Evolving testing and vaccination requirements for international travel continue to make it confusing for Americans to figure out what it takes to enter specific countries. The White House announcement can be found here and full details are on the CDC website. States are open and most vaccination testing requirements for many indoor activities in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and other cities have been softened, so check local government websites for updates. Effective March 26, Hawaii has lifted restrictions for domestic travelers.
You had required that a full vaccination test or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours of your flight be uploaded to the Safe Travels portal to avoid a five-day quarantine upon arrival. International arrivals are still subject to U.S. UU. Government Vaccination and Pre-Trip Testing Regulations.
CDC has updated its domestic travel guide for fully vaccinated travelers, but continues to strongly recommend that unvaccinated people get tested before and after travel (with self-isolation after travel) within the United States. Visit the CDC website for the latest updates. Americans allowed to go to Canada, but must be fully vaccinated. Beginning April 1, pre-trip testing requirements have ended for entry by land, sea or water.
Travelers to Canada who are fully vaccinated, even if they no longer need to provide proof of a negative pre-travel test result, must complete the ArriveCan electronic application or web portal form within 72 hours of arrival and have a paper or digital copy of their travel documentation. vaccination in English or French (or certified translation, along with the original) ready to be shown to a government official on request. Unvaccinated children under 12 can enter Canada if accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult, but their information must be submitted electronically through ArriveCan and must present proof of a negative COVID-19 antigen test result within 24 hours of arrival. According to the ArriveCan website, travelers can be randomly selected to take a test arrival; they can travel to their destination and will be notified of test results.
Information on the most recent restrictions can be found here. For more information and updates, visit the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, travelers entering Mexico by land from Belize, Guatemala or the United States may be denied entry if the purpose of their visit is not considered essential. The embassy advises travelers to bring evidence of the essential nature of their visit and evidence of their status as a resident in Mexico, if applicable.
A recent increase in crime against tourists in Cancun and the Riviera Maya has led the U.S. The Consulate General in Mérida issues a security alert for Americans traveling in the region. Many Mexican resorts offer rapid antigen and PCR tests on property for guests returning to the U.S. As of March 10, all domestic travelers (U, S.
Citizens and Residents), both vaccinated and unvaccinated, no longer need to present proof of a negative pre-travel COVID-19 test result to enter Puerto Rico. However, international visitors must be fully vaccinated and present proof of a negative molecular test for COVID-19 performed within the day after arrival, the same protocols as for entering the U.S. As of March 10, all lodging establishments in Puerto Rico are no longer required to view visitors' vaccination records or negative test results at check-in, and establishments that serve food or beverages no longer require proof of vaccination or an antigen or PCR test refusal. All capacity restrictions are also over and face masks are no longer required in indoor public places, but are recommended when vaccination status cannot be guaranteed.
Masks are required on all public transport. Attendees at concerts and shows at venues such as the Puerto Rico Coliseum, the Puerto Rico Convention Center, Coca-Cola Music Hall, among others, regardless of the size of the event, must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken at least 72 hours before. For the latest updates, see here. Travelers 5 years of age or older, even those who are fully vaccinated, and all international travelers 2 years or older must now use the U.S.
Authorization to enter the Virgin Islands Travel Assessment Portal. This applies to those who enter by air or sea, as well as those who transit. Travellers who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated must present the original test result as well as the portal travel certification upon arrival. Travelers 5 years of age or older may be denied boarding flights to the U.S.
Virgin Islands without portal travel certification. International travelers (including British Virgin Islands travelers) must also present a negative antigen test or NAAT COVID-19 test result, but test requirements depend on vaccination status and citizenship and mode of travel, as well as age. Masks are mandatory when going to businesses and attractions, and when using public transportation. COVID-19 guidelines are in place for retail businesses and attractions, taxi vans, safari vehicles and limousine services.
Vaccination requirements mean that passengers must submit verifiable documentation of complete vaccination with the two-dose COVID-19 vaccine approved by the World Health Organization or the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Environment or a single-dose vaccine (completed 14 days or more prior to entry). All arriving passengers must complete a health declaration and stay at a certified property while they can enjoy certified activities. Passengers arriving by sea (private yachts or ferries) are subject to quarantine according to guidelines issued by Port Health. All visitors who want a short stay or working agreement from Anguilla must present proof of vaccination with an approved vaccine (with the final dose at least 14 days prior to arrival) and a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken three days prior to arrival or a negative antigen test of a laboratory performed no more than two days before arrival.
Both documents must be presented to the airline or ship's staff and then again upon arrival in Anguilla. Proof of arrival is not required if six months or less have passed since vaccination was completed or at least 14 days since a booster dose was received. Travellers whose last dose was more than six months ago and do not receive a booster, including minors who are not eligible for the booster dose, will be tested on arrival on their own. See the latest entry rules here.
Travellers who must take the test upon arrival must travel directly to their accommodation via “Environment Certified” ground transportation and stay in their accommodations until they receive the test result, usually within 24 hours. Guests staying on the island for more than eight days can get tested on the fourth day of their visit, at no additional cost. Starting March 19, Aruba has relaxed its COVID-19 testing requirements. Visitors must wear a mask with them and wear one at the airport and at businesses that require it.
For the latest travel-related updates, see the Visit Aruba Entry Requirements page. The Bahamas is open to tourism and can be visited by Americans, but pre-trip and post-arrival tests are mandatory for all visitors, regardless of vaccination status. All fully vaccinated visitors over 2 years of age must present a negative COVID-19 test, either rapid antigen or PCR, performed within three days (72 hours) of arrival, while a PCR test performed within three days (72 hours) of arrival is required for 12 unvaccinated travelers years or more. Unvaccinated children aged 2 to 11 may show results from a negative PCR or a rapid antigen test.
While in the Bahamas, all visitors must wear a mask in public spaces. A negative test is no longer required for travel between Bahamian islands and night curfews have been lifted. Barbados mandatory protocols require all arriving visitors to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within three days of arrival or a negative rapid antigen or rapid PCR test performed within the day of arrival, with testing and quarantine on arrival for some. Fully vaccinated travelers are no longer required to quarantine and are not subject to mandatory testing at the airport upon arrival, although they may be selected for a random rapid antigen test.
Children under 18 traveling with fully vaccinated parents or guardians may meet the same guidelines as their parents or guardians. Full details of the protocols can be found here. Social distancing and face masks are mandatory in public spaces. The beach time is now from 5 to.
m. Bermuda tourism officials have provided the following guidelines and requirements for fully vaccinated tourists. Starting March 7, no additional testing is required on the island. The Bermuda government launched the WeHealth Bermuda app, which provides anonymous notifications of exposure to COVID-19 and is encouraged to all visitors to download.
You can find more information about the coronavirus in Bermuda here. Americans are welcome to visit Bonaire. Beginning April 20, proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result is no longer required to enter; however, all travelers (including children) must complete a health declaration form for the Department of Public Health within 24 to 12 hours before departure to Bonaire. For the latest details, see here.
Full information on travel requirements and restrictions can be found here. Those with a securely verified vaccination record that is electronic with a QR code, such as a smart health card or the New York State Excelsior Pass, and those with a non-digital record (such as a CDC card) are no longer required to quarantine. When traveling to the Cayman Islands with children, unvaccinated children under 12 years of age will assume the vaccination status of their adult travel companions. All children over 12 must be vaccinated to be exempt from seven-day quarantine and GPS tracking.
