Reconsider travel to Eswatini due to COVID-19 and civil unrest.
Eswatini is experiencing sporadic civil unrest and protests across the country. The government of Eswatini has announced a nationwide curfew from 2000– 0500. Communication disruptions, including internet and cell phone service, can occur during protests.
On July 1, 2021, the Department allowed for the voluntary departure of non-emergency U.S. government employees and their family members.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Eswatini due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 in the country. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine. Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC's specific recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.
Visit the U.S. Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions in Eswatini.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Eswatini:
Last Update: Reissued with updates to Travel Advisory Level, information on civil unrest, and COVID information.