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Coronavirus Outbreak in China (People's Resp) - Update 29.02.2020

29 Feb 2020

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CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IN CHINA (PEOPLE'S REP.) - UPDATE 29.02.2020

28 January 2020
In connection with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China (People's Rep.), the following changes have been published in Timatic:
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA - published 14.02.2020

1. Visitors and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 28 days are not allowed to enter Antigua and Barbuda.

2. Nationals and residents diplomats of Antigua and Barbuda who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 28 days are allowed to enter Antigua and Barbuda. Airlines must provide their advance passenger information before departure.

ARMENIA - published 06.02.2020
Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a normal passport are no longer visa exempt. They must obtain a visa or an e-visa prior to their arrival in Armenia. The e-visa can be obtained at https://evisa.mfa.am/

ARUBA - published 28.02.2020
Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy, Japan or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days will be subject to immediate screening by the Department of Public Health. The Department of Public Health will decide if the passengers or airline crew must be quarantined or isolated.

AUSTRALIA - published 19.02.2020

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Australia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Australia and their immediate family members. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into Australia.
- This does not apply to permanent residents of Australia and their immediate family members.
- They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into Australia.
- This does not apply to nationals of New Zealand residing in Australia. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into Australia.
- This does not apply to airline crew.

2. Passengers who have been in the cruise ship 'Diamond Princess' are not allowed to transit or enter Australia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Australia.
- This does not apply to passengers who have quarantined for a period of 14 days before entering Australia.

3. Nationals of Australia who have been in the cruise ship 'Diamond Princess' are required to take a 14-day quarantine period at the Howard Springs facility in Darwin.

AZERBAIJAN - published 06.02.2020

Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan if they do not have a visa obtained before departure.

BAHAMAS - published 06.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 20 days are not allowed to enter.

2. Residents of the Bahamas who have been in China (People's Rep.) will be subject to immediate quarantine for a maximum of 14 days.

BAHRAIN – published 27.02.2020

1. Visitors and airline crew who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Malaysia, Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Bahrain.

- This does not apply to nationals of Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

2. Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Malaysia, Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days, are required to undergo medical examination upon arrival and may be quarantined for a period not exceeding 14 days.

3. Residents of Bahrain who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Malaysia, Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days, are required to undergo medical examination upon arrival and may be quarantined for a period not exceeding 14 days.

BANGLADESH - published 08.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (Peoples' Rep.), passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) passport, a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport or a Macao (SAR China) passport traveling to Bangladesh can no longer obtain a visa on arrival.

2. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macau (SAR China) must fill-in a Health Clearance Form provided by cabin crew.

BELIZE - published 20.02.2020
Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Belize.

- This does not apply to nationals of Belize.

- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Belize.

BERMUDA - published 18.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days will be subject to immediate quarantine for a minimum of 14 days. Arriving passengers who show any symptom of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) or have a relevant travel history, will be put into immediate isolation.

CANADA - published 24.02.2020

Passengers who were in the cruise ship 'Diamond Princess' are subject to a mandatory 14-day isolation at a quarantine facility upon arrival in Canada.

CAYMAN ISL. - published 29.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Cayman Isl.
-This does not apply to nationals of Cayman Isl. and residents of Cayman Isl.

2. Residents of Cayman Isl. who have been in China (People’s Rep.) in the past 14 days will be quarantined.

CHINESE TAIPEI - published 28.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to transit or enter Chinese Taipei.
- This does not apply if their spouse is from Chinese Taipei.

2. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Chinese Taipei.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) passport.
- This does not apply to residents of Chinese Taipei with a ROC (Taiwan) Resident Certificate, type APRC or ARC.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers who have transited through China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days but not leaving the transit areas. They will be under home quarantine for 14 days.
- This does not apply to airline crew who have transited through China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) but not leaving the transit areas. They can enter with a guarantee letter proving that they have not entered China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days.

3. Passengers residing in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) are not allowed to enter Chinese Taipei.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Chinese Taipei (on the cover: Republic of China Taiwan) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport.

4. Passengers arriving from Italy or Korea (Rep.) must be in home quarantine for 14 days.

COMORES ISLANDS - published 17.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) or in any other country with confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 14 days must have spent a period of 14 days in quarantine in a country that is free from Coronavirus (COVID-19).

