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:

    • Passengers who received two doses of any approved vaccine are accepted to travel to the Sultanate of Oman without presenting the Covid-19 PCR test result taking into consideration that the second dose has been received at least before 14 days. 
    •  Passengers traveling to the Sultanate of Oman are not required to register anymore at http://travel.moh.gov.om.

    Approved vaccines in Oman:

    - 2 doses of (Pfizer BioNTech, Oxford Astrazeneca, Covishield AstraZeneca, Sputnik, Sinovac, Moderna, and Sinopharm, or (a single dose of Johnson & Johnson).

    -The last dose is required to be taken at least fourteen (14) days ahead of the estimated arrival time.

    -Please note that the Ministry of Health publishes and updates the list of vaccines approved in Oman.

    -All travelers arriving in the Sultanate of Oman are required to obtain international health insurance to cover the cost of one month's treatment of COVID- 19, with the exception of Omani citizens, GCC citizens, and travelers with free treatment cards.

    -Travelers below 18 and travelers with medically confirmed health conditions that prevent them from taking the vaccination are exempt from presenting the COVID-19 vaccine certificate and PCR test certificate. 

    Departing from Oman: 

    -Make sure to continuously check with local authorities in order to learn about the requirements of the destination you are headed to, also don’t forget to consider the following requirements:

    -Omani citizens and residents can travel abroad without pre-approval.

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

    -Consider online check-in, where possible, prior to arrival at the airport to avoid face-to-face contact at the airport

    -Travelers need to be at the airport at least 3 hours before the official time of departure or 4 hours at most.

    -Never travel if you display coronavirus symptoms.

    -If required, PCR tests can be done at the Airport Drive-through and Walk-in facilities, located in P5 car park in Muscat and at Lifeline Hospital Salalah.

    -The cost of the drive-thru PCR test is 19 OMR, you can register for it through http://travel.moh.gov.om 

    -Test results will be available within 24 hours at: http://travel.moh.gov.om 

    -Keep checking the latest COVID-19 travel and testing requirements for your destination with the destination authorities in case of any sudden updates.

  • Travel requirements to Sharjah

    1. Residents are mandatorily required to have ICA/GDRFA approval to enter UAE.

    2. All GCC nationals and residents travelling to Sharjah 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.

    3. Residents arriving from a list of 52 countries are required to conduct another PCR on arrival.

    4. A PCR test will be conducted for all suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival then will kept in isolation by DHA hospitals.

    5. All Passengers transiting through Sharjah are required to present confirmed bookings and PCR requirements for onwards flights/countries.

    6. Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations.

  • 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. 
  • Travel requirements to Bahrain

    1. PASSENGERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ENTER BAHRAIN, UNLESS THEY ARE:
    - BAHRAINI CITIZENS
    - GCC CITIZENS WHO DO NOT REQUIRE VISAS
    - PASSENGERS WHO RESIDE IN BAHRAIN
    - PASSENGERS WITH A VALID EVISA GRANTED PRIOR TO BOARDING
    - PASSENGERS WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VISA ON ARRIVAL
    - THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO AIRLINE CREW
    - DIPLOMATS, MILITARY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, AND THOSE
    TRAVELLING ON OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT BUSINESS, ARE EXEMPT FROM ALL
    COVID-19-RELATED ENTRY PROTOCOLS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
    PRE-DEPARTURE TESTING, ARRIVAL TESTING, AND QUARANTINE.

    2. FULLY VACCINATED PASSENGERS HOLDING VALID CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY
    PUBLIC HEALTH AUTHORITIES AND WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR VISA ON ARRIVAL
    ARE ACCEPTED UPON ENTRY TO BAHRAIN. TRAVELERS INTENDING TO ENTER
    BAHRAIN ARE ENCOURAGED TO REVIEW THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR A VISA
    ON-ARRIVAL PRIOR TO DEPARTURE ON THE FOLLOWING LINK: WWW.EVISA.GOV.BH 


    3. ALL PASSENGERS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST
    CERTIFICATE BEFORE DEPARTURE OR ON ARRIVAL IN BAHRAIN AND NO
    QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS.


    4. RECENTLY RECOVERED PASSENGERS (AGE 6 YEARS AND ABOVE) ARE NOT
    REQUIRED TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST BEFORE DEPARTURE. IN LIEU OF
    A NEGATIVE PCR TEST, PASSENGERS WHO HAVE RECENTLY RECOVERED FROM A
    COVID-19 INFECTION CAN PRESENT DOCUMENTARY PROOF IN THE FORM OF A
    RECOVERY CERTIFICATE OR A POSITIVE PCR TEST TAKEN NO LATER THAN 14
    DAYS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE AND NO EARLIER THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO
    DEPARTURE.


