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Middle East and Africa: Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact on business aviation

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Africa & Middle East COVID-19 Flight Restrictions


Algeria

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes, under certain conditions
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tech Stops, Repatriation and Diplomatic Flights
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, taken within 72 hours prior to arrival, and in English or French languages only
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, on 14th day of quarantine.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: Yes
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax?: Yes health declaration , travel history the last 14 days prior to arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: Yes, obligatory 14 day of quarantine.

Angola

Feb. 12, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes-
  • Types of flights allowed: (i.e. Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.)    Business, Tourism/Leisure, Tech Stop
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes,
  • Travelers are to complete a Travel Registration Form FRV up to 72 hours prior to the travel date.
  • A Health Control Form must be filled out and presented upon arrival
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes PCR
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes. All passengers traveling to Angola must perform a RT-PCR SARS-cov-2 molecular test, within 72 hours before the date of travel.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: Yes
  • Health Insurance Proof: Not needed
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: No quarantine with proof of negative PCR test.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: Not at this time

Bahrain

Feb. 21, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Leisure/Tourism, and Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: US passengers that have pre-approval must provide PPG letter issued by MOFA/LP approved by CAA. Special letter of invitation.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not at this time

Botswana

Feb. 11, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: (i.e., Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.) Business, Tourism/Leisure, and Tech Stop.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes-U.S. citizens are permitted stays up to 90 days total with a 12 month period.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes-COVID-19 test taken with a negative result not more than 72 hours prior to departure.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes and after arrival, travelers are required to contact the local health authority daily for a period of 14 days to self-monitor and report any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e., link or contact info): Awaiting Confirmation
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)? Yes-Health Declaration From to be provided on arrival and completed for presentation to the Port Health Official immediate completion. PCR Test results are provided to Health Authorities.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)? Only if COVID-19 test is not taken prior to arrival.  Quarantine at a government facility.

Cameroon

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No

 


Cape Verde

Feb. 11, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Emergency, Cargo, Tech stop, Humanitarian/Medevac and Repatriation, Essential workers, Government purposes, and United Nations flights.
  • Do Restrictions Vary by Airport: Yes/No
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • Health Forms Requirements: Yes
  • Insurance requirements : Not necessary at this time.
  • Prior to Arrival: COVID-19 Pre-testing Requirements: Yes, Negative COVID-19 test is required valid within 72 hours of departure.
  • On Arrival: COVID Testing required upon or after arrival, assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met? Not necessary at this time
  • Departing: Is COVID-19 test required to exit? Yes
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test availability? Yes, through Safeport– national local Health responsible
  • Are any Hotels assisting guests with COVID testing? Yes – Safeport can coordinate for the guest to be tested before departure through the National Health responsible
  • Quarantine: Assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met, is a quarantine required upon arrival: No

Chad

Feb. 11, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes- Proof of a negative COVID test
  • Pre-testing Required: Yes- Proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to entering the country
  • Testing Upon/ After arrival: Yes day 7.
  • Health Forms Required: No
  • Quarantine Required: Yes if stay is greater than 7 days then 7 day quarantine required.
  • Quarantine Exemptions: None

Congo, Democratic Republic

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Awaiting information
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.):  Yes, negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 7 days prior to arrival for ages 11 and above
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes. Travelers aged 11 and above must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense, even if they present negative results from an earlier test. Travelers must self-quarantine until a negative result has been received from the second test.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Departing passengers must provide a negative COVID-19 test no less than 72 hours before departure and the test must be administered by Institut National de la Recherche Biomedicale (INRB) or approved medical facility.
  • ealth / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Health forms on arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No

Côte d’Ivoire

Feb. 4, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  •  Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Cargo and Humanitarian, Medevac, Private, Ambulance, Tech Stops, and night stops
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, present a valid negative PCR COVID 19 certificate dated back no more than five (05) days from the date of collection.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, travelers leaving Côte d’Ivoire must take their PCR COVID 19 test, only at COVID 19 sampling and testing centers authorized by the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene. The COVID 19 test cost is 48,000 FCFA payable online on the site: https://déplacement-aerien.gouv.ci/.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, fill in the online air travel declaration form at the website: https://deplacement-aerien.gouv.ci/. The declaration’s, cost which is 2000 F CFA, is borne by the traveler. Also a valid international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever is required.
  • Quarantine Required: 14 day self isolation is suggested on arrival but not enforced. Travelers who test positive may be quarantined at a government facility.

