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Yemen Travel Restrictions

1,01% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 1,01% last week
Most visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Yemen.

Yemen entry details and exceptions

Yemen has suspended all flights to and from Sanaa International Airport, with only very limited international flights taking place. Exemptions are in place for humanitarian relief and essential goods.


Outgoing travel to YemenTravelling from South Africa to Yemen

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Yemen.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Yemen

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Yemen 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 Yemen 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 Yemen

Masks:Recommended in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Yemen. Please check the official guidelines from Yemen for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Yemen.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from South Africa will not be allowed to enter Yemen.

  • Mask usage in Yemen is recommended in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Yemen are closed. Bars in Yemen are closed.

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