Covid-19 Updates

Covid-19 Worldwide Travel Restrictions and Updates

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Anguilla The government of Anguilla has extended border closures for passenger movements until at least October 31, 2020. All persons arriving in Anguilla who have traveled outside of the Caribbean Region within the last 14 days will be quarantined for 14 days on their arrival. A judgement will be made on arrival by health professionals if this can be self-quarantine or in a government-run health facility. For more details, visit
Antigua Antigua's borders reopened on June 1, 2020. Flights from the U.S. recommenced on June 4, 2020. All arriving passengers by air must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 7 days of their flight (this includes transiting passengers). Passengers arriving by sea (private yachts/ferry services) are subject to quarantine according to guidelines issued by Port Health. All travelers are also subject to assessment by Port Health Authorities for signs and symptoms through a series of checks and the completion of a health declaration form on arrival. All arriving passengers will be monitored for COVID-19 for a period of up to 14 days. Visitors may be required to undergo further testing for COVID-19 on arrival or at the hotel or place of lodging as determined by the Health Authorities. The test takes 15 minutes. The results take approximately 96 hours to process, and travelers will be alerted of their results by health officials. Whilst travelers await results they need to limit their movements, as instructed by the Quarantine Authority. All arriving passengers must wear a face mask on disembarkation and in all public areas. Additionally, the wearing of face mask in public spaces is mandatory throughout Antigua, and social distancing protocols must be adhered to. For more details, visit and
Arizona No self-quarantine required.
Aruba Starting July 10, 2020, Aruba will start welcoming visitors from the United States. This follows the opening of its borders to travelers from the Caribbean (except the Dominican Republic and Haiti), Europe and Canada on July 1, 2020. Visitors residing in the following states in the U.S. must get tested within a 72-hour period prior to their direct departure flight time to Aruba, and they must upload their valid negative Covid-19 PCR test result to the online Embarkation/Disembarkation process at least 12-hours prior to their direct departure flight time to Aruba: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. All other U.S. visitors that reside in states not listed above still have the option of taking a PCR test at their own expense upon arrival at the airport in Aruba, or they can upload the PCR test result in the 72-12 hour window.
Australia At the current time, only Australian citizens, residents and immediate family members are permitted to travel to Australia. New Zealand citizens who live in Australia as Australian residents are also permitted to travel to Australia, as are New Zealanders transiting to New Zealand. All travelers arriving in Australia are required to self-isolate in a designated facility (such as a hotel) for 14 days in their port of arrival. For more details, visit
Bahamas The Bahamas reopened to international travel on July 1, 2020. Then on July 22, 2020, they announced a ban on U.S. travelers due to continued increase of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. They later pivoted from an outright ban on U.S. travelers to implementing a mandatory 14-day quarantine. Travelers must request a health visa prior to their trip to the Bahamas and upload and later present a negative COVID-19 test result. The date of the test cannot be more than 10 days prior to travel. Children under the age of 10 are not required to take the test. There will be temperature screenings for incoming passengers, and travelers showing symptoms of COVID-19 may be transferred to an on-site quarantine area for further evaluation. For more details, visit and and
Barbados Travelers must complete the Embarkation/Disembarkation (ED) form at and submit 24 hours prior to travel. To be considered for process fast-tracking upon arrival, travelers with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, taken within 72 hours prior to travel, are encouraged to travel with proof of these results. Travelers without a negative COVID-19 PCR test result will be required to take a test upon arrival. The following three testing options are available: 1. Complete your test at the airport and await results at government accommodation at no additional cost to you. 2. Complete your test at the airport and await results at a designated holding hotel at your own expense. 3. Complete your test at a designated satellite testing hotel and await results at a chosen hotel at your own expense. A visitor who does not present a valid negative test result and who declines testing on arrival will be denied entry into Barbados. Persons traveling from low risk CARICOM and Caribbean countries, who have not visited a high-risk country in the past 21 days prior to travel, will be exempt from the pre-testing requirement. Visit for confirmation of the county risk category.
