Coronavirus travels around the world: don’t miss entry restrictions imposed by countries

Coronavirus travels around the world: don’t miss entry restrictions recently imposed by the countries

In connection with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the International Air Transport Association published the updated entry requirements imposed by the countries due to the spread of the virus. This information will be helpful for passengers going to travel in the nearest future. Please inspect this information considering the country where you are going to travel so you will not have any problems with your trip.

AUSTRALIA - published 11.03.2020

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Australia.

- This does not apply to nationals of Australia and their immediate family members. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into Australia.

- This does not apply to permanent residents of Australia and their immediate family members. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into Australia.

- This does not apply to nationals of New Zealand residing in Australia. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into Australia.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

2. Passengers who have been in the cruise ship 'Diamond Princess' are not allowed to transit or enter Australia.

- This does not apply to nationals of Australia.

3. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Iran on or after 1 March 2020 are not allowed to enter Australia for 14 days, from the time they left or transited through Iran.

- This does not apply to nationals of Australia, their immediate family members, permanent residents of Australia and their immediate family members. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days.

4. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Korea (Rep.) on or after 2100 AEDST 5 March 2020 are not allowed to enter Australia for 14 days, from the time they left or transited through Korea (Rep.).

- This does not apply to nationals of Australia, their immediate family members, permanent residents of Australia and their immediate family members. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days.

5. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Italy on or after 1800 AEDST 11 March 2020 are not allowed to enter Australia for 14 days, from the time they left or transited through Italy.

- This does not apply to nationals of Australia, their immediate family members, permanent residents of Australia and their immediate family members. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days.

AUSTRIA - published 11.03.2020

Passengers and crew members who have been in Hubei Province of China (People's Rep.), Italy, Iran and Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days must have a medical certificate dated from a maximum of 4 days before their arrival in Austria. The medical certificate must :

- confirm that the person is not affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19), and

- be in German or in English, and

- be obtained at https://infothek.bmvit.gv.at/massnahmen-bei-der-einreise-aus-sars-cov-2-risikogebieten/ .

- This does not apply to nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

- This does not apply to passengers with a British passport.

CANADA - published 24.02.2020

Passengers who were in the cruise ship 'Diamond Princess' are subject to a mandatory 14-day isolation at a quarantine facility upon arrival in Canada.

CHILE - published 11.03.2020

Passengers and airline crew who have been in Italy or Spain will be isolated for 14 days.

CHINA (People's Rep.) - published 11.03.2020

1. All passengers arriving at PEK must self-isolate for 14 days.

2. Passengers arriving from Iran, Italy, Japan or Korea (Rep.) and traveling to Beijing (PEK), Guangzhou (CAN) or Shanghai (PVG) are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

CHINESE TAIPEI – published 06.03.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to transit or enter Chinese Taipei.

- This does not apply if their spouse is from Chinese Taipei.

2. Passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport or Macao (SAR China) passport are not allowed to enter Chinese Taipei.

- This does not apply if their spouse or their parent(s) is from Chinese Taipei. They must have an ROC (Taiwan) Resident Certificate and must be in home quarantine for 14 days.

- This does not apply when they are on business trips or are being transferred by multinational companies. They must be in home quarantine for 14 days.

3. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Chinese Taipei.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) passport.

- This does not apply to residents of Chinese Taipei with a ROC (Taiwan) Resident Certificate, type APRC or ARC.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport.

- This does not apply to passengers who have transited through China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days but not leaving the transit areas. They will be under home quarantine for 14 days.

- This does not apply to airline crew who have transited through China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) but not leaving the transit areas. They can enter with a guarantee letter proving that they have not entered China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days.

4. Passengers who reside in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) are not allowed to enter Chinese Taipei.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) passport.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport.

5. Passengers arriving from Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) must be in home quarantine for 14 days.

