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Ivory Coast Travel Restrictions

9,87% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Ivory Coast.

Outgoing travel to Ivory CoastTravelling from South Africa to Ivory Coast

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions
Entry restrictions
Travelers are recommended, but not required, to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to monitor symptoms. Those with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection will be required to quarantine in a government facility. The rules for quarantine may change at any time with minimal notice.
Documents
Travel Declaration Form

Must be completed and submitted upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Ivory Coast

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Ivory Coast 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 Ivory Coast 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 Ivory Coast

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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