Partially Open


  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRT-PCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • Quarantine7 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationReduced capacity
Updated: February 15, 2021
Reviewed: February 19, 2021


Ethiopian air borders are open, while most land borders are closed. Domestically, many restrictions are in place.

Can I travel to Ethiopia?

It is possible to travel to Ethiopia by air.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Ethiopia?

All arrivals to Ethiopia are required to self-quarantine for 7 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Ethiopia?

A negative RT-PCR test, no older than 5 days, is required to enter Ethiopia.

Is public transportation open in Ethiopia?

Public transportation in Ethiopia is operating with limited capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Ethiopia?

Bars are closed, while restaurants and cafes operate under limitations.

Are businesses and attractions open in Ethiopia?

Non-essential businesses in Ethiopia are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Ethiopia?

Wearing face masks is required in public places. Failing to do so might result in arrest.

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