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.
- Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
- 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.
- Please follow the Djiboutian Ministry of Health and the Government of Djibouti’s COVID-19 information website for more information.
- Other links:
CDC page on COVID-19
Travel.state.gov Country Information and Travel Advisory page