Coronavirus Travel Guide for North Korea COVID-19 updates for North Korea

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

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

Coronavirus Guidance for: North Korea

Coronavirus: Travel status Tourists are not allowed to enter. Business travellers must spend 14 days in quarantine upon arrival.

last update: 18 Jun 2020

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Please note that travel to North Korea from the following places may be limited or unavailable. Even if travel is allowed, there may be specific stipulations in place, so please check the comments below:

   Afghanistan: Afghanistan resumed international air travel on June 24. updated: 26 Jun 2020
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   Albania: Flight restrictions have been lifted. updated: 03 Jul 2020
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   Algeria: The number of flights is limited to five cities: Paris and Marseille in France, the Spanish city of Barcelona, Tunisian capital Tunis and Istanbul. updated: 01 Jun 2021
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   American Samoa: ALL ENTRY PERMITS are suspended until further notice. All entries will be facilitated via OK Boards issued by the Office of the Attorney General. ALL Travelers entering American Samoa will be subject to American Samoa Department of Health (DOH) screening which may result in being quarantined for 14 Days. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Angola: Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to nationals or residents of Angola, unless they are coming from in Australia, South Africa, Nigeria, or the UK. Arriving passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours prior to departure. updated: 10 Jan 2021
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   Anguilla: All airports are closed. updated: 10 May 2021
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   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
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   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
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   Armenia: Passengers are not allowed to enter Armenia. Arriving passengers are subject to quarantine and self-isolation. updated: 24 Aug 2020
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   Aruba: See above/map for countries permitted to enter. Passengers must complete an online health questionnaire 72 hours before departure at www.edcardaruba.aw, and have health insurance. Passengers arriving must have proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken within the last 72 hours before arrival and upload it to www.edcardaruba.aw. Passengers without a test must take one upon arrival at the own expense and be quarantined for 1 day. updated: 17 Mar 2021
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   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
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   Austria: Foreign travelers from outside the Schengen area and the UK must show proof of a negative Covid-19 test. updated: 20 Sep 2020
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   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
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   Barbados: COVID-19 testing on arrival is required for travellers without proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test. updated: 20 Aug 2020
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   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
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   Belgium: Passengers arriving from outside the EEA/Switzerland are not allowed to enter Belgium. updated: 02 Jan 2021
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   Belize: Passengers must download the Belize Health App before arrival. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days. updated: 01 Oct 2020
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   Benin: Passengers are subject to medical screening at their own expense. Travel restrictions and social distancing measures have been extended indefinitely; however, domestic restrictions have been eased, and some academic activities resumed May 10. Places of worship, bars, and public transport services also resumed June 2. Other measures are in place indefinitely. Only essential travel is allowed at border crossings with neighboring countries. The land border with Togo is closed. updated: 25 Jun 2020
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   Bermuda: Bermuda is accepting tourists arriving by air from all countries, as long as they adhere to health protocols set out by the local government, which include bringing a certified negative Covid-19 test. updated: 01 Jul 2020
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   Bhutan: Visa on arrival is suspended. There is a restriction on the entry of all foreign tourists to Bhutan. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Bolivia: Persons traveling to Bolivia must provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 7 days before arrival. The result must be certified by a Bolivian consulate. updated: 16 Sep 2020
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   Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba: Borders for the Dutch islands are currently closed, and the Bonaire airport will remain closed through at least September 1. updated: 01 Aug 2020
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   Bosnia and Herzegovina: Only nationals and residents of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and nationals of Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia are allowed to enter. updated: 25 Nov 2020
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   Botswana: Airports in Botswana have reopened. Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. updated: 13 Nov 2020
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   Brazil: Brazil reopened its borders at the end of July. The government abolished ban of foreigners arriving by air, but still maintains restrictions for those arriving by land or sea. updated: 16 Sep 2020
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   British Virgin Islands: Passengers must have an approved BVI Gateway Traveler Authorization Certificate. See https://bvi.gov.vg for details updated: 06 Dec 2020
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   Brunei: Non-resident foreigners are not allowed to transit or enter Brunei. All visa exemptions and visas on arrival are temporarily suspended. updated: 16 Feb 2021
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   Bulgaria: Only passengers from European Union and Schengen nations are allowed to enter Bulgaria. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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   Burkina Faso: Land and air borders are closed; however, authorities have hinted at a possible reopening in the coming weeks. A state of emergency remains in places. updated: 19 Jul 2020
