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Mayotte Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from Canada, regardless of vaccination status, will not be allowed to enter Mayotte.

Mayotte entry details and exceptions

Travel to Mayotte is severely restricted until further notice. Only travelers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate and provide proof.


Outgoing travel to MayotteTraveling from Canada to Mayotte

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Mayotte.

Details and exceptions
All travelers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for Mayotte. The test is obligatory and the traveler must show proof of a negative result before embarking.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Mayotte.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Mayotte

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Mayotte must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Details and 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.
Fully vaccinated travelers must have received the full course of vaccination, or a combination of vaccines Pfizer,Moderna,AstraZenecaa(Covishield),or Janssenat least 14 days before arrival in Canada.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors returning from Mayotte will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
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.
Documents
Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine

Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.


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