    5. FULLY VACCINATED PASSENGERS ARRIVING IN BAHRAIN WITH VALID
    VACCINATION CERTIFICATES ISSUED BY PUBLIC HEALTH AUTHORITIES IN THE
    GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC) OR IN COUNTRIES WITH WHICH BAHRAIN
    HAS SIGNED MUTUAL RECOGNITION AGREEMENTS (HUNGARY, CYPRUS, GREECE,
    ISRAEAL, JORDAN AND SEYCHELLES) ARE NOT REQUIRED TO PRESENT A PCR
    NEGATIVE TEST CERTIFICATE BEFORE DEPARTURE.


    6. UNVACCINATED RECOVERED PASSENGERS ARRIVING BAHRAIN WITH VALID
    IMMUNITY CERTIFICATES ISSUED BY PUBLIC HEALTH AUTHORITIES ARE NOT
    REQUIRED TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE BEFORE
    DEPARTURE. PASSENGERS MUST ALSO PROVE THEIR VACCINATION OR IMMUNITY
    STATUS THROUGH A PAPER CERTIFICATE ISSUED BY PUBLIC HEALTH
    AUTHORITIES IN THE COUNTRY WHERE THE VACCINES WERE ADMINISTERED OR,
    ALTERNATIVELY, IN THE CASE OF PASSENGERS VACCINATED OR RECOVERED IN
    A COUNTRY WHER CERITIFICATES ARE APPROVED BY MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN
    BAHRAIN, THROUGH AN OFFICAL MOBILE APPLICATION.


    7. UNVACCINATED PASSENGERS AND PASSENGERS WITHOUT A VALID
    VACCINATION CERTIFICATE RECOGNIZED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF BAHRAIN ARE
    NOT REQUIRED TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE BEFORE
    DEPARTURE OR ON ARRIVAL IN BAHRAIN AND NO QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS.

  • Travel requirements to Bangladesh

    Vaccinated with Covid-19 vaccine:
    Travelers who completed a full dose (single/double dose as applicable for a full dose) of WHO approved Covid-19 vaccine can enter Bangladesh with the official proof of certification of vaccination and no RT PCR-based COVID-19 negative certificate is required.


    Not vaccinated with Covid-19 vaccine:
    (a) Travelers without having a full dose (single/double dose as applicable for a full dose) of the Covid-19 vaccine can enter Bangladesh if they possess RT PCR based COVID-19 negative certificate done within 72 hours of departure time.
    (b) No RT PCR negative certificate is required for incoming passengers below 12 years old. However, when travelling with their family, they will have to observe the same health formalities that will apply to their family members on arrival.


    If COVID-19 symptoms are identified on arrival:
    Irrespective of vaccinated or not vaccinated, if any COVID-19 symptoms are detected in a traveler on arrival, he/she will subject to the RT PCR/Antigen test by the health authority. If the RT PCR/ Antigen test result is positive, he/she will be sent to isolation at government-nominated facility or Hotel at his/her own expense. Further RT PCR/Antigen test will be carried out after 7 (seven) days and he/she will be released when the test result is negative. Quarantine shall be ensured by the respective government agency(s) in charge.

    Incoming passengers to Bangladesh shall observe the following procedures as required by the Director General of Health Services:


    (a) Following the link http://healthdeclaration.dghs.gov.bd , an online Health Declaration Form (HDF) shall be filled up by each passenger within 3 (Three) days of their departure for Bangladesh. The filled-up form, which has QR code, can be downloaded and printed.


    (b) Transit passengers leaving the transit Airport, shall carry a new HDF filled-up before next check-in at the transit Airport.


    (d) Passengers will show the filled-up HDF with QR Code (Soft/Printed copy) at the immigration on arrival.


    (e) Passengers having Covid-19 symptoms shall contact the health desk before proceeding to the Immigration.

  • Travel requirements to Doha

    Qatari Citizens & Residents (Vaccinated pax) will now have to do a 2 day Home Quarantine, rest of everyone will have to do 2 days of Hotel Quarantine which has to be purchased from Discover Qatar.
    Visa Change/Pre Approved Visa’s (Vaccinated pax) will do a 2 day Hotel Quarantine from Discover Qatar.
    Unvaccinated pax will do a 7 day Hotel Quarantine from Discover Qatar.
    Ehteraz Approval from the website needs to be taken prior to the departure.

