Most visitors to the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Australia. Most visitors to the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Canada. Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Colombia without restrictions. Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Costa Rica.
Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter the Dominican Republic. Most visitors to the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter France. Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Germany. Most visitors to the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Greece.
The evolving testing and vaccination requirements for international travel continue to make it confusing for Americans to determine what is required to enter specific countries. TPG is here to guide you through the latest ever-changing rules and regulations. To ensure you have the latest information, follow the links provided to the government, tourism, U.S. UU.
Department of State websites for the latest updates. Beginning June 12, travelers arriving by plane to the U.S. It is no longer necessary to submit the results of a negative COVID-19 test taken one day before the flight. However, all non-citizen and non-resident travelers must show proof of full vaccination to enter the U.S.
States are open and most of the vaccination voucher requirements for many indoor activities in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston and other cities have been simplified, so check local government websites for updates. As of March 26, Hawaii ended restrictions on domestic travelers. International arrivals are still subject to the U.S. CDC has updated its domestic travel guidance for fully vaccinated travelers, but it still strongly recommends that unvaccinated people get tested before and after travel (with self-isolation after travel) within the United States.
Visit the CDC website for the latest updates. Americans can go to Canada, but they must be fully vaccinated. As of April 1, pre-travel testing requirements for entry by land, sea or water ended. Fully vaccinated travelers traveling to Canada, even if they are no longer required to provide proof of a negative test result before travel, must complete the electronic form on the ArriveCan application or web portal within 72 hours of arrival and have a printed or digital copy of their documentation from vaccination in English or French (or certified translation, together with the original), ready to be shown to a government official upon request.
Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated children under 12 years of age may enter Canada without a negative pre-travel test result if accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult, but their information must be submitted electronically through ArriveCan. If you are traveling unaccompanied, you must have a pre-trip exam. According to the ArriveCan website, travelers can be randomly selected for an arrival test; they can travel to their destination and will be notified of the test results. Details on the most recent restrictions can be found here.
Quebec requires that anyone who wants to buy alcohol or cannabis at a store run by the province be fully vaccinated. Mexico has never required entrance tests and has lifted most coronavirus restrictions. Embassy in Mexico, travelers entering Mexico by land may be subject to health checks, including temperature checks. Travelers may experience significant delays and face the possibility of being returned to the United States or quarantined in Mexico.
Starting March 10, all domestic travelers (U.S. UU. ,. Citizens (and residents), both vaccinated and unvaccinated, no longer need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to enter Puerto Rico.
As of March 10, all lodging facilities in Puerto Rico are no longer required to view visitors' vaccination records or negative test results upon registration, and establishments that serve food or beverages no longer require proof of vaccination or an antigen or PCR test. negative. All capacity restrictions have also ended and masks are no longer required in closed public places, but are recommended on public transport and when vaccination status cannot be guaranteed. Masks are still required at events with more than 1,000 people.
Those who do not meet these requirements can provide proof of a negative test taken 48 hours before the event. Positive results from the past three months will also be accepted, along with recovery documentation and a letter from a certified health care provider. For the latest updates, see here. For visitors to be considered fully vaccinated, at least 14 days must have passed since the final dose; if more than six months have passed since the final dose, proof of a booster dose is required.
Unvaccinated children under 18 years of age can only enter Anguilla if accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult. Unvaccinated visitors can now enter Anguilla, but they must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken three days before arrival or of a negative antigen test from an accredited laboratory performed no more than two days before arrival. Both documents must be presented to the airline or ship staff and then again upon arrival in Anguilla. See the latest enrollment rules here.
For the latest travel-related updates, see the Visit Aruba entry requirements page. The Bahamas are open to tourism and Americans can visit them. As of June 19, the need to apply for a health visa for the Bahamas has been suspended and pre-travel testing is mandatory only for visitors who are not fully vaccinated. All unvaccinated or partially vaccinated visitors over 2 years of age must present a negative COVID-19 test, either rapid antigen or PCR, done within three days (72 hours) of arrival.
While in the Bahamas, all visitors must wear a mask in public spaces, except on the beach. A negative test is no longer required to travel between the islands of the Bahamas and nighttime curfews have been lifted. Social distancing and masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces and on public transport. Americans are welcome to visit Bonaire.
As of April 20, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result is no longer required to participate. For the latest details, see here. Full details on travel requirements and restrictions can be found here. There are a number of additional restrictions for the U.S.
Travelers who visit Cuba are not related to the pandemic and who remain active. For more information, see EE. Barbados and Eastern Caribbean Embassy website and Dominica travel advisory. As of April 23, travelers no longer need to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result to enter and have already completed random tests at the airport.
However, all travelers must fill out and present an electronic entry ticket (both for arrival and departure from the Dominican Republic) to declare that they have not experienced any symptoms related to COVID-19 in the past 72 hours and provide their contact details for the next 30 days. Embassy in Haiti, starting April 18, all travelers to Haiti over 12 years of age must present a vaccination card demonstrating that they are fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 test, PCR or an antigen test performed within 72 hours after traveling to their airline; proof of a previous infection by COVID-19 (a positive test and documentation from the treating physician is also allowed). Passengers aged 5 to 11 should only have a negative test result. For the latest updates on requirements to travel to Jamaica, see here.
