COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  [11/2022]

The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry?
    Travelers who have received a complete course of COVID-19 vaccination can enter Djibouti with only proof of such vaccination. Travelers without proof of a complete course of vaccination 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 without a complete course of vaccinations may be screened upon arrival and must have a negative result in order to enter.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Not with proof of vaccination. 

Quarantine Information 

  •  Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No 

COVID-19 Testing

  • The Government of Djibouti offers COVID-19 tests at King Fahd and has a pop-up site near the Treasury. While the test itself is free, a negative COVID-19 test certificate costs 5,000 Fdj or $30. Additionally, you may pay 5,000 Fdj to request a test be conducted at your residence.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Are vaccines available in Djibouti for U.S. citizens to receive?
  • Which vaccines are available in Djibouti? Djibouti currently has supplies of AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sinovac, and Sputnik V and Johnson & Johnson.
  • Vaccinations are being conducted at the Palais de Peuple. To be vaccinated, eligible individuals must appear at a vaccination site and present evidence of identity such as a passport or valid residence card.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.

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