International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Rwanda From El Salvador is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Rwanda by air. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Land travel is restricted.

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Rwanda Biomedical Centre
Start Date
8/1/2020
Changed
7/21/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results before arrival

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure of their first flight to Rwanda.

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This testing requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours
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Rwanda Biomedical Centre
Start Date
9/16/2020
Changed
7/21/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory passenger locator form

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Description

Travelers are required to fill a passenger locator form and upload the COVID-19 test certificate to the form before departure for Rwanda.

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Rwanda Biomedical Centre
Start Date
9/16/2020
Changed
7/21/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers arriving in Rwanda or transiting for more than 12 hours must take an RT-PCR test on arrival and wait for their results at a transit hotel.

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Travelers with positive test results must quarantine.

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Rwanda Biomedical Centre
Start Date
9/16/2020
Changed
7/21/2021
Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers must wait for up to 24 hours for their test results at a transit hotel. Travelers are not required to quarantine in Rwanda unless they receive positive test results from their test on arrival.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
Until Test Negative
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Rwanda Biomedical Centre
Start Date
5/6/2021
Changed
7/21/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travellers must wear masks in all public places.

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Rwanda Biomedical Centre
Start Date
9/16/2020
Changed
7/21/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Rwanda.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
82.63
Increased by-24.91
at 7/29/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
5.50%
Increased by-0.40%
at 7/29/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3.27%
Increased by3.27%
at 7/23/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
423,182
Increased by423,182
at 7/23/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.25
Decreased by0.07
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 national curfew is in place between the hours of 6 pm to 4 am and all social gatherings are prohibited. Movement between districts is currently banned and localized lockdowns are in effect in in Kigali, Burera, Gicumbi, Kamonyi, Musanze, Nyagatare, Rubavu, Rwamagana and Rutsiro. Testing is required to enter national parks.
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 all public spaces and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity. Inter-district travel is not permitted.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open for takeaway services only, on-site dining is not permitted.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Closed
Severity
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

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

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. Business opening hours are subject to curfew restrictions and may be closed in areas under lockdown.

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