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New Caledonia Travel Restrictions

32.8 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
19.36% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 18.86% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada will not be allowed to enter New Caledonia.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from New Caledonia for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

New Caledonia entry details and exceptions

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 New CaledoniaTraveling from Canada to New Caledonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

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

Exceptions

Travelers under the age of 11 are excempt.

This does not apply to arrivals from Wallis and Futuna.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Caledonia.

Details and exceptions

All travelers will be required to complete 14 days of quarantine in a hotel requisitioned by the government. This does not apply to arrivals from Wallis and Futuna.

Documents
Travel Request Form

Form is not applicable to travelers coming from Wallis and Futuna, cabin crew and health professionals accompanying medical evacuations.

Travel Declaration Form

Must be completed prior to arrival in New Caledonia.


Return travelReturning to Canada from New Caledonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from New Caledonia 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 New Caledonia 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 New Caledonia

Masks:Required

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter New Caledonia but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 14 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

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