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Travel update: Coronavirus

Updated on 22.02.2021 at 09:30 CET

Dear passengers,

We have the pleasure of finally sharing some good developments with you! Several countries in our flight network have started to lift their travel bans as they managed to put Covid-19 under control. We are above the clouds as we are back in action and will be able to fly you to your dream holiday destination and to your loved ones again.

As always, the safety and well-being of our passengers and staff is our top priority. Please click here to find out more about our new standards to ensure your wellbeing and safety during your journey with us.

However, there are still travel bans that are in place in some of our destination countries in order to contain the spread of Coronavirus. For more information on the current travel restrictions, please refer to the respective sections further down on this page.

Additionally, as SunExpress, we kindly ask you to read and approve the Covid 19 Health Declaration Statement during the check-in process.

Flights to/from the United Kingdom and Denmark

Due to the latest developments regarding the new strain of Covid-19, the Turkish government has issued travel bans for all flights to/from the United Kingdom and Denmark, which began at midnight on December 20, 2020 until further notice.

If your existing booking has been affected by the latest travel bans imposed on the respective countries, we kindly ask you to get in touch with our Customer Service Center.

For the attention of passengers arriving in Turkey through a third country who visited the United Kingdom and Denmark within the last 10 days: Passengers aged 6 years and above need to submit a negative PCR test result conducted within the last 72 hours prior to departure. Following their arrival, all respective passengers will be subject to quarantine for 14 days at places they have indicated and they will be tested for Covid-19 on the tenth day of their quarantine. If the test result is negative, the quarantine period will be ended.

Important: In order to track passengers subjected to quarantine in line with the above-mentioned conditions, our respective passengers will be asked to fill out the „COVID-19 Patient / Contractor Monitoring (Quarantine) Information and Consent Form“ at all international borders and the information provided by the passengers will be recorded in the Public Health Management System.

Important: Flights between Turkey and Europe

Travel to Turkey

As per the latest regulation issued by the Turkish government on December 25, 2020, starting from midnight on December 29, 2020 Turkey Local Time (21:00 UTC) until March 1, 2021, all passengers aged 6 years and above are required to present a negative PCR test result before their departure to Turkey.

  • The test should not be older than 72 hours prior to departure to Turkey.
  • Children under the age of 6 are exempt from this requirement.
  • Turkish citizens traveling with or to a funeral in Turkey are not required to take a PCR test if they are able to provide a document as a proof.
  • The negative test result must be presented to our staff at the departure airport.

Please be aware that we are not allowed to accept passengers without a negative PCR test result on board our flights to Turkey.

Please click here to find out the PCR Test possibilities located in some of our destinations in Europe.

If you fail to submit your negative test result for your existing booking, please contact our Customer Service Center to find out more about our rebooking options.

Travel to Europe

Currently, traveling from Turkey to Europe is possible for the passengers who meet the requirements indicated below. All other passengers will not be able to board our flights just yet – please carefully follow the latest updates about the lifting of the travel bans and partial lockdowns implemented in some European countries. Please be aware that you might be subjected to health controls (such as temperature measurement or PCR tests) and/or quarantine processes both at the departure and arrival destination airports depending on the decisions taken by the respective countries. We strongly advise you to check the quarantine procedures of the destination country prior to your departure.

Entry into Austria

  • Austria citizens
  • EEA/EU citizens
  • Swiss nationals
  • Family members of the above mentioned persons living in the same household
  • British passport holders and their family members
  • Foreigners holding a D Type Visa issued by Austria
  • Foreigners holding an Austrian residence permit and their family members
  • Passengers departing immediately
  • Passengers traveling on business
  • Passengers with a valid interest within their family circle. E.g. to visit family members in case of illness or own children in the context of custody obligations or the significant other
  • Passengers visiting their life partner
  • Students

