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Sudan coronavirus travel restrictions

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The travel advice is Reconsider your need to travel to Sudan. Sudan is Open with restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Sudan. Sudan is part of Africa with main city at Khartoum. Its Least Developed country with a population of 40M people. The main currency is Sudanese Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic and English.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Sudan

Open with restrictions

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

Other restrictions

Travelers are required to provide contact details of their travel and travel history on arrival.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 96 hours, must be provided on arrival.

Testing on arrival

Travelers are subject to testing on arrival.

Other medical measures

Travelers are subject to health screening, such as temperature checks and visual assessment on arrival.
For more details US Embassy in Sudan

Government measures

The Sudanese government has lifted all nationwide measures in relation to COVID-19 but measures may be reintroduced at short notice. We recommend you remain vigilant when traveling and follow any instructions provided by local authorities. Guidance and advice from the World Health Organization can be found at

Use of masks

Face masks are not required but the use of a mask or covering is recommended when in public spaces.

Public transport

Public transport is operating as usual.


Restaurants are operating as usual.


Please be advised bars are not allowed to operate in the country.


Please be advised nightclubs are not allowed to operate in the country.


Shops and businesses are open with adapted safety measures in place.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 issued in some countries are exempt from pre-departure testing, post-arrival testing on day 8, and quarantine requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
Vaccinated travelers are still required to book a rapid lateral flow test or PCR test for day 2 after arrival and complete a passenger locator form. Travelers testing positive on the rapid lateral flow test will undergo PCR testing. Those who test positive on the PCR test will be required to self-isolate for 10 days.
Vaccination exemptions will only apply if the full dose and certificate were issued in the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, and other specific countries. A full list of authorized vaccines and issuing countries can be found at

Quarantine required

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days on arrival at their own residence or accommodation, or the full duration of the trip if staying less than 10 days.
If traveling to England, travelers may apply for the 'Test to Release' scheme to be tested on the fifth day after arrival and be relieved from self-isolation early, if the result is negative. Those with a positive result will be required to self-isolate for another 10 days.
Further details can be found at

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative nucleic acid test, such as a PCR, LAMP, or antigen test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. This certificate must be in English, French, or Spanish.
Further information on tests such as the minimum standards accepted can be found at

Testing on arrival

Those traveling to England are required to purchase a 'COVID Testing Package' before departure, for 'Day 2 and day 8 tests'. These tests must be administered twice during isolation, on or before day 2 and on day 8.
Vaccinated travelers who meet the exemption criteria are only required to book a 'Day 2 test'.
Unvaccinated travelers staying for less than 10 days, and vaccinated travelers staying for less than 2 days, are still required to book the relevant testing package regardless of the duration of their stay. The tests only have to be taken if the travelers are still in England on the test dates.
Proof of purchase for this testing package must be provided on departure. This can be booked directly at or a list of approved third-party test providers can be found at

Travel restriction details for Sudan

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

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Sudan

Many cafes, restaurants and markets continue to operate.
Mosques and other places of worship may be open to the public with social distancing and other preventive measures in place.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Sudan

Reconsider your need to travel

The military dissolved the transitional government in Khartoum on 25 October. Protests are taking place across the country. There are unverified reports of violence against protestors. Roads and bridges have been blocked. Commercial airlines have suspended all services until further notice. Internet and mobile services remain unreliable. We strongly advise in Sudan to shelter in place. Avoid all demonstrations, limit your movements and remain vigilant. Monitor media coverage and follow the advice of local authorities (see β€˜Safety’). We now advise: Reconsider your need to travel to Sudan overall due to: violent civil unrest, the threat of terrorist attack the impacts of COVID-19
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