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Greece Drops all COVID-19 Entry Requirements
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Greece Drops all COVID-19 Entry Requirements

TIRANA, May 5 Albanian and international citizens who travel to Greece are no longer required to present proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative COVID-19 test. The neighbor country decided to lift entry requirements for all travelers starting May 1st, the Albanian Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs confirmed on Tuesday. Still, the Ministry highlights...

Spain Further Eases Travel Requirements for Albania
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Spain Further Eases Travel Requirements for Albania

TIRANA, June 24 Spain decided to further ease travel restrictions for people residing in Albania, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) confirms. Spain was the first European Union member country that decided to lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people residing in Albania. Now, Spain decided to lift travel restrictions for people traveling...

Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for Albanian Travelers
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Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for Albanian Travelers

TIRANA, June 21 The German government lifted all travel restrictions for people residing in Albania starting Sunday, June 20, the Embassy of Germany to Tirana confirmed. Hence, travel to Germany for all purposes is now permitted again. However, a negative test result, or proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery from COVID-19 is still required...

UK Requires Negative COVID-19 Test for Inbound Travelers
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UK Requires Negative COVID-19 Test for Inbound Travelers

TIRANA, January 15 Starting Friday, January 15th, all the citizens traveling from Albania to the United Kingdom will be required to show pre-departure evidence of a recent negative COVID-19 test. The test must be taken 72 hours before their departure to the UK. The new measure was confirmed by Tirana International Airport (TIA). The test...

German Embassy Closed Visa Application Section
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German Embassy Closed Visa Application Section

TIRANA, November 18 Starting Wednesday, November 18th, the passport, and Visa Section at the German Embassy in Albania will be closed until further notice due to preventive measures. The announcement was made by the Embassy of Germany on its social media profiles. The announcement highlighted that people affected by the visa section closure will be...

No Visa for Albanian Citizens, EU Delegation Clarifies
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No Visa for Albanian Citizens, EU Delegation Clarifies

TIRANA, October 6 During the last two days, some Albanian media outlets published misinformation regarding the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS). According to the news, Albanian citizens would need a visa to travel to the Schengen Area starting 2021, even though the European Commission confirms that the service will not come into effect...

Germany Requires Tests and Quarantine for Arrivals from Albania
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Germany Requires Tests and Quarantine for Arrivals from Albania

TIRANA, September 2 The German Embassy in Tirana announced on Wednesday that all arrivals from Albania to Germany have to undergo a coronavirus test upon entering the country or produce a negative test document taken no longer than 48-hours before entering Germany. The Embassy pointed out that this and other measures are required given that...

EU Leaves Albania Off its List of Safe Travel Countries
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EU Leaves Albania Off its List of Safe Travel Countries

TIRANA, July 1 As the rumor mill said during the last week, Albania and three other Western Balkan (WB) countries did not make the cut of safe third countries that can travel to the EU. Meanwhile, temporary travel restrictions for non-essential travel into the EU were lifted only for nationals from Montenegro and Serbia among...

April Travelers to Albania Dropped 97.1%
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April Travelers to Albania Dropped 97.1%

TIRANA, May 21 The coronavirus has disrupted travel plans locally and globally as never before in history has travel been restricted in such an extreme manner the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) pointed out in a publication. The report has found that 83percent of destinations in Europe have introduced complete closure of borders for...

WHO Advice for International Travel
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WHO Advice for International Travel

TIRANA, March 10 Albania is among the countries that are now reporting cases of COVID-19. Like many other countries, authorities introduced new travel restrictions. Thus all flight and ferry services between Albania and Italy are suspended. Travel restrictions have changed often and quickly during the last 24 hours, hence those who consider traveling from or...