Entry into Belgium

  • Nationals and residents of Belgium
  • Health professionals, health researchers and elderly care professionals
  • Frontier workers
  • Seasonal workers in agriculture
  • Diplomats, staff of international organizations, persons invited by an international organization whose physical presence is required for the well-functioning of these organizations
  • Military personnel, civil protection personnel in the exercise of their functions
  • Humanitarian aid workers
  • Passengers in transit outside the Schengen zone and the European Union
  • Passengers traveling for compelling family reasons, i.e family reunification, a visit to a spouse or partner, marriage or funeral
  • Passengers traveling for humanitarian reasons such as medical or elderly care
  • Students, pupils, and trainees who are undergoing training as part of their studies and researches with a hosting agreement
  • Skilled third-country workers if their employment is necessary from an economic perspective and the work cannot be postponed
  • Professional sportsmen and sportswomen with elite sport status
  • Cultural sector professionals and journalist traveling for work
  • Persons who come to work as an employee in Belgium

Entry into Finland

  • Nationals of Finland and their family members
  • Passengers with a residence permit issued by Finland
  • Nationals or residents of EAA members and Switzerland and their family members residing in Finland or returning via Finland to their country of residence
  • Passengers with a British passport and their family members residing in Finland or returning via Finland to their country of residence
  • Passengers studying in Finland, if arriving from another EU or Schengen Member State
  • Military personnel

Entry into France

  • Nationals of France, their spouses and children
  • Nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and an EEA Member State, their spouses and children
  • Nationals of Lebanon residing in Lebanon
  • Passengers with a diplomatic, official or service passport
  • Passengers with a residence permit issued by France
  • Passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State
  • Passengers with a confirmation of being an unmarried partner of a national of France (They need to possess an invitation letter written by the national of France.)
  • Passengers with a Laissez-Passer
  • Merchant seamen
  • Students

Important: All arriving passengers should be authorized to enter France only for the reasons indicated on the government’s website.

Entry into Germany

  • German citizens and their close family members (minor children and their parents)
  • All EU and Schengen citizens and their close family members (minor children and their parents)
  • Citizens of Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Singapore, Japan and South Korea who are not permanently living in Turkey and able to present a valid resident permit or visa if requested.
  • Foreigners holding a German residence permit
  • Third-country nationals with valid EU residence permit or D Type Visa and their close family members (minor children and their parents)
  • German visa holders whose visas were issued after March 17th, 2020
  • C Type Visa holders or holders of Turkish Service/Special Passports:
    • who wants to visit close family members (minor children and their parents). The proof of their relationship is requested.
    • who wants to visit other family members (adult children or their parents, grandparents, grandchildren and siblings). The proof of the relationship and the special urgent reason of the trip such as attending funerals/weddings, birth or death of a family member, serious illness of a family member will be asked by the German Immigration. The passenger also needs to present supporting documents (death/marriage/birth certificate, a written statement from the doctor about the necessity of visit in case of serious illness).
    • If they are traveling together with their partner. The partner should have an EU, Great Britain or Schengen citizenship. They need to be in a long term relationship and prove the special urgent reason of the trip such as attending funerals/weddings, birth or death of a family member, serious illness of a family member. The passenger needs to present the following documents to the German Immigration upon their arrival to Germany:
      • written statement for the above mentioned special urgent travel reason
      • written statement from both partners about their relationship containing their contact data – proof for their relationship (common address, photographs, mail or e-mails, etc.)
      • a written statement from the doctor about the necessity of visit in case of serious illness
    • If they are traveling to their partner. The partner should be an EU, Great Britain or Schengen citizen or a holder of a German residence permit. They need to be in a long-term relationship and prove that they have previously met in Germany or they are/have been registered under the same address abroad. The passenger needs to present the following documents to the German Immigration upon their arrival to Germany:
      • written invitation of the partner living in Germany containing copies of the passport or ID card (and residence permit) of this person
      • written statement from both partners about their relationship containing their contact data
      • proof that they met before in Germany or abroad (e.g. with flight tickets or border crossing stamps, etc.) or that they have shared the same address abroad
    • In case important business reasons if the trip is economically necessary, not possible to postpone and cannot be done from abroad. The company in Germany must confirm the importance of the trip by issuing a certificate. The decision about the necessity of the business trip and the entry allowance will be taken by German Immigration Service at the arrival airport. In case of any doubt, please ask for confirmation (ok to board) before the flight. Traveling to Germany for attending to the meetings is still not permitted.
    • In case of medical treatment if the medical treatment is necessary to avoid death or considerable long term health damage, can‘t be done in Turkey or already started in Germany. A written statement from the doctor about the necessity of the medical treatment is needed. In case of any doubt, please ask for confirmation (ok to board) of Immigration of the arrival airport before the flight.
  • Third-country nationals holding D Type Visa for family reunion in Germany
  • Third-country nationals holding D Type Visa for study purpose in Germany, if the university in Germany confirms (Certificate requested) that the passenger has to be present in Germany
  • Third-country nationals holding D Type Visa for work purpose in Germany, if the passenger is a skilled Blue Kart holder or working in the health sector, seaman, truck driver, seasonal worker in agriculture, press/media member or worker in the metal industry
  • Diplomats on the way to their Mission country
  • Passengers in transit holding confirmed onward ticket if there is no alternative route and entry permission of the destination country is guaranteed (Overnight stay in Germany is allowed with the limitation to one night)

