for one adult in the Northern Territory to $3000 for one adult in New South Wales. International flights are currently being diverted away from Victoria. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next scheduled flight.
 
Foreign nationals may transit through Australia if the connecting flight is within 72 hours of the arriving flight. They must either have a transit visa or be nationals of a visa-exempt country.Transit passengers don’t need to apply for an exemption to travel restrictions if they are booked to depart on a connecting flight from the same airport within 72 hours and they are not going to leave the airport. Travelers who plan to leave the airport before boarding their connecting flight or who will be at the airport for longer than 72 hours need to apply for a travel exemption here and will be subject to quarantine until their departing flight. 
 
Travelers from New Zealand and Pacific Islanders may not need a travel exemption. More information on transiting Australia is available here. Travelers planning to travel across Australian state borders should note that some Australian states also have domestic travel restrictions, border restrictions, and quarantine requirements in place. In the case of onward travel within Australia, travelers are advised to check in advance with their travel/accommodation provider.
 
NAURU: Nauru has suspended all flights except a single flight route from Brisbane. Nauru has extremely limited incoming flights. The only scheduled flight to Nauru is now a fortnightly service, on alternate Fridays, Brisbane-Nauru-Brisbane. Travelers who have transited through, or have been in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao, Iran, Italy, Korea, Europe, USA or Asia (except Taiwan) in the past 21 days, will not be allowed to enter Nauru. Nauru authorities are requesting all persons to consider whether travel to Nauru is necessary and all persons are asked to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel to Nauru.
 
NEW ZEALAND: From March 19, 2020, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering New Zealand. This policy allows for exemptions made on a case-by-case basis for humanitarian reasons, healthcare and other essential workers, citizens of Samoa and Tonga traveling to New Zealand for essential reasons, and partners or dependents of temporary workers or foreign students currently in New Zealand. All persons arriving in New Zealand must undergo quarantine at a designated facility. 

PAPUA NEW GUINEA: All persons traveling to Papua New Guinea (including nationals) must arrive via air at Jacksons International Airport (POM) in Port Moresby. Traditional border checkpoints on routes from Australia, Indonesia, Micronesia, and the Solomon Islands are closed.

In order to board a flight, bound for Papua New Guinea, all persons must provide proof they have tested negative for detectable levels of COVID-19 within the previous 7 days and hold authorization from the Controller of the COVID-19 National Control Centre. Upon arrival, all persons must undergo quarantine at a designated facility in Port Moresby. This requirement does not apply to diplomats, who may self-isolate for 14-days at their place of residence.

South America
ARGENTINA: Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Argentina. This policy does not apply to legal residents. A nationwide home quarantine order is in effect until at least September 20, 2020. Most international flights are suspended.
 
BOLIVIA: Travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test issued within 7 days before arrival, certified by a Bolivian consulate. Travelers without a medical with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result are subject to quarantine. 
Returning Bolivian citizens and residents, foreign nationals, diplomats, members of special missions and international organizations, technical specialists, and drivers of international goods and cargo will be permitted to return to the country with no enforced quarantine upon their arrival provided that they submit a valid certification of the PCR test specifically for COVID-19 with a negative result prior to the flight. Travelers without a medical with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result are subject to quarantine.
 
BRAZIL: From August 26, 2020, foreign nationals must provide proof of medical insurance valid for the duration of their intended stay with a coverage amount of at least BRL30,000 prior to boarding flights bound for Brazil. Insurance documents must be written in either in Portuguese or English. Short-term stays are limited to 90 days and foreign nationals must meet all normal immigration requirements, such as holding a valid visa where necessary. International air travel is currently prohibited to the following Brazilian states: Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondônia, Roraima, and Tocantins. This list is subject to change. All land and sea border checkpoints remain closed to foreign nationals. This policy does not apply to permanent residents, foreign professionals employed by a non-governmental aid organization recognized by the Brazilian government, foreign officials accredited by the Brazilian government, spouses, domestic partners, sons or daughters, fathers or mothers, or caregivers of a Brazilian citizen, any person whose entrance into Brazil is deemed by the government to be in the public interest, or persons engaged in the transportation of cargo. Additional exemptions exist for humanitarian access and cross-border migrant workers with appropriate documentation.
 
CHILE: The government has closed all terrestrial, maritime, and aerial borders to foreigners, Chilean citizens and residents who have visited high risk countries have to self-quarantine for 14 days after entry. Jul 07.2020: Passengers are not allowed to enter until 15 August 2020 (This does not apply to nationals and residents of Chile). Nationals and residents of Chile are subject to quarantine for 14 days. A completed "Affidavit for Travelers to prevent Coronavirus diseases (COVID-19)" must be submitted before departure at https: //www.c19.cl/formularios.html
 
COLOMBIA: Jul 01, 2020 update:  Flights to Colombia are suspended until 31 August 2020. This does not apply to humanitarian flights.The Government of Colombia has closed all international travel in and out of Colombia and restricted internal domestic travel within Colombia. Limited evacuation and humanitarian flights are possible. The Government of Colombia has mandated a national quarantine, which has been extended until July 15.  International flights will remain grounded, with the exception of cargo and humanitarian flights as defined by the government.  Domestic flights within Colombia also remain grounded and travel within the country continues to be heavily restricted.
 
