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.
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Yemen.
Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Yemen.
Travellers returning from Yemen must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.
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.
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.
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.
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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