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Travelban, new rules and unexpected flying restrictions:

Latest country restrictions:

Total doses
given
8.3M
People fully
vaccinated
3.3M
% Fully
vaccinated
78.39%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. Travelers must have a negative PCR test, conducted no more than 96 hours before acceptance on the flight to Kuwait.
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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
72.7M
People fully
vaccinated
27.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.18%
Latest News:
Latest News: Additional restrictions will be enforced under the 'Movement Control Order' (OSAC, 24.05.2021). Authorities announce tighter COVID-19 restrictions (Xinhua, 22.05.2021). Nationwide movement control order will continue through 7 June (OSAC, 11.05.2021). Government will ban all inter-district and interstate travel from 10 May until 6 June because of COVID-19 (Straits Times, 09.05.2021). Malaysian government to temporarily ban flights to, from India (New Paper, 26.04.2021) International Restrictions: *Entry to Malaysia: Entry to Malaysia for foreign nationals is prohibited. Some exemptions may apply, the situation is changing regularly, and any foreign national who wishes to enter Malaysia will need to seek permission...
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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
72.7M
People fully
vaccinated
27.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.18%
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement at government designated site. From 29 April, anyone is obliged to quarantine for 14 days at a designated government facility. The list of countries may be found on the Ministry of Health website. Travellers from countries not on the list will have to quarantine for 10 days. You will need to meet all costs associated with your quarantine. You will need to download the MySejahtera app.
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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
72.7M
People fully
vaccinated
27.6M
% Fully
vaccinated
81.18%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. You may need to take a COVID-19 test on arrival (even if you have a negative test from your country of origin) and on completion of your quarantine.
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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
9.2M
People fully
vaccinated
5M
% Fully
vaccinated
57.66%
Latest News:
Latest News: International Restrictions: *Entry to Sierra Leone: In a travel advisory announcement on 10 September, the Government of Sierra Leone announced COVID-19 arrival and departure protocols for anyone wishing to travel to and from Sierra Leone. If you intend to travel to Sierra Leone, you must get authorisation from the Government of Sierra Leone through the online portal before you travel. To get authorisation you must have: • proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test result issued no earlier than 7 days prior to your date of travel; • You should arrange to take a private test; • a...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
9.2M
People fully
vaccinated
5M
% Fully
vaccinated
57.66%
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement at government designated site- subject to PCR. If you test positive for the RDT test, you’ll be required to quarantine at a hotel in Lungi at your own expense while you wait for the result of your PCR test. The PCR result supersedes the RDT result. If you test positive for the PCR test result, you’ll be contacted by Sierra Leonean health authorities and requiretd to self-isolate. If you are travelling to Sierra Leone from India, Turkey, Brazil, and Argentina in the past 14 days (excluding airport transit) you must go into quarantine in a Government of Sierra Leone...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
9.2M
People fully
vaccinated
5M
% Fully
vaccinated
57.66%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification is required to enter the country. If you intend to travel to Sierra Leone, you must get authorisation from the Government of Sierra Leone through the online portal before you travel. You must have proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test result issued no earlier than 7 days prior to your date of travel. All passengers are required to have both a COVID-19 PCR and RDT test (in addition to the negative test result required to get authorisation to travel to Sierra Leone). If you are travelling to Sierra Leone from India, Turkey, Brazil, and Argentina in the...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / ISO
Total doses
given
10.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
43.57%
Latest News:
Latest News: Somalia, Kenya: suspension of flights to, from countries for three months (OSAC, 12.05.2021). Kenyan authorities ban all flights to, from Somalia; reason not disclosed (Standard Media, 11.05.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). Screening on arrival – Somalia (excluding Somaliland). A negative COVID-19 negative test, taken no more than 72 hours before travel, is required for entry into Somalia. *Screening on departure – Somalia (excluding Somaliland): A negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than 96 hours before travel, is required for exit from Somalia. *Screening on arrival – Somaliland: A negative COVID-19 test, taken no...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
10.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
43.57%
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement subject to PCR. Travellers displaying symptoms linked to the virus may be transferred to a nearby isolation facility while further tests are carried out. Somaliland: A negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than 96 hours before travel, is required for entry into Somaliland. If you do not have this evidence on arrival, then you may have to spend 14 days in quarantine at your own expense in a government approved facility.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
10.6M
People fully
vaccinated
7.7M
% Fully
vaccinated
43.57%
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. A negative COVID-19 negative test, taken no more than 72 hours before travel, is required for entry into Somalia. Somaliland: A negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than 96 hours before travel, is required for entry into Somaliland. If you do not have this evidence on arrival, then you may have to spend 14 days in quarantine at your own expense in a government approved facility.
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):
Total doses
given
-
People fully
vaccinated
-
% Fully
vaccinated
-
Latest News:
Latest News: Government imposes lockdown in Kwekwe for two weeks because of COVID-19 variant (Xinhua, 22.05.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry to Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe re-opened its international airports and land borders to tourists in addition to Zimbabwean nationals and valid residence permit holders on 1 December 2020. From 30 September 2020 visas that have been extended during the national lockdown, including diplomatic visas, temporary residence permits or employment permits, will expire. If you wish to extend or renew such visas or permits you must do so via the relevant Government of Zimbabwe department. *Testing/screening on arrival: There are no testing facilities available on arrival....
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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
-
People fully
vaccinated
-
% Fully
vaccinated
-
Quarantine:
Quarantine requirement at government designated site. On arrival tourists and non-residents will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days. Citizens and residents who do not have a negative test result, or who exhibit COVID-19 symptoms on arrival will be quarantined for 10 days at a designated hotel or other designated quarantine facility at their own expense and then released once the COVID-19 test is negative.
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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
-
People fully
vaccinated
-
% Fully
vaccinated
-
Certification:
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. Tourists, residents and citizens entering Zimbabwe must possess a negative COVID-19 test result, issued no more than 48 hours before their departure to Zimbabwe. If you do not have a negative test result, or if you exhibit COVID-19 like symptoms on arrival, you will be required to quarantine at a designated hotel at your own expense.
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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
361.7M
People fully
vaccinated
142.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.06%
Latest News:
Latest News: Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority suspends flights from Nepal from 10 May until further notice (Dhaka Tribune, 09.05.2021). Civil aviation authority allows international flights to resume with rules for some countries vulnerable to COVID-19 (NNB, 01.05.2021). Bangladesh authorities impose ban on entry of travelers from India via land ports; air travel also suspended (Xinhua, 26.04.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry to Bangladesh: Bangladesh authorities have said passengers arriving from coronavirus-affected countries, including the UK, should complete Health Declaration Forms and Passenger Locator Forms provided by cabin crew. You may be subjected to additional health screening measures at the airport. *Medical certificate: On arrival...
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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
361.7M
People fully
vaccinated
142.2M
% Fully
vaccinated
83.06%
Quarantine:
Self-isolation at own accommodation or government facility. Bangladesh operates a number of quarantine regimes depending on where passengers are travelling from: - Passengers arriving from the UK, together with other countries not listed below, are required to complete a 14 day period of quarantine; - Passengers from, or who have visited within the previous 15 days, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Georgia, India, Iran, Mongolia, Nepal, Oman, South Africa and Tunisia are not permitted to travel to or enter Bangladesh; - Passengers arriving from Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Chile, Croatia, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, Slovenia, Spain,...
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Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None