Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine is not required.

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What is the COVID situation in Eswatini?

+52 New COVID cases in Eswatini
0 New COVID deaths in Eswatini
% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Basic facts about Eswatini

Eswatini is a small country located in Southern Africa. The capital of Eswatini is Lobamba and the most spoken language is English. The national currency in Eswatini is Swazi lilangeni (SZL).

What taxi apps are available in Eswatini?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Eswatini. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Swazi lilangeni (SZL)Official currency
1 EUR~16.83 SZL
1 USD~15.92 SZL

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Eswatini?

There is one common plug type used in Eswatini:

Type M 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Eswatini?

Currently, citizens of 93 countries can enter Eswatini without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Eswatini?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Eswatini.

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Is it safe in Eswatini?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 18, 2022, the risk level for Eswatini was changed to Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution.

Emergency phones in Eswatini

999 Police
933 Ambulance
933 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Eswatini?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.


  • 2 litres of wine
  • 1 litre of spirituous and other alcoholic beverages


  • 200 cigarettes and 20 cigars
  • 250g of cigarette or pipe tobacco

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Eswatini:

MozambiqueSouth Africa
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