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Updated on 11:01, Jul 30, 2021 UTC+8
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France

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Entry into FrancePartially restricted
Vaccinations
Travelers fully vaccinated with an EMA-approved vaccine are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements.
COVID-19 Testing
Unvaccinated travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Detailed Regulations
French authorities designate countries and regions as either "green," "orange," or "red" depending on the epidemiological situation in those locations with respect to COVID-19. Entry restrictions differ based on vaccination status and travel origin. All persons, regardless of vaccination status or travel origin, must present a sworn declaration stating that: 1) the traveler is not exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 and 2) the traveler has not, in the 14 days prior to their scheduled departure, had contact with anyone confirmed to have COVID-19. Unvaccinated travelers must additionally pledge that 3) the traveler agrees to undergo a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test for COVID-19 upon arrival, and 4) depending on their travel origin, the traveler agrees to undergo either a 7-day self-isolation or a 10-day quarantine upon arrival. Sworn declarations are available from the French Ministry of the Interior at the following URL: https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Certificate-of-international-travel

Foreign nationals who have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) may enter France without restriction, regardless of travel origin. Unvaccinated travelers arriving from the following "green" locations must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test: countries and regions in the European Union (except Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain), Albania, Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Comoros, Hong Kong SAR, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States, Vanuatu, and Vatican City. Unvaccinated travelers arriving from Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 24 hours prior to departure using a PCR test. This policy does not apply to persons who reside within 30 km of the border and intend to remain in France for less than 24 hours, persons who frequently travel to France for work, or persons engaged in the transportation of cargo. All persons seeking an exemption to testing requirements must provide documentation proving their reasons for travel.

Unvaccinated foreign nationals seeking to travel from "orange" locations are prohibited from entering France for non-essential travel. Unvaccinated persons authorized to travel from any "orange" location (except the United Kingdom) must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test or 48 hours prior to departure using an antigenic test. Unvaccinated persons authorized to travel from the United Kingdom must carry proof of a negative PCR or antigen test issued no more than 24 hours prior to departure. Unvaccinated travelers arriving from any "orange" location must self-isolate for 7 days upon arrival in France.

Unvaccinated foreign nationals seeking to travel from "red" locations are prohibited from entering France for non-essential travel. Unvaccinated persons authorized to travel from any "red" location must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a PCR test or an antigenic test. Unvaccinated travelers arriving from "red" locations must undergo a 10-day quarantine at a designated facility upon arrival in France. Current "red" locations are Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, DR Congo, Indonesia, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Russia, Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tunisia, Uruguay, and Zambia.

More information, including updated location designations and links to download required documentation, is available at the following URL: https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/coming-to-france/coronavirus-advice-for-foreign-nationals-in-france/
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.

Germany

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Entry into GermanyPartially restricted
Vaccinations
Travelers fully vaccinated with an EMA-approved vaccine are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements.
COVID-19 Testing
Unvaccinated travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure.
Quarantine
Travelers arriving from certain locations must undergo a 10-day quarantine.
Detailed Regulations
From July 18, 2021, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Germany. This policy does not apply to residents from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macao SAR, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, or the United States, provided such persons are not traveling from an area identified by the Robert-Koch-Institut as having confirmed transmission of a SARS-CoV-2 virus variant of concern. Further exemptions exist for lawful residents, travelers who have, at least 14 days prior to their scheduled departure, completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Paul-Ehrlich-Institute, transit passengers who do not leave the transit zone of an international airport, persons with a recognized urgent need, certain categories of students and high-skilled workers, and a "few other special cases." Travelers are encouraged to contact their local German embassy or consulate to determine if they meet eligibility requirements for a particular exemption category.

