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Covid-19: FG Releases Revised International Travel Protocol Into Nigeria



Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha


Travellers arriving in Nigeria are now compulsorily required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result conducted not more than 72hours before boarding.

This forms part of the just revised travel protocol into Nigeria effective Monday, 25th October, 2021, released by the Chairman of Presidential Steering Committee/ Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

According to a him, other travel protocol include that:
*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 would 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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