We invite you to consult this dedicated page containing useful information about the borders re-opening and new mandatory health requirements (where applicable) by destination which is regularly updated with the latest information. Please also do not forget to check the requirements for leaving or re-entering your own country.

Please note that the aim of this section is to help our passengers customers, but the information provided doesn't replace the official information provided by the relevant governments and authorities. Travelers should be prepared for the possibility that additional travel restrictions could be implemented by the governments with little or no advance notice

For other countries not covered in this article or for further information you can check the dedicated official EU website: https://reopen.europa.eu

Mandatory Passport for entering the UK: Starting from 01/10/21 European citizens, including those from Switzerland, Iceland and Norway, have to present their passports when entering the United Kingdom territory.

Brexit

There will be new travel requirements in place for UK citizens visiting Europe and for EU nationals visiting the UK. We recommend following the official UK government guidance before travelling.

Albania

  • Borders re-opened on the 22/06/20.

  • Albanians citizens can travel to Italy from 01/07/20.

  • A new order of the Health Ministry dated 16/07/20 (in force until 07/09/20) reconfirms the ban on entry into and transit within Italy for people who, in the previous fourteen days, have been in or transited through the Countries at risk of Covid-19, but also allows entry into Italian territory of citizens residing in third countries not considered to be at risk. The valid reasons for travel between Italy and Albania according to the most recent provisions of the DPCM, in force up until 7 September, are indicated below:

  • Italy to Albania: travel is only permitted for valid reasons: Work, Health, Study, Return home, residence. Travel for reasons of tourism is not permitted.

  • Albania to Italy: Travel is only permitted for valid reasons: Work, Health, Study, Return home, residence. Travel for reasons of tourism is not permitted.

  • The self-declaration is mandatory for all the passengers that are going back to Italy.

  • Passengers who, during the fourteen days prior to travel, have been in or transited through the countries at risk of Covid-19 indicated on the following list are not permitted to enter Italy: Armenia, Bahrein, Bangladesh, Bosnia Erzegovina, Brasil, Chili, Kosovo, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Oman, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Serbia.

Algeria

  • To date there are no official information from the Algerian authorities on the date of the effective re-opening of the borders.

Balearic Islands

New measures have been introduced for your arrival on the Balearic Islands if you arrive on an international crossing:

  • Temperature-taking.

  • A mandatory health questionnaire must be completed for each passenger over the age of 6. The questionnaire must be downloaded and printed out prior to travel and handed to personnel upon boarding .
    In the absence of said questionnaire, admittance to the islands will be refused and passengers will not be allowed to disembark.

  • Passengers presenting a temperature in excess of 37.5° celsius will undergo further examination by the Covid unit (temperature control, evaluation of their physical condition and an in-depth interview).

Belgium

  • The Belgian Government has prohibited all non-essential travel to and from Belgium from 27 January to 1 March.

  • UK nationals resident in the UK or outside of the EU are not permitted entry to Belgium for non-essential purposes due to the EU-wide COVID-19 restrictions. Essential travel is still permitted; those travelling to Belgium should have proof that their journey is essential. These restrictions do not apply to UK nationals who are resident in Belgium, who should be prepared to show valid proof of residence to enter Belgium.

  • All non-residents aged 12 years and over travelling from the UK will need to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 PCR test upon entry.

  • All travellers arriving directly from the UK, including those resident in Belgium, must complete the Belgian Passenger Locator Form before travel. Travellers who have not completed the form before travelling may be refused entry and/or face a fine.

  • From 25 January, all travellers from the UK must quarantine for 10 days on arrival and take a test on the first and seventh day of their quarantine.

  • Brexit: There will be new travel requirements in place for UK citizens visiting Europe and for EU nationals visiting the UK.

We recommend following the official UK government guidance before travelling.

Canaries Islands

  • From 18/01/21, the island of Tenerife, is moving to level 2, so it will no longer be necessary to present the responsible declaration.

  • From 15/01/21 the island of Lanzarote, and from 18/01/21 the island of Gran Canaria, will move to Level 3. Therefore, in compliance with the restrictions applied by the regional government, they are limited, except for those adequately justified, displacements with origin / destination islands in level 3. In addition to the usual documentation, when traveling to / from islands level 3, it is mandatory to deliver a responsible travel declaration for each shipment stating that one of the exceptions contemplated by the regional government is accepted. Exceptions that allow displacements: · Return to the place of habitual or family residence ; Assistance to health centers, services and establishments ; Compliance with labor, professional, business, institutional or legal obligations ; Attendance at university, teaching and educational centers, including nursery schools ; Assistance and care for the elderly, minors, dependents, people with disabilities or especially vulnerable people ; Travel to financial and insurance entities or refueling stations in neighboring territories ; Required or urgent actions before public, judicial or notarial bodies ; Renewals of permits and official documentation, as well as other administrative procedures that cannot be postponed ; Taking exams or official tests that cannot be postponed ; Due to force majeure or situation of need ; Any other activity of a similar nature, duly accredited. You can download here the proof that each passenger must deliver printed and signed at the time of boarding: https://www.fredolsen.es/es/declaracion-responsable-para-viajar

