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Tunisia Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. From 8 March, the government has announced that travellers will no longer have to quarantine on arrival. The government has not yet announced whether this new change will impact travellers from the UK. Exemptions from mandatory hotel quarantine can be granted by the Tunisian Ministry of Health, but only after the purchase of the flight ticket. You should check your airline’s cancellation policy before... More information

06.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Tunisia Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. Travellers entering Tunisia from all other countries (where the new strain has not been detected) will be subject to the following measures that may change at short notice. You should check the latest rules with your airline or travel provider before travellin. You must take a PCR test less than 72 hours before travel and show evidence of the negative test result, with the date of the tes... More information

06.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Tunisia Latest news: Tunisia government suspends flights to, from Australia, South Africa, Tunisia; targeted lockdown will be imposed from 18-24 January (Xinhua, 17.01.2021). Four-day lockdown, 14-hour curfew will be imposed from 14 January (Arab News, 13.01.2021). International Restrictions: Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) *Entry to Tunisia: All direct flights between the UK and Tunisia (and... More information

06.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Côte d’Ivoire Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required. If you are arriving in Côte d’Ivoire, you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result, dated a maximum of 5 days prior to travel, before being allowed to board your flight. You’ll also need to complete the DDVA form prior to arrival at a cost of 2000 XOF, available online. You’ll need to hand in this form on arrival and comply with the medical monitoring system which has been put in place by the auth... More information

05.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Côte d’Ivoire International Restrictions: *Entry to Côte d’Ivoire: . Anyone wishing to enter Côte d’Ivoire who does not already have a visa should make their visa application through the e-visa service online before travel, available in English. If you are not an ECOWAS national, you must hold a valid visa or have had your application for an e-visa approved for Côte d’Ivoire before you travel. After registering and paying online, you’ll be able to collect your visa on... More information

05.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Zimbabwe Latest News: Inter-city travel expected to resume as authorities ease COVID-19 lockdown (EWN, 02.03.2021). Government relaxes some rules but extends COVID-19 lockdown by another two weeks (Sowetan Live, 15.02.2021). International Restrictions: Zimbabwe opened its land borders and international airports to tourists in addition to Zimbabwean nationals and valid permit holders on 1 December 2020. Tourists and non-residents entering Zimbabwe must possess... More information

05.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Senegal International Restrictions: *Borders re-opened for international flights in mid-July. Land and sea borders remain closed except the Senegal-Gambia border which is now open. The majority of international airlines have resumed commercial routes. *Entry to Senegal: The government of Senegal has said airlines are not allowed to carry foreign nationals from countries who have put in place travel restrictions for Senegal unless they are ordinarily resident in... More information

05.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Lesotho Latest news: Nationwide lockdown extended for seven days (MENAFN, 03.02.2021). From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Lesotho in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Lesotho, need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.uk, 07.01.2020) International Restrictions: *The South African... More information

04.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Namibia Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Namibia in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. (GOV.UK, 07.01.2021) International Restrictions: Hosea Kutako International airport is open and flights are operating to/from Germany, Ethiopia and South Africa, from where there are onward connections. Check with your travel company for the latest information. *Entry to Namibia... More information

04.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Uganda Latest News: President reopens country's international airport, land borders to tourists; negative COVID-19 test required (Anadolu Agency, 21.09.2020). International Restrictions: On 1 October 2020, Entebbe International Airport re-opened, along with land borders. Commercial flights are operating to and from Uganda. *Entry rules in response to coronavirus. *Entry to Uganda: Entebbe International Airport re-opened on 1 October 2020. Land borders have... More information

04.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Mauritania Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site- subject to symptoms. You will undergo a contactless temperature check on arrival. If you have a temperature upon arrival, you must agree to a PCR or rapid antigen test. While waiting for the test result you must self-isolate at you must quarantine at your own expense in a hotel or your place of residence for 14 days. If you are arriving from the UK, South Africa, Brazil, or another country identified... More information

03.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Mauritania Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. You must take a PCR test 72 hours before arrival and show evidence of the negative test result, with the date of the test clearly labelled. Non-Mauritanian nationals that arrive without a PCR test will not be allowed to enter the country and will be obliged to immediately return to their country of origin. More information

