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) 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 may also need to produce 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. You should check with your travel operator and the local Prefecture’s advice ahead of travel.
Airlines may refuse boarding to anyone who does not produce both proof of a negative result and the self-certified document. Travellers will also be required to self-isolate for seven days on arrival in Martinique, before taking another PCR test. These entry requirements are subject to change. For further information on the entry restrictions in place for French Overseas Territories, see the French government’s website before travelling. If travelling via France, you should also check our Travel Advice for France. Internal Restrictions:
There are local travel restrictions in place in Mayotte. The French government has outlined new measures to stem the spread of coronavirus in the French Overseas Territories. For further information on the measures which apply to Mayotte, please see the French government’s website. The local Prefecture’s website will also have details of local restrictions.