Travel Restrictions Entering Botswana from Sierra Leone

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Sierra Leone to Botswana.

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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
466.19
Increased by-150.35
at 1/13/2022
Vaccinated
48.87%
Increased by48.87%
at 1/12/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Most international travelers are allowed to enter Botswana. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Start Date
11/8/2020
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results before exiting Sierra Leone

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Description

Departing travelers must book a test on the government online portal. The test must be a COVID-19 PCR test taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure from Sierra Leone. A negative COVID-19 PCR test result should contain a QR code.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • Travelers staying for 5 days or less.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Start Date
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Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Botswana.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Changed

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers must take a COVID-19 rapid antigen test on arrival.

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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers who have symptoms of COVID-19 or test positive on the COVID-19 test on arrival will be required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory on public transportation

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Description

Travelers must wear masks on public transportation.

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Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Botswana.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
466.19
Increased by-150.35
at 1/13/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
26.08%
Decreased by2.48%
at 12/27/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
48.87%
Increased by48.87%
at 1/12/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,171,577
Increased by1,171,577
at 1/12/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.24
Increased by-0.01
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

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Use of mask

Unknown
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Public transportation

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Restaurants

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Bars

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Nightclubs

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Shops

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