CROATIA - published 11.03.2020

1. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Hubei province in China (People's Rep.), Heinsberg country in Germany, Iran, Italy or Daegu city and Cheongdo province in Korea (Rep.). in the past 14 days will be placed in quarantine for 14 days.

- This does not apply to nationals of Croatia.

2. Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.) (except Hubei province), Germany, Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Korea (Rep.) (except Daegu city and Cheongdo province) or Singapore will be subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.

- This does not apply to nationals of Croatia.

3. Nationals of Croatia who have been in China (People's Rep.), Germany, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Japan, Korea (Rep.) or Singapore will be subject to self-isolate for 14 days.

4. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.

EGYPT - published 06.03.2020

1. Nationals of Qatar are not allowed to enter Egypt.

2. Passengers who have been in Bahrain, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland, Spain, Thailand or Vietnam will be screened upon arrival, and;

-must present a completed “Health Observation Card”, upon arrival, and

-will be followed up for a period of 14 days.

Before arrival of the flight, carriers must complete and present a “Notifying Form” to the General Quarantine administration.

GEORGIA - published 07.03.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) arriving from China (People's Rep.) or Iran are not allowed to enter Georgia.

2. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) who have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the last 14 days are not allowed to enter Georgia.

3. Nationals of Iran arriving from China (People's Rep.) or Iran are not allowed to enter Georgia.

4. Nationals of Iran who have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the last 14 days are not allowed to enter Georgia.

5. Nationals of Georgia who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

6. Passengers other than nationals of Georgia who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days must:

- undergo a 14-day quarantine; or

- present a coronavirus-free (PCR) certificate issued by a laboratory of the country of departure or, in case of transit, by a laboratory of the transit country.

HAITI - published 11.03.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), France, Germany, Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days, are not allowed to enter Haiti.

HONG KONG - published 11.03.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).

2. Passengers who reside or have been in the Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).

- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.

- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Hong Kong (SAR China).

3. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran or the Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona) in Italy in the past 14 days, are not allowed to enter if their permitted stay in Hong Kong (SAR China) is less than 14 days.

- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.

4. Passengers who reside or have been in the Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).

- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.

- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Hong Kong (SAR China).

5. Passengers arriving from or having been in China (People's Rep.), Korea (Rep.), Iran or the Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions (covering Bologna, Milan, Venice and Verona) in Italy in the past 14 days are subject to compulsory quarantine for 14 days.

6. All arriving passengers and crew members must present a completed Health Declaration Form to the Department of Health upon arrival.

Effective 14 March 2020:

People who have been in France (Bourgogne-Franche-Comte and Grand Est), Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia), Italy, Japan (Hokkaido) or Spain (La Rioja, Madrid and Pais Vasco) in the past 14 days, are required to stay in a quarantine center.

HUNGARY - published 11.03.2020

Nationals of Iran are not allowed to enter.

- This does not apply to crew members.

INDIA - published 11.03.2020

1. Visa and e-visa issued to nationals of France, Germany and Spain on or before 11 March 2020 are invalidated.

- This does not apply to passengers with an OCI card.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

- This does not apply to diplomats and the United Nations officials.

2. Visa and e-visa issued to nationals of Iran, Italy, Japan and Korea (Rep.) on or before 3 March 2020 are invalidated.

- This does not apply to passengers with an OCI card.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

- This does not apply to diplomats and the United Nations officials.

3. Visa and e-visa issued to nationals of China (People’s Rep.) before 5 February 2020 are invalidated.

- This does not apply to passengers with an OCI card.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

- This does not apply to diplomats and the United Nations officials.

4. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.) or Spain on or after 1 February 2020 are not allowed to enter India. Their visa and e-visa are invalidated.

- This does not apply to nationals of India.

- This does not apply to passengers who reside in India.

- This does not apply to passengers with an OCI card.

- This does not apply to airline crew.

- This does not apply to diplomats and the United Nations officials.

