Travellers are advised to monitor and check official websites of World Health Organization, relevant authorities and local government agencies for the latest developments on COVID-19 coronavirus. Do adjust your travel plans based on the latest information provided.

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 22 May 2022.

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 6 July 2022.

1. The following passengers are allowed to enter:
  • This does not apply to:
    • Pationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates;
    • Passengers with a residence permit issued by Bahrain;
    • Passengers with an e-visa obtained before departure;
    • Passengers who can obtain a visa on arrival;
    • Military personnel.
  • Passengers with:
    • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must be issued in countries that are eligible for visa on arrival; or
    • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must have a QR code; or
    • A COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must be issued in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA.
    • Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V.

    2. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their own expense.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years.

    3. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for up to 10 days.
  • This does not apply to:
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must be issued in countries that are eligible for visa on arrival.
    • Passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must have a QR code;
    • Passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. The certificate must be issued in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival.
    • Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V.

    4. Visa on arrival facility restarted.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia or United Arab Emirates, if arriving from a country other than Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.

    5. Border crossing on the causeway is suspended.

  • 1. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm or Sinovac.

    2. Passengers entering or transiting through Bangladesh must complete a Health Declaration Form at most 3 days before departure. The form can be found at Click Here . This will generate a QR code which must be presented before boarding and upon arrival.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

    Until 30 September 2022:
    1. Passengers and airline crew must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate uploaded in ArriveCAN showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 15 days (day of vaccination + 14 days) before arrival. The certificate must be in English, French or accompanied by a certified English or French translation. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Covishield), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Medicago Covifenz, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm or Sinovac. A combination of vaccines is accepted.
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Canada;
    • permanent residents of Canada;
    • persons registered under Canada's Indian Act with the Certificate of Indian Status (CIS) or the Secure Certificate of Indian Status (SCIS);
    • passengers with an authorization from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) for compassionate entry;
    • passengers with a Canadian Refugee Travel Document or a Single Journey Document for Resettlement to Canada;
    • passengers younger than 18 years traveling with their vaccinated parents/guardians;
    • passengers with an application for permanent residence. They must have a written notice issued under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act;
    • nationals of Ukraine with a Canadian Temporary Resident Permit or a Canadian Temporary Resident Visa and their immediate family members with an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) or Canadian Temporary Resident Visa.
    • More exemptions can be found at Click Here

    2. Passengers must have:
    • a negative molecular COVID-19 test taken outside of Canada at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Tests accepted are: CRISPR, Ct, detection of the E gene, detection of the N gene, detection of Orf1a/b, detection of the RdRp gene, detection of the S gene, ddPCR, isothermal amplification, LamPORE, NAAT, NAT, NGS, PCR, qPCR, RNA, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, sequencing and WGS; or
    • a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most one day before departure of the last direct flight to Canada.
    • More details can be found at Click Here
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 5 years;
    • passengers between 5 and 11 years traveling with their fully vaccinated parents/guardians;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 15 days (day of vaccination + 14 days) before arrival. The certificate must be in English, French or accompanied by a certified English or French translation. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Covishield), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Medicago Covifenz, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm or Sinovac. A combination of vaccines is accepted;
    • passengers with a positive molecular COVID-19 test taken at least 10 days and at most 180 days before departure of the last direct flight to Canada. Tests accepted are: CRISPR, Ct, detection of the E gene, detection of the N gene, detection of Orf1a/b, detection of the RdRp gene, detection of the S gene, ddPCR, isothermal amplification, LamPORE, NAAT, NAT, NGS, PCR, qPCR, RNA, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR, sequencing and WGS;
    • More exemption can be found via Click Here

    3. Passengers and airline crew must submit their information electronically, at most 72 hours before arrival, through the ArriveCAN app or the website Click Here. Passengers must present an ArriveCAN receipt before boarding.
    Special Cases:
    • Nationals and permanent residents of Canada and passengers exempt from the vaccination requirement are allowed to enter without an ArriveCAN receipt. Such passengers could be subject to additional measures, e.g. COVID-19 tests upon and after arrival, quarantine and fines.
    • More details can be found at Click Here

    4. Passenger could be subject to a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival. Details can be found at Click Here and Click Here .
    5. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for 14 days. Details can be found at Click Here
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 12 years traveling with their fully vaccinated parents/guardians;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 15 days (day of vaccination + 14 days) before arrival. The certificate must be in English or French or be accompanied by a certified translation to English or French.
    • Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Covishield), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Medicago Covifenz, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm or Sinovac. A combination of vaccines is accepted.
    • More details can be found at Click Here

    Effective 1 October 2022:
    COVID-19 entry regulations will be lifted.
    1. Entry by foreign nationals holding a visa is suspended.
    This does not apply to:
    • foreign nationals with a visa issued after 28 March 2020 with the place of issue outside the Mainland of China. They must not arrive from Bangladesh, Belgium, France, India, Italy, Philippines, Russian Fed. and United Kingdom;
    • foreign nationals with a diplomatic, service, courtesy or C visa;

    2. Port visas, 24/72/144-hour visa-free transit policy, Hainan 30-day visa-free policy, 15-day visa-free policy specified for foreign cruise-group-tour through Shanghai Port, Guangdong 144-hour visa-free policy specified for foreign tour groups from Hong Kong or Macao SAR, and Guangxi 15-day visa-free policy specified for foreign tour groups of ASEAN countries are suspended.
    3. Visa exemption for nationals of Brunei Darussalam, Japan and Singapore with a normal passport is suspended.
    4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for up to 10 days at the first point of entry.
    5. Airline crew of foreign airlines:
    • Are not required to undergo nucleic acid test if they have a short stay after landing then depart immediately, and do not leave apron during the transition; OR
    • Shall receive nucleic acid test in the first port of entry if they need to enter the country to rest or continue to operate domestic routes. The test results will be confirmed by the local government in accordance with the requirements of epidemic prevention management. Only if the test results are negative, crews can continue the operations; OR
    • Are allowed to return to their home country for isolation treatment when agreed by the local joint control mechanism, if they are symptomatic, in close contact with infected persons or tested positive. Airlines and crews shall make all commitments to bear their responsibilities and also carry out strict protections.

