Equatorial Guinea (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 15 September, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative COVID-19 test required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days is required

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 18.08.2021
Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before arrival; and
– are subject to quarantine for 5 days.


Detailed Tourist Information

International travel has resumed, and nationals, residents, diplomats, businesses, and those who have received government approval are permitted to travel.

Upon arrival, everyone must have a rapid test.

All passengers coming from the UK are prohibited entry into the country.

Everyone must arrive with a negative PCR test. All passengers coming from abroad must present upon arrival a certificate of negative diagnosis for the coronavirus through a PCR test, valid within the previous 48 hours as well as proof of residency, employment, or business purpose of the visit (Full Text https://bit.ly/3BcbGpl).   No airline is allowed to admit passengers on board without a valid PCR negative certificate.

Lockdown Details

On August 4, 2020, the government of Equatorial Guinea signed Decree 54/2020 in which it announced the entry into the second phase of de-confinement since the COVID–19 contagion curve descended to 3% as at July 16. It also contains information on large gatherings requirements. Discos and beaches remain closed. The government authorized the opening of schools from September 1 with a capacity not exceeding 50%. Stores are open during normal business hours. Religious activities are allowed by respecting the established COVID-19 health protocols.


COVID-19 Information

Data Source: covidcontrols.co