*Entry to Burundi: Commercial flights to Burundi are now operating at a reduced capacity. Please check with carriers for more information. All land and maritime borders are closed, with the exception of goods and cargo. All travellers to Burundi must have proof of a negative COVID-19 test issued in the last 72 hours. You should arrange to take a private test.
Visitors to Burundi must get a visa before travel, via any Burundian diplomatic mission.
*Quarantine requirements: All passengers arriving by air will have to undergo a quarantine period of seven days in a designated quarantine hotel. You will be tested at least twice: first on arrival at Bujumbura airport and then again on the sixth day of quarantine. If you test positive you will be transferred to a treatment centre, at your own cost. The first test costs US $100, which will need to be paid in cash on arrival at Bujumbura international airport. The second test is also likely to cost US $100. Internal Resrictions:
*Moving around Burundi: All persons requesting in-person services from the Bujumbura Mairie, or any of the Mairie’s satellite buildings in the zones or communes, must wear a face mask. All drivers and passengers of public transport vehicles, including taxis, motos and bicycle taxis, must wear a face mask. Night clubs and karaoke bars in Burundi are closed until further notice. Burundi’s national testing and prevention campaign was relaunched on January 11, 2021, and residents of Bujumbura are encouraged to voluntarily submit to a free test at one of the screening sites throughout the city. Persons who violate quarantine or other prevention measures may be subject to fines or other penalties.
*Accommodation: Accommodation remains open but measures may be in place on a case by case basis.