Country factsheets

Niger

Date of search

23 August 2021


Certificate adoption

Travelers who intend to stay in Niger for more than 14 days are required to provide a contact telephone number in Niger and are required to go into quarantine for a period of seven days at a precise address/home. Government of Niger officials may visit each individual in quarantine to verify they are respecting quarantine regulations. At the end of their quarantine period, travelers are asked to visit the COVID testing facility at the Center for Medical Research and Health (CERMES) located here for a COVID-19 test. The test is given at no cost by the Nigerien Ministry of Public Health.


Entry protocol

Travelers who intend to stay in Niger for more than 14 days are required to provide a contact telephone number in Niger and are required to go into quarantine for a period of seven days at a precise address/home. Government of Niger officials may visit each individual in quarantine to verify they are respecting quarantine regulations. At the end of their quarantine period, travelers are asked to visit the COVID testing facility at the Center for Medical Research and Health (CERMES) located here for a COVID-19 test. The test is given at no cost by the Nigerien Ministry of Public Health.


Vaccine authorised to be used in the country

The Government of Niger has announced that COVID-19 vaccines are available in all eight of Niger’s regions. Two vaccines are currently available in Niger: the Sinopharm vaccine and the AstraZeneca vaccine


Border status

Partially open. Air ports re-opened on 1 August, international passenger flights have resumed. Flights within Niger remain limited. Land borders are closed. Entry to Niger is prohibited except for Nigerien nationals with valid residency visas. Transiting through Niger is also prohibited.