ECUADOR: Flights to Ecuador have now resumed. Travelers must present a completed Health Form and a completed Immigration form as well as a negative PCR test for COVID-19 issued within 10 days of arrival. Travelers without a qualifying test result will be tested upon arrival.
 
Arriving travelers with a valid test certificate no longer need to enter quarantine unless they present symptoms of coronavirus. Those without one will be tested and sent to quarantine while awaiting results and until receiving a negative testing result. More information is available here.
 
Special 'travel corridors' exist for tourists visiting the Galapagos. Foreigners wishing to enter the islands must present a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19, taken 96 hours prior to the date of departure to Ecuador. On arrival in Ecuador, tourists may be requested to take another PCR test, at their own expense. Tourists must also present a return flight and a safe passage document (‘salvoconducto’) issued by the Ministry of Tourism to be exempt from doing 14 days of self-isolation on the islands. The tour operators or hotels are responsible for arranging this safe passage document on behalf of tourists, given that visitors are required to have previous contracted travel and accommodation arrangements. The Galapagos Transit Control Card, will need to be filled out online at least 24 hours before the flight. On arrival in Ecuador you will be required to fill in a Health Status Declaration, including a local address. Travel health insurance is mandatory for foreign tourists.
 
FALKLAND ISLANDS: Cruise vessels will be allowed to call into the Falkland Islands if:
everyone on board has been on board for a minimum of 14 days; no-one on board is suffering from symptoms which makes them a “suspect case” for Covid-19. Quarantine requirements: Any entrants into the Falkland Islands are expected to self-isolate for a period of 14 days. If you develop symptoms after arrival which makes you a suspect case, you should call the hospital on 28000 for advice if you need medical help.
 
FRENCH GUIANA: French Guiana has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals.Only travelers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate and provide proof. 
All travelers over the age of 11 must show a negative test result for COVID-19 issued within 72 hours before departure for French Guiana. Travelers must also provide a self-certified document affirming that they have no COVID symptoms and that to their knowledge they have not been in contact with any person confirmed positive within the last 14 days. Airlines will refuse boarding to anyone who does not produce both proof of a negative result and the self-certified document.
 
GUYANA: Guyana has closed its airports to all international passenger flights until at least September 30. There are restrictions for all foreign nationals. Nationals and residents of Guyana may still enter the country. Authorized professional flights, medevac flights, and technical stops for refueling may also enter the country. Arriving travelers may be subject to health screening and quarantine.
 
NICARAGUA: From April 9, 2020, all international flights are suspended. All persons seeking to enter Nicaragua will be screened for COVID-19. Those exhibiting symptoms must undergo quarantine.
 
PARAGUAY: Non-residents of Paraguay are not permitted to transit the airport in Asuncion.
 
PERU: Peru has restricted entry to all travelers except Peruvian nationals and residents until at least September 30, 2020.  All air and sea passenger transport services are suspended. Travelers must present a completed "Declaracion Jurada de Salud" upon arrival, and will be subject to quarantine for 14 days. Airline crew must self-isolate at a hotel for the entire duration of their stay.
 
SURINAME: All travel to Suriname is prohibited. All air, land, and sea border checkpoints are closed until further notice. A nightly curfew is in effect nationwide from 21:00 (9:00 p.m.) to 05:00 (5:00 a.m.). Suriname's airports are closed until at least September 18, except to medical and repatriation flights.
 
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: Trinidad and Tobago has closed its airports until at least September 30.
 
URUGUAY: Uruguayan borders are currently closed, with a few exceptions for family reunification between parents and minor single children or adult children with disabilities, or between spouses or common-law spouses. Drivers for international transportation companies, airplane pilots, and seamen may also enter the country. For more detail, please check th Ministry of Tourism website (in Spanish).  
 
Nationals and residents of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela may transit through Montevideo (MVD) or Punta del Este (PDP). All travelers and airline crew entering Uruguay will need to show a certificate of negative RT-PCR coronavirus test, carried out within 72 hours of travel, as well as fill a health affidavit.  
 
Travelers staying longer than 7 days must enter a 7-day isolation. They will be re-tested on day 7 and may leave quarantine with a negative result. Travelers must also download the 'Coronavirus Oops' for contact tracing, and all non-resident foreigners entering Uruguay must have proof of health insurance that covers suspected or actual coronavirus. 
 
VENEZUELA: Entry into Venezuela is currently limited to Venezuelan citizens and foreign national residents. COVID-19 testing and quarantine on designated state-run health facilities is compulsory for travelers entering Venezuela. Flights to Venezuela are suspended until 12 August 2020, except the humanitarian flights.