Important:

For flights to Germany, you will be asked to make a digital entry registration at www.einreiseanmeldung.de  from November 8, 2020. Please note that you must carry the relevant proof of your registration with you when you enter the country and present it to both us as the airline and the local authorities on request.

If it is not possible for you to complete a digital entry registration due to a lack of technical equipment or due to a technical malfunction, you are obliged to fill out a printed replacement registration form and hand it over to the airline or the authorities.

Please note that you must indicate your address of residence in Germany on the form, even if it is not your permanent residence. If you have difficulties in filling out the form, our flight attendants will be happy to help you.

As of November 9, 2020, the German government has decided to reimpose the travel warning for the all of Turkey.

In addition, due to the latest regulation issued by the German Federal States, effective November 8th 2020, all travelers from risk countries listed on the risk country list of the German Robert-Koch-Institute (including Turkey) will be subject to minimum of 5 days long self-quarantine.

After those five days, travelers can decide to take a PCR-test at their own cost. If the result is negative, they will not be subject to quarantine any further. If they decide not to take a PCR test, they will have to go under the quarantine for 10 days after their arrival in Germany.

All passengers traveling from Turkey to Germany will still be subject to a mandatory COVID-19 test within 48 hours prior to arrival.

Please click here to find out more about the PCR testing process and the PCR Test Centers located in Turkey.

Entry into Norway

  • Norwegian citizens and their family members
  • Foreign nationals who reside in Norway
  • Foreign nationals for whom special reasons indicate they should be granted the right to enter, such as specific care responsibilities for persons in Norway or other compelling welfare considerations
  • Foreign nationals who are to carry out agreed or formalized parent-child contact
  • Close family members of persons residing in Norway, i.e. spouses/registered partners/cohabitants, minor children or stepchildren, parents or stepparents of minor children or stepchildren
  • Journalists and other personnel on assignment for a foreign media institution
  • Passengers who are in international transit (The final destination should be a Schengen country)
  • Foreign nationals who work in critical public functions
  • Health personnel from Sweden and Finland who work in the Norwegian health and care services

Entry into Poland

  • Nationals and residents of Poland and their family members
  • Passengers under the constant care of nationals of Poland
  • Nationals of EEA Member States, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland and their family members
  • British nationals and their family members
  • Nationals and residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Thailand and Tunisia
  • Passengers with a residence permit issued by one of the EEA Member States, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland or United Kingdom and their spouses and children, when they are returning via Poland to their country of residence
  • Passengers traveling as students in Poland

