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COVID-19 Information
March 20, 2022

“The Department of State has issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory for Nigeria”. Reconsider Travel: Nigeria Travel Advisory

Last updated: February 2023

The CDC’s order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen, nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  More information from CDC is available at: Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers. 

Check the CDC website for additional COVID-19 travel information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Requirements for Entry to Nigeria

  • As of December 2022, Nigeria no longer requires pre-departure or post-arrival COVID-19 PCR testing regardless of a person’s vaccination status. Passengers are required to complete a Health Declaration Form online by visiting https://healthapp.ncdc.gov.ng. Paper-based versions will be available onboard the aircraft or upon arrival for passengers unable to complete the online form
  • The Nigerian Immigration Service posts information about entry requirements on its website: https://immigration.gov.ng/.
  • The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) publishes specific information here: https://ncdc.gov.ng

COVID-19 Testing

  • PCR and/or antigen tests are available for U.S. citizens in Nigeria.  Several private laboratories conduct COVID-19 testing, with many providing results in 24 hours.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Local Resources:

  • Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)
    Toll-Free Number: 6232
    SMS (Text Message): 08-09-955-5577
    Website: https://ncdc.gov.ng/ 
    E-mail: info@ncdc.gov.ng
    WhatsApp: 07-08-711-0839 (if outside of Nigeria – +234-708-711-0839)