Asia Latest COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Updated on 21 Jan 2022, 10:21 UTC+8
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India

India

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Entry into IndiaLow Entry Requirements
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Quarantine
All travelers must undergo testing-on-arrival for COVID-19 and a 7-day quarantine.
Forms and Visas
All travelers must submit a Self-Declaration Form (SDF) prior to departure.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals seeking to travel to India for tourism must apply for an entry visa or e-entry visa prior to departure. Such persons are prohibited from entering India via land border checkpoints. Persons seeking to travel to India for family emergencies should apply for authorization at an Indian embassy or consulate abroad, which will evaluate applications on a case-by-case basis. Visa applications are available online at the following URL: https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/

All persons (including Indian nationals and transit passengers) must use the "Air Suvidha" system to submit an online Self-Declaration Form (SDF) and proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. Travelers must further agree to abide by all regulations concerning quarantine and self-isolation issued by appropriate Indian government authorities. All persons must undergo a 7-day self-isolation and an additional RT-PCR test at the end of their self-isolation period. All persons must monitor their health status for 14 days following arrival in India. Travelers arriving on flights originating in Europe (including the United Kingdom), Botswana, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Mainland China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia, or Zimbabwe must undergo an additional RT-PCR test upon arrival and must include their recent travel history when submitting their SDF online prior to departure. Persons who test positive will be transferred to a treatment facility. Persons who at any point test positive for COVID-19 will be isolated and sent for treatment. All persons are advised to install the "Aarogya Setu" mobile application for contact tracing purposes. Self-Declaration Forms are available at the following URL: https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration

Be advised, some state-level authorities in India have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. More information on current national guidelines is available at the following URI: https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/RevisedGuidelinesforInternationalArrivalsdated7thJanuary2022.pdf
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
Turkey

Turkey

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Entry into TurkeyLow Entry Requirements
COVID-19 Testing
No medical tests are required for travel.
Quarantine
All travelers may have to undergo testing-on-arrival for COVID-19.
Forms and Visas
Visa services are operating normally. Please check the embassy website for more details.
Detailed Regulations
All persons 12 years of age or older seeking to travel from Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, or Zimbabwe are prohibited from entering Turkey. All persons traveling from other locations who, within 14 days of their intended arrival, have visited one of those locations must show proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for Turkey. Upon arrival, travelers must, at their own expense, undergo a 14-day quarantine and an additional PCR test on the 10th day following their arrival. Persons who test negative may be released from quarantine early.

All persons 12 years of age or older traveling from Bangladesh, Brazil, Nepal, or Sri Lanka must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test. Upon arrival, travelers must, at their own expense, undergo a 14-day quarantine and an additional PCR test on the 10th day following their arrival. Persons who test negative may be released from quarantine early. This policy does not apply to persons who carry proof they have, at least 14 days prior to their intended arrival, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization and recognized by the Turkish Ministry of Health.

All persons 12 years of age or older who, within 14 days of their intended arrival, have visited Afghanistan must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test. Upon arrival, travelers must, at their own expense, undergo a 10-day quarantine and an additional PCR test on the 7th day following their arrival. Persons who test negative may be released from quarantine early.

All persons 12 years of age or older seeking to travel from Egypt or Iran must carry either: 1) proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test, or 2) proof they have, at least 14 days prior to their intended arrival, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization and recognized by the Turkish Ministry of Health.

All persons 12 years of age or older seeking to travel from any location not mentioned above must carry either: 1) proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test, 2) proof they have, at least 14 days prior to their intended arrival, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization and recognized by the Turkish Ministry of Health, or 3) proof they have fully recovered from a previous COVID-19 infection no more than 6 months prior to their intended departure. All travelers are subject to additional PCR testing upon arrival in Turkey. Travelers who test positive and anyone considered a close contact of such persons must, at their own expense, undergo a 14-day quarantine and an additional PCR test on the 10th day following their arrival. Those who test negative may be released from quarantine early. 

