Government entry/exit requirements by country

Armenia

From May 14, 2021, the following entry rules to Armenia apply:

  1. The issuance of visas on arrival has been suspended.
  2. By decision of the Government, all passengers on arrival will undergo a medical examination.
  3. In case of symptoms of COVID-19, passengers will be quarantined in the hospital.
  4. All arriving passengers to enter the Republic of Armenia must pass a paid test for COVID-19 at “Zvartnots” airport. The 24-hour laboratory is located on the 1st floor of the airport; long queues are possible.

The passenger pays for testing himself (15000 AMD / approximately 25 EUR).

OR

have a negative PCR test for COVID-19 on hand. Certificates confirming a negative PCR test for COVID-19 coronavirus (in Armenian, Russian and English) are accepted if the test was done no later than 72 hours before arrival. Requirements for certificates: full contact information of the medical company with the appropriate signature and seal of the head of the company and detailed information about the person to whom the service is provided.

OR

Provide a certificate of vaccination indicating two injections BUT the second injection must be given 14 days before departure. The vaccination certificate must include the full contact information of the medical company with the appropriate signature and seal of the head of the company and detailed information about the person to whom the service is provided.

Exceptions: Infants under 11 months of age. 29 days

Those citizens who do not have a test on their hands and refuse to take it at “Zvartnots” airport will be forcibly hospitalized in medical institutions (by the Ministry of Health and Police of the Republic of Armenia) for testing until they receive a negative answer.

Austria

Conditions of entry to Austria:

  1. Pre-travel clearance

    Before entering Austria, all passengers must complete electronic registration and present a confirmation upon arrival in the country. More information regarding electronic check-in is available at.

    All passengers must present one of the following documents:

    • a negative COVID-19 lamp, TMA, PCR test performed no later than 72 hours before arrival;
    • a negative covid-19 antigen test performed no later than 48 hours prior to arrival;
    • a certificate of recovery from COVID-19, issued no later than 180 days before arrival;
    • a document confirming the presence of COVID-19 antibodies, issued no later than 90 days before arrival;
    • certificate of vaccination against COVID-19;

    Exception: children under 12 years accompanied by an adult.

    COVID-19 vaccination certificate requirements:

    If the vaccine is two-component,at least 14 days must pass, but no more than 360 days from the last dose.
    If the vaccine is one-component, at least 21 days should pass, but not more than 270 days.

    If the vaccine is two-component, but one dose was received, confirmation of the previous Covid-19 disease is required.

    Only the following vaccines are allowed:

    • AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria) and Covishield -2 doses;
    • Moderna – 2 doses;
    • Pfizer-BioNTech – 2 doses;
    • Sinopharm or Sinovac (a combination of vaccines is allowed) - 2 doses;
    • Janssen (Johnsen/Johnsen) -1 dose

    If it is not possible to test for COVID-19 in the country of departure, it is necessary to be tested upon arrival in Austria, but no later than 24 hours.

    All medical documents must be in English or German.

  2. Compliance with quarantine

    Passengers can be quarantined for a period of 10 days (on the 5th day of quarantine, a passenger can be re-tested for COVID-19 (PCR or antigen test) at his own expense and, in case of a negative test result, stop observing the quarantine).

    Exception: passengers with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 and accompanying minor children 12-18 years old;

  3. Read more
    Austria has a mandatory mask regime. On board coaches / trains / excursion ships /planes a FFP-2 mask without exhalation valve or a mask with at least equivalent standardized standard must be worn. The wearing of a mask does not apply to children up to the age of 6 and to persons who cannot be expected to wear the mask for health reasons.

    More information on the rules of entry into Austria is available here.

Azerbaijan

  1. Currently, only the following categories of passengers are allowed to enter Azerbaijan:

    If there is a negative PCR test result:

    • Citizens of Azerbaijan;
    • passengers upon presentation of a special permit issued by the Government of Azerbaijan;
    • passengers aged 1 to 18 years;
    • passengers whose close relatives are citizens of Azerbaijan (husband, wife, children, parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents and grandchildren), including family members of such passengers (husband, wife, parents, children), are required to confirm the degree of kinship on the basis of the document;
    • holders of diplomatic passports, heads of diplomatic missions and consulates of foreign states in the Republic of Azerbaijan, employees and members of their families;
    • foreigners and stateless persons who have a work permit in the Republic of Azerbaijan;
    • foreigners and stateless persons who have a temporary or permanent residence permit in the Republic of Azerbaijan and members of their families (wife, husband, parents, children under 18 years of age, as well as disabled children over 18 years of age).
  2. If you have a COVID-19 passport (a document confirming full vaccination against COVID-19) + the presence of a negative PCR test result or an immunity certificate issued by the relevant state body + the presence of a negative PCR test result:
    • Citizens of Russia, Turkey, USA, Bahrain, UAE, Great Britain, Israel, Hungary, Qatar.
  3. Requirements for medical documents:
    • medical certificate of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19, made no earlier than 72 hours before departure;
    • performed in approved state laboratories (the list of approved laboratories can be found in the mobile application "Travel without COVID-19");
    • medical certificate of PCR test must be printed and contain a QR code to confirm the test result online.

If a passenger is diagnosed with SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19 upon arrival in Azerbaijan, the passenger will be quarantined for 14 days.

Belarus

Conditions of entry and transit of passengers arriving on the territory of the Republic of Belarus through the national airport "Minsk" on the basis of the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 14.07.2021 No. 401 "On changing the resolutions of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus of 08.04.2020 No. 208 and of 30.10.2020 No. 624).

1. Important!

The absence of a medical document on the results of a laboratory study (by polymerase chain reaction - PCR) is the basis for refusing foreigners entry to the Republic of Belarus. Departure of citizens outside the Republic of Belarus is possible only on the 8th day from the date of arrival (i.e. after 7-day self-isolation).

Exceptions:

  • children up to 6 years;
  • citizens who have a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19;
  • persons travelling on diplomatic and service passports, on United Nations passes (travel documents) or on European Union travel documents, as well as their family members travelling with them;
  • heads and members of official delegations;
  • drivers of vehicles carrying out international road transportation, as well as transportation of international mail;
  • employees of the State Courier Service of the Republic of Belarus, delivering official correspondence and diplomatic mail along interstate courier routes;
  • employees of the republican unitary enterprise "Special Communication", delivering special items along interstate routes of special communication;
  • crew members of aircraft, inland water transport vessels, train crews, locomotive crews, conductors of freight cars of international railway communication;
  • persons carrying out transportation of stem cells, organs for transplantation;
  • persons who arrived in the Republic of Belarus on notification of the death of a close relative (parents, adoptive parents), children, including adopted children, siblings, grandmothers, grandfathers, grandchildren), spouse (spouse) as well as persons accompanying them; * foreigners providing the Republic of Belarus with international technical, foreign gratuitous and other assistance;
  • foreigners arriving in the Republic of Belarus at the invitation of legal entities registered in the territory of the Republic of Belarus;
  • foreigners who have a permit for permanent or temporary residence in the territory of the Republic of Belarus,
  • citizens of the Republic of Belarus, as well as foreigners who have a permit for permanent or temporary residence in the territory of the Republic of Belarus, sent on a business trip by legal entities and individual entrepreneurs registered in the territory of the Republic of Belarus;
  • citizens of the Russian Federation transiting through the territory of the Republic of Belarus to the Russian Federation;
  • foreigners transiting through the territory of the Republic of Belarus and having documents confirming departure from the Republic of Belarus within 24 hours. Persons who have exceeded the 24-hour transit period may pass through the State Border of the Republic of Belarus only if they have a medical document.

2. Entry to the territory of the Republic of Belarus:

from the countries included in the list of states, where cases of COVID-19 infection are registered, posted on the official website of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus (the countries from the so-called "red zone").

Category of citizens PCR test 7 days self-isolation period Frees from PCR test and self-isolation
Citizens of the Republic of Belarus NO YES citizens with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19
Foreign citizens who have a permanent or temporary residence permit in the Republic of Belarus NO YES citizens with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19
Citizens of the foreign countries YES YES citizens with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, children under 6 years old

from the countries from the so-called "green zone".

Category of citizens PCR test 7 days self-isolation period Frees from PCR test and self-isolation
Citizens of the Republic of Belarus NO NO  
Foreign citizens who have a permanent or temporary residence permit in the Republic of Belarus NO NO  
Citizens of the foreign countries YES NO citizens with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, children under 6 years old

3. Requirements for the PCR test:

  • The validity of the PCR document is calculated from the date of its implementation, which is considered the first day of the PCR action, until the expiration of the fourth day (if the date of pcr execution is 01.12.2021, then from 00.00 on 05.12.2021 the PCR document is invalid for entry into the Republic of Belarus);
  • contain the surname, name (patronymic), date of the survey and the result of the survey.

A medical certificate can be drawn up in English, Russian or Belarusian. If the medical certificate with the result of the examination in other languages, it should be written the following data in Latin: surname, name (patronymic), the result of the examination.

Importantly! Citizens of the EAEU Member States (Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation) entering the Republic of Belarus from the territory of the EAEU countries must present a negative result of a laboratory test for COVID-19 infection through the mobile application "Traveling without COVID-19".

