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Airlines Updates

Published on 10.08.2020
Royal Air Maroc Extends Special Flights Program

Published on 31.07.2020
France Restricts RAM, Air Arabia Flights to Morocco From August 4 to 10

Published on 14.07.2020
Royal Air Maroc delays International resumption to mid-August 2020
Royal Air Maroc in the last few days further revised planned International operation, as Morocco extends border restriction until 10AUG20 inclusive. Due to latest extension, the oneWorld carrier’s International service is now scheduled to resume as early as 11AUG20.

Planned operational frequency remains unchanged for August, however certain flights may not be available for reservation. Various travel restriction continues to impact the airline’s planned operation. As of 13JUL20, planned service from 11AUG20 to 31AUG20 as follows.

Agadir – Paris Orly Reduce from 8 to 7 weekly
Al Hoceima – Amsterdam 1 weekly
Al Hoceima – Brussels 1 weekly
Casablanca – Abidjan Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Accra Reduce from 9 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Algiers 7 weekly
Casablanca – Amsterdam Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Bamako Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Banjul Reduce from 6-7 weekly to 4-5 weekly
Casablanca – Barcelona Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Beirut 5 weekly
Casablanca – Bissau – Praia – Casablanca 2 weekly
Casablanca – Bologna Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Bordeaux Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – Brazzaville – Kinshasa – Casablanca Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Brussels Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Cairo 12 weekly
Casablanca – Conakry Reduce from 10 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Cotonou – Lome – Casablanca 5 weekly terminator service each to Cotonou and Lome during peak season consolidated to 3 weekly triangle service
Casablanca – Dakar Reduce from 10 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Douala – Bangui – Casablanca Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Douala – Yaounde – Casablanca 2 weekly
Casablanca – Frankfurt Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Freetown Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Geneva Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Gran Canaria 3 weekly
Casablanca – Istanbul 7 weekly
Casablanca – Jeddah 4-6 weekly (787-8)
Casablanca – Jeddah – Riyadh – Casablanca 1 weekly (787-8)
Casablanca – Kinshasa – Brazzaville – Casablanca Reduce from 4 to 1 weekly
Casablanca – Lagos Reduce from 12 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Lisbon Reduce from 13 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – London Heathrow 9 weekly
Casablanca – Lyon Reduce from 13 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Madrid Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Malaga Reduce from 12 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Marseille Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Milan Malpensa Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Monrovia Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Montpellier 2 weekly
Casablanca – Montreal Reduce from 12 to 7 weekly (787-8/-9)
Casablanca – Moscow Domodedovo Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Nantes Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – New York JFK Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly (787-8/-9)
Casablanca – Niamey Reduce from 5 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Nice Reduce from 6 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – Nouakchott 7 weekly
Casablanca – Ouagadougou Reduce from 7 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Paris CDG Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Paris Orly Reduce from 51 to 28 weekly (787-8/-9 operates 3 weekly
Casablanca – Praia e2 weekly
Casablanca – Praia – Bissau – Casablanca 3 weekly
Casablanca – Rome Reduce from 10 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Strasbourg 2 weekly
Casablanca – Tenerife South 3 weekly
Casablanca – Toulouse Reduce from 8 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – Tunis Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Turin Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Valencia Reduce from 7 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Venice Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Washington Dulles Reduce from 5 to 3 weekly (787-8)
Fez – Paris Orly Reduce from 6 to 3 weekly
Laayoune – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas 6 weekly
Marrakech – Paris Orly Reduce from 12 to 7 weekly
Nador – Amsterdam 3 weekly
Nador – Brussels 3 weekly
Nador – Dusseldorf 1 weekly
Nador – Frankfurt 1 weekly
Oujda – Amsterdam 2 weekly
Oujda – Brussels 1 weekly
Oujda – Paris Orly Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Rabat – Paris Orly Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Tangier – Amsterdam 2 weekly
Tangier – Gibraltar 2 weekly
Tangier – Paris Orly Reduce from 6 to 3 weekly

07.07.2020 Royal Air Maroc as of last week filed service changes for the month of July and August 2020, regarding its International operation. As of 03JUL20, the oneWorld carrier intends to resume International service as early as 11JUL20, however this remains subject to change.

Upon service resumption, the airline will operate following routes with reduced frequencies until 31AUG20 (frequency comparison is based on OAG schedules as of 03JUL20 vs 05APR20, for July and August). Schedules on/after 01SEP20 is pending. Various travel restrictions will impact the airline’s planned operation.