  • For the Huelva - Canarias line, the regulations from 15/12/20 remain in force, you can consult the regulations at this link: https://www.fredolsen.es/es/normativa-especial-huelva-canarias-dic Diciembre-2020. Here you can download the receipt for passengers from Huelva to the Canary Islands: https://www.fredolsen.es/archivos/files/COVID-19/Declaraci%C3%B3n%20responsable%20viajeros%20mar%C3%ADtimos_Diclermo2020.pdf

Corsica

  • The mandatory test system decreed by the Prefect of Corsica and the Corsican Regional Health Agency for all passengers over the age of 11 years old in the direction Mainland → Corsica set up in December 2020 is currently in force: Thus, each Passenger to Corsica must:

  • present at boarding the (negative) result of an RT PCR test (only) at Covid-19, which must be taken less than 72 hours before departure.

  • present on board this sworn statement confirming that he has fulfilled the obligation to test, that he has no symptoms of Covid-19 infection and that he is not aware that he has been in contact with a confirmed case, within 14 days prior to his trip. We inform you that boarding will be denied to passengers who do not meet the criteria defined and required above.

Denmark

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory from at the ferry terminals and in Danish waters.

  • Access to Danish territory is currently restricted for non-residents of Denmark. These restrictions depend on the course of the pandemic in the country of usual residence. The Danish authorities have drawn up a list of countries considered to be “open”, from which travelers are more freely admitted to Denmark to stay or transit, and “closed” countries from which travel is very restricted. This list is updated weekly. From any country considered "closed", only people who can meet the following two conditions can now enter Danish territory for a short stay: 1) Provide a valid and justified reason for travel, according to the list published on the Danish police website ; 2) Claim a negative covid-19 test dating back less than 72 hours. Foreign nationals who present obvious symptoms of illness (dry cough, fever) are not admitted, regardless of the reason for the trip. Simple transit to a third country, including Sweden, remains possible for travelers coming from "closed" countries, on condition that it is immediate and that they can present a legitimate reason for visiting a third country (including from tourist purpose). Travelers in transit are not subject to presentation of a negative covid-19 test. For any further clarification, the Danish police have provided an information line allowing travelers to check their possibilities of access to Danish territory: +4570206044, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., weekends and public holidays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Elba and Tuscan Archipelago

  • Until 15.01.2021, travel is only allowed for the following reasons: health, transport of goods, return to permanent/temporary residence, professional or necessary/urgent reasons. In each of these cases, self-certification is required too.

Estonia

  • The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs website should be consulted to find out the latest conditions for entry to Estonia. Since 01/09/20, are subject to a quarantine obligation: Persons coming from a country considered to be "at risk" of exposure to COVID-19 or having transited through one of these countries; Estonian nationals and persons officially resident in Estonia presenting symptoms of Covid-19. Upon arrival in Estonia, travellers must: 1. either comply with a 10-day quarantine or 2. undergo two consecutive tests. Special provisions apply for travellers from Finland, Latvia and Lithuania provided they already meet the following conditions: Do not show symptoms of Covid-19 ; have been continuously resident in one of these countries for the last 10 days; are travelling directly from one of these countries to Estonia. If these 3 conditions are met, travellers are not subject to quarantine in Estonia only in the following cases: 1. The person has carried out a PCR test within 48 hours prior to arrival in Estonia and the test result is negative; 2. the person is transiting or travelling through Estonia for work, study, health or family reasons; in this case, a PCR test prior to arrival in Estonia is not required, but the person will have to present documents justifying the reason for staying in Estonia.

Finland

From 23/02/21 ferry operators will require its passengers travelling to Finland to present a negative COVID-19 test result certificate or a certificate from the GP evidencing that the passenger has recovered from coronavirus. The new requirement follows a strong recommendation from the Finnish Health Authority to all shipping companies operating passenger ferries between Finland and neighbouring countries to introduce such a requirement.

According to the new rules, one of the two following documents will be accepted by the company and must be presented to the company’s customer services staff at the Port of Tallinn and at the Port of Stockholm prior to boarding and to the Finnish Border and Health Authority officials upon arrival in Finland:

  • Negative covid test proof (not older than 72h)

  • GP proof of having had covid and recovery from the illness (during last 6 months)

The negative covid test proof should include:

  • Information about the tested person

  • Information about the laboratory which made test

  • Time of testing (max 72h before boarding)

  • Type of test (PCR or antigen test)

  • Result of the test (negative)

As an exception, the following people do not need to present the proof:

  • Children under the age of 12

  • Exchange crew members of the vessels

  • Crew members going to / arriving back from work

  • Cargo drivers performing work duties

  • Other people important for Finnish “huoltovarmuus” where the negative test requirement would make their job impossible (for ex cargo drivers)

The documents will also not be required from individuals who take a return trip from Finland on the vessels without disembarking in Estonia or Sweden.

