Coronavirus Travel Guide for Japan COVID-19 updates for Japan

Japan observes 16 national holidays throughout the year. On these days schools and public offices are closed, and many employers give workers the day off. June and December are the only months without a national holiday.

Information about the status of Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel disruptions affecting Japan

If you are planning meetings and trips, our site is valuable to see when countries such as Japan are on holiday. As international travel has been seriously affected by the coronavirus(COVID-19) pandemic, we are updating the latest travel information about Japan in our interactive maps to help you plan your trips better.

Coronavirus Guidance for: Japan

Coronavirus: Travel status Japan has banned the entry of foreign travellers from 111 countries and regions including China, South Korea, the United States, Russia and all of Europe since March, and suspended visas issued to people from the rest of the world.
Coronavirus Notice Japanese citizens are asked to refrain from all nonessential overseas travel. Japan plans to ease its coronavirus travel restrictions by letting in up to around 250 foreign travelers per day from Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and Vietnam, starting with flights to Vietnam in late June.

last update: 07 Jul 2020

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   Afghanistan: Afghanistan resumed international air travel on June 24. updated: 26 Jun 2020

   Albania: Flight restrictions have been lifted. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Algeria: All international flights to Algeria are suspended. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Antigua and Barbuda: Antigua and Barbuda opened its borders on June 1 in a phased plan that includes reopening the international airport. Visitors are required to wear a mask in all public places. Additionally, visitors must take a COVID-19 test 48 hours prior to arrival and be able to present documentation of negative results. If they're unable to do so they must pay for a test locally or agree to quarantine at a hotel for 14 days. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Argentina: Argentina has extended its entry ban as part of the national quarantine that began on March 20th. Only flights carrying cargo and those involved in the repatriation of citizens will be allowed to operate, the government said. Further, only citizens and permanent residents of Argentina are permitted to enter the country and are subject to a 14-day quarantine. updated: 21 Jul 2020

   Armenia: Passengers are not allowed to enter Armenia. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Australia: Passengers are not allowed to enter Australia, except for nationals of the country, immediate family members of nationals, permanent residents and their immediate family members, airline crew and diplomats. The restriction also does not apply to transit nationals of Fiji, Kiribati, Marshal Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa (American), Solomon Island, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. Transiting passengers are required to self-isolate until their departing flight. updated: 25 Jun 2020

   Austria: Foreign travelers from outside the Schengen area and the UK are prohibited from entering Austria until further notice. Flights from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Egypt, Iran, Lombardy region of Italy, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and United Kingdom are suspended. updated: 16 Jul 2020

   Azerbaijan: Foreigners, except residents or work permit holders, are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan. Passengers will be tested for COVID-19 and placed in quarantine for 14 days. The issuance of e-visas and visa on arrival has been suspended. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Bahamas: International commercial flights and commercial vessels carrying passengers will not be permitted to enter the Bahamas unless they are from Canada, the UK or the European Union. updated: 02 Aug 2020

   Bahrain: Only nationals and residents of Bahrain, and nationals of Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates are allowed to enter. updated: 01 Jul 2020

   Bangladesh: All flights from Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, UAE and UK have been suspended until further notice. updated: 02 Jul 2020

   Barbados: Visitors to Barbados need to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test at an accredited or certified facility or laboratory at most 72 hours before departure. Not doing so could result in medical screening and quarantine. updated: 06 Aug 2020

   Belarus: Belarus requires most foreign citizens arriving in the country to either come with a negative COVID-19 test issued within 48 hours before arrival or quarantine for 14 days. updated: 10 Jul 2020

   Belgium: Passengers arriving from outside the EEA/UK/Switzerland are not allowed to enter Belgium. updated: 06 Aug 2020

   Bolivia: Bolivia closed its borders to non-residents and suspended all international flights since March 17. All foreign nationals, except those on a diplomatic mission or with residency, are barred from entering the country. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Bosnia and Herzegovina: Only nationals and residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and nationals of Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia are allowed to enter. updated: 24 Jun 2020

