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Colombia Travel Restrictions

71,98% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 69,07% last week
Most visitors from South Africa can enter Colombia without restrictions.

Outgoing travel to ColombiaTravelling from South Africa to Colombia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Colombia.

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions
Travelers who are allowed to travel without a COVID-19 test result must get a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Colombia and quarantine until they receive a negative test result, or self-quarantine for 14 days without a test.
Documents
CoronApp

Travelers must comply with follow-up health checks via the app.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Colombia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Colombia 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 Colombia 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 Colombia

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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