Mayotte Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from Israel will not be allowed to enter Mayotte.

Mayotte entry details and exceptions

Travel to Mayotte is severely restricted until further notice. Only travelers who can prove that entry is for urgent family/work reasons will be allowed to enter, and they will be expected to fill in a travel certificate and provide proof.

Outgoing travel to MayotteTraveling from Israel to Mayotte

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Mayotte.

Details and exceptions
All travelers over the age of 11 must undertake a test for COVID-19 within 72 hours before departure for Mayotte. The test is obligatory and the traveler must show proof of a negative result before embarking.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Mayotte.

Return travelReturning to Israel from Mayotte

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Mayotte must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.

Details and exceptions
All travelers, including vaccinated individuals, are required to present a negative PCR test taken 72 hours prior to departure to Israel.
Travelers who stayed outside of Israel less than 72 hours and those who recovered from COVID-19 in three months beforehand and no less than 11 days are exempt from presenting a pre-departure test.
All travelers will be required to take a PCR test once they have arrived at the airport.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Mayotte will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated travelers (regardless of where they come from) and travelers (including vaccinated or individuals who recovered from COVID-19 ) arriving from red countries are required to complete the full isolation period which is 14 days. The isolation period can be reduced if two (2) negative PCR tests are provided: The testing on arrival is considered as the first test and the second can be done on the seventh (7th) day of isolation.
Vaccinated individuals or individuals who recovered from COVID-19 who carry a Ministry of Health-issued COVID certificate and who did not stay in a red destination in the past two weeks before entry to Israel can have the reduced isolation of Israel wherein isolation will only last for 24 hours or upon receiving a negative PCR test result on arrival (whichever is earlier).
More details on isolation in Israel can be found here.
Travel Authorization Form

Foreign travelers must apply to obtain an electronic approval 10-21 days before departure to Israel.

Entry Statement Form

Must be submitted within 48 hours before the flight schedule.


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