Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Reveals Details Regarding The Resumption Of Flights To And From Morocco

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In accordance with the Moroccan authorities’ decision to resume flights to and from the Kingdom starting from 15 June, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Expatriates has made available to citizens answers to the most frequently asked questions.

From which country can we enter the national territory?

The Moroccan authorities have divided countries into two categories based on the evolution of their epidemiological situation.

Are all airlines allowed to disembark at the airports of the Kingdom of Morocco?

Yes, all airlines are allowed to disembark at Moroccan airports if they are coming from countries listed on Category “A” and have overflight and landing permits issued by the Moroccan authorities in charge of air transport.

How do I know if my country of residence is on Category A or Category B?

Categories A and B are available on the websites of the ministries responsible for foreign affairs, health and tourism. The list will be updated regularly at least twice a month, or whenever necessary.

What countries are included in Category A?

Category A includes UN member states that are not included in Category B.

What are the conditions for entering Moroccan territory for travelers coming from countries listed on Category “A”?

Travelers coming from the countries included in this category must submit a negative PCR test of at least 48 hours from the date of entry into Moroccan territory.

What countries are included in Category B?

Starting June 15, the category will include the following countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cuba, and the United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates, Eswatini, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lesotho, Latvia, Liberia, Lithuania, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Namibia , Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Oman, Uganda, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Central African Republic, People’s Democratic Republic of North Korea, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Chad, Thailand, Togo, Ukraine, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

What are the conditions for entering Moroccan territory for travelers coming from countries listed on Category “B”?

Travelers coming from the countries included in this category must obtain exceptional permirs before traveling, submit a negative PCR test of at least 48 hours from the date of entry into Moroccan territory, and then undergo a 10-day quarantine in one of the hotels to be determined by the Moroccan authorities.

Should a vaccinated person take a detection test (PCR)?

Yes, the PCR test remains mandatory even for travelers coming from Category A countries and holding a vaccination passport.

When does the vaccination pass become valid by the Moroccan authorities?

The vaccination pass becomes valid 4 weeks after receiving the second dose of the vaccine.

Can Moroccan citizens leave the national territory for tourism? Or do they need a license?

Moroccan citizens who have received the vaccine will not need to obtain additional licenses from the prefectures or provinces. However, they must check the conditions set by the receiving countries.

What are the procedures for requesting exceptional travel permits?

The local authorities (communities or others) will still be in charge of issuing the exceptional permits.

What are the maritime crossing points for “Operation Marhaba 2021”?

Similar to last year, this operation will include the ports of Sète in France and Genoa in Italy.

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