COOK ISL. - published 27.02.2020

Passengers who have been in Cambodia, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Japan, Hong Kong (SAR China), Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.), Lao People's Dem. Rep., Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Viet Nam in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Cook Isl.

EGYPT - published 28.02.2020

Passengers who have been in Bahrain, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam must fill in a health card with their full name, detailed address, nationality, flight number, full route, date of arrival, and telephone number. They will be monitored by the General Quarantine Administration for the following 14 days.

EL SALVADOR - published 27.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a normal passport arriving from China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter El Salvador. This does not apply to passengers who reside in El Salvador.

2. Passengers and airline crew who have been in Italy or Korea (Rep.) are not allowed to enter El Salvador. This does not apply to nationals of El Salvador or passengers with a diplomatic, official, service or special passport.

FIJI - published 27.02.2020

Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or in Cheongdo County and Daegu City in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Fiji.
- This does not apply to nationals of Fiji.

FRENCH POLYNESIA - published 17.02.2020

1. Visitors who have been in Cambodia, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand or Vietnam must have a medical certificate. The medical certificate must be dated from maximum 5 days prior their arrival and must describe the passenger's health condition.

2. Passengers who reside in French Polynesia will be subject to quarantine on arrival.

3. Visitors must fill-in a Health Questionnaire provided by the cabin crew.

GRENADA - published 10.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Grenada.

2. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Grenada.
- This does not apply to nationals of Grenada.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Grenada.

GUATEMALA - published 06.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 15 days are not allowed to enter Guatemala.

2. This does not apply to nationals of Guatemala, who will be interviewed in order to comply with clinical evaluation. They will be transferred to a Health Service for the due isolation and treatment by the Ministry of Public Health, if required.

HONG KONG - published 25.02.2020

1. Passengers who reside or have been in the Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Hong Kong (SAR China).

2. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter if their permitted stay in Hong Kong (SAR China) is less than 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.

3. Passengers who reside or have been in the Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Hong Kong (SAR China).
- This does not apply to passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Hong Kong (SAR China).

4. Passengers arriving from or having been in China (People's Rep.) or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are subject to compulsory quarantine for 14 days.

INDIA - published 28.02.2020

1. Visa and e-visa issued to nationals of China (People’s Rep.) before 5 February 2020 are invalidated.
- This does not apply to passengers with an OCI card.
- This does not apply to airline crew.

2. Passengers who have been in China (People’s Rep.) on or after 15 January 2020 are not allowed to enter India. Their visa and e-visa issued before 5 February 2020 are invalidated.
- This does not apply to passengers with an OCI card.
- This does not apply to airline crew.

3. Nationals of Japan and Korea (Rep.) can no longer obtain a visa on arrival.

INDONESIA - published 08.02.2020

Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter or transit Indonesia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Indonesia.
- This does not apply to residents of Indonesia.

IRAN - published 10.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a normal passport, passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport and passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport are no longer visa exempt. However, they can obtain a visa on arrival. They are required to clear the medical and health check upon arrival. After that they will be given a certificate.

2. Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by United Arab Emirates Government, nationals of United Arab Emirates are not allowed to travel to Iran.

IRAQ - published 28.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Iraq.

2. Nationals of Iran are not allowed to enter Iraq.

3. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Iraq.
- This does not apply to nationals and residents of Iraq who will be quarantined for 14 days.
- This does not apply to passengers with a diplomatic or an official passport working in the embassy or consulate. They must go through a medical check upon arrival.

4. Nationals of Iraq who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days will be quarantined for 14 days.

5. Passengers who reside in Iraq and have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days will be quarantined for 14 days.

ISRAEL - published 28.02.2020

Passengers who have been China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Thailand or Singapore in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Israel.
- This does not apply to passengers who only transited through China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Thailand or Singapore.
- This does not apply to nationals of Israel, their spouses and their children.
- This does not apply to residents of Israel.
- This does not apply to passengers with “The Palestinian Authority" passports and their spouses.
- This does not apply to residents of the Palestinian Territory.

JAMAICA - published 29.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in Iran, Italy, Korea Rep. or Singapore in the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter Jamaica.
-This does not apply to nationals and residents of Jamaica.

2. Nationals of Jamaica and residents of Jamaica, who have been in Iran, Italy, Korea Rep. or Singapore in the last 14 days will be subject to health assessment and quarantine.

3.Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) will be subject to immediate quarantine for a minimum of 14 days.

