Travel Restrictions Entering Zimbabwe from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Cocos (Keeling) Islands to Zimbabwe.

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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.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
39.38
Increased by-33.55
at 1/16/2022
Vaccinated
27.87%
Increased by0.25%
at 1/16/2022
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Zimbabwe. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Start Date
11/30/2020
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure to Zimbabwe.

Travelers should validate their test results through the African Union Trusted Travel or the UNDP Global Haven systems.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under 61 months (about 5 years) old.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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Mandatory

Mandatory accommodation booking

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Description

Travelers are required to have proof of a reservation at one of the designated centers on or prior to arrival. Transport is provided by hotels/ lodges.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

All travelers are required to get a PCR test on arrival at the port of entry. Once tested, travelers will proceed to a quarantine center of their choice at their own cost until the test result is available.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under 61 months (about 5 years) old.

Please check the source for more exemptions.

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Mandatory

Mandatory 10-day quarantine and testing

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Description

All travelers are required to quarantine for 10 days on arrival and get further COVID-19 PCR tested on days 7 or 8. No home quarantine is allowed.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Business travelers, and those in an official visit to the government with valid proof.
Minimum Number of Days
10 days
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in all public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Zimbabwe.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
39.38
Increased by-33.55
at 1/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
11.52%
Increased by-9.67%
at 1/13/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
27.87%
Increased by0.25%
at 1/16/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4,206,370
Increased by38,286
at 1/16/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.63
Increased by-0.05
at 1/14/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Proof of vaccination is required to access most facilities and a nationwide curfew is in effect between the hours of 10 pm and 5:30 am. Social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 100 people, social distancing must be observed in public spaces. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

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

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating on a limited schedule.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open until 7 for vaccinated customers.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open until 7 pm for vaccinated customers.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open until 7 pm for vaccinated customers.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open until 7 pm with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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