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July 8, 2020 Update
INDIA: Rules vary by location inside India, but most regions in Southern India have relaxed restrictions outside the containment zones. According to location, some or all of the following may be employed: quarantine upon arrival (foreign country or other state), curfew, restrictions on movement, advance permission to travel to a location and limits or restrictions on non-essential travel.
MACAU: Travel to eight more cities in Guangdong Province are now permitted to forgo quarantine requirements. Travelers must still receive approval from the Macau health authorities via an online application, complete a travel and health declaration, hold a green health code and provide evidence of a negative nucleic acid test valid for seven days.
KOREA: Officials plan to intensify enforcement of self-quarantine compliance due to reports of several violations.
July 7, 2020 Update
AUSTRALIA: Stay at Home orders for 32 locations in the Melbourne metropolitan area from July 8th for six weeks. Due to concerns regarding quarantine capacity, international flights into Melbourne (MEL, AVV) have been halted and flights are being diverted to other locations or cancelled. Sydney, also concerned about quarantine capacity is limiting arriving international flights.
CHINA: Restrictions in 54 subdistricts of Beijing have been eased. Only Huaxiang subdistrict in Fengtai is still labeled as high risk.
July 6, 2020 Update
AUSTRALIA: New South Wales is closing it’s border with Victoria starting July 8th. Residents with exceptions to cross the border in either direction will be required to quarantine for two weeks.
PHILIPPINES: From July 7 -11th, Manila is suspending Line 3 of the MRT due to positive tests on employees.
June 30, 2020 Update
AUSTRALIA: Testing measures are being enhanced in some states as of June 29th. Arriving travelers in quarantine may be required to take COVID-19 tests before being released from confinement in some locations.
JAPAN: Officials lift most domestic restrictions, but add 18 countries to the entry ban list including: Costa Rica, Cuba, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Saint Vincent, Georgia, Algeria, Iraq, Lebanon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Eswatini, Mauritania and Senegal.
June 29, 2020 Update
CHINA: Beijing continues measure to contain the recent outbreak including restrictions on gatherings and requests for all workers who can work from home to do so. Travel from Beijing to other locations for essential reasons will require a negative COVID-19 test and several provinces including Shanghai are implementing a 14 day quarantine from travelers from the are. Hubei Province authorities have locked down Anxin county as of June 29th requiring residents to stay home.
MYANMAR: Domestic restrictions have been extended until July 15th and international flights are banned now until at least July 31.
THAILAND: Authorities plan to ease domestic and international restrictions from July 1. Some businesses and education facilities will be permitted to open and some categories of foreigners, including business people will be permitted to enter the country. Inbound commercial flights remain banned and the nationwide state of emergency has reported to be extended through July although a definitive announcement has yet to be made clearly.
June 24, 2020 Update
MACAU: Has lifted quarantine requirements for nonresident workers that live in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, as of June 24
CHINA: Authorities continue to take precautions to control an outbreak in Beijing including tightening restrictions on those leaving the city. Travelers from Beijing may face 14-day quarantine requirements in other Chinese cities.
VIETNAM: The Department of Labor Invalids and Social Affairs (DoLISA) in HCMC recently published on their official website a list of 1,245 foreigners “approved” by the HCMC People’s committee to enter Vietnam in July for nearly 500 companies. Applications are still being accepted and more approved foreigners may be announced in the coming weeks. All individuals authorized will still need to stay at their expense at one of the strictly controlled designated quarantine hotels for 14 days.
June 22, 2020 Update
CAMBODIA: Authorities are permitting some cross-border travel with Vietnam for non-tourism purposes only and with health protocols in place. Tourist visas, e-visas and visa on arrival services as well as visa exemptions remain suspended.
JAPAN: All domestic travel limitations have been lifted, international travel restrictions remain in place.
KOREA: Additional visa and entry restrictions for passengers traveling from Pakistan and Bangladesh are being put into place starting June 23. Exemptions will be made for diplomats and urgent business reasons.
June 17, 2020 Update
MACAU: Visitors to Macau who have been in Beijing within 14 days of arrival are required to quarantine at designated locations for two weeks.
June 16, 2020 Update
CHINA: Authorities have expanded local controls and transportation restrictions in Beijing. Residents are to defer all nonessential travel outside of the city.
