Tunisia officially reopened its borders for tourism as of June 27, 2020. Tunisia is allowing tourists to enter based on a color-coded system rated on risk assessment.
Here are the current COVID-19 entry requirements and restrictions you should be aware about if planning to travel to Tunisia.
Who Can Enter Tunisia?
Tunisia created two lists of countries that can enter Tunisia for the purposes of of tourism.
Firstly, the green list:
Next, the orange list is a second group of countries with medium prevalence of the virus:
Travelers coming from these countries on the orange list, in addition to the online sanitary form, need to present a negative-PCR test performed no later than 72 hours before departure.
Are There Any Tests and/or Quarantine Upon Arrival in Montenegro?
For the countries under the green list, there will be no mandatory testing or quarantine requirements.
However for the countries under the orange list, the entry requirements are as follows:
- A negative PCR test no older than 72 hours from departure is required
- A mandatory 7-day home or hotel quarantine is in effect
- Another PCR test will be done (at the travelers expense) between the 5th and 7th day of arrival, in order to lift quarantine order
Other Rules For Visiting Tunisia
- All travelers arriving in Tunisia should expect a temperature check upon arrival and should fill out a sanitation form before leaving the airport.
- In addition, travel insurance that covers COVID-19 is also recommended.
- The transfers from Port of entry in Tunisia/Hotels via tourist buses that adhere to the rules of the Tunisian tourism health protocol but shall be organized in a group and not individual
- Moreover, tourists and residents of the hotel are allowed to visit museums, monuments, and tourist archaeological sites. However, this should happen in groups while respecting the Tunisian tourism health protocol in each site.
- Certainly, a RT-PCR test is carried out at the request of the concerned person. That is to say if he/she wishes to leave the hotel (or at the request of his/her country of residence) at his/her own expense, starting from the sixth day of entry to Tunisia.
- Above all, the Tunisian authorities have announced that wearing a face mask in all public places is mandatory.
What’s Open in Tunisia?
- Hotels and private rentals are available to book but at 50% of their capacity.
- All modes of public transport (taxis, buses, trains, and others) are operating at full capacity.
- Cafes, restaurants, bars, and places of worship are operating but at 70% of normal capacity.
- Cultural and artistic events can only be held in open-air spaces but at 70% of normal capacity.
- Sports stadiums are open but without spectators.
- Many public places have hygiene measures in place. In addition, taking a temperature check and sanitizing hands upon entry.
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