All persons (including German nationals) traveling to Germany by air must, regardless of origin, present proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) performed by a testing provider recognized by the Robert-Koch-Institut. Alternatively, travelers may show 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 Paul-Ehrlich-Institute, or show proof they have fully recovered from a previous COVID-19 infection. They policy does not apply to persons authorized to enter Germany who, within 10 days of their scheduled departure, have visited an "area of variant of concern." Such persons must present proof of a negative NAAT result issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure.

All persons (including German nationals) who, within 10 days of their scheduled departure, have visited a "risk area," a "high incidence area," or "a virus variant area" must submit an online health registration form prior to departure. Upon arrival, persons traveling from a "risk area" or a "high incidence area," must self-isolate for 10 days. Travelers who undergo additional testing for COVID-19 may be eligible to end their self-isolation upon confirmation of a negative test result. Persons traveling from an "area of variant of concern" must undergo a 14-day quarantine. Health registration forms are available at the following URL: https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de/

Be advised, many state-level authorities in Germany have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. A current list of risk locations is available from the following URL: https://www.rki.de/DE/Content/InfAZ/N/Neuartiges_Coronavirus/Risikogebiete_neu.html
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.

Italy

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Entry into ItalyPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Quarantine
Travelers arriving from certain locations must undergo a 10-day quarantine.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Italy. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States, or Vatican City. This policy provides exemptions for foreign nationals seeking to travel to Italy for study, health reasons, reasons of absolute necessity, or to return to their homes or place of residence.

All persons (including Italian nationals) must carry proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 using a nucleic acid or antigen test issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure for persons traveling from an EU/Schengen location or Israel, or 72 hours prior to departure for persons traveling from other locations. All persons, regardless of mode of transportation, are required to submit a European Union Digital Passenger Locator Form (EUdPLF) online prior to departure. This policy does not apply to persons traveling from San Marino or Vatican City. All persons (including Italian nationals) must undergo a 10-day quarantine upon arrival. This policy does not apply to persons traveling from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Andorra, Israel, or Monaco, or to persons traveling from the Canada, Japan, and the United States who carry a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate. Further limited exemptions to quarantine requirements exist for cargo and passenger transportation crew members, provided such persons meet certain conditions. All persons who, within 14 days of their arrival in Italy, have visited or transited the United Kingdom must self-isolate for 5 days and undergo additional testing for COVID-19 at the end of their self-isolation period. EUdPLF forms are available at following URI: https://app.euplf.eu

Be advised, some regional-level authorities in Italy have implemented additional policies and restrictions for persons arriving into their jurisdictions. More information is available at the following URL: https://www.esteri.it/mae/en/ministero/normativaonline/decreto-iorestoacasa-domande-frequenti/focus-cittadini-italiani-in-rientro-dall-estero-e-cittadini-stranieri-in-italia.html
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.

Netherlands

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Entry into NetherlandsNormal
COVID-19 Testing
No medical tests are required for travel.
Quarantine
Quarantine is not enforced by the destination country/region. Please follow standard safety precautions.
Visa Services
Visa services are operating normally. Please check the embassy website for more details.
Detailed Regulations
From July 27, 2021, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering the Netherlands. This policy does not apply to nationals and lawful residents from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau SAR, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States, or Vatican City. Further exemptions exist for persons seeking to travel from other locations who have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by Dutch authorities, provided such persons are not traveling from locations with confirmed transmission of a SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern as identified by Dutch authorities. Additional exemptions to entry restrictions also exist for persons who hold a Dutch residence card or residence permit, persons who hold a valid long-stay visa, certain categories of persons seeking to travel to the Netherlands for work or study, persons traveling for compelling reasons to visit family members in the Netherlands, or to persons traveling for humanitarian reasons or who have been granted international protection. More information regarding exemption categories is available at the following URL: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/exemptions-to-the-entry-ban/eu-entry-ban-exemption-categories

All persons 13 years of age or older (including Dutch nationals) must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT). This policy does not apply to transit passengers or persons traveling from "safe" countries or regions in the European Union, "safe" countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau SAR, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States, or Vatican City. Additional exemptions exist for persons who hold a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate or an equivalent certificate recognized by Dutch authorities. All persons authorized to travel to the Netherlands from a country or region considered by Dutch authorities to be "high-risk" for the transmission of COVID-19 or with confirmed transmission of a SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern must additionally carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 24 hours prior to departure using a rapid test and must undergo a 10-day quarantine upon arrival. More information, including a current list of "safe" locations, is available at the following URL: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.

