August 3, 2021: Information on entry restrictions, testing and quarantine regulations in Tunisia
Fully vaccinated travelers are exempt from the requirement to self-isolate if you provide COVID-19 vaccination certificate that has a QR code
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-isolation for 5 days is required.
Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
1. Passengers must complete a Health Declaration form before departure at https://app.e7mi.tn . This will generate 2 documents which must be signed, printed and presented prior to boarding and to immigration upon arrival.
2. Passengers entering or transiting through Tunisia must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must have a QR code or be issued by a competent authority. The test result must be in Arabic, English or French.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.
3. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 rapid antigen test upon arrival.
4. Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 7 days.
– This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.
Travellers from all countries into Tunisia must take a PCR test less than 72 hours before travel and carry dated evidence of a negative result.
You are also required to self-isolate for seven days on arrival in Tunisia. You should isolate at home for 7 days and pay to take a second COVID-19 PCR test, and receive a second negative result, in order to leave isolation. You need to arrive in Tunisia with evidence of a booking for this second COVID-19 PCR test (to be taken from day 5 of your isolation period). You can organise this online (http://rdvtestcovid.tn/). You are advised to confirm your appointment directly with the clinic.
You are exempt from the requirement to self-isolate if you can present evidence that you have tested positive for coronavirus at least six weeks before your departure date, or received all doses of your coronavirus vaccination. This evidence should be from the relevant health authorities or contain a QR code, (see ‘Demonstrating your COVID-19 vaccination status’ https://bit.ly/3ir0wFu).
Travellers entering Tunisia from Libya need a negative PCR test but are not currently obliged to self-isolate on arrival.
Official delegations on professional missions of less than 5 days are exempt from the self-isolation requirement but still need to present a dated negative PCR test on arrival.
The Tunisian government has also announced that travellers arriving in Tunisia as part of a tour or package holiday will not need to self-isolate on arrival, if they adhere to the following measures:
-Take a PCR test less than 72 hours before travel and show evidence of the negative test result, with the date of the test clearly labelled, at your point of departure for Tunisia.
-Present booking confirmation for a holiday organised by a tour operator.
-Remain in a bubble with the tour group for the duration of your trip, including accommodation and all travel.
-Complete this Tunisian government short online questionnaire before travelling.
National curfew hours are from 10pm to 5am. During the curfew you are only allowed to leave your residence in an emergency.
Travel between governorates is banned, except in case of an emergency.
Gatherings of more than three people in public places are banned.
The Tunisian authorities have announced that wearing a face mask in public places is mandatory. Failure to wear a mask may result in a fine or imprisonment.
Additional curfews and lockdowns can be imposed at short notice in response to events. You should follow the guidance of local authorities when travelling around the country.
Cafes and restaurants are currently allowed to operate at reduced capacity until 7pm. Public places have hygiene measures in place, including obligatory face masks, taking a temperature check and sanitising hands upon entry.
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