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Ivory Coast Travel Restrictions

7.28% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 7.10% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Ivory Coast.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Ivory Coast with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Ivory Coast for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Outgoing travel to Ivory CoastTravelling from New Zealand to Ivory Coast

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Ivory Coast.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

Entry restrictions

Travelers are recommended to self-quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to monitor symptoms. Those with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 will be required to quarantine in a government facility.

Documents
Travel Declaration Form

Must be completed and submitted upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Ivory Coast

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Ivory Coast 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 Ivory Coast 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 Ivory Coast

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Ivory Coast with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Ivory Coast.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Ivory Coast with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Ivory Coast.

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

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Ivory Coast is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Ivory Coast are open. Bars in Ivory Coast are open.