Chad (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 21 July, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Required to present a negative Covid-19 test result and take a second PCR test after completing the 7-days quarantine, at their own expense.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 7 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

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

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 15.01.2021
1. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival.
2. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 7 days.


Detailed Tourist Information

Airports have re-opened for commercial flights. All passengers from the UK are banned from entering Chad until further notice due to the new COVID-19 variant.All international travellers need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate dated no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in Chad.

If you enter Chad and are planning to stay for 7 days or more, you will need to surrender your passport, quarantine at home for 7 days and take a COVID-19 test on the seventh day. Passports will be returned upon presentation of the COVID-19 test receipt. If you’re staying in Chad for less than 7 days you will not be need to quarantine.

Lockdown Details

The Government has extended the health emergency, which includes measures such as the compulsory wearing of face masks, until 11 September. However, the curfew in N’Djamena and the provincial capitals has been lifted.

Wearing of face masks when outdoors is compulsory throughout the country with penalties, including potential imprisonment, for non-compliance.

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