*International Travel: Djiboutian air, sea and land borders are open. You should contact airlines direct to get details of scheduled flights. The train service to and from Addis Ababa in Ethiopia has reopened but only for freight. No date has been advertised for the reopening of passenger services. When leaving Djibouti, you may need to provide evidence of a negative test to airport authorities prior to departure, if required at your destination or for transit. You should contact your airline to check requirements.
*Entry to Djibouti: Passengers who started their journeys or transited South Africa, India or Brazil will not be allowed to enter Djibouti due to increasing concerns about COVID-19 variants. Djiboutian Nationals are not allowed to travel to those countries. Djiboutian Residents should double check with their airline before planning to travel to those countries. Whether arriving by air, land or sea, you will be required to provide a PCR test certificate from the country where you started your journey. The test must be taken within 72 hours before you leave your destination and within 120 hours of your arrival in Djibouti. You should arrange to take a private test.
On arrival at all entry points (land, air or sea), if you are older than 11 years, you will be tested for COVID-19 which can take up to an hour You should not eat anything 30 minutes before your arrival at the entry point. You will have to pay for the test either by credit card, but as the credit card machines do not always work, cash (dollars, euros accepted) is a more reliable method of payment. If the result is positive you will contacted at your accommodation and be taken to a government designated quarantine hotel or hospital and remain in quarantine until you test negative. You will cover accommodation costs. Internal Restrictions:
*Local measure: Face coverings must be worn in public and private spaces where social distancing is not possible. Restaurants, shops are open with social distancing measures in place.
*Accommodation: Hotels were permitted to reopen from 30 June 2020 with social distancing measures in place.
*Public places and services: Gatherings of more than 10 people are prohibited. Government offices and places of worship have reopened with social distancing in place.