Open with restrictions

Réunion Travel Restrictions

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Réunion.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Réunion without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Réunion 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.


Réunion entry details and exceptions

Fully vaccinated individuals can enter Reunion. Otherwise, travelers need to have a compelling reason so they can travel to the country.

Travelers entering Reunion must present a completed Passenger Locator Form upon arrival.

More details can be found here and on this site.


Outgoing travel to RéunionTravelling from New Zealand to Réunion

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken less than 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and less than 48 for Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Réunion.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Children who are 11 years old and under are exempt from test requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Réunion.

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

Details and exceptions

Unvaccinated travelers are required to isolate for 7 days from the date of entry to Reunion. Vaccinated travelers (12 years of age and above) are exempt from quarantine restriction.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Réunion

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Réunion 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 Réunion 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 Réunion

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Réunion without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Réunion.

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

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

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken less than 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and less than 48 for Antigen (quick-test) hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

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

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