28 Jul Tunisia: How To Travel Safely
What are the rules for visiting Tunisia? We’ve got all your answers covered.
From Tozeur to Tataouine via the vast sandy desert, Tunisia is a true world of its own. Its diversity will amaze you. Explore mountains, the oases or the Berber villages, go hiking, bivouac under the stars… and even play golf!
What Are The Rules For Visiting Tunisia?
- Transfers from Port of entry in Tunisia/Hotels shall be organised in group (not individual) on tourist buses that adhere to the rules of the Tunisian tourism health protocol.
- Hotel stays will be compliant with the requirements of the Tunisian tourism health protocol.
- Groups of tourists and residents of the hotel are allowed to visit museums, monuments and tourist archaeological sites while respecting the Tunisian tourism health protocol in each site.
- A RT-PCR test is carried out at the request of the concerned person if he/she wishes to leave the hotel (or at the request of the his/her country of residence) at his/her own expense, starting from the sixth day of entry to Tunisia.
- Travellers must agree to have their temperature checked upon arrival
- Travellers must fill out a sanitation form before leaving the airport
- Travellers are encouraged to stay in hotels that are abiding by the health protocols put in place by the Tunisian government. See them here
Green List Countries
The GREEN list is made up of countries with low prevalence of the virus and travellers coming from these countries are not subject to any preventative measures. All they need to do prior to their trip is complete a sanitary form online.
Here are the countries included on the GREEN list: (As of July 16)
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bonaire, Saint-Eustache and Saba
- British Virgin Islands
- Burkina Faso
- Cayman Islands
- China (including Hong Kong and Macao)
- East Timor
- Falkland Islands
- Faroe Islands
- French Polynesia
- Isle of man
- New Caledonia
- New Zealand
- Northern Mariana Islands
- Papua New Guinea
- Republic of Korea
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Trinidad and Tobago
- Turks and Caicos
- United Kingdom
- United Republic of Tanzania
- Vatican City
One of the most anticipated countries to be added to the GREEN list was the United Kingdom.
Orange List Countries
The ORANGE list is a second group of countries with medium prevalence of the virus. People coming from these countries, in addition to the online sanitary form, need to present a negative-PCR test performed no later than 72 hours before departure (and not exceeding 120 hours before reaching Tunisian soil to help with layovers and transits.)
Here are the countries included on the ORANGE list: (as of July 16)
- Czech Republic
- Democratic Republic of Congo
- Guinea Bissau
- Sierra Leone
- Sri Lanka
The above lists are expected to be updated weekly.
What if my country is neither on the green list or the orange list?
If your country is not on either list, currently you are not permitted to enter Tunisia for the purposes of tourism.
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