Afghanistan (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 07 May, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Health screening is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine is recommended if you have a high temperature.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 26.04.2021
Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 96 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Afghanistan.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 8 years.


Detailed Tourist Information

International flights to and from the Afghanistan have resumed, with reduced capacity.

A negative COVID-19 PCR test, conducted within 96 hours of travel, is required for entry.

Some commercial air services in and out of Kabul have halted due to COVID-19. Please check with your airline directly regarding commercial options for international travelers leaving Afghanistan.

Lockdown Details

Most hotels and restaurants are open and have been instructed to follow COVID-19 guidelines, including asking customers to wear masks.

Sports and music events, along with bars, cinemas, museums and gyms are all closed. Restaurants and some shops have opened.

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