COVID-19: Travel restriction lists updated

6 Jan 22

QATAR

The Qatari government has updated its Green, Red and Exceptional Red country lists.

Key Points:

  • Green List. There are 143 Green Countries, including Australia, China, Russia and Singapore, and South Korea.
  • Red List. There are 57 Red Countries, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the U.K. and the U.S. as well as the majority of the EU and Schengen Area.
  • Exceptional Red List. There are nine Exceptional Red Countries, including Bangladesh, Botswana, Egypt, India, Lesotho, Namibia, Nepal, Pakistan and Zimbabwe.
  • Travelers who are not fully vaccinated from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe remain barred from entering the country.
  • Entry requirements for each color list of countries can be found here.

Additional Information: Travelers must complete the Undertaking and Acknowledgement Form before arriving to Qatar unless they were fully vaccinated in Qatar and coming from a green-list country. Non-resident travelers must complete all pre-registration requirements at least three days before arrival. More information on Qatar’s entry requirements can be found here.

BAL Analysis: The response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop, and BAL will provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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