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   Burundi: Travel to Burundi has restarted. Passengers must have a printed medical certificate showing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, issued at most 72 hours before departure. updated: 10 Nov 2020
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   Cambodia: Foreign nationals travelling from the following countries/regions are not permitted to enter or transit through Cambodia: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Iran and United States. updated: 02 Jul 2020
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   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
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   Canada: All flights from Mexico and Caribbean countries have been suspended. updated: 30 Jan 2021
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   Cape Verde: Domestic sea travel, excluding Santiago, is ongoing. Air travel restrictions remain in place at least through June 30. updated: 20 Jun 2020
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   Cayman Islands: Flights to Cayman Islands are suspended. All cruise ships and private yachts are banned, and travel to the Sister Islands is restricted to residents and essential personnel. updated: 21 Jan 2021
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   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
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   Chad: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. Passengers are subject to quarantine. updated: 31 Jul 2020
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   Chile: Chile has reopened its borders to travellers arriving through Santiago Airport (SCL). Nationals, residents, their parents, spouses, and children may arrive through any port of entry. Arriving passengers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before arrival or will be subject to 14 days of quarantine. updated: 24 Nov 2020
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   China: European passport holders from 36 countries can now apply for a Chinese visa without an invitation letter updated: 13 Aug 2020
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   Colombia: Passengers need a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result taken at most 96 hours prior to departure. An entry form must be completed online at most 24 hours before departure. updated: 27 Nov 2020
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   Comoros: On 23 March, all international flights were suspended until further notice. Ports are closed to traffic from affected countries. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Congo: Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine at their own expense. updated: 16 Sep 2020
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   Costa Rica: All travelers who enter Costa Rica are no longer required to present a PCR diagnostic test with a negative result, in accordance with health officials’ guidance. A quarantine period is also not required. updated: 05 Nov 2020
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   Croatia: Citizens from European Union or Schengen area can enter with no restrictions. updated: 20 Sep 2020
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   Cuba: Flights to Havana have restarted. Passengers are subject to COVID-19 PCR test on arrival and to self-isolation. A completed "Declaración de Sanidad del Viajero" must be presented upon arrival. updated: 18 Nov 2020
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   Curaçao: Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. updated: 02 Jan 2021
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   Cyprus: Cyprus has placed countries into three lists: A, B and C. updated: 20 Sep 2020
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   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, Japan, Montenegro, New Zealand, Serbia, Singapore, Sweden, South Korea, Thailand, or the UK - require a similar health certificate or must self-isolate for 14-days. updated: 10 Nov 2020
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   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: 11 Aug 2020
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   Denmark: Citizens of all countries have been banned from entering Denmark from January 9. updated: 13 Jan 2021
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   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
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   Dominica: All flights are suspended. updated: 03 Jul 2020
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   Dominican Republic: The Dominican Republic has reopened to tourists. International airports in the Dominican Republic have also restarted all operations. updated: 03 Jul 2020
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   East Timor: Passengers are not allowed to enter Timor-Leste. updated: 18 Feb 2021
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   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
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   Egypt: Egypt has reopened all its airports for scheduled international traffic. Foreign tourism is limited to resorts in three coastal provinces. updated: 11 Sep 2020
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   El Salvador: Airports will open for international flights starting September 19. updated: 13 Sep 2020
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   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
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   Eritrea: An indefinite stay-at-home order remains in place. All international commercial passenger flights remain suspended until further notice. Other COVID-19 measures have been extended indefinitely. updated: 20 Jun 2020
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   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
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   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 Sep 2020
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   Ethiopia: All arriving passengers must have a negative Covid-19 test done within the last 72 hours and undergo medical checks and quarantine for 14 days at a government designated hotel. updated: 25 Jun 2020
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   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
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   Fiji: Passengers and airline crew are not allowed to enter Fiji. The country’s main airport in Nadi was closed on 25 March. Fiji Airways, the country’s national airline, has grounded 95% of flights. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Finland: Some restrictions in place for Schengen countries, neighbouring countries, low-risk countries. All other countries are banned. updated: 08 Jan 2021
