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Nigeria Travel Restrictions

1.0 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
0.95% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 0.95% last week
Most visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Nigeria.

Nigeria border status

Most international travelers are allowed to enter Nigeria. Some international flights to Lagos and Abuja have resumed.


Outgoing travel to NigeriaTraveling from Israel to Nigeria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 168 hours before departing to Nigeria.
Exceptions

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 7 after their arrival. Travelers must have booked and paid for this test on the Nigeria International Travel Portal. Evidence of the booking will be required on arrival. Travelers with travel history in Brazil, India or Turkey in the 14 days prior to arrival must take an additional COVID-19 PCR test within 24 hours after arrival.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Nigeria.
Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to self-quarantine for 7 days on arrival. Travelers will also be required to take a COVID-19 test on day 7 after arrival. They must continue self-isolating until test results are received, usually between 24-48 hours.

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Return travelReturning to Israel from Nigeria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Nigeria 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 Nigeria 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 Nigeria but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 7 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 7 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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