INDIA: Strict restrictions are imposed upon Chennai as well as parts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts from June 19 – 30th. Residents will not be allowed to travel more than 2 km from their home and only for essentials. On June 21 and June 28, authorities will not permit any movement except to buy milk and visit medical facilities.
PHILIPPINES: Cebu City has reintroduced the strictest controls until June 30 and residents must say in their homes. Talisay City has the second strictest level through June 30th and some key industries including real estate can operate under restrictions. Metro Manila is implementing general community quarantine through June 30th.
June 15, 2020 Update
AUSTRALIA: As of June 15, restrictions have eased. Most states or territories are now at least at Step 2 which allows public gatherings up to 20 people and permits the reopening of non-essential businesses such as gyms, salons and cinemas.
CHINA: Eleven sub-districts near Xinfadi wholesale food market in Beijing’s’ Fengtai district have been placed under quarantine due to recent cases.
KOREA: Restrictions are tightened in the Greater Seoul area including Incheon and Gyeonggi Province indefinitely due to a rise in cases.
MACAU: Applications for quarantine exemptions for residents to enter Zhuhai, Guandong Province have temporarily been halted due to high demand. It is unknown when the applications will resume.
MYANMAR: The government has extended domestic restrictions through at least June 30th.
SINGAPORE: Is moving into Phase 2 starting June 19th. Gathering and some commercial restrictions will ease, we are inquiring further guidance if openings will apply to real estate and DSP since today’s announcement. Non-Singaporeans or non-permanent residents entering or leaving Singapore from Wednesday at 11:59 will need to pay the cost of their own Covid-19 tests. Tests cost up to $200 SGD and a 14-day stay at a dedicated facility costs up to $2,000 SGD.
June 8, 2020 Update
June 3, 2020 Update
INDIA: The Indian government is permitting entry of foreign nationals with a fresh or renewed business visa as of June 3. Authorized travelers include those with the managerial and technical expertise required by a foreign entity located in India, or an Indian entity providing a letter of invitation. Fresh visas are required and non-scheduled flights must be used until the ban on international passenger flights ends on June 30th.
SINGAPORE: Officials are accepting applications for new visas, however acceptance of the applications will be limited and subject to a Ministry of Manpower (MOM) officer. It is not clear how the applications will be prioritized
VIETNAM: Officials have announced paths forward for companies and organizations to seek approval for the re-entry or new entry of foreign investors, business managers, specialists and skilled workers. Official requests must be made to the provincial department of Labor Invalids and Social Affairs based upon the date requirements of each province.
June 2, 2020 Update
INDIA: Accompanied services are now available in cities located outside containment zones. Services are deliverable in Bengaluru and Dehli, but not yet in Mumbai, Hyderbad, Pune or Chennai.
THAILAND: Foreigners who hold a valid work visa and can demonstrate they are a long-term resident may now return to Thailand after obtaining a Health Certificate.
June 1, 2020 Update
PHILIPPINES: Several locations including Metro Manila have extended restrictions through at least June 15.
May 27, 2020 Update
VIETNAM: Starting July 1, Vietnam will begin issuing electronic visas to foreign nationals from 80 countries including Australia, Canada, mainland China, India, Japan, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, the UK and the US. A complete list can be found here: https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/vietnam-to-resume-e-visa-issuance-in-july-4105848-p2.html
May 26, 2020 Update
THAILAND: The nationwide state of emergency has been extended through June 30th.
JAPAN: The state of emergency order has been lifted for Tokyo Metropolitan Area including Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba prefectures and Hokkaido Prefecture. An entry ban has been extended to include 11 more countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and South Africa.
May 20, 2020 Update
CAMBODIA: The government has lifted entry restrictions for foreign nationals traveling from France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Spain, and the US. Visa on arrival and visa waiver programs remain suspended, and visitors will need to apply for a visa at their nearest Cambodian Diplomatic Mission. Health, health insurance, testing and quarantine are required for arrival.
INDIA: Starting May 25th, limited domestic flights will resume with social distancing measures in place.
INDONESIA: Officials have extended restrictions until June 4th
JAPAN: The Japanese government lifted a state of emergency order for Osaka, Hyogo, and Kyoto prefectures May 21
May 19, 2020 Update
MALAYSIA: Malaysia My 2nd Home (MM2H) visa holders are now allowed to enter Malaysia. Air Asia is increasing key domestic flight routes this week.
