*Entry to Tonga: A State of Emergency was declared on 20 March 2020 by the government of the Kingdom of Tonga, this has been renewed until 8pm on 7 June 2021. Tongan borders are closed to entry to all foreign nationals, except if authorisation is granted by the relevant Tongan government authorities. All international cruise ships and yachts scheduled to arrive after 19 March 2020 will not be granted entry into Tonga until further notice. Some countries in the region have also introduced travel restrictions to and from the Pacific islands. You should check specifics for any countries that might be involved in your travel when planning a trip to Tonga. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Tonga: A State of Emergency was declared on 20 March 2020 by the government of the Kingdom of Tonga. This has been renewed until 8pm on 7 June 2021. Tongan borders are closed for entry to all foreign nationals, except if authorisation has been granted by the relevant Tongan government authority. The Kingdom of Tonga has extended the National COVID-19 Restrictions Directions until 8pm on 7 June 2021. These include a night time curfew from midnight to 5am. Gatherings are restricted to 50 people at indoor venues and 100 people at outdoor venues, except for religious services and education institutions. Tongan authorities are encouraging social distancing and good hand hygiene. The Declaration of a Public Health Emergency (COVID-19) Regulations 2020 and the Declaration of an Emergency Notifiable Condition has been extended to 7 June 2021.
*Public places and services: Public places are open including places of worship, shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. You must abide by the nationwide curfew and remain in your home or accommodation between midnight and 5am.