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SWEDEN IS 22ND COUNTRY TO REMOVE ALL TRAVEL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


🇲🇽 Mexico

🇩🇴 Dominican Republic

🇳🇴 Norway

🇮🇸 Iceland

🇸🇮 Slovenia

🇧🇭 Bahrain

🇯🇴 Jordan

🇮🇪 Ireland

🇭🇺 Hungary

🇷🇴 Romania

🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia

🇲🇪 Montenegro

🇨🇼 Curaçao

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England

🇦🇼 Aruba

🇲🇻 Maldives

🇲🇳 Mongolia

🇲🇩 Moldova

🇬🇦 Gabon

🇾🇪 Yemen

🇨🇷 Costa Rica

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From April 1st, all international travellers won’t be subject to any entry requirements to visit Sweden.

The Swedish government released a statement on Friday saying that the current ban on travellers from outside the EU/EEA (European Economic Area) will not be extended. As the ban expires on March 31, 2022, this will subsequently lift all restrictions for travellers coming to Sweden from outside the EU.


Proof Of Vaccination Or Test No Longer Required As Of April 1

Once the new travel rules go into effect, it also means that starting April 1st, all proof of vaccination and Covid tests for entry will no longer be required to travel to Sweden, regardless of what country the traveller is coming from.

With the restrictions that currently stand, only travellers from the list of approved third countries (non EU/EEA) can enter Sweden with a valid Covid vaccination certificate. This will no longer be the case once the ban expires at the end of the month.


Sweden Another European Nation To Drop Covid Travel Restrictions

The news will make Sweden the 22nd nation to drop all Covid-related travel requirements. It will end two years of restrictions on international travelers to Sweden due to the pandemic, which was put in place back in March 2020.

Swedish Minister for Justice and Home Affairs, Morgan Johansson, made this statement following this week’s news:

“We have already lifted the entry ban within the EU. Now the Government has decided not to extend the entry ban from third countries. This will make it much easier for everyone who has been prevented from coming to Sweden in recent years due to the pandemic.”



Find out more about the countries you can easily travel to.


Below is a list of countries in 2022 with no testing, no quarantines, no countries banned, and no vaccine requirements.


Mexico

Mexico is open to all international tourists with no testing or quarantines.

Mexico has truly been the king of tourism during the pandemic, as they have never closed their borders, have never enacted a testing protocol, and have kept almost everything inside the country open for tourism. Beaches, gyms, hotels, restaurants, and in some parts even nightclubs and bars, are open.

Here is everything you need to know about Mexico reopening its borders for tourism.


El Salvador

New entry as of November 15, 2021

El Salvador has now joined Mexico in being the second country in the WORLD in late 2021 to have no entry requirements or vaccine passports.

El Salvador originally reopened in September 2020 but was requiring all arrivals to bring proof of a negative PCR test. Then, on April 21, 2021, they also added proof of being fully vaccinated as a way to avoid testing. However, now as of November 15, 2021, all requirements have been dropped.


Norway

New entry as of February 12, 2022

Norway becomes the first European country to fully remove ALL covid-19 entry requirements, including all forms, testing and quarantine rules, proof of vaccination, country ban lists, and all other border restrictions. Visiting Norway as of February 12, 2022, is like visiting in pre-pandemic times.

In combination with the removal of all entry requirements, Norway has also removed all internal covid restrictions like mask-wearing, isolation periods, social distancing, and all use of vaccine passports.


Slovenia

New entry as of February 21, 2022

Slovenia is the 4th country in the world to remove all entry requirements, allowing foreign travelers to enter like pre-pandemic times.

Slovenia’s RVT program (recovered/vaccinated/tested) has been discontinued at the border as well as internally. Now, visitors will not have to show proof of a negative test, being recently recovered or even vaccinated to enter, nor to access things like museums, restaurants, resorts, or other activities.

Visitors should be aware that while Slovenia has removed almost all covid-related restrictions, masks are still mandatory in indoor public settings.


Iceland

New entry as of Feb 25, 2022

Iceland is the 5th country to remove all entry requirements, including internal rules, starting February 25.

Now, anyone can enter Iceland, regardless of vaccination status. They have also fully abolished all tests, quarantines, and online health forms to enter the country. Once inside, mask mandates have been removed, as have limits on gatherings and even early closing hours for bars and restaurants.


Bahrain

New entry as of Feb 26, 2022

Bahrain has removed all their covid-related entry requirements, along with most internal restrictions, as the Middle Eastern nation returns to normal.

