International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Ethiopia From Equatorial Guinea 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
Changed
7/20/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory app for COVID-19 test results validation

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Description

All passengers 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

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 120 hours
More Information
UK Government - Ethiopia
Start Date
6/7/2021
Changed
7/20/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine

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Description

Travelers arriving in Ethiopia are required to quarantine at home for 7 days.

Travelers arriving in Ethiopia without a negative COVID-19 PCR test result are required to stay in quarantine for 14 days at home.

Minimum Number of Days
7 days
Start Date
6/26/2020
Changed
7/20/2021
Mandatory

Temperature screening on arrival

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Description

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

More Information
US Embassy for Ethiopia
Start Date
11/17/2020
Changed
7/20/2021

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.

More Information
US Embassy for Ethiopia
Start Date
5/10/2020
Changed
7/20/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Low Risk
COVID-19 transmission is low in Ethiopia.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
1.89
Decreased by1.07
at 7/29/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
3.60%
Decreased by1.50%
at 7/28/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1.92%
Increased by0.04%
at 7/29/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2,204,417
Increased by48,760
at 7/29/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.48
Decreased by0.33
at 7/27/2021

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 social distancing rules remain enforced. 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
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transport.

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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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
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
More Details
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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