4. Passengers returning from China (People's Rep.) who have been granted landing privileges and who show any symptom of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) will be put in immediate isolation.

5. Passengers who have been in Iran, Italy, Korea Rep. or Singapore and have been granted landing privileges will be assessed by the Ministry of Health and Wellness and:
- those classified as high risk will be quarantined in government facilities;
- those classified as low-risk will be quarantined at home under the supervision of the Parish Health Department;
- those who display any symptom of Coronavirus (COVID-19) will be placed in immediate isolation at a health facility.

JAPAN - published 27.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in the Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.
- This does not apply to nationals of Japan;
- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

2. Passengers who have been in Cheongdo County and Daegu City in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Japan.
- This does not apply to nationals of Japan;
- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of Japan if they can prove it.

3. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in Hubei Province or Zhejiang Province (China People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Japan.
- This does not apply when passengers can prove that they have not been in Hubei Province and Zhejiang Province the last 14 days.

4. Passengers who were in the cruise ship 'Westerdam' are not allowed to enter Japan.
- This does not apply to nationals of Japan.

JORDAN - published 26.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Jordan.
- This does not apply to nationals of Jordan, their spouses and children.
- This does not apply to Chinese Delegations and diplomats.

KAZAKHSTAN - published 24.02.2020

1. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.) will be subject to immediate quarantine for a minimum of 14 days.

2. Nationals of China (People’s Rep.) with a normal passport arriving at Almaty (ALA), Aktau (SCO), Astana (TSE), Karaganda (KGF), Shymkent (CIT) or Taraz (DMB) are no longer visa exempt.

KIRIBATI - published 06.02.2020

Passengers who have been in a country with confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) are not allowed to enter Kiribati. They must have stayed in a country with no confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) for a period of minimum 14 days before entering Kiribati.

KOREA (REP.) - published 20.02.2020

1. Visitors who have been in the Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Korea (Rep.).

2. Nationals of China (People's Rep) with a passport issued in the Hubei Province are not allowed to enter Korea (Rep.).

3. Korean visas issued by the Wuhan Consulate in the Hubei Province are invalidated.

4. A visa is required to transit through Korea (Rep.) for:
- nationals of China (People's Rep.) arriving from China (People's Rep); and
- visa required nationals arriving from China (People's Rep.).

5. Visitors arriving from Japan who have been in the cruise ship 'Diamond Princess' are not allowed to transit or enter (Korea Rep.).

KOREA (DEM. PEOPLE'S REP.) - published 06.02.2020

1. Passengers traveling as tourists are not allowed to enter.

2. Passengers traveling on business or duty must spend 14 days in quarantine upon arrival.

KOSOVO (REP.) - published 07.02.2020

Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Kosovo (Rep.).
- This does not apply when they travel with a medical certificate proving they are free from Coronavirus (COVID-19).
- This does not apply to airline crew.

KUWAIT - published 27.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

2. Nationals of Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Singapore and Thailand are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

3. Passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) passport are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

4. Passengers with a residence permit or visa issued by China (People's Rep.) who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 2 weeks are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

5. Passengers with a residence permit or visa issued by Hong Kong (SAR China) who have been in Hong Kong (SAR China) in the past 2 weeks are not allowed to enter Kuwait.

6. Passengers who have been in Iran, Iraq, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Singapore and Thailand in the past 2 weeks are not allowed to enter Kuwait. - This does not apply to nationals of Kuwait.

KYRGYSTAN - published 28.02.2020

Passengers arriving from Afghanistan, China (People's Rep.), Iran, Japan or Korea (Rep.) will be placed at quarantine for 14 days.

LEBANON- published 28.02.2020

Passengers who have been or transited in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Lebanon.
- This does not apply to nationals of Lebanon.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside Lebanon.

MACAO (SAR CHINA) - published 14.02.2020

1. Visitors who reside or have been in the Hubei Province (Chine People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Macao (SAR China) unless they prove with a valid certificate that they are not infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

2. Passengers with a Macao (SAR China) passport and those residing in Macao (SAR China) who have been in the Hubei Province (Chine People's Rep.) in the past 14 days must fill-in a Health Declaration Form.

MADAGASCAR - published 29.02.2020

Passengers and airline crew who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy, Korea Rep. in the past are not allowed to enter Madagascar.

MALAYSIA - published 12.02.2020

1. Passengers and airline crew who have been in the Hubei, Zhejiang or Jiangsu Provinces (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Malaysia and passengers who reside in Malaysia.

2. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Malaysia.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Malaysia.

MALDIVES - published 28.02.2020

1. Passengers and airline crew who have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Maldives.
- This does not apply to nationals of the Maldives.

2. Passengers and airline crew must fill-in a "Health Declaration Card" and an "Immigration Arrival Card" before arriving in the Maldives.

MARSHALL ISL. - published 28.02.2020

Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Iran, Japan, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) after 31 December 2019, are not allowed to enter Marshall Islands MAURITIUS - published 29.02.2020

1.Passengers who reside or have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Mauritius.

2.Nationals of Mauritius and residents of Mauritius who have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days will be placed in quarantine.

MICRONESIA (FEDERATED STATES) - published 24.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) on or after 6 January 2020, are not allowed to enter Micronesia (Federated States).
- This does not apply to airline crew.

2. Passengers who have been in a country with confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), other than China (People's Rep.), are not allowed to enter Micronesia (Federated States). They must have stayed in Guam, Hawaii or another country with no confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID- 19) for a period of minimum 14 days before entering Micronesia (Federated States).
- This does not apply to airline crew.

MONGOLIA - published 27.02.2020

1. Passengers who reside or have been in the China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Mongolia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia.

2. Passengers who have been in Italy, Japan or Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Mongolia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Mongolia.

MYANMAR - published 06.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) traveling to Myanmar can no longer obtain a visa on arrival.

2. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.) on any chinese airline can no longer obtain a visa on arrival.

NAURU - published 28.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in Australia, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Russian Fed., Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, USA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or Viet Nam in the past 21 days will not be allowed to enter Nauru.

2. Passengers must complete a Health Declaration Card and submit it to the Health Personnel when arriving in Nauru. They will undergo health screening before entering Nauru.

NEW CALEDONIA - published 25.02.2020

Passengers and airline crew transiting through or arriving in New Caledonia must fill-in a health declaration form. They will be allowed to transit or enter New Caledonia after a medical clearance and passport check done by the Border Force.

NEW ZEALAND - published 28.02.2020

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the past 14 days, will not be allowed to transit or enter New Zealand.
- This does not apply to nationals of Australia and New Zealand and their immediate family members.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in New Zealand.

2. For nationals of Australia and New Zealand and their immediate family members, who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the past 14 days, carrier must contact immigration border operations before boarding the passenger.

3. For permanent residents of New Zealand and their immediate family members, who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) or Iran in the past 14 days, carrier must contact immigration border operations before boarding the passenger.

NIUE - published 19.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 30 days are not allowed to enter Niue. This does not apply if they have stayed in a country with no confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) for a period of minimum 14 days before entering Niue. They must have an official medical clearance undertaken within 3 days prior to arrival in Niue.

OMAN - published 29.02.2020

1. Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.), Iran, Japan, Korea (Rep.) or Singapore will be subject to quarantine for a minimum of 14 days.

2. Nationals of the GCC countries are no longer allowed to enter Oman with a national ID card. They must travel with their passport.
-This does not apply to passengers returning to Oman, who used the card when they departed.

PALAU - published 06.02.2020

Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Palau.

PANAMA - published 21.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 30 days must fill-in the "Affidavit of the Traveler" given by the immigration officer.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - published 17.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Papua New Guinea. They must have spent 14 consecutive days in a country that is free from Coronavirus (COVID-19).

PARAGUAY - published 27.02.2020

Visas issued to nationals of China (People’s Rep.) are invalidated.

Passengers arriving from China (People's Rep.), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Singapore or Thailand will be quarantined for 14 days.

PHILIPPINES - published 28.02.2020

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People’s Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines.
- This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.
- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.
- This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines. They will be required to self-isolate for a period of 14 days from their arrival into the Philippines.

2.Passengers who have transited through or have been in the North Gyeongsang Province (including Daegu and Cheongdo Country) of Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the Philippines.
- This does not apply to nationals of the Philippines.
- This does not apply to spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines.
- This does not apply to permanent residents of the Philippines.

POLAND - published 25.02.2020

1. Passengers and airline crew arriving directly or indirectly from China (People’s Rep), Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) must fill-in the "health part" of the general declaration form provided by the cabin crew. The forms must be submitted to the Public Health Authorities at point of entry.