Portugal

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Entry into PortugalPartially restricted
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
Travelers arriving from certain locations must undergo a 14-day quarantine.
Detailed Regulations
From July 2, 2021, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Portugal. This policy does not apply to persons arriving from countries or regions in the European Union, countries or regions associated with the Schengen Area, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Hong Kong SAR, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau SAR, Mainland China, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, or the United States. Persons seeking to travel to Portugal from any other country or region may do so only for essential purposes, which does not include tourism. All persons arriving by air 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 or 48 hours prior to departure using a rapid antigen test, or must carry a valid EU Digital COVID Certificate. This policy does not apply to children 11 years of age or younger. All persons, regardless of their mode of transportation, arriving from Brazil, India, Nepal, South Africa, or the United Kingdom must undergo a 14-day quarantine at their residence or a designated location and must submit an online registration form prior to their arrival. This policy does not apply to persons holding proof they will remain within Portuguese jurisdiction for less than 48 hours. More information about testing requirements and a link to registration forms is available at the following URL: https://imigrante.sef.pt/en/covid-19/faqs/#1596230931926-35f82bfa-7209
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.

Australia

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Entry into AustraliaEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

New Zealand

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Entry into New ZealandEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

American Samoa

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Entry into American SamoaEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Cook Islands

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Entry into Cook IslandsEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Fiji

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Entry into FijiEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Canada

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Entry into CanadaEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Mexico

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Entry into MexicoNormal
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Antigua and Barbuda

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Entry into Antigua and BarbudaPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Bahamas

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Entry into BahamasPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Barbados

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Entry into BarbadosPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Argentina

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Entry into ArgentinaEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Aruba

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Entry into ArubaPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Bolivia

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Entry into BoliviaPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Brazil

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Entry into BrazilPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited

Chile

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Entry into ChileEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Algeria

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Entry into AlgeriaEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Angola

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Entry into AngolaEntry prohibited
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Benin

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Entry into BeninPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Botswana

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Entry into BotswanaPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted

Burkina Faso

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Entry into Burkina FasoPartially restricted
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted
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Japan

Japan

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Entry into JapanEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Japan. This policy does not apply to lawful permanent residents, provided such persons have not, within 14 days of their scheduled departure, stayed in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka. All persons (including Japanese nationals) authorized to return from abroad must sign a "Written Pledge" indicating they understand and agree to abide by all testing and quarantine requirements currently in effect. Additionally, all persons must have 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. Persons lacking such proof will be denied permission to board transportation bound for Japan. Upon arrival, all persons authorized to enter Japan who, within 14 days of their intended arrival, have visited a country or region with confirmed transmission of a SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern must undergo a 10-day quarantine at a designated location and undergo testing on the 3rd, 6th, and 10th days following their arrival. Those who test negative must then proceed to their home or to another designated location where they must self-isolate for a further 14 days. Travelers are strongly advised to contact their local Japanese embassy or consulate in order to verify their eligibility for entry prior to finalizing travel arrangements. Additional information is available at the following URL: https://www.mofa.go.jp/ca/fna/page4e_001053.html
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure, or must provide "documentation of recovery."
Quarantine
All travelers are encouraged to self-isolate for 7 days and to undergo testing for COVID-19.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.
Singapore