5. Nationals of Japan and Korea (Rep.) can no longer obtain a visa on arrival.

6. Passengers are required to fill the self-declaration form in duplicate upon arrival.

7. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.), France, Hong Kong (SAR China), Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kore (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, USA or Viet Nam must go thorough medical screening upon arrival.

8. Passengers who arrive from or have been in Italy or Korea (Rep.) with a visa issued after 5 March 2020 by India are only allowed to enter if they have a health certificate of being tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID-19) from a designated laboratory authorized by the health authorities of Italy or Korea (Rep.).

Effective 13 March 2020:

9. All visa and e-visa are invalidated.

- This does not apply to diplomatic, official, UN/International Organizations, employment, project visas.  

10. Passengers with an OCI card are no longer visa exempt to India.

11. Visa and e-visa Passengers who arrive from or have been in China (People's Rep.), France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Spain after 15 February 2020, will be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days.

INDONESIA - published 10.03.2020

1. Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter or transit Indonesia.

- This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

- This does not apply to residents of Indonesia.

2. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Tehran, Qom or Gilan in Iran in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Indonesia.

- This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

3. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Marche or Piedmont in Italy in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Indonesia.

- This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

4. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Daegu and Gyeongsangbuk-do Province in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Indonesia.

- This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

5. Visa Exemptions and Visa on Arrival facilities are no longer available to passengers who have been in the following areas in the past 14 days:

- China (People's Rep.); or

- Tehran, Qom or Gilan in Iran; or

- Lombardi, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Marche or Piedmont in Italy; or

- Daegu or Gyeongsangbuk-do Province in Korea (Rep.).

6. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in areas within Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) other than the following mentioned areas must provide a valid health certificate. The certificate must be in English and have been issued at latest 7 days prior to departure from local health authority. It should contain information of (1) fit for travel and (2) free from respiratory disease.

- Tehran, Qom or Gilan in Iran;

- Lombardi, Veneto, Emilia Romagna, Marche or Piedmont in Italy;

- Daegu or Gyeongsangbuk-do Province in Korea (Rep.).

This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.

7. Passengers arriving from Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) are required to complete a Health Alert Card (Kartu Kewaspadaan Kesehatan) issued by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Indonesia prior to arrival.

IRAN - published 10.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a normal passport, passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport and passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport are no longer visa exempt. However, they can obtain a visa on arrival.

They are required to clear the medical and health check upon arrival. After that they will be given a certificate.

2. Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by United Arab Emirates Government, nationals of United Arab Emirates are not allowed to travel to Iran.

IRAQ - published 07.03.2020

1.Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Iraq.

2.Nationals of Iran are not allowed to enter Iraq.

 - This does not apply at Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

 3.Nationals of Iran with a normal passport are not allowed to enter via Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

 4.Nationals of Bahrain and Kuwait with a normal passport are not allowed to enter via Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

 5. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Iraq.

 - This does not apply at Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

 - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Iraq who will be quarantined for 14 days.

 6. Passengers who have been in Iran on or after 1 January 2020 are not allowed to enter via Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

 7. Passengers who have been in Bahrain, China (People’s Rep.), France, Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Japan, Korea Rep., Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Singapore, Spain or Thailand, in the last 30 days are not allowed to enter via Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

 8. Nationals of Iraq who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days will be quarantined for 14 days.

 - This does not apply at Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU).

 9. Nationals of Iraq who on or after 1 January 2020 have been in Bahrain, China (People’s Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea Rep., Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Singapore, or Thailand, when arriving at Erbil (EBL) and Sulaymaniyah (ISU) will be quarantined.

 ISRAEL - published 10.03.2020

 Passengers who have been in Austria, China (People's Rep.), France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Syria or Thailand in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Israel.

 - This does not apply to passengers who only transited through Austria, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Syria or Thailand.

 - This does not apply to passengers who have been in Austria, France, Germany, Spain or Switzerland with a permit from the Israeli Embassy or the Israel Immigration Authority stating that they have been under home quarantine before departure.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Israel, their spouses and their children.

 - This does not apply to residents of Israel.

