COVID-19, Flights and Accommodation

This is your information desk to make your trip to the Gathering in Nigeria worthwhile.

COVID-19 PROCEDURES / UPDATE

1. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from 72 hours of their departure to Nigeria. The test result must be in English.

– This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years.

2. Prior to departure, passengers traveling to Nigeria must complete the online pre-boarding health declaration at the Nigeria International Travel Portal. They must also have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their departure to Nigeria, and have uploaded their PCR test certificate to the online Travel Portal via: https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/homepage

3. Passengers traveling to Nigeria must have a proof of payment for the PCR test obtained at https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/homepage
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years.

4. A QR code must be presented upon arrival. The QR code can be obtained at https://nitp.ncdc.gov.ng/onboarding/homepage

5. Passengers are subject to medical screening upon arrival, and to a COVID-19 PCR test within 7 days after arrival.

6. Attendees coming in locally are expected to take the Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) which costs ₦10,000 while International attendees are expected to take Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test for their outbound travel which costs $50(₦25,000)

COVID-19 AIRPORT PROCEDURE

Prior to departure, passengers traveling to Nigeria must complete the online pre-boarding health declaration at the Nigeria International Travel Portal. They must also have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their departure to Nigeria, and have uploaded their PCR test certificate to the online Travel Portal.

Passengers must also carry evidence of the test and result when they travel. Only a COVID-19 PCR test is acceptable to the Nigerian authorities. Also before travel, passengers must book and pay for a repeat PCR test for day 7 of their arrival in Nigeria at the Nigeria International Travel Portal– evidence of the booking will be required on arrival.

On arrival, all passengers will be screened by Port Health Officials and be required to provide full contact details, including their address in Nigeria.

Visits to public institutions, including government buildings, have been limited.

Additional measures include a mandatory requirement to wear face masks in public spaces and on all Airlines.

FLIGHT BOOKINGS

For your convenience, we have partnered with, SM Travel & Tours to assist you with booking your flights at a discounted rate.

Please contact them with the email sm@travelplaceng.com and copy pase@afrilabs.com with the subject AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2021 

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES x AFRILABS

We are pleased to inform you that, we have received a  15% discount on Business & a 12% discount on Economy class fares from all Ethiopian Airlines online points to Abuja for the AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2021. To access this discount, please click the button below.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION

For the Annual Gathering 2021, we have also listed the following hotels for your convenience:

Envoy Hotel – 5 stars ($150/75,000 naira). For Bookings: Please send an email with the subject AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2021 to sales@theenvoyabuja.com

Sheraton Hotel –  3.5 stars ($100/50,000 naira). For Bookings: Please send an email with the subject AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2021 to adedokun.tawakalt@sheraton.com

Barcelona Hotel   –  3 stars ($46/23,000 naira). For Bookings: Please send an email with the subject AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2021 to ebereoforah@barcelonahotelsnigeria.com

Hotel de Horizon – 2 stars ($36/16,000 naira). For Bookings: Please send an email with the subject AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2021 to Hoteldehorizons@gmail.com

To book a hotel, please send an email to each hotels representative with the subject AfriLabs Annual Gathering 2021 and cc: pase@afrilabs.com to help fast track the process

VISA INFORMATION

For ECOWAS Member states, Cameron and Chad there are no VISA requirements to enter Nigeria.  For None ECOWAS Member states, to begin your application, please contact our Visa Liason via legroomtravel@gmail.com with the email subject “AfriLabs Annual Gathering”.

You will be required to upload the following original documents with your email:

  • Passport Photo
  • Copy of Passport Data Page
  • Flight itinerary
  • Once the application is submitted successfully, the application would be processed, after which, an Approval confirmation and Approval letter would be sent to your email.

Please see below an example of a standard VOA rate: 

  • Application fee (visa charge): $2-$20 (depending on country of origin)
  • Transaction charge: $20 None Negotiable
  • Biometric fee: $90 None Negotiable
  • Immigration processing fee : $50 (N25,000) None Negotiable

TOURING ABUJA

On the 30th of October 2021 attendees of the AfriLabs Annual Gathering, 2021 will have the opportunity to explore Abuja, Nigeria. Please note that this will be handled by tour partner, Abuja City tours.  Please contact them via: abujacitytourist@gmail.com and cc: pase@afrilabs.com.

Call or send an email for more information

Phone Numbers
234 802 516 2239

Email Address
Sm@travelplaceng.com or jen@afrilabs.com