Yemen (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 15 September, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Banned
Testing: Test not required
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Yes
Events: Banned
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 07.01.2021
Passengers must have a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must be in English.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years.


Detailed Tourist Information

The Yemeni authorities have announced entry restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19. The majority of land, sea and air ports are closed until further notice, with only very limited international flights taking place. Exemptions are in place for humanitarian relief and essential goods.

All travellers arriving into Yemen are required to enter quarantine facilities for 14 days.

Lockdown Details

All events, workshops, seminars, conferences are canceled.

Schools and universities are closed. Event halls, parks, and hammams are closed.

Shops remain open. The government has asked people to limit the circulation of bank notes, and pay with cards as much as possible.

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