Proof of pre-flight testing, on arrival testing, and all vaccination requests are now discontinued, including internal vaccine passports. Now all travelers, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Bahrain like pre-pandemic times.


Jordan

New entry as of March 1, 2022

The kingdom of Jordan has removed PCR testing, proof of vaccination, and all other covid-related entry requirements. Now travelers can enter without testing, quarantines, or vaccine passports. The only small requirement left is the obligation to fill out an online health form, which strangely doesn’t ask any covid-related questions.


Ireland

New entry as of March 7, 2022

Ireland was one of the first nations to discontinue most internal covid-related rules in January 2022, which now harmonize with their new entry requirement removal. From March 7, 2022, there will be zero travel restrictions for any traveler entering Ireland.

Travelers from any country can enter Ireland without testing, proof of vaccination, quarantines, health forms, or any other covid-related entry requirement. All have been removed.


Hungary

New entry as of March 7, 2022

Hungary removes all its border restrictions, continuing the trend throughout Europe. As of March 7, 2022, travelers will no longer need tests or proof of vaccination to enter Hungary – they can simply enter like pre-pandemic times. Most internal restrictions are also removed, like vaccine passports, mask mandates, etc., but a few rules still exist in health care settings.


Romania

New entry as of March 9, 2022

Romania just removed all their covid-related entry requirements at the border, as well as internal restrictions, on March 9, 2022. Tourists will no longer need to show a negative test or proof of vaccination to enter. All that’s left is a simple form, but it doesn’t ask any covid-related questions.

Once inside Romania, the mask mandates, all vaccine passports, and things like capacity limits have been discontinued.


Saudi Arabia

New entry as of March 9, 2022


Saudi Arabia has removed their entry requirements, qualifying them for this list, but a few small requirements still remain that travelers should be aware of. Gone are the important ones including proof of vaccination, quarantines, and testing. Still in place are online health forms, proof of travel health insurance, and a contact tracing app.


Montenegro

New entry as of March 10, 2022

Montenegro has become the latest country worldwide to drop all COVID-19 travel restrictions.


Travelers will no longer need to show proof of vaccination or present a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival.

Internally the nation will no longer require vaccine passports or testing to enter cinemas, museums, restaurants, bars, galleries, hotels, theaters, and gyms. However, there is still an indoor mask mandate for now.



Curaçao

New entry as of March 10, 2022

Curaçao has removed all its testing, quarantine, and vaccination entry requirements as of March 10, 2022. Travel to the Caribbean island will look much like it did in pre-pandemic times.

Curaçao did keep a few simple entry requirements like an online digital form and proof of travel health insurance, but nothing that is a barrier to entry.



United Kingdom

New entry as of March 14, 2022

Officially starting at 4:00 am on March 18th, England will join the list of nations that have removed all entry requirements, and they certainly removed all of them. Not even forms will remain.

England dropped most of its entry requirements and internal restrictions earlier in 2022, but they still had a few requirements in place that did not qualify them for this list, chiefly, 2 tests needed for unvaccinated passengers.


Now, all requirements have been removed completely.


Entry is exactly how it was pre-pandemic.


Maldives

New entry as of March 15, 2022

The Maldives have relaxed all their pandemic-related entry requirements, ended the state of emergency period, and removed mask mandates. Travelers no longer need to show tests, proof of vaccination, or even have travel health insurance to enter.


Aruba

New entry as of March 16, 2022

The small island nation of Aruba joins neighboring Curaçao, and removes Covid entry requirements as of March 19, 2022. The only rules that remain are the digital passenger card, now being used more as a customs/immigration form, and the requirement to have travel insurance.


Mongolia

New entry as of March 17, 2022

Mongolia showed up on this list on March 1, but was quickly removed after confusion within the nation about entry rules. Two weeks later, it seems as if the internal conflict over the entry rules has come to a close, with requirements officially removed as of March 15, 2022.


Moldova

New entry as of March 17, 2022

Moldova made the announcement on its Ministry of Interior page that they’ve removed entry requirements as of March 16, 2022.


Gabon

New entry as of March 18, 2022


Yemen

New entry as of March 18, 2022

Both new entries of Gabon and Yemen have removed all covid-related entry requirements for travelers, but little data is provided other than no testing, proof of vaccination or quarantines have all been removed.


Costa Rica

New Entry as of March 24, 2022

Costa Rica will once again be included on this list, as they’ve decided to drop their internal Vaccine Passport system starting April 1, 2022. While Costa Rica has had very liberal entry requirements throughout the pandemic, recent internal use of proof of vaccine to enter restaurants and hotels kept it from being recommended as a restriction-free nation. Also on April 1st, they will drop the requirement for unvaccinated tourists to purchase travel health insurance and the online health form.