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   France: All but essential travel from outside of the EU is banned. updated: 30 Jan 2021
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   French Guiana: All international flights have been suspended. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   French Polynesia: On July 15, quarantine measures will be completely lifted and French Polynesia’s borders will re-open to international tourism from all countries, and will not be requiring a mandatory 14-day isolation period for visitors. updated: 15 Jul 2020
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   Gabon: Passengers from EU/EFTA/UK are not allowed to enter. updated: 19 Jul 2020
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   Gambia: Flights to The Gambia are suspended as part of measures to stem the spread of the coronavirus. updated: 18 Feb 2021
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   Georgia: Georgia is open to all international tourists to set zones of the country. updated: 03 Dec 2020
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   Germany: All border limitations are for visitors from the E.U., Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and the United Kingdom. updated: 16 Oct 2020
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   Ghana: International air travel has resumed; land and sea borders remain closed until further notice. updated: 01 Sep 2020
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   Gibraltar: No international travellers are permitted to enter, excluding Spanish Nationals. updated: 17 Jan 2021
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   Greece: Foreign tourists will be allowed in Greece if they have been vaccinated or can show negative COVID-19 test results. updated: 17 May 2021
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   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: 20 Feb 2021
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   Grenada: Travel to Grenada has restarted. Arriving passengers need a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 7 days prior to arrival, must install the official Contact Tracing App, and complete an online health declaration form prior to departure. updated: 02 Oct 2020
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   Guadeloupe: 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. updated: 26 May 2021
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   Guam: Incoming travelers whose point of origin is from a low-risk area and whose stay on Guam is less than 5 nights will not be subject to quarantine. updated: 25 Jul 2020
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   Guatemala: All passengers must have a negative PCR test, taken at most 72 hours prior to the flight. updated: 21 Sep 2020
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   Guernsey: All persons arriving in the Bailiwick from anywhere in the world must self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. updated: 18 Feb 2021
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   Guinea: Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to nationals of Guinea and their spouses, partners, parents or children. updated: 10 May 2021
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   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
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   Guyana: Flights to Guyana are suspended. Nationals and residents of Guyana may still enter the country. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   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
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   Honduras: Airports are closed and Honduras has ordered all borders closed except for cargo. updated: 10 Jul 2020
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   Hong Kong: Travellers arriving in Hong Kong on flights from overseas countries/territories, who are not Hong Kong residents, or who have been in the UK longer than 2 hours in the past 14 days, will be denied entry to Hong Kong. updated: 24 Dec 2020
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   Hungary: Hungary has closed its borders for internationals starting from September 1 for at least a month. updated: 31 Aug 2020
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   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
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   India: International commercial air travel is suspended. Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to nationals and residents of India, and nationals of Bhutan and Nepal. This also does not apply to holders of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet arriving from their country of nationality. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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   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. Passengers permitted entry and arriving from the UK need a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 48 hours of arrival. updated: 24 Dec 2020
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   International updated: 18 Aug 2019
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   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
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   Iraq: Flights to Iraq have restarted. Arriving passengers must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before departure. updated: 24 Nov 2020
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   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: 10 Apr 2021
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   Isle of Man: The Isle of Man closed its borders to non-residents on March 23rd 2020 to help contain the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. updated: 18 Feb 2021
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   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
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   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 if they have been in no country not on the approved list in the past 14 days. See below for details. updated: 13 Dec 2020
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   Ivory Coast: Air travel to Cote d'Ivoire has resumed and a Health Declaration Form must be completed before arrival. updated: 19 Jul 2020
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   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
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   Japan: 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. Arrving passengers must have not been in the UK in the past 14 days. updated: 24 Dec 2020
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   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