    6. Passengers must complete an "Exit/Entry Health Declaration Form" and present a QR code before departure. The form can be obtained at Click Here or from the WeChat app 'Customs Passenger Fingertip Service'.
    7. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) must have a green QR code with an 'HS' mark. The code can be obtained from the WeChat App 'Fang Yi Jian Kang Ma Guo Ji Ban'. For more information about requirements for negative COVID-19 tests and vaccination, please refer to the website of the respective Chinese embassy.
    Passengers not arriving directly in China (People's Rep.) must obtain a new green QR code with an 'HS' mark in each transit country.
  • This does not apply to nationals of China (People's Rep.) arriving on a direct flight originating from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, China, Macao SAR, China.

  • 8. Passengers must have a green QR code with an 'HDC' mark. The code can be obtained at Click Here. For more information about requirements for negative COVID-19 tests and vaccination, please refer to the website of the respective Chinese embassy. Passengers not arriving directly in China (People's Rep.) must obtain a new green QR code with an 'HDC' mark in each transit country.
    This does not apply to:
    • nationals of China (People's Rep.);
    • passengers arriving on a direct flight originating from Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong SAR, China, Macao SAR, China.

    9. Passengers arriving from Chinese Taipei must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 3 days before departure.
    10. Passengers entering Beijing (PEK) from Hong Kong SAR, China must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure.
    11. Passengers arriving from Macao SAR, China must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure.

    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 17 June 2022.

      COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 01 August 2022.

    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 15 June 2022.

    1. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter.
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals and residents of Germany;
    • nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and EEA Member States;
    • immediate family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. They must present proof of their family relationship;
    • immediate family members of residents of Germany. They must present proof of their family relationship;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State;
    • British nationals with a residence permit issued by Germany before 31 December 2020;
    • passengers with a long term "D" visa issued by an EEA Member State or Switzerland;
    • residents of Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Indonesia, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), and New Zealand. They must have been living in the residence country in the past 6 months;
    • military personnel;
    • merchant seamen;
    • students;
    • unmarried partners of residents of Germany. They must have a written invitation and a copy of the identity document of the resident in Germany. They must also have a declaration and be able to present proof of their relationship.

    2. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that:
    • they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), CanSinoBIO (Convidecia), Covaxin, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), ), Sinopharm (BIBP) or Sinovac; or they received a booster dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), CanSinoBIO (Convidecia), Covaxin, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP) or Sinovac;
    • they received two doses of Janssen; or
    • they received one dose of Janssen and one dose of Moderna (Spikevax) or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty); or
    • they received one dose of Janssen, one dose of Moderna (Spikevax) or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), and a booster dose of Moderna (Spikevax) or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty); or
    • they received one dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), CanSinoBIO (Convidecia), Covaxin, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP) or Sinovac. They must also have a positive COVID-19 LAMP, NAAT, PCR, RT-LAMP, RT-PCR or TMA test taken at least 28 days and at most 90 days before arrival.
      The certificates must be in in English, French, German, Italian or Spanish. More details can be found at Click Here .
    • This does not apply to:
    • their accompanying children younger than 12 years;
    • nationals and residents of Germany;
    • passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland;
    • passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.);
    • nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and EEA Member States;
    • immediate family members of nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. They must present proof of their family relationship;
    • immediate family members of residents of Germany. They must present proof of their family relationship;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State;
    • British nationals with a residence permit issued by Germany before 31 December 2020;
    • passengers with a long term "D" visa issued by an EEA Member State or Switzerland;
    • residents of Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Indonesia, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), and New Zealand. They must have been living in the residence country in the past 6 months;
    • military personnel;
    • merchant seamen;
    • students;
    • unmarried partners of residents of Germany. They must have a written invitation and a copy of the identity document of the resident in Germany. They must also have a declaration and be able to present proof of their relationship.


    Mask for arriving and departing guests is mandatory.
    1. General regulations applicable to all Indian Stations
    1. The following passengers are allowed to enter:
    • Nationals of Bhutan, India, Maldives and Nepal;
    • Passengers with a residence permit issued by India;
    • passengers with a visa or an E-visa issued by India;
    • Passengers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet;
    • Passengers with a Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) card;
    • Passengers with a diplomatic passport.

    2. Tourist visas with a validity of 10 years are no longer valid.
    • This does not apply to nationals of Japan and USA.

    3. Tourist visas issued to nationals of China (People's Rep.) are no longer valid.
    4. E-Tourist visas are valid for the following passengers:
    • nationals of Albania, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Isl., Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Isl., Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Korea (Rep.), Lao People's Dem. Rep., Latvia, Lesotho, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Marshall Isl., Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Niue, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, San Marino, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Isl., South Africa, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Isl., Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican City (Holy See), Venezuela, Viet Nam, Zambia and Zimbabwe;
    • passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) passport;
    • passengers with "The Palestinian Authority" passport.

