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Réunion Travel Restrictions

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Réunion.
Vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Réunion with a negative COVID-19 test result.

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


Réunion entry details and exceptions

Fully vaccinated individuals can enter Reunion. Otherwise, travelers need to have a compelling reason so they can travel to the country.

More details can be found here.


Outgoing travel to RéunionTraveling from the United States to Réunion

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 Réunion.

Details and exceptions
All travelers, except minors who are not yet 12 years old, are required to present a negative COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

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


Return travelReturning to the United States from Réunion

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Réunion 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 Réunion 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 Réunion

Masks:Recommended in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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