Singapore

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Entry into SingaporeEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
"Air Travel Pass" Available to Travelers from Select Locations
Foreign nationals traveling from Brunei Darussalam, Mainland China, or New Zealand are permitted to enter Singapore for short-term visits including for tourism. Travelers must apply for an "Air Travel Pass" (ATP) at least 7 days and no more than 30 days prior to their intended arrival in Singapore and must remain entirely within one of the permitted departure locations during the 21 days prior to their scheduled departure. Travelers applying for an ATP must have proof of medical insurance valid for use in Singapore for the entire duration of their stay. The minimum coverage amount must be no less than S$30,000. Upon arrival, travelers must, at their own expense, undergo a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19 and self-isolate for 1-2 days at a pre-booked, non-residential accommodation while awaiting their test results. All travelers are required to install the "TraceTogether" mobile app for contact tracing purposes and submit their personal information electronically via "SG Arrival Card" system. Travelers who hold a passport that requires a visa for travel to Singapore must separately obtain a valid visa prior to departure. An ATP is NOT a substitute for a required visa. More information including links to ATP applications are available at the following URL: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/arriving/overview

"Reciprocal Green Lane" for Residents from Select Locations
Residents from Brunei Darussalam and certain parts of Mainland China may be eligible to travel to Singapore for business or official travel using a so-called "Reciprocal Green Lane" (RGL) scheme. Persons seeking to use the RGL must be sponsored by either a Singapore-based company or a Singapore Government agency, which will file an application on their behalf for a "SafeTravel Pass." Once approved, "SafeTravel Pass" holders may then apply for a standard travel visa (persons holding existing valid visas need not apply for a new visa). Only residents from the following locations in Mainland China are eligible to use the RGL: Chongqing Municipality, Guangdong Province, Jiangsu Province, Shanghai Municipality, Tianjin Municipality, and Zhejiang Province. More information is available at the following URL: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/rgl/overview

"Periodic Commuting Arrangement" for Malaysian Residents
Malaysian nationals and permanent residents holding valid Singapore work passes may be eligible for a new "Periodic Commuting Arrangement" (PCA) scheme allowing cross-border travel at the Johor-Singapore Causeway and Malaysia-Singapore Second Link. Singapore-based employers must submit an application to use the PCA on behalf of their employees. Applications must be submitted at least 7 days prior to the employee's intended entry into Singapore and employees must be willing to remain in Singapore for at least 90 days. Specific information requirements for submitting a PCA application are available at the following URL: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/pca/overview

All Others
From July 16, 2021, the following policies are in place:
1) All short-term visitors, regardless of origin, are prohibited from entering or transiting through Singapore;
2) Foreign nationals (including long-term pass holders) who, within 21 days or their scheduled departure, have visited or transited through Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, or Sri Lanka are prohibited from entering Singapore. All persons who, within 21 days of their scheduled departure, have visited Indonesia are prohibited from transiting through Singapore;
3) Singapore nationals and permanent residents authorized to enter Singapore who, within 21 days of their scheduled departure, have visited Indonesia must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 48 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test. Travelers lacking such proof may be denied entry into Singapore. Upon arrival, travelers must undergo an additional PCR test, a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility followed by a PCR test at the end of the quarantine period, and a rapid antigen test on the 3rd, 7th, and 11th days following their arrival;
4) All persons (including Singapore nationals) must, regardless of origin, undergo a PCR test for COVID-19 upon arrival. Travelers must register and pre-pay for their on-arrival testing prior to departing for Singapore;
5) All persons (including Singapore nationals) authorized to travel to Singapore must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a PCR test. This policy does not apply to Singapore nationals and permanent residents traveling from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR, Mainland China, or New Zealand, provided such persons have remained entirely within one of those locations during the 21 days prior to their scheduled departure;
6) All persons (including Singapore nationals) will, depending on their travel history during the 21 days prior to their arrival, be directed to undergo some combination of self-isolation or quarantine at a designated facility for between 7 and 14 days. All persons are subject to additional PCR testing requirements during their self-isolation or quarantine periods;
7) Foreign nationals holding a long-term pass issued by Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) must obtain prior permission from the relevant government agency prior to departing for Singapore. This includes Long-Term Visit Pass (LTVP) or Student's Pass (STP), or In-Principle Approval (IPA) letters for LTVP or STP.

