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Madagascar Travel Restrictions

0.69% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.69% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Madagascar.

Madagascar entry details and exceptions

Restrictions are not applicable to Malagasy citizens and Permanent residents.


Outgoing travel to MadagascarTravelling from New Zealand to Madagascar

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to another COVID-19 PCR test at their own expense upon arrival at the airport.

Quarantine requirements

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

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to quarantine at their own expense until the test results are available, which takes 3 to 5 days.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Madagascar

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Madagascar 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 Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

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

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

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

  • Restaurants in Madagascar are open with restrictions. Bars in Madagascar are open with restrictions.

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