   Botswana: Passengers are not allowed to enter Botswana. Exceptions include nationals and residents of Botswana. Residents arriving from Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States or the United Kingdom are not allowed to enter Botswana. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   Brazil: Foreigners, except residents and immediate family members of Brazil nationals, are not allowed to enter Brazil. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Brunei: Non-resident foreigners are not allowed to transit or enter Brunei. All visa exemptions and visas on arrival are temporarily suspended. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Bulgaria: Only passengers from European Union and Schengen nations are allowed to enter Bulgaria. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Cameroon: Limited international air travel to Cameroon is ongoing as of July 17 after authorities partially reopened air borders. Services by Air France, Brussels Airlines, and Ethiopia Airlines will operate out of Douala International Airport and Yaounde Nsimalen International Airport. All passengers intending to travel to Cameroon must present a negative COVID-19 test taken up to three days before the flight. An indefinite closure of Cameroon's land and sea borders remains in place. Cargo transport will not be affected. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Canada: Passengers are not allowed to enter Canada. updated: 01 Aug 2020

   Cape Verde: Domestic sea travel, excluding Santiago, is ongoing. Air travel restrictions remain in place at least through June 30. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   Central African Republic: Bangui M'Poko International Airport (BGF) remains closed since April 1. Persons entering the country from locations with local-transmission of COVID-19 are required to self-isolate for 14 days. Border closures with neighboring countries are in place. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   Chile: Passengers are not allowed to enter Chile. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Chile who will have to undergo a 14 day quarantine upon entering the country. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   China: From 28 March, China is suspending the entry into China of foreign nationals with visas issued before 27 March. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Colombia: Colombia announced that from March 16, all land, air and sea borders will remain shut. This includes its border with Venezuela where thousands of migrants and refugees cross daily. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Comoros: On 23 March, all international flights were suspended until further notice. Ports are closed to traffic from affected countries. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Congo: The Republic of the Congo has closed its borders and all airports. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   Costa Rica: Permitted passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 48 hours before departure. updated: 04 Aug 2020

   Croatia: Citizens from European Union or Schengen area can enter with no restrictions. Citizens from other European countries may still enter Croatia, but will have to prove their reason for entering the country (business, economic, touristic or personal reason). For tourism, it is required to present accommodation booking confirmation, camp lease contract, berth contract/reservation in a nautical tourism port,on of berth reservation in a nautical tourism port, travel agency voucher, etc. updated: 16 Jul 2020

   Cuba: All non-resident foreigners are barred from entering Cuba until at least June 30. Nationals and residents arriving on the island are subject to a 14-day quarantine. From the 1st of July flights to Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo del Sur and Santa Clara will resume. updated: 25 Jun 2020

   Cyprus: Cyprus has placed countries into three lists: A, B and C. updated: 01 Aug 2020

   Czech Republic: Restrictions on travel to and from European Economic Area (EEA) and Schengen states have now been lifted. All other international arrivals - with the exception of those traveling from Australia, Canada, Japan, Montenegro, New Zealand, Serbia, Sweden, South Korea, Thailand, or the UK - require a similar health certificate or must self-isolate for 14-days. updated: 11 Jul 2020

   DR Congo: DRC has suspended all flight routes both into and out of the country until further notice. Land and maritime borders are closed and only open to cargo. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Denmark: Only citizens or residents of Denmark, EU (exc. Portugal and Sweden), EFTA and UK are allowed entry. Entry for foreign nationals is permitted for a variety of reasons including work, business, study, seeing family, and medical reasons/care giving. See the Further Information link for a complete list. updated: 30 Jun 2020

   Djibouti: Travel and business confinement measures have been relaxed since May 17. All land, sea, and air borders remain closed, except for cargo and humanitarian services until Sept. 1. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Dominica: All flights are suspended. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic has reopened to tourists. International airports in the Dominican Republic have also restarted all operations. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Ecuador: Arriving passengers will need to show a medical certificate with a negative PCR test for Coronavirus taken within 72 hours before arrival. Without the certificate, passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days. updated: 09 Jul 2020

