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Madagascar travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Reconsider your need to travel to Madagascar. Madagascar is Moderate restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Madagascar. Madagascar is part of Africa with main city at Antananarivo. Its Least Developed country with a population of 22M people. The main currency is Malagasy Ariary. The languages spoken are French and Malagasy.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Madagascar

Moderate restrictions

for travel
International travel to Madagascar is permitted but limited flights are available. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Other restrictions

A private transport, arranged by the hotel, must be taken to the quarantine hotel.

Quarantine required

Self-isolation in an approved hotel is required for 1 to 2 days until the result is confirmed negative. If a positive test result is confirmed, travelers will required to undergo 14-day self-isolation. A tracking form must be submitted after completing the self-isolation period.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided before boarding.

Testing on arrival

A PCR test will be administered to all travelers on arrival for €25 EUR. Bookings should be made in advance as they may be requested on arrival.

Additional documents required

Travelers are required to present a booking reservation for 2 nights for self-isolation. At least 1 night of the the booking must be pre-paid.
For more details Madagascar Tourism

Government measures

All COVID-19 guidelines have been lifted in Madagascar, but they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Further details can be found at https://madagascar-tourisme.com/en/travel-alerts-for-madagascar/

Use of masks

Face masks are recommended in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transport

Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Shops and services are open as usual.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, issued in selected countries, are permitted to travel and are exempt from undergoing 14-day isolation requirements. Vaccinated travelers will be tested on arrival and must self-isolate for 24 hours or until a negative result is confirmed on the test taken on arrival.
Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 and have received at least a single dose of the vaccine, not more than 180 days before departure, are permitted to travel and are exempt from undergoing 14-day isolation requirements.
Travelers who have received the Sputnik-V or Sputnik Light vaccine are also required to undergo additional serologic and PCR testing on arrival. Travelers will undergo quarantine until a positive serologic test and negative PCR test results are confirmed. Those testing negative on the serologic test are required to isolate for 14 days with the option to reduce this period by taking a supervised rapid antigen testing from the seventh day.
The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days and not more than 180 days before departure. Exemptions also apply to those who have received a vaccine booster after a full course of vaccination, if administered at least 14 days before departure. Full details on accepted vaccines and certificates can be found at https://corona.health.gov.il/en/abroad/certificates-recognized-by-israel/

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-isolate for 14 days on arrival. This period can be shortened if two consecutive test results are confirmed negative, one taken on arrival and a second test taken on the fifth day of the isolation period.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 must self-isolate until a second test is confirmed negative taken on the third day of the isolation period. This will require proof of a positive PCR test result, taken at least 8 days before and not older than 190 days of departure, or a recovery certificate.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented on departure and arrival. Alternatively, a negative rapid antigen test can be presented, taken within the previous 24 hours of departure. The test results must be in English with the traveler's passport number stated on the document. Self-tests are not accepted.
Travelers may instead provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. This will require proof of a positive PCR test result, taken at least 8 days before and not older than 180 days of departure, or a recovery certificate. These travelers will undergo PCR testing on arrival.
This does not apply to travelers returning to Israel within 72 hours after departing Israel. Less than 72 hours must have passed since travelers have landed abroad and the departure time to Israel. These travelers will undergo PCR testing on arrival.
Those traveling to Israel on indirect flights, with more than 24 hours between the departure of the first flight and the flight landing in Israel, are required proof of a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to the departure of the flight to Israel.

Testing on arrival

A PCR test will be administered on arrival. The test costs 80 ILS if pre-paid during the 'entry statement' process, 100 ILS if paid with a credit card on arrival, and 115 ILS if paid with cash on arrival. Only Israeli currency will be accepted for cash payments on arrival.

Travel restriction details for Madagascar

🚫 Destination Quarantine required
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Madagascar

On 3 April 2021, the Government of Madagascar declared a national Health State of Emergency. On 8 August the State of Emergency was extended for a further 15 days. It is mandatory to wear a face mask in all public places, including in shops, parks and streets. Indoor gatherings are restricted to 400 people, although there is no restriction on outdoor gatherings.
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πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Madagascar

Reconsider your need to travel

There's a nationwide health State of Emergency in Madagascar. International travel to Madagascar is suspended but domestic flights are operating. Wear a face mask in public and follow social distancing rules. All regions are open but restrictions remain, including for gatherings. We now advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Madagascar due to the impacts of COVID-19.
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