Most dangerous countries to travel

Total countries found: 178

Picture of Mauritius
(MU)  🇲🇺

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🏙️ Port Louis
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.26M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Mauritius. Movement is restricted. Supermarkets, shops and bakeries are closed until 31 March. Measures may change at short notice. The airport remains open for departing flights, however options are extremely limited. 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 Mauritius.

Picture of Qatar
(QA)  🇶🇦

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🏙️ Doha
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.59M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Qatar has put in place enhanced health screening measures and entry restrictions due to COVID-19. continue to be able to transit though and depart from Qatar. Authorities will only allow Qatari citizens to enter the country until at least 1 April. Australians with a residency permit will not be allowed to enter during this period. If you are in Qatar and you wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible by commercial means. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Qatar.

Picture of Seychelles
(SC)  🇸🇨

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🏙️ Victoria
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 91.4K people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Be aware that departure options have diminished significantly with most airlines suspending flights. Any future flight options will be very limited, may change at short notice, and be affected by transit and onward travel restrictions in third countries. If you can't, or do not want to, leave Seychelles, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay, take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19 and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you are safe. For urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. Seychelles authorities have introduced greater entry restrictions. Non-Seychellois citizens will not be permitted to enter Seychelles. All leisure boats are banned. All foreign workers holding a Gainful Occupation Permit can not enter Seychelles until further notice. Contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the Seychelles for the latest information as details can change at short notice. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Seychelles.

Picture of Sri Lanka
(LK)  🇱🇰

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🏙️ Colombo
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 20.97M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Sri Lanka. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Sri Lanka has introduced new entry measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.Expect additional health screening at entry points . Sri Lanka has imposed a travel ban on passengers arriving from South Korea, Italy, Iran, France, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands and Austria. This list may be extended to cover more countries. Contact your airline or nearest Sri Lankan embassy to confirm the latest entry requirements. If you have symptoms of respiratory illness contact your doctor before travelling. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Sri Lanka.

Picture of New Zealand
(NZ)  🇳🇿

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🏙️ Wellington
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Australia and New Zealand
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.7M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Airline services between New Zealand and Australia are reducing. Many will cease by the end of March, after which flights will only be available out of Auckland. Domestic flights will cease for non-essential travel from midnight 27 March, including those with international connections. If you want to return to Australia, contact your airline as soon as possible. Australian citizens, residents and immediate family can still transit Auckland to Australia from other countries, but must remain airside. Transit travellers cannot enter New Zealand. See further details in the Travel section. If you can't or don't want to leave follow the advice of local authorities, including observing the four week lockdown. Travelling within New Zealand is restricted during the lockdown and much accommodation is closed, including camping areas. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Our level of advice has not changed: Do not travel to New Zealand.

Picture of Solomon Islands
(SB)  🇸🇧

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🏙️ Honiara
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 642K people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ International flights in to and out of Solomon Islands are cancelled. The last flight out leaves at 2.15pm (local time) on 27 March 2020. If you're in Solomon 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Solomon Islands.

Picture of Mozambique
(MZ)  🇲🇿

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🏙️ Maputo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 26.42M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Mozambique. Airlines are reducing their capacity and cancelling flights. Contact your travel provider for details. 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 Mozambique.

Picture of Cambodia
(KH)  🇰🇭

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🏙️ Phnom Penh
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 15.63M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ From 31 March, Cambodia won't issue visas on arrival, e-visas or visa exemptions. To enter Cambodia from 31 March, you will need a valid visa and a medical certificate confirming a negative test result for COVID-19 issued within 72 hours of your date of travel. You will also need a minimum of USD50,000 travel insurance coverage. If you can't or don't want to leave Cambodia, follow the advice of local authorities, minimise your exposure to COVID-19, ensure you've arrangements in place for a possible extended stay, and stay in touch with family and friends. If you're in Cambodia and wish to leave, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the Australian Embassy on Facebook (@AustralianEmbassyPhnomPenh) and Twitter (@AusEmbPP) for regular updates on flight options leaving Cambodia. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cambodia.

Picture of Taiwan
(TW)  🇹🇼

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🏙️ Taipei
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 23.5M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All non-Taiwanese travellers are barred from entering Taiwan. Exemptions apply for foreigners who are permanent residents, government officials or visiting for formal business purposes. Documented proof is required; check with your nearest Taiwanese representative office for further details on requirements. If you are a permanent resident (or dual citizen) of Taiwan, you will be able to enter but will need to undertake 14 days of home quarantine. Travellers already in Taiwan who have been in or transited through Europe, Turkey, Egypt or Dubai since 5 March are also required to undertake 14 days of home quarantine. Our level of advice has not changed:  Do not travel to Taiwan.

Picture of Rwanda
(RW)  🇷🇼

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🏙️ Kigali
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.55M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Measures are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Rwanda, including the restriction of non-essential movement. These measures are being strictly enforced. Only stores selling food, medicine, hygiene and cleaning products remain open. All borders are closed to foreign citizens. 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 Rwanda.

Picture of Myanmar
(MM)  🇲🇲

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🏙️ Naypyidaw
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 51.42M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Myanmar has confirmed cases of COVID-19. Departure options are extremely limited. Flights are reduced and border restrictions increased. Airlines require evidence of a negative COVID-19 laboratory test. If you’re already in Myanmar, local authorities have closed venues and advised against gatherings. Restrictions may increase at short notice. 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 Myanmar.

Picture of Switzerland
(CH)  🇨🇭

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🏙️ Bern
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.34M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Switzerland has extended its measures to now restrict entry to include people from all remaining Schengen states, with the exception of Liechtenstein. Previous entry restrictions only applied to Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Spain. Exceptions to this travel ban are included in the 'Travel' section. You may continue to transit through Switzerland. If you choose to remain in Switzerland, authorities require all foreign tourists to contact the Cantonal Office of Population and Migration in their area to obtain a temporary residence permit. You must also arrange accommodation and travel insurance. All foreigners will receive the same level of medical care as Swiss residents, but may be required to guarantee payment in advance. We recommend you contact your insurer to seek advice. We advise you: Do not travel to Switzerland.

Picture of Brazil
(BR)  🇧🇷

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🏙️ Brasilia
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 206.14M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ From 30 March, foreign citizens won't be able to enter Brazil (see Travel). International air transit through Brazil remains possible in certain circumstances. Land and sea borders are also closed to people movement, with some limited exceptions. If you’re in Brazil and you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible as departure flights are diminishing. Follow the Australian Embassy in Brasilia's social media accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Brazil. See Local contacts for links. If you can’t leave or prefer to stay in Brazil, 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: Do not travel to Brazil.

Picture of Poland
(PL)  🇵🇱

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🏙️ Warsaw
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 38.44M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Foreigners are not permitted to enter Poland. All returning citizens and residents will have a 14 day quarantine enforced. A state of epidemic emergency has been declared with strict measures to minimise the spread of COVID-19. If you are in Poland and wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. If you decide to remain in Poland, follow the instructions of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to Poland.

Picture of Albania
(AL)  🇦🇱

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🏙️ Tirana
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.89M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Albania has now closed all land and sea borders. Air travel to and from Italy and Greece has also ceased. If you chose to travel to Albania despite our advice, note that airports remain open but commercial options are increasingly limited. If you wish to return to Australia, we recommend you arrange to do so immediately. There are restrictions on internal travel within Albania. Other restrictions include the closure of shops, except for food shops and pharmacies, and suspension of public transport in a number of cities. Due to restrictions on movement, our ability to provide consular assistance during this period is likely to be limited. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Albania.

Picture of Portugal
(PT)  🇵🇹

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🏙️ Lisbon
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.37M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Portugal. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. From midday 17 March, all travel to the EU and Schengen Area is restricted for 30 days for non-EU nationals. Commercial flights out of Portugal are increasingly limited and may cease without warning. If you decide to return to Australia, we recommend you arrange to do so immediately. Contact your airline, travel agent or insurance company to arrange flights back to Australia. If you can’t or don’t want to return to Australia, follow the advice of local authorities. Take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19 including by self-isolating. If you choose to stay, note our ability to provide consular assistance may be limited due to restrictions on movement and other services. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Portugal.

Picture of Philippines
(PH)  🇵🇭

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🏙️ Manila
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 103.28M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The Philippines government has introduced a lockdown to restrict the spread of COVID-19. If you’re in the Philippines and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Options have become extremely limited. Be aware that transit hubs are closing to non-citizens. Contact the Philippines Department of Tourism and airlines directly to determine your available options. If you can't leave or choose to stay, make preparations to stay in the Philippines for the quarantine period. Currently, supermarkets and pharmacies remain open. Get what you need. Take care to minimise your exposure to COVID-19, follow the advice of local authorities. Stay in touch with family and friends back home so they know you’re safe. Our ability to provide consular assistance is likely to be limited during this period due to movement and other restrictions. The Australian Embassy has emailed who we know are in the Philippines with more detailed advice. See the Embassy website or Facebook page for the full text of the email (see Health and Travel). We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Philippines.

Picture of Samoa
(WS)  🇼🇸

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🏙️ Apia
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 194.9K people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Samoa will close its borders on 26 March 2020. Prior to this date, Samoan citizens and residents may enter, but must be tested for COVID-19 within five days prior to arrival. Samoan authorities have suspended flights between Samoa and Australia until further notice. Options to leave Samoa are extremely limited. 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 Samoa.