    4. One negative PCR test carried out a maximum of 72 hours before the time of arrival is required; It must be done in a medical center approved by the local health authority of the issuing country to perform COVID-19 PCR tests.

    5. Non-vaccinated passengers Coming from Yellow countries: 7 days hotel quarantine and a repeat PCR test (at traveler’s expense) in the hotel on day 6, you will be discharged on day 7 if the test is negative if coming from Red countries (10 days). Hotel quarantine.

    6. Unvaccinated citizens and residents wishing to travel must book a hotel quarantine package from the listed hotels on the " Discover Qatar" website before traveling.  

    8. GCC citizens who have recovered from COVID-19 must present the original Vaccination certificate (at least one dose of a vaccine approved by MOPH Qatar), PCR Test, and certificate of prior infection with COVID-19.

    Approved Vaccines

    • Pfizer/Biontech Vaccine (Comernate) 
    • Moderna Vaccine (Spikefax)
    • AstraZeneca vaccines (Coveshield / Oxford / Vaxepheria)
    • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson Vaccine (One Dose)

     *Conditionally Approved Vaccines

    • Sinaform Vaccine

    9. Travelers fully vaccinated with the above-specified *conditional vaccines will be subject to an antibody test on arrival if the result is positive with antibodies, exempted from quarantine; otherwise, the traveler must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

    10. Recovered individuals:

    a.Citizens and residents who recover from a previous infection within the last (12) months are exempted from quarantine upon return from their travel abroad if they were asymptomatic and their PCR test result was negative.

    b.This rule applies to individuals diagnosed in Qatar. Those who were diagnosed in any GCC member states and received at least 1 dose of the MOPH-Qatar recognized vaccine are exempted from quarantine provided they submit a certificate detailing the previous infection and recovery issued by their local GCC state health authority.

    11. Unvaccinated travelers, vaccinated with other vaccines not recognized in the State of Qatar, and those who fall short of the 14 days vaccine administration period since the second dose:

    a. You will be subject to quarantine for a period depending on the country classification you travel from. You will need to book a hotel package through Discover Qatar if you are coming from Yellow (7 days) or Red countries (10 days).

    b. Unvaccinated Minors between (0-17) years traveling with their fully vaccinated parents shall be subject to home quarantine for (07) days of traveling from countries on the Yellow List and shall be subject to home quarantine for (10) days of traveling from countries on the Red List.

    12. Family Visitors, Business, Leisure, including GCC residents (12 years old and above):

    Entry is restricted to vaccinated, and/or recovered individuals as defined in numbers 13, 14, 15, 16 in the General policy.

    13.The validity of the vaccine to grant quarantine exemption is 12 months, starting (14) days after the second dose. This immunity period could be extended based on new and emerging data.

    14.Lists of approved/conditionally approved vaccines by the Ministry of Public Health:

    Approved Vaccines
     

    • Pfizer/Biontech Vaccine (Comernate) 
    • Moderna Vaccine (Spikefax)
    • AstraZeneca vaccines (Coveshield / Oxford / Vaxepheria)
    Janssen/Johnson & Johnson Vaccine (One Dose)

    *Conditionally Approved Vaccines

    • Sinaform Vaccine

    • Travelers fully vaccinated with the above-specified *conditional vaccines will be subject to an antibody test on arrival if the result is positive with antibodies, exempted from quarantine; otherwise, the traveler must undergo applicable quarantine based on country of departure and perform COVID-19 PCR tests upon arrival.

    • Travelers must present an official vaccination certificate that includes the following information:

    1. Name of the recipient as mentioned in their passport.
    2. Vaccination Date clearly written as 1st and/or 2nd dose.
    3. Type/Name of the vaccine.
    4. Vaccine Lot number (if available)
    5. Official logo or stamp of the vaccination authority


    Recovered individuals:

    17. 1. Citizens and residents who recover from a previous infection within the last (12) months are exempted from quarantine upon return from their travel abroad if they were asymptomatic and their PCR test result was negative.

    18. 2. This rule applies to individuals diagnosed in Qatar. Those who were diagnosed in any GCC member states and received at least 1 dose of the MOPH-Qatar recognized vaccine are exempted from quarantine provided they submit a certificate detailing the previous infection and recovery issued by their local GCC state health authority.

  • Travel requirements to Dubai

    Travel Requirements to Dubai.

