Destination Travel Requirement Alerts   

The information on this page is true to the best of our knowledge, passengers are requested to recheck the requirements with the local authorities prior to traveling to any destination and adhere to the updated requirements.

SalamAir does not take any responsibility if passengers are denied entry by local authorities upon arrival to any of our destinations.

  • Travel requirements to Oman
    • Passengers arriving in Oman:

       1. Only Omani citizens and residents in Oman with valid residency permits are allowed to enter the Sultanate without the need for prior approval.

      2. Non-Omani citizens traveling to Oman are required to have international health insurance covering the cost of treatment for Covid-19 for a period of at least one month.

      3. Download (Tarassud+) application before arriving in Oman and complete the registration on arrival

      4. All passengers arriving in Oman are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted within 96 hours prior to the scheduled time of arrival in Oman. The COVID-19 PCR test shall be a validated and certified medical test result.

      5. All passengers arriving in Oman are subject to the COVID-19 PCR test as well as the following: - Arrivals to Oman for a period of 1 to 7 days are subject to COVID-19 PCR test and are required to register in (Tarassud+) and pay the cost of services of OMR 25.

      - Arrivals to Oman for a period of more than 7 days are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test with a 14 days quarantine, (Tarrasud+) bracelet and pay the cost of services of OMR 25.

      6. The quarantine period is amended to be (7) days from the date of arrival in Oman if the passenger has negative results of a COVID-19 PCR test conducted on arrival and another COVID-19 PCR test conducted on the 8th day. If the passenger does not wish to undertake a COVID-19 PCR test on the 8th day, the quarantine will continue for (14) days from the date of arrival.

      7. A citizen who tests positive after recovering from COVID-19 is allowed to travel to Oman, after providing proof that he has completed the prescribed quarantine period before taking the COVID-19 PCR test prior to departure for Oman.

      8 . Children of age fifteen (15) years and below are exempted from the COVID-19 PCR tests and from the tracking wristband.

      9. Diplomats working at foreign embassies accredited to Oman and diplomats visiting Oman are exempted from the COVID-19 requirements for passengers to and from Oman.


      Departing Passengers from Oman:

      1. Omani citizens shall have health insurance covering COVID-19 valid in the country they are traveling to.

       2. Passenger shall comply with the conditions of the country they are traveling to.

       3. Omani citizens and foreigners are allowed to travel from Oman without a permit.

    • For further information please click the link: https://covid19.moh.gov.om/#/traveler-reg
  • Travel requirements to Abu Dhabi
    • Passengers who arrive to the UAE through Abu Dhabi International Airport but wish to travel straight to another emirate must use Airport Taxi only.

    • If the passenger does not use the airport taxi, then the standard procedure of arriving at Abu Dhabi will apply; where the passenger will need to wear the tracking medical wristband and stay in Abu Dhabi for quarantine purposes of the period of 14 days.

  • Travel requirements to Bangladesh
    • All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test (English copy) at the check-in time and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test. Children under the age of 12 are exempted from COVID-19 PCR test.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers will be transferred to Home or Institutional Quarantine for 14 days decided by Health Department and Government of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. Children under the age of 10 years is exempted from this condition.

    • Quarantine is a mandatory requirement to enter the country.

    • Passengers intending to travel abroad must possess all valid travel documents such as visas, medical certificate, and negative COVID-19 PCR test.

  • Travel requirements to Doha
    • Residents must have a pre-travel approval to return to the country.

    • Passengers of all nationalities arriving in Doha should have a hotel booking for 7 days made only through the Discover Qatar website. 

    • Passengers must hold a booking confirmation by Discover Qatar as a soft or hard copy.

    • If a passenger has any reason for requesting a home quarantine, that should be done by the passenger upon arrival with the Ministry of Health.
    • No hotel bookings henceforth can be made upon arrival in Doha. 

    • Visitors to Doha are not allowed due to Covid-19.

    • For the exempted passenger list for hotel quarantine please refer to the MOPH website Qatar. 
    • All arriving passengers are required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival are subjected to the paid quarantine.

    • All passengers must complete 7 days of hotel quarantine and 7 days of home quarantine on arrival.

    • Residents can enter the country with a valid exceptional return permit.

