Travel Restrictions Entering Côte d’Ivoire 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 Côte d’Ivoire.

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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
12.44
Increased by-13.52
at 1/15/2022
Vaccinated
18.30%
Increased by18.30%
at 12/31/2021
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 Cote D'Ivoire. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Land and sea borders are closed.

Start Date
8/1/2020
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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

International travelers are allowed to transit through Cote D'Ivoire.

Travelers in transit are required to:

  • Fill in an online Air Travel Declaration Form.
Start Date
8/1/2020
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Visas

Before You Leave

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 2 days (48 hours) before arrival in Ivory Coast.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 2 days Before Arrival
Start Date
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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
Relevant Documents and Resources
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Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel declaration form before arrival

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers arriving in and transiting through Côte d’Ivoire are required to fill in an online Air Travel Declaration Form.

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Start Date
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

All travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival.

Start Date
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Recommended

Recommended 14-day quarantine

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Description

Travelers are recommended to self-quarantine and self-monitor for symptoms for 14 days on arrival.

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Travelers arriving in Cote d’Ivoire with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 will be required to quarantine in a government facility.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places and on public transportation.

Start Date
Changed

COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Côte d’Ivoire.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
12.44
Increased by-13.52
at 1/15/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
6.10%
Increased by-14.81%
at 1/13/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
18.30%
Increased by18.30%
at 12/31/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
4,950,775
Increased by4,950,775
at 12/31/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.78
Increased by-0.40
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

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 while on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open.

Bars

Open
Bars are open.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open.

Shops

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

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