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CDMAT

MATADI - Port, CD

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Visa Information

Learn up-to-date visa requirements for over 150+ nationalities.

  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Health screening on arrival
  • Masks are mandatory in public

Port Restrictions

GENERAL

  • Are there any restrictions on vessels whose previous port call was from COVID -19 high risk countries?
    • All trade vessels calling local ports will be requested to submit the list of previous 10 port calls as well as crew list specifying each sign-on date and maritime health declaration.
    • All trade vessels will go through temperature check and screening by port health before boarding team will be allowed on board. This will take place at the entrance of the river to all vessels.
  • Are there any restrictions on crew who embarked from COVID -19 high risk countries or specific nationalities?
    • Crew change permitted?
      • Yes, but subject to the following conditions.
        • For Onsigners, they must arrive in Congo with a negative PCR test done less than 72hours before and can embark onboard the vessel without quarantine.
        • In addition, onsigners should have their COA (equivalent to the LOI, timeframe to obtain around 7-10 days) prior to coming into Congo and if travelling with Ethiopian, a derogation letter from Immigration (48h)
          • For Offsigners, they must have a negative PCR test done less than 72 hours before boarding their flight. PCR tests are done at a local authorized clinic opened morning time from Monday...

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    Flight Restrictions

    • Passengers must have
      • a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure; or
      • a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure. The test certificate must be in English or French.
      • This does not apply to passengers younger than 11 years.
    • Passengers must complete a "Travellers Registration Form" found at https://inrbcovid.com/index.php/user/home_en. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival.
      • This does not apply to
        • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure;
        • passengers younger than 11 years.

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    Agency Costs

    • Crew Change Assistance 1-10: USD 110 per pax
    • Crew Change Assistance 11+: USD 80 per pax
    • Coordination of Booked Services: USD 70
    • Launch Hire Coordination: USD 120
    • Meet & Greet: USD 240

    Last updated on 30th Mar 2022

    Crew Nationalities

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