Republic of the Congo (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Health screening required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 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 15.09.2020
Passengers without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result are subject to a test upon arrival and quarantine at their own expense.
– This does not apply to passengers who are 11 years and younger.


Detailed Tourist Information

International flights have now resumed.

All inbound passengers must provide a certificate of testing against the coronavirus infection obtained within 72 hours of arrival in the country.

All international passengers are required to self-quarantine for two weeks in their residence or hotel for 14 day upon arrival.

Passengers in transit will be quarantined at their expense at designated facilities until they resume their travels.

Land and river borders remain closed.

Lockdown Details

The following measures are in place and may be amended at short notice:

-A curfew remains in place in Pointe-Noire and Brazzaville from 11pm until 5am.
-Face masks must be worn in all public places.

Gatherings of more than 50 people are prohibited, with the exception of public markets.

Bars and nightclubs are closed.

Face masks must be worn in all public places.

The Republic of Congo authorities have mobilised defence and security forces to ensure compliance with the lockdown measures, at the entrance and exit of all cities across the country.

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