Eritrea Travel Requirements and Restrictions

Agoda aims to give travelers an all-inclusive travel experience, and providing up-to-date, detailed information about current travel conditions is part of the package. While we strive to keep Eritrea Travel Requirements and Restrictions as current as possible through a host of reliable resources, travelers should confirm regulations through official government channels.

International Travel

Restrictions on international travel to Eritrea remain largely unchanged. Land and sea borders remain closed. International commercial flights are operating at reduced levels. See details below for more information about international and domestic travel in Eritrea.

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Vaccination Rate: 0% of the population has been fully vaccinated

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Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed

Determine your eligibility for travel

To determine your eligibility for travel, please refer to the following conditions and requirements for Eritrea:

All travelers, without exception, vaccinated or not, must show hard copy proof of a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arrival in Eritrea, to enter or travel through the country as a visitor.

See information on getting a test before entry (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/list-of-private-providers-of-coronavirus-testing

Upon arrival in Eritrea, you need to take a rapid lateral flow test. This costs $30 and is usually included in your air ticket, although some passengers have been asked to pay at check-in or on arrival in Eritrea. You can only pay in dollars, in cash, in Eritrea. You may be required to show a receipt of payment for the test at check-in. You may also be asked to show hard-copy proof of your vaccination status. You should check with your airline for more information.

Quarantine is required for all travelers.

Non-vaccinated travelers must self-quarantine for five days and take a second COVID-19 test before leaving isolation.

You may be asked to show hard-copy proof of your vaccination status.

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Domestic travel

Mask wearing is mandatory in all public spaces in Eritrea, including outdoors and on the street. Individuals not wearing a mask may face a fine of 51 Nakfa.

Most shops, businesses, restaurants and recreation facilities have re-opened following the easing of lockdown. A curfew is in place from 11p.m. to 4am, during which all bars, restaurants, cafes, clubs and shops must close, and no private cars are allowed to move. Only diplomatic vehicles and taxis are allowed to move during this time.

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