*International Travel: Modibo Keita International Airport is open. Regional borders are open and commercial flights are available. You should check with your travel company for the latest information on flights to and from Mali.
*Testing on arrival - To enter Mali you will either need to present a negative COVID test certificate less than 72 hours old or be tested on arrival at the airport. While waiting for the test results, you will either have to quarantine at home or in a hotel. If you test positive, you will be made to go to a government designated facility. Even if a negative test is presented on arrival but you show symptoms, you will be made to quarantine until a negative result is obtained.
*Quarantine requirements - If you do not present a negative test that is less than 72 hours old on arrival, you will be tested and will be made to quarantine at home or in a hotel while waiting for the test results. If you are showing symptoms, or test positive on arrival, you will be made to go to a government designated facility, until a negative result is obtained.
*Testing on departure - You are required to present a negative COVID test certificate less than 72 hours old to exit Mali. It is likely that the Government will implement temperature checks on departure. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Mali: Regional and international borders have re-opened.
*Accommodation: Limited hotels are open. However there are no guarantees there are social distancing measures put in place.
*Public spaces and services: The Government of Mali has set out measures to help stop the spread of coronavirus. A nationwide state of emergency was put in place as of midnight 19 December 2020. Amongst the latest measures, all bars, restaurants and nightclubs are closed and gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people. Festivals and cultural performances have also been prohibited. It is mandatory to wear a face mask in public spaces and public transport. Failure to do so may result in a fine. Full details of the new measures were published by communique and can be found here.