    • For more information, please click on the link: https://dohahamadairport.com/covid-19-impact-faqs 
  • Travel requirements to Dubai
    • Print Negative COVID19 Certificate. PCR test no later than 96 hours before departure. Children under 12 and passengers with moderate to severe disabilities are exempt from PCR.

    • GDRFA approval for Dubai Issued residence visa on https://smart.gdrfad.gov.ae/Smart_OTCServicesPortal/ReturnPermitService.aspx and other emirates residence visa holders require no ICA approval on the condition that the airline gets ‘OK TO BOARD’ and is able to issue a boarding pass.

    • Tourist/Visit visa or visa on arrival are allowed and do not require to get any approvals.

    • Tourist/Visit Visa to have mandatory Medical insurance covering COVID-19 Treatment.

    • For further information please click on the link: https://www.dubaiairports.ae/# 
  • Travel requirements to Alexandria
    • Citizens are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test starting from September 1st 2020, and must travel within 48 hours of conducting the test.

    • GCC nationals, residents and other visa holders are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the time of arrival, and must travel within 48 hours of conducting the test.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival are subject to mandatory quarantine.

    • Visa on Arrival is available for all nationalities.

       

  • Travel requirements to Kathmandu
    • All passengers must have a pre-travel approval from the Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Covid19 Crisis Management Committee (CCMC), and Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.

    • All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test.

    • Passengers are subject to a mandatory medical scanning upon arrival.

    • All passengers must complete 7 days of mandatory hotel quarantine on arrival. But if all passengers holding their PCR Negative report with their hand no need for Hotel quarantine.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival will be isolated and transferred to a dedicated hospital decided by the government.

    • Suspension of visa on arrival facilities until further notice.

    • Transit passengers must have a valid Health Certificate (PCR Report) and visa from Embassy.

    • For further information, please click on the link: https://caanepal.gov.np/news-detail/post/passenger-advisory-guidance 
  • Travel requirements to Khartoum
    • GCC nationals and residents are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test.

  • Travel requirements to Shiraz
    • The entry is suspended until further notice for all nationalities.

    • GCC nationals and residents are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 96 hours of conducting the test.

    • All arriving passengers are required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test.

    • Suspension of visa on arrival facilities until further notice.

    • All passengers departing from Shiraz are required to present a mandatory Health Certificate.

  • Travel requirements to Silakot
    • All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 96 hours of conducting the test.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival will be hospitalized by the Health Team.

    • For further information please click on the link: https://www.caapakistan.com.pk/ 
  • Travel requirements to Karachi
    • All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 96 hours of conducting the test.
    • All arriving passengers are subject to Thermal Scanning at the airport.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival will be quarantined by Health professionals at the airports.

    • Visa on Arrival is available for all nationalities except Indians and Bangladeshi.

    • For further information please click on the link: https://www.caapakistan.com.pk/ 
  • Travel requirements to Istanbul
    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival are subject to isolation by a staff member from the Ministry of Health for 14 days.

    • Visa on Arrival is available for all nationalities, Please check the Visa rules by click on the following link: http://www.mfa.gov.tr/default.en.mfa 

  • Travel requirements India

    For customers from Foreign Airport to Bengaluru

    1.      All customers should have an active Indian local SIM. They can use their existing active local sim, or ask their relatives/family members to activate their local sim before arrival, or they can buy a new sim card from the airport.

    2.  All customers traveling to India and arriving at any of the airports in Karnataka are required to submit self-declaration online on the Air Suvidha portal  (https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration) at least 72 hours before the date of travel.

    3.   All customers must have the Aarogya Setu app, Quarantine Watch app and Apthamitra app downloaded on their mobile phones.  https://covid19.karnataka.gov.in/new-page/softwares/en

    4. Eligibility to travel to India: Stranded Indian nationals; All Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders holding Oman passports, and Oman nationals (including diplomats) holding valid visa issued by an Indian Mission in any category covered under Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines dated 30.06.2020

    For Customers from Foreign Airport to Hyderabad

    1.       All customers traveling to India and arriving at any of the airports in Telangana, are required to submit self-declaration online on Air Suvidha (https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration) portal at least 72 hours before the date of travel

