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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
24.9M
People fully
vaccinated
9.8M
% Fully
vaccinated
104.56%
Airline Updates:
United Arab Emirates authorities suspend inbound flights from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania from 25 December, impose new requirements for direct flights from Ghana, Uganda
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test tested within 48 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers must complete a Covid-19 Screening Registration prior to travelling if travelling to emirates other than Abu Dhabi or Dubai
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Required unless arriving at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR
Total doses
given
58.3M
People fully
vaccinated
21.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.87%
Airline Updates:
Jetstar and Virgin airlines suddenly cancel several Christmas Eve flights to, from Sydney
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Masks
Masks are required in some regions and areas of the country
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
8.2M
People fully
vaccinated
3.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.34%
Flight Restriction:
Published on 22.12.20211. Nationals of Israel are not allowed to enter and transit. 2. Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to: - nationals of Kuwait; - children, husbands and wives of nationals of Kuwait; - nationals of Bahrain, Oman, Qatar,Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna orPfizer-BioNTec (Comirnaty), and their accompanying children younger than 16 years; - nationals of Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates with a COVID-19vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with Sinopharm, Sinovac...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
11.5M
People fully
vaccinated
4.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
80.46%
Airline Updates:
Air New Zealand cancels about 120 flights after border reopening plan delayed.
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Masks
Mask is required on all public transport
COVID-19 test
Test advised for passengers presenting with Covid-19
Quarantine
Quarantine may be required if passengers test positive on arrival
Passenger Locator Form
New Zealand Traveller Declaration completed prior to travel required
Health form
New Zealand Traveller Declaration must be completed within 28 days prior to travel
Vaccination
Required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (vaccinated): RAT
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): No Entry
Total doses
given
18.2M
People fully
vaccinated
6.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
66.20%
Flight Restriction:
Published on 22.12.20211. Passengers are not allowed to enter and transit. - This does not apply to: - nationals and residents of Israel; - passengers with an authorization letter issued by thePopulation and Immigration Authority; - passengers with an A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 visa; - passengers with a B1, B3 or B4 visa if arriving from a country other than Angola, Belgium,Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Cote d'Ivoire, Denmark, Djibouti, EquatorialGuinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy,...
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Masks
Mask is required in some public indoor areas
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers must complete an Entry Statement within 10 days prior to departure
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
13.8M
People fully
vaccinated
4.9M
% Fully
vaccinated
47.11%
Flight Restriction:
Published on 22.12.20211. Until 1 March 2022, passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to: - nationals of Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, BruneiDarussalam, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Czechia, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands,New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United ArabEmirates, Uruguay or USA; - British nationals; - residents of...
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): Need Permit
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
8.1M
People fully
vaccinated
5.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
26.49%
Flight Restriction:
Published on 22.12.20211. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5years. 2. A completed "Traveller Health Questionnaire" must be presented upon arrival. 3. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening upon arrival. 4. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense.
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
A negative PCR test result obtained within 72 hours prior to departure required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Travellers' Health Questionnaire required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
18.5M
People fully
vaccinated
9.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
17.60%
Flight Restriction:
Published on 22.12.20211. Passengers entering or transiting through Kenya must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test resultmust be in English. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. 2. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years. 3. Passengers must complete the "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online at https://ears.health.go.ke/airline_registration/ . This will generate a QR code which must bepresented upon arrival. 4. Passengers are subject to medical...
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Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Unvaccinated passengers must hold a negative PCR test within 72 hours prior to arrival is required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
A Travelers Health Surveillance Form must be completed prior to departure
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Required, limited exemptions may apply
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): LFT
Total doses
given
304M
People fully
vaccinated
102.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
82.30%
Flight Restriction:
Published on 22.12.20211. Until 31 December 2021, passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to: - nationals of Japan; - spouses or children of nationals of Japan; - special permanentresidents of Japan; - spouses or children of permanent residents of Japan; - US military personnel, civilian personnel, and their dependents. They must have SOFA status and havethe required documents stipulated in Article IX of the US-Japan Status of Forces Agreement; - passengers with a "D" visa (only (D) as Diplomat) or an "S" visa (only (S) as Spouse,Child of Japanese or (S) as Spouse of Permanent...
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Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
A printed negative test tested within 72 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Passengers must download to their phone a Location information-confirming app, video call app and Covid-19 Contact-Confirming Application
Health form
Passengers must complete an online questionnaire and present the generated QR code on arrival
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
May be required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR
Total doses
given
87.5M
People fully
vaccinated
31.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
82.57%
Flight Restriction:
Published on 22.12.20211. Until 31 January 2022, passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to: - nationals of Canada; - permanent residents of Canada; - persons registered under Canada'sIndian Act with the Certificate of Indian Status (CIS) or the Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS); - passengers with a Canadian Refugee Travel Document or a Single JourneyDocument for Resettlement to Canada; - immediate family members of nationals of Canada, of permanent residents of Canada and of persons registered under Canada's Indian Act. Theymust stay for at least 15 days and have a quarantine plan. Staying for...
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Masks
Passengers aged 6 years and older need to wear a face mask at the airport and during their entire trip
COVID-19 test
Negative molecular test result (PCR, NAT/NAAT, or RT-LAMP) tested within 72 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
14 days required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
A Covid-19 self-assessment form must be submitted through the ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
Vaccination
Required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
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
18.2M
People fully
vaccinated
6.5M
% Fully
vaccinated
87.11%
Airline Updates:
Cathay Pacific slashes Australia flights in January as stricter pandemic restrictions take their toll.
More information
Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test tested within 48 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
14 nights required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers must complete a Health and Quarantine Information Declaration prior to boarding
Vaccination
Required for non-resident passengers
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
37.3M
People fully
vaccinated
19.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
32.40%
Airline Updates:
South Africa Airways (SAA) clarifies travel advisor refund process.
More information
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
22.7M
People fully
vaccinated
7.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
73.11%
Airline Updates:
SAS cancels dozens of flights due to staff illness.
More information
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / LFT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
141.2M
People fully
vaccinated
53.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
74.36%
Airline Updates:
AirAsia resumes operations between Bangkok Don Mueang and Phnom Penh, despite stringent Thai health measures
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Masks
Passengers are advised to wear a face mask
COVID-19 test
A negative RT-PCR or professional ATK Covid-19 test obtained within 72 hours prior to departure required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Passengers must download the ThailandPlus contact tracing mobile app prior to departure
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR / RAT
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None
Total doses
given
14.3M
People fully
vaccinated
5M
% Fully
vaccinated
91.70%
Airline Updates:
Singapore to freeze new ticket sales for quarantine-free arrivals.
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Masks
Passengers aged 6 and over are required to wear a face mask
COVID-19 test
A professionally administered negative PCR or Antigen Rapid Test (ART) obtained within 2 days prior to departure, or a self administered ART test result that is remotely supervised by an ART provider in Singapore obtained within 2 days prior to departure required
Quarantine
7 days required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Electronic Singapore Arrival Card with Health Declaration must be submitted within 3 days prior to arrival
Vaccination
Required
Insurance
Required for non vaccinated passengers
Insurance
Passengers from certain countries may need to apply for Safe Travel Pass permission for entry
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): PCR / LFT
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): No Entry
Test on arrival (vaccinated): ART
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None