Tunisia (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 PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-isolation for 5 days is required.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Banned
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 05.05.2021
1. Passengers must complete a Health Declaration form before departure at https://app.e7mi.tn . A QR code generated from the completed form must be presented prior to boarding and to immigration upon arrival.
2. Passengers entering or transiting through Tunisia must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in Arabic, English or French.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers younger than 12 years;
– passengers traveling as part of an organized all inclusive tour.
3. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 rapid test upon arrival.
4. Passengers must have a quarantine hotel reservation for 7 days made at https://tinyurl.com/uxwjan6j.
– This does not apply to:
– passengers with a diplomatic passport traveling on duty;
– passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating that they received one vaccine dose;
– passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate stating that they received:
– the first vaccine dose of AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria); or
– the second vaccine dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Land, sea and air borders have reopened with restrictions in place depending on your country of departure and/or residence. See the full list here.

All arrivals must present a negative PCR test result within 72 hours before take-off.

The government may implement more restrictions for specific countries.

All flights to and from, or that transit through, the UK, Australia, South Africa, and other countries with outbreaks of the new variant, are banned until further notice.

The government announced there will be a system of authorisation to permit travel from the UK in exceptional circumstances.
 

Lockdown Details

All modes of public transport (taxis, buses, trains and others) are permitted to operate. You should follow the advice of local authorities.

The Tunisian authorities have announced that wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory. This includes public transport, health and educational institutions, shopping centres, sports and cultural venues as well as places of worship. Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine or imprisonment.

From 11 April, the national curfew hours are from 10pm to 5am. During the curfew you are only allowed to leave your residence in an emergency.

Private and public gatherings are banned.
Weekly markets are banned.

Movement between cities is permitted, except to areas where there is a high risk of infection, to be determined by the health authorities as the situation evolves.
Additional curfews and lockdowns can be imposed at short notice in response to events. You should follow the guidance of local authorities when travelling around the country.

 

Sources

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/tunisia/entry-requirements
Data Source: covidcontrols.co