Entry restrictions by countries

Last Update: Apr, 2 07:00 (BST)

Please be noted that the entry restrictions of each country are being changed from time to time without pre-notice.
The following information is only for reference, not a guarantee any departure or entry of passengers at each country.
Passengers can also find the information for entry restrictions through IATA Travel Document News Open in new window .

Northeast Asia

Country
/Region
Entry Restrictions / Quarantine Requirements Entry Procedures / Special Conditions
Republic of Korea

<Quarantine Requirements>

All passengers entering Korea (as of Apr 1)

 - Korean nationals/foreign nationals of long-term stay

   : will be quarantined at registered address

 - Foreign nationals of short-term visit

   : will be quarantined at designated facilities with own expense

<Entry Restrictions>
• Foreign nationals who have visited Hubei in the past 14 days

• Nationals of China who have a passport issued by Hubei province

<Transit Restrictions>
Foreign nationals* traveling from China without Korea visa
* who are not eligible for visa waiver entry to Korea

• All passengers entering Korea will undergo special quarantine.

 - must have an available phone number

 - must have a mobile device for installing self-diagnosis apps

 - will undergo COVID-19 test if having symptoms fever/cough

 - restricted to use public transportation and domestic flights


•All passengers on the flight to Korea will undergo fever check at the departure airport. Boarding will be rejected for who have fever with temperature over 37.5'C. (as of Mar 30)

• Visa exemption entry to Jeju island suspended

• Visa exemption entry suspended for nationals of Japan

• Visa issued by Hubei or Japan Consulate invalidated

China
<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

• Visa exemption entry suspended

• All existing visas invalidated

Hong Kong

<Entry / Transit Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

[Exceptions] Hong Kong passport holders, Hong Kong ID card holders or documents regarding ID holders

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Japan

<Entry Restrictions>

Foreign nationals who have visited/transited 48 countries Open in new window pdf in the past 14 days
 

<Strongly required to stay at a designated place>
Anyone who are exceptionally allowed to enter Japan from 48 countries in the past 14 days

(Japanese/permanent residents and their spouse/child, long-term residents)

• Visa exemption entry suspended (for nationals of 48 countries Open in new window pdf)

• All type of Japan visas (issued by 48 countries Open in new window pdf) invalidated

Mongolia

<Entry Restrictions>
• Foreign nationals who have visited/transited the following countries* in the past 14 days

(*) South Korea, Japan, Italy, Iran, China, Hong Kong, Macau,Taiwan

• Nationals of China, Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan

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Taiwan

<Entry / Transit Restrictions>

All foreign nationals

<Quarantine Requirements>

• Residence permit holder

• Diplomatic/official visit

• Certified business contract holders

• Other special entry permit holders

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Southeast Asia

Country Entry Restrictions / Quarantine Requirements
Entry Procedures / Special Conditions
Cambodia

<Entry Restrictions>

Foreign nationals who have visited/transited the following countries* in the past 14 days
(*) Italy, Iran, Germany, Spain, France, USA

<Quarantine Requirements>

• nationals of Cambodia/residents

• diplomats and their family

• diplomatic visa holders

• All foreign nationals must submit a medical certificate to prove COVID-19 negative and proof of insurance covering USD 50,000.

• Visa exemption entry suspended

• Arrival visa/e-Visa issuance suspended

India
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• All exsiting visas invalidated
  [Exceptions] visas of diplomatic, official, UN/organizations, employment, projects

• Arrival visa issuance suspended

• e-Visa issuance suspended (for nationals of Korea/Japan)

Indonesia

<Entry Restrictions>

All foreign nationals
[exceptions] KITAS/KITAP holders, diplomatic/Official visa or permit holders, visitors for national or humanitarian purposes, transporters

• Foreign nationals who are exempt from entry restrictions must have a health certificate in English and, stayed in a COVID-19 non-infected country in the past 14 days.


• Visa exemption entry suspended

• Arrival visa issuance suspended

Malaysia

<Entry Restrictions>

All foreign nationals

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Maldives

<Entry Restrictions>

Foreign nationals who have visited/transited the following countries* in the past 14 days
(*) Gyeongbuk/Gyeongnam/Daegu/Busan in Korea, China, Iran, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, UK, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

• Arrival visa issuance suspended
Myanmar

<Entry Restrictions>

Foreign nationals who have visited/transited the following countries* in the past 14 days

(*) Daegu/Gyeongbuk in Korea

<Quarantine Requirements>
All passengers

• All foreign nationals must submit a medical certificate to prove COVID-19 negative. It must be issued within 72 hours and written in English.

