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International Flights from Nigeria Post Lockdown

Preparing for a trip? Here is a travel checklist of the essential information you need to know, including travel requirements, COVID-19 PCR tests and which airlines are flying. Start planning your next international flight from and to Nigeria.

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The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 has reviewed the International Travel Protocol of 22nd October 2021. This revised protocol is aimed at further reducing the risk of importation and exportation of COVID-19 especially the variants of concern. This revised protocol comes into effect on 5th December, 2021.

In-bound Passengers

All passengers arriving in Nigeria are expected to provide evidence of and comply with the following rules:

  • COVID-19 PCR test to be done within 48hrs before departure
  • Post-arrival Day 2 COVID-19 PCR test
  • Self-isolation for 7 days (For unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals)
  • Day 7 post-arrival exit PCR test (For unvaccinated and partially vaccinated individuals)

Out-bound Passengers

All out-bound Passengers are required to provide either of the following documentation:

  • Valid evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19
  • Negative PCR test result within 48hrs from the time boarding

Requirements for travellers transiting through France or the Netherlands:

From 1 January 2021, citizens of Nigeria, Ghana and 20 other countries who hold a British visa, long-stay visa or a residence permit issued by the British authorities will need to be in possession of an airport transit visa (ATV) if they transit through France and/or the Netherlands.

Travellers who are exempt from needing an ATV to transit through France and/or the Netherlands:

If you hold a visa or residence permit from Canada, Japan, the USA or any European countries (in addition to a UK visa/residence permit)

If you are travelling on KLM and are a Nigerian National, you do not need an ATV until 1 February 2021. The Dutch Minister of Justice and Security has waived the requirement for transit at Schiphol Airport for Nigerian nationals (only) with a valid UK visa or residence permit until 1 February 2021.

How to apply for an airport transit visa (ATV):

Please note that Travelstart does not help or process visa applications.

In addition to the normal travel documents, passengers may be subject to additional requirements based on the airline, transit airport or final destination. Passengers could be required to:

Have a negative COVID-19 PCR test based on:

  • the airline you are flying with
  • the country you are flying to
  • the country you may be transiting through to your final destination

Passengers may be required to take a second COVID-19 test in the transit airport or at the final destination

Passengers travelling with pets must get clearance from the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services

Face masks must be worn at the airport and on the plane

Canada is expanding the list of countries with entry prohibitions originally announced on November 26, 2021, to include Egypt, Nigeria and Malawi.

  • Effective 1 December 2021, foreign nationals who have been in any of these countries within the previous 14 days will not be permitted entry into Canada: Botswana, Egypt, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa and Zimbabwe.
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents and people with status under the Indian Act, regardless of their vaccination status or having had a previous history of testing positive for COVID-19, who have been in any of these 10 countries in the previous 14 days, will be subject to enhanced pre-entry and arrival testing, screening, and quarantine measures.
  • In the coming days, all fully vaccinated travellers arriving by air from departure points other than the United States will be subject to arrival testing. Fully vaccinated travellers will be required to quarantine while they await the results of their arrival test. Unvaccinated travellers, with right of entry to Canada, will continue to be tested on arrival and day 8 and quarantine for 14 days. However, those arriving by air will now be required to stay in a designated quarantine facility or other suitable location while they await the result of their on arrival test.

All passengers flying to China must on Ethiopian Airlines should note that:

  • Effective 8 November 2020, all passengers must have a compulsory layover in Addis Ababa
  • Passengers should have both nucleic acid and IgM antibody test 48 hours before boarding the flight
  • Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 certificate
  • Passengers will have an additional COVID-19 test done in Addis Ababa upon transit. This test will be paid for by Ethiopian Airlines
  • Both test results upon departure and in transit will be authenticated by Chinese consulate/Embassy in the country of test (Green Health codes with "HS" mark or Certificates of negative results)
  • All previously issued tickets have to be exchanged to be rebooked with an overnight connection in Addis Ababa
  • Both testing fee and overnight accommodation at Addis Ababa will be covered by Ethiopian Airlines

