Data Last Updated: October 22, 2020
Tunisia has reopened for tourists. Entry requirements will vary depending on the prevalence of COVID-19 in a traveler's country of origin. Authorities have classified countries as green, orange, or red.
Those from green countries are not required to take a test. Arrivals from orange countries need to have a COVID-19 test 72-hours before departure, quarantine for at least 14 days upon arrival, and sign a declaration to abide by these measures. All tourists regardless of nationality require a booking to stay in Tunisia.for at least 14 days at this time.
Travelers from red countries are not permitted entry unless they are Tunisian nationals or residents.
Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and all outdoor areas.
As part of ongoing efforts to limit the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), authorities in Tunisia imposed additional restrictions across the country on Oct. 22. The new measures are due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
Mosques and other places of worship are allowed to open. Most sporting events are allowed to resume without spectators.
The majority of shops and businesses are now allowed to reopen. Restaurants and hotels are allowed open. Wholesale markets are allowed to open only three days per week (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday). Wearing a face mask is required in all public places.
Airlines & Transport
All nationalities originating from low-risk (green) and medium risk (orange) countries are allowed to travel to Tunisia if they hold an advance booking for a minimum of 14 days. They must carry a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, hotel voucher of 14 days from any of the hotels listed below and a return ticket.
The Tunisian government has classified countries into three categories with corresponding requirements for each. Any country not listed as green or orange is considered red.
The classification of the passenger’s country of residence applies. If the passengers’ point of origin is not their country of residence, the classification of their departure point will apply only if they have stayed there for 14 days or more.
Public transportation operates at 50-percent capacity to avoid overcrowding.
Status of Opening to Tourists
Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days
Antigua and Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Isle of Man
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos
U.S. Virgin Islands
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of Congo
Republic of Congo
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
United Arab Emirates
Wallis and Futuna
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.
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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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Information for Non-Tourists
Tunisian nationals or residents who came from “red countries” will be placed under mandatory quarantine for seven days.
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