Swaziland (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 16 December, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Covid-19 test is 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: Delivery/Takeout only

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 18.10.2021
1. Passengers without a negative COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to a RT-PCR test upon arrival at their own expense.
2. Passengers are subject to medical screening.


Detailed Tourist Information

Travel to the country remains restricted for medical reasons, education, work, and business purposes.

Travelers entering Eswatini will be required to provide a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours prior to the time of departure. All travelers will be screened upon arrival. Those arriving without a negative COVID-19 test result or showing symptoms of the virus will be required to take a test at their own cost.

Travelers may be subject to mandatory quarantine for up to 14 days; this is likely if a traveler tests positive.

For more details : https://www.thekingdomofeswatini.com/travel-advice/#coronavirus

Lockdown Details

A curfew has been introduced from 9pm to 4am in response to civil unrest. No one should be on the street after 9pm.

From 14 June 2021, all retailers will be shut after 7pm.

Gatherings remain prohibited except for funerals, community meetings, weddings, professional low-contact sports and religious services. Gatherings are limited to 2.5 hours, with a maximum of 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors.

Only outdoor entertainment and arts activities are allowed. The maximum number of people permitted at an outdoor entertainment event has been reduced to 200.

It is compulsory to wear a mask everywhere, even when travelling alone in a vehicle. There is a requirement for 1.5 metres of social distance with others.


Travel Advice

Data Source: covidcontrols.co