Eritrea is a northeast African country on the Red Sea coast. It shares borders with Ethiopia, Sudan and Djibouti. The capital city, Asmara, is known for its Italian colonial buildings, like St. Joseph’s Cathedral, as well as art deco structures. Italian, Egyptian and Turkish architecture in Massawa reflect the port city’s colorful history. Notable buildings here include St. Mariam Cathedral and the Imperial Palace.

Important Information
Visas + Currency


Required by ALL passport holders.

For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy.

Currency: Nakfa (ERN)

Health Requirements

Compulsory Vaccinations

  • Yellow Fever ( depends on country of origin )

Recommended Vaccinations

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Tetanus
  • Meningitis


  • Malaria risk
  • Rabies
  • Polio
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Documents Required

Please carry an affidavit from the police giving you authorisation from the owner / financial institution to take the vehicle abroad

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