From October 01, 2021, vaccinated tourists can visit Mauritius without quarantine. Unvaccinated tourists arriving in Mauritius will be subject to a 14-day quarantine.
To board a flight to Mauritius, tourists must present:
– A certificate of vaccination in English or French. The tourist must be fully vaccinated, after the introduction of the second dose of the vaccine, at least 14 days must pass. Of the Russian-made vaccines, Sputnik V is recognized. Children under 18 traveling with fully vaccinated parents are exempt from this requirement.
– health insurance covering COVID-19
– proof of accommodation in a hotel accredited by the tourist authorities (hotel voucher) and return ticket
– fill out the online Mauritius All-in-One Travel Digital Form https://safemauritius.govmu.org/ separately for each tourist, including children. After filling, a file with a QR code is downloaded, it must be saved and printed.
– it is possible to introduce restrictions on entry for tourists from some countries from the “red” zone for Covid-19, incl. for tourists who visited these countries in the last 14 days or transited through such countries. Check this information before booking and before departure.
– unvaccinated tourists arriving in Mauritius will be subject to a 14-day quarantine. For entry, they must present a negative PCR test for COVID-19, performed 72 hours before departure from their country. The certificate must be issued in English and contain information: the name and surname of the tourist as in the passport, the date of the test, laboratory contacts, the type of test – PCR, the result is negative.
– in connection with the introduction of restrictions on the use of bank cards issued by Russian banks, we recommend that you have a sufficient supply of cash with you to pay for expenses in Mauritius. Please note that from 02/03/2022, the export of cash currency and monetary instruments in foreign currency in excess of the equivalent of 10,000 US dollars from the Russian Federation is prohibited.
Upon entering Mauritius:
– Tourists (including children) must present the Mauritius All-in-One Travel Digital Form https://safemauritius.govmu.org/, Covid-19 vaccination certificate, medical insurance, hotel voucher and return ticket.
– at the airport, all tourists (with the exception of infants) must wear protective medical masks and maintain social distance, and regularly disinfect their hands.
– all passengers at the airport are subjected to non-contact thermometry. If the body temperature is above 37.8 and / or if there are signs of the virus, the passenger will be sent for examination by a doctor and a PCR test.
– after entering the country, it is necessary to do a rapid test for Covid-19. Tourists staying in hotels are tested in hotels. Many hotels do express tests for their guests for free. After receiving a negative test result, tourists can freely move around the island.
While in Mauritius:
– Social distancing and masks must be worn in public places. Tourists can remove the mask while on the beach, in the pool, at a restaurant or bar table.
– during the transfer: before getting into the car, it is recommended to treat your hands with an antiseptic, if possible, the windows of the car should be ajar for constant air renewal. In the car, the driver and passengers must wear protective masks.
– due to the pandemic, changes or restrictions in the operation of the hotel infrastructure are possible, we ask guests to treat this with understanding. For example, tourists cannot pick up food in restaurants on their own, a limited number of people can be in the gym or kids club at the same time, disinfection must be carried out regularly in the premises.
– if you have symptoms of the virus, fever and feeling unwell, you should consult a doctor
– if the tourist has received a positive result of the rapid test, he will need to do a PCR test. If the PCR result is negative, the tourist is considered healthy. If the PCR test result is positive, the tourist must be isolated in a separate hotel room for 10 days. After this period, a PCR test is performed. If a tourist needs medical assistance, he is hospitalized. Relatives, or other persons traveling with the sick person, must also be isolated, after 7 days a PCR test is performed, if its result is negative, then tourists will be allowed to leave the room.
Rules for unvaccinated tourists:
– 14-day quarantine in one of the specially certified hotels. During this period, tourists should not leave their hotel room. Food will be delivered to your room.
– tourists must do a PCR test for COVID-19 on the 1st, 7th and 14th day of their stay on the island.
– after receiving a negative PCR result on day 14, tourists will be able to leave the hotel and travel around the island, or go home.
Prior to departure from Mauritius:
If the airline you are traveling with or the country of destination requires a PCR test for Covid-19, you must notify the host company or hotel employee in advance who will help arrange the test.
After returning to the Russian Federation: In accordance with the Decree of the Chief State Sanitary
Doctor of the Russian Federation, upon returning to the territory of the Russian Federation, Russian citizens must:
Check-in for those arriving in the Russian Federation” before departure to the Russian Federation (when purchasing a ticket, but no later than check-in for the flight);
∙ within three calendar days from the date of arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation, undergo a single laboratory test for COVID-19 using the PCR method and post information about the result of a laboratory test for COVID-19 using the PCR method in the EPGU by filling out the form “Providing information about the results of a test for a new coronavirus infection for those arriving in the Russian Federation”;
∙ until a negative COVID-19 test result is obtained, citizens must observe self-isolation;
∙ If you have been vaccinated against COVID-19 within the last 12 months or if you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 6 months, the laboratory test for COVID-19 using the PCR method specified in the previous paragraph is not required. Information about vaccination or past illness must also be placed on the EPGU.
∙ in the event of any deterioration in health within 14 calendar days from the date of arrival on the territory of the Russian Federation, immediately seek medical assistance at the place of residence (stay) without visiting medical organizations.
∙ We recommend that you follow the changes in the rules for those arriving in the territory of the Russian Federation on the official websites of the government bodies of the Russian Federation.