Destination Travel Requirement Alerts   

The information on this page is true to the best of our knowledge, passengers are requested to recheck the requirements with the local authorities prior to traveling to any destination and adhere to the updated requirements.

SalamAir does not take any responsibility if passengers are denied entry by local authorities upon arrival to any of our destinations.

  • Travel requirements to Oman

    Passengers arriving in Oman:

    1. Omani citizens arriving in Oman are exempted from the mandatory institutional quarantine, but should undergo a home-based isolation, together with other procedures applicable to all arrivals in the Sultanate. Consequently, they will not need to provide proof of a hotel booking for 7 nights, or a guarantee letter which specifies details of the arrangements being made in according with the institutional quarantine requirements.

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

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

    4. All arrivals ( Expect Omani Nationals) into the Sultanate starting from 02:00 pm on Monday 29th March 2021, shall book accommodation in hotels and institutional isolation via the (Sahala) platform on https://covid19.emushrif.om/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    *Arrivals from the Republic of India, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and the Republic of Bangladesh and travelers who have been in or transited through any of these countries in the previous 14 days prior to their request to enter the Sultanate, to the list of countries from which entry to the Sultanate is suspended, effective 18:00 (Oman local time) on Saturday, 24th April 2021 until further notice.

    * Adding arrivals from the Republic of Philippines and travelers who have been traveling from other countries but have passed through any of these two countries in the previous 14 days prior to their request to enter the Sultanate, to the list of countries from which entry to the Sultanate is suspended, effective 09:00 (Oman local time) on Friday, 7th May 2021 until further notice

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

    The wearing of medical face masks is mandatory for all passengers and persons within the airport and aircraft, from the moment they enter the terminal building at the destination airport. Exemption to the obligation to wear masks can be made for instances where otherwise specified, such as during security checks or border control. Children below 6 years and people with medical reasons for not wearing face masks can also be exempted. Non-medical masks should be three layers, fully cover the nose and mouth and comply with WHO standers in terms of filtration and breathability. Masks should be worn during all phases of flight except while eating or drinking for brief periods of time. 


    Departing Passengers from Oman:

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

    2. Passengers shall comply with the requirements of the country they are traveling to.

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

  • Travel requirements to Sharjah

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

    2. All GCC nationals and residents travelling to Sharjah are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test.

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

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

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

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

  • Travel requirements to Abu Dhabi
    • Passengers who arrive to the UAE through Abu Dhabi International Airport but wish to travel straight to another emirate must use Airport Taxi only.

    • If the passenger does not use the airport taxi, then the standard procedure of arriving at Abu Dhabi will apply; where the passenger will need to wear the tracking medical wristband and stay in Abu Dhabi for quarantine purposes of the period of 14 days.

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

    1. The suspension of entry for passengers arriving from red list countries, namely: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Starting from Monday 24 May 2021.

    2. Passengers arriving from the countries not included in the red list are exempted from:

    - Quarantine and PCR test: if they are vaccinated and hold a Bahrain issued vaccination certificate or certificate is approved by authorities in Bahrain, or certificate issued by a country that has reciprocal recognition agreement with Kingdom of Bahrain.

    - Quarantine: if they are vaccinated and hold vaccination certificate issued by: the United State of America, the United Kingdom, a member state of the European Union, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan or Singapore.

    3. Bahraini nationals and passengers holding a valid residency visa are exempted from the above restrictions, but along with all non-vaccinated travelers will have to:

    Quarantine for 10 days at their own residence or at the government designated hotel licensed by the National Health Regulatory Authority.

    Present a negative test certificate with QR code for a PCR test administered within 48 hours of their departure.

    Passengers are required to undergo PCR on arrival and on the 10th day of their stay.

    4. For further information please click the link:  http://www.bahrainairport.com/en/before-you-fly/bia-against-covid-19.html

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

  • Travel requirements to Bangladesh

     

    1) Following the government guidance and instruction, with effect from 0001 BST on 04 June 2021 until further notice, schedule passenger flights to/from Dhaka shall continue as per their approved time slots under Summer-2021 schedule. Mentionable that Air Bubble flights will remain suspended until further notice.