There are a number of additional restrictions for the U.S. Travellers visiting Cuba who are not related to the pandemic and who remain active. Restaurants, retail stores, beaches, beach clubs and casinos are open. Social distancing measures are in place throughout the island and masks are required when social distancing is not possible.
Visitors no longer need to complete a pre-travel questionnaire and fully vaccinated travelers only need to provide proof of vaccination when boarding their flight and upon arrival in Dominica. Children under 12 years of age will assume their parents' vaccination status. Visitors who are not fully vaccinated (including children under the age of 13 to 1) must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours or a professionally supervised negative rapid antigen test within 48 hours of arrival. Check-in tests for symptomatic travellers will remain in effect.
Visitors must wear masks at all times during the arrival process, up to and including departure from the airport, observe physical distancing guidelines and follow all instructions from staff and local healthcare officials. For more information, see the U, S. The website of the Embassy of Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and the Dominica travel advisory. As of April 23, travelers no longer need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result to enter and random testing at the airport has ended.
All travelers must complete and submit an electronic entry ticket (both for arrival and departure from the Dominican Republic) stating that they have not experienced any symptoms related to COVID-19 in the past 72 hours and provide contact details for the next 30 days. Full details can be found here. Embassy in Haiti, travelers visiting the country must complete a health declaration form and send it to immigration authorities upon arrival. They should keep this form for self-quarantine and contact tracing purposes as needed.
The embassy also informs that, starting April 18, all travelers to Haiti over the age of 12 must present a vaccination card showing full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen test performed within 72 hours of travel to their airline; proof of prior infection with COVID-19 (positive test and documentation from the attending physician) is also allowed. Passengers aged 5 to 11 must only have a negative test result. For the latest updates on travel requirements to Jamaica, please see here. Americans can now visit Martinique for tourism if they are fully vaccinated.
Embassy for the Eastern Caribbean, fully vaccinated travelers from “green” and “orange” countries. IN THE USA, S. It is currently green) you can enter if it has been more than two weeks since your second shot of the Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca vaccine or more than four weeks since your single shot of the Johnson vaccine& Johnson. Travel is prohibited for unvaccinated persons, unless it is based on a primary personal or family reason, an emergency health reason or a professional reason that cannot be postponed.
There is currently a curfew starting at 10 p.m. Fully Vaccinated Travelers from the U.S. Americans 18 and older planning to visit St. Barts must provide proof that they have passed at least two weeks after the final vaccination (and four weeks after the Johnson & Johnson vaccine) and all travelers 10 years of age or older must present a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 performed within 72 hours of arrival or an antigen test performed within 48 hours of arrival.
For updates on travel to St. Americans can now stay anywhere on the island, with the option of staying at one of 14 hotels approved for international visitors, including Park Hyatt St. Kitts, the Four Seasons Nevis and the St. For full details on travel requirements, visit St.
Americans can visit St. Lucia, where immediate access to activities on the island is available to fully vaccinated travelers. Unvaccinated travelers must still vacation at certified hotels for the first seven days of their visit. Fully vaccinated travellers (those who have spent two weeks or more after the final dose) can enjoy full access to the island.
All unvaccinated international visitors from outside the St. Lucia travel “bubble” will need to stay at your certified property and participate only in certified tours and activities and visit only certified restaurants for the first seven days of your stay. After seven days, unvaccinated visitors will be able to enjoy extended access to the island. If you are traveling with unvaccinated children ages 5 to 17 and want them to be exempt from quarantine as well, they will need to be re-tested upon arrival at their care and must remain in isolation (24-48 hours) until the test results are known.
Once the test is negative, they will not be required to quarantine. Masks and social distancing required. For more information, visit the International Arrivals page at St. Lucia Tourism and EE website.
Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean website. There are also new protocols starting in January. More details are available on the St. Maarten and EE Health Authorization System.
Consulate General in Curaçao, which oversees the Dutch church of St. As travelers from a high-risk country (all countries are currently considered high-risk), Americans are also expected to practice daily self-monitoring and symptom reporting for five days. Currently, tourists can cross the border from Dutch St. All visitors must also request a travel pass within 72 hours of arrival in the country, in addition to presenting a negative PCR test or an antigen test administered in the laboratory performed within the same time period.
The Turks and Caicos Islands now requires all visitors 18 and older to be fully vaccinated, meaning that 14 days must have passed after receiving a single-dose vaccine or a second dose of a two-dose vaccine. The currently approved vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson& Johnson and others. As of May 1, travelers to the Turks and Caicos Islands are no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test before travel, show proof of valid health insurance for COVID-19 treatment in the Turks and Caicos Islands, or obtain prior travel authorization. Masks are no longer required in public places.
For the latest information, please visit the Turks and Caicos Islands tourism website and check the website of the U, S. Embassy in the Bahamas, which oversees the Turks and Caicos Islands. As of early May, much of Europe is still experiencing a fourth wave of COVID-19 due to the omicron BA subvariant, 2, although cases are declining in some areas. Several countries have chosen to relax COVID-19 restrictions.
However, some European countries continue to require digital proof of vaccination to access indoor spaces such as restaurants, hotels and museums, while others, such as France, have eliminated the requirements. As of May 1, Albania repealed all COVID-19 entry and public health measures, according to the U.S. Armenia has reopened its borders to Americans, according to the United States,. In early May, the country no longer requires proof of vaccination or a negative pre-travel test to enter the country.
This means that travelers wishing to enter Austria must be vaccinated, recovered or tested. Embassy in Austria, COVID-19 rules and protocols in the country change frequently and on short notice, so it is recommended to check the official sites before traveling. Travellers who are unable to provide proof of vaccination (the second injection in the last 270 days or a booster dose is needed) or recovery (in the last 180 days) must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival or an antigen test refusal made within 24 hours. You can find detailed updates on vaccination, booster and testing requirements (and how long the vaccination is valid for) here.
The country is subject to special restrictions until at least July 1 to require proof of vaccination for people over 18 to enter closed places, including restaurants, cafes and shopping malls. Masks are required in all indoor public spaces. Belarus is on the front lines of the war between Russia and Ukraine. The country has also been in the midst of a popular uprising against Alexander Lukashenko, called the “last dictator of Europe”.
Americans Require a Visa. A COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours is also required and unvaccinated travelers from a “red zone” country (including U.S. Travellers must also complete a health questionnaire and undergo temperature and health checks upon arrival. According to the Belgian Embassy and Consulates in the United States,.
Travellers over 12 years of age who do not reside in Belgium must present a valid and recognised vaccination certificate. Both the CDC vaccination card and, when available, state-issued vaccination certificates are accepted as valid evidence. Unvaccinated travellers can only travel in exceptional circumstances with an essential travel certificate and must present a negative COVID-19 test performed no more than 72 hours before arrival or a rapid antigen test administered by a professional no more than 24 hours before arrival. You can find more information about testing and quarantine here.
All travelers to Belgium must also complete a passenger locator form. Belgium, which has been severely affected by COVID-19, had been subject to a severe lockdown and some restrictions are maintained. Additional information is available in the United States, S. Americans can enter Bulgaria for tourism, according to U.S.
