Information on the movement of foreign nationals in Albania

 Starting from 06th of September 2021, to enter the Republic of Albania, whether by land, sea or air, you must be equipped with:

• Vaccination passport, which is valid 14 days after the second dose of vaccine has been administered; OR

• PCR test performed up to 72 hours before entry; OR

• Rapid antigen test performed within 48 hours before entry; OR

• Valid document proving that you have passed or recovered from Covid-19 up to 6 months after recovery;

• These criteria also applies to those travelers who transit through Albania; 

• Children up to the age of 6 are exempt from these criteria; 

• Albanian citizens residing in Albania, who return and do not have a document mentioned above, must be isolated for 10 days and inform the health authorities to perform a test at the end of isolation.

 

 All passengers who are allowed to enter the territory of the Republic of Albania, in addition to complying with the protocols of airline international standards worldwide, must also follow and respect the rules listed below:

• Only travelling passengers will enter the airport building, avoiding being escorted by their family members;

• Passengers must respect the social distance of 1.5 meters during the entire stay at the airport;

• Priority is given to the elderly, people in need and families with minor children; 

• For more information: https://www.tirana-airport.com/c/116/measures-and-rules/

 

 Keep in mind the local measures that are currently in force:

• Restricted public movement between 23.00 P.M to 06.00 A.M, except for health reasons or emergencies;

• Masks remain mandatory for indoors and public transportation. It is recommended to keep the mask in all those places where is not possible to keep social distance and for those which have not received the full dose of vaccination; 

• Night clubs remain closed;

• Restricted activities from 23.00 P.M to 06.00 A.M for bars and restaurant, except the delivery service;

• Outdoor gatherings will be allowed up to 50 people, following the protocol of rules and social distance, set by the Institute of Public Health Albania. http://www.ishp.gov.al/ ;

• Sports championships, the activities of theatres, artistic, cultural performances, and conferences will be allowed with the presence of fans, with a reduced capacity of up to 30% according to the IPH protocol.

 

o Please visit the page of the Civil Aviation Authority Albania, for more information regarding flights and list of countries: http://www.aac.gov.al/

o For more information about the Covid-19 data’s in Albania: https://bit.ly/3xtMuJ7  

o For further information on COVID-19 visit https://shendetesia.gov.al/category/lajme/ or call local numbers 127. For psychological support call the green line 0800 40-40.