Picture of Somalia
(SO)  🇸🇴

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🏙️ Mogadishu
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.08M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We advise you not to travel overseas at this time, including to Somalia. The first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) was confirmed in Somalia on 16 March. Enhanced health screening and entry restrictions are in place. 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. If you stay in Somalia, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19. 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.

Picture of Russia
(RU)  🇷🇺

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🏙️ Moscow
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 146.6M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All commercial and charter flights are banned from entering or exiting Russia. If you’re in Russia, 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 Russia.

Picture of Sweden
(SE)  🇸🇪

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🏙️ Stockholm
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.89M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you’re in Sweden and wish to return to Australia, you should do so immediately as departure options are becoming limited. Check your route with your airline as a number of key transit hubs are closing or becoming severely restricted. If you remain in Sweden, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and seek a visa extension if required. Take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19 and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you are safe. We advise you to: Do not travel to Sweden.

Picture of Bangladesh
(BD)  🇧🇩

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🏙️ Dhaka
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 161.01M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Bangladesh has imposed nation-wide movement restrictions from 26 March to 4 April 2020. Flights in and out of Bangladesh have reduced significantly. From 25 March, there will be no direct flights to Australia. 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.

Picture of Pakistan
(PK)  🇵🇰

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🏙️ Islamabad
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 194.13M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for updates on flight options for leaving Pakistan. See Local contacts for links. Pakistan has closed its borders and suspended all international flights into the country. If you wish to leave, contact your airline or travel agent as soon as possible for departure flight options. Only a small number of flights may operate. If you can’t or don’t want to leave, 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 back home. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Pakistan.

Picture of Peru
(PE)  🇵🇪

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🏙️ Lima
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.49M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Australian Embassy in Lima's social media for updates on flights. See 'Local contacts' for links. Peru has extended its quarantine period. Freedom of movement is restricted with exceptions for purchasing food or medication, or visits to the bank. There is a strict curfew between 8pm and 5am. If you have booked on the commercial charter organised by Chimu Adventures. Chimu will be in contact directly to update you on its plans including for transfer to the airport. Please direct all questions about this flight to Chimu. The Australian Embassy in Peru is working to identify other departure options and will put details on its social media platforms as they are made aware of them. If you're in Peru 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 advise: Do not travel to Peru.

Picture of Montenegro
(ME)  🇲🇪

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🏙️ Podgorica
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 621.81K people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ On 15 March 2020, the Government of Montenegro announced the closure of borders to all foreign nationals, except those who have a legal right to work in Montenegro. Commercial air, rail and bus links into and out of Montenegro have now ceased. Cruise ships are also barred from entry. Anyone arriving in Montenegro will need to self-isolate for 14 days. These restrictions may change at short notice. Contact the nearest embassy or consulate of Montenegro for the latest information and monitor local media for updates. If you remain in Montenegro, 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Montenegro.

Picture of New Caledonia
(NC)  🇳🇨

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🏙️ Noumea
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 268.77K people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ New entry measures are in place due to COVID-19. Authorities will only allow residents to enter New Caledonia. If you arrive in the territory and you are not a resident, you will be held in quarantine until you can be returned to your country of origin. Strict restrictions on movement are in place. Commercial flights are ceasing. If you don’t want to or can’t leave New Caledonia, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19, make arrangements for a possible extended stay, and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you’re safe. We now advise you to: Do not travel to New Caledonia.

Picture of Spain
(ES)  🇪🇸

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🏙️ Madrid
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 46.44M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Spain has closed its land, sea and air borders to non-residents for 30 days from 23 March. All hotels and alternative accommodation in Spain must also close by 26 March. A State of Alarm is in place that bans movement throughout the country and restricts all public transport services. If you are in Spain and want to return to Australia, check your route carefully with your airline as a number of key transit hubs are closing or becoming severely restricted. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Spain.

Picture of Namibia
(NA)  🇳🇦

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🏙️ Windhoek
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.32M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Namibian authorities have confirmed COVID-19 is in Namibia. Namibia has announced a 21-day lockdown effective from 27 March to 16 April, which includes a 30-day international travel ban and border closures. If you can't or don't want to leave Namibia, 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Namibia.

Picture of Moldova
(MD)  🇲🇩

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🏙️ Chisinau
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.55M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Moldova. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. A nationwide state of emergency was declared on 16 March. All flights and trains into and out of the country have been suspended. Non-resident foreigners are not able to enter Moldova. Schools and universities have been closed and mass gatherings have been banned. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Moldova.

Picture of South Sudan
(SS)  

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🏙️ Juba
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 12.13M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ International flights to and from South Sudan have been suspended and all land borders are closed. A curfew is in place from 8pm to 6am. If you're in South Sudan, 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 haven't changed our level of advice: Do not travel to South Sudan, including Juba, due to instability and ongoing conflict.

Picture of Palau
(PW)  🇵🇼

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🏙️ Ngerulmud
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 17.95K people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 South Korea
(KR)  🇰🇷

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🏙️ Seoul
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 50.8M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you’re in South Korea and want to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible. There are limited flights out, and options are diminishing. If you stay in South Korea, follow the advice of local authorities and make plans for an extended stay in case you are unable to depart. Take care to minimise your exposure to COVID-19 and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you’re safe. If you’re arriving in South Korea, expect strict health and isolation requirements on entry. At minimum, you’ll need to go through a temperature screening, fill in a health declaration, and download a smartphone app which will track your health status for 14 days. You may also be subject to mandatory testing for COVID-19. If positive, you’ll spend two weeks at a government quarantine facility; and if negative, you’ll be asked to comply with strict self-isolation requirements. There are significant penalties for non-compliance with health measures, including fines and imprisonment. Our advice has not changed: Do not travel to South Korea

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(TL)  🇹🇱

Don't Travel

🏙️ Dili
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.17M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Flight options to Australia are ceasing. A state of emergency has been declared. There is limited availability of testing and infection control facilities. Critical care for managing who might become seriously ill is likely to be significantly below the standards available in Australia. With limited exceptions foreigners will not 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. There have been limited security incidents in Dili following the announcement of the first COVID-19 case. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Timor-Leste.

Picture of Panama
(PA)  🇵🇦

Don't Travel

🏙️ Panama City
🌍 Americas
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.81M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Foreigners are restricted from entering Panama due to COVID-19. All international flights have been suspended. If you're in Panama, the Panama Government recommends remaining in preventative isolation. An overnight curfew is in place, with some exemptions such as for accessing hospitals, pharmacies, supermarkets and hotels. Follow the advice of local authorities by dialling 169 for the latest information. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Panama.

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(AM)  🇦🇲

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🏙️ Yerevan
🌍 Asia
🌍 Western Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.99M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Armenia has banned foreign nationals from listed countries or foreign nationals who have visited listed countries in the 14 days prior from entering Armenia. This list includes Australia and may change at short notice. Armenia has confirmed cases of COVID-19 and has announced a 30-day State of Emergency. Some flights have been cancelled and transit options back to Australia are decreasing. 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 Armenia.

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(NP)  🇳🇵

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🏙️ Kathmandu
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 28.43M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Nepal has imposed a country-wide lockdown. During this period, you can only leave your residence for essential needs, such as food and medical care. All international and domestic flights are suspended until 31 March. Follow the Australian Embassy Facebook (@australianembassynepal) and Twitter (@AusAmbNP) accounts for regular updates on flight options for leaving Nepal. Land borders also remain closed for foreigners. If you're in Nepal and can't or choose not 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 Nepal.

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(MR)  🇲🇷

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🏙️ Nouakchott
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.72M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you have arrived in Mauritania from overseas, you will be subject to a mandatory quarantine period. The airport in Nouakchott has been closed until further notice for all commercial airlines to and out of Mauritania. Check updated information with the airlines, travel agents and travel providers. The government of Mauritania has imposed a night curfew to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you can't or don't want to leave Mauritania, 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 Mauritania.

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(PY)  🇵🇾

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🏙️ Asuncion
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.85M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Paraguay. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Paraguay has introduced entry restrictions. All arriving passengers must undertake mandatory isolation for two weeks. Airports remain open but commercial options are increasingly limited. Air New Zealand will suspend flights from Buenos Aires from 30 March. If you wish to return to Australia, we recommend you arrange to do so by commercial means immediately. If you choose to remain in Paraguay, follow the advice of local authorities. There's also an active outbreak of dengue in Paraguay with cases registered in Northern Argentina. We now advise: Do not travel to Paraguay.

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(OM)  🇴🇲

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🏙️ Muscat
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.42M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All domestic and international flights to and from Oman airports are suspended as of 29 March. If you’re in Oman and wish to leave, do so before this date. If you can’t or don’t wish to leave Oman, make plans for an extended stay and follow the advice of local authorities. Take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19 and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you’re safe and well. There is no Australian Embassy in Oman. The Australian Embassy accredited to Oman is based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. As flights between Saudi Arabia and Oman are currently suspended, our ability to provide consular assistance in Oman is limited. For urgent consular assistance phone +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Oman.

