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Ethiopia coronavirus travel restrictions

Landscape view of Ethiopia


The travel advice is Do not travel to Ethiopia. Travel advice is Moderate for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Ethiopia. Ethiopia is part of Africa with main city at Addis Ababa. Its Least Developed country with a population of 92M people. The main currency is Ethiopian Birr. The languages spoken are Amharic.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Ethiopia


restrictions for travel

Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 120 hours before arrival.

- This does not apply to:

- passengers younger than 10 years;

- passengers with a diplomatic passport and their immediate family members;

- passengers with a service passport and their immediate family members;

- passengers with a Laissez-Passer issued by an African Union (AU) state and their immediate family members;

- passengers with a Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations and their immediate family members.

Travel restriction details for Ethiopia

🚫 Destination No quarantine
πŸ›¬ Return No Data
πŸ–οΈ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
πŸ›οΈ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
πŸ“… events Partially Allowed

πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Ethiopia

Government directives to help limit the spread of COVID-19 currently include: -Any person known to be infected with coronavirus is prohibited from entering the country, mixing or meeting with other people in any way that may spread the virus -Gatherings (including religious gatherings, weddings and funerals) are limited to 50 people. Gatherings of over 50 people must be authorised by the relevant authority. -Organisers and participants must comply with all measures outlined in the Ministry of Health Directive, from page 20. Personal in-home gatherings such as birthday parties may only include family members. -Deliberate physical contact is banned, including greetings by handshake -Wearing of face masks is mandatory in all public places (except for children under 6 years or those with a relevant provable condition) -Individuals will be expected to ensure that they are 2 adult strides apart at all times -Schools, universities and daycare centres are banned from operating until appropriate safety measures are agreed -Any person that suspects they have COVID-19 must report to the Ministry of Health or Ethiopian Public Health Institute (call 8335 or 952) to be tested -All sectors and businesses (including hotels, cinemas, tour operators) must provide necessary sanitising material and information to customers and staff, maintain 2 strides distance where appropriate and maintain the cleanliness of their premises. Cafes, bars and restaurants are limited to serving three people per table. Occupancy limits are in place for nightclubs as well as rules on no contact. Sports may take place in compliance with coronavirus measures, but no spectators are allowed apart from participants -Visits to care homes for the elderly are prohibited. Visits to prisons must comply with coronavirus measures -Public transport providers must comply with relevant coronavirus measures, including reduced passenger loads, mask-wearing and ventilation

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Ethiopia

Do not travel

A State of Emergency is in place in Ethiopia. Restrictions apply to all social, political or religious gatherings, as well as to the number of people allowed in vehicles and on public transport. You must wear a mask when accessing services such as banks and shops. Restrictions can change at short notice. Monitor local media and follow authorities' advice. You may be fined or imprisoned if you violate State of Emergency regulations. Land borders are closed. Ethiopian Airlines continues to operate flights to limited destinations. If you plan to depart or transit Ethiopia, do so as soon as possible as departure flights are rapidly decreasing. Check with airlines or travel agents for the latest information. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Ethiopia.

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Last updated: January 13, 2021