Passenger Locator Form
The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has forced many countries to implement additional safety measures to protect people's health.
One of these security measures is the introduction of online travel and health registration, which is mandatory for all incoming visitors, often even for citizens of the aforementioned countries.
This medical record is often called the passenger locator form, while some countries apply their own names, such as:
Are Passenger Locator Forms mandatory
Requirements to complete a Passenger Locator Form
There are minimal requirements needed to be met to complete a PLF in a selected country.
Since PLFs are available online, travelers simply need to have:
- An active email address
- A valid passport/ID
- Connection to the internet
- Working device to complete the PLF (phone/laptop/PC/tablet)
In some cases you may also need:
- Your vaccination certificate
- A negative Covid-19 test result
How to apply for a PLF
Passenger locator forms are available online and can be easily completed in minutes from home using any preferred internet-connected device.
All you have to do is:
- Choose the country you plan on visiting
- Provide the required details into an online application form within the required time frame (usually 72 hours of arrival)
- Double-check the given information to make sure it’s correct and up-to-date
- Cover the service fee
- Wait for approval
Once your Health Declaration request has been processed, you will receive a PDF confirmation via email, most with a unique QR code issued.
Countries that require completing a Passenger Locator Form before departure
The following countries require travelers to complete a PLF online before their departure and present confirmation of its completion on arrival to grant a successful entry:
- Saudi Arabia
- Sri Lanka
- The Bahamas
- The Netherlands