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Nigeria

  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestPCR required to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen for takeout and delivery
  • Quarantine7 days self-quarantine
  • Public TransportationReduced
Updated: August 29, 2021
Reviewed: October 20, 2021
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TripsGuard is getting information from hundreds of different sources – our information might not be 100% accurate and you should always do further checks before making plans.

General

Nigeria's airports have opened for travel, and domestic restrictions are gradually being lifted.

Can I travel to Nigeria?

  • Airports in Nigeria are open, and some international flights resumed.
  • All arrivals from Turkey, Brazil, India, and South Africa are banned, except for returning citizens and residents.
  • Arrivals must present a QR code generated in advance.

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

  • Anyone arriving to Nigeria will be required to self-quarantine for 7 days.
  • Vaccinated arrivals are not required to self-isolate but must be tested on day two after arrival.
  • Nigerians and permanent residents entering from Turkey, Brazil, India and South Africa will be quarantined for 7 days in a government facility.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Nigeria?

  • Anyone entering Nigeria, over the age of 10, will be required to present a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours, and fill in a health locator form.
  • All passengers will be tested again within the 2nd and 6th days after arrival, at their own expense.

Is public transportation open in Nigeria?

Public transportation in Nigeria is operating with reduced capacity.

Are the restaurants and bars open in Nigeria?

Restaurants in Nigeria are open for takeout and delivery. Bars remain closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Nigeria?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in Nigeria are closed.
  • A nightly curfew is in place from 00:00 to 04:00.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Nigeria?

Wearing a face mask is required in public spaces.

Sources

  1. https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/advisory/
  2. https://ng.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/
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