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COVID-19 Information
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May 16, 2022

Last updated:  May 16, 2022

***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions. ***

Country-Specific Information

    • Borders are open.

COVID-19 Testing

    • Are either PCR or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Comoros? Yes
    • If so, are test results reliably available by the following calendar day? 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 Department’s latest guidance.
      • 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:

    • Has the government of Comoros approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
    • Are vaccines available in Comoros for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
    • Which vaccines are available in Comoros? Pfizer and Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines are both available.
    • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
    • The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas.  Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.

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? No
    • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information 

    •  Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No

Transportation Options

    • Are commercial flights operating? Yes, but options are limited.
    • Is public transportation operating? Yes, and all passengers, drivers, and assistants must wear masks.

Fines for Non-Compliance

    • Failure to comply with mask requirements may result in a fine of 7,500 Comorian francs (approximately 18 USD).

Consular Operations

    • American Citizen Services are being offered at the U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo.
    • Routine visa services are being offered at the U.S. Embassy in Antananarivo, but limited appointments are available.

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