COVID TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

STATUS AS OF 14 OCTOBER, 2021*

ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi is open to US nationals. Visitors must take a covid test on arrival. For more information, go to www.visitabudhabi.com

BOTSWANA: Botswana is open to international arrivals.  Vistors must present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result, conducted within 72 hours of departure for Botswana, and undergo a health screening for COVID-19 symptoms on arrival.

DUBAI: Dubai is open to international travelers. All passengers travelling to Dubai from any point of origin must hold a negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate for a test taken no more than 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be a Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. COVID‑19 PCR test certificates must be issued by an authorized facility in the passenger's departure country. Certificates that have already been presented for travel to another destination can't be used for re‑entry even if they are still within the validity period.

EGYPT: Egypt is open to international arrivals. Passengers travelling to Egypt must be in possession of negative PCR test certificate for COVID-19, taken at a maximum of 96 hours prior to initial flight departure.  Travelers must present paper copies of the test results; digital copies will not be accepted. Children under the age of six of all nationalities are exempt. Incoming tourists must show proof of health insurance upon arrival. 

ETHIOPIA: Ethiopia is open to international arrivals. Passengers must arrive with a PCR COVID-19 test taken within 5 days of arrival. 

JORDAN: Jordan is open to international arrivals. Travelers from the USA must present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test no older than 72 hours prior to departure and undergo another PCR test upon arrival.

KENYA: Kenya is open to international arrivals. All arriving passengers must have Covid-19 negative certificates issued within 96 hours of arrival, and expect to have their temperature checked at the airport. Travelers with elevated temperatures will be required to submit to local testing.  Passengers will have to complete a Travelers Health Surveillance Form ONLINE by downloading the app “Jitenge MoH Kenya” and signing up as an Air Traveler or via ly/covid19moh. Once the form is completed, passengers will receive a QR code  to present to a Port Health Official to proceed through immigration. It will be mandatory to wear a mask. Kenya has been awarded safe travel status by the World Travel and Tourism Council. Kenya's Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife published health protocols to guide operations for all tourism establishments, facilities, tourists and operators.  

MADAGASCAR: The island of Nosy Be is open to international arrivals. All travellers to Nosy Be are required present a negative PCR Covid test on arrival, and be in possession of a roundtrip air ticket. Free testing is provided at the airport upon arrival. The rest of Madagascar remains closed to international visitors until further notice. 

MALDIVES: The Maldives' private islands are open to international arrivals. The Maldives' private islands are open to international arrivals. The main island of Male is only open for transit. Travelers are required to produce a PCR certificate or test result indicative of negative status for covid-19 taken within 96 hours of departure flight from US, or a Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate showing the completion of the required doses at least 14 (fourteen) days after the second dose or the completion of the prescribed dose(s).
This online Health Declaration Form should be completed and submitted within 24 hours of departure to Maldives: https://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/ethd

MAURITIUS: Mauritius remains closed to international visitors until further notice. 

MOROCCO: Morocco open to international arrivals. Fully vaccinated people with at least a four week gap between their second vaccination and their Morocco arrival, are permitted to enter without a covid test. Those who have not been fully vaccinated for at least 4 weeks will have to present a negative result from a covid test taken within 48 hours of departure for Moricco.   Note: Children under 12 years old are exempt from this requirement. 

MOZAMBIQUE: Mozambique is open to international arrivals. Travelers must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result, conducted within 72 hours of departure for Mozambique and undergo a health screening and temperature test on arrival.

NAMIBIA: Namibia is open to international arrivals. Required on arrival is a negative Covid-19 PCR test, valid within 72 hours of boarding the plane that will land in Namibia, as well as completion of an online form found at http://www.namibiatourism.com.na. ;

OMAN: Oman has reopened its international borders but requires a 7 day quarantine on arrival. Travelers arriving in Oman will be required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test within 72 hours before their arrival in Oman and again eight days after arrival. Travelers should carry their negative test results with them as airlines and immigration officials may ask for proof of this requirement.  Travelers are required to have a valid health insurance policy to cover their stay in the Sultanate of Oman.

RWANDA: Rwanda is open to international arrivals. Travelers to Rwanda must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test certificate for a test taken no more than 72 hours before their initial flight to Rwanda. The U.S. Embassy recommends that travelers carry a printed copy of their negative test results during all legs of their flights to Rwanda. The online form found at https://rbc.gov.rw/travel/ must be filled in before arrival. Travelers will be tested again on arrival and unvaccinated travelers will also be required to quarantine at an approved Kigali hotel for 24 hours until test results are available. The cost of this test is 60usd.   Face masks will also be mandatory for both staff and tourists in all public places.  All travelers departing from Rwanda must test negative for COVID-19. The only accepted test is a SARS-CoV 2 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) performed within 120 hours before departure (not necessary for guests who are in Rwanda for 5 days or less, as their arrival test will cover this requirement). Other tests, such as Rapid Diagnostics Test (RDTs), are not accepted. If you are visiting any national park in Rwanda, you are required to schedule your visit within 72 hours of receiving a negative PCR test result. If your visit/s are more than 72 hours after the initial test on arrival in Rwanda, you will be required to take another COVID-19 test before visiting the parks.

SEYCHELLES: Seychelles is open to international arrivals. Visitors will be required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to departure. All visitors require a valid Health Travel Authorization (HTA) for entry into Seychelles. This must be done through the online portal at https://seychelles.govtas.com/ ;  All visitors must have travel insurance to cover the length of their stay in Seychelles. 

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa is open to international arrivals. On arrival, travellers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72 hours from time of departure. All travelers must complete a screening form within 48 hours of their trip to produce on their device at the airport. https://sa-covid-19-travel.info/International travel is restricted to OR Tambo International Airport, King Shaka International Airport and Cape Town International Airport. 

TANZANIA: Tanzania is open to international arrivals.  On arrival, travellers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72 hours from time of departure, and must take a rapid result test on arrival at a cost of $25 in cash.  Mask wearing and social distancing are also still in place for anyone planning a visit. Travelers to Tanzania should fill out this health form before arrival: https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz/

UGANDA: Uganda is open to international arrivals. All travelers must present proof of a negative covid result from a test taken within 72 hours of arrival, and must take a rapid result test on arrival at a cost of $60 in cash. 

ZAMBIA: Zambia is open to international arrivals. Travelers are required to provide a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test that has been conducted within 14 days of arriving in Zambia.

ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe is open to international arrivals. To enter Zimbabwe you must possess a negative COVID-19 test result, taken no more than 48 hours before arrival. If you do not have a negative test result, or if you exhibit COVID-19 like symptoms on arrival, you will be required to pay US$60.00 for a test performed locally. 

*Please note that the information above is subject to change without notice. Please ask your Destination Specialist for current conditions at the time of booking.