Americans can visit Martinique for tourism and starting in August. Barts for tourism and starting in August. For updates on trips to St. Kitts and Nevis without restrictions related to COVID-19.The only prerequisite for travel is an immigration and customs form.
Americans can now stay anywhere on the island, where options include the Park Hyatt St. Kitts, the Four Seasons Nevis and the St. For complete information on travel requirements, visit the St. Americans can visit St.
Lucia, where immediate access to activities on the island is now available (starting in July) for both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers. Previously, unvaccinated travelers were required to vacation at certified properties for the first seven days of their visit. For more information, visit the international arrivals page in St. The Lucia Tourism website and the United States.
Website of the Embassy in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean. Fully vaccinated visitors no longer need to complete a health form within 24 hours of departure to the islands, provide proof of a negative test result before travel, or be in quarantine. Travelers who are not vaccinated must arrive with proof of a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival or a negative COVID-19 antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival (a test can also be performed upon arrival if an antigen test is presented), but starting From August 1st. More information is available at St.
The Maarten and U.S. Health Authorization System. Consulate General in Curaçao, which oversees Dutch St. Currently, tourists can cross the border from Dutch St.
The Turks and Caicos Islands now requires that all visitors age 18 and older be fully vaccinated, meaning 14 days must have passed after receiving a single-dose vaccine or a second dose of a two-dose vaccine. The currently approved vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson %26 Johnson and others. Beginning May 1, travelers to the Turks and Caicos Islands are no longer required to present a negative COVID-19 test before travel, show proof of health insurance valid for COVID-19 treatment in the Turks and Caicos Islands, or obtain prior travel authorization. Masks are no longer required in public places.
For the latest information, visit the Turks and Caicos Islands tourism website and visit the US website. Embassy in the Bahamas, which oversees the Turks and Caicos Islands. Much of Europe is still experiencing waves of COVID-19 due to omicron subvariants, although cases are declining in some areas. Most countries have already chosen to relax entry restrictions related to COVID-19 and have also eliminated vaccination or testing requirements for access to indoor spaces such as restaurants, hotels and museums.
The European Council recommended at the end of February that its member countries be more widely opened to travelers from outside the European Union, but individual countries are setting specific dates to reduce their restrictions. By early September, all but three European countries (Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Spain) had removed all entry requirements related to COVID-19 for travelers. Armenia has reopened its borders to Americans, according to the United States,. As of early May, the country no longer requires proof of vaccination or a negative pre-travel test to enter the country.
As of May 16, Austria no longer requires visitors from any country to be vaccinated, recovered or tested. As of June 1, FFP2 or KN95 masks are no longer needed on public transport or in essential stores and pharmacies, but in Vienna they are still mandatory on public transport and in pharmacies. For more information on current restrictions, see here. Belarus is at the forefront of the war between Russia and Ukraine.
The country has also been in the midst of a popular uprising against Alexander Lukashenko, called the “last dictator of Europe”. Americans need a visa. Unvaccinated travelers from a “red zone” country (including the U.S. Travelers must also complete a health questionnaire and undergo temperature and health checks upon arrival.
That means that all Americans, whether vaccinated or not, can now travel to Belgium without having to be tested or quarantined, according to the Belgian Embassy and Consulates in the U.S. Belgium has also instituted social distancing restrictions, which are being reduced. It is recommended to wear masks on public transport. For more information, see the country's current measures.
Americans can travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina and, according to the United States,. Embassy, effective May 16, all restrictions related to COVID-19 have been lifted for all visitors. According to the embassy, as of May 1, all entry restrictions related to COVID-19 have been lifted and all travelers to Bulgaria no longer need to present vaccination documents or tests. Travelers can visit Croatia and, as of early May, there are no longer any vaccination or testing requirements to enter, according to the U.S.
As of March 29, there are no longer any restrictions on entry to Denmark related to COVID-19.Americans, whether vaccinated or not, can travel there for tourism. Denmark also lifted all restrictions related to COVID-19 within the country starting in February. Masks are no longer required at Danish airports. Updates to travel restrictions for Denmark can be found here.
You can also visit the U.S. Embassy in Denmark for additional information. Americans can visit Finland for tourism and all border restrictions related to COVID-19 ended on June 30, according to the Visit Finland tourism board. This includes proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and a negative result of.
Updates to entry restrictions can be found here. Americans are welcome in the country of Georgia, according to the U.S. Embassy in Georgia, and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative pre-travel test result is no longer required. A valid proof of health insurance in Georgia is recommended.
Masks are still required on public transport. As of March 7, Hungary ended all COVID-19 related travel restrictions for travelers, including Americans, according to the U.S. Department of State. Travelers and starting in February.
Read the latest updates on the Icelandair website. As of March 6, Ireland removed all entry requirements related to COVID-19 for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers, and there is no longer a need to complete a passenger location form. Updates on trips to Ireland are here. Details on the easing of restrictions within Ireland can be found here and here.
Masks are no longer mandatory, but are still recommended in public transportation and in healthcare settings. Americans can visit Italy for tourism and, starting June 1, both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers can enter without any restrictions on vaccination or testing against COVID-19. In addition, starting June 1, proof of vaccination (the “green pass”) is no longer required to visit museums, dine at restaurants, use public transportation, and access most other covered locations. Embassy website %26 Consulates in Italy for additional information.