Djibouti

Jan. 28, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Can US Pax operate: Yes
  • Test or forms required for entry: Proof of a negative COVID test
  • Quarantine Details: For length of stay, up to 14 days

Egypt

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes negative PCR test taken 72-96 hours prior to arrival depending on country of origin
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Awaiting information
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info): Awaiting information
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: Quarantine is not required

Ethiopia

Feb. 11, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Body temperature will be checked on arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: 7-day self-quarantine is mandatory
  • All arriving passengers over the age of ten, entering Ethiopia require a negative RT- PCR Certificate issued 5 days before travel. Does not apply to transit pax.All Diplomatic and Service (including United Nations and African Union) passport holders, including their immediate families, are advised but not required to have a certificate of negative PCR-COVID-19 test before arrival to Ethiopia. However, anyone (diplomatic and service passport holder including their immediate families) who come to Ethiopia without negative PCR COVID-19 test result, is required to stay in quarantine for fourteen (14) days at home.

Gabon

Feb. 13, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

Gabon has authorized nationwide travel by all means of transportation. Limited international flight services also resumed. Gabon is allowing two international flights per week per operator, with permission received in advance. Operators are not allowed to carry passengers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to or from Gabon, not even via a hub.

Gambia

Feb. 18, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • No U.S. Passengers allowed.

Ghana

Feb. 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers:  Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Tech Stops, Repatriation, Humanitarian/Cargo and Leisure
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes-Proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of arrival
  • Pre-testing Required: Yes-Proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of arrival
  • Testing Upon / After Arrival: Yes-Temperature check and advance screening including a COVID-19 test on arrival at the traveler’s expense.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? No
  • Health Forms Required: Yes Proof of PCR test result from the origin and Yellow fever vaccination card and online health form completed prior to departure.
  • Health Insurance Required: Yes-Yellow fever vaccination card
  • Quarantine Required:  No unless required by health screen on arrival-7 days mandatory.

Iran

Feb. 19, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Tech Stops, Humanitarian, and Business
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, proof of a negative PCR –COVID 19 test taken within the previous 72 hours before boarding. Entry will be denied without prior test results.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival:Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Passengers:Yes- Self Declaration Health Form plus invitation letter are required for entry.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required:No-only Citizens who have not taken the COVID-19 test prior will have to quarantine for 14 days at a government facility

Iraq

Feb. 15, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No
  • Types of flights allowed: Humanitarian \ Cargo, Repatriation, Emergency flights\Medevac, State flights.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes-Proof of negative COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes, Proof of negative COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours prior to departure flight.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available (If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info): Travelers can use Government testing clinics for departure testing and will required to wear facemask, present passport and have at least IQD of 100,000 (USD 84), Government Authorities will only accept Iraqi currency for payment of test. Results take 24-48 hours.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
  • Quarantine Required: Yes

Israel

Feb. 19, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No, Pax must obtain an approval from the Israeli embassy prior to arrival. Currently Zero entry.
  • Types of flights allowed include: Humanitarian/Cargo flights, Medical flights, Firefighting flights and Emergency flights.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes-Approval from Israeli Embassy
  • Pre-testing Required: Yes, PCR taken within 72 hours prior to arrival
  • Testing Upon /After Arrival: Yes- The first COVID-19 test must be taken at the start of the isolation period with the second being performed on the ninth day from the date of exposure to the virus; the two tests must be administered no less than 24 hours apart.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?
  • Health Forms Required: Health form, self-quarantine form (online form), approval from the Israeli embassy prior to arrival.
  • Quarantine Required: Every pax entering is obligated to undergo a 14 day quarantine period at a government designated facility.
  • Exemption to Quarantine: No exemptions.
  • Useful Links:

Jordan

Feb. 15, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: (i.e.  Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.): Business, Tourism/Leisure, Humanitarian /Cargo, Repatriation, Tech Stop and Commercial flights.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes-proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. PCR Not required for children under 5 years of age.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): PCR test required on arrival at the travelers expense.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info):
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: Yes. Online,
  • Health Insurance Required: Yes. (For non-Jordanians.)
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: Yes –Seven days home quarantine required for all arrivals
  • Useful Links:

Kenya

Feb. 18, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops, Commercial/ Medevac
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • Pre-testing-Required: Yes, PCR COVID-19 test 96 hours prior to arrival
  • Testing Upon/ After Arrival: No
  • Health Forms Required: Yes
  • Quarantine Required: No quarantine with negative COVID test and temperature check
  • Quarantine Exemptions for Business: No
  • Useful Links:

Kuwait

Feb. 21, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No, unless they carry residency in Kuwait, proof of passport, civil ID copies which are required for approval
  • Types of flights allowed: Humanitarian \ Cargo, Repatriation, Business, and  Tech Stops
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes, negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival. It must be from an approved lab on the Embassy of Kuwait list. Additional testing may be done on arrival by the Ministry of Health at OKBK
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes, random selections for PCR test on arrival
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?:Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?:Yes, for length of stay up to 14 days

Lebanon

Feb. 18, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

Flights to and from OLBA Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY), have resumed with limitations due to COVID-19. Private flights have resumed. All new flights must be approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Foreigners are still allowed at reduced numbers. Land and maritime borders will be closed to travelers except those carrying a valid transit visa.

Liberia

Feb. 18, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes with a permit.
  • Types of flights allowed: (i.e.  Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.) Awaiting clarification
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes, all arriving crew and passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken up to 72 hours before arrival in Liberia.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes, all arriving travelers are required to pay USD 75 in order to have test samples to be taken at the port of entry.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes, pax must present PCR tests taken within 72hrs of departure from Liberia’s National Public Health Reference Lab.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info):
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: Yes,
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: Yes
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: Not at the moment​

Mali

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business (with assistance of local contact), Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes- Negative COVID test within 72 hours before travel
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Enhanced screening measures in place. Those without a negative test result will be tested and quarantined until results are returned
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes, COVID test taken no more than 72 hrs before leaving Mali
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes – online Health Form, Yellow Card
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required:  No- No longer required, with a negative COVID-19 Test result

Mauritania

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Humanitarian \ Cargo, Repatriation, Emergency \ Medevac, and Tech Stop.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing  Required: Yes, a negative PCR COVID-19 test results taken within 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required:
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: 10 days if negative. If positive, you will quarantine at state health facility.

Morocco

Feb. 16, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes-with Business invitation letter from Moroccan Company obtained through diplomatic channels.
  • Type of flights allowed include: Cargo flights and Repatriation
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes-Via Diplomatic channels.
  • Pre-testing Required: Yes-All arriving passengers will require both PCR and Serological test results taken within 72 hours before arriving. PCR test is not required for the children who are 11 years old and less.
  • Testing Upon / After Arrival: Yes On arrival all passengers will be examined by a doctor and those with symptoms will be placed in a health facility PCR test required on the 7th day after self-quarantine.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available:
  • Health Forms Required: Yes-Passenger Health Form Have a signed hard copy with passenger.Health Insurance Required: No
  • Quarantine Required: Yes -self-quarantine and take another PCR test in 7 days.
  • Useful Links: http://www.onda.ma/form.php 

Mozambique

Feb. 20, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tech Stops, Leisure
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative COVID-19 test taken within 96 hours before arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: A health declaration form – filled out by all persons on board, and a GENDEC is required upon arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Passengers who test positive upon arrival in the country or fail to provide a negative test result must self-quarantine for 14 days. Those who provide a negative test result are exempt from the quarantine regulation.​

Namibia

Feb. 20, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Contact us for latest
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes, negative COVID-19 test obtained within the previous 72 hours prior to boarding flight
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: No quarantine if negative COVID-19 test is fewer than 72 hours old. If older than 72 hours but less than 7 days, 7 day at home or government facility quarantine is required.

Niger

Feb. 20, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: (i.e.  Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.)
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.):Yes, proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: Yes -COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?:  Not at this time.