    Airlines/private operators shall ensure that the passenger(s) comply with the following :

    Present a valid vaccination certificate(s) that reflects the completion of doses of vaccine approved by the WHO or the United Arab Emirates (UAE), provided with QR code System;
                                                                                       OR
    Present a VALID Negative Covid-19 Test certificate that should be based on a molecular diagnostic test intended for the qualitative detection of nucleic acid for SARS-COV-2 viral RNA, that is issued within the valid time frame, namely, (48) hours from the time of collecting the sample and from an approved health service provider,  which use QR code System; 
                                                                                       OR
    Present a valid medical certificate issued by the relevant authorities that the passenger has recovered from Coronavirus SARS Cov-19 within a period of one (1) month (the date of recovery and the date of arrival) provided with QR code System, and Undergo a PCR test upon arrival in Dubai, if requested, and self-quarantine until a negative test result is released to the passenger. In the event the passenger is tested positive, then such passenger shall follow the guidelines issued by the relevant Health Authority in the Emirate of Dubai.
    Note - the certificates referred to in this circular/directive shall be Printed in English or Arabic language and provided with a QR Code.

    For Transit Passenger(s), the rules/conditions governing entry at the final destination of the transit passenger(s) shall be applicable.

    The airlines/private operators shall ensure and/or verify the authenticity of the above requirement(s) prior to the passenger(s) boarding the aircraft and shall not accept any passenger(s) who does not fulfill the aforesaid condition(s) and/or requirements.

  • Travel requirements to Alexandria

    • All passengers must follow the same procedures ( Egyptian / non-Egyptian ) to present PCR test within 72 hours ( QR code or with original stamp ) or to present Vaccination certificate by two doses ( QR code or with original stamp ) last shot has taken from 14 days.


    • For any suspected passengers in arrival it depends on MOH side and they will decide if he/she will repeat the test again and in this case, we will be responsible to accommodate passengers at the hotel till we get the result.


    • Visa on arrival is available for all nationalities that can obtain it on arrival ( please do not follow Iport timatic due to it’s not updated ) contact us directly at any time.


    • Children from 6 years old and above are required to present a PCR test ( QR code or original stamp ) within 72hours.

  • Travel requirements to Kathmandu
    • Passengers entering Nepal must submit from abroad by air or land must submit a certificate of full vaccination against Covid-19. Passengers who fail to submit such certificates will have to submit a certificate with a negative report of Covid-19 (RTPCR/Gene Xpert/True NAAT) within 72 hours of starting the journey.

    • 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. 
  • Travel requirements to Khartoum
    • Passengers are required to present two negative COVID-19 PCR tests at the check-in time. First taken within 24 hours prior to departure and the other 6hrs prior to departure.

    • All passengers are required to home quarantine for 14, with a medical follow up case 

    • Sign persona undertaking either by himself or by his sponsor including his commitment to provide any information required by Sudan health authorities and his compliance with its required Covid-19 protocol. 

    • When a suspected Covid-19 case is detected at the entry point, retest will be conducted by the national medical laboratory. 

    • Sudanese nationals positive covid-19 cases will be coordinated with department of isolation centers, Khartoum state, foreign passengers positive covid-19 cases will be deported immediately. 

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. 
  • Travel requirements to Iran

    1. Passengers must have:
    - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; and
    - a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
    - This does not apply to:
    - passengers younger than 12 years;
    - nationals of Iran who left Iran before 4 April 2022;
    - passengers arriving from Iraq.

    2. Nationals of Iran who left Iran before 4 April 2022 must have:
    - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
    - a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
    - This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

    3. Passengers arriving from Iraq must have:
    - a COVID-19 vaccination certificate in English showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival; or
    - a negative COVID-19 PCR or RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
    - This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

    4. Passengers must complete a "Self-declaration Form" before arrival at https://tinyurl.com/2amxzs3u 

    5. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 test upon arrival and quarantine at their own expense.

  • 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 72 hours of conducting the test.

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

    • All Passengers travelling to Pakistan possess PCR test results only from respective Government labs.

    • No test result be accepted without valid QR code certifying the negative test result in the name of passenger.

    • Only original test results \ reports are accepted prior to checking in passengers for flights to Pakistan and no copies are accepted.

    • Passengers not registered through the Pass Track App are not accepted for travel to Pakistan.

    • In case of raised temperature and other symptoms, decision regarding quarantine for any individual shall be made by Health professionals at the airports.

    • Following nationalities restricted to enter the country until further notice: couBotswana,Brazil,Chile,Colombia,Comoros,Eswatini,Ghana,India,Kenya,Lesotho,Malawi,Mozambique,Peru,Rwanda,Seychelles,Somalia,South Africa, Suriname, Tanzania, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbawe.