Entry into Sweden

  • Nationals of Sweden and their family members
  • Passengers with a residence permit issued by Sweden and their family members
  • Nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland and Vatican City (Holy See), and their family members if arriving from a country other than Denmark, Norway or United Kingdom
  • British nationals and their family members with proof of having submitted an application for residence status in Sweden
  • Passengers with a residence permit issued by EEA Member States, Switzerland or Vatican City (Holy See) returning via Sweden to their country of residence
  • Passengers with a national visa issued by Sweden
  • Passengers with a national visa issued by EEA Member States, Switzerland or Vatican City (Holy See). (The visa must be valid for more than 3 months)
  • Healthcare workers, researchers in health and medical care
  • Frontier workers
  • Seasonal workers in the agricultural, forestry and horticulture sectors
  • Personnel transporting goods and other staff in the transport sector
  • People who work in international organizations or are invited by such organizations and whose presence is necessary for the organizations activities, aid workers
  • Military personnel and civil defense staff
  • Passengers traveling as students
  • Merchant seamen
  • Passengers in transit
  • Highly skilled workers, if the job the foreigner is to perform cannot be postponed or performed remotely
  • Passengers younger than 18 years traveling to meet a parent residing in Sweden, and accompanying persons
  • Parents traveling to meet their children younger than 18 years residing in Sweden
  • Residents of Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay

Entry into Switzerland

  • Swiss citizens
  • EU/EFTA nationals and their family members (The proof of their relationship should be presented)
  • British nationals and their family members (The proof of their relationship should be presented)
  • Foreigners holding a valid work Permit “B” or residence Permit “C” or the written confirmation that one of the before mentioned permits will be issued upon arrival
  • Foreigners with VISA Type “D”
  • Passengers travelling with VISA Type “C if the Visa has been issued after 16 MAR 20 in a valid exceptional case.

Entry into The Netherlands

  • Nationals and residents of the Netherlands and their family members
  • Nationals and residents of an EU member state or a Shengen country or Iceland, Monaco, Andorra, San Marino or Vatican City and their family members
  • Passengers in transit who are traveling to a Shengen country through the Netherlands (A travel permit document issued by the respective country is needed)
  • Residents of Australia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, Thailand and China (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau)
  • Medical personnel in the interest of public health and patients (if necessary)
  • Cross border commuters (Excluding students and pupils)
  • Individuals who work in the goods transport sector, and other transportation personnel including crew members on container ships, bulk carriers (e.g. of ore and coal), tankers (fuel and chemicals) and fishing vessels. It also includes individuals who work in the energy sector, including oil and gas platforms and offshore wind farms, offshore companies that provide services to this sector, and air, cruise-ship and ferry crew members if they are travelling in order to perform their job
  • Diplomats in the exercise of their duty
  • Military personnel and civil protection personnel in the exercise of their duty
  • Humanitarian aid workers in the exercise of their work
  • Passengers traveling for imperative family reasons such as attending a funeral or visiting a terminally ill family member
  • Persons in need of international protection or for other humanitarian reason
  • Elite athletes and their support staff
  • Seafarers who possess a seaman’s record book if they are travelling as part of their job, in order to perform work or after performing work. This exemption does not apply to seafarers on commercial yachts and pleasure craft
  • Partners with a completed „Declaration of relationship for COVID-19 entry ban exemption“ form, a return onward ticket and proof that they have been in a relationship for at least 3 months with a resident of the Netherlands who is a national of an EEA Member State or Switzerland. More information can be found here.

Travel information for domestic flights within Turkey

Within the scope of preventing the further spread of Covid-19, the Turkish Republic Interior Ministry has decided to implement the following measures;

  1. As of December 1, a partial lockdown will be imposed across Turkey. The lockdown will be between 9 pm to 5 am on weekdays, and the weekends, starting on Fridays at 9 pm; it will continue until 5 pm every Monday. Passengers who carry their tickets/e-tickets with them will be exempted from these measures and will be able to reach their departure airport without any restrictions.
  2. As of November 20, all citizens who are aged under 20 and those aged over 65 will need to self-isolate between 4 pm, and 10 am on both weekdays and weekends. Passengers who carry their tickets/e-tickets with them will be exempted from these measures and will be able to reach their departure airport without any restrictions.

