Nigeria (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Fully vaccinated in-bound travellers will not be required to observe the
mandatory 7-days self-isolation but will be required to do a COVID-19 PCR test on Day 2 of arrival in Nigeria (Fully vaccinated means: 2 completed or mixed doses of either Astra Zeneca, Pfizer or Moderna vaccines; OR a single dose of Johnson and Johnson vaccine).
Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-isolation for 7 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

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

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 25.10.2021
1. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in English.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years.
2. Passengers arriving from South Africa or the United Kingdom must have a proof of payment for the PCR test obtained at https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/homepage . Passengers without a proof of payment must pay the test upon arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years.
3. Passengers traveling on duty staying less than 7 days in Nigeria must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.
4. A QR code must be presented upon arrival. The QR code can be obtained before departure at https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/homepage or upon arrival.
5. Passengers are subject to medical screening.
6. Passengers are subject to self-isolation for 7 days.
– This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Airports in Nigeria are open, and some international flights resumed.

Turkey, Brazil and South Africa have been removed from the list of “restricted
countries.
 

Lockdown Details

Gatherings of over 50 people outside of work places are prohibited. Places of worship are permitted to hold services, subject to limitations set by state authorities.

Visits to public institutions, including government buildings, have been limited.

Additional measures include a mandatory requirement to wear face masks in public spaces. Check the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control website (https://ncdc.gov.ng/) for updates on further guidance on the implications of the lockdown restrictions.
 

Sources

https://ng.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co