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(RS)  🇷🇸

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🏙️ Belgrade
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.08M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The Government of Serbia has declared a State of Emergency in relation to the COVID−19 pandemic. There is a nationwide curfew in place from 8:00pm to 5:00am daily. During this time everyone must stay indoors. All people over 65 in urban areas and over 70 in rural areas must stay indoors at all times. Restrictions on gatherings of over 50 people are in place. Borders are closed to all foreign nationals, except transport crew, accredited diplomats and those who are temporary or permanent residents. All international airports are closed. Anyone arriving in Serbia will need to self-isolate for between 14 and 28 days, depending on where they arrived from. These restrictions may change at short notice. Contact the nearest embassy or consulate of Serbia for the latest information and monitor local media for updates. If you remain in Serbia, 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Serbia.

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(MA)  🇲🇦

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🏙️ Rabat
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 33.34M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you're in Morrocco on a 90-day visa and haven't been able to leave due to border closures or get a visa renewal, Moroccan authorities are extending 90-day visas. This means you'll be allowed to leave without being fined when the travel ban is lifted. Morocco will also honour residency cards of foreigners that expire during this period. If you're in Morocco, 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Morocco

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(SG)  🇸🇬

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🏙️ Singapore
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.54M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Unless you’re a resident of Singapore, you won’t be able to enter or transit Singapore. If you are a long-term resident of Singapore seeking to return, you will require approval from the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority and other relevant agencies before commencing travel to return to Singapore. This is in addition to meeting health check and quarantine requirements on arrival if you are permitted to return (see Travel). There are significant penalties for anyone who breaches restrictions. If you’re in Singapore and wish to return to Australia, do so by commercial means if you can as departure options are diminishing. If you can’t or don’t want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to avoid exposure to COVID-19. Plan for an extended stay, and stay in touch with friends and family so they know you are safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Singapore.

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(NG)  🇳🇬

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🏙️ Abuja
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 186.99M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All airports in Nigeria are closed to international flights (except essential and emergency flights). All of Nigeria's land borders are closed. If you can’t or don’t want to leave, you should: follow the advice of local authorities; take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19; stay in touch with family and friends so they know you are safe; and ensure you have suitable accommodation arrangements in place. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Nigeria.

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(RO)  🇷🇴

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🏙️ Bucharest
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 19.86M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Romanian authorities have declared a state of emergency due to COVID−19. Emergency regulations include a series of restrictions. Gatherings of more than 3 people (from different families) are banned. Supermarkets, pet food shops, pharmacies and dry cleaners will remain open, but most other businesses are closed. Restrictions continue to apply to gyms, fitness rooms, spa salons, cosmetics stores, gambling halls and casinos. Serving food and beverages has been suspended in restaurants, hotels, bars at indoor and outdoor locations. Free movement is limited. Individuals are permitted to go to work, if they are unable to work remotely, and to those shops which remain open. Only Romanian and EU citizens and their family members, and foreigners with a Romanian or EU residence permit, can enter Romania. There are exceptions for transits, professional travel, imperative family issues and humanitarian grounds. If you remain in Romania, 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 Romania.

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(SA)  🇸🇦

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🏙️ Riyadh
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 32.25M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All flights to and from Saudi Arabia have been suspended. Saudi authorities have imposed a curfew for certain periods of the day. If you are Riyadh, Makkah or Madinah you cannot travel outside of the city limits. If you can't or don't want to leave, 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 so they know you're safe and well. For urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Saudi Arabia.

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(NI)  🇳🇮

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🏙️ Managua
🌍 Americas
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.26M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Travel options from Nicaragua to Australia transiting through United States hubs are quickly disappearing and transit arrangements through Canada are strictly enforced. Confirm your travel arrangements directly with your travel provider. 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 Nicaragua.

Picture of Niger
(NE)  🇳🇪

Don't Travel

🏙️ Niamey
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 20.71M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Niger has closed all borders due to COVID-19. Schools, bars, cinemas and several other public places have been closed. Gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. If you remain in Niger, 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 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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(KP)  🇰🇵

Don't Travel

🏙️ Pyongyang
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 25.28M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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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(PG)  🇵🇬

Don't Travel

🏙️ Port Moresby
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.08M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Papua New Guinea has closed its borders to overseas travellers, including those arriving by sea (see Travel). If you’re in PNG and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible, as departure options are diminishing. If you remain in PNG, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Make arrangements to stay for a possible extended period, and stay in contact with family and friends so they know you’re safe. The PNG Government announced a national State of Emergency on 24 March. Domestic flights and some public transport has ceased, and schools are closed. The High Commission will remain open during this period but is operating essential services only – these include consular and passport services. For passport or consular services email [email protected] in advance for an appointment. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Papua New Guinea overall.

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(SL)  🇸🇱

Don't Travel

🏙️ Freetown
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.08M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Expect border closures, travel bans and other restrictions on your movements. It is extremely unlikely that any international commercial flights will operate for some time. Contact your travel provider for details. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Sierra Leone. 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 Sierra Leone.

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(HK)  🇭🇰

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🏙️ Hong Kong
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.32M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you're headed back to Australia, be aware that foreign nationals will not be allowed to transit Hong Kong. Only residents of Hong Kong will be permitted to enter, with few exceptions. Anyone permitted to enter Hong Kong will be subject to 14 days compulsory quarantine. If you’re in Hong Kong and want to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. There are limited flights out, and options are diminishing. If you can’t or don’t want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to avoid exposure to COVID-19. Public gatherings of more than four people are banned, strong penalties apply. Monitor your health closely and stay in touch with friends and family so they know you are safe and well. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Hong Kong.

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(TJ)  🇹🇯

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🏙️ Dushanbe
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.59M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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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(AR)  🇦🇷

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🏙️ Buenos Aires
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 43.59M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Embassy in Buenos Aires social media for updates on flights. See links in 'Local contacts'. Argentina has closed its borders to foreign nationals. Airports remain open but may close at short notice. Air New Zealand has suspended flights from Buenos Aires and remaining airlines may cancel flights with little or no notice. If you're in Argentina and wish to return to Australia, you should do so while commercial options are still available. If you can't or choose not to leave, 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 Argentina.

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(DZ)  🇩🇿

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🏙️ Algiers
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 40.4M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All international flight to and from Algeria have been suspended until further notice. All land borders are closed. If you're staying in Algeria, follow the advice of local authorities and make arrangements for an extended stay. Take care to minimise your exposure to COVID-19 and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. For urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you: Do not travel to Algeria.

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(MN)  🇲🇳

Don't Travel

🏙️ Ulan Bator
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.09M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Local authorities have suspended all flights to and from Mongolia until 30 April 2020. If you can't 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 Mongolia.

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(NL)  🇳🇱

Don't Travel

🏙️ Amsterdam
🌍 Europe
🌍 Western Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 17.02M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you’re in the Netherlands and wish to return to Australia, you should do so immediately as departure options are becoming limited. To transit via Schiphol Airport, you’ll need a valid travel ticket directly to a third country. Check your route with your airline as a number of key transit hubs are closing or becoming severely restricted. If you remain in the Netherlands, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay, take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19 and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you are safe. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Netherlands.

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(NO)  🇳🇴

Don't Travel

🏙️ Oslo
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.22M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Norway. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Due to the pandemic, Norway has implemented new public health and entry measures. Large gatherings are banned, schools, universities and public institutions are closed and the use of public transport is discouraged. Expect travel disruptions as many flights have been banned from entering Norway. A quarantine period of 14 days will apply if entering from outside the Nordic region. Cruise passengers will not be allowed to disembark at the ports of Stavanger or Bergen. Check with your travel provider on disruptions and follow the advice of local authorities.   We now advise you to: Do not travel to Norway.

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(MX)  🇲🇽

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🏙️ Mexico City
🌍 Americas
🌍 Northern America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 122.27M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Mexico. Public venues in Mexico City are closed until 19 April. Events of more than 50 people have been cancelled. Similar measures are in place across Mexico. If you are in Mexico and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Be aware that as other countries close borders or introduce travel restrictions, you may not be able to return to Australia as planned. Flights to Australia from the region through US hubs are quickly disappearing and transit arrangements through Canada are strictly enforced. Confirm your travel and transit arrangements directly with your airline or travel agent, and check with the nearest embassy or consulate of Mexico to confirm the latest entry and exit requirements. If you cannot or do not wish to leave 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 are safe. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Mexico

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(SN)  🇸🇳

Don't Travel

🏙️ Dakar
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 14.8M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Expect border closures, travel bans and other restrictions on your movements. It is extremely unlikely any international commercial flights will operate for some time. Contact your travel provider for details. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Senegal. 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: Do not travel to Senegal.

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(ZW)  🇿🇼

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🏙️ Harare
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 14.24M people
🕒 Issued date: March 29, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Zimbabwe will be in lockdown for 21 days from 30 March. During this time people are required to stay at home except for essential movement to seek health services, purchase food and for critical services. This period may be extended, and restrictions can change at short notice. The Australian Embassy building in Harare will be closed to the public due to the lockdown but will continue to provide limited services. The Embassy contact number for urgent consular assistance is + 263 772 129 260. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Zimbabwe.

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(BS)  🇧🇸

Don't Travel

🏙️ Nassau
🌍 Americas
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 378.04K people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The Bahamas has closed all its borders to international flights until further notice. If you're in the Bahamas, 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. The Bahamas has a 24-hour curfew in place. You're allowed to leave your home or accommodation for essential reasons only, such as grocery shopping, pharmacy visits and medical appointments. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Bahamas.

