Open with restrictions

Senegal Travel Restrictions

7,09% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 7,00% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Senegal.

Senegal entry details and exceptions

Travelers going to Senegal are required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form.


Outgoing travel to SenegalTravelling from South Africa to Senegal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departing to Senegal.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to present a negative PCR test result issued at most 5 days prior to arrival in the country. The test must be in French or English.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

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

Documents
Passenger Locator Form

Form should be submitted upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Senegal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Senegal 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 Senegal 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.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Senegal

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

FAQs

  • Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Senegal.

  • Vaccinated visitors from South Africa can enter Senegal with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa can enter Senegal with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Travelers coming from South Africa will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from South Africa are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Senegal is recommended in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Senegal are open with restrictions. Bars in Senegal are open with restrictions.