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Information for international and domestic travelers

Tonga Travel Guide

Agoda aims to give travelers an all-inclusive travel experience, and providing up-to-date, detailed information about current travel conditions is part of the package. While we strive to keep Tonga Travel Requirements and Restrictions as current as possible through a host of reliable resources, travelers should confirm regulations through official government channels.

International Travel

Tonga is currently subject to two States of Emergency and National COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions.

A State of Emergency for Public Health was declared by the government of the Kingdom of Tonga on 20 March 2020. This has been renewed until 8pm on 14 February 2022. The Declaration of a Public Health Emergency (COVID-19) Regulations 2020 and the Declaration of an Emergency Notifiable Condition has also been extended to14 February 2022.

During National Lockdown Restrictions, public places including places of worship, shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs remain closed.

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Vaccination Rate: 69% of the population has been fully vaccinated

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Tourist Entry: Banned

Determine your eligibility for travel

To determine your eligibility for travel, please refer to the following conditions and requirements for Tonga:

Travel to Tonga is currently allowed only on specially arranged repatriation flights, and demand exceeds available seats.

Passengers will need to show their vaccination status, and airlines will need to:

-Match the name and date of birth to confirm the passenger is the same person reflected on the proof of vaccination.

-Determine that the record was issued by an official source (e.g., public health agency, government agency) in the country where the vaccine was given.

-Review the essential information for determining if the passenger meets CDC’s definition for fully vaccinated such as vaccine product, number of vaccine doses received, date(s) of administration, site (e.g., vaccination clinic, healthcare facility) of vaccination.

Airlines must deny boarding to passengers who do not meet these requirements or those who test positive for COVID-19.

Negative PCR test is required for all travelers.

All travelers who travel to Tonga are required to quarantine for 21 days on arrival.

Quarantine is required for all travelers.

Travel to Tonga is currently allowed only on specially arranged repatriation flights, and demand exceeds available seats.

Passengers will need to show their vaccination status, and airlines will need to:

-Match the name and date of birth to confirm the passenger is the same person reflected on the proof of vaccination.

-Determine that the record was issued by an official source (e.g., public health agency, government agency) in the country where the vaccine was given.

-Review the essential information for determining if the passenger meets CDC’s definition for fully vaccinated such as vaccine product, number of vaccine doses received, date(s) of administration, site (e.g., vaccination clinic, healthcare facility) of vaccination.

Airlines must deny boarding to passengers who do not meet these requirements or those who test positive for COVID-19.

Negative PCR test is required for all travelers.

All travelers who travel to Tonga are required to quarantine for 21 days on arrival.

Domestic travel

Tonga is currently subject to two States of Emergency and National COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions.

A State of Emergency for Public Health was renewed by the government of the Kingdom of Tonga until 8pm on 6 June. A second State of Emergency, following the Hunga-Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai volcanic eruption, has also been renewed until 8am on 5 June2022. The latter lists several Tongan islands, plus locations on Tongatapu and Ha’apai, that members of the public are prohibited from entering during this period.

Under the National COVID-19 Lockdown Restrictions, Tonga operates a Traffic Light Framework which sets the baseline restrictions and any differing timings of the overnight curfew on each island.

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