Entry restrictions by countries

Last Update: May 28 08:00 (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
   : except for foreign nationals who are family members of Korean nationals or foreign nationals of long-term stay

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

• Nationals of China who have a passport issued by Hubei province
• Foreigners with an E-9 visa without a 'Confirmation of Self-quarantine'

<Transit Restrictions>
Foreign nationals* traveling from China without Korea visa
* who are not eligible for visa waiver entry to Korea (90 countries will be added as of Apr 13)

• Re-entry permit exemption will be suspended for long-term stayers in Korea as of 1st Jun.
 - They are required to obtain a re-entry permit before departure.
 - They are required to submit a medical certificate for re-entry.


• All international/domestic passengers must wear a mask. (as of May 27)
 

• All valid single/multiple short-term visas issued before Apr 5, 2020 are suspended. (as of Apr 13)

   [Exceptions] Long-term visa and short-term employment (C-4) visa


• All visa exemption entry into South Korea for 90 countries will be suspended as of April 13. Restriction on entry to nationals of Japan is effective as current.


• 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 from US/EU will undergo COVID-19 test upon arrival


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

China

<Entry Restrictions>
All foreign nationals

* All Chinese passengers must install the mobile app 'WE CHAT' and input health conditions in the past 14 days. This must be done before arriving in China. [Guide] Open in new window 

• 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 or transited in 111 countries in the past 14 days (as of May 26)

[Exceptions] Japanese/special permanent residents

• Visa exemption entry suspended (for 111 countries)

• All existing visas 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 Requirements>

All foreign nationals must have a valid visa, a medical certificate to prove COVID-19 negative (it must be an original document written in English) and proof of insurance covering USD 50,000.


<Quarantine Requirements>

All passengers will undergo COVID-19 test upon arrival, then they will be quarantined at a facility for 14 days if the test result of one passenger is positive. All expense for quarantine will be charged to the passengers.

• 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 Requirements>

All foreign nationals

[Exceptions] KITAS/KITAP holders, participants for national projects*

* They must have a medical certificate to prove PCR Test result of COVID-19 negative including information of temperature and FIT TO FLY, then will be quarantined for 14 days.

• Visa exemption entry suspended
• Arrival visa issuance suspended

Malaysia

<Entry Restrictions>

All foreign nationals

[Exceptions] MM2H visa holders


<Quarantine Requirements>

Permanent Residents, Diplomatic passport holders

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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 (for 30 days)

• 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 foreign nationals

In the case of Cebu, entry is prohibited regardless of nationality

[Exceptions] spouses and children of Filipinos, visa holders who belongs to government or international organizations etc
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)


<Quarantine Requirements>

Anyone entering Thailand (at a facility)

• 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
 

• Some countries in EU may require a medical certificate or quarantine requirements for passengers exceptionally enter

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"

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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>

All passengers arriving in UK for 14 days (as from Jun 8)

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U.S.A.

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

[Exceptions] US citizens, permanent (only enter through the next 15 airports : LAX, JFK, SFO, ORD, SEA ,ATL ,HNL ,IAD ,DFW ,BOS, DTW ,EWR ,MIA, FLL, IAH)


<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 (Exit Screening Station).
 - The "Exit Screening Station" 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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