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Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineUntil test results are in
  • Public TransportationReduced
Updated: June 23, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

DRC has re-opened its borders, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

  • DRC has resumed international flights.
  • All arrivals must register in an online form before arriving.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Anyone arriving to DRC will be required to take a PCR test and quarantine until results are available.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Anyone arriving to DRC will be required to present negative PCR test results, no older than 72 hours, and take a second PCR test upon arrival, at their own expense.

Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempted if they provide proof of vaccination.

Is public transportation open in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Public transportation in DRC is operating in a reduced capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Restaurants and bars in DRC are open until 23:00, with social distancing and health measures in place.

Are businesses and attractions open in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in DRC are re-opening, with social distancing and health measures in place.
  • A nightly curfew is in place between 23:00 and 4:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.

Sources

  1. https://cd.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/
  2. https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/democratic-republic-of-the-congo
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