The travel restrictions do not apply to Cook Islanders. Permanent Residents of the Cook Islands. Cook Islands work permit holders. And Cook Islands resident permit holders. Travelers who have been in New Zealand for 14 days before their travel are allowed to enter the Cook Islands by air under the New Zealand-Cook Islands travel bubble. Non-citizens and non-residents of New Zealand must ensure they are legally able to return to New Zealand.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering the Cook Islands.
Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering the Cook Islands.
Travelers are required to request permission to travel to the Cook Islands from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration. They should email their request to: email@example.com. <p>Travelers who do not have a Cook Islands stamp or a permit issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration will be required to complete a Medical Immigration form before departure.</>
Travellers returning from the Cook Islands must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
Visitors returning from the Cook Islands are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.
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