Exemptions to these entry restrictions exist for some transit passengers. All travelers must submit a "Form for Entry to Turkey" no more than 72 hours prior to departure and must complete a "Passenger Information Form" while enroute to Turkey. Confirmation of a completed entry form is required prior to boarding flights bound for Turkey. Entry forms are available online at the following URL: https://register.health.gov.tr/
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
South Korea

South Korea

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Entry into South KoreaModerate Entry Requirements
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Quarantine
All travelers must undergo a 10-day quarantine.
Forms and Visas
Foreign travelers must obtain a "K-ETA" prior to departure.
Detailed Regulations
South Korea - Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane
Foreign nationals in Singapore may be may be eligible to travel to South Korea quarantine-free using the so-called "South Korea - Singapore Vaccinated Travel Lane" (VTL). Persons seeking to use the VTL must have proof they have, at least 14 days prior to their intended departure, completed a full vaccination regimen in Singapore using a COVID-19 vaccine authorized for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). Foreign nationals vaccinated in other overseas locations are not eligible to use the VTL. Travelers must obtain a Korea Electronic Travel Authorization (K-ETA) or entry visa prior to arrival in South Korea and must remain entirely within Singapore during the 14 days prior to their scheduled departure. 

Travelers seeking to use the VTL must have physical proof of medical insurance valid for use in South Korea for the entire duration of their stay. The minimum coverage amount must be no less than 30 million South Korean won. This requirement does not apply to South Korean nationals, foreign nationals who hold a valid long-term visa, or to persons who hold a Quarantine Exemption Certificate. Travelers using the VTL must book a direct flight to South Korea operated by Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines, or Scoot from Singapore to Korea, and must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test performed by testing provider approved by the Singapore Ministry of Health. Upon arrival, travelers must, at their own expense, undergo an additional PCR test for COVID-19 and must self-isolate while awaiting their test results. Confirmation of a negative result is required before a traveler can move about freely in South Korea. More information, including application forms, is available at the following URL: https://overseas.mofa.go.kr/sg-en/brd/m_2435/view.do?seq=761362

Testing and Quarantine Requirements
Foreign nationals who, within 14 days of their intended arrival, have visited Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, or Zimbabwe are prohibited from entering South Korea. All persons (including South Korean nationals) seeking to travel from any other location must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure by a hospital or medical services provider approved by a local South Korean embassy or consulate. Foreign nationals lacking such proof will be prohibited from boarding flights bound for South Korea. Upon arrival, all travelers must, at their own expense, undergo a 10-day quarantine at a designated facility. This policy does not apply to South Korean nationals and foreign nationals on long-term stay. Such persons may choose to undergo their 10-day quarantine at home. Further exemptions exist for persons traveling from Saipan or Singapore under special quarantine-free travel arrangements.

Travelers from certain countries and regions (including some European Union Member States, the United Kingdom, and the United States) seeking to travel to South Korea for business, events or meetings, tourism, or visiting family members must apply online for a Republic of Korea Electronic Travel Permit (K-ETA) no more than 24 hours prior to their scheduled departure. Failure to obtain a K-ETA may result in a denial of permission to enter South Korea. All travelers are strongly advised to contact their local Korean embassy or consulate regarding travel restrictions specific to their current location, including information regarding flight bans, testing requirements, and visa issuance. More information about K-ETAs, including links to application forms, is available at the following URL: https://www.k-eta.go.kr/portal/guide/viewetaapplication.do

"Re-Entry Permit" Required for Alien Registration Card Holders
Persons holding an Alien Registration Card (ARC) must obtain a "Re-Entry Permit" prior to departure from South Korea if they intend to return. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of the Alien Registration. This policy does not apply to diplomats, government officials, or persons who hold Overseas Korean (F-4) status. To return to South Korea, persons holding a valid ARC must undergo testing for COVID-19 within 48 hours prior to departure and must present a medical certificate (written in English or Korean) showing their test results upon arrival in South Korea.

