Open with restrictions

South Sudan Travel Restrictions

5.83% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 5.65% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter South Sudan.
Vaccinated visitors from India 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 SudanTravelling from India to South Sudan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India 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 India 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 India from South Sudan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from South Sudan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

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

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from South Sudan are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for South Sudan

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

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