Agadir – Paris Orly Reduce from 8 to 7 weekly
Al Hoceima – Amsterdam eff 29JUL20 1 weekly
Al Hoceima – Brussels eff 28JUL20 1 weekly
Casablanca – Abidjan Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Accra eff 01AUG20 Reduce from 9 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Algiers 7 weekly
Casablanca – Amsterdam Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Bamako eff 31JUL20 Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Banjul Reduce from 6-7 weekly to 4-5 weekly
Casablanca – Barcelona Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Beirut eff 01AUG20 5 weekly
Casablanca – Bissau – Praia – Casablanca 2 weekly
Casablanca – Bologna Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Bordeaux Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – Brazzaville – Kinshasa – Casablanca Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Brussels Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Cairo eff 01AUG20 12 weekly
Casablanca – Conakry Reduce from 10 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Cotonou – Lome – Casablanca 5 weekly terminator service each to Cotonou and Lome during peak season consolidated to 3 weekly triangle service
Casablanca – Dakar Reduce from 10 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Douala – Bangui – Casablanca Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Douala – Yaounde – Casablanca 2 weekly
Casablanca – Frankfurt Reduce from 7 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Freetown Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Geneva Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Gran Canaria 3 weekly
Casablanca – Istanbul 7 weekly
Casablanca – Jeddah eff 02AUG20 4-6 weekly (787-8 in August)
Casablanca – Jeddah – Riyadh – Casablanca eff 08AUG20 1 weekly (787-8 in August)
Casablanca – Kinshasa – Brazzaville – Casablanca Reduce from 4 to 1 weekly
Casablanca – Lagos Reduce from 12 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Lisbon Reduce from 13 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – London Heathrow 9 weekly
Casablanca – Lyon Reduce from 13 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Madrid Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Malaga Reduce from 12 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Marseille Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Milan Malpensa Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Monrovia Reduce from 4 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Montpellier 2 weekly
Casablanca – Montreal Reduce from 12 to 7 weekly (787-8/-9)
Casablanca – Moscow Domodedovo Reduce from 3 to 2 weekly
Casablanca – Nantes Reduce from 7 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – New York JFK Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly (787-8/-9)
Casablanca – Niamey Reduce from 5 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Nice Reduce from 6 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – Nouakchott eff 15JUL20 7 weekly
Casablanca – Ouagadougou Reduce from 7 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Paris CDG Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Paris Orly Reduce from 51 to 28 weekly (From 26JUL20, 787-8/-9 operates 3 times weekly)
Casablanca – Praia eff 30JUL20 2 weekly
Casablanca – Praia – Bissau – Casablanca eff 29JUL20 3 weekly
Casablanca – Rome Reduce from 10 to 5 weekly
Casablanca – Strasbourg 2 weekly
Casablanca – Tenerife South 3 weekly
Casablanca – Toulouse Reduce from 8 to 4 weekly
Casablanca – Tunis Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Casablanca – Turin Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Valencia Reduce from 7 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Venice Reduce from 4 to 3 weekly
Casablanca – Washington Dulles Reduce from 5 to 3 weekly (787-8)
Fez – Paris Orly Reduce from 6 to 3 weekly
Laayoune – Gran Canaria/Las Palmas eff 03AUG20 6 weekly
Marrakech – Paris Orly Reduce from 12 to 7 weekly
Nador – Amsterdam 3 weekly
Nador – Brussels 3 weekly
Nador – Dusseldorf 1 weekly
Nador – Frankfurt 1 weekly
Oujda – Amsterdam 2 weekly
Oujda – Brussels 1 weekly
Oujda – Paris Orly Reduce from 11 to 7 weekly
Rabat – Paris Orly Reduce from 14 to 7 weekly
Tangier – Amsterdam 2 weekly
Tangier – Gibraltar 2 weekly
Tangier – Paris Orly Reduce from 6 to 3 weekly

Following service tentatively to resume on 01SEP20.
06.07.2020 Air Arabia Maroc in late-June 2020 resumed scheduled passenger service, initially operating on domestic routes. Planned operation between 26JUN20 and 31JUL20 as follows.

Agadir – Fez eff 26JUN20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 16JUL20)
Agadir – Rabat eff 26JUN20 3 weekly (4 weekly from 17JUL20)
Agadir – Tangier eff 26JUN20 4 weekly
Marrakech – Dakhla eff 28JUN20 2 weekly (3 weekly from 17JUL20)
Marrakech – Fez eff 12JUL20 4 weekly (6 weekly from 20JUL20)
Marrakech – Tangier eff 28JUN20 3 weekly (6 weekly from 14JUL20)
Nador – Tangier eff 11JUL20 2 weekly
Published on 30.06.2020
Royal Air Maroc July 2020 domestic network as of 30JUN20

Published on 24.06.2020
Air Arabia Morocco Details Plan for Domestic Flight Resumption
TUIfly Maroc preliminary July/August 2020 operations as of 21JUN20

Published on 05.06.2020

Morocco’s Royal Air Maroc to resume domestic flights on June 11

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Crossing Rules
  • Passengers are not permitted to fly to Morocco.
    • This does not apply to cargo flights and flights with authorisation from Morocco Air Transportation Directorate,
Flight Restrictions

published 17.08.2020

Entry restrictions
Passengers must complete the “Passenger Health Form” before departure at onda.ma. The form must be printed and presented on arrival.

Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result and a serological test issued at most 48 hours before departure.

All international flights are suspended
Flights to Morocco are suspended.
– This does not apply to repatriation flights.

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Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.
Anyone who presents symptoms of COVID-19 on arrival will be quarantined at a government-designated facility.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure.

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Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: no
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Other country requirement(s) (2019)
An international certificate of immunization, attesting to the taking of a dose of poliomyelitis vaccine over a
period of 12 months and 4 weeks prior to departure, is required for all travellers from poliomyelitis-affected
countries.

