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

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Africa & Middle East COVID-19 Flight Restrictions


Algeria

June 24, 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, all travelers require pre-approval from the MOFA and/or MOI.​
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, taken within 36 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, undergo a five-day mandatory quarantine in hotels at their expense. Travelers that test positive for COVID-19 will have to undergo quarantine for at least 10 days.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​​​

Angola

June 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.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: 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: Yes,
    • N​egative PCR taken within 72 hours before the date of travel
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes.
    • Rapid COVID-19 test immediately upon disembarkation. Arriving persons are required to re-test seven days after arrival.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes
    • All travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test taken no longer than 24 hours prior to departure time
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes.
    • ​​A Health Control Form must be filled out and presented upon arrival. Travelers are to complete a Travel Registration Form FRV up to 72 hours prior to the travel date.​
  • Health Insurance Proof: Not needed
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes
    • ​Non residential passengers must quarantine 7 – 10 days at a government-nominated facility. 
    • After 07 days, authorities will test passengers for COVID-19, and if results are negative, passengers are permitted to continue their travels.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​

Bahrain

July 6, 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, travelers must take a PCR test on arrival, with those remaining in Bahrain taking another such test on the fifth and 10th day of their stay. Travelers must also self-isolate until the individual receives a negative test result.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
    • ​Must complete the “Health Declaration Form” prior to departing for Bahrain.
    • ​Must download “BeAware Bahrain” phone application which includes tools for scheduling testing appointments and contact tracing.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Passengers from GCC countries only who have completed their vaccine process will not be required to quarantine.  All other passengers will be required to quarantine for 10 days.
  • ​COVID-19 Vaccine Required:
  • Effective 26 May 21, passengers who have not been in a red list country   (​ Vietnam, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, or Bangladesh) within 14 days of arrival AND who can prove they are fully vaccinated and have received the vaccine from the UK, a member state of the EU, the US, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, or Canada are exempt from quarantine and a pre-departure PCR test. They will still have to take the test on arrival and self-quarantine until they receive the results (usually within 24 hour).
  • Passengers from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) who are fully vaccinated or recovered are no longer required to undergo a PCR test upon arrival to Bahrain, but GCC passengers must show evidence of vaccination or recovery through a certification or an official GCC mobile application.

Botswana

July 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: 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: 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: Yes 
    • A rapid test will be given to veri​fy PCR results.
    • 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
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: 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: No
    • Only if COVID-19 test is not taken prior to arrival.  
    • Quarantine at a government facility. 
    • Travelers may be required to contact the local health authority daily for a period of 14 days to self-monitor and report any COVID-19 symptoms.​​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)? Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​

Burkina Faso

July 4, 2021

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Humanitarian, Cargo, Medevac, Repatriation, Diplomatic, Military, Special flights and Tech Stops.  
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: All travelers arriving in Burkina Faso must produce a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken no more than five days before arrival. Travelers without such documentation must submit to a test at the port of entry and face up to 14 days of quarantine at home or in a hotel of choice if the result is positive.​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes for those who do not present a negative COVID-19 test result on arrival will have a test on arrival at the airport. Temperature checks are being performed at the airport. 
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes-Travelers departing the country must also present a negative result from COVID-19 test taken no more than five days before departure.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes – All travelers must fill in a location card with their complete contact details. At departure as at arrival, a health declaration form will be filled in at the airport.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No, only for those not presenting a Negative PCR COVID-19 test on arrival. They will be tested on arrival and quarantined for 14 days at home or hotel/ government facility
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.

Burundi

July 4, 2021

  • ​Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes with MOFA approval.
  • Types of flights allowed: Tech stops (Passengers are to remain on board)
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes from the MOFA
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes Proof of a negative COVID-19  test result within 72 hours before arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: 
  • Yes-In addition, they will be tested upon arrival and a second test after six days in isolation.
  • Passengers can expect advanced screening methods to be in place at all ports of entry
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Passengers: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes-7 days at designated hotel is  mandatory. Must be booked in advance.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: Not required. No vaccine exemptions​

Cameroon

July 1, 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: Medevac, Cargo, Tech stops, and Repatriation flights approved by the government. Emergency, the exempted flights are to seek pre-authorization from Cameroon CAA. Landing authorization requests must be submitted at least 48 hours before the scheduled flight date, except for MEDEVAC flights that are treated as Urgent, by email to SURVOL(A)CCAA.AERO.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes-
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes-present a negative coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test taken up to 72 hours before the flight.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival:Yes- Travelers from countries with high risk for COVID-19 transmission face compulsory testing at the port of entry.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes- Travelers without test documentation, who display symptoms, or who test positive face 14 day quarantine at a government approved hotel.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​