    • Visa on arrival is available except for 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.
  • Travel requirements to Pakisthan

    Pre-boarding negative PCR has been abolished for fully vaccinated inbound travelers. However, non-vaccinated individuals over 12 years will require pre-boarding negative PCR (72 hours old).

    b. Mandatory full vaccination for all inbound passengers less exemptions granted vide our letter no 801/A/Ops III /NCOC-01 dated 06 January 2022.

    c. Passengers below 12 years of age are exempted from mandatory vaccination.

    d. Passengers between 12-18 years of age are allowed to travel without mandatory vaccination till 31st March 2022.

    e. RAT on arrival for deportees and non-vaccinated pedestrians at Border Terminals; Positive cases will be home quarantine for 10 x days.

  • Travel requirements to Turkey

    1)  PASSENGERS ARRIVING DIRECTLY FROM SOUTH AFRICA, BOTSWANA, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA, ZIMBABWE, BRAZIL, NEPAL, SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH, INDIA AND PAKISTAN AND PASSENGERS WHO HAD BEEN IN THESE COUNTRIES WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS SHALL SUBMIT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT DONE WITHIN 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL. PASSENGERS ARRIVING DIRECTLY FROM SOUTH AFRICA, BOTSWANA, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA, ZIMBABWE, BRAZIL, NEPAL, SRI LANKA, BANGLADESH, INDIA AND PAKISTAN AND PASSENGERS WHO HAD BEEN IN THESE COUNTRIES WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS WILL BE EXEMPTED FROM QUARANTINE IF THEY SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON ) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL. OTHERWISE THESE PASSENGERS WILL BE QUARANTINED AT THEIR RESIDENCES OR ADRESSES THEY SUBMIT. ON THE FIFTH DAY OF QUARANTINE A PCR TEST WILL DE DONE AND IF RESULT IS NEGATIVE, QUARANTINE WILL BE LIFTED. PASSENGERS WHO DO NOT HAVE A PCR TEST ON THE 5TH DAY WILL REMAIN IN QUARANTINE UNTIL THE 7TH DAY. IF THE RESULT OF THE TEST ON THE 5TH DAY IS POSITIVE: THESE PERSONS WILL BE ISOLATED, FOR PERSONS WITH SYMPTOMS STARTING FROM THE BEGINNING OF SYMPTOMS, FOR PERSONS WITHOUT SYMPTOMS STARTING FROM THE TIME THAT SAMPLE WAS TAKEN ON THE FIFTH DAY: A. WILL BE ISOLATED DURING 7 DAYS. B. AT THE END OF THE 7TH DAY ISOLATION WILL BE LIFTED FOR PEOPLE WITHOUT SYMPTOMS OR WITH LOW SYMPTOMS AND FEVER ON THE CONDITION THAT THEY HAVE NOT TAKEN AN ANTIPYRETIC IN THE LAST 24 HOURS. C. FOR EARLY TERMINATION OF ISOLATION, PCR TEST CAN BE DONE ON DAY 5, IF THE TEST RESULT IS NEGATIVE, THE ISOLATION IS ENDED.

    2)  IF PASSENGERS AGED OVER 12 AND UNDER 18 TRAVELLING WITH THEIR PARENTS ARRIVING FROM THE COUNTRIES LISTED IN ARTICLE 1 NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT WITHIN 72 HOURS PRIOR TO THE ENTRY WILL BE SUFFICIENT. FOR THESE PASSENGER, PCR TEST WILL BE APPLIED AGAIN IN THEIR RESIDENCE, IF PCR TEST RESULT IS NEGATIVE THEN NO QUARANTINE WILL BE REQUIRED.

    3A) PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM AFGHANISTAN AND THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN IN THIS COUNTRY FOR THE LAST 14 DAYS MUST SUBMIT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST RESULT TAKEN AT MOST 72 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL. THESE PASSENGERS ARE SUBJECT TO QUARANTINE FOR 10 DAYS AT HOTELS DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNORSHIPS. EXPENSES FOR ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSFERS FROM AIRPORTS WILL BE BORN BY PASSENGERS. AT THE END OF 7TH DAY, IF TEST RESULT IS NEGATIVE, QUARANTINE WILL BE LIFTED.

