STATUS OF THE TRANSPORTATION NETWORK

Check the latest travel restrictions and transport disruptions in Asia

Travel restrictions

Nhật Bản

Effective 31 Mar 2020, passengers arriving from China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, South Korea, any ASEAN country, any European country, Canada, United States, Panama, Brazil, Chile are not allowed to enter Japan, with exceptions for nationals of Japan, spouses or children of nationals of Japan, residents of Japan holding a Permanent Resident Permit or a Long Term Resident Permit who have departed Japan with Re-entry Permission by 2 April 2020. All visas issued for China, Hong Kong, Macao and South Korea are suspended. All visa exemptions for Hong Kong, Macao and South Korea are suspended. All visa exemptions and visas issued for ASEAN countries are suspended. All visa exemptions and visas issued for European countries are suspended.[1]

Hàn Quốc

Effective 14 Apr 2020, short-term visas (type C-1 and C-3) issued on or before 5 April are invalidated, visa exemptions for 90 nationalities with normal passport are temporarily suspended. All foreign visitors, nationals and residents returning to South Korea will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Trung Quốc

Effective 3 Apr 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter China, with exceptions for nationals of China, passengers with a Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan passport, passengers with a diplomatic, service, courtesy or visa C, passengers with a visa issued after 28 Mar 2020. Passengers who have been in France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Spain or United States in the past 14 days will be required a medical declaration and mandatory quarantine at home or in designated places for 14 days.[1]

Effective 25 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Hong Kong, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Hong Kong, residents of mainland China, Macau and Taiwan. Those foreign visitors arriving from mainland China, Macau and Taiwan who have not been in any overseas countries/territories in the past 14 days are allowed to enter, but will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Effective 19 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Macau, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Macau, residents of mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.[1]

Đài Loan

Effective 19 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Taiwan, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Taiwan, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers fulfilling commercial and contractual obligations, passengers holding an Alien Resident Certificate. All nationals and residents returning to Taiwan will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Việt Nam

Effective 22 Mar 2020, all visa exemptions for Japan, South Korea, China, Russia or any European country and visas on arrival are suspended. Passengers are not allowed to enter Vietnam, with exceptions for nationals of Vietnam, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers with a visa or resident card as Experts, Business Managers or Highly Skilled Workers. Passengers must have a medical certificate issued by competent health authorities between 3 to 7 days prior to the date of travel certifying a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result, with exceptions for nationals of Vietnam. Passengers are required to complete a medical declaration through tokhaiyte.vn and are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.[1]

All land border crossings with China are closed from 26 Jan 2020. All land border crossings with Laos are closed from 16 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Cambodia are closed from 20 Mar 2020.

Campuchia

Effective 30 Mar 2020, all visas on arrival and e-visas are suspended, with exceptions for passengers with diplomatic visa (Visa A) or official visa (Visa B). Passengers must have a medical certificate issued by competent health authorities no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel certifying a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, with exceptions for nationals of Cambodia and passengers with diplomatic visa (Visa A) or official visa (Visa B). Passengers must have proof of insurance policy with minimum medical coverage of 50,000 USD and must deposit 2,000 USD on arrival, with exceptions for nationals of Cambodia, passengers with diplomatic visa (Visa A) or official visa (Visa B), nationals of Cambodia with a foreign passport and entry permit (Visa K), passengers travelling for business purposes holding a Validation Application on Payment Guarantee Invitation (VAPGI). Passengers will be required a medical declaration and are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.[1]

All land border crossings with Vietnam are closed from 20 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Laos are closed from 22 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

Lào

Effective 21 Feb 2020, issuance of tourist visas, e-visas and visas on arrival has been suspended. Visa exemptions for passengers with a normal passport are suspended. Passengers traveling for non-touristic purposes must obtain a visa and approval prior to arrival.

All land border crossings with Vietnam are closed from 16 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Cambodia are closed from 22 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

All international flights are suspended.[1]

Thái Lan

Effective 27 Apr 2020, all visa exemptions and visas on arrival are suspended. Passengers are not allowed to enter Thailand, with exceptions for nationals of Thailand, passengers who are spouses, parents or children of nationals of Thailand, residents of Thailand, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers holding a Working Permit, passengers with a visa issued by Thailand, passengers who are permitted to enter Thailand under a special arrangement with a foreign country, nationals of Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand holding an APEC Business Travel Card, students. Passengers must have a Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by coethailand.mfa.go.th. Passengers must have a medical certificate issued by competent health authorities no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel certifying a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, with exceptions for nationals of Thailand. Passengers must have a Fit to Fly health certificate in English issued no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel. Passengers must have proof of insurance policy to cover medical expenses including COVID-19 (not less than 100,000 USD), with exceptions for nationals of Thailand. Passengers will be required a medical declaration and are subject to medical screening, test for COVID-19 and quarantine depending on the duration of the stay.[1]

All land border crossings with Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Malaysia are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

Myanmar

Effective 31 Mar 2020, all visa issuances are suspended. Visa exemptions for ASEAN countries are suspended, with exceptions for passengers with a diplomatic or official passport.[1]

All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

All international flights are suspended until 15 Jul 2020.[1]

Malaysia

Effective 1 Apr 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Malaysia, with exceptions for nationals of Malaysia, permanent residents of Malaysia, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers who are embassy employees with a proof of employment and their dependents. Nationals and residents returning to Malaysia will be quarantined for 14 days.[1]

All land border crossings with Singapore are closed from 18 Mar 2020. All land border crossings with Thailand are closed from 23 Mar 2020.

Passengers are not permitted to transit from an international flight to a domestic flight in Malaysia from 3 Apr 2020.

Singapore

Effective 31 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Singapore, with exceptions for Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, Long Term Pass holders and Work Pass holders with approval from the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) prior to arrival. Short-term visitors will be allowed entry if they have an Approval Letter for Entry (ALE) from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) or the Ministry of Health (MOH). Nationals and residents returning to Singapore must submit a health declaration and serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated Stay-Home-Notice (SHN) facilities.[1]

All land border crossings with Malaysia are closed from 18 Mar 2020.

Brunei

Effective 24 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Brunei, with exceptions for nationals and residents of Brunei. All visa exemptions and visas on arrival are temporarily suspended. All issued visas are temporarily suspended.[1]

Indonesia

Effective 2 Apr 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter Indonesia, with exceptions for nationals of Indonesia, passengers with a Temporary Stay Permit (ITAS) or Permanent Stay Permit (ITAP), passengers with a Diplomatic Visa or Service Visa, passengers with a Diplomatic Stay Permit or Service Stay Permit, medical Aid Workers or Food Sustenance Workers for Humanitarian Purposes, passengers working on strategic national projects. Passengers who are foreigners and eligible to enter Indonesia must have a health certificate issued by competent health authorities of their country valid within 7 days certifying that they are free from respiratory disease, and have no travel history in the last 14 days from China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and United Kingdom, and will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days.[1]

Philippines

Effective 22 Mar 2020, passengers are not allowed to enter the Philippines, with exceptions for nationals of the Philippines, spouses or children of nationals of the Philippines, permanent residents of the Philippines, passengers with a diplomatic or official passport, passengers working for international organizations. Nationals and residents of the Philippines will be required a medical declaration and mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days. Passengers under the following visa categories are not allowed to enter the Philippines: passengers under Visa Waiver Agreements, passengers with Special Visas, Immigrant and non-Immigrant visa holders.[1]

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