Cape Verde

July 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: Emergency, Cargo, Tech stop, Humanitarian/Medevac and Repatriation, Essential workers, Government purposes, and United Nations flights.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre testing for Arrival Required?: Yes, Negative COVID-19 test is required valid within 72 hours of departure.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: Not necessary at this time
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: Yes
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test availability? Yes, through Safeport– national local Health responsible
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew /Pax: Yes
  • Insurance requirements: Not necessary at this time.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.

Central African Republic

June 28, 2021

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes, only under certain conditions
  • Types of flights allowed: Tech Stops
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: No, but air service carriers may require a negative test taken up to 72 hours prior to boarding.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, if showing signs of infection
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes, The Pasteur Institute is the primary COVID-19 testing facility in the country.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Persons entering the country from locations with local transmission of COVID-19 are required to self-isolate up to 14 days.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​​

Chad

July 1, 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, Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-testing Required: Yes- Proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours prior to entering the country.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/ After Arrival: No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes. Travelers must also surrender their passports and remain in self-isolation for seven days, with an additional test being performed on the seventh day in isolation. Travelers in Chad for fewer than seven days do not need to quarantine.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​

Congo, Democratic Republic

July 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: Business, Tech Stops
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours 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.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Health forms on arrival. Travelers must register trips before arrival in the DRC.​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.

Côte d’Ivoire

June 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: Cargo and Humanitarian, Medevac, Private, Ambulance, Tech Stops, and night stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No, however travelers will have to declare their trip on official travel reporting portal and pay 25000 XOF​
  • 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.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Travelers may be screened on arrival.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: Yes, travelers leaving Côte d’Ivoire must take their PCR COVID 19 test no more than five days before departure, 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/. A declaration form is also required for departure.
  • 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 25000 XOF​, is borne by the traveler. Also a valid international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever is required.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: 14 day self isolation is encouraged on arrival but not enforced. Travelers who test positive may be quarantined at a government facility.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.

Djibouti

June 25, 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, passenger 
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: All flights must get permission from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Civil Aviation Authority.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival : Yes, proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test, even for those who have been vaccinated, taken within 72 hours before departure and not more than 120 hours before their arrival in Djibouti.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes
    • All passengers entering Djibouti will also be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival and must wait at the port of entry until the results become available (approximately two -four hours).
    • Those who test positive will enter government isolation centers at their own expense.
    • Those who test negative will be free to proceed to their accommodations.
    • Children below the age of 11 are exempt from the COVID-19 test.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: Not at this time
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No
    • Not with a negative PCR test and a negative test on arrival.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​

Egypt

July 5, 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: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative results from a PCR test (with QR code) taken within 72 or 96 hours (depending on country of origin) prior to arrival, for persons six years of age and older. Departure from US allows for 96 hours.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Possible, depending on pax flight history.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax?: Yes, monitoring card and provided proof of health insurance.
  • Health insurance: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: Quarantine is not required
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Fully vaccinated individuals are exempt from taking a PCR test if they have approved vaccination certificates.​

Equatorial Guinea

July 1, 2021

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Leisure, Tech Stops, Humanitarian and Repatriation.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, permitted travelers must have negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours before arrival. If a negative test is not provided, travelers will be tested at the port of entry and will be quarantined at a government location for 3-5 days until results have been provided. ​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, all arriving passengers are also required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test upon arrival.
  • 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: Yes, travelers must quarantine for 05 days then take another test. If negative, travelers can end quarantine. If positive, travelers will be transferred to a health center allocated by the government to quarantine for 14 days.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: Not at this time.

Ethiopia

July 5, 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: Yes. 
    • All arriving passengers over the age of ten, entering Ethiopia require a digital negative RT- PCR Certificate issued 5 days (120 Hrs) prior to arrival. 
    • 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.
  •  Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival (if so, what time, type, age, etc.): Body temperature will be checked on arrival
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: Yes. Travelers leaving Ethiopia must present a negative COVID-19 test with Trusted Travel (TT) codes that can be verified by airlines and Port Health Authorities. The existing paper-based COVID-test certificate is invalid after 1 July 21. According to Ethiopia’s Health Ministry, the change in requirements is in response to a reported surge in forged health documents since the start of the pandemic.​
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: 7-day self-quarantine is mandatory
    • Passen​gers with transit layovers of more than 24 hours will be taken to a designated transit hotel where they must remain pending their onward travel. ​Diplomats are not required to provide evidence of negative testing; however, they are expected to observe up to 14 days of self-isolation.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.

