Travel restrictions related to COVID-19: Madagascar –


This article was written on June 8, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we strongly recommend that you check the latest travel requirements before booking a trip as covid regulations are constantly being updated.

Can I enter Madagascar?

Currently, Madagascar is open to tourism to travelers from all countries. However, some COVID-19 related requirements remain in place.

Masoala National Park, Madagascar — Shutterstock

Can I enter Madagascar if I am vaccinated?

Vaccinated travelers can enter Madagascar.

You are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after completing your vaccination program.

As of April 2022, the following vaccines are approved in Madagascar

  • Covishield
  • covilo
  • Oxford / Astra Zeneca
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

Please make sure to present the following two documents when entering Madagascar:

  • A vaccination certificate
  • The negative result of a COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival

Can I enter Madagascar if I am not vaccinated?

Unvaccinated travelers can enter Madagascar.

Travel documents if I am not vaccinated

All travelers must present the result of a PCR test carried out within 72 hours before arrival in Madagascar. A test result is required even if you have recovered from COVID-19.

Can I leave Madagascar?

You can leave Madagascar. Please ensure you have checked the Covid related entry requirements in your destination country. Some countries require testing regardless of the traveler’s vaccination or recovery status.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

Vaccinated travelers must have one of the following documents to leave Madagascar:

  • A document confirming the vaccination

Travel documents if I am not vaccinated

If you are not vaccinated, please present one of the following documents:

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (relevant period and type of test may vary, please check destination country requirements)

COVID-19 situation in Madagascar currently

As of April 2022, international travel to Madagascar is safe.


Is it safe to travel to Madagascar right now?

Your visit to Madagascar will be safe provided you take basic preventive measures:

  • Wear masks
  • keep a social distance
  • Wash your hands regularly

Is Antananarivo open to travel?

Currently, Antananarivo is open to travellers. Please follow general Covid regulations during your stay.

Should I quarantine myself if I go to Madagascar?

When you arrive in Madagascar, you must:

  • Undergo a rapid antigen test at your own expense
  • Wait for the test result
  • Self-isolate for at least seven days if you test positive

How to get a health pass to travel to Madagascar?

Foreign travelers should carry hard copies of their COVID-19 documents with them.

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