 - This does not apply to passengers with "The Palestinian Authority" passports and their spouses.

 - This does not apply to residents of the Palestinian Territory.

 - This does not apply to Diplomats who are accredited to Israel.  

 Effective 20.00 local time, 12 March 2020:

 Passengers are not allowed to enter Israel.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Israel.

 - This does not apply to residents of Israel.

 - This does not apply to crew members who adhere to special procedures published by Israeli Airports Authority.

 - This does not apply to passengers with a specific entry approval from the Population and Immigration Authority or from the Ministry of Health.

 - This does not apply to passengers who will stay in Israel for more than 14 days and are able to provide a phone number and address of a person in Israel that can provide them with home quarantine.

ITALY – published 09.03.2020

 1.Passengers traveling as tourists are not allowed to enter via airports in below listed areas.

 2.Passengers arriving at airports in below listed areas, are allowed to enter if they are traveling on business, for health reasons, in an emergency or if they reside in one of these areas. A completed “Self-declaration" form must be presented upon arrival.

 - Areas: Alessandria, Asti, Lombardy, Modena, Novara, Padova, Parma, Pesaro and Urbino, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia, Rimini, Treviso-Venice, Verbano – Cusio - Ossola and Vercelli.

 JAMAICA - published 29.02.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in Iran, Italy, Korea Rep. or Singapore in the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter Jamaica.

 -This does not apply to nationals and residents of Jamaica.

 2. Nationals of Jamaica and residents of Jamaica, who have been in Iran, Italy, Korea Rep. or Singapore in the last 14 days will be subject to health assessment and quarantine.

 3.Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) will be subject to immediate quarantine for a minimum of 14 days.

 4. Passengers returning from China (People's Rep.) who have been granted landing privileges and who show any symptom of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will be put in immediate isolation.

 5. Passengers who have been in Iran, Italy, Korea Rep. or Singapore and have been granted landing privileges will be assessed by the Ministry of Health and Wellness and:

 - those classified as high risk will be quarantined in government facilities;

 - those classified as low-risk will be quarantined at home under the supervision of the Parish Health Department;

 - those who display any symptom of Coronavirus (COVID-19) will be placed in immediate isolation at a health facility.

 JAPAN - published 11.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in the Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Japan;

 - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

 2. Passengers who have been in Cheongdo County or Daegu City in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Japan;

 - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

 3. Passengers who have been in Gyeongsan-si, Andong-si , Yeongcheon-si, Chilgok-gun, Uiseong-gun, Seongju-gun or Gunwi-gun in Gyeongsangbuk-do in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.

 -This does not apply to nationals of Japan.

 -This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

 4. Passengers who have been in the provinces of Alborz, Gilan, Golestan, Isfahan, Lorestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, Qazvin, Qom, Semnan or Tehran in Iran in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Japan.

 - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

 5. Passengers who have been in San Marino or Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy, Marche, Piedmont or Veneto in Italy in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Japan.

 - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

 6. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province (China People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Japan.

 - This does not apply when passengers can prove that they have not been in Hubei Province and Zhejiang Province the last 14 days.

 7. Passengers who were in the cruise ship 'Westerdam' are not allowed to enter Japan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Japan.

 8. Visas issued on or before 8 March 2020 by the Embassies, Consulates-General and Consulate of Japan in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Korea (Rep.) are invalidated.

 9. Visa exemptions for passengers with a British National (Overseas) passport, passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport, passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport and nationals of Korea (Rep.) have been suspended till 31 March 2020.

JORDAN - published 14.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Jordan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Jordan, their spouses and children.

 - This does not apply to Chinese Delegations and diplomats.

 - This does not apply to Italian Delegations and diplomats.

 Effective 14 March 2020:

 2. All passengers arriving from France, Germany or Spain are required to submit health certificate that is certified by official authorities guaranteeing that they are free of Coronavirus (COVID-19). If the health certificate is not available, passengers are not allowed to enter or transit Jordan.