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  • Morocco Latest News: Government reopens borders to 67 visa-exempt countries with some restrictions. Citizens of those countries cleared to travel to Morocco without a visa will be allowed entry, provided that they have an express invitation from a Morocco company or a confirmed hotel reservation.(MSN News, 14.09.2020). Flights between Dubai and Casablanca resume from 18 September (The National, 11.09.2020). The Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until 10 October (OSAC, 10.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited, with services operated by RAM and Air Arabia Maroc. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed.
    From 15 July, foreign nationals resident in Morocco, as well as their families, will be allowed to enter Morocco. Passengers must complete a passenger health form online, then print and sign the form, to be presented on arrival in Morocco. Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Residents in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card).
    Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers.
    All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary.
    Family members (defined as “first degree” relatives: children, spouse, parents) accompanying an eligible traveller require a “livret de famille” (family register) to travel.
    From 6 September onwards, foreign nationals conducting official government business or those with an invitation from a Moroccan company, can enter the country, if they can present a copy of their invitation letter. This letter must be sealed by the company and signed by a manager with all the relevant information concerning the traveller included (passport number, purpose of visit, accommodation details). Foreign nationals who are not subject to visa formalities in order to enter Morocco, and who have a confirmed hotel reservation in Morocco, will also be permitted entry.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 October. From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Tangier, Tetouan, Meknes, Fes, Casablanca, Berechid, Settat and Marrakech is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt. If you need to travel from, to, or through one of the affected cities to get to a port or airport, you will also require an exceptional certificate of movement, which can be obtained from your local Wilaya. In most cases, this will be provided upon production of a valid flight or ferry ticket or booking confirmation. You may be asked by the Wilaya to provide an Embassy letter. Details should include: Name as it appears in passport; Passport number; City moving from; City and airport moving to; Date of travel to departure city (if different to flight departure date); Flight departure date; Destination; Flight number. Morocco has a strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which originally came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Morocco maintains a list of Prefectures categorised by zones, with restrictions. **Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). **Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. **National Level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport (road and rail) between cities (75% capacity); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm; Resumption of tourist facilities at 100% capacity, with the exception of common areas within hotels such as pools, restaurants and fitness facilities which should remain at 50% capacity; Gatherings, meetings and events of up to 20 persons are now permitted; Opening of cultural centres, museums, libraries and historic sites (50% capacity). Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    18.09.2020
  • Morocco Latest News: Government reopens borders to 67 visa-exempt countries with some restrictions. Citizens of those countries cleared to travel to Morocco without a visa will be allowed entry, provided that they have an express invitation from a Morocco company or a confirmed hotel reservation.(MSN News, 14.09.2020). Flights between Dubai and Casablanca resume from 18 September (The National, 11.09.2020). The Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until 10 October (OSAC, 10.09.2020)

    International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited, with services operated by RAM and Air Arabia Maroc. Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). If you’re arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed.
    From 15 July, foreign nationals resident in Morocco, as well as their families, will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Passengers must complete a passenger health form online, then print and sign the form, to be presented on arrival in Morocco. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers. All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary. Family members (defined as “first degree” relatives: children, spouse, parents) accompanying an eligible traveller require a “livret de famille” (family register) to travel. You should consult your nearest Moroccan Consulate before travelling.
    From 6 September onwards, foreign nationals conducting official government business or those with an invitation from a Moroccan company, can enter the country, if they can present a copy of their invitation letter. This letter must be sealed by the company and signed by a manager with all the relevant information concerning the traveller included (passport number, purpose of visit, accommodation details). Foreign nationals who are not subject to visa formalities in order to enter Morocco, and who have a confirmed hotel reservation in Morocco, will also be permitted entry.

