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 PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Andorra Yes (See entry requirements for France and Spain) No quarantine required
Angola Yes (There are currently no direct flights between Angola and the UK) PCR or NAAT test. Quarantine for UK arrivals (excl. fully vaccinated)3 (Further test on arrival for everyone)
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 PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. 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 PCR test or fully vaccinated. 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 or NAAT test. No quarantine required
Burundi Yes No quarantine required (Mandatory PCR test on arrival + isolate while awaiting results)
Cambodia Yes No quarantine required
Cameroon Yes PCR or NAAT test. 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 Travel ban from the UK2 PCR or NAAT test. Quarantine for UK arrivals3
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)
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 No quarantine required
Djibouti Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Mandatory 2nd test on arrival for unvaccinated)
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 PCR or NAAT test. Quarantine for UK arrivals (excl. fully vaccinated)3 (Mandatory test on arrival for everyone)
Estonia Yes No quarantine required
Eswatini Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Ethiopia Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Falkland Islands Yes No quarantine required
Faroe Islands 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 PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Rapid test on arrival for all unvaccinated travellers)
Georgia Yes No quarantine required
Germany Yes No quarantine required
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 or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Honduras Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Hong Kong Fully vaccinated only Antigen test. No quarantine required (Further tests on arrival for everyone and over many days thereafter + limited access to public places during the first three days)
Hungary Yes No quarantine required
Iceland Yes No quarantine required
India Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Indonesia Fully vaccinated only Fully vaccinated. Quarantine for UK arrivals (excl. fully vaccinated)3
Iraq Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. 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 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
Kiribati Yes PCR or NAAT test. No quarantine required (Further PCR test on arrival for everyone followed by short isolation)
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 test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Liechtenstein Yes No quarantine required
Lithuania Yes No quarantine required
Luxembourg Yes No quarantine required
Macau Yes PCR or NAAT test. No quarantine required (Further tests on arrival for everyone and over many days thereafter)
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 (See also entry requirements for Antigua) No quarantine required (Test on arrival for everyone)
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 (Further test on arrival for everyone)
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 (Two post-arrival tests required from everyone during their first week in New Zealand)
Nicaragua Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Niger Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Nigeria Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. Quarantine for UK arrivals (excl. fully vaccinated)3 (Further tests on and after arrival for unvaccinated travellers)
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
Panama Yes No quarantine required
Papua New Guinea Yes No quarantine required
Paraguay Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Peru Yes 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 (Europe) 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 PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Serbia Yes No quarantine required
Seychelles Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Sierra Leone Yes No quarantine required (Test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers + isolate while awaiting result)
Singapore Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. 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 PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
South Africa Yes No quarantine required
South Korea Yes No quarantine required
South Sudan Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. Quarantine for UK arrivals (excl. fully vaccinated)3 (Test to release on Day 7 for those in quarantine)
Spain Yes No quarantine required
Sri Lanka Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. 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 Quarantine for UK arrivals3 (Numerous tests required during quarantine)
Tajikistan Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Tanzania Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (2nd test on arrival may be required)
Thailand Yes No quarantine required
Togo Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required (Further test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers + short isolation)
Trinidad & Tobago Yes No quarantine required
Tunisia Yes PCR or Antigen test or fully vaccinated. No quarantine required
Turkey Yes No quarantine required
UAE Yes PCR test or fully vaccinated. 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 (Mandatory PCR test on arrival for everyone)
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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