 - Nationals of Myanmar may submit a usual medical certificate written in English to prove no fever/cough.


• Visa exemption entry suspended

  [Exceptions] diplomatic/official passport holders
• All types of Myanmar visa issuance suspended
  [Exceptions] diplomats, UN officials

Nepal

<Entry Restrictions>

All passengers who have visited/transited the following countries* in the past 14 days
(*) South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Iran, All EU and Middle East countries (total 68 countries)

• Arrival visa issuance suspended
Philippines
<Entry Restrictions>
All passengers traveling to Cebu

• Visa exemption entry suspended

• All exsiting visas invalidated
  [Exceptions] spouses and children of Filipinos, visa holders who belongs to government or international organizations

Singapore

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

<Quarantine Requirements>

• Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents

• Long-term pass holders

• Required to complete e-health declaration before arrival
Sri Lanka

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

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Thailand
<Entry/Transit Restrictions>
All foreign nationals
[Exceptions] special permit from Thailand authority holders, diplomats, work permit holders with a health certificate(FIT TO FLY)

• Nationals of Thailand can enter with a health certificate and a letter from the embassy/consular general/foreign affairs dept.

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Vietnam
<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals
• Visa exemption entry suspended

America / Europe / Middle East / CIS

Country Entry Restrictions / Quarantine Requirements
Entry Procedures / Special Conditions
Australia

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

<Quarantine Requirements>
• Australian citizens/residents and their families

• All foreign nationals are not permitted to enter Australia. (as of Mar 20)

 - Australian citizens/residents and their families will be quarantined for 14 days.

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Canada

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

<Quarantine Requirements>

• Canadian citizens, permanent residents and their families

• Diplomats

• Work/Study permit holders

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Croatia

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

<Quarantine Requirements>

• Nationals of Croatia, EU citizens, long-term residents of Croatia

• Diplomats

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EU
<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals
[Exceptions] EU citizens, EU residents, families of EU citizens, diplomats, doctors, workers for goods trading
• Korean Air flight to EU countries to France, Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, Austria, Spain, Czech Republic
Israel

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

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New Zealand

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals


<Quarantine Requirements>

• NZ citizens/resident

• Australian citizen/residents who resident in NZ

• diplomats / NZ government permits holders"

No content
Russia

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

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Turkey

<Entry Restrictions>
Foreign nationals who have visited/transited the following countries* in the past 14 days
(*) South Korea, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE, UK

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U.A.E No content

• Visa exemption entry suspended

• All exsiting visas invalidated
  [Exceptions] nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia or diplomatic passport holders

U.K.

<Quarantine Requirements>

Anyone who is from or have visited Daegu/Cheongdo in Korea

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U.S.A.

<Entry Restrictions>
Anyone who has visited/transited China, Iran or the European states in the past 14 days


[Exceptions] US citizens, permanent (only enter through the next 13 airports)

* Los Angeles(LAX), New York/John F. Kennedy(JFK), New York/Newark Liberty(EWR), San Francisco(SFO), Chicago/O`Hare(ORD), Seattle(SEA), Atlanta(ATL), Honolulu(HNL), Washington/Dulles(IAD), Dallas/Fort Worth(DFW), Detroit(DTW), Boston(BOS), Miami(MIA)


<Quarantine Requirements>
• All passengers arriving at Guam
• All passengers arriving at Hawaii

• All passengers departing from Korea to the U.S. must be issued a 'Health Screening Certificate' obtained at the quarantine desk.
 - The quarantine desk is located in area B 3rd floor at Incheon airport / near the exit.4 2rd floor at Busan airport.
 - They will not be able to check-in at Busan airport or City Airport(Samsung/Gwangmyeong) Terminal.
 - They will undergo a medical screening(fever, coughing, difficulty of breathing) and interview(lived with or care a person known to be infected with COVID-19 in the past 14 days). Depending on the result, the passengers may not be able to board the aircraft.


The Department of State advises Open in new window  U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.
Uzbekistan

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

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