Friday, 15 October 2021

FG Releases Revised International Travel Protocols

The Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee/ Secretary to the Government of the Federation,  Boss Mustapha, has released the revised travel protocol into Nigeria effective Monday, 25th  October, 2021 as follows: 

 Travellers arriving in Nigeria must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted not more than 72hours before boarding,

Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated in-bound passengers will be required to observe a mandatory 7-day self-isolation in addition to a COVID-19 PCR test on days 2 and 7 after arrival,

Fully vaccinated in-bound passengers will not be required to observe the mandatory 7-days self-isolation but will be required to do a COVID-19 PCR test on day 2 of arrival;

Persons arriving on "Business" trip or on official duty staying less than 7 days in Nigeria must

* be fully vaccinated

* produce negative COVID-19 PCR result 72hours before boarding; and  

* conduct a PCR test on day 2 of their arrival.

It will be recalled that the PSC Chairman, Boss Mustapha, had during the national briefing,  promised that a revised travel protocol would be published. The review of the protocol is based on science, national experience, and global developments. 

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