 3. Health procedure will be applied for nationals of Jordan arriving from France, Germany or Spain and who do not have health certificate.

 KAZAKHSTAN - published 11.03.2020

 1. Nationals of China (People’s Rep.), Iran, Italy, Japan and Korea (Rep.) are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to official delegations and crew members.

 2. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 30 days are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to official delegations and crew members.

 3. Passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) passport are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to official delegations and crew members.

 4. Passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to official delegations and crew members.

 5. Passengers with Macao (SAR China) passport are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to official delegations and crew members.

 Effective 12 March 2020:

 6. Nationals of France, Germany and Spain are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to official delegations and crew members.

 7. Passengers who have been in France, Germany or Spain in the past 30 days are not allowed to enter Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Kazakhstan.

 - This does not apply to official delegations and crew members.

 KOREA (REP.) - published 08.03.2020

 1. Visitors who have been in the Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Korea (Rep.).

 2. Nationals of China (People's Rep) with a passport issued in the Hubei Province are not allowed to enter Korea (Rep.).

 3. Korean visas issued by the Wuhan Consulate in the Hubei Province are invalidated.

 4. A visa is required to transit through Korea (Rep.) for:

 - nationals of China (People's Rep.) arriving from China (People's Rep); and

 - visa required nationals arriving from China (People's Rep.).

 5. Visitors arriving from Japan who have been in the cruise ship 'Diamond Princess' are not allowed to transit or enter (Korea Rep.).

 6. Visas issued to nationals of Japan (at Korean Diplomatic Missions in Japan) before 9 March 2020 are invalidated.  

 - This does not apply to visas issued outside Japan. Such visas remain valid.

 - This does not apply to airline crew.

 7. Nationals of Japan who do not hold a Korean visa issued on or after 9 March 2020 will not be allowed entry.

  KOREA (DEM. PEOPLE'S REP.) - published 06.02.2020

 1. Passengers traveling as tourists are not allowed to enter.

 2. Passengers traveling on business or duty must spend 14 days in quarantine upon arrival.

  MALAYSIA - published 06.03.2020

 1. Passengers and airline crew who have been in the Hubei, Zhejiang or Jiangsu Provinces (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia and passengers who reside in Malaysia.

 2. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Daegu and Cheongdo in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia and passengers who reside in Malaysia.

 3. Passengers who have been in Lombardy, Veneto or Emilia-Romagna in Italy in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit and enter Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to Malaysian permanent residents, Malaysian social pass holders and Malaysian student passes holders.

 4. Passengers who have been in Hokkaido in Japan in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit and enter Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to Malaysian permanent residents, Malaysian social pass holders and Malaysian student passes holders.

 5. Passengers who have been in Tehran, Qom or Gilan in Iran in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit and enter Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to Malaysian permanent residents, Malaysian social pass holders and Malaysian student passes holders.

 6. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in Hubei, Zhejiang or Jiangsu Province (China People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Malaysia.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in Malaysia.

 MALDIVES - published 09.03.2020

 1. Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or in North Gyeongsang and South Gyeongsang Provinces in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Maldives.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Maldives.

 - This does not apply to spouses of Maldives.

 2. A completed "Health Declaration Card" and an "Immigration Arrival Card" must be presented upon arrival.

 Effective 10 March 2020:

 3. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Bangladesh in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Maldives.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Maldives.

 - This does not apply to spouses of Maldives.

  MAURITIUS - published 02.03.2020

 1.Passengers who reside or have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Mauritius.

 2.Nationals of Mauritius and residents of Mauritius who have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days will be placed in quarantine.

  MOLDOVA – published 11.03.2020

 Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People’s Rep.), Iran, Italy or Korea Rep. are not allowed to enter Moldova.

 MONGOLIA - published 01.03.2020

 1. Passengers who reside or have been in the China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Mongolia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia.

 2. Passengers who have been in Iran, Italy, Japan or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Mongolia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia.

