Every incoming person:

  • will be submitted to temperature control.
  • must present a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours which begin at the sample collection time. This period of validity of a PCR test is 5 days for travellers’ incoming from WAEMU Zone (UEMOA).

Presentation of vaccination card is highly recommended.

Every resident of Niger (vaccinated against Covid-19 or not), incoming by airway must self-isolate for a period of 7 days and apply Covid regulations. A free antigenic Covid-19 test must be taken at a certified centre by the Ministry of Health. This rule applies to incoming travellers in Niger who plan to stay for more than 7 days.

Every non residing traveller coming to Niger (vaccinated against Covid-19 or not), for a duration of less than 7 days doesn´t have to self-isolate but must strictly apply Covid regulations. The PCR test at departure will be at its own cost.

These rules also apply to officials and diplomats.

Every departing person:

Before taking airplane, (vaccinated against Covid-19 or not) every traveller must present a negative PCR, no older than 72 hours which begin at the sample collection time. The validity of a PCR test is 5 days within the WAEMU zone (UEMOA).

If the flight is cancelled or re-scheduled (which exceed the 72 hours test validity) another test must be taken at the traveller’s cost.

The Laboratories and Medical Institutions approved for covid-19 testing in Niger are as follow:

  • CERMES (Tel. : 20752040 / 20752045 / 99902458)
  • Centre de Santé des Nations-Unies (Tel. : 80086688)
  • Centre de Santé du Gouvernement (Tel. : 90323650 / 91311020)

The price of a PCR test is 25 000 FCFA (approx. 38 €). The PCR test is free for children up to 5 years old.

The results will be delivered within maximum 48 hours after the sample collection and payment received.