4. Requirements for the certificate of vaccination against COVID-19:

  • the vaccination course must be completed at least 1 month and not more than 12 months before the date of crossing the border;
  • surname, name, patronymic (if any) must be indicated;
  • contain the date of completion of the course of the vaccine;
  • in Russian/Belarusian and/or English.

The vaccination certificate exempts the passenger from self-isolation and the PCR test.

5. Transit through the territory of the Republic of Belarus

Category of citizens by avia transport by avia/ground transport PCR test Self-isolation
Citizens the Republic of Belarus is permitted is not permitted is not required no
Foreign citizens with a permanent or temporary residence permit in the Republic of Belarus is permitted is not permitted is not required no
Citizens of the Russian federation is permitted is permitted is not required no
Foreign citizens is permitted is permitted is not required no

Persons transit through the territory of the Republic of Belarus have to comply with the current state authorities’ requirements of the destination countries (test results provision and other requirements to enter the territory of these countries).

Belgium

The current restrictions on entry to Belgium are extended up to 18.04.2021.

Only citizens and residents of Belgium are allowed to enter, as well as, the following categories of passengers provided that they have essential reasons:

  • passengers travelling with a humanitarian purpose (to receive emergency medical assistance or continue urgent treatment; to provide assistance and care to an elderly, minor or seriously ill relative)
  • merchant seafarers;
  • passengers traveling to Belgium for family reasons (family reunification; visiting a spouse or partner with whom a long-term relationship can be proven; visiting a funeral, weddings of close relatives - the supporting documents shall be provided);
  • holders of diplomatic passports and employees of international organizations;
  • passengers traveling for work in health care, agriculture (seasonal workers), transport, as well as frontier workers;
  • students studying in Belgian educational institutions, as well as undergoing training or participating in research programs under a hosting agreement;
  • professional athletes; artists with special permission; journalists travelling for work;
  • workers in other areas, with a valid work permit and a work contract.

More information on the categories of citizens who are not subject to the entry restrictions is available at the following link.

Documents required for passengers to enter Belgium:

  • a medical certificate of a negative PCR test taken at most 72 hours prior to departure*;

    * PCR test is not required for:

    • children under 6 years old;
    • transit passengers provided that they stay in the transit area of the airport until the next flight, and the PCR test is not a mandatory requirement to enter the country of their destination.

    Medical certificate requirements:

    • must be in paper or electronic format with immediate possibility to consult;
    • must be issued in Dutch, French, German or English;
    • the result of test must be negative;
    • the date of the sample must be clearly indicated - the document is valid no more than 72 hours;
    • only PCR tests (PCR for SARS CoV-2) are accepted, with a mandatory indication of PCR;
    • the analysis must be carried out in a certified laboratory in the country of departure;
    • RT-LAMP, rapid antigenic test and serological test are not accepted;

    +

  • completed electronic Passenger Locator Form-PLF
    • PLF in paper will not be accepted.
    • PLF must be completed no earlier than 48 hours prior to arrival in Belgium

    +

  • Completed Sworn Statement

ALL DOCUMENTS MENTIONED ABOVE SHALL BE PROVIDED AT THE AIRPORT OF DEPARTURE . IN CASE OF FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE DOCUMENTS, THE PASSENGER WILL BE DENIED FOR BOARDING.

Upon arrival in Belgium, passengers shall stay self-isolated for 10 days (a second test is required on the 7th day, in case of a negative test result, the passenger can stop self-isolation).

Bulgaria

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of Albania, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See);
    • passengers with a British passport;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom;
    • nationals of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo (Rep.), Montenegro, North Macedonia (Rep.), Serbia and Turkey returning via Bulgaria to their country of residence;
    • passengers with an Alien's passport issued by Estonia, Latvia;
    • military personnel.
  2. All passports and national ID cards issued to nationals of Bulgaria and which have expired on 13 March 2020 or later, are considered valid with a prolongation of 6 months. This is due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.
  3. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

    This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See).

  4. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

Cyprus

From April 1, 2021, the Cyprus Ministry of Health will classify states according to the epidemiological situation into "green", "red" and "orange" categories (the categories are updated weekly and available at the following link):

  • Requirements for passengers arriving from GREEN countries:
  • Requirements for passengers arriving from ORANGE countries:
    • take a PCR test at most 72 hours before departure*;
    • fill in the Cyprusflightpass not earlier than 24 hours before departure.
      When filling out the Cyprusflightpass, the passenger must download a certificate with the result of the PCR test.
  • Requirements for passengers arriving from RED countries:
    • take a PCR test at most 72 hours before departure*;
    • fill in the Cyprusflightpass no earlier than 24 hours before departure.
      When filling out the Cyprusflightpass, the passenger must download a certificate with the result of the PCR test.

* The following categories of passengers:

  • Cypriot citizens, their family members (spouses and children)
  • foreign citizens permanently residing in Cyprus
  • children under 12 years old
  • passengers with a vaccination certificate issued in Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Republic of), Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia , Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Vatican (Holy See).

Details can be found here.

Czech Republic

1. All foreign citizens, regardless of the country of their arrival, are not allowed to enter the Czech Republic for insignificant reasons.

This requirement does not apply to:

- citizens of the Czech Republic;

- foreign citizens with a residence permit issued by the authorities of the Czech Republic;

- holders of diplomatic passports traveling on duty and with a maximum stay of 14 days;

- passengers with a "D" visa issued by the authorities of the Czech Republic;

- passengers with a "C" visa issued by the authorities of the Czech Republic after May 11, 2020;

- passengers traveling to the Czech Republic for work or study;

- passengers traveling to the Czech Republic in order to ensure safety, internal order and social protection, to protect health, infrastructure and the operation of public transport, as well as, to solve urgent administrative matters;

- passengers traveling for substantial reasons to their family and relatives, permanently residing in the Czech Republic;

- passengers traveling for emergency treatment in medical institutions of the Czech Republic.

2. Mandatory testing for COVID-19.

a) Prior to departure to the Czech Republic, all passengers must present a medical certificate confirming a negative result of PCR-test for COVID-19.

PCR-test requirements:

- taken at most 72 hours before departure

- the term of validity of medical certificate is calculated depending on scheduled time of departure (STD);                                                                                                                                                   

- medical certificate shall be issued by accredited laboratory and produced only in printed version;                                                                                                                                                      - it's highly recommended to produce medical certificate in English;

Exeptions:

At check-in before boarding on flight from Minsk to Prague the following categories of citizens shall provide the negative result of a PCR test (taken at most 72 hours before departure) or  an antigen test (taken at most 24 hours before departure):

- Czech nationals and their family members;

- citizen of EU countries with a residence permit in the Czech Republic;

- citizens of third countries with a residence permit in the Czech Republic.

Exempt from presenting a negative test for COVID-19:

1) citizens of the Czech Republic, foreign citizens with a residence permit issued by the authorities of the Czech Republic, with a vaccination certificate from COVID-19 not earlier than 14 days from the last vaccination.

2) citizens of the Czech Republic, citizens of the EEU, foreign citizens with a residence permit issued by the authorities of the Czech Republic with a document from a competent Czech doctor that you had COVID-19 (from the moment of a positive result the test should not go more than 90 days, but not less than 14 days).

b) Another PCR test must be taken no earlier than 5 days after arrival in the Czech Republic.

3) Prior to boarding for flight, all passengers must submit a completed Passenger Location form. Form for filling out is available at the following link: http://www.prijezdovyformular.cz/

This requirement does not apply to:

- citizens of the Czech Republic;

- passengers under 5 years old;

- holders of diplomatic passports, travelling on duty and with a stay of 14 days;

4. Passengers must stay self-isolated for 10-days.

5. It’s obligatory to wear an FFP2 respirator or a medical mask within 10 days from the date of entry into the Czech Republic.

6. More detailed information on the rules of entry to the Czech Republic is available at the following link: https://www.mvcr.cz/mvcren/article/the-conditions-for-entry-of-persons-to-the-czech-republic-change-with-effect-from-friday-february-5th-2021.aspx

Egypt

To enter Egypt, passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative PCR test result for coronavirus (COVID-19).

PCR test requirements:

  • made 72 hours before departure of the flight to Egypt;
  • the medical certificate must be issued by an approved laboratory and must indicate the type of sample taken for the smear;
  • the test result must have the seal of the laboratory that issued it, or a QR code;
  • printed on paper.

This requirement does not apply to passengers:

  • under 6 years of age;
  • with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, confirming that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure.

The following vaccines are taken: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik V.

Important! The COVID-19 vaccination certificate must have a QR code.

Estonia

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • British nationals and nationals of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City (Holy See);
    • parents, children or spouses of nationals or residents of Estonia;
    • residents of Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Thailand, United Kingdom, Vatican (Holy See), Sweden or Switzerland;
    • passengers who are entering Estonia en route to their home. They must not show any symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19);
    • passengers with a long-term visa issued by Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland;
    • students;
    • passengers with a written confirmation of being an unmarried partner of a national or a resident of Estonia, issued by the national or resident of Estonia.
  2. Passengers must present a completed «Travellers Questionnaire for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19» during the check-in at the airport of departure. The form to fill out is available at the following link.
  3. Upon arrival passengers can be subject to self-isolation for 10 days. More information can be found at the link.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT TESTITNG AND SELF-ISOLATION.

