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Solomon Islands Travel Restrictions

22,94% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 21,42% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter the Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands entry details and exceptions

Prospective travelers must submit request to enter through the Office of the Secretary to the Prime Minister or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trad by writing to the head of the government’s COVID-19 committee, Permanent Secretary James Remobatu (jremobatu@pmc.gov.sb). Prospective travelers should clearly describe any special or compelling circumstances.


Outgoing travel to the Solomon IslandsTravelling from South Africa to the Solomon Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to the Solomon Islands.

Details and exceptions
Travelers will have to show evidence of at least 3 negative tests prior to traveling. These tests should be undertaken 21 days before travel (first test) 12-14 days before travel (second test) and 48 hours before travel (third test).
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering the Solomon Islands.

Details and exceptions
Upon arrival, travelers are subject to a 14-day quarantine in one of the local hotels, at their own expense.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from the Solomon Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from the Solomon Islands 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 the Solomon Islands 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 the Solomon Islands

Masks:Required in public spaces.

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