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*Entry to Afghanistan: The IATA now states that a negative pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test result is required for entering Afghanistan. Travellers are advised to check with their travel provider and follow individual airline requirements on this.
*Testing on arrival: There is currently no testing on arrival.
*Quarantine requirements: There are currently no compulsory quarantine requirements or temperature checks at the airports.
*Data collection: Visitors will be asked to complete a landing form detailing their visit, including passport and visa information, as is standard practice in many other countries.
*Testing on departure: Many airlines currently require passengers to present a COVID-19 negative certificate in order to travel out of Afghanistan. Please note some airline pre-departure test timings (96 hours) for Afghanistan departures/arrivals may be different to the point of arrival (often 72 hours). Contact your airline or travel provider for details of local test centres and procedures. Internal Restrictions:
*Travel in Afghanistan: Travel in Afghanistan is dangerous and if you’re travelling, including in Kabul, you should seek professional security advice and continually reassess your personal security. There are only minor COVID-19 related restrictions on internal travel. Specific measures vary between provinces and domestic flights are operating on a limited basis.
*Accommodation: Most hotels and restaurants are open and have been instructed to follow COVID-19 guidelines, including asking customers to wear masks.
*Public places and services: Sports and music events, along with bars, cinemas, museums and gyms are all closed. Restaurants and some shops have opened.