Since January the 15th 2021 Estonian Government has established testing procedure upon arrival in Estonia from countries with a high risk of coronavirus infection.

People who do not want to stay in self- isolation for ten days after arriving in Estonia, are required to undergo a PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival in the country. While staying in Estonia, it is possible to undergo a second test not earlier than on the sixth day after the first test was taken abroad. A person is released from the ten-day isolation if the results of both tests are negative.

Those who have not taken the test at most 72 hours before arrival in Estonia can undergo the first test in Estonia immediately after arriving in the country and the second test not earlier than six days after taking the first test. The ten-day isolation may be ended prematurely if the results of both tests are negative.

INFECTION RATE LIMIT OF FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

In addition, the Government decided to raise the infection rate limit of foreign countries, establishing the threshold for self-isolation upon arrival in the country. From 15 January, those arriving in Estonia (including Estonian citizens and residents) and coming from European countries with a cumulative number of positive virus tests of more than 150 per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days have to stay in isolation. The obligation of self-isolation does not extend to cases where the relevant figure is less than 150.

TESTING AT TALLINN AIRPORT PASSENGER TERMINAL.

The information regarding the rules and cost of testing is available here

It is not possible to book time for testing in advance and it is available on first come, first serve basis. In order to avoid possible queues, we recommend to undergo the testing before arrival.

Finland

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • nationals of Finland, their family members;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Finland;
    • partners of nationals or residents of Finland;
    • military personnel;
    • more exemptions can be found here.
  2. Upon arrival passengers must provide a medical certificate of a negative test for COVID-19.

    Test requirements:

    • ANTIGEN/PCR;
    • taken at most 72 hours before arrival;
    • the certificate must be in English.

    The testing is not obligatory for passengers with a medical discharge of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection which occurred at most 6 months before arrival. Medical certificate must be in English.

    More details can be found here.

  3. A 14-day period of self-isolation is recommended for passengers. This period can be shorten in case the passenger takes a second test in Finland no earlier than 72 hours after arriving in Finland. The self-isolation period will end if the test result is negative.
  4. More details for arriving passengers, published by Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, are available at

France

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of France and their spouses, children;
    • nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and an EEA Member State, their spouses, children;
    • passengers with a diplomatic, official/service passport;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See), an EEA Member State;
    • merchant seamen;
    • students;
    • passengers with a confirmation of being an unmarried partner of a national of France. They must also have a written invitation from the national of France;
    • passengers with a Laissez-Passer.
  2. To enter and transit through the territory of France passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR-test (COVID-19) result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

    This does not apply to passengers younger than 11 years.

    ATTENTION: Passengers without PCR-test results are denied for boarding. At the same time passengers shall produce at the check-in desk at the Minsk National airport completed documents indicated in the points 3,4 (declaration on honor indicated in the point 4 may be fill out at the check-in desk).

  3. Passengers entering or transiting through France must present a completed International Travel Certificate upon arrival. The certificate can be obtained at consulates or here.
  4. Passengers must complete a declaration on honor to state that they do not have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and they commit to stay in isolation for 7 days upon arrival and take another Coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular test at the end of the isolation period if they are older than 11 years.
  5. Passengers could be subject to quarantine/isolation.

Georgia

Rules of entry to Georgia for citizens vaccinated against COVID-19.

Citizens of all countries traveling from any country can enter Georgia through air checkpoints upon presentation of the following medical documents:

  • Certificate of vaccination confirming the completion of a full course (two doses, if required) of any vaccination against COVID-19 (must be in English)

Attention! The Sputnik Light vaccine is not accepted!!!

Passengers must not have been in India for the past 14 days.

Rules of entry to Georgia for citizens who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19.

For citizens of Georgia, family members of citizens of Georgia (spouses, children):

  • Citizens who presented a medical certificate of a negative PCR test for COVID-19, made no earlier than 72 hours before arrival, must observe 8-day self-isolation or, on the third day of stay in Georgia, pass a repeated PCR test at their own expense;
  • Citizens who do not present a medical certificate of a negative PCR test for COVID-19 are subjected to 8 days of self-isolation.

For foreign citizens:

Citizens and holders of residence permits of the countries of the European Union, Israel, Switzerland, Norway, USA, Great Britain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation, Canada, China (People's Republic of) , Japan, Korea (Republic of), Kuwait, Moldova (Republic of) and Oman, Republic of San Marino, Principality of Monaco, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Iceland, Principality of Liechtenstein, Montenegro, Principality of Andorra, Republic of Albania, Republic of North Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanese Republic can enter Georgia through air checkpoints subject to the conditions below:

  • present a medical certificate of a negative result of a PCR test for COVID-19, made no earlier than 72 hours before arrival (the certificate must be in English);
  • on the third day of stay in Georgia, undergo repeated PCR testing, at their own expense (passengers who have completed the full course of vaccination are not required);
  • Before entering Georgia, passengers must fill out a special application form, indicating their travel history for the last 14 days, contact details (address, phone number, email, etc.).

The following are exempt from filling out a special application form:

  • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated;
  • citizens of Georgia.

A PCR test for COVID-19 is not required for children under 10.

Germany

From 30 March 2021, more severe rules for entering Germany are applied.
1. The entry to Germany is allowed for:

- citizens of the EEA member states and Switzerland, as well as their close relatives (spouses and minors under 18 years old) upon presentation of a document confirming the relationship;
- British citizens and their close relatives (spouses and minors under 18 years old) upon presentation of a document confirming the relationship;
- close relatives (spouses and minors under 18 years old) of German citizens and foreign citizens permanently residing in Germany, upon presentation of a document confirming the relationship;
- passengers traveling from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands , Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or the United Kingdom;
- passengers with a residence permit issued by an EEA member state or Switzerland;
- passengers with a long-term visa (i.e. a national “D” visa) issued by an EEA member state or Switzerland;
- passengers with a visa issued by German authorities after March 17, 2020;
- residents of Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand and Uruguay. They must live in the country for at least 6 months;
- military personnel;
- merchant seamen;

If it is necessary to enter for extraordinary reasons, the passenger must contact the police with a request to obtain an entry permit enclosing all required documents at one of the following addresses:
Munich - bpol.muc.sb11ez@polizei.bund.de
Berlin - bpold.berlin.buergeranfragen@polizei.bund.de
Frankfurt - bpold.frankfurt.kost-covid-19@polizei.bund.de
Hanover - bpolifh.haj@polizei.bund.de
Send the received answer to germany@belavia.by

2.Requirements for medical documents:

All passengers entering Germany are required to present before boarding the flight at the airport of departure:

  • Medical certificate with negative test result for COVID-19.
    • performed by PCR method 72 hours, or antigen 48 hours
    • certificate must be in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian

    OR

  • Certificate of vaccination against coronavirus infection (the last vaccination was made at least 14 days ago)

    The certificate must be in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian.

    Only the following vaccines are allowed:

    • Biontec / Pfizer (valid fourteen days after 2nd vaccination)
    • Modern (valid fourteen days after 2nd vaccination)
    • AstraZeneca (valid fourteen days after 2nd vaccination)
    • Johnson & Johnson (valid fourteen days after one vaccination)

    OR

  • Recovery certificate
    • has no symptoms;
    • if you have a certificate of recovery based on the results of laboratory diagnostics, at least 28 days and a maximum of 6 months

    The certificate must be in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian

Exceptions:
children under 6 years old

Upon arrival, the medical certificate will be checked by the Federal Police;
IMPORTANT:
Passengers without medical certificate will be denied for boarding.

3. Requirements for other documents
Prior to departure, passengers must register and complete the Digital Entry Application (DEA): https://www.einreiseanmeldung.de.
Accompanying minors are not required to register individually; information about them can be provided during the check-in process by an adult accompanying them.

After filling in all required information, the passenger will receive a PDF file "Confirmation from the digital entry application" as a confirmation of digital registration, which must be printed out. The passenger is obliged to present this confirmation when checking in for the flight and when passing through border control in Germany.
In exceptional cases (if it is not possible to register on the website), it is allowed to fill out a paper PLF ("Passenger Location Form").
The following groups of persons are exempt from registration on the website:
- persons who were in the country from the risk zone in transit, without stopping;
- persons entering the Federal Republic of Germany for the purpose of transit only;
- persons participating in transportations to the territory of neighboring countries and who have spent less than 24 hours in a country from the risk zone or will spend less than 24 hours in the Federal Republic of Germany;
- persons entering the Federal Republic of Germany on business matters to carry out transportations of passengers or goods by road, rail, sea or air.
4. Additional information
- Upon arrival in Germany, all passengers are subject to a mandatory 10 days quarantine.
- From January 23, it is obligatory to wear medical masks (surgical masks, FFP2 or KN95 masks) in all areas of airports, including airport terminals, PTS / Skyline buses, aircraft, etc.
Simply covering your mouth and nose with a scarf or textile masks is not allowed.

