Open with restrictions

Democratic Republic of the Congo

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
0.00% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.00% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to the Democratic Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 168 hours before departing to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Exceptions

Children under age of 11 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test result. Travelers aged 11 and above are required to complete a registration form and pay for a test at Institut National de la Recherche Biomédicale(INRB) before arrival. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 test upon arrival at their own expense. The cost of the required test is USD 45.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Documents
Registration Form

Must be completed by travelers aged 11 and above. It will be used to generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival in The Democratic Republic of Congo.


Return travelReturning to the United States from the Democratic Republic of the Congo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from the Democratic Republic of the Congo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from the Democratic Republic of the Congo will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​


Local summary

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions