International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Congo - Kinshasa From El Salvador is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers from selected countries are allowed to enter the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
8/15/2020
Changed
7/14/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have proof showing they have been fully vaccinated.

Start Date
7/14/2021
Changed
7/14/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test at the airport. Travelers should register and pay for the test before travel.

More Details

This testing requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 11.
Start Date
11/1/2020
Changed
7/14/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine

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Description

Following the COVID-19 test on arrival at the airport, travelers must self-quarantine until they receive a negative test result via the website or SMS, generally within 24 hours.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
Until Test Results
Start Date
9/21/2020
Changed
7/14/2021
Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.

Start Date
3/24/2020
Changed
7/14/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear a mask in public places.

Start Date
4/20/2020
Changed
7/14/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Congo - Kinshasa.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
3.31
Decreased by0.18
at 7/29/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
12.70%
Decreased by12.70%
at 7/28/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
0.09%
Increased by0.09%
at 7/24/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
78,871
Increased by78,871
at 7/24/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.10
Increased by0.00
at 7/27/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

A nationwide curfew is in place between 10 pm and 4 am. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place. Proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken within 7 days prior, may be required to visit different provinces.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Restaurants are open with social distancing rules in place. restaurants may be closed in high-risk areas.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Bars are open with social distancing rules in place. Bars may be closed in high-risk areas.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
More Details
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
Most shops are re-opening with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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