   Egypt: Egypt has reopened all its airports for scheduled international traffic. Foreign tourism is limited to resorts in three coastal provinces. updated: 08 Aug 2020

   El Salvador: El Salvador’s airports are closed to all international passenger flights until at least August 18. All arriving travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine. updated: 06 Aug 2020

   Equatorial Guinea: Flights to Equatorial Guinea have restarted. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival. Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative test result are subject to medical screening and quarantine. updated: 01 Jul 2020

   Estonia: Estonia has opened it borders to residents from EU/Schengen and UK countries and the 14 countries on the EU safe list. updated: 07 Jul 2020

   Eswatini: From Friday 27 March, border restrictions will be imposed, limiting entry and exit to Eswatini to citizens and residents only. Returning residents will be subjected to mandatory 14- day quarantine in designated locations, apart from those permitted to self-isolate. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   Faroe Islands: Because of the current global situation regarding COVID-19, Visit Faroe Islands is appealing to tourists to NOT TRAVEL to the Faroe Islands in until June 30 at the earliest. Please note that this date may be extended, depending on how the situation develops. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Finland: Entry is not permitted until August 11. This does not include nationals or residents from EU/Schengen states, or students arriving from Algeria, Australia, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia or Uruguay. updated: 14 Jul 2020

   France: With the exception of the list provided by the EU on July 1, passengers arriving from a non-Schengen Member State are not allowed to enter France. This does not apply to nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland, passengers with a British passport, and those with residence permits issued by France for the purpose of returning home. updated: 04 Jul 2020

   Gabon: Passengers from EU/EFTA/UK are not allowed to enter. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Georgia: Georgia is open to all international tourists to set zones of the country. updated: 01 Jul 2020

   Germany: All border limitations are for visitors from the E.U., Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and the United Kingdom, and Australia, Canada, Georgia, New Zealand, Thailand and Uruguay, but will remain for those from outside the E.U. until August 31. updated: 08 Aug 2020

   Ghana: Restrictions will remain in place at least through mid-June. Domestic flights resumed May 1, but Ghana’s land, sea, and air borders will remain closed until further notice. Precautionary travel measures, such as health screenings before boarding flights and safe social distancing between passengers, will be in place. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   Gibraltar: The 'Rock' is Unlocked! updated: 24 Jun 2020

   Greece: Travel from within the EU/Schengen countries is permitted. From July 1st restrictions on non-essential travel from non-EU+ countries may be applicable, pending guidance from the European Union. Current guidance dictates that residents of these additional 14 countries are permitted to enter the EU: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. Flights from Sweden are suspended. updated: 04 Aug 2020

   Greenland: On March 13, Denmark said it would temporarily close its borders to non-citizens, except residents.Persons wishing to enter Denmark must expect to be rejected entry at the Danish borders, including in Danish airports, unless they have a worthy purpose for entering, e.g. if the person lives or works in Denmark or has been commissioned to provide goods or services in Denmark. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Grenada: Flights from several countries have restarted. updated: 01 Aug 2020

   Guatemala: Guatemala banned all non-resident arrivals and suspended all flights from March 16 except for cargo. It also banned cruise ships from docking. On March 17, the country also announced it was suspending all deportation flights from the US. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Guernsey: Exercising her powers under the Emergency Powers (Coronavirus) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2020, the Medical Officer of Health has imposed a requirement on all persons arriving in the Bailiwick from anywhere in the world to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. This is a legal requirement, and failure to comply is a criminal offence. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Guinea: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 5 days before arrival. updated: 28 Jul 2020