Nigeria

Feb. 8, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  •  Types of flights allowed include: Business, Tourism, Tech stop, Humanitarian/Cargo, and Repatriation
  • Waiver Possibilities:
  • Do Restrictions Vary by Airport: Yes
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No (but landing permit is required)
  • Health Forms Requirements: Register on the Nigeria International Travel Portal (https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/) which will then direct to page for post arrival test and lab will be allocated. Present barcode receipt and COVID-19 test result upon arrival.
  • Insurance requirements: None
  • Prior to Arrival: COVID-19 Pre-testing Requirements: Negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no later than 96 hours prior to arrival
  • On Arrival: COVID Testing required upon or after arrival, assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met? Required to take another test after 7 days at a designated laboratory
  • Departing: Is COVID-19 test required to exit? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test availability?
  • Are any Hotels assisting guests with COVID testing? No
  • Quarantine: Assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met: No

Oman

Feb. 18, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes, but require diplomatic approval for all travel
  • Types of flights allowed: Business Flights, Repatriation, Tourism \ Leisure and Tech Stop
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes-negative PCR Test within 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: All passengers must undergo the PCR test upon arrival in OOMS. Travelers will take a third test after seven days of self-isolation.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info: Yes please check with handler.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax? No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes-Required for length of stay, or up to 7 days with proper testing and compliance with entry requirements.

Qatar

Feb. 18, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No- U.S. Passengers are not allowed unless they have special permission from the Qatar Embassy.
  • Types of flights allowed: – Business, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes –Special permission from the Qatar Embassy.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes- Negative COVID-19 test taken 48 hour prior to arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): No, only for those without a negative COVID-19 result certificate, a swab test will be conducted on arrival. An additional test on the sixth day after arrival.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: Yes -7 to 14 days in a government facility.

Rwanda

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. Passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Humanitarian / Cargo, Repatriation and Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • Pre-testing Required: Yes-Proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hour prior to departure.
  • Testing Upon / After Arrival: Yes –COVID-19 test required on arrival with a mandatory 24 hour quarantine for test results.
  • In Country COVID-19 Test available? No
  • Health Forms Required: Yes
  • Health Insurance Required: No
  • Quarantine Required: Yes-All travelers on arrival must self quarantine for 7 days.
  • Quarantine Exemptions: None
  • Useful Links:

Saudi Arabia

Feb. 14, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No
  • Types of flights allowed: Diplomatic, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Permitted with approval from GACA
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): COVID-19 test administered within no more than 72 hours prior to departure to KSA
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info): Awaiting information
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Ministry of Health Disclaimer form (see specifics in Forms section) and download and register on the “Tataman” and “Tawakkalna” applications prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Require?:Yes

Senegal

Feb. 20, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to US. Passengers: Yes.
  • Types of flights allowed?: Business, Diplomatic, Tech Stops, Humanitarian, Ferry, Leisure, Tourism.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required?: No
  • COVID-19 Pre Testing for Arrival Required?: Yes, proof of a  negative COVID-19 test taken within 5 days prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19  Testing Upon / After Arrival: No, COVID-19 testing is no longer available on arrival.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Passengers?: Yes, Health Form, Locator Form and letter of support from the relevant Senegalese diplomatic mission.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: No, with a valid  negative COVID-19 test result

Seychelles

Jan. 26, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Can US Pax operate: No

Sierra Leone

Feb. 11, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, and Tech Stop
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • Pre-testing Required: Yes- All passengers shall produce proof of a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test result issued no longer than 7 days before departure from point of origin.
  • Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes- All passengers shall be subject to mandatory COVID-19 testing on arrival by simultaneously having a PCR test swab and an RDT test.  Additionally, Temperature and basic health screening. Traveler’s passports will be held by authorities until the results of the on arrival PCR test have been received
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, within 72 hours of exit. If staying less than 5 days, exempt
  • Health Forms Required: Yes-At arrival at airport of embarkation, passengers are required to display travelers’ authorization to Sierra Leone, as received from the Government of Sierra Leone travel portal www.travel.gov.sl and PLF
  • Quarantine Required: No-only if RTD test on arrival shows a positive result, then passengers will be isolated at a hotel in Lungi while awaiting PCR test result. Note PCR test result will supersede the RDT result.
  • Useful Links: www.travel.gov.sl

