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Somalia travel restrictions

Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: no Quarantine: no
Flight Restrictions

published 08.06.2020
Airports in Somalia are closed.
– This does not apply to medical and humanitarian flights or technical landings where passengers and airline crew do not disembark. These flights must have a pre-authorization from the Somali Civil Aviation Authority obtained at <a href=”mailto:scaa@scaa.gov.so”>scaa@scaa.gov.so .
– This does not apply to emergency flights.</a href=”mailto:scaa@scaa.gov.so”>

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Quarantine

•Somali authorities have established a quarantine unit at Aden Adde International Airport (AAIA) in Mogadishu to isolate passengers who demonstrate symptoms of coronavirus.

Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification not required / not known

Vaccination

Yellow fever (2018)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 9 months
or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for
more than 12 hours through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission.
WHO vaccination recommendation: in general, no

Generally not recommended for travellers going to the following regions: Bakool, Banaadir, Bay, Gado,
Galgadud, Hiran, Lower Juba, Middle Juba, Lower Shabelle and Middle Shabelle.
Not recommended for all other areas not listed above.

Malaria (2018)
Malaria risk due predominantly to P. falciparum exists throughout the year in the entire country. Risk is
relatively low and seasonal in the north; it is higher in the central and southern parts of the country.
WHO recommended prevention: C

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  • Somalia Domestic flights to resume on 5 July. (Africa CGTN, 03.07.2020)

    Airports in Somalia are closed.
    – This does not apply to medical and humanitarian flights or technical landings where passengers and airline crew do not disembark. These flights must have a pre-authorization from the Somali Civil Aviation Authority obtained at scaa@scaa.gov.so .
    – This does not apply to emergency flights.

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    International restrictions:

    All inbound and outbound commercial and cargo flights to the capital Mogadishu, the autonomous region of Puntland and self-declared republic of Somaliland remain suspended until further notice. Cargo flights delivering medicines and other humanitarian supplies are exempt. Internal flights in Somalia have been suspended indefinitely. UNHAS is currently required to submit daily requests in order to operate cargo flights. Commercial outbound flights between Hargeisa and Addis Ababa may still be available on a limited basis. The border in the Gedo region with Kenya and Ethiopia is closed.

    Somaliland: Local authorities in Somaliland have announced a number of measures to prevent the spread of the virus including restrictions on international travel: individuals starting their journey in Europe or North America will not be allowed to enter Somaliland and may be denied boarding by the airline
    all passengers arriving into Somaliland by air will be required to undergo a 14 day quarantine in government assigned accommodation at their own expense. Demonstration that hotel quarantine can be costed may be requested before boarding flight. All arrivals to Somaliland will be subject to entry screening, which may include temperature measurements and checks on recent travel to affected areas. Anyone displaying symptoms linked to coronavirus may be transferred to a nearby isolation facility while further tests are carried out all land borders and sea ports are officially closed until the situation improves.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The Somali authorities at national and local level have put in place a range of measures to control the spread of COVID-19. In Mogadishu, these include a night-time curfew, as well as measures relating to public gatherings, schools and mosques. The authorities in Somaliland have also announced additional measures including closing schools and banning large gatherings. Restrictions have also been introduced on the use of public transport within and between cities. The authorities have stated that failure to comply with these measures may result in penalties including fines or arrest.

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    03.07.2020
  • Somalia Domestic flights to resume from 8 June (Trend, 06.06.2020)

    Airports in Somalia are closed.
    – This does not apply to medical and humanitarian flights or technical landings where passengers and airline crew do not disembark. These flights must have a pre-authorization from the Somali Civil Aviation Authority obtained at scaa@scaa.gov.so .
    – This does not apply to emergency flights.

