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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for Chad
    MEDIUM TRAVEL RISK for Chad
    HIGH TRAVEL RISK for Borkou, Ennedi East, Ennedi West and Tibesti regions; areas within 18 miles (30km) of borders with Sudan, CAR; Areas west of Bol in Lac region


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): Medium -

COVID-related impacts posing routine challenges to business operations.

The medical, logistics and security environments are impacted by the pressures of COVID-19. Pre-existing security risks increasingly likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns and associated pressures in the near/medium term. There may be delay in accessing urgent care due to pressures on the medical system. Core protective  elements of BCP likely to be implemented: non-essential staff  working from home, staff tracing in place, reinforced hygiene and segregation practices with robust escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any entry restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any quarantine requirements? Yes
• Are there any vaccination requirements? No
• Are there any separate transit restrictions? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Land and air borders have reopened following the death of former president Idriss Deby.
(Until further notice)
Testing requirements
All incoming travellers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted within 72 hours prior to arrival.
(Until further notice)
Quarantine requirements
Travellers planning to stay for seven days or more will be required to self-isolate for seven days and take a COVID-19 test on the seventh day. Tests will need to be taken in a Chadian hospital at the traveller's expense. During the quarantine, travellers will need to surrender their passport to the authorities and they will be returned upon presentation of the COVID-19 test receipt.

Travellers staying for less than seven days will not be required to quarantine.
(Until further notice)
Travel from the UK and South Africa is banned.
(Until further notice)
OutboundSummary
• Are there any border restrictions? No
• Are there any exit restrictions? Yes
• Are there any testing requirements? Yes
• Are there any vaccine requirements? No
• Is COVID-19-related documentation required? Yes
• Are there separate restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Are there any other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)
Land and air borders have reopened.
(Until further notice)
All outbound travellers must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be conducted at the passenger's own cost within 72 hours of departure.
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticSummary
• Is a state of emergency in place? No
• Are curfews/lockdowns in place? No
• Can businesses operate? Yes
• 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? No
(Until further notice)
The curfew previously imposed has been lifted.
(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
• Restrictions for overseas territories? No
• Internal restrictions? No
• Outbound restrictions? No
• Other restrictions? No
(Until further notice)

19 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for Chad

COVID-19 information for Chad

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Despite a significant improvement in the security station in the past decade, Chad continues to experience occasional bouts of violence. Petty crime and theft remain the main threat in urban centres. Road banditry still poses a travel risk in rural areas nationwide, particularly in the centre and in the east. Organised criminal networks are also present in northern border provinces with Niger and Libya, engaging in trafficking and with transnational terrorist groups.

Border provinces in the north, the east and the south remain vulnerable to frequent communal violence. Cross-border incursions by rebel and armed opposition groups continue to pose a latent threat in northern and eastern border provinces.

The security situation in the west, particularly in the Lake Chad region, is volatile because of the presence of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), a breakaway faction of the Islamist Boko Haram group. Since a series of suicide attacks in Ndjamena in 2015, ISWAP/Boko Haram attacks have been confined to the Lake Chad area. The likelihood of further attacks in Ndjamena is low.

Despite the government's increased efforts to secure its border with the Central African Republic (CAR) to the south, persistent instability in CAR can spill over into Chad and this can pose indirect risks to anyone in the region.

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

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For Chad
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 feverChad is a country with a risk of yellow fever
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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