International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Ethiopia From Albania is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

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

Start Date
6/25/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Vaccinated travelers must have proof of having received all doses.

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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 120 hours before arrival in Ethiopia.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12;
  • Travelers in transit.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 120 hours Before Arrival
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In Transit

Mandatory

Mandatory app for COVID-19 test results validation

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Description

All travelers arriving in, departing from, or transiting through Ethiopia must validate their COVID-19 RT-PCR test via the Africa Union Trusted Travel or UNDP Global Haven apps.

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UK Government - Ethiopia
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival in Ethiopia.

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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Vaccinated travelers with valid proof of full vaccination are not required to quarantine on arrival.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks while in public places, including airports and on public transportation.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Ethiopia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
6.12
Increased by-2.16
at 10/14/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
9.90%
Increased by-1.90%
at 10/14/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2.54%
Increased by0.08%
at 10/12/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2,993,304
Increased by92,478
at 10/12/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.85
Increased by-0.01
at 10/12/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

Across the country, social gatherings are limited to 50 people and private home gatherings, such as birthday parties, are limited to family members only. Gatherings of more than 50 people require authorization from local authorities. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
10/13/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with seating limited to a maximum of 3 people per table to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with seating limited to a maximum of 3 people per table to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Restrictions in place
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Nightclubs are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Physical contact with other people is not permitted.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing.

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