    Internal Restrictions:
    Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 October. From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Tangier, Tetouan, Meknes, Fes, Casablanca, Berechid, Settat and Marrakech is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt. If you need to travel from, to, or through one of the affected cities to get to a port or airport, you will also require an exceptional certificate of movement, which can be obtained from your local Wilaya. In most cases, this will be provided upon production of a valid flight or ferry ticket or booking confirmation. You may be asked by the Wilaya to provide an Embassy letter. Details should include: Name as it appears in passport; Passport number; City moving from; City and airport moving to; Date of travel to departure city (if different to flight departure date); Flight departure date; Destination; Flight number. Morocco has a strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which originally came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Morocco maintains a list of Prefectures categorised by zones, with restrictions. **Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). **Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. **National Level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport (road and rail) between cities (75% capacity); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm; Resumption of tourist facilities at 100% capacity, with the exception of common areas within hotels such as pools, restaurants and fitness facilities which should remain at 50% capacity; Gatherings, meetings and events of up to 20 persons are now permitted; Opening of cultural centres, museums, libraries and historic sites (50% capacity). Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    15.09.2020
  • Morocco Government reopens borders to 67 visa-exempt countries with some restrictions. Citizens of those countries cleared to travel to Morocco without a visa will be allowed entry, provided that they have an express invitation from a Morocco company or a confirmed hotel reservation.(MSN News, 14.09.2020). Flights between Dubai and Casablanca resume from 18 September (The National, 11.09.2020). The Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until 10 October (OSAC, 10.09.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited, with services operated by RAM and Air Arabia Maroc. Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). If you’re arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed.
    From 15 July, foreign nationals resident in Morocco, as well as their families, will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Passengers must complete a passenger health form online, then print and sign the form, to be presented on arrival in Morocco. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers. All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary. Family members (defined as “first degree” relatives: children, spouse, parents) accompanying an eligible traveller require a “livret de famille” (family register) to travel. You should consult your nearest Moroccan Consulate before travelling.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 October. From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Tangier, Tetouan, Meknes, Fes, Casablanca, Berechid, Settat and Marrakech is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt. If you need to travel from, to, or through one of the affected cities to get to a port or airport, you will also require an exceptional certificate of movement, which can be obtained from your local Wilaya. In most cases, this will be provided upon production of a valid flight or ferry ticket or booking confirmation. You may be asked by the Wilaya to provide an Embassy letter. Details should include: Name as it appears in passport; Passport number; City moving from; City and airport moving to; Date of travel to departure city (if different to flight departure date); Flight departure date; Destination; Flight number. Morocco has a strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which originally came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Morocco maintains a list of Prefectures categorised by zones, with restrictions. **Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). **Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. **National Level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport (road and rail) between cities (75% capacity); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm; Resumption of tourist facilities at 100% capacity, with the exception of common areas within hotels such as pools, restaurants and fitness facilities which should remain at 50% capacity; Gatherings, meetings and events of up to 20 persons are now permitted; Opening of cultural centres, museums, libraries and historic sites (50% capacity). Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    14.09.2020
  • Morocco Tightened measures implemented in Casablanca, Marrakesh. Partial lockdowns were ordered Tuesday 18 August in Rabat and the port city of Tangiers, with armoured vehicles deployed on the streets and police manning checkpoints. (North-Africa, 21.08.2020)
    RAM will continue operating limited flights as state of emergency extended until 10 September (MWN, 10.08.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited, with services operated by RAM and Air Arabia Maroc.Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). If you’re arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed.
    From 15 July, foreign nationals resident in Morocco, as well as their families, will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Passengers must complete a passenger health form online at [http://www.onda.ma/form.php], then print and sign the form, to be presented on arrival in Morocco. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers. All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary. Family members (defined as “first degree” relatives: children, spouse, parents) accompanying an eligible traveller require a “livret de famille” (family register) to travel. You should consult your nearest Moroccan Consulate before travelling.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Tangier, Tetouan, Meknes, Fes, Casablanca, Berechid, Settat and Marrakech is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt. If you need to travel from, to, or through one of the affected cities to get to a port or airport, you will also require an exceptional certificate of movement, which can be obtained from your local Wilaya. In most cases, this will be provided upon production of a valid flight or ferry ticket or booking confirmation. You may be asked by the Wilaya to provide an Embassy letter. Details should include: Name as it appears in passport; Passport number; City moving from; City and airport moving to; Date of travel to departure city (if different to flight departure date)
    Flight departure date; Destination; Flight number/ Ferry detais. On 6 August, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 September. Morocco has a strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which originally came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Morocco maintains a list of Prefectures categorised by zones, with restrictions. **Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). **Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. **National Level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport (road and rail) between cities (75% capacity); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm; Resumption of tourist facilities at 100% capacity, with the exception of common areas within hotels such as pools, restaurants and fitness facilities which should remain at 50% capacity; Gatherings, meetings and events of up to 20 persons are now permitted; Opening of cultural centres, museums, libraries and historic sites (50% capacity). Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    21.08.2020
  • Morocco EU authorities remove Morocco from safe travel list (Reuters, 07.08.2020). Morocco Reimposes Firm Lockdown Measures in Fez, Tangier as Cases Surge (Morocco World News, 05.08.2020). France Restricts Flights to/from Morocco From August 4 to 10 (Morocco World, 31.07.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited, with services operated by RAM and Air Arabia Maroc.Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). If you’re arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed.
    From 15 July, foreign nationals resident in Morocco, as well as their families, will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Passengers must complete a passenger health form online at [http://www.onda.ma/form.php], then print and sign the form, to be presented on arrival in Morocco. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers. All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary. Family members (defined as “first degree” relatives: children, spouse, parents) accompanying an eligible traveller require a “livret de famille” (family register) to travel. You should consult your nearest Moroccan Consulate before travelling.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Foreign nationals in Morocco may be able to leave Morocco using special outward-bound commercial flights organised by Moroccan national airlines.
    From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Tangier, Tetouan, Meknes, Fes, Casablanca, Berechid, Settat and Marrakech is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt. If you need to travel from, to, or through one of the affected cities to get to a port or airport, you will also require an exceptional certificate of movement, which can be obtained from your local Wilaya. In most cases, this will be provided upon production of a valid flight or ferry ticket or booking confirmation. You may be asked by the Wilaya to provide an Embassy letter. Details should include: Name as it appears in passport; Passport number; City moving from; City and airport moving to; Date of travel to departure city (if different to flight departure date)
    Flight departure date; Destination; Flight number/ Ferry detais. On 6 August, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 September. Morocco has a strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which originally came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Morocco maintains a list of Prefectures categorised by zones, with restrictions. **Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). **Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. **National Level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport (road and rail) between cities (75% capacity); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm; Resumption of tourist facilities at 100% capacity, with the exception of common areas within hotels such as pools, restaurants and fitness facilities which should remain at 50% capacity; Gatherings, meetings and events of up to 20 persons are now permitted; Opening of cultural centres, museums, libraries and historic sites (50% capacity). Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    07.08.2020
  • Morocco Morocco has announced that travel is prohibited until further notice to or from the following cities: Berrechid, Casablanca, Fes, Meknes, Settat, Tangier, and Tetouan. (OSAC, 27.07.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited. Starting 15 July, foreign nationals living in Morocco and Moroccans will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign Nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers. All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary. Foreign Nationals currently in Morocco will be able to leave Morocco using the same maritime and aerial routes. National airlines will be scheduling for these flights as necessary. PCR and antibody testing is not required for passengers leaving Morocco.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    On 9 July, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 August, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. TThe strategy, which originally came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Tangier, Tetouan, Meknes, Fes, Casablanca, Berechid, Settat and Marrakech is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt. The Moroccan government eased some measures from midnight 19 July (local restrictions may be applied by local authorities in cities/prefectures/provinces).
    At national level Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport (road and rail) between cities (75% capacity); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm; Resumption of tourist facilities at 100% capacity, with the exception of common areas within hotels such as pools, restaurants and fitness facilities which should remain at 50% capacity
    Gatherings, meetings and events of up to 20 persons are now permitted; Opening of cultural centres, museums, libraries and historic sites (50% capacity). Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required), Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre), Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces, Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted; Anyone needing an “exceptional certificate of movement”, to travel to a port or airport, will need to visit the local Wilaya with a valid flight or ferry ticket or a booking confirmation.The authorised certificate should be carried when traveling. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    29.07.2020
  • Morocco Morocco has announced that travel is prohibited until further notice to or from the following cities: Berrechid, Casablanca, Fes, Meknes, Settat, Tangier, and Tetouan. (OSAC, 27.07.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited. Starting 15 July, foreign nationals living in Morocco and Moroccans will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign Nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers.
    All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary.
    Foreign Nationals currently in Morocco will be able to leave Morocco using the same maritime and aerial routes. National airlines will be scheduling for these flights as necessary. PCR and antibody testing is not required for passengers leaving Morocco.