Gabon

July 7, 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 permission
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tech Stop, Ambulance flight​
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes, valid visa only before arrival​
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes
    • Travelers must provide a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) taken no longer than five days before arrival with a QR code.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes
    • All passengers must take a compulsory COVID-19 test upon arrival at Libreville International Airport (LBV). Passengers must then quarantine for 48 hours while awaiting test results.
    • If the test is negative, travelers will be issued a certificate for 14 days, which can be renewed after another COVID-19 test is taken.
    • If COVID-19 results are positive, travelers must self-isolate until further instructions from the Gabonese health authorities are given.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: Yes, a negative COVID-19 test is requested before departure from the country; however, the time frame of this will be decided by the destination country.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes, As of 15 Jun 21, all passengers must take a compulsory COVID-19 test upon arrival at Libreville International Airport (LBV). Passengers must then quarantine for 48 hours while awaiting test results. From 15 Jun 21, International arrivals will have to take a PCR test upon arrival and undergo quarantine for 24 hours until they receive a negative test result. Vaccinated travelers will be exempted from the quarantine.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Yes, except Vaccinated travelers will be exempted from the quarantine.

Gambia

July 1, 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: Medical, Repatriation or Cargo Flights and Special Flights
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Require: Yes.  Proof of a negative result of PCR COVID-19 test valid for 72 hours before departure. Crew are exempt from testing but must abide by COVID rules whilst in Gambia.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes
  • Travelers from hotspot countries (new strain of the virus has been identified) as defined by the Ministry of Health must also undergo a sample collection and a test upon arrival.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes
  • Travelers from hotspot countries (new strain of the virus has been identified as defined by the Ministry of Health) face a mandatory quarantine at personal expense likely at a government facility.
  • Travelers who test positive may be quarantined until a negative test is achieved.
  • Travelers not from hotspot countries will be subject to mandatory self-isolation possibly at a location of choice.
  • Self-isolation and quarantine periods may last up to two weeks and possibly beyond.
  • Travelers with a valid negative PCR test are exempt from quarantine.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No. All vaccines are accepted. Testing for COVID-19 required for all passengers. Crew are exempt from testing but must abide by COVID rules whilst in Gambia​

Ghana

July 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: 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
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes-Proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: Yes-Temperature check and advance screening including a COVID-19 test on arrival at the traveler’s expense. Passengers aged five and above will be screened and tested at their expense at the port of entry. ​
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? No
  • Health Forms Required for Crew/Passengers?: 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
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No unless required by health screen on arrival-7 days mandatory.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Iran

July 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: 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 96 hours before boarding. Entry will be denied without prior test results.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, travelers from Europe will be tested again upon arrival and have to quarantine for 14 days even if they have a negative COVID-19 test.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes. Self Declaration Health Form plus Commitment letter of invitation are required for entry.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Citizens who have not taken the COVID-19 test prior will have to quarantine for 14 days at a government facility at their own cost. Travelers from Europe will be tested again upon arrival and have to quarantine for 14 days even if they have a negative COVID-19 test.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not at this time.

Iraq

June 30, 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: 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  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, 14 days. Authorities may exempt officials, business travelers on a short stay.​

