SOUTH AFRICA

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, obtained not more than 72 hours from the time of departure
  • All travelers must complete a Traveler Health Questionnaire on entering and exiting South Africa: https://www.airports.co.za/Documents/ENTRY%20SCREENING%20THQ.pdf
  • Travelers will be asked to download the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app.
  • Travelers will be screened for any COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Quarantine is not mandatory unless travelers fail to present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test, display any symptoms of COVID-19 or have been in contact with an infected person. A mandatory COVID-19 test will be required at their own cost and if positive, travelers will be subjected to a 10-day quarantine at a designated site, at their own cost

Questions about travelling to South Africa?

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KENYA  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —–

  • All travellers are required to present a negative PCR test document on arrival. This test must have been conducted within 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • All travellers 18 years and older, arriving and entering Kenya must present a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate.
  • Both the COVID-19 test results and the vaccination certificates should be uploaded on www.globalhaven.org before boarding.
  • All travelers exiting Kenya will also need to present a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. COVID-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) are considered valid by public health officials in Kenya.
  • Incoming Travelers are required to have a QR code for a completed Travelers Health Surveillance Form which they can access from the following website: https://ears.health.go.ke/airline_registration/ When they register on the website, the code is sent to their email.
  • Departing travelers are required to have a Trusted Travel (TT) code for their departure which they can access from the following website: https://africacdc.org/trusted-travel/      Travelers can get the TT code with their test results from an accredited lab at any major hospital.

 

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MOZAMBIQUE 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, obtained within 72 hours of departure for Mozambique.

Questions about travelling to Mozambique? 

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NAMIBIA  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test result, obtained within 72 hours of arrival
  • Only COVID-19 certificates obtained from providers participating in the Trusted Travel platform or verified on the Global Haven system will be valid for entry into and exit from Namibia.

Questions about travelling to Namibia?

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RWANDA 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

    • All travelers arriving in Rwanda must complete the Passenger Locator Form and upload the negative COVID-19 test certificate before their departure to Rwanda. The Passenger Locator Form is available on the left side of RBC’s website here.
    • All travelers must present a printed copy of their negative PCR Test issued within 72 hours prior to departure to Rwanda. The only accepted test is a SARS-CoV2 Real Time Polymerase (RT-PCR) and Rapid Diagnostics Tests (RDT) are not accepted
    • Travelers will be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival at Kigali International Airport and transit passengers who are not leaving the airport will be screened upon entry and are not required to test upon arrival.
    • Travelers must wait 24 hours in a designated transit hotel while waiting on the test results before continuing onwards with their travel. Test results can be check on https://his.hmis.moh.gov.rw/results/
    • Travelers departing Rwanda must present a negative PCR test issued within 72 hours before departure. All other tests are not permitted.
    • Additional testis may be require for travelers who are visiting any national park in Rwanda

Questions about travelling to Rwanda? 

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TANZANIA

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate, obtained within 96 hours of arriving in Tanzania.
  • Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 can submit proof of recovery from authorized medical personnel for entry to Tanzania.
  • Travelers might be required to take a rapid test at their own expense at the point of entry and the list of countries for which a rapid test is required can be found at https://www.moh.go.tz
  • All travelers must complete a pre-arrival document at https://afyamsafiri.moh.go.tz  This document must be completed no more than 24 hours before arrival but must be completed before arrival.
  • When using this website, you can also pre-book your arrival Rapid Antigen Tests and pay for these online.

 

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UGANDA

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All arriving and departing travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, obtained within 72 hours of departure.
  • All travelers must undergo a PCR COVID-19 test upon arrival in Uganda at their own cost.

Questions about travelling to Uganda? 

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ZAMBIA

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate, obtained within 72 hours of arriving in Zambia.
  • All travelers are required to submit their Covid-19 test certificates before arrival on the Trusted Travel website. You can click here to create your TT account and upload your PCR test certificate.

Questions about travelling to Zambia?

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ZIMBABWE

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a negative COVID-19 test certificate, obtained within 48 hours of arriving in Zimbabwe.
  • All travelers are required to submit their Covid-19 test certificates before arrival on the Trusted Travel website. You can click here to create your TT account and upload your PCR test certificate.
  • Travelers will need to get another PCR Test, at their own cost, at the Port of Entry.

Questions about travelling to Zimbabwe? 

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BOTSWANA  

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • Travelers must present a valid negative COVID-19 PCR test result, obtained within 72 hours of arrival in Botswana.
  • All travelers will be screened upon arrival and take a mandatory rapid antigen test (free of charge) on arrival.

Questions about travelling to Botswana? 

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SEYCHELLES 

COVID-19 protocols and screening —-

  • All travelers must present a valid negative Covid-19 PCR test, taken within 72 hours before departure.
  • All travelers must apply for a Health Travel Authorization and the travel authorization (pdf) must be printed out or saved on a mobile phone and presented upon arrival in the Seychelles.
  • Travelers must stay at licensed establishments or liveaboards that have been certified by the Public Health Authority. Click here for details.

Questions about travelling to the Seychelles

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MAURITIUS

 Vaccinated guests:  

    • All travelers can explore the island throughout your holiday
    • All travelers must present a valid negative Covid-19 PCR test, taken within 72 hours before departure.
    • It is mandatory to arrange COVID-19 insurance health cover (Mauritian citizens, resident permit holders and occupational permit holders are exempted)
    • COVID-19 testing will be required upon arrival (day 0) and on day 5 of your stay

    Unvaccinated guests:

    • All travelers must present a valid negative Covid-19 PCR test, taken within 72 hours before departure.
    • A 14-night quarantine stay in an official quarantine hotel, including meals and transfers is compulsory
    • It is mandatory to arrange COVID-19 insurance health cover (Mauritian citizens, resident permit holders and occupational permit holders are exempted)
    • COVID-19 testing will be required upon arrival (day 0), day 7 and day 14 of your stay
    • After a negative PCR test on day 14, you can freely explore the island and move to new accommodation or go home

TRAVELLERS FROM THE US: Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

We are keeping a close eye on the Southern and East African travel regulations & will keep you updated.  If you have any specific questions relating to travel in Africa, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

 

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