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Asia travel restrictions:

Total doses
given
3.5B
People fully
vaccinated
1.3B
% Fully
vaccinated
89.54%
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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.All visa applicants aged between 14 and 70 inclusive need to make their visa application in person at a Visa Application Centre. As part of the application process, biometric data (scanned fingerprints) has to be provided. The Chinese Visa Application Centres in London, Manchester and Edinburgh are operating and details of opening hours are on their respective websites. The Application Centre in Belfast remains closed.For further information on categories, and the process...
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Total doses
given
383.7M
People fully
vaccinated
103.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.40%
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All travellersAll travellers arriving into Japan from 29 April will no longer be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a COVID-19 test result for travellers who are not vaccinated. The 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.Flight length and routing may be impacted by the current situation in Ukraine.It is illegal to work in Japan without the correct visa, however informal or temporary the work....
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR
Total doses
given
8.3M
People fully
vaccinated
3.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.39%
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All travellersOn 1 May 2022 all travel restrictions that were implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic were lifted by the Kuwaiti authorities.If you’re fully vaccinatedEntry requirements for Kuwait are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.Proof of vaccination statusYou don’t need to provide your vaccination status for entry to Kuwait.If you’re not fully vaccinatedEntry requirements for Kuwait are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.If you’ve had COVID-19 in the past yearEntry requirements for Kuwait are the same for all travellers, regardless of whether you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past...
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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
16.8M
People fully
vaccinated
4.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
71.05%
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All travellersMost international scheduled commercial flights to and from Turkmenistan have been suspended.You will need a visa and letter of invitation (LOI) to enter or travel through Turkmenistan as a visitor.You should consult the Turkmen Embassy in London well in advance of your intended travel date. All visa applications made at Turkmen Embassies in the UK and overseas are referred to Ashgabat for a decision. This can take 20 days or more. There is an accelerated 24 hour service, but a supplementary fee of approximately US$150 will be charged.You will need a letter of invitation (LOI), certified by the State...
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Total doses
given
21M
People fully
vaccinated
6.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
90.84%
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All travellersAlthough Hong Kong is now part of the People’s Republic of China, it remains a Special Administrative Region (SAR) with its own immigration controls. You can visit Hong Kong for up to 6 months without a visa. For up-to-date advice on entry requirements and restrictions, please visit the Hong Kong SAR Government’s website.Hong Kong does not require travellers to provide a negative Covid-19 test result to enter the SAR, regardless of your vaccination status.All travellers must pass temperature checks upon arrival.Flights may be subject to scheduling change at short notice. Ensure you keep in close contact with your airline...
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Total doses
given
23M
People fully
vaccinated
18.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
44.67%
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Total doses
given
13.9M
People fully
vaccinated
4.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
46.94%
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): See info
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
7.6M
People fully
vaccinated
2.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
105.83%
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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
68.2M
People fully
vaccinated
20.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
87.02%
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Entry restrictionsForeign passengers entering Taiwan must meet one of the following: They are holding a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) or Employment Golden Card (including a Certificate of Issuance overseas) issued by Taiwan. Migrant workers travelling on a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) must also hold a re-entry permit issued by Taiwan; They are holding a valid visa issued by Taiwan; or They are nationals who are subject to Visa-Exempt Entry. Residents of Hong Kong or Macau must meet one of the following when entering Taiwan: They are holding a valid Alien Resident Certificate (ARC) or Employment Golden Card (including...
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Total doses
given
23M
People fully
vaccinated
18.4M
% Fully
vaccinated
44.67%
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All travellersThe FCDO advises against all travel to Afghanistan. All travellers are strongly advised to check current entry requirements with their travel operator, airline or their local Afghan diplomatic mission before embarking on a visit.COVID-19 entry requirements may change at short notice. The most recent advice from the IATA COVID-19 Information hub describes that all COVID-19 entry requirements for Afghanistan were lifted in May 2022. You are strongly advised to check with your travel operator or airline on requirements.Proof of vaccination statusMany airlines require proof of vaccination to allow passengers to board and you are advised to check the requirements...
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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
68.2M
People fully
vaccinated
20.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
87.02%
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All travellersOn 12 September 2022, Taiwan reinstated visa-exempt entry for British passport holders. British visitors are permitted to spend up to 90 days in Taiwan under this scheme for tourism, international exchanges and business purposes.If you are unsure whether you are permitted to enter Taiwan, or have further questions about the resumption of the visa-exempt entry scheme, you should contact your local Taipei representative office or embassy before you attempt to travel. Entry procedures are being regularly reviewed so may change at short notice.Passengers entering Taiwan under the visa-exempt entry scheme will be required to follow the epidemic prevention requirements...
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Total doses
given
2M
People fully
vaccinated
801.8K
% Fully
vaccinated
59.77%
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Total doses
given
1.3M
People fully
vaccinated
446.7K
% Fully
vaccinated
99.49%
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All travellersAs of 15 September 2022, travellers are no longer required to be vaccinated to enter or exit Brunei.Entering BruneiAll foreign nationals entering Brunei by air, sea or land will need to fill in the E-Arrival Declaration Form i. The online form can be accessed here. Transit passengers who will not pass through immigration do not need to complete the arrival form. A negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is not needed to enter Brunei.Exiting BruneiBrunei citizens and permanent residents exiting Brunei no longer need to obtain a Travel Medical Insurance with COVID-19 coverage before travelling.You should refer to the Prime Minister’s...
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Total doses
given
24.9M
People fully
vaccinated
9.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
103.72%
Full Restrictions:
All travellersCOVID-19 entry requirements may change at short notice, and all travellers to the UAE are strongly encouraged to check the specifics before departure with their airline before they travel. Further details are available on British Airways, Emirates and Etihad websites. Further information is also available on the IATA Travel Centre website.All passengers travelling to the UAE are no longer required to present a COVID‑19 vaccination certificate or perform PCR tests.Passengers travelling from or through the UAE are only required to comply with the transit requirements and travel requirements of their final destination and will only need to have proof...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None