According to the embassy, as of May 1, all entry restrictions related to COVID have been lifted and all travelers to Bulgaria no longer need to provide vaccination documents or tests. Travelers can visit Croatia and, by early May, there are no longer any vaccination or testing requirements to enter, according to the U.S. The Embassy notes that entry requirements are subject to change at any time without notice and that the Croatian Border Police has the final authority with respect to entry into Croatia. Croatia no longer requires masks to be worn in indoor public spaces, with the exception of health care facilities.
Cyprus, a small island nation off the coast of Turkey, is now open to Americans arriving directly from the United States. Some places are still restricted to those with a valid “Safepass”, defined as a negative test (PCR or rapid antigen) in the previous 72 hours, proof of at least one dose of vaccination at least three weeks before, or proof of having contracted coronavirus in the previous six months. For tourists, the CDC vaccination card will be enough. As of 9 April, the Czech Republic has suspended all entry restrictions related to COVID-19, and the entry ban for foreigners from third countries and the obligation to prove that they are free of infection by testing or proof of vaccination have been lifted.
This means that Americans can visit for tourism, whether they are vaccinated or not. Details can be found here and here. The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Washington, DC, C. The Embassy in the Czech Republic notes that direct flights between the United States.
And the Czech Republic will resume this summer on Delta Airlines. As of March 29, there are no longer any restrictions related to COVID-19 to enter Denmark. Americans, whether vaccinated or not, can travel there for tourism. Denmark also lifted all COVID-19 restrictions within the country starting in February.
Updates to travel restrictions for Denmark can be found here. You can also visit the U.S. Embassy in Denmark for additional information. All travelers must complete an online health declaration form within 72 hours prior to arrival in Estonia.
A seven-day quarantine is required for any visitor who is unable to provide proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative test. Masks are now recommended in indoor public spaces. Americans can visit Finland for tourism, but only if they are vaccinated or recover until at least May 8, according to the Visit Finland tourist board. Travelers who are not vaccinated or have not recovered can enter only for essential reasons (not tourism) until at least May 8 and must present a certificate of negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours or a certificate of having received the first dose of the COVID vaccination series -19. Without either, they should be tested for COVID-19 at the point of entry.
In addition, unvaccinated travelers must have a second COVID-19 test within three to five days after arrival in Finland. France now allows full (and boosted) vaccination of U, S. Travelers must enter without the need for pre-trip tests. Travelers can now also visit for sightseeing, but must present a negative pre-trip test.
Travelers, who previously had to be approved for essential travel, can now take a sightseeing tour, but must present a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours or an antigen test performed within 48 hours of boarding their flight. Testing on Arrival and Quarantine Requirements Have Ended. Updates to entry restrictions can be found here. As of March 14, France also ended the requirement for a Health Pass to enter public places in France, with the exception of hospitals and nursing homes.
Embassy and Consulates in France for additional updates; details on current restrictions are available here. Americans are welcome in the country of Georgia, according to the United States,. Travelers must present proof of complete vaccination or negative PCR test result performed 72 hours or less prior to arrival in Georgia. Travellers under the age of 10 are exempt from the obligation to carry out tests.
Germany removed all countries from its “high risk” list on 3 March, but according to the United States,. Embassy in Germany, travelers from the United States, S. You still need to be fully vaccinated or, if you are not vaccinated, prove an important reason to enter Germany and be approved by the government. Children under 12 years of age who are accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent must provide proof of vaccination or proof of recovery from COVID-19 within the last 6 months or a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen taken within 48 hours of arrival).
Children under 6 do not need a test to enter Germany. The latest travel updates can be found here. Masks may be required in some indoor public spaces. As of May 1, all travelers to Greece are no longer required to present a vaccination certificate, COVID-19 recovery test or negative PCR test or antigen test.
As of March 15, it is no longer mandatory to complete an online passenger locator form, but it is recommended to complete a simplified version of the form. Face masks are still required in indoor public spaces and in some crowded outdoor environments. Embassy in Greece website for additional information. Beginning March 7, Hungary ended all travel restrictions related to COVID-19 for travelers, including Americans, according to the U.S.
Travellers and starting in February. Read the latest updates on the Icelandair website. Embassy in Iceland website for additional information. As of March 6, Ireland has removed all entry requirements related to COVID-19 for vaccinated and non-vaccinated travellers, and it is no longer necessary to complete a passenger locator form.
Ireland travel updates are here. Details on easing restrictions within Ireland can be found here and here. For additional information, visit the U.S. Americans are allowed to visit Italy for tourism.
Beginning March 1, all travelers must be asymptomatic and show proof of full vaccination, have proof of recovery from a COVID-19 infection within the last 90 days, or present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival or an antigen test performed within 48 hours of arrival to avoid isolation. People who are vaccinated must have received their final dose within the last 270 days or should receive a booster. CDC White Card Accepted. All unvaccinated travellers who are unable to demonstrate recovery from COVID-19 within the last 90 days must submit a negative PCR or antigen test performed within 72 or 48 hours, respectively, or be required to self-isolate for five days and undergo a PCR or antigen test at the end of the isolation.
The Super Green Pass is now required to stay in hotels and bed and breakfasts, use all public transport (including local buses, subways and trains, and for boarding planes and high-speed trains), as well as for some social activities such as museums, indoor restaurants, theatres and sports and entertainment events. entertainment. CDC Vaccination Card and Government-Issued Photo ID Accepted for Americans to Access Indoors. Unvaccinated travelers can access if they show a negative COVID-19 test within the past 48 hours.
The Green Pass is gradually unraveling in certain places since April 1, but U, S. Travelers would carry a photo ID and their CDC white card in order to enter certain locations. Until at least June 15, the use of FFP2 and KN95 masks is mandatory to participate in all cultural and recreational events indoors and outdoors, and on all public transport. Embassy and Consulates in Italy for additional information.
The latest updates from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be found here. Kosovo has reopened its borders to Americans and Pristina International Airport (PRN) is open. Embassy in Kosovo, starting May 1, travelers can enter Kosovo without proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, but embassy says travelers must bring their vaccination certificate with them, because entry to certain indoor spaces is still required. To dine inside restaurants or enter museums, shopping malls or public institutions, you must show evidence of vaccination or a negative PCR or a rapid antigen test.
Switzerland handles Liechtenstein's immigration and customs matters, which means that, as long as you are qualified to enter Switzerland, you can enter Liechtenstein, as there is an open border between the two countries. Travelers can check their eligibility to enter Switzerland and Liechtenstein in the countries online TravelCheck. You can also check with the Swiss Embassy in Washington, DC, C. All COVID-19 restrictions have also been lifted for businesses and public transport.
Americans can visit Lithuania for any purpose and, starting May 1, all those related to COVID-19, according to the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania, and as of May 1 all entry requirements related to COVID-19 have been lifted. Information on entering Lithuania can be found here. Information on current restrictions and recommendations can be found on the website of the Ministry of Health.
Details about the trip to Luxembourg are available here. Masks and COVIDCheck are no longer required to enter bars, restaurants and shops (only for hospitals and nursing homes), but masks are required on public transport. Read more about Luxembourg's restrictions here. Vaccinated Americans can travel to Malta with a COVID-19 vaccination record issued by the CDC.
