Central African Republic (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Anyone arriving to the Central African Republic will undergo a temperature screening and will be required to fill a health questionnaire.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 21 days required for some countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 03.11.2020
Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening.


Detailed Tourist Information

The airport has reopened. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 test result issued no more than 7 days before arrival.

Everyone will be subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.

Lockdown Details

A national curfew is in place in response to outbreaks of violence, following presidential and legislative elections. This curfew comes into effect at 8pm and ends at 5am. You should follow the government’s instructions and avoid travel around Bangui during these hours.

The following measures remain in place:

it is compulsory to wear face masks in public places;
no handshakes or kissing, instead use non-contact greetings for social interactions;
public spaces must have hand-washing stations;
places of worship and restaurants remain open;
staying in your house or accommodation is encouraged


Data Source: covidcontrols.co