COVID-19: Inbound Travel restrictions

Inbound Travel Restrictions

Status Inbound Country Restrictions Source
Colombia Limited international flights have resumed to eight of Colombia’s busiest airports: Bogota, Cartagena, Medellin (Rionegro), Cali, Barranquilla, Armenia, Pereira, and Bucaramanga. Colombia’s land and water borders remain closed until at least November 30.
Costa Rica U.S. citizens from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. can enter Costa Rica via air on flights departing from the United States. Visitors traveling to Costa Rica will need to provide proof of a medical insurance policy to cover any COVID-19 related medical treatment or quarantine lodging while in Costa Rica. All visitors must also complete an online Health Pass 48 hours prior to travel to Costa Rica. The Health Pass can be found at
Croatia EU/EEA nationals and individuals holding permanent residence or long-term visas in the EU/EEA countries can enter Croatia without restrictions. All other foreign nationals, including U.S. citizens, may enter Croatia for business, tourism, education, or other pressing personal reasons if they provide the relevant proof and meet the requirements set forth by the Government of Croatia.
Cyprus Airport Open. Tourists are permitted to travel to Cyprus, but you must provide a negative COVID-19 test on arrival, obtained within 72 hours before travel results letter must include the date and time when the test was taken.
Czech Republic There are currently restrictions in place on entering the Czech Republic, including if you are travelling from the UK. If you are travelling from a country not considered to be low risk by the Czech government, you are only allowed to enter the Czech Republic for limited, specific purposes.
Egypt Travellers (including those who hold Egyptian nationality) arriving from overseas to any part of Egypt will be required to present a negative PCR test certificate on arrival. The Egyptian authorities have advised that PCR tests must be conducted no more than 72 hours prior to flight departure.
France "You may not travel between different parts of France. Internal European borders will remain open but external borders are closed except for essential travel. All travelers arriving in France will be tested at airports and ports. "
Georgia Georgia has suspended entry into the country for most foreign citizens, with limited exceptions. This entry ban for foreign citizens applies to air, land, and sea borders. The Government has not announced a date when these restrictions will be eased or removed.
Greece U.S. citizens traveling to Greece will not be permitted to enter unless they meet one of only a few narrow exceptions detailed in the Greek Embassy's information on entrance into the European Union/Schengen Area. There is no projected date when entry will be permitted.
Hungary From within the EU: Entry Restrictions- Entry from EU Member States + Schengen Associated countries is generally not allowed without a special reason. Citizens of Czechia, Poland and Slovakia are allowed to enter Hungary if they show a negative coronavirus test not older than five days.
India Scheduled international flights are currently suspended. A limited number of flights are operating between the UK and India under a bilateral agreement but these are subject to strict eligibility criteria and details may change at short notice.
Indonesia Avoid non-essential travel. Entry to Indonesia is prohibited except for Indonesian nationals and foreign nationals holding valid residency permits (KITAS/KITAP) for Indonesia.
Malaysia Malaysia has implemented entry and movement restrictions on all foreign nationals. The Government of Malaysia announced an extension of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Sabah, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, including the states of Kedah, Perak, Pulau Pinang, Melaka, Johor, and Terengganu. The CMCO will remain in effect until December 6.
Mexico International Flights are allowed. US Borders are open. Please check Port of Entry for Operating Hours.
MX BORDER: Andrade Bridge (TIJUANA) Open from 6am - 10pm Daily
MX BORDER: >Brownsville Bridge (MATAMOROS) Open from 6am - 12midnight Daily
MX BORDER: >Calexico Bridge (MEXICALI) Open from 6am - 12midnight Daily
MX City: >Cancun Hotels, hotel beaches, restaurants, historic sites, theme parks, golf courses, nautical activities, and tourist-based businesses to operate, but at 30% of normal capacity.
MX BORDER: >El Paso Bridge (JUAREZ) Open 24 hours a day
MX BORDER: >Laredo Bridge (NUEVO LAREDO) Open 24 hours a day
MX BORDER: >Nogales Bridge (NOGALES) Open from 6am -10pm Daily
MX City: >Playa Del Carmen Hotels, hotel beaches, restaurants, historic sites, theme parks, golf courses, nautical activities, and tourist-based businesses to operate, but at 30% of normal capacity.
MX BORDER: >Progreso International Bridge (NUEVO PROGRESO) Open to US Citizens and Legal Residents of the US under the age of 65
MX BORDER: >San Ysidro Bridge (LOS ALGODONES) Open 6am - 2pm daily
Morocco British nationals living in Morocco, as well as their families, are allowed to enter Morocco. If you’re eligible to enter, you will have to provide a negative PCR test before boarding your flight or ferry to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure.
Netherlands "The travel ban for the Netherlands has been lifted for Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay and China*. * The condition of reciprocity explicitly applies to China: the EU will only open to China when China opens to EU citizens."
