Travel advice finder

Total countries found: 178

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(CZ)  🇨🇿

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🏙️ Prague
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.56M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 21, 2020

⚠️ State of emergency visa exemptions expired on 16 July. If you're in the Czech Republic, make sure your visa status is legal or leave as soon as possible. For entry restrictions into the Czech Republic, see 'Travel'. You're still required to wear facemasks on the metro transport system, at medical facilities, at indoor events with more than 100 people and also in the Moravia-Silesia area. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. For current epidemic measures see: https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/current-measures/. We advise: Do not travel to Czech Republic.

Picture of Lithuania
(LT)  🇱🇹

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🏙️ Vilnius
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.87M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 21, 2020

⚠️ Only citizens and residents from approved countries can enter Lithuania (see Travel) and you may be required to undergo 14 days of self-isolation. Check with your airline and nearest Lithuanian mission on requirements for entering Lithuania. State of emergency visa exemptions will end on 17 August. If you're in Lithuania, you should ensure you legalise your visa or make plans to leave by this date. We advise: Do not travel to Lithuania.

Picture of France
(FR)  🇫🇷

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🏙️ Paris
🌍 Europe
🌍 Western Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 66.71M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 21, 2020

⚠️ France has lifted entry restrictions for countries assessed to be low COVID-19 risk, including Australia. If you’re travelling from a country with a high COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to France. If you're travelling from outside the EU-Schengen area or the UK, a voluntary 14-day quarantine period applies. It's now mandatory to wear a facemask in enclosed public spaces. These measures may change at short notice. Contact your airline or local authorities for the latest update. We advise: Do not travel to France.

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(MW)  🇲🇼

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🏙️ Lilongwe
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16.83M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 21, 2020

⚠️ Malawi has declared a state of disaster in response to COVID-19. All scheduled international flights are cancelled. Land borders are closed except for cargo and returning residents. The Australian Government has no plans to repatriate you. The Australian Embassy in Harare continues to provide limited consular services. You can email the Embassy at consular.Harare@dfat.gov.au. We advise: Do not travel to Malawi.

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(IS)  🇮🇸

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🏙️ Reykjavík
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 334.3K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ Iceland's borders are open to travellers from the UK, EU/EEA and Schengen states, as well as certain approved countries, including Australia. All travellers to Iceland must either have a COVID-19 test or quarantine for 14 days upon arrival. You'll have to pay for this test. Children born in 2005 or later are exempt from both testing and quarantine. Travellers arriving from Denmark, Norway, Finland and Germany are also exempt, provided they have not visited a high-risk country in the 14 days prior to arriving in Iceland. All travellers to Iceland must complete a registration form before arrival. We advise: Do not travel to Iceland.

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(LV)  🇱🇻

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🏙️ Riga
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.96M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ Latvia now permits entry for travellers from some countries assessed to be low COVID-19 risk. If you’re an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and are traveling from a country with a high COVID-19 risk you may be denied entry to Latvia or required to self-quarantine for 14 days (see Travel). Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. Check with local authorities and your airline for the latest information. We advise: Do not travel to Latvia.

Picture of Switzerland
(CH)  🇨🇭

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🏙️ Bern
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.34M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ Switzerland has lifted entry restrictions for specified third countries, including Australia. Normal entry requirements also apply to people entering Switzerland from any of the Schengen area states and EU/EFTA and UK citizens. Third country nationals otherwise need to have a specific right to be in Switzerland, such as having a Swiss residence permit in order to enter. If you arrive in Switzerland from certain specified countries, you'll be required to quarantine in your accommodation for 10 days. Strict hygiene and social distancing rules are in place, including the mandatory use of masks on public transport (see Travel). We advise: Do not travel to Switzerland.

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(BA)  🇧🇦

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🏙️ Sarajevo
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.53M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ International airports are open. Check with individual airlines for the latest information on available flights. Borders with neighbouring countries are open, however entry to Bosnia and Herzegovina is limited to nationals of those countries and EU nationals. EU nationals have to present a medical certificate confirming COVID-19 negative status not older than 48 hours. Entry restrictions can change at short notice. If you remain in Bosnia and Herzegovina, follow the advice of local authorities and local media for the latest information on COVID-19 measures. We advise: Do not travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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(RO)  🇷🇴

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🏙️ Bucharest
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 19.86M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ The State of Alert in Romania has been extended for 30 days until at least mid-August. Many airlines have suspended flights and some airports are still closed. Restrictive measures are being eased gradually. Forms are no longer required to leave your house or home town. Public parks are open but not the children’s playgrounds within the parks. Wearing face masks in indoor public spaces and on public transport is still mandatory in Romania. Social distancing of 1.5 metres is mandatory. Only Romanian and EU citizens, their family members, and those with valid residency permits can enter Romania. We advise: Do not travel to Romania.

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(IT)  🇮🇹

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🏙️ Rome
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 60.67M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ If you're in Italy, you can now move freely between all its regions. You no longer require a self-declaration form to travel within Italy, unless regional authorities decide otherwise. In all public spaces, you must follow one-metre social distancing protocols. Use of face coverings or protective masks is mandatory in enclosed public spaces (and in all public spaces in Lombardy and Piedmont). Some venues require temperature checks and registration of patron contact details before permitting entry. You can find more information on measures on the Italian Ministry of Health website and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website (see Travel). We advise: Do not travel to Italy.

Picture of Bolivia
(BO)  🇧🇴

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🏙️ Sucre
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.99M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ If you're in La Paz you'll only be allowed outside on alternating days of the week. A nationwide curfew is in place from Monday to Friday between 6pm - 5am. Vehicles can't be used on weekends but you can go outside on foot between 6am - 2pm, up to 500m from your residence. Local authorities may impose additional restrictions, including on movement of people, depending on the risk level of the town or city. All flights into and out of Bolivia are suspended, and international land borders are closed. Observe social distancing and use face masks when in public. If you're in Bolivia and want to return to Australia, register your details with the Australian Embassy in Lima. Follow the Embassy on social media for updates on possible departure information (see Local contacts). We advise: Do not travel to Bolivia.

Picture of Haiti
(HT)  🇭🇹

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🏙️ Port-au-Prince
🌍 North America
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.08M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ Borders have reopened along with international airports in Port Au Prince and Cap Haitien. Several airlines have resumed a limited flight schedule. If you're in Haiti follow the advice of local authorities and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19. Violent protests, roadblocks and supply shortages in Port-au-Prince and other cities have been continuing since February 2019. We advise: Do not travel to Haiti.

Picture of Germany
(DE)  🇩🇪

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🏙️ Berlin
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 81.77M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ Germany has lifted entry restrictions from a small number of third countries with low rates of COVID-19. If you’re transiting Germany, make sure the country you are travelling from is in the list of third countries without travel restrictions (see ‘Travel’). If you’re staying in Germany, make sure you wear a facemask in public areas, including in shops, public transport and maintain social distance. If you choose to return home, check your routes with your airline as flights can be cancelled at short notice. If your onward flight is cancelled, you may not be allowed to leave the transit area of the airport. Follow the advice of local authorities and the Australian Embassy in Germany's social media for major updates. We advise you: Do not travel to Germany.

Picture of Ukraine
(UA)  🇺🇦

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🏙️ Kyiv
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 42.69M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ Quarantine restrictions are still in place in Ukraine but conditions are easing. Foreigners are now allowed to enter Ukraine but must have valid health insurance. Authorities have indicated that insurance should cover COVID-19 treatment. Some international flights have resumed. Shops and businesses have reopened with social distancing protocols in place. You must wear a facemask in shops and on public transport. If you're in Ukraine and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. We advise: Do not travel to Ukraine.

Picture of Belize
(BZ)  🇧🇿

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🏙️ Belmopan
🌍 North America
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 370.3K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 20, 2020

⚠️ Entry to Belize is prohibited except for Belize nationals and permanent residents. Commercial flights to and from Belize remain very limited. Check with your travel company for the latest information. If you’re staying in Belize, follow the advice of local authorities, ensure you have arrangements in place for a possible extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to Belize.

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(NI)  🇳🇮

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🏙️ Managua
🌍 North America
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.26M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 17, 2020

⚠️ Commercial flights into and out of Nicaragua are slowly restarting. Follow the Australian Embassy in Mexico on social media for flight updates. Where flights do become available, book directly with the airline. If you plan to enter Nicaragua, you must present a negative COVID-Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test taken within 72 hours prior to entry. If you're granted entry, you'll be monitored by phone by health officials for 14 days. You'll be denied entry if you have respiratory disease symptoms or a fever. We advise: Do not travel to Nicaragua.

Picture of Russia
(RU)  🇷🇺

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🏙️ Moscow
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 146.6M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 17, 2020

⚠️ Some of Russia's lockdown restrictions are easing, with most stores and services reopening in Moscow. Other restrictions remain in place, including the requirement for gloves and masks to be worn in shops and on public transport. Other regions have similar measures. There are limited regular commercial options departing Russia. Please contact your airline or travel provider for information. We advise: Do not travel to Russia.

Picture of Belgium
(BE)  🇧🇪

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🏙️ Brussels
🌍 Europe
🌍 Western Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.32M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 17, 2020

⚠️ Non-essential travel by non-EU citizens and residents into Belgium from outside the EU and Schengen Area and the UK is currently restricted. Travel to Belgium from within the EU, Schengen Area and the UK is currently permitted, though you may be subject to quarantine if you have travelled from a specified high-risk region. If you're 12 years and older you must wear a nose-and-mouth covering on public transport and within transit hubs, including airports. Masks are also highly recommended for all persons in shops and in situations where social distancing is not possible. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Belgium.

Picture of Serbia
(RS)  🇷🇸

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🏙️ Belgrade
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.08M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 17, 2020

⚠️ Serbia's borders are open. A state of emergency exists in many towns and cities, including Belgrade. You must wear a mask indoors and on public transport. Local authorities advise people to observe social distancing and wear masks outdoors where social distancing cannot be maintained. Some areas have additional measures. Some countries do not permit entry of travellers who have been in Serbia, regardless of nationality. Monitor media and follow the Australian Embassy Facebook page for updates. We advise: Do not travel to Serbia.

Picture of Macau
(MO)  🇲🇴

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🏙️ Macau
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 649.1K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 16, 2020

⚠️ You won't be allowed to enter or transit through Macau unless you’re a resident in Macau, mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan and you haven’t travelled elsewhere in the past 14 days. You will need to have a valid negative COVID-19 test (nucleic acid test) to enter and depart Macau. You will also undergo temperature check and refused boarding if you have a fever. You may need to undergo medical observation for 14 days at a designated venue unless you have travelled from mainland China through a land border crossing. Additional entry restrictions and medical screenings may apply if you're travelling from designated high-risk areas. These restrictions may change at short notice. Contact your airline or travel provider for the latest update and follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel  to Macau.

Picture of Papua New Guinea
(PG)  🇵🇬

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🏙️ Port Moresby
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.08M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 16, 2020

⚠️ PNG may impose restrictions due to COVID-19, including lockdowns, at short notice. Follow the advice of local authorities. You can't enter the country unless you have an exemption from PNG authorities and have returned a negative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test within seven days of travel (see Visas). Domestic flights are operating, but the number of services are reduced and cancellations are possible. We advise: Do not travel to Papua New Guinea.

Picture of Taiwan
(TW)  🇹🇼

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🏙️ Taipei
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 23.5M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 16, 2020

⚠️ You can only transit or enter Taiwan if you're a citizen, permanent resident or have special permission. For an official visit, contact your nearest Taiwanese representative office. If, despite our advice, you travel to Taiwan, you'll be subject to 14 days self-quarantine on arrival. Short-term business travellers from Australia, or other countries or regions specified by Taiwan, will be eligible for a reduced quarantine period of seven days on arrival (see 'Travel'). We advise:  Do not travel to Taiwan.

Picture of Sudan
(SD)  🇸🇩

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🏙️ Khartoum
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 39.6M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 15, 2020

⚠️ Some international flights into and from Sudan have resumed. All border crossings and seaports remain closed. There is a curfew in Khartoum. Curfew times change regularly. Check the advice of local authorities for curfew hours. You can move freely, including crossing bridges, outside of curfew hours. In Khartoum, public transport is restarting and some other restrictions are easing. Public transport between cities, states and in the rest of Sudan is banned. We advise: Do not travel to Sudan.

Picture of Spain
(ES)  🇪🇸

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🏙️ Madrid
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 46.44M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 15, 2020

⚠️ Spain is allowing entry to travellers arriving from EU and Schengen-area countries as well as residents from 12 of the 15 countries agreed by the EU Council (see Travel). Restrictions on travel between regions have been lifted, but regions may implement local restrictions at short notice. Social distancing and other health related measures, including the use of face masks, vary by region. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Spain.

Picture of Indonesia
(ID)  🇮🇩

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🏙️ Jakarta
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 258.7M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ From 13 July, Indonesia’s Directorate General of Immigration (DGI) will no longer automatically extend expired visas or stay permits under the COVID-19 emergency arrangements. For more information, see the ‘Travel' section of this advice. in Indonesia should consult DGI as soon as possible to confirm your stay permit’s validity and how and whether it can be renewed under the new arrangements within 30 days of 13 July. Australian holders of expired stay permits (KITAS/KITAP) who are currently outside Indonesia will have to return to Indonesia within 60 days of 13 July to renew their visa – contact DGI and/or the nearest Indonesian embassy or consulate for more information. Overstaying your permit may result in fines, detention and/or deportation. Flight options to Australia are already very limited and may reduce further. Indonesian authorities require a negative PCR COVID-19 test result for all foreign arrivals. This test must have been conducted within the 7 days prior to travel. You must also self-quarantine for 14 days after arrival in country. Domestic travel restrictions and social distancing measures remain in place for many locations. COVID-19 is widely prevalent in Indonesia with continuing transmission across the country. We advise: Do not travel to Indonesia, including Bali.

Picture of Honduras
(HN)  🇭🇳

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🏙️ Tegucigalpa
🌍 North America
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.58M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ Honduras has closed air, land and sea borders to transit. Limited commercial and charter flights may be available out of Honduras, including with United Airlines. If you're leaving Honduras, you must show a letter of safe passage (salvoconducto) from the Honduran National Police to travel to your departure location, such as the airport. The letter will take at least 48 hours to be issued, so request it as soon as possible. A curfew and other movement restrictions are in place. Expect widespread closures of businesses. We advise: Do not travel to Honduras.

Picture of Jamaica
(JM)  🇯🇲

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🏙️ Kingston
🌍 North America
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.72M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ You must get a 'Travel Authorisation' from Jamaican authorities prior to travelling there. You'll be tested on arrival for COVID-19 and will be quarantined at a location determined by health authorities. Additional measures are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 (see Travel). Follow the advice of local authorities and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to Jamaica.

Picture of Bahrain
(BH)  🇧🇭

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🏙️ Manama
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.4M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ Bahrain will only allow entry to its citizens and residents. This restriction doesn't apply if you're just transiting. Flight options to Australia are unpredictable and may stop without notice. If you want to return to Australia do so now. If you're staying in Bahrain, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to Bahrain.

Picture of UK
(GB)  🇬🇧

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🏙️ London
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 65.11M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in the UK. If you travel to the UK you'll need to self-isolate for 14 days, unless you've spent the past 14 days in countries listed as exempt from self-isolation. You should confirm which countries are exempt for your UK destination: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales (see 'Travel'). If you transit through a country which is not exempt, you may be required to self-isolate – check the UK guidance on transits before travelling. While restrictions across the UK are easing, you should stay up to date with the public health guidance. You must wear face coverings when using public transport in England and police have powers to enforce social distancing rules. We advise: Do not travel to the United Kingdom.

Picture of New Zealand
(NZ)  🇳🇿

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🏙️ Wellington
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Australia and New Zealand
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.7M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ The number of incoming passengers to Australia will be restricted to ease pressure of state and territory quarantine facilities. When you arrive back in Australia you may need to contribute to the cost of quarantine. We recommend you refer to the state or territory government website for the latest information. The New Zealand border remains closed to almost all travellers wanting to travel to New Zealand by either air or sea. The number of arrivals into New Zealand is being managed in the short term. New flight bookings may not be available. If you have a flight booked between Australia and New Zealand contact your airline or travel agent for information on potential changes to your flight. If you're in New Zealand, stay alert to COVID-19. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to New Zealand.

Picture of Morocco
(MA)  🇲🇦

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🏙️ Rabat
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 33.34M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ Morocco has partially opened its borders, allowing Moroccan residents to return and foreign citizens to depart. You still can't enter Morocco for tourism. To enter Morocco, you'll need to take COVID-19 tests (PCR AND serological test) within 48 hours of travelling. When you arrive, you'll need to self-isolate for seven days, then take another COVID-19 test. If you present with symptoms when you arrive in Morocco, you'll have to do seven days quarantine. We advise: Do not travel to Morocco

Picture of Finland
(FI)  🇫🇮

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🏙️ Helsinki
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.49M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ Finland now permits entry for residents from some countries assessed to be low COVID-19 risk. If you're an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and are travelling from a country with a high COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to Finland. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. Check with local authorities and your airline for the latest information. We advise: Do not travel to Finland.

Picture of South Africa
(ZA)  🇿🇦

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🏙️ Cape Town
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 55.65M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 14, 2020

⚠️ Borders remain closed, and international travel is prohibited. Only essential domestic travel is permitted. You're still required to wear a cloth mask at all times when you're out in public. A curfew is in force from 9pm to 4am. The sale, dispensing and distribution of alcohol is suspended. Monitor local media, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Register with the Australian High Commission, and follow the High Commission's website and social media for updates (see Local Contacts). We advise: Do not travel to South Africa.

Picture of Trinidad and Tobago
(TT)  🇹🇹

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🏙️ Port of Spain
🌍 North America
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.35M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 13, 2020

⚠️ Trinidad and Tobago's borders remain closed. Measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 include restrictions on opening hours of restaurants and bars, limits on the size of groups that can gather in public, closure of schools, and a recommendation to wear a mask in public spaces. If you're in Trinidad and Tobago, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, ensure you have arrangements in place for a possible extended stay, and stay in touch with family and friends back home. We advise: Do not travel to Trinidad and Tobago.

Picture of Bahamas
(BS)  🇧🇸

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🏙️ Nassau
🌍 North America
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 378.04K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 13, 2020

⚠️ International flights are operating into and out of the Bahamas, but flight availability is restricted. The Bahamas has a state of public emergency in place and other COVID-19 measures are in force. Monitor local media for updates, follow the advice of local authorities and stay in touch with family and friends back home. We advise: Do not travel to the Bahamas.

Picture of French Polynesia
(PF)  🇵🇫

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🏙️ Papeete
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 271.8K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 13, 2020

⚠️ From 15 July 2020, local quarantine measures on arrival will be lifted and French Polynesian borders will reopen to international travellers arriving by air. Strict pre-departure and registration processes must be followed to board flights (See Travel). If you're staying in French Polynesia, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to French Polynesia.

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(BG)  🇧🇬

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🏙️ Sofia
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.15M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 13, 2020

⚠️ You can't enter Bulgaria unless you're an EU citizen or have a permanent EU residency visa. Quarantine for up to 14 days may be mandatory depending on your country of departure (see Travel). If you transit through Bulgaria, you'll be required to complete a declaration on arrival confirming you're COVID-19 free, you aren't under quarantine and will follow Bulgarian health measures. You'll also need to declare you'll depart Bulgaria quickly. You must wear a mask in indoor public spaces. We advise: Do not travel to Bulgaria.

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(ZM)  🇿🇲

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🏙️ Lusaka
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 15.93M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 13, 2020

⚠️ If you're entering Zambia, you're required to undergo mandatory testing and quarantine for at least 14 days in a designated institution or facility at your own cost. You won't be allowed to leave Zambia until the mandatory quarantine period has been completed. Face masks must be worn in public. All international airports are now open but tourist visa arrangements have not yet been specified. There are reports that land borders are being closed to non-essential traffic, with little or no notice. If you're in Zambia and wish to return to Australia, be aware that the Australian Government has placed caps on the number of passengers and flights into each capital city. You should consult your travel agent or airline for the latest information. The Australian Embassy in Harare continues to provide limited consular services. We advise: Do not travel to Zambia.

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(NC)  🇳🇨

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🏙️ Noumea
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 268.77K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 13, 2020

⚠️ New Caledonia has lifted COVID-19 confinement measures but continues to strongly encourage social distancing and good hygiene. International travel remains limited. Only New Caledonian residents or pre-approved visitors on a short-term business visit exemption will be allowed entry. If you do enter, you'll be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine on arrival. We advise: Do not travel to New Caledonia.

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(HR)  🇭🇷

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🏙️ Zagreb
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.19M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 13, 2020

⚠️ If you're an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and are travelling from another country with a higher COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to Croatia. Some exemptions apply. You may need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival, or present a negative COVID-19 test. You must wear a face mask on public transport, in taxis, shops and other indoor areas. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19 and you must wear a mask if you are using public transport. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Croatia.

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(GA)  🇬🇦

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🏙️ Libreville
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.8M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ Gabon has partially reopened its borders, allowing two international flights per airline per week. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test result received no more than five days before travel. It's mandatory to wear a face mask in public. There is a curfew in place from 8pm to 5am. If you have overstayed your visa because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, you won’t be penalised when you leave. If you're staying in Gabon, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We advise: Do not travel to Gabon.

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(AF)  🇦🇫

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🏙️ Kabul
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 27.66M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ International flights have resumed to and from Kabul. Be aware that flights can be postponed or cancelled at short notice. From 10 July, all passengers travelling with Emirates from Afghanistan must carry a negative COVID-19 certificate issued by a local government approved laboratory to be accepted on the flight. Certificates must be issued no more than 96 hours before departure. Contact Emirates or your travel agent for further details. If you’re in Afghanistan despite our advice, be alert and follow the advice of local authorities. The serious and ongoing threats of kidnapping and the volatile security environment have not changed. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Afghanistan due to the extremely dangerous security situation and the very high threat of terrorist attack.

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(CR)  🇨🇷

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🏙️ San Jose
🌍 North America
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.89M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ Only Costa Rican citizens and legal residents are allowed to enter. If you travel to Costa Rica, you'll need to go into self-isolation. Movement restrictions are still in place. Certain businesses have reopened on limited schedules. Opening times vary in different parts of Costa Rica and on different days. Face masks are mandatory in public places and on public transport. If you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Consult the San Jose International Airport website for further details. We advise: Do not travel to Costa Rica.

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(SI)  🇸🇮

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🏙️ Ljubljana
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.06M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ If you're an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and are travelling from another country with a higher COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to Slovenia. Entry regulations for residents of most EU and Schengen Area countries have eased. Non-essential travel from outside of the EU is restricted. You may need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival and present a negative COVID-19 test to enter. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. If you choose to travel, stay informed as entry regulations and restrictions in place can change at short notice. We advise: Do not travel to the Republic of Slovenia.

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(NG)  🇳🇬

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🏙️ Abuja
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 186.99M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ There's a nationwide curfew from 10pm to 4am. It's mandatory to wear a facemask in public spaces. There are movement restrictions within and across state borders. Mass gatherings are prohibited. Some domestic flights have now resumed in Nigeria. All airports are closed to international flights, except essential and emergency flights. If you travel to Nigeria, you must have tested negative to COVID-19 in the previous fortnight as a condition of boarding. You'll need to self-isolate in Lagos or Abuja when you arrive for 14 days at your own cost. This can be at your home (see Travel). All land borders are closed. If you overstay your visa because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, you won't be penalised when you leave. We advise: Do not travel to Nigeria.

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(SK)  🇸🇰

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🏙️ Bratislava
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.43M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ Slovakia has entry restrictions in place. If you're an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and have been in a country with a higher COVID-19 risk in the last 14 days, you may be denied entry to Slovakia. You can enter without quarantine or testing if you're coming from a country Slovakia deems 'low risk'. See Travel for details. Bratislava airport is open but with limited flights. There are accessible options to return to Australia from neighbouring countries. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. Follow the advice of the local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to the Slovak Republic.

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(ME)  🇲🇪

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🏙️ Podgorica
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 621.81K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ Montenegro has begun to ease COVID-19 restrictions, including entry requirements, but only if you are a resident of Montenegro or a select group of countries. See Travel for a list of permitted countries. Commercial flights are limited. If you're staying in Montenegro, follow the advice of local authorities, including any directions on mandatory isolation, and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Follow the Australian Embassy on social media for updates (see Local Contacts). We advise: Do not travel to Montenegro.

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(AT)  🇦🇹

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🏙️ Vienna
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.73M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 10, 2020

⚠️ Non-essential travel by non-EU citizens and residents into Austria from outside the EU and Schengen Area is currently restricted. Entry regulations for residents of EU and Schengen Area countries have eased, but some entry restrictions may be in place or could change at short notice. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel  to Austria.

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(HK)  🇭🇰

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🏙️ Hong Kong
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.32M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ The new national security legislation for Hong Kong could be interpreted broadly. Under the law, you could be deported or face possible transfer to mainland China for prosecution under mainland law. The full extent of the law and how it will be applied is not yet clear. You may be at increased risk of detention on vaguely defined national security grounds. You could break the law without intending to. If you’re concerned about the new law, reconsider your need to remain in Hong Kong. We advise: Do not travel to Hong Kong.

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(CY)  🇨🇾

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🏙️ Nicosia
🌍 Europe
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 847K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ Commercial flights have resumed and seaports have reopened. If you travel from a Category A or B country, you’ll be permitted to enter Cyprus, subject to conditions (see Travel). If you’ve been to or transited any other country in the preceding 14 days, you won’t be allowed to enter, unless you have the right to live and work in Cyprus. Crossings between Cyprus government controlled south and Turkish-Cypriot administered north is only possible for permanent legal residents with a negative COVID-19 test issued in English within 72 hours. Turkish Cypriot authorities may quarantine you for 14 days if you’ve been outside of Cyprus within previous 14 days. Some crossing points between the north and the south remain closed. Wearing a mask outside during the day in north Cyprus is compulsory. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Cyprus.

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(KE)  🇰🇪

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🏙️ Nairobi
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 47.25M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ If you're interested in possible commercial flights from Kenya to Australia, register with the Australian High Commission in Nairobi (consular.nairobi@dfat.gov.au). The Kenyan Government plans to allow domestic flights from 15 July. International flights may start again from 1 August. Measures are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 and are being strictly enforced. Non-essential movement is restricted. There is an overnight curfew between 9pm and 4am. The borders with Tanzania and Somalia are closed. You are required to wear a face mask in public. We advise: Do not travel to Kenya.

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(MV)  🇲🇻

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🏙️ Male
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 344.02K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ There are limited commercial flights in and out of the Maldives. Flight schedules continue to change at short notice. If you’re in Maldives, follow the Maldive tourism and health guidelines and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to the Maldives.

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(MG)  🇲🇬

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🏙️ Antananarivo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 22.43M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ Due to a spike in COVID-19 cases, a full lockdown is in place in the Analamanga region, including Anatanarivo. There are restrictions on you entering and leaving this region. There is a curfew from 8pm to 4am, and only essential services are open. There is still a state of emergency for the whole of Madagascar, and flights are suspended. Continue to follow the advice of local authorities, as measures may change with little notice. We advise: Do not travel to Madagascar.

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(PT)  🇵🇹

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🏙️ Lisbon
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.37M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ Portugal’s land border with Spain is open. While Portugal has re-opened to flights from a number of countries, it isn't confirmed that Australian citizens can enter on these flights. The rate of COVID-19 infections around Lisbon remains high. Social distancing and mask-wearing are compulsory in many public spaces. Check with authorities on special measures that apply in your area. It's bushfire season in Portugal. There are several active fire warnings in place. Monitor Portuguese Government services for fire warnings and updates. We advise: Do not travel to Portugal.

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(SE)  🇸🇪

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🏙️ Stockholm
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.89M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ The Swedish Government has extended its ban on foreigners entering Sweden until 31 August, unless they are travelling from European Economic Area (EEA) member states, the UK or Switzerland. From 4 July, Sweden is also allowing entry to residents of several other countries. Global travel continues to be impacted by COVID-19 and remains unpredictable. Your plans may be disrupted at short notice. Be aware of the risks of travelling at this time and make informed decisions by regularly checking the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Sweden.

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(LK)  🇱🇰

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🏙️ Colombo
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 20.97M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 9, 2020

⚠️ Commercial passenger flights to Sri Lanka remain suspended. Flights to depart the country are limited and schedules may change at short notice. Contact your airline or the Sri Lankan Tourism Development Authority directly to determine your available options. If you’re in Sri Lanka, always wear a face mask in public places and follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Do not travel to Sri Lanka.

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(XK)  🇽🇰

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🏙️ Pristina
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.73M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 8, 2020

⚠️ The Kosovo Government has brought back curfews to limit the spread of COVID-19. If you're in Pristina, Prizren, Ferizaj or Vushtrri, you're not permitted to be outside your place of residence between 9pm and 5am. Pristina airport is open. Check with airlines, or the airport and border authorities for current updates. Land borders are open, but make sure you can enter Kosovo or the country you're planning to travel to before or after you enter Kosovo. You may have to do a health check at the border. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor local media. We advise: Do not travel to Kosovo.

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(TR)  🇹🇷

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🏙️ Ankara
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 78.74M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 7, 2020

⚠️ The Turkish Government has largely reopened its international land, sea and air borders, and some scheduled international flights have resumed. All arrivals into Turkey will be subject to medical checks, see Travel for details. Localised lock downs or curfews may be in place. who have overstayed their visa, due to COVID-19, will not face fines or penalties, provided you depart Turkey by midnight 31 July. We advise: Do not travel to Turkey.

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(CN)  🇨🇳

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🏙️ Beijing
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.38B people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 7, 2020

⚠️ China will not allow most foreigners to enter China due to COVID-19. Direct flights between China and Australia have significantly reduced. If despite our advice you travel to China, you’ll be subject to 14 days mandatory quarantine. Quarantine requirements may change at short notice. If you’re already in China, and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Authorities have detained foreigners because they're 'endangering national security'. may also be at risk of arbitrary detention. We haven't changed our level of advice. Do not travel to China.

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(GE)  🇬🇪

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🏙️ Tbilisi
🌍 Asia
🌍 Western Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.72M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 7, 2020

⚠️ Georgia's borders are closed to all foreign nationals and regular passenger flights are suspended. Most internal restrictions in response to COVID-19, including bans on entering and exiting major cities, have been lifted. Additional restrictions may be implemented at short notice and fines may be imposed for violations of new restrictions. If you wish to depart Georgia, limited flight options are available. We advise:  Do not travel to Georgia

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(DK)  🇩🇰

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🏙️ Copenhagen
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.72M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 7, 2020

⚠️ Denmark has border restrictions in place and foreign travellers aren't allowed to enter unless they are travelling from certain countries or have a worthy purpose. A quarantine period of 14 days is strongly encouraged for those entering Denmark. It's a requirement to wear a mask in all Danish airports at all times. Expect travel disruptions. You may have to take a COVID-19 test at border crossings. Foreign travellers aren't allowed to disembark from cruise ships in Denmark. Check with your travel provider or tour company on disruptions. We advise: Do not travel to Denmark.

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(NO)  🇳🇴

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🏙️ Oslo
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.22M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 7, 2020

⚠️ Norway has border restrictions in place. Travellers from Denmark, Finland and Iceland may enter, as well as EEA citizens who are visiting spouses, immediate family members or grandparents/grandchildren. Borders are otherwise closed to foreign travellers who don't have Norwegian residency or a work permit, though some exemptions may apply. Airports are operational and you can transit through Gardermoen (Oslo) Airport, but expect travel delays. A quarantine period of 10 days will apply to residents entering Norway unless returning from Denmark, Finland, or Iceland. Most Norwegian ports won't allow disembarkation of cruise ship passengers. Check with your travel provider about disruptions. We advise: Do not travel to Norway.

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(IE)  🇮🇪

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🏙️ Dublin
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.38M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 6, 2020

⚠️ Measures are in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ireland. See Travel for links to the latest advice. If you’re in Ireland and you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the Australian Embassy's social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Ireland. See Local contacts for links. We advise you: Do not travel to Ireland.

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(UY)  🇺🇾

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🏙️ Montevideo
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.48M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 6, 2020

⚠️ Uruguay has closed its borders to foreigners. If you want to leave, there are some flights to Sao Paolo with Amaszonas, but these flights are limited. Contact the airline or your travel provider for more details. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Uruguay. We advise: Do not travel to Uruguay.

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(AO)  🇦🇴

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🏙️ Luanda
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 25.87M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 6, 2020

⚠️ Angola is under a ‘state of public calamity’ until further notice. Most shops and services are now allowed to operate with some restrictions. If you're in Angola and your visa has reached its expiry date, it'll stay valid until 30 August 2020. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Angola.

