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Mali Travel Restrictions

6.90% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Mali with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Mali without restrictions.

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


Mali entry details and exceptions

Travelers can enter Mali, but there are restrictions.


Outgoing travel to MaliTraveling from the United States to Mali

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 5 days before departing to Mali.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers arriving without valid COVID-19 test results are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Mali.

Details and exceptions
Travelers arriving without valid COVID-19 test results are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival. Travelers are required to quarantine while waiting for the results. Travelers showing symptoms or who test positive are required to quarantine at a designated government facility.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Mali

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Mali must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Mali are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Mali

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Closed
Bars:Closed

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