Monaco (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 required for all 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 28.04.2021
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals of France and their spouses and children;
– nationals of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) and an EEA Member State and their spouses and children;
– British nationals who are beneficiaries of the Agreement on withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, and their family members. They must not arrive from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, India or South Africa;
– passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New-Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See). They must have not been outside these countries in the past 14 days;
– passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Switzerland, Vatican City (Holy See) or an EEA Member State;
– merchant seamen;
– students. They must not arrive from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, India or South Africa;
– passengers with a Laissez-Passer;
– deadheading crew.
2. Passengers entering or transiting through France must present a completed Travel Certificate before boarding and to immigration upon arrival obtained at https://tinyurl.com/104zuyhq.
– This does not apply to passengers arriving from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New-Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom or Vatican City (Holy See). They must have not been outside these countries in the past 14 days;
3. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 11 years;
– deadheading crew;
– merchant seamen;
– passengers arriving from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, French Guiana, India or South Africa;
– French military personnel returning from a mission abroad.
4. Passengers arriving from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, French Guiana, India or South Africa must have:
– a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 36 hours before departure from the first embarkation point; or
– a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 24 hours before departure from the first embarkation point, and
– a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 11 years;
– deadheading crew;
– merchant seamen;
– French military personnel returning from a mission abroad.
5. Passengers must have a completed sworn statement obtained at https://tinyurl.com/104zuyhq.
– This does not apply to deadheading crew.
6. Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 PCR test and quarantine upon arrival.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Travellers of any nationality (except people coming from France) who wish to enter Monaco from either a country outside Europe or a country within Europe which is colored red or orange on the CDC Europe coronavirus map (https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea ) must:

Contact the COVID-19 Call Centre (on 92.05.55.00 from 8am to 8pm

7 days a week or at [email protected] ) as soon as they arrive in Monaco.

Either supply evidence of a negative PCR test carried out in their country of origin 72 hours before their arrival in the Principality.

Or agree to undergo a PCR test in Monaco and self-isolate until the result is available.
 

Lockdown Details

Monaco adjusted some of the restrictions in place. From April 19:

There is a nightly curfew from 9pm to 6am.

There are certain exemptions to the curfew, including for work, health, and family reasons, or to take pets outside.

Many businesses, public places, and shops are now allowed to open. They must abide by social distancing restrictions.

Restaurants are allowed to open for lunch and dinner and access to restaurants will be limited solely to residents of Monaco, hotel guests, and those who work in the country.

They must close at 9:30pm.

Take-out is allowed until 9pm.

There must be no music played in the public area.

From May 3 restaurants can stay open until 10pm.

Bars are closed.

Sports halls, swimming pools, jacuzzi, steam rooms and saunas are closed

Private sports lessons with a coach are allowed.

Outdoor sport is allowed.

Public services remain open.
 

Sources

https://service-public-particuliers.gouv.mc/Covid-19/Informations-pratiques-Covid-19/Levee-progressive-du-confinement/Reglementation-temporaire-des-deplacements
Data Source: covidcontrols.co