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(PH)  🇵🇭

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🏙️ Manila
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 103.28M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ To curb the spread of COVID-19, General Community Quarantine (GCQ) is in place for Manila. Cebu has been placed under the stricter Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). Other regions of the Philippines are under forms of quarantine. If you travel to the Philippines, you'll be subject to COVID-19 rapid testing (RT-PCR) and quarantined in a government facility at your own cost. If you’re in the Philippines and wish to return to Australia, more commercial options are becoming available and transit hubs are starting to re-open. A number of airlines are offering flights to Australia either directly or via other locations. See our Transit Hubs Bulletin and subscribe to receive updates. Contact the Philippines Department of Tourism and airlines directly to determine your available options. Follow the Australian Ambassador's social media and check the embassy website for latest information. We advise: Do not travel to the Philippines.

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(NL)  🇳🇱

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🏙️ Amsterdam
🌍 Europe
🌍 Western Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 17.02M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ The Netherlands now permits entry for those travelling from a number of countries. If you're an Australian citizen already overseas and are travelling from another country with a higher COVID-19 risk, you may still be denied entry. These arrangements could change at short notice. See Travel for more information. If you're coming from Sweden or the UK, the Dutch Government is advising that you self-isolate for 14 days. Check with local authorities and your airline for the latest details. We advise: Do not travel to Netherlands.

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(TL)  🇹🇱

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🏙️ Dili
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.17M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ There are no active COVID-19 cases in Timor-Leste, but cases have previously been detected. Testing and infection control facilities are limited. Critical care for who might become seriously ill is likely to be significantly below the standards available in Australia. While there is no longer a State of Emergency, the situation could change quickly, and border restrictions could be put in place with little notice. With very limited exceptions, foreigners won't be allowed to enter Timor-Leste. All travellers entering Timor-Leste will be subject to 14 days mandatory quarantine at a location determined by local authorities, likely at their own expense. We now advise you: Do not travel to Timor-Leste.

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(VN)  🇻🇳

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🏙️ Hanoi
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 92.7M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ Vietnam has implemented nationwide social distancing measures in response to COVID-19. These measures may vary between provinces and change at short notice (see 'Travel'). Local authorities have also introduced quarantine measures for a localised diphtheria outbreak in Dak Nong province in the Central Highlands (see ‘Health’). If you're in Vietnam, follow the advice of local authorities and monitor Australian Embassy social media for major updates. We advise you: Do not travel to Vietnam.

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(LB)  🇱🇧

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🏙️ Beirut
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.99M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ Beirut International Airport has resumed operations at reduced capacity. Check entry requirements with your airline or local authorities. Lebanon's land borders with Syria remain closed. Restrictions may change at short notice. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Follow the Australian Ambassador's social media and check the embassy website for latest information. We advise: Do not travel to Lebanon.

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(AR)  🇦🇷

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🏙️ Buenos Aires
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 43.59M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ Argentina will observe lockdown restrictions until further notice. Provincial and local authorities have relaxed some restrictions in certain provinces, except the city and province of Buenos Aires, which has imposed renewed movement restrictions. Intermittent charter flights may become available and updates will be shared using the Embassy’s social media accounts. Scheduled special outbound flights to Europe have temporarily commenced on KLM, Air France and Iberia airlines. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Argentina.

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(BR)  🇧🇷

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🏙️ Brasilia
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 206.14M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ If you're an Australian traveller in Brazil, leave now – don’t delay. If you’re a longer-term Australian resident in Brazil, consider whether you have enough support and access to effective health services you and your family may need. If in doubt, we recommend you return to Australia while there are still commercial flight options. Brazil has extended the temporary closure of its air, land and sea borders, but is allowing short stay visits for certain activities, including to establish a residence in Brazil (see ‘Travel’ and ‘Covid-19’ for details). Follow the Australian Embassy in Brasilia's social media accounts for regular updates on flight options. Follow the advice of local authorities and register or update your details at https://covid19.dfat.gov.au. We now advise you: Do not travel to Brazil.

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(SC)  🇸🇨

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🏙️ Victoria
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 91.4K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ Commercial passenger flights will resume from 1 August 2020, but you'll only be able to enter if you're from an approved country (see Travel). Seychelles airport is open, though entry remains restricted to private jets and chartered passenger flights with passengers from approved countries. Yachts, superyachts and fishing vessels are allowed entry to Seychelles. You'll need a negative COVID-19 PCR test to enter Seychelles. Monitor the media for updates, stay in touch with airlines and your travel agent on departure options and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you: Do not travel to Seychelles.

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(AZ)  🇦🇿

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🏙️ Baku
🌍 Asia
🌍 Western Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.73M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ If you wish to depart Azerbaijan, limited flight options are available. Significant movement restrictions are in place in major cities to limit the spread of COVID-19. Unless you're exempted from these restrictions, you're only allowed to leave your place of residence for a 'permitted purpose'. You must wear a face mask in public spaces. You could be fined if you don't comply. Restrictions in place due to COVID-19 may change at short notice. Follow the media and advice of local authorities for the latest updates. We advise you: Do not travel to Azerbaijan.

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(DZ)  🇩🇿

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🏙️ Algiers
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 40.4M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 3, 2020

⚠️ Algeria has closed its borders until further notice. Authorities have banned gatherings of more than 2 people. There are curfews in Algiers, and other large cities and provinces. Masks must be worn in public spaces. We now advise you: Do not travel to Algeria.

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(SG)  🇸🇬

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🏙️ Singapore
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.54M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 2, 2020

⚠️ You can't enter Singapore for short-term entry until further notice. You can transit Changi Airport if you're travelling between Australian cities and select locations in Asia, Europe and New Zealand if you’re travelling on Singapore Airlines, Silk Air or Scoot Airlines and connecting with the same airline. You can’t transit on flights operated by other airlines. Transit and flight options to/from Singapore change frequently. Contact Singapore Airlines for latest flight and transit requirements. For additional entry measures see 'Travel'. We advise: Do not travel to Singapore.

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(KW)  🇰🇼

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🏙️ Kuwait City
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.18M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 2, 2020

⚠️ There are limited commercial flights from Kuwait to Australia via Doha, Dubai and other transit hubs. Contact your airline or travel provider and follow the Australian Embassy on social media for the latest announcements and updates (see 'Local contacts' for links). A curfew is in place in Kuwait. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We advise: Do not travel to Kuwait.

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(MZ)  🇲🇿

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🏙️ Maputo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 26.42M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 2, 2020

⚠️ Terrorism is a threat in Mozambique. Terrorists are likely to target westerners and western interests, particularly in Cabo Delgado province. To limit the spread of COVID-19, Mozambique has also declared a state of emergency. All public gatherings are banned. Movement is restricted within the country and at border entries. International flights to and from Mozambique are currently suspended, although domestic flights are still operating. If, despite our advice, you travel to Mozambique, you'll be required to self-quarantine for 14 days. If you're staying in Mozambique, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. The Mozambican Government has extended the validity of visas for foreign nationals until 30 September 2020. This means if you are in Mozambique and your visa has reached its expiry date, it will remain valid until 30 September. Our ability to provide consular assistance may be limited due to the state of emergency. Follow the Australian High Commission’s website and social media for updates, and register with the High Commission at https://covid19.dfat.gov.au/citizeninformation/s/. We now advise you: Do not travel to Mozambique.

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(GR)  🇬🇷

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🏙️ Athens
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.86M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 2, 2020

⚠️ Greece has now opened its borders. To enter Greece, you must complete an Online Passenger Locator Form (PLF) at least 48 hours before you arrive. You may be subject to COVID-19 testing upon arrival and quarantine for up to 14 days. Health, hygiene and social distancing protocols are in place throughout Greece. Follow the advice of local authorities. For more information see 'Travel'. We advise you: Do not travel to Greece.

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(PE)  🇵🇪

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🏙️ Lima
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.49M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 1, 2020

⚠️ Peru is observing a state of emergency. Curfews are in place and international borders remain closed. If you're in Peru and want to return to Australia, and haven't yet contacted the Australian Embassy, register your details. Indirect commercial flight options may become available (eg. via the USA). We advise: Do not travel to Peru.

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(MT)  🇲🇹

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🏙️ Valletta
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 425.38K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 1, 2020

⚠️ Travel to the EU and Schengen Area is restricted. Malta allows some visitors if you're travelling from an approved area and have stayed there for 2 weeks before travelling. You may be granted an exemption if you're not from an approved area if you're travel is for essential purposes. You'll need to provide proof of a negative PCR rest taken within 7 days of travel and you'll need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival at your own cost. You must wear face masks or visors in retail outlets and on public transport. We advise: Do not travel to Malta.

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(BN)  🇧🇳

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🏙️ Bandar Seri Begawan
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 411.9K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: July 1, 2020

⚠️ Brunei has suspended transit and entry for visitors until further notice. If you're sponsored by the Brunei Government or a registered company, you can apply for an exemption. If you get an exemption, you’ll need to pay BND1,000 for a COVID-19 swab test before getting your final approval to travel (see ‘Travel’). We advise you: Do not travel to Brunei.

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(DO)  🇩🇴

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🏙️ Santo Domingo
🌍 North America
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.08M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 30, 2020

⚠️ The Dominican Republic has reopened air borders. Multiple daily flights are available to leave the Dominican Republic. Some businesses have begun to re-open, and public transport has resumed services. If you're in a public place or at work, you must wear a face mask at all times or you could be fined. Don’t become complacent. COVID-19 remains a serious health risk. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Dominican Republic.

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(GT)  🇬🇹

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🏙️ Guatemala City
🌍 North America
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16.18M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 30, 2020

⚠️ There are national curfews in Guatemala on Monday to Saturday from 6pm until 5am and all day on Sunday. Other movement restrictions are in place. If you're leaving Guatemala, you must show a letter of safe passage (salvoconducto) from the Guatemalan Government to travel to your departure location, such as the airport. The letter will take at least 72 hours to be issued and lengthier delays are possible. Apply as early as possible. The Australian Embassy in Mexico can help you get it. You could be fined if you don't respect local laws, including quarantine and movement restrictions. If you wish to leave Guatemala, follow the Australian Embassy in Mexico on social media for regular updates on any departure options such as unscheduled flights. The land border between Guatemala and Mexico has become more dangerous. It's not safe to cross by land. We advise you: Do not travel to Guatemala.

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(TN)  🇹🇳

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🏙️ Tunis
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.15M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 29, 2020

⚠️ Tunisia has opened its land and maritime borders. If you travel to Tunisia despite our advice, you may need to present proof of a negative PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours prior to travel and spend time in quarantine. Other restrictions apply (see full advice). You must wear a face mask in public and in workplaces. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise you: Do not travel to Tunisia.

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(WS)  🇼🇸

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🏙️ Apia
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 194.9K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 29, 2020

⚠️ Samoa has closed its borders, except to returning citizens and residents. Samoan authorities have suspended flights between Samoa and Australia until further notice. Options to leave are limited. wishing to leave Samoa can register with the Australian High Commission at apia.admin@dfat.gov.au to receive information on flights out. We now advise you: Do not travel to Samoa.

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(EE)  🇪🇪

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🏙️ Tallinn
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.32M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 29, 2020

⚠️ Restrictions imposed due to COVID-19 are easing in Estonia. From 1 June, you're able to enter Estonia from most countries of the European Union, the Schengen Zone, and the United Kingdom, if you have no symptoms. Depending on the country you have travelled from, you may be required to self-quarantine for 14 days (see Travel). If you want to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you've chosen to remain in Estonia, you must have insurance for the duration of your stay. Follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you: Do not travel to Estonia.