03.03.2021
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Mauritania International Restrictions: *Entry to Mauritania: As of 10 September 2020, some international flights to and from Mauritania have resumed. The Mauritaniaan authorities have introduced a number of measures to limit the risk of travellers spreading COVID-19 on arrival in Mauritania. • You must take a PCR test 72 hours before arrival and show evidence of the negative test result, with the date of the test clearly labelled. • Non-Mauritanian... More information

03.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Saint Helena International Restrictions: *Entry to St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: There are currently strict entry requirements to St Helena. Entry is only permitted to Saints and their dependents, long-term entry permit holders and those in service to the Crown in right of the Government of St Helena and their dependents. All arrivals must have had a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours prior to departing for St Helena. Arrivals are subject to com... More information

03.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Democratic Republic of the Congo Latest News: government announces home confinement on 25 December 2020, 1 January 2021; health emergency extended through 5 January 2021 (OSAC, 23.12.2020). Border between DRC and Rwanda partially reopens (Andalou, 05.11.2020) International Restrictions: Commercial flights to and from DRC are in operation but last minute delays and / or cancellations are possible. *Entry to DRC: DRC authorities opened their international and internal borders on 15 Augu... More information

03.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Eritrea Quarantine: Self-isolation at own accommodation or government facility. Self-isolation or quarantine is now reduced to 7 days, from 14-day, for those coming with a negative PCR test certificate. More information

02.03.2021
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Eritrea Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required. All incoming passengers must have a PCR negative test certificate issued within the last 72-hours. More information

02.03.2021
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Algeria Latest News: Authorities suspend international flights, close borders, 1-31 March to stem COVID-19 spread (Intelliguide, 28.02.2021). Interprovincial transportation resumes ( Xinhua News, 04.01.2021). International Restrictions: *International Travel: Air, land and sea borders remain closed until further notice. See Entry requirements for further information on rules for entry to Algeria. Commercial flights are not operating to and from Algeria. Alge... More information

02.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Eritrea Latest News: Eritrea has not implemented any entry restrictions, but arriving travelers will be screened at Asmara International Airport (ASM). Travelers arriving from China must report their travel history, and may be quarantined at designated hospitals. International Restrictions: *International travel: Eritrea’s land borders are closed and international and domestic flights are suspended until further notice. There are occasional charter flights org... More information

02.03.2021
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Algeria Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site or own accomodation. Check with the Algerian authorities for any entry requirements including quarantine requirements. Previous quarantine requirements were a compulsory 14-day stay at a state facility, or own accommodation (if diplomatic), or company accommodation (if authorised by the Prime Minister). More information

02.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Algeria Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. You should check with the Algerian authorities for any entry requirements including COVID testing. Previous requirements included evidence of a negative PCR test from no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. You should arrange to take a private test. Temperature checks may be undertaken on arrival. Contact details are taken on arrival in country, including address. Temperature checks are un... More information

02.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Benin Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival, at their own expense. --- An online application form must be completed at http://centresurveillancesanitaire.com before departure. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: -

Botswana Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in English. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. --- Passengers could be subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) test at their own expense upon arrival. Some airports are closed or restrictions for operations of airports has been imposed Airports i... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: partial

Burundi Crossing rules: Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Burundi. The medical certificate must be in English or French. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years. --- Passengers are subject to a PCR test on arrival at their own expense. Forced isolation Passengers are subject to quarantine for 7 da... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Cameroon Crossing rules: Total entry ban Passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to passengers with a visa. --- Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. --- Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Cape Verde Crossing rules: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) Antigen or RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 7 years. --- Passengers must obtain a pre-registration (EASE) before departure at www.ease.gov.cv and have an application number. Without a pre-registration (EASE) they must pay an additional fee o... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Central African Republic Crossing rules: Passengers are required to fill in a health form upon arrival to Central African Republic. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Chad Crossing rules: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. Forced isolation Passengers are subject to quarantine for 7 days. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Comoros Crossing rules: Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. --- Passengers must complete a "Health Form" before departure at https://adccomores.com/. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Democratic Republic of the Congo Crossing rules: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 7 days before arrival. The test must be issued in English or French . --- Passengers must complete a “Travellers Registration Form" before arrival at https://inrbcovid.com/index.php/user/home_en. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival. --- Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) tes... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Ethiopia Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 120 hours before arrival. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years. - This does not apply to family members of passengers with a diplomatic or service passport. - This does not apply to family members of passengers with a Laissez-Passer issued by an African Union State or the Uni... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Gabon Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. --- Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival at their own expense. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 6 years. Ban entry for passengers who arrive from or have been in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechi... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Kenya Crossing rules: Passengers must complete the "Travelers Health Surveillance Form" online at https://ears.health.go.ke/airline_registration/ . --- Passengers entering or transiting through Kenya must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 96 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in English. Quarantine is possible Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine. A list... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Lesotho Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. --- Visas issued by embassy of Lesotho in Beijing are not valid. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Malawi Crossing rules: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 10 days before arrival. Home/self isolation Passengers are subject to medical screening and self-quarantine for 14 days. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Mayotte Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to passengers with a completed Travel Certificate obtained at https://tinyurl.com/3wnu8gvj. --- Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) molecular test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. --- Passengers must have a completed sworn statement obtained at https://tiny... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Namibia Crossing rules: Entry restrictions A completed epidemiological questionnaire obtained at www.namibiatourism.com.na must be presented upon arrival. --- Passengers must have a travel insurance to cover medical costs. Quarantine is possible Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) SARS-CoV-2 PCR test result are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine. The test must have been taken at most 7 days before arrival. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Libya Airlines updates: Flights to Libya are suspended. This does not apply to repatriation and medevac flights. Published on 27.10.2020 Afriqiyah Airlines will resume flights to Egypt, Sudan in November Published on 27.07.2020 Libya resumes flight service starting with Turkey More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: - Quarantine: no

