Turkmenistan Travel Restrictions

71,51% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan entry details and exceptions

Travelers must complete a Public Health Passenger Locator Form

Outgoing travel to TurkmenistanTravelling from South Africa to Turkmenistan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 21 days upon entering Turkmenistan.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are subject to a COVID-19 RT-PCR test upon arrival and a 21-day self-isolation.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Turkmenistan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Turkmenistan 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 Turkmenistan 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.
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Turkmenistan

Masks:Required in public spaces.


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