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(IN)  🇮🇳

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🏙️ New Delhi
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.3B people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 27, 2020

⚠️ The incidence of COVID-19 in India is increasing. If you're in India, avoid crowded public spaces (including malls and markets) and mass gatherings. Wear a face mask and maintain 1.5 metres distance from others while in all public spaces. Localised lockdowns are in place in some states. Restrictions on travel and business operations may be imposed at short notice (see Travel). Monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to India.

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(JP)  🇯🇵

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🏙️ Tokyo
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 126.96M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 26, 2020

⚠️ If you're a long-term resident of Japan and wish to return, you may only do so if immigration authorities grant an exemption to the entry ban. Flights to Australia are limited and flight schedules may change at short notice. If you want to return to Australia, do so now. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities. We advise you: Do not travel to Japan.

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(SB)  🇸🇧

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🏙️ Honiara
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 642K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 26, 2020

⚠️ International flights into and out of Solomon Islands are cancelled. Follow the Australian High Commission's social media accounts for updates on possible unscheduled flights. (See Travel for links.) If you're remaining in Solomon Islands, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Solomon Islands.

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(EG)  🇪🇬

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🏙️ Cairo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 91.29M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 26, 2020

⚠️ There is a nationwide partial curfew from 12am to 4am. Face masks are mandatory in public places. There are restrictions on schools, universities, cafes, bars, clubs hotels and tourist locations. International flights resumed on 1 July, but options remain limited. There are also some airlines that have semi-regular flights out of Egypt. If you wish to return to Australia, you should take advantage of these flights. Follow the Australian Embassy in Cairo's social media accounts for updates. If you travel to Egypt despite our advice, you'll need to provide evidence of a negative PCR test taken within 48 hours of your travel. We advise you: Do not travel to to Egypt.

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(JO)  🇯🇴

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🏙️ Amman
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.53M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 26, 2020

⚠️ Jordan's borders remain closed and commercial flights to and from the country remain suspended. You can’t enter Jordan without a special permission from the Jordanian authorities. If you have an approval, you’ll need to undertake 14 days of quarantine in a government facility. Some National Defence Law restrictions remain in place and may change at short-notice. Monitor government announcements as well as media sources and follow the advice of local authorities. We advise you: Do not travel to Jordan.

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(FJ)  🇫🇯

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🏙️ Suva
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 867K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 25, 2020

⚠️ Nationwide outbreaks of leptospirosis, typhoid and dengue have been reported. A curfew is in place in Fiji from 11pm to 4am. Social gatherings are limited to 100 people or fewer. Places of worship will reopen from 26 June. If you want to get home to Australia, Fiji Airways may arrange direct flights. Air New Zealand may arrange flights via Auckland. Visit their websites to register your interest. There are no other commercial flights. Follow the Australian High Commission on social media for regular updates on possible flight options for leaving Fiji (see Local contacts). We advise you: Do not travel to Fiji.

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(AE)  🇦🇪

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🏙️ Abu Dhabi
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.86M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 25, 2020

⚠️ The UAE has announced that some passenger flights on UAE carriers will resume. You can transit in Dubai if your connecting flight departs within 24 hours, but you must remain airside. For full terms of transit see your airline's website. Short-term entry into Dubai will be permitted from 7 July 2020 but entry to all other Emirates is not permitted until further notice. Long-term residents seeking to return must get approval from the UAE Government. Health screenings are in place at all airports and arrivals who test positive in Dubai are required to undergo 14-day quarantine either in their home or at a designated hotel. Arrivals into Abu Dhabi are required to undergo a PCR test and 14-day quarantine either in their home or at a designated hotel regardless of test outcome. Restrictions to curb the spread of COVID-19 change frequently, including lockdowns between Emirates. Please check the advice of local authorities and monitor the media for the latest information. We now advise you: Do not travel to the United Arab Emirates.

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(LY)  🇱🇾

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🏙️ Tripoli
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.38M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 24, 2020

⚠️ If you're in Libya, leave as soon as possible if it is safe for you to do so. Regularly reassess your security arrangements and access to effective health services. Our capacity to provide consular assistance to in Libya is limited. The Australian Government has no plans to evacuate you. There may be some flights out of Libya to Europe, including some organised by other governments. Keep checking the website and social media of airlines and airports for available flights. If you choose to take one of these flights, you’ll need to determine whether it is safe for you to travel, taking account of the advice of local authorities. This includes curfews and travel restrictions as a result of the conflict and COVID-19 pandemic. We can’t advise you on the safety of departure options. In certain areas, e.g. where fighting is taking place, the best course of action may be to stay where you are until it becomes safer to move on. You should contact the Embassy in Rome if you require consular assistance. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Libya due to ongoing fighting, unstable security, and the high threat of terrorist attack and kidnapping. See Safety and Travel

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(KH)  🇰🇭

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🏙️ Phnom Penh
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 15.63M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 24, 2020

⚠️ To enter Cambodia you’ll need to show a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued within 72 hours of your scheduled arrival. On arrival, you'll be tested again. If the test result for anyone on the same flight is positive, you’ll be quarantined at a government facility for 14 days at your own expense, with a further test on the 13th day. If the test results are negative, you'll still need to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. All arrivals have to deposit USD 3,000 in cash to cover these costs. These measures, including movement restrictions in country, may change at short notice (see 'Travel'). Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor local media. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cambodia.

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(SA)  🇸🇦

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🏙️ Riyadh
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 32.25M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 24, 2020

⚠️ All flights to and from Saudi Arabia remain suspended. Follow the Australian Embassy on social media for updates on flights leaving Saudi Arabia (see 'Local contacts'). Any non-citizen who violates COVID-19 health measures or restrictions will be punished, then deported and banned from re-entering Saudi Arabia. If you're in Saudi Arabia and you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Recent missile and drone attacks from the military conflict in Yemen have targeted civilian infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, including Riyadh. Most attacks have been intercepted and destroyed by Saudi air defence systems. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Saudi Arabia.

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(PA)  🇵🇦

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🏙️ Panama City
🌍 North America
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.81M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 23, 2020

⚠️ Commercial flights leaving Panama are mostly suspended, but unscheduled flights may become available at short notice with carriers such as Spirit Airlines. Book directly with the airlines. Check US and Canadian entry or transit requirements. To transit through Canada, you’ll need evidence of an onward connecting flight. If you secure a flight out, you may need to show authorities a letter of ‘salvoconducto’ (safe passage) to get to the airport. Contact the Australian Consulate in Panama City (see Local contacts). If you're remaining in Panama, check the list of essential services available on the website of the Australian Embassy in Mexico City. There's a curfew in place, and you must wear a facemask when going outside. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Panama.

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(QA)  🇶🇦

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🏙️ Doha
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.59M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 22, 2020

⚠️ Qatar has begun a phased lifting of coronavirus restrictions. , including those with a residency permit, are still not allowed to enter Qatar. Australians can continue to transit though, and depart from Qatar. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Qatar.

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(HU)  🇭🇺

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🏙️ Budapest
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.82M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 21, 2020

⚠️ Non-essential travel by non-EU citizens and residents to the EU and Schengen Area, including to Hungary, is currently restricted until at least 1 July. Entry regulations for citizens of EU and Schengen Area countries and their family members have eased. Budapest airport is open. Public health measures are in place due to COVID-19. Follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Hungary.

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(PL)  🇵🇱

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🏙️ Warsaw
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 38.44M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 17, 2020

⚠️ Poland’s borders are now open to EU citizens, but unless you meet one of the exemption categories, entry for non-EU citizens remains unchanged (see Travel). The ban on international flights was lifted on 16 June. If already in Poland, you should continue to practise social distancing and you'll need to wear a facemask inside shops and in public buildings, on public transport and in hair salons. We advise you: Do not travel to Poland.

Picture of Ivory Coast
(CI)  🇨🇮

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🏙️ Yamoussoukro
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 22.67M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 17, 2020

⚠️ All commercial flights have been suspended and land and sea borders are closed. Expect movement restrictions. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Côte d'Ivoire. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Côte d'Ivoire.

Picture of Mauritius
(MU)  🇲🇺

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🏙️ Port Louis
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.26M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 16, 2020

⚠️ The Mauritian Government has announced that all economic, commercial and social activities can resume normal operations, with hygiene and social distancing measures in place. Wearing of facemasks in public, workplaces and on public transport remains mandatory. Borders remain closed with only specially authorised flights operating. If you are seeking to return home, stay in contact with airlines noting unscheduled passenger and cargo flights with Air Mauritius continue to operate. If you're travelling to Mauritius you'll be required to undertake a COVID-19 test before your flight. If you're staying in Mauritius, continue to follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Mauritius.

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(NP)  🇳🇵

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🏙️ Kathmandu
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 28.43M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 16, 2020

⚠️ Nepal has imposed a nationwide lockdown, including restrictions on public movement and assembly. All international and domestic flights are currently suspended. Land borders also remain closed for foreigners. If you're in Nepal, follow the advice of local authorities and monitor Australian Embassy on Facebook (@australianembassynepal) and Twitter (@AusAmbNP) for regular updates. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Nepal.

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(TH)  🇹🇭

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🏙️ Bangkok
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 65.33M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 16, 2020

⚠️ Incoming passenger flights are suspended. Foreigners can't enter or transit Thailand except in extremely limited circumstances. If you’re in Thailand and want to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. There are very limited flights out. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Thailand (see 'Local contacts' for links). We advise you: Do not travel to Thailand.

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(ER)  🇪🇷

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🏙️ Asmara
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.35M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 15, 2020

⚠️ The Eritrean Government has directed all citizens to remain in their homes. The International Airport in Asmara is now closed until further notice. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Eritrea.

Picture of Vanuatu
(VU)  🇻🇺

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🏙️ Port Vila
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 277.5K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 15, 2020

⚠️ Vanuatu's Northern and Central Provinces are recovering from Severe Tropical Cyclone Harold. Services in these areas have been restored. Inter-island travel by air is possible, but may be changed or suspended at short notice. All ports of entry are currently closed, except with approval of local authorities. Commercial flights to and from Australia are suspended. If you're in Vanuatu, monitor local sources of information and follow the instructions of local authorities. We advise you: Do not travel to Vanuatu.

Picture of Burkina Faso
(BF)  🇧🇫

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🏙️ Ouagadougou
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 19.03M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 12, 2020

⚠️ Burkina Faso's borders are closed to foreigners and international flights are cancelled. If you're in Burkina Faso, you must wear a face mask. Further measures may be introduced without notice. A state of emergency is in place in certain provinces in the East, Sahel, Hauts Bassins, Boucle de Mouhoun, North and Centre-East regions. You may face penalties if you break curfew in these areas. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in West Africa. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Burkina Faso.

Picture of Senegal
(SN)  🇸🇳

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🏙️ Dakar
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 14.8M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 12, 2020

⚠️ Senegal is under a State of Emergency. A curfew is in place between 11pm and 5am. You may face penalties if you break curfew. There's very limited commercial air transport options. Avoid travelling between the main cities and regions with confirmed COVID-19 cases. You must wear a face mask in public spaces, including in government buildings, shops, restaurants and on all forms of transport. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Senegal. We now advise you: Do not travel to Senegal.

