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, ticket cancellations and other difficulties.

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Can a UK permanent resident with Israeli passport enter Russia?

I have a dual citizenship - British and Israeli. I'm currently studying and living in the UK. I want to go to Russia to visit my family (I have some family which I haven't seen in a while). Since ...
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Self quarantine after arriving in the UK one day before canary islands are on the safe travel list? [duplicate]

I am arriving in the UK one day before canary islands are on the safe travel list on Sunday 4pm. Do I have to self-quarantine for the full 14 days or just until Sunday 4pm?
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Travelling from UK to Russia with Israeli passport

Are there any restrictions imposed on israeli citizents travelling to Russia from UK because of the increasing number of covid cases?
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How does one prove one's residency to a given US state when flying to Costa Rica?

I read on : https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/world.php (-> Costa Rica): Costa Rica. > Published 15.10.2020. Passengers are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to: [...] residents of ...
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Traveling from the US to Costa Rica for Thanksgiving

The idea has been pitched for a house swap during the Thanksgiving holiday in Costa Rica for the family. I've looked up the travel restrictions currently in place here, and from what I understand, the ...
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Concerning Covid-19 quarantine on return to Japan as a non-citizen resident

As part of its efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and infections with SARS-CoV-2, the Japanese government has closed its borders for most forms of international travel. However, as a non-...
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Entering the USA under current restrictions with a B2 visa

I currently have a valid B1/B2 visa until 2029. I originally arrived in the USA in December 2019 for a non-employed ski season. After the lifts closed I looked out the window at the national park and ...
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Can I travel to Russia if I hold a Switzerland L permit?

Knowing that you can travel to Russia if you are a "resident of Switzerland", is the L permit enough to be considered resident? It really is not obvious to understand what constitutes a ...
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Can a Canadian living in Australia leave to UK during current COVID restrictions?

My girlfriend is a Canadian citizen, visiting Melbourne, Australia on a work visa. I am able to leave Australia, and travel back to England using my British passport, because I am a dual citizen of ...
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Can I fly back to a different country in Schengen zone post-covid rather than the country where I have the long-term residence permit?

I am originally from India and have a long-term residence permit for Germany (through work). Right now, I want to fly to move to Portugal for 1 month by flying to France first and then taking a ...
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Any updates on UK layovers restricted entry to US?

I read here that someone having a layover in the given areas would also be restricted entry to the US. I'm an F1 student and am planning to fly from US to India for a month in December. The CDC site ...
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Is everyone coming from the UK tested on arrival in Greece? If tested, do you need to self-isolate?

The section on "Protocol for air arrivals" at https://travel.gov.gr states: Depending on their QR code/confirmation, travelers are directed either to the screening area where they will be ...
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Under current quarantine requirements, is it legal to visit Canada for less than 14 days?

Canada currently has travel restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Travellers who are allowed to enter Canada, such as Canadian citizens and permanent residents, must quarantine for 14 ...
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Singapore during Covid: Do I just need an approval letter?

I need (for family reasons) to go to Singapore. I know I will have to serve a SHN quarantine for 14 days when I arrive. I will serve another when I get home. This trip is important enough to do that. ...
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Can you travel on state highways through Navajo Nation land during the time of Covid restrictions?

Currently there is a curfew in the Navajo Nation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In particular, from Saturday nights until Monday mornings in September there is a lockdown, and (I believe all the time ...
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Travel insurance (medical costs) when traveling from UK to Spain (Fuerteventura)

I am a UK resident (Swiss citizen) and will be traveling from the UK to Fuerteventura next week. At this point, the FCO advice is to avoid all but essential travel. The airline offers a free date ...
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Oslo Airport COVID Test Time

I'm potentially going to need to travel to Norway from the UK to undertake some work on a customer site. I think I'd need to quarantine for either 10 days or until I get a test. I've seen that there ...
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Can I fly to New York from abroad, stay 4 days, and then leave abroad?

