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Vaccinated persons can enter these countries freely

An increasing number of countries are exempting travelers who have already been vaccinated from testing and / or quarantine requirements. An overview.

Before the European Union (EU) introduces the health passport in June 2021, which is intended to enable free travel across the EU, some countries and travel destinations have already created facts. They already allow people who have received both vaccine doses to enter the country free of tests and / or quarantine. Armenia: Entry into Armenia is permitted with a negative PCR test carried out abroad, which must not be older than 72 hours upon entry. The result of the foreign test must be in English, Russian or Armenian. Instead of the PCR test, a complete proof of vaccination against COVID-19 can be presented, the 2nd vaccination of which has been given no later than 14 days before entry

Bahamas: Since May 1st, people who have received their full Covid-19 vaccination dose at least two weeks before entry have been exempt from the obligation to test before and upon entry.

Bahrain: Since May 13, 2021, those who return to Bahrain have been able to prove that they can use the Bahraini COVID-19 app "Be Aware" to return to Bahrain fully vaccinated or recovered no longer need a PCR test. All travelers who show symptoms on arrival will be subject to quarantine measures.

Balearic Islands: Mallorca, Ibiza and Menorca want to be the first autonomous region in Spain to allow vaccinated travelers to no longer have to submit a negative test. Non-vaccinated people should still be able to enter with a negative test. The pilot project to boost tourism is planned for May. Entrants who can show a vaccination certificate should be allowed free entry with this document. The details and the exact start date of the pilot project have not yet been determined.

As of May 8, entry to Barbados is to be made easier for people who can be shown to have been vaccinated against Covid-19. You then only need two PCR tests: one before entry and another upon entry, the result of which you have to wait for one to two days in quarantine. Unvaccinated people have to go into quarantine for 7 to 8 days and require a PCR test before and on the fifth day after entry. Until May 8th, the entry requirements differ depending on the classification of the country of origin. Germany is classified as a high risk country. Entry is possible under the conditions listed there (negative PCR test, entry form prior to entry, list of certified accommodations, quarantine and options for free testing).

All EU nationals are allowed to enter the country on presentation of a negative PCR test, a negative rapid antigen test, a vaccination against Covid-19 that was completed at least 14 days ago or a positive test result from a PCR or antigen rapid test that was not older than 6 Months and a completed Covid-19 illness is permitted. The negative PCR or rapid antigen test must not be older than 48 hours upon entry.

Fully vaccinated persons residing in EU and Schengen countries are exempt from the requirement for a recognized reason for entry and the test and quarantine requirement, provided that the country does not fall into the "red" category and is therefore considered a high-risk region. A further requirement is that the vaccination has been carried out with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and that the last vaccine dose was administered more than two weeks, but not more than 180 days before the start of the journey in an EU or Schengen country.

The vaccination certificate must contain information on the name, date of birth, type of vaccine, vaccination status and vaccination date (1st and 2nd vaccination, if a second vaccination is required). Children (under 18 years of age) who have been fully vaccinated are allowed to travel with the country; for children aged 15 to 17 years, the obligation to test before and after entry remains in force.

Germany: Fully vaccinated and recovered people who return from a vacation abroad do not have to go into quarantine when entering Germany in the vast majority of cases. The quarantine obligation only applies when returning from so-called mutant or virus variant areas. All people who have achieved full vaccination protection are considered vaccinated. According to the ordinance, this is the case if at least 14 days have passed after the last required individual vaccination - usually after the second injection. The vaccinated person must be able to provide proof on paper or digitally in German, English, French, Italian or Spanish.

People who have survived a corona infection are considered to have recovered. They have to prove this with a positive PCR laboratory test that is at least 28 days and no more than six months old. Anyone who had the disease more than six months ago is not considered to have recovered, as antibodies may have formed again. Vaccination is recommended for these people.

Dominica: Easier entry requirements apply to people who can be shown to have been fully vaccinated. You no longer need a PCR test before entry and the quarantine time can be shortened.

Ecuador: Due to the progress in vaccination, Ecuador has changed its entry requirements worldwide. Since April 1, people with a negative PCR or antigen test (72 hours), fully vaccinated people and people who have proven to have recovered from Covid-19 have been allowed to enter the country without quarantine.

Estonia: Anyone who has been vaccinated against the coronavirus within six months or has demonstrably recovered from Covid-19 can re-enter without restrictions, such as a mandatory test. This is stipulated by the current entry regulations. Evidence of recovery must be provided in the form of a letter from the doctor or the health department in either English, Estonian or Russian. For the vaccination, evidence must be provided by WHO vaccination certificate or by a doctor's confirmation with information, among other things, on the number of vaccine doses administered and the vaccine composition in English, Estonian or Russian.