    3B) AFGHANISTAN CITIZENS WHO HAVE RESIDENCE OR WORK PERMIT IN REPUBLIC OF TURKEY WILL BE EXEMPTED FROM THE HOTEL QUARANTINE ON THE CONDITION THAT THEY SUBMIT VALID RESIDENCE OR WORK PERMIT AND THEY WILL BE SUBJECTED TO QUARANTINE AT THEIR RESIDENCE. PASSENGERS WHOSE FIRST ENTRY POINTS IS OUT OF ISTANBUL OR ANKARA WILL BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL TO THEIR RESIDENCE ONLY BY PRIVATE VEHICLES AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO HAVE DOMESTIC FLIGHTS OR USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

    3C) REPUBLIC OF TURKEY CITIZENS ARRIVING FROM AFGHANISTAN WILL BE EXEMPTED FROM THE HOTEL QUARANTINE AND THEY WILL BE SUBJECTED TO QUARANTINE AT THEIR RESIDENCE AND PASSENGERS WHOSE FIRST ENTRY

    POINTS IS OUT OF ISTANBUL OR ANKARA WILL BE ALLOWED TO TRAVEL TO THEIR RESIDENCE ONLY BY PRIVATE VEHICLES AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO HAVE DOMESTIC FLIGHTS OR USE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.

    4)  PASSENGERS TO BE QUARANTED UNDER THE ARTICLE 3A SHALL PAY THE HOTEL FEES BEFORE ARRIVING TO TURKEY. PASSENGERS WHO CANNOT PROVE THAT THEY HAVE MADE THE NECESSARY PAYMENTS TO STAY AT THE HOTELS DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNORSHIPS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO BOARD THE PLANE BY AIRLINE OPERATORS.

    5)  PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM IRAN AND EGYPT WILL BE REQUESTED TO SUBMIT A PCR TEST REPORT WITH A NEGATIVE RESULT AT MOST 72 HOURS PRIOR TO ARRIVING TURKEY OR SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL.

    6)  PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM THE COUNTRIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED IN ARTICLE 1, 3 AND 5, THOSE WHO SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL AND/OR A PROOF OF RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS STARTING FROM THE 28TH DAY OF THE FIRST POSITIVE PCR TEST RESULT, WILL NOT BE ASKED TO PRESENT A NEGATIVE PCR TEST REPORT AND QUARANTINE MEASURES WILL NOT BE APPLIED.

    7)  PASSENGERS ARRIVING FROM THE COUNTRIES OTHER THAN THOSE LISTED IN ARTICLE 1, 3 AND 5, THOSE WHO DO NOT SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) PROVIDED THAT THE LAST DOSE WAS AT LEAST 14 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL AND/OR A PROOF OF RECOVERY FROM COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS STARTING FROM THE 28TH DAY OF THE FIRST POSITIVE PCR TEST RESULT, PCR TEST REPORT WITH NEGATIVE RESULT AT MOST 72 HOURS OR A RAPID ANTIGEN TEST REPORT WITH NEGATIVE RESULT AT MOST 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE ENTRY WILL BE SUFFICIENT.

    8)  PCR TESTS WILL BE PERFORMED BY THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ON THE BASIS OF SAMPLING AT THE PASSENGERS' DESTINATIONS. PASSENGERS WILL BE ALLOWED TO GO TO THEIR FINAL DESTINATION AFTER THE TEST SAMPLES ARE TAKEN, AND IF THE TEST RESULTS ARE POSITIVE, THEY WILL BE TREATED ACCORDING TO THE COVID-19 GUIDE OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH. PASSENGERS WITH A POSITIVE TEST RESULT AND PERSONS THEY HAVE BEEN IN CLOSE CONTACT WITH WILL BE QUARANTINED FOR 7 DAYS AT THEIR OWN ADDRESSES AND THE QUARANTINE CONDITIONS WILL BE TERMINATED IF THE PCR TEST RESULTS TO BE PERFORMED AT THE END OF THE 5TH DAY ARE NEGATIVE. THE QUARANTINE CONDITIONS OF THOSE WHO ARE FOUND TO BE CARRYING THE VIRUS WILL BE TERMINATED END OF THE 7TH DAY OF THE QUARANTINE WITHOUT PCR TEST.

    9)  THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY CITIZENS WILL ENTER TO THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY THOSE WHO SUBMIT PROOF OF 2 DOSES OF VACCINATION (LISTED BY WHO OR TURKEY FOR EMERGENCY USE) (1 DOSE FOR JOHNSON AND JOHNSON) AND/OR THOSE WHO SUBMIT DOCUMENT THAT THEY HAVE COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST 6 MONTHS OR THOSE WHO SUBMIT PCR TEST REPORT WITH A NEGATIVE RESULT IMPLEMENTED AT MOST 72 HOURS BEFORE ENTRY OR SUBMITTING A NEGATIVE RAPID ANTIGEN TEST RESULT AT MOST 48 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL COUNTRY WILL BE ALLOWED.

