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. Impose a mandatory institutional health isolation for all arrivals to the sultanate through airports at their own expense.

    2. All arriving passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test.

    3. All passengers arriving the sultanate of Oman are required to have international health insurance covering the cost of treatment from Covid-19 for one month except for citizen, GCC nationals and passengers with free treatment card.

    4. Before departure to the sultanate of Oman passengers must complete pre-registration via http://covid19.emushrif.om/traveler/travel for PCR test in Oman, pay the twenty five (25) OMR test fees and download Tarassud + Airline must not check in any passenger who did not complete this requirement.

    5. For all flights arriving in Oman starting from Monday, 15th February 2021 at 12:00 pm, the operated airlines are committed to ensuring that there are a pre-confirmed hotel reservations for all arrivals on their flights covering the mandatory quarantine period (at least 7 nights).

    6. Passengers arriving in Oman can book accommodation at any hotel in Oman, or take advantage of the list of hotels prepared and updated by the competent authorities for institutional isolation and published via the platform of (Oman Vs Covidl9).

    7. The following arriving passenger categories are exempted from presenting preconfirmed hotel reservations before they are checked in at the airport of departure: -

    1. Diplomats working at foreign diplomatic missions accredited to the Sultanate, diplomats visiting the Sultanate and their families.

    2. Arrivals under the age of 18, and arrivals at the age of 60 and above.

    3. Sick passengers who obtain an exemption in writing from the concerned Health Authorities due to their medical circumstances. Please fill out the from by click here

    4. Holders of permits for private institutional isolation centers that are pre-approved by the Relief & Shelter Sector.

    * Note:10 countries are suspended to enter to Oman from 25th February 2021 for 15days until 12th March 2021 : the Republic of Sudan, the Republic of Lebanon, the Republic of South Africa, the Federal Republic of Brazil, the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Federal Republic of Tanzania, the Republic of Ghana, the Republic of Guinea, the Republic of Sierra Leone and the Democratic Federal Republic of Ethiopia, and those who are arriving from any other country if they have passed any of the mentioned 10 countries within 14 days prior to the request to enter the Sultanate.

    * Exemption from above Policy : Omani citizens, diplomats, health staff and their families who will be subject to the procedures adopted to enter the Sultanate

     


    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 requirements of the country they are traveling to.
    Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home  and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements

  • 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.

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • Travel requirements to Bangladesh

    1. All passengers coming to Bangladesh shall mandatorily posses and show PCR based COVID-19 negative certificate on-arrival at the Airport and the PCR test shall be done within 72 hours of the flight departure time. If no COVID-19 symptoms are found on-arrival health check, he/she shall have to complete a 14 days home quarantine. However, if any COVID-19 symptoms are detected/observed, he/she shall be sent to Government Authorized Hospital for further checks or kept in isolation centre depending on the nature /intensity of the symptoms.

    2. Passengers intending to travel aboard from Bangladesh, shall possess necessary travel documents required by the competent authority of Bangladesh and the competent authority of the respective country of destination or the respective Airlines. When COVID-19 negative certificate is mandatory to travel to any country, the passenger shall obtain certificate from the government authorized test facilities/ hospitals.

    3. Bangladeshi workers bearing a card issued by the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training and returning from a country where PCR test facilities are inadequate, they are only entitled to carry and show any alternate test, such as antigen or other acceptable COVID-19 test certificate.

    4. Diplomats of Foreign missions in Bangladesh and their recognized family members shall mandatorily possess and show PCR based COVID-19 negative certificate on-arrival at the airport and the PCR test shall be done within 72 hours of the flight departure time. However, if any COVID-19 symptoms are found on-arrival health check, he/she shall have to complete a 14 days home quarantine. But if any COVID-19 symptoms are detected/observed he/she have to go to Hospital for further checks.

    5. Foreign investors or entrepreneur coming to Bangladesh shall also mandatorily posses and show PCR based COVID-19 negative certificate on-arrival at the airport and the PCR test shall be done within 72 hours of the flight departure time. If no COVID-19 symptoms are found on-arrival health check and he intend to stay Bangladesh for less than 24 days, he/she may be allowed to leave Bangladesh. But if any COVID-19 symptoms are detected/observed he/she shall be sent to Government Authorized Hospital for further checks or kept in isolation centre depending on the nature/intensity of the symptoms.