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    Government extends COVID-19 state of emergency decree until 10 August (Reuters, 09.07.2020).
    From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Berrechid, Casablanca, Fes, Meknes, Settat, Tangier, and Tetouan is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt.On 9 July, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 August, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis [http://covid19.interieur.gov.ma/]. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory.

    *****Relaxation to restrictions:
    At national level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm. Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website, and download the certificate [http://covid19.interieur.gov.ma/]. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic. complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it; carry the authorised certificate with you. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    27.07.2020
  • Morocco Government reimposes COVID-19 lockdowns on Casablanca, Marrakech and Tangier after infection increase (Al Jazeera, 26.07.2020). Government extends COVID-19 emergency decree until 10 August (Reuters, 09.07.2020).The government will gradually reopen its air and maritime borders (borders with Spain closed) on 14 July. (AP, 09.07.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited. Starting 15 July, foreign nationals living in Morocco and Moroccans will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign Nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers.
    All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary.
    Foreign Nationals currently in Morocco will be able to leave Morocco using the same maritime and aerial routes. National airlines will be scheduling for these flights as necessary. PCR and antibody testing is not required for passengers leaving Morocco.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    From midnight on 26 July, until further notice, movement into/out of Tangier, Tetouan, Meknes, Fes, Casablanca, Berechid, Settat and Marrakech is prohibited. Only those with an urgent medical need or those required to travel for work and holding both a letter from their employer, as well as an exceptional certificate of movement from local authorities, are exempt.On 9 July, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 August, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis [http://covid19.interieur.gov.ma/]. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. At national level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm. Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website, and download the certificate [http://covid19.interieur.gov.ma/]. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic. complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it; carry the authorised certificate with you. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    26.07.2020
  • Morocco Morocco imposes lockdown in Tangier amid virus outbreak (aa, 13.07.2020). Government extends COVID-19 emergency decree until 10 August (Reuters, 09.07.2020).The government will gradually reopen its air and maritime borders (borders with Spain closed) on 14 July. (AP, 09.07.2020). Spain will only open its borders with Morocco if there is a reciprocal agreement to let people from Spain enter the North African country. (Reuters, 30.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited. Starting 15 July, foreign nationals living in Morocco and Moroccans will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as an antibody test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign Nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). The same PCR and antibody test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers.
    All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary.
    Foreign Nationals currently in Morocco will be able to leave Morocco using the same maritime and aerial routes. National airlines will be scheduling for these flights as necessary. PCR and antibody testing is not required for passengers leaving Morocco.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    On 9 July, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 August, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis [http://covid19.interieur.gov.ma/]. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. At national level: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm. Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website, and download the certificate [http://covid19.interieur.gov.ma/]. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic. complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it; carry the authorised certificate with you. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    14.07.2020
  • Morocco Government extends COVID-19 emergency decree until 10 August (Reuters, 09.07.2020).The government will gradually reopen its air and maritime borders (borders with Spain closed) on 14 July. (AP, 09.07.2020). Spain will only open its borders with Morocco if there is a reciprocal agreement to let people from Spain enter the North African country. (Reuters, 30.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights to and from Morocco remain very limited. Starting 15 July, foreign nationals, as well as their families, will be allowed to enter Morocco, but the borders will not be open for tourism. Entry to Morocco will be under the following conditions: Passengers will be required to present (negative) results of a PCR as well as a serologic test for COVID-19 before being permitted to travel to Morocco, with the results dated no earlier than 48 hours prior to departure. Upon arrival in Morocco, passengers will be required to self-isolate at home for 14 days, sign a statement on oath, and download the tracking app ‘Wiqaytna’. Foreign nationals resident in Morocco will need to present proof of their residency in the form of a ‘carte de séjour’ (residency card). Ferries carrying passengers will come exclusively from Sete (France) and Genoa (Italy). The same PCR and serologic test requirements, as well as additional sanitary measures, will apply to ferry passengers.
    All passengers will be required to make their own arrangements, including for tests, using private clinics as necessary. Foreign Nationals currently in Morocco will be able to leave Morocco using the same maritime and aerial routes. National airlines will be scheduling for these flights as necessary, please check announcements made by Royal Air Maroc (RAM) and Air Arabia for further information on bookings. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed. If you’re arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    On 9 July, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 August, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. The Moroccan authorities review the categorisation of prefectures/provinces on a weekly basis. Further easing of measures announced by the Moroccan government starting at midnight on June 24th include the following: Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm. Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted.
    If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website [http://covid19.interieur.gov.ma/], and download the certificate. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic; complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it; carry the authorised certificate with you. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    10.07.2020
  • Morocco Government extends COVID-19 emergency decree until 10 August (Reuters, 09.07.2020).The government will gradually reopen its air and maritime borders (borders with Spain closed) on 14 July. (AP, 09.07.2020). Spain will only open its borders with Morocco if there is a reciprocal agreement to let people from Spain enter the North African country. (Reuters, 30.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    All commercial flights to or from Morocco have now been suspended. This does not apply to VIP flights with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco. Passenger ferry links between Morocco and Spain and Gibraltar have also been suspended. The Government of Morocco has not announced when it will allow international commercial flights or ferries to resume. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed. The border between Spain and Morocco could be closed until winter 2020. If arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. Entry through other ports will be considered illegal.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    On 9 June, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 July, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm.
    Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website, and download the certificate. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic; complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it, carry the authorised certificate with you. If you do not read/write Arabic, you may wish to ask hotel staff or a trusted local companion to assist you with completing the certificate. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Government to begin easing COVID-19 lockdown measures, will lift State of Emergency on 10 July (Reuters, 09.06.2020) The country announced the resumption of domestic flights. Transport activities, according to the statement will reopen, according to specific conditions. (MWN, 21.06.2020)
    Al-Boraq high-speed rail services have resumed operations on Thursday, 25 June, as the country enters Phase 2. (Media, 25.06.2020)

