Travel bans & restrictions

There are many obstacles to international travel from the constraint of travel bans to the cost of coronavirus tests and the inconvenience of quarantine. We've put together a summary of the current status of travel regulations showing the latest requirements for each country.

For a full summary of Covid-19 statistics and regulations by country, and to compare destinations around the world, visit our interactive Covid-19 travel planner.

Region Open for tourism Pre-departure On arrival in destination
Afghanistan Yes No quarantine required
Albania Yes No quarantine required
Algarve Yes No quarantine required
Algeria Yes No quarantine required
American Samoa Yes No quarantine required
Andorra Yes (See entry requirements for France and Spain) No quarantine required
Anguilla Yes No quarantine required
Antarctica Yes (Access is only possible with special permission) No quarantine required
Antigua Yes No quarantine required
Argentina Yes No quarantine required
Armenia Yes No quarantine required
Aruba Yes No quarantine required
Australia Yes No quarantine required
Austria Yes No quarantine required
Azores Yes No quarantine required
Bahamas Yes No quarantine required
Bahrain Yes No quarantine required
Balearic Islands Yes No quarantine required
Bangladesh Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Barbados Yes No quarantine required
Belarus Yes (There are currently no direct flights between Belarus and the UK) No quarantine required
Belgium Yes No quarantine required
Belize Yes No quarantine required
Benin Yes No quarantine required
Bermuda Yes No quarantine required
Bhutan Yes No quarantine required
Bolivia Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Bonaire Yes No quarantine required
Bosnia & Herzegovina Yes No quarantine required
Botswana Yes No quarantine required
Brazil Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
British Virgin Islands Yes No quarantine required
Brunei Yes PCR or NAAT test. No quarantine required
Bulgaria Yes No quarantine required
Burkina Faso Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Burundi Yes No quarantine required
Cambodia Yes No quarantine required
Cameroon Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Further test on arrival for everyone)
Canada Yes No quarantine required
Canary Islands Yes No quarantine required
Cape Verde Yes No quarantine required
Cayman Islands Yes No quarantine required
Central African Republic Yes PCR or NAAT test. Quarantine for UK arrivals3
Chad Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Chile Yes No quarantine required
China Yes PCR or NAAT test. No quarantine required
Christmas Island Yes No quarantine required
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Yes No quarantine required
Colombia Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Comoros Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Congo-Brazzaville Yes PCR or NAAT test. No quarantine required
Congo-Kinshasa Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Mandatory 2nd test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers)
Cook Islands Yes No quarantine required (Entry is only possible from New Zealand and Tahiti)
Costa Rica Yes No quarantine required
Croatia Yes No quarantine required
Cuba Yes No quarantine required
Curacao Yes No quarantine required
Cyprus Yes No quarantine required
Czech Republic Yes No quarantine required
Denmark Yes (https://coronasmitte.dk/raad-og-regler) No quarantine required
Djibouti Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Mandatory 2nd test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers)
Dominica Yes No quarantine required
Dominican Republic Yes No quarantine required
East Timor Yes Quarantine for UK arrivals (excl. fully vaccinated)3
Ecuador Yes No quarantine required
Egypt Yes No quarantine required
El Salvador Yes No quarantine required
England Yes No quarantine required
Eritrea Yes No quarantine required
Estonia Yes No quarantine required
Eswatini Yes No quarantine required
Ethiopia Yes No quarantine required
Falkland Islands Yes No quarantine required
Faroe Islands Yes No quarantine required
Fiji Yes No quarantine required
Finland Yes No quarantine required
France Yes No quarantine required
French Guiana Yes No quarantine required
French Polynesia Yes No quarantine required
French Southern Lands Yes (Access is only possible with special permission) No quarantine required
Gabon Yes No quarantine required
Gambia Yes No quarantine required
Georgia Yes No quarantine required
Germany Yes No quarantine required
Ghana Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Further test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers)
Gibraltar Yes No quarantine required
Greece Yes No quarantine required
Greenland Yes No quarantine required
Grenada Yes No quarantine required
Guadeloupe Yes No quarantine required
Guatemala Yes No quarantine required
Guernsey Yes No quarantine required
Guinea Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Guinea-Bissau Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Guyana Yes No quarantine required
Haiti Yes PCR or Antigen test. No quarantine required
Honduras Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Hong Kong Yes PCR or Antigen test. No quarantine required
Hungary Yes No quarantine required
Iceland Yes No quarantine required
India Yes No quarantine required
Indonesia Fully vaccinated only Fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Iran Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Iraq Yes No quarantine required
Ireland Yes No quarantine required
Isle of Man Yes No quarantine required
Israel Yes No quarantine required
Italy Yes No quarantine required
Ivory Coast Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Unvaccinated visitors may be subject to an additional test on arrival)
Jamaica Yes No quarantine required
Jan Mayen Yes (Access is only possible with special permission) No quarantine required
Japan Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Jersey Yes No quarantine required
Jordan Yes No quarantine required
Kazakhstan Yes No quarantine required