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(US)  🇺🇸

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🏙️ Washington, D.C.
🌍 North America
🌍 Northern America
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 323.95M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 12, 2020

⚠️ There have been ongoing protests in a number of cities. Protestor numbers in the larger cities can swell quickly. Avoid all demonstrations and protests due to the ongoing potential for violence. Monitor the media for information on the latest developments and follow the instructions of local authorities, including by obeying all curfews. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the United States of America, including Alaska, Puerto Rico and the Hawaiian Islands.

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(MY)  🇲🇾

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🏙️ Kuala Lumpur
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.41M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 11, 2020

⚠️ Malaysia has implemented a ‘Recovery Movement Control Order’ (RMCO) until 31 August 2020. The RMCO will allow majority of businesses, religious and social activities to operate under strict hygiene and social distancing practices. Domestic travel within Malaysia is permitted, except to Enhanced Movement Control Order areas. High risk of COVID-19 transmission activities remain prohibited (see 'Travel'). All tourists remain banned from entering Malaysia. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Malaysia.

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(TZ)  🇹🇿

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🏙️ Dodoma
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 55.16M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 9, 2020

⚠️ You'll be subjected to enhanced screening for COVID-19 when entering or leaving Tanzania. If you're sick, expect further investigations and possible isolation. Restrictions on public gatherings are easing, but other health measures remain in place. Observe adherence to infection prevention and control measures, including hand hygiene, wearing a mask and keeping physical distance as appropriate. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Tanzania.

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🏙️ Kinshasa
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 85.03M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 5, 2020

⚠️ DRC has closed its borders to international travel. All scheduled domestic and international passenger flights are currently suspended. If you're remaining in the DRC, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. The Australian Government has no plans to repatriate you. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Register with the Canadian Embassy in Kinshasa, who will be able to provide further advice on when you might be able to leave the country. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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(CA)  🇨🇦

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🏙️ Ottawa
🌍 North America
🌍 Northern America
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 36.16M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 5, 2020

⚠️ Foreign nationals aren't permitted to enter Canada for non-essential purposes. There are a small number of exceptions to these restrictions (see Travel). If you're allowed to enter Canada, you must demonstrate you have a suitable plan to self-isolate for 14 days or you'll be sent to a designated quarantine facility. You must wear a face mask or covering while travelling, at Canadian airports, at screening checkpoints and where physical distancing requirements aren't possible. If you don't have your own face mask, you won't be allowed to fly to, from or within Canada. If you want to leave Canada, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Direct flights between Canada and Australia are suspended. You may be able to fly to Australia via the US, Qatar or other hubs. Follow the Australian High Commission in Canada on social media for updates on flights. We now advise you: Do not travel to Canada.

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(UG)  🇺🇬

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🏙️ Kampala
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 33.86M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 4, 2020

⚠️ Uganda's borders are closed and flights are only departing with government approval. If you're interested in commercial flight options to get home to Australia, register with the Australian High Commission in Nairobi by emailing consular.nairobi@dfat.gov.au. Uganda has a nationwide curfew from 7.00pm to 6.30am every day. Essential services including food stores, banks and private security remain open, other non-essential services are gradually re-opening. Public and private transport is allowed, except in border districts, with some restrictions. Gatherings of more than five people are banned including political and cultural gatherings. It's compulsory to wear masks in public. If you show symptoms of COVID-19, expect local authorities to quarantine you. Monitor the media for information on latest developments. We now advise you: Do not travel to Uganda.

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(AL)  🇦🇱

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🏙️ Tirana
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.89M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 4, 2020

⚠️ Albania has reopened its borders and you're free to move around within the country. Some neighbouring countries still have travel restrictions in place. Commercial flights to and from Albania remain suspended and sea borders closed. If you wish to return to Australia, register your contact details through consular-rome@dfat.gov.au for information on possible flight opportunities. If you're staying, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We advise you: Do not travel to Albania.

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(MX)  🇲🇽

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🏙️ Mexico City
🌍 North America
🌍 Northern America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 122.27M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 3, 2020

⚠️ The Mexican Government has declared a 'new normal' due to COVID-19. Businesses and activities will recommence based on a traffic light system, depending on local conditions. COVID-19 is still a serious health risk in Mexico. Expect widespread closures of businesses, curfews and movement restrictions to continue. Measures will vary by state. If you're in Mexico and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you're staying in Mexico, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19, and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. We now advise you: Do not travel to Mexico

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(GH)  🇬🇭

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🏙️ Accra
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 27.67M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 2, 2020

⚠️ Ghana’s borders remain closed to international travel due to COVID-19. There are restrictions on public gatherings. You may face penalties if you violate these restrictions. Wear a protective face mask in public, and avoid inter-city travel. There's a higher risk of community transmission of COVID-19 in Accra and Kumasi. Follow precautions issued by local authorities. If you're in Ghana, stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We continue to advise: Do not travel  to Ghana.

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(IQ)  🇮🇶

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🏙️ Baghdad
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 37.88M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 2, 2020

⚠️ Iraq has implemented a range of measures in response to COVID-19, including travel restrictions, border closures, lockdowns and curfews. A flight suspension is currently in place. If you're in Iraq prepare to remain in place until the flight suspension is lifted. Monitor the media for information on latest developments and follow the advice of local authorities. With the volatile security environment and the ongoing threat of kidnappings, we advise you to leave Iraq as soon as you are able to do so. If you're staying in Iraq despite our advice, be alert and check media for updates on new threats. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Iraq, including the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, due to the volatile security situation and very high risk of violence, armed conflict, kidnapping and terrorist attack.

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(MN)  🇲🇳

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🏙️ Ulan Bator
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.09M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: June 1, 2020

⚠️ Local authorities have extended the current COVID-19 restrictions until 30 June 2020. These include the suspension of all international commercial flights. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Mongolia.

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(PK)  🇵🇰

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🏙️ Islamabad
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 194.13M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 30, 2020

⚠️ From 30 May, scheduled outbound commercial flights may now operate without requiring special permission. Restrictions on inbound flights remain in place. Some land borders have reopened, but may close without notice. Check if land borders are open before travelling. If you wish to leave Pakistan, contact your airline or travel agent as soon as possible for flight options. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for updates (see Local Contacts). If you remain in Pakistan, monitor local media and follow the advice of local authorities. Take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, and keep in contact with family and friends back home. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Pakistan.

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(CO)  🇨🇴

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🏙️ Bogotá
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 48.76M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 29, 2020

⚠️ If you wish to be informed of viable commercial flight options to return to Australia, register with the Australian Embassy in Bogota and follow the Embassy on social media for updates on flights. A country-wide quarantine is in place. Preventative isolation is mandatory, with limited exceptions. All land, sea and river borders are now closed. There is a ban in place on all international arrivals by air and outbound flights options are reducing. Contact your airline to confirm the status of your flight or to make alternative arrangements. The Australian Embassy in Bogota remains open, with staff working remotely. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Colombia.

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(KR)  🇰🇷

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🏙️ Seoul
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 50.8M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 27, 2020

⚠️ From 1 June, foreign nationals residing in South Korea on most types of long-term visas will need to apply for a re-entry permit before undertaking any travel out of South Korea. If you leave without a re-entry permit, you'll need to apply for a new long-term visa before you can return. Some visa holders may be exempt from these measures (see ‘Travel’). If you have been granted a re-entry permit allowing you to return, you'll also need a medical certificate (in Korean or English) confirming a negative COVID test result or that you show no symptoms of illness. This certificate must be issued within 48hrs prior to boarding your return flight to South Korea. Our advice has not changed: Do not travel to South Korea

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(MR)  🇲🇷

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🏙️ Nouakchott
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.72M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 27, 2020

⚠️ All flights to and from Mauritania and land borders have been closed until further notice. Contact your airline or travel provider for the latest update. An 8pm to 6am curfew and travel restrictions between cities remain in place. All gatherings including sporting events and festivals are banned. In some places, it is obligatory to observe social distancing and to wear a mask. We now advise you: Do not travel to Mauritania.

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(AM)  🇦🇲

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🏙️ Yerevan
🌍 Asia
🌍 Western Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.99M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 25, 2020

⚠️ Armenia has declared a State of Emergency. Some lockdown restrictions are easing, pre-schools/kindergartens, restaurants, cafes, public transport, gyms and shopping centres are now open. Schools and universities remain closed. It is mandatory to wear a mask in any public space. You're no longer required to carry a document for permitted movement or your passport when traveling outside. Options to depart Armenia are limited. We advise you: Do not travel to Armenia.

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(MD)  🇲🇩

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🏙️ Chisinau
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.55M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 25, 2020

⚠️ All flights and trains into and out of Moldova are currently suspended. Non-resident foreigners are not allowed to enter Moldova. Schools and universities are closed and mass gatherings banned. If you’re staying in Moldova, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Moldova.

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(BJ)  🇧🇯

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🏙️ Porto Novo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.65M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 22, 2020

⚠️ Visas to enter Benin are restricted. You're only allowed to enter or exit Benin if it is an 'extreme necessity’. If you enter by air, you'll be tested for COVID-19 on arrival at your own expense. If you're sick, you may be quarantined in a government-designated hotel for 14 days at your own expense. You must wear a face mask in public in most cities and towns, including Cotonou. Non-essential public gatherings are suspended. We now advise you: Do not travel to Benin.

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(SO)  🇸🇴

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🏙️ Mogadishu
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.08M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 21, 2020

⚠️ COVID-19 is confirmed as being in Somalia, including Somaliland. The Somali authorities at national and local level have put in place a range of measures to control the spread of COVID-19. In Mogadishu these include a night-time curfew, as well as measures relating to public gatherings, schools and mosques. Local authorities in Somaliland have announced additional measures. All international and domestic passenger flights are banned until further notice. A reduced flight service still operates between Hargeisa and Addis Ababa for those wishing to leave Somaliland. There's an ongoing high threat of terrorism with attacks expected to continue. If you wish to leave Somalia, leave now if it is safe to do so. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Somalia due to the high risk of terrorist attack, kidnapping, armed conflict and violent crime.

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(ML)  🇲🇱

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🏙️ Bamako
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.14M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 21, 2020

⚠️ Mali is under a state of emergency. International commercial flights in and out of Mali are unlikely for some time. Published flight schedules may not be reliable. Curfews are in place from 9pm to 5am. There are additional restrictions on movement and gatherings of people. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Mali. Do not travel to Mali due to the national state of emergency, and the high risk of terrorism and kidnapping. This includes the capital, Bamako.

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(RW)  🇷🇼

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🏙️ Kigali
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.55M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 20, 2020

⚠️ If you're interested in possible commercial flight options from Rwanda home to Australia, register with the Australian High Commission in Nairobi by emailing consular.nairobi@dfat.gov.au. Measures are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19 in Rwanda and are being strictly enforced. A curfew is in place from 9pm to 5am. Non-essential movement is restricted and face masks must be worn in public at all times. All borders remain closed except to cargo, Rwandan citizens and legal residents. Exit screening is in place for all departing travellers. Anyone exhibiting symptoms associated with COVID-19 will be moved to isolation and if they test positive, will be treated in a Government healthcare facility. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Rwanda.

