Australian High Commission
with Non-Resident Accreditation to Tunisia

Tunisia: COVID-19 Stay Informed

For Australian Citizens residing in Tunisia, please register with the Embassy of Canada.

All travellers, regardless of country of departure, will need to provide proof of a negative PCR test result, taken 72 hours (3 days) prior to arrival. This must include a QR code that authorities can scan.

Unvaccinated travellers are required to undertake mandatory 10 days quarantine in a government-approved hotel at their own expense. Travellers must present a confirmed quarantine hotel reservation for 10 days and a confirmed booking for transport from the port of entry to the hotel, along with proof of payment.

Fully vaccinated travellers who can provide official proof of vaccination are exempt from official quarantine, however the government does encourage travellers to self-isolate and undergo a test if they exhibit any COVID-19 symptoms.

Rapid antigen tests will be carried out on randomly selected passengers. If positive for COVID-19, the traveller will be required to stay in a quarantine hotel at their own expense.

A curfew and other restrictions are in place. For more information on restrictions and other travel advice, visit Smartraveller.

Visitors must download the Track and Trace contact tracing app and use if for the duration of their stay in the country. 

It is mandatory to wear a face mask in public and in workplaces.

Follow the advice of local authorities, as these may differ between governorates.

Kindly monitor the website for any updates and medical information, as well as the latest government decisions on combatting COVID-19.

Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Tunisia is currently allowing entry by appointment only. Australians in need of emergency consular assistance in Tunisia should call the Australian High Commission in Malta +356 2133 8201 or send an email to [email protected]. Outside business hours, contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's 24 hours Consular Operations Centre direct on: +61 2 6261 3305.

Please consult the following websites for updates and measures that need to be observed in country:

Helpline in Tunisia: 190 (SAMU) ou (+216) 80 10 19 19 (enquiries)