Travel Restrictions Entering Réunion from Afghanistan

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Afghanistan to Réunion.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

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PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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RESTRICTED

Travel is restricted

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Travelers aged 12 years and older who are fully vaccinated are allowed to enter Reunion. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Start Date
6/8/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or antigen test result taken a maximum of 24 hours before departure to Reunion.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 24 hours Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Travelers who are fully vaccinated must present a vaccination certificate of complete vaccination schedule before departure. This certificate can be presented via the TousAntiCovid application or as a printed hardcopy.

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Travelers are considered to be fully vaccinated if 7 days have passed after the 2nd dose for Pfizer, Moderna, and Astra Zeneca, or 4 weeks have passed after a single dose of Johnson & Johnson, or 7 days have passed after vaccination with a single dose for people who have had COVID-19.

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Mandatory

Mandatory passenger locator form

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Travelers are required to have a contact-tracing assistance form to enter Reunion.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Reunion.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health pass for public activity

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Travelers over the age of 17 will require a health pass to cafes, restaurants, shopping centers, hospitals, retirement homes, medico-social establishments, places of leisure and culture, to travel by plane, train, and coach for long-distance journeys.

The health pass consists of digital (via TousAntiCovid app) or paper proof of one of the following:

  • Proof of vaccination. Travelers with foreign vaccination certificates may upload their certificate in advance in the French COVID certificate platform (please check "see instructions" for more details);
  • Proof of a negative test a maximum of the last 72 hours. Foreign nationals must take a test in France, which will generate a temporary QR code valid for 72 hours;
  • Recovery from COVID-19 dated at least 11 days ago in the previous 6 months.

Please see the source for instructions regarding setup and document uploads.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers aged 11 years and older must wear masks in public places and on public transportation.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Réunion and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.

No COVID-19 data has been reported for this region.

Local Guidelines

Due to a recent increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19, restrictions have been reintroduced by the government to curb further outbreaks. A curfew is in place between the hours of 9 pm and 5 am, limiting movement for essential reasons only such as for work, compelling family reasons, and exercise. Social gatherings in public places remain limited to a maximum of 10 people. A 'health pass' (EU Digital Certificate) as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery may be required to access most facilities including restaurants, and to attend gatherings. Those without an EU Digital Certificate can apply for the health pass recognized in France and French regions at https://www.diplomatie.go... Further information related to the COVID-19 response in Réunion can be found in French at http://www.reunion.gouv.f...
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open for customers with a health pass and seating is limited to a maximum of 6 people per table.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open for customers with a health pass and seating is limited to a maximum of 6 people per table.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential businesses must close by 9 pm.

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