These are the Nigeria travel requirements as outlined by the presidential task force on health after carefully looking around the country. Please note that these directives/protocols will take effect from July 2021 and everyone must adhere strictly to them.

You may also read on NCDC Nigeria Travel Portal – First Hand Travel Health Updates for your travel plans.

Nigeria Travel Requirements

Guidelines specific to Turkey and Brazil and South Africa

Non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, Turkey, or South Africa within fourteen (14) days preceding travel to Nigeria, shall be denied entry into Nigeria. This regulation, however, does not apply to passengers who transited through these countries.

Nigerians and those with permanent resident permits who visited Brazil, Turkey, and South Africa within fourteen (14) days preceding travel to Nigeria shall be made to undergo seven (7) days of mandatory quarantine in a Government approved facility at the point-of-entry city and at a cost to the passenger.

The following conditions shall apply to such passengers;

  1. Within 24 hours of arrival shall take a COVID-19 PCR test.
  2. If Positive, the passenger shall be admitted within a government-approved treatment center, in line with National treatment protocols.
  3. If Negative, the Passenger shall continue to remain in quarantine and be made to undergo a repeat PCR test on Day-7 of their quarantine.

For guidelines outlined for citizens of other countries and Nigerians resident in other international countries including diplomatic passport holders, find all the information you need right here.

Travelers must take utmost note that passengers who provided false or misleading contact information will be liable to prosecution.

Also, persons who willfully disregard or refuse to comply with directions of Port-Health staff, security agencies, or evade quarantine shall be prosecuted in accordance with the law.

There is the need to do follow-ups on persons who visit the country as a precaution so you must do well to provide the right contacts and addresses. Read more.

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