    10)  THESE REQUIREMENTS ARE NOT APPLICABLE TO TRANSIT AND/OR TRANSFER PASSENGERS.

    11)  PASSENGERS AGED UNDER 12 ARE EXEMPTED FROM PCR/ANTIGEN TEST REPORT AND VACCINE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION ON ENTRY TO THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY.

    12)  THE HOTELS DETERMINED BY THE GOVERNORSHIPS FOR PASSENGERS TO BE QUARANTINED UNDER THE ARTICLE 3A WILL BE PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH ON THE LINK OF DGCA (HTTP://WEB.SHGM.GOV.TR/TR/COVID-19-TEDBIRLER/6599-IZOLASYON-OTELLERI NOTE: YOU MUST ENTER THE WEB ADDRESS TO THE WEB BROWSER IN LOWER LETTERS AND ENGLISH CHARACTERS).

  • Travel requirements India

    All travelers should

    a. Submit complete and factual information in self-declaration form on the online https://tinyurl.com/2amxzs3u 

    b. Upload a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR report* (The test should have been conducted within 72 hrs prior to undertaking the journey)
    or
    Certificate of completing full primary vaccination schedule of COVID-19
    vaccination**.

    c. Each passenger shall also submit a declaration with respect to the authenticity of the report and will be liable for criminal prosecution if found otherwise.

    ii. They should also give an undertaking on the portal or otherwise to Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, through concerned airlines before they are allowed to undertake the journey that they would abide by the decision of the appropriate government authority any post arrival requirement to undergo home/institutional quarantine/ self-health monitoring, as warranted.

    All passengers must to download Aarogya Setu app on their mobile devices.

    Thermal screening would be carried out in respect of all the passengers by the health officials present at the airport. The self-declaration form filled online shall be shown to the airport health staff.

    The passengers found to be symptomatic during screening shall be immediately isolated and taken to a medical facility as per health protocol. If tested positive, their contacts shall be identified and managed as per laid down protocol.

    The following protocol post-arrival shall also be followed:

    a. A sub-section (2% of the total passengers in the flight) shall undergo random postarrival testing at the airport on arrival.

    b. Such travellers in each flight shall be identified by the concerned airlines (preferably from different countries). They will submit the samples and shall be allowed to leave the airport.

    c. If such travellers are tested positive, their samples should be further sent for genomic testing at INSACOG laboratory network.

    d. They shall be treated/isolated as per laid down standard protocol.

    All travellers will self-monitor their health for next 14 days of arrival.
    If travellers under self-health monitoring, develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, they will immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

  • Travel requirements Kuwait

    Requirements & Procedures to enter the state of Kuwait :

    All passengers arriving at the state of Kuwait must submit a negative PCR test certificate proving they are free from Coronavirus and valid for 72
    hours before the time of acceptance on the flight, only for those non-immunized, for those who did not receive the approved anti-Coronavirus vaccines by the State of Kuwait, and for those who did not complete the required dose (s).

    Children under the age of (16) years are exempted.

    · Register in Shlonik App and Kuwait Mosafer.

    · Approved Vaccines: Pfizer - BioNTech (2Doses), AstraZeneca - Oxford (2 Doses), Moderna (2Doses), Johnson & Johnson (1Dose).

    · Individuals immunized with an unapproved vaccine in the state of Kuwait (Sinopharm - Sinovac - Sputnik) must receive at least 1 additional dose of vaccine approved in the state of Kuwait.

    · Individuals vaccinated in the state of Kuwait: Provide proof of immunization upon arrival via Immune App or Kuwait Mobile ID App.

    · Individuals vaccinated outside the state of Kuwait: Provide proof of immunization certificate and should be uploaded to Kuwait MOH website for approval.


    · If an immunized individual wishes to end quarantine, they must obtain a negative PCR test within 07days of starting quarantine.

