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New Updated Health Measures for International Travel

Written by FDM

The Ministry of Health updated, Monday, July 12, the health measures for international travel.

Here are the different measures planned for travelers from List A and List B countries.

Common measures:
– Passenger’s health sheet, to be downloaded online before boarding (also distributed onboard), duly filled in with the passenger’s address and two phone numbers allowing them to be located, when necessary, during the 10 days which follow their arrival on the national territory;
– Compliance with the measures introduced in Morocco: wearing a mask outside, physical distancing, and hand hygiene.

2. List A countries:
– A certificate attesting that the person is fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines listed below;
OR
– For people not or incompletely vaccinated, a negative PCR test dating back less than 72 hours (time between sampling and loading).

3. List B countries:
– For people fully vaccinated:

  • A certificate attesting that the person is fully vaccinated with one of the vaccines below;
    AND
  •  A negative PCR test less than 48 hours old (time between sampling and loading);

– For people not or incompletely vaccinated:

  • A negative PCR test dating back less than 48 hours (time between sampling and loading);
    AND
  • Controlled quarantine of 10 days, at the expense of the interested party in one of the structures previously designated by the local authorities, with a control PCR test on the 9th day;

For Moroccan citizens or people from Morocco: self-isolation at home for 5 days, with a screening test (rapid antigen or PCR) on the 5th day.

  • Home isolation also concerns the family members of Moroccans.

As for children under the age of 11: They are exempt from the PCR test regardless of the source.

Vaccines:
A person is considered fully vaccinated after 2 weeks of the last required dose.
The list of vaccines accepted in Morocco is as follows: Astrazeneca-SK Bio, Sinopharm, Sputnik, Pfizer / BioNTech, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Covishield (Serum Institute of India), Moderna, Sinovac.

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