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Jersey Travel Restrictions

78,84% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 78,73% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Jersey.

Jersey entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter Jersey by air.


Outgoing travel to JerseyTravelling from South Africa to Jersey

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions
Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR swab test on arrival free of charge.
Restriction does not apply to travelers under the age of 11.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Jersey.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated travelers with a travel history in Green countries are required to quarantine until receiving results from a test taken upon arrival. Travelers with travel history on Amber regions need to isolate until day 5 negative test results. Travelers with travel history on Red regions need to be tested on day 5 and day 10 and isolate until day 10 negative test results.
Documents
Travel Declaration Form

Travelers arriving and transiting through Jersey must complete a Safer Travel registration in the 48 hours prior to arrival in Jersey. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 11.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Jersey

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Jersey 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 Jersey 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 Jersey

Masks:Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.

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