    2) Transportation of passengers (please see the attachment for the Group of countries):

    (1) Countries under Group-A: No entry into Bangladesh (as point of origin) from this group of countries and no Bangladeshi's are allowed to travel to this group of countries. Only Bangladeshi expatriate/ citizens visited (not residing) in the countries of these Group in previous 15 days of travel to Bangladesh, are allowed to travel to/from Dhaka provided that they have the special approval/ authorization from the competent authority of Bangladesh. On arrival they will complete a mandatory 14 (fourteen) days institutional quarantine at government nominated hotels on passenger's own expenses. Proof of Hotel Booking shall be produced during check-in and the Airlines representative shall verify it before issuing the Boarding pass.

    (2) Countries under Group-B: Any incoming passengers from these Group (as point of origin) are permitted to travel to Dhaka. They will have to complete a mandatory 14 (fourteen) days institutional quarantine at government nominated hotels on passenger's own expenses. Proof of Hotel Booking shall be produced during check-in and the Airlines representative shall verify it before issuing the Boarding pass. There is no restriction on the outgoing passengers to these countries. Passengers of this Group can have transit via the countries of Group A, provided that the passengers remain confined within the airport under the close supervision of the Airlines. As an exception, incoming passengers originating from Kuwait and Oman shall have to complete a mandatory 3 (three) days institutional quarantine at government nominated facilities or at hotels on passenger's own expenses. Upon completion of the 3 days institutional quarantine, medical test will be carried out. The passenger will be released to complete a total of 11 days home quarantine if the medical test result is satisfactory. In case of unsatisfactory medical test result, the passenger shall have to go for isolation at government nominated facilities at own expenses or continue with the institutional quarantine. No restriction for outgoing passengers to travel to the countries of this Group.

    (3) Group-C (all other Countries except Group- A & B); Incoming/outgoing passengers are allowed to/from these countries. Incoming Passengers from these countries of origin will have to complete 14 (fourteen) days strict home quarantine. However, if any COVID-19 symptoms are detected/observed on arrival, he/she shall be sent to Government Authorized Hospital for further checkup or depending on the națure/intensity of the symptoms, will be sent to isolation at government nominated facilities or Hotel at passenger's own expenses. Passengers originating from this group of countries (Group-C) can have transit via the countries of Group A & B provided that the passengers remain confined within the airport under the close supervision of the airlines.

    3. All incoming/outgoing passengers, except the children below 10 years old, shall mandatorily possess PCR based COVID-19 negative certificate. The PCR test shall be done within 72 hours of the flight departure time.

    4. Outgoing passengers shall also follow the latest restrictions or requirements imposed by the transit/destination country. Airlines concerned shall keep all the passengers well informed about the requirements and formalities of origin / transit / destination countries well before of their travel.

    5. Quarantine (institutional/home) formalities for the diplomats and their family members shall be as per the latest directives/decision of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Bangladesh.

     6. All home and institutional quarantine shall be ensured by the local administration and law enforcing agency(s).

     (1) Outgoing flights from Dhaka: No capacity restriction for Narrow Bodied (Single Isle) aircraft. Wide Bodied (Twin Isle) aircraft shall carry a maximum of 280 passengers, except B777 and B747 aircraft shall be entitled to carry up to 350 passengers.

     (2) Incoming flights to Dhaka: A maximum of 140 passengers in the Narrow Bodied (Single Isle) aircraft and 200 passengers by the Wide Bodied (Twin Isle) aircraft can be carried.

     (3) Incoming and outgoing flights: In both the cases of Narrow-Body or Wide-Body aircraft, at least the last row of the economy class and one seat of business class (unless otherwise instructed) cabin shall be kept vacant for any suspected COVID- 19 positive passenger(s). Moreover, all health directives including disinfection, social distancing etc. procedure at the airport or in the aircraft shall strictly to be complied following the other directives of CAAB.