  • Passengers departing or arriving in Abidjan must have a negative PCR test result dated no more than 7 days from the date of collection.
  • Passengers flying to Côte d'Ivoire who have taken the COVID-19 test will only have to pay the declaration fee which costs 2,000 FCFA / NGN 1376,89 / USD3,57. Only passengers departing from Abidjan will pay the sum of 50,000 FCFA / NGN34422,17 / USD89,36 of which 48,000 FCFA / NGN33045 / USD85,79, 28for the COVID-19 test (RT-PCR screening test) and 2,000 FCFA (attestation of declaration) for the declaration. Payment will be made via the online platform.
  • All departing, arriving and transit passengers must complete the travel declaration form available online, print it and present it at check-in.
  • All passengers will undergo temperature screening.
  • If the temperature is above 38 degrees, the passenger will be tested and put in quarantine while waiting for the test results.
  • If the test result is negative, the passenger will have to self-quarantine for 14 days under the supervision of the health authorities.
  • If the test result is positive, the passenger will be taken to the Infectious Disease Department.
  • It is recommended that passengers who wish to obtain their PCR test result within 48 hours go before 10:00 a.m. GMT to the approved sampling centres.
  • For passengers departing from Abidjan, the PCR certificates considered as valid are only those delivered by approved sampling centres of the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene. Among them are:
    • Cocody Saint Jean center
    • Marcory centre
    • The Yopougon BAE center
    • Treichville centre (Infectious Diseases Service)
    • Plateau center, Sorbonne

For passengers travelling from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Latin America and Vietnam:

Vaccinated Passengers:

  • Vaccinated passengers travelling from the above-mentioned countries, whether direct or indirect during the last 14 days, may enter Egypt if they have an approved certificate with a QR code from the country that issued the certificate. The certificate will be reviewed and examined, and in case of any scraping, cancellation or addition, the certificate will not be accepted
    • Passengers must be fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization and The Egyptian Medicines Authority
    • Passengers can travel to Egypt after 14 days of receiving the second dose of Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik, or after 14 days of receiving the first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Non-Vaccinated Passengers:

  • Non-vaccinated passengers travelling from the above-mentioned countries, whether direct or indirect during the last 14 days, will undergo an ID now COVID-19 test upon arrival as well as present a mandatory negative PCR test certificate
    • In case the ID now COVID-19 test is positive and the passenger is not Egyptian, the passenger will be deported
    • In case the ID now COVID-19 test is positive and the passenger is Egyptian, the passenger will be quarantined at a governmental hospital at their own cost
    • Non-vaccinated passengers arriving from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Brazil and Latin of America into Cairo via London are NOT accepted
  • Vaccinated passengers travelling from any other country not mentioned above, whether direct or indirect during the last 14 days, can enter Egypt if they have an approved certificate with a QR code from the country that issued the certificate. The certificate will be reviewed and examined, and in case of any scraping, cancellation or addition, the certificate will not be accepted
    • Passengers are required to be fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization and The Egyptian Medicines Authority
    • Passengers can travel to Egypt after 14 days of receiving the second dose of Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac or Sputnik, or after 14 days of receiving the first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
    • ID Now / PCR-NAA/ Antigen/IGg-IGm tests are NOT accepted by Egyptian authorities
    • Passengers arriving from Cameroon ONLY can present a copy / electronic PCR certificate
    • PCR test certificates expire as soon as the passenger has used it to travel outside Egypt. It can’t be used again to return

Fully vaccinated passengers can now travel to France without need for a PCR test or quarantine. To be considered fully vaccinated:

Vaccinated Passengers:

  • You must have received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine 28 days before departure
  • You must have receive the AstraZeneca (Covishield, Fiocruz, R-Pharm coconavir), Moderna or Pfizer BioNTech vaccine 7 days before departure
  • Present a health declaration form confirming a negative covid status