Faroe Islands: Travelers with full vaccination protection or people who have recovered from Covid-19 must also take a test after entry, another test after four days is recommended. If the last vaccination dose for complete vaccination protection was administered more than eight days before entry, there is no obligation to quarantine at home. It also does not apply to people recovered from Covid-19 whose positive test is older than 10 days. The government and health authorities of the Faroe Islands provide more information on entry and quarantine regulations.

Georgia:Georgia allows unrestricted entry by air for those who are fully vaccinated and can provide appropriate evidence. If a foreign vaccination certificate is available, this must be translated into Georgian or English. The yellow vaccination certificate from Germany is sufficient to prove that the vaccination has been carried out when entering Georgia. The land borders are still closed.

Grenada: The entry modalities as well as test and quarantine obligations depend on the infection rate in the country of origin. Since May 1, entry has been made easier for people who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Greece: Travelers who can prove a complete vaccination by means of a written certificate (in English, stating the full name of the traveler, the vaccine, the number of vaccination doses) and who have completed this 14 days before arrival, do not need a certificate of a negative PCR test . Irrespective of this, a free Covid-19 rapid test will be carried out on arrival in individual cases.

So far there is no conclusive, reliable information as to whether the international vaccination card ("International certificates of vaccinations and vaccination book", yellow) is recognized as proof by all carriers and the Greek authorities. Regardless of this, a free COVID-19 rapid test will be carried out on arrival in individual cases.

Iceland: Travelers who can be shown to have recovered from a Covid 19 infection are exempt from the quarantine. The Icelandic health authority provides information on the requirements for the certificate to be presented upon entry from EU / EEA countries, the recognition of which depends on the final decision of the Icelandic border authority.

Also the Proof of vaccination against Covid-19 exempts from quarantine. The Icelandic Health Authority provides information on the requirements for the proof of vaccination to be presented upon entry. The recognition depends on the final decision of the Icelandic border authority.

Since April 1, however, travelers must also have a vaccination certificate or proof of a survived Covid-19 infection a PCR test upon entry have it done. The result is to be seen at home. In the event of a positive test result, insulation is ordered.

The country on the Mediterranean is one of the fastest when it comes to vaccination and accordingly gives vaccinated people greater freedom. This also applies to foreigners who want to come to the country. According to information from the Federal Foreign Office, there are exceptions to the obligation to test and quarantine for travelers who can prove that they have already been vaccinated or have already been sick with Covid-19.

Travelers who have proof that they have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for at least two weeks do not need a PCR test on entry or do not have to go into quarantine.

Foreigners are allowed to enter the country freely with proof of a corona vaccination. Those who are not vaccinated must have a negative PCR test or a negative antigen test. Anyone who can prove that they have survived a Covid 19 disease in the past six months may also enter. Previously, you had to show a current negative PCR test or be in quarantine for ten days.

For proof of vaccination, the EU country Croatia also accepts immunizations with Russian and Chinese vaccines, says Croatian Interior Minister Davor Bozinovic. These are used in neighboring Serbia. They are currently not approved in the EU.

The prerequisite for entry into the country is that those entering the country have already received the second vaccination at least 14 days beforehand - or, if only a single dose is required, the full vaccination protection applies, which is usually the case 14 days after administration.

For travelers who have contracted Covid-19 in the past three months and have now recovered, exemption from quarantine is provided with a medical certificate. Corresponding evidence from the doctor must be submitted with a translation into English, Russian or Lithuanian. The exemption from the quarantine obligation also applies to people who have already received two doses of vaccine and who can prove this accordingly.

Madeira: On the popular holiday island in the Atlantic, travelers who are already fully vaccinated are not required to submit a negative PCR test. The vaccination certificate must be in English and contain important information such as name, date of birth, type of vaccine and date of vaccination. The test is also not required for people who have already had a corona infection in the past 90 days and who can prove this with a medical certificate. The Madeira Tourism Authority provides information on the requirements and the required evidence. All evidence must be in English before entry via the App be submitted.

Moldova: People who can provide official confirmation that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 are exempt from the normal 14-day self-isolation obligation.

Mongolia: Immediately upon entry, a 7-day quarantine begins in a state facility under simple circumstances (limited personal care options, simple food). The quarantine only ends when two test results are negative and there are no typical Covid 19 symptoms. All those who can be shown to have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 for at least 14 days or who can be shown to have already been sick with Covid-19 and have fully recovered are exempt from the quarantine obligation.

Montenegro: Entrants who can provide proof of complete vaccination protection are exempt from presenting a negative test. This (PCR or antigen test) is otherwise required for entry into Montenegro and must be a maximum of 48 hours old.

