Open with restrictions

Senegal Travel Restrictions

7.39% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 7.35% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Senegal.

Senegal entry details and exceptions

Travelers going to Senegal are required to fill out the Passenger Locator Form.


Outgoing travel to SenegalTravelling from New Zealand to Senegal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departing to Senegal.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to present a negative PCR test result issued at most 5 days prior to arrival in the country. The test must be in French or English.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

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

Documents
Passenger Locator Form

Form should be submitted upon arrival.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Senegal

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Senegal 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 Senegal 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 Senegal

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

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Senegal.

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

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

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Senegal is recommended in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

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