The latest updates from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs can be found here. Kosovo has reopened its borders to Americans and Pristina International Airport (PRN) is open. Embassy in Kosovo: Starting May 1, travelers can enter Kosovo without proof of vaccination or without a negative COVID-19 test, but the embassy says travelers must bring their vaccination certificate because it is still mandatory to enter certain indoor spaces. To dine at restaurants or enter museums, shopping malls or public institutions, you must show evidence of vaccination or a negative PCR or a rapid antigen test.
Switzerland handles immigration and customs matters for Liechtenstein, which means that, as long as you are qualified to enter Switzerland, you can enter Liechtenstein, since there is an open border between the two countries. Travelers can check their eligibility to enter Switzerland and Liechtenstein on each country's online Travelcheck. You can also check with the Swiss Embassy in Washington, DC, C. All restrictions related to COVID-19 for businesses and public transportation have been lifted.
Americans can visit Lithuania for any purpose and, starting May 1, according to the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania, all entry requirements related to COVID-19 have been lifted. Information about entering Lithuania can be found here. Information on current restrictions and recommendations can be found on the website of the Ministry of Health.
Embassy in Luxembourg, fully vaccinated travelers from the U.S. They are allowed to enter Luxembourg and the CDC card is accepted as proof of vaccination. Those who prove that they recovered from COVID-19 within 11 to 180 days can also participate. Masks or CovidCheck are no longer required to enter bars, restaurants, stores, or public transportation (for hospitals and nursing homes only).
Read more about Luxembourg's restrictions here. There are no COVID-19 related travel requirements to enter Malta. Details are available on the website of the Ministry of Health. As of March 16, Moldova has lifted all entry restrictions related to COVID-19 and Americans can enter Moldova, but the country's proximity to Ukraine makes traveling there not recommended at this time.
The airspace had been closed until March 21, but has been reopened. France, which withdrew all entry protocols related to COVID-19 in August. Masks must be worn on all public transport and in hospitals and collective accommodation. Those traveling from countries that participate in the EU's digital COVID certification system and have proof of recovery from COVID-19 within 11 to 180 days also don't have to prove that the COVID-19 test came back negative.
Unvaccinated travelers traveling for essential reasons (tourism is not allowed without a vaccination or recovery certificate) are strongly encouraged to get tested on days two and five. The Netherlands has a TravelCheck tool for incoming travelers. For the latest updates on restrictions, see here. North Macedonia is now open to all tourists, including Americans, with no testing or vaccination requirements, according to the U.S.
The same rules now apply as before the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no requirements for testing, quarantine, or registration upon arrival in Norway, according to the U.S. As of July 1, Portugal lifted all vaccination and testing restrictions related to COVID-19 and the U.S. Travelers can visit it without any pre-travel requirements.
As of March 9, Romania has lifted all entry restrictions related to COVID-19, according to the U.S. The Embassy in Romania and foreign citizens entering Romania no longer need proof of vaccination or a negative test result. The Russian government requires all foreign travelers to submit proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result upon arrival, dated within two days prior to their arrival in Russia, along with completing a digital form that must be printed and presented to Russian customs. As of May 3, all travelers entering Serbia no longer need to submit a negative COVID-19 proof, according to the U.S.
Most pandemic-related restrictions have been gradually lifted. Embassy in Slovakia, as of April 6, all entry requirements to Slovakia related to COVID-19 are canceled, regardless of vaccination status, and Americans can visit it for tourism. As of April 23, most social restrictions have ended and masks are no longer required in public spaces other than healthcare settings. Slovenia has ended its RVT entry rule (recovered, vaccinated or tested), according to the Slovenian Tourist Office.
All travelers entering Slovenia by air or sea must complete a digital passenger location form. Visitors arriving for tourism must be fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival, with the last injection no more than 270 days before arrival, or a booster shot is required at least 14 days before entry. Tourists who are not fully vaccinated must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test made within 72 hours of departure for Spain or a negative antigen test performed within 24 hours of departure. Passengers who have recovered from COVID-19 within the past 180 days can also provide proof that they have successfully recovered from COVID-19 at least 11 days before travel.
As of April 1, Sweden has lifted all restrictions and entry bans related to COVID-19 and traveling to the country does not involve showing proof of vaccination or a negative test result, according to the Swedish Border Police. As of June 1, Turkey lifted all entry requirements related to COVID-19, so proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is no longer required, according to the Turkish Airlines website. The Turkish Ministry of Health announced on March 2 that masks are no longer required outdoors or indoors if air circulation and social distancing are adequate. Due to the intense and sustained armed war with Russia inside Ukraine, the government's state of emergency and COVID-19, traveling to Ukraine is not recommended at this time.
Citizens who are currently in Ukraine must leave immediately, according to the U.S. Before the tensions, the entire United States,. Citizens over 12 years of age entering Ukraine from the US. Or another country in the “Red Zone” was required to submit a negative COVID-19 test, a PCR or a rapid antigen test performed within 72 hours of arrival, or a document confirming receipt of a full course of vaccination against COVID-19 with vaccines included in the list of approved vaccines in the WHO.
Citizens traveling to Ukraine must also demonstrate that they have health insurance that covers all expenses related to the treatment of COVID-19 while in Ukraine. As of March 18, the United Kingdom has removed all entry requirements related to COVID-19, so the U.S. Travelers no longer need to show proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test result to enter. The need to fill out an online passenger locator pass has also ended.
