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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Mayotte
Data Last Updated: September 11, 2020

General Information

Very Limited Access

Mayotte has reopened its borders but to very limited visitors. 

Travel restrictions to mainland France have been lifted; however, travel to Mayotte will require a negative COVID-19 test taken in the previous 72 hours.

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced the extension of existing travel and movement restrictions in Mayotte to help stem the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Mayotte was moved to Level 3 of emergency preparedness on April 3. As of May 4, the territory has over 680 confirmed cases and six deaths linked to Covid-19. Existing travel and movement restrictions in Reunion are set to expire May 11.

Residents may only leave their homes for essential purchases and medical services. Violations of the stay-at-home measures are punishable by fines and/or incarceration. Public gatherings, including cultural and social gatherings are prohibited.

Officials have imposed a 2000-0500 curfew in Mayotte, and in the La Possession commune in Reunion; essential services are exempt.

Airlines & Transport

Mayotte Dzaoudzi-Pamandzi International Airport (DZA) is open to essential passenger travel for French nationals. Commercial air travel between Mayotte and Reunion has resumed. The state of health emergency is in place until October.

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Information for Non-Tourists

All travelers returning from mainland France to Reunion and Mayotte will be subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine period. Airlines have significantly reduced the number of flights between mainland France and Reunion and Mayotte.

Travel certificates are to be completed before entry to French Overseas Territories; this document is available on the French Ministry of Interior webpage.

19,643

Cases

167

Deaths

70,695

Cases Per Million
Recovering Well From COVID-19

Graph of COVID-19 Cases In Last 30 Days
For Mayotte

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