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

This page was last updated on 07 May, 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 04.01.2021
Passengers and airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 48 hours before departure; and
– are subject to Coronavirus (COVID-19) IgM rapid test upon arrival; and
– are subject to quarantine for 5 days.


Detailed Tourist Information

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).   No airline is allowed to admit passengers on board without a valid PCR negative certificate.


Lockdown Details

A curfew is established every day from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the next day.

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