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Mali Travel Restrictions

2,87% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 2,36% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Mali.

Mali entry details and exceptions

Travelers can enter Mali, but there are restrictions.


Outgoing travel to MaliTravelling from South Africa to Mali

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions
Travelers arriving without valid COVID-19 test results are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival. Travelers are required to quarantine while waiting for the results. Travelers showing symptoms or who test positive are required to quarantine at a designated government facility.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Mali

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Mali 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 Mali 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 Mali

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Closed
Bars:Closed

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