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Equatorial Guinea Travel Restrictions

16.28% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 16.16% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Equatorial Guinea.

Equatorial Guinea entry details and exceptions

Quarantine and testing is at cost of passengers arriving and leaving. The fees for the PCR test is 50.000 XAF for EG nationals and 110.000 XAF for all other nationals.


Outgoing travel to Equatorial GuineaTravelling from New Zealand to Equatorial Guinea

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to Equatorial Guinea.

Details and exceptions

Travelers arriving without a valid and negative PCR test, will be sent to mandatory government quarantine and undergo COVID-19 testing at their own cost.  If they are sent to a mandatory quarantine hotel, as soon as they are able to, they should email malaboconsular@state.gov with their contact details, name, and date of birth.  

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Equatorial Guinea.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Equatorial Guinea

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

FAQs

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

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

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

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 5 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Equatorial Guinea is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Equatorial Guinea are closed. Bars in Equatorial Guinea are closed.