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Gabon Travel Restrictions

33.0 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
1.05% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 0.89% last week
Most visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Gabon.

Outgoing travel to GabonTraveling from Canada to Gabon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Gabon.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 2 days upon entering Gabon.
Details and exceptions

Upon arrival, travelers are subject to a COVID-19 test and self-isolation for 48 hours while awaiting the test result.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Gabon

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Gabon must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Gabon will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.
Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Gabon

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Gabon but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 2 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 2 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and public transportation.

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