Morocco reopened its borders in September 2020 to 67 countries including the United States and Canada.
2021 Updates on Morocco’s Temporary Restrictions
- The Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until April 10, 2021.
- A nationwide curfew between the hours of 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM is in place until March 30, 2021. Restaurants, stores, supermarkets, and other businesses must close by 8:00 PM.
Countries Allowed to Visit Morocco For Tourism
Tourists from the following 67 visa-exempt countries may travel to Morocco, permitting they either have proof of confirmed hotel or tour reservation or traveling for business reasons:
- European Union Members
- United Kingdom
- United States
- New Zealand
March 2021 Update: As of March 2021, the Government of Morocco has suspended all flights to/from Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Botswana, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lebanon, Germany, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. All passengers traveling from or transiting those countries are currently not allowed to enter Morocco, until at. least April 10, 2021.
Passengers arriving in Morocco must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken no longer than 72 hours before the first embarkation point.
Test results must be in Arabic, French or English. Children under 11 are exempt from the testing requirements.
Wearing of face masks in all public spaces is required.
Passenger Health Form
All passengers must fill out the online Passenger Health Form before departing into Morocco
Morocco imposed one of the world’s strictest lockdowns back in March trapping international tourists inside the country and stranded tens of thousands of Moroccans overseas. Any tourist entering Morocco during the pandemic should be cautious of sudden closures, movement restrictions or lockdowns.
Morocco has been one of the most cautious countries to begin reopening for tourism in northern Africa.
Tunisia and Egypt both began welcoming tourists earlier in the summer of 2020.
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Disclaimer: Morocco travel rules can change without notice and are being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but the decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling. Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories
Article originally published September 10, 2020