    5. Passengers must complete the self-declaration form before departure. They must select ‘Air Suvidha' on the right top corner at Click Here
    6. Passengers must have a printed negative COVID-19 CRISPR, RT-LAMP or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test must be uploaded at Click Here
    • This does not apply to:
    • passenger younger than 5 years;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The certificate must be issued in Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Eswatini, Finland, Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People's Dem. Rep., Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova (Rep.), Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Palestinian Territory, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Viet Nam or Zimbabwe. The certificate must also be uploaded at Click Here

    7. Passengers could be subject to medical screening.

    2. Additional regulations above the General regulations applicable to following stations

    Passengers arriving in to Delhi (DEL)

    1. Passengers can have RT-PCR test in DEL at airport upon arrival. Payment INR5000 (INR 2500 for Test INR 2500 for lounge usage for 06hrs). Passenger needs to wait for 06 HRS at airport to get his report.

    Passengers arriving in to State of Tamil Nadu (MAA)
    1 .2% of total passengers in the flight preferably different countries shall undergo post-arrival testing at random at the airport on arrival on FOC.
    2. Passengers must complete TN E-pass prior to acceptance at departure.
    3. Passengers traveling to Tiruchirappalli (TRZ) must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before departure.

    Passengers arriving in to State of Karnataka (BLR)
    1. Indian contact number of all the guests need to be available in the SSCI without fail. (In case of any guest(s) onboard tests positive, guests in the adjacent 03 rows from both end will be contacted and do the needful to ensure avoid further spread.)

    Passengers arriving in to State of Maharashtra (BOM)
    2% of total passengers in the flight preferably different countries shall undergo post-arrival testing at random at the airport on arrival
    1. 1. International passengers arriving into BOM and having domestic connections will need to do RTPCR, collect the negative report and only then proceed for domestic journey
    2. Compulsory RTPCR test upon arrival is applicable only to guest arriving from high risk countries.
    3.Passengers shall register for COVID-19 test through the link Click Here
    4. Pax arriving from High Alert Countries holding a Red Color Air Suvidha form are required to be undergo RTPCR on arrival.
    5. Health Forms to be given to all pax O/B flight arriving from MCT/BOM.
    Passengers arriving in to State of Telangana (HYD)
    Telangana State requirement (HYD)-
    For Passengers arriving from high risk countries the list can be found in the link: Click Here
    1. 2% random testing will be continued for those passengers. The passengers can take the RT-PCR test and go home. Payment towards PCR Test on arrival to be paid by passenger.
    Irrespective of Immunization status, on arrival RT-PCR test would be mandatory and passengers will have to await RT-PCR test results, in the designated area at HYD airport. The RT-PCR test cost will be paid by guest, through the link Click Here which will be available in the Air Suvidha Portal, for HYD. If RT-PCR test results are positive, passengers would be guided by state for available quarantine facilities. Cost to be borne by passenger.
    Passengers will be required to await their test results at the arrival airport before leaving or taking a connecting flight.
    Kerala (TRV/COK)
    1. Travellers from Countries excluding those Countries at risk, will be allowed to leave the airport and shall self-monitor their health for 14 days’ post arrival. A sub-section (02% of the total flight passengers) shall undergo post-arrival testing at random at the airport on arrival on FOC

    1. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. The certificate must be issued in both English and a local language of the country where passengers were vaccinated.
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Indonesia;
    • passengers younger than 18 years;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate stating that they are no longer contagious with COVID-19;
    • passengers with a medical certificate stating that the COVID-19 vaccine cannot be administered due to medical reasons;
    • passengers with a diplomatic or service visa and an invitation letter issued by an Indonesian Ministry under the Travel Corridor Arrangement (TCA).

    2. Airline crew must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure. The certificate must be issued in both English and a local language of the country where the airline crew was vaccinated.
    • This does not apply to airline crew transiting without disembarking the aircraft.

    3. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.
    4. Passengers must download the "Pedulilindungi" mobile app before departure.
    1. Passengers must have:
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure from the first embarkation point; or
    • a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

    2. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival and quarantine at their own expense.

    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 June 2022.
    1. Passengers must complete a "Declaration Form" before departure at Click Here . This will generate a QR code which must be presented before boarding and upon arrival.
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Jordan, their spouses and children;
    • passengers with "The Palestinian Authority" passports or cards traveling to West Bank and arriving from Ukraine.

    1. Passengers:
    • must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
    • must have a COVID-19 PCR test in English taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or
    • are subject to a COVID-19 rapid antigen test upon arrival.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

    2. Passengers with flu-like symptoms must submit the Travel Health Certificate Application before departure at Click Here .

    Removed as all measures and restrictions are canceled effective 01st May 2022.
    1. Passengers must have:
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days and at most 6 months before departure; or
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated and received a booster dose at least 14 days and at most 6 months before departure; or
    • a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or
    • a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test certificate must have a QR code.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 12 years;
    • passengers returning to Lebanon within 7 days.

    2. Airline crew staying for a maximum of 48 hours are subject to self-isolation until their next flight.
    3. Passengers transiting through Beirut (BEY) to Syria must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure and are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival, at their own expense.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days and at most 6 months before departure; or
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated and received a booster dose;
    • a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure and are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival, at their own expense; or
    • a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test certificate must have a QR code.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.


    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 August 2022.
    Passengers and airline crew must complete a "Traveller Declaration" at most 96 hours before arrival at Click Here .
    1. Flights to Morocco are suspended until 10 December 2020.
    This does not apply to:
    • repatriation flights;
    • passengers who are visa exempt if they have a hotel reservation confirmation or an invitation from a Moroccan company.