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    International restrictions:

    All inbound and outbound commercial and cargo flights to the capital Mogadishu, the autonomous region of Puntland and self-declared republic of Somaliland remain suspended until further notice. Cargo flights delivering medicines and other humanitarian supplies are exempt. Internal flights in Somalia have been suspended indefinitely. UNHAS is currently required to submit daily requests in order to operate cargo flights. Commercial outbound flights between Hargeisa and Addis Ababa may still be available on a limited basis. The border in the Gedo region with Kenya and Ethiopia is closed.

    Somaliland: Local authorities in Somaliland have announced a number of measures to prevent the spread of the virus including restrictions on international travel: individuals starting their journey in Europe or North America will not be allowed to enter Somaliland and may be denied boarding by the airline
    all passengers arriving into Somaliland by air will be required to undergo a 14 day quarantine in government assigned accommodation at their own expense. Demonstration that hotel quarantine can be costed may be requested before boarding flight. All arrivals to Somaliland will be subject to entry screening, which may include temperature measurements and checks on recent travel to affected areas. Anyone displaying symptoms linked to coronavirus may be transferred to a nearby isolation facility while further tests are carried out all land borders and sea ports are officially closed until the situation improves.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    The Somali authorities at national and local level have put in place a range of measures to control the spread of COVID-19. In Mogadishu, these include a night-time curfew, as well as measures relating to public gatherings, schools and mosques. The authorities in Somaliland have also announced additional measures including closing schools and banning large gatherings. Restrictions have also been introduced on the use of public transport within and between cities. The authorities have stated that failure to comply with these measures may result in penalties including fines or arrest.

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    29.06.2020
  • Somalia Domestic flights to resume from 8 June (Trend, 06.06.2020)

    Airports in Somalia are closed.
    – This does not apply to medical and humanitarian flights or technical landings where passengers and airline crew do not disembark. These flights must have a pre-authorization from the Somali Civil Aviation Authority obtained at scaa@scaa.gov.so .
    – This does not apply to emergency flights.

    International restrictions:

    All inbound and outbound commercial and cargo flights to the capital Mogadishu, the autonomous region of Puntland and self-declared republic of Somaliland remain suspended until further notice. Cargo flights delivering medicines and other humanitarian supplies are exempt. Internal flights in Somalia have been suspended indefinitely. UNHAS is currently required to submit daily requests in order to operate cargo flights.
    Self-declared republic of Somaliland announced its border to be closed for three weeks; any passengers arriving its airports from other parts of Somalia will be required to undergo mandatory self-isolation for 14 days. Commercial outbound flights between Hargeisa and Addis Ababa may still be available on a limited basis. The border in the Gedo region with Kenya and Ethiopia is closed.

    Internal restrictions:

    A night curfew from 20.00 to 05.00 (local time) is in effect in Mogadishu. Puntland has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew. The security forces announced a lockdown in Mogadishu; it includes movement restrictions and the enforcement of social distancing.

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    08.06.2020
  • Somalia All inbound and outbound commercial and cargo flights to the capital Mogadishu, the autonomous region of Puntland and self-declared republic of Somaliland remain suspended until further notice. Cargo flights delivering medicines and other humanitarian supplies are exempt. Internal flights in Somalia have been suspended indefinitely. UNHAS is currently required to submit daily requests in order to operate cargo flights.
    Self-declared republic of Somaliland announced its border to be closed for three weeks; any passengers arriving its airports from other parts of Somalia will be required to undergo mandatory self-isolation for 14 days. Commercial outbound flights between Hargeisa and Addis Ababa may still be available on a limited basis.
    The border in the Gedo region with Kenya and Ethiopia is closed.

    Internal restrictions:

    A night curfew from 20.00 to 05.00 (local time) is in effect in Mogadishu. Puntland has declared a dusk-to-dawn curfew. The security forces announced a lockdown in Mogadishu; it includes movement restrictions and the enforcement of social distancing.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source UNHAS
    [https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm]
    [https://pandemic.internationalsos.com/2019-ncov/ncov-travel-restrictions-flight-operations-and-screening]
    [https://so.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/]
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