sg_popup id=”993″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]The yellow card for travel is the second most important item in the pre-departure check-list right after the passport. This further begs the question ‘How many countries do I need a yellow card to visit? and ‘To whom is a yellow fever card issued?’
Our article today answers these questions and also list countries that require a yellow card from citizen or traveler from countries with cases of yellow fever.
The yellow card is endorsed by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is then issued and stamped by various country’s health authorities.
Did you know the Yellow fever vaccination is carried out for two different purposes?
The penalty varies for different countries, in mild cases, travelers are quarantined for a period of time and in extreme cases, travelers may face deportation.
In India, anyone (except infants up to the age of 6 months) arriving by air or sea without a yellow fever vaccination certificate is detained in isolation for up to six days if that person
(i) Arrives from an area with risk of yellow fever transmission
(ii) Has been in such an area in transit or
(iii) Arrives on a ship that started from or touched at any port area with risk of yellow fever transmission up to 30 days before its arrival in India.
The List below shows the list of 100 plus Countries that require Yellow card for international travel
Wondering ‘What is a yellow card? How to get a Yellow card as a Nigerian traveler or a visitor to Nigeria? Read our previous post here on the new E yellow card obtainable for just N2000 only. For more information and details regarding countries that require yellow fever cards or proof of vaccination, find more details here according to WHO
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