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Asia travel restrictions:

Total doses
given
3.5B
People fully
vaccinated
1.3B
% Fully
vaccinated
89.53%
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All travellersBritish nationals need a visa to enter mainland China, including Hainan Island, but not Hong Kong or Macao. Separate Travel Advice for Hong Kong can be found here.Eligibility for visas for travel to China remains restricted. At present, visas are issued for:applicants who have obtained an “Invitation Letter” or “Verification Confirmation of Invitation” issued by a provincial foreign affairs office or department of commerce (M or F visa)applicants who have obtained a “Notification Letter of Foreigners Work Permit” (Z visa)applicants intending to visit a family member with a Z, M, or F visaapplicants intending to visit a family member...
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Total doses
given
3.5M
People fully
vaccinated
1.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.33%
Full Restrictions:
Entry rules in response to coronavirusEntry to BahrainBahrain International Airport is open, including for transit and transfer passengers, and visas on arrival are available for UK nationals. The King Fahd Causeway is also open for travel between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.Since 20 February 2022 there is no PCR testing nor quarantine requirements for any arrivals regardless of their vaccination status, including those arriving via the Causeway.Your airline may have their own boarding requirements and may be liable to move to a reduced service as appropriate depending on the COVID-19 situation. You should check with your airline for the most up...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
1.8M
People fully
vaccinated
640.5K
% Fully
vaccinated
92.13%
Crossing Rules:
Test requirementsPassengers not travelling from China, Hong Kong, or Taiwan must hold a negative Covid-19 nucleic acid test certificate obtained within 48 hours prior to departure. Passengers must submit the test result through the Rapid Antigen Test Reporting Platform of the Macau Health Bureau, and present it via the Macau Health Code system.
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Total doses
given
142.6M
People fully
vaccinated
53.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.60%
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 Mask requirementsPassengers are advised to wear a face mask.Insurance requirementsPassengers may require travel insurance covering treatment in Thailand for Covid-19 if their next destination required a negative test result to enter the country. The travel insurance must cover $10000 USD and expire no less than 7 days from the intended departure date from Thailand.This does not apply to the following passengers:Nationals of Thailand;Passengers holding proof of funds in the form of a guarantee letter or a Thai Social Security Fund card;Work permit holders; orPassengers holding an diplomatic or official passport, or an United Nations Laissez-Passer. Transit restrictionsPassengers are not permitted...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
11.1M
People fully
vaccinated
5.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
69.36%
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Total doses
given
60.8M
People fully
vaccinated
24.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
79.09%
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Test requirementsUnvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 5 years and older must hold a negative Covid-19 test result such as RT-PCR, Gene Xpert, True NAAT test obtained from a registered laboratory within 72 hours prior to departure. Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who hold proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 at least 14 days prior to arrival. Passengers who were vaccinated in Nepal must hold a vaccination certificate with a photo and QR code.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
72.5M
People fully
vaccinated
27.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.14%
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All travellersFurther information on entry requirements for Malaysia is available from the Malaysian authorities. On 30 December 2022 the Malaysian government re-imposed limited COVID-19 checks on entry to the country. The Ministry of Health stated that all travellers must undergo temperature screening upon arrival to Malaysia. Those with a fever, who are otherwise symptomatic, or who have travelled to China within the last 14 days must take a Covid-19 RTK test at the airport before entry to the country. Those testing positive will be required to isolate at home or, in moderate to severe cases, may be referred to a...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
18.6M
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
65.18%
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Transit restrictionsPassengers are not permitted to transit through Israel.Test requirements Passengers travelling from China or who have been in China in the past 7 days must hold a negative PCR test obtained within 72 hours prior to departure. This does not apply to: Nationals and permanent residents of Israel, including their spouses and children aged younger than 18 years; Passengers who hold A5 visas; Passengers who were in transit in China for less than 12 hours, provided they did not leave the airport. Insurance requirementsPassengers must hold medical insurance covering the cost of treatment of Covid-19 and observation. This does...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
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Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
142.6M
People fully
vaccinated
53.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.60%
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All travellersYou do not need to present COVID-19 related document such as certificate of vaccination and COVID-19 test results upon arrival in or transit through Thailand.As of 9 January, if you are visiting Thailand and then travelling to a country that requires a RT-PCR test for entry, you will need to purchase medical insurance prior to your arrival in Thailand that provides cover for Covid-19 treatment.Check your passport and travel documents before you travelPassport validityYour passport must have at least 6 months’ validity remaining from your date of entry into Thailand. You may be refused entry to Thailand if your...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
352M
People fully
vaccinated
135.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.92%
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All travellersYou will need the following to enter Bangladesh:a visa (see below for information on visas).If you’re fully vaccinatedIf you’re fully vaccinated you can enter Bangladesh without needing to quarantine, provided your vaccination course was completed no less than 14 days prior to arrival.A pre-departure negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19 is no longer required in such circumstances.Proof of vaccination statusBangladesh will accept the UK’s proof of COVID-19 vaccination record. Your final vaccine dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to travel. Your NHS appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
68.1M
People fully
vaccinated
25.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
69.63%
Full Restrictions:
All travellersYou will need a visa to enter or travel through Saudi Arabia as a visitor. You can apply for a tourist visa online. Muslim tourists may perform Umrah on a tourist visa, but a separate visa is needed for Hajj. See separate guidance on the Umrah application process in the Pilgrimage section. If you’re travelling for any other purpose, you should apply for a visa through visa agencies accredited to the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia. If you over-stay your visa you will be fined and deported.If you’re planning to travel to Saudi Arabia via the causeway from Bahrain,...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): No Entry
Total doses
given
5.5M
People fully
vaccinated
2.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
64.02%
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All travellersVisitors wanting to stay for less than 30 days no longer need a visa to enter Mongolia.For stays longer than 30 days you will need a visa to enter or travel through Mongolia as a visitor. You should contact the nearest Mongolian Embassy for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements and visas. Arriving passengers should follow instructions given by the authorities on arrival. Arrival requirements into Mongolia are subject to change. Borders between China and Mongolia are closed except for freight traffic.COVID-19 related restrictions for entry to Mongolia have been lifted for all UK travellers. Negative COVID-19 PCR...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
7.6M
People fully
vaccinated
2.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
105.79%
Crossing Rules:
  Test requirementsPassengers travelling from China and Hong Kong must hold a negative PCR test result obtained within 48 hours prior to departure. This does not apply to passengers in transit, provided they do not leave the airport.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / RAT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
333.1M
People fully
vaccinated
139.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
59.03%
Crossing Rules:
 Vaccination requirementsPassengers aged 12 years and older must hold proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.This does not apply to the following passengers:Deportees;Passengers who hold a medical certificate confirming that they are exempt from receiving the Covid-19 vaccine; orPassengers who left Pakistan before 1st October 2021.Test requirementsUnvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 12 years and older must hold a negative PCR test obtained within 72 hours prior to departure.Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.Other exempt passengers: Deportees. They will be subject to a rapid antigen test on arrival and if the result is...
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Total doses
given
380.2M
People fully
vaccinated
103.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.32%
Full Restrictions:
All travellersThe Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs websites have details of the entry requirements for all travellers to Japan, including the ‘fast track’ entry system. Rules may be subject to change at short notice.As part of travelling to Japan, you must submit information to the Japanese authorities before you fly. For arrivals on or after 14 November, MySOS will no longer be used and you must use the Visit Japan Web site for pre-flight procedures. A written pledge to abide by Japanese rules on quarantine will no longer be required.For arrivals who are...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR