Luxembourg Travel Restrictions

69,97% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Luxembourg.

Luxembourg entry details and exceptions

Travel restrictions do not apply to the following:

1. Citizens of the EU, and Schengen associated countries including their family members

2. Long-term EU residents and their family members

3. Travelers with an essential function or need

Check the Government of Luxembourg website for the full list of exemptions.

Permitted travelers, aged 12 years and 2 months or older, must present any of the following upon boarding:

1. Recognized vaccination certificate

2. Certificate of recovery

3. Negative result of a biological examination for COVID-19 : Tests for the amplification of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods) or viral antigen tests are accepted.

Outgoing travel to LuxembourgTravelling from South Africa to Luxembourg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken less than 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and less than 48 for Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Luxembourg.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Negative result of the test must be presented, if necessary accompanied by a translation, in one of the administrative languages of Luxembourg or in English, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese.

Children who are under 12 years old are exempt from test requirement.

Travelers from permitted countries who are fully vaccinated or have a valid recovery certificate may present these documents in lieu of testing requirement.
Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions
There is no requirement to quarantine when entering Luxembourg for most arrivals.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Luxembourg

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg 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.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Luxembourg

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions


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