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    09.07.2020
  • Morocco Spain will only open its borders with Morocco if there is a reciprocal agreement to let people from Spain enter the North African country. (Reuters, 30.06.2020) Spanish government plans to reopen its borders with Morocco on 1 July. Morocco expected to keep its borders closed until winter (Morocco World News, 29.06.2020).

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    International restrictions:

    All commercial flights to or from Morocco have now been suspended. This does not apply to VIP flights with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco. Passenger ferry links between Morocco and Spain and Gibraltar have also been suspended. The Government of Morocco has not announced when it will allow international commercial flights or ferries to resume. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed. The border between Spain and Morocco could be closed until winter 2020. If arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. Entry through other ports will be considered illegal.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    On 9 June, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 July, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm.
    Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website, and download the certificate. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic; complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it, carry the authorised certificate with you. If you do not read/write Arabic, you may wish to ask hotel staff or a trusted local companion to assist you with completing the certificate. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    Relaxation of restrictions:

    Government to begin easing COVID-19 lockdown measures, will lift State of Emergency on 10 July (Reuters, 09.06.2020) The country announced the resumption of domestic flights. Transport activities, according to the statement will reopen, according to specific conditions. (MWN, 21.06.2020)
    Al-Boraq high-speed rail services have resumed operations on Thursday, 25 June, as the country enters Phase 2. (Media, 25.06.2020)

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    30.06.2020
  • Morocco Al-Boraq high-speed rail services have resumed operations on Thursday, 25 June, as the country enters Phase 2. (Media, 25.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    All commercial flights to or from Morocco have now been suspended. This does not apply to VIP flights with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco. Passenger ferry links between Morocco and Spain and Gibraltar have also been suspended. The Government of Morocco has not announced when it will allow international commercial flights or ferries to resume. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed. The border between Spain and Morocco could be closed until winter 2020. If arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. Entry through other ports will be considered illegal.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Government to begin easing COVID-19 lockdown measures, will lift State of Emergency on 10 July (Reuters, 09.06.2020) The country announced the resumption of domestic flights. Transport activities, according to the statement will reopen, according to specific conditions. (MWN, 21.06.2020)
    On 9 June, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 July, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm.
    Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website, and download the certificate. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic; complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it, carry the authorised certificate with you. If you do not read/write Arabic, you may wish to ask hotel staff or a trusted local companion to assist you with completing the certificate. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    29.06.2020
  • Morocco Al-Boraq high-speed rail services have resumed operations on Thursday, 25 June, as the country enters Phase 2. (Media, 25.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    All commercial flights to or from Morocco have now been suspended. This does not apply to VIP flights with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco. Passenger ferry links between Morocco and Spain and Gibraltar have also been suspended. The Government of Morocco has not announced when it will allow international commercial flights or ferries to resume. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed. If arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. Entry through other ports will be considered illegal.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    Government to begin easing COVID-19 lockdown measures, will lift State of Emergency on 10 July (Reuters, 09.06.2020) The country announced the resumption of domestic flights. Transport activities, according to the statement will reopen, according to specific conditions. (MWN, 21.06.2020)
    On 9 June, the Moroccan Government announced a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 July, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which came into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Cafes and restaurants permitted to serve on site, as long as they do not exceed 50% capacity; Resumption of commercial activities in shopping centres, and malls; Resumption of public transport between cities (road and rail); Resumption of domestic flights; Opening of gyms, hammams, hair and beauty salons (50% capacity); Ending of requirement for all commercial activities to finish at 8pm.
    Zone 1: Freedom of movement between regions in Zone 1 (ID is required); Reopening of beaches, provided that social distancing measures are respected (1 metre); Reopening of outdoor sports grounds, public parks and public spaces; Opening of domestic tourist establishments e.g. hotels (50% capacity). Zone 2: Travel/movement within the province or the prefecture without the need for a movement authorisation form; Requirement of a movement authorisation form from the local authorities in order to leave your province or prefecture; Reopening of outdoor parks and public spaces; Individual outdoor sports (such as walking, running, cycling) permitted. If you need to obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, you will need to: visit this Moroccan Ministry of Interior website, and download the certificate. This is an official certificate and exists only in Arabic; complete the certificate with the necessary details of movement, and sign it; give it the nearest local government representative to countersign it, carry the authorised certificate with you. If you do not read/write Arabic, you may wish to ask hotel staff or a trusted local companion to assist you with completing the certificate. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    25.06.2020
  • Morocco The country also announced the resumption of domestic flights. Transport activities, according to the statement will reopen, according to specific conditions. (MWN, 21.06.2020)
    Government to begin easing COVID-19 lockdown measures, will lift State of Emergency on 10 July (Reuters, 09.06.2020)

