Open with restrictions

Djibouti Travel Restrictions

16.42% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 16.02% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Djibouti.
Vaccinated visitors from India can enter Djibouti with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Djibouti for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Djibouti entry details and exceptions

Travelers are required to have a valid vaccination certificate present showing a complete course of COVID-19 vaccination.


Outgoing travel to DjiboutiTravelling from India to Djibouti

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 120 hours before departing to Djibouti.

Details and exceptions
Travelers under the age of 11 are exempted. All travelers must present a negative COVID test certificate within 72 hours of boarding any flight bound for Djibouti and not more than 120 hours prior to their arrival in Djibouti; all travelers will be screened upon arrival and must have a negative result in order to enter.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Djibouti.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 on arrival or who do not present a valid vaccination certificate are required to quarantine on arrival in Djibouti.

Return travelReturning to India from Djibouti

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Djibouti must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Djibouti are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Djibouti

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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