Bawah Reserve As of March 2020, Indonesia's government imposed travel restrictions and bans for short-term visitors. The Bawah resort is temporarily closed due to these government restrictions related to Covid-19. At the moment it is not known when tourism will reopen.
Belize Belize's borders are currently closed for non-essential services, including travel. Belize will open Belize City's Philip Goldman International Airport on August 15, 2020, as part of the country's five-phase reopening strategy for tourism. The opening of the airport kicks off the country's third phase of reopening, which allows for further travel relaxation and open entry for chartered flights, private aviation and limited reopening of international leisure travel with approved hotels. All arriving travelers will be required to adhere to health and safety measures, including social distancing and the wearing of face masks in public spaces. All travelers to Belize are required to download the Belize Health App and complete the required information prior to boarding their flight to Belize. A QR code with a unique ID number will be allocated to each passenger and will be used for contact tracing while in Belize. Travelers are encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of their trip, and those that provide a negative test result will be allowed immediate entry via a "fast track" lane. Travelers who do not provide a negative COVID-19 test must test upon arrival at their own expense. A negative result will allow entry, while a positive result will place the traveler in mandatory quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days at their expense.
Bermuda Bermuda is open and welcoming visitors back to the island as of July 1, 2020. Within 48 hours of departure, travelers must complete the Bermuda travel authorization process online, which gathers information for the island's health and immigration officials. A $75 fee per traveler is required, which includes the cost of all Covid-19 testing in Bermuda. Each passenger must have a form completed regardless of age. Ideally within 72 hours, but no more than 5 days before departure, visitors must take a PCR COVID-19 test and obtain a negative result. This applies to adults and children aged 10 and up. Children who are 9 years old and younger are exempt and are subject to their adult travel companion's quarantine. Test results must be entered as part of the online travel authorization process and be presented upon arrival in Bermuda. As of July 11, 2020, such visitors without a pre-departure test will not be able to obtain Travel Authorization and enter Bermuda. Upon arrival, travelers must present a copy of their pre-departure COVID-19 negative test result. They must also undergo PCR COVID-19 testing at the Bermuda L.F. Wade International Airport and isolate in their room at their accommodation until results are ready (turn-around time between 6 to 8 hours in most cases, when arrival happens during the day). This applies to adults and children ages 10 and up. Children under 10 years old are exempt from the PCR COVID-19 test.
British Virgin Islands Non-resident visitors to the British Virgin Islands are not expected to be permitted to visit until September 1, 2020. Private island resorts in the British Virgin Islands will reopen for tourism starting on September 1, 2020. This includes Necker Island, Oil Nut Bay, Scrub Island, Moskito Island, Peter Island, Eustatia Island, Cooper Island, Jost Van Dyke and more.
Cape Town, South Africa Cape Town International is ready to welcome essential business travelers under lockdown level 3 regulations. Most domestic airlines, including SAA, Mango and FySafair, have resumed flights from June 15, 2020. While limited air travel will be permitted, at this stage, no scheduled international commercial flights will be processed.
Cambodia On June 10, 2020, Cambodian authorities announced a requirement that all foreign travelers entering the country pay a deposit of $3,000 upon arrival at airports for mandatory COVID-19 testing and potential treatment services. Travelers should be prepared to see this deposit applied to a minimum of $165 for mandatory COVID-19 testing, approximately $1,281 more to support quarantine in the event one or more passengers on their flight test positive, and a minimum of approximately $3,255 more for treatment and quarantine if the traveler tests positive. Furthermore, all travelers must provide a COVID-19 negative medical certificate issued no more than 72 hours prior to the date of arrival and proof of medical insurance coverage of at least $50,000. Travelers must also undergo a COVID-19 test upon arrival and wait in official facilities to receive laboratory results. In the event one or more travelers on an arriving vessel/flight tests positive, all passengers must undergo a 14-day quarantine at a location designated by Cambodian authorities. If all travelers test negative, health authorities will require travelers to self-isolate for 14 days at their home or lodging under supervision of local authorities. Health authorities will then oversee another COVID-19 test on the 13th day of self-isolation.