Picture of Chile
(CL)  🇨🇱

Don't Travel

🏙️ Santiago
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.19M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Australian Embassy in Santiago's social media for updates on flights. See 'Local contacts' for links. Chile has closed its borders to foreign nationals, unless you're a permanent resident. Movements are highly restricted, especially in quarantine areas (including suburbs of Santiago). There is a nationwide curfew between 10pm to 5am. Essential services continue to operate, but at limited capacity. You can transit Santiago Airport, but you cannot pass through immigration. If you can't leave Chile and would like to, follow the link in the 'Overview' section to provide us with your details. If you remain in Chile for any reason, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Make arrangements for an extended stay, and keep in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. For urgent consular assistance, call +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas). We now advise you to: Do not travel to Chile.

Picture of Costa Rica
(CR)  🇨🇷

Don't Travel

🏙️ San Jose
🌍 Americas
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.89M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The Government of Costa Rica has declared a national emergency. If you wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Consult the San Jose International Airport website for further details. If you can't or don't want to leave, 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 are safe. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Costa Rica.

Picture of Honduras
(HN)  🇭🇳

Don't Travel

🏙️ Tegucigalpa
🌍 Americas
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.58M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Honduras has officially closed air, land and sea borders to transit. However, limited commercial and charter flights may still be available out of Honduras, including with United Airlines (see Travel) . If you're able to secure a commercial or charter flight, authorities may require you to present a Letter of ‘Salvoconducto’ from the Australian Government to facilitate your exit (See Travel for a link to a copy of the letter). Curfews are in place in some cities, including Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, La Ceiba and Choluteca. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and make preparations for an extended stay. Minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19 and 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 Honduras.

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(UA)  🇺🇦

Don't Travel

🏙️ Kyiv
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 42.69M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Ukraine has closed its air and land borders. It's banned all foreigners without a residence permit from entering Ukraine. Schools, universities, cinemas, theatres, museums and entertainment centres have been closed and mass gatherings banned. If you're in the Ukraine and you wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you staying in the Ukraine, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19. Ensure you've arrangements in place for a possible extended stay and keep in touch with family and friends. We now advise you: Do not travel to Ukraine.

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(CN)  🇨🇳

Don't Travel

🏙️ Beijing
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.38B people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ China will not allow most foreigners to enter China. Direct flights between China and Australia will be 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. If you remain in China, follow the advice of local authorities, monitor your health and take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, ensure you've arrangements in place for a possible extended stay, and stay in touch with family and friends back home. We haven't changed our level of advice. Do not travel to China.

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(FR)  🇫🇷

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🏙️ Paris
🌍 Europe
🌍 Western Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 66.71M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ You can still leave France if you wish, but commercial flights are increasingly limited. If you decide to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible while options are available. All non-essential movement outdoors is prohibited across France until 1 April. You must carry a government certificate at all times when in public. Severe fines are being applied for unauthorised travel. The French medical system is under severe strain. Some hospitals may soon approach their capacity. 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 advise you: Do not travel to France.

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(BO)  🇧🇴

Don't Travel

🏙️ Sucre
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.99M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you’re trying to leave Bolivia, the Australian Embassy in Lima and Consulate in La Paz are working to identify options. The Embassy will put details on its social media platforms as they're made aware of them (see Travel for the link). If you can’t or don’t want to leave, arrange to stay where you are in safe accommodation. Due to the quarantine restrictions, you need to self-isolate. You can go out to purchase food and other provisions, but only under strict conditions at certain times (see Travel). Stay in touch with family and friends and follow the advice of local authorities. For urgent consular assistance, contact the Australian Honorary Consul in Bolivia on (+591) 767 68787 or (+591) 706 10626. Or you can call the 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre in Canberra on +61 2 6261 3305. We advise: Do not travel to Bolivia.

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(GT)  🇬🇹

Don't Travel

🏙️ Guatemala City
🌍 Americas
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16.18M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Guatemala has officially closed its air, land and sea borders to transit. There may be limited flights available out of Guatemala Cit, including with Eastern Airlines. (See contact details in 'Travel'.) Exit may also be possible via land border crossings with Mexico using private transfers, including through El Carmen. But be aware access may be intermittent and travel is not permitted within curfew hours. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities, minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19 and 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 Guatemala.

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(LB)  🇱🇧

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🏙️ Beirut
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.99M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Under Lebanon's national state of health emergency, air, sea and land ports will remain closed until midnight 12 April. This includes Beirut Airport and the land border between Lebanon and Syria. If you're in Lebanon, stay inside and avoid unnecessary movements. Movements are particularly restricted between 7pm and 5am. Only essential services remain open. Security forces will be enforcing these measures. 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 Lebanon.

Picture of Canada
(CA)  🇨🇦

Don't Travel

🏙️ Ottawa
🌍 Americas
🌍 Northern America
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 36.16M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The only remaining direct flight between Canada and Australia is AirCanada's daily Vancouver to Sydney service. The last scheduled flight on this service will depart Vancouver on 4 April. The service will then be suspended until 30 April at the earliest. If you want to leave, do so now, while flights are available. Airlines may further restrict their operating parameters. Check with your airline regarding your status to fly. See 'Travel' for departure and transit conditions. Follow the Australian High Commission in Ottawa's social media for updates on flights. See 'Local contacts' for links. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Canada.

Picture of Trinidad and Tobago
(TT)  🇹🇹

Don't Travel

🏙️ Port of Spain
🌍 Americas
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.35M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Trinidad and Tobago has closed all its borders to international flights until further notice. From midnight on 29 March until 15 April all non-essential businesses and activities will be prohibited. If you are in Trinidad and Tobago, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, ensure you've arrangements in place for a possible extended stay, and stay in touch with family and friends back home. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Trinidad and Tobago.

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(TR)  🇹🇷

Don't Travel

🏙️ Ankara
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 78.74M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Turkey has suspended all international flights. If you remain in Turkey, 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, contact the nearest Australian mission (See Consular contacts), or call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Turkey.

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(SD)  🇸🇩

Don't Travel

🏙️ Khartoum
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 39.6M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ International flights to and from Sudan are suspended. Long-haul bus travel between cities has also been suspended. All border crossings and seaports are closed. There is an 8pm-6am curfew and penalties for breaking curfew. COVID-19 is present in Sudan. If you're in Sudan, 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 Sudan.

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(ZA)  🇿🇦

Don't Travel

🏙️ Cape Town
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 55.65M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ South Africa has announced a nation-wide lockdown until 16 April. During this period, everybody is confined to their place of residence. You can leave your residence to buy essential food, groceries and medical supplies, seek medical assistance and undertake essential financial payments at banks. All domestic and international travel is prohibited. Borders are closed. If you're in South Africa, 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 advise you: Do not travel to South Africa.

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(BY)  🇧🇾

Don't Travel

🏙️ Minsk
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.5M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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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(ET)  🇪🇹

Don't Travel

🏙️ Addis Ababa
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 92.21M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you plan to depart or transit Ethiopia, do so as soon as possible as departure flights are rapidly decreasing. Be aware a State of Emergency will be imposed in the Tigray regional state from 28 March. Strict movement restrictions and strict self-isolation measures will apply (see Travel). Other regions may follow suit, and restrictions can change at short notice. 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Ethiopia.

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(FJ)  🇫🇯

Don't Travel

🏙️ Suva
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 867K people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you want to get home to Australia, Fiji Airways may arrange flights. Visit their website to register your interest. There are no other commercial flights. If you're in Fiji, 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Fiji.

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(TM)  🇹🇲

Don't Travel

🏙️ Ashgabat
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.75M people
🕒 Issued date: March 28, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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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(LS)  🇱🇸

Don't Travel

🏙️ Maseru
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.89M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Lesotho does not yet have a confirmed case of COVID-19. A national emergency was declared on 25 March and Lesotho will be under a state of lockdown from 29 March until 21 April. The border with South Africa will be closed during this period. 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. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Lesotho.

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(AO)  🇦🇴

Don't Travel

🏙️ Luanda
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 25.87M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ A state of emergency has been declared in Angola until 11 April and a lockdown implemented during this period. People will be required to stay at home and only leave their premises to access health care or acquire basic services. If you can't or don't want to leave Angola, 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Angola.

Picture of Germany
(DE)  🇩🇪

Don't Travel

🏙️ Berlin
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 81.77M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Australian Embassy in Berlin's social media for updates on flight availability. See 'Local contacts' for links. In response to COVID-19, Germany has intensified border controls at airports and land crossings. It has put in place restrictions on movement, social distancing, public gatherings and certain activities. Public transport services across Germany have been reduced. Hotels are prohibited from accepting new tourist bookings, and restaurants and other businesses are closing. If you're in Germany and choose to return home, we recommend you do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. Check your route carefully with your airline or travel agent as a number of key transit hubs, including the UAE, Hong Kong and Singapore are suspending flights, including transits. Some other countries have imposed travel restrictions, including a ban on entry or quarantine on arrival, for travellers from Germany. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Germany.

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(SZ)  🇸🇿

Don't Travel

🏙️ Lobamba
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.13M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Eswatini Authorities have confirmed COVID-19 is in Eswatini. Eswatini has announced a 20-day partial lockdown, which includes closing its borders for 20 days from 27 March. There will be no international flights during this period. If you can't or don't want to leave 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. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We continue to advise you to: Do not travel to Eswatini.

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(MY)  🇲🇾

Don't Travel

🏙️ Kuala Lumpur
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.41M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Malaysia has implemented a 'Movement Control Order', which includes an entry ban for all foreign tourists; the closure of non-essential government services, businesses, education and religious institutions; and the prohibition of large gatherings and mass movements. There are no direct flights from Malaysia to Australia at present, and options to return to Australia via transit hubs are rapidly disappearing. If you are seeking to return to Australia, keep checking with your airline or travel provider as the flight situation changes from day-to-day. If you remain in Malaysia, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for a possible extended stay and take care to minimise your exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you’re safe. If you have Twitter or Facebook, follow @AusHCMalaysia or https://www.facebook.com/ausinmalaysia or visit the Australian High Commission in Malaysia website . If you need urgent consular assistance, or to register with us, contact [email protected] or +60 3 2146 5555 during business hours or call the 24-hour consular emergency helpline in Australia on +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Malaysia.

Picture of United Arab Emirates
(AE)  🇦🇪

Don't Travel

🏙️ Abu Dhabi
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.86M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you're headed back to Australia through UAE airports - that is Dubai or Abu Dhabi - transit will not be possible from 2359 hrs on Tuesday 24 March (UAE time). All arriving and departing passenger flights at UAE airports are suspended. These measures will be in place for at least two weeks. If you’re in the UAE and you wish to leave, do so as soon as possible. If you’re transiting Abu Dhabi or Dubai, confirm your flight with your airline as soon as possible. We now advise you: Do not travel to the United Arab Emirates.

Picture of Kenya
(KE)  🇰🇪

Don't Travel

🏙️ Nairobi
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 47.25M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ British Airways is running repatriation flights until 29 March. All other international flights are suspended. From 27 March a nationwide curfew from 1900–0500 is in place, excluding essential services. If you can't or don't want to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to prevent exposure to COVID-19. Ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay and keep in touch with family and friends back home. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to to Kenya.

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(IE)  🇮🇪

Don't Travel

🏙️ Dublin
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.38M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ New measures are in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ireland. Only essential services remain open. If you're in Ireland and you wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Follow the Australian Embassy social media accounts for regular updates on flight options. See Local contacts for links. 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. Ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay and keep in touch with family and friends back home. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you: Do not travel to Ireland.

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(BW)  🇧🇼

Don't Travel

🏙️ Gaborone
🌍 Africa
🌍 Southern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.14M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Botswana is yet to confirm a COVID-19 case, but has suspended all international travel and closed its borders to prevent the spread of COVID-19. If you can't or don't want to leave Botswana, 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. Do not travel to Botswana.

Picture of India
(IN)  🇮🇳

Don't Travel

🏙️ New Delhi
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.3B people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Due to COVID-19, the Indian Government has announced a nation-wide lockdown from 25 March 2020 for 21 days. It has suspended all international and domestic commercial flights, and passenger trains for the time being. Metro services are also limited and may be cancelled at short notice. Other restrictions on travel and business operations may also be imposed at short notice (see Travel). 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 India.

Picture of Austria
(AT)  🇦🇹

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🏙️ Vienna
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.73M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Australian Embassy in Vienna's social media for updates on flight availability. See 'Local contacts' for links. We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time including to Austria. 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, you should follow the advice of local authorities; take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19; stay in touch with family and friends so they know you are safe; and ensure you have suitable accommodation arrangements in place. All travel to the EU and Schengen Area is strictly restricted for non-EU nationals for 30 days. Innsbruck airport will close from 23 March. Travellers seeking to depart Austria from Vienna Airport who have been in a designated high-risk area in the 14 days prior to planned departure must present a certificate of health to their airline. We now advise you to: Do not travel  to Austria.

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(FI)  🇫🇮

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🏙️ Helsinki
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.49M people
🕒 Issued date: March 27, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Finland has confirmed cases of COVID-19. There are movement restrictions between Uusimaa district (including Helsinki) and the rest of Finland. If you’re in Finland and wish to return to Australia, you should do so immediately as departure options are becoming limited. If you remain in Finland, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay and seek a visa extension if required. Take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19, and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. For urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you: Do not travel to Finland.

Picture of Kosovo
(XK)  🇽🇰

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🏙️ Pristina
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.73M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ There are currently no commercial means of leaving Kosovo. Check with airlines, or the airport and border authorities for further updates. If you're in Kosovo, follow the advice of local authorities and reduce your risk of exposure to COVID-19. For urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. See Health and Travel We now advise you: Do not travel to Kosovo.

Picture of Greece
(GR)  🇬🇷

Don't Travel

🏙️ Athens
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.86M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Greece has implemented a nationwide restriction on movements. Only movements that serve specific needs will be allowed. You'll need a permit and you'll be fined if you breach curfew (see Travel). Restrictions and bans are in place for hotels, maritime arrivals, public gatherings and venues, and public institutions. Supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and medical centres remain open with restrictions on numbers inside. Greece has suspended entry into the country for all non-EU citizens. If you're in Greece and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible while commercial options are still available. We advise you: Do not travel to Greece.

Picture of Liberia
(LR)  🇱🇷

Don't Travel

🏙️ Monrovia
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.62M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ It is 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 Indonesia
(ID)  🇮🇩

Don't Travel

🏙️ Jakarta
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 258.7M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you’re an Australian tourist in Bali (or Indonesia more broadly) leave now – don’t delay your departure. If you’re a long-term Australian resident of Indonesia, consider whether you have the support and access to effective health services you and your family will need in what will be a hugely challenging period for local authorities and service providers. Many services will not be available. Flight options to Australia are rapidly decreasing as airlines reduce flights or cease them altogether. Qantas flights ceased on 25 March. The risk of COVID-19 transmission is increasing rapidly in Indonesia. Transmission has now spread widely across the archipelago to most provinces, including Bali, and Jakarta which currently has the largest number of confirmed cases. There is very limited availability of testing and infection control facilities. Critical care for who become seriously ill, including in Bali, is significantly below the standards available in Australia. Medical evacuation for COVID19 patients will not be permitted. We now advise you to Do not travel to Indonesia, including Bali.

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(LV)  🇱🇻

Don't Travel

🏙️ Riga
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.96M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Latvia has declared a state of emergency and suspended all international passenger transportation. Foreign nationals are not allowed to depart Latvia unless authorised to do so by the Latvian Government. Options for departing are very limited at best. If you remain in Latvia, follow the advice of local authorities, make arrangements for an extended stay, take care to minimise exposure to COVID-19 and stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. If your visa for Latvia expires during the state of emergency, Latvian authorities have advised that you won’t be penalised and you’ll be able to leave Latvia once departure restrictions are lifted. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Latvia.

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(FM)  🇫🇲

Don't Travel

🏙️ Palikir
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 102.8K people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. FSM authorities have put in place new entry measures. You must spend at least 14 days in a country with no confirmed cases of coronavirus before entering FSM. If you have visited or transited mainland China since 6 January 2020 you'll be denied entry to FSM. Check with your airline or tour operator to confirm you meet all entry requirements. We now advise: Do not travel to FSM.

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(GB)  🇬🇧

Don't Travel

🏙️ London
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 65.11M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ On 23 March, the UK Government announced a lockdown to reduce the spread of coronavirus. If you're in the UK you'll be required to stay at home except in very limited circumstances. All non-essential shops and community spaces have been ordered to close. Police have been given powers to enforce rules, including through fines and dispersing gatherings. If you remain in the UK, 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. If you're in the United Kingdom and want to return to Australia, check your route carefully with your airline or travel agent as a number of key transit hubs, including the UAE (Dubai and Abu Dubai), Hong Kong and Singapore are suspending flights, including transits. We advise you: Do not travel to the United Kingdom.

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(CK)  🇨🇰

Don't Travel

🏙️ Avarua
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.1K people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Cook Islands. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. The Cook Islands has implemented new entry measures in response to COVID-19. If you travelled from or transited through China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Cambodia, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam within the 14 days of travel to the Cook Islands you will be denied entry. For updates go to the Cook Islands Ministry of Health website. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cook Islands.

Picture of Guinea
(GN)  🇬🇳

Don't Travel

🏙️ Conakry
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 12.95M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ It is 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. 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 Guinea.

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(TO)  🇹🇴

Don't Travel

🏙️ Nukualofa
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 103.25K people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Commercial flights, cruise ships and yachts are banned from entering Tonga. A state of emergency has been declared. If you are in Tonga and can’t or decide not to leave, 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 back home. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Tonga.

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(GH)  🇬🇭

Don't Travel

🏙️ Accra
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 27.67M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All flights in and out of Ghana have been suspended and land and sea borders are closed. Contact your travel provider for details. 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 continue to advise: Do not travel  to Ghana.

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(SY)  🇸🇾

Don't Travel

🏙️ Damascus
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.56M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The border between Syria and Lebanon is closed in response to COVID-19. A curfew is in place and non-essential services and public transport are also closed. The Syrian Government has asked all people to stay home for two weeks. If you are in Syria, monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. 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.

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(CI)  🇨🇮

Don't Travel

🏙️ Yamoussoukro
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 22.67M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All commercial flights have been suspended and land and sea borders are closed. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Côte d'Ivoire. If you're there, 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 Côte d'Ivoire.