  • Travel requirements to Sarajevo

    Foreign citizens who meet the conditions for arrival in Bosnia and Herzegovina prescribed by the law on aliens can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina upon presentation of :

    - negative result of the PCR test or rapid antigen test for Sars-cov-2 virus, which is not older than 48 hours if it comes from European countries, and if it comes from other countries that PCR test is not older than 72 hours until arrival at the border crossing of Bosnia and Herzegovina; or

    - vaccination certificate for a person who received a second dose of Covid-19 vaccine more than 14 day before the day of arrival at the border crossing of Bosnia and Herzegovina or was vaccinated with one dose before 14 days and more than the day of arrival at the border crossing of Bosnia and Herzegovina, if it is a vaccine that is given in a single dose; or

    - Certificate issued by a doctor that he has overcome the disease Covid-19 in the past period from the 14th to the 180th day from the day of arrival at the border crossing of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    This limitation is not applicable to:

    - citizens of Montenegro, the Republic of Croatia and the Republic of Serbia, when they enter Bosnia and Herzegovina directly from the country of which they are citizens, as well as their minor children and spouses who are citizens of other countries,

    - crew and cabin crew of the aircraft whose final destination is Bosnia and Herzegovina,

    - diplomatic and consular staff and staff of international organizations during the performance of their official duties, who, upon entering Bosnia and Herzegovina, must possess and present an appropriate valid passport,

    - civil protection services and teams when their entry into Bosnia and Herzegovina is urgent and immediate,

    - members of military forces of nato states and other states which participate in the partnership for peace, nato HQ members and eufor in Bosnia and Herzegovina,

    - heads of state and members of their delegations whose arrival and departure have been announced to the bih border police through diplomatic channels or through protocols of the competent bih authority, 

    - foreign citizens transiting through the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the purpose of returning to the country of residence, without retention on the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina,

    - minors whose parent is a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as a foreign citizen who is the spouse of a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina,

    - children under the age of seven travelings accompanied by a parent or guardian, if the parent or guardian has a negative PCR test or rapid sars-cov-2 virus antigen test, or vaccination certificate or confirmation that he has overcome the disease covid-19 

    - aliens with approved temporary or permanent residence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, if they return to Bosnia and Herzegovina after leaving and staying only in Montenegro, the Republic of Croatia and/or the Republic of Serbia, provided that the total stay in these countries did not last longer than 48 hours from leaving the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is proven by the imprint of the exit or entry stamp in the travel document of the alien.

    - foreign citizens are obliged to follow and respect all instructions and orders of the competent authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina, epidemiological and health services.)

  • Travel requirements to Thailand

    List of approved COVID-19 vaccines in Thailand

    CoronaVac (Sinovac) – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 2-4 weeks;
    AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, Covishield) – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 4-12 weeks
    Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty, Tozinameran (INN)) – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 3 week
    Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) – 1 dose needed
    Moderna (Spikevax) – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 4 weeks)
    COVILO (Sinopharm) – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 3-4 weeks)
    Sputnik V – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 3 weeks)
    Covaxin – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 4 weeks
    Novavax (Nuvaxovid) / Covovax – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 3 weeks)
    Medigen – 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 4 weeks
    TURKOVAC / ERUCOV-VAC– 2 doses needed / 2nd dose after 4 weeks.

    Have you been fully vaccinated?

    According to the MoPH, travellers are considered fully vaccinated if:

    They get their second dose of a 2-dose vaccine no less than 14 days before their travel date to Thailand.
    They get a single-dose vaccine no less than 14 days before their travel date to Thailand.
    In the case of mix-and-match vaccines, travellers should get their second dose of a different vaccine within the recommended interval of the first vaccine no less than 14 days before their travel date to Thailand.

    Requirements for the ‘Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination’
    The travellers’ Certificate of COVID-19 Vaccination should contain the following details:

    Given name and last name
    Date of Birth
    Nationality
    Passport or Identification No.
    Name of the COVID-19 vaccine
    Vaccination dates
    Vaccine manufacturer and lot/batch number
    The authorised organisation in the country of origin.


    Who needs to be vaccinated to enter Thailand?


    Everyone 18 years of age and older must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with an approved vaccine at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand.

    Travellers 5-17 years of age travelling to Thailand unaccompanied must get vaccinated with at least 1 dose of an approved vaccine at least 14 days before travelling to Thailand. Those travelling with parents are exempt from this requirement.

    Guidelines for travellers who have previously been infected with COVID-19
    Those previously infected with COVID-19 are considered fully vaccinated if they have received a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at any time after their recovery. They are required to submit proof or medical records of COVID-19 recovery alongside the single-dose vaccination certificate.


    Those fully vaccinated before contracting COVID-19 are still considered to be fully vaccinated.


    Those who recovered from COVID-19 within 3 months before travelling to Thailand must present a valid medical certificate certifying the full recovery (within 3 months but no less than 14 days before travelling) or that they are asymptomatic in case the COVID-19 RT-PCR test shows a positive result.


    In addition to being fully vaccinated, international travellers should have all of their advance arrangements in good order for arrival and entry.

    For more information on Thailand’s reopening programmes, see https://www.tatnews.org/thailand-reopening/.