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Madagascar Travel Restrictions

0.74% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.74% last week
Most visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Madagascar.

Madagascar entry details and exceptions

Restrictions are not applicable to Malagasy citizens and Permanent residents.


Outgoing travel to MadagascarTravelling from the United Kingdom to Madagascar

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken hours before departing to Madagascar.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival at the airport.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United Kingdom will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Madagascar.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to quarantine at their own expense until the test results are available, which takes 3 to 5 days.


Return travelReturning to the United Kingdom from Madagascar

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Madagascar must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United Kingdom.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to present a negative COVID-19 test (a PCR test, a LAMP test or an antigen test, such as an LFD (lateral flow device) test) taken any time in the 3 days before the departure date. If a traveler is changing flight, the test should be taken in the 3 days of the final departure point to UK.

The test result must be in either English, French or Spanish. Translations will not be accepted.

Travelers could be fined £500 if they are unable to present a pre-departure test.

Travelers from the Common Travel Area (the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Ascension, Falkland Islands and St Helena) and children who are 0-10 years old going to England (0-11 years old for children going to Wales, Scotland and NI) are exempt from the pre-departure testing requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors returning from Madagascar will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the United Kingdom.

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

Details and exceptions

All travelers including vaccinated individuals who are mandated to quarantine in a managed hotel must be administered with day 2 and day 8 test. They will be required to continue their quarantine period regardless of the result of their day 2 test. For travelers who have positive result, quarantine will start from the date after the result of their day 2 test and they no longer need to use the day 8 test.

For travelers who will have a positive result after using the day 8 test, they will need to quarantine further. They will have to finish the quarantine starting from the date after the result of their day 8 test.

Travelers who have both negative result for day 2 and day 8 test will be out of the 10-day quarantine from the day they arrived in the country.

Travelers going to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are advised to check further details regarding their quarantine.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form

Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland

All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package

All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Madagascar

Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most foreign visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Madagascar. Please check the official guidelines from Madagascar for permitted groups and exceptions to the entry restrictions.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Madagascar.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Madagascar.

  • Restaurants in Madagascar are open with restrictions. Bars in Madagascar are open with restrictions.

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