Open with restrictions

Tunisia Travel Restrictions

38.33% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 37.06% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Tunisia.
Vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Tunisia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Tunisia 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.


Tunisia entry details and exceptions

Travelers must complete a Health Declaration Form before traveling to Tunisia. The said form must be printed, signed and presented to the airline officials on departure and to the health officials upon arrival to the country. Travelers must also download and use the Tunisian government's Track and Trace App on their mobile phone.


Outgoing travel to TunisiaTravelling from the United Kingdom to Tunisia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Tunisia.

Details and exceptions

Travelers, including vaccinated individuals and passengers who recovered from COVID-19 (tested positive 6 weeks before departure) are required to present a negative PCR test written in Arabic, English, or French upon arrival in the country. Travelers are still subject to a rapid testing once they enter the country. In the event that they are tested positive, they are required to undergo quarantine.

Children under the age of 12 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR test result.

Quarantine requirements

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

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

The isolation period can be shortened

After 7 days of quarantine at the earliest, travelers can get a PCR or antigen test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Details and exceptions

Diplomats, vaccinated individuals and passengers who recovered from COVID-19 (tested positive 6 weeks before departure), unaccompanied minors or minors accompanied by vaccinated adult, disabled and elderly passengers with special needs are exempt from quarantine requirement.

Documents
COVID Test Booking

After the test 5 days quarantine must be taken.

Health Declaration Form

Must print and sign.


Return travelReturning to the United Kingdom from Tunisia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Tunisia 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

Visitors returning from Tunisia will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering the United Kingdom.

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 Tunisia

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Tunisia with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Tunisia.

  • Vaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom can enter Tunisia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from the United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Tunisia.

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

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from the United Kingdom are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travelers from the United Kingdom are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Tunisia is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

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