Costa Rica Until August 1, 2020, only Costa Rican citizens, Costa Rican residents who departed Costa Rica prior to March 24, 2020, those whose residency is in process who departed Costa Rica prior to March 24, 2020, minor children of Costa Rican citizens and foreign diplomats will be able to enter Costa Rica. This restriction applies to land, sea and air arrivals. Health Minister Salas stated that as of August 1, 2020, only foreigners from countries that have "controlled the spread of the coronavirus" will be allowed to enter Costa Rica; he did not specify which countries these would be but stated an announcement would be forthcoming. Currently, only the airport in San Jose is receiving international flights and has protocols in place to deal with suspected COVID-19 cases. As of March 16, 2020, anyone arriving in Costa Rica from another country must self-quarantine for 14 days. Any arrival displaying COVID-19-related symptoms is being tested at the airport and the Ministry of Health is following up with all quarantining individuals. For more information, visit
Croatia As of July 1, 2020, all EU/EEA nationals and individuals holding permanent residence in the EU/EEA countries can enter Croatia without restrictions. All other foreign nationals, including U.S. citizens, arriving in Croatia for tourism, business, urgent personal reasons, or educational purposes must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test not older than 48 hours (starting from the time of taking the swab until arrival at the border crossing). If you have a test that is older than 48 hours, you will be allowed to enter Croatia, but you will be issued a self-isolation order and will have to be tested again locally, at your own expense. A local test costs around $230, and the result can be expected between 24-48 hours. This requirement is also valid for passengers and crews traveling by yacht. Those who do not provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test will be ordered to self-isolate for 14 days. Travelers are also asked to fill out an entry form online:
Dominican Republic From July 30, 2020, all passengers arriving in the Dominican Republic are required to present a COVID-19 PCR test that was completed within 5 days. Passengers who do not meet this requirement or show symptoms on arrival will be tested at the airport. All individuals who test positive will be required to quarantine as instructed by authorities. Temperature checks may be implemented on arrival or departure by Dominican authorities.
Ecuador Though U.S. travelers are allowed to visit Ecuador, they are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine, even with a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. Quarantine is at the traveler's expense and only available at specified hotels in Quito, Guayaquil or Manta, and those reservations must be confirmed before arrival.
Egypt U.S. travelers need to procure a visa either before travel or upon arrival and will be subject to temperature checks and must adhere to social distancing and mask-wearing requirements. In terms of what exactly awaits U.S. citizen travelers upon arrival in Egypt is not clear. Coming prepared with a negative COVID-19 test result that is at most 48 hours old and proof of medical insurance is recommended.
Fiji Strict quarantine restrictions and testing requirements are in place for travelers from every country entering Fiji. For more information, visit and and
Florida All individuals entering the state of Florida from the New York Tri-State Area (Connecticut, New Jersey and New York) have to self-quarantine for 14 days from the time of entry into Florida or the duration of the individual's presence in Florida, whichever is shorter. This includes persons entering Florida by roadways. This does not apply to individuals involved in commercial activity and students traveling for the purpose of academic work, internships, sports training and any other activity or program approved by the educational institution.
France Travel to France is possible without any restriction from countries in the European zone (EU Member States, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland and the Vatican). Reciprocal quarantine measures remain in effect for travelers arriving from the United Kingdom. Travel to France from outside the European zone remains restricted. You may be asked to respect a quarantine period on arrival. For more information, visit
Georgia No self-quarantine required.
