Travel Restrictions Entering Cameroon 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 Cameroon.

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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
RESTRICTED

Entry restricted for international travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
0.00
Increased by-1.57
at 1/16/2022
Vaccinated
3.08%
Increased by3.08%
at 1/9/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Restricted

Entry restricted for international travelers

Description

Most travelers are not allowed to enter Cameroon. Commercial flights to and from Cameroon are limited.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Cameroon citizens, residents, and those with valid visas.
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Start Date
9/21/2020
Changed

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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Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results before arrival

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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 Cameroon.

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The test result should be in PDF format, clearly stating the date of the test and the type of test (e.g., PCR).

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

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 rapid test on arrival in Cameroon. Travelers will receive their results while at the airport.

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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Description

Travelers arriving with symptoms or that test positive for COVID-19 are required to quarantine on arrival at home or a government-monitored hotel for 14 days.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in all public places, on public transportation, and at airports in Cameroon.

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Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Cameroon and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
0.00
Increased by-1.57
at 1/16/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
3.08%
Increased by3.08%
at 1/9/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
837,860
Increased by837,860
at 1/9/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.69
Increased by-0.02
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

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, public gatherings remain limited to a maximum of 50 people. 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.
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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 only allowed for essential reasons. Capacity is limited to seating availability.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Open
Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Open
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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