Here is a link to Finnish Shipowners’ Association https://shipowners.fi/en/as-of-23-february-2021-shipping-lines-will-require-a-negative-covid-19-test-certificate-from-passengers-arriving-in-finland-from-abroad/

  • Please check the latest instructions of the Finnish Border Guard website to passengers regarding entry to Finland.

  • Travelling and travel planning to Finland is simplified since the FINENTRY.fi service will be deployed at the ports of Helsinki on 07/01/21. FINENTRY is a service that lets incoming travellers review travel instructions before or during their trip, book an appointment for a coronavirus test in Finland, and receive instructions for arriving at their test as well as the test result by text message.

France

See link of the latest updates : https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/france?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_source=964f81d4-c5de-4191-875f-52c354955503&utm_content=immediately

From 4am Sunday 8 August, the fully vaccinated amber rules will apply to France.

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory from your arrival at the port.

Arrival into France

  • From 9 June 2021, France has reopened its borders. Entry conditions vary depending on the country of departure and whether travellers are vaccinated or not. 

    Thus, for travellers coming from the UK to France, the conditions are as follows: 

    Vaccinated travellers:

    • A private PCR (72h) or antigenic (48h) test required. You will be required to present a certificate proving the negative test. NHS tests will not be accepted & boarding will be denied. 

    Unvaccinated travellers:

    • Compelling reason required 

    • PCR (72h) or antigenic (48h) test required. You will be required to present a certificate proving the negative test.  

    • Random test on arrival in France 

    • Self isolation: Passengers arriving in France from the UK must agree to self-isolate for seven days on arrival, and, if over 11 years of age, to take a PCR test at the end of the isolation period. 

    For more information on entry requirements, compelling reasons and authorised vaccines, please click here.  

    For further details on entry requirements into France please click here: Entry requirements - France travel advice - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) 

    For details on COVID-19 test centres in the UK, please click here. 

    For further details from the FR government, please click here. 

    Find your nearest testing location in France here. 

    Passengers also need to complete: 

    • A ‘Sworn Statement’ form self-certifying you do not have COVID-19 symptoms and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight must be completed before arrival into France. You can download this form here. 

    • All passengers must also complete the travel certificates ("Attestation") explaining the reason for travel prior to travel, please check criteria for essential travel here. 

    Please ensure you are able and eligible to travel before setting off. More information can be found here. 

  • Brexit: There will be new travel requirements in place for UK citizens visiting Europe and for EU nationals visiting the UK.

Germany

  • Update 06/11/20: from the 08/11/20 Germany reinforces the quarantine rules to which travelers coming from risk areas must comply. The major changes planned are in particular: any person entering German territory having stayed in or transited in the last 10 days in an area classified as "at risk" by the German health authorities will have to comply with two main obligations: Measure 1: Inform the local health authorities of his entry into German territory. Measure 2: Observe a quarantine of 10 days at home, without receiving visitors (excluding other members of the household). The quarantine can end early only upon presentation of a negative PCR test carried out in Germany no earlier than 5 days after entering German territory. Some Länder (Federal States) are announcing the introduction of a multi-level system of exceptions to the fundamental obligation to quarantine upon entering a risk area. Travelers are strongly recommended to check with the Länder (Federal State) of their place of stay to find out the applicable legislation and what exceptions are provided for.

  • All passengers travelling from Lithuania to Germany need to present a negative Covid Test result upon entry. The test result can be shown on mobile device or paper but must be in German, English or French and may be done max. 48h before arrival to Germany. More information can be found here: https://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/en/einreiseundaufenthalt/coronavirus?fbclid=IwAR2H0cXr5xk-yolkG25x6YfRdBWfG6uF7gdoHZicP4xf06Pq_580agW3BvQ#content_0

  • Brexit: There will be new travel requirements in place for UK citizens visiting Europe and for EU nationals visiting the UK.

Greece

  • Domestic ferry travel to and from Greek islands is permitted.

  • Italy-Greece routes should resume on 01/07/20.

  • From 01/07/20 All travellers to Greece regardless of nationality, must submit, within 24 hours latest before their arrival, the electronic form Passenger Locator Form (PLF) which is available at https://travel.gov.gr

  • Kindly note that it is mandatory to show a printed or electronic copy of the PLF form to staff of the General Secretariat for Civil Protection and the National Agency for Public Health (EODY) in charge of medical examinations.