Most businesses are open and face masks are recommended, but they are no longer mandatory in all indoor public settings. Beaches are open and national parks receive visitors at 100% capacity. Travelers can also check the U.S. Website of the Embassy in Costa Rica for information.
Upon arrival, travelers must go through health checkpoints and masks are required in some public places. Visitors who enter must complete a government registration form and print it out, as well as present their original vaccination certificate stating that 14 days or more have passed since they were vaccinated or proof of a negative COVID-19, PCR or rapid antigen test result within 72 hours after check-in at the airport. They will also need to sign an affidavit and complete customs forms. There were never any stay-at-home orders or social distancing orders, and there are ongoing questions about how many cases Nicaragua has actually had.
In addition, only limited flights from the U.S. They have resumed (in Avianca and Copa). The Embassy in Nicaragua points out that the U.S. Travelers can enter Nicaragua and proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours prior to travel is required to enter.
Travelers should also be prepared to undergo additional health screenings and may be asked to test negative results. Anyone entering Nicaragua from a country with a known risk of yellow fever must also show proof of vaccination at least 10 days before arrival. Travelers who have been at least two weeks after receiving the full vaccine can show their vaccination certificate to avoid getting tested. As of July 11, masks are only required on public transportation and in hospital and healthcare settings.
Bolivia was banned from tourists, but the country is now open to visitors, according to the United States,. Embassy in Bolivia, with a note that travelers must be prepared for additional travel restrictions affecting international travel to be put into effect with little or no prior notice. Entry rules have recently changed and now travelers to Bolivia, regardless of their country of origin, must present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or present a certified negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of their flight or a negative antigen test performed within 48 hours of their flight hours (children 5) years old or younger are exempt). Masks are required in some public spaces and there are social distancing regulations.
The Embassy reports that commercial flights have resumed, Boliviana de Aviación has flights between La Paz and Miami, but travelers should expect additional restrictions affecting international travel to be put in place at short notice. Fully vaccinated travelers traveling to Brazil must submit proof of full vaccination to their airline. It can be electronic or printed, but tests in the form of just a QR code will not be accepted. Unvaccinated travelers must submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test or a negative laboratory antigen test performed within one day after boarding.
Brazil no longer requires proof of health insurance to enter, but the U.S. The Department of State continues to recommend that all travelers purchase insurance before leaving the United States. Current requirements require all visitors to complete the online pre-trip registration form (“Check-Mig”) within 72 hours of the departure time. Ecuador is once again open to Americans and, starting July 18, all passengers arriving over the age of 3 must present a vaccination card showing that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least 14 days before travel) or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours before boarding your flight, according to the Turismo de Ecuador website.
All visitors must also complete an online health declaration form. The requirements for the Galapagos Islands are now the same as for entering Ecuador; travelers who are not fully vaccinated can use the same PCR test result if they are in transit directly to Galapagos upon arrival in Ecuador and their test is still within the required 72-hour deadline upon boarding their Flight to the Galapagos. If not, travelers must retake the exam in Ecuador. Travelers to Galapagos also need a “safe-conduct” (traffic control card) from their tour operator and should contact the operator directly to obtain that document.
Embassy, vaccinated Americans can visit Guyana. Beginning June 18, all travelers 12 and older must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks after the last vaccination). Pre-departure testing is no longer required to enter Guyana. The restaurants are open and eating is allowed at 100% capacity.
Wearing masks in public is no longer mandatory, but is strongly recommended. The Embassy in Peru reports that direct flights from the United States. They are available and Americans can enter Peru, although tests are required for all unvaccinated visitors to enter the country (as well as to travel on most public transportation and enter certain businesses). All passengers aged 12 and over must present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 48 hours of departure to Peru (children under 12 years of age must only be asymptomatic to board) and complete an electronic health authorization and geolocation affidavit managed by Migrations.
Embassy, all passengers over 18 years of age who use commercial transportation to travel within Peru by land or air must present proof of vaccination or a negative molecular test performed within 48 hours. In addition, people over 18 years of age cannot enter public company facilities without their physical or virtual identification card proving that they have completed, in Peru or abroad, their COVID-19 vaccination schedule. While travelers are no longer required to wear masks, the State Department recommends covering your face inside crowded buildings and on public transportation. The current entry requirements are that the U.S.
Travelers must apply for and obtain a visa and all arriving air passengers must present complete proof of vaccination, either with a physical or digital card (with a QR code). A booster dose is required if the second dose was more than 270 days earlier. If you are not vaccinated, a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival is required (but the embassy notes that this could be subject to change). There are health screenings on arrival, but quarantine is currently not required.
Bangladesh requires that international visitors, including those from the United States, be fully vaccinated or show evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result, according to the U.S. Citizens need a valid visa or a “no visa required” stamp to enter and must complete a passenger health declaration form within three days of traveling to Bangladesh. Fully vaccinated travelers do not need to provide proof of a negative pre-travel test result, but people 12 years of age or older who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated must obtain a negative result on the COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours before traveling to Bangladesh. Cambodia has reopened its doors to tourism without pre-travel testing or quarantine for fully vaccinated travelers, including Americans, according to the U.S.