Israel

July 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, with approval from the Min. of Foreign Affairs
  • Types of flights allowed: Humanitarian/Cargo, Medical, Firefighting, Repatriation and Emergency flights.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes-Approval from Israeli Embassy. Any foreign passenger must apply for permission via this link:  https://www.gov.il/he/departments/news/border_closing_coronavirus_14062020​
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing Required: Yes
  • Pax and crew require negative PCR test taken within 72​ hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Testing Upon /After Arrival: Yes-
  • The first COVID-19 test must be taken, upon arrival, 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. As of 16 June 21 a new testing company has been approved for the test on arrival. Register for the test at https://testngo.femi.com. Arrival test results are normally provided in 24 hours and cost around 80NIS.​
  • Pre Departure COVID-19 Test Required: Yes.
  • Complete outbound Health Declaration at
    ​https://www.gov.il/he/service/request-depart-from-israel-covid19​
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Passengers: Yes
  • Health form, self-quarantine form (online form), approval from the Israeli embassy 24 hours prior to arrival. https://www.gov.il/en/service/request-entry-to-israel-covid19
  • All outgoing pax must submit a health declaration at the Israeli MOH website 24 hours before flight date https://www.gov.il/en/service/request-depart-from-israel-covid19​
  • Health Insurance Required: Yes, foreigners will be required to have valid health insurance that covers treatment for COVID-19 for the duration of their visit.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: Yes
  • All foreign nationals, including those who have been vaccinated, must self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival; individuals who undergo two COVID-19 tests and receive a negative result for each may exit the quarantine after 10 days
  • Exemption to Quarantine: No exemptions.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No
  • ​ Passengers with Israeli vaccination or COVID-19 recovery certificates are exempt from quarantine.  Exception, if arriving from a Red country then 14 day quarantine is mandatory by the MOH. ​
  • Foreign pax whom have been vaccinated in their country of origin are obliged to undergo a 14 days quarantine unless they perform an antibodies test upon arriving to Israel (must be reserved independently). In case the sample is positive – they can obtain an exemption from the Israeli MOH to be released from their quarantine.
  • Useful Links:

Jordan

July 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: Business, Tourism/Leisure, Humanitarian /Cargo, Repatriation, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: 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: No.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax?: Yes, download the Aman COVID-19 tracking application and complete a Travel Declaration Form and obtain a QR code.
  • Health Insurance Required: Yes. (For non-Jordanians.)
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Arriving travelers who test negative, on arrival, for COVID-19 are no longer required to self-quarantine.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No PCR Test Required on arrival​.
  • Useful Links:

Kenya

July 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: All flights are allowed. ​
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, PCR COVID-19 test 96 hours prior to arrival.  The test must be digitally verified through the Trusted Travel Initiative or Global Haven partnership.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: Travelers leaving Kenya are required to present a negative COVID-19 certificate verified by the Trusted Travel Initiative and the PanaBios system.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Testing available: Yes
  • Health Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, All travelers will need to fill travlers locator form and  Digital COVID-19 online surveillance form for international pax on JITENGE APP.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No quarantine with negative COVID test and temperature check
  • Quarantine Exemptions for Business: No
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are accepted; however, negative PCR COVID-19 test result is mandatory for entry even if traveler has a vaccine. Even if the pax has been vaccinated they must produce a PCR TEST which must be conducted before 96hours.
  • Useful Links:

Kuwait

June 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: No, until 01Jul21, when flights will be allowed.
    • 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: Yes
    • A 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: Yes
    • All travelers must take PCR test on arrival and one on the sixth day of quarantine.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
    • Travelers must download and register with the “Shlonik” and “Kuwait Mosafer” applications before traveling. Must provide hotel reservation and register the reservation into (Kuwait-Mosafer) platform. (mandatory for landing permit)​. Travlers must register for departure as well.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes
    • Fully vaccinated travelers entering Kuwait are subject to one week of quarantine at their own residence with a PCR test on the seventh day.
    • Unvaccinated travelers are subjected to 7 days quarantine​​​ at managed quarantine facility at their own expense plus another 7 days at residence.
    • Diplomats, Kuwaiti students studying at foreign universities, Kuwaiti citizens returning from medical treatment abroad, medical staff, and unaccompanied minors can carry out their self-isolation at home. ​
    • All travelers must take two polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests – one upon arrival and another on the sixth day of quarantine. ​
      Travelers who have taken two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the previous 14 days.
      Those who took just one dose five weeks ago will have to observe only seven days quarantine.
    • The same applies to people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have taken one vaccine dose in the previous 14 days.
    • All three categories must undergo a coronavirus disease test on the seventh day of the quarantine and produce a negative result.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Effective 22 May 21, authorities will prohibit Kuwaiti citizens, their first-degree relatives and domestic workers from international travel if they do not have COVID-19 vaccine.