Greece U.S. citizens residing in the United States are currently banned from entering Greece for non-essential travel, which includes tourism. At this time, there is no projected date when travelers from the United States will be permitted to enter Greece. EU passport holders are allowed entry, including permanent residents of Schengen countries, plus Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway, Romania, Switzerland, Ireland and the UK. Non-EU passport holders with EU permanent residence permits may enter Greece. Additionally, residents of these 14 countries are permitted to enter the EU: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. Your residence, not your passport, determines whether you can enter the EU. If you reside in the EU or one of the 14 countries, you may enter Greece. The Greek authorities have not detailed the requirements for proving residence. For more information, visit
Hawaii Until August 31, 2020, a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine is required for all passengers (visitors and returning residents) arriving into the state of Hawaii. People who are required to self-quarantine for 14 days must designate a hotel or motel as their designated quarantine location. No person who is subject to the mandatory self-quarantine is allowed to stay in a short-term or vacation rental. Every adult traveler (including officers and crew members) flying from the continental U.S. and international locations must complete a Mandatory Travel Declaration Form and the revised 14-day Order for Self Quarantine form. The state of Hawaii's website further explains the entrance and quarantine process.

Starting September 1, 2020 (this date is tentative and will be re-evaluated), travelers to Hawaii who have a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) certified laboratory prior to arriving at Hawaii's airports will NOT be subject to the state's mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. This test result must be confirmed prior to arrival and the passenger must present evidence of this test upon arrival. No COVID-19 PCR testing will be provided upon arrival at the airport. The 14-day self-quarantine will remain in place for those who choose not to get pre-tested. If the quarantine is refused, the passenger must make arrangements to leave the island immediately without leaving the airport. Temperature checks will continue at airports across the state. Anyone with a temperature higher than 100.4 degrees or who is experiencing other symptoms will be required to undergo a secondary screening at the airport with trained healthcare staff. Travelers will be required to fill out the State Travel and Health Declaration forms upon arrival. Everyone must wear face masks in all Hawaii airports and when entering places of business. More information is available on
Iceland Iceland has reopened the country to travelers who are nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland and the United Kingdom on June 15, 2020. Passengers arriving in Iceland can choose to be tested for COVID-19 (ISK 15,000 per test) or self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Children born in 2005 or later will be exempt from both testing and self-isolation. Travelers will also be required to fill out a pre-registration form before departure. Further details are available at
Ireland A mandatory 14-day quarantine is in place for arriving U.S. travelers. Arriving travelers must fill out a COVID-19 Passenger Locator Form indicating where they will self-isolate for 14 days.
Italy From June 3, 2020, all travel restrictions have been dropped to and from all EU member states, Schengen area countries, the UK and Northern Ireland, Andorra, the Principality of Monaco, the Republic of San Marino and Vatican City State. For those traveling from a country not listed above, including the United States, travel to Italy is currently allowed only for proven work, urgent health needs, or to return to your place of residence. Those travelers continue to be required to self-isolate for 14 days under the supervision of health authorities, either at home or another address of their choosing. For more details, visit
Jamaica Travelers to Jamaica must fill out a Travel Authorization Form which can be found here:
Starting July 15, 2020, all non-business travellers 12 years of age and over, from Arizona, Florida, New York and Texas in the USA will be required to upload a negative Covid-19 PCR test result from a College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited medical laboratory. The test sample collection date must be within 10 days of the arrival date in order to obtain a Travel Authorization. All visitors to Jamaica will be required to undergo a health screening and risk assessment, which includes checking the individual's temperatures and an interview by a health officer. Visitors should expect to complete a Covid-19 test upon arrival. If the test is positive, they should expect to be placed in mandatory isolation. Any travelers arriving in Jamaica and tested for Covid-19 will be asked to remain in quarantine at their hotel/resort until the test results are returned. Any travelers testing positive for Covid-19 will be isolated either at their hotel/resort or in a government facility as determined by health authorities.
Maldives Starting July 15, 2020, the Maldives will open its uninhabited islands, followed by its inhabited islands on August 1, 2020. Visitors won't have to show negative test results and those who don't have any symptoms also won't have to quarantine themselves. Visitors from the U.S. are not required to be tested prior to departure, but will need to complete a health declaration upon arrival. All visitors must have booked their accommodations in advance.
