En De
Total doses
given
67.2M
People fully
vaccinated
31.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
14.59%
Masks
Mask is required on all flights, public indoor areas and public transport.
COVID-19 test
Negative PCR test tested within 48 hours prior to departure is required
Quarantine
7 days at home required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Passengers must complete the online 'Health Declaration/Self-Reporting Form' prior to arrival
Vaccination
Not required
Visa
Visa not required for 13 countries
Permission
Passengers must hold a 'Permit to Travel Certificate'/QR Code, generated by the 'Nigeria International Travel Portal'
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): PCR
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): PCR / ISO

Crossing Rules:

12.07.2022

Entry restrictions

  • Passengers are not permitted to enter Nigeria through Kano Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN) or Enugu Akanu Ibiam International Airport (ENU).
    • This does not apply to emergency and essential flights, or flights with prior approval from the Nigerian authorities.
  • Passengers holding a residence permit issued by Nigeria that expired outside the country after 23rd March 2020 are permitted to return.
  • Passengers travelling for business or on official trips to Nigeria for less than 7 days must hold proof of being vaccinated against Covid-19.

Vaccination requirements

  • Definition of fully vaccinated: Vaccination is not required for travel but if you are fully vaccinated you may face less travel restrictions. Passengers are considered fully vaccinated against Covid-19 if they have either received a single dose of a 1-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson, Sputnik Light), or have received two doses of a 2-dose vaccine (AstraZeneca, Covaxin, Covovax, Moderna, Nuvaxovid, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Sputnik) at least 2 weeks prior to travel.

Form requirements

  • All passengers must complete a Health Declaration/Self-Reporting Form on the Nigeria International Travel Portal prior to travel and also upload a negative PCR test result. Passengers will be refused boarding if not holding the certificate/QR code.
  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers must complete the payment for a PCR test on day 2 and day 7 after arrival in Nigeria when registering on the portal.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will not be subject to testing on day 2 and 7 after arrival in Nigeria.
  • Other exempt passengers:
    • Passengers aged younger than 18 years are not required to upload a negative PCR test result or pay for a PCR test on day 7; or
    • Passengers who hold a diplomatic passport are not required to complete the payment for a PCR test on day 7.

Test requirements

  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 18 years and older must hold an electronic or hard copy of a negative PCR test result obtained within 48 hours prior to departure and validate the test result on the Nigeria International Travel Portal.
    • For passengers with multiple connections prior to arrival in Nigeria, the 48-hour test validity is from the first point of departure. Passengers must validate the test result.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Test is not required for passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

Quarantine and test on arrival 

  • Passengers will be subject to a routine health screening on arrival.
  • Unvaccinated passengers: Passengers aged 18 years and older must quarantine for 7 days on arrival and must take a PCR test on day 2 and day 7 at their own cost. This also applies to nationals of Nigeria not holding a negative PCR test obtained prior to arrival.
  • Vaccinated passengers: Quarantine and testing on arrival is not required for passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
  • For further information on testing and quarantine on arrival, please see Provisional Travel Protocol for Travellers Arriving in Nigeria.

Exit requirements

  • Passengers departing Nigeria are advised to hold proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and to ensure they comply with the testing requirements of their destination or transit country.