Open with restrictions

Tunisia Travel Restrictions

44.54% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 43.65% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Tunisia.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Tunisia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

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


Tunisia entry details and exceptions

Travelers must complete a Health Declaration Form before traveling to Tunisia. The said form must be printed, signed and presented to the airline officials on departure and to the health officials upon arrival to the country. Travelers must also download and use the Tunisian government's Track and Trace App on their mobile phone.


Outgoing travel to TunisiaTravelling from New Zealand to Tunisia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Details and exceptions

Travelers, including vaccinated individuals and passengers who recovered from COVID-19 (tested positive 6 weeks before departure) are required to present a negative PCR test written in Arabic, English, or French upon arrival in the country. Travelers are still subject to a rapid testing once they enter the country. In the event that they are tested positive, they are required to undergo quarantine.

Children under the age of 12 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR test result.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Tunisia.

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

The isolation period can be shortened

After 7 days of quarantine at the earliest, travelers can get a PCR or antigen test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Details and exceptions

Diplomats, vaccinated individuals and passengers who recovered from COVID-19 (tested positive 6 weeks before departure), unaccompanied minors or minors accompanied by vaccinated adult, disabled and elderly passengers with special needs are exempt from quarantine requirement.

Documents
COVID Test Booking

After the test 5 days quarantine must be taken.

Health Declaration Form

Must print and sign.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Tunisia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Tunisia 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 Tunisia 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 Tunisia

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

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Tunisia with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Tunisia.

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

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

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

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

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

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