Lebanon

July 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 US. Passengers?: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tourism/ Leisure, Private flights, Medical, Humanitarian / Cargo, Flights with approval, Repatriation and Diplomatic flights and Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, Except children under 12 years, a negative PCR test that is less than 96 hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, Except children under 12 years, a COVID-19 test on arrival.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Passengers?:Yes, Except children under 12 years , to fill a form through the following website. https://covid.pcm.gpv.lb , https://arcg.is/0GaDng​
  • Health Insurance: Yes, Non-residents traveling to Lebanon are required to have a valid health insurance policy for the duration of their stay.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required
    1.  Authorities in Lebanon announced March 31 that international traveller who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine or passengers cured from COVID-19 within last 90 days are no longer required to present a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test result to enter the country.
    2. Travelers must have received their second dose of the vaccine at least 15 days prior to arrival in Lebanon;
    3. Those who have only received a single dose are still required to present a negative PCR test result.
    4. Travelers must present proof of their vaccination to authorities.
    5. Passengers who have left and returned to Lebanon within one week are not required to do PCR test at their point of departure but shall undergo PCR test upon arrival at BRIHA​.

Liberia

July 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 with a permit.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required : Yes,
    • All arriving crew and passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken up to 96 hours before arrival in Liberia.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes,
    • All arriving travelers are required to pay USD 75 in order to have test samples to be taken at the port of entry.
    • Exempt travelers (diplomats and their families) will not be tested upon arrival if they are able to present a negative PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before entry into Liberia, upon arrival. Children under the age of five years are exempt from all testing​.
  • 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? Yes,
    • Liberia’s National Public Health Reference Lab.​
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: Yes, ​
    • Download Liberia Travel Application and complete a Health Screening Arrival Form.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required (If yes, how long/what type/location)?: Yes
    • Self isolate for up to seven days and to monitor symptoms via mobile app for up to 14 days.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions.​​

Madagascar

June 28, 2021

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No
  • Types of flights allowed: Cargo, Ferry, Repatriation and Humanitarian flights
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes.  A negative PCR COVID-19 test no more than 72 hours before arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes.  When travelling domestically to Ivato International Airport (FMMI). All travelers are subject to COVID-19 test when entering the country.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required:   All travelers are subject to self quarantine when entering the country of up to 8 days until the random test results have been received.  Those that test positive will have the state mandated quarantine period.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.​

Mali

July 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: 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
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)? Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Mauritania

July 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: 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.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 testing Upon/After Arrival: health screening measures
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: 10 days if negative. If positive, you will quarantine at state health facility for 14days. Travelers from countries with new variants are required to isolate.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Accepted, not required. No exemption on quarantine for crew, nor pax, with proof of vaccine or proof of negative COVID-19 test.​

Morocco

July 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
    • With Business invitation letter from Moroccan Company obtained through diplomatic channels.
  • Type of flights allowed: Cargo flights and Repatriation
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes-Via Diplomatic channels.
  • COVID-19 Pre-testing Required: Yes-
    • All arriving passengers will require PCR test results taken within 48 hours before arriving.
    • PCR test is not required for the children who are 10 years old and less.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 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?: Yes
  • Health Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No. Vaccinated Individuals do not require quarantine.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required.
    1. List A country induviduals can enter Morocco with a Vaccination certificate or Negative PCR test
    2. Unvaccinated individuals traveling from List B countries must also undergo a mandatory 10-day quarantine period at a government-designated facility.

Mozambique

June 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
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tech Stops, Medevac, and Leisure
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before arrival. Children under 11 years old are exempt from providing COVID-19 PCR test results.​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No, Passengers are subject to an observational trail to check for COVID-19, which includes a mandatory temperature check.
  • 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.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No vaccine exemption.

Namibia

June 24, 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
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Two weeks before entering Namibia, in writing inform the relevant Namibian diplomatic representative in the country of intended departure of the intention to enter Namibia.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, health form required
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No quarantine if negative COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Niger

June 25, 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, Ambulance flights
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes. For business flight, CAA might ask for the government approval or the MOFA subject to the importance of the business meeting.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Possible screening on arrival. On seventh day of self isolation a COVID-19 test must be taken with a negative result for the traveler to exit self isolation. If result is positive the individual will have to quarantine for 14 days with an additional test on 13th day for exit of quarantine.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: Yes. Persons leaving the country must produce a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to their departure. The tests are conducted by Centre de Recherche Medicale et Sanitaire Niger at the traveler’s expense.​
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax?: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: 7 Day Self-isolation with an COVID-19 test on 7th day, with a negative result self isolation can be ended. If positive result is obtained then a manadatory 14 day quarantine is required with a test on the 13th day for exit of quarantine.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Nigeria