All travelers are strongly encouraged to contact a local Singaporean embassy or consulate to verify their eligibility for entry prior to making travel plans. More information is available from the following URL: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/arriving/overview
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure, or must provide "documentation of recovery."
Quarantine
All travelers are encouraged to self-isolate for 7 days and to undergo testing for COVID-19.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.
South Korea

South Korea

Track Policy Changes
Entry into South KoreaPartially restricted
Vaccinations
Travelers fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved vaccine are exempt from quarantine requirements depending on their recent travel history.
COVID-19 Testing
Foreign travelers must have proof of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure.
Quarantine
Unvaccinated travelers must self-isolate or must undergo quarantine at a designated facility depending on their departure location.
Detailed Regulations
Testing and Quarantine for Foreign Nationals
Foreign nationals, regardless of origin, must carry proof of a negative result for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test performed no more than 72 hours prior to departure by a hospital or medical services provider approved by their local South Korean embassy or consulate. Upon arrival, foreign nationals must, at their own expense, undergo a 14-day quarantine at a designated facility. From July 1, 2021, persons traveling to South Korea to visit immediate family members, for important business purposes, academic or public interest purposes, or humanitarian purposes, who, at least 14 days prior to their scheduled departure, have completed a full vaccination regimen using a COVID-19 vaccine that has been approved for emergency use by the World Health Organization (WHO) may be eligible to apply for an exemption to quarantine requirements provided they are not traveling from a location with confirmed cases of a SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern (mutated virus). Travelers seeking a quarantine exemption should submit the required documentation, including proof of vaccination, to a local South Korea embassy or consulate prior to departure. 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.

"Re-Entry Permit" Required for Alien Registration Card Holders
From June 1, 2020, 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.

"Fast-Track" Immigration Clearance for Chinese Nationals
From May 1, 2020, Chinese nationals traveling to South Korea for business purposes may qualify for special "fast-track" immigration clearance provided they hold proof of a negative test for COVID-19 performed no more than 72 hours prior to departure. They must again test negative for COVID-19 upon arrival in Korea before being exempted from the mandatory quarantine procedures described below. Persons using "fast-track" immigration clearance are subject to standard government surveillance measures in place to combat COVID-19.

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 StatesPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure, or must provide "documentation of recovery."
Quarantine
All travelers are encouraged to self-isolate for 7 days and to undergo testing for COVID-19.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.
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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Track Policy Changes
Entry into Hong KongEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Entry Policies for Categories of Specified Places
From July 16, 2021, all non-residents seeking to travel by air from overseas locations are prohibited from entering HKSAR. All persons (including HKSAR residents) who have visited the following "extremely high-risk" locations for more than 2 hours at any point within 21 days of their scheduled departure are prohibited from entering HKSAR: Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, or the United Kingdom. 

All persons (including HKSAR residents) authorized to travel from Ireland or Russia must, prior to boarding flights bound for HKSAR, present proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based nucleic acid test, and must have confirmation (in English or Chinese) of a booking at a designated quarantine hotel for not less than 21 nights. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo a 21-day quarantine followed by 7 days of self-monitoring and additional testing for COVID-19 on the 26th day following their arrival in HKSAR.

All persons (including HKSAR residents) who have visited any of the following "high-risk" locations within 21 days of their scheduled departure must, prior to boarding flights bound for HKSAR, present proof of a negative test result for COVID-19 issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure using a (PCR)-based nucleic acid test, and must have confirmation (in English or Chinese) of a booking at a designated quarantine hotel for not less than 21 nights: Argentina, Bangladesh, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Malaysia, Netherlands, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, or Vietnam. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo a 21-day quarantine. Persons traveling from these locations who hold proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen with a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the HKSAR government are eligible for a reduced quarantine period of 14 days. Such persons must self-monitor for an additional 7 days and undergo testing for COVID-19 on both the 16th day and the 19th day following their arrival in HKSAR.