THAILAND: Accompanied services are now possible with strict protocols in place. Limited domestic flights are now operating via select airlines.
VIETNAM: Schools have reopened. School tours remain limited and permitted on a case-by-case basis.
May 18, 2020 Update
INDIA: Efforts to contain the virus have been extended through at least May 31st, including flight bans.
JAPAN: Many local schools will begin opening May 25th in locations where the state of emergency has been lifted.
THAILAND: The ban on inbound flights has been extended through June 30th.
May 14, 2020 Updates
JAPAN: The state of emergency has been lifted in some prefectures. The state of emergency will remain in place for Hokkaido, Hyogo, and Kyoto prefectures; the Tokyo Metropolitan Area, including Kanagawa, Saitama, and Chiba prefectures; and Osaka through at least May 31. Authorities recommend individuals practice social distancing.
THAILAND: The state of emergency has been extended until May 31.
May 12, 2o2o Updates
INDIA: Some train services are being restored. Rail services will operate from New Delhi Railway Station to 15 destinations, including Mumbai, Bengaluru, Howrah, and Chennai.
PHILIPPINES: High-risk areas, including Metro Manila, Cebu City, and Laguna Province, will implement modified, enhanced community quarantine measures May 16-31. Residents in these locations will have to stay at home, except to obtain essential supplies and for emergencies. Most on-site work remains suspended, except for essential services. Low-risk areas have started easing restrictions.
May 11, 2020 Updates
MALAYSIA: Nationwide movement controls have been extended until June 9.
May 7, 2020 Updates
VIETNAM: No area of Vietnam remains under the “high-risk” classification and most social distancing measures have been lifted. Public transportation and planes can operate at full capacity, however the wearing of masks remains compulsory.
May 6, 2020 Updates
INDIA: Starting May 7, foreigners stranded in India may apply to the Ministry of Civil Aviation to buy seats on Air India flights travelling to countries on repatriation missions.
MALAYSIA: Officials in Malaysia will require foreign workers nationwide to undergo testing for coronavirus disease (COVID-19); authorities have not specified the start date. The policy affects low- to semi-skilled employees in construction, food and beverage, manufacturing, and other sectors and requires employers to pay for the cost of testing. Authorities plan to begin testing workers in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor State.
May 5, 2020 Updates
HONG KONG: Schools will begin to reopen May 27 for senior secondary students, followed by younger secondary students June 8 and June 15. Social distancing measures will be eased starting May 8th, however borders remain closed indefinitely.
CAMBODIA: The Cambodian government has renewed all immigration emergency decisions as of 2 May for an undetermined duration.
May 4, 2020 Updates
INDIA: Restrictions on movement, business and both domestic and international commercial flights has been extended until May 17.
PHILIPPINES: As of May 3, a ban of all international and domestic flights has been ordered for an indefinite period of time.
SINGAPORE: The restrictions in place, including a ban on non-essential business has been extended until June 1.
April 29, 2020 Updates
HONG KONG: Travel restrictions for teachers, students and some business people from mainland China are easing, permitting some crossings.
VIETNAM: Major international schools to resume limited in-school classes from May 4. Restrictions on new leases in expat-areas have eased and new leases are being allowed again.
April 28, 2020 Updates
JAPAN: Japanese officials are extending international travel bans to foreign nationals who have traveled to 14 additional countries from 0001 April 29. Foreigners with recent travel history in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, and Djibouti will be barred from entering Japan
THAILAND: The ban on inbound international flights has been extended through May 31st.
April 23, 2020 Updates
INDONESIA: From April 24 – June 1, all commercial international and domestic flights are banned. Cargo shipments are exempted. A nationwide public health emergency declaration remains in effect.
MALAYSIA: The movement restrictions and bans on inbound and outbound international travel have been extended unto May 12.
THAILAND: Multiple Thai airlines intend to resume domestic flights from May 1. Bans on inbound international flights has been extended through April 30.
VIETNAM: Social distancing measures in place since April 1 have been relaxed and the risk assessment has been lowered to Medium. Immigration departments (except Dong Nai) have resumed operations. New work permits and new visa applications remain suspended, but many renewals are able to be processed.