If not vaccinated or partially vaccinated:

  • Passengers will be allowed into France if they have a compelling reason and supporting documents
  • Present a health declaration form confirming a negative covid status
  • All travellers to Gambia must present a negative PCR COVID-19 test not older than 72 hours before arrival
  • Travellers arriving in Gambia from red list countries will be subjected to a rapid diagnostic test for COVID-19 at the Banjul International Airport
  • Travellers who test positive following the rapid diagnostic test at Banjul International Airport will be subjected to a PCR COVID-19 test to confirm their status
  • Travellers who test negative are advised to observe a 14-day self-monitored quarantine at their residence and immediately report to the sample collection when experiencing COVID-19 symptoms
  • Hotspot countries identified by the Ministry of Health are:
    Belgium Chile Denmark France Italy Japan Jordan India
    Chile Nigeria Norway Pakistan Singapore South Africa South Korea
    Denmark Switzerland The Netherlands Sweden Turkey United Kingdom USA

  • To enter or transit through Germany, passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test not older than 48 hours before departure
  • The negative COVID-19 PCR test must be from a Nigerian Government accredited laboratory
  • B1/B2 tourist visa holders to USA cannot travel with Lufthansa due to US entry restrictions

  • All passengers arriving in Ghana will undergo temperature screening.
  • Passengers may not display any symptoms of COVID-19, including body temperatures exceeding 38°C.
  • Passengers must present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to their scheduled departing flight to Accra.
  • Payment can be made using cards and the cost is US$150 / GHS 900 / NGN57780,00. Ghanaians and Ecowas Citizens pay $50. Payment MUST be made online and proof of payment (receipt) shown before boarding.
  • Children between the ages of 5-12 years are required to pay for testing.
  • More details here

List of accredited laboratories in Ghana here

  • Passengers must present a negative PCR test taken within the 72 hours prior to the scheduled departure of the first flight.
  • Arriving passengers will be required to register for monitoring via USSD and Mobile App. Learn more here.

Fully vaccinated passengers can now travel to the Netherlands without need for a PCR test or quarantine.

To be considered fully vaccinated, you must have had a full dose of an approved vaccine by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) or from WHO Emergency 14 days before your arrival in the Netherlands or 28 if vaccinated with the Jonson and Johnson vaccine.

Passengers above the age of 13 must fill a health declaration form before departure and have a copy with them when they arrive in the Netherlands.

Only residents of the European Union who are not fully vaccinated or partially vaccinated are allowed entry into the Netherlands, however, exceptions are permitted.

All student passengers coming to Northern Cyprus, active students or registering for the first time, are not exempted from quarantine fees. All students must pay for their quarantine fees and show the receipt before departure.

Below is the Northern Cyprus bank account and IBAN numbers. Passengers coming from Dark Red and Grey category must quarantine for 14 day. The 14 day quarantine fee is 5,400TL (640 USD) per person.

RECIPIENTS NAME: TRNC MINISTRY OF FINANCE

  • TL
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40298710-5001
  • IBAN: TR290001000860402987105001
  • USD
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40300032-5001
  • IBAN: TR470001000860403000325001
  • EURO
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40298710-5002
  • IBAN: TR020001000860402987105002
  • GBP
  • ACCOUNT NUMBER: 40298710-5004
  • IBAN: TR450001000860402987105004

Entry into Qatar is currently only allowed for:

  • Qatari nationals
  • The children and spouses of Qatari citizens
  • Permanent resident permit holders
  • Regular resident permit holders, subject to re-entry approval

For details about the process for returning to the State of Qatar, details of the countries designated as low-risk, and quarantine measures in place, visit the Ministry of Public Health website or Qatar Portal website.

Rwanda A negative COVID-19 test result is required for all passengers arriving, transiting or departing from Rwanda. The only accepted test is a SARS-CoV 2 Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) performed within 120 hours of departure time. Other tests, such as Rapid Diagnostics Test (RDTs), are not accepted.

