Travel Restrictions Entering Benin from Albania

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Albania to Benin.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
3.13
Increased by-2.77
at 1/19/2022
Vaccinated
16.38%
Increased by16.38%
at 1/18/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Benin. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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The land border with Togo is closed.

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Start Date
9/18/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required before arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to provide proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure to Benin.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
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Recommended

Recommended COVID-19 test booking

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Travelers arriving by air are recommended to book their COVID-19 tests online before travel. The tests will be taken in Benin. Travelers may be required to present proof of registration or proof of ability to pay before boarding to Benin.

For more information, please see the source.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Travelers must complete the health declaration form before departure to Benin.

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On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival

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Description

Travelers are required to take 2 COVID-19 tests (a TDR rapid test, and a PCR test) on arrival at the Cotonou Cadjehoun Airport at their own expense. Travelers staying less than 3 days do not need to take the second test.

Travelers are recommended to book their COVID-19 tests online before travel.

Travelers who stay in Benin longer than 15 days must undergo a third COVID-19 test. The test can be performed without a prescription at the Palais des Congres in Cotonou or at routine screening sites throughout the country.

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Possible

Quarantine may be required

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Travelers who test positive to the COVID-19 rapid TDR test are required to self-quarantine while awaiting the results of the COVID-19 PCR test.

Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 may be subject to government-mandated quarantine measures at both entry and exit. This may include quarantine in a government-designated hotel at the traveler’s expense.

Minimum Quarantine Duration
No Time Period
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Health screening is required for all travelers on arrival in Benin.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers are required to wear masks in public places and on public transportation.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Benin and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
3.13
Increased by-2.77
at 1/19/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
16.38%
Increased by16.38%
at 1/18/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2,039,793
Increased by2,039,793
at 1/18/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.43
Decreased by0.01
at 1/21/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are lifting gradually, social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
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Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces and on public transport.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transport is operating at 50% capacity.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Opening hours may vary due to local guidelines.

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