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South Sudan Travel Restrictions

0.73% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 0.68% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter South Sudan.

South Sudan entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter South Sudan.


Outgoing travel to South SudanTravelling from New Zealand to South Sudan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to South Sudan.

Details and exceptions

Travelers aged 6 years and younger and travelers with a COVID-free certificate from their doctor are exempt from this requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering South Sudan.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to quarantine at home for 14 days on arrival.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from South Sudan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from South Sudan 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 South Sudan 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 South Sudan

Masks:Required on public transportation.

FAQs

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

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter South Sudan.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter South Sudan.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 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 South Sudan is required on public transportation.

  • Restaurants in South Sudan are closed. Bars in South Sudan are closed.