The new rules allow travelers to visit anywhere in the country as long as they follow entry protocols. Fully vaccinated travelers must carry a vaccination card or certificate. Unvaccinated travelers must undergo a rapid antigen test administered by the Ministry of Health. All costs for treatment, accommodation and testing for COVID-19 fall on the traveler.
All travelers must also obtain a visa to enter the country and are recommended to purchase COVID-19 health insurance valid in Cambodia. The Embassy notes that tests on arrival and to get out of quarantine may include blood tests, as well as oral, nasal and anal swab tests. Hong Kong, which earlier this year experienced its worst outbreak of the pandemic and banned direct flights from eight countries (including the U.S. (USA) starting January 1.Consulate General of Hong Kong %26 Macau, foreign travelers can visit Hong Kong, but must submit a full vaccination record and proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of their flight to Hong Kong.
Travelers must also show a three-night reservation at a designated hotel under quarantine. Unvaccinated children under 12 years of age may be allowed to enter Hong Kong due to the caregiver's vaccinated status, but they may be required to remain in quarantine longer. Starting May 9, all travelers are also subject to a PCR test and an antigen test upon arrival at the airport; a positive antigen test requires a stay at a specific quarantine hotel. The Embassy in India notes that travel to India for tourism and other short-term purposes has fully resumed for people with tourist or e-tourism visas.
Valid visas, which were previously suspended due to COVID-19 precautions, have been fully restored and are valid for travel until the printed expiration date. Travellers must also submit a self-declaration form that details the last 14 days of travel 72 hours before the start of the trip to India. Passengers can be retested upon arrival (2% will be selected at random) and must self-monitor for 14 days. Citizens who must travel to India are strongly encouraged to get fully vaccinated before traveling and to continue to take personal health safety measures to protect themselves.
Visit the Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) website for the latest updates on COVID-19 protocols, which vary by state. Indonesia finally reopens to tourism, after months of stops and starts. Travelers must also have a short visit visa or other entry permit; visas on arrival are again available. Proof of full vaccination (with a third dose starting July 1) is also required to board domestic flights, or the traveler must present a negative COVID-19 test (the antigen is taken within 24 hours if vaccinated but not reinforced) and PCR, performed within 72 hours if partially vaccinated vaccinated).
Travelers considering traveling to Japan should check the latest information on visas and visitors on the information page of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs or on the visa website of the Embassy of Japan in the U.S. These sites are expected to be updated soon to reflect planned changes in entry requirements for October. Since March 1, according to the U.S. The Embassy in Japan, foreign students, technical trainees and business travelers can enter Japan in limited numbers.
The embassy advises travelers who believe they are eligible to enter to consult the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the website of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, or to contact the nearest Japanese embassy or consulate for additional information. Students and students in technical internship should contact their educational institutions directly for guidance. The Japanese government requires that all travelers who enter be fully vaccinated and vaccinated, that they present proof of a PCR test for COVID-19 performed within 72 hours of their international departure, and that they download applications for smartphones. The landlocked nation of Kazakhstan, in Central Asia, has reopened itself to Americans arriving through its international airports (visa-free for 30 days), according to the U.S.
State Department. International flights have resumed from Azerbaijan, China, South Korea, the Czech Republic, Germany and the United Arab Emirates. A negative COVID-19 PCR test result is no longer necessary. The Embassy points out that travelers who enter with a high temperature will be isolated in an infectious disease center.
Those visiting Kyrgyzstan through Bishkek, Osh and Issyk Kul airports no longer need to present their original vaccination card showing full COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival. The Embassy still recommends carrying both, as requirements are subject to change with little or no notice. Citizens can now enter Kyrgyzstan from Kazakh land crossings, but it is currently prohibited to enter from land borders with China, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Starting May 9, fully vaccinated international travelers can enter Laos, but they must also apply for a visa, according to the U.S.
The CDC vaccination card is accepted as proof of vaccination. A negative PCR or antigen test is not required to enter. Most Americans had been unable to travel to Macau, according to the United States,. Consulate General of Hong Kong %26 in Macau, with EE only.
Citizens residing in Macau, Mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan (or those who have spent the previous 21 days in Mainland China) and the corresponding visa are authorized to enter Macau. However, they are subject to testing and quarantine requirements stipulated for all visitors. At the Consulate General, travelers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 nucleic acid test performed within the past seven days, 48 hours or 24 hours, depending on their point of origin. All travelers leaving Macau must also test negative within seven days of departure.
As of August 1, Malaysia has lifted all restrictions on entry to foreign citizens, according to the U.S. Citizens and other non-Malaysian foreign travelers can now enter the country without proof of vaccination or without a negative COVID-19 test result. The embassy reports that arriving travelers are no longer required to download the MySejahtera app and complete the digital form prior to departure, but the application still needs to be downloaded anyway to indicate the traveler's risk status while in Malaysia, and some companies may request to review the application before allowing entry. Entry restrictions may change at short notice.
Requirements may also vary in different regions of the country. The Embassy recommends consulting the social media accounts of the Malaysian Ministry of Health and the Malaysian Immigration Department for the latest updates on procedures related to COVID-19.Travelers to the Maldives are no longer required to provide proof of a negative pre-travel test result as of March 14, the date on which the island nation's public health emergency was lifted. However, travelers (with the exception of tourists arriving and residents returning to the Maldives) are advised to have a PCR test three to five days after arrival. According to the Maldives Immigration website, travelers don't need to be vaccinated to enter.
