Questions tagged [covid-19]

Questions about the outbreak of Covid-19 disease, the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, and related travel restrictions, border closures, and other difficulties.

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Can Kazakhstan nationals transit through Turkey now that entry to their citizens has been suspended?

My wife, from Kazakhstan, is looking for ways to get back to her home country after visiting me in the UK. She has recently been granted a visa extension until July 31 due to an inability to travel ...
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Can I get infected from driver even when masks are worn? [closed]

Suppose I take an Uber taxi, me and driver as 2 persons only in the car. And the driver is COVID positive. I'm not positive. When I enter the car, there are no coronaviruses inside, in the air and on ...
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EU ban on US travelers - will UK follow suit?

If the EU ban on US travelers is put into play, will the UK also follow suit or is it not known? My wife is seeking to travel from the US to the UK as we've not seen each other for nearly a year and ...
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Would an American who lives in Japan be allowed into the Schengen Zone for non-essential travel?

According to the most recent list from the EU here, Third countries whose residents should not be affected by temporary external borders restriction on non-essential travel into the EU includes Japan. ...
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Is Schengen National Visa type D is same as Resident Permit?

I am stranded in my home country (India) and trying to go back to my workplace in Poland. I have long term National Visa Type D along with work permit. Most of the rules given on Airline and Embassy ...
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Is there any website or service for showing countries / regions open for travel during Covid-19 restrictions?

As countries and regions open up from lockdown, I was wondering if there's an online tool that can highlight which places a person is free to travel to based on: Passports held Current residency / ...
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Does the US ban on visitors from the Schengen area/UK also extend to Puerto Rico?

March 12th 2020, US banned immigration from people who has been in the Schengen area for the past 14 days. Does this ban also apply for someone arriving from the Schengen area to Puerto Rico?
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Why did the US department of state tell me UK citizen cannot enter the US after 15-day Carribean stopover? [duplicate]

I asked before whether UK citizen can enter after 15-day stopover in Bermuda and the answer seemed to be "yes." I have some critical new information that I believe justified a follow-up ...
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There are no open seats available for selected center - The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, New Delhi

When I am trying to book an appointment on VFS global, I am getting the following message, "There are no open seats available for the selected center - The Embassy of the Federal Republic of ...
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How has COVID-19 impacted religious visas for travel to the U.S.? [closed]

How has COVID-19 travel restrictions impacted religious visas for foreign religious workers to work in the U.S.? Has it become more difficult to get religious visas in the U.S.? Or do travel ...
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Travel from UK to France as a non-European UK resident during Covid-19 restrictions

I am a non-permanent resident in the UK without a British or EU passport but have a nationality that in normal times grants visa free access for 90 days in the Schengen area. Looking at the French ...
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Is there a route that would allow travel to the US from the UK or Schengen area, given the US travel ban?

I'm a European citizen living in the US on a work visa. Due to some unfortunate circumstances, I need to urgently visit my home country. However I would like to get back to the US after my visit is ...
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How can I travel from UK to USA given current Covid-19 restrictions? [duplicate]

I am a UK citizen, in the UK, and I want to visit a relative in the USA. None of the exemptions in this proclamation apply to me. Is there any way that I can get to the USA under current Covid-19 ...
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Travel for UK Residents to the Schengen Area

During the COVID crisis, all UK nationals are allowed to travel to the EU. I am a South African national with long term residence in the UK and would normally require a Schengen visa to travel to ...
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Can I drive up to the General Sherman (sequoia tree) in a 30-foot RV and can I park it there during COVID-19 pandemic?

Can I drive up to the General Sherman (sequoia tree) in a 30-foot RV and can I park it there during COVID-19 pandemic? Looking to park while seeing the tree, not overnight. I can't find much specific ...
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Can holders of a residence permit issued by an EU/EFTA state enter Hungary if Hungary has opened its borders to the nationals of that state?