   Guinea-Bissau: National borders have been reopened May 27. Flights to Guinea-Bissau are suspended until 25 July. Entry and exit into Guinea-Bissau permitted only with the presentation of a certificate of negative COVID-19 status. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Guyana: Flights to Guyana are suspended. Nationals and residents of Guyana may still enter the country. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Haiti: Flights to Haiti have restarted. Passengers are subject to medical screening. A completed Health Declaration Form must be presented to immigration upon arrival. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Honduras: Airports are closed and Honduras has ordered all borders closed except for cargo. updated: 10 Jul 2020

   Hong Kong: Travellers arriving in Hong Kong on flights from overseas countries/territories, who are not Hong Kong residents, will be denied entry to Hong Kong. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Hungary: Entry into Hungary is not permitted. This does not apply to nationals and residents of Hungary, and nationals of most European countries along with nationals of Japan and South Korea travelling for business. updated: 08 Aug 2020

   Iceland: Foreign nationals - except EU/EEA, EFTA, UK nationals and nationals on the EU safe list (see map/above) - are not allowed to enter Iceland. updated: 08 Aug 2020

   India: International commercial air travel is suspended until July 31. updated: 07 Jul 2020

   Indonesia: Effective April 2, non-resident foreigners are not allowed to transit or enter Indonesia. All visa exemptions and visa on arrival to foreigners are suspended. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   International updated: 18 Aug 2019

   Iran: Passengers must go through medical screening upon arrival and will be subject to be tested for COVID-19 and to be placed in quarantine. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Iraq: The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority have suspended all flights, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq with the exception of cargo flights and aircraft crossing Iraqi airspace. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Ireland: Passengers arriving in Ireland are required to self-quarantine for 14 days. This does not apply when arriving from Northern Ireland or the countries on the green list (see map). updated: 23 Jul 2020

   Isle of Man: The Isle of Man closed its borders to non-residents from 9am on Monday March 23rd 2020 to help contain the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Israel: The Israel border is closed for all, except nationals, residents and those with a specific entry approval from the Immigration Authority. updated: 06 Aug 2020

   Italy: Passengers arriving from European Union, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and the Vatican City will not face any restrictions upon entering Italy. Passengers can arrive from the list of other countries issued by the EU on July 1. Passengers from other countries are not allowed to enter until 31 July. updated: 16 Jul 2020

   Ivory Coast: Air travel to Cote d'Ivoire has resumed and a Health Declaration Form must be completed before arrival. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Jamaica: Jamaica reopened both of its international airports on June 15th. Cruise ports remain closed for now. All arriving passengers are required to have a Travel Authorization prior to check-in for a flight to Jamaica. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Jersey: Jersey has a level of risk to all countries and arrivals from a country are subject to the restrictions depending on its risk. updated: 09 Jul 2020

   Kazakhstan: Passengers are not allowed to enter and exit from/to Kazakhstan until further notice. This does not include arrivals from China, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand or Turkey. updated: 14 Jul 2020

   Kenya: Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine. 18 countries are exempt from quarantine if they have a negative COVID-19 test. updated: 05 Aug 2020

   Kosovo: On June 1, Kosovo opened several of its land borders and there are currently no quarantine measures in place, according to the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo. On June 22, Kosovo expanded that to all land borders. updated: 30 Jun 2020

   Kuwait: Travel to and from Kuwait is allowed, except for residents coming from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka. updated: 06 Aug 2020

   Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan on March 17 said it would ban entry to all foreigners. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Latvia: From May 15, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia are opening their borders to allow citizens from each country to travel freely in and out. Additionally, nationals and residents of nationals and residents of Switzerland, EEA Member States, United Kingdom, Andorra, Monaco, Montenegro, North Macedonia, San Marino, Serbia, Vatican City, Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay may enter. Anyone entering from any other state will have to remain in quarantine for 14 days. updated: 24 Jul 2020

   Lebanon: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival. updated: 31 Jul 2020

   Liberia: Flights to Liberia have restarted. Passengers without a negative COVID-19 test are subject to medical screening and quarantine. updated: 01 Jul 2020