And, starting April 11, unvaccinated and recovered travelers can also enter with proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival or a recovery certificate issued within 180 days of travel. U.S. travelers must verify their CDC card through the VeriFly app by uploading vaccine information and other travel documentation required to activate their “Trip to Malta” pass, according to the U.S. The Embassy points out that starting in January.
People without a booster shot will no longer be recognized as vaccinated by the Maltese government if their second dose was more than three months ago; booster doses are valid for nine months. Those who are not fully vaccinated may not be able to enter Malta or may be required to quarantine. Currently, vaccination is accepted if the last dose was within three months; booster doses extend validity for nine months. Details are available on the website of the Ministry of Health.
Masks are now only required in certain settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes and flights to Malta. As of March 16, Moldova has lifted all entry restrictions related to COVID-19 and Americans are allowed to enter Moldova, but the country's proximity to Ukraine makes travel there inadvisable at this time. The airspace had been closed until 21 March, but it has reopened. Website of the Embassy in Moldova and the website of the Moldavian Border Police for more information.
Face masks are now recommended, but not mandatory in all indoor public spaces. The Embassy of Monaco in Washington, DC, C. And Canada is allowed to travel to Monaco (whose immigration is supervised by France) by tourism with proof of full vaccination (a booster is required for those over 18 years old if the final dose was more than nine months ago) and a pre-trip test is not required (children under 12 are exempt from the test). Travellers must also sign an affidavit stating the absence of symptoms and non-contact with an infected person.
As a “green country”, so the United States is not vaccinated. Travelers over the age of 12 can revisit Monaco for tourism and must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 48 hours of boarding or a negative antigen test performed within 24 hours of boarding. Requirements for random antigen testing on arrival and seven days of self-isolation have been finalized. France is responsible for immigration and customs in Monaco.
Masks must be worn on all public transport and in hospitals and collective accommodation; in all other environments, masks are recommended, but are optional. Beginning April 20, travelers no longer need to complete an online health declaration form before traveling to the Netherlands. Unvaccinated travellers traveling for essential reasons (tourism is not allowed without a vaccination or recovery certificate) are strongly encouraged to get tested on days two and five. The Netherlands has a TravelCheck tool for inbound travelers.
For the latest updates on restrictions, see here. North Macedonia is now open to all tourists, including Americans, with no testing or vaccination requirements, according to U.S. The same rules now apply as before the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no requirements for testing, quarantine or registration upon arrival in Norway.
Unvaccinated people are advised to exercise caution when traveling to Svalbard, where pre- and post-arrival testing will continue, according to the U.S. Detailed information on travel to Norway and national and local COVID-19 prevention measures are available on the Health Norway website. Details and updates can be found here. Embassy; additional information is available here.
Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces and on public transport. All travellers over 12 years of age arriving in Portugal by air from the United States must present a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of boarding or a laboratory antigen test performed within 24 hours of boarding. This is necessary even for those who are fully vaccinated but do not have an approved EU Digital COVID Certificate (Portugal currently only accepts certificates from countries that accept the EU Digital COVID Certificate, so not the U.S. To enter Azores airports in Ponta Delgada and Terceira, you must show the results of a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours prior to boarding (or an antigen test approved by the EU and performed within 48 hours of boarding) or proof of an EU digital COVID certificate valid.
Alternatively, travelers who already had COVID-19 can file a Declaration of Immunity. There are currently no restrictions on entry to Madeira. More information is available at Visit Portugal and through the U.S. As of March 9, Romania has lifted all entry restrictions related to COVID-19, according to the U.S.
Department of State, and foreign citizens entering Romania no longer need proof of vaccination or a negative test result. The embassy warns that regulations continue to change, so before traveling to Romania, travelers are advised to consult their airline, as well as the Romanian Embassy in Washington, DC, DC. Romania also borders on Ukraine, where the armed conflict continues. The Russian government requires that all foreign travelers present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result on arrival, dated within two days prior to their arrival in Russia, along with the completion of a digital form that must be printed and presented to Russian customs.
As of May 3, all travelers entering Serbia no longer need to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test, according to the U.S. Most pandemic-related restrictions have been gradually lifted. Embassy in Slovakia, starting April 6, all COVID-19 requirements for entry into Slovakia are canceled, regardless of vaccination status, and Americans can visit for tourism. Embassy points out that there are no direct flights from the U.S.
For Slovakia and if you are flying to an airport in a neighboring country, you must meet all the requirements for passengers in transit for the country where the airport is located. Slovenia reopened its borders to all visitors from February 19, ending its RVT (recovered, vaccinated or tested) entry rule, according to the Slovenian Tourist Office. All travellers entering Slovenia by air or sea must complete a digital passenger locator form. Museums, shops and other businesses are open with social distancing restrictions.
Restaurants are open and indoor dining is allowed with restrictions. FP2 (N9) masks or surgical masks are required in indoor public spaces and on public transport. Visitors arriving by tourism must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days prior to arrival, with the last vaccination no more than 270 days before arrival or a booster vaccination is required at least 14 days before arrival. Unvaccinated travellers in exceptional situations must present a negative COVID-19 test (a PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival or an antigen test performed within 48 hours of arrival).
Unvaccinated people traveling for tourism are not allowed to enter Spain; the decision to allow this was recently revoked. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age may accompany fully vaccinated adults. Travelers also undergo temperature checks upon arrival. Spanish Ministry of Health maintains list of countries by risk designation; currently no country has special designations.
You can find more details about entry requirements here or in the U.S. As of April 1, all entry restrictions and bans related to COVID-19 by Sweden have been lifted and traveling to the country does not imply showing proof of vaccination or a negative test, according to Swedish Border Police. The Embassy in Sweden also has information on travel to Sweden. Travelers can check their eligibility to enter Switzerland on the country's online TravelCheck.
Turkey's international borders are open to travelers from several countries, including U.S. Unvaccinated travelers who do not have the required test results will not be able to board flights or enter the country. All travelers over the age of 6 must also complete an entry form to Turkey within 72 hours of their flight (a printed or mobile screenshot of the completed form must be submitted before boarding). Full details are on the Turkish Airlines website.
Upon arrival, travelers will be asked to complete a passenger information form and undergo medical examinations (including a random PCR test), and anyone showing symptoms upon arrival will undergo a coronavirus test. Anyone who tests positive will be referred to a Turkish hospital for quarantine and treatment. According to the U.S. Embassy, passengers over 18 years of age, regardless of nationality, who have not been vaccinated or have no history of recovery from COVID-19 must present a negative PCR test result, performed no later than 48 hours before their domestic flight.
The Turkish Ministry of Health announced on March 2 that masks are no longer required outdoors and indoors if air circulation and social distancing are adequate. Due to the strong and sustained armed war with Russia within Ukraine, the state of emergency of the government and COVID-19, it is not recommended to travel to Ukraine at this time. Citizens currently in Ukraine must leave immediately, according to U.S. Before the tensions, the entire United States,.
Citizens 12 years of age or older entering Ukraine from the U.S. Either another country in the “Red Zone” was required to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test or a rapid antigen test performed within 72 hours of arrival or a document confirming receipt of a full course of COVID-19 vaccination with vaccines on the WHO approved vaccine list. Citizens traveling to Ukraine must also prove that they have health insurance that covers all expenses related to the treatment of COVID-19 while in Ukraine. The use of a mask is mandatory on public transport and in indoor public spaces.
