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Albania Travel Restrictions

4.0 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
17.76% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 17.32% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from Canada can enter Albania without restrictions.
For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Albania for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

Albania entry details and exceptions

Health screenings may be in place at ports of entry.


Outgoing travel to AlbaniaTraveling from Canada to Albania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Albania.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for days upon entering Albania.


Return travelReturning to Canada from Albania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Albania must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Albania will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Albania

Masks:Recommended in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter Albania without restrictions.

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers from Canada are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Recommended in enclosed environments and public transportation.

  • Open with restrictions