  • All travellers arriving in Senegal must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test not older than 72 hours, issued by an approved laboratory in the country of departure.
  • When departing Senegal, testing will only be required for passengers travelling to countries that require it.
  • Each passenger will have to fill in the tracking form and present it upon arrival.
  • Passengers may be tested on arrival and, in the event of a positive result for COVID-19, they will be taken care of by the airport health services in accordance with the relevant protocols.
  • Passengers aged 5 years and above are required to hold a Travellers Authorisation obtained online via the Sierra Leone travel portal. The Travellers Authorisation must consist of a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued within 72 hours before departure, a pre-departure Public Health Passenger Locator Form and proof of payment for a mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival.
  • If your stay in Sierra Leone is longer than 5 days, passengers are subject to a COVID-19 RDT and PCR test on arrival. While waiting for the test results, passports will be retained by immigration services. Passengers whose RDT test result is positive will be quarantined at a hotel in Lungi at their own cost until they receive their PCR test result. Passengers with a positive PCR test result will be sent to the treatment centre. The test on arrival in Sierra Leone costs USD 80.
  • Passengers who have travelled to Argentina, Brazil, India and Turkey in the past 14 days must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate tested not older than 72 hours before departure. The certificate must be in English and must specify:
    • the date of the test
    • the name of the certified laboratory at which the test was completed
    • a QR code to access the report
  • Passengers must quarantine in a NaCOVERC approved quarantine hotel for 8 days at least upon arrival in Sierra Leone at their own cost. The passenger must undergo a COVID-19 PCR test on day 7 and if tested negative, the passenger may leave quarantine. Approved quarantine hotels include Hotel Mariam, Radisson Blu Hotel, Bintumani Hotel, Seaside Hotel, Kings Empire Hotel and Hill Valley Hotel.
  • This does not apply to passengers who have been fully vaccinated and are arriving at least 14 days after the last dose of any COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccinated passengers must complete a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.
  • All passengers (arriving and departing) are advised to click here for more details.

The following airlines have resumed flights to Dubai via their hubs and can be booked directly on our website - EgyptAir, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Rwandair, Turkish Airlines, and more. Air Peace has NOT yet provided a date when it will resume its flight operations.

Effective 13 December 2021, Emirates flights in and out of Nigeria are cancelled indefinitely until further notice. This is due to the recent withdrawal of Emirates flight approvals by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Flights 783/784 DXB-LOS-DXB and 785/786 DXB-ABV-DXB will however operate as scheduled on both 11 and 12 December 2021. Passengers booked on Emirates and who were meant to fly from 13 December 2021 may be eligible for a date change or a refund.

Please note that passengers departing from Nigeria are required to:

  • Present a negative Covid-19 Test certificate that is issued from an approved laboratory within the valid time frame of (72) hours from the time of collecting the sample and from an approved health service, which use QR code System.
  • Take a PCR test upon arrival at Dubai Airports (for DXB bound passengers only).
  • Present all required documentations and tests results applicable to their destinations and a negative Covid-19 Test certificate that is issued from an approved laboratory within the valid time frame of (72) hours from the time of collecting the sample and from an approved health service, which use QR code System, if transiting through Dubai, before at check-in. Click here to see requirements.

Also, kindly note that:

  • No approval is required from the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) OR from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) for the passengers from the aforesaid countries, to enter Dubai.
  • No Rapid PCR test report is required.

* Please note that the requirements are constantly changing and being updated. In some select cases, your selected airline may have a different requirement than those listed above.