Nepal: After entry, there is a 10-day quarantine obligation, which can be completed either at home, in a hotel or in a government facility. It is not possible to shorten the quarantine. Fully vaccinated persons with a negative PCR test before and a new test immediately after entering the country are exempt from the quarantine obligation.

A ten-day quarantine obligation applies when entering the country. This does not include people who can prove a vaccination against Covid-19 or who can present a negative test result in Polish or English. The test must not be carried out earlier than 48 hours before the limit is exceeded.

In this country, too, the obligation to test has been lifted, among other things, for travelers who are verifiably vaccinated or have recovered from Corona in the past 90 days. According to the Foreign Office, the second vaccination dose must have been administered at least 10 days before entering Romania. If the infection has survived, at least 14 days must have passed from the test result to entry. A quarantine obligation currently no longer applies to German travelers.

San Marino: When entering San Marino who have stayed outside Italy and the Vatican in the previous 14 days, a negative PCR or antigen test, which must not be older than 48 hours, or a certificate of a required SARS-CoV-2 vaccination or via existing SARS-CoV-2 antibodies after April 1, 2021 or via recovery from SARS-CoV-2 disease within the last 6 months. D.The evidence must be sent to the national health authority by email to [email protected] or [email protected] (Tel .: 00378 (0) 549994308) for verification. More information is available from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of San Marino.

Saudi Arabia: People who are fully vaccinated and who received the final dose more than 14 days ago are exempt from institutional quarantine. Vaccination records of the immigrants must be certified by the official health authorities of the country that carried out the vaccination. Travelers must have their vaccination certificate with them for the entire duration of their stay. Entry from 20 countries - including Germany - is currently prohibited in principle.

Seychelles: Visitors from all countries with the exception of South Africa are allowed to travel to the Seychelles and stay quarantine-free. The prerequisite is the submission of a negative PCR test, which must not be older than 72 hours upon departure.

All travelers need a Travel Health Authorization. It must be requested before departure via the official website of the Seychelles government or the mobile app. This requires a passport, passport photo, contact details, flight details, proof of approved accommodation, negative PCR test results and credit or bank card, as well as proof of vaccination or health insurance that covers Covid-19 diseases.

Slovakia: Vaccinated persons (14 days after the second vaccination dose in the case of vaccination with an mRNA vaccine or 28 days after the second vaccination dose in the case of vector vaccines) can register for a Subject to PCR test. The quarantine then ends with the negative test result from the Slovak laboratory, otherwise after 14 days if there are no symptoms. The same goes for people who have had a Covid 19 disease survived and have a corresponding confirmation from your Slovak family doctor. For everyone else, an immediate 14-day quarantine is mandatory when entering Slovakia.

Travelers from Germany are subject to a 10-day quarantine obligation when entering Slovenia. Among other things, travelers who can present a negative PCR test that is not older than 48 hours when crossing the border are exempt from this quarantine obligation. An antigen test is not sufficient. Persons who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 or who have been infected with the Sars-CoV-2 virus in the past are also exempt from the obligation to quarantine if appropriate evidence is presented.

There is basically an entry ban for foreign nationals. Exceptions are possible in individual cases.As a rule, travelers must go into 14-day quarantine (self-isolation in the hotel or their own apartment), unless a negative PCR test (not older than 72 hours upon entry) is presented. Entrants are exempt from submitting a PCR test if they can prove that they received a full vaccination against COVID-19 at least one month ago using a vaccination book.

Thailand: If the travelers are fully vaccinated with a vaccine that has been approved by the Thai Ministry of Health and can present a corresponding vaccination certificate, the mandatory quarantine on entry is only 7 days. The certificate must be presented upon entry. For travelers who are not yet or not fully vaccinated, an eleven-night quarantine continues to apply. The quarantine must be spent in a designated Alternative State Quarantine (ASQ) hotel.

Czech Republic: For people who have been fully vaccinated in Germany, Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, the Czech Republic or Hungary at least 14 days before entry or whose first vaccination is at least 22 days ago and who have a proof of vaccination, the orange or red category, no negative test and no more quarantine required. Germany is currently assigned to the red category.

Tunisia: Passengers who have been vaccinated twice or those who have recovered from Covid-19 who have been vaccinated once are excluded from the otherwise mandatory seven-day hotel quarantine. They have to present their vaccination certificate and then immediately go to home quarantine.

Cyprus: Entrants from Germany who are completely with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency EMA or with the Sputnik V vaccine are vaccinated, can enter the country from 14 days after the vaccination has been completed without further restrictions.