COVID-19: Entry Requirements for Travellers to Ethiopia

7 Aug 2020

Amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, new health guidelines have been put in place for all travellers entering Ethiopia.

Effective immediately:

    1. All travellers arriving at Bole International Airport who provide a certificate showing a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR antigen test, taken within 72 hours of your arrival to Ethiopia will be subject to mandatory self-isolation at home, for 14 days. Additionally, travellers will be required to provide a sample upon arrival. Travellers who do not have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test will be placed into mandatory quarantine for 7 days, at a designated site. After 7 days, you will be tested for coronavirus and if you test negative, you will be required to self-isolate at home for the remaining 7 days.
    2. Travellers who provide RDT antibody tests will be quarantined for 7 days at a designated site. After 7 days, you will be tested for coronavirus and if you test negative, you will be required to self-isolate at home for the remaining 7 days.
    3. Ethiopian returnees are required to consult with their nearest Ethiopian Embassy or Consulate before planning their trip to Ethiopia. This is to help returnees obtain the correct information about getting tested at the country of origin. Returnees who cannot provide a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival to Ethiopia will be placed into mandatory quarantine for 7 days at a designated site.
    4. For diplomats, the previous circular still applies.


ከኮቪድ-19 ጋር በተያያዘ ወደ አገር ውስጥ የሚገቡ መንገደኞች የአቀባበል ሥርዓት መመሪያ፦

  1. ከየትኛውም አገር ተነስተው ቦሌ አየር ማረፊያ ሲደርሱ የሚያቀርቡት የኮቪድ 19 የምርመራ ሰርተፊኬት ማስረጃ72 ሰዓት ያልሞላው የተረጋገጠ የRT PCR አንቲጀን የምርመራ ውጤት ብቻ መሆኑንና ይህን ይዘው የመጡናሙና ሰጥተው በቤታቸው ለ14 ቀናት ተለይተው እንደሚቆዩ ይህንን ይዞ ያልመጣ ግን ለ7 ቀናት ወደ ተዘጋጀለይቶ ማቆያ (ኳራንቲን) ለክትትል እንደሚላክ እና ምርመራ ተደርጎለት ከ7 ቀናት በኃላ ውጤቱ ነፃ ከሆነ በቤቱቀሪውን 7 ቀናት እንደሚቆይ፣
  2. የRDT ፈጣን የአንቲቦዲ ምርመራ ውጤት ይዞ የመጣ መንገደኛ ለ7 ቀናት በለይቶ ማቆያ (ኳራንቲን) መሆንእንደሚኖርበት ከዚያም የ RT PCR ምርመራ ተሰርቶ በቤቱ ቀሪውን 7 ቀናት እንዲቆይ እንደሚደረግ፣
  3. በቦሌ ዓለም አቀፍ አየር መንገድ በኩል የሚገቡ ከስደት ተመላሾች ከመምጣታቸው በፊት ከውጭ ጉዳይሚኒስቴር ጋር በመነጋገር ከሚነሱበት አገር ምርመራ እንደሚደረግ ወደ አገር ሲገቡ 72 ሰዓት ያልሞላው የ RT PCR ምርመራ ሰርተፊኬት ይዞ ያልመጣ ስደተኛ ተለይቶ ወደ ተዘጋጀ ማቆያ ቦታ እንዲገባና ለ7 ቀናት እንዲቆይእንደሚደረግ በዚህ ቆይታም ክትትልና የ RT PCR ምርመራ እንደሚደረግለት፣
  4. ዲፕሎማቶችን በተመለከተ ከዚህ ቀደም በውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስቴር በተላከው ሰርኩላር መሠረት መተግበርየሚቀጥልና መመሪያው ያልተለወጠ መሆኑን፣

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