Effective 4am on Wednesday 15 December 2021, Nigeria will be removed from the red list. This means all non-UK citizens, non-Irish citizens and non-permanent holders will ALSO be allowed into the UK. Here are the entry requirements:

If you are fully vaccinated:

  • Take a COVID-19 PCR test 48 hours before departure.
  • Book and pay for a Day 2 COVID-19 PCR test to be taken after you arrive in England. You must quarantine in your home or the place you are staying until you receive a negative test result.
  • Complete a passenger locator form 48 hours – to be completed in the 48 hours before you arrive in England.
    • You will need to enter your COVID-19 test booking reference number on your passenger locator form.
  • Upon arrival into the UK, you must take the Day 2 COVID-19 PCR Test and must quarantine in your home or the place you are staying in while you await your test result. If you’re in England for less than 2 days, you will still need to book and pay for a day 2 COVID-19 test.

If you are not fully vaccinated:

For those travelling with children, please note that:

  • Children aged 4 and under do not have to take any COVID-19 travel tests.
  • Children aged 12 to 17 must take a COVID-19 test in the 48 hours before travel to England.
  • Children aged 5 to 17 have to follow the testing and quarantine rules for people who qualify as fully vaccinated on arrival in England. This means that they have to quarantine on arrival and take a PCR test on or before day 2.

For more information on the UK’s requirements, please read more here.

  • Effective immediately, all passengers flying to the USA must complete a digital attestation form before they will be accepted to travel. Parents and guardians of children above 2 years may complete each child’s form. The QR code for the form is also available at the check-in area for passengers who have not completed their form before arrival.
  • The following passengers are allowed to enter the US even if they transited through or have been to France or the Netherlands in the past 14 days:
    • Nationals of the US
    • Permanent residents of the US
    • Student visa holders with proof of on-site enrollment
  • The following passengers are allowed to enter the US with a B1/B2 visa, even if they transited or have been in France and the Netherlands in the past 14 days:
    • The spouse of a national/permanent resident of the US. The passenger must have a marriage certificate
    • The parent/legal guardian of national or permanent resident of the US who is unmarried and younger than 21 years
    • Brothers and sisters of a national or permanent resident of the US, who are unmarried and younger than 21 years
    • Here is the full list of eligible passengers

For smooth and safe travel, it is important to note the following:

Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Abidjan, Freetown, Monrovia
7 days a week Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

See entry requirements for:

Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Abidjan
7 days a week Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday

Lagos to Sharjah (Dubai) Flights

Air Peace has NOT yet provided a date when it will resume its flight operations. However, this may change in the coming days.

Lagos - Accra Flights

  • Passengers must not display symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, including a body temperature exceeding 38°C.
  • Passengers must possess a COVID-19 negative PCR test from an accredited laboratory in their departure country. The test should have been done not more than 72 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • Arriving passengers will undergo temperature screening.
  • Passengers will be subjected to a mandatory COVID-19 test at the airport terminal at a cost to be carried by the passenger as indicated below:
    • Ghanaians and Ecowas Citizens - $50
    • All Other Passengers - $150
    • Payment MUST be made online and proof of payment (receipt) shown before boarding. Children between the ages of 5-12 years are required to pay for testing.

Accra - Lagos Flights

  • Passengers are required to undergo PCR tests prior to boarding. PCR tests done more than 72 hours before departure are not valid and persons will not be allowed to board. (Test validity commences from the time the sample is taken.)
  • Passengers will be required to adhere to any COVID-19 testing requirements for their destination countries.
  • Departing passengers will undergo temperature screening at the entrance of Terminal 3 Departures.
  • Only passengers and persons with business in the terminal will be allowed entry.
  • Passengers are advised to arrive at the airport at least 4 hours before the scheduled departure time.
  • All intending passengers (including diplomats and children less than 10 years old) MUST register via the Nigeria International Travel Portal and complete the online Health Declaration form.
  • Since 16 March 2021, KLM has resumed operations in Lagos.
  • Passengers who transfer in the Netherlands and continue to travel by aircraft, only need to show a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours before arrival in Amsterdam. An additional rapid test is no longer necessary for transferring passengers.
  • All passengers 13 years old and over traveling to the Netherlands must show:
    • either a negative PCR test result issued within 24 hours before boarding (instead of 12 hours) OR,
    • a negative rapid test result issued within 24 hours before boarding (instead of 4 hours) and a negative PCR test result issued within 72 hours before arrival in Amsterdam
  • Air France continues to fly to the UK. Passengers are required to have a negative PCR test result 72 hours before departure.
  • KLM accepts student visas, PR cards (parents who want to accompany students), spouses of Canadian citizens, and parents of minors (below 21 years) who live in or are students in Canada
Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Lome
7 days a week Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja UK, Canada
7 days a week 7 days a week
  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into the UK, or Canada.
  • Passengers flying or transiting to the UK are required to fill in their journey and contact details form online 48 hours before arrival.
  • Flights from Abuja to London have reduced due to the recent lockdown in the UK.
  • It is important to note that airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are not permitted to enter the USA.