Mexico As part of an agreement enacted on March 21, 2020, all non-essential travel between the United States and Mexico has been limited through July 21, 2020. However, air travel has been allowed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but driving across the border, commuter rail and ferry travel have been prohibited. The Mexican state of Quintana Roo, home to popular vacation destinations including Cancun, Tulum and Riviera Maya, as well as the Pacific Coast resort city Los Cabos have reopened to tourists in June 2020. Upon arrival in Mexico, travelers face health screenings, such as temperature checks. For more details, visit
New Zealand The New Zealand government has put into place restrictions that prevent foreign nationals traveling from any country from entering New Zealand (few exemptions are in place). Every traveler arriving into New Zealand on a flight that departs from another country must go into one of two facilities for a minimum of 14 days. For more details, visit
North Macedonia North Macedonia is open for tourists. There are no test or quarantine requirements, but airports are conducting thermal screening for all passengers.
Serbia All Covid-19 related entry restrictions are lifted for both Serbian and foreign citizens. It is no longer necessary to have a negative PCR test or special permit to enter Serbia. The government of Serbia also abolished self-isolation requirements upon entry. Travelers should be prepared for restrictions to change with little or no advance notice.
Rwanda Rwanda has announced the reopening of tourism activities as well as the resumption of international travel for visitors arriving by scheduled commercial flights as of August 1, 2020. Passengers arriving on commercial flights will be required to present a COVID-19 PCR negative test from a certified laboratory, taken within 72 hours of arriving in Rwanda. For passengers entering Rwanda, a second PCR test will be conducted upon arrival, with results delivered within 8-24 hours during which time they will remain in designated hotels at their own cost.
Seychelles Beginning in June, 2020, international travelers will be allowed to vacation in the Seychelles with restrictions. Private and charter flights are permitted, but passengers must provide a negative COVID-19 test that is no older than 48 hours from the time of boarding. Travelers must also provide proof of their accommodation, and they will not be permitted to leave their resort to travel between islands. Entry by sea has also reopened, although arrivals are required to pass immigration at Port Victoria and to have spent at least 14 days at sea with daily temperature checks prior to arrival. The Seychelles International Airport (SEZ) has reopened, although commercial passenger flights are not expected to resume before July 2020.
Singapore The Singapore government has announced that starting March 23, 2020, all short-term visitors arriving from anywhere in the world will not be permitted entry into Singapore without prior and special approval from Singaporean authorities and those traveling under Green Lane/Safe Pass arrangements. This order is still in effect.
South Carolina For those coming to South Carolina from international locations or areas of widespread outbreak, the state recommends you self-quarantine for 14 days.
Spain Spain will reopen to other EU countries gradually after June 21, 2020. Starting on July 1, 2020, there will be a staggered opening of borders with non-EU countries on a list of safe countries drafted by the European Commission. For more information, visit
St. Barths As of June 22, 2020, the island of St. Barths is again open to non-essential travel and tourism. All travelers need to provide a COVID-negative RT-PCR test performed within 3 days prior to departure to St. Barths. If travelers arrive on St. Barths without this required test, they will be required to be tested for COVID-19 within 24 hours of arrival on St. Barths. Those staying longer than a week will need to pay about $150 for an additional test on their eighth day.
St. Kitts and Nevis The government of St. Kitts and Nevis is hopeful that it will be in a position to reopen the country's borders in October 2020. This would allow for the resumption of air and sea commercial traffic carrying international passengers into the Federation’s ports.
St. Lucia The borders of Saint Lucia officially opened to international travelers on June 4, 2020, as part of the Phase One reopening plan that applies to air travel only. All arriving passengers must have a negative result from a PCR test done within 7 days of travel. All persons entering Saint Lucia must complete a pre-arrival travel registration form. Travelers are subject to screening and temperature checks by port health authorities. The seaports remain closed. For more details, visit
St. Vincent and the Grenadines All travelers to St. Vincent and the Grenadines must take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival, unless they arrive with a negative COVID-19 test result (antibody test within 5 days, PCR test within 2 days), in which case they will not be required to quarantine.