Therefore, we kindly ask all passengers to carry their tickets/e-tickets with them at all times in case they need to present it to the relevant authorities on their way to the airport.

In accordance with the regulations published by the Turkish Ministry of Interior regarding the travel restrictions within Turkey;

  • Passengers aged 65 and above are allowed to travel only if they receive a Travel Permit Document.
  • Passengers under the age of 20 are allowed to travel only if they are accompanied by a parent or a guardian without the requirement of a Travel Permit Document. Passengers between the ages of 18 and 20 who are not accompanied by their families can travel alone to the destination where their family members reside. Additionally, in the presence of any of the „Emergency Situations“ specified in circular No. 20076 published on 31.11.2020, passengers between the ages of 18 and 20 can travel by plane provided that they obtain a travel permit from the Governorship / District Governor of their place of residence.

Important: As per the latest regulations published by the Turkish Ministry of Interior on July 1, 2020 about the travel in transit on the international flights, passengers aged 65 and above are permitted to travel without a Travel Permit Document if they are in transit in the country to their international destination or if they are traveling from abroad to a destination city in Turkey withholding an onward ticket for a domestic flight within Turkey.

HES Code requirement for domestic flights

As part of the measures taken to fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a HES Code, which can be obtained from the channels of the Turkish Ministry of Health, will be required for travelling within Turkey.

In this regard, all Turkish passengers traveling on one of our domestic flights within Turkey are required to obtain a HES code from the HES mobile application or via SMS as of May 28, 2020. Please click here for further information and protection of your personal data related to the HES code application.

Travel advice and entry requirements for individual countries

Germany

For flights to Germany, you will be asked to make a digital entry registration at www.einreiseanmeldung.de from November 8, 2020. Please note that you must carry the relevant proof of your registration with you when you enter the country and present it to both us as the airline and the local authorities on request.

If it is not possible for you to complete a digital entry registration due to a lack of technical equipment or due to a technical malfunction, you are obliged to fill out a printed replacement registration form and hand it over to the airline or the authorities.

Please note that you must indicate your address of residence in Germany on the form, even if it is not your permanent residence. If you have difficulties in filling out the form, our flight attendants will be happy to help you.

Due to the latest regulation issued by the Turkish government and effective at 23.59 hrs. on Saturday, August 15, 2020, all passengers returning from Turkey to Germany must be tested for COVID-19 within 48 hours before arrival and the negative test result must be presented to our staff at the departure airport.

Accordingly:

  • This applies to all flights departing from Turkey and arriving in Germany.
  • The PCR test is not mandatory for infants (0-2 years old) and passengers who are in transit from an international flight and traveling through Germany to their final destination.
  • A Covid-19 rapid antigen or antibody test result cannot be a substitution for a PCR test result.
  • Please note that in case of a positive test result, passengers will not be accepted to our flights. Respective passengers will be subject to 14 days of quarantine. Where the quarantine can take place will be decided depending on the symptoms that are identified at the hospital. In order to be covered in case of a positive test result, we recommend that you take out a “COVID-19 Tourist Protection and Support Insurance for Turkey”. Here you will find an offer from one of our insurance partners. After another test with a negative result, you may travel back to Germany.

Please click here to find out more about the PCR testing process and the PCR Test Centers located in Turkey.

As of November 9, 2020, the German government has decided to reimpose the travel warning for the all of Turkey.

In addition, due to the latest regulation issued by the German Federal States, effective November 8th 2020, all travelers from risk countries listed on the risk country list of the German Robert-Koch-Institute (including Turkey) will be subject to minimum of 5 days long self-quarantine.