Botswana Latest news: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Botswana in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Botswana on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.uk, 08.01.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry to Botswana: Entry rules in response to... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: partial

Nigeria Crossing rules: Entry restrictions for passengers who arrive from or have been in South Africa, United Kingdom Passengers arriving from South Africa or the United Kingdom must have a proof of payment for the PCR test obtained at https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/homepage . - This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years. Entry restrictions Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must hav... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Saint Helena International Restrictions: *Entry to St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: There are currently strict entry requirements to St Helena. Entry is only permitted to Saints and their dependents, long-term entry permit holders and those in service to the Crown in right of the Government of St Helena and their dependents. All arrivals must have had a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours prior to departing for St Helena. Arrivals are subject to com... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Mozambique Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mozambique in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mozambique, need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021) International Restrictions: *Entry to Mozambique: Entry to Mozambique is allowed to all travellers with... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

South Africa Latest News: Some land borders remain closed; five international airports will be open as government relaxes COVID-19 restrictions (Business Tech, 01.03.2021). Government will reopen 20 land borders next week after closure because of COVID-19 (Reuters, 13.02.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry to South Africa: *Entry to South Africa: Strict health protocols are in place for international travellers to South Africa. You will need to produce a p... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Réunion Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to spouses and children of residents of Reunion. They must present a completed Travel Certificate before boarding and to immigration upon arrival obtained at https://tinyurl.com/3wnu8gvj. - This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State . They must present a completed Travel Certificate b... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Saint Helena Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to passengers traveling on business. --- Passengers must have a health insurance with a minimum coverage of GBP 175,000 and includes aeromedical evacuation; and are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon arrival. Forced isolation Passengers are subject to isolation for 14 days. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Senegal Crossing rules: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result issued at most 5 days before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Seychelles Crossing rules: Passengers must have an approved health travel authorization obtained at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ . The travel authorization is valid up to one day after the planned arrival date. --- Passengers can retrieve their health travel authorization at https://seychelles.govtas.com/application-check --- Airlines can retrieve and verify health travel authorization at https://Seychelles.govtas.com/status-check or via the app https://tvalidator.app/ . Fo... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

South Africa Crossing rules: Passengers entering or transiting through South Africa must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. --- A completed "Traveller Health Questionnaire" must be submitted on https://sa-covid-19-travel.info/ at most 2 days before departure. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Tunisia Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must complete a Health Declaration form before departure at https://app.e7mi.tn . A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented prior to boarding and to immigration upon arrival. --- Passengers entering or transiting through Tunisia must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in Arabic, Engli... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Zimbabwe Crossing rules: Quarantine is possible Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure from the first embarkation point are subject to a PCR test and quarantine upon arrival. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Burkina Faso Crossing rules: Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 5 days before arrival are subject to medical screening at their own expense. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: partial

Republic of the Congo Crossing rules: Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine at their own expense. - This does not apply to passengers who are 11 years and younger. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Eritrea Crossing rules: Some airports are closed or restrictions for operations of airports has been imposed Asmara International Airport (ASM) is closed. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Gambia Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years. Forced isolation for passengers who arrive from or have been in Belgium, Chile, Denmark, France, India, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Korea (Rep.), Lebanon, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey,... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: partial