   Libya: Libya's UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli suspended all flights at the Misrata Airport for three weeks on March 16. Borders have also been closed. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Liechtenstein: From 18 March, the border crossings at Schellenberg and Mauren will be closed, the border crossings at Ruggell and Schaanwald will remain open for commuters, goods traffic and transit. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Lithuania: Open borders to EU/Schengen countries. No quarantine for EU/Schengen countries with low infection rates. As of 29.05.2020 entry from the following countries is not permitted due to the infection rate falling above the allowed limit: UK, Sweden, Belgium, Portugal. Entry from the following countries is permitted with a 14-day quarantine: Malta, Ireland, Spain. Entry from one of the remaining EU/EEA countries is permitted with no quarantine requirement. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Luxembourg: Passengers arriving from an EU/EFTA/GB country and the 14 countries on the EU safe list are allowed to enter Luxembourg. updated: 07 Jul 2020

   Macau: Starting on March 25, residents of the Mainland China, the Hong Kong SAR and the region of Taiwan who have been to countries/ areas outside China in the past 14 days are banned from entering the Macao SAR. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Madagascar: All flights to Madagascar are suspended. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   Malaysia: Non-resident foreign nationals are not allowed to enter Malaysia. The country's nationals and residents will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Maldives: Passengers traveling to Maldives for a purpose other than tourism are subject to quarantine for 14 days. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Malta: A travel ban is in place until 13 August 2020. Flights from 50 countries can resume. updated: 16 Jul 2020

   Mauritania: As of Tuesday morning, 17 March, flights between Mauritania and all other countries were suspended. All land border crossings are now closed. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Mauritius: Non-resident foreign nationals are not allowed to transit or enter Mauritius. Nationals of Mauritius and their immediate families will be placed in quarantine upon their return to Mauritius. Airline crew will be isolated in their hotel rooms. updated: 06 Jul 2020

   Mexico: On April 20, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced they are extending restrictions on non-essential travel across their shared borders.. updated: 16 Jun 2020

   Moldova: Moldova temporarily shut its borders and suspended all international flights until 31 August 2020. updated: 06 Aug 2020

   Monaco: All non-essential travel is banned. The closest airport is Nice, in France, which is subject to French restrictions. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Montenegro: Entry to Montenegro is provided without prescribing quarantine or self isolation for persons coming from a country, where a rate of active coronavirus cases is specified as less than 25 per 100, 000 inhabitants and to foreign nationals with the additional condition that the rate of active coronavirus cases is specified in the country of residence as less than 25 per 100, 000 inhabitants. updated: 21 Jun 2020

   Morocco: Morocco has suspendeded all flights into the country. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Namibia: International commercial flights remain suspended until September 30. Land border crossings are closed. updated: 04 Jul 2020

   Nepal: The government has suspended regular international and domestic flights. updated: 03 Jul 2020

   Netherlands: Passengers are not allowed to enter the Netherlands except for permanent residence permit holders, nationals, and family members of nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland, the UK and 14 other countries on the EU permitted list. updated: 02 Jul 2020

   New Zealand: From March 19, New Zealand will close its borders to all non-citizens or non-permanent residents. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on March 15 everyone arriving in New Zealand will require to self-isolate for 14 days, excluding people from the Pacific Islands. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Nicaragua: The Nicaraguan government has not officially imposed any travel restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, its borders and airports are effectively closed. All US carriers have suspended service to Nicaragua. Subsequently, service is suspended until at least early August for most airlines. updated: 18 Jul 2020

   North Macedonia: International travel to North Macedonia restarted on July 1st. updated: 18 Jul 2020

   Norway: Anyone arriving in Norway from abroad shall be in quarantine for 10 days, with the exception of specified countries in Europe with sufficiently low transmission. updated: 08 Aug 2020

   Oman: Oman suspended tourist visas from all countries and banned cruise ships from docking. From March 18, it enforced an entry ban on all non-Omanis, including expatriates with residency visas. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Pakistan: All international flights to Pakistan are suspended. updated: 27 Jul 2020