Kenya Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Kosovo Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Kuwait Yes No quarantine required
Kyrgyzstan Yes No quarantine required
Laos Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Latvia Yes No quarantine required
Lebanon Yes No quarantine required
Lesotho Yes No quarantine required
Libya Yes PCR or NAAT test. No quarantine required
Liechtenstein Yes No quarantine required
Lithuania Yes No quarantine required
Luxembourg Yes No quarantine required
Macau Yes (No entry requirements from Hong Kong) PCR or Antigen test. No quarantine required
Madagascar Yes No quarantine required
Madeira Yes No quarantine required
Malawi Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Malaysia Yes No quarantine required
Maldives Yes No quarantine required
Mali Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Malta Yes No quarantine required
Martinique Yes No quarantine required
Mauritania Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Mauritius Yes No quarantine required
Mayotte Yes No quarantine required
Mexico Yes No quarantine required
Midway Island Yes (Access is only possible with special permission) No quarantine required
Moldova Yes No quarantine required
Monaco Yes (See also entry requirements for France) No quarantine required
Mongolia Yes No quarantine required
Montenegro Yes No quarantine required
Montserrat Yes No quarantine required
Morocco Yes No quarantine required
Mozambique Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Myanmar Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Namibia Yes No quarantine required
Nepal Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Netherlands Yes No quarantine required
New Caledonia Yes No quarantine required
New Zealand Yes No quarantine required
Nicaragua Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Niger Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Nigeria Yes No quarantine required
Norfolk Island Yes (Entry is only possible from Australia) No quarantine required
North Macedonia Yes No quarantine required
Northern Ireland Yes No quarantine required
Norway Yes No quarantine required
Oman Yes No quarantine required
Pakistan Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Panama Yes No quarantine required
Papua New Guinea Yes No quarantine required
Paraguay Yes No quarantine required
Peru Yes No quarantine required
Philippines Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Poland Yes No quarantine required
Portugal Yes No quarantine required
Qatar Yes No quarantine required
Reunion Yes No quarantine required
Romania Yes No quarantine required
Russia (Central Asia) Yes No quarantine required
Russia (Europe) Yes No quarantine required
Russia (Far East) Yes No quarantine required
Rwanda Yes No quarantine required
Saba Yes No quarantine required
Samoa Yes No quarantine required
San Marino Yes No quarantine required
Sao Tome & Principe Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Saudi Arabia Yes No quarantine required
Scotland Yes No quarantine required
Senegal Yes No quarantine required
Serbia Yes No quarantine required
Seychelles Yes No quarantine required
Sierra Leone Yes No quarantine required (Test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers + isolate while awaiting result)
Singapore Yes No quarantine required
Sint Eustatius Yes No quarantine required
Sint Maarten Yes No quarantine required
Slovakia Yes No quarantine required
Slovenia Yes No quarantine required
Somalia Yes No quarantine required
South Africa Yes No quarantine required
South Korea Yes No quarantine required
South Sudan Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Spain Yes No quarantine required
Sri Lanka Yes No quarantine required
St Barthelemy Yes No quarantine required
St Kitts & Nevis Yes No quarantine required
St Lucia Yes No quarantine required
St Martin Yes No quarantine required
St Pierre & Miquelon Yes No quarantine required
St Vincent & the Grenadines Yes No quarantine required
Sudan Yes No quarantine required
Suriname Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Svalbard Yes No quarantine required
Sweden Yes No quarantine required
Switzerland Yes No quarantine required
Syria Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Taiwan Yes No quarantine required (Numerous self-administered tests required during 7 days of semi isolation)
Tajikistan Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Tanzania Yes No quarantine required
Thailand Yes No quarantine required
Togo Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Further test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers)
Trinidad & Tobago Yes No quarantine required
Tunisia Yes No quarantine required
Turkey Yes No quarantine required
UAE Yes No quarantine required
Uganda Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
UK Yes No quarantine required
Ukraine Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Uruguay Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
USA Fully vaccinated only Fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Uzbekistan Yes No quarantine required
Vanuatu Yes No quarantine required
Venezuela Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Vietnam Yes No quarantine required
Wake Island Yes (Wake Island is a restricted military area) No quarantine required
Wales Yes No quarantine required
Wallis & Futuna Yes (Entry is only possible via New Caledonia) No quarantine required
Western Sahara Yes No quarantine required
Yemen Yes No quarantine required
Zambia Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Zimbabwe Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
  • 2 = Non-resident foreign nationals are not permitted to land
  • 3 = Generally 14 days of self-isolation, but the number of days can vary

The current status on travel bans and entry restrictions in countries is collected and maintained by Weather2Travel.com from a range of travel and tourism websites including official government sources. We try to keep this as up to date as we can.

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