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(LA)  🇱🇦

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🏙️ Vientiane
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.49M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 20, 2020

⚠️ Foreigners are currently not allowed to enter Laos except in very limited circumstances (see 'Travel'). Passenger flights out of Laos have stopped and land borders remain closed. If you plan to leave the country, the Lao authorities now require you to inform the Australian Embassy before you depart. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor the Australian Embassy's social media messages for updates on COVID-19 measures. We advise: Do not travel to Laos.

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(SV)  🇸🇻

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🏙️ San Salvador
🌍 North America
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.52M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 19, 2020

⚠️ Commercial flights leaving El Salvador have mostly been suspended, but unscheduled flights may become available at short notice, including with United Airlines. Follow the Australian Embassy in Mexico on social media for regular updates on departure options. Book directly with the airlines and arrive at the airport early on the day of the flight. If you are departing El Salvador on a United Airlines flight, you will need an authorisation issued by the US Embassy to board the flight. The Australian Embassy in Mexico can help you get it, advise us as early as possible. See Travel for details including links. If you're staying in El Salvador, follow the advice of local authorities. There’s a nationwide quarantine. You can only leave your accommodation in limited circumstances. If you do go outside, you must wear a face mask at all times. If you don't comply with movement restrictions, you could be jailed or be sent to a quarantine centre. See the Australian Embassy in Mexico website for a list of essential service providers. Minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19, and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We advise you: Do not travel to El Salvador.

Picture of Paraguay
(PY)  🇵🇾

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🏙️ Asuncion
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.85M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 18, 2020

⚠️ Paraguay has commenced ‘smart quarantine’, relaxing some isolation measures; however its borders remain closed. We now advise: Do not travel to Paraguay.

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(LS)  🇱🇸

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🏙️ Maseru
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.89M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 15, 2020

⚠️ Lesotho has declared a national emergency and is currently under a state of lockdown. The Government of Lesotho has implemented hygiene protocols to limit the spread of COVID-19. The border with South Africa is closed. If you can't or don't want to leave Lesotho, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Register with the High Commission in Pretoria (see Travel) and follow the High Commission website social media for updates (see Local Contacts). We now advise you to: Do not travel to Lesotho.

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(NE)  🇳🇪

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🏙️ Niamey
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 20.71M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 15, 2020

⚠️ A state of emergency is in place. All international passenger flights are suspended and all land borders are closed. If you arrive in Niger you're required to enter quarantine which may be in a government-designated facility. Travel into and out of Niamey is prohibited and roads are closed. You must wear a face mask in public places, markets, and on public transport in Niamey. Schools, bars, cinemas and many other public places are closed. Gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Niger due to the high threat of kidnapping, terrorist attack, crime and the unpredictable security environment.

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(CL)  🇨🇱

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🏙️ Santiago
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.19M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 14, 2020

⚠️ Following a sharp increase of confirmed COVID-19 cases, the Health Ministry announced a total quarantine for all of Santiago de Chile (see Travel section). Nationwide night curfews and movement restrictions remain. Essential services continue to operate, but at limited capacity. Chilean borders remain closed to foreign nationals, only Chilean citizens and residents are permitted entry. If you wish to be informed of viable commercial options to return to Australia (eg. possible commercial charter flights or commercial flights transiting via the USA), register with the Australian Embassy in Santiago de Chile and follow the Embassy on social media for updates on flights. See 'Local contacts' for links. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Chile.

Picture of Chad
(TD)  🇹🇩

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🏙️ NDjamena
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 14.5M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 14, 2020

⚠️ All flights to and from N'Djamena airport have been suspended until further notice. The Government has declared a health emergency, restricting movements and public gatherings. You must wear a face mask when outdoors. There's a curfew between 8pm and 5am in some regions of Chad, including N’DJamena. If you're remaining in Chad, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Chad due to the significant risk of terrorist attack.

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(SY)  🇸🇾

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🏙️ Damascus
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.56M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 14, 2020

⚠️ To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Syria has closed its borders and imposed lock-down restrictions, including a curfew. The security situation remains extremely volatile. If you're in Syria, depart as soon as borders reopen and commercial means become available. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Syria due to the extremely dangerous security situation. Armed conflict is ongoing and air strikes, kidnappings and terrorist attacks are common.

Picture of Kyrgyzstan
(KG)  🇰🇬

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🏙️ Bishkek
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.05M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 14, 2020

⚠️ If you're in Kyrgyz Republic and wish to leave, do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. Local authorities have implemented enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak. These include temporary border closures, flight cancellations, medical checks at international borders. Anyone entering Kyrgyz Republic will be subject to three days mandatory quarantine in state facilities. If you don't have any symptoms during this time, you will then be allowed to self-isolate for 14 days. Contact your airline or nearest embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to confirm visa and entry requirements. We advise you: Do not travel to the Kyrgyz Republic.

Picture of Cuba
(CU)  🇨🇺

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🏙️ Havana
🌍 North America
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.24M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 13, 2020

⚠️ The Cuban Government has ordered all tourists to leave. Most commercial flights out of Cuba have been suspended, but airlines may organise non-scheduled flights at short notice. Follow @AusEmbMex (Twitter and Facebook) for updates. If you can't leave, you'll be confined to designated hotels. Expect widespread closure of businesses and stricter movement restrictions are in place in Havana Centre. Follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. We advise you: Do not travel to Cuba.

Picture of South Sudan
(SS)  🇸🇸

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🏙️ Juba
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 12.13M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 12, 2020

⚠️ South Sudan has confirmed COVID-19 cases. The Government of South Sudan has announced its intention to resume international flights and some domestic travel. Until this occurs flights to and from South Sudan are suspended and all land borders are closed. A curfew is in place from 10pm to 6am. Restriction levels may change at short notice. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to South Sudan, including Juba, due to instability and ongoing conflict.

Picture of Guinea
(GN)  🇬🇳

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🏙️ Conakry
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 12.95M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 12, 2020

⚠️ Due to COVID-19, Guinea has declared a state of emergency until further notice. Preventative measures and restrictions are in place. A nationwide curfew is in effect from 9pm to 5am. It's extremely unlikely international commercial flights will operate for some time in to or out of Guinea. Don't rely on published schedules. Contact your travel provider for details. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Guinea. We now advise you: Do not travel to Guinea.

Picture of Sierra Leone
(SL)  🇸🇱

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🏙️ Freetown
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.08M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 9, 2020

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Sierra Leone. There's an inter-district lockdown. Borders and airports are closed. Large public gatherings are banned. Curfews are in place from 9pm to 6am. Wearing a face mask is mandatory. If you're remaining in Sierra Leone, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Sierra Leone. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Sierra Leone.

Picture of Ecuador
(EC)  🇪🇨

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🏙️ Quito
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16.55M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 7, 2020

⚠️ Ecuador has closed its borders and halted regular commercial flights, however return options via the USA can appear with little notice. If you're in Ecuador and wish to return to Australia, follow the Embassy in Santiago's social media for updates on flights or contact the Australian Embassy via the link in the Travel section. Non-essential movement is restricted, and a curfew applies throughout the country from 2pm - 5am. Essential services continue to operate, but expect long queues and delays. We advise you: Do not travel to Ecuador.

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(BW)  🇧🇼

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🏙️ Gaborone
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.14M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 7, 2020

⚠️ Botswana declared a State of Emergency to address the risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice. The movement of all people outside of the home is restricted to essential services and the transport of essential goods. No foreign nationals will be allowed to enter Botswana. Botswana nationals and residents returning from high-risk countries will be allowed to enter the country and will be subject to a mandatory 14-days quarantine at a dedicated facility. All flights in and out have been suspended and most border posts have been closed. The Government has issued advice that masks/face coverings must be worn in public places, businesses and common areas of residential buildings. No visas are currently being issued to enter Botswana. Follow the Australian High Commission's website and social media for updates and register with the High Commission at https://covid19.dfat.gov.au/citizeninformation/s/ Do not travel to Botswana.

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(CM)  🇨🇲

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🏙️ Yaoundé
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 22.71M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 6, 2020

⚠️ Restrictions on movements and gatherings are gradually being eased, but it's still mandatory to wear a face mask in public. Cameroon has closed all of its borders. All passenger flights have been suspended. If you overstay your visa because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, you won’t be penalised when you leave. If you’re remaining in Cameroon, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cameroon.

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(NA)  🇳🇦

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🏙️ Windhoek
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.32M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 5, 2020

⚠️ Namibia is in lockdown until further notice due to COVID-19. International travel to and from Namibia is banned and the borders are closed. Domestic travel is permitted with certain conditions. If you go out in public you will be required to wear a facemask at all times. If you're staying in Namibia, follow the advice of local authorities, minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19 and make arrangements for an extended stay. Keep in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Follow the Australian High Commission's website and social media for updates and register with the High Commission at https://covid19.dfat.gov.au/citizeninformation/s/. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Namibia.

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(ZW)  🇿🇼

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🏙️ Harare
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 14.24M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 5, 2020

⚠️ Zimbabwe is currently in lockdown. During this time you're required to stay at home except for essential movement to seek health services, purchase food and for critical services, and for businesses in the formal commercial and industrial sector. Face masks must be worn in public. If you’re an Australian visitor in Zimbabwe and wish to leave, do so now while commercial options are still available. If you’re an Australian in Zimbabwe on a long-term basis, consider whether you have access to the support mechanisms you may need in coming months. If in doubt, you should consider returning to Australia. The Australian Government has no plans to evacuate you. Flight options to Australia are very limited and may reduce further. The Australian Embassy building in Harare will be closed to the public due to the lockdown but will continue to provide limited services. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Zimbabwe.

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(BD)  🇧🇩

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🏙️ Dhaka
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 161.01M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: May 4, 2020

⚠️ Bangladesh has imposed nation-wide movement restrictions until 9 May 2020. Flights in and out of Bangladesh have reduced significantly. Other restrictions on travel and business operations may be imposed at short notice. Check with your airline or tour operator for updates on your departure options including for transit hub requirements. If you can't or don't want to leave Bangladesh, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Note our ability to provide consular assistance in Bangladesh may be limited due to restrictions on movement and other services. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bangladesh.

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(KZ)  🇰🇿

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🏙️ Astana
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 17.75M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 24, 2020

⚠️ If you're in Kazakhstan and choose to return home, we recommend you do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. Kazakhstan has introduced a state of emergency and closed its borders in response to the COVID−19 pandemic. Most foreign nationals are unable to enter Kazakhstan. Visa-free entry is temporarily suspended. You will need a valid visa before you travel. Travellers arriving from abroad by any means of transport may be taken into quarantine. Contact your airline or your nearest embassy or consulate of Kazakhstan to confirm entry requirements. We advise you: Do not travel to Kazakhstan.

Picture of Myanmar
(MM)  🇲🇲

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🏙️ Naypyidaw
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 51.42M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 23, 2020

⚠️ International commercial flights aren't currently allowed to land in Myanmar. There are limited relief flights operating in April. For details, follow the Australian Embassy in Myanmar on Facebook. Movement restrictions, including stay-at-home orders, curfews and building quarantines, continue to be imposed at short notice. Follow the advice of local authorities and monitor media closely. If authorities suspect you have COVID-19, you'll be placed in a local quarantine facility, possibly for an extended period. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Myanmar.