More detailed and up-to-date information on quarantine and mandatory testing for entry Germany can be found at the following link: https://www.lufthansa.com/ee/en/entry-into-germany

More SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 related information (version in german)

Greece

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland and their family members;
    • British nationals and their family members;
    • nationals of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay;
    • residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Greece. A certificate of application for renewal of a residence permit is not accepted;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or the United Kingdom;
    • passengers with a long term visa issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or the United Kingdom;
    • nationals of North Macedonia (Rep.) returning via Thessaloniki (SKG) to continue by road to North Macedonia (Rep.). Their trip must be prearranged by the authorities;
    • military personnel.
  2. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 1 or 14 days.
  3. Flights from Turkey are suspended until 15 August 2020.

    This does not apply to humanitarian, medevac, military and repatriation flights.

  4. Passengers must complete a "Passenger Locator Form(PLF)" 24 hours before arrival at https://travel.gov.gr/. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival.
  5. Passengers arriving from Albania and North Macedonia (Rep.) must arrive at Athens (ATH).
  6. Until 15 August 2020, passengers arriving from Bulgaria, Romania or United Arab Emirates must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in English.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of Greece;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Greece;
    • passengers traveling on business.
  7. Effective 11 August 2020, passengers arriving from Malta must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in English.
    • This does not apply to nationals of Greece.
    • This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by Greece.
    • This does not apply to passengers traveling on business.

Hungary

Currently, only the following categories of passengers are allowed to enter Hungary:

  1. Hungarian citizens and their families;
  2. Foreign citizens with a residence permit issued by the competent authorities of Hungary, as well as members of their families;
  3. Passengers with a visa of category "D" issued by Hungary;
  4. Foreign nationals with any permanent residence permit issued by the Hungarian Immigration Service, the validity of which exceeds 90 days;
  5. Passengers who have submitted confirmation of covid-19 during the last 6 months before entering Hungary;
  6. Passengers with a certificate indicating the presence of antibodies to COVID-19 (as well as citizens under 18 years of age, following them) issued by the following countries: Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bahrain, Croatia, Turkey, North Macedonia, Czech Republic, Mongolia, Georgia, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia, Cyprus, Albania, Morocco, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, San Marino, Switzerland, Uzbekistan, Russian Federation;
  7. Passengers with a COVID EC Digital Certificate (EU DCC) confirming that:
    • they have received at least one dose of the vaccine no later than 1 year before arrival;
      or
    • if you have a negative COVID-19 test issued no later than 72 hours prior to arrival;
  8. Passengers transiting through Hungary, provided that no signs of COVID-19 are detected during the medical examination at the entrance. Passengers must confirm their purpose of travel and the possibility of their entry into the country of destination, as well as confirm the possibility of their entry into the state bordering Hungary for further travel to the country of destination;
  9. Passengers arriving at cultural or sports events in Hungary upon presentation of an invitation card, as well as confirmation of a negative result of a PCR test done within the last 3 days before entry. This category of citizens is subjected to special quarantine measures;
  10. Passengers with a negative PCR test for COVID-19 issued no later than 72 hours before arrival. The test must be in English or Hungarian and issued in Albania, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People's Republic of), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Russian Federation, Turkey, UAE, Great Britain, USA, Uzbekistan;
  11. Citizens of the EU, EEA, EU candidate countries, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the United States, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, China, the Russian Federation, Singapore, Turkey, Ukraine, Korea, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, as well as foreign citizens with a permanent residence permit (valid for more than 90 days) in the countries specified above, are allowed to enter provided that they carry out commercial activities in Hungary and the presentation of confirmation of the business purpose of their trip.

Hungarian citizens and foreign nationals arriving in Hungary for business purposes are exempt from quarantine. All other passengers may be subject to medical examination and quarantine upon arrival.

Israel

More information regarding entry regulations of Israel is here

  1. Temporally passengers are not allowed to enter Israel, transit through Israel is prohibited.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • nationals of Israel;
    • foreign citizens permanently residing in Israel;
    • foreign nationals with a special approval issued by Ministry of internal affairs
  2. Requirements for medical documents and declarations for entry

    Passengers to enter Israel must present the following documents at check-in at the airport of departure:

    • a medical certificate of a negative PCR test result taken at most 72 hours before departure (the certificate must contain the identification number or the passenger's passport number);
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    • an electronic confirmation of the completion of the "Entry Report" (must be completed not earlier than 24 hours before departure).
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    • a medical insurance covering the COVID-19 expenses (insurance is not required for citizens and residents of Israel).

    Important! Passengers without all documents mentioned above are denied for boarding!

  3. Upon arrival, all passengers, except persons with a certificate of vaccination issued by medical institutions of Israel, are subject to mandatory quarantine.

Italy

IMPORTANT! In accordance with the decree of the Italian government, starting from May 24, All passengers flying to Italy are required to register online on the website (if the child is traveling with an adult, the data can be entered directly into the parent's data being filled in) https://app.euplf.eu/#/; https://app.euplf.eu/#/user/login. Receive a QR-code on electronic media or in paper form and present it at check-in before the flight.

  1. Until April 30, 2021, the free entry of passengers is restricted.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • citizens of Italy;
    • EU citizens and citizens of the Schengen area, as well as their family members;
    • passengers with a long-term residence permit and their family members;
    • passengers who have shown proof of permanent personal relationships with Italian citizens / EU citizens / citizens of the Schengen countries and persons permanently residing in Italy;

      In this case a passenger must provide the following documents:

      • a copy of the citizen's document with whom he/she has permanent personal relationships;
      • written notification "DICHIARAZIONE GARANZIA E/O ALLOGGIO";
      • flight ticket with a return date indicated;
      • the period of stay in Italy must be at least 14 days.
    • passengers traveling to Italy for business purposes up to 120 hours of stay in Italy;

      In this case a passenger must provide the following documents:

      • a letter from the host organization confirming the purpose of the visit;
      • return flight ticket no later than five days after arrival in Italy.
    • passengers arriving to visit official international exhibitions.

      In this case a passenger must provide the following documents:

      • invitation or ticket to the exhibition;
      • a round-trip ticket with a period of stay in Italy no more than 5 days.
    • close relatives of Italian citizens or persons with a long-term residence permit (carta di soggiorno o permesso di soggiorno).

      In this case a passenger must provide the following documents:

      • a copy of Italian passport or residence permit;
      • a document confirming the relationship with the translation into Italian;
      • flight ticket with a return date indicated.
      • the period of stay in Italy must be at least 14 days.
    • passengers returning via Italy to their country of residence;
    • students;
    • military personnel.
  2. Requirements for medical documents

    In accordance with the Italian Government Decree of April 16, 2021, starting from April 19, all passengers entering or transiting Italy are required to present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result before boarding at the airport of their departure.

    Test requirements:

    • performed by PCR method, ANTIGEN;
    • taken at most 72 hours before arrival;
    • test result in English.

    Important! The passenger without a medical certificate will be denied for boarding.

  3. A completed self-declaration form must be provided prior to boarding. The form can be obtained at the link.
    ** in the near future it is planned to replace paper “AUTODICHIARAZIONE” with a digital localization form with a QR code.
  4. Passengers arriving in Sardinia must present a completed registration form upon arrival. The questionnaire can be obtained before departure here.
  5. Passengers arriving in Calabria, Puglia or Sicily must present a completed health declaration upon arrival. The form can be obtained for:
  6. Upon arrival, passengers are subject to 10 days self-isolation. When the 10 days period expires, the passenger must undergo a second test for COVID-19 (PCR or antigen).

Detailed information can be found on the website

FULL EXEMPTION

Provided that a self-declaration or a digital localization form are completed and any symptoms of COVID-19 are not detected, the following categories of passengers are exempted from the obligation to undergo the testing, self-isolation and additional testing:

  • drivers and crews of vehicles;
  • persons who enter Italy for a period of not more than one hundred and twenty (120) hours for confirmed reasons related to work, health or due to circumstances of extreme necessity, with the obligation to immediately leave the territory of the country at the end of the specified period or, if this does not happen, then start a period of sanitary supervision and self-isolation in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 5 of article 51 of the decree of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of March 2, 2021.
  • frontier workers who enter and leave the territory of the country on-duty and then return to the place of residence or stay;
  • employees of companies and organizations with a registered legal address or an additional office in Italy in case of traveling abroad for confirmed business reasons for a period not exceeding 120 hours;

PARTIAL EXEMPTION

Provided that a self-declaration or a digital localization form are completed and any symptoms of COVID-19 are not detected, the following categories of passengers are exempted from the obligation to undergo the testing before enter Italy:

  • medical personnel who enter Italy to carry out professional activities, including temporary fulfillment of duties specified in article 13 of Decree-Law No. 18 of March 17, 2020;
  • accredited or appointed employees of institutions of the European Union or international organizations, diplomats, administrative and technical employees of diplomatic missions, employees and workers of consular posts;
  • military personnel, including those returning from international missions, employees of public law enforcement bodies;
  • personnel responsible for ensuring the information security of the Republic;
  • firefighters travelling on-duty.

Jordan

  1. Nationals of the following countries are not eligible for entry:
    • Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Côte d'Ivoire. Ivorian, Cuba, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Moldova (Republic of), Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Viet Nam and Zambia.

    This does not apply to passengers residing in:

    • Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Republic of), Italy, Japan. , Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom. They must not be citizens of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Chad, Iran and Nigeria.

    Passengers who have been in India for the past 45 days are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to Jordanian citizens, their spouses and children.

  2. Passengers travelling to Aqaba (AQJ) must have:
    • certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 confirming that they have been fully vaccinated;
      оr
    • a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination confirming that they received the first dose of the vaccine at least 21 days prior to arrival;
      or
    • a negative PCR result for COVID-19 made no later than 72 hours before departure from the first boarding point.
    The vaccination certificate must be in Arabic or English.
    This does not apply to passengers under the age of 18 travelling with their parents who have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated.
    Passengers must fill out the declaration form before departure. The received QR code must be provided at check-in.
  3. Upon arrival, passengers undergo a PCR test for COVID-19, which must be paid for before departure on the https://covid19.biolab.jo page. Passengers must have an electronic receipt with a QR code confirming payment.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers under 5 years of age;
    • passengers with a diplomatic or special passport and diplomatic QR code and their family members;
    • passengers with a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination issued by Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Republic of), China Taipei, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Republic of), Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Republic of), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, united Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or USA showing that they have been fully vaccinated.

    The vaccination certificate must be in Arabic or English.

Kazakhstan

  1. Passengers are prohibited from entering and transit.
    This requirement does not apply to:
    • citizens of Kazakhstan and foreign citizens permanently residing in the territory of Kazakhstan;
    • citizens of Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Korea (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Maldives, Russian Federation, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Armenia;
    • spouses, parents and children of citizens of Kazakhstan and foreign citizens permanently residing in the territory of Kazakhstan;
    • passengers with diplomatic passports and their family members;
    • passengers with a visa issued by Kazakhstan and approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan;
    • passengers traveling as students with an invitation letter from an educational institution of Kazakhstan;
    • passengers traveling on business and approved by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan;
    • citizens of Hungary, Thailand and Mongolia with a passport/certificate/certificate of vaccination carried out in Hungary, Thailand and Mongolia.
  2. Requirements for medical documents.
    Passengers must have a negative PCR test for COVID-19, issued no later than 3 days before arrival.
    This requirement does not apply to:
    • citizens of Kazakhstan, residents of Kazakhstan and foreign citizens who have a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, issued in Kazakhstan;
    • citizens Hungary, Thailand, Mongolia, Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Moldova and the Republic of Turkey who have passports / certificates / certificates of vaccination against COVID-19 issued in Hungary, Thailand, Mongolia, Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Moldova and the Republic of Turkey;
    • passengers under 5 years old accompanied by a person with a negative PCR test for COVID-19.
  3. Passengers undergo medical examination and isolation.
  4. The completed application form must be presented to the immigration office upon arrival.
  5. Until December 31, 2021, the suspension of the visa-free regime for citizens:
    • Great Britain, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People's Republic of), Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland (Republic of), Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Republic of), Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar , Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates, Vatican, Vietnam with a normal passport.

Important! Indian nationals are not allowed to enter.

Latvia

Passengers are not allowed to enter and transit through the territory of Latvia

This requirement does not apply to the following categories of passengers:

  • nationals of Latvia and foreign citizens permanently residing in the territory of Latvia;
  • persons permanently residing in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway , Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Great Britain or the Vatican (Holy See), transiting through Latvia to the country of their permanent residence;
  • passengers traveling to Latvia for work;
  • students;
  • passengers traveling to Latvia to receive medical services;
  • passengers traveling to Latvia to attend the funeral of a close relative;
  • passengers traveling to Latvia for family reunification;

Required documents for entry to Latvia:

  1. Medical certificate of a negative result of a PCR test, made no earlier than 72 hours before entering Latvia. The certificate must be in English, German, French or Russian (or in the official language of the country of departure)

    PCR testing is not required:

    • children under 11 years old;
    • representatives of the diplomatic corps;
    • employees and crew of carriers;
    • seafarers going to or from their place of work.
  2. 48 hours before entering Latvia, all passengers must fill out the COVIDpass form, receive a QR code and present it at checking-in for a flight at the airport of departure.

    IMPORTANT: Passengers without a medical certificate of a negative PCR test and a QR code confirming the completion of COVIDpass will be denied for boarding.

    Upon arrival in Latvia, passengers must undergo an additional test for Covid-19 at their own expense in the nearest laboratory (laboratory at Riga International Airport). In case of not performing the test or having positive test a mandatory isolation in an approved hotel is applied (Regulation No 360 Paragraph 56)

    This test is not required for:

    • transfer passengers;
    • crews;
    • seamen;
    • holders of diplomatic passports;
    • sportsmen;
    • persons coming with the permissions of Latvian Investment and development agency.

All passengers upon arrival in Latvia are subject to 10-day self-isolation.

Lebanon

  1. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative PCR test result for coronavirus (COVID-19) issued no later than 96 hours before arrival.

    The test must contain a QR code that allows you to confirm the test result online.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers under 12 years of age;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate confirming that they have been fully vaccinated;
    • passengers returning to Lebanon within 7 days.
  2. Upon arrival, passengers and crew of the airline are tested for PCR for COVID-19 at their own expense.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers under 12 years of age.
  3. Passengers may be quarantined for 4 days.
  4. Passengers arriving from Brazil, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Gambia, India, Iraq, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or Zambia must have a booking confirmation at the specified hotel for 3 nights.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers holding a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 confirming that they have received at least one dose of the vaccine;
    • passengers travelling via Beirut to Syria;
    • passengers under 18 years of age;
    • passengers with a certificate of recovery from COVID-19, issued no later than 90 days before departure;
    • passengers returning to Lebanon within 7 days.
  5. Passengers transiting through Beirut (BEY) to Syria must have a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 issued no later than 96 hours before departure.

    This does not apply to passengers under 12 years of age.

Lithuania

  1. Temporally passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • nationals and residents of Lithuania;
    • nationals Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City (Holy See);
    • British nationals;
    • residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) or the United Kingdom;
    • residents of Australia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Thailand and Uruguay;
    • passengers with a national visa issued by Lithuania;
    • children, spouses and their children, partners with registered partnership and their children, parents and guardians of nationals of Lithuania and of permanent residents of Lithuania;
    • students;
    • NATO personnel and their family members;
    • merchant seamen.
  2. All passengers entering Lithuania before boarding at the airport of departure must present the following documents:
    • QR-code, confirming the filling out of electronical questionnaire

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    • a medical certificate (issued in one of the official EU languages or Russian) of a negative COVID-19 test result (PCR or antigen), taken at most 72 hours before entry (Serological antibody test is not accepted).

      This requirement does not apply to the following categories of passengers:

      • crew members;
      • transit passengers (transit passengers should get all necessary information regarding the travel restrictions and COVID-19 test requirements applicable by the country of their destination);
      • children under 16;

      OR

    • a document ( shall be issued in one of the official EU languages) confirming that a person has recovered from COVID-19 if maximum 180 days have been passed from the positive test result (PCR or antigen)*

      * Documents proving that a person has recovered from COVID-19 do not need to be presented if the disease has been diagnosed in Lithuania and the data are provided in the information system.

      OR

    • a document (shall be issued in one of the official EU languages) confirming that a person has gone through the full course of COVID-19 vaccination with vaccine registered in the European Union Register of Medicinal Products).
  3. Upon arrival in Lithuania passengers must stay self-isolated for 10 days (on the seventh day of isolation the passenger can undergo an additional PCR test and if the result is negative – stop self-isolation).

More details regarding self-isolation exemptions are available at the link

Moldova

Passengers traveling to Moldova must present the following documents at check-in at the airport of departure:

1. Medical certificate of negative test result for COVID-19.
Test requirements:
- performed by PCR method;
- taken at most 72 hours before arrival
- the certificate must be issued in English, Romanian, French or Russian, German, Italian.

OR

2. Confirmation of a completed vaccination (2 doses) against COVID-19 is valid if at least 14 days have passed since the completion of the full vaccination regimen
(the document must be in English, Romanian, French or Russian, German, Italian)

Important!
Passengers without the above mentioned documents will be denied  for boarding.

Exceptions:
The following categories of persons may be accepted for boarding without the above mentioned documents if they do not show clinical signs of respiratory infection or fever:
- children under 6 years old;
- students under the age of 18 traveling to Moldova for the purpose of studying in educational institutions on the territory of the Republic of Moldova.
- minors under 18 years of age, accompanied by persons who have a document confirming the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine issued by an authorized Hungarian institution (in Romanian, English, French, German, Italian, Russian)
- crews and service personnel of aircraft;
- persons traveling to Moldova for humanitarian or medical purposes, including accompanying persons (supporting documents must be presented);
- holders of diplomatic, official, service, special passports or UN travel documents, including their family members, employees of diplomatic missions and international organizations / missions accredited in Moldova and / or personnel involved in the provision of humanitarian assistance;
- persons summoned to the courts / law enforcement agencies of the Republic of Moldova in the presence of supporting documents.
- passengers with a document confirming the presence of antibodies to COVID-19 (in Romanian, English, French, German, Italian, Russian). The document is valid for 90 days from the date of the study.
- transit passengers if they stay at the airport terminal until next flight (passengers shall comply with entry requirements of their destination country - testing for COVID-19 and other required documents).

