Here are the top best Countries that dont require covid test public topics compiled and compiled by our team
as of July 18, 2022, there are 74 countries on the list
New additions and updates: Malta, Belize
*By popular request, we are now showing newer countries added near the top, just within the last few months. Below that, the original order of the countries will continue to be listed as they’ve always been.
NEWLY ADDED COUNTRIES (since June 2022)
New entry as of May 29, 2022
As of June 1, 2022, Cyprus removes entry requirements, like proof of vaccination for entry. Masks indoors are no longer mandatory, including in the airport.
New entry as of May 31, 2022
Italy removed all entry requirements as of June 1, 2022, allowing all tourists for any country to enter without testing or proof of vaccination. However, there is still a mask mandate in place for public transit and flights until at least June 15th.
New entry as of June 1, 2022
Turkey has removed all their covid-related entry requirements effective June 1, 2022. Masks are also removed in all public indoor places, including public transit, but will stay in place for hospitals.
New entry as of June 1, 2022
Belarus removed its entry requirements as of May 28, 2022
Kazakhstan has discontinued all covid-related entry measures, effective June 8, 2022.
Uzbekistan follows neighbor Kazakstan and removes all entry requirements like testing and proof of vax on June 10, 2022. We may see the ‘Stans follow the same pattern as the Balkan, all reopening in similar timelines.
Germany rejoins this list after a very confusing 2 weeks. In late May, Germany announced as of June 1 they will be dropping all entry requirements. However, come June 1, they actually made the rules slightly harder to enter by removing the option for third-party travelers to bring a negative test, and only allowing proof of vaccination (which includes a booster). Now, as of June 11, they have once again stated they are removing all entry requirements, and they have actually gone ahead and done so at this time.
As of June 15, Georgia removes all entry requirements, joining so many other nations in the region. To the west, in Eastern Europe, almost every country has also removed travel rules, along with Georgia’s neighbors to the south (Turkey and Armenia) and most of the ‘Stans to the East.
Benin, a small nation in Africa that borders Nigeria, has removed all entry requirements as of June 16, 2022. Note that tourists from all countries outside the African continent will need an eVisa to enter as part of normal entry rules.
Estonia has now dropped all entry rules, as of June 16, 2022. Now all tourists, no matter the country, can enter without proof of vaccination or testing.
As of June 17, 2022, all of Egypt’s covid-related travel rules for arriving tourists have been scrapped.
The Finnish Interior Ministry confirms that all entry requirements will be lifted on June 30, 2022 for international travelers, including all third-party visitors. Finland was the last piece of the pie as neighbors Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania have already removed entry requirements.
As of June 25, 2022, South Africa removes all entry requirements for tourists, making entry extremely easy once again. On the same day, the requirement to wear masks indoors was also removed.
July 1, 2022 marks the start date for the removal of entry requirements to visit the African island nation of Mauritius. Public gathering limits and face masks were also removed, except for in hospitals and on public transit.
Trinidad and Tobago
All entry requirements for Trinidad and Tobago have been removed as of July 1, 2022. Most recently, a 48-hour test was needed to enter, but prior to that T&T has been one of the strictest nations throughout the entire pandemic.
Portugal has removed all entry requirements as of July 1, 2022. Tourists will no longer need negative tests or the EU’s Digital Certificate to enter. (Only 5 countries on the entire European continent as of July 1 still have entry requirements left!)
As of Wednesday, July 6, 2022, Australia removes all entry requirements and travelers will no longer need to show proof of vaccination, nor a passenger locator form.
As of July 25, 2022, Malta will finally remove all entry requirements. Masks have not been mandatory since April and will continue to not be required indoors and now including on flights.
Belize removed all entry requirements as of July 16, 2022, although visitors will still need to book their stay at a ‘Gold Standard’ accommodation.