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

     

  • Travel requirements to Doha

    1. All arriving passengers must install “EHTERAZ” application on their cell phones. Registration thru Ehteraz website (www.ehteraz.gov.qa) is mandatory for all travelers coming to the state of Qatar (including Qatar citizens and residents) At least 12 hours before travel, travelers should upload the required official documents.

    2. If any passenger not holding a smartphone, they can purchase a smartphone on arrival minimum amount of QAR200 – QAR500. A SIM also can be purchased on arrival cost QAR 35.

    3. Passengers will be issued a Travel Authorization, which they will be required to present to the boarding staff to be allowed to fly to Qatar,

    4. Vaccinated travelers coming from Red countries( Nepal, Pakistan, Khartoum, Bangladesh) will undergo a repeat PCR test (at the traveler’s expense) 300QAR  on arrival in HIA/land border, if the test is positive, a traveler must adhere to isolation protocol.

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

    5. You are exempted from quarantine if you are fully vaccinated with a MOPH recognized vaccine and at least (14) days have passed after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series vaccine or from the single-dose in case of a single-dose regime vaccine.

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

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

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

    Approved Vaccines

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

     *Conditionally Approved Vaccines

    • Sinaform Vaccine

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

    10. Recovered individuals:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Approved Vaccines
     

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

    *Conditionally Approved Vaccines

    • Sinaform Vaccine

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

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

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

    Recovered individuals:

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

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


    Recovered individuals:

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

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

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

    • Print Negative COVID19 Certificate. PCR test no later than 72 hours before departure. Children under 12 and passengers with moderate to severe disabilities are exempt from PCR.

    • GDRFA approval for Dubai Issued residence visa on https://smart.gdrfad.gov.ae/Smart_OTCServicesPortal/ReturnPermitService.aspx and other emirates residence visa holders require no ICA approval on the condition that the airline gets ‘OK TO BOARD’ and is able to issue a boarding pass.

    • Tourist/Visit visa or visa on arrival are allowed and do not require to get any approvals.

    • Tourist/Visit Visa to have mandatory Medical insurance covering COVID-19 Treatment.

    • All passenger arriving from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan must do the following:

      1. All passenger arriving to Dubai must hold a VALID Covid-19 Test certificate that is issued within the valid time frame, namely, 72 hours from the time of collecting the sample and also ensure that the time of sample collection - “Date & Time” and time of reporting “Result date and Result time” are accurate.

      2. The certificate must indicate a NEGATIVE test result, described either in ARABIC or ENGLISH, issued from a certified lab at the original point of destination, where the passenger is travelling from.

      3. It is MANDATORY that the report includes a QR code which is linked to the original report, for verification purposes by the airlines through a mobile phone and validation by the representatives of Dubai Health Authority (DHA) upon the passenger arrivals in Dubai Airports.

    • For further information please click on the link: https://www.dubaiairports.ae/# 
    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations.
  • Travel requirements to Alexandria
    • Citizens are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test starting from September 1st 2020, and must travel within 48 hours of conducting the test.

    • GCC nationals, residents and other visa holders are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the time of arrival, and must travel within 48 hours of conducting the test.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival are subject to mandatory quarantine.

    • Visa on Arrival is available for all nationalities.

    • Children of 6 years old and above required a PCR test.

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

  • Travel requirements to Kathmandu
    • As per the decision of Government of Nepal (Council of Ministers) on27 May 202l, all passengers (Nepali & Foreign nationals) travelling into Nepal from the abroad are required to follow the enlisted health & quarantine protocols compulsory;

      1) must have medical certificate with a negative RT-PCR or equivalent testing (Gene Xpert/True NAAT) report with photo identification & Barcode/QR code issued within 72 hours from the swab collection time to the departure time of the flight with exemption of test report for their minors below the age of five years.