Ghana Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. --- Passengers are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test upon arrival at their own expense. They must have a payment confirmation made on the following website: https://myfronti... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: partial

Guinea-Bissau Crossing rules: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Liberia Crossing rules: Passengers must download the Liberia Travel App and complete a Health Screening Arrival Form. The app can be found at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tuma.libtravel or https://apps.apple.com/us/apps/lib-travel/id1537552090 . --- Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test issued at most 7 days before departure from the first embarkation point, are subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test upon... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Libya Crossing rules: Flights to Libya are suspended. This does not apply to repatriation and medevac flights. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: - Quarantine: no

Madagascar Crossing rules: Passengers entering or transiting through Madagascar must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years. Flights from/to Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungar... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: no Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Niger Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to medical screening at their own expense. Home/self isolation Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 7 days. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Rwanda Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must complete a Health Declaration Form before departure at https://travel.rbc.gov.rw/ . --- Passengers entering or transiting through Rwanda must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. --- Passengers are subject to Coron... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Sierra Leone Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before departure from the first embarkation point. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. --- Passengers are subject to medical screening and Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test on arrival. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years. --- Passengers must present a travel authorization... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Somalia Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers without a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR Molecular test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival are subject to PCR test on arrival at their own expense. The certificate must be in English. Forced isolation Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening and quarantine. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

South Sudan Crossing rules: Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before arrival and the certificate must be in Arabic or English. - This does not apply to foreign nationals of South Sudan origin. Home/self isolation Passengers are subject to quarantine or self-isolation for 14 days. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Uganda Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 120 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Quarantine is possible Passengers and airline crew could be subject to quarantine. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Equatorial Guinea Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers and airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure and are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) IgM rapid test upon arrival. Forced isolation Passengers and airline crew are subject to quarantine for 5 days. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Mozambique Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be issued in English, French or Portuguese. - This does not apply to passengers younger than 11 years. Special requirements for all international flights Flights to Mozambique are suspended. - This does not apply to flights arriving from Ethiopia, Kenya, Portugal... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Zambia Crossing rules: Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 7 days before arrival. More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Angola Crossing rules: Entry restrictions Passengers are not allowed to enter. - This does not apply to passengers with a work permit issued by Angola. - This does not apply to passengers returning via Angola to their country of residence. --- Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT - PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The certificate must be... More information

01.03.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Djibouti Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. Arriving passengers are subject to mandatory 72 hour quarantine and self-isolation.. Whether arriving by air, land or sea, you will be required to provide a PCR test certificate from the country where you started your journey. The test must be taken within 72 hours before you leave your destination and within 120 hours of your arrival in Djibouti. More information

27.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Djibouti International Restrictions: Whether arriving by air, land or sea, you will be required to provide a PCR test certificate from the country where you started your journey. The test must be taken within 72 hours before you leave your destination and within 120 hours of your arrival in Djibouti. Arriving passengers are subject to mandatory 72 hour quarantine and self-isolation. On arrival at all entry points (land, air or sea), if you are older than 11 years,... More information

27.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Liberia Quarantine: Self-isolation at own accommodation. Government of Liberia strongly recommends that all travellers self-isolate for 7 days and self-monitor symptoms via the Lib Travel app for 14 days, beginning the day after arrival in Liberia. Depending on the length and reason for you visit, you may not have to isolate on arrival. However, for the majority of travellers Liberia recommends self-isolation for 7 days after arrival. Humanitarian works staying longer than... More information

26.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Liberia Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. You must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test result certificate from an accredited lab within 96 hours of testing (i.e. your test sample must have been collected a maximum of 4 days before arrival in Liberia). All non-exempt travellers arriving in Liberia will be screened for the coronavirus. For exemptions, see Exemptions to PCR testing on arrival. Different rules apply for short-term... More information

26.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Mauritius Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 January, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mauritius in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mauritius on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.UK, 08.01.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requireme... More information

26.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: yes

Cape Verde Latest News: Cabo Verde Connect suspends flights to Cape Verde between 10 February and 17 March; TAP Air reduces flights between Cape Verde and Portugal (Media reports, 05.02.2021) International Restrictions: * Cape Verde air and sea borders are open. *Entry to Cape Verde: Cape Verde’s air and sea borders are open. You’ll need a COVID-19 RT PCR nasal swab test or an antigen test (Ag-RDT) to enter Cape Verde. The test has to be done in the last 72 h... More information