However, all international visitors, including U.S. visitors, must complete a traveler's declaration within 72 hours prior to travel. A free 30-day tourist visa will be issued upon arrival. More details can be found here.
If a traveler tests positive or is exposed to a person with COVID-19 while visiting the Maldives, they must complete a government-mandated quarantine on their own. The latest update on resort openings can be found here. Embassy in Nepal, changes to restrictions and requirements can be enacted with short notice. With the March 10 changes, travelers can enter with full proof of vaccination and those who are not fully vaccinated can enter by presenting a negative COVID-19 PCR test made within 72 hours after boarding their flight to Nepal.
The State Department discourages travelers from visiting Pakistan today due to terrorism and violence. Embassy, vaccinated persons may enter Pakistan with complete proof of vaccination, while unvaccinated persons over 12 years of age must submit the results of a negative PCR test performed within 72 hours of boarding their flight if they have proof of being medically exempt from the vaccination. Americans who wish to travel to Pakistan will need a visa. They will also need to download and install the Pass Track app.
There are few restrictions left related to COVID-19 and there is no curfew at this time. The Embassy in Manila, Philippines, now grants entry to fully vaccinated visitors from countries that are allowed to travel visa-free for up to 30 days, including the United States, but upon entry they must have a valid exit ticket within that time period. Fully vaccinated travelers and unvaccinated or partially vaccinated children must complete an electronic health declaration card from the Quarantine Office to receive a QR code. Travelers must also provide proof of a negative PCR test performed within 48 hours prior to departure; those who have received a booster no longer need to provide a test result before travel.
Travelers should wait for health screenings at Philippine ports of entry. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers are not allowed to enter the Philippines. Travelers who cannot provide acceptable proof of vaccination will be subject to quarantine at a government center until a negative RT-PCR test performed on the fifth day is published, followed by home quarantine until the 14th. Starting April 1, all fully vaccinated travelers (and children under 12, regardless of vaccination status) will be able to enter Singapore without quarantine via any flight.
All visitors must also install and activate the TraceTogether app. South Korea, which imposed strict quarantine requirements for two years, has lifted restrictions. Although testing is no longer necessary before traveling, it is recommended to do so because testing positive after arrival requires a seven-day quarantine. Travelers must still undergo a three-day quarantine in a quarantined hotel, followed by four days of self-initiated epidemic prevention.
For additional information, see the website of the American Institute of Taiwan. Embassy in Tajikistan, all Americans need a Tajik visa to enter (as well as a government permit in advance if they want to enter through a land border) and those over 3 years old must show a COVID-19 vaccination certificate or the results of a negative COVID-19 PCR test issued within within 72 hours of your arrival when boarding flights to Dushanbe International Airport (DYU). The results of these tests must then be verified by the Dushanbe authorities. The Embassy also notes that access to health care in the country may be limited and that “the Government of Tajikistan frequently adjusts its entry and exit requirements in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and policy changes are not immediately made available to the public.
An unexpired visa is also required to leave Tajikistan. Fully vaccinated travelers must have proof of vaccination with an approved vaccine, with the final dose at least 14 days before arrival. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers must submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test or a rapid antigen test performed by a professional within 72 hours in advance. Thai authorities and airlines reserve the right to check these documents at random.
Travelers are also subject to health screenings upon arrival in Thailand. Citizens can visit the country, but both the U.S. Department of State and the CDC strongly advise against going there. Although Turkmenistan has just lifted the suspension of all international flights, few commercial airlines offer flights to the country.
The government has not recognized any cases of COVID-19 within the borders of Turkmenistan and the U.S. The Embassy in Turkmenistan suggests that the government of Turkmenistan “might not be willing to do so if the cases were confirmed.”. The United States,. The Embassy notes: “The government of Turkmenistan can, and does, change quarantine requirements and arrival procedures for private citizens on short notice.
Is Uzbekistan open to Americans. Citizens need a visa to enter, but as of June 10, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is no longer required to enter, according to the U.S. All arriving travelers must complete a health screening form and are subject to temperature checks upon arrival in Uzbekistan. Visa issuance policies have been resumed before the pandemic and mandatory quarantine requirements related to COVID-19 have been removed for foreigners and Vietnamese citizens entering the country.
As of May 15, travelers no longer have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test in order to enter Vietnam. The Embassy in Vietnam recommends that travelers check with their airline to confirm if tests are needed for the airline or for transit to other countries. Australia had been closed to most foreign visitors for the past two years, although that changed in February. And as of July 6, the requirements for accrediting vaccination or pre-travel testing have been eliminated.
Health screenings at ports of entry are still in place. All international arrivals to Australia must still apply for an e-visa. Australia also reopened its doors to cruise ships in February. Embassy in Australia website for updates.
Qantas has resumed international flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, London and other cities. American, Delta and United also offer flights from the U.S. The islands of Tahiti are now open to the entire United States,. And since French Polynesia is a foreign territory of France, as of August.
To enter Fiji, travelers 16 years of age or older who are fully vaccinated and those under 16 who accompany them must provide proof of full vaccination, but the requirements for getting tested for COVID-19 before departure have been removed. Children under 16 years of age, when accompanied by a vaccinated adult, do not need to be vaccinated. However, international flights to Samoa remain limited and travelers will face extensive restrictions related to COVID-19.Citizens can enter Tonga for tourism purposes, starting in August. The embassy in Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu does not recommend traveling to Tonga at this time.