      2) except exempted as per clause (3), are subjected to furnish the evidence of hotel bookings of 10 days, for hotel quarantine at their own cost in the hotels listed by Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation or Nepal Tourism Board,

      3) travelers as categorized below on basis of specified documents are subjected to home quarantine of 10 days ‘upon arrival;

       a) those coming for emergency purposes like for funerals and mourning with recommendations by concerned local levels,

      b) sick people as well as their carers, senior citizens above 75 years, children below five years and their guardians, and differently abled people, certified. by hospitals and with recommendations from respective local levels,

      c) government employees, security personnel’s, diplomats and their families and Nepali health professionals or medical students coming to Nepal to support the COVID-19 control measures based on their office/mission recommendations,

      d)migrant workers returning from Gulf countries and Malaysia arc subjected to hotel quarantine of 7 days’ until obtaining the negative report of RT-PCR test, and

      e) those individuals with their family members of the same house are under treatment in ICU/Ventilator of hospitals and having no one to take care of them on basis of clear evidence from hospital and recommendations of related local levels,

      4) all of those, spending their quarantine in the hotels/homes, have to do RT-PCR tests on the 4th and 1st day of their arrival, and

      5) In case if anyone is found flouting the provisions of hotel\ home quarantine she\he will be punished under the COVID-19 crisis management ordinance -2021.

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

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. 
  • Travel requirements to Khartoum
    • GCC nationals and residents are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test.

    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations. 
  • Travel requirements to Shiraz
    • The entry is suspended until further notice for all nationalities.

    • GCC nationals and residents are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 96 hours of conducting the test.

    • Suspected COVID-19 passengers on arrival will be quarantined.

    • Following countries are suspended to enter IRAN till further notice: BOTSWANA, BRAZIL, CZECH REPUBLIC, ESTONIA, FRANCE,INDIA,IRAQ, LESOTHO, IRELAND, MALAWI, MOZAMBIQUE,PAKISTAN, SLOVAKIA, SOUTH AFRICA,OR ZAMBIA.

    • All arriving passengers required PCR test regardless of nationality (Even Diplomat). The certificate must be issued in English or approved by IR Consulate at origin country if any other language.

    • PCR test is mandatory for All passenger more than 8 years old.

    • All passengers must fill out Health Declaration Form before arrival.

    • All arriving passengers are required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test.

    • Suspension of visa on arrival facilities until further notice.

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

  • Travel requirements to Silakot
    • All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Visa on arrival is available except for Indians and Bangladeshi.

    • For further information please click on the link: https://www.caapakistan.com.pk/ 
    • Passengers are strongly advised to check the latest travel requirements related to COVID-19 before traveling to their destinations.
  • Travel requirements to Karachi
    • All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 72 hours of conducting the test.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Visa on arrival is available except for Indians and Bangladeshi.

    • For further information please click on the link: https://www.caapakistan.com.pk/  

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

  • Travel requirements to Turkey

    1) Passengers departing from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, South Africa, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and those who are understood to be in these countries in the last 14 days will be requested to submit a negative PCR test report 72 hours before entering to Turkey, and these passengers will be quarantined for 14 days in places determined by the governorships. If the PCR test result to be made at the end of the 14th day of the quarantine is negative, the quarantine measure will be terminated. Passengers whose PCR test result is positive will be taken into isolation and the measure will be terminated with a negative PCR test result which will be made at the end of the 14th day.

    2) Passengers departing from the United Kingdom, Iran, Egypt, and Singapore will be required to submit a negative PCR test result which has to be made a maximum of 72 hours before entry.

    3) Except for the above-mentioned countries, passengers who will enter Turkey from other countries will not be required to submit a negative PCR test result if they submit a document issued by the relevant country's official authorities stating that they have been vaccinated at least 14 days before the entrance to Turkey and /or have had the disease and cured within the last 6 months; quarantine measures will not be applied for these passengers.

    For these passengers, if the vaccine certificate or the documents proving that they have had the disease cannot be submitted according to the stated rules, the submission of the PCR negative test result made a maximum of 72 hours before the entrance to Turkey or negative rapid antigen test result made maximum 48 hours before the entrance to Turkey will be deemed sufficient.