26.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Liberia Latest News: Effective 1 December 2020, all non-exempt incoming and outgoing air travelers at Liberia's Roberts International Airport will be tested for COVID-19 (OSAC, 01.12.2020) International Restrictions: *Entry to Liberia: Roberts International Airport (RIA) is open for commercial flights. There are no direct flights from the UK. Air France, Brussels Airlines and Royal Air Maroc usually offer a connecting service via Paris, Brussels or Casablanca.... More information

26.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes

Tunisia Latest news: Tunisia government suspends flights to, from Australia, South Africa, Tunisia; targeted lockdown will be imposed from 18-24 January (Xinhua, 17.01.2021). Four-day lockdown, 14-hour curfew will be imposed from 14 January (Arab News, 13.01.2021). International Restrictions: Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). *Entry to Tunisia: On 1 February, all direct flights between the UK and Tunisia (and other countries where the new COVID-... More information

26.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Mozambique Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mozambique in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mozambique, need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021) International Restrictions: *Entry to Mozambique: Entry to Mozambique is allowed to all travellers with... More information

25.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Lesotho Latest news: Nationwide lockdown extended for seven days (MENAFN, 03.02.2021). Government closes airspace for all but essential flights for two weeks (ch-aviation, 14.01.2021). From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Lesotho in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Lesotho, need to se... More information

23.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Saint Helena International Restrictions: *Entry to St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha: There are currently strict entry requirements to St Helena. Entry is only permitted to Saints and their dependents, long-term entry permit holders and those in service to the Crown in right of the Government of St Helena and their dependents. All arrivals must have had a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours prior to departing for St Helena. Arrivals are subject to com... More information

23.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

South Africa Latest News: Government will reopen 20 land borders next week after closure because of COVID-19 (Reuters, 13.02.2021). Government extends COVID-19 restrictions, closes 20 land borders until at least 15 February (CNN, 12.01.2021) International Restrictions: *Entry to South Africa: *Entry to South Africa: Strict health protocols are in place for international travellers to South Africa. You will need to produce a paper copy of a negative PCR (polymeras... More information

23.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Democratic Republic of the Congo Latest News: government announces home confinement on 25 December 2020, 1 January 2021; health emergency extended through 5 January 2021 (OSAC, 23.12.2020). Border between countries partially reopens (Andalou, 05.11.2020) International Restrictions: Commercial flights to and from DRC are in operation but last minute delays and / or cancellations are possible. Entry to DRC: *Entry to DRC: DRC authorities opened their international and internal borders... More information

23.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Democratic Republic of the Congo Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country. You must provide proof of a negative test for coronavirus upon departure. The test result date must fall within 3 days before your departure date and be provided by either INRB (Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale – The National Institute of Biomedical Research) or a medical facility approved by them. You may be subjecting to screening, including temperature checks, when leaving DRC... More information

23.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021) International Restrictions: *Entry rules in response to coronavirus (C... More information

22.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Gabon Latest News: International flights resume with limitations; land, sea borders reportedly remain closed; domestic travel possible amid COVID-19 concerns (Media Reports, 30.09.2020) International Restrictions: *Entry to Gabon: *Entry to Gabon: Flight restrictions have eased to allow three flights per airline, per week. Land and sea borders are closed. UK nationals must receive authorisation from the Gabonese Ministry of Foreign Affairs before travelling... More information

22.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Seychelles Quarantine: Quarantine requirement at government designated site. Dual nationals, permanent residents and approved work permit (Gainful Occupational Permit) holders may continue to travel from the United Kingdom to Seychelles but will be required to quarantine or self-isolate on arrival, subject to direction from the Public Health Authority, for ten days in accommodation approved by the Public Health Authority. A COVID-19 test must also be performed no more than 48 h... More information

22.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Seychelles Certification: COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country All passengers will be temperature checked at all ports of arrival. If symptoms of COVID-19 are found to be present, tests will be conducted. Those found to be positive will be quarantined and re-checked. More information

22.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Algeria Latest News: Interprovincial transportation resumes ( Xinhua News, 04.01.2021). International Restrictions: *International Travel: Air, land and sea borders remain closed until further notice. Commercial flights are not operating to and from Algeria, however some airlines are running special repatriation flights. Air France is operating regular repatriation flights between Algiers and Paris and between Oran and Paris. Air France bookings can be made... More information

