Mongolia and Moldova become 17th and 18th countries to drop entry requirements
Share the article
Two more countries have joined the global clamor to scrap entry requirements in recent days, with the countries of Mongolia and Moldova now completely removing their entry rules for travellers.
In doing so, Mongolia and Moldova – located respectively in Asia and Europe – have become the 17th and 18th countries in the world to remove Covid-19 restrictions and return to “normal”.
Compared to last year, 2022 has been a much brighter year for travelers, with a growing number of destinations around the world taking steps to make it easier for travelers to visit.
Here is an overview of the updates made by Mongolia and Moldovaas well as other information that travelers should know before choosing to visit these countries.
Mongolia eases entry requirements – What travelers need to know
Located between Russia and China, Mongolia is a melting pot of culture and history that travelers to the country can discover at every corner of its vast expanse – and it has suddenly become extremely easy for travelers to be able to get there. walk in.
Mongolia has now joined the ever-growing list of countries to completely remove their Covid-19-related entry requirements, making visiting the country a much more affordable and attractive proposition.
The Mongolian government has updated its entry requirements for foreign travelers on Monday, March 14, 2022, with the new rules taking effect from that date. The update now means that all travellers, regardless of age, vaccination status or country of departure, will no longer have to pass a PCR or rapid test to enter Mongolia – they also won’t have to test on arrival or quarantine or self-isolate.
The update comes just weeks after the country opened for the first time in two years. Of course, travelers may still need to take a few more steps to visit. American travelers do not need a visit to visit for less than 90 days, while Canadians can stay visa-free in Mongolia for up to 30 days. Flights may also be longer than usual given restrictions on Russian airspace following their invasion of Ukraine.
Entry requirements for Moldova are relaxed – Information for travelers
Moldova is another set to join Norway, England and Mongolia in removing all their Covid-19 related restrictions. The European Union member state – located between Ukraine and Romania and known for its vineyards, wine and views of the rolling countryside – has seen changes to its entry restrictions linked to Covid-19 to set up March 16, 2022which greatly facilitates the entry of travelers.
the Ministry of Interior of Moldova posted an announcement on its website stating:
“The CNESP HAS DECIDED TO relax public health measures
During the state of emergency declared by Parliament decision no. 41/2022, Crossing state borders into the Republic of Moldova is allowed without epidemiological restrictions.
All planned relaxation measures will come into effect on March 16 at 24:00″
Moldova may not be the easiest country to visit right now due to the closure of its airspace due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. However, foreign nationals planning to visit Moldova will not be required to present any Covid-19 documentation get in – to see travel in the country return to what it was before the pandemic.
To enter Moldova prior to the March 16 update, one had to show one of the following: proof of vaccination, 72-hour PCR test, 48-hour antigen test, or proof or recovery within 180 days.
US and Canadian citizens can enter the country without a visa for a stay of up to 90 days. Moldova currently has a US State Department Level 4 travel warning – the most severe level of travel warning available – due to high levels of Covid-19 in the country.
Canada scraps entry tests on April 1
Travel insurance that covers Covid-19 for 2022
Vietnam is now officially open to tourism
↓ Join the community ↓
the Travel Off Path Community FB Group has all the latest reopening news, conversations and daily Q&As!
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR LATEST ARTICLES
Enter your email address to subscribe to the latest travel news from Travel Off Path, straight to your inbox
Disclaimer: Current Travel Rules and Restrictions may change without notice. The decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm entry of your nationality and/or any changes to travel conditions before travelling. Travel Off Path does not approve travel against government advice