Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter?
Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?
- Only residents of Morocco (including U.S. citizens who also hold Moroccan citizenship or residency) are permitted to enter the country at this time. Tourists and other visitors are not currently permitted to enter Morocco. Some exceptions, however, have been made for non-Moroccan citizens or residents to enter if they are married to a Moroccan residing in Morocco. Travelers seeking to enter Morocco on an exceptional basis should contact the Moroccan Embassy or Consulate in the country they reside.
Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry?
- Yes, the Government of Morocco (GOM) has established pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements for all travelers entering Morocco. Travelers entering Morocco must complete a PCR test (of less than 48 hours) and a serological test (can be outside 48 hours), with printed results to present on request at check-in and to GOM officials on arrival. Note: Children under 12 years old are not required to complete these tests.
- A COVID-19 test is not required to depart Morocco.
On March 17, 2020, the Ministry of Interior announced that foreigners who recently entered Morocco and were unable to depart the country within 90 days due to the closure of borders and airspace will be permitted to exit without a fine (when the borders and airspace reopen), even if they are not in possession of an extension to reside in the county beyond 90 days. Similarly, the Government of Morocco will continue to honor the residency cards of foreigners that expire during this period. The Government of Morocco has not announced whether foreign citizens will be able to continue to depart without a fine after the end of the Health State of Emergency, whether that is September 10 or a later date.
- Yes, the Government of Morocco will conduct a health screening on travelers entering the country.