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

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

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory from your arrival at the port.
  • France announced they would be restricting travel from the UK from 20/12/20. Travel restrictions apply to all passengers. If you are due to travel to France please contact your travel operator. Only the following categories of people are authorised to travel to France from the UK: 1. French nationals and nationals of the European Area and their spouses and children ; 2. British and/or third country nationals who are either habitually resident in France, the European Union or the European Area, or who must travel for certain essential reasons (as specified by the French government) ; 3. British or third country nationals travelling for certain exceptional reasons, see the French Embassy London’s list. From the 18/01/21, Two Covid-19 PCR tests and 7 days quarantine for non-European travelers will be mandatory. The French government has specified that, from 18/01/21, only PCR tests will be accepted for entry to France. All travelers wishing to come to France from a country outside the European Union will have to take a PCR test before leaving. It will be necessary to present a negative test to board a ferry. The individuals concerned will also have to agree to isolate themselves for 7 days once they arrive in France, then to repeat a second PCR test at the end of the isolation period. People who cannot take a test in their country of departure will be able to be tested on their arrival in France and will be forced "to isolate themselves for 7 days in a hotel designated by the State".
  • From 25/01/21 at 00:01 (CET), it will be mandatory to present a PCR test carried out 72 hours before departure for all European travelers. This framework will provide exceptions concerning border workers, freight drivers or agents of transport companies. Arrivals from the UK will need to complete both a ‘sworn statement’ (déclaration sur l’honneur) form self-certifying they are not suffering from symptoms associated with coronavirus and have not been in contact with confirmed cases in the preceding fortnight, and a signed ‘travel certificate’ (attestation), confirming their reason for travel. These can be found on the French government’s website.
  • The French Government have advised about a Curfew in place until 31/01/21, however travellers can get an exemption from this if they complete a form since they may have a long journey to or from port and have to drive after the curfew hours. Customers doesn’t hand this form in, they just keep it on their person in case they are stopped by the police. If customers haven’t got this form they will be fined €135.
  • 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

  • Mandatory online form to fill-in before travel for entering or returning in Ireland.
  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory.
  • Update 31/12/20: In view of the new health risk, all flows of passengers (except essential workers and freight drivers) from the United Kingdom to Ireland are suspended from the 20/12/20 midnight until the 08/01/21 midnight.
  • In response to the identification of a new strain of COVID-19, with effect from 09/01/21, all passengers arriving into Ireland whose journey originates in Great Britain or South Africa are required to have evidence (email, text or document) of a negative result from a pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test taken up to 72 hours prior to their arrival in Ireland. Immigration officers in Ireland will be checking that passengers have evidence of a negative result from a PCR Covid-19 test. Any passenger who arrives into Ireland without a negative result from a pre-departure test commits an offence and may be subject to prosecution resulting in fines of up to €2,500, six months in prison or both. There are limited exemptions to this requirement which includes essential supply chain workers who hold an Annex 3 Certificate, aviation and maritime crew and drivers of heavy goods vehicles. In addition if a citizen has a genuine humanitarian emergency requiring urgent travel, they should contact the nearest Embassy or Consulate immediately for advice and consular assistance before commencing their journey. Passengers are also advised that they should self-isolate for 14 days on arrival to Ireland and arrange through the public health system to take a further PCR test on day 5 after their arrival. Further information in relation to this requirement along with the associated public health advice can be found here: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/b4020-travelling-to-ireland-during-the-covid-19-pandemic . Please also note that children are NOT exempt from the requirement to have the test and it doesn’t matter if the test is taken through the public health system or privately once it’s a PCR test.

