*International Travel: Some airlines have resumed limited commercial flights to and from Malabo. Air France is operating limited flights from Paris, and Ethiopian Airlines is operating limited flights from Addis Ababa.
*Entry to Equatorial Guinea: Equatorial Guinea has reopened its borders to nationals, residents, diplomats and visa holders travelling for business reasons or with government approval. Entry into Equatorial Guinea is prohibited for all passengers (including stopover flights) traveling from the UK.
Diplomatic missions and international organisations must submit a list of their personnel and/or family members travelling to Equatorial Guinea in advance of their arrival, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation confirming the date of arrival, flight number and place of origin.
On arrival, you will be required to provide proof of a negative coronavirus (COVID-19) test, using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, taken within the last 48 hours.
All arriving passengers are also required to undergo a rapid COVID-19 test upon arrival and to quarantine for 5 days, regardless of negative PCR or COVID-19 test results. Travelers will then be required to take a second test once the 5 days have passed. Those who test negative after the second test will be free to leave quarantine. However, those who test positive will be transferred to a health centre allocated by the government and will be required to quarantine for a further 14 days. Authorities may withdraw passports from passengers if an invalid PCR test is presented. You should arrange to take a private test.
*Screening on arrival: Your temperature will be taken at arrival at airports and ports. Internal Restrictions: *Travel in Equatorial Guinea: You must wear a mask in public places. Domestic flights have resumed, however, under new guidelines, domestic flights will be limited to one per day for domestic services providers. Passengers will need to fulfil additional testing requirements to use these services. Negative PCR test certificates are required to conduct domestic travel.
*Accommodation: The hotel sector is now open. The use of masks within hotels and other accommodation is compulsory.
*Public places and services:
• There is a daily curfew from 7pm to 6am
• Masks are compulsory in all open spaces, public buildings, on public transport and in private vehicles if accompanied by other people. Authorities conduct regular patrols and you may be fined if you are caught not wearing a mask
• Markets, banks, restaurants, places of worship and cultural events have resumed normal operations nationwide
• Bars, discotheques, casinos and other entertainment venues have been closed
• Weddings baptisms and other celebratory events have been suspended
• Places of worship must adhere to strict preventative guidelines
• Schools have reopened but at maximum 50% capacity
• Other mass gatherings are not permitted
• Some venues take temperatures and supply hand sanitizer