   Palestine: Palestine does not have entry restrictions, but has begun to quarantine all travelers arriving from abroad. updated: 26 Jul 2020

   Panama: Panama has suspended all international commercial passenger flights into the country except humanitarian flights until at least July 22. updated: 10 Jul 2020

   Paraguay: On March 14, Paraguay suspended flights from Europe until at least March 26. It has also restricted traffic across Friendship Bridge, which connects the country with Brazil, to authorised cargo traffic. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Peru: After declaring a state of emergency on March 15, Peru announced it would shut down its border for at least 15 days starting on March 16. The measure includes the cancellation of all commercial international flights into the country. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Philippines: Airports in Philippines are closed and the Philippine Bureau of Immigration is restricting the entry of foreign nationals to the Philippines. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Poland: The suspension of international passenger air travel was lifted on June 16, for flights to and from other EU / EFTA countries. Border restrictions for non-EU / EFTA citizens remain unchanged. updated: 23 Jun 2020

   Portugal: Flights to Portugal other than those arriving from Angola, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mozambique, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sao Tome and Principe, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, United Kingdom or Venezuela are suspended. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Qatar: Passengers must have a quarantine hotel reservation made at for a duration of 7 days. updated: 30 Jul 2020

   Romania: Only residents, and EU/Schengen/GB nationals and the countries on the EU 'safe' list are permitted to enter the country. updated: 08 Jul 2020

   Russia: Russia announced that it would close its borders starting on March 30 in a bid to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Citizens of neighbouring Belarus and official delegations were exempt. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Saint Kitts and Nevis: The Caribbean country asked anyone who has travelled to China, Italy, Iran, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Japan, the UK, France, Germany and Spain to not visit. If an individual does arrive from one of these countries, he or she must go through a 14-day quarantine. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: St. Vincent and the Grenadines have officially reopened for tourism. updated: 01 Jul 2020

   San Marino: Passengers arriving from the European Union, the Schengen Area or the United Kingdom will not face any restrictions upon entering San Marino. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Saudi Arabia: Foreign passengers are not allowed to enter Saudi Arabia. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Senegal: Flights to Senegal have restarted. Passenger will have to present evidence of a negative Covid-19 test taken within the last 7 days. Passengers may be subjected to medical screenings and quarantine. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Serbia: As of May 22nd 2020, Serbia is allowing visitors to travel to the country under normal 'pre-Covid' regulations. That includes no mandatory testing and no isolation period for arriving tourists. updated: 28 Jun 2020

   Sierra Leone: The government of Sierra Leone has announced that all flights scheduled to and from Freetown International Airport have been suspended and all land borders closed until further notice. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Singapore: Singapore is allowing travellers to transit through its main airport, but borders remain effectively closed. updated: 24 Jun 2020

   Sint Maarten: St. Maarten is officially open for international tourism, following the reopening of Princess Juliana Airport (SXM) on July 1st. updated: 01 Jul 2020

   Slovakia: Passengers from 19 countries including Germany, Austria, Hungary and Czech Republic are allowed to enter Slovakia. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Slovenia: Foreign and non-resident Passengers are not allowed to enter Slovenia. Nationals and residents of Slovenia are required to self-isolate for a period of 7 days. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Somalia: International flights are canceled in Mogadishu until further notice. Land and sea borders are closed. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   South Africa: Flights to South Africa are suspended until further notice. Land border crossings remain closed to commercial passenger traffic. updated: 20 Jun 2020

   South Korea: From 1 April, all arrivals – regardless of their nationality and length of stay – will be required to undergo quarantine for a period of 14 days. All visa exemptions for the 90 normally exempt countries are suspended. updated: 04 Aug 2020

   Spain: Foreign Passengers are not allowed to enter Spain, with the exception of European member or Schengen and UK member states or the list of safe countries issued by the EU. updated: 05 Jul 2020

