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Eswatini Travel Restrictions

20,21% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 19,83% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Eswatini.

Outgoing travel to EswatiniTravelling from South Africa to Eswatini

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Eswatini.

Documents
Contract-Tracing App

Travelers are required to download the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Eswatini

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Eswatini 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 Eswatini 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 Eswatini

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

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

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa can enter Eswatini without restrictions.

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

  • Mask usage in Eswatini is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Eswatini are closed. Bars in Eswatini are closed.

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