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Cameroon Travel Restrictions

1,34% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 1,34% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Cameroon.

Cameroon entry details and exceptions

Cameroon citizens, residents, and those with valid visas are exempted from this restriction.


Outgoing travel to CameroonTravelling from South Africa to Cameroon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cameroon.

Details and exceptions

The test result should be in PDF format, clearly stating the date of the test and the type of test.

Travelers arriving without a valid COVID-19 test result must take a COVID-19 test on arrival.

Travelers arriving from Europe are required to take a COVID-19 rapid test on arrival in Cameroon.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Cameroon.

Details and exceptions

Travelers arriving with symptoms or that test positive for COVID-19 are required to quarantine on arrival at home or a government-monitored hotel for 14 days.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Cameroon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Cameroon must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions

traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Cameroon are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Cameroon

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Cameroon. Please check the official guidelines from Cameroon for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Cameroon.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Cameroon.

  • Mask usage in Cameroon is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Cameroon are closed. Bars in Cameroon are closed.

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