Special Entry Procedures
So-called "special entry procedures" are in place for all persons arriving in South Korea regardless of origin. All persons must proceed through immigration at their first port of entry in South Korea and may not connect to onward domestic flights. This policy does not apply to residents of Jeju Island or to special "Transit Exclusive Domestic Flights" connecting from Incheon International Airport (IIA) to Gimhae International Airport (PUS) in Busan. Individuals are allowed entry only after they provide verifiable contact information and an address within South Korea valid for the duration of their stay. All persons are required to install either the "Self-quarantine Safety Protection App" or the "Mobile Self-diagnosis App" on their phones and follow the instructions for documenting their health condition on a daily basis for 14 days. All persons arriving from the United States (including Korean nationals) must self-isolate and must get diagnostic tests within three days of commencing their quarantine period.

Symptomatic Passengers
All persons (including Korean nationals) will go through diagnostic tests if they have fever or respiratory symptoms identified during the quarantine stage. Persons who test positive for COVID-19 will be transferred to a hospital or Living and Treatment Center (Community Treatment Center). Korean nationals or long-term foreign nationals who test negative will be placed under self-quarantine. Foreign nationals who are short-term will be placed under quarantine at designated facilities.

Asymptomatic Passengers
Asymptomatic Korean nationals arriving from Europe and the United States will go into self-quarantine and get diagnostic tests at a health center within three days of arrival. Asymptomatic Korean nationals arriving from countries outside the European countries and the United States will go into self-quarantine and get diagnostic tests if they display any symptoms. Asymptomatic long-term foreign nationals arriving from the United States will be placed under self-quarantine and must get diagnostic tests within three days at a public health clinic. Asymptomatic foreign nationals for long-term and short-term stay arriving from Europe will get diagnostic tests at the airport. Afterwards, long-term foreign nationals will go into self-quarantine while short-term foreign nationals will be quarantined at designated facilities. Asymptomatic long-term stay foreign nationals arriving from countries other than European countries and the United States will go into self-quarantine and get diagnostic tests if they display any symptoms. Asymptomatic short-term foreign nationals arriving from countries outside the European continent will be placed under quarantine at designated facilities and get diagnostic tests if they display any symptoms.
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
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Mainland China

Mainland China

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Entry into Mainland ChinaModerate Entry Requirements
Travel restrictions for Mainland China vary widely. Always consult a local Chinese consulate before making travel arrangements.
Vaccinations
Persons fully vaccinated with a China-produced vaccine may apply for an entry visa for work, study, or other limited purposes not including tourism.
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 and a negative serological test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure.
Quarantine
All travelers must undergo testing-on-arrival for COVID-19 and a 14-day quarantine.
Forms and Visas
Travelers who meet specific requirements may apply for an entry visa for work, study, or other limited purposes not including tourism.
Detailed Regulations
Resumption of Visa Processing for Vaccinated Persons
Various Chinese embassies and consulates have announced an easing of visa restrictions for persons who can prove they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by Chinese authorities. Foreign nationals holding proof of vaccination, and their family members, may apply for a visa to travel to Mainland China for the resumption of work or for other permitted activities without producing additional documentation such as letters of invitation. This policy only applies to visa processing services offered by Chinese embassies and consulates in select locations. Travelers should contact their local Chinese embassy or consulate to determine if they are eligible to apply.

