Open with restrictions

Niger Travel Restrictions

2,02% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Niger.

Outgoing travel to NigerTravelling from South Africa to Niger

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Niger.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Niger.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are required to self-quarantine on arrival for 7 days. At the end of quarantine, travelers must take a free COVID-19 test. If the result is negative, travelers can end self-isolation and if the result is positive, they will have to follow government isolation procedures. Travelers who intend to stay in Niger for more than 14 days are required to provide a contact telephone number in Niger and are required to go into quarantine for a period of 7 days at a precise address or home.

Return travelReturning to South Africa from Niger

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Niger must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Niger are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Niger

Masks:Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Closed

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