Open with restrictions

Eritrea Travel Restrictions

Unvaccinated visitors from India need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Eritrea.
Vaccinated visitors from India can enter Eritrea with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Eritrea 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.


Eritrea entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter Eritrea by air.


Outgoing travel to EritreaTravelling from India to Eritrea

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Eritrea.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from India will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Eritrea.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Travelers must undergo a second test during their quarantine, and with a negative result may end their quarantine.

Return travelReturning to India from Eritrea

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Eritrea 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 Eritrea 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 Eritrea

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

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