April 21, 2020 Updates
SINGAPORE: The government has extended domestic gathering and business restrictions through June 1
HONG KONG: Social distancing measures are extended until May 7. Violators face a fine of HKD 50,000 (USD 6,450) and six months in jail.
April 20, 2020 Updates
SOUTH KOREA: Authorities have extended an ongoing social distancing campaign across South Korea through at least May 5
MYANMAR: The central government has ordered the extension of movement control measures in Yangon’s Bahan, Hlaingthaya, Insein, Mayangon, Pabedan, Shwepyitha, and South Okkalapa townships as of April 20. Residents must stay at home in these areas
April 16, 2020 Updates
AUSTRALIA: Has extended its national domestic movement restrictions until May 14th. Several states are also restricting movement across with bordering states.
JAPAN: The nationwide state of emergency has been extended until May 6th.
VIETNAM: The stay at home requirement has been extended until April 22.
April 15, 2020 Updates
THAILAND: The ban on inbound flights has been extended through April 30.
MYANMAR: The government has closed the border with Bangladesh until further notice for all except returning citizens.
April 9, 2020 Updates
CAMBODIA: All arrivals into the country across any border will now be quarantined for 14 days at a government facility.
April 8, 2020 Updates
KOREA: From April 9 – authorities have cancelled existing visas, requiring travelers to apply for entry documents. Visa-free and visa-waiver programs with countries who have entry bans for Koreans citizens, will be halted, impacting 88 countries including Australia, Canada and most European countries.
April 6, 2020 Updates
THAILAND: Those whose visa has expired face a B500 fine per day to a maximum of B20,000.00 per person. A 30-day emergency visa from Thai Immigration is required to avoid the fees. A letter must be obtained from their Embassy.
THAILAND: All international arrivals are suspended through April 18th.
BRUNEI: Is now requiring all arriving travelers to undergo quarantine at designated facilities as of April 6.
April 2, 2020 Updates
THAILAND: All international schools have been closed and all destination services have been suspended. Urgent immigration cases are still being managed when necessary.
April 1, 2020 Updates
INDONESIA: April 2, all foreign visitor arrivals or transit through the country will be banned. Exceptions include foreigners with work permits and diplomats. Indonesian nationals will need to undergo stricter screening, although that has not been defined.
JAPAN: Japan will deny entry to foreign nationals travelling from a total of 73 countries and regions, or about a third of the world, expanding its ban to include the Americas and Africa to address the continued rise in global coronavirus infections. The new ban will be imposed from Friday and remain effective until the end of the month. Foreign nationals who have been in those parts of the world within 14 days of their arrival in Japan will be refused entry.
Australia, Britain, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, Taiwan, Morocco and the United States are among the 49 newly added countries and regions, along with most of Europe and many countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Japan will also broaden its ban to the whole of China and South Korea from selected areas of its two Asian neighbors hit by the new coronavirus outbreak. The government will ask Japanese nationals returning from the listed countries to undergo virus tests, while all incoming travelers will be requested to self-quarantine and refrain from using public transportation for 14 days, Abe said. The Foreign Ministry had already raised its travel advisory to Level 3 for the 49 countries and regions on Tuesday, which means that all travel should be avoided.
March 30, 2020 Updates
AUSTRALIA: Public gatherings, excluding household members has been reduced to a maximum of 2 people. There are mandatory closures of all non-essential businesses and stay at home requirements in place except for essential shopping, medical care, exercising or travelling to work or education
CAMBODIA: Is expected to adopt a State of Emergency and we are awaiting the details.
INDONESIA: Is expected to adopt additional measures soon and an extension of the state of emergency is expected through April 19.
JAPAN: We are looking to confirm news reports that a new entry ban is coming soon and will impact those from the US, China and South Korea
VIETNAM: On the good news front, now resumed after a Temporary suspension: Temporary Residence card/long term visas for work purpose for foreign nationals already in Vietnam are being processed as normal again.
March 26, 2020 Updates
CHINA: Critical Alert: China bans entry of foreign nationals from March 28, curtails international flights from March 29. China has decided to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to the time of this announcement, effective from 0 a.m., 28 march 2020. Entry by foreign nationals with APEC Business Travel Cards will be suspended as well.
KOREA: South Korea to require passengers from US to self-quarantine from March 27 over COVID-19 concerns. Measure in place for European arrivals.
