En De
Total doses
given
1.2M
People fully
vaccinated
1.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
21.72%
Masks
Mask is required in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas
COVID-19 test
A negative RT-PCR test result tested within 72 hours prior to arrival is required.
Quarantine
Up to 14 days required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
A health form must be completed on arrival
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
Test on arrival (unvaccinated):

Full Restrictions:

30.05.2022

All travellers

You will need a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate to enter or travel through the Central African Republic as a visitor.

When you arrive in Central African Republic, you will need to present a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival. You will then be required to undergo a 14 day period of self-isolation, unless you are eligible for an exemption (see below).

If you’re fully vaccinated

Entry requirements for Central African Republic are the same for all travellers, regardless of vaccination status.

Proof of vaccination status

You don’t need to provide proof of vaccination to get into Central African Republic.

If you’re not fully vaccinated

Entry requirements for Central African Republic are the same for all travellers, regardless of vaccination status.

If you’ve had COVID-19 in the past year

Entry requirements for Central African Republic are the same for all travellers, regardless of whether you have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past year.

Children and young people

Children and young people must follow the same guidance set out for adults.

If you’re transiting through the Central African Republic

All travellers transiting through the Central African Republic should ensure that they present a PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival and isolate for the duration of their transit period.

Exemptions

Exemptions are possible for members of international organisations or humanitarian NGOs arriving in Bangui who may be released from quarantine on receipt of a negative PCR test at the Pasteur Institute.

Check your passport and travel documents before you travel

Regular entry requirements

Passport validity

If you are visiting Central African Republic, your passport should be valid for 6 months from the date you arrive.

Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Visas

British nationals need a visa to visit CAR. To apply for a visa and for further information on entry requirements, contact the Embassy of CAR in Paris at 30 rue des Perchamps, 75116 Paris.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Departure tax

There is a Departure Tax of 10,000 CFA per person when leaving CAR on international flights from Bangui airport.

Check what you must do to return to the UK.