    6. In Case of passengers transiting through an intermediate Airport (s) to Bangladesh, COVID-19 certificate stated in paragraph-5-8 shall become null and void if the passenger exits from the transit Airport at his/her own (Other than Airlines requirement). A fresh PCR based COVID-19 negative certificate shall be obtained with the PCR test done within 72 hours of the flight departure from that point.


    7. Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home  and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements

  • Travel requirements to Doha

    1. All Qatari and GCC citizens should travel from and to the State of Qatar using their passports and not their ID cards as a precautionary measure to control the transmission of COVID-19 infection in the country.

    2. Qatari and Residents returning from one of the COVID-19 Green Listed Countries must be tested upon arrival to the Port of Entry (PoE) using the approved testing method for COVID-19 and sign the Undertaking for Home Quarantine for a week. On the sixth day, the individual should visit one of the PHCC healthcare centers for re-testing.

    3.All GCC citizens holding Qatar Residence permit and expats holding Qatar residence permit arriving from Green list countries (Oman is the only green list country from the Salam Air Network until further changes) can avail for HOME QUARANTINE for a period of 7 days.

    4.All GCC CITIZENS arriving from Green list countries ( Oman is the only green list country from the Salam Air Network until further changes ) not holding Qatar residence permit must book hotel Quarantine for 7 days no exemptions policy applies for any passenger . They should book a quarantine package from the listed hotels on the “Discover Qatar” website before traveling to Qatar. The exemption policy cannot be applied because of the unavailability of their own residence where they can be home quarantined.

    5. Citizens and Residents returning from the other countries that are not included in the COVID-19 Green List should be hotel quarantined at their own expense for a week. They should book a quarantine package from the listed hotels on the "Discover Qatar" website before their travel abroad. They will be re-tested on day 6 and released from the hotel after their health status on Ehteraz turned green on day 7.
    6.Effective 14 FEB '21 all passengers GCC citizens and Expats resident cardholders arriving from the RED list countries have to mandatory be institutional quarantine for 7 days from the hotels booked by from 'Discover Qatar ' website also make note the origin of the journey has to be correctly mentioned during booking hotel.No exemption for passengers of any categories.

    7. If there are MOPH approved COVID-19 testing centers at the country of travel, a COVID-19-free certificate should be obtained from one of these centers to be exempted from testing at the Port of Entry (PoE). The Certificate should not exceed 48 hours before travel.
    8. With home quarantine, the accommodation conditions should be suitable, provided it has a separate room with its ensuite bathroom. If the accommodation is not appropriate, one of the hotel quarantine packages must be booked for 7 days through the "Discover Qatar" website before traveling to Qatar.
    9. Re-testing on the sixth day of quarantine is mandatory, and the individuals under home quarantine will receive SMS as a reminder to visit one of the PHCC healthcare centers for testing. If they did not show up, it will be followed by a phone call from the Healthcare team. No answer or show-up to the appointment for a valid reason will be considered as non-compliance, and the legal action will be taken per the Decree-Law no.17 for the year 1990.
    10. If the traveler is a minor, their official guardian should sign the "Home Quarantine Undertaking".
    11. Employers, whether individuals or companies, government or private, must obtain an "Exceptional Entry Permit" for residents and their family members (QIDs holders) who are still abroad in order to allow them to return to the State of Qatar. The permit is valid for one month from the date of its issuance and can be renewed automatically if not used.
    12. For more information, please click on the link: https://dohahamadairport.com/covid-19-impact-faqs
    Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations.

    Click on the below links for the latest travel updates:
    https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home 
    Click on the below link to check green and red-listed countries before you book your travel to QATAR
    https://covid19.moph.gov.qa/EN/Pages/Qatar-Travel-Policyy.aspx 

  • Travel requirements to Dubai
    • Passengers arriving from GCC countries to DXB/DWC
      All passengers arriving (Originating) from GCC countries are required to conduct PCR test before arriving at DXB/DWC, PCR  Test is required on arrival in DXB only.

    • Print Negative COVID19 Certificate. PCR test no later than 72 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/# 
    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • 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.