After those five days, travelers can decide to take a PCR-test at their own cost. If the result is negative, they will not be subject to quarantine any further. If they decide not to take a PCR test, they will have to go under the quarantine for 10 days after their arrival in Germany.

All passengers traveling from Turkey to Germany will still be subject to a mandatory COVID-19 test within 48 hours prior to arrival.

Austria

Pre-Travel Clearance

Starting from January 15, 2021, all passengers traveling to Austria are required to present a completed online Pre-Travel Clearance to our staff at the check-in desk to continue with their check-in process.

If you fail to submit your registration online, we advise you to download and print the registration form and fill it out prior to your arrival at the departure airport.

Negative antigen or PCR test result

From February 15 onwards, all passengers traveling to Austria are required to present a negative antigen or PCR test result or medical certificate, which should not be older than 72 hours prior to entry and confirming that the PCR or Antigen test result is negative. Passengers who are not able to show a negative test result will be asked to be tested within 24 hours upon arrival. Accordingly:

  • The test result should be either in German or in English.
  • The test result should include passenger’s name and the date of birth, the date and time of the sampling, the test result and signature and stamp of the institution where the test is conducted.

Children under the age of 10 are exempted from the PCR or Antigen test obligation.

Quarantine Procedure

Passengers are subject to the quarantine for 10 days upon arrival. However, respective passengers will be able to end their quarantine period with a negative PCR / Antigen test result which is carried out at the end of the fifth day upon arrival.

FFP2 Mask Obligation:

In accordance with the latest regulation issued by the Austrian Ministry of Health on January 22, 2021, all passengers traveling to Austria are required to wear FFP2 masks without a valve (equivalent masks or masks that corresponds to a higher standard are allowed) on board flights departing for Austria and at the airports in Austria. Children younger than 6 years old and passengers who are not able to wear a face mask due to health reasons are exempted from this requirement. Expectant mothers and children between the ages of 6 and 14 are allowed to wear other types of medical masks.

More Coronavirus-related information can be found here.

Belgium

All passengers traveling to Belgium will be asked to fill out the Public Health Passenger Locator Form online before departure. After filling out the online form, passengers will receive a QR code as a proof that they have completed the Passenger Locator Form, a confirmation receipt by e-mail or SMS, and further information on the measures that need to be taken.

If you don’t have a mobile phone number, you should download and print the form and fill it out prior to your arrival to the airport. You will get further instructions for that upon handover of the forms.

Negative PCR Test Result

Starting from December 25, 2020, all passengers traveling to Belgium from a territory that has been designated as a red zone on the official website of the Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs need to present a negative PCR test result. The test should be taken at most 72 hours before departure. The test result must be in Dutch, English, French or German languages. The date of the sample received must be clearly indicated on the test result. Only PCR tests for SARS CoV-2 with the PCR mention are accepted.

This rule does not apply to:

  • residents of Belgium;
  • passengers younger than 12 years old.
  • Travelers who only transit by air and who remain exclusively in the transit zone without entering Belgian territory as far as the travelers are not required to have a negative PCR test result to continue their journey. The travelers must be in possession of a confirmed connecting flight ticket.

Additionally, all residents of Belgium returning from a country in the red zone and stayed within the respective country borders more than 48 hours need to be tested for Covid-19 at a test center on day 1 and day 7 upon their arrival.

Sworn Statement

All passenger are required to either fill out the Sworn Statement digitally, then download and print the form or download and print the blank form which is available in English, Dutch, French and German languages and fill out the form upon their arrival to the airport.

Quarantine Procedure

Passengers are subject to self-quarantine for at least 7 days. The quarantine ends upon receipt of the negative Covid-19 test result of the test on day 7. If the test result is positive, the passenger must undergo self-isolation for at least 10 days.

Finland

Starting from January 22, 2021, all passengers traveling to Finland are required to present a negative COVID-19 test certificate. The test should not be older than 72 hours prior to departure.

