Latest News: State of emergency, night curfew extended until 10 June; flight ban reduced to 41 countries (MWN,10.05.2021). Moroccan authorities suspend all flights to and from India, bar Indian citizens because of COVID-19 (MWN, 24.04.2021). Moroccan authorities suspend flights from/to Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, and Slovenia (Xinhua, 16.04.2021). Morocco authorities suspend flights with Tunisia from 15 April until further notice because of COVID-19 (MWN, 14.04.2021).
*Entry and borders: With effect from midnight on 20 December, the Moroccan Government has suspended until further notice all direct flights to a number of European countries. Passengers arriving in Morocco by air, are not allowed to enter Morocco. With effect from 11pm on 30 March 2021, the Moroccan Government has suspended all flights until further notice between Morocco and France and Spain. All passengers from those countries travelling through another country are not allowed to enter Morocco. The only exceptions are over flights, cargo, and medical flights. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Morocco. State of Health Emergency: a state of health emergency has been in place in Morocco since 20 March 2020.
With effect from 21 May 2021, the new curfew hours last from 11 pm to 4.30 am. Exceptions apply for emergency cases only. Public and private gatherings and parties across the country are banned, and restaurants, coffee shops, shops and supermarkets must close at 11pm.
Movement into/out of Tangier and Casablanca 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.
Travelling to and from other cities may also be subject to obtaining an authorization from local authorities depending on the health situation in that city. You should contact the nearest local authority to check if you are required to obtain an exceptional certificate of movement, which can be provided by your local Wilaya.
The wearing of face masks in public spaces remains mandatory. Further local restrictions may be applied by local authorities in cities/prefectures/provinces or in some cases in certain neighbourhoods. Failing to respect the rules can lead to a prison sentence of up to three months or a fine of up to MAD 1300.