  • Boarding will not be possible for passengers who have failed to submit said PLF through the application before check-in.

  • In addition to the above, all passengers travelling to and from Greece must fill in the attached “Pre-boarding health declaration questionnaire and hand it over upon embarkation to the vessel's Chief Purser along with their ticket.

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory.

  • Update 15/08/20 : From 17/08/20, it has been announced that all visitors arriving from Sweden, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic will need to provide a negative test for COVID-19 (RT-PCR of oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal swab test) to gain entry. The required test cannot be older than 72 hours prior to entry. This applies to ALL travellers including Greek citizens, permanent residents of Greece and travellers for essential professional reasons. The Covid-19 certificates should be written in English and bear the name and passport/national ID number of the traveller.

  • Update 06/11/20: Arrival in Greece is subject to preconditions: presentation of a negative test and PLF tracking form. The entire Hellenic territory will be under lockdown from 07/11/20. Shops, except for basic necessities, restaurants, bars, cafes, museums, cinemas and theaters ... will be closed. The movements of citizens will be restricted. Changing regional units will not be allowed except in an emergency. Compliance with health instructions is mandatory, under penalty of a fine, particularly in the event of quarantine: positive cases - 14 days; contact cases at least 7 days.

Guernsey

  • All persons arriving in to The Islands of Guernsey ('the Bailiwick') from anywhere in the world (with the exception of the Isle of Man) must self-isolate for 14 days on arrival, unless they are eligible for and opt into a 'test on day 7' option. This is a legal requirement, and failure to comply is a criminal offence.

  • Where you are required to self-isolate for 14 days, you must not leave your accommodation and you must not leave the Island.

  • Where you have opted into the test on day 7 option, you may only leave your accommodation when you have received a negative test result. You must then comply with the conditions and restrictions ("passive follow-up") until the 14th day after your arrival in The Islands. Although you may visit Herm or Sark while you are subject to passive follow-up, you may not visit Alderney until the 14th day following your arrival.

  • Travellers arriving into The Islands of Guernsey must read thoroughly and complete the self-isolation legal and advice data form which can be found here.

  • Guernsey and Sark are currently in Phase 5b of the Covid-19 exit from lock down strategy, detailed below. While preparations for a next phase of the exit from lock down, Phase 5c, are already well in place and will see reduced travel restrictions, the restrictions are likely to remain in place until at least October 2020.

Ireland

  • Failure to comply with the above measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined.

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory.

  • Isle of Man

  • The Isle of Man Government closed borders in April 2020 to all visitors.

  • Only Isle of Man residents and Isle of Man Government approved keyworkers are permitted to leave and re-enter the island.

  • For further information please visit www.covid19.gov.im

Italy

  • Borders re-opened since 03/06/20*

  • *For Sardinia all passengers from the continent to Sardinia must register before travel using the Sardinia region official form . Each passenger must present the registration form or receipt, together with the boarding pass and a valid identity document at the port.

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory from your arrival at the port.

  • Entry into Italy is forbidden to everyone who has stayed or only transited in Montenegro, Serbia or Bosnia and Herzegovina in the last 14 days. This ordinance also covers transit through Neum. Customers wishing to arrive to Italy by ferry from Dubrovnik to Bari or from Split to Ancona must avoid passing through Bosnia and Herzegovina (Neum). Before the border, in Ploce, passengers need ot take the ferry line Ploce – Trpanj and then continue to Dubrovnik, or vice versa from Trpanj take the Trpanj – Ploce ferry and then continue to Split. The Ploce – Trpanj and Trpanj – Ploce ferry timetable is available at the following link.

  • Update 13/08/20 : From the 13/08/20 a new decree by the Italian Minister of Health has come into force providing the following alternative measures which apply to people entering Italy after staying in, or transiting from Greece in the last 14 days. Free translation of Article 1 of the decree: a. Obligation to present a certificate showing a negative result of a Covid-19 swab, done within the 72 hours prior to entry in Italy; or b. Obligation to undergo a Covid-19 molecular or antigen test carried out through a swab upon arrival at the Italian port where possible; or carried out, within 48 hours from entering the Italian territory, at the competent Italian National Public Health clinic. In this latter case, while waiting for the examination test, people are due to wait in fiduciary isolation at their place of residence or dwelling. All people, regardless of symptoms, entering Italy from Greece are due to immediately inform the Prevention Department of the competent Italian National Health office about their arrival. In the event of outbreaks of symptoms of Covid 19, the obligation of immediate information to Italian Health Authority as well as of self-isolation remain into force.

