Kiribati Travel Restrictions

47,55% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Kiribati.

Kiribati entry details and exceptions

Kiribati is denying entry to any travelers who have been in or transited countries with confirmed local transmission within 14 days immediately prior to entering Kiribati. A list of countries covered by these restrictions is available from the Kiribati Ministry of Health and Medical Services.

Outgoing travel to KiribatiTravelling from South Africa to Kiribati

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions
Travelers wishing to fly to Kiribati must spend at least 14 days in a country free of the virus before traveling to Kiribati, and to provide a medical clearance to confirm that they are virus-free. Anyone arriving earlier than the required 14-day waiting period may be subject to quarantine and/or deportation.
Quarantine requirements

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

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Kiribati

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Kiribati 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 Kiribati 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.
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


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