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Mayotte Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Mayotte.

Mayotte entry details and exceptions

Travel to Mayotte is severely restricted until further notice. Only travelers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate and provide proof.


Outgoing travel to MayotteTravelling from South Africa to Mayotte

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions

All travelers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for Mayotte. The test is obligatory and the traveler must show proof of a negative result before embarking.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Mayotte.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Mayotte

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Mayotte 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 Mayotte are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

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.


FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Mayotte. Please check the official guidelines from Mayotte for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Mayotte.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Mayotte.

  • Restaurants in Mayotte are closed. Bars in Mayotte are closed.

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