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Mayotte travel restrictions

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Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to travel unless they do not hold a “Travel Certificate for access to French territory” (Attestation de déplacement dérogatoire et justificatif de déplacement professionnel) detailing their travel plans, and a sworn statement that they do not have novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This travel certificate and the statement can be obtained online here prior to travel.
  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Mayotte unless they are holding a result of a biological examination of virological screening carried out less than 72 hours before the flight proving that they are free of novel coronavirus.
  • This does not apply to the following:
    • Passengers arriving from the European Union, the Schengen Area member states or the United Kingdom, Andorra, Australia, Canada, France, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Japan, Korea (South), Martinique, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Reunion, Rwanda, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint Pierre et Miquelon, San Marino, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, Uruguay, Vatican or Wallis and Futuna Islands,
    • Passengers under aged 11 or under.
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Flight Restrictions

published 24.08.2020

A completed International Travel Certificate must be presented prior to boarding and to immigration upon arrival or when transiting Mayotte. The certificate can be obtained at consulates or at interieur.gouv.fr.

Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure.

Passengers must complete a declaration on honor to state that they do not have symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Quarantine

published 24.08.2020

Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 7 days.

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Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

All travellers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for Mayotte. The test is obligatory and the traveller must show proof of a negative result before embarking. Travellers must also provide a self-certified document affirming that they have no COVID symptoms and that to their knowledge they have not been in contact with any person confirmed positive within the last 14 days. Airlines will refuse boarding to anyone who does not produce both proof of a negative result and the self-certified document.

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Full Restrictions

  • Mayotte *****

    International restrictions:

    Travel to Mayotte is severely restricted until further notice. Only travellers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate (available here [https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-et-de-voyage]) and provide proof . Quarantine may be requested by authorities in other territories if travelling from Mayotte. All travellers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for Mayotte. The test is obligatory and the traveller must show proof of a negative result before embarking. Travellers must also provide a self-certified document affirming that they have no COVID symptoms and that to their knowledge they have not been in contact with any person confirmed positive within the last 14 days. Airlines will refuse boarding to anyone who does not produce both proof of a negative result and the self-certified document.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The French Government has outlined new measures to stem the spread of coronavirus, which also apply to the French Overseas Territories. The local Prefecture website will have details of any further local restriction [http://www.mayotte.gouv.fr/]. All forms of non-essential inter-city and intra-city travels remain suspended. Violators may face a fine of 135 euros.Schools and academic institutions in some areas are open. The sale of alcohol is prohibited. Sports venues, theatres, and gymnasiums are open. All public gatherings, including cultural and religious events, remain suspended. A maximum of two people can assemble at a time. Small businesses have resumed operations. In restaurants and cafes, guests are permitted to sit only in outdoor areas. Access to beaches, inland water bodies, and trails remain prohibited. Use of a face mask is mandatory in all public places.

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    17.08.2020
  • Mayotte 1. A completed International Travel Certificate must be presented prior to boarding and to Immigration upon arrival or when transiting Mayotte. The certificate must be obtained before departure via the French consular offices abroad or online at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr.
    2. Passengers must go through a medical examination upon arrival and are subject to quarantine for a period of 14 days.
    – This does not apply to healthcare professionals related to Coronavirus (Covid-19).
    – This does not apply to airline crew.

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    International restrictions:

    Only French nationals and residents are authorised to enter (see France). Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport remains closed until further notice.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The French Government outlined new measures on 16 March 2020 to stem the spread of coronavirus, which also apply to the French Overseas Territories. This included confining people to their homes except for outings for specific purposes effective from midday 17 March 2020. The local Prefecture website will have details of any further local restriction. Please see the Travel Advice for France for more information on Covid-19.Please check Mayotte public health advice for more information. If you are returning to France from a coronavirus affected area the French authorities have issued advice in English [https://solidarites-sante.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/covid-19_affiche_aeroport_en.25.02.pdf].

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    17.06.2020
  • Mayotte 1. A completed International Travel Certificate must be presented prior to boarding and to Immigration upon arrival or when transiting Mayotte. The certificate must be obtained before departure via the French consular offices abroad or online at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr.
    2. Passengers must go through a medical examination upon arrival and are subject to quarantine for a period of 14 days.
    – This does not apply to healthcare professionals related to Coronavirus (Covid-19).
    – This does not apply to airline crew.

    International restrictions:

    Only French nationals and residents are authorised to enter (see France). Dzaoudzi Pamandzi International Airport remains closed until further notice.

    Internal restrictions:

    Mayotte is under alert level two, implementing confinement rules for France. While mainland France will begin to ease some of the rules on 11 May, these will remain in place in Mayotte until further notice.
    A curfew from 20.00 to 05.00 is in effect.
    Gatherings of more than two people are prohibited.
    Only essential movements are allowed with a certificate valid for each trip. All non-essential movements are subject to a fine of 135 euros.

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    26.05.2020
  • Source [https://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening]
    [https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mayotte/staying-during-coronavirus]
    [https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm]
    [https://www.covidchecker.com/en/]
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