Those traveling to Tonga must be fully vaccinated and present a negative rapid antigen test performed within 24 hours of arrival. A second PCR test is also required within three to five days of arrival and a positive test result will result in a quarantine at the expense of the traveler. Americans can travel to Kuwait again without needing to be tested or quarantined, according to the U.S. Travelers who wish to enter will only be allowed to enter with a valid visa or residence permit.
Electronic visas (eVisa) are available for the U.S. Citizens on the website of the Ministry of the Interior. As of March 28, registration on the Ministry of Public Health's pass platform was canceled and travelers no longer need to show their registration before they can board a flight to Lebanon. All unvaccinated travelers traveling to Lebanon over the age of 12 must present a negative PCR or a rapid antigen test performed within 48 hours of boarding their flight to enter the country, according to the U.S.
All unvaccinated passengers, except those under 12, must now also take a PCR test upon arrival at Beirut Airport and refrain from going out in public for 24 hours until they receive a negative result. International flights to Oman have resumed and, as of May 23, all entry restrictions related to COVID-19 have been lifted, according to the U.S. However, the embassy notes that travelers to Oman “may be required to submit a vaccination certificate stating that they have received at least 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Sultanate. The last dose should be taken at least fourteen (1) days before the estimated time of arrival.
Qatar welcomes foreign tourists and, starting in September. Full details on entry requirements are available on the website of the Ministry of Public Health of Qatar. Embassy, everyone in Saudi Arabia must still show proof of vaccination through the Tawakkalna app with a vaccine approved by the Ministry of Health (Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson %26 Johnson, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Covaxin, Sputnik and Covovax) to enter all government and private facilities, as well as to public transport and domestic air travel. All travelers must also obtain a visa and have valid health insurance in Saudi Arabia.
The United Arab Emirates is open to tourism and Americans are welcome without needing to be tested or quarantined if they are fully vaccinated. The country published the new relaxed guidelines on the website of the National Crisis and Disaster Management Authority. The new policy says that vaccinated passengers should only show a vaccination certificate with an approved QR code. The CDC vaccination card issued in the U.S.
It does not have a QR code, so a negative test is required, unless the traveler can provide a vaccination certificate with a QR code. Unvaccinated travelers can enter the United Arab Emirates, but “they must present an approved negative PCR test result received within 48 hours of departure or a recovery certificate accompanied by a QR code for recovery from a COVID-19 infection obtained within one month of the date of travel”. Children under 16 years of age are exempt from the test. Traveler (s) are issued in all Emirates.
In Abu Dhabi, travelers should download the Alhosn app to streamline the vaccination and testing process and access most public places and attractions. Visitors must get a negative PCR test result every 14 days to keep the Green Pass active. Documents must have a visa from the Yemeni government before entering the country, and passports must have an additional validity of six months from the date of departure. Embassy in Botswana, fully vaccinated Americans are allowed to enter without being tested; those who are not vaccinated must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test made within 72 hours of arrival.
Fully vaccinated travelers no longer need to undergo a COVID-19 test upon arrival to enter the DRC, provided they have proof of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 PCR test before travel (mandatory for anyone aged 11 and over) performed within three days prior to travel (mandatory for anyone aged 11 and over) performed within three days prior to travel. A negative PCR test is still required to leave the DRC, regardless of vaccination status. Americans need a visa to visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as a WHO card with proof of yellow fever vaccination and proof of medical insurance and medical evacuation valid in the DRC. Travelers may also need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within seven days to travel between certain provinces.
Americans still need a tourist visa, available upon arrival or before arrival through online registration. However, there are no quarantine requirements and on June 17, the need to submit a negative PCR or antigen test for COVID-19 with a QR code was eliminated, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The most recent travel advisories are also available here.
Ghana's Ministry of Public Health has ended its mandate for the use of masks in public, but social distancing and good hand hygiene continue to be recommended. Before traveling, vaccination documents and test results (for eligible unvaccinated visitors) must be uploaded before traveling to the Global Haven portal. Paper documents are not accepted at this time. The Kenyan Ministry of Health launched the Trusted Travel Initiative; right now, the QR code is for arriving passengers and the TT code is for departing passengers.
Travelers can obtain the TT code with their test results in an accredited laboratory at any major hospital. All people leaving Kenya must present a negative result of a COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours of departure. Embassy in Malawi, Americans can enter Malawi. Beginning June 1, travelers who can show a digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate will no longer need a pre-trip PCR test to enter.
With the CDC white card, electronic proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of arrival is required. The Embassy in Mauritius, the island nation, withdrew its pre-travel testing requirement as of March 12 and, as of July 1, there are no longer separate rules for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers. Both groups must complete the Mauritius all-in-one travel form to generate an arrival QR code. The Moroccan government requires proof of vaccination to enter most public and private establishments, including restaurants, hotels and public transportation.
Embassy in Morocco, “If you get vaccinated in Morocco, USA. Citizens must carry the vaccination pass (“pass the vaccine”) issued by the Moroccan government and available on the Ministry of Health's vaccination website. If you are vaccinated in the United States, we recommend that you. Citizens carry their CDC white card as proof of vaccination.
