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Nigeria

Nigeria

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20 September 2021


Entry protocol

Most travelers can enter Nigeria, but there are restrictions. Travelers who do not have a travel history in Brazil, India, South Africa, or Turkey during the 14 days prior to their arrival are allowed to enter Nigeria. Travelers with travel history in Brazil, India, South Africa, or Turkey 14 days before arrival must take an additional COVID-19 PCR test a maximum of 24 hours after the arrival.

Travelers also must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Nigeria are required to self-quarantine for 7 days on arrival. Travelers will also be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 7 after arrival. Travelers must have booked and paid for this test on the Nigeria International Travel Portal. Evidence of the booking will be required on arrival. They must continue self-isolating until test results are received, usually between 24-48 hours.

Travelers are required to register on the travel portal and fill in the online Health Declaration form.Travelers are required to upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test to the national payment portal and bring along an electronic or hard copy of the result.


Vaccine authorised to be used in the country

Approved J&J, AstraZeneca AZD 1222 and Astra Zeneca from Serum Institute of India (Covishield) AstraZeneca through COVAX


Border status

Partially open