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United States: COVID-19: Summary of current travel

Details: Travel from Brazil, China (not including Hong Kong or Macau), Iran, Ireland, the United Kingdom and any of Europe’s 26-member Schengen Area countries is restricted. Foreign nationals who have been in any of these countries within 14 days of …

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Travel and Visa Info for the United States of America

Details: However, visa-waivered nationals are required to obtain approval through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) prior to travel. Foreign nationals not eligible for a visa waiver must obtain a B-1/B-2 Visitor Visa from a United States Embassy or Consulate prior to travel.

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India: COVID-19: New travel and visa policies announced

Details: IMPACT – HIGH. The Ministry of Home Affairs has updated travel and visa policies. Key Points: The following categories of foreign nationals are permitted to enter India through water routes or by flight, including under the Vande Bharat Mission, the “Air Bubble” scheme (i.e., bilateral air travel …

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China: COVID-19: Requirements announced for travelers with

Details: Additional travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. GHANA 24 Mar 20 . Travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. MYANMAR 24 Mar 20 . Government orders country locked down for 21 days. SOUTH AFRICA 24 Mar 20 . …

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Travel and Visa Info for Singapore

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations When traveling to Singapore, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require work authorization.

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Saudi Arabia: COVID-19: Travel suspended from 20 countries

Details: IMPACT – MEDIUM. Saudi Arabia has extended travel restrictions and re-closed its borders because of COVID-19. Key Points: All nationals traveling from the following 20 countries are barred entry: Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, France, Germany, …

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Kuwait: COVID-19: Lockdown, travel restrictions updated

Details: The following individuals are now permitted to travel abroad: Those seeking treatment for a critical health condition. Students studying abroad who must travel to enter university or take an exam. Citizens whose husband or wife lives abroad. Citizens who reside abroad. Those with permission from the Ministry of Interior to travel …

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Travel and Visa Info for Philippines

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations When traveling to the Philippines, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require work authorization.

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Ireland: COVID-19: Travel exemptions, employment permit

Details: IMPACT – HIGH. Ireland has adopted new COVID-19 travel and immigration policies, including a new exemption to quarantine rules. Under a Statutory Instrument that took effect Feb. 3, the government has exempted a limited number of essential workers from Ireland’s mandatory 14-day quarantine.; The Statutory Instrument also mandates that travel …

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Turkey: COVID-19: Travel restrictions updated, lockdown in

Details: The Turkish government has implemented changes to COVID-19 procedures, guidelines and travel restrictions. Key Points: As of April 22, all travelers who have visited India within the last 10 days will undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine at government-selected locations.

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Travel and Visa Info for Iraq

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations . When traveling to Iraq, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require work authorization. Please seek advice from your immigration counsel if you are uncertain about the specific types

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Singapore: COVID-19: New business travel pass being

Details: Analysis & Comments: The business travel pass pilot for senior executives in Singapore will allow a limited number of them to travel internationally for business and official purposes. The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and Deloitte will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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United States: White House extends ban on travel from

Details: President Joe Biden issued a proclamation Monday reinstating restrictions on travel from most European countries and Brazil and imposing new restrictions on travel from South Africa. The U.S. is also poised to implement a new COVID-19 testing requirement on international air travelers. Key Points: Entry to the U.S. will continue to be barred to most foreign nationals who have been in Brazil

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Travel and Visa Info for India

Details: In most cases, foreign nationals must obtain either a Business Visa (B Visa) from an Indian Embassy or Consulate, or e-Business Visa online, prior to travel. Travelers participating in governmental or non-governmental conferences and events are required to obtain a consular Conference Visa, or e-Conference Visa online, prior to traveling to India.

