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Chad Travel Restrictions

1,10% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 1,06% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Chad.

Outgoing travel to ChadTravelling from South Africa to Chad

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions
Children under the age of 11 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR-RT test result.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Chad.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are subject to undertake a COVID-19 test on the 7th day of the quarantine period. The PCR test costs 15,000 FCFA (approximately 30 USD).
Passports will be returned upon presentation of the COVID-19 test receipt.
Travelers staying in Chad for less than 7 days are not subject to quarantine

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Chad

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Chad 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 Chad are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

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 Chad

Masks:Required in public spaces.

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