Weekly Visa, Travel Restrictions, & Quarantine Updates (6/8/20)

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This is a repost from Danish Soomro in the Digital Nomads Around The World Facebook group. I highly recommend joining that group as it has lots of awesome info!

This is the most informative travel update post that I’ve seen so I felt compelled to share it.

June 2nd Update:

  1. Myanmar extends entry restrictions for travellers to June 15 to contain COVID-19 spread
  2. Number of EU Countries asking travellers for COVID-19 negative test results is on the rise
  3. EU citizens can now enter the Czech Republic for up to 72 hours to work, meet family
  4. Effective 1 June 2020 Flights to Virgin Isl. (USA) will be resuming.
  5. Passengers and airline crew will be placed in quarantine for 14 days in Uruguay
  6. Flights to Guinea-Bissau are suspended.
  7. Malta: Passengers and airline crew must self-quarantine for 14 days.
  8. Switzerland: Until and including 07.06.2020, passengers can only land at Basel (BSL), Geneva (GVA) or Zurich (ZRH).
  9. INDIA: Passengers are required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days.
  10. USA: Passengers who have transited or have been in Brazil are not allowed to enter.
  11. Maldives mulls to reopen in July but going there will be more expensive
  12. Travelers from 24 european countries can enter Lithuania without being quarantined
  13. Italy: first to lock down in Europe, is slowly reopening, welcoming back tourists
  14. Azerbaijan exempts Turkish citizens from visa
  15. Armenia, Iran reinstate visa-free regime
  16. Armenian citizens with ordinary passports may travel to China from June 1
  17. St. Kitts and Nevis Prepares to Welcome Tourists Post-Pandemic
  18. Spain confirms tourists can visit from July 1
  19. Japan to expand entry ban to visitors from India, 10 others
  20. Vietnam to resume e-visa issuance in July
  21. Estonia’s opens for EU & UK citizens from June 1 with no Quarantine requirements.
  22. The US gives 60 day H-1B Visa holders and Green card applicants
  23. Coronavirus spread ‘still accelerating’ in Brazil, Peru, Chile: WHO
  24. New Zealand expects plan for safe travel with Australia in June
  25. EU Commission Vice President Criticizes “Mini-Schengen” Ideas
  26. Canada to keep its border closed until late June — here’s what you need to know
  27. S.Korea says long-term visa holders must have medical examinations before returning
  28. US demands review of WHO’s handling of COVID-19 starts now, seeks reforms
  29. Poland’s government has decided to exempt from the mandatory quarantine citizens who cross the Polish border for professional, business, economic or educational purpose.
  30. Russia and Palestine reach agreement on visa free travel for diplomatic passport holders
  31. Thailand to extend coronavirus emergency to end of June
  32. COVID-19: Spain allows outdoor dining again in Madrid and Barcelona
  33. UK to introduce 14-day quarantine for international arrivals
  34. Estonia to reopen its borders to EU/Schengen residents from Monday, June 1
  35. Trump Issues Suspension on Immigration in Response to COVID-19
  36. Germany Advises Poland and Czech Republic to Reopen Borders
  37. Maldives govt waives off visa fines
  38. Jordan imposes three-day lockdown with resurgence of coronavirus cases
  39. 11 EU Countries Agree on Coordinated approach for restoration of free movement and travel
  40. All entering Malaysia from June 1 must agree to pay for mandatory Covid-19 quarantine before trip
  41. Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or in the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter the USA.
  42. Effective 1 June 2020, residents of Korea (Rep.) must have a Re-Entry Permit and a medical certificate.
Compiled from several Foreign ministry & news articles websites.
Cam Woodsum
I've been building digital businesses, wandering the world, and writing about optimizing life for freedom since early 2017. My mission is to lower the barrier for people who want to live with more freedom: whether that be as an entrepreneur, a digital nomad, an early retiree, or just as someone who wants to live a happiness-driven life.