The travel advice is Exercise normal safety precautions to Laos. Laos is Open for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Laos. Laos is part of Asia with main city at Vientiane. Its Least Developed country with a population of 6M people. The main currency is Lao Kip. The languages spoken are Lao.
👍 Least Developed 👨👩👦👦 6M people
🛡️ Travel safety for Laos
You're no longer required to show evidence of a COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 (ATK) test to enter Laos (see 'Travel'). We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Laos overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.
Exercise normal safety precautions
🚨 Travel Advice for Laos
For entry into LaosInternational travel to Laos is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
Vaccinations and vaccinated travelTravelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 are exempt from pre-departure testing requirements.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Full details can be found at https://www.tourismlaos.org/updates/
Test/medical certificate requiredNon-vaccinated travelers must provide proof of a negative ATK rapid antigen test, taken within the previous 48 hours, on departure.
For more details Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism, Laos
Government measuresAlthough restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Proof of vaccination is required for interprovince travel. Some businesses and establishments may still conduct temperature checks and require proof of vaccination in order to enter. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Use of masksFace masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.
Public transportPublic transportation is operating for vaccinated travelers.
RestaurantsRestaurants are open. Temperature checks and proof of vaccination may be required.
BarsBars are open. Temperature checks and proof of vaccination may be required.
NightclubsNightclubs are open. Temperature checks and proof of vaccination may be required.
ShopsShops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.
Vaccination requiredTravelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure. Certificates must be in English or in Chinese.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 and received one dose of vaccination, at least 14 days before departure, are also considered fully vaccinated.
There are exemptions for non-vaccinated citizens and residents.
Full details can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html
Test/medical certificate requiredProof of a negative rapid antigen test, taken within the previous 24 hours, must be provided on departure.
Test certificates must be in English or Chinese.
Testing on arrivalA nucleic acid test will be administered upon arrival and apart from the transfer from the airport, proof of a negative test result is required to leave the place of residence.
Additional test requirementsDaily rapid antigen testing is required for the first 5 days after arrival. Additionally, travelers must undergo a PCR test on day 2.
Daily antigen results can be reported via the 'Electronic COVID-19 monitoring & surveillance system' (eCMSS). Instructions can be found at https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/pdf/eCMSSLogin.pdf
Travel restriction details for Laos
🚫 Destination No quarantine
🛬 Return Quarantine may be required
🏖️ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
🛍️ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
📅 events Partially Allowed
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