All persons (including HKSAR residents) traveling from Australia or New Zealand must, prior to boarding flights bound for HKSAR, present confirmation (in English or Chinese) of a booking at a designated quarantine hotel for not less than 14 nights. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo a 14-day quarantine followed by 7 days of self-monitoring and additional testing for COVID-19 on both the 16th day and the 19th day following their arrival in HKSAR. Persons traveling from these locations who hold proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen with a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the HKSAR government are eligible for a reduced quarantine period of 7 days. Such persons must self-monitor for an additional 7 days and undergo testing for COVID-19 on the 12th day following their arrival in HKSAR.

All non-residents who, within 14 days of their scheduled departure, have visited any location outside Australia, Mainland China, Macau SAR, New Zealand, or Taiwan are prohibited from entering HKSAR. All persons (including HKSAR residents) arriving from these locations and who have not visited any other location within 14 days of their scheduled departure must undergo a 14-day quarantine upon arrival. Persons who hold proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen with a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the HKSAR government are eligible for a reduced quarantine period of 7 days. Such persons must self-monitor for an additional 7 days and undergo testing for COVID-19 on the 12th day following their arrival in HKSAR. This policy does not apply to persons traveling from Taiwan. Such persons must undergo either a 21-day or a 14-day quarantine and up to 4 additional tests for COVID-19 depending on their vaccination status following their arrival in HKSAR.

HKSAR residents who, within 21 days of their scheduled departure, have visited any other location not specifically mentioned above must, prior to boarding flights bound for HKSAR, present confirmation (in English or Chinese) of a booking at a designated quarantine hotel for not less than 21 nights. Upon arrival, such persons must undergo a 21-day quarantine. Persons traveling from such locations who hold proof they have completed a full vaccination regimen with a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the HKSAR government are eligible for a reduced quarantine period of 14 days. Such persons must self-monitor for an additional 7 days and undergo testing for COVID-19 on both the 16th day and the 19th day following their arrival in HKSAR.

All persons (including HKSAR residents), regardless of travel origin, must submit an online health declaration form and obtain a QR code for use upon arrival in HKSAR. Health declaration forms are available at the following URL: https://www.chp.gov.hk/hdf

Quarantine-Free Entry with "Return2hk Scheme" 
Hong Kong SAR residents returning from Macau SAR or Mainland China may be eligible for special quarantine-free entry under the so-called "Return2hk Scheme." Residents must make a reservation online and receive confirmation prior to departure. The daily limit on returnees via the Shenzhen Bay Port is 3,000, the daily limit via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is 2,000, and the daily limit via Hong Kong International Airport is 1,000. All reservations are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and are non-transferable. Residents seeking to use the Return2hk Scheme must obtain 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 performed by a testing provider recognized by the HKSAR government. Upon arrival at the boundary control point, residents traveling under the Return2hk Scheme must present a valid Hong Kong SAR Identity Card, a Return2hk reservation confirmation, and proof of a negative RT-PCR test result. Additional information is available at the following URL: https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/return2hk-scheme.html

Post-Arrival Testing and Quarantine
All persons arriving at Hong Kong International Airport who are not exhibiting symptoms will be taken to a designated location and tested for COVID-19. All persons are required to wait onsite for their test results. Those who test negative will be instructed on how to proceed directly to their homes or a designated quarantine facility where they must complete their mandatory 14-day or 21-day quarantine.

