These travel restrictions do not apply to Vanuatu citizens, Permanent residents (having physically resided in Vanuatu for at least 3 years). Foreigners with valid residency permits issued before April 2020. Dependents of valid residency visa holders who are currently in Vanuatu (dependents must apply for a residency visa before traveling to Vanuatu). Foreigners with a valid Special Category Visa issued before April 2020 (with approval). And partners must have a valid residency or Special Category Visa.
Temperature screening is required for all travellers on arrival in Vanuatu.
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vanuatu.
Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 28 days upon entering Vanuatu.
Travellers returning from Vanuatu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
Visitors returning from Vanuatu are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.
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