As of March 18, the UK has removed all entry requirements related to COVID-19, so U, S. Travelers no longer need to show proof of vaccination, recovery or a negative test to enter. The need to complete an online passenger locator pass is also over. Lockdown measures have been completely lifted in England, where practically everything has been reopened at full capacity, indoors and outdoors.
Embassy in the United Kingdom for regular updates. Fully vaccinated travelers who are able to show proof of vaccination are no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test to enter Belize, but must present proof of a negative PCR test result performed within 72 hours of arrival or a negative antigen test performed within 48 hours of arrival if proof of vaccination cannot be provided, or if the traveller is not vaccinated. Mandatory testing will be administered at land border points and seaports for unvaccinated travellers. No test results performed prior to arrival at land borders or seaports will be accepted.
Most businesses are open and face masks are mandatory in all indoor and outdoor public settings when social distancing is not possible. Beaches are open and national parks welcome visitors at 100% capacity. Travelers can also check the U, S. Embassy in Costa Rica website for information.
The country has said that arriving passengers will face temperature checks. There is currently no curfew and no quarantine requirements for visitors. Upon arrival, travelers must pass through health checkpoints and face masks are required in some public settings. Visitors entering must complete a government registration form and print it, as well as present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or rapid antigen test performed within 72 hours of check-in at the airport or their original vaccination certificate stating that 14 days or more have passed for complete your vaccination.
They will also be required to sign an affidavit and complete customs forms. Face Masks Required in All Public Spaces. Updates to the guidelines can be found in the U.S. The local health authority reserves the right to grant or deny final approval of entry, based on its determination of the risk of COVID-19 of any traveller visiting it.
Individuals who stay out after 10 p.m. They are required to carry their vaccination card against COVID-19. Bars and nightclubs are closed and most businesses must operate with limited hours and reduced capacity. The Embassy in Nicaragua points out that the Nicaraguan government has not yet officially imposed any national travel restrictions or national quarantine policies. The embassy also states that U, S.
Travelers can enter Nicaragua, and a negative COVID-19 test result is required that lasts up to 72 hours of travel to enter. Travellers should also be prepared for additional health screenings and may be asked to test negative. Anyone entering Nicaragua from a country with a known risk of yellow fever must also show proof of vaccination at least 10 days before arrival. Travellers who have passed at least two weeks after being fully vaccinated can show their vaccination certificate to avoid being tested.
Face Masks Required in Public Spaces. However, all travelers to Argentina must sign an electronic affidavit within 48 hours prior to arrival and have proof of valid health insurance for the treatment of COVID-19 in Argentina. And the Argentine government recommends that travelers who are not vaccinated or who are only partially vaccinated be tested for COVID-19 (at their own expense) within 24 hours of arriving in the country. Embassy in Argentina for additional information.
Bolivia had been out of reach for tourists, but the country is now open to visitors, according to the United States,. Department of Commerce, with an annotation that travelers should be prepared for additional travel restrictions affecting international travel to be enforced with little or no prior notice. Face masks are required in all public spaces and social distancing rules are in place. Embassy informs that commercial flights have resumed.
Boliviana de Aviación has flights between La Paz and Miami, but travelers should expect additional restrictions that affect international travel on short notice. Fully vaccinated tourists are currently welcome, and while Brazil no longer requires proof of health insurance to enter, the U.S. The Department of State continues to recommend that all travelers purchase insurance before leaving the United States. Travelers to Brazil 12 years of age or older who are fully vaccinated must provide proof of complete vaccination to their airline.
It can be electronic or printed, but evidence in the form of a QR code will not be accepted. Chile welcomes international travelers and no longer requires proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, although all travelers can undergo random testing upon arrival. Cruise ship passengers must also submit a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours or a negative antigen test performed within 48 hours of disembarking at a Colombian port. Current requirements require all visitors to complete the online pre-travel registration form “Check-Mig” within 72 hours of their flight's departure.
Ecuador is open again for Americans and starting in February. All visitors must also complete an online health declaration form. The requirements for the Galapagos Islands are now the same as for entry to Ecuador; travelers who are not fully vaccinated can use the same PCR test result if they are in direct transit to Galapagos upon arrival in Ecuador and their test is still within the required 72 hour time frame at the time of boarding on your flight to Galapagos. If not, travelers must retest in Ecuador.
Travellers to Galapagos also need a “safe conduct” (transit control card) from their tour operator and must contact the operator directly to obtain that document. Passengers must also provide a copy of the test result and proof of vaccination to their airline at check-in and to Port Health officials upon arrival. The restaurants are open and you are allowed to eat at 100% capacity. Wearing masks in public is no longer mandatory, but strongly recommended.
Citizens do not need a visa for visits of up to 90 days for tourism or business. All passengers over the age of 12 must present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 48 hours of departure to Peru (children under 12 must only be asymptomatic to board) and complete an Affidavit of Health and Electronic Geolocation Authorization online managed by Migrations. In the US, all passengers over 18 years of age using commercial transportation to travel to Peru by land or air must present proof of vaccination or a negative molecular test performed within 48 hours. In addition, anyone over the age of 18 cannot enter public business facilities without their physical or virtual identification card proving that they have completed, in Peru or abroad, their COVID-19 vaccination schedule.
Visit the Peru Tourism website for additional updates. Bangladesh requires international visitors, including those from the United States, to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19, according to the U.S. Citizens need a valid visa or a “no visa required” stamp to enter and must complete a passenger health declaration form within three days of travel to Bangladesh. Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to present proof of a negative test before travel, but those over 12 years old who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result within 72 hours of travel to Bangladesh.
Cambodia has reopened to tourism without pre-travel testing or quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers, including Americans, according to U.S. New rules allow travelers to visit anywhere in the country as long as they follow entry protocols. Currently, all visitors allowed to enter the country must be fully vaccinated and present proof of vaccination to avoid a 7-day quarantine designated by the Minister of Health and a post-arrival PCR test. All travelers must also obtain a visa to enter the country and are advised to purchase valid COVID-19 health insurance in Cambodia.
Embassy notes that tests on arrival and exit quarantine may include blood tests, as well as oral, nasal and anal swab tests. From May 1, non-resident foreigners can re-enter Hong Kong. Hong Kong, which earlier this year experienced its worst pandemic outbreak and banned direct flights from eight countries (including the U.S. US, S) starting in January.
Consulate General of Hong Kong and Macau, foreign travelers can revisit. Those entering Hong Kong from anywhere abroad outside Greater China (including Taiwan) must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have a recognized vaccination record. They must also show a seven-night reservation at a designated quarantine hotel and present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken within 48 hours of their departure flight to Hong Kong. Transit passengers are allowed from April 1, according to Hong Kong Airport Authority.
Transit passengers are international travelers who only fly to Hong Kong to catch another flight. Transit passengers are not allowed to leave the airport. Full details on entry and quarantine requirements for travelers are here and here. Embassy in India notes that travel to India for tourism and other short-term purposes resumed completely for persons with tourist or e-tourist visas.
Valid visas, which were previously suspended due to COVID-19 precautions, have been fully reinstated and are valid for travel until their printed expiration date. Passengers can be re-tested upon arrival (2% will be randomly selected) and must self-monitor for 14 days. Citizens who must travel to India are strongly urged to be fully vaccinated before travel and to continue to take personal health safety measures to protect themselves. Visit the Indira Gandhi International Airport website for the latest updates on COVID-19 protocols, which vary by state.