    A PCR test result, vaccination card, or proof of recovery showing a Covid-19 positive PCR test that was taken a maximum of six months ago are not requested from passengers below 6 years of age.

    4) Flight crew, seaman, and truck drivers are exempted from the above regulations.

    5) Except for passengers departing from the countries listed in the second article, people entering Turkey may be subjected to PCR tests on the basis of sampling at their destination by the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health. In this context, passengers will be allowed to go to their final destination after the test samples are taken, and if the test results are positive, they will be treated in accordance with Republic of Turkey Ministry of Health COVID19 guidelines. Passengers with positive test results will be quarantined for 14 days at the addresses they shared and if the PCR test results to be made at the end of the 10th day are negative, the quarantine conditions will be terminated. The quarantine conditions of those who are found to have an Indian mutant will be terminated with a negative result of the PCR test at the end of the 14th day.

    6) Visa on Arrival is available for all nationalities, Please check the Visa rules by click on the following link: http://www.mfa.gov.tr/default.en.mfa 


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

  • Travel requirements India

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Travel requirements KSA

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

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

    3. All arriving guests including the members of diplomatic missions accredited in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and their families (except Saudi citizens and children below 8 years of age) must provide negative PCR test certificate issued from a verified laboratory does not exceed (72) hours from the time the test is undertaken until departing to the kingdom, and guests who did not provide the certificate will be denied from boarding the airplane.

    4. All guests, except passengers under the age of (8) years, to undergo two PCR Tests, within (24) hours of arrival and on 7th day of arrival. If the result is negative, they are permitted to leave quarantine on the 8th day.

    5. All guests travelers who intend visiting the Kingdom (excluding Citizens, Residents and GCC Citizens) must have medical insurance that covers the costs of COVID-19 treatment in outpatient clinics, emergencies and hospitals, including the institutional quarantine for a period of (14) days.

    6. All guests must obtain and show a prof of vaccination (vaccine certificates for COVID 19) with one of the flowing vaccines:
    • 2 doses of Pfizer BioNTech
    • 2 doses of Oxford AstraZeneca
    • 2 doses of Moderna
    • 1 dose of Johnson Johnson & Johnson

    7. Vaccine certificates are required to be certified by official health authorities from the country that provided the vaccination for incoming passengers, and the duration between receiving the last dose (the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or the first dose of a single dose vaccine) should not be less than 14 days before traveling to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Guests must carry their vaccine certificates at all times during their stay in the kingdom (Or prove of health status through applications and accredited programs in the kingdom) Failure to comply with these regulations makes travelers subject to legal liabilities .in addition to being denied.

    8. All international travelers’ guests arriving to Saudi Arabia must complete a period of (7 days) of institutional quarantine at their own expense starting from the time of arrival at the institutional quarantine facilities to the Kingdom. The following categories are exempted from the institutional quarantine:
    • Saudi citizens, citizen spouses, citizen s children and domestic workers accompanying any of individuals mentioned in these categories.
    • Non immune domestic workers accompanying an immune resident Non immune travelers shall comply with home quarantine for a period of 7 days, and be allowed to take the COVID 19 PCR test starting on the 6TH day of quarantine
    • Immune travelers as follows:      
    - For citizens or residents:  whose status shows in (Tawakalna) application by completing their vaccinations against (COVID-19) those who have passed 14 days after their first dose or those who have recovered from (COVID-19) in a period not exceeding 6 months.

     - For non-residents and first time visitors :  Who have completed 14 days since receiving all doses of the vaccination (by an authorized vaccine by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), while providing a certificate or proof in accordance with the requirements set by the Ministry of Health.
    • Those holding a diplomatic visa, diplomats and their residing families, on the basis that they adhere to the quarantine procedures by staying in their homes in accordance to the minatory of health (MOH) approved regulations.
    • Cabin Crews
    • Those involved in health supply chains, according to MOH

    9. All Guests must take a PCR test on the 7th day of arrival If the result is negative, they are permitted to leave quarantine on the 8th day.