I have a flight from South America to NY on Friday, I planned to stay there for 5 days or so and then I leave to Denmark. However, I just learned about the 14-days quarantine restrictions that are in ...
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Can I fly out of England within my quarantine period? [duplicate]

If I fly into England from a country on the quarantine list (thus requiring me to isolate myself at a single address for two weeks) can I fly out of England within that two weeks?
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Border controls between Finland and Norway in times of Covid-19

How does Norway enforce its Covid-19 rules for foreign citizens at the border between Finland and Norway? Are there regular border controls at Karigasniemi, for instance?
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As a Hungarian national, can I enter the Schengen area through Austria, while traveling from Tanzania?

I plan on traveling to Zanzibar, Tanzania. I would drive from Budapest to Vienna, then fly from there though either Doha or Dubai. As far as I know, this part of my itinerary would be difficulty-free, ...
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Trip to EU - UK Transit/Covid Certificate

I am an Indian citizen, travelling to Spain, Holding a Long Term Residence permit, basically the pink and blue card with a bull and 5 stars. I will be boarding from Delhi, Transit at LHR same terminal ...
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Do Germany's quarantine rules apply to travelers who transit through risk areas?

If a traveler was coming to Germany from a location not listed as a Risikogebiet by Germany's RKI but transited through a place that was listed as a Risikogebiet would they be subject to quarantine ...
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Am I allowed to go to the airport to catch a flight if I am supposed to self-quarantine in California, United States?

I read on IATA: Passengers who have been in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China (People's Rep.), Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Italy,...
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Do US or Mexican authorities impose any sanction if a US LPR comes back from Mexico to the US after traveling to Mexico for non-essential reason?

I read on https://ktla.com/news/california/san-ysidro-border-line-waits-grow-to-10-hours-in-coronavirus-crackdown/ (mirror): The crackdown comes after U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it ...
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Is the US->Mexico land border open for non-essential travels? (traveler has a French citizenship and a US lawful permanent residence)

https://www.afar.com/magazine/can-americans-visit-mexico-right-now (mirror) (2020-09-15) seems to say that anyone can enter Mexico: According to Mexico: Per Travesías, “Mexico’s federal government ...
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Can Indian citizen with B1/B2 visa travel in foreign flights during COVID?

Indian govt declare some air bubble to travel, where they will allow foreign airlines to operate in Indian airport. My parents have valid B1/B2 visa, can they travel in any foreign airlines? As per my ...
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Are Canadians allowed to travel into the US visa-free as usual amid the current coronavirus situation as it is?

Normally Canadians are able to enter into the US for up to six months at a time without a visa as long as they aren't working. How has the covid pandemic affected this?
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Is the BIVS still in effect during COVID times?

In the course of the Covid pandemic the Irish Short Stay Visa Waiver Programme has been suspended for an effectively indefinite amount of time. While pages on the SSVWP show a warning that it is on ...
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Does anyone know if Indonesia is infact allowing foreigners to apply for the short term tourist visa starting from September?

I heard in the news that Indonesia is opening up tourism in September and foreigners will be able to apply for the tourist visa in September. However, I can't seem to find any such information on the ...
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Do movement restrictions end if country of origin gets added to green list?

If at the time of my arrival in Ireland, the Green List does not contain the country I started my travels from and I start to restrict my movements, but before my 14 days restriction are over my ...
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Are temporary accommodations where non-resident foreigners carry out their Obligatory Preventive Isolation designated by the Ecuador authorities?

I read on https://www.aviacioncivil.gob.ec/que-debemos-saber-antes-durante-y-despues-de-un-viaje-en-tiempos-de-covid-19/ (mirror) (translated to English by Google): Travelers will be asked for a ...
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Are there any restrictions on European citizens entering Mexico during the coronavirus pandemic?