Sorry for the clumsy title (edits would be appreciated). Hungary has now relaxed the control at internal borders. According to the US embassy in Hungary, Citizens from neighbouring EU countries (...
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Bikepacking from Germany to Netherlands during covid-19 pandemic

I'm planning to cycle from Berlin to Utrecht Netherlands around end of this month. The question is, is it safe to travel there. Will I get any restriction going there ? I'm an Indonesian having work ...
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Are there Schengen airports besides Budapest with border “holes”?

Due to COVID-19, many Schengen arrivals in Budapest take place at the non-Schengen sector. As such, despite doing a Schengen -> non-Schengen transfer, I won't be clearing any Schengen exit control ...
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Who can enter USA now?

I am not from the banned area with B visa. However, when I buy ticket my staff of airline told me that only have B visa cannot enter USA now, even if I am not from banned area, is it correct? Do ...
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Extend USA B2 Tourist Visa (for My Mother) stay under COVID19 + Flight ban situation

My Mother (63 yrs) is currently visiting me from India on B2 visa. Now her I94 is valid till Sept 15 this year (visa is 10 yrs). Due to COVID19 India has flight ban imposed, and till now we dont have ...
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Difficulties with or reprimands for passing COVID hotspot?

Tomorrow I will drive from the Cologne area to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The shortest route would be via A2 and pass right through Kreis Gütersloh, currently infamous for being a COVID hotspot. Should I ...
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Flying from Bangkok to the United States via South Korea (Incheon): will the passenger be quarantined in South Korea?

If a passenger flies from Bangkok to the United States via South Korea (Incheon), will they be quarantined in South Korea? The passenger is a French citizen and permanent resident of the United ...
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Can you apply for UK Tier IV visa from outside your home country? [closed]

I'm trying to apply for a UK tier IV visa to start on a PhD course starting in October. While the UKVI office is taking applications, there are no visa application centers open (or any date given to ...
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UK to continental Europe and back, same rules for air or surface travel?

Short version: Are there separate (COVIS 19) rules for travel between the UK and the Netherlands, and Belgium or France, based on the mode of transport, (flights or ferries and trains.) Long version: ...
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At what stage of California's COVID-19 reopening is travel for tourism permitted?

This question is about what is permitted by health orders (rather than what is prudent based on personal risk assessment). I understand there are four reopening stages defined statewide, but each ...
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I want to get from Germany to the US, what country can I quarantine in? [duplicate]

I'm in Germany and I need to get to the US. Since I'm not a US citizen or permanent resident, I can't travel directly because of the covid-19 travel ban. I want to find a country that Isn't covered ...
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Are flights from London to Bucharest for real? COVID-19

I urgently need a one-way ticket to Bucharest, Romania. In the last two weeks, I booked with Wizz-air from Luton, flight got cancelled, booked again, cancelled again 3 times with the reason given by ...
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How strict are the requirements for extensions of UK visas due to COVID-19? [closed]

This is a followup to my question originally asked here: UK Standard Visitor Visa implications during travel restrictions as a result of COVID-19 outbreak? As stated there, I am a British national, ...
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Why are flights getting more expensive as traveling returns back to normal?

As traveling is becoming more safe countries become to open their borders again coming out of lockdown. As a result of this, I started planning my next trip abroad but noticed that the flights are ...
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UK Visitor Visa for PLAB exam expiring and exams cancelled due to COVID [closed]

I'm currently in my home country. I applied for the visit visa in February and was granted a six month visit visa. I was planning to travel in third week of March for the exam when things locked down ...
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Are Thai citizens returning to Thailand tested for COVID-19 prior to taking the flight?

I read on https://mobile.twitter.com/RichardBarrow/status/1275651072795783168 (mirror) that quite a few Thai citizens returning to Thailand over the past two months have tested positive for COVID-19 ...
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Who to contact regarding exit date stamped in passport?