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(TO)  🇹🇴

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🏙️ Nukualofa
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 103.25K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 22, 2020

⚠️ Only Tongan citizens and permanent residents can enter Tonga at this time. Most international flights have been cancelled, and options to leave are extremely limited. A state of emergency is in force and activities are restricted to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you’re in Tonga and wish to leave, you can register your interest with the Australian High Commission at ahctonga@dfat.gov.au. If you can’t leave, follow the advice of local authorities and monitor local media for updates. We advise you: Do not travel to Tonga.

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(CK)  🇨🇰

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🏙️ Avarua
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.1K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 22, 2020

⚠️ The Cook Islands has declared itself COVID-19 free, but its borders remain closed to incoming passenger flights. Its maritime borders are closed to all but pre-approved cargo vessels. For updates go to the Cook Islands Ministry of Health website. If you're staying in the Cook Islands, follow the advice of local authorities. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cook Islands.

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(BI)  🇧🇮

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🏙️ Bujumbura
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.11M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 16, 2020

⚠️ If you're interested in commercial flight opportunities from your location to get back to Australia, register with the Australian High Commission in Nairobi by emailing consular.nairobi@dfat.gov.au. The Burundi international airport in Bujumbura is closed indefinitely except for cargo flights. Visas will only be renewed for people already in Burundi. Tight restrictions are in place at Burundi’s land borders: entry and exit is subject to additional screening and crossing the border may not be possible. Land borders may close without warning. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Burundi due to the high levels of violence and the significant threat of terrorist attack.

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(SZ)  🇸🇿

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🏙️ Lobamba
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.13M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 16, 2020

⚠️ Eswatini is in partial lockdown and its borders are closed. There are no international flights to and from Eswatini during this lockdown. If you're staying in Eswatini, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We continue to advise you to: Do not travel to Eswatini.

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(VE)  🇻🇪

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🏙️ Caracas
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.03M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 15, 2020

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Venezuela. Measures are in place to limit the spread of the virus, including community-wide quarantines. Travel between Venezuelan states is banned, with roadblocks in place and internal flights restricted. Many international flight routes have been suspended. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not to travel to Venezuela due to the unstable political and economic situation, shortages of food, water, medicine and petrol, and high levels of violent crime.

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(GM)  🇬🇲

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🏙️ Banjul
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.88M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 15, 2020

⚠️ The Gambia has closed all air, sea and land borders. There are currently no commercial flights operating. There's a state of public emergency. Public gatherings are banned and public venues including restaurants, cafes, bars, casinos, sports facilities are closed. Non-essential employees must stay at home. If you're remaining in The Gambia, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19 Ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay and keep in contact with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Gambia.

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(CF)  🇨🇫

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🏙️ Bangui
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 14, 2020

⚠️ All commercial flights to and from Central African Republic have been suspended. If you’re staying in Central African Republic, follow the advice of local authorities, make preparations for a possible extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to the Central African Republic due to the dangerous security situation, activities of armed groups and high levels of serious crime.

Picture of Ethiopia
(ET)  🇪🇹

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🏙️ Addis Ababa
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 92.21M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 14, 2020

⚠️ A State of Emergency is in place in Ethiopia. Restrictions apply to all social, political or religious gatherings, as well as to the number of people allowed in vehicles and on public transport. You must wear a mask when accessing services such as banks and shops. Restrictions can change at short notice. Monitor local media and follow authorities' advice. You may be fined or imprisoned if you violate State of Emergency regulations. Land borders are closed. Ethiopian Airlines continues to operate flights to limited destinations. If you plan to depart or transit Ethiopia, do so as soon as possible as departure flights are rapidly decreasing. Check with airlines or travel agents for the latest information. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Ethiopia.

Picture of Liberia
(LR)  🇱🇷

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🏙️ Monrovia
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.62M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 9, 2020

⚠️ It's extremely unlikely international commercial flights will operate for some time into or out of Liberia. Don't rely on published schedules. Contact your travel provider for details. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Liberia. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Liberia.

Picture of Guyana
(GY)  🇬🇾

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🏙️ Georgetown
🌍 South America
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 746.9K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 7, 2020

⚠️ Guyana has closed its airports and seaports to incoming passengers. This has reduced the availability of outgoing flights. Contact airlines, your travel agent or travel insurance provider to discuss options as soon as possible. There is a curfew in place. Since the elections in March, there has been sporadic violence across the capital and eastern parts of Guyana. Avoid crowds and demonstrations. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Guyana.

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(OM)  🇴🇲

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🏙️ Muscat
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.42M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 7, 2020

⚠️ Oman has suspended all domestic and international flights to and from the country. If you can't or don't want leave Oman, you can apply to extend your visa online (see 'Travel'). If you're in Oman, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for a possible extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you’re safe and well. Australia doesn't have an embassy or consulate in Oman. If you need consular support, contact the Australian Embassy in Saudi Arabia or call +61 2 6261 3305 for urgent assistance. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Oman.

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(DJ)  🇩🇯

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🏙️ Djibouti
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 900K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 6, 2020

⚠️ All commercial flights to and from Djibouti and the passenger train to Ethiopia have been suspended. Our advice has not changed: Do not travel to Djibouti.

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(FM)  🇫🇲

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🏙️ Palikir
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 102.8K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 2, 2020

⚠️ If you're in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the Australian Embassy in Pohnpei social media accounts for regular updates. (See Local contacts for links.) Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, FSM has suspended entry of all incoming passengers until further notice. If you travel there despite our advice, travel restrictions vary between FSM states or may change at short notice. Contact your travel provider for details. See Travel. We now advise: Do not travel to FSM.

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(GU)  🇬🇺

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🏙️ Hagatna
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 184.2K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 1, 2020

⚠️ If you're in Guam and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the Australian Embassy in Pohnpei social media accounts for regular updates. (See Local contacts for links.) If you travel to Guam, despite our advice, you'll be subject to quarantine at a government-designated facility, even if you're just transiting. You'll have to pay for your stay. You may only be exempt if you have a Government of Guam recognised and certified medical certificate confirming you're not infected with COVID-19; issued within 72 hours of arrival. We now advise you: Do not travel in Guam.

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(MH)  🇲🇭

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🏙️ Majuro
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 54.88K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: April 1, 2020

⚠️ Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Marshall Islands has closed its borders until further notice. This covers all arrivals by air and cruise ship. If you're in Marshall Islands and you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the Australian Embassy in Pohnpei social media accounts for regular updates. See Local contacts for links. If you're remaining in Marshall Islands, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you: Do not travel to Marshall Islands.

Picture of Belarus
(BY)  🇧🇾

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🏙️ Minsk
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.5M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 30, 2020

⚠️ If you travel to Belarus despite our advice, note it has enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions in place. These include a mandatory 14 day quarantine period if you arrive from countries with cases of COVID-19 (including Australia). If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Belarus.

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(BT)  🇧🇹

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🏙️ Thimphu
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 775.62K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 30, 2020

⚠️ Due to COVID-19 Bhutan has suspended all tourism to the country until further notice. If you're in Bhutan monitor your health closely and follow the advice of local authorities. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bhutan.

Picture of Palau
(PW)  🇵🇼

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🏙️ Ngerulmud
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 17.95K people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ All commercial passenger flights to and from Palau have been suspended until further notice. If you’re in Palau, make arrangements for an extended stay and take care to minimise your risk to COVID-19. Follow the advice of local authorities and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you’re safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Palau.

Picture of North Korea
(KP)  🇰🇵

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🏙️ Pyongyang
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 25.28M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to North Korea. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. North Korean authorities have restricted travel to and from China. If you entered North Korea from China or Russia you'll be quarantined for one month. Tours to North Korea will be suspended until further notice. We continue to advise you 'reconsider your need to travel' to North Korea. We now advise you to: Do not travel to North Korea.

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(TJ)  🇹🇯

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🏙️ Dushanbe
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.59M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Tajikistan. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Tajikistan has implemented enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. These include border closures, flight cancellations, medical checks at international border checkpoints and mandatory 14 day quarantine for travellers arriving from some countries with registered cases of COVID-19. Contact your airline or your nearest embassy or consulate of Tajikistan to confirm entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Tajikistan.

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(TM)  🇹🇲

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🏙️ Ashgabat
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.75M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ All international flights to and from Turkmenistan are currently suspended, road borders are closed and passenger ferries are cancelled. If you're in Turkmenistan, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Turkmenistan.

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(UZ)  🇺🇿

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🏙️ Tashkent
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.58M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Uzbekistan has closed its borders in response to the coronavirus (COVID−19) pandemic. Foreign nationals are unable to enter Uzbekistan. Commercial flights are suspended. International rail and road links are also suspended. If you wish to leave Uzbekistan, there is a possibility of utilising charter flights organised by Uzbek authorities to repatriate its nationals (see under Travel for details). If you remain in Uzbekistan, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay, and keep in contact with family and friends back home. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Uzbekistan.

Picture of Iran
(IR)  🇮🇷

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🏙️ Tehran
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 79.37M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 16, 2020

⚠️ There is widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in Iran. There have been many deaths. The health care system will likely struggle to cope with a large outbreak. Airlines are reducing or stopping flights into and out of Iran. Medical evacuation is not likely to be possible. If you’re in Iran, leave while commercial options are available. Some countries have put in place restrictions on travellers coming out of Iran. The Foreign Minister has directed the departure of non-essential Australian embassy staff and dependants. The Australian Embassy remains operational. We've changed our level of advice for Iran: Do not travel to Iran due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The security situation remains volatile and there's a high risk you could be arbitrarily detained or arrested.

Picture of Israel
(IL)  🇮🇱

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🏙️ Jerusalem
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.53M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: March 15, 2020

⚠️ On 12 November, a large number of rockets were fired into Israel from Gaza. Further exchanges of fire are expected. Monitor developments and follow the instructions of local authorities. We haven't changed the level of our advice – 'exercise a high degree of caution' overall. Higher levels apply in some areas.

Picture of Yemen
(YE)  🇾🇪

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🏙️ Sanaa
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 27.48M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: January 22, 2020

⚠️ We've reviewed our travel advice for Yemen. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Yemen due to the very high threat of kidnapping and terrorist attack.

Picture of Australia
(AU)  🇦🇺

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🏙️ Canberra
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Australia and New Zealand
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 24.12M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: September 12, 2019

Picture of North Macedonia
(MK)  🇲🇰

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🏙️ Skopje
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.06M people

⚠️ Do not travel 🕒 Issued date: February 19, 2019

⚠️ We’ve reviewed our travel advice for North Macedonia. We haven’t changed the level – exercise a high degree of caution.

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Travel advice finder for different countries - Travel risk map in 2020

Last updated: July 21, 2020

You can get bans and travel restrictions and safety advice like dont travel or reconsider your travel for different countries. These countries include Czechia, Lithuania, France and Malawi. Find useful information on safety and security so you can be informed and get prepared. See a visual map of travel risks on the world map.

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