Sweden

New entry as of March 26, 2022

Sweden is dropping all their remaining covid-related entry requirements on April 1, 2022. All proof of vaccination and tests for entry will no longer be required to travel to Sweden, regardless of what country the traveler is coming from. Masks and internal vaccine passports were dropped back in February 2022.


Poland

New entry as of March 28, 2022

As of March 28th, Poland has removed all of its Covid-related entry requirements, as well as most internal restrictions including lifting its indoor mask mandate and the requirement to quarantine.


Denmark

New entry as of March 29, 2022

As of March 29, travelers from every nation can again visit Denmark under pre-pandemic rules, while inside the country all social curbs, including mandatory vaccine passes and mask usage, no longer apply as well.


Grenada

New entry as of March 31, 2022

Starting April 4, 2022, Covid proof of entry will no longer apply to foreign visitors visiting the tri-island nation of Grenada, as it fully reopens to tourism under pre-pandemic regulations. This means both the vaccinated and unvaccinated are welcome without testing, quarantine, or any further requirements.


Latvia

New entry as of April 1, 2022

As of April 1, 2022, Latvia removed all entry requirements including proof of vaccination, COVID-19 testing, and passenger locator forms to enter the nation.


Argentina

New Entry as of April 3, 2022

The Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Health of Argentina confirmed that within the next few days, the nation will remove all entry requirements and return to ‘normal’ pre-pandemic entry rules.


Slovakia

New entry as of April 6, 2022

Slovakia is the latest EU nation to remove entry requirements. As of April 6, 2022, all travelers—regardless of vaccination status—no longer need to quarantine or complete the eHranica passenger locator form. This makes entry just as it was prior to the pandemic.


Czech Republic

New entry as of April 9, 2022

Joining neighbors Slovakia and Poland, Czechia has removed all entry requirements as of April 9th. All proof of testing, vaccination and even the passenger locator form is now discontinued. As for masks, officials in Czechia relaxed the country’s mask mandates from March 14, 2022


Switzerland & Cuba Notes

Switzerland almost made this list mid-Feb 2022. The federal government of home affairs along with the federal health authority removed all entry requirements, however, the border police are keeping them in full effect for now.

Cuba was a hopeful entry as of April 6, 2022, however, it cannot be added to this list for keeping one very important restriction in place, the random on-arrival testing. Although they are removing all tests and proof of vaccination, they will keep in a random PCR test on arrival, based on the flow of incoming tourists and the current epidemiological situation. IF a tourist tests positive, they will be hospitalized for 10-14 days, making this too big of a barrier.


Looking for countries without mask mandates? We have another article, updated frequently, that lists countries that no longer have mask mandates in place as well as an article listing which airlines have removed mask mandates


  • Egypt. Now requires a 72-hour negative PCR test

  • Kosovo. Now requires a 72-hour PCR test from most nations.

  • Serbia. Now requires a 48-hour PCR test from all.

  • Brazil. Now requires a 72-PCR test from all arrivals.

  • Turkey. Now requires a 72-hour PCR test from all passengers.

  • Haiti – Now requires a 72-hour PCR or antigen test from all passengers

  • Tanzania – As of May 4, 2021 requiring a 72-hour PCR test

  • North Macedonia – As of September 1, 2021, requiring a 72-hour PCR test, proof of vaccination or proof of recent recovery

  • Albania – As of September 1, 2021, requiring a 72-hour PCR test, 48-hour antigen test, proof of vaccination or proof of recent recovery

  • Colombia – Removed November 20, 2021. Vaccine passport in effect for businesses, restaurants, events, etc.

  • Dominican Republic – Still requires PCR testing from select countries, as well as random breathalyzer tests on arrival.



Countries with NO Testing/Quarantines

  • El Salvador

  • Mexico

  • Norway

  • Slovenia

  • Iceland

  • Bahrain

  • Jordan

  • Ireland

  • Hungary

  • Romania

  • Saudi Arabia

  • Montenegro

  • Curaçao

  • United Kingdom

  • Maldives

  • Aruba

  • Mongolia

  • Moldova

  • Gabon

  • Yemen

  • Costa Rica

  • Sweden

  • Poland

  • Denmark

  • Grenada

  • Latvia

  • Argentina

  • Slovakia

  • Czechia


SOURCE AND FOR RECENT UPDATES PLEASE GO TO TRAVEL OFF PATH


https://www.traveloffpath.com/countries-without-any-travel-restrictions-or-entry-requirements/

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