    2. Passengers must complete the "Passenger Health Form" before departure at Click Here. The form must be printed and presented on arrival.
    3. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The certificate must be in Arabic, French or English.

    1. Passengers must have:
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
    • a negative COVID-19 test result taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Tests accepted are GeneXpert, NAAT and RT-PCR.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.

    2. Passengers must complete an "International Traveler Online Arrival Form" at Click Here
    3. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival;
    • passengers with a negative COVID-19 test result taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Tests accepted are GeneXpert, NAAT and RT-PCR.

    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 17 September 2022.
    1. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Pakistan younger than 12 years;
    • passengers younger than 18 years who are not nationals of Pakistan;

    2. Passengers and airline crew must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test certificate must be in Arabic or English.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 12 years;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.

    (Pass track is no more required for inbound passengers to Pakistan)
    1. Passengers must have:
    • a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or
    • a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 3 years;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated and received a booster dose. This exemption also applies to their accompanying minors under 12 years. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac;
    • passengers between 12 years and 17 years with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 15 days before departure from the first embarkation point. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac;
    • nationals of the Philippines with:
    • a positive COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; and
    • a positive COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at least 10 days and at most 30 days before departure from the first embarkation point; and
    • a medical certificate specifying that they do not have COVID-19 symptoms and are not contagious.

    2. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 15 days before departure from the first embarkation point. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Covaxin, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 12 years accompanied by a fully vaccinated parent/guardian;
    • nationals of the Philippines.

    3. Passengers must present the ‘One Health Pass Registration' at time of check-in from the first international leg. The pass can be found at found at Click Here . The registration will generate a bar code or a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a 9(e) visa.

    4. Nationals of the Philippines without a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated, are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years accompanied by their fully vaccinated parent or guardian.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a 9(e) visa.

    5. Unaccompanied nationals of the Philippines younger than 18 years are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine.
    • This does not apply to:
    • fully vaccinated passengers who received a booster dose;
    • fully vaccinated passengers with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
    • fully vaccinated passengers with a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
    • fully vaccinated passengers with prior coordination by the airline with the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ);
    • passengers between 4 and 11 years with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and prior coordination by the airline with the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ);
    • passengers between 4 and 11 years with a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point and prior coordination by the airline with the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ).

    6. Unaccompanied foreign passengers younger than 18 years are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine. They must have an authorization letter from the parents/guardians for COVID-19 test and quarantine. The letter must indicate the name and address of the guardian in the Philippines who will quarantine with the minor.
    • This does not apply to:
    • fully vaccinated passengers who received a booster dose;
    • fully vaccinated passengers with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
    • fully vaccinated passengers with a negative COVID-19 antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
    • fully vaccinated passengers between 5 and 14 years with an endorsement letter from their respective foreign service office and airline or from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA);
    • passengers younger than 4 years with an endorsement letter from a designated foreign embassy and airline or from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).

    7. Unaccompanied nationals of the Philippines younger than 4 years must have prior coordination by the airline with the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ).
    8. Visa exemptions have been reinstated.
    9. Suspension of all visa on arrival facilities.
    The below travel and return policy will come into effect on Sunday, 4 September at 6 PM Qatar time
    Citizens and residents are advised to exercise caution when traveling to international destinations taking into account their vaccination status and the extent to which COVID-19 is spreading in the country of arrival.

    Foreign Airlines and Aircraft operators crew members entering the State of Qatar are now exempted from vaccination requirements and/or pre-departure COVID-19 tests (PCR or RAT-Antigen test) as long as their stay in Qatar does not exceed 96 hours.

    General Policies:
    1. It is the responsibility of travelers to know about any changes to the travel and return policy through official sources and websites before planning to travel to the State of Qatar.
    2. Travelers must adhere to the measures in place in the State of Qatar to limit the spread of COVID-19 at all times.
    3. COVID-19 Country Red Risk Classification is no longer applicable.
    4. Quarantine is no longer mandatory for all travelers arriving from abroad, however, travelers who test positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Qatar must undergo self-isolation measures in accordance with the procedures followed in the State of Qatar.
    5. Citizens and residents of the State of Qatar from age 6 years and above must take a Rapid Antigen (RAT) test within a period of 24 hours upon arrival in the State of Qatar at one of the Primary Health Care Centers or private medical centers, noting that the health status in the Ehteraz application will be updated to become gray in case of non-compliance with the test procedure.
    6. Visitors from age 6 years and above must bring a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test certificate with a negative result valid for 48 hours or a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) certificate valid for 24 hours, from the scheduled flight to the State of Qatar. Note that Rapid antigen self-test is not valid for travel purposes.
    7. Minors age 0-5 years are exempted from COVID testing.
    8. GCC nationals and residents must download the Ehteraz mobile app and activate it on their mobile phones using a local or international SIM card, noting that they are excluded from the pre-entry online registration.
    9. All other categories not belonging to (section 8) above are also obligated to download the Ehteraz mobile app and activate it on their mobile phones using a local or international SIM card; And to register in the pre-entry online registration system through the website ( Click Here) at least three (3) days before arrival. All relevant documents to be uploaded including certificates of COVID-19 vaccination or recovery.