See entry requirements for London

Departing From Flying To
Lagos USA
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

Effective immediately, all passengers flying to the USA must complete a digital attestation form before they will be accepted to travel. You can also complete the form via Delta Air Lines’website.

Parents and guardians of children above 2 years may complete each child’s form.

The QR code for the form is also available at the check-in area for passengers who have not completed their form before arrival.

  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into the USA.

Delta launches Voluntary Contact Tracing for travellers returning to the USA:

Delta is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep international customers informed of potential COVID-19 exposure through contact tracing. Along with their nine global airline partners, they are working with government agencies, health officials and aviation authorities to offer safer travel at every point in your journey.

Starting 15 December, Delta will become the first US airline to ask customers travelling to the USA from an international location to voluntarily provide five pieces of data to aid contact tracing and public health follow-up efforts, including:

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Address in the USA
  • Primary phone
  • Secondary phone

Click here for full details

Effective 27 November 2021, passengers flying from Nigeria will be allowed to enter Dubai.

  • Passengers will present a negative COVID-19 test certificate that is issued within 72 hours from the time of collecting the sample and from an approved health service, which uses QR code system
  • Passengers will undergo a PCR test upon arrival at Dubai airports

Effective 13 December 2021, Emirates flights in and out of Nigeria are cancelled indefinitely until further notice. This is due to the recent withdrawal of Emirates flight approvals by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

  • Flights 783/784 DXB-LOS-DXB and 785/786 DXB-ABV-DXB will however operate as scheduled on both 11 and 12 December 2021
  • Passengers booked on Emirates and who were meant to fly from 13 December 2021 may be eligible for a date change or a refund
  • Passengers booked on other airlines to Dubai are not affected. These flights are still operating as scheduled for now
Departing From Flying To
Lagos Abuja Canada, China, UAE (Dubai)
7 days a week 7 days a week
  • Effective 19 March 2021, passenger flights from Ethiopia to the United Kingdom are temporarily suspended.
  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into Canada.
  • A negative PCR test is required for entry into Dubai and China.
  • Ethiopian Airlines does not require a COVID-19 test for passengers flying to the USA.

Passengers can now fly to Dubai on Kenya Airways. Here are the requirements:

  • The PCR test must not be less than 48 hours.
  • The layover must be over 10 hours so passengers can take the rapid antigen test at the Hub’s airports.
  • The rapid antigen test is 60 USD.
  • For passengers that tested positive to Covid, they will bear the cost of treatment, and other expenses at the various airports.

Covid-19 testing at FRA airport

Lufthansa in cooperation with Fraport and Centogene offers three test centers at Frankfurt Airport:

  • two test centers offer a PCR test and an IgM antibody test
  • one test center is located in the international transit area (Concourse Z) to guarantee smooth travel – no Schengen visa needed.

Passengers can now fly to Dubai on Qatar Airways. Here are the requirements:

  • The PCR test must not be less than 48 hours.
  • Rapid test will be done 4 hours to departure and must be submitted in Lagos Airport
  • The rapid antigen test is 60 USD
  • Passengers that test positive will not be boarded

Effective 10 October 2021, following the decision of the Moroccan authorities, all flights from Morocco to the United Kingdom, Germany and Netherlands will be suspended till further notice.