  • Update 19/08/20: further to the update on 13/08/20 according to a relevant clarification from the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the following precautionary measures do NOT apply to those transiting through Italy provided that certain conditions are met. Specifically (we quote a free translation of the relevant report): Provided that there are no symptoms of COVID-19 and that there were no stays or transits in one or more countries on lists C and F ( please check the link here ) in the fourteen (14) days before entry into Italy, without prejudice to the obligations set out in Article 5 of the Prime Ministerial Decree (compilation of a special declaration), the provisions relating to the obligation of fiduciary isolation and health surveillance and the use of private transport to reach the final destination DO NOT apply: …to anyone (regardless of nationality) transiting, by private means, through the Italian territory for a period not exceeding 36 hours, with the obligation, at the end of that period, to leave the national territory immediately or, failing that, to begin the period of surveillance and fiduciary isolation.

  • update 22/09/20: as of September 22, travelers who, during the last 14 days, have stayed in or passed through the following French regions: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Corsica, Hauts de France, Ile de France, New Aquitaine, Occitanie, Provence-Alpes-Côte d´Azur must: report to the regional health authority upon arrival (list by region); present the negative result of a molecular (PCR) or antigenic test of less than 72 hours, or undergo an on-site test within 48 hours of entering Italy and isolate themselves while awaiting the results.

  • Update 09/10/20: According to a decree of the Italian Minister of Health dated 07/10/20, the precautionary measures to enter Italy from Greece or Malta, that had been taken on 13/08/2020, cease to apply as of 08/10/2020. Specifically, it was decided that passengers entering Italy after staying or passing through Greece or Malta, no longer have the obligation to present a negative COVID-19 detection test or alternatively to be tested on arrival in Italy.

  • Update 15/10/20: from 15/10/2020 entry rules in Italy are modified as per below:
    1. Passengers coming from Belgium, France, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Spain, the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland have to present a declaration to the effect that they have taken Covid-19 test, with a negative result, within 72 hours before entering Italy, or submit to test upon arrival.
    2. Even if asymptomatic, immediately notify the prevention department of the competent health authority of their entry into the Italian national territory.
    3. In case of onset of COVID-19 symptoms, promptly report the situation to their Health Authority through the dedicated telephone numbers and undergo self-isolation, pending further measures by the Health Authority. All passengers must fill out a travel declaration for their trip before entering Italian territory.
    Prior to your trip to Italy, please read the rules applicable to your trip according to your country of residence.

  • Update 06/11/20: until 13/11/20, there is a ban on entry and transit to Italy for those who in the fourteen days before stayed or transited in these 13 countries: Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Kosovo, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Oman, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Colombia

  • Update 09/12/20: according to the new Prime Ministerial Decree of 03/12/2020 is provided that for the period from 10/12/20 to 20/12/20 and from 07/01/21 to 15/01/21 for entry into Italy from Greece, in addition to usual obligation to complete the Self-Certification, a negative certificate with molecular or antigenic swab is required, carried out within 48 hours of arrival. PCR test is not necessary for transit passengers, that is for a) anyone who enters Italy for a period not exceeding 120 hours for proven work, health or absolute urgency needs and b) anyone who transits, by private vehicle, in the Italian territory for a period not exceeding 36 hours. Besides, anyone entering Italy, between 21/12/20 and 06/01/21 coming from Greece for reasons other than those of a) work needs, b) absolute urgency, c) health needs, d) study needs, e) return to one's home, home or residence is required to comply with a period of health surveillance and fiduciary isolation of fourteen days. For further information, please consult https://ambatene.esteri.it/ambasciata_atene/it/ambasciata/news/dall-ambasciata/2020/03/coronavirus-rientro-in-italia-dall.htm

Jersey

  • An online registration form must be completed before you travel to Jersey and you must disclose all countries visited within 14 days of your arrival. Visitors have a choice to either undergo a PCR test upon arrival into Jersey or self-quarantine for 14 days. Regions within the UK are now categorised into three bands (Green, Amber and Red) with different testing and isolation requirements when arriving into Jersey. This is part of the Government of Jersey’s Safer Travel Policy. For any arrivals from the Green category, the requirement remains a simple free test on arrival at Jersey Harbour. Green - Day 0 PCR test: No requirement to self-isolate. Amber - Day 0 and Day 5 PCR test: Self-isolation until a second negative test result. Red - Day 0 PCR test: Mandatory 14-day self-isolation.

Latvia

  • Any traveler arriving in Latvia must complete an electronic form within 48 hours before crossing the Latvian border. After completing the form, each traveler will receive a personal QR code which must be presented to the border guards. People arriving in Latvia from European countries in which the cumulative number of new Covid-19s over the past two weeks is higher than that of Latvia, can enter freely, but are subject to 10-day self-isolation. It is recommended to consult the Latvian Center for Disease Prevention and Control website for a list of countries subject to restrictive measures and recommendations for travelers (updated every Friday evening).