    Ehteraz Mobile Application Policy:
    • Travelers arriving in Qatar must download on their mobile phone devices and activate the Ehteraz app upon arrival at Qatar’s entry ports. To do so, the traveler must have the following:
    1. SIM card from one of Qatar's service providers (Ooredoo or Vodafone) or an international SIM card.
    2. Mobile internet connection.
    3. The smartphone should support Android 6, newer versions or IOS 13.5 and later versions.
    4. Download and install the app on the mobile phone either via Google Play, Apple App Store or from any online search engines.
    5. SIM cards and smartphones are available for purchase at Hamad International Airport and Abu Samra border crossing if the passenger does not own them before arrival.
    • The Ehteraz mobile application with health status indicated as Green is required to gain access to public facilities around Qatar.
    • The Heath Status on the Ehteraz mobile app for fully vaccinated persons in Qatar will be in green with a golden frame.
    • The Health Status for citizens, residents, visitors who have received the vaccine outside Qatar will remain green without a golden frame until their vaccine data is updated in the system or through the Overseas Vaccine Portal ( Click Here ).
    • The Health Status on the Ehteraz app will remain red throughout the isolation period, until the result of their COVID-19 test comes out negative.
    • Diplomats, administrative card holders and VIP visitors arriving on official state visits are excluded from this measure.

    1. Passengers entering or transiting the Russian Fed. must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 2 days before arrival. The test result must be in English or Russian. A notarized translation to Russian is accepted.
    This does not apply to:
    • nationals of the Russian Fed.;
    • passengers arriving from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

    2. Passengers arriving from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 2 days before arrival. The test result must have a green QR code obtained in the app 'Traveling without COVID-19'.
    • This does not apply to nationals of the Russian Fed.

    3. Passengers must complete an "Application Form" and present it upon arrival. The form can be obtained at Click Here .
    4. Suspension of e-visa issuance.

    1. Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Iran are not allowed to enter.
    2. Passengers with a visit visa must have medical insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses.
    3. Passengers traveling to perform Umrah must have:
    • medical insurance; and
    • a confirmed return ticket.

    4. Airlines can check the validity of the exit/entry visas for residents of Saudi Arabia at Click Here
    Considering the current rise in the Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka, The Director General of Civil Aviation requests that to wear the face masks in public.

    Traveling to Sri Lanka
    Effective 1st March 2022, FULLY Vaccinated passengers do not require PCR or Antigen tests to entre Sri Lanka.
    Recommended doses of each Country varies, therefore, please follow below as appropriate to consider passengers as FULLY VACINATED and travel after 2 weeks of vaccination
    A traveler with 2 dose vaccine or a recommended combination, consider him/her as FULLY VACINATED
    A traveler with recommended one dose vaccine (eg; Janssen Vaccine) he/she is considered FULLY VACINATED
    Children 18 years and below, with recommended one dose is also considered as FULLY VACINATED and can travel after 2 weeks. Travel should be after 2 weeks after the vaccination and 7 days after

    TRAVELLERS WITH PAST HISTORY OF COVID-19 INFECTION
    Should Travel after 7 days and should have at least
    1 dose of vaccination
    Travel as mentioned after 7 days after a PCR/RAT positive Report
    Must Carry the diagnosis card for verifiable details of Covid-19 in ENGLISH
    Travelers should carry proof of vaccination in English
    • On arrival ETA has been activated at BIA only for fully vaccinated Tourists.
    • Tourists may obtain Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) using web protocol ( Click Here)
    • Airlines can carry any number of unvaccinated passengers per aircraft in to Sri Lanka.
    • Maximum transit time of 12 hours restriction removed.
    • Health declaration form - NOT REQUIRED
    • Travelers with confirm onward connection maximum transit time at BIA is limited to 16 hours.
    • Children 12-18 years, if depart two weeks after obtaining at least a single dose of Pfizer- vaccine will be considered as fully vaccinated.

    Fully Vaccinated Traveller
    • Release from airport, no quarantine required
    • Vaccinate certificate must be in English or translated to English

    Unvaccinated children of fully vaccinated parents
    • Children of tourist/ foreign national parents
    • Release from quarantine on day 7 if results are negative

    Travelers not vaccinated/ not completed the recommended doses of vaccination
    Tourist/ Foreign national
    • Negative day 1 PCR for age 12 years and above done at Ministry of health approved lab at Katunayake or Quarantine Hotel/ Level 1 Hotel.
    • Quarantine until completion of 14 days post vaccination or 7 days after arrival at quarantine hotel/ level 1 hotel or whatever the complete first.
    • Negative PCR/ Rapid antigen test for aged 12 years and above (on completion of 14 days post vaccination of parents / 7 days after arrival), Release from quarantine.


    Sri Lankan/ Dual Citizens / Resident visa Holders
    • Negative Day one PCR for age 12 years and above done at Ministry of health approved lab at Katunayake or Quarantine center (Sri Lankans, Dual citizens) / Quarantine hotel/ Level 1 Hotel
    • Quarantine until completion of 14 days post vaccination/ 7 days after arrival at quarantine hotel/Quarantine center (Sri Lankans & dual citizens)/ level 1 hotel.
    • Or quarantine until completion of 14 days post vaccination / 7 days after arrival at home and their children.
    • Negative PCR/ Rapid antigen test for aged 12 years and above (on completion of 14 days post vaccination of parents / 7 days after arrival), Release from quarantine
    • Release from quarantine on day 7 if results are negative.

    Travelers depart within less than 14 days of completion of recommended doses of vaccination
    Tourist/ Foreign national
    • Negative day 1 PCR for age 12 years and above done at Ministry of health approved lab at Katunayake or Quarantine Hotel/ Level 1 Hotel.
    • Quarantine until completion of 14 days post vaccination/ 7 days after arrival at quarantine hotel/ level 1 hotel
    • Negative PCR/ Rapid antigen test for aged 12 years and above (on completion of 14 days post vaccination of parents / 7 days after arrival), Release from quarantine.

