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New Caledonia Travel Restrictions

65.29% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 65.28% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter New Caledonia.
Vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter New Caledonia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

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


New Caledonia entry details and exceptions

Entry to New Caledonia for unvaccinated travelers is allowed provided that they have a compelling reason.


Outgoing travel to New CaledoniaTraveling from the United States to New Caledonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New Caledonia.

Details and exceptions
Travelers below twelve (12) years old are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering New Caledonia.

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

Documents
To be filled out prior to entry to New Caledonia.

Return travelReturning to the United States from New Caledonia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from New Caledonia 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 New Caledonia 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 New Caledonia

Masks:Not required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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