Lithuania

  • Travelers must register on the website of the National Center for Public Health and be able to present confirmation of their registration (QR code) when boarding. If you come from a COVID-19 affected country, you must isolate yourself or perform a test. For further information you can contact +37052649676.

Morocco

  • For further information please check here the communicate from the Kingdom of Morocco about the latest travel documents and requirements for passengers.

  • https://ambrabat.esteri.it/ambasciata_rabat/it/ambasciata/news/dall_ambasciata/2020/03/aggiornamenti-sul-coronavirus-covid.html

  • France/Spain & Portugal on Morocco's ´B list' from 13th July 23:59.

  • Moroccans or Moroccans living in Europe will be able to self isolate at ´home'.

  • The Ministry of Health updated the health provisions for international travel on Monday. Here are the planned measures:

    1. Common measures:

    - Passenger's health card, to be downloaded online before boarding (also distributed on board the aircraft or ship), duly filled in, in particular the passenger's address and two telephone numbers allowing him to be located, if necessary, during the 10 days which follow his arrival on the national territory;

    - Compliance with the measures introduced in Morocco: wearing a mask outside, physical distancing and hand hygiene.

    2. List A countries:

    - A certificate attesting that the person is completely vaccinated with one of the vaccines mentioned below;

    OR

    - For people not or incompletely vaccinated, a negative PCR test dating back less than 72 hours (time between sampling and loading).

    3. List B countries:

    - For people who have been fully vaccinated:

    o A certificate attesting that the person is fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines below;

    AND

    o A negative PCR test dating back less than 48 hours (time between sampling and loading);

    - For people not or incompletely vaccinated:

    o A negative PCR test dating back less than 48 hours (time between sampling and loading);

    AND

    o Controlled quarantine of 10 days, at the expense of the person concerned in one of the structures previously designated by the local authorities, with a control PCR test on the 9th day;

    For Moroccan citizens or people from Morocco: self-isolation at home for 5 days, with a screening test (rapid antigen or PCR) on the 5th day.

    NB: - Children under the age of 11 are exempt from the screening PCR regardless of the source.

    - A person is considered fully vaccinated after 2 weeks of the last required dose.

    List of vaccines accepted in Morocco:

    Astrazeneca-SK Bio;

    Sinopharm;

    - Sputnik;

    - Pfizer / BioNTech;

    - Janssen (Johnson & Johnson);

    - Covishield (Serum Institute of India);

    - Moderna;

    - Sinovac.

Netherlands

  • EU travel ban

    The EU travel ban for passengers travelling from the UK to the Netherlands still applies.

    For the full update, including a list of exemptions, see here: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/visiting-the-netherlands-from-abroad/checklist

    The travel ban does not currently apply to passengers travelling from the Netherlands to the UK.

  • Quarantine requirements & declaration form

    From Tuesday 15 June 2021 at 00.01 passengers travelling to or returning to the Netherlands from the UK are obliged to self-quarantine when arriving in the Netherlands. The Netherlands considers the United Kingdom a high risk area with a worrying variant of the coronavirus.

    You must bring a completed and signed quarantine declaration form with you to the port. During check-in, your form will be checked and collected by port-staff, DFDS will take care of handing over the collected forms to the Dutch authorities in IJmuiden. The form is available in various languages and can be found here: https://www.government.nl/topics/coronavirus-covid-19/documents/publications/2021/05/26/quarantine-declaration

    Boarding will be denied without a correct quarantine form.

    Passengers will be required to spend 10 days in quarantine either at home or at an accommodation upon arrival. One can get tested at day 5 of the quarantine. If this test is negative, the quarantine period ends.

    This quarantine requirement also applies for passengers who have already been vaccinated. Travellers who do not comply with the quarantine obligation can be fined.

    More information on self-quarantine requirements in the Netherlands and exemptions on self-quarantine on can be found here.

    Freight drivers need to bring a completed and signed quarantine declaration form to the port but are exempt from self-quarantine and can continue to travel,

  • Mandatory negative test results

    As a traveller, you must be able to show a negative COVID-19 test result before you travel (back) to the Netherlands. This applies to anyone aged 13 years or older.

    From Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 00.01 a.m. a NAAT(PCR) test as well as a rapid test are required before departing for the Netherlands from the UK.

    Travellers have two options:

    1. You have a negative NAAT(PCR) no older than 24 hours when boarding the ship.

    2. You have two test results of:
      *a negative NAAT(PCR) test taken no more than 72 hours prior to your arrival in the Netherlands
      &
      *a negative rapid test no older than 24 hours when boarding

    Important: In both scenarios a NAAT (PCR) test is required. NHS tests will not be accepted & boarding will be denied. 

    A test centre for rapid tests will be operational in the terminal of Newcastle. The test costs £75. Please allow for additional time in the port.