Passengers must present a completed "Epidemiological Form" upon arrival. The form to fill out is available at the following: link

Netherlands

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • nationals and residents of the Netherlands;
    • nationals of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See);
    • passengers with a long-term residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden;
    • passengers with a long-term "D" visa issued by Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland;
    • residents of Australia, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand, Uruguay;
    • passengers with a consular, diplomatic, official, service or special passports traveling on duty;
    • passengers with a Schengen visa issued after 19 March 2020 traveling through the Netherlands to another Schengen Member State;
    • merchant seamen;
    • military personnel;
    • students with a proof of admission to a course

    More details are available here

  2. Requirements to medical certificates for entry/transit the Netherlands (PCR test + antigen for COVID-19 test)

    Passengers to enter/transit the Netherlands are required to provide a proof of negative test results for COVID-19:

    • To enter the Netherlands
    • Medical certificate of a negative PCR-test result, taken at least 24 hours before departure from Minsk;

      OR

    • Medical certificate of a negative PCR-test result, taken at least 72 hours before arrival in Amsterdam

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    • a rapid test for COVID-19, taken at most 24 hours before departure from Minsk.
    • To transit through the Netherlands
      • Medical certificate of a negative PCR-test result, taken at least 72 hours before arrival in Amsterdam

    PLEASE, BE AWARE: If PCR-test is made less than 24 hours before departure – a rapid test for COVID-19 is not required.

    https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/mandatory-negative-test-results-and-declaration

    Test requirements:

    • certificate shall be in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish
    • produced on check-in.

    Details can be found here.

    The testing is not required for:

    • passengers younger than 13 years;
    • passengers with a diplomatic passport;
    • students residing and studying in Switzerland, the United Kingdom or an EEA Member State;
    • passengers with a NATO Travel Order or a NATO-2 visa;
  3. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    Express test for COVID-19 can be performed at Minsk National Airport 4 hours before departure (the laboratory is situated on the 3 floor of departure zone, sector 5-6).

    Payment is possible through a bank or through a payment terminal.

    Payment via «Single Settlement and Information Space» (SSIS) is possible. You will need to present a printed check. If there is no possibility to print a check, you can send it for printing to the email address: covid-AMS@belavia.by

    Payment details:

    • Beneficiary name: State Institution «Minsk City Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology» Directorate of «Belinvestbank» OJSC for Minsk and Minsk region,
    • BIC BLBBY2X
    • Beneficiary account: BY24BLBB36320100233760001001
    • Tax ID: 100233760
    • Payment type: 42-6ВД/COVID-19

    If you make a payment at a bank, please inform the employee about the need to make a payment through the «Single Settlement and Information Space» (SSIS).

    To pay through ATM, INFOKIOSK, MOBILE BANKING, YOU MUST CHOOSE:

    1. Payment for services
    2. All payments
    3. Single Settlement and Information Space» (SSIS)
    4. Social services, Healthcare.
    5. Healthcare
    6. Sanitary and preventive centers in Minsk
    7. Minsk City Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology
    8. Sanitary and hygienic services
    9. To pay for the service, enter the number is 42-6ВД
    10. Full name
    11. Enter the payment amount

      The cost of test as of 01.01.2021 is:

      • for residents of the Republic of Belarus – 44.69 rubles
      • for non-residents – 48.48 rubles
    12. Check the correctness of the information
    13. Make a payment
  4. Upon the arrival in the Netherlands, passengers shall stay at a 10-day quarantine. Details can be found here.
  5. Before departure all passengers, except children under 13 years old, must complete Health Declaration at the link and produce it at check-in.

Poland

  1. Currently only following categories of passenger are allowed to enter Poland.
    • nationals and residents of Poland;
    • spouses, children of nationals of Poland;
    • passengers under the constant care of nationals of Poland;
    • nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland;
    • British nationals and their family members (spouses, children) ;
    • spouses and children of nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland;
    • nationals and residents of Australia, Belarus, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Thailand, Tunisia;
    • passengers with a residence permit issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or United Kingdom and their spouses and children, returning via Poland to their country of residence;
    • merchant seamen traveling on duty;
    • passengers traveling as students.
  2. Upon arrival the passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days (passengers can not be exempted from quarantine on the basis of test for COVID-19 taken in the country of their departure)
    • passengers in quarantine can undergo a COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) in Poland, and in case of a negative result - they can be exempted of quarantine;
    • passengers with a proof of vaccination against COVID-19 are exempted from quarantine (the vaccine must be approved for use in EU countries)

    A list of quarantine exemptions can be found here

Qatar

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Qatar.
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates;
    • residents of Qatar;
    • passengers with a Diplomatic ID issued by the MOFA of Qatar;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) or Sinopharm at least 14 days before arrival;
    • minors younger than 18 years accompanied by their parents who were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before arrival. They must not be arriving from a red country listed here
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the first vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before arrival and with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in the past 12 months in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia or United Arab Emirates.
  2. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival. The test result must be issued by a testing center approved by the local government.
  3. Passengers must register at https://www.ehteraz.gov.qa at least 12 hours before arrival.
    • This does not apply to nationals and residents of Qatar.
  4. Passengers could be subject to home quarantine or quarantine in a hotel for up to 10 days; details can be found here
    • This does not apply to:
    • nationals and residents of Qatar with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before arrival, and their accompanying minors younger than 12 years;
    • nationals and residents of Qatar with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the first vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before arrival and with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in the past 12 months in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia or United Arab Emirates, and their accompanying minors younger than 12 years.
    • nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before arrival;
    • nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received the first vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) at least 14 days before arrival and with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued in the past 12 months in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia or United Arab Emirates.
  5. Passengers can book a hotel here.
  6. Passengers arriving from a red zone are subjected to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at their own expense.
  7. Passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with Sinopharm at least 14 days before arrival are subject to a COVID-19 antibody test upon arrival.
  8. Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates are not allowed to enter with a national ID card.
  9. Visa on arrival facilities restarted.