  NEW ZEALAND - published 03.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the past 14 days, will not be allowed to transit or enter New Zealand.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Australia and New Zealand and their immediate family members.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in New Zealand.

 2. Passengers who have been in Italy (Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto regions) or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days. They must fill-in a health registration form on arrival.

 - This does not apply to airline crew if they use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

 3. For nationals of Australia and New Zealand and their immediate family members, who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the past 14 days, carrier must contact immigration border operations before boarding the passenger.

 4. For permanent residents of New Zealand and their immediate family members, who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the past 14 days, carrier must contact immigration border operations before boarding the passenger.

 OMAN - published 08.03.2020

 1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.), Iran and Italy are not allowed to enter Oman.

- This does not apply to nationals of China (People's Rep.), Iran and Italy with a Resident Visa issued by Oman.

2. Nationals of Oman are allowed to enter with a national ID card if they used the card when they departed from Oman.

3. Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are no longer allowed to enter the Oman with a national ID card, they must have a passport.

4. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Oman.

5. Passengers who have been in Egypt in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Oman.

-This does not apply to nationals of Oman.

-This does not apply to nationals of Egypt with a Resident Visa issued by Oman. Passengers must also hold a medical examination (PCR) confirming that they are free of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The PCR must be issued within 48 hours before boarding the aircraft by a laboratory approved by the Oman embassy in Cairo.

6. Passengers arriving from Japan or Singapore will be subject to quarantine for a minimum of 14 days.

- This does not apply to nationals of China (People's Rep.), Iran and Italy.

 PARAGUAY - published 09.03.2020

 Visas issued to nationals of China (People’s Rep.) are invalidated.

 PHILIPPINES - published 28.02.2020

 1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People’s Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines.

 - This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.

 - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.

 - This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.

 2.Passengers who have transited through or have been in the North Gyeongsang Province (including Daegu and Cheongdo Country) of Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines.

 - This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines.

 - This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines.

 - This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines.  

 POLAND - published 25.02.2020

 1. Passengers and airline crew arriving directly or indirectly from China (People’s Rep), Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) must fill-in the "health part" of the general declaration form provided by the cabin crew. The forms must be submitted to the Public Health Authorities at point of entry.

 2. Passengers and airline crew on board of a flight where even one passenger is traveling directly or indirectly from China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) must fill-in the "health part" of the general declaration form provided by the cabin crew. The forms must be submitted to the Public Health Authorities at point of entry.

QATAR - published 10.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in Bangladesh, China (People's Rep.), Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Lebanon, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Syria or Thailand in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Qatar.

 2. Passengers who have been in Japan or Singapore in the past 14 days will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

 ROMANIA - published 09.03.2020

 1. Passengers who transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) are not allowed to enter Romania.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Romania.

 - This does not apply to residents of Romania.

 2. Nationals and residents of Romania who transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the last 14 days will be put into quarantine/self-isolation and must fill a declaration form.

 RUSSIAN FED. - published 07.03.2020

 1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Russian Fed.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in Russian Fed.

 - This does not apply to airline crew.

 2. Passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) passport are not allowed to enter Russian Fed.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in Russian Fed.

 - This does not apply to airline crew.

 3. Nationals of Iran are not allowed to enter Russian Fed.

 4. Passengers arriving from Iran are not allowed to enter Russian Fed.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russian Fed.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in Russian Fed.

 - This does not apply to airline crew.

 - This does not apply to official delegations.

 5. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Spain and are planning to stay in Moscow must report to the special hotline by phone. They must stay self-isolated in Moscow for a period of 14 days or for the duration of their stay if less than 14 days.

 - This does not apply to crew members.

 SAUDI ARABIA – published 10.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Bahrain, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Egypt, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Oman, Spain, Syria, Turkey or United Arab Emirates in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Saudi Arabia.

 2. Nationals of the GCC countries are no longer allowed to enter Saudi Arabia with a national ID card. They must travel with their passport.