Indonesia is finally open to tourism again, after months of stops and departures. And now the entry protocols are the same throughout Indonesia. Embassy in Indonesia, travelers entering the country through airports, seaports and land borders must be fully vaccinated and show negative results from a COVID-19 PCR test performed within 48 hours of departure. They will undergo a symptom check upon arrival and must also have international health insurance valid for the treatment of COVID-19 and medical evacuation from Indonesia and download the PeduliLindungi app.
Travelers must also have a short visit visa or other entry permit; visas on arrival are again available. Proof of complete vaccination plus a booster dose is also required to board domestic flights; without a booster, a negative antigen test performed within 24 hours or a negative PCR test in 72 hours is required. Since March 1, according to the U.S. Embassy in Japan, foreign students, technical trainees and business travelers can enter Japan in limited quantities.
The embassy advises travelers who believe they qualify to enter to check the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the website of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Welfare, or to contact the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate for additional information. Students and technical trainees should contact their educational institutions directly for guidance. Japan experienced record cases in early February and case levels remain high. The Japanese government requires that all returning citizens or residents, as well as foreign travelers with an entry permit, be fully vaccinated and given a booster to avoid quarantine, to submit a PCR test for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their international departure, that they return to take the test on arrival and download it.
various applications for smartphones. If they do not receive a booster or are not vaccinated, they must also be quarantined for seven days (or three days with a PCR or antigen test on the third day) at home or in a government-designated hotel. The landlocked Central Asian nation of Kazakhstan has reopened its doors to Americans arriving through its international airports (visa-free for 30 days), according to the. International flights from Azerbaijan, China, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Germany and the United Arab Emirates have resumed.
Overland travel to Kazakhstan is limited to entry via Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. All travelers 5 years of age or older must take a negative COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours (three days) of arrival. The Embassy points out that travelers who enter with a high temperature will be isolated in a center for infectious diseases. Masks are required in all public indoor and outdoor environments.
From May 9, fully vaccinated travellers can enter Laos without pre-trip or arrival testing. Travellers 12 years of age or older who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated must present a negative antigen test result within 48 hours of departure to Laos. Embassy in Laos, CDC vaccination card accepted. Most Americans Cannot Travel to Macau.
Consulate General of Hong Kong & Macau, US only. Citizens residing in Macau, Mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan (or those who have spent the previous 21 days in Mainland China) and have the corresponding visa can enter Macau. In the US, travelers who have been to mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan 21 days prior to entry must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test taken within the past seven days, 48 hours or 24 hours, depending on their point of origin; quarantine also depends on point of origin. Non-resident Americans who have been outside of mainland China or Macau within the past 21 days must demonstrate that their entry to Macau would be in Macau's public interest.
See the links on the U.S. Consulate General website. All travelers departing from Macau must also test negative within seven days of departure. As of 1 April, Malaysia has lifted most entry restrictions on foreign citizens, according to the United States,.
Embassy in Malaysia, And as of May 1, fully vaccinated travelers and children under 12 no longer need to present a negative COVID-19 test before travel or be tested upon arrival. The embassy informs that arriving travelers must comply with all entry requirements to Malaysia, including downloading and updating the MySejahtera app and completing the digital form prior to departure. There is no quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated travellers or any traveller 17 years of age or younger, unless they receive a positive test result upon arrival. However, travelers who have been vaccinated outside Malaysia must submit their vaccination records before traveling through the MySafeTravel web portal.
Entry restrictions may change on short notice. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travelers must obtain a negative PCR test result two days before departure and undergo a professionally administered COVID-19 test within 24 hours of arrival. They will also be issued a digital Home Surveillance Order and must be quarantined for five days. Travelers to the Maldives are no longer required to submit a negative pre-trip test effective March 14, when the island nation's public health emergency was revoked.
However, travellers (with the exception of arriving tourists and residents returning to the Maldives) are advised to undergo a PCR test three to five days after arrival. According to the Maldives Immigration website, travelers do not need to get vaccinated to enter. However, all international visitors, including U.S. visitors, must complete a traveler's declaration within 72 hours of travel.
A 30-day free tourist visa will be issued upon arrival. You can find more details here. The latest update on the opening of resorts can be found here. Embassy in Nepal, changes to restrictions and requirements can be enacted on short notice.
With the March 10 changes, travelers can enter with proof of full vaccination and those who are not fully vaccinated can enter presenting a negative result of a COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of boarding their flight to Nepal. For more information, see the Embassy of Nepal in Washington, DC, C. In the US, vaccinated people can enter Pakistan with a full vaccination test, while unvaccinated people over 12 years of age must submit the results of a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of boarding their flight if they have proof of being medically exempt from vaccination. Americans wishing to travel to Pakistan will need a visa.
You will also need to download and install the Pass Track app. There are few COVID-19 restrictions left and there is no curfew at this time. The Embassy in Manila, Philippines, is now granting entry to fully vaccinated visitors from countries that are allowed to travel without a visa for up to 30 days, including the United States, but upon entry they must have a valid exit ticket within that time frame. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers are not allowed to enter the Philippines.
Travellers who are unable to provide acceptable proof of vaccination will be subject to quarantine at a government facility until publication of a negative RT-PCR test performed on the fifth day, followed by quarantine at home until day 14. Children under 12 are exempt from vaccination requirements. See also Philipp's website. Starting April 1, all fully vaccinated travelers and children under 12 can enter Singapore without quarantine via any flight. With the April 1 changes, travelers must complete an electronic SG arrival card, upload a digitally verifiable vaccination certificate within 72 hours of travel and, if arriving by air, present a negative result of a COVID-19 antigen or PCR test taken within two days of departure to Singapore.
They must also install and activate the TraceTogether mobile app and have a minimum travel health insurance of 30,000 Singapore dollars. Tourists, including smart health cards accepted to validate vaccination, can be found here. See the Singapore Airlines and U.S. Embassy in Singapore website for additional information.
Foreign visitors must have received a two-dose vaccine, or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, at least two weeks before their trip to be considered fully vaccinated. Proof of a booster shot is required if more than 180 days have passed since vaccination. The Q-code system will ask you for information such as your passport number, country of departure, airline, phone number and vaccination records. Foreign visitors arriving in South Korea by plane must also undergo a negative PCR test no later than 48 hours before departure.
They must also undergo a second PCR test within one day of arrival and a rapid antigen test within six to seven days after arrival. Additional details are available in the EE. Website of the Embassy in South Korea (containing information for passengers in transit) and on the website of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the United States. Embassy in Sri Lanka website for additional updates.
In addition to those who enter for the purpose of business visits, investments, fulfillment of contractual obligations and employment, only those with a valid Foreign Resident Certificate or special entry permit are allowed entry. All arrivals must show proof of a negative PCR test performed within two calendar days of arrival and are subject to a 10-day quarantine in a hotel, house or a combination of both. For additional information, see the American Institute in Taiwan website. Embassy in Tajikistan, all Americans need a Tajik visa to enter (as well as government permission in advance if they want to enter via a land border) and must show the results of a negative COVID-19 PCR test issued within 72 hours of arrival when boarding flights to the International Airport of Tajikistan Dushanbe (DYU); may also be subject to PCR testing at the airport upon arrival.