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   Jordan: Flights to Jordan have restarted. Arriving passengers must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 120 hours before departure. Passengers must also complete a "Travel to Jordan Declaration Form" before departure at www.gateway2jordan.gov.jo. Passengers may not transit through Jordan. updated: 27 Nov 2020
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   Kazakhstan: Except for the countries listed, passengers are not allowed to enter and exit from/to Kazakhstan until further notice. updated: 28 Aug 2020
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   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
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   Kiribati: Kiribati will now deny entry to any travellers who have been in or transited countries with confirmed local transmission within 14 days immediately prior to entering Kiribati. This means most countries. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   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
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   Kuwait: Kuwaiti citizens who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 will not be able to travel abroad from May 22. updated: 05 May 2021
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   Kyrgyzstan: Arrivals from some countries are allowed. See below for details. updated: 27 Nov 2020
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   Lao: Flights to Lao People's Dem. Rep. are suspended until August 31. updated: 01 Aug 2020
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   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
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   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
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   Lesotho: All arrivals will be tested. If test is negative, passenger must self-isolate for 14 days. If positive, the passenger will be placed in quarantine. updated: 10 Apr 2021
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   Liberia: Flights to Liberia have restarted. Passengers without a negative COVID-19 test are subject to medical screening and quarantine. updated: 01 Jul 2020
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   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
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   Liechtenstein: Passengers are not allowed to enter, with the exception of Switzerland. updated: 01 Feb 2021
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   Lithuania: Open borders to EU/Schengen countries. No quarantine for EU/Schengen countries with low infection rates. updated: 18 Feb 2021
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   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
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   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
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   Madagascar: All flights to Madagascar are suspended. updated: 11 May 2021
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   Malawi: All international flights have been suspended. Land borders are reportedly open; however, delays at crossings are likely due to enhanced screening measures. Enhanced screening measures are in place for all travelers. updated: 20 Jun 2020
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   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: 15 Sep 2020
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   Maldives: All visitors must present a negative COVID-19 test on arrival. updated: 13 Sep 2020
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   Mali: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 3 days before arrival. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days. updated: 29 Jul 2020
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   Malta: Passengers are not allowed to enter unless arriving from one of the approved countries listed on the linked website, and have been in one of the approved countries continuously for the past 14 days. updated: 18 Feb 2021
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   Martinique: 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. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Mauritania: Airports in Mauritania reopened. updated: 16 Sep 2020
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   Mauritius: Internation travel to Mauritius has restared. Arriving passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 7 days before arrival, and will be subject to another test on arrival. All arriving passengers must quarantine at a government approved hotel for 14 days. updated: 02 Oct 2020
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   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
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   Moldova: Entry is restricted to many countries. See map for details. updated: 22 Sep 2020
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   Monaco: All non-essential travel is banned. The closest airport is Nice, in France, which is subject to French restrictions. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Mongolia: There is a ban of entry into Mongolia of all foreign nationals. All international air and rail routes are suspended. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Montenegro updated: 13 Jan 2021
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   Montserrat: From 26 March only resident permit holders and Montserratians (and family members) will be allowed to enter Montserrat. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Morocco: Morocco has suspendeded all flights into the country. updated: 17 Aug 2020
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   Mozambique: Flights to Mozambique are suspended until 30 August 2020. updated: 11 Aug 2020
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   Myanmar: All international flights to Myanmar are suspended. updated: 28 Aug 2020
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   Namibia: International commercial flights have resumed from September 18. updated: 18 Sep 2020
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   Nepal: The government has suspended regular international and domestic flights. updated: 03 Jul 2020
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   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
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   New Caledonia: Flights to New Caledonia are suspended. updated: 18 Feb 2021
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   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
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   Nicaragua: Airports in Nicaragua have reopened. updated: 07 Oct 2020
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   Niger: Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. updated: 02 Aug 2020