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

  • Borders re-opening on 15/07/20 only for Moroccan citizens and foreign residents in the Kingdom of Morocco, as well as their families.
  • For further information please check here the communicate from the Kingdom of Morocco about the latest travel documents and requirements for passengers.
  • Passengers will be required to present, before boarding, a Covid-19 PCR test less than 48 hours old, as well as a serological test.
  • Children under 11 years of age are exempt from Covid-19 PCR testing.
  • Ferry boats will be scheduled for this purpose exclusively from the ports of Sète (in France) and Genoa (in Italy), to the exclusion of any other port, and that passengers on these ferries will be required to provide a Covid-19 PCR test of less than 48 hours and to comply with the strict hygiene measures recommended.
  • For passengers who intend to come to Morocco by car, via the ports of Sète (France) and Genoa (Italy), and whose test validity is less than the road travel time, an additional Covid-19 PCR test will be carried out on board the ferry.
  • Moroccans residing abroad as well as foreigners residing in Morocco will be able to leave the Kingdom, at the end of their stay, by the same sea means.
  • Requirements for departure from Morocco to France: It is necessary to present at check-in with the negative Covid-19 PCR (buffer) test report 72 hours before boarding. ATTENTION: As communicated by the Authorities, boarding will be denied to those arriving at the port without a negative Covid-19 PCR test (negative) carried out within 72 hours before departure. In case of non-compliance with this requirement, DO NOT present yourself at the port.
  • Requirements for departure from Morocco to Italy: since 1 July, entries into Italy from countries other than the European Union are allowed with the obligation of fiduciary isolation. (Fiduciary isolation consists of a period of 14 days spent at home). Passengers are required to fill in the form (click here to download) and hand it to the transport company at check-in. Passengers without their own means of transport are not allowed to arrive, so boarding will be denied to those who have declared the use of public transport in the self-certification.
  • For further information please contact: Customer Service (+212.537. 66.33.00), the crisis cell (+212.666.89.11.05, +212.662.01.34.36, +212.537.67.6218), within the Foreign Affairs Ministery and Morocco Residents living abroad. Embassies, Consulates of the Kingdom of Morocco and Royal Air Maroc offices are available to help.

Netherlands

  • Wearing a mask/face covering is mandatory from your arrival at the port.
  • From Saturday 23/01/21 at 00:01 (CET) a travel ban will be in effect for all and passenger ferries from the United Kingdom. This means that no passengers will be allowed to travel to the Netherlands, apart from exceptional circumstances such as travel for medical reasons. Prior to 23 January, the below entry requirements including testing and self-isolation apply. Freight drivers will be exempt from the travel ban and can continue to travel given they can demonstrate a negative antigen test as described in the requirements below. The travel ban is due to remain in place until at least 04/03/21.
  • Under current UK COVID-19 restrictions, you must stay at home. You must not travel, including abroad, unless you have a legally permitted reason to do so. It is illegal to travel abroad for holidays and other leisure purposes. Check the rules that apply to you in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • If you intend to travel to England, Scotland, Wales, or Northern Ireland from abroad, including UK nationals returning home, you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to 3 days before departure. If you do not comply (and you do not have a valid exemption) your airline or carrier may refuse you boarding and/or you may be fined on arrival.
  • Before you return to the UK you must provide your journey and contact details. You must self-isolate when you enter the UK from any foreign country except Ireland, unless you have a valid exemption.
  • If you are legally permitted to travel abroad, check our advice on your country of destination. Some other countries have closed borders, and may further restrict movement or bring in new rules including testing requirements with little warning.
  • The Dutch Government has announced that from 01/01/21, non-EU/EEA nationals and nationals of non-Schengen states, including UK nationals, will not be permitted entry to the Netherlands for non-essential purposes due to EU-wide COVID-19 restrictions. Please see the Dutch Government’s website for a list of exemptions. This measure does not apply to UK nationals who are legally resident in the Netherlands, who will be allowed to re-enter the country, but will need to show proof of residence.
  • The Dutch Government requires all international travellers aged 13 and above travelling by passenger ferry to be in possession of a negative PCR COVID-19 test result and a completed test declaration. There are some limited exemptions to this requirement, listed on the Dutch Government’s website.
  • From the 19/01/21 at 00:01 (CET), in addition to the PCR test requirement, the Dutch Government also requires travellers arriving from the UK by ferry to provide proof of a negative rapid (antigen) test, taken no more than 4 hours before boarding. The rapid (antigen) test requirement applies to some categories currently exempt from PCR tests. Please allow for some extra time in the port. Testing will be possible from 4 hours prior to departure. The test must be paid for on site directly to the supplier by credit or debit card.
  • The test requirements do not replace the requirement to self-isolate for 10 days upon arrival (see below).
  • See the Dutch Government’s website for further information.
  • If you’re travelling to the Netherlands from the UK, you should also self-isolate for ten days upon arrival in the Netherlands. If you’re staying in the Netherlands for fewer than ten days then you should quarantine for the duration of your stay.
  • 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.
  • Brexit: There will be new travel requirements in place for UK citizens visiting Europe and for EU nationals visiting the UK.

