Health Alert: DRC Curfew Update – U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

April 19, 2021

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: Updated DRC COVID-19 curfew information and arrival requirements.

Updated Curfew Information: The following provinces have a curfew in place from 10:00 pm to 4:00 am: Kinshasa, North Kivu, South Kivu, Kongo Central, Lualaba, Haut-Katanga. As of April 13, the curfew is lifted entirely in all other provinces.

Entering the DRC: All passengers must register with the official DRC INRB website three days prior to entering the country at The system will create a QR code that must be presented upon arrival. You may pay the fee online or upon arrival at the airport. Negative COVID-19 PCR test results are still required to enter and depart the country as well as travel domestically between provinces. Upon arrival, travelers age 11 and older are required to receive another COVID-19 test at Kinshasa’s N’djili airport. Visit our COVID-19 Information page for more details.

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