Tuvalu (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 25 February, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Medical clearance required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Required to undergo 14-day quarantines before entering the country.

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 07.01.2021
1. Tuvalu’s borders are closed.
– This does not apply to repatriation flights.
2. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to nationals of Tuvalu.


Detailed Tourist Information

The Government of Tuvalu announced restrictions prohibiting entry to Tuvalu of anyone who has been in China within 30 days of arrival in Tuvalu. This restriction includes entry to seafarers from foreign vessels that have been in China or “a high-risk country” (understood to be countries where coronavirus is present) in the last 30 days.

Travelers who have been in a “high-risk country” must obtain a medical clearance three days prior to entering Tuvalu and must remain in a country other than those listed as “high-risk” for at least five days before reentering Tuvalu.

Lockdown Details

Tuvalu has not implemented widespread lockdown or social distancing measures.


Data Source: covidcontrols.co