    2.       All customers must mandatorily fill-up the below forms and submit upon arrival to the authorities

    3.        One copy of the Indian APHO form to be filled and submitted to officials on arrival

    4.        Hotel quarantine undertaking form to be filled in triplicate and submitted to the officials on arrivals

    5.       All customers landing into Telangana state will undergo mandatory 7 days paid Institutional Quarantine followed by 7 day home quarantine. The cost of institutional quarantine shall be borne by the customer

    6.       Any customer arriving into Telangana and seeking exemption from institutional quarantine may only be eligible if they fall under any of the following four categories

            Expectant mothers
            Customers with kids under 10 years of age
            Patients requiring immediate medical care
            Customers with a death in the family
            Customers with COVID-negative certificate (RT-PCR) issued within 96 hr of the departure. The test report could also be produced upon arrival at the point of entry airport in India.

    For customers from Foreign Airport to Chennai

    1.       All customers are mandatorily required to obtain ePass through https://tnepass.tnega.org/#/user/pass

    2.       All customers arriving on Air Bubble and Charter flights must carry a negative RT-PCR test report issued within 96 hr of the departure, customers not carrying the RT-PCR negative certificate shall not be allowed to travel

    3.        All customers who are in possession of RT-PCR negative certificate and are asymptomatic will be allowed to proceed for home quarantine for 14 days

    For Customers from Foreign Airport to Kozhikode/Thiruvananthapuram/Jaipur/Lucknow

    1.       All customers should have an active Indian local SIM. They can use their existing active local sim, or ask their relatives/family members to activate their local sim before arrival, or they can buy a new sim card from the airport.

    2.       All passengers must submit a self-declaration form on the Air Suvidha portal (https://www.newdelhiairport.in/airsuvidha/apho-registration) and declare their consent for self-paid institutional quarantine. 

    3.       Any customer arriving into India and seeking exemption from institutional quarantine may apply for the same on Air Suvidha portal not later than 72 hr before departure if they fall under any of the following five categories:

        Expectant mothers
        Passengers with kids under 10 years of age
        Patients requiring immediate medical care
        Passenger with a death in the family
        Customers with COVID-negative certificate (RT-PCR) issued within 96 hr of the departure. The test report could also be produced upon arrival at the point of entry airport in India.

     4.      Eligibility to travel to India: Stranded Indian nationals; All Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cardholders holding Oman passports, and Oman nationals (including diplomats) holding valid visa issued by an Indian Mission in any category covered under Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines dated 30.06.2020

  • Travel requirements KSA

    1. GCC citizens and holders of valid visas (exit/entry, business, residence {Iqamah}, and visit) allowed to travel from and into The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    2. Travelling with ID has been suspended for GCC citizens.

    3. All arriving guests (except Saudi citizens AND children below 8 years of age) must provide a negative PCR test certificate issued from a verified laboratory not exceed (72) hours from the time the test is undertaken until departing to the kingdom, and guests who did not provide the certificate will be denied from boarding the airplane.

    4. Above points not applied to countries that suspended from traveling to/from the kingdom in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as decided by the competent committee as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in these countries. Travel suspended (except guests with official government invitations) to and from India, Brazil, and Argentina, including any person who has been in these countries in the last (14) days prior to their arrival to the Kingdom.

    5. All guests must fill out and sign the Health Disclaimer Form below then hand it over to the health control center upon arrival at the airport.

    6. All guests will undergo 2-days self-quarantine at home after arriving at the kingdom, then take a PCR test by the end of the period. If the PCR test not conducted, self-quarantine at home continues for 7 days.

    7. All guests must download and register on Tatamman and Tawakkalna Applications.

    8. Guests must assign home location Through Tatamman app within 8 hours of arrival.

  • Travel requirements Kuwait

    Kuwait:

    All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 96 hours of conducting the test.

    Arriving passengers are required to undergo COVID-19 PCR test (10% FROM TOTAL FLIGHT).

    Suspected COVID-19 passengers will be transferred to the hospital.

    All arriving passengers must complete 14 days of home quarantine.

    Suspension of visa on arrival facilities until further notice.

    Direct entry from 34 countries banned ​

     Passengers should install Kuwait Mosafer Application on their cell phones.