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Nigeria Travel Guidelines

    Last Updated : 31st May 2021
  • Can Indian travel to the Nigeria?
  • NO but selectively.
  • Travellers who visited India within 14 days preceding travel will be denied entry into Nigeria from May 4. This is not applicable for passengers transi'ng through India.

  • Eligibilty
  • From India to Nigeria:
  • Travel is open for stranded Nigerian nationals/residents, any Indian national holding any type of valid Nigerian visa and destined for any country in Africa; foreign nationals destined for Africa and transiting through Nigeria or spouses of these persons (accompanying or otherwise).
  • Seamen holding Indian passports would be allowed to travel subject to clearance from the Ministry of Shipping.
  • People authorised to enter Nigeria are required to fill-out a ‘Health Declaration Form’ made available on the aircraft.
  • From Nigeria to India:
  • i. Indian nationals stranded in any country in Africa;
  • ii. All Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders holding Nigerian passports;
  • iii. Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders holding passports issued by any country in Africa who are eligible to enter India as per MHA guidelines dated 30.06.2020 as amended from time to time; and
  • iv. Foreigners (including diplomats) holding valid visa issued by an Indian Mission in any category covered under Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines dated 30.06.2020 as amended from time to time.

  • Passenger Obligation
  • For Covid-19 related info and updates, visit: https://covid19.ncdc.gov.ng/
  • Read all FAQ’s answered by NCDC, here.

  • Quarantine Protocol
  • Mandatory quarantine duration for Indians: 14 Days

  • Mandatory Quarantine & Testing Rules
  • Travellers entering Nigeria are required to undergo 14-days of quarantine upon arrival.
  • A quarantined individual is prohibited from interstate travel and must stay at the chosen facility in the city of arrival for the entire isolation period.
  • Dial Nigeria Centre of Disease Control’s toll-free hotline for help and inquiry: 0800 9700 0010 or WhatsApp at +234708 711 0839. For helpline numbers of all states, click here.