    For details of Covid test centres in the UK, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/list-of-private-providers-of-coronavirus-testing/list-of-private-providers-of-coronavirus-testing.

    Further details from the NL government and the negative test declaration form can be found here.

    Test Policy Exceptions

    As of 3 March, three groups of travellers will be added to the exemption list. These will be allowed to travel without a negative PCR and / or rapid test:

    • Travellers with a statement from the Minister of Justice

    • Travellers with a statement from the Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport in the context of urgent medical transport

    • Travellers who test positive for a long time.

    For more information about these exceptions, see here.

  • Brexit: There will be new travel requirements in place for UK citizens visiting Europe and for EU nationals visiting the UK.

Norway

See ling below with latest information:

https://www.fhi.no/en/op/novel-coronavirus-facts-advice/facts-and-general-advice/entry-quarantine-travel-covid19/

Poland

  • No quarantine is imposed on arrival on Polish territory. Poland does not require EU citizens to show a negative COVID-19 test result on arrival. The latest conditions for entry into Poland can be found on the website of the Polish border guards.

Sardinia

  • Following the Regional Ordinance N ° 9 of 17/03/21, all passengers must:

  • have registered on the Sardinia region official form

  • declare that they have carried out the vaccine or have had a negative swab in the past 48 hours. Remember that entry into Sardinia is allowed to Non-residents only for proven work needs or documented situations of necessity or health that cannot be delayed.

  • Each passenger must present the registration form or receipt, together with the boarding pass and a valid identity document at the port.

  • From the 11/09/20, passengers are invited to present, at the time of boarding, the result of a test - serological (IgG and IgM) or molecular (RNA) or rapid antigenic test - carried out no later than 48 hours after departure, with negative results for covid-19. Passengers may, alternatively, prove, at the time of boarding, that they have filled in a special self-certification on line, proving that they have undergone a serological, molecular or antigenic test within 48 hours prior to entering the regional territory, the result of which was negative, taking care to compulsorily indicate: a) the type of test carried out and the date of execution; b) the name of the facility (public, private or accredited private) where the same test was carried out. Passengers are required to complete the above self-certification as part of the registration referred to in above.

  • Only on a temporary basis, passengers who arrive in the regional territory without the necessary certification above, agree to undergo a molecular or antigenic test, to be carried out by means of a swab within 48 hours of entering the regional territory, by the local health company of reference or at an accredited private facility. To this end, the passengers themselves, even if asymptomatic, are obliged to immediately notify the competent health company of their entry into the regional territory and, pending the outcome of the laboratory tests carried out by the competent health company, to observe home isolation by trust, which will only cease when the results of the tests are negative and unless otherwise specified by the competent health company.

  • With immediate effect, the entire region is obliged to wear respiratory protection (masks) for the entire day (h. 24) in all closed or open rooms where it is not possible to continuously maintain a safety distance of at least 1 metre. Children under 6 years of age and people with disabilities are not subject to the obligation.

  • Until 15.01.2021, travel is only allowed for the following reasons: health, transport of goods, return to permanent/temporary residence, professional or necessary/urgent reasons. In each of these cases, self-certification is required too.

Sicily

  • Until 15.01.21, travel is only allowed for the following reasons: health, transport of goods, return to permanent/temporary residence, professional or necessary/urgent reasons. In each of these cases, self-certification is required too.

  • The Region of Sicily has issued a new ordinance that will be in force from 14/12/20 until 15/01/21. Anyone entering Sicily must register on the website www.siciliacoronavirus.it and be in possession of the negative result of a molecular rino-pharyngeal Covid 19 - Test, carried out in the last 48 hours. The regulation excludes commuters and people who left the island in the immediately preceding days to stay in Italian mainland for a period of less than four days.

Spain (including Balearics and Canary Islands)

