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Republic of the Congo Travel Restrictions

4.93% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 4.49% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Republic of the Congo.

Republic of the Congo entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter the Republic of the Congo by air. Land and river borders remain closed. Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.


Outgoing travel to Republic of the CongoTravelling from New Zealand to Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions

Children under age 11 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test result

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Republic of the Congo.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Republic of the Congo 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 Republic of the Congo 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 Republic of the Congo

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 Republic of the Congo.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Republic of the Congo.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Republic of the Congo.

  • 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 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Republic of the Congo is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Republic of the Congo are closed. Bars in Republic of the Congo are closed.