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Travel restrictions updates for Vanuatu

21.11.2020 01:20: slacken quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.


18.11.2020 01:04: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Special Category Visa issued by Vanuatu before April 2020. They must have approval from the immigration.
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Vanuatu's borders are closed.
- This does not apply to humanitarian flights.
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Passengers must complete the "Online Travelers Health Registration Form" 24 hours before departure. The form can be found at https://forms.gle/5Eh1sCMfsaLiWyi97 .


12.11.2020 18:36: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 28 days.


26.08.2020 11:38: updated quarantine policy.
Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.


26.08.2020 11:38: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Special Category Visa issued by Vanuatu before April 2020. They must have approval from the immigration.
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Vanuatu's borders are closed.
- This does not apply to humanitarian and repatriation flights.
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Passengers must complete the "Online Travelers Health Registration Form" 24 hours before departure. The form can be found at https://forms.gle/5Eh1sCMfsaLiWyi97 .


10.08.2020 16:14: imposed forced isolation.
Passengers arriving on repatriation flights are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.


10.08.2020 16:14: updated entry restrictions.
Passengers are not allowed to enter.
- This does not apply to passengers with a Special Category Visa issued by Vanuatu before April 2020. They must have approval from the immigration.
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Vanuatu's borders are closed.
- This does not apply to humanitarian and repatriation flights.


20.07.2020 13:46: updated entry restrictions.
Vanuatu's borders are closed.
This does not apply to humanitarian and repatriation flights.
Passengers arriving on repatriation flights are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.


16.07.2020 19:26: updated entry restrictions.
Vanuatu's borders are closed.


25.06.2020 17:34: cancelled entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or after 31 December 2019 have been in China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao, Singapore, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei).
Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macau (SAR China) or Singapore since 31 December 2019 but who have spent the previous 14 days outside of China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macau (SAR China) or Singapore must complete the medical certificate from a registered medical practitioner certifying that they are free from any respiratory illness suspected of Coronavirus (COVID-19).


25.06.2020 17:34: cancelled ban entry for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao, Singapore, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei).

30.03.2020 09:48: updated entry restrictions.
Vanuatu ports of entry are closed from 20 March 2020.


26.03.2020 15:24: updated entry restrictions.
Vanuatu ports of entry are closed from 20 March 2020.
1. Nationals of Vanuatu, permanent residents and diplomats will be allowed to return but will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival.
2. Consideration may be given for Foreign Diplomatic Missions and international organizations, and will be determined on a case by case basis.
3. Passengers with a permanent resident permit and passengers with a resident visa will be allowed as follows:
a) their entire family is living in Vanuatu;
b) the person has left Vanuatu for business and needs to return;
c) the person has a business investment and resides permanently in Vanuatu;
d) the person is a child of a resident but studies overseas;
e) a resident transiting for less than 8 hours in Australia or New Zealand and resides permanently in Vanuatu.


24.03.2020 13:28: updated entry restrictions.
Vanuatu ports of entry are closed from 20 March 2020.
1. Nationals of Vanuatu, permanent residents and diplomats will be allowed to return but will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival.
2. Consideration may be given for Foreign Diplomatic Missions and international organizations, and will be determined on a case by case basis.
3. Passenger on a Permanent Residents and passengers with a Resident Visa will be allowed as follows:
a) their entire family is living in Vanuatu;
b) the person has left Vanuatu for business and needs to return;
c) the person has a business investment and resides permanently in Vanuatu;
d) the person is a child of a resident but studies overseas;
e) a resident transiting for less than 8 hours in Australia or New Zealand and resides permanently in Vanuatu.


21.03.2020 22:14: imposed total entry ban.
Vanuatu ports of entry are closed from 20 March 2020.
1. Nationals of Vanuatu, permanent residents and diplomats will be allowed to return but will be quarantined for 14 days upon arrival.
2. Consideration may be given for Foreign Diplomatic Missions and international organizations, and will be determined on a case by case basis.


[before 12th March 2020]: imposed entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or after 31 December 2019 have been in China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao, Singapore, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei).
Passengers who have transited through or have been in China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macau (SAR China) or Singapore since 31 December 2019 but who have spent the previous 14 days outside of China (People's Rep.), Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong (SAR China), Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macau (SAR China) or Singapore must complete the medical certificate from a registered medical practitioner certifying that they are free from any respiratory illness suspected of Coronavirus (COVID-19).


[before 12th March 2020]: imposed ban entry for passengers who arrive from or during last 14 days have been in China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Macao, Singapore, Taiwan (Chinese Taipei).

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