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Health Alert
COVID-19 Information
January 3, 2022

Country-Specific Information

  • Comoros’ borders are open.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Comoros? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes
  • COVID-19 testing is available at the former office of the Anti-malaria Project. The cost is 30,000 Comorian Francs (approximately 72 USD)
  • For information on limited humanitarian exemptions to CDC’s requirement that all U.S. bound travelers present a negative COVID test, please review the following page: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go/covid-19_testing_required_US_Entry.html
  • Humanitarian exemptions to this order will be granted on an extremely limited basis and will only be considered when the country of departure lacks adequate COVID-19 testing capacity.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? Yes
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? Yes, travel between islands is restricted.

Country-Specific Information:

  • Is a curfew in place? Yes
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? Yes
  • Quarantine is required for those who do not arrive with a negative PCR test.  Other travelers are quarantined for 3-5 days at a designated hotel until the results of the PCR test come back negative.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes, but limited
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
  • Masks are required.

Fines for Non-Compliance:

  • Fines of 7500 Comorian Francs (approximately 18 USD) exist for not complying with mask requirements.

Consular Operations:

  • Emergency American Citizen Services are being offered in Antananarivo.  Routine appointments are suspended. To request an emergency appointment, please email AntanACS@state.gov.
  • Emergency visa services are being offered in Antananarivo. To request consideration for an emergency service, please email AntanACS@state.gov.

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