Travelers must provide contact information and will be allowed to leave the airport, but if they test positive for COVID-19, travelers will be transferred to a government quarantine center. The Embassy also notes that access to health care in the country may be limited and that “the Government of Tajikistan frequently adjusts its entry and exit requirements in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and policy changes are not immediately made available to the public. A current visa is also required to leave Tajikistan. Details and rules are available here.
For more information on visiting Thailand, see U.S. Website of the Embassy in Thailand and the Royal Thai Embassy. Citizens need a visa to enter and a vaccination certificate or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test from an approved laboratory (see U.S. Embassy in Uzbekistan (website) within 72 hours of arrival.
Tourists face health screenings and those arriving through a land border will have to undergo a rapid antigen test, even if they have the required negative pre-trip test. Passengers must wait for results and if they test positive, they will be denied entry. After almost two years, Vietnam has reopened its doors to foreign tourists. The decision to reopen Vietnam comes at a time when its reported cases of COVID-19 are falling after record highs in March.
Consult with the Embassy of Vietnam in the U.S. Australia had been closed to most foreign visitors for the past two years, although that changed in February. All international arrivals to Australia must apply for an e-Visa and must be fully vaccinated, but as of April 17 a negative COVID-19 test is no longer required before travel. The other big news is that Australia also reopened its doors to cruise ships on that date.
Fully vaccinated visitors are still required to complete a Travel Declaration to Australia prior to departure, which includes a statement on their vaccination status. They will also be required to upload their vaccination certificate. Unvaccinated travelers who qualify for a travel exemption request will be required to quarantine at a hotel. Embassy in Australia website for updates as well.
Qantas has resumed international flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, London and other cities. American, Delta and United also offer flights from the U.S. To travel to French Polynesia without a compelling reason to visit, travellers must be fully vaccinated (with a booster shot if their last dose was more than nine months before the date of travel) and present a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of boarding or a test of antigens performed within 48 hours before departure. Travelers must also complete and print an online affidavit and bring proof of vaccination to the islands.
Unvaccinated children 12 years of age or younger can enter if accompanied by a vaccinated parent or legal guardian, but children under 12 who are not vaccinated must have a compelling reason to visit and receive approval. They can enter French Polynesia, but must provide a compelling reason for travel that is approved by the Tahitian government, specifically related to health, business or family. They must follow all the same procedures as vaccinated travelers, but they must also undergo a recommended self-isolation for seven days. Additional information can be found on the Air Tahiti Nui website.
The mandatory use of masks was lifted from March 14, but is still mandatory on public transport. Travellers who were experiencing symptoms during their stay were told to self-report and isolate in their room until further instructions from local emergency operators were told. To enter Fiji, travelers 16 years of age or older who are currently fully vaccinated in Fiji accept AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson, Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Coronavac (Sinovac), Covishield, BBIBP-Corv (Sinopharm), Covaxin and Sputnik V. and accompanying children under 12 years of age or older must provide proof of complete vaccination, but pre-departure COVID-19 testing requirements have been waived.
Children under the age of 16, when accompanied by a vaccinated adult, do not need to be vaccinated and children 11 years of age or younger are exempt from the test. Beginning April 7, travelers over the age of 12 must pre-book a rapid antigen test that will take place within 48 to 72 hours of arrival at their hotel or a nearby testing center. They also need to have valid travel health insurance for COVID-19 in Fiji. The country was praised for its early and harsh restrictions that kept coronavirus cases low.
In fact, New Zealand was hailed as one of the bright stars in the fight against COVID-19, however, after almost two years of restrictions and lockdowns, cases reached record levels in February and early March of this year. Face masks are now optional in all indoor public spaces and the indoor dining room has returned to full capacity. Americans have been able to visit Israel if they are fully vaccinated, and as of March 1, even unvaccinated travelers can enter the country. Information on all requirements for foreigners entering Israel is available here.
Israel's Ministry of Health updated its COVID-19 restrictions, including the requirement to wear a protective mask over your nose and mouth in public. Americans can once again travel to Kuwait without the need for testing or quarantine, according to U.S. Embassy in Kuwait, travelers wishing to enter will only be allowed to enter with a valid visa or residence permit. Electronic visas (eVISA) are available for the U.S.
Embassy, proof of vaccination is no longer required to enter. As of March 28, registration on the PASS platform of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has been canceled and travelers no longer need to show their registration before being allowed to board a flight to Lebanon. All unvaccinated travelers to Lebanon over the age of 12 must have a negative PCR or a rapid antigen test performed within 48 hours of boarding their flight to enter the country, according to the. All unvaccinated passengers, except those under 12 years old, must now also undergo a PCR test on arrival at Beirut Airport and refrain from going out in public for 24 hours until they receive a negative result.
Masks are no longer mandatory by the government, but businesses and individual establishments may have their own requirements. Qatar welcomes foreign tourists, but they must have proof that they are fully vaccinated (if they are 12 years old or older) or have recovered from COVID-19 to avoid a five-day quarantine. Embassy in Qatar, entry requirements including quarantine are based on MOPH standard and red list of countries. It is currently on the standard list.
Citizens also need a visa to enter Qatar. Details on entry requirements are available on the website of the Ministry of Public Health of Qatar. In the US, all people in Saudi Arabia must still show proof of vaccination through the Tawakkalna application of a vaccine approved by the Ministry of Health (Pfizer, Moderna, Oxford AstraZeneca, Johnson and Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, Sputnik and Covovax) to enter all government establishments and private, as well as for public transport and domestic air travel. All travelers must also obtain a visa and have valid health insurance in Saudi Arabia.
Social distancing and outdoor mask mandates have also been lifted; however, wearing a mask is still mandatory indoors. The United Arab Emirates is open to tourism and Americans are welcome without the need for testing or quarantine if fully vaccinated. The country published the new easibilized guidelines on the website of the National Emergency, Crisis and. The new policy says that vaccinated passengers only need to show a vaccination certificate with an approved QR code.
The CDC vaccination card issued in the U.S. It does not have a QR code, so a negative test is required unless the traveler can provide a vaccine certificate with a QR code. Unvaccinated travelers are allowed to enter the UAE, but “must present an approved negative PCR test result received within 48 hours of departure” or a recovery certificate accompanied by a QR code from a COVID-19 infection obtained within one month of the date of travel. For complete information on how to travel to Dubai, see the Emirates website.
Traveler (s) are issued in all emirates. In Abu Dhabi, travelers must download the Al Hosn app to speed up the vaccination and testing process and access most public places and attractions. Visitors must obtain a negative PCR test result every 14 days to keep the Green Pass active. Documents must have a Yemeni government visa before entering the country, and passports must have an additional validity of six months from the date of departure.
UU. In Botswana, fully vaccinated Americans can enter without being tested; those who are not vaccinated must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival. In the US, fully vaccinated travelers no longer need to undergo an arrival COVID-19 test to enter the DRC, as long as they have proof of vaccination and a negative pre-travel COVID-19 PCR test performed within three days of travel. A negative PCR test is still required to leave the DRC, regardless of vaccination status.
