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Afghanistan Travel Restrictions

85.6 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
1.24% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 1.23% last week
Most visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Afghanistan.

Afghanistan border status

Afghanistan has restarted international flights. However, all routine immigrant and non-immigrant visa processing are suspended.

Point-of-entry screening has been introduced. Not everyone is being screened, but those who are and who show a temperature of more than 38ºC may be sent for isolation direct to one of 2 national hospitals (Kabul Infectious Disease and Afghan-Japan Communicable Disease Hospital in Kabul) or 5 provincial hospitals. These hospitals are outside of the Enhanced Security Zone.


Outgoing travel to AfghanistanTraveling from Israel to Afghanistan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 96 hours before departing to Afghanistan.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for days upon entering Afghanistan.

Return travelReturning to Israel from Afghanistan

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Afghanistan must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Afghanistan will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Afghanistan but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

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