    Sri Lankan/ Dual Citizens / Resident visa Holders
    • Negative Day one PCR for age 12 years and above done at Ministry of health-approved lab at Katunayake or Quarantine center (Sri Lankans, Dual citizens) / Quarantine hotel/ Level 1 Hotel.
    • Quarantine until completion of 14 days post vaccination/ 7 days after arrival at quarantine hotel/Quarantine center (Sri Lankans & dual citizens)/ level 1 hotel.
    • Or quarantine until completion of 14 days post vaccination / 7 days after arrival at home and their children.
    • Negative PCR/ Rapid antigen test for aged 12 years and above (on completion of 14 days post vaccination of parents / 7 days after arrival), Release from quarantine

    Travelers with history of COVID-19 within last six months arriving with a single dose of vaccination as mentioned
    • Released from airport, no quarantine
    • Passenger must carry diagnosis card

    Unvaccinated children below 18 years of these parents
    • Children of tourist/ foreign national parents
    • 12 – 18 Years old children PCR on day 1 at Ministry of health approved lab at Katunayake or Quarantine Hotel/ Level 1 Hotel
    • If results negative release with parents, no further quarantine
    • Children of Sri Lankan /Dual Citizens / Resident visa holder parents
    • 12-18 years old children PCR on day 1 at Ministry of Health approved lab at Katunayake or Quarantine center (Sri Lankans & Dual Citizens) / Quarantine hotel /Level 1 Hotel
    • If results negative release with parents, no further quarantine

    Seafarers or Maritime Security officers
    Foreign national
    Need prior approval needed from foreign ministry of Sri Lanka (entry.permission@mfa.gov.lk)
    Not Vaccinated
    Should be quarantine in an isolation center
    Vaccinated -
    Hold PCR done within 72hrs prior embarkation released from quarantine
    If COVID 19 PCR excepted category should perform day 1 PCR at airport and released with negative results no need to undergo further quarantine
    Foreign National Seafarers/Marshals with a history of COVID-19 disease within the preceding 03 months may arrive with a negative COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test done within 48hrs prior to departure.
    If the above mentioned Tests are Negative, they will be released without quarantine.
    Sri Lankan national
    Vaccinated -
    Seafarers/Marshals with a history of COVID-19 disease within the preceding 03 months may arrive with a negative COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Test done within 48hrs prior to departure.
    If COVID 19 PCR excepted category should perform day 1 PCR at airport and released with negative results no need to undergo further quarantine.
    If the above-mentioned Tests are Negative, they will be released without quarantine.
    Not Vaccinated-
    Day 1 PCR with negative result can undergo home quarantine
    Day one PCR on arrival
    Fully Vaccinated (recommended doses of the covid-19 vaccination are completed and departs after 14 days completion of vaccination / should carry original vaccination card in English language) and negative results
    No further quarantine
    Inform MOH
    Foreign national staff members of diplomatic mission or UN organizations/ UN specialized organizations/ UN specialized agencies/ International organizations with permanent office in Sri Lanka (Mentioned in Annex 1) who are holding diplomatic /UN / Official passport
    Staff members and accompanying spouse, parents, and children are allowed to undergo mandatory quarantine at a quarantine hotel/ safe & secure certified level 1 hotel / quarantine at a medical health officer approved residence.
    Prior approval needed from area MOH for the resident suitability to mandatory quarantine
    Details must be informed to area MOH on day 1 of arrival.
    Airline Crew
    General Measures & Procedures (Mandatory to All Crew)
    All Crew who have been vaccinated must carry Original Vaccination Certificate/Card in English. If the Certificate/Card is not in English, a certified English translation must be in possession;
    Crew Members if in Quarantine are to adhere to the public health measures of the Ministry of Health protocols in force at the time;
    Airlines to take measures to monitor and supervise the adherence of crew with regards to
    COVID19 preventive measures;
    Airline crew who has been in immediate close contact with a COVID19 patient shall not be enrolled for duty;
    Airline Crew must submit a completed Health Declaration Form upon Arrival to the Health Counters at the Airport.
    Foreign Airline Crew (Operating into Sri Lanka with a Foreign Carrier)
    Foreign airline crewmembers shall adhere to the following guidelines in addition to General Measures.
    It is mandatory for the Foreign Airline Crew Members arriving into Sri Lanka to carry a Negative COVID-19 test result in English language done within 72 hours prior to departure.
    Airlines are permitted to select any hotel of their choice for crew that are fully vaccinated and 14 days have lapsed since the last dose.
    If crew layover for less than 72hrs, and the Unvaccinated Crew are confined to the Hotel Premises, the crew then do not require a PCR Test on arrival (Day 01)
    If layover is 72 hours or more in Sri Lanka, on arrival (Day One) PCR test shall be done and the Unvaccinated Crew Members shall be quarantined at the Hotel until they depart from Sri Lanka.
    After sample collection, for any operational reason the crew member can be released for a return flight without the result of the test
    Foreign Airline Crew who have been Fully Vaccinated (Final dose of Vaccine + 14 Days).
    It is mandatory for the foreign airline crew members arriving into Sri Lanka to carry a negative COVID-19 test result in English language done within 72 hours prior to departure;
    If the above-mentioned Test is Negative, they will be released without Day 01/ Arrival PCR Test and quarantine.
    If the Crew Member is staying for longer than 7 days, a PCR test is to be conducted on Day 07.