July 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: All flights allowed-Business, Tourism, Tech stop, Humanitarian/Cargo, and Repatriation.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No (but landing permit is required)
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required?:Yes. Negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no later than 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: Required to take another test after 7 days at a designated laboratory.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: No.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test availability? No.
  • Health Forms Requirements for Crew/Pax: Yes.
    • 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.
    • Providing in-country contact information, and paying processing fees, including for a PCR retest in Nigeria to occur seven days after arrival.
    • Present barcode/QR code receipt and COVID-19 test result upon arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes.  Traveler must self-isolate for 7 days.
    • ​If the test that will be taken on day 7 comes back negative, the traveler will be released from quarantine.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Oman

July 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, but require diplomatic approval for all travel.
  • Types of flights allowed: Business Flights, Repatriation, Humanitarian, Cargo 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 departure.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: All passengers must undergo the PCR test upon arrival in Oman. 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
  • Health Insurance – All foreigners, with the exception of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals, are required to have international health insurance that covers COVID-19 expenses
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes-Required for length of stay, or up to 7 days with proper testing and compliance with entry requirements. Omani nationals will be allowed to quarantine at home and other nationalities will need to quarantine at a hotel. ​

Qatar

July 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, U.S. Passengers are allowed with EEP application, they have special permission.
  • Types of flights allowed: – Repatriation, Cargo, Tourism/Leisure, Humanitarian, Medevac, U.N. and Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes –Special permission from the Qatar Embassy.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes- Negative COVID-19 test taken 48 hour prior to arrival. As of April 25th -A Negative COVID-19 test taken with in 72 hours prior to arrival will be required.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: 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 or as directed by the Ministry.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes Ehteraz Smart Phone Application, Health Assessment Forms​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: Yes – 7 to 14 days in a government facility.  If traveler is arriving from high risk country, traveler must quarantine at hotels.  If traveler is arriving from low risk country, traveler can quarantine at home.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No. The following only applies to individuals who received their vaccinations in Qatar; they must allow at least 14 days to pass following their second dose and test negative upon arrival. The quarantine exemption will be valid for three months, starting after 14 days from the second dose. Travelers who have received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine will be exempted from quarantine. The quarantine exemption will be valid for three months, starting after 14 days from the second dose.

Rwanda

July 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, Humanitarian, Cargo, Repatriation, and Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-testing Required: Yes
    • For passengers above 5 years, proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test result taken within 72 hours prior to departure and uploaded in the PLF.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: Yes
    • All arriving travelers must take a PCR test and pay USD60 and quarantine at a designated hotel for 24 hours while waiting for the result.
  • Pre-Departure COVID 19 Test Required: Yes-Proof of negative COVID-19 test result certificate, similar to arrival.
  • In Country COVID-19 Test available? Yes
  • Health Forms Required: Yes, PLF at this website: www.rbc.gov.rw/travel​ prior to departure
  • Assuming No Symptoms Quarantine Required: Yes, 24 hours.  Travelers from India and Uganda must enter mandatory quarantine at a designated hotel for 7 days at their own cost.
  • ​COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No Vaccine Exemptions
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Saudi Arabia

July 6, 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: Diplomatic, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Permitted with approval from GACA
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: COVID-19 test administered within no more than 72 hours prior to departure to KSA (chidlren 8 years and younger are exempt)
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, those under quarantine will have to undergo a PCR test on their sixth day of isolation.​
  • ​Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Ministry of Health Disclaimer form (see specifics in Forms section) and download and register on the “Tatamman” and “Tawakkalna” applications prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes. From 20 May 21, authorities will require foreign nationals arriving in the kingdom to quarantine for one week in government-approved accommodation in order to stem the spread of COVID-19. Saudi citizens and their immediate family, flight crews, and diplomats will be permitted to quarantine at their own residence. Those under quarantine will have to undergo a PCR test on their seventh day of isolation.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: ​Non-Saudi travelers who can provide proof they are vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months will not be required to quarantine

Senegal

July 7, 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. This includes transit passengers that are staying greater than 24 hours in Senegal.
  • 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/Pax?: 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
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Seychelles