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United States: U.S. implements restrictions on travel from

Details: BAL Analysis: BAL continues to urge foreign nationals to consult their BAL professional before planning international travel, as travel restrictions may change with little notice and could affect travelers’ ability to re-enter the U.S. BAL continues to monitor the U.S.’s COVID-19 travel …

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Canada: COVID-19: US to Canada travel restrictions

Details: Additional travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. GHANA 24 Mar 20 . Travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. MYANMAR 24 Mar 20 . Government orders country locked down for 21 days. SOUTH AFRICA 24 Mar 20 . International flights halted to mitigate COVID-19 spread

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Travel and Visa Info for Taiwan

Details: Visa-free travel policies to continue for Brunei, the TAIWAN 19 Jul 19 . Same-sex spouses from 26 countries now eligible for TAIWAN 2 Jul 19 . Taiwan extends visa-free travel to Russian nationals. RUSSIAN FEDERATION, TAIWAN 6 Sep 18 . Visa-free travel programs extended for …

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Travel and Visa Info for Israel

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations . When traveling to Israel, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require work authorization. Please seek advice from your immigration counsel if you are uncertain about the specific types

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European Union: European Council updates travel

Details: The travel recommendations will be reviewed every two weeks. Background: On March 16, the EU adopted temporary restriction of all non-essential travel. Restrictions were extended several times. EU member states began lifting travel restrictions earlier this month after the EU recommended lifting some restrictions on July 1.

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Malaysia: COVID-19: Entry ban relaxed on certain

Details: Additional travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. GHANA 24 Mar 20 . Travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. MYANMAR 24 Mar 20 . Government orders country locked down for 21 days. SOUTH AFRICA 24 Mar 20 . International flights halted to mitigate COVID-19 spread

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COVID-19: State health emergency, travel restrictions

Details: Employers should account for affected travelers and rearrange travel schedules accordingly. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for information on travel restrictions and immigration changes in other countries. Rest of World Source: Deloitte.

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Travel and Visa Info for United Kingdom

Details: Travel declaration now required for outbound travel. UNITED KINGDOM 10 Mar 21 . Budget calls for modernizing immigration system to attract UNITED KINGDOM 9 Mar 21 . Home Office launches BNO App. UNITED KINGDOM 3 Mar 21 . COVID-19: Hotel quarantine for ‘red list’ travelers, additional

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Travel and Visa Info for Ireland

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations When traveling to Ireland, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require a work permit.

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Australia: COVID-19: Travel ban exemption request process

Details: All travel exemptions requests should be lodged at least four weeks, but not more than three months, before planned travel. Further clarity has been provided regarding what are considered critical skills, and travel exemption requests may be granted if an applicant is a non-citizen:

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Travel and Visa Info for Canada

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations When traveling to Canada, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require a work permit.

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Russia: Iran and South Korea travel restrictions issued

Details: Future travel restrictions may be forthcoming for other countries impacted by COVID-19. Background: The majority of Iranian nationals are banned from entering Russia. Additionally, the issuance of private, tourist, transit, student and work visas for Iranian nationals by …

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Travel and Visa Info for Vietnam

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations When traveling to Vietnam, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require a work permit.

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Travel and Visa Info for Switzerland

Details: Switzerland is a member of the Schengen Area, a free-travel zone comprised of 26 European countries. If your nationality is not eligible for a visa waiver in the Schengen Area, you will be required to obtain a Schengen C Visa prior to travel. Visa-waivered nationals, as well as those who are required to obtain a visa, are authorized to travel

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Travel and Visa Info for Australia

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations When traveling to Australia, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require a work visa.

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COVID-19: Brazil restricts foreign nationals traveling

Details: Overall, the restrictions will significantly impact foreign travel to Brazil. It is possible further restrictions may be announced. Deloitte will provide updates as information becomes available. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Global Travel Impact Matrix, available here, for information on travel restrictions in other countries and territories.

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Travel and Visa Info for Italy

Details: Italy is a member of the Schengen Area, a free-travel zone comprised of 26 European countries. If your nationality is not eligible for a visa waiver in the Schengen Area, you will be required to obtain a Schengen C Visa prior to travel. Visa-waivered nationals, as well as those who are required to obtain a visa, are authorized to travel to

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Travel and Visa Info for Brazil

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations . When traveling to Brazil, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require work authorization. Please seek advice from your immigration counsel if you are uncertain about the specific types

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Germany: Travel restrictions expanded

Details: Analysis and Comments: The new travel restrictions will significantly impact travel to Germany. It is possible that restrictions may be extended or additional ones may be announced. Employers should account for affected travellers and rearrange travel schedules accordingly. Significant delays may occur for consular and in-country processing, as

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Travel and Visa Info for Mexico

Details: Mexico is a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and foreign nationals in possession of a valid APEC Business Travel Card (ABTC) endorsed with “Valid for travel to MEX” are eligible to enter Mexico on visa-waivered status.