  • Spain have announced they will be restricting passenger travel from the UK from 22/12/20 until 19/01/21 with the exception of Spanish nationals and those legally resident in Spain. This includes flights from the UK to the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. If you were due to travel, or transit through, Spain please contact your travel operator before departure. If you are resident in Spain, you should carry your residence document (the green paper EU residence certificate or the new TIE), as well as your valid passport when you travel. From 4 January 2021 until 10 January 2021 inclusive, Spanish authorities have confirmed that a valid “resguardo de solicitud o renovación de tarjeta de extranjero” document will be accepted as evidence for those UK nationals who do not have a TIE card but have started their Spanish residency process. See Additional Requirements for UK Nationals resident in Spain for further information . Additionally, all passengers (excluding children under the age of 6 years old) travelling to Spanish airports from ‘risk’ countries, as determined by the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control are required to present a negative PCR, TNA or LAMP test taken within no more than 72 hours prior to arrival, in order to enter the country. See Entry requirements for further details. While TMA and LAMP tests are not currently widely available in the UK, you should refer to testing facilities directly for information on the types of tests available to you, prior to booking an appointment. The UK is currently on the ‘risk’ countries list and passengers arriving from the UK are therefore subject to this requirement. You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test and should confirm with the testing facility the type of tests available prior to booking an appointment. You will also be subject to the additional 3 requirements at the point of entry. It is mandatory for all passengers travelling by air or sea to Spain to fill out and sign an online Health Control Form 48 hours prior to travel, providing the Spanish Ministry of Health with: contact information ; details of any known history of exposure to COVID-19, and confirmation that you are able to provide evidence (electronically or hardcopy) that you have undertaken a PCR, TMA or LAMP test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival and have tested negative for COVID-19. You can do this on the Spain Travel Health website or downloadable app. On completion, you will be issued a personal and non-transferable QR code which you must show (electronically or hardcopy) at airport health controls on arrival. Temperature check ; undergo a visual health assessment. See Entry requirements for more information before you plan to travel.

Sweden

  • The Swedish Government has decided to suspend non-essential travel to Sweden from countries outside the EU. This ban will apply until 22/12/20. The entry ban does not apply to citizens of EU/EEA countries, the United Kingdom, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, or their families, or for travels to Sweden from the EU/EEA area. Furthermore, the ban does not apply if you or a close relative already live here as a permanent resident or hold a residence permit in Sweden or another EU country, or if you have a national visa to Sweden. More information can be found on the Swedish Police Authority website.

Tunisia

People arriving in Tunisia must:

* Submit a negative PCR test, dated less than 72 hours before boarding.

* Register through the app: https://app.e7mi.tn/language.

* Make an appointment, via the application: https://rdvtestcovid.tn/, to perform a new test from 5 days after arrival in Tunisia. If this test is negative, the quarantine will end at the end of the minimum period.

* Carry out a quarantine on arrival: until May 2, for a minimum of 5 days in a location of your choice; from May 3, a minimum of 7 days in a hotel designated by the Tunisian authorities (list not yet published yet). There are some very limited exceptions to the mandatory quarantine, for more information contact the Tunisian containment committee.

What measures must be respected on Tunisian territory?

* It is forbidden to use public and private transport from 7 p.m. A national curfew is in effect from 10 p.m.

* Wearing a mask is compulsory in closed public spaces and transport. Tunisia has decided to tighten control of this obligation and impose a fine of 60 Tunisian dinars for violators.

It is recommended to keep yourself regularly informed, to follow the recommendations of the local authorities and to consult the website of the French Embassy in Tunisia.

UK

Effective on 04/10/21, the traffic light system will be replaced with a red and non-red list of countries, setting out new requirements. In addition, fully vaccinated passengers travelling to the UK will no longer be required to take pre-departure tests.

Essential information to enter England from overseas
Fill in your passenger locator form up to 48 hours before arrival. You must declare all countries you have visited or transited through in the 10 days prior to your arrival on your passenger locator form.
Before departure check the list of red countries as the list can change regularly.
Red list passengers (including passengers who are fully vaccinated)

  1. Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure to the UK

  2. Book a managed quarantine package

  3. Complete a passenger locator form

You can only enter if you are a British or Irish National, or you have residence rights in the UK. You must enter through a designated port and quarantine in a government approved hotelfor 10 days.

Unvaccinated passengers or passengers vaccinated with unauthorised vaccines

  1. Provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure to the UK.

  2. Book tests for day 2 and 8

  3. Complete a passenger locator form

  4. Make plans to self-quarantine in private accommodation for 10 full days after arrival (or full duration of stay if less than 10 days)

Fully vaccinated passengers

  1. Book a test for day 2

  2. Complete a passenger locator form

  3. Have evidence of your vaccination status with you during travel

These measures apply to all persons (including UK nationals and residents) arriving in the UK from outside the common travel area comprising the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Channel Islands. The British Overseas Territories are not in the common travel area. Public health requirements may vary depending upon in which nation of the UK you are staying.

England: https://www.gov.uk/uk-border-control
Northern Ireland: https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-international-travel-advice
Scotland: https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-international-travel-quarantine
Wales: https://gov.wales/arriving-wales-overseas

Failure to comply with these measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. There are a limited set of exemptions from these measures. Check the list of exemptions carefully. You may be fined if you fraudulently claim an exemption.

Mandatory Passports: Starting from 01/10/21 European citizens, including those from Switzerland, Iceland and Norway, have to present their passports when entering the United Kingdom territory.

Brexit: There will be new travel requirements in place for UK citizens visiting Europe and for EU nationals visiting the UK. We recommend following the official UK government guidance before travelling.

Please check the information and links above as changes are being made regularly.

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