Requirements for Travel to Mainland China
Entry restrictions for Mainland China vary by departure location. All travelers are strongly advised to contact a local Chinese embassy or consulate in each jurisdiction they intend to pass through when traveling to Mainland China in order to confirm all testing and document verification requirements. Pre-departure testing requirements vary depending on departure location and traveler vaccination status. Travelers to Mainland China should expect to need multiple pre-departure tests of varying type conducted between 24 hours and several days prior to their scheduled departure. Required testing types include polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based nucleic acid tests and serological tests for IgM antibodies. Travelers from countries or regions served by multiple Chinese consulates should verify all testing requirements with the consulate serving their intended departure location. Travelers from certain countries and regions are advised that some local Chinese consulates are requiring pre-departure testing be performed in the traveler’s intended city of departure. All travelers are strongly advised to make allowances for these requirements when making booking decisions regarding travel to Mainland China. All travelers (including Chinese nationals) are encouraged to have an original version and a copy of their test results with them during check-in to avoid complications when boarding aircraft bound for Mainland China. Whenever possible, travelers are strongly encouraged to book direct flights to China in order to avoid complications with testing and document verification in connecting locations. Quarantine requirements in Mainland China vary by arrival location. At a minimum, all travelers to Mainland China, regardless of vaccination status, should expect to undergo at least a strict 14-day quarantine at a designated location and additional tests for COVID-19. Again, all travelers are strongly advised to contact their local Chinese embassy or consulate in order to verify travel restrictions from their intended departure location prior to finalizing travel arrangements.

Quarantine-Free Entry for Persons Traveling from Macau SAR
Persons traveling from Macau SAR to destinations in Mainland China are eligible for quarantine-free entry provided they meet the following criteria:
1) They hold valid travel documents to visit Mainland China;
2) They have not traveled outside Macau SAR or Mainland China during the 14 consecutive days prior to their intended arrival in Mainland China;
3) They hold proof of a negative test for COVID-19 issued no more than 7 days prior to departure using a PCR test, or can show their official health code contains that information;
4) They comply with all relevant epidemic prevention and control measures including submitting a health declaration form upon arrival in Mainland China.
Persons unable to satisfy these requirements will be required to undergo a 14-day quarantine.

All Others
The following policies are in place:
1) Residents of Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, and Taiwan must undergo a nucleic acid test for COVID-19 and a 14-day quarantine upon arrival in Mainland China. This policy provides a limited exemption for travelers from Macau SAR (see above).
2) The following visa-free or temporary visa arrangements are suspended:
Port visas, 24/72/144-hour visa-free transit, Hainan 30-day visa-free entry, 15-day visa-free entry for foreign cruise ships or groups tours at Shanghai Port, Guangdong 144-hour visa-free entry for foreign tour groups from Hong Kong SAR or Macau SAR, and Guangxi 15-day visa-free entry for foreign tour groups from ASEAN countries.
3) Diplomatic, service, courtesy, or "C" visas are not impacted.
4) Foreign nationals coming to China for necessary economic, trade, scientific or technological activities, or for emergency humanitarian needs may continue to apply for visas at Chinese embassies or consulates.
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F
Philippines

Philippines

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Entry into PhilippinesModerate Entry Requirements
Vaccinations
Travelers fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved vaccine are eligible for a shortened quarantine.
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative RT-PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Quarantine
All travelers must undergo a 14-day quarantine.
Forms and Visas
Foreign travelers must obtain a valid entry visa prior to departure.
Detailed Regulations
The Philippines designates countries and regions as "green," "yellow," or "red" depending on the epidemiological situation in those locations with respect to COVID-19. Foreign nationals with recent travel history to any of the following "red" locations are prohibited from entering the Philippines: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Canada, Curacao, French Guiana, Iceland, Malta, Mayotte, Mozambique, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Spain, and the US Virgin Islands. All persons (including Filipino nationals) authorized to return from such locations who carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by Philippine authorities also must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. Such persons must undergo a 14-day quarantine, no less than 7 days of which must be spent in a designated facility. Vaccinated persons who undergo an additional RT-PCR test no earlier than the 7th day following their arrival may be released to serve the remainder of their quarantine at home upon confirmation of a negative test result. Unvaccinated persons authorized to travel from "red" locations must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using an RT-PCR test. Such persons must undergo a 14-day quarantine, no less than 10 days of which must be spent at a designated facility. Such persons must also undergo an additional RT-PCR test on the 7th day following their arrival.