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   Nigeria: Sea and land borders are closed until further notice. The measure does not apply to freight transport. International passenger flights are suspended until further notice; the ban does not apply to cargo and emergency flights. updated: 19 Jul 2020
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   North Macedonia: International travel to North Macedonia restarted on July 1st. updated: 18 Jul 2020
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   Norway: Passengers are not allowed to enter. updated: 01 Feb 2021
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   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
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   Pakistan: Since 5 October, all international travelers to Pakistan will be required to present evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 96 hours of the start of travel. A list of countries exempted from this test requirement can be found at the link below and on the map. updated: 16 Oct 2020
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   Panama: Panama has suspended all international commercial passenger flights into the country except humanitarian flights until at least July 22. updated: 10 Jul 2020
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   Papua New Guinea: International Flights are open for Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and the Solomon Islands. updated: 19 Oct 2020
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   Paraguay: Flights to Paraguay restarted. updated: 28 Feb 2021
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   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
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   Philippines: Airports in Philippines are closed and the Philippine Bureau of Immigration is restricting the entry of foreign nationals to the Philippines, unless they are former nationals of the Philippines. Applies to countries listed below. updated: 10 Mar 2021
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   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
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   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
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   Puerto Rico: Those arriving without a negative PCR molecular test will be imposed a $300 fine and are required to obtain a PCR molecular test on the Island within 48 hours of arrival. updated: 23 Apr 2021
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   Qatar: Passengers must have a quarantine hotel reservation made at www.discoverqatar.qa for a duration of 7 days. updated: 30 Jul 2020
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   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
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   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
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   Rwanda: As of June 17, Rwanda has reopened for tourism, with no restrictions based on nationality or country of departure. updated: 28 Jun 2020
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   Saint Barthélemy: The government is requiring all incoming passengers bring with them a negative covid PCR test, performed within 72 hours of departure. Visitors staying longer than 8 days will require another test on the 8th day, at their own expense. updated: 17 Jul 2020
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   Saint Kitts and Nevis: All incoming passengers to St. Kitts & Nevis are required to complete the Travel Authorization Form, which can be found at www.knatravelform.kn, prior to their arrival. updated: 11 Nov 2020
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   Saint Lucia: No Quarantine Requirements for Fully Vaccinated Visitors and Returning Nationals. updated: 29 May 2021
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   Saint Martin: Visitors are required to complete a health declaration, bring a negative COVID-19 test result, and travel wearing a mask. updated: 07 Jul 2020
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   Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: St. Vincent and the Grenadines have officially reopened for tourism. updated: 01 Jul 2020
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   Samoa: The Samoan Government has announced that with effect from 26 March all international travel to and from Samoa by plane will cease until further notice. All international cruise ships and yachts will not be granted entry into Samoa at this time. updated: 01 Jun 2021
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   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
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   Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia has partially lifted its suspension of international flights to allow “exceptional categories” of citizens and residents to travel. updated: 14 Sep 2020
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   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
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   Serbia: Since May 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: 18 Feb 2021
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   Seychelles: Passengers from allowed countries must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. updated: 01 Aug 2020
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   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
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   Singapore: Singapore is allowing travellers to transit through its main airport, but borders remain effectively closed. Arriving passengers may not have been in the UK or South Africa in the past 14 days. updated: 06 Apr 2021
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   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
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   Slovakia: Passengers from low-risk countries are allowed to enter Slovakia. Other arrivals are ordered to remain in self-isolation until they receive a negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19. updated: 29 Oct 2020
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   Slovenia: Passengers arriving from countries which are not on Slovenia's green list with a negative test no older than 48 hours and performed by a credible lab either in Slovenia, the EU or the Schengen zone, will not have to quarantine. updated: 27 Sep 2020
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   Solomon Islands: Foreign passengers are not allowed to enter Solomon Islands. Nationals and residents who have been in countries with confirmed cases of COVID-19 will be put in quarantine for a period of 14 days upon arrival. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Somalia: International flights are canceled in Mogadishu until further notice. Land and sea borders are closed. updated: 19 Jul 2020
