Nigerian law requires every visitor to have vaccination against yellow fever, cholera and covid -19. This is very important since the consequences of not having documented yellow fever, cholera and covid -19 vaccinations could lead to a visitor being denied entry at the airport and other entry points.
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Immunization Nigerian law requires every visitor to have vaccination against yellow fever and cholera. This is very important since the consequences of not having documented yellow fever and cholera vaccinations could lead to a visitor being denied entry at the airport and other entry points.
Malaria: Nigeria is a tropical country and as a precaution. Travelers are advised to take malaria-prevention medication. The most recommended drug for treatment of malaria in Nigeria is chloroquine phosphate act.
What should I do when returning to Nigeria from another country?
The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC-COVID-19) has reviewed the protocol for all return travelers to Nigeria. Passengers travelling to Nigeria from any country must carry out a COVID-19 PCR test within 48 hours to the day of travel and test NEGATIVE. Travelers must register and make payment on the Nigeria International Travel Portal (NITP) for a repeat PCR test to be carried out after arrival.
Upon arrival in Nigeria:
- Fully vaccinated travelers are required to conduct a COVID-19 PCR test on day 2 of arrival
- Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers are required to observe a mandatory 7-day self-isolation in addition to a COVID-19 PCR test on days 2 and 7 post-arrival.
Passengers who do not adhere to the travel protocol will face the penalty as stipulated by the PSC-COVID-19.
The travel protocol for international travel can be found here
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