Foreign nationals seeking to travel from other locations must obtain a valid visa from a local Philippines embassy or consulate prior to departure. This policy provides an exemption for foreign nationals traveling together with a Filipino national, provided such persons are traveling from a location covered by an existing visa-free arrangement. 

Foreign nationals arriving from "green locations" who carry proof they have, at least 14 days prior to their scheduled departure, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Filipino authorities are exempt from quarantine requirements provided they also carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using an RT-PCR test. Unvaccinated foreign nationals arriving from "green" locations must, at their own expense, undergo quarantine at a designated facility and an RT-PCR no earlier than the 5th day following their arrival. Confirmation of a negative result is required before unvaccinated travelers can exit quarantine. A list of current "green" locations is available at the following URI: https://iatf.doh.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Certified-IATF-Resolution-No.-157-B.pdf

All locations not explicitly designed as "green" or "red" are considered "yellow" by Philippine authorities. Foreign nationals arriving from "yellow" locations who carry proof they have, at least 14 days prior to their scheduled departure, completed a full vaccination regimen abroad using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Filipino authorities must, at their own expense, undergo quarantine in a designated facility. Vaccinated travelers who also carry proof of a negative RT-PCR test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure must undergo an RT-PCR no earlier than the 3rd day following their arrival. Vaccinated travelers lacking such proof must undergo an RT-PCR test no earlier than the 5th day follow their arrival. Confirmation of a negative result is required before vaccinated travelers can exit quarantine. Unvaccinated foreign nationals arriving from "yellow" locations must undergo quarantine and an RT-PCR test no earlier than the 7th day following their arrival. Confirmation of a negative result is required before unvaccinated travelers can exit quarantine.

All persons authorized to travel to the Philippines must register online using the "OneHealthPass" portal to receive a QR code for use on arrival. Be advised, some regions and provinces have implemented additional policies for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local Philippines embassy or consulate to verify their entry eligibility prior to finalizing travel arrangements. The "OneHealthPass" portal is available at the following URL: https://www.onehealthpass.com.ph/e-HDC/
Returning to United StatesStrict Entry Requirements
Fully vaccinated travelers may be eligible for entry. See below.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals 18 years of age or older must carry proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO). This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents or to persons with valid immigrant status. Further exemptions exist for diplomatic personnel, persons with a documented medical condition that prevents them from being vaccinated, persons traveling for humanitarian or emergency reasons, persons whose entry is determined to be in the national interest, and a limited number of other categories of persons. All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate in order to verify their entry eligibility and any entry visa requirements prior to finalizing travel arrangements. More information, including about vaccination exemption categories, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/proof-of-vaccination.html

All persons (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) or an antigen test issued no more than 1 day prior to departure. Alternatively, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 at any point within 90 days of their intended departure may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. Such documentation must include proof of a positive COVID-19 test result along with a letter issued by a recognized healthcare provider that personally identifies the travelers and matches the information in the traveler’s passport or other travel documents indicating the traveler has been cleared for travel. All travelers (including US nationals) must submit a "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" form prior to departure wherein they attest to providing complete and accurate health information under penalty of law. Travelers lacking any of these documents may be prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information, including about documentation requirements, is available at the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

When arriving into or traveling within the United States, all persons must wear masks covering their mouth and nose while aboard any conveyance or at any transportation hub. Be advised, various state and local authorities in the United States have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. "Passenger Disclosure and Attestation" forms are available online at the following URI: https://www.cdc.gov/quarantine/pdf/Fillable-Attestation-English-508.pdf?v=2F

Bahrain

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Bangladesh

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Bhutan

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Brunei Darussalam

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Cambodia

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How often are COVID-19 travel restrictions updated?
Do I have to quarantine when I travel abroad?
What are current COVID-19 travel restrictions?
Can I travel anywhere that does not have COVID-19 travel restrictions?
Am I allowed to travel if I previously had COVID-19?
What policies have airlines put in place in response to COVID-19?
How do I check current COVID-19 travel restrictions?
How can I be sure the information I find here is accurate?