Open with restrictions

South Sudan Travel Restrictions

5.83% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter South Sudan.
Vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter South Sudan with a negative COVID-19 test result.

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


South Sudan entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter South Sudan.


Outgoing travel to South SudanTraveling from the United States to South Sudan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to South Sudan.

Details and exceptions
Travelers aged 6 years and younger and travelers with a COVID-free certificate from their doctor are exempt from this requirement.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering South Sudan.

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

Details and exceptions
Individuals who present a SARS-COV-2 PCR negative test certificate but who are not fully vaccinated can quarantine for 10 days or be tested on day five at their own expense and then exit quarantine on day seven if the RT-PCR test is negative.

Return travelReturning to the United States from South Sudan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from South Sudan 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 South Sudan 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 South Sudan

Masks:Required on public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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