I am a British citizen currently in Tuguegarao (northern Philippines) with no way of getting back to Manila to catch my return flight to UK on 21st March (all domestic flights from Tuguegarao, buses ...
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Round The World expiry following Covid 19 [closed]

I have a round the world ticket expiring end December 2020. With the prevailing travel conditions following CoronaVirus I need to know how long I can extend the validity of my ticket. I have already ...
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Entry quarantine for entering the United States

I am not from the banned area. May I ask if there is any type of quarantine for entering United States? The airline said individuals subject to quarantine assessment when entering United States, what ...
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How can I (US Citizen) get into Germany mid-June 2020?

I am having a hard time finding a centralized resource describing which countries are open to which citizens. I have an urgent need to get into Germany for work. The UK government is about to enact ...
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transiting Miami airport with the current COVID restrictions [duplicate]

Will USA immigration authorities allow me and my husband to transit through Miami airport. we will be coming from Merida Mexico and will be getting on a flight to Istanbul, Turkey the next day. we ...
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Are French beaches open for the public in general?

Due to the current covid-19 situation many countries have limited the public places in some way. For instance, in Spain there are some beaches that have a limited number of spaces available that need ...
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Which Thai provinces don't allow inter-provincial travel?

I read on https://mobile.twitter.com/RichardBarrow/status/1273991585147965440 (mirror): Inter-provincial travel is now allowed to most provinces Which Thai provinces don't allow inter-provincial ...
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Travelling to the UK during Coronavirus; where can I find who is exempt from the 14-day quarantine?

When traveling to the UK during the current Coronavirus pandemic, I read there was a compulsory 14-day quarantine. Where can I find who is exempt from this quarantine? Info as of 20/06/20
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What does it mean for a traveler to be “from a country” for the purposes of travel to Spain?

As of June 21st, Spain has reopened its borders for the majority of European countries. On July 1st, it will be open to many more travelers. In articles, it usually says that travel will be open to ...
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What are the current travel restrictions on individuals entering the United States from regions affected by Novel Coronavirus?

This community wiki explains the current restrictions by the United States of America on the entry of individuals who may pose a risk of transmission of the Novel Coronavirus discovered recently in ...
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How is quarantine upon entering the UK enforced?

A compulsory 14-day quarantine was enforced for travellers arriving in the UK. How is this checked/regulated?
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Direct flight connection between LAX and LGW in COVID era? [closed]

Is there any? Previously I used mainly Norwegian to fly to Gatwick, but it has shut down most of the flights till December. What may be the substitute? Non-direct are also appreciated (1 stop) and ...
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Safest Way to Fly from France to Kansas [closed]

My business partner is getting ready to travel from the South of France to Kansas. He’s 81 years old & a US citizen. Any thoughts/recommendations on the safest way he can travel to minimize the ...
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USA/Europe summer travel covid-19 [closed]

Problem: I am currently in an LDR. She lives in the US, I live in Switzerland. It seems that both counties do not open their borders for each other. Does someone have an idea where we could meet (Any ...
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Sardinia COVID-19 registration for tourists

I've been noticed by a friend that Sardinia currently requires advanced registration before travelling due COVID-19. The registration page is in Italy, no English, so I'll ask the embassy. But maybe ...
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COVID-19: Does driving from Lee Vining to Fresno require a Yosemite Reservation?

I'm planning an RV trip from San Diego and we have RV Site reservations on the western Sierra, near Oakhurst. There are many attractions we'd like to see on the Eastern side of the Sierra Nevada, so I'...
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Travelling restrictions from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal

I would like to travel from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal. I have a return (June 21 - 24, 2020) flight ticket from Budapest, Hungary to Lisbon, Portugal. For the last 4 months, I was in ...
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How can I (US Citizen) bring my girlfriend (UK Citizen) back to the US with me under lockdown?

Just called the government. They said we have to be married. We are not married. Might get married as long as we could get divorced right after. Apparently some county clerks are doing virtual ...
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Where can we find frequently updated details about travel/entry restrictions due to Coronavirus (nCoV-19)?

Due to the outbreak of nCoV-19 (Novel Coronavirus) many Countries have imposed several entry restrictions. But these are quite confusing for a lot of people. Some countries allow transit through parts ...

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