    Flights to Morocco are suspended.
    – This does not apply to VIP flights with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco.

    *****

    International restrictions:

    All commercial flights to or from Morocco have now been suspended. Passenger ferry links between Morocco and Spain and Gibraltar have also been suspended. The Government of Morocco has not announced when it will allow international commercial flights or ferries to resume. The land border between Algeria and Morocco is closed. If arriving by private boat, you must enter the country at a recognised port of entry. Entry through other ports will be considered illegal.

    *****Internal Restrictions:
    The Moroccan Government announced on 9 June a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 July, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which comes into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. Economic and industrial activities (some of which have already resumed) as well as small businesses will reopen, but restaurants and coffee shops (unless for takeaway/delivery), Turkish baths, cinemas and theatres remain closed. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Zone 1: Residents of prefectures and provinces categorised as zone 1 will be allowed to move within the borders of their prefecture/province without the need to show an an exceptional certificate of movement. Public transport, hairdressing and beauty salons can operate, but will have to limit their capacity to 50%. Public parks and gardens will reopen and individual exercising (running, walking and biking) will be permitted after 11 June in zone 1 prefectures/provinces, but gatherings, including those for wedding celebrations or funerals, remain prohibited. Whilst residents of these prefectures/provinces will be permitted to circulate freely without the need for a permit, this only applies within their administrative borders. A permit will still be required to move to a different prefecture/province (even if both are categorised as zone 1. Zone 2: For residents of prefectures and provinces categorised as zone 2, an exceptional certificate of movement is still required to travel to work or go shopping. Opening hours for businesses and shops have been extended to close at 8pm. Gatherings, including for wedding celebrations or funerals, remain prohibited.
    To obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, download the certificate from the Moroccan Ministry of Interior website. As an official certificate, which exists only in Arabic, it needs to be completed with the necessary details of movement, signed and countersigned by the nearest local government representative. Schools, universities and all public amenities and public spaces, including theatres, cinemas, gyms and swimming pools have been shut to the general public. Restaurants and bars have been closed, but food delivery services continue to operate. The Moroccan authorities have announced that wearing a mask outside your home is now mandatory. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

    *****Relaxation to restrictions:
    Beginning at midnight on June 24, citizens and residents of Zone 1 will face fewer restrictions on movement and enjoy reopened cafes and restaurants.
    Cafes and restaurants will be permitted to provide dine-in services so long as they operate at 50% capacity.
    The country will also allow the resumption of commercial activities in Zone 1, allowing major commercial complexes to reopen according to “specific conditions.”
    The ministries also announced the reopening of leisure and entertainment spaces, such as gyms and hammams, given that they operate at no more than 50% of their capacity.
    All audiovisual and film production activities in Morocco will re-launch.
    Highways and public roads will also reopen between cities, along with railways.
    The eased measures in Zone 1 will allow movement between cities and regions classified within the zone. Citizens and residents should carry their national electronic identity cards at all times but no longer need exceptional movement permits.
    The country will also reopen beaches, but visitors must respect social distancing.
    Sports fields will also re-open.
    Residents of Zone 1 will also be able to enjoy domestic tourism activities provided that hotels and accommodation facilities do not exceed 50% of their capacity.
    Zone 2 lockdown easing measures. The ministries provided more lockdown relaxations for Zone 2. Citizens and residents in Zone 2 provinces can move within the zone without an exceptional movement permit.
    People wishing to travel outside of Zone 2 should have a permit signed by local authorities.

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    21.06.2020
  • Morocco Government to begin easing COVID-19 lockdown measures, will lift State of Emergency on 10 July (Reuters, 09.06.2020)

    Flights to Morocco are suspended.
    – This does not apply to VIP flights with an authorization issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Morocco.

    International restrictions:

    Morocco has suspended all international flights and ferries until further notice. The border crossings between Morocco and Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are closed. However, passage of foreigners (Schengen area/EU citizens and residents) into the enclaves to transit into Spain is permitted. Travellers have to prove that they are returning into their residence. The viability of this mode of travel is at the discretion of the border authorities and therefore travellers are advised to contact their diplomatic representation for further information. The country’s southern border is closed until further notice.