June 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.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes 
  • Types of flights allowed: 
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
    • Visitors are reminded that application for Health Travel Authorization must be made at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ 
    • The Health Travel Authority received from this service authorities travel to Seychelles.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes
    • RT-PCR COVID-19 test taken less than 72 hours before departure. 
    • Test must be in English or French showing the sampling time and date as well as laboratory contact information. 
    • Not accepted:
      • Rapid antigen test are NOT accepted at this time. 
      • RT-PCR test notification by SMS are not accepted.
      • A doctor’s letters without proper laboratory certificates are NOT accepted.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: 
    • Without proof of a vaccination, yes there will be another test on day 6 of visit.
    • With a vaccination, no test upon arrival. 
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: Not required from Seychelles. 
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
    • ​Health Travel Authorization must be presented at check-in.
    • All negative test result certificates including all flights and accommodation details must be sent to the Public Health Authority on the following email address: – visitor@health.gov.sc 
    • If visitors fail to submit the tests results, flights and accommodation details they will be subjected to a COVID-19 PCR or a Rapid Antigen test upon arrival.
  • Health insurance: Visitors must have valid travel health insurance that covers, at minimum COVID-19 testing, isolation, quarantine, and clinical care​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes
    • W​ithout a vaccine,  visitors will have to quarantine for 07 days and take a PCR test after 05 days.
    • With a vaccine, visitors will not have to quarantine.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required
    • ​With proof of vaccination traveler is exempt from the quarantine.​​

Sierra Leone

July 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: Business, Tourism, Humanitarian / Cargo, Repatriation, Medevac, Aircraft in State of Emergency, and Tech Stop
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 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.
  • Assuming  No Symptoms, COVID-19 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, traveler would be exempt.
  • Health Forms Required for Crew/Pax: 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
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: ​Yes,
    • If traveled within a country with High Transmission, Exponential Increase in Cases, and/or Circulation of SARS COV-2 (COVID-19) Variants of Public Health Concern in the past 14 days, quarantine in a NaCOVERC approved quarantine facility/hotel for a minimum of 8 days from arrival, at the traveller’s own expense. Be tested on day 7 after arrival (those who test negative will be released).​
    • If RTD test on arrival shows a positive result, then passengers will be isolated at a hotel in Lungi (at their own expense) while awaiting PCR test result. Note PCR test result will supersede the RDT result.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements: Not required. Individuals that have been fully vaccinated and arrive in the country at least 14 days after the last dose of any COVID vaccine, will not be required to quarantine. However, they will be tested for SARS-COV-2 at the airport.​
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Somalia

June 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 – only under certain conditions.
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes a COVID-19 test taken with a negative result no more than 96 hours before arrival at Egal International airport \HCMC . Domestic airport at Mogadishu \ HCMM a COVID-19 test with a negative result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival:  Screening, Temperature checks will also be preformed at the airport.​
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes, Departing passengers must present a negative COVID-19 test result taken 72 hours before travel.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: Quarantine is required. 14 day quarantine
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: ​Not required. No vaccine exemptions ​​

South Africa

July 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: Cargo, repatriation, medical, leisure, business, and tech stops 
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. Business travelers providing services between countries belonging to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are permitted multiple entries, provided that a negative PCR test is presented and taken no longer than 72 hours before departure. This certificate is valid for 14 days.​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No, unless showing symptoms while being screened upon arrival. All travelers will undergo screening upon arrival. Those showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be required to take a test. Travelers who test positive will be subject to mandatory quarantine for up to 10 days at a designated facility. Authorities also require travelers to show proof of accommodation should they need to self-quarantine when they arrive in the country.​
  • 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.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax (If yes, what forms)?: Yes, screening questionnaire
  • Health Insurance: Yes, required and purchased in own country
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: If having to take a test upon arrival and it is positive, a 10 day quarantine at designated site is required.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No vaccine exemptions ​

Sudan

June 23, 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: Humanitarian \ Cargo, Medical relief and oil services flights only.  Tech Stops may be permissible.
  • Pre –Approval for Entry Required: Yes, approval from Sudan Civil Aviation Authority.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Proof of a PCR NEGATIVE TEST certificate valid for not older than 72 hours prior to arrival. (Travelers 6 years and older)
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, Sudanese passengers and foreigners with Sudanese origin will be subject to COVID-19 testing upon arrival
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: Yes, a negative PCR test obtained no less than 72 hours before departure from Sudan.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Passengers?: Yes, Health/medical forms to be completed on arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?:  Yes, all travelers must self isolate for length of stay, up to 14 days. Persons suspected of having COVID-19 may be taken to isolation centers. These are located at the Khartoum and Omdurman teaching hospitals, Jebra Trauma Center, and the Universal Hospital in Khartoum North.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Tanzania

