The European Union has updated its COVID-19 travel recommendations, removing Canada, Georgia and Tunisia from its “green list” of countries for which it recommends lifting entry restrictions. Singapore, meanwhile, was added to the list.

Key Points:

  • The EU now recommends that member states lift entry restrictions on residents of the following countries: Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Uruguay.
  • Restrictions on residents of Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao may also be lifted, subject to reciprocity.

Background: Countries may be moved onto or off the list depending on the changing COVID-19 infection rates in each country and countries’ policies toward residents of EU countries.

Analysis & Comments: The EU continues to update its COVID-19 travel recommendations, and while member states have, in many cases, moved to implement the recommendations, exact policies will vary from country to country. Please check Deloitte’s COVID-19 Digital Map, available here, for country-specific information.

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