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Travel and Visa Info for Saudi Arabia

Details: Assessing Travel and Visa Obligations When traveling to Saudi Arabia, your nationality and the types of activities you will conduct during your trip will determine whether you may travel lawfully as a business visitor or if you require work authorization.

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Panama: Foreign travel suspension and quarantine announced

Details: Analysis & Comments: The new travel restrictions will significantly impact travel to the Panama. It is possible further restrictions may be announced. Employers should account for affected travelers and rearrange travel schedules accordingly. Significant delays may occur for consular and in-country processing. Source: Deloitte.

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Travel to Qatar restricted, as several countries cut ties

Details: COVID-19: Travel ban extended, visa extension measures implemented. QATAR 3 Apr 20 . Visa and travel suspensions announced. QATAR 17 Mar 20 . Mandatory address registration period now open. QATAR 28 Jan 20 . Address registration to be required under National Address

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India: Additional COVID-19 travel advisory issued

Details: Additional travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. GHANA 24 Mar 20 . Travel restrictions, quarantine measures implemented. MYANMAR 24 Mar 20 . Government orders country locked down for 21 days. SOUTH AFRICA 24 Mar 20 . International flights halted to mitigate COVID-19 spread

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Travel and Visa Info for Germany

Details: Germany is a member of the Schengen Area, a free-travel zone comprised of 26 European countries. If your nationality is not eligible for a visa waiver in the Schengen Area, you will be required to obtain a Schengen C Visa prior to travel. Visa-waivered nationals, as well as those who are required to obtain a visa, are authorized to travel to

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Travel and Visa Info for Russia

Details: Most foreign nationals, including nationals of the United States and most European countries, are required to obtain a Business Visa prior to travel. Nationals of select countries may be granted an E-Visa for business purposes to visit select parts of Russia and perform permissible business activities.

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Philippines: Temporary travel ban expanded to all Mainland

Details: The temporary travel ban was subsequently extended to all Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. Under the new restrictions, all travelers nationals, other Filipino nationals and permanent residence visa holders, coming directly from or who have visited Mainland China, Hong Kong, or Macau in the last 14 days are not permitted to enter the

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UAE places new travel restrictions on Qatari Residence

Details: Travel to the UAE remains off limits for Qatari nationals, with exceptions for those who are married to UAE nationals (Emiratis) or have first-blood relatives (i.e., parents, siblings or children) in the UAE. Special approval for such travelers will be granted at the airport.

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Singapore: Ministry of Manpower issues employee travel

Details: For essential work-related travel, employers must provide additional paid leave to affected employees to cover self-isolation and quarantine in the destination country, flight availability, obtaining re-entry approval from MOM, and mandatory self-isolation on returning to Singapore.

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Mode of entry now enforced for Saudi visit visas

Details: Business impact: The change reduces the ease of travel between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain for business purposes and may increase the cost for Saudi Arabian businesses if employees are required to travel by air. Employees may see delays if they are required to apply for a “land” mode-of-entry visit visa to travel across the causeway.

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Canada clarifies travel rule for residents with ‘implied

Details: The exception only applies to travel to the U.S. or St. Pierre and Miquelon. Those planning travel to other countries should either wait for their work or study permit extensions and, subsequently, new visas to be approved or should plan on applying for a new visa before returning to Canada.

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China: Individual travel to Taiwan suspended

Details: IMPACT – MEDIUM. What is the change? China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism has suspended independent tourist travel to Taiwan. Implementation time frame: Immediate and ongoing. The change took effect Aug. 1.

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Chile: Visa requirement to be waived for Indian nationals

Details: Impact on processing times: The change will save affected travelers the time it takes to obtain a Chilean visa before travel. Analysis & Comments: The change will make travel easier for Indian nationals with U.S. visas. While the waiver will benefit tourists and business travelers, however, anyone with plans to conduct work activities must

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UAE, Ukraine implement visa-free travel

Details: A visa-free travel agreement between the United Arab Emirates and Ukraine has entered into force. What does the change mean? UAE and Ukrainian nationals may now travel to each other’s countries for short-stay tourism and business trips without having to obtain a visa prior to travel…

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