    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 May 2022.

    1. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense and self-isolation at their own expense until they receive a negative test result, if they do not have:
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V; or
    • a negative COVID-19 NAAT or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test certificate must have a QR code. This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

    Effective 01Jul2022 the below will apply for passengers arriving BKK:
    • Thailand Pass NO longer required.
    • Health Insurance NO longer required.
    • Passenger MUST have vaccination certificate (14days from the second dose).
    • In case passenger not vaccinated then a PCR or ATK (72hrs before departure) will be mandatory.
    • List of approved vaccine are attached with required doses.
    • Children under 18 years travelling with parents are exempted from the vaccine & Tests requirements.
    • Crew no longer required to apply for Thailand Pass, a random check by Health Authorities for the vaccine certificate (crew must to be fully vaccinated or did the test same as the passengers)
    Approved Vaccines Thailand

    1. Passengers must have:
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Medigen (MVC-COV1901), Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V or Turkovac at least 14 days before departure; or
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received one dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Medigen (MVC-COV1901), Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V or Turkovac, and a COVID-19 recovery certificate; or
    • a negative COVID-19 antigen or RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 18 years accompanied by their fully vaccinated parents or guardians;
    • passengers younger than 18 years with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received one dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Medigen (MVC-COV1901), Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V or Turkovac at least 14 days before departure.

    2. Airline crew are subject to self-isolation until their next flight.
    • This does not apply to airline crew with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Medigen (MVC-COV1901), Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac, Sputnik V or Turkovac at least 14 days before departure.

    1. Passengers arriving from Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea (Dem. People's Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Isl., Mauritania, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, Samoa (American), Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Isl., Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Virgin Isl. (USA), Yemen, Zambia or Zimbabwe are not allowed to enter.
    This does not apply to:
    • Nationals and residents of Tunisia.
    • Spouses of nationals of Tunisia.

    2. Nationals and residents of Tunisia arriving from Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China (People's Rep.), Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czechia, Equatorial Guinea, France, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Macao (SAR China), Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates or Uruguay are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days.
    3. Spouses of nationals of Tunisia arriving from Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China (People's Rep.), Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czechia, Equatorial Guinea, France, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Macao (SAR China), Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates or Uruguay are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days. They must have a marriage certificate. 4. Passengers arriving from Afghanistan, Andorra, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, China (People's Rep.), Comoros, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Czechia, Equatorial Guinea, France, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iceland, Jamaica, Japan, Macao (SAR China), Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates or Uruguay for a period less than 14 days are not allowed to enter.
    • This does not apply to passengers traveling as part of an organized all-inclusive tour.

    5. Nationals and residents of Tunisia arriving from Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea (Dem. People's Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Isl., Mauritania, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, Samoa (American), Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Isl., Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Virgin Isl. (USA), Yemen, Zambia or Zimbabwe are subject to quarantine in a hotel for 7 days and self-quarantine for an additional 7 days.
    6. Spouses of nationals of Tunisia arriving from Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Djibouti, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea (Dem. People's Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Isl., Mauritania, Micronesia (Federated States), Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nicaragua, North Macedonia (Rep.), Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., Rwanda, Samoa, Samoa (American), Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Solomon Isl., Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Tonga, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Virgin Isl. (USA), Yemen, Zambia or Zimbabwe are subject to quarantine in a hotel for 7 days and self-quarantine for an additional 7 days. They must have a marriage certificate.
    7. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result issued at most 120 hours before arrival.
    • This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.


    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 June 2022.
    As received from Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA) and as per the directive from the COVID-19 Command and Control Centre (CCC) with regard to the inbound/outbound and transit international passenger(s) traveling to/from and through the airport(s) in the Emirate of Dubai, kindly note that the below update on wearing a face mask is effective Wednesday, 28th September 2022 at 00:01Hrs LT.

    Inbound Travel to Dubai (Face Mask Update)
    Onboard the aircraft:
    Wearing face mask is not mandatory. However, operators can request the passengers to wear the face mask on board if deemed necessary.
    • At the airport(s): Wearing face masks at the premises of the airport(s) is optional and not mandatory.

    Outbound and Transit from Dubai (Face Mask Update)
    • Departure and transit passengers:
    The requirements of wearing face masks by the passengers departing/transiting through Dubai, shall be determined according to the rules applicable at the intermediate and/or final destinations.

    This update is only on face mask requirement, all other travel guidelines as per the latest Travel Protocol Update shared previously remains valid.

    1. Passengers entering Dubai (DXB) or Al Maktoum (DWC) must have:
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), CanSinoBIO (Convidecia), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V. The certificate must have a QR code (except the US COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card); or
    • a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure of the last direct flight to United Arab Emirates. The test certificate must be in Arabic or English and must be issued by a laboratory accredited by the departure country. The test certificate must also have a QR code; or
    • a COVID-19 recovery certificate with a QR code issued at most 3 months before departure.
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of United Arab Emirates and their first-degree family members;
    • domestic workers who are traveling with the sponsor or with the first-degree family members of the sponsor;
    • passengers younger than 16 years;
    • passengers with disabilities.

    2. Passengers entering Abu Dhabi (AUH), Fujairah (FJR), Ras Al Khaimah (RKT) or Sharjah (SHJ) must have:
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate with a QR code showing that they were fully vaccinated. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), CanSinoBIO (Convidecia), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V. The certificate must have a QR code (except the US COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card); or
    • a printed negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 48 hours before departure of the last direct flight to United Arab Emirates. The test certificate must be in Arabic or English and must be issued by a laboratory accredited by the departure country; or
    • a COVID-19 recovery certificate with a QR code issued at most 3 months before departure.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers younger than 16 years;
    • passengers with disabilities;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate with a QR code issued at most 1 month before departure.