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(EG)  🇪🇬

Don't Travel

🏙️ Cairo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 91.29M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Flights to and from Egypt are suspended. A nightly curfew is in place between 7pm and 6am. Don't leave your accommodation during the curfew. If you're caught breaking the curfew, you may be fined or imprisoned. If you can't or choose not to leave, follow the advice of local authorities, minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19 and ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We now advise you to: Do not travel to to Egypt.

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(VU)  🇻🇺

Don't Travel

🏙️ Port Vila
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Melanesia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 277.5K people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All Vanuatu points of entry are now closed until further notice. Commercial air routes to Australia are suspended. If you do arrive in Vanuatu, you will be held in quarantine for 14 days. If you can't or don't want to leave Vanuatu, 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. Our advice has not changed: Do not travel to Vanuatu.

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(LA)  🇱🇦

Don't Travel

🏙️ Vientiane
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.49M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Flights out of Laos have been reduced, and land borders into Vietnam and Thailand are closed. Departure options are now extremely limited. If you're in Laos and wish to leave, check with your airline or tour operator for the latest information. If you can't leave or want to remain in Laos, 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. The Lao Government may grant a visa extension to travellers who cannot exit Laos due to COVID-19. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Laos.

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(JP)  🇯🇵

Don't Travel

🏙️ Tokyo
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 126.96M people
🕒 Issued date: March 26, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Commercial flights to depart Japan are diminishing and may cease entirely. If you can't leave or want to remain in Japan, 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. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Japan overall.

Picture of Chad
(TD)  🇹🇩

Don't Travel

🏙️ NDjamena
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 14.5M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All flights to and from N'Djamena airport have been suspended until further notice. If you’re in Chad and wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible as departure options are diminishing. If you can't or don't want to leave 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. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. 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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(EC)  🇪🇨

Don't Travel

🏙️ Quito
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16.55M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Embassy in Santiago's social media for updates on flights. See links in 'Local contacts'. Ecuador has closed its borders and halted regular commercial flights. Non-essential movement is restricted, and a curfew applies throughout the country. Essential services continue to operate. If you are in Ecuador and wish to return to Australia and can't, please contact the Australian Embassy in Santiago via the link below (see Overview section). If you can't or don't wish to leave, follow the advice of local authorities and take care to minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Make arrangements for an extended stay, and keep in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. For urgent consular assistance, call +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas). We now advise you to: Do not travel to Ecuador.

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(BN)  🇧🇳

Don't Travel

🏙️ Bandar Seri Begawan
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 411.9K people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All travellers from any country (including Australia) are not allowed to enter Brunei. This includes all foreign nationals who have re-entry visas to Brunei. Long-term visitors currently in Brunei now need the approval of the Brunei Prime Minister’s Office to leave Brunei. These restrictions can change at short notice. If you can't or don't want to leave Brunei, 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 Brunei.

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(TH)  🇹🇭

Don't Travel

🏙️ Bangkok
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 65.33M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Thailand has announced that all travellers to Thailand will need a medical certificate confirming you don’t have COVID-19 and an insurance policy with at least USD100,000 for medical coverage for COVID-19. Until 1 April 2020, foreign transit passengers who have a transit time in Thailand of no more than 24 hours are exempt from the above COVID-19 medical certification and insurance requirements. However, you will need to show a medical certificate indicating you are fit to fly. Exempted transit passengers are required to remain in the designated transit areas and comply with applicable public health requirements. These restrictions may change at short notice. Check with your airline or the nearest Thai embassy or consulate for the latest on entry and transit requirements. Our level of advice has not changed: Do not travel to Thailand.

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(BH)  🇧🇭

Don't Travel

🏙️ Manama
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.4M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Bahrain's only land exit at the Bahrain-Saudi Arabia border (causeway) is now closed to travellers. 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 Bahrain.

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(UY)  🇺🇾

Don't Travel

🏙️ Montevideo
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.48M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Uruguay. Uruguay requires travellers arriving from designated countries with confirmed COVID-19 cases, or travellers with cold or flu symptoms to self-isolate for 14 days. Commercial options for travel are increasingly limited. 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 Uruguay.

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(AZ)  🇦🇿

Don't Travel

🏙️ Baku
🌍 Asia
🌍 Western Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.73M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you’re in Azerbaijan 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. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. The Azerbaijan Government advises people to leave their accommodation only in cases of emergency and to minimize contact with others. Many shops are now closed. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Azerbaijan.

Picture of Tanzania
(TZ)  🇹🇿

Don't Travel

🏙️ Dodoma
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 55.16M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Visitors entering Tanzania from high risk countries must self-isolate for 14 days at their own cost. Zanzibar has banned all tourist flights, except charters. Major airlines are progressively suspending flights into and out of the mainland. If you’re already in Tanzania and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you remain in Tanzania, 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 continue to advise: Do not travel to Tanzania.

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(UG)  🇺🇬

Don't Travel

🏙️ Kampala
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 33.86M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Ugandan borders are closed, including to all international flights. If you are in Uganda and show symptoms of COVID-19, expect to be taken into quarantine by local authorities. Monitor the media for information on latest developments, make arrangements for an extended stay, take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, stay in touch with friends and family, and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Uganda.

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(CO)  🇨🇴

Don't Travel

🏙️ Bogotá
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 48.76M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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. Outbound flights options are reducing. Contact your airline to confirm the status of your flight or to make alternative arrangements. 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. 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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(SV)  🇸🇻

Don't Travel

🏙️ San Salvador
🌍 Americas
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.52M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ El Salvador is currently under a nation-wide mandatory quarantine. Follow local authorities' advice and remain inside your home. We now advise you to Do not travel to El Salvador.

Picture of Mali
(ML)  🇲🇱

Don't Travel

🏙️ Bamako
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 18.14M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ International commercial flights in and out of Mali are unlikely for some time. Published flight schedules may not be reliable. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Mali. 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. 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.

Picture of Cyprus
(CY)  🇨🇾

Don't Travel

🏙️ Nicosia
🌍 Europe
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 847K people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Cyprus has implemented a nationwide curfew. Turkish-Cypriot authorities have also implemented a curfew in northern Cyprus. Criminal charges and fines may apply if you breach the curfew. Only essential travel is allowed and there are limits on public gatherings. You must notify the government when you go outside. You may need a permit to travel outside of your locality. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cyprus.

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(BF)  🇧🇫

Don't Travel

🏙️ Ouagadougou
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 19.03M people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Burkina Faso. Borders have closed to foreigners and airports have closed to international flights. Curfews are currently in place and further measures may be introduced without notice.  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. The Australian High Commission in Accra currently has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in West Africa. This will likely be reduced further as COVID-19 develops We now advise you to: Do not travel to Burkina Faso.

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(MO)  🇲🇴

Don't Travel

🏙️ Macau
🌍 Asia
🌍 Eastern Asia
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 649.1K people
🕒 Issued date: March 25, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Macau will deny transit or entry to all non-Macau residents, unless you’re a resident in mainland China, Hong Kong or Taiwan and you haven’t travelled elsewhere in the past 14 days. If you’re permitted to enter, you may need to undergo medical screening or observation for 14 days at a designated venue. Entry restrictions and medical screenings apply if you're travelling from designated high risk areas, including parts of mainland China. Some countries have put in place restrictions on travel to and from Macau. Contact Macau authorities or your travel provider for the latest information. We haven't changed our advice level Do not travel  to Macau.

Picture of Cuba
(CU)  🇨🇺

Don't Travel

🏙️ Havana
🌍 Americas
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.24M people
🕒 Issued date: March 24, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Cuba's borders are closed. 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. If you need urgent consular assistance call +61 2 6261 3305. We advise you to: Do not travel to Cuba.

Picture of Kuwait
(KW)  🇰🇼

Don't Travel

🏙️ Kuwait City
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.18M people
🕒 Issued date: March 24, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, including to Kuwait. Authorities have suspended all flights to and from Kuwait until further notice. Isolation, containment and quarantine measures have been significantly increased including a curfew. Contact your airline, travel provider or Kuwaiti diplomatic mission for the latest information. If you are unable to travel, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to prevent exposure to COVID-19, ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay and keep in touch with family and friends back home. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Kuwait.

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(GA)  🇬🇦

Don't Travel

🏙️ Libreville
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.8M people
🕒 Issued date: March 24, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Gabon has closed all of its borders in response to COVID-19. All passenger flights into the country have been suspended. 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 advise you to: Do not travel to Gabon.

Picture of Madagascar
(MG)  🇲🇬

Don't Travel

🏙️ Antananarivo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 22.43M people
🕒 Issued date: March 24, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in Madagascar. Madagascar has suspended all international flights. If you wish to leave, contact Air France in Antananarivo as soon as possible. It may organise further departure flights (See Travel for further details.) If you can't or don't wish to leave, follow the advice of local authorities 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 Madagascar.

Picture of Afghanistan
(AF)  🇦🇫

Don't Travel

🏙️ Kabul
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 27.66M people
🕒 Issued date: March 23, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We’ve reissued our travel advice to highlight the serious and ongoing threat of kidnapping and to advise that Afghanistan has confirmed cases of COVID-19. If you are in Afghanistan despite our advice, we recommend you leave Afghanistan while commercial flights are still operating. 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.