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   South Africa: International travel to South Africa has restarted from an approved list of countries (check the map below for details). Arriving passengers need a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours prior to departure. updated: 02 Oct 2020
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   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
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   South Sudan: Arrivals from Botswana, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda are allowed. updated: 28 Aug 2020
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   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
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   Sri Lanka: Tourists must stay in a government-approved hotel or resort for up to two weeks upon arrival. updated: 23 Jan 2021
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   Sudan: Passengers arriving directly from or transiting through South Africa, the Netherlands or the United Kingdom are not allowed to enter. updated: 22 Dec 2020
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   Suriname: Flights to Suriname are suspended. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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   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
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   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
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   Syria: Flights to Syria are suspended, except to Aleppo, Damascus, and Kameshly. A negative COVID-19 test taken at most 96 hours before departure is required. Note that most countries advise against travel to Syria, given the current unrest in the country. updated: 21 Jan 2021
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   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
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   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
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   Tajikistan: All flights are suspended. Tajikistan closed its borders to foreigners on April 10 2020. updated: 02 Jan 2021
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   Tanzania: All international commercial flights and crossborder transportation have resumed as of May 19. Under the new measures, all travelers arriving at all airports will be required to undergo enhanced screening for COVID-19 upon arrival. updated: 20 Jun 2020
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   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: 29 Aug 2020
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   Togo: Passengers may enter with a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 7 days before departure. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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   Tonga: The Government of Tonga has announced that all international flights to Tonga are diverted from Tonga until Saturday 18 April. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago closed its airports until July 19. updated: 29 May 2021
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   Tunisia: Tunisia has reopened its sea, land and air borders to 45 countries with no restrictions and over 50 countries with testing needed. updated: 28 Jun 2020
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   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
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   Turkmenistan: Turkmenistan has suspended all international flights. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Turks and Caicos Islands: Passengers must obtain a travel authorization at least 24 hours before departure. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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   US Virgin Islands: From August 19, leisure travel businesses are prohibited from admitting any new check-ins or registering any new guests for 30 days. updated: 15 Aug 2020
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   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 Jan 2021
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   Uganda: International travel to Uganda has restared. Arriving passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before departure and may be subjec to medical screening on arrival. updated: 02 Oct 2020
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   Ukraine: Red Zone Passengers must have medical insurance that covers COVID-19 treatment, as well as a negative PCR test. updated: 23 Aug 2020
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   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 quarantined for 14 days if the result is positive. Some passengers require an additional test on arrival even with a test taken prior to departure. See list below for details. updated: 27 Nov 2020
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   United Kingdom: Passengers arriving from over 55 countries will not have to self-isolate for 14 days. Passengers from other countries will need to self-isolate for 14 days. updated: 15 Aug 2020
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   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
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   Uzbekistan: Uzbekistan has barred entry for all foreigners. updated: 19 Jul 2020
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   Vanuatu: Vanuatu's borders are closed. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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   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
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   Venezuela: Flights to Venezuela are suspended. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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   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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   Yemen: On March 14, the internationally-recognised government of war-torn Yemen said it would suspend all flights to and from airports under its control for two weeks starting on March 18. updated: 18 Jun 2020
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   Zambia: Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) in Lusaka will remain open while Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport (NLA), Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport (LVA), and Mfuwe Airport (MFU) are closed to international passenger traffic. The border with Tanzania at Nakonde and the DRC crossing at Kasumbalesa have been reopened. A mandatory 14-day quarantine is in place at a government health facility for all persons entering Zambia. updated: 19 Jul 2020
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   Zimbabwe: Passengers must show a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 48 hours before departure. updated: 20 Feb 2021
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