Smartraveller https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/ en webmaster@dfat.gov.au Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 2011 60 zcms Azerbaijan https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/azerbaijan Local authorities have eased some COVID-19 travel restrictions. From 25 January 2021 restrictions on travel between regions of Azerbaijan will be lifted, and most businesses and services will open (apart from shopping malls). Restrictions may change at short notice. Follow local media and the advice of local authorities for the latest updates. Fri, 22 Jan 2021 23:00:00 +1100 Smartraveller ea0d37d6-806e-4257-bbd1-6f9f537bf403 Azerbaijan 5/5 Do not travel Bhutan https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/bhutan Some COVID-19 protocols and restrictions are in place in Bhutan. You should maintain social distancing, wear a mask, maintain hand hygiene and follow the advice of local authorities. For emergency health services call 112. Fri, 23 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 9f6bf81c-cb60-49f2-9e1a-d63fd51160cc Bhutan 5/5 Do not travel Indonesia https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/indonesia COVID-19 is widespread in Indonesia with continuing transmission across the country. Indonesia has restricted entry to only those foreign nationals already holding valid types of visas or stay permits. All such travellers must undergo hotel quarantine. They also require a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken and result received within 72 hours prior to departure for Indonesia. You'll be required to undergo a further COVID-19 (PCR) test on arrival, quarantine at a designated facility hotel for five days, undergo a further PCR test and then await the result of that test in the designated hotel. If any of the tests are positive, you'll be hospitalised at a designated COVID-19 referral hospital until testing negative. Domestic travel restrictions and social distancing measures remain in place for most locations. Additional restrictions and mandatory quarantine apply for domestic travel during the Ramadan and Idul Fitri period of 6-17 May. See 'Travel' for further Indonesian government advice on these restrictions. Contact your travel provider or check Garuda Indonesia for up-to-date details, including for entry requirements to other provinces. Follow the advice of the local authorities and monitor media for the latest updates. Fri, 23 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 9f77d5c1-0b2a-4056-bbba-e3aa424335b5 Indonesia 5/5 Do not travel Portugal https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/portugal If you're entering Portugal there could be bans or restrictions if you're coming from certain countries, including several European countries. You'll be required to provide a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test before boarding a flight to Portugal and may need to isolate at home for 14 days on arrival. See 'Travel'. Fri, 23 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 9a58b3a8-1d7c-4668-91ba-f4c3b4b4b25f Portugal 5/5 Do not travel Afghanistan https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/afghanistan On 14 April 2021, NATO announced it would withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September 2021. On 15 April, Prime Minister Morrison announced that the last remaining Australian troops will depart Afghanistan by September 2021. The 2020 US-Taliban deal expires on 1 May 2021 and there's the potential for increased risk of attacks around and following this date. If despite our advice, you’re in Afghanistan, be alert and follow the advice of local authorities. The serious and ongoing threats of kidnapping and the volatile security environment have not changed. Fri, 23 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 9aa5a7d8-c695-411c-a64a-7586b3fb680e Afghanistan 5/5 Do not travel Lithuania https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/lithuania You can't enter Lithuania unless you have an exemption. If permitted to enter, you must register with the National Health Centre before arrival, obtain a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test within 72 hours of travel and may need to self-isolate for 10 days. While slowly easing, some COVID-19 restrictions remain in place. You must follow local laws, including wearing an approved face mask when in public (see 'Travel'). Fri, 23 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 86956f21-3666-453b-adbd-e01bda42ad5d Lithuania 5/5 Do not travel India https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/asia/india COVID-19 infection numbers are increasing rapidly across India. Lockdowns and curfews have been imposed in some major cities to curb transmission. Penalties may be imposed if you breach the restrictions. The ban on international commercial flights remains in place. If you are travelling to Australia you will need a COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours of your departure from your last port of embarkation. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities. Fri, 23 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 08136d67-e45b-4133-8524-587d7a68d52c India 5/5 Do not travel Moldova https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/moldova A State of Emergency has been imposed and includes measures that ban all public gatherings and the introduction of a curfew from 11pm to 5am. These restrictions will remain in place until at least 30 May 2021. Masks must be worn in all public places, both indoors and outdoors. Follow the advice of local authorities.  Thu, 08 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 7adc9d43-c818-4e52-9d97-3bf5f5b63382 Moldova 5/5 Do not travel Seychelles https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/africa/seychelles Before arriving in the Seychelles, you must apply for a Health Travel Authorisation through an online portal providing flight and accommodation details. You must also provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result taken in the 72 hours before you travel. If you are travelling from South Africa, you must provide proof of a 14-day stay in another country before your arrival in the Seychelles. While in the Seychelles, you must stay at licenced accommodation establishments and utilise licenced service providers. Quarantine measures apply to Seychellois citizens, permanent resident holders and Gainful Occupation Permit holders (see 'Travel'). Follow the advice of local authorities. Wed, 07 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 38569f85-3b21-4654-9e41-1831c16cba77 Seychelles 5/5 Do not travel Papua New Guinea https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/pacific/papua-new-guinea To depart PNG, passengers are required to undertake a COVID-19 (rapid) test at the airport prior to check-in. This is in addition to the pre-departure COVID-19 (PCR) testing requirement for travel to Australia (see 'Travel). There is widespread community transmission of COVID-19 across a number of districts and provinces. It is a serious health risk and is impacting the capacity of local health services. Thu, 22 Apr 2021 22:00:00 +1000 Smartraveller 06f3ab02-8b13-44e6-bab2-cf653c52e834 Papua New Guinea 5/5 Do not travel