    Internal restrictions:

    The Moroccan Government announced on 9 June a further extension to the State of Health Emergency until 10 July, along with details of its strategy for easing restrictive measures. The strategy, which comes into effect from 11 June, categorises provinces/prefectures in Morocco into two zones according to the pandemic situation in each province/prefecture. Economic and industrial activities (some of which have already resumed) as well as small businesses will reopen, but restaurants and coffee shops (unless for takeaway/delivery), Turkish baths, cinemas and theatres remain closed. The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Zone 1: Residents of prefectures and provinces categorised as zone 1 will be allowed to move within the borders of their prefecture/province without the need to show an an exceptional certificate of movement. Public transport, hairdressing and beauty salons can operate, but will have to limit their capacity to 50%. Public parks and gardens will reopen and individual exercising (running, walking and biking) will be permitted after 11 June in zone 1 prefectures/provinces, but gatherings, including those for wedding celebrations or funerals, remain prohibited. Whilst residents of these prefectures/provinces will be permitted to circulate freely without the need for a permit, this only applies within their administrative borders. A permit will still be required to move to a different prefecture/province (even if both are categorised as zone 1. Zone 2: For residents of prefectures and provinces categorised as zone 2, an exceptional certificate of movement is still required to travel to work or go shopping. Opening hours for businesses and shops have been extended to close at 8pm. Gatherings, including for wedding celebrations or funerals, remain prohibited.
    To obtain an “exceptional certificate of movement”, download the certificate from the Moroccan Ministry of Interior website. As an official certificate, which exists only in Arabic, it needs to be completed with the necessary details of movement, signed and countersigned by the nearest local government representative. Schools, universities and all public amenities and public spaces, including theatres, cinemas, gyms and swimming pools have been shut to the general public. Restaurants and bars have been closed, but food delivery services continue to operate. The Moroccan authorities have announced that wearing a mask outside your home is now mandatory. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.

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    11.06.2020
  • Morocco Morocco has suspended all flights to and from China, Italy, Spain, Algeria, France, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Denmark, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Jordan, Tunisia, Senegal, Mauritania, Niger, Mali, Chad, Canada, and Brazil. Cargo flights from the above countries may still enter the country.

    International restrictions:

    Morocco has suspended all international flights and ferries until further notice. The border crossings between Morocco and Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are closed. However, passage of foreigners (Schengen area/EU citizens and residents) into the enclaves to transit into Spain is permitted. Travellers have to prove that they are returning into their residence. The viability of this mode of travel is at the discretion of the border authorities and therefore travellers are advised to contact their diplomatic representation for further information. The country’s southern border is closed until further notice.

    Internal restrictions:

    A curfew will be implemented between 19.00-05.00 from 25 April to coincide with the start of Ramadan.A state of emergency was extended until 10 June, until when: All domestic and inter-city travel is suspended. Royal Air Maroc announced the suspension of all domestic flights. All public gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. The authorities have asked the population to self-isolate and restrict movement outside their accommodation, with the exception of work-related reasons, buying of essential commodities and medical reasons. A document is compulsory and should be carried at all times available on the Ministry of Interior website. A state of sanitary emergency and internal movement restrictions are in place. Only essential movements should be authorised by the local authorities with a stamped document. Wearing a mask is compulsory for those authorised to conduct essential movement and non-compliance is punished by one to three months of imprisonment.

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    26.05.2020
  • Morocco

    International restrictions:

    Morocco has suspended all international flights and ferries until further notice. The border crossings between Morocco and Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are closed. However, passage of foreigners (Schengen area/EU citizens and residents) into the enclaves to transit into Spain is permitted. Travellers have to prove that they are returning into their residence. The viability of this mode of travel is at the discretion of the border authorities and therefore travellers are advised to contact their diplomatic representation for further information. The country’s southern border is closed until further notice.

    Internal restrictions:

    A curfew will be implemented between 19.00-05.00 from 25 April to coincide with the start of Ramadan. A state of emergency was extended until 10 June, until when: All domestic and inter-city travel is suspended. Royal Air Maroc announced the suspension of all domestic flights. All public gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. The authorities have asked the population to self-isolate and restrict movement outside their accommodation, with the exception of work-related reasons, buying of essential commodities and medical reasons. A document is compulsory and should be carried at all times available on the Ministry of Interior website. A state of sanitary emergency and internal movement restrictions are in place. Only essential movements should be authorised by the local authorities with a stamped document. Wearing a mask is compulsory for those authorised to conduct essential movement and non-compliance is punished by one to three months of imprisonment.

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    19.05.2020
  • Morocco Morocco will extend lockdown until May 20, the government said on Saturday (Reuters, 18.04.2020)

    International restrictions:

    Morocco has suspended all international flights and ferries until further notice. The border crossings between Morocco and Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are closed. However, passage of foreigners (Schengen area/EU citizens and residents) into the enclaves to transit into Spain is permitted. Travellers have to prove that they are returning into their residence. The country’s southern border is closed until further notice.

    Internal restrictions:

    A curfew will be implemented between 19.00-05.00 (local time) from 25 April to coincide with the start of Ramadan. Until 20 May: All domestic and inter-city travel is suspended. Royal Air Maroc announced the suspension of all domestic flights. All public gatherings of more than 50 people are banned. The authorities have asked the population to self-isolate and restrict movement outside their accommodation, with the exception of work-related reasons, buying of essential commodities and medical reasons. A document is compulsory and should be carried at all times available on the Ministry’s of Interior website (in arabic). A state of sanitary emergency and internal movement restrictions are in place. Only essential movements should be authorised by the local authorities with a stamped document. Wearing a mask is compulsory for those authorised to conduct essential movement and non compliance is punished by one to three months of imprisonment.

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    10.05.2020
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    OSAC Travel Advisories/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    Ministry of Health/
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