Please note that due to a surge in COVID-19 infections and in light of the current guidelines from Dubai Civil Aviation Authorities, effective immediately (from December 14 2021) all passengers bound to Dubai will be required to take a rapid test at Kigali International Airport before departure at the airline’s cost.

However, passengers must be duly informed that should a passenger be found to be positive, he/she will be required to pay all related quarantine costs in Kigali.

Passengers can now fly to Dubai on Turkish Airlines. Here are the requirements:

  • The PCR test must not be less than 48 hours.
  • The layover must be over 10 hours so passengers can take the rapid antigen test at the Hub’s airports.
  • The rapid antigen test is 60 USD.
  • For passengers that tested positive to Covid, they will bear the cost of treatment, and other expenses at the various airports.

Turkish Airlines will commence flights to India from 15 December 2021. They will be operating 3 weekly flights to Mumbai and 4 weekly flights to Delhi.

Below are entry requirements:

  • Passengers must have a negative PCR test taken 72hrs before departure from the first embarkation point. The text must be loaded.
  • Passengers must complete the self-declaration form before departure. They must select 'air suvidha' on the right top Corner
  • Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival at their own expense and home quarantine for 7 days. This doesn’t apply to passenger with vaccination certificate showing they are fully vaccinated at least 15 days to arrival
  • This doesn’t apply to passenger younger than 5 years
  • Medical visa issued on or before 21 October is no longer valid
Departing From Flying To
Lagos UK, Canada
7 days a week
  • A COVID-19 test is not required for entry into the UK and Canada.
  • It is important to note that airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are not permitted to enter the USA.

All passengers need:

Disclaimer:

By booking the selected flight with us, you confirm that you have checked that there are no travel restrictions (in both your country of departure and arrival) that may affect your booking and that you have satisfied yourself on behalf of all passengers in the booking that you can proceed with the booking. Please also check the entry requirements of your destination country, as a quarantine period or mandatory testing might be a requirement when flying from Nigeria.

Are you travelling out of Nigeria and need to get a COVID-19 test? Send us an email and we will assist you to book a COVID-19 test.

Flying into Nigeria? Your COVID-19 test must be done in one of the NCDC COVID-19 test laboratories

Yes, you should be notified by the airline directly. If you are not notified, please contact us immediately for further assistance.

This depends on certain factors:

  • If the airline cancelled the flight in response to COVID-19, airline penalty will be waived, however, passengers will pay the fare differences and admin fees (if any).
  • If it is a voluntary date change by the passenger and not necessitated by the airline, the passenger may pay an airline penalty, admin fee and fare difference (if any).

This depends on certain factors:

  • For tickets affected by flight cancellation in response to the pandemic, the ticket can remain open within the time frame communicated by the airlines.
  • For tickets not affected by flight cancellation in response to the pandemic, the rules of the ticket at the time of purchase applies.

If the refund request is made for a booking in response to the pandemic, then the rules of the ticket at the time of purchase apply.

This depends on the type of refund.

  • Excess payment, tickets not issued and erroneous transfers into our account can be refunded within 1-2 working days.
  • All other refunds take 8 - 12 weeks and can be significantly longer due to the pandemic.

This can only be determined by the Federal Government of Nigeria. We will keep you informed as we know more.

No, tickets are not transferable.

There is no fixed amount to pay. The amount to pay is dependent on the type of change passengers want to make.

Please contact us for further assistance.

  • If the request is made before 7pm on the same date the ticket was issued and our customer service agent is able to action the request, the ticket may be cancelled and a new booking done on the preferred airline with the same funds less any additional charges utilized if it is sufficient. If it is insufficient, passengers will be advised to pay the difference.
  • If the ticket was issued the previous day, it cannot be changed to another airline.

Contact us by email stating the error that was made on the ticket. We will see what can be done based on the airline’s policy.

Courtesy of covidentrycheck.com

See Covid-19 status and travel requirements by country

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