19.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Equatorial Guinea International Restrictions: Some airlines have resumed limited commercial flights to and from Malabo. Air France is operating limited flights from Paris, and Ethiopian Airlines is operating limited flights from Addis Ababa. *Entry to Equatorial Guinea: Equatorial Guinea has reopened its borders to nationals, residents, diplomats and visa holders travelling for business reasons or with government approval. The Government of Equatorial Guinea has announced... More information

19.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Mauritius Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 January, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mauritius in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mauritius on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.UK, 08.01.2021). International Restrictions: *Entry to Mauritius and quarantine requireme... More information

19.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: yes Quarantine: yes

Mozambique Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Mozambique in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Mozambique, need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021) International Restrictions: *Entry to Mozambique: Entry to Mozambique is allowed to all travellers with... More information

19.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

São Tomé and Príncipe International Restrictions: *Entry to São Tomé and Principe: There are currently no restrictions on UK nationals entering São Tomé and Principe, provided you comply with the entry requirements outlined below. *Testing prior to arrival: All air passengers arriving in São Tomé and Principe are required to have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken in the 72 hours prior to their arrival. Internal Restrictions: *Travel in São Tomé and Príncipe: The... More information

19.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: -

South Africa Latest News: Government will reopen 20 land borders next week after closure because of COVID-19 (Reuters, 13.02.2021). Government extends COVID-19 restrictions, closes 20 land borders until at least 15 February (CNN, 12.01.2021) International Restrictions: *Entry to South Africa: *Entry to South Africa: Strict health protocols are in place for international travellers to South Africa. You will need to produce a paper copy of a negative PCR (polymeras... More information

19.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Botswana Latest news: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Botswana in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Botswana on or after 4am on 9 January will need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.uk, 08.01.2021). Health authorities warn against non-essential travel because of COVID-19 pandem... More information

18.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: partial

Eswatini Latest news: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Eswatini in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Eswatini, need to self-isolate on their return. (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021) International Restrictions: Eswatini Air Link services between Johannesburg OR Tambo and Sikhuphe Internatio... More information

17.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: no Open for tourism: no Quarantine: yes

Guinea-Bissau International Restrictions: *Entry to Guinea-Bissau: Land and sea borders have now re-opened and commercial air links have resumed. All those entering Guinea Bissau must present a negative COVID-19 test result from an accredited institution, taken within the previous 72 hours. You will also have to take a COVID test within 72 hours of your departure from Guinea Bissau at a cost of 30,000 CFA. Tests are only available in the capital, Bissau. You may also... More information

17.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Senegal International Restrictions: *Borders re-opened for international flights in mid-July. Land and sea borders remain closed except the Senegal-Gambia border which is now open. The majority of international airlines have resumed commercial routes. *Entry to Senegal: The government of Senegal has said airlines are not allowed to carry foreign nationals from countries who have put in place travel restrictions for Senegal unless they are ordinarily resident in... More information

17.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: no

Morocco Latest News: Morocco government bans travelers from Australia, Brazil, Ireland and New Zealand (Daily Sabah, 19.01.2021). Morocco suspends flights between UK and Morocco after new strain of COVID-19 detected (AllAfrica, 20.12.2020). Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until 10 January 2021 (OSAC, 09.12.2020). International Restrictions: *Entry and borders: With effect from midnight on 20 December, the Morocca... More information

17.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no

Rwanda Latest News: Government eases COVID-19 lockdown in Kigali; borders remain closed and movement between capital and provinces still restricted (Anadolu Agency, 08.02.2021). Government extends nationwide measures against COVID-19 until 7 February, including lockdown in Kigali; nighttime curfew begins 8 February (Xinhua, 03.02.2021). International Restrictions: Entry rules in response to coronavirus. *Entry to Rwanda. Arriving passengers must present a ne... More information

17.02.2021
Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial

Seychelles Latest News: From 4am on Saturday 9 December, visitors arriving into the UK who have been in or transited through Seychelles in the previous 10 days will not be permitted entry. British and Irish nationals, longer-term visa holders and permanent residents arriving in the UK from Seychelles on or after 4am on 9 December will need to self-isolate on their return (Gov.uk, 07.01.2021) International Restrictions: *New measures in place from 3 January to 1... More information

17.02.2021
Open for citizens: partial Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: partial