Travel Restrictions Entering Mauritius from South Africa for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Mauritius from South Africa for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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Mandatory Health Assessment

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3x Mandatory Documents

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Cases Per Million
106.01
Increased by-174.89
at 5/12/2022
Vaccinated
78.57%
Increased by78.57%
at 5/1/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from South Africa to Mauritius.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

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

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Allowed

Transit is allowed

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Mauritius. The traveler who wishes or needs to leave the airport will be required to follow the requirements for entry.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required

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Travelers do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test before flying to Mauritius.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Mauritius

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Fully vaccinated travelers are required to have a valid vaccination certificate.

The approved 2-dose vaccines are AstraZeneca (Covishield, Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac-CoronaVac, and Sputnik. The approved 1 dose vaccine is Johnson and Johnson. Travelers must have proof of vaccination that demonstrates at least 14 days have passed since they received the 2nd dose of an approved 2 dose vaccine or at least 28 days since they received the 1st dose of an approved 1 dose vaccine

Travelers that have received a combination of two different vaccines may still be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18;
  • Travelers with proof of recovery from COVID-19 plus 1 vaccination dose before contamination or 14 days after infection (28 days for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine).
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel declaration form

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All travelers are required to complete an All-In-One Travel digital form before departure. It will generate a PDF document with a QR Code, which must be presented to Health Officials on arrival at Mauritius Airport.

Travelers also need to fill out the Immigration Disembarkation Card, which will be handed in during the flight to Mauritius. Please submit this to the Immigration Officials on arrival at Mauritius Airport.

Please see the source for more details.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Travelers are required to purchase travel health insurance that covers COVID-19.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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All travelers, regardless of vaccination status, must take a COVID-19 test on the day of their arrival.

Travelers staying in the hotel accommodation are required to take a COVID-19 antigen test on arrival at the hotel - this may be chargeable, subject to your hotel’s policy.

Travelers staying in other accommodations are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival at the airport. This will be free of charge for all vaccinated guests.

Vaccinated travelers are allowed to explore the island after receiving a negative result from the on-arrival test. Unvaccinated travelers will need to follow the quarantine requirements.

Please see the source for more details.

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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to quarantine upon arrival in Mauritius.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Temperature screening via thermal camera is required for all travelers on arrival in Mauritius.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers over 5 years old must wear masks in public places such as on public transportation.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Mauritius and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
106.01
Increased by-174.89
at 5/12/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
78.57%
Increased by78.57%
at 5/1/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,000,474
Increased by1,000,474
at 5/1/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.73
Decreased by0.04
at 5/16/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Proof of vaccination or recent recovery is required to access most facilities and establishments such as hospitality businesses, gyms, and cinemas. Recovered travelers must get a medical certificate from a public hospital in order to qualify as fully vaccinated for one month after testing positive. Social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people and places of worship are limited to a maximum of 10 people. Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. 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 all public spaces.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open for vaccinated and recovered customers.

Bars

Closed
Bars are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs are closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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

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