2. Passengers and airline crew on board of a flight where even one passenger is traveling directly or indirectly from China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) must fill-in the "health part" of the general declaration form provided by the cabin crew. The forms must be submitted to the Public Health Authorities at point of entry.

QATAR - published 26.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Iran, Japan, Korea (Rep.) or Singapore in the past 14 days will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

RUSSIAN FED. - published 28.02.2020

1. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) are not allowed to enter Russian Fed.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Russian Fed.
- This does not apply to airline crew.

2. Passengers with a Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) passport are not allowed to enter Russian Fed.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Russian Fed.
- This does not apply to airline crew.

3. Nationals of Iran are not allowed to enter Russian Fed.

SAMOA - published 28.02.2020

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People’s Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Italy, Iran, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Macao (SAR China), Singapore or Thailand are not allowed to enter Samoa. They must have spent a period of 14 days in quarantine in a country that is free from Coronavirus (COVID-19).They must have medical clearance issued 3 days before arrival. The medical clearance must be a medical certificate issued by a registered medical practitioner.

2. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, France, Germany, Iran, Malaysia, Viet Nam, USA (California) or United Arad Emirates are not allowed to enter Samoa. This does not apply if they have a medical clearance issued 3 days before arrival. The medical clearance must be issued by a registered medical practitioner.

SAUDI ARABIA – published 29.02.2020

1.Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Saudi Arabia.

2. Nationals of the GCC countries are no longer allowed to enter Saudi Arabia with a national ID card. They must travel with their passport. - This does not apply to nationals of Saudi Arabia who are allowed to enter with a national ID card if they used the card when they departed from Saudi Arabia.

3. Tourist visas issued to nationals of Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Lebanon, Macao (SAR China), Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Somalia, Syria, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen, are invalidated.

4. Passengers traveling for the purpose of Umrah or visiting the Prophet's mosque are not allowed to enter Saudi Arabia.
- This does not apply to nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and United Arab Emirates with a visit permit obtained through the website of the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah.

5. Airline crew will be subject to medical examination, if required.

SEYCHELLES - published 26.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Seychelles.
- This does not apply to nationals and residents of Seychelles.

2. Passengers residing in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Macao (SAR China) are not allowed to transit or enter Seychelles.
- This does not apply to nationals of Seychelles.

SIERRA LEONE - published 24.02.2020

Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days, will be subject to immediate quarantine.

SINGAPORE - published 26.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the last 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to residents of Singapore (Singapore Citizens/Permanent Residents or travelers holding a long-term pass (Work Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass, Long-term Visit Pass only) with final destination Singapore. If they have been in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the last 14 days, they will be quarantined upon entry in Singapore.

2. Passengers who have been in Cheongdo County and Daegu City in Korea (Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to nationals of Singapore, permanent residents of Singapore or long-term pass holders.
- This does not apply to work pass holders with the MOM's prior approval letter.

3. For work pass holders with travel history to mainland China in the last 14 days, they are allowed to enter Singapore subjected to the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) prior approval. They are required to show the MOM approval letter to airline staff upon check-in and before boarding.

4. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a passport issued in Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to residents of Singapore (Permanent Residents only) or travelers holding a long-term pass (Work Pass, Student Pass, Dependent Pass, Long-term Visit Pass only) with final destination Singapore. They will be quarantined upon entry in Singapore.

5.Passengers with an Approved Letter for Entry from the Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority will not be subject to the above restrictions. They are still subject to the prevailing health screening requirement upon arriving at Singapore airport. Possession of an Approved Letter for Entry does not guarantee the issuance of a Visit Pass to enter Singapore.

6. Nationals of China (People's Rep.) with a short or multiple term visa issued by Singapore, the visa have been suspended and not valid for travel.

7. Passengers and crew members who were in the cruise ship 'Westerdam', 'Diamond Princess' or 'MV World Dream' are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore.
- This does not apply to nationals of Singapore, permanent residents of Singapore or long-term pass holders. They will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival in Singapore.

SOLOMON ISL. - published 28.02.2020

1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), 1. Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China), Singapore or Thailand in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Solomon Isl.
- This does not apply to nationals of Solomon Isl.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Solomon Isl.

2. Passengers who have transited through or have been in Afghanistan, Australia, Bahrain, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, India, Iraq, Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Nepal, Oman, Philippines, Russian Fed., Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, USA, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or Viet Nam are subject to immediate quarantine and/or isolation as applicable.

