Travel Restrictions Entering Nigeria from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Nigeria from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory Masks

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Mandatory Health Assessment

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
0.06
Decreased by0.03
at 5/18/2022
Vaccinated
12.96%
Increased by0.00%
at 5/15/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Nigeria.

View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers

Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

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

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Visas

Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Nigeria.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to register on the travel portal, and they are advised to begin their registration the moment they receive their COVID-19 PCR negative test result.

During registration, travelers must also book and pay for a test to be taken after arrival.

Once registered, an email is submitted to them with their Permit to Travel, which is required to be shown to the airline before boarding.

Travelers are required to provide a copy of the permit to travel certificate, which will be obtained after completing the pre-boarding health declaration.

Relevant Documents and Resources
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Last Change
Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Nigeria

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must present a valid vaccination certificate showing that they received 2 completed or mixed doses of either Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, or Moderna, Sputnik, Sinopharm, Sinovac, COVAXIN, COVOVAX, Nuvaxovid vaccines, or a single dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine or Sputnik Light at least 2 weeks before arrival to Nigeria.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from selected countries are not required to quarantine on arrival.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Health screening is required for all travelers on arrival by Port Health Officials and required to provide full contact details, including their address in Nigeria.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places such as on public transportation.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Low Risk
COVID-19 transmission is low in Nigeria.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
0.06
Decreased by0.03
at 5/18/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.05%
Increased by-0.08%
at 5/8/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
12.96%
Increased by0.00%
at 5/15/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
27,401,621
Increased by0
at 5/15/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.40
Decreased by0.04
at 5/16/2022

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

Local Guidelines

A nationwide curfew is in place during the hours of midnight and 4 am, limiting movement to essential reasons only. Social and public gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people and access to public institutions is partially restricted. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. 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, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

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

Bars

Closed
Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Essential 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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