Picture of Croatia
(HR)  🇭🇷

Don't Travel

🏙️ Zagreb
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4.19M people
🕒 Issued date: March 23, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ An earthquake in Zagreb on 22 March has caused significant damage to the city centre. Do not walk near damaged buildings as falling structures could cause injury. Avoid the area and follow the advice of local authorities. For more information https://civilna-zastita.gov.hr/. Croatia has implemented new public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All travel to Croatia is restricted for 30 days for non-EU nationals. If you're in Croatia and wish to leave, be aware flight options may be increasingly limited. Gatherings of more than five people are not allowed and all cafes, restaurants, bars, leisure facilities and shops are closed other than for essential food and health items. People are being advised to stay home and domestic transport options are becoming more limited. Due to movement restrictions, our ability to provide consular assistance may be limited. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Croatia.

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🏙️ Kinshasa
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 85.03M people
🕒 Issued date: March 23, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ COVID-19 is present in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. If you travel to DRC despite our advice from a country designated as high risk by the Government of DRC, you will be quarantined for 14 days. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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(GM)  🇬🇲

Don't Travel

🏙️ Banjul
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.88M people
🕒 Issued date: March 23, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ From midnight on 23 March, the border between The Gambia and Senegal will be closed and there will be no flights in or out of The Gambia. If you're in The Gambia and can't or choose not to leave, 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 the Gambia.

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(DO)  🇩🇴

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🏙️ Santo Domingo
🌍 Americas
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.08M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The Government of the Dominican Republic has closed all air, land and sea borders due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic. Expect widespread closures of businesses, supermarkets, pharmacies, banks and petrol stations. Follow the advice of local authorities and check with the nearest embassy or consulate of the Dominican Republic to confirm the latest entry requirements. If you remain in the Dominican Republic, 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 the Dominican Republic.

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(TN)  🇹🇳

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🏙️ Tunis
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.15M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Regular flights between Tunisia and all other countries are suspended until further notice. Some special commercial flights are operating. If you are in Tunisia and wish to leave, check with airlines daily and do so as soon as possible. Land and maritime borders are closed. A general lockdown is in force from 6am on 22 March until 4 April 2020. Travel between cities and regions is prohibited. A nationwide curfew is also in place between the hours of 6pm and 6am. If you decide to remain in Tunisia, follow the instructions of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Tunisia.

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(JO)  🇯🇴

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🏙️ Amman
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.53M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Jordan has closed all land, sea and air border crossings and commercial flights to and from Jordan have ceased. National Defense laws have been tightened and people are banned from leaving their homes/accommodation from 0700 on 21 March. If you remain in Jordan, 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. If you need urgent consular assistance call the Consular Emergency Centre +61 2 6261 3305 (from outside Australia). We now advise you to: Do not travel to Jordan.

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(DJ)  🇩🇯

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🏙️ Djibouti
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 900K people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, including to Djibouti. 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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(VN)  🇻🇳

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🏙️ Hanoi
🌍 Asia
🌍 South-Eastern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 92.7M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Follow the Australian Embassy social media for updates on flights. See links in 'local contacts'. From 22 March, the Vietnamese government has suspended entry to all foreigners, including people with a Vietnamese visa exemption certificate. Foreigners arriving in Vietnam will be made to return to their point of embarkation. If you are in Vietnam and wish to leave, you should do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. If you decide to remain in Vietnam, follow the instructions of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Vietnam.

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(UZ)  🇺🇿

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🏙️ Tashkent
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.58M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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.

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(IQ)  🇮🇶

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🏙️ Baghdad
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 37.88M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Iraq has implemented a range of measures in response to COVID-19, including travel restrictions, border closures and curfews. Flight suspensions will reduce opportunities to depart. Monitor the media for information on latest developments and follow the advice of local authorities on COVID-19. With the volatile security environment and the ongoing threat of kidnappings, we advise you to leave Iraq if it is safe to do so. If you are 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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(BG)  🇧🇬

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🏙️ Sofia
🌍 Europe
🌍 Eastern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7.15M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time including to Bulgaria. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. The Bulgarian Government has proclaimed a state of emergency and has temporarily closed the borders to all non-EU citizens until 17 April. This period may be extended. Airlines have reduced the number of flights in and out of Bulgaria. The Ministry of Health has announced a ban on entry into Bulgaria of citizens from high-risk countries (See Travel section). This list may change at short notice. If you are displaying symptoms of the virus, you may be placed under quarantine. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bulgaria.

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(GE)  🇬🇪

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🏙️ Tbilisi
🌍 Asia
🌍 Western Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.72M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The Georgian Government has announced that there will be no passenger flights in or out of Georgia from 21 March for an indefinite period. All shops with the exception of food shops, pharmacies, petrol stations, banks and post offices are now closed for an indefinite period. Cafes and restaurants only offer take-out service. Additional restrictions may be imposed at short notice. If you remain in Georgia, 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 continue to advise:  Do not travel to Georgia

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(LY)  🇱🇾

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🏙️ Tripoli
🌍 Africa
🌍 Northern Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.38M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ In response to COVID-19, Libya has closed ports and airports and the border with Tunisia. Non-essential movement is also limited. If you wish to leave Libya, make arrangements to do so as soon as possible. If you remain in Libya, 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 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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(HT)  🇭🇹

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🏙️ Port-au-Prince
🌍 Americas
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.08M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ The Government of Haiti has declared a state of national emergency, and closed all sea, air, and land borders. If you’re already in Haiti and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. If you decide to remain in Haiti or can’t leave, 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. Violent protests, roadblocks and supply shortages in Port-au-Prince and other cities have been continuing since February 2019. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Haiti.

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(JM)  🇯🇲

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🏙️ Kingston
🌍 Americas
🌍 Caribbean
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.72M people
🕒 Issued date: March 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you’re in Jamaica and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible. All Jamaican airports and seaports will be closed to incoming passengers from 11:59pm on 21 March 2020. This may result in reduced outgoing flight availability. If you remain in Jamaica, 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 Jamaica.

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(ZM)  🇿🇲

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🏙️ Lusaka
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 15.93M people
🕒 Issued date: March 21, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Zambia has confirmed cases of COVID-19. Screening measures are in place for arrivals at all entry points. If you wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Zambia.

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(PF)  🇵🇫

Don't Travel

🏙️ Papeete
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Polynesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 271.8K people
🕒 Issued date: March 21, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ New entry measures are in place due to COVID-19. Authorities will only allow residents to arrive in French Polynesia. If you do arrive in the territory and you're not a resident, you'll be held in quarantine until you can be returned to your country of origin. Strict restrictions on movement are in place until at least 3 April. We now advise you to: Do not travel to French Polynesia.

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(EE)  🇪🇪

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🏙️ Tallinn
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1.32M people
🕒 Issued date: March 20, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time including to Estonia. Only Estonian citizens, permanent resident, or foreign citizens whose family members live in Estonia, can still enter the country (see Travel). If you’re in Estonia and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Estonia has declared COVID-19 an emergency situation. All education institutions, cinemas, theatres and some restaurants and bars are closed and all public gatherings have been banned. Non-Estonians who need to transit through Estonia to reach their final destination may be permitted entry if they are not displaying symptoms for COVID-19. Anyone arriving in Estonia (except for specific diplomatic and military personnel) will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Estonia.

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(BJ)  🇧🇯

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🏙️ Porto Novo
🌍 Africa
🌍 Western Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.65M people
🕒 Issued date: March 20, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Due to COVID-19, you are only allowed to enter or exit Benin if it is an 'extreme necessity’. If you travel to Benin despite our advice, note that visas are restricted. If you enter by air, you will be quarantined. Non-essential public gatherings are suspended. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Benin.

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(CM)  🇨🇲

Don't Travel

🏙️ Yaoundé
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 22.71M people
🕒 Issued date: March 20, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Cameroon has closed all of its borders in response to COVID-19. All passenger flights into the country have been suspended. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Cameroon.

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(BE)  🇧🇪

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🏙️ Brussels
🌍 Europe
🌍 Western Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11.32M people
🕒 Issued date: March 19, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ All travel to the EU and Schengen Area is strictly restricted for non-EU nationals for 30 days from 17 March. If you're in Belgium and wish to leave, be aware that departure options are becoming more limited. All non-essential movement outdoors is prohibited until 5 April. Some exemptions exist, though you should minimise travel and practice social distancing measures. Non-essential shops and retail outlets are closed. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Belgium.

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(MT)  🇲🇹

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🏙️ Valletta
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 425.38K people
🕒 Issued date: March 19, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We advise you not to travel at this time, including to Malta. COVID-19 is present in the country. All flights into and out of Malta are suspended from 23:59 on 20 March until further notice. From midday 17 March, all travel to the EU and Schengen Area is restricted for 30 days for non-EU nationals. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Any person arriving in Malta from any country will be subject to mandatory quarantine. Authorities have banned travel between Malta and Italy, Germany, France, Spain and Switzerland. Contact your travel provider or your nearest embassy or consulate of Malta to confirm entry requirements. We advise you to: Do not travel to Malta.

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(BZ)  🇧🇿

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🏙️ Belmopan
🌍 Americas
🌍 Central America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 370.3K people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Belize. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in China, Belizean authorities will deny entry into Belize by anyone who has visited China within 14 days. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Belize.