  • The test certificate should include the passenger’s identity information, the name of the laboratory/doctor who issued the certificate, the date and time of the test, the type of the test (PCR or Antigen test), and the test result (negative).
  • The language of the certificate should be English.
  • Passengers will be asked to present their Covid-19 test certificates to the health authorities at the airport upon their arrival in Finland.
  • If a passenger holds a medical certificate indicating that the person has already recovered from Covid-19 within the last 6 months, a separate negative Covid-19 test result is not necessary.

France

As of November 11, 2020, all passengers aged 11 and above traveling from Turkey to France must present a negative PCR test result issued a maximum of 72 hours prior to departure. Only the passengers who present an official permission letter issued by the French Embassy or French General Consulates will be accepted on board and they will be systematically invited to take the compulsory test or undergo medical examination upon arrival. All passengers arriving in France are subject to quarantine. More information can be found here.

All passengers traveling to France from a third country should fill out the International Travel Certificate and the Sworn Statement. To speed up the duration you spend at the airport, we advise you to download and print those documents and fill them out upon your arrival to the airport. Please click on the links below to view the English and French language certificates.

International Travel Certificate (available in English and French)

Sworn Statement for passengers aged 11 years and above (available in English and French)

Sworn Statement for passengers aged under 11 years (available in English and French)

All passengers traveling to Lyon (LYS) Airport should fill out the Public Health Locator Form which is available both in English or French languages. To speed up the duration you spend at the airport, we advise you to download and print those documents and fill them out upon your arrival to the airport.

Norway

All passengers arriving in Norway need to register their arrival online. The registration form which is currently available in English and Norwegian languages should be filled out within the last 72 hours prior to departure. More information on the online entry registration in Norway can be found here.

Airline crew and passengers must fill out the public health information form and hand it over to the local airport authority upon arrival.

Passengers from red countries, other than Norwegian citizens and passengers residing in Norway, need to present a certificate of a negative Covid-19 test upon arrival.

Before starting your journey, we kindly ask you to be aware of the following information:

  • For more information on the test methods and the accepted certificates, please visit https://www.helsenorge.no/en/coronavirus/
  • The test should be taken within the last 24 hours prior to departure.
  • Passengers who do not present a negative test result may be refused entry.
  • All arriving passengers are required to be tested for Covid-19 upon arrival. Travelers arriving in Norway from abroad are subject to quarantine for 10 days upon arrival. Passengers are able to end their quarantine 7 days after arrival if they are tested negative for Covid-19 twice upon entering Norway.
  • Please click here to find out more about the quarantine process which applies to all arriving passengers.

Poland

All passengers traveling to Poland will be asked to fill out the Public Health Passenger Locator Form before departure. To speed up the duration you spend at the airport, we advise you to download and print those forms and fill them out upon your arrival to the airport. You will get further instructions for that upon handover of the forms.

Public Health Passenger Locator Form (available in English)

Public Health Passenger Locator Form (available in Polish)

Passengers are subject to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival in Poland.

Sweden

As of February 6, 2021, all passengers traveling to Sweden are required to present a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) antigen, LAMP or PCR test result. The test should not be older than 48 hours before arrival.

The following passengers are exempted from the test requirement:

– Nationals and residents of Sweden
– Passengers younger than 18 years
– Merchant seamen

Switzerland

Contact Tracing Form

All passengers traveling to Switzerland will be asked to fill out the Online Contact Tracing Form before their arrival.

Before filling out the form, we kindly ask you to read the announcement regarding the protection of personal data from here.

PCR or Rapid Antigen Test Requirement

All Passengers arriving in Switzerland by air, are required to present a negative PCR test result which should not be older than 72 hours prior to departure.

As of February 22, 2021, if the PCR test is not available quickly enough, a rapid antigen test, which is not older than 24 hours before departure, is also permitted for the boarding check. However, passengers who fail to submit a negative PCR result at the Swiss border need to take a PCR test at their own expense immediately after entering Switzerland.

Children under age 12 are exempt from the test requirement.