March 25, 2020 Updates
AUSTRALIA: No school visits are possible, however we can still arrange virtual visits with registrars.
BRUNEI: All international schools are able to implement online learning and children are to stay at home until further notice.
HONG KONG:The following changes will be implemented March 25 and will remain in effect for at least 14 days. Hong Kong’s COVID-19 entry restrictions will be as follows:
- –Non-Hong Kong residents traveling from overseas by plane will be denied entry.
- –Non-Hong Kong residents traveling to Hong Kong from Mainland China, Macao and Taiwan will be denied entry if they have been to any overseas country or territory in the last 14 days.
- –Transit services at Hong Kong International Airport will be suspended.
- –Travelers coming from Mainland China, Macao and Taiwan will be subject to a 14-day home quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong.
- –Exemptions are available for spouses and minor children of Hong Kong residents, air crew, sea crew on goods vessels, government officials and personnel involved in fighting the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The full list of exemptions is available here..
TAIWAN: Taiwan has banned foreign nationals from visiting the island starting Thursday March 19. Exemptions will be granted to Alien Resident Certificate holders, personnel on diplomatic or official business, persons who can prove they are fulfilling commercial and contractual obligations, and persons requiring special permission. The exempted foreign nationals listed in the previous paragraph must observe a 14-day home quarantine upon arrival.
Foreign nationals who are eligible for visa-free entry or hold a visitor or resident visa and wish to enter Taiwan from March 19 must hold relevant documents to qualify for exempted status. These documents must be presented to the National Immigration Agency (NIA) personnel at the port of entry for approval. Those holding special entry permits issued by R.O.C. (Taiwan) overseas missions, valid Alien Resident Certificates, or MOFA ID Cards will be allowed entry following inspection by NIA personnel. Foreign nationals unable to determine whether their documents meet the criteria for exempted status may visit an R.O.C. (Taiwan) overseas mission prior to departure to apply for a special entry permit.
March 24, 2020 Updates
BRUNEI: Effective midnight 24 March 24th, the entry ban to Brunei and transit ban at Brunei International Airport has been extended to all countries except for citizens of Brunei. For clarity foreign nationals will not be allowed into Brunei and those foreign nationals that have previously been granted re-entry visas, travel visas, student visas and dependent visas who are still residing in their own country are to delay travel to Brunei. In addition, all visitors arriving into Brunei, will be required to undergo a 14-day self-isolation period immediately at appointed monitoring centers or if specific criteria are met at home in accordance with the Infectious Diseases Act (204).
KOREA: Anyone from EU countries and entering Korea will move to a designated facility and undergo COVID-19 test (as of March 22). (1) If COVID19 positive: The passengers will be transferred to a hospital and treated immediately. (2) If COVID19 negative
- Korean nationals or foreign nationals of long-term stay (more than 90 days) will be quarantined for 14 days at their residence.
- Foreign nationals of short-term stay (less than 90 days) will be monitored by enhanced active quarantine for 14 days.
- All passengers from all countries must have an available phone number and mobile device for installing app. (as of Mar 19)
Visa exemption entry applied to nationals of Japan will be suspended. (as of Mar 9)
- All types of Korean visas issued by Consulate General in Japan before Mar 9, 2020 will be invalid.
- The following passengers are not permitted to enter South Korea.
- • Chinese who have a passport issued by Hubei Province, anyone who has visited Hubei Province in the past 14 days.
- • Korea visa issued by Wuhan Consulate in Hubei province will be invalidated immediately.
• Visa exemption entry to JEJU Island will be temporarily suspended.
• Passengers who are not eligible for visa waiver of Korea are not permitted to transit in Korea if traveling from China.
MYANMAR: Effective 25 March 2020, 0000 hours (Myanmar Standard time)
- All incoming Myanmar nationals from any country will be subject to a 14–day facility quarantine on their arrival in Myanmar.
- All foreign nationals travelling to Myanmar are required to present the laboratory evidence of absence of COVID-19 infection issued no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel before boarding any airline destined for Myanmar. will be subject to a 14-day facility quarantine on their arrival in Myanmar.
- All diplomats accredited to Myanmar and United Nations officials working in Myanmar are also required to present the laboratory evidence of absence of COVID-19 infection issued no more than 72 hours prior to the date of travel before boarding any airline destined for Myanmar. They will be subject to home quarantine for 14-day on their arrival in Myanmar.