    3. A negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued in United Arab Emirates presented upon departure from United Arab Emirates can be accepted for re-entry into Dubai (DXB) or Al Maktoum (DWC) if it meets the specific requirements based on the departure country.
    4. Passengers arriving at Dubai (DXB):
    • are subject to medical screening, and
    • must download and register the COVID-19 DXB Smart App before departure or upon arrival.

    5. Passengers traveling as tourists arriving at Dubai (DXB) or Sharjah (SHJ) must have health insurance.
    6. Residents of United Arab Emirates with a residence visa returning to Dubai (DXB) or Al Maktoum (DWC) and arriving from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka must have a GDRFA approval obtained before departure at Click Here .
    • This does not apply to:
    • first degree family members of nationals of United Arab Emirates and their accompanying domestic workers;
    • nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia;
    • passengers with a golden residence visa issued by United Arab Emirates.

    7. Passengers entering Dubai (DXB) or Al Maktoum (DWC) could be subject to a COVID-19 RT-PCR test upon arrival and quarantine until the test result is ready.
    8. Passengers could be subject to quarantine.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V.

    9. Nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program must have an 'Isolation Exemption Certificate'.
    10. Passengers are not allowed to transit through Abu Dhabi (AUH) for more than 24 hours. Passengers must have a confirmed airside hotel booking if their transit time exceeds 12 hours.
    11. Nationals of Nigeria must have a return ticket, and a hotel booking or proof of accommodation address for the period of intended stay.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a resident visa.

    12. Passengers arriving at Sharjah (SHJ) must download the ALHOSN App.
    13. Airline crew without a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test result of a test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point are subject to quarantine until their next flight.


    2. UAE Nationals from all countries arriving to DXB/DWC
    All UAE Nationals are Not required to present any PCR or Vaccination certificate before arriving at DXB/DWC. Random PCR Test on arrival only.
    An exemption is also extended to the below categories of passengers from the requirement of PCR test or Vaccination or GDRFA pre-approval prior traveling to Dubai, from all destinations.
    • The inbound passengers escorting a 1st degree UAE nationals’ relative.
    • Domestic workers escorting a UAE national sponsor during travel. Given that they are traveling on the same flight with the relative or sponsor.


    3. Transit passengers All transiting passengers are not required to present a COVID 19 PCR test certificate unless it is mandated by their final destination.

    4. Departing from DXB to all countries
    All passengers are required to follow final destination requirements.

    Crew Protocol
    Please find below the arrivals/transit process which applies to all arriving/transiting crew of airlines (Passenger, Cargo, FBO) operating to Dubai

    1. Crew may be checked for symptoms after leaving the aircraft
    2. No PCR testing is required unless crew are showing symptoms
    3. All crew must quarantine in a hotel or an accommodation provided by their airlines until their next flight. Exception only applies to crew carrying valid vaccination or valid PCR negative report from the departure country or crew originating from DXB

    General rules applicable to all crew:
    • If symptoms are found, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will guide further subject to the condition
    • If the crew is COVID positive, DHA will advise further actions
    • The cost for tests and quarantine shall be paid by the airline or the individual
    • The cost for all treatment and isolation for any crew identified as COVID positive is the Airline’s responsibility
    • Random PCR checks can be conducted by the authorities at any time. This is applicable to crew from all destinations

    COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 17 March 2022
    1. Passengers entering or transiting through the USA must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 15 days (day of vaccination + 14 days) before arrival. Passenger details (e.g., name and date of birth) in the certificate must match those stated in the passport/travel document. Vaccines accepted are:
    • AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), CanSinoBIO (Convidecia), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP) and Sinovac. A combination of these vaccines is accepted if administered at least 17 days apart. More details can be found at Click Here
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of the USA
    • residents of the USA;
    • passengers younger than 18;
    • passengers with an immigrant visa;
    • passengers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-2, C-3 (as a foreign government official or immediate family member of an official), E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 (or seeking to enter as a nonimmigrant in one of those NATO classifications);
    • passengers with a letter issued by a doctor proving that the passenger is medically unable to receive the vaccine;
    • passengers with a letter of invitation or other official document, issued by the USA, by other government or by the United Nations, traveling on duty;
    • nationals of Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Eritrea, Haiti, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania and Yemen with a visa issued by the USA, excluding B -1 and B -2 visas;
    • members of the U.S. Armed Forces, their spouses, and children younger than 18 years;
    • merchant seamen with one of the following visas: C, D, C1/D, B1, H or L;
    • nationals of Ukraine with an approved Uniting for Ukraine (U4U) authorization.
    • More details can be found at Click Here

    2. Passengers must complete an attestation form before departure. The form can be found at Click Here
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals and residents of the USA;
    • passengers younger than 2 years.

    3. Passengers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. More information can be found at Click Here
    4. DV visas issued in September 2020 that expired are accepted for entry.
    5. Passengers could be subject to self-isolation or self-quarantine.
    • This does not apply to:
    • passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate proving recovery in the past 90 days;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 15 days (day of vaccination + 14 days) before arrival. Passenger details (e.g., name and date of birth) in the certificate must match those stated in the passport/travel document.
    • Vaccines accepted are:
      AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), CanSinoBIO (Convidecia), Covaxin, Covishield, Covovax, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP) and Sinovac. A combination of these vaccines is accepted if administered at least 17 days apart. More details can be found at Click Here




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