- This does not apply to nationals of Saudi Arabia who are allowed to enter with a national ID card if they used the card when they departed from Saudi Arabia.

3. Tourist visas issued to passengers traveling to Madinah (MED) are no longer accepted.

4. Tourist visas issued to passengers arriving from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Somalia, Syria, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam or Yemen and traveling to Dammam (DMM), Jeddah (JED) or Riyadh (RUH) are no longer accepted.

 5. Passengers traveling for the purpose of Umrah or visiting the Prophet's mosque are not allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates with Hajj and Umrah permit, obtained through the website of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.

 6.Passengers who have transited through or are arriving from Bahrain, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates are allowed to enter Saudi Arabia in one of the following airports: Dammam (DMM), Jeddah (JED) and Riyadh (RUH).

 7.Passengers who have transited through or are arriving from Egypt, must have a complete medical examination (PCR) confirming that they are free of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). It must be issued within 24 hours before boarding by one of the laboratories specified and approved by the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Cairo.

 -This does not apply to nationals of Saudi Arabia.

 8. Airline crew will be subject to medical examination, if required.

 9. Passengers must fill-in a "Health Declaration Form" before arriving in Saudi Arabia. The form can be found on www.cdc.gov.sa .

 10. Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by Saudi Arabia Government, nationals of Saudi Arabia are not allowed to travel to Bahrain, Egypt, France, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Spain, Syria, Turkey or United Arab Emirates.

 11. Border crossing on the causeway has been temporarily suspended due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

 SERBIA - published 11.03.2020

 Passengers arriving from Italy, China (People’s Rep.), Korea Rep., Iran or Switzerland are not allowed to enter Serbia.

 - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Serbia.

 SEYCHELLES - published 26.02.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Seychelles.

 - This does not apply to nationals and residents of Seychelles.

 2. Passengers residing in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) are not allowed to transit or enter Seychelles.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Seychelles.

 SINGAPORE - published 05.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the last 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.

 - This does not apply to residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents or travelers holding a long-term pass (Work Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass, Long-term Visit Pass only) with final destination Singapore. If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the last 14 days, they will be quarantined upon entry in Singapore. For the others, they will be issued Stay-Home-Notices (SHNs) upon entry in Singapore.

 2. For work pass holders with travel history to mainland China in the last 14 days, they are allowed to enter Singapore subjected to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding.

 3. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.

 - This does not apply to residents of Singapore (Permanent Residents only) or travelers holding a long-term pass (Work Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass, Long-term Visit Pass only) with final destination Singapore. They will be quarantined upon entry in Singapore.

 4. Passengers with an Approved Letter for Entry from the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority will not be subject to the above restrictions. However, they may still be subjected to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.

 5. For nationals of China (People’s Rep) and Iran with a short or multiple term visa issued by Singapore, the visa has been suspended and is not valid for travel.

 6. Passengers and crew members who were on the cruise ship "Diamond Princess" are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore from 19 February 2020 to 29 March 2020.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Singapore, permanent residents of Singapore or long-term pass holders. They will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in Singapore.

 7. Passengers who have been in Iran, Italy (Aosta Valley, Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia or Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regions) or Korea (Rep.) in the last 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.

 - This does not apply to residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents or travelers holding a long-term pass (Work Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass, Long-term Visit Pass only). They will be issued a SHNs upon entry in Singapore.

 - For work pass holders with travel history to Iran, northern Italy, or the Republic of Korea in the last 14 days, they are allowed to enter Singapore subjected to the MOM’s prior approval. They are required to show the MOM approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding. Upon entry, they will be issued SHNs.

SOUTH AFRICA - published 10.03.2020

 A completed health questionnaire must be presented to Port Health upon arrival.

SRI LANKA - published 10.03.2020

 1. Nationals of China (People’s Rep.) can no longer obtain a visa on arrival in Sri Lanka.

 2. Passengers who have been in Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the last 14 days will be subject to immediate quarantine.

