NCAA directs international airlines to board travellers without evidence of payment of return Corona Virus test

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, over the weekend allowed foreign airlines operating in the country to allow passengers to travel to Nigeria without proof of payment for the 7-day COVIDR-19 PCR test or create a paid QR code or riding license, to enter. their plane.

Issuing a temporary license is due to the problems travelers currently face in Nigeria trying to supplement their health and travel reports with the International Travel Portal, NITP.

The Executive Director, NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu who gave the authorization in a letter to all international airlines dated September 11, 2021, said that the president’s committee on COVID-19 has been notified of the problem. these.

Captain Nuhu said: “Such passengers will be required to pay for the 7-day COVID-19 repeated test at their airport in Nigeria.”

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”Holders of foreign passports and children 10 years of age or older who are unable to complete the NITP will be allowed to board the flight. Port health staff will keep their medical statements and travel reports at the airport where they are going. ”

The NCAA DG also orders airlines to bring this information to the knowledge of their passengers and ensure strict compliance with the conditions mentioned above.

It also revealed that the ministers of health, aviation, information and culture have made details of this development. He added that the President, COVID-19 Presidential Committee and the Chairman, Technical Office, COVID-19 Presidential Committee.

Recall that tourists intending to the country showed the frustration and difficulties they encountered when filling out the second COVID-19 exam which is expected to take place on the 7th day of their arrival in the country. .
They have complained that they have difficulty creating payment codes. This has led to the refusal of foreign airlines to accept them.

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