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements

  • 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.

    • All passengers must fill in an online from by visiting the following website www.ccmc.gov.np  and must have a printed barcode. On arrival at KTM, CCMC Heath Team will scan the barcode and then only passengers will be allowed entry into KTM. 

    • All passengers must complete 7 days of mandatory hotel quarantine on arrival. However, Nepalis who hold 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.

    • Only Nepalis nationalities can enter, for diplomatic passport holder and official passport need approval from authorities.

    • Passengers departing the country must present a negative PCR report to enter the terminal building.

    • For further information, please click on the link: https://caanepal.gov.np/news-detail/post/passenger-advisory-guidance 

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • 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.

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • 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.

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • 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/ 
    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • 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/ 
    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • Travel requirements to Istanbul
    • PCR test must be valid within last 72 hours prior to arrival.

    • In case not submitted PCR negative test upon arrival, passengers will be taken for 7 days quarantine obligatory.

    • This regulation will be applicable until Mar 1st.2021

    • 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 

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements
  • Travel requirements India

    1. All passengers are mandatorily required to submit self-health declaration form on Air Suvidha Portal ( www.newdelhiairport.in).

    2. All passengers are mandatorily required to upload COVID-19 negative RT-PCR on Air Suvidha Portal. Test should have been taken within 72 hours of the departure.

    3. All passengers are required to submit online declaration with respect to authenticity of the report and to abide by the decision of the government authority to undergo home quarantine/self-health monitoring for 14 days or as warranted.

    4. Exemption from RT-PCR requirement shall be permitted only in case of death in the family and must be applied online at least 72 hours before departure on the Air Suvidha Portal.  Such passengers shall be required present online Self Declaration Form/RT-PCR exemption approval to the health authorities upon arrival.

    5. All passengers shall be required to be in possession of physical or digital copy of the acknowledgement of their self-health declaration form submitted on the Air Suvidha Portal along with their RT-PCR report failing which they can be denied boarded at the origin station.

    6. Passengers originating or transiting through United Kingdom, Europe or Middle East shall adhere to below in addition to the above - Undergo molecular test upon arrival at their own cost and proceed towards home quarantine/self-health monitoring or take onward connecting flights to destination within India.

    7. For more details, please refer to https://www.mohfw.gov.in/pdf/Guidelinesforinternationalarrivals17022021.pdf

    8. All Passengers travelling to Kozhikode/Thiruvananthapuram airports, should register into https://covid19jagratha.kerala.nic.in.

    9. Airlines to allow boarding only those passengers who have filled in the Self Declaration Form on the Air Suvidha portal and uploaded the negative RT-PCR test report (check the physical or digital copy of the acknowledgement of their self-health declaration form submitted on the Air Suvidha Portal along with their RT-PCR report).

    10. At the time of boarding the flight, only asymptomatic travelers will be allowed to board after thermal screening.

    11. All Passengers originating or transiting through United Kingdom, Europe or Middle East shall undergo molecular test upon arrival at their own cost and proceed towards home quarantine/self-health monitoring.

    12. All passengers shall be advised to download the Aarogya Setu app on their mobile devices.

    13. All Passengers travelling to Kozhikode/Thiruvananthapuram airports, should register into https://covid19jagratha.kerala.nic.in.

    14. Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements

  • Travel requirements KSA

    1. GCC citizens and passengers holding valid visa (exit/entry, business, residence allowed to travel from and into The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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

    3. Non-Saudi nationals holding Tourist Visas are not allowed to enter the Kingdom during COVID-19 pandemic.

    4. 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.

    5. Temporarily suspending entry into the Kingdom for all guests coming or passed from (Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Germany, United States of America, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Portugal, United Kingdom, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Lebanon, Egypt, India, Japan) and same applies to those who are coming from other countries if they have passed through any of the aforementioned countries during (14) days preceding their entry to the Kingdom (Except Saudi Citizens, Diplomats, Health Practitioners, and their families)

    6. 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.