As mentioned in a related question, I need to fly from the US to Europe and back due to some urgent unfortunate business. On my way back I will need to stay out of the Schengen area for 14 days before ...
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Are Tourists allowed in United States? [duplicate]

I am a resident of Dubai (UAE). I am planning to go to the USA for a vacation. I am wondering if they are allowing tourists at this time.
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SWISS sends out false information about transit requirements in Switzerland - what steps may be taken to ensure unhindered transportation?

Update: There has been no response from SWISS so far. We contacted their SWISS office in Moscow again, but the replies were elusive and indefinite. "It is up to check-in staff to decide". At ...
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Is it possible to request the right to study a university course while one is on seemingly endless coronavirus immigration bail on the UK?

The way things are going it seems that my bail is just going to be endlessly extended as coronavirus measures are becoming more and more intense. Without receiving leave to remain or a visa which I ...
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How does an Indian citizen with German national visa return back to anywhere in the EU?

I have a German national visa (got through the work, although not working there anymore). Visa is still valid for 1 more year. I want to get back to the EU (anywhere in the EU). But it seems like ...
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Can US citizen transit in Schiphol enroute to UK? (two questions)

My US wife obtained spouse visa for UK however flights to Manchester, UK from Detroit seem to transit in Amsterdam. Can my US wife transit Amsterdam enroute to UK? Information on US.gov seems to just ...
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Need to find if an international flight 2 months ago was cancelled [duplicate]

My parents were scheduled on UA8784 from IAD to MUC on July, 24 2020 22:30 and were told it was cancelled due to covid several days beforehand. They were refunded. We were on the same flight but as ...
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Can an American travel to France through the UK with a negative Covid test?

In October with the latest Covid travel restrictions update, is the flight Boston > London > Paris possible for a US Citizen in possession of a <72h negative Covid test ? Do I instead have to ...
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Can I travel to US from India in Dec 2020 on B1/B2 Visa? [duplicate]

I and my wife have a valid B1/B2 US visa. We intend to travel to US from India in the first week of December 2020 to attend my brothers wedding. Under the current Covid condition, I am not clear on ...
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How does UK quarantine work for visits specifically to see family?

I would like to see my parents who I haven't seen since February. They live within an hour's drive of Dover, I live within an hour's drive of Calais. With the current Covid restrictions, people ...
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I-539 Visa Extension Question

My husband is an American citizen, we filled the I-130 in May 2020. I came to visit him in March using my tourism visa. However, I was supposed to return in April to Colombia (my home country) but ...
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Will US Customs and Border Protection allow my girlfriend (UK Citizen) to come help me recover from surgery (covid-19)?

Earlier this year she did a 14-day layover in Bermuda to travel from the UK to the US and that worked fine. She wants to come back in November to help me recover from surgery. I have a letter from the ...
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Is there a restriction on Doha, Qatar for going outside due to the pandemic?

I wonder is there any restriction to going outside from home/hotel to malls, stores, etc. for specific time of day due to the global pandemic (in Doha)? Can I freely leave hotel and go for shopping, ...
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Can French citizens flying from Bangkok (BKK) do an international transit in Haneda Airport (HND) with the ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions?

Can French citizens flying from Bangkok (BKK) (stayed there for over 1 month) do an international transit in Haneda Airport (HND) with the ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions? IATA states for Japan: ...
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Can I transit through the USA as citizen of a Schengen State during COVID-19?

I'm planning on traveling to Nicaragua and most flights are transferring through the United States, but as I have read citizens of the Schengen States can't enter the US unless they have been out of ...
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Airline flies, even though we aren't allowed to enter Canada

We have a flight from Schiphol to Calgary booked directly with KLM. At this time, Canada doesn't seem to let anyone enter the country due to the covid pandemic. (Except for a few exceptions) Still KLM ...
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What (if any) countries are either open to or have set definitive plans to allow international tourism?

Around mid-March 2020, most countries entered some form of lock down in an effort to contain outbreaks of the novel coronavirus (nCov-19). As part of these lock downs, most forms of tourism were ...

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