Somalia

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes – only under certain conditions.
  • Types of flights allowed: (i.e.  Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.): Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.):  Screening
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes, Departing passengers must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken 72 hours before travel.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info):  Awaiting information
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: Quarantine is required

South Africa

Feb. 19, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Cargo, repatriation, medical, leisure and tech stops
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No, unless showing symptoms while being screened upon arrival
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Subject to screening on departure. Those found to have had COVID-19 may be subject to further testing. The outcome of the test will determine whether or not the person may depart the country, as determined by a delegated person. Travelers testing positive will need to self-isolate;  at one’s private residence.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: If having to take a test upon arrival and it is positive, a 10 day quarantine at designated site is required.

Sudan

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Can US Pax operate: Yes under certain conditions.
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Tech Stops.
  • Test or forms required for entry: Proof of a PCR NEGATIVE TEST certificate valid for NO longer than 72 HRS
  • Quarantine Details: For length of stay, up to 14 days

Tanzania

Feb. 18, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Tourism/Leisure, Tech Stops, Humanitarian, and Cargo
  • Waiver Possibilities: None required
  • Health Forms Requirements: All travelers are required to fill out a traveler’s surveillance form available onboard and submit it upon arrival.
  • Prior to Arrival: COVID-19 Pre-testing Requirements: COVID-19 negative test done 72hrs prior to arrival
  • On Arrival: COVID Testing required upon or after arrival, assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met? No
  • Departing: Is COVID-19 test required to exit? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test availability?: The Aga Khan Hospital Website https://www.agakhanhospitals.org/daressalaam
  • Are any Hotels assisting guests with COVID testing? No
  • Quarantine: Assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met, is a quarantine required upon arrival: Not required

Uganda

Jan. 29, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  •  Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes/No
  • Health Forms Requirements: Not at this time
  • Insurance requirements): Not at this time
  • Prior to Arrival: COVID-19 Pre-testing Requirements: Yes. Passengers with a negative PCR based COVID-19 test carried out within 120 hours before travel shall be exempt from quarantine.
  • On Arrival: COVID Testing required upon or after arrival, assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met? Note: Arriving passengers will be screened at the port of entry.
  • Departing: Is COVID-19 test required to exit? Yes, negative PCR test and abide by the COVID-19 related requirements of destination country
  • Quarantine: Assuming no symptoms and all pre-arrival testing requirements met, is a quarantine required upon arrival: There is no requirement to self-isolate with proof of negative COVID-19 test result. Returning Ugandan citizens with negative PCR test results will not be required to quarantine, but health officials may conduct follow up checks at their homes. Children aged three and under are exempt for the test requirement as long as accompanying adults have a valid negative test certificate.

United Arab Emirates

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

U.S. Passengers are allowed under certain conditions, must be a normal (Blue color) Passport holder
Types of Flights Allowed: Business, Leisure/Tourism, Tech Stops
  • COVID-19 Test Required:
  • Proof of negative COVID test and Health Form.
  • COVID-19 negative test results valid for 72 hours.
  • Children under 12 are exempt from the PCR.
  • COVID-19 test results must be downloaded to COVID-19 DXB SMART APP before departure from point of origin. Ensure that the time of sample collection (Sample date and Sample Time) and time of reporting (Result date and Result time) shall be accurate. The QR code shall link to the original report.

Zambia

Feb. 17, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes under certain conditions.
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Leisure/Tourism, and Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • Pre-testing Required: Yes -Proof of negative SARS CoV2 PCR COVID-19 test taken within previous 7 days required and 72 hours prior to departure. No entry without test allowed.
  • Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes-Randomly selected passengers that have presented negative results may have a quality assurance test done for SARS CoV2 using nucleic acid based testing platform. Additionally, all passengers and crew will be subjected to temperature and symptom screening.
  • Health Forms Required: Yes-Health questionnaire provided at the airport.
  • Quarantine Required: It is recommended that travelers self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.
  • Quarantine Exemptions: No

Zimbabwe

Feb. 16, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Not at this time
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, a negative SARs-CoV-2 PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Not at this time
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes, a negative SARs-CoV-2 PCR test taken within 48 hours of departure.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes, self isolation for 14 days upon arrival

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