Russian Federation

  1. Entry to the Russian Federation of foreign citizens and stateless persons is temporarily restricted.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • citizens of the Russian Federation and members of their families (spouses, parents, children, brothers and sisters, grandfathers, grandmothers, grandchildren, adoptive parents, adopted children);
    • guardians and trustees of citizens of the Russian Federation;
    • persons traveling to the Russian Federation to see family members who are citizens of the Russian Federation (spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandfathers, grandmothers, grandchildren, adoptive parents, adopted children);
    • persons traveling to the Russian Federation for treatment, and their accompanying persons (accompanying persons are allowed for underage patients who are in a state of moderate or serious condition, as well as in the presence of other medical indications specified by the receiving medical organization). Information about passengers must be entered into the "Unified portal of state and municipal services (functions)";
    • persons entering the Russian Federation for the purpose of studying at educational institutions of higher education and professional educational organizations. Information about passengers must be entered into the "Unified portal of state and municipal services (functions)";
    • persons following close relatives in need of care (spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandfathers, grandmothers, grandchildren, adoptive parents, adopted children);
    • persons entering the Russian Federation in connection with the death of a close relative (spouses, parents, children, siblings, grandfathers, grandmothers, grandchildren, adoptive parents, adopted children);
    • persons entering the Russian Federation for the purpose of employment. Information about passengers must be entered into the "Unified portal of state and municipal services (functions)";
    • persons who are genetic parents of children born on the territory of the Russian Federation by surrogate mothers entering the Russian Federation for the purpose of state registration of the birth of a child, information about which was sent by the Ministry of Health to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia;
    • foreign citizens permanently residing in the Russian Federation;
    • citizens of foreign countries and persons with a residence permit or other document confirming the right to permanent residence in this country: Great Britain, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (People's Republic), Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Doiminican Rep., Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao (SAR China), Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, North Macedonia (Republic), Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Vietnam, if you arrive by direct flight from Great Britain, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China (People's Republic), Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Doiminican Rep., Egypt, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (SAR China), Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macao (SAR China), Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, North Macedonia (Republic), Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Venezuela and Vietnam;
    • citizens of the EAEU countries (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) who are going to the Russian Federation through the air checkpoints of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic when presenting a negative result of the research on COVID-19, displayed in the "Travel without COVID-19" application.
    • persons who are accredited or appointed employees of diplomatic missions and consular offices of foreign states in the Russian Federation, international organizations and their representative offices, other official representative offices of foreign states located on the territory of the Russian Federation, officials of the Standing Committee of the Union State, as well as family members of these persons (spouses, parents, children, adoptive parents, adopted), deputies, etc. officials of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia, members of official delegations, employees of the Intergovernmental Courier Communication, employees of special communication services delivering special items in accordance with the Agreement on the Interstate Exchange of Special Communications of December 23, 1993, holders of diplomatic and service passports;
    • persons who have diplomatic and service visas;
    • persons who enter the Russian Federation in case of their extradition, information about which is sent by the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia to the FSB of Russia;
    • persons who travel to the Russian Federation by road, air, rail or sea transport in order to change crews of sea and river vessels in the ports of the Russian Federation, in the presence of valid documents certifying the identity of the seafarer and their inclusion in the ship's role or extract from the ship's role;
    • persons who travel to the Russian Federation by road, air, rail or sea transport in order to change the crew of aircraft, subject to the presentation of the certificate of the crew member of the aircraft and the task for the flight or the general declaration of the aircraft for the planned flight;
    • persons who have ordinary private visas issued by the decision of the Russian Foreign Affairs;
    • persons who are immigrants from the Republic of Latvia to the Russian Federation in accordance with the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Latvia on the regulation of the resettlement process and protection of the rights of IDPs of June 2, 1993, as well as minor members of their families following with the identities specified in the certificate of the immigrant from the Republic of Latvia to the Russian Federation;
    • persons who are participants in the State program to assist the voluntary resettlement to the Russian Federation of compatriots living abroad, approved by Presidential Decree No. 637 of 22 June 2006 "On measures to facilitate the voluntary resettlement to the Russian Federation of compatriots living abroad", as well as members of their families specified in the certificate of the participant of the State program for assistance voluntarily resettlement to the Russian Federation of compatriots living abroad, subject to the presentation of the specified certificate or its copy, the fidelity of which is witnessed in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation (for family members of the participant of this State program);
    • persons who have received permission to move to the Russian Federation in accordance with the Agreement between the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan on the regulation of the resettlement process and the protection of the rights of IDPs, signed in Ashgabat on December 23, 1993, as well as their family members included in this permit, subject to the presentation of a permit to move to the Russian Federation issued in accordance with the said Agreement;
    • persons permanently residing in the territory of Baikonur, Kyzyl-Orda region of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as well as persons participating in the implementation of state programs of the Russian Federation, presidential programs, the Federal Space Program of Russia, interstate and federal target programs, programs of the Union State and programs of international cooperation in the field of space activities specified in the list sent by the State Corporation for Space Activities " Roscosmos" using the federal state information system "Unified portal of state and municipal services (functions)" in the departmental segment of the Ministry of Statistics of Russia of the state system of migration and registration registration, as well as the manufacture, registration and control of the circulation of identity documents for subsequent referral to the departmental segment of the FSB of Russia of the specified state system;
    • persons involved in the adjustment and maintenance of equipment of foreign production specified in the list sent to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia by the federal executive body, in the sphere of competence of which is the organization - the customer of foreign-made equipment, or the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom;
    • persons involved in labor activity as highly qualified specialists in the field of sports, and members of their families (spouses, parents, children, adoptive parents, adopted), as well as persons participating in sports events on the territory of the Russian Federation, and members of their families (spouses, parents, children, adoptive parents, adopted) specified in the list (indicating the checkpoint across the state border of the Russian Federation and the date of entry) sent by the Ministry of Sports of Russia to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia;
    • persons participating in the quality control of equipment manufactured by Russian legal entities and supplied in accordance with contracts regulating the construction of nuclear energy facilities abroad, and within the framework of the implementation of international treaties of the Russian Federation specified in the lists sent by the State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia;
    • persons participating in the work on certification of new aircraft and maintaining the airworthiness of domestically produced aircraft of Russian operators specified in the lists sent by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia;
    • persons entering the Russian Federation for the purpose of carrying out business trips specified in the lists formed in accordance with the algorithm of actions to ensure the entry into the Russian Federation of foreign citizens - owners or managers of enterprises operating in the territory of the Russian Federation, and foreign citizens for their participation in negotiations on the implementation of investment projects, approved by the operational headquarters for the prevention of the importation and distribution of a new coronavirus infection on the territory of the Russian Federation, and sent by the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia using the system of interdepartmental electronic document management;
    • persons entering the Russian Federation on the basis of parts 5 1 and 9 of Article 7 of the Federal Law "On the preparation and holding in the Russian Federation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the UEFA European Football Championship 2020 and amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation" specified in the lists sent by the Ministry of Sport of Russia using the federal state information system "Single portal of state and municipal services (functions)" in the departmental segment of the Ministry of Statistics of Russia of the state system of migration and registration registration, as well as the manufacture, registration and control of the circulation of identity documents for subsequent referral to the departmental segment of the FSB of Russia of the specified state system;
    • persons entering the Russian Federation on the basis of Part 10 of Article 7 of the Federal Law "On the Preparation and Holding in the Russian Federation of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the UEFA European Football Championship 2020 and amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation";
    • citizens of Ukraine and stateless persons permanently residing in the territories of certain districts of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, if there is a mark in the passport of a citizen of Ukraine or an identity document, a mark of registration at the place of residence in the territory of the corresponding district of Donetsk or Luhansk region of Ukraine.
  2. Requirements for medical documents
    1. All foreign citizens and stateless persons, regardless of age, enter the territory of the Russian Federation from the territory of Azerbaijan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the EAEU Member States (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) upon presentation of a negative result of a laboratory test of the material for COVID-19 displayed in the application "Travel without COVID-19", made no earlier than 72 hours before arrival.

      Exceptions: persons entering the Russian Federation from third states through the territory of Azerbaijan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and the EAEU States in transit, or with a short stop, provided that they present a negative result of a laboratory test of material for COVID-19 conducted in the territory of a third state by PCR, selected no earlier than 72 hours before arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation, as well as tickets and (or) boarding passes along the entire route to the Russian Federation.

    2. All foreign citizens and stateless persons, regardless of age, transiting through the territory of the Russian Federation must present a medical certificate of a negative PCR test for COVID-19, made no earlier than 72 hours before arrival (the certificate is presented in printed form, in Russian or English (a notarized translation into Russian is accepted).

      Exceptions: citizens of the Russian Federation.

More detailed information regarding the rules for entering the territory of the Russian Federation is set out in the Order of the Government of the Russian Federation dated March 16, 2020 N 635-r .; dated May 18, 2021 No. 1291-r.

Serbia

  1. Passengers entering the Republic of Serbia must provide a medical certificate of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19, taken at most 48 hours before arrival.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • Serbian citizens and foreign citizens permanently residing in Serbia;
    • passengers under 12 years old if a parent, tutor or accompanying person sharing the household with the minor has presented a medical certificate of a negative PCR test for COVID-19, taken at most 48 hours before arrival, if such a requirement applies to them;
    • passengers in transit, provided that the time they stay on the territory of Serbia is less than 12 hours;
    • accredited employees of foreign diplomatic missions and consular offices, international organizations, as well as their family members, upon presentation of identification documents issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the General Secretariat of the Government of Serbia;
    • employees of foreign military forces, police or other security services, transiting through the territory of Serbia, or arriving in Serbia for the performance of their official duties (with prior notification).
  2. In the event when a flight is delayed or due to other unforeseen circumstances that led to an involuntary delay in a passenger's entry in Serbia, the validity of a medical certificate for a negative PCR test must not exceed 72 hours at the time of entry in Serbia.
  3. Passengers arriving for a business purpose and presenting an e-mail confirmation from the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry are allowed to enter, provided that they will submit to the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and Industry within 24 hours from the moment of crossing the state border a certificate of test result for COVID-19 (PCR or antigen) issued by an accredited laboratory of the Republic of Serbia.
  4. Passengers can be subject for a 10-days quarantine. More information is available at the link.

Spain

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals and residents of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, San-Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See);
    • residents of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, China (People's Republic ), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Israel, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macao (SAR China ), Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Thailand, Great Britain, USA;
    • passengers arriving from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland;
    • passengers with a long-term visa issued by a Schengen Member State returning via Spain to their country of residence;
    • passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty;
    • merchant seamen;
    • military personnel;
    • passengers older than 11 years with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzaveria), Janssen, Moderna, Phizer-BioNTech, Serum Institute of India, Sinopharm, Sinovac at least 14 days before arrival (they must be arriving from a country other than Brazil or South Africa);
    • passengers younger than 12 years old traveling with their parents who have been fully vaccinated;
    • immediate family members of a national of an EU Member State traveling together or traveling to join the national of an EU Member State;
    • passengers who are unmarried partners of nationals of Spain. They must have a confirmation of their relationship issued by a consulate of Spain;
    • students with proof of being enrolled in a course in Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland. They must:
      • have a medical insuarance; and
      • be traveling to the country where they study, at most 15 days before the start of the course.
  2. Passengers must have:
    • a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 72 hours before arrival. The test result must be in English, French, Dutch or Spanish;
      or
    • a negative COVID-19 PCR-test taken at most 72 hours before arrival. The test result must be in English, French, Dutch or Spanish;
      or
    • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca (Vaxzaveria), Janssen, Moderna, Phizer-BioNTech, Serum Institute of India, Sinopharm, Sinovac at least 14 days before arrival;
      or
    • a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at least 11 days after the positive COVID-19 PCR-test result. The sample for the certificate must have been taken at most 180 days before arrival;

    This doesn’t apply to

    • passengers younger than 12 years.
  3. Passengers must complete an "FCS Health Control Form" at https://www.spth.gob.es. A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival.
  4. Passengers could be subjected to quarantine for up to ten days.
  5. Passengers are subjected to medical screening upon arrival.