SINGAPORE: From 27 Mar, 0900hrs, all incoming travelers will have to submit a health declaration online. Travelers, residents and long-term pass holders included – will have to submit their declaration via the SG Arrival Card (SGAC) e-Service. Singaporeans are advised to defer all travel abroad immediately.
Travel restrictions and Entry Bans:
- Temporary entry ban for all foreigners holding ordinary passports and valid Vietnamese visa (Category Business, dependent, visiting relatives) and Vietnamese origin nationals with 5 years/3 years visa waiver, effective from March 22,2020. Diplomatic passport holders and ordinary passport holders with Temporary Residence Card or long–term visa for work purpose, when entering Vietnam, must provide a mandatory health check-up and quarantined for 14 days in designated quarantine zone.
- Vietnam Airlines to suspend all International flights. All flights from South East Asian countries, China, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, France, Russia, Malaysia, and Taiwan have already been suspended. Today March 23: flights from Japan and UK and on March 25, the last international flights from Germany and Australia will also be suspended.
- The Vietnamese PM ordered the suspension of all international flights to Vietnam amidst restricted entry into the country, but no timeline has been provided to date.
- Since March 22, Vietnam has required passengers on domestic flights to fill up mandatory health declaration forms before departure.
- Temporary suspension of Temporary Residence card/long term visas for work purpose for foreign nationals already in Vietnam. Instead a 1-3 months single entry stay stamp only will be granted until further notice.
March 23, 2020 Updates
INDIA: The government has announced a lockdown in at least 75 districts and four states across India until at least April 1. This includes several cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Hyderbad and states including Punjab, Maharashtra, Assam and Kerala. Domestic flights have been cancelled on top of an existing ban on international flights which began earlier.
1. Visitors who have been in the Hubei Province (China People’s Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to transit or enter Korea (Rep.).
2. Nationals of China (People’s Rep) with a passport issued in the Hubei Province are not allowed to enter Korea (Rep.).
3. Korean visas issued by the Wuhan Consulate in the Hubei Province are invalidated.
4. A visa is required to transit through Korea (Rep.) for: – nationals of China (People’s Rep.) arriving from China (People’s Rep); and – visa required nationals arriving from China (People’s Rep.).
5. Visitors arriving from Japan who have been in the cruise ship ‘Diamond Princess’ are not allowed to transit or enter (Korea Rep.).
6. Visas issued to nationals of Japan (at Korean Diplomatic Missions in Japan) before 9 March 2020 are invalidated.
– This does not apply to visas issued outside Japan. Such visas remain valid.
– This does not apply to airline crew.
7. Nationals of Japan who do not hold a Korean visa issued on or after 9 March 2020 will not be allowed entry.
8. Passengers arriving from any country will be subject to quarantine procedures. They must install a self-diagnosis application in their personal device and a completed Health Declaration Form and a Special Quarantine Declaration Form must be presented to the quarantine desk upon arrival.
MALAYSIA: Our office has been closed down, real estate viewings have also been banned, and all movement outside is restricted by the government. All accompanied services have been suspended until further notice
Myanmar still claims to not yet have any Covid-19 cases. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday temporarily stopped issuing visa-on-arrival and e-visa for all countries, as part of new restrictions to foreign visitors. Likewise, all travelers including Myanmar nationals, who have passed through or visited the United States, Switzerland, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, during the past 14 days, will be subject to a 14-day facility quarantine. Diplomats accredited to Myanmar and resident UN officials, are encouraged to take a 14-day home quarantine upon arrival.
All travelers will be required to present medical certificate, from a recognized health authority, of not having symptom of acute respiratory sickness, before boarding flights heading to Myanmar.
PHILIPPINES: Service provision is halted until further notice due to the string home quarantine measures in place.
March 20, 2020 Updates
INDIA: A ban has been placed on international flights to any airport from 0001 hrs GMT of March 22, 2020 until March 29, 2020. All incoming travelers, including Indian nationals arriving from any destination and having visited 36 countries on the “Excluded List” in Europe, the Middle East and Asia are banned from entering India, and 6 countries on the “Partially Excluded List” shall be quarantined for a minimum period of 14 days.