Tahiti Starting July 15, 2020, quarantine measures will be lifted and French Polynesia's borders will reopen to international tourism from all countries. A SARS-CoV-2 virus test has to be done by all travelers within 72 hours before the flight to Tahiti. The result of this test must be negative and will need to be presented upon check-in at the airport to board the flight to Tahiti. Travelers must also fill out a "sanitary entry form" (one per family), detailing their current state of health and agree to report symptoms and submit to additional testing should it be deemed necessary upon arrival or during the stay. For more information, visit
Tanzania The Tanzanian Health Ministry put out a directive stating all travelers entering Tanzania are required to present a valid COVID-19 certificate from an approved laboratory in a departure country tested within 72 hours before travel. Upon arrival, travelers with signs and symptoms related to COVID-19 may undergo testing. Incoming passengers are required to fill out a "health surveillance form" upon arrival.
Texas No self-quarantine required.
Thailand There is currently no date for the reopening of Thailand to international visitors. Under the Royal Thai Government's emergency decree, foreigners are banned from entering the Kingdom of Thailand at all points with the exception of diplomats, cargo shipments, pilots and foreigners with a work permit. This decree is in effect until further notice.
Turkey There are currently no restrictions for U.S. citizens traveling to Turkey, although passengers must complete an information form and prepare to be checked for coronavirus symptoms upon arrival.
Turks & Caicos Turks & Caicos' borders are open for international tourism, and U.S. citizens and residents are welcome to visit. Face masks are required in all public places until December 31, 2020 (this is subject to review). Furthermore, the government of Turks & Caicos has launched TCI Assured, an online portal where international travelers to Turks & Caicos are required to provide the following prior to travel: 1) A negative COVID-19 PCR test result. This test must be taken within 5 days prior to travel to the islands. Children under 10 are exempt from this requirement. 2) Medical/travel insurance that covers Medevac, any costs related to quarantine, ambulance care or care at the local hospital. 3) Completed online health screening questionnaire. For more details, visit
Ukraine The U.S. is currently considered a "red zone" country in Ukraine. To gain entry to Ukraine, passengers should download the "Dii Vdoma" app and choose one of three options: They can either take a COVID-19 PCR test within 24 hours of crossing the border, enter an isolation unit, or quarantine at their destination, which they can register via the app. Travel health insurance is also required to cover any costs related to the treatment of COVID-19.
United Arab Emirates The UAE government is testing all airline passengers on arrival, and all arrivals must complete a 14-day quarantine, regardless of test result. Passengers will be directed to either self-quarantine at home or sent to a quarantine facility at their own expense. To enter Abu Dhabi, individuals must present a negative Covid-19 test conducted in the last 48 hours from an approved facility or schedule an appointment for a laser blood test.
United Kingdom The United Kingdom does not have entry restrictions, but a mandatory 14-day quarantine is in place for arriving residents and visitors. For exceptions and more information, visit
U.S. Virgin Islands The U.S. Virgin Islands are open for tourism as of June 1, 2020. Effective July 15, 2020, any traveler whose home state has a COVID-19 positivity rate of greater than 10 percent will be required to present a negative COVID-19 antigen (molecular/PCR/rapid) rest result received within 5 days prior to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands or a positive COVID-19 antibody test received within 4 months of travel to the Territory. COVID-19 tests are required if: 1) You are a resident of a state with a COVID-19 positivity rate of greater than 10 percent, or 2) You have spent more than 7 days in and are traveling from a state with a COVID-19 positivity rate of greater than 10 percent, and 3) You are aged 15 and older. COVID-19 positivity rates are according to date and analysis from Johns Hopkins University at
Travelers unable to produce the required test result will be subject to a quarantine of 14 days or until they are able to receive the required test result while in the U.S. Virgin Islands. All arriving passengers are subject to certain COVID-19 screening procedures that include completing a Traveler Screening Questionnaire and having their temperature taken. For more information, visit