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(HU)  🇭🇺

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🏙️ Budapest
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9.82M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Hungary. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Authorities have confirmed there are cases of COVID−19 in Hungary. Expect additional screening measures if you travel from China, Italy, Iran or South Korea. Follow the advice of local authorities and check with the nearest embassy or consulate of Hungary for entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Hungary.

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(DK)  🇩🇰

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🏙️ Copenhagen
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.72M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Denmark. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Due to the pandemic, Denmark will close its borders between 14 March and 13 April. No foreign travellers will be allowed to enter Denmark. Large gatherings are banned, schools, universities and public institutions are closed and the use of public transport is discouraged. Check with your travel provider or tour company to check how your travel is affected. Follow the advice of local authorities.   We now advise you to: Do not travel to Denmark.

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(MV)  🇲🇻

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🏙️ Male
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 344.02K people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to the Maldives. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. The Maldives Government has declared a State of Public Health Emergency for a period of 30 days due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Maldives has temporarily suspended entry and transit of foreigners who have travelled through a number of high risk countries in the past 14 days, currently not including Australia (see Travel). This list may be extended to cover more countries at short notice. Contact your airline or nearest Maldivian embassy to confirm entry requirements. Expect additional health screening at entry points. Excursions and travel between islands is being restricted. Follow the advice of local authorities. If you have symptoms of respiratory illness, contact your doctor before travelling. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Maldives.

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(IT)  🇮🇹

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🏙️ Rome
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 60.67M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Italy. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. From midday 17 March, all travel to the EU and Schengen Area is restricted for 30 days for non-EU nationals. If you can't or don't want to return to Australia, follow the advice of local authorities. Check with the embassy or consulate of the country you are travelling to or through for any other entry or transit restrictions. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Italy.

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(SK)  🇸🇰

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🏙️ Bratislava
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.43M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 the Slovak Republic. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Authorities have confirmed cases of COVID−19 in the Slovak Republic. The Slovak Republic has closed its borders to non-residents and has suspended international air travel. If you're currently in the Slovak Republic, follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Slovak Republic.

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(KZ)  🇰🇿

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🏙️ Astana
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 17.75M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Kazakhstan. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Kazakhstan has implemented enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions in response to the 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. Further information can be found on the website of the Kazakhstan Ministry of Healthcare. Contact your airline or your nearest embassy or consulate of Kazakhstan to confirm entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Kazakhstan.

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(MH)  🇲🇭

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🏙️ Majuro
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 54.88K people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 the Marshall Islands. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Marshall Islands has announced the immediate closure of its border to all international travellers. This covers all arrivals by air and cruise ship. Contact your airline and travel agent for information on travel disruptions. See Travel. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Marshall Islands.

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(MW)  🇲🇼

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🏙️ Lilongwe
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16.83M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Malawi. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Malawi.

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(IS)  🇮🇸

Don't Travel

🏙️ Reykjavík
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 334.3K people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Iceland. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Authorities have confirmed COVID-19 cases in Iceland. Australians should note the global situation with COVID-19 is changing very quickly. Read our bulletin on COVID-19 for advice on measures to reduce the risk of infection. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Iceland.

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(SI)  🇸🇮

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🏙️ Ljubljana
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.06M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Slovenia. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Authorities have confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Slovenia. You may be subject to screening measures. Restrictions on large events are in place. Monitor your health closely and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you: Do not travel to the Republic of Slovenia.

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(LT)  🇱🇹

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🏙️ Vilnius
🌍 Europe
🌍 Northern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.87M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Lithuania. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. From Monday 16 March, foreigners will not be permitted entry into Lithuania. This will apply until 30 March and may be extended further. All returning residents and citizens will have a 14-day quarantine enforced. Schools, museums, cinemas, restaurants and bars will be closed, and public gatherings will be banned. Supermarkets and pharmacies will open. You are permitted to leave Lithuania, but be aware many flights are being cancelled and number of passengers on buses and trains is being restricted. If you wish to leave, confirm your flight as soon as possible. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you will be asked to self-quarantine or you may be directed to medical facilities. If you are in Lithuania and have symptoms of COVID-19, call 1808 which operates 24/7 or email [email protected] Do not travel to Lithuania.

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(CZ)  🇨🇿

Don't Travel

🏙️ Prague
🌍 Europe
🌍 Central Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.56M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Czech Republic. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. From 16 March, a temporary ban on entry into the Czech Republic will be enforced for all tourists. If you travel from a designated high-risk country, you may also be denied entry. Contact your nearest Czech Consulate or Embassy for details on entry restrictions. All international bus and rail services now cease at the Czech border. Monitor the media and follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Czech Republic.

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(BT)  🇧🇹

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🏙️ Thimphu
🌍 Asia
🌍 Southern Asia
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 775.62K people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Bhutan. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. 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. Contact your airline, tour provider or nearest Bhutanese embassy to seek advice on arrangements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bhutan.

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(GY)  🇬🇾

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🏙️ Georgetown
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 746.9K people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Guyana. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Guyana has confirmed cases of COVID-19 and introduced screening measures for travellers arriving from a range of countries, not currently including Australia. This list may change. Monitor local media and advice from local authorities. See Travel. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Guyana.

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(ER)  🇪🇷

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🏙️ Asmara
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5.35M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Eritrea. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. The Eritrean Government has introduced new screening measures at Asmara International Airport to monitor COVID19. Travellers coming from countries with a high incidence of coronavirus will be subjected to quarantine in a local hospital or facility for 14 days. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Eritrea.

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(KG)  🇰🇬

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🏙️ Bishkek
🌍 Asia
🌍 Central Asia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 6.05M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Kyrgyz Republic. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Local authorities have implemented enhanced screening procedures and entry restrictions due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. These include temporary border closures, flight cancellations, medical checks at international borders. Travellers arriving from some countries with registered cases of COVID-19 will be subject to a mandatory 14 day quarantine. Contact your airline or nearest embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to confirm visa and entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to the Kyrgyz Republic.

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(GU)  🇬🇺

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🏙️ Hagatna
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Micronesia
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 184.2K people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, due to the health risks from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Guam. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. Guam has issued travel restrictions in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. You will be denied entry if you have been in China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) within 14 days of arrival in Guam. Check with your airline or tour operator to confirm you meet all entry requirements. See Travel. We now advise you to: Do not travel in Guam.

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(US)  🇺🇸

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🏙️ Washington, D.C.
🌍 Americas
🌍 Northern America
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 323.95M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 United States of America. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. US authorities have confirmed cases of COVID-19. The US has suspended entry to foreigners who have travelled to, or reside in, certain affected countries. They may also deny boarding of any US bound travellers showing signs of illness. Expect enhanced screening procedures. Information is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC. 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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(BA)  🇧🇦

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🏙️ Sarajevo
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 3.53M people
🕒 Issued date: March 18, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina. If you’re already overseas and wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. There are confirmed cases of COVID−19 in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Expect additional screening measures if you travel from China, Italy, Iran and South Korea. Follow the advice of local authorities and check with the nearest embassy or consulate of Bosnia and Herzegovina for entry requirements. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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(IR)  🇮🇷

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🏙️ Tehran
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 79.37M people
🕒 Issued date: March 16, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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.

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(VE)  🇻🇪

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🏙️ Caracas
🌍 Americas
🌍 South America
👍 Developing
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31.03M people
🕒 Issued date: March 16, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ Authorities have confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Venezuela. Entry requirements for Venezuela have been updated. All travellers who arrive from Europe will be subject to mandatory self-isolation for 14 days. Flights from Panama and Dominican Republic to Venezuela have been suspended for 30 days, beginning 14 March 2020. 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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(IL)  🇮🇱

Don't Travel

🏙️ Jerusalem
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 8.53M people
🕒 Issued date: March 15, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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.

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(YE)  🇾🇪

Don't Travel

🏙️ Sanaa
🌍 Asia
🌍 Middle East
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 27.48M people
🕒 Issued date: January 22, 2020

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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.

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(CF)  🇨🇫

Don't Travel

🏙️ Bangui
🌍 Africa
🌍 Middle Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 5M people
🕒 Issued date: November 17, 2019

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ If you choose to travel to the Central African Republic despite our advice, note it now has confirmed cases of COVID-19. You’ll be required to self-isolate for 14 days if you arrive there from a country with local transmission of COVID-19. 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.

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(BI)  🇧🇮

Don't Travel

🏙️ Bujumbura
🌍 Africa
🌍 Eastern Africa
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 10.11M people
🕒 Issued date: November 8, 2019

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ We've reviewed our travel advice for Burundi. 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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(AU)  🇦🇺

Don't Travel

🏙️ Canberra
🌍 Oceania
🌍 Australia and New Zealand
👍 Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 24.12M people
🕒 Issued date: September 12, 2019

⚠️ Do not travel

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(MK)  🇲🇰

Don't Travel

🏙️ Skopje
🌍 Europe
🌍 Southern Europe
👍 Least Developed
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2.06M people
🕒 Issued date: February 19, 2019

⚠️ Do not travel

⚠️ 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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Most dangerous countries to travel in 2020

Last updated: March 24, 2020

Countries that are Most dangerous to travel. These countries include Mauritius, Qatar, Seychelles and Sri Lanka. 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.