Travel Advisory For Passengers Arriving To Nigeria From Brazil, India And Turkey

Abuja Büyükelçiliği 02.05.2021

Nigerian Presidential Steering Committee on Covid-19 has recently announced that any person who has visited Turkey, Brazil and India, within 14 days preceding travel to Nigeria, shall be denied entry into Nigeria. This regulation; however, does not apply to passengers who transited through these countries.

Nigerian citizens and those with permanent resident permit will be allowed to travel; but, shall undergo 7 days of mandatory quarantine in a Government approved facility at the point-of-entry city and at cost to the passenger. The following condition shall apply to such passengers:

-Within 24 hours of arrival shall take a COVID-19 PCR test.

-If positive, the passenger shall be admitted to a government approved treatment centre.

-If Negative, the passenger shall continue to remain in quarantine and made to undergo a repeat PCR test on day 7 of their quarantine.

This travel advisory shall come into effect from 4 May 2021, Tuesday.


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