Norway

  • From 29/01/21 midnight, only persons with a place of residence registered in the Norwegian Folkeregister and Norwegian citizens will be permitted entry to Norway. Exceptions are being made, for example for persons that hold a profession of systemic importance.
  • To help with disease detection and tracking, you will also have to register your entry to Norway on the Government’s website before you arrive. If you do not wish to register online, you can submit a paper-based form to the police at the border control.
  • All persons who travel to Norway must take a mandatory COVID-19 test upon arrival, including Norwegian citizens. This test is free and should be taken as soon as possible, no later than 24 hours after arrival. Please note that especially strict rules may apply to travellers from some countries, after the identification of a new variant of the virus. People travelling to Norway from abroad shall be in quarantine for 10 days, with the exception of specified countries in Europe with sufficiently low transmission (yellow areas and countries). For further information please check The Norwegian Directorate of Health’s official website or the Government’s Q&A page, which answers questions about entry to Norway.

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

  • 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.
  • 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

  • From 01/02/21, all travelers entering Tunisia must:
  • present a negative PCR test for COVID-19, carried out less than 72 hours before the first boarding. Children under the age of 12 are exempt from this test requirement.
  • be subject to compulsory self-isolation for seven days, at their expense, in hotels accredited by the Tunisian Ministry of Health (list available at the following address: https://www.facebook.com/santetunisie.rns .tn / photos / pcb.3813292085376534 / 3813291548709921). Proof of the hotel reservation as well as the voucher will be requested upon boarding. It will not be possible to self-isolate at home or at a third party. There will no longer be any exceptions for stays of less than five days.
  • perform a second negative PCR test on day 7, at their own expense, to be able to recover from self-isolation.
  • Authorizations may be issued by the Tunisian health authorities for exceptional cases (health reasons, major professional or family reasons).
  • To date, Tunisia does not recognize vaccination as a factor modifying health conditions at the borders.

UK

Essential information to enter the UK

The United Kingdom is taking steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

1) All persons (including UK nationals and residents) arriving in the UK from outside the common travel area must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 3 days of departure to the UK. For further information please visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-testing-for-people-travelling-to-england.

2) To protect your health and others’, everyone must complete an online passenger locator form before arrival in the United Kingdom.

3) All arrivals must quarantine for 10 days unless exempt. If you have travelled through a red list country in the last 10 days, you must have a valid managed quarantine facility booked prior to departure. For information please visit: www.gov.uk/travel-quarantine-and-testing. Check the list of exempt countries immediately before travel and the list of work-related exemptions if travelling for work.

4) Everyone is required to take a coronavirus test on days 2 and 8 of their quarantine. You must have this booked prior to departure. For information please visit: www.gov.uk/travel-quarantine-and-testing.

5) It is a legal requirement that you wear a face covering on public transport in the UK.

6) If you quarantine in England, you may opt into Test to Release. For further information please visit: www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-test-to-release-for-international-travel.

Failure to comply with the above measures is a criminal offence and you could be fined. Please visit www.gov.uk/uk-border-control for detailed public health advice and requirements for entering the UK.

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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