Travelers must provide proof of full vaccination or of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed in their home country within 72 hours of departure. Children up to 11 years old are exempt from this requirement. Travelers must undergo health screenings upon arrival, and there are many regulations and restrictions in place for business business and meetings. Masks are required in all enclosed spaces.
While the Mozambican government doesn't require departing travelers to be tested for COVID-19, individual airport agents could do so. Travelers should check their airline requirements in advance. Details of the arrival tests can be found here. The Republic of the Congo, located in Central Africa between Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is allowing the U.S.
Embassy in the Republic of the Congo, all arriving passengers must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test (check with your airline for the deadline) and undergo a health screening upon arrival. Rwanda is open to American tourists. Embassy in Rwanda, COVID-19 testing is not required to enter. Visitors to Rwanda's national parks are no longer required to provide negative COVID-19 test results to participate, but must complete a guest registration and compensation form and submit it electronically.
While international flights to Senegal have resumed, most land borders remain closed, according to the United States,. Senegal requires travelers over 2 years of age to present a COVID-19 vaccination certificate with a QR code (which does not include the CDC white card) demonstrating that they were fully vaccinated with the AstraZeneca, Johnson %26 Johnson, Moderna, Pfizer, Covishield, Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccine for at least 14 days before the departure or original certificate of a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours of departure to Senegal and issued in English or French. Senegal also requires that all arriving persons submit a passenger location form. Arriving passengers must undergo health screenings.
All visitors need travel authorization through the online portal and must present valid travel and health insurance that covers, as a minimum, isolation, quarantine and clinical care related to COVID-19.Fully vaccinated travelers (a booster dose is required for people 18 years of age or older if the second dose was given more than six months earlier) and those who show that they tested positive in the last two to 12 weeks no longer need to submit proof of a negative pre-trip test to participate. People who are not vaccinated must submit a negative COVID-19 PCR test performed within 72 hours or a rapid antigen test performed within 24 hours of their flight and upload the test results to the online portal. Visitors can only stay at authorized establishments or on dive cruises that have been certified by the Public Health Authority. Beginning April 13, travelers who are fully vaccinated will no longer need to get a COVID-19 test before travel or a test upon arrival.
When leaving Sierra Leone, a departure number is required for all travelers and those who are not vaccinated or partially vaccinated must provide proof that the test came back negative within 48 to 72 hours before departure. Citizens can enter Tanzania with a vaccination certificate containing a QR code (the CDC card doesn't have one, but one can be accessed through the VAMS system or through Global Haven). Vaccinated travelers don't need to be tested for COVID-19 upon entry. Tanzania currently requires that all unvaccinated or partially vaccinated travelers present a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 containing a QR code and that be performed within 72 hours of their flight to Tanzania or Zanzibar.
All travelers must complete an online health surveillance form within 24 hours prior to arrival to receive a unique health code. Tourists need a visa to visit Tanzania. All travelers will be screened upon arrival. Embassy, all arriving passengers must have a visa requested online and approved by the Government of Uganda, and those over 6 years of age must submit proof of full vaccination or of a negative COVID-19 PCR test at an accredited laboratory in the country of origin performed no more than 72 hours before boarding their flight to Uganda.
Paper copies of vaccination certificates and test results are required. The Embassy also notes that the Ugandan government requires all departing passengers aged 6 and over to present proof of full vaccination or of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result performed within 72 hours of departure. This requirement is mandatory for all passengers leaving Uganda, even if the destination country does not require it. Zambia, home to Victoria Falls and known as one of the top safari destinations, is open to international travelers, including Americans.
Additional reports by Katherine Fan, Jordyn Fields, Jane Frye, Jacob Harrison, Donna Heiderstadt, Liz Hund, Brian Kim, Stella Shon, Caroline Tanner and Mimi Wright. The island, which asks people to wear masks if they can't be at least 6 feet apart, has also introduced a Dushi Stay app, which means candy in papiamento, to help visitors keep track of everything from entry requirements to the restaurants, attractions and beaches that are open. Bangladesh is one of the few countries open to travel and tourism regardless of nationality. However, all international flights from Bhutan, Hong Kong, India, Kuwait, Nepal and Thailand are suspended until further notice.
All travelers must also have travel health insurance that is valid in Oman and covers the cost of COVID-19 treatment for at least one month. Other destinations within Portugal (including the Azores and Madeira) may require additional testing, even for travelers who are already in the country, so you may have to take the test several times if you travel to the islands or to several Portuguese destinations. Travelers over the age of 18 must show proof of vaccination and complete a health evaluation form through the Lib Travel app. CDC recommends that unvaccinated travelers be tested 3 to 5 days after travel and that they be quarantined for 7 days after travel, even with a negative result, but states may also have their own entry requirements for travelers.
All travelers must present a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result performed within seven days after the trip. To visit Puerto Rico, fully vaccinated travelers on domestic flights only need to carry their official vaccination card as part of the travel declaration form. Travellers from dark red countries may only travel to Malta for essential reasons and will be subject to testing and quarantine. Vaccinated travelers or travelers who have proof of recovering from COVID-19 in the past 6 months are exempt from being tested.
All travelers must have a negative PCR test result obtained within 96 hours of traveling to Kenya. The restrictions for all other travelers depend on your vaccination status and the country you are traveling from. . .