   Sudan: The government has enacted a state of emergency; all land, air, and sea borders remain closed. Interstate and intercity travel has been banned. updated: 06 Aug 2020

   Suriname: Suriname closed all of its land and sea borders on March 14. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Sweden: Borders opened to tourists from the E.U. on June 15, although some European countries, including Norway and Denmark, are not permitting entry to people traveling from Sweden. Passengers can arrive from the list of other countries issued by the EU on July 1. updated: 04 Jul 2020

   Switzerland: Switzerland has lifted all entry restrictions for EU, EFTA and UK countries. While restrictions on workers from non-EU/EFTA/UK states have been relaxed, tourists from these third-countries citizens are still ineligible to travel as a stay of fewer than 90 days will only be authorised in cases of special necessity. Arriving passengers who have been in any of the following countries in the past 14 days are subject to 10 days quarantine: Argentina, Armenia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Guatemala, Honduras, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Maldives, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Oman, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Qatar, Romania, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain (mainland), St. Maarten, Suriname, Turks and Caicos Islands, USA. updated: 08 Aug 2020

   São Tomé and Príncipe: As part of the state of emergency introduced on 19 March, the São Tomé and Príncipe authorities have prohibited the entry of all foreign travellers into the country. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Taiwan: There is currently a ban on air travellers transiting Taiwan. Foreign nationals are no longer permitted to enter Taiwan with the exception of holders of a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) or Alien Permanent Resident Certificate (APRC). updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Tajikistan: All flights are suspended. Tajikistan closed its borders to foreigners on April 10. updated: 31 Jul 2020

   Thailand: The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has lifted a landing ban on international flights. But it will still apply a new set of stringent international travel restrictions that will last until further notice. Under those measures, tourists will effectively continue to be kept out of the kingdom. updated: 01 Jul 2020

   Turkey: Turkey has openedg the majority of its international air, land, and sea borders. The borders with Iran and Syria remain closed. Passengers arriving from Afghanistan or Bangladesh are not allowed to enter. updated: 26 Jul 2020

   US Virgin Islands: From June 1, Leisure visitors may travel to the Territory. Incoming passengers are subject to health screenings and temperature checks to identify potential health risks and may be required to take the COVID-19 test. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   USA: Passengers who have transited or have been in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Rep., Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or in the UK, in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter and transit. updated: 26 Jul 2020

   Ukraine: Passengers must have an insurance to cover medical expenses while in Ukraine and are subject to quarantine. updated: 24 Jun 2020

   United Arab Emirates: Tourists are allowed to enter the UAE again through Dubai airport. Arriving passengers must have proof of adequate health insurance and a negative Covid-19 PCR test done within the last 96 hours. Passengers without a test will be tested on arrival and qurantined for 14 days if the result is positive. updated: 16 Jul 2020

   United Kingdom: Passengers arriving from over 65 countries will not have to self-isolate for 14 days. Passengers from other countries will need to self-isolate for 14 days. updated: 07 Aug 2020

   Uruguay: Foreign nationals can enter the country for family reunification cases involving parents, spouses, concubines or single children with incapacities; and duly and previously authorized transitory entrances regarding labor, economic, business or judicial related affairs. Currently, other foreign nationals are still forbidden to enter Uruguay. updated: 19 Jun 2020

   Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan has barred entry for all foreigners. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Vatican City: Passengers arriving from the European Union, the Schengen Area and the United Kingdom will not face any restrictions upon entering the Vatican City. updated: 18 Jun 2020

   Venezuela: On March 12, Venezuela announced it would cancel all flights from Europe, Colombia, Panama and the Dominican Republic for at least 30 days. updated: 19 Jul 2020

   Vietnam: Vietnam announced on March 21 that it will suspend all inbound international flights to contain the spread of coronavirus in the country, without giving a time frame. The government also announced it would bar entry for all foreigners from March 22, except for special cases. updated: 18 Jun 2020


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