Mandatory quarantine requirements do not apply to cross-boundary travelers provided they fall into one of the following categories:
1) Persons necessary for the supply of goods or services required for the normal operation of Hong Kong SAR or the daily needs of the people of Hong Kong SAR; 
2) Persons necessary for governmental operation;
3) Persons necessary to protect the health or safety of the people of Hong Kong SAR or to handle the public health emergency;
4) Persons receiving nursery, kindergarten, primary, or secondary education at any school registered under the Education Ordinance (Cap. 279) in Hong Kong SAR, persons providing such education, or persons necessary for the safe travelling of any persons arriving in Hong Kong SAR for the purposes outlined in this clause;
5) Persons whose entry is deemed to serve the public interest of Hong Kong SAR; or
6) Persons traveling for purposes relating to manufacturing operations, business activities, or the provision of professional services deemed to be in the interest of economic development in Hong Kong SAR.

Mandatory quarantine requirements do not apply to persons arriving from foreign places provided they fall into one of the following categories:
1) Persons necessary for the supply of goods or services required for the normal operation of Hong Kong SAR or the daily needs of the people of Hong Kong SAR;
2) Persons necessary for governmental operation;
3) Persons necessary to protect the health or safety of the people of Hong Kong SAR or to handle the public health emergency; or
4) Persons whose entry is deemed to serve the public interest of Hong Kong SAR.
Returning to United StatesPartially restricted
COVID-19 Testing
All travelers must have proof of a negative nucleic acid test result for COVID-19 or antigen test result issued no more than 72 hours prior to departure, or must provide "documentation of recovery."
Quarantine
All travelers are encouraged to self-isolate for 7 days and to undergo testing for COVID-19.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.
India

India

Track Policy Changes
Entry into IndiaPartially restricted
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.
Visa Services
Previously suspended entry visas are now restored except for electronic visas (e-Visa), medical visas, and tourist visas. These categories remain suspended.
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals are prohibited from entering India for tourism. This policy does not apply to Bhutanese and Nepalese nationals. Foreign nationals seeking to travel to India must hold a valid entry visa. All persons holding a previously-issued visa are advised to verify their visa status with a local Indian embassy or consulate prior to making travel arrangements. 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. All persons (including Indian nationals and transit passengers) must use the "Air Suvidha" system to submit an online health declaration form 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 monitor their health status for 14 days following arrival in India. Travelers arriving on flights originating in Europe (including the United Kingdom) or the Middle East must undergo testing for COVID-19 upon arrival. All persons traveling aboard flights originating in Brazil, South Africa, or the United Kingdom must self-isolate for 7 days, undergo an additional test for COVID-19 following the self-isolation period, and monitor their health status for a further 7 days. 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. Health 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/Guidelinesforinternationalarrivals17022021.pdf
Returning to United StatesEntry prohibited
Detailed Regulations
Foreign nationals who have visited any of the following countries or regions within 14 days of their arrival in the United States are prohibited from entering: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mainland China, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City, and the United Kingdom. This policy provides limited exemptions for persons providing vital support for critical infrastructure, journalists, students, and certain academics covered by exchange visitor programs.

All persons traveling to the United States (including US nationals) must present proof of a negative result for COVID-19 issued no more than 3 days to departure using a nucleic acid or antigen test. Alternatively, persons who, at any point within 90 days of their scheduled departure for the United States, tested positive for COVID-19 may present "documentation of recovery" for travel to the United States. This must include proof of the positive test result along with a certificate from a recognized healthcare provider attesting that the traveler is not currently exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19 is and cleared for travel. All travelers must additionally sign a form attesting that the information provided to airline staff is truthful and accurate to the best of the traveler's knowledge. Persons lacking such proof are prohibited from boarding flights bound for the United States. More information including post-travel recommendations is available via the following URL: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/testing-international-air-travelers.html

The United States government has mostly suspended the issuing of new visas and all US land border checkpoints with Canada and Mexico are closed to non-essential traffic. Additional restrictions are in place for persons holding special category visas including H-1B, H-2B, J-1, and L-1 visas. All travelers are encouraged to contact their local US embassy or consulate prior to finalizing travel arrangements. 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.
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