Americans need a visa to visit, as well as a WHO card with proof of yellow fever vaccination and proof of valid health insurance and medical evacuation in the DRC. Unvaccinated travelers may also need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within seven days to travel between certain provinces. Face Masks Required in Indoor and Outdoor Public Spaces. Anyone who does not meet mask requirements may be subject to fines or processing and restaurants operate at 70% capacity.
Ghana's Ministry of Public Health has ended its mandate for wearing masks in public, but social distancing and good hand hygiene are still recommended. Americans are currently exempt from quarantine requirements. Entry requirements can be found here. Kenya's Ministry of Health launched the Trusted Travel Initiative; at this time, the QR code is for arriving passengers and the TT code is for departing passengers.
Travelers can obtain the TT code with their test results from an accredited laboratory at any major hospital. Everyone leaving Kenya must present a negative result of a COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of departure (but the deadline for entering the U.S. Is it now a test that takes place within a day?. Masks are no longer mandatory in public, but are recommended for indoor functions.
According to the Malawi Tourist Office, the presidential task force announced the additional need (starting in December. Those who are unable to show a certificate are expected to access the COVID-19 vaccine available free of charge. Anyone who refuses the vaccine will undergo institutional quarantine for 10 days at their own expense. Embassy in Mauritius, the island nation eliminated its pre-trip testing requirement starting March 12, but there are different rules for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.
Fully vaccinated visitors must have health insurance that covers COVID-19 and can explore the island freely, but must be tested upon arrival at their hotel. Unvaccinated guests must also have health insurance, but must self-isolate at the accommodation of their choice for seven days, with a test on arrival and an antigen test on day seven, after which they can explore the island on day eight. Details of travel requirements and travel advisories for Mauritius can be found here. Moroccan government requires proof of vaccination to enter most public and private establishments, including hotels, restaurants, cafes, gyms, hammams, grocery stores and public transportation.
Embassy in Morocco, “If vaccinated in Morocco, United States,. Citizens must carry the vaccine pass (“vaccine pass”) issued by the Moroccan government and available on the vaccination website of the Ministry of Health. If you are vaccinated in the United States, we recommend the U, S. Citizens carry their CDC white card as proof of vaccination.
Flights allowed to resume in February. Kennedy and Washington International Airport, DC. Masks are mandatory in flight and in all public spaces. Travelers who are able to enter Mozambique must present proof of complete vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test result administered in their country of origin within 72 hours of departure.
Children up to 10 years old are exempt from this requirement. Travelers must wait for health screenings upon arrival and there are many regulations and restrictions in place for commercial business and meetings. Embassy in Namibia, travelers who can present proof upon entry of being fully vaccinated do not need a pre-arrival test. Travellers without proof of vaccination must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival.
All visitors must complete a health questionnaire. Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated incoming passengers are still required to observe mandatory seven-day self-isolation, in addition to undergoing a PCR test for COVID-19 on days two and seven after arrival. Details of the arrival tests can be found here. The Republic of the Congo, located in Central Africa between Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, allows the United States,.
In the Republic of Congo, all arriving passengers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test (check with your airline for the time period) and undergo a health check on arrival. Rwanda also offers visas on arrival for all nationalities. Travelers departing Rwanda must also test negative with a PCR test within 72 hours of leaving their home country (but the U.S. It now requires a negative test result within the day of travel, so U.S.
In the US, S may need both a PCR test to start and a rapid antigen test to meet the requirements of U, S. Face Masks Required Nationwide in Public Spaces. International flights to Senegal have resumed, but most land borders remain closed, according to the United States,. Senegal requires travellers over 2 years of age to provide a COVID-19 vaccination certificate with a QR code (which does not have a CDC white card) that shows that they have been fully vaccinated with the AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer, Covishield, Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccine at least 14 days before departure or the original certificate of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours prior to departure from Senegal and issued in English or French.
The West African country also requires that all arrivals submit a passenger locator form. A mandatory mask order remains in effect in certain public spaces. All visitors require travel authorization through the online portal and must present valid travel and health insurance that covers, at a minimum, isolation, quarantine and clinical care related to COVID-19. Travelers who are fully vaccinated (a booster dose is required for those over 18 years of age if the second dose was more than six months earlier) and those who have proof of having tested positive in the past two to 12 weeks no longer need to present proof of a negative pre-travel test to enter. Those who are not vaccinated must submit a negative result of a PCR test for COVID-19 performed within 72 hours of their flight and upload the test results to the online portal.
Visitors can only stay on licensed establishments or diving cruises that have been certified by the Public Health Authority. Beginning April 13, a pre-trip COVID-19 test or a test on arrival will no longer be required for travelers who are fully vaccinated. Proof of yellow fever vaccination is also required. When leaving Sierra Leone, a departure number and a negative test are also required within 48 to 72 hours of departure.
More information can be found here and on the South African Airways website. Travelers who are fully vaccinated with a vaccination certificate containing a QR code (the CDC card does not have one) are no longer required to provide proof of a negative test before travel, but Tanzania currently requires all other travelers to submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test result containing a QR code and you are within 72 hours of your flight to Tanzania or Zanzibar and complete an online health surveillance form within 24 hours of your arrival to receive a unique health code. Tourists need a visa to visit Tanzania. Arriving passengers must have a visa applied online and approved by the Ugandan government, as well as proof of complete vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test from an accredited laboratory in the country of origin performed no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight to Uganda.
Paper copies of vaccination certificates and test results are required. The Embassy also notes that the Ugandan government requires all departing passengers to submit proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of departure. This requirement is mandatory for all passengers departing from Uganda, even if the destination country does not require it. Yes, although it is now mandatory to be an antigen test or PCR that is performed within the day of travel.
Zambia, home to Victoria Falls and known as one of the top safari destinations, is open to international travelers, including Americans. A yellow fever vaccine is also required, according to the U.S. Additional reporting by Katherine Fan, Jordyn Fields, Jane Frye, Jacob Harrison, Donna Heiderstadt, Liz Hund, Brian Kim, Stella Shon, Caroline Tanner and Mimi Wright. Above all this uncertainty, there is the possibility of new variants of the coronavirus emerging that undermine any collective sense of progress.
If that happens, will offices, schools and daycare providers close their doors again, complicating the lives of working parents? Will mask and vaccine mandates come into effect again? Will travel restrictions return? Will the economic recovery be interrupted? Will the pandemic continue to be a leading failure in the US?. Politics, particularly as the nation approaches a key midterm election?. Travel is likely to look very different after the coronavirus pandemic. Once it's safe to travel, there's bound to be a boom in international travel, Mikkelsen says, as people will want to reconnect with the world after months of isolation.
Local travel will also increase, especially for people who feel safer staying close to home. So what does the new normal look like in travel? Masks, of course. And where and when you go may never be the same. For a brief moment this summer, it seemed like we could leave our masks at home.
And then the delta variant appeared. On my travels, I have seen mask requirements go from strict to optional and non-existent, and back. It's enough to get you whiplash. Fully vaccinated travelers who have completed their vaccination series more than 14 days prior to travel will no longer be subject to quarantine at the center.
Upon arrival, unvaccinated travelers 11 years of age or older must have a second COVID-19 test at the airport. As of May 3rd, all travelers entering Serbia no longer need to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test, according to the U. It is also recommended that you consult the vaccination recommendations for the specific country you are going to travel to. All unvaccinated travelers arriving in Panama must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19 or an antigen test performed within the last 72 hours.