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Republic of the Congo Travel Restrictions

8,78% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 8,22% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Republic of the Congo.

Republic of the Congo entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter the Republic of the Congo by air. Land and river borders remain closed. Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.


Outgoing travel to Republic of the CongoTravelling from South Africa to Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions
Children under age 11 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test result
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Republic of the Congo.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Republic of the Congo 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 Republic of the Congo 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 Republic of the Congo

Masks:Required in public spaces.

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