Open with restrictions

Niger Travel Restrictions

1.71% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 1.71% last week
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Niger.

Outgoing travel to NigerTravelling from New Zealand to Niger

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Niger.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering Niger.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are required to self-quarantine on arrival for 7 days. At the end of quarantine, travelers must take a free COVID-19 test. If the result is negative, travelers can end self-isolation and if the result is positive, they will have to follow government isolation procedures. Travelers who intend to stay in Niger for more than 14 days are required to provide a contact telephone number in Niger and are required to go into quarantine for a period of 7 days at a precise address or home.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Niger

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Niger must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Niger will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Niger

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

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Niger.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Niger.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Niger.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 7 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Niger is required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Niger are open with restrictions. Bars in Niger are closed.