 3. A completed Health Declaration Form must be presented to the public health inspectors or any other authorized officials upon arrival.

 ST. LUCIA - published 27.02.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Singapore in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.

 - This does not apply to nationals of St. Lucia.

 2. Nationals of St. Lucia who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Singapore in the past 14 days will be subject to immediate quarantine for a maximum of 14 days.

 HAILAND - published 11.03.2020

1. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) must have a Health Certificate to prove they are free from Coronavirus (COVID-19). They must be under doctor's observation 14 days before issuing date. The Health Certificate must be valid for not more than 2 days prior to departure.

 - This does not apply to airline crew.

 2. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) must have a medical insurance with coverage of 100,000 USD.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Thailand.

 - This does not apply to airline crew.

 3. Passengers and crew members must present a completed T.8 health questionnaire to Health Control Office upon arrival.

 4. Crew members not based in Thailand arriving from China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) will be quarantined at the hotel until next departure schedule.

 5. Crew members based in Thailand arriving from China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) will be quarantined at home until next departure schedule.

 - This does not apply when they only transited through China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China).

 6. Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by United Arab Emirates Government, nationals of United Arab Emirates are not allowed to travel to Thailand.

 TURKEY- published 02.03.2020

 Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Iraq, Italy or Korea Rep. in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Turkey.

 -This does not apply to nationals of Turkey and residents of Turkey.

 UGANDA - published 10.03.2020

Passengers who reside in China (People's Rep.), France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Spain will be quarantined for 14 days.

 UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - published 09.03.2020

1. Nationals of Iran are not allowed to transit or enter the United Arab Emirates.

- This does not apply to passengers with a valid UAE Resident Visa. A prior 'OK TO BOARD' must be obtained from NAIC-UAE.

 - This does not apply to diplomatic passport holders. A prior 'OK TO BOARD' must be obtained from NAIC-UAE.

 2. Nationals of the United Arab Emirates are allowed to enter with a national ID card if they left before 28 February 2020.

 3. Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are no longer allowed to enter the United Arab Emirates with a national ID card, they must have a passport.

 4. Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by United Arab Emirates Government, nationals of United Arab Emirates are not allowed to travel to Iran or Thailand.

5. Nationals of Italy, Lebanon and Syria arriving at Abu Dhabi (AUH) must go through a COVID-19 screening process, obtain a proof of screening slip before continuing to Immigration.

 USA - published 02.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the USA.

 - This does not apply to nationals of the USA.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in the USA.

 2. Passengers who have been in Iran in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the USA.

 - This does not apply to nationals of the USA.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in the USA.

- This does not apply to passengers with the invitation of the US government for the purpose related to containment or mitigation of the virus.

 - This does not apply to the US Armed Forces and their spouses and children.

 3. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA) and Washington (IAD).

 VIET NAM - published 11.03.2020

 1. Passengers who have been in or transited through China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Viet Nam. This does not apply to passengers who travel for diplomatic or official purpose.

 - This does not apply to nationals of Viet Nam.

 - This does not apply to passengers who reside in Viet Nam.

2. All passengers must fill out a quarantine form prior to arrival.

 3. Passengers who travel for diplomatic or official purpose will undergo a medical examination at the border before allowed to enter Viet Nam.

4. Passengers who have been or transited through Korea (Rep.) will be quarantined.

5. Passengers who have been or transited through Iran or Italy in the past 14 days will be quarantined for 14 days.

6. Nationals of Italy and Korea (Rep.) with a normal passport are no longer visa exempt.

 Effective 12 March 2020:

 - Nationals of Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden and passengers with a British passport are no longer visa exempt.

 If any new travel restrictions will be imposed, we will ensure that Timatic is updated accordingly. We are monitoring this outbreak very closely and we will keep you posted on the developments.

According to IATA, if any new travel restrictions will be imposed, the list will be updated accordingly.

Initial source: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm

11.03.2020

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