SOMALIA - published 10.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 20 days are not allowed to enter Somalia.

2. Residents of Somalia who have been in China (People's Rep) are subject to immediate quarantine for a maximum of 14 days.

ST. LUCIA - published 27.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Singapore in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to nationals of St. Lucia.

2. Nationals of St. Lucia who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Italy, Korea (Rep.) or Singapore in the past 14 days will be subject to immediate quarantine for a maximum of 14 days.

ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES - published 24.02.2020

Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Hong Kong (SAR China), Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao (SAR China) or Singapore in the past 14 days will not be allowed to enter St.Vincent and the Grenadines.

SRI LANKA - published 06.02.2020

Nationals of China (People’s Rep.) can no longer obtain a visa on arrival in Sri Lanka.

THAILAND - published 25.02.2020

Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by United Arab Emirates Government, nationals of United Arab Emirates are not allowed to travel to Thailand.

TONGA - published 27.02.2020

1. Passengers and airline crew arriving from or transiting through China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macao (SAR China) are not allowed to enter Tonga. This does not apply if they have stayed in a country with no confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) for a period of minimum 14 days before entering Tonga. They must have an official medical clearance undertaken within 3 days prior to arrival in Tonga.
- This does not apply to nationals of Tonga and their immediate family members.
- This does not apply to permanent residents of Tonga and their immediate family members.
- This does not apply to airline crew on direct flights from China (People's Rep.) who have been using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

2. Passengers must complete a 'Traveler's Arrival Health Declaration Card' and submit it to the Ministry of Health Border Control when arriving in Tonga.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - published 07.02.2020

1. Passengers and crew members who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Trinidad and Tobago.
- This does not apply to nationals of Trinidad and Tobago.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Trinidad and Tobago

2. Nationals of Trinidad and Tobago who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days will be put in immediate isolation.

3. Passengers who are permanent residents of Trinidad and Tobago and who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days will be put in immediate isolation.

TURKEY- published 29.02.2020

1.Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) or in Iran in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Turkey.

2.Nationals of Iran arriving from another country than Iran will undergo medical examination upon arrival.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - published 29.02.2020

1.Nationals of the United Arab Emirates can enter the United Arab Emirates with a national ID card, if they left before 28 February 2020.

2.Nationals of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia can no longer enter the United Arab Emirates with a national ID card, they must have a passport.

3.Based on the travel advisory restriction issued by United Arab Emirates Government, nationals of United Arab Emirates are not allowed to travel to Iran or Thailand.

USA - published 27.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the USA.
- This does not apply to nationals of the USA.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in the USA.

2. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days must arrive at one of the following airports: Atlanta (ATL), Chicago (ORD), Dallas, (DFW), Detroit (DTW), Honolulu (HNL), Los Angeles (LAX), New York (JFK or EWR), San Francisco (SFO), Seattle (SEA) and Washington (IAD).

VANUATU - published 18.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macau (SAR China) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Vanuatu.
- This does not apply to residents of Vanuatu who transited through Hong Kong (SAR China) for less than 8 hours without leaving the international transit area.

2. Passengers must complete an Incoming Passenger Health Declaration Form before boarding.

3.Passengers who have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macau (SAR China) since 31 December 2019 but who have spent the previous 14 days outside of China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China) or Macau (SAR China) must supply a copy of Medical Clearance Form 1, completed by a registered medical practitioner certifying that they are free from any respiratory illness.

4. Passengers showing symptoms of respiratory illness (flu, running nose, fever, headache, chest pain, or difficulty in breathing) must be tested by a registered medical practitioner for 2019-nCoV and supply a copy of Medical Clearance Form 2 completed by a registered medical practitioner certifying that they have been tested for 2019-nCoV at a WHO appointed 2019-nCoV referral laboratory, and that the test returned a negative result for 2019-nCoV.

VIET NAM - published 19.02.2020

1. Passengers who have been in or transited through China (People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Viet Nam. This does not apply to passengers who travel for diplomatic or official purpose.
- This does not apply to nationals of Viet Nam.
- This does not apply to passengers who reside in Viet Nam.

2. Passengers who travel for diplomatic or official purpose will undergo a medical examination at the border before allowed to enter Viet Nam. If any new travel restrictions will be imposed, we will ensure that Timatic is updated accordingly. We are monitoring this outbreak very closely and we will keep you posted on the developments.