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Burundi coronavirus travel restrictions

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The travel advice is Reconsider your need to travel to Burundi. Burundi is Unknown restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Burundi. Burundi is part of Africa with main city at Bujumbura. Its Least Developed country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is Burundi Franc. The languages spoken are French and Kirundi.
๐Ÿ‘ Least Developed ย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 10M people

๐Ÿšจ Travel Advice for Burundi

Unknown restrictions

for travel
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On return

Quarantine required

Authorized travelers are required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival. Most short-term foreign travelers are required to quarantine at a government facility. The cost range per night is $100-150 USD and must be paid by the traveler. Nationals, residents, and long-term visa holders are required to quarantine at their residence for 14 days.
As part of the quarantine procedure, either the 'Self-Quarantine Safety Protection App' or 'Self-Diagnosis App' must be installed on a mobile device. Health officials at the airport will confirm which app each traveler should use and will provide assistance to install it correctly.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, to be provided upon departure. This document must be printed and written in Korean or English.

Testing on arrival

All passengers will undergo PCR testing on arrival and must remain in the testing facility until the test results are received.
Exceptionally, nationals, residents, and travelers from the US and Europe on long-term visas will be tested within 3 days at a public health center. US and European travelers on short-term visas will be tested at the airport, with results confirmed within 2 days.

Travel restriction details for Burundi

๐Ÿšซ Destination Unknown
๐Ÿ›ฌ Return Quarantine required
๐Ÿ–๏ธ Unknown
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Restaurants & bars Fully Open
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Open shopping
๐ŸšŒ Operational transport
๐Ÿ“… events Allowed

๐Ÿ”’ Lockdown Details for Burundi

The situation in Burundi with regard to COVID-19 has remained relatively stable throughout the pandemic as compared with other countries in the region.
Social distancing and masks are encouraged but not enforced by law and large gatherings can be seen particularly with family, religious and cultural events.
There was no national lock down and it has been businesses as normal in many areas of society. For example, soccer matches have continued, as have large-scale group exercises, parties, weddings, and other activities.
Burundians have stopped hugging and shaking hands to some extent, and many public venues have handwashing stations installed.
Public schools have remained open as well.

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety for Burundi

Reconsider your need to travel

Land and sea borders in Burundi are mostly closed except for the movement of goods. There are limited commercial flights into and out of Bujumbura International Airport. You must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of boarding your flight when entering the country. On arrival, you must take a COVID-19 test and self-isolate at a hotel of your choice for 24 hours until you receive the test results. Those who test positive for COVID-19 will be transferred to treatment facilities at their own cost. Follow the advice of local authorities. We now advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Burundi overall due to the threats of terrorism and political violence.
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