Sweden

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Sweden.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • nationals of Sweden;
    • foreign nationals with a residence permit issued by Swedish authorities and their family members, provided that the residence permit shall be issued with a validity period more than three months;
    • citizens of the states of the European Economic Area (EEA) and their family members. More information is available at the following link;
    • foreign citizens with a residence permit issued by the authorities of the countries of the European Economic Area (EEA) and their family members. The residence permit shall be issued with a validity period more than three months;
    • foreign citizens with national visas issued by the authorities of the EEA states and their family members. The visa shall be issued with a validity period more than three months;
    • residents of Australia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand;
    • merchant seamen;
    • military personnel;
    • students;
    • passengers younger than 18 years traveling to meet a parent residing in Sweden, and accompanying persons;
    • parents traveling to meet their children younger than 18 years residing in Sweden.
  2. Medical documents to enter Sweden:

    From February 6, 2021, before departure to Sweden, passengers at the airport of embarkation must provide a medical certificate of a negative test result for COVID-19.

    Requirements for the certificate of COVID-19 testing:

    • type of test (antigen, LAMP/PCR);
    • test for COVID-19 shall be taken no earlier than 48 hours before arrival;
    • the certificate must be in English.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • Swedish nationals and foreign citizens residing in Sweden (they will be tested upon arrival in Sweden);
    • passengers under 18 years old;
    • merchant seamen.

Switzerland

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland;
    • British nationals;
    • passengers arriving from Schengen Member States;
    • passengers arriving directly from Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See);
    • family members of nationals of EEA Member States. They must present proof of their relationship;
    • family members of British nationals. They must present proof of their relationship;
    • residents of Liechtenstein, Switzerland;
    • residents of Schengen Member States returning directly via Switzerland to their country of residence;
    • passengers with a D visa issued by Switzerland;
    • passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020;
    • unmarried partners of residents of Switzerland. They must have a written invitation from the residents in Switzerland and present proof of their relationship.
  2. Passengers are not allowed to transit if arriving from a non-Schengen Member State to another Schengen Member State.

    This does not apply to:

    • nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland;
    • British nationals;
    • passengers arriving directly from Andorra, Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Vatican City (Holy See);
    • family members of nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland;
    • family members of British nationals;
    • residents of EEA Member States, Switzerland;
    • passengers with a D visa issued by Switzerland;
    • passengers with a Schengen C visa issued by Switzerland after 16 March 2020.
  3. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days. A list of quarantine exemptions can be found here.

Turkey

  1. Passengers flying to Turkey must present before boarding the flight:
    • a negative PCR test result with QR code obtained no later than 72 hours before arrival at the destination
      or
    • negative result of a rapid test for COVID-19 antigen, obtained no later than 48 hours before arrival at the destination.

    This does not apply to:

    • passengers holding a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, which states that they received the vaccine at least 14 days before arrival;

      Attention! The Sputnik Light vaccine is not accepted!!!

    • passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued no later than 6 months before arrival;
    • merchant seamen;
    • children under 12 years old.

    Passengers in transit are advised to familiarize themselves with the travel restrictions and test requirements for COVID-19 in their country of destination.

  2. Before entering Turkey, all passengers must complete the Passenger Information Form and present QR-code, confirming its filling out, at check-in.

     

    Exceptions:

    • children under 6 years old,
    • transit passengers,
    • crew.

    Passenger Information Form is available here

    From March 14, 2021 Passenger data forms are accepted on paper or mobile media.

  3. Passengers can be quarantined for up to 14 days.

Turkmenistan

  1. Air traffic of Turkmenistan with other countries is limited until March 1, 2021.

    This requirement does not apply to repatriation flights when special permission is obtained.

  2. Passengers upon arrival in Turkmenistan must provide the following documents:
    • a completed Passenger Location Form (the form for filling is available at the following link);
    • a medical certificate of a negative PCR test for COVID-19, taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
    • medical certificates on vaccination against COVID-19 and on the determination of antibodies (IgM, IgG) in the blood by chromatographic method. This requirement does not apply to citizens of Turkmenistan.
  3. Foreign citizens are subject to a 21-day quarantine if they do not have a medical certificate of vaccination against COVID-19.

    IMPORTANT: They shall produce medical certificates:

    • a medical certificate of a negative PCR test for COVID-19, taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point;
    • a medical certificate on the determination of antibodies (IgM, IgG) in the blood by the chromatographic method.

UAE

  1. Passengers are not allowed to enter the UAE.

    This requirement does not apply to:

    • UAE citizens and foreign citizens permanently residing in the UAE;
    • domestic helpers who are traveling with the sponsor or with the first degree family members of the sponsor;
    • passengers with an entry permit issued by the authorities of the UAE;
    • passengers traveling as tourists to Dubai (DXB) or Sharjah (SHJ) with a return/onward ticket;
    • Citizens of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia;
    • nationals of Korea (Rep.) traveling under the Fast Track program and traveling to Dubai (DXB). They must have a pre-arranged visa or a pre-approval to enter;
    • nationals of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China (People's Rep.), Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Fed., San Marino, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Isl., Spain, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, USA, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican City (Holy See), passengers with a British passport with nationality "British Citizen" and passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport, traveling to Abu Dhabi (AUH);
  2. Passengers, with the exception of UAE nationals who have been or have transited through South Africa, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Congo (Democratic Republic of), India, Indonesia, Liberia, Namibia, Nepal, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia or Nigeria are not allowed to enter the UAE.
  3. Passengers upon arrival in Dubai (DXB) must:
    • undergo medical screening;
    • download and register on the COVID-19 DXB Smart App.
  4. Passengers traveling as tourists arriving in Dubai (DXB) or Sharjah (SHJ) must have health insurance.
  5. Residents of the United Arab Emirates with a residence visa issued by Dubai returning to Dubai (DXB) must have a GDRFA authorization obtained before leaving.

Mandatory documents for entry

Passengers entering Dubai (DXB) must have a printed negative PCR result for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before the departure of the last direct flight to the United Arab Emirates. The certificate must be in Arabic or English and issued by an approved laboratory listed at https://screening.purehealth.ae or a laboratory accredited by the country of departure.

This does not apply to:

  • UAE citizens;
  • passengers under 12 years old;
  • passengers with disabilities.

For transit passengers

There is no need to provide a printed medical certificate of a negative PCR test result for COVID-19 in case when passenger depart from Belarus and transit through Dubai (DXB).

Ukraine

Entry into the territory of Ukraine is possible in compliance with the following requirements.

Passengers must have:

  • either a medical certificate with a negative PCR test or a rapid test for coronavirus antigen (COVID-19), issued no later than 72 hours before arrival.
  • Or a certificate of vaccination against coronavirus infection.

Only the following vaccines are allowed:

  • Biontec / Pfizer
  • AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria)
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Sinopharm
  • Sinovac
  • Moderna

Exception:

  • children under 12 years of age;
  • citizens of Ukraine and foreign citizens permanently residing in Ukraine
  • passengers with a diplomatic passport
  • sailors-merchants
  • NATO servicemen

Passengers are required to have an insurance policy (warrant, certificate), which covers the costs associated with THE treatment of COVID-19, surveillance, and is valid for the period of stay in Ukraine.

An insurance policy is not required:

  • persons recognized as refugees or persons in need of additional protection;
  • employees of diplomatic missions and consular offices of foreign states, representative offices of official international missions, organizations accredited in Ukraine, and members of their families;
  • crew members of air, sea and river vessels;
  • Personnel (units) of the armed forces of NATO member states and countries participating in the NATO Partnership for Peace program, taking part in training activities of units of the Armed Forces.

The PCR test is not required for transit passengers if the transit period takes no more than 24 hours (please read the rules of entry into the country of destination).

From August 5, 2021, persons crossing the state border to enter Ukraine, subject to self-isolation.

Exceptions: persons who have a document confirming the receipt of a full course of vaccination (international, domestic certificate or foreign certificate confirming receipt of a full course of vaccination against COVID-19).

More complete information about self-isolation can be obtained in the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 787 "On Amendments to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of December 9, 2020 No. 1236".

United Kingdom

  1. Passengers who have been in or transited through Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Ecuador, Eswatini, French Guiana, Guyana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia or Zimbabwe in the past 10 days are not allowed to enter.

    This does not apply to:

    • British nationals;
    • nationals of Ireland (Rep.);
    • residents of the United Kingdom.
  2. Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 10 days, details can be found here
  3. Passengers entering or transiting through the United Kingdom must complete a "Public Health Passenger Locator Form" and present it to immigration upon arrival. The form shall be filled in before departure at the link

    This does not apply to military personnel with an exemption letter from the Ministry of Defence.

  4. All passengers, including transit passengers, before boarding the aircraft must provide one of the following options for a certificate of a negative test result:
    • the antigen of the coronavirus;
    • RNA of coronavirus using loop isothermal amplification (LAMP),
    • PCR test for COVID-19.

Certificate requirement:

  • performed in English, French, Spanish;
  • made at most 72 hours before departure.

Failure to the certificate on the arrival: The passenger may be subject to an administrative penalty as a fine of £ 500.

The requirement is not applicable to:

  • passengers under 11 years old;
  • passengers arriving from Ireland (Rep.);
  • seamen of the merchant marine;
  • military personnel upon presentation of an official letter from the Ministry of Defence.

More information can be found at the following link.

For more details before visiting UK, please, visit gov.uk.

Uzbekistan

All passengers, except children under 2 years, upon arrival to Uzbekistan must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result.

The test requirements:

  • taken at most 72 hours before departure to Uzbekistan;
  • the certificate of test result must be issued in English/Russian.