Government entry/exit requirements by country

Armenia

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted.

Austria

As of May 16, 2022, restrictions on entry into the country due to COVID-19 have been lifted.

Azerbaijan

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

  • citizens of Azerbaijan;
  • Passengers under 18 years of age;
  • foreign citizens upon presentation of a special permit issued by the Government of Azerbaijan;
  • foreign citizens 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 obliged 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).
  • If you have a COVID-19 vaccination passport (a document confirming full vaccination against COVID-19 with a QR code) or an official certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (at least 7 days and not more than 6 months from the date of the positive test result and contain information on the number of antibodies of at least <7.1 with a QR code), citizens of the countries (list below) are allowed to enter Azerbaijan without special permission, and also foreign citizens and stateless persons permanently residing in these countries:
    • Citizens of the Republic of Belarus, Romania, Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, USA, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Great Britain, Israel, Hungary, Qatar, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia, Greece, China, Estonia, Finland, France, Hong Kong (PRC), Croatia, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Japan, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Brunei, South Korea, Chile, Ecuador, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Maldives, Mexico, Morocco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Norway, Oman, Panama, El Salvador, Uruguay, New Zealand, Jordan, Cyprus, Albania, Dominican Republic, Philippines, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Colombia, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Peru, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Venezuela.

* Foreign citizens (list of countries above), in the absence of a certificate of full vaccination for COVID-19, must present grounds for entry into Azerbaijan (list of grounds above).

Important: If a passenger shows symptoms of COVID-19 upon arrival in Azerbaijan, the passenger will be quarantined for 14 days.

Belarus

From May 28, 2022, the requirement to present PCR tests and documents confirming vaccination against COVID-19 was canceled for entry into the Republic of Belarus.

Belgium

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 23 May 2022.

Bulgaria

As of May 1, 2022, restrictions on entry into the country due to COVID-19 have been lifted.

Cyprus

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 June 2022.

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

Since June 17, 2022, restrictions on entry into Egypt have been lifted due to COVID-19.

Estonia

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 16 June 2022.

Finland

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 July 2022.

France

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 August 2022.

Georgia

From June 15, 2022, the requirement to provide PCR tests for COVID-19 and vaccination certificates for those entering Georgia is canceled.

Germany

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted.

Greece

As of May 1, 2022, restrictions on entry into the country due to COVID-19 have been lifted.

Hungary

COVID-19 entry restrictions lifted on 7 March, 2022.

Israel

  1. Passengers are not allowed to transit through Israel.
  2. Passengers must have health insurance to cover COVID-19 expenses.

This does not apply to:

  • nationals of Israel;
  • residents of Israel with an A1-A5 or B1 visa;
  • passengers who have started their journey in Ukraine.

More COVID-19 related information can be found here

Italy

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 June 2022.

Jordan

Passengers must complete a "Declaration Form" before departure. This will generate a QR code which must be presented before boarding and upon arrival.

This does not apply to:

  • nationals of Jordan, their spouses and children;
  • passengers with "The Palestinian Authority" passports or cards traveling to West Bank and arriving from Ukraine.

Kazakhstan

From June 8, 2022, the requirement to provide PCR tests and vaccination certificates for all passengers entering Kazakhstan is cancelled.

Latvia

COVID-19 entry restrictions lifted on April 1, 2022.

Lebanon

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 27 September 2022.

Lithuania

As of May 1, 2022, restrictions on entry into the country due to COVID-19 have been lifted.

Moldova

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 3 May 2022.

Netherlands

COVID-19 entry restrictions lifted on September 17, 2022.

Poland

COVID-19 entry restrictions lifted on March 28, 2022.

Qatar

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 November 2022.

Russian Federation

From October 21, 2022, entry restrictions have been lifted due to COVID-19.

Serbia

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 3 May 2022.

Spain

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 21 October 2022.

Sweden

COVID-19 entry restrictions lifted on April 1, 2022.

Switzerland

COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 May 2022.

Türkiye

From June 1, 2022, restrictions on entry into the country due to COVID-19 have been lifted.

Turkmenistan

To enter Turkmenistan, all passengers and crew of the airline must have:

  • negative PCR test result for COVID-19, issued no later than 48 hours before departure from the first point of landing.

Exception:

  • Citizens of Turkmenistan.

Passengers must present a completed Passenger Health Assessment Form upon arrival.

UAE

All entry and transit restrictions have been lifted.

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

COVID-19 entry restrictions lifted on March 18, 2022.

Uzbekistan

From June 10, 2022, restrictions on entry into the country due to COVID-19 have been lifted.