Global Mobility Restrictions Overview - Monitoring Restrictions on International Air Travel (Last updated: 4 July 2022)



The DTM Global Mobility Restrictions Overview provides updates on international air travel restrictions and conditions for authorized entry. This overview aims to understand how COVID-19 has impacted human mobility, detailing how global and regional trends in air travel measures have evolved since COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March 2020. The data presented focuses on the changes in public health-related immigration and border management measures. It provides information intended to support IOM missions and partners in targeted response planning and advocacy for vulnerable populations who may be affected by changes in global mobility.



As of 4 July 2022, 169 C/T/As have simultaneously implemented COVID-19-related mobility restrictions and/or conditions for authorized entry. Overall, 29 C/T/As have issued entry restrictions and 156 C/T/As have issued conditions for authorized entry.1 Finally, 60 C/T/As have removed all COVID-19-related travel measures.

The first graph below provides an overview of different types of COVID-19 related measures and the number of C/T/As issuing them. The second graph shows how the different measures have changed over time since March 2020.