    7. All guests will undergo self-quarantine as following :
    • All non-Saudi Citizens guests arriving from countries being specified by the competent health authorities, in which the strain of the new Corona Virus is spread, shall spend no less than (14) days outside those countries before entering the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with a PCR examination after the expiration of this period proving that passenger is free from infection of COVID-19.
    • Saudi Citizens, Diplomats, Health Practitioners, and their families are allowed to travel into the Kingdom for humanitarian and urgent cases and health practitioners arriving from the above-listed countries where the strain of the new Corona Virus is spread must be quarantined in their homes for a period of (14) days.
    • All guests arriving from countries in which cases of the strain of the new Corona Virus were registered shall be quarantined in their homes for a period of (7) days

    8. All guests must download and register on Tataman and Tawakkalna Applications.

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

    10. Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://www.moh.gov.om/en/home and https://www.salamair.com/en/book/travel-requirements

  • Travel requirements Kuwait

    Will continue not permitting non-Kuwaitis to enter the state if Kuwait, only Kuwaitis and their first-degree relatives and the accompanied domestics workers will be allowed to enter the state of Kuwait. The following measures will be implemented:

    1. All arrivals passengers to the state of Kuwait must register in (Kuwait-Mosafer) platform.

    2. Accepting only passengers holding negative PCR test certificate [roves that passengers not affected with corona Virus, certificate must be valid for (72) hours form the date of the test, also to ensure that passengers do noy have any of the symptoms such as (cold-sneezing high temperature-cough-etc.…)

    3. Passengers are subjects to (14) days compulsory quarantine, the first (7) days as institutional quarantine in one of the approved hotels with an additional home quarantine for (7) days. Including, conducting (2) PCR tests. First test upon arrival to Kuwait international airport, second test on the sixth day during the institutional quarantine. All tests will be on passenger’s own expenses. Also, to ensure download and activate (shelonek application) prior to leaving the hotel.

    4. The following categories are exempted from the measure of the institutional quarantine.

    - Diplomats their families and their accompanied domestic workers (must show their personal identification).

    - Kuwaiti patients sent abroad for medical treatment and their companion; and upon their treatment, completion (must show a letter issued from the related Kuwaiti Health Office at the country of medical treatment.

    - Kuwaiti students studying and registered in abroad universities and passengers required to set for studies examinations abroad (must show letter issued by Kuwaitis culture office indicates that the student is registered in one of the abroad universities, and letter from the university indicates the exam date.

    - Medical Crews and their accompanied families (must show evidence identification).

    - Minors below (18 years old) unaccompanied passengers.

    * All exempted categories and indicated in article (Fourthly) are subjects to home quarantine for a period pf (14) days and require conducting (2) PCR tests, first test upon arrival to Kuwait international airport, second test o the sixth day during the institutional quarantine. All tests will be on passengers’ own expenses. Also, to ensure download and activate (shelonk application).

    * Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://kuwaitmosafer.com/home.html and https://www.kuwaitairport.gov.kw/en/travellers/ 

  • Travel requirements to Sri Lanak

    1. The following Passengers are not required CAA prior approval, who are entitled to arrive under the Sri Lanka Safety Protocol:

    -  Foreigners with Tourist Visa

    -  Sri Lankans who hold Dual Citizenship

    -  Sri Lankans Spouse or close family members (child, mother, father) who is carrying passport accompanying a Foreign National

    -  Foreign Passport Holders with a valid residence visa

    2. For the above passengers the following guidelines are applicable:

    a) No mandatory minimum stay

    b) prior to departure it is mandatory for the passenger to have a hotel booking for up to 14 days of stay in a certifies safe & secure level 1 Hotel.

    c) it is mandatory to make payment to the hotel or travel agent for PCR tests (USD 40 Per test) and Covid-19 insurance of USD 12 for the passenger(s) when making hotel booking.

    d) it is mandatory to obtain hotel booking reference number after b) and c) is completed.

    e) Hotel or Travel Agent to send email to helloagain@srilanka.travel stating all details including passport number, number of pax., hotel reference, including payment for PCR tests and COVID Insurance, flight details, the category of passenger stated in 1 above, airport transfer details including vehicle number and chauffer details; and seek Sri Lanka Tourism assistance.

    * Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. Click on the below links for the latest travel updates: https://kuwaitmosafer.com/home.html and https://www.kuwaitairport.gov.kw/en/travellers/