The Philippines U.S. citizens are not permitted to enter unless they have a Philippine visa. Contact the nearest Philippine Embassy or Consulate prior to attempting to travel to the Philippines. All regions in the Philippines remain under some level of quarantine restricting movement.
Poland Poland has restored full border traffic within the internal borders of the European Union. Travellers have the right to free entry, exit and transit through the territory of the Republic of Poland. If you are returning to the UK from Poland, you will need to self-isolate on your return.
Portugal The Government of Portugal currently prohibits non-essential travel except only for citizens of the European Union/Schengen associated countries. U.S. citizens traveling directly from the United States to Portugal for non-essential travel are currently prohibited from entering Portugal.
Romania Entry from EU countries is allowed without restrictions with some exceptions. The Government of Romania announced additional restrictions that will go into effect November 9, 2020. These restrictions will remain in place for 30 days and are subject to being renewed. U.S. Citizens are not allowed to enter Romania.
Serbia All Serbian citizens, as well as foreign residents in Serbia (U.S. citizens included) to undergo the following COVID-19 health monitoring measures upon arrival to Serbia.
Singapore Short-term visitors from anywhere in the world are not able to enter Singapore. Long-term pass holders and dependants need approval before entering Singapore. Singapore has implemented special travel arrangements with some countries/regions, such as China and Malaysia, to facilitate travel.
South Korea There are no restrictions on domestic travel in Korea. However, those entering Korea from abroad will not be permitted to board domestic connecting flights (i.e., to Jeju or Busan) until completing government-mandated quarantine. ""
Spain Travelling from EU Member States + Schengen Associated countries is allowed without restrictions. U.S. citizens cannot enter Spain unless they meet very specific requirements or have already obtained special permission from the Government of Spain.
Switzerland "Entry from EU Member States + Schengen Associated countries is allowed without restrictions, unless a country or region is defined as Covid risk area. All travellers from countries or regions defined as risk areas must quarantine for 10 days. "
Thailand Thailand’s borders are still closed for all foreign nationals with few exceptions. If you’re eligible to enter, you will be subject to a 14-day state quarantine at a Thai government-designated facility at your own expense. If suspected of carrying COVID-19, you may be denied entry into the country
Tunisia There are no restrictions on travel to and from airports and ports. All modes of public transport (taxis, buses, trains and others) are permitted to operate. Travel between Tunisia and any of the EU’s 27 member states is no longer advised.
Turkey Passengers arriving in Turkey will be required to complete an information form and will be checked for symptoms. Medical tourism travelers will need a medical visa and specific health documentation to enter Turkey.
United Arab Emirates Visitor and tourist visas are currently being issued by the Dubai authorities only. Tourists and visitors cannot travel to Abu Dhabi by air. Residents returning to Dubai still need to get approval before travelling.Travellers coming from the UK to Dubai must present a negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test before departure.
United Kingdom Under national restrictions you cannot travel abroad unless it is for work, education or other legally permitted reasons.This may include self-isolating, providing your details to local authorities, testing for coronavirus, or even restrictions on entry.
Vietnam Travelers currently allowed to enter Vietnam, including Vietnamese nationals and diplomatic, official duty, and special cases, including experts, business managers, foreign investors, and high-tech workers of businesses involved in important projects as determined by the Government of Vietnam.

*Note: this info is updated daily

Here at Dental and Medical Departures, we will keep you up to date on the latest travel restrictions and regulations for your destination country.

We provide the most current travel information for our major dental and medical destinations

If your home country isn't listed below, please contact a Dental Departures Customer Care Agent, who will be happy to assist you in determining if you're able to travel to your preferred destination.

We wish you a safe, rewarding outcome in your medical travels.

Last Updated: 24 Nov 20

Click here for Outbound Travel Restrictions


Medical Departures’ COVID-19 Patient Dashboard is intended as a reference for INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. 

While the intent of Medical Departures is to provide useful and informative data, the dashboard should not be used as a substitute for 1) travel/immigration/customs & Covid-19 medical guidelines/restrictions from your country of departure local/regional/national regulatory body or 2) the travel/immigration/customs & Covid-19 medical guidelines/restrictions for your destination country’s local/regional/national regulatory body.

Medical Departures Inc. cannot guarantee the accuracy and timeliness of the information provided on the dashboard.  

Medical Departures Inc. bears no responsibility for circumstances arising out or related to the information contained on this dashboard.

MEDICALDEPARTURES.COM © 2020 ·  Privacy policy · Terms


                          closed to travel =

partially open to travel (see info) =

 fully open to travel =