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Mauritania Travel Restrictions

14.90% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 14.90% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Mauritania.

Mauritania entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter Mauritania. Limited commercial flights are available.


Outgoing travel to MauritaniaTravelling from New Zealand to Mauritania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions

This testing requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 11.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Mauritania.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Mauritania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Mauritania 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 Mauritania 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 Mauritania

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 Mauritania.

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

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Mauritania with a negative COVID-19 test result.

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

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Mauritania is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Mauritania are closed. Bars in Mauritania are closed.