July 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/Leisure, Tech Stops, Humanitarian, and Cargo
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre –Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, all incoming travelers entering Tanzania must provide proof of a negative Real Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)​ COVID-19 test taken 72 hours before arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Test Required Upon/After Arrival: Yes. All travelers, whether foreigners or returning residents entering the United Republic of Tanzania, will be subjected to enhanced screening for COVID-19 infection including rapid test. The cost for rapid test is 25 USD per traveler.​
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required:No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew / Pax: All travelers are required to fill out a traveler’s surveillance form available at https: afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz within 24 hours before arrival to Tanzania.​
  • Insurance requirements: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Not required
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. No vaccine exemptions.

Uganda

July 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 include:  Aircraft in State of Emergency, Medevac, Cargo , Repatriation and Tech Stop Flights.
  • Pre Approval for Entry Required?: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required?: Yes, Proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test taken no more than 120 hours from the time of sample collection. Starting on 03July21, the testing period is reduced to 72 hours. Children aged three and under are exempt for the test requirement as long as accompanying adults have a valid negative test certificate.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: Yes, Passenger will be subjected to have another PCR upon arrival at their own cost, and wait until the result is given by the lab.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: Yes, negative PCR test certificate issued no more than 72 hours prior to travel is necessary for departure from Uganda and abide by the COVID-19 related requirements of destination country.  Foreign nationals who test positive can be repatriated at their own cost.
  • In-Country COVID-19 PCR Test Available?: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/ Pax?: Proof of negative PCR COVID test.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No. Self isolation required with negative test. Travelers displaying symptoms will be placed in isolation while test is conducted. Individuals who test positive to COVID-19 test shall be treated according to Ministry of Health protocol for COVID-19.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Immunized travelers must still present a negative COVID-19 test result.

United Arab Emirates

July 5, 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, are allowed under certain conditions, must be a normal (Blue color) Passport holder
  • Types of Flights Allowed: Business, Tourism, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required?: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required?: Yes, All travelers will need proof of negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure. (Children under 12 are exempt from the PCR).
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: If departing from Abu Dhabi to the EU or UK, travelers will need to have a negative PCR test result taken within 96 hours prior to departure.​
  • In-Country COVID-19 PCR Test available: Yes. Neo Science Equipment’s & Chemical Trading LLC. Phone: +971-4-585-0861
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Not required, however, visitors will be screened on arrival. Tourists who test positive for COVID-19 must register on the COVID-19 DXB app and quarantine at a facility provided by the government for at least 10 days
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required? Travelers who have the COVID-19 vaccine are still required to have negative COVID-19 test.​

Zambia

July 1, 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, Leisure/Tourism, and Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes -Proof of negative SARS CoV2 PCR COVID-19 test taken within previous 3 days required and 72 hours prior to departure. No entry without test allowed.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 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.
    • ​Travelers arriving from countries deemed high-risk must take a COVID-19 test and self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.​
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Travelers can take the test at UTH Hospital, the Zambia National Health Public Institute, the District Health Officer, or the Public Health Office.  Departing passengers must provide a negative COVID-19 test result taken within 14 days.​
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes, Travelers can take the test at UTH Hospital, the Zambia National Health Public Institute, the District Health Officer, or the Public Health Office.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax?: Yes-Health questionnaire provided at the airport.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes
    • It is recommended that travelers self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.
    • All crew on cargo and international chartered flights into international airports shall be exempt from on going 14 days mandatory quarantine periods. ​
    • From 24 May, travelers arriving from countries deemed high-risk are required to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival. Travelers may be forced to quarantine in a government-approved facility if the place of residence is considered unsafe​.
  • Quarantine Exemptions: No
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. Vaccinated travelers with a negative test result are exempt from quarantine requirements without providing further details.

Zimbabwe

June 30, 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, Cargo, Medical
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Not at this time (landing permit required)
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, a negative SARs-CoV-2 PCR test taken within 48 hours of arrival for crew and pax.
  • 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.
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info): ​Lancet Laboratories
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, port of health temperature form which will be issued on arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: All individuals arriving must quarantine for 10 days. Officials will allow those who arrive with a legitimate negative COVID-19 test to self-isolate at their designated address.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: Not required. No vaccine exemptions ​

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