Somalia

Border Entry ✅ - Restrictions ⚠️
  • Entry Requirements

    • 🏠 Quarantine - ⚠️ Depends, quarantine required for travelers who can't provide negative covid-19 test

    • 📋 Test - 🔅 Negative COVID-19 test required for all countries.

    • 😷 Masks - 🔅 Masks are not required

  • Internal Restrictions

    • 🎊 Events - 🚫 Banned

    • 🏔 Attractions - ✅ Closed

    • 🚎 Transportation - ⚠️ Operational with restrictions

    • 🛒 Shopping - ✅ Open

    • 🍔 Restaurants - ⚠️ Open with restrictions

Internal Restrictions

The Somaliland authorities issued measures to control the spread of COVID-19 on 22 March 2021. The measures include: Wearing of facemasks in all public and private spaces, including at mosques and public gatherings. Social distancing of 2 metres (1.5 metres in mosques) Installation and use of hand washing and sanitising equipment Avoidance of public gatherings. Where public gatherings do take place they must be well ventilated and attendees must wear masks, socially distance and wash hands. Closure of sports centres, gyms and playgrounds. Additional measures at mosques

Internal Restrictions: March 17, 2020 - PRESENT

Entry Requirements

Screening on arrival – Somalia (excluding Somaliland) A negative COVID-19 negative test, taken no more than 72 hours before travel, is required for entry into Somalia. Screening on departure – Somalia (excluding Somaliland) A negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than 96 hours before travel, is required for exit from Somalia. Screening on arrival - Somaliland A negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than 96 hours before travel, is required for entry into Somaliland. If you do not have this evidence on arrival, then you may have to spend 14 days in quarantine at your own expense in a government approved facility. Egal International Airport has put in place additional measures to screen passengers arriving into Hargeisa by air, including temperature checks. Those people displaying symptoms linked to the virus may be transferred to a nearby isolation facility while further tests are carried out.

Border Restrictions: March 19, 2020 - August 3, 2020

Entry Regulations

Published 03.03.2021 1.Passengers must have a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The certificate must be in English. 2. Airline crew without a printed medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR Molecular test result issued at most 96 hours before arrival are subject to PCR test on arrival at their own expense. The certificate must be in English. 3. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 7 days.

Last Update: September 2, 2021

Latest Changes

May 11
  • ⚠️ Kenya has suspended flights to and from Somalia, just days after the countries restored diplomatic ties after a five-month break. VoiceofAmerica