    10.The list of the institutional quarantine facilities licensed by the Ministry of Tourism are available in https://cdn.mt.gov.sa/public/licensedAccommodations/index.html   

    11.Above points not applied on countries that suspended from traveling to/from the kingdom in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as decided by the competent committee as a result of COVID-19 outbreak in these countries.

    12.Temporarily suspending entry into the Kingdom for all guests coming or passed from (Argentina, United Arab Emirates, Germany, United States of America, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Pakistan, Brazil, Portugal, United Kingdom, Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, France, Lebanon, Egypt, India, Japan) and same applies to those who are coming from other countries if they have passed through any of the aforementioned countries during (14) days preceding their entry to the Kingdom. ( Except Saudi Citizens and their families and accompanying workers , Diplomats, Health Practitioners and their families. Also, they must undergo for self-quarantine as mentioned below and providing a negative result of (PCR) test certificate for Non-Saudi nationals over eight years old.

    13.All guests must download and register on Tatamman and Tawakkalna Applications.

    14.Guests must assign home location Through Tatamman app within 8 hours of arrival.

    15.Guests most monitor COVID-19 symptoms, and immediately call 937 if any symptoms appeared or go to primary healthcare center or emergency if necessary.

    16.Guests must do daily health assessment in Tatamman app.

    17.Guests must follow precautionary procedures during self-quarantine at home as stated in the Health Disclaimer Form.

    18.Non-Saudi Citizens being family members (husband, wife or children) of Saudi Citizens or home workers (driver or domestic worker) of Saudi Citizens are allowed to enter the Kingdom directly if travelling with the Saudi Citizens and without the need to spend no less than (14) days outside the country in which the new strain of Corona Virus is spread but still need to provide a negative PCR test certificate issued from a verified laboratory does not exceed (72) hours from the time the test is undertaken until departing to the kingdom.


    19. Passengers coming to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Umrah must fill out the form for registering vaccination information for vaccinated travelers before their arrival to the Kingdom through the following link https://muqeem.sa/#/vaccine-registration/home  to record immunization data and to enable them to use the application We trusted.

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

  • Travel requirements Kuwait

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    - Minors below (18 years old) unaccompanied passengers.

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

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

  • Travel requirements to Sri Lanka

    1) Sri Lankan Citizens / Dual Passport holders and Seafarers who are Sri Lankan Nationals does not require a Pre-approval to land in Sri Lanka if they are on 14 days Hotel Quarantine. If they require free institutional Quarantine they need to obtain approvals from The Ministry of Foreign affairs.

    2) All passengers are required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test at the check-in time and must travel within 96 hours of conducting the test.

    3) All Travelers arriving to Sri Lanka should mandatorily carry a negative Covid-19 test report in English done with in 96 Hours prior to embarkation or a Rapid Antigen done within 48 Hours prior to embarkation (Rapid antigen test only for Sri Lankan Citizens excluding dual passport and foreign Nationals.)

    4) Sri Lankan Citizens or Dual Passport holders arriving to Sri Lanka, who has been fully vaccinated and departs from abroad after two weeks completing the vaccination only requires to stay for one day at a level one paid quarantine hotel till the negative PCR test is available, afterwards they can proceed for a 14 days home quarantine if they have a residence and if there are no residence facilities for home quarantine (having separate rooms not mixing with other persons at home) travelers must undergo quarantine at a hotel / center.

    5) Sri Lankan Nationals / Dual Passports holders who are NOT fully vaccinated or who are fully vaccinated and traveling from abroad before two weeks after the second doze must be at hotel / Institutional quarantine for 14 days. (For Institutional free quarantine, approval must be obtain from MOFA pre travel).

    6) Passengers departing from Sri Lanka should conduct a PCR test subject to the regulation of the destination country

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

  • Travel requirements to Sarajevo

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

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

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

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

    This limitation is not applicable to:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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