These Countries in Europe Are Open to Tourists With Sinovac

These Countries in Europe Are Open to Tourists Vaccinated With Sinovac

Popular destinations like Spain, Greece, and Norway are included on the list.

After more than a year of shutting its borders, Europe has revived its summer tourism season by easing quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travellers. A majority of European Union and Schengen Area countries are now accepting proof of immunity against COVID-19 as an entry requirement for tourists. 

It deserves to be said that getting the COVID-19 vaccine and receiving protection against the virus is still the highest priority during the pandemic, regardless of the vaccine brand. 

Nevertheless, travellers who have already received the Sinovac vaccine may be pleased to learn that several countries in Europe are ready to welcome them with open arms this year. These countries include popular destinations like Greece and Spain, which rely heavily on tourist arrivals. 

Which countries in Europe can travellers with the Sinovac vaccine visit now?

Countries in Europe Open for Travel With Sinovac Vaccine: Switzerland

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According to the European Union Delegation to Malaysia, fully vaccinated travellers who have received the COVID-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) are eligible for travel to Europe. These WHO-approved vaccine brands include Pfizer-BioNTech, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, and Sinopharm. 

On 1 Jun 2021, the Sinovac vaccine was approved for emergency use by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Based on a report from Schengen Visa Info, international travellers who are fully vaccinated with Sinovac can visit the following countries in Europe below: 

1. Austria 
2. Cyprus
3. Finland
4. Greece
5. Iceland
6. Netherlands
7. Norway
8. Spain
9. Sweden
10. Switzerland

These Countries in Europe Are Open to Tourists With Sinovac

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As of 5 Aug 2021, Greece is the country that accepts the highest number of COVID-19 vaccine brands for fully inoculated tourists entering the country. These vaccine brands include Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Sinovac, AstraZeneca – Serum Institute of India, Novavax, Sputnik V, CanSino Biologics, and Sinopharm. 

Other countries within the continent of Europe also recognise the Sinovac vaccine as valid proof of immunity for travellers. These destinations are as follows: 

1. Albania
2. Armenia
3. Georgia
4. Macedonia
5. Serbia

The Netherlands Is Now Open to Fully Vaccinated Travellers With Sinovac

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Even as a majority of countries in Europe lighten their quarantine restrictions to welcome fully inoculated travellers, it’s important to note that each destination has different border restrictions, quarantine protocols, and travel requirements, depending on your country of origin.

For more information about each country’s entry requirements for fully vaccinated tourists, visit the official website of Schengen Visa Info here.

Also read: Spain and Greece Now Open to Low-Risk Countries Vaccinated With Sinovac & Sinopharm

Are you planning to travel to Europe soon? To find out if a specific country accepts your COVID-19 vaccine, use this tool created by VisaGuide.World to verify if you’re eligible for visiting your preferred destination. 

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