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Entry & Travel - September

TE KAUONO TUTARA E TE MANA TIAKI - MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND IMMIGRATION

09 September 2022

Notice of Amended travel Advisory as at 06 September 2022

The Cook Islands current Section 9A Notice for refusal of Entry under the Entry, Residence and Departure Act 1971-72, signed into effect from 12 May 2020 and still active is as follows:

All persons are denied entry into the Cook Islands unless there is an exemption provided (in writing) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration (MFAI).

Effective from 12:01am 06 September 2022 (CKT) the entry criteria specified in the notice dated 29 July 2022 as relates to COVID-19 vaccination requirements have been removed and no longer apply for travel and entry to the Cook Islands by Aircraft and Sea vessel.

Sea vessels must enquire with Cook Islands Customs regarding any restrictions for the Maritime border.

All travellers must meet all other Cook Islands Immigration Entry requirements

All queries regarding this travel advisory can be directed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, Te Kauono Tutara e te Mana Tiaki on email: [email protected].

Meitaki maata

Kairangi J. Samuela

Principal Immigration Officer

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