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Mali travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Do not travel to Mali. Mali is Moderate restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Mali. Mali is part of Africa with main city at Bamako. Its Least Developed country with a population of 18M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Mali

Moderate restrictions

for travel
International travel to Mali is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Other restrictions

On departure from Mali, travelers may be required to present proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours. Health screenings and temperature checks may also be conducted on departure.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on arrival.
Travelers without a pre-departure test will be tested on arrival and must self-isolate until a negative result is confirmed.
For more details Foreign Travel Advice, United Kingdom

Government measures

Across the country, social gatherings have been limited to a maximum of 50 people. 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.

Use of masks

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

Public transport

Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

Restaurants remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Bars

Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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

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 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 seventh 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 Mali

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return Quarantine required
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Closed
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Mali

The Government of Mali has set out measures to help stop the spread of coronavirus. A nationwide state of emergency was put in place as of midnight 19 December 2020. Amongst the latest measures, all bars, restaurants and nightclubs are closed and gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people. Festivals and cultural performances have also been prohibited.
It is mandatory to wear a face mask in public spaces and public transport. Failure to do so may result in a fine.
Full details of the new measures were published by communique and can be found here.
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πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Mali

Do not travel

The political and security situation could get worse suddenly. Avoid large gatherings, remain vigilant and follow the advice of local authorities. The Australian High Commission in Accra has very limited capacity to provide consular assistance in Mali. The Canadian Embassy can provide emergency consular assistance to in need (see 'Local contacts'). If you're in Mali, you should consider leaving by commercial means if it's safe to do so. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Mali overall due to the national state of emergency and the high risk of terrorist attack and kidnapping.
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