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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Mali
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Mali
    EXTREME TRAVEL RISK for Gao, Kidal, Menaka, Mopti, Taoudeni and Timbuktu regions
    HIGH TRAVEL RISK for Segou region, Koutiala and Yorosso departments (Sikasso region), border with Mauritania


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Medium -

Inbound travel is possible, but with notable inconvenience; restrictions affect a wide range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a wide range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Low -

COVID-related precautions and restrictions causing some inconvenience to business operations. Most businesses are operating.

Both essential and non-essential businesses are operating, though outbreaks may impact medical and/or logistic factors  and cause disruption, often at short notice. Pre-existing security risks likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns in the near/medium term, though these disruptions will not affect the stability of the overall security environment. Elective surgery may not be accessible at times and VERY HIGH and HIGH Medical Risk Rated countries will be under pressure. Basic elements of BCPs – such as reduced or staggered staffing, social distancing, limited face to face interaction – may be active, with clear escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? Yes
• Are there any entry restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Entry restrictions
Land borders are slowly reopening. Test for travellers crossing the border will be 5,000 FCFA.

Testing requirements
A negative PCR test is required to enter the country. This test must be taken less than five days prior to arrival.

Any passenger who arrives without a negative COVID-19 test result or with a COVID-19 test result dated more than five days before arrival will have their travel documents retained by airport officials and will be subject to testing. Travellers must self-quarantine at home or at a hotel at their expense until the test result is available. Any person suspected of having COVID-19, even despite presenting a negative COVID-19 test result, will be isolated at the airport and a COVID-19 test will be conducted. If test results are positive, that person’s travel documents will be retained, and the traveller will be put into isolation at a government facility. The travel documents will be returned once the patient is deemed free of COVID-19.

Declarations
A form must be filled in on arrival with contact information, travel history and health symptoms. The form is available online at sante.gov.ml and http://www.anac-mali.org/images/FICHE_SURVEILLANCE_INFECTION_CORONAVIRUS_AUX_POINTS_ENTREE.pdf
(Until further notice)
Flights and land traffic between Mali and neighbouring ECOWAS countries are resuming following the lifting of sanctions.
(Until further notice)
OutboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? Yes
• Are there any exit restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? No
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
A negative PCR test must be performed within five days prior to leaving the country. This can only be performed by the national institute for public health (INSP) and costs 25,000 CFA.
More information, including where to take the test here: https://ml.ambafrance.org/Voyages-aeriens-entre-le-Mali-et-la-France
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticSummary
• Is a state of emergency in place? Yes
• Are curfews/lockdowns in place? No
• Can businesses operate? Restricted
• Are there restrictions on internal travel? No
• Are there any testing requirements? No
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any other restrictions in place? Yes
(Until further notice)
A state of emergency has been in place since December 2020. All bars, restaurants, nightclubs, festivals and cultural performances are prohibited from opening and gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people. Face masks are mandatory in public spaces and on public transport. Failure to wear one may result in a fine.
(Ends 26 June 2021)
The wearing of face masks in public is mandatory.
(Until further notice)
Planned changes and internal conditionsSummary - Changes to the following measures:
• Border restrictions? No
• Entry restrictions? No
• Testing requirements? No
• Quarantine requirements? No
• Vaccination requirements? No
• Transit restrictions? No
• COVID-19-related documentation required? No
• Internal restrictions? No
• Outbound restrictions? No
• Other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Mali

COVID-19 information for Mali

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Most business travel is to southern and eastern areas, away from regions where banditry and militant activity threaten foreign nationals. Communal violence between ethnic-Fulani and ethnic-Dogon communities, as well as conflict between the foreign-backed military and Islamist militants, in the northern regions of Gao, Kidal and Timbuktu and in the central Mopti region make travel to these areas inadvisable. There is also a credible risk of kidnapping by militants in in northern parts of Kayes region. Crime levels are highest in the capital Bamako, though they remain low by Western standards. Military intervention in politics is possible in times of crisis.

This information is intended as a summary of the security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Mali
CholeraOral vaccination is recommended for travellers
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Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Meningitis - meningococcalVaccination with the quadrivalent vaccine
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PolioAll travellers are recommended to be fully
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RabiesConsider for certain travellers, especially: For
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Typhoid feverRecommended for all travellers and expatriates.
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Yellow feverMali is a country with a risk of yellow fever
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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