Quarantine Procedure

Passengers who have spent time in a country or area with an increased risk of infection before entering Switzerland need to go under quarantine for 10 days.

Please click here to find out more about the rules for entering Switzerland.

The Netherlands

Health Screening & Health Declaration Forms

Within the scope of measures taken by the Dutch Government to contain the spread of Coronavirus, before boarding our international flights to the Netherlands, you will be asked to fill out the Health Screening Form (available in English and Dutch languages) and the Health Declaration Form, (available in English and Dutch languages). To speed up the duration you spend at the airport, we kindly ask you to download and print those forms and fill them out upon your arrival to the airport.

Covid-19 rapid antigen test requirement before departure

Starting from Saturday, January 23, 2020 at 0:01 (Dutch Local Time), all passengers traveling to the Netherlands are required to present a negative rapid antigen test result which is performed within the last 4 hours prior to departure. Please note that the negative antigen test result is an additional requirement to the previous negative PCR test result obligation, which needs to be carried out within the last 72 hour before arrival. This requirement is also mandatory for transfer/transit passengers.

Please be aware that passengers who fail to provide a negative antigen test before departure may be denied entry to the Netherlands.

It is possible to have an antigen test at the test center located at the departure airports in exchange for a fee. Please arrive at the airport at least 4 hours before your departure.

PCR test requirement for arriving passengers from countries with travel bans

Starting from December 29, 2020 at 00:01 (Dutch Local Time), all passengers (including Dutch nationals and passengers in transit) traveling to the Netherlands need to present a negative COVID-19 test result conducted within 72 hours prior to arrival. All passengers will be asked to present a negative Covid-19 test declaration and the negative test result when boarding the aircraft and on arrival to the Netherlands at the border control. Passengers who don’t show the negative test declaration form may not board the aircraft. Passengers arriving in the Netherlands without the form may be denied entry to the Netherlands and fly back to the country of departure with the same airline.

All passengers arriving in the Netherlands are subject to quarantine for a period of 10 days. The negative test required for boarding is not a substitute for self-isolation on arrival. However, passengers may end their quarantine if they present a negative PCR test result taken five days after arrival in the Netherlands. More information can be found here.

Exemption from the requirement to present a negative test result

The following people do not need present a negative test result:

  • Children under the age of 13;
  • Cross-border commuters (including students and school children);
  • Holders of a diplomatic identity card issued by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • Holders of Dutch diplomatic passports, if they are travelling as part of their job, in order to perform their job or after performing their job;
  • Heads of state and members of foreign governments;
  • Individuals who work in the goods transport sector, and other transportation personnel in so far as necessary. This includes lorry drivers and individuals who work on container ships, bulk carriers (e.g. of ore and coal), tankers (fuel and chemicals) and fishing vessels. It also includes individuals who work in the energy sector, including oil and gas platforms and offshore wind farms, offshore companies that provide services to this sector, and air, cruise-ship and ferry crew members if they are travelling in order to perform their job;
  • Seafarers who possess a seaman’s record book if they are travelling as part of their job, in order to perform work or after performing work. This exemption does not apply to seafarers on commercial yachts and pleasure craft;
  • Passengers on flights which do not have a Dutch airport as their destination, but are diverted to a Dutch airport due to unforeseen circumstances;
  • Passengers with a NATO Travel Order or a NATO-2 visum.

Mandatory details on test report and declaration

The following requirements are applicable for the mandatory test report:

  • Test must be a molecular PCR Sars-Cov-2/COVID-19 test. Other types are not allowed.
  • Test result should be negative (or non-detected).
  • The test result should be in Dutch, English, German, French or Spanish.
  • The test report should include first and family name, matching with the traveler’s passport.
  • The test report should include the date and time of test. The test should be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in the Netherlands.
  • All details of the institute or lab that performed the test should be specified on the report.

Additionally, we would like to draw your attention to the official documents below.

Stop the spread of Coronavirus

Measures to combat Coronavirus

Information for passengers