Travel Morocco: what conditions of entry?

Following the announcement of the reopening of the borders since 7 February 2022, the Moroccan authorities announced the new conditions of entry into their territory for travel to Morocco. (Updated February 16, 2021).

Travel Morocco: what conditions of entry?
Travel in Morocco, a new entry protocol was unveiled on Thursday, November 18, 2021 - DR

Travel in Morocco, a new entry protocol was unveiled on Thursday, November 18, 2021 – DR

Morocco reopened its borders on February 7, 2022 due to the favorable development of the covid-19 pandemic.

Everyone was waiting for this announcement, from travelers to tourism professionals.

France has classified Morocco in orange.

What are the terms and conditions of entry for travelers that must be complied with in order to travel to the Kingdom? makes status.

Travel to Morocco: test, vaccination passport …

To enter Moroccan territory, travelers must present a valid vaccination passport. The European vaccination passport is recognized in Morocco.

They must also present negative result of a PCR test performed in less than 48 hours before boarding.

Upon arrival, travelers must also perform a rapid antigen test at one of the Kingdom’s airports.

In addition, some travelers may be selected at random upon arrival to perform a PCR test. The latter will be informed of the results later.

In the new protocol, it is also possible to perform an additional test at the hotel or in the residence center for tourists, after 48 hours after their entry into the national territory.

This last measure seems to be optional and an option, probably in the event of a resumption of the epidemic.

Finally, travelers must complete a form of health.


Travel Morocco: what conditions of entry?
Travel Morocco: what conditions of entry?

Travel to Morocco: what about children and minors

Minors aged 12 to 18 must present the result of a negative PCR within 48 hours of boarding.

For children under 12 years of age, no vaccination or PCR test is required.

What happens if I test positive?

Special measures are implemented for people who test positive.

Positive cases without medical complications will be required to observe sanitary confinement at their place of residence while subject to close monitoring, the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs said.

Positive cases with medical difficulties or in critical condition will be transferred to the hospital.

What health protocol on the spot

Presentation of a vaccination passport is required to move between prefectures and provinces and to access public and private administrations, hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops, sports halls and hammams in the Kingdom.

In addition, it is obligatory to wear a mask throughout the kingdom.

Morocco classified in green by France

France has updated the list of green, orange and red countries.

Morocco has been added to the list of green countries which identify the countries / territories where no active circulation of the virus is observed and no worrying variant has been identified.

To return from a trip from a green country, only proof of complete vaccination is required, in addition to the documents normally required (example: passport, visa) for vaccinated travelers.

For non-vaccinated travelers: the negative result of a PCR test less than 72 hours old or an antigen test less than 48 hours old, or a recovery certificate is required to return to France, in addition to the documents normally required (example: passport, Visa).

Valid passport for entry into Morocco

For a stay in Morocco, travelers must have a valid passport covering the entire planned stay.

“The passport is mandatory, also for groups on an organized tourist trip. Access to Moroccan territory is no longer possible by presenting the national identity card alone” specifies Quai d’Orsay.

Here is the interactive map of the green, orange and red countries:

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