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Chad Travel Restrictions

0.87% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 0.83% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Chad.

Outgoing travel to ChadTravelling from New Zealand to Chad

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chad.

Details and exceptions

Children under the age of 11 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR-RT test result.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Chad.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to undertake a COVID-19 test on the 7th day of the quarantine period. The PCR test costs 15,000 FCFA (approximately 30 USD).

Passports will be returned upon presentation of the COVID-19 test receipt.

Travelers staying in Chad for less than 7 days are not subject to quarantine


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Chad

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Chad must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Chad will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Chad

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chad.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Chad without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Chad.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Chad is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Chad are closed. Bars in Chad are closed.