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Yellow Card Nigeria. What you need to know.

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Yellow Card Nigeria (2020).

This is a license or some authentication of vaccination to show that travelers have been vaccinated against yellow fever. 

What is Yellow Fever?

Yellow fever is a mosquito-transmitted fervid disease present in Africa and South America. The condition can range from mild to severe. Vaccination is the best protection against this Virus.   

Yellow fever patient

Yellow Card Nigeria Contact Number.

Company Name: Yellow card financial

Location: 9, Ibiyinka Olorunbe, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Phone Number: +1 251 220 0141

Yellow Card Nigeria Registration.

  1. Travelers are to visit 
  2. Click on the “Yellow Card” application and fill in your personal information.
  3. Click on the payment button to generate Remita Retrieval Receipt (RRR) code and pay the sum of NGN 2,000 online or go to the bank.

Yellow Card Nigeria Airport.

Yellow Card Immunization Certificate is required for all travelers aged nine months and above to travel into Nigeria as of 1st July 2019. It was later reversed by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority who issued a new directive stating that operating airlines (regional and international) should allow passengers without yellow card vaccination certificates into Nigeria. However, those passengers will be vaccinated at the point of entry, and the process of acquiring an electronic yellow card will be initiated. This policy by the NCAA took place on the 11th of March 2020.

The policy of the Federal Ministry of Health are as follows:

  1. Passengers coming to Nigeria without a yellow card certificate to prove that they have been vaccinated against yellow fever are allowed to board. Still, they will be vaccinated accordingly at entry points, and the process for obtaining the e-yellow card will be initiated.
  2.  For passengers departing Nigeria, a valid yellow card will be required for boarding.
  3. Airlines are to communicate this policy to their passengers accordingly. 

Yellow card airport

How to get a Yellow Card in Nigeria?

To get a Yellow card in Nigeria, follow the steps below:

  • Travelers are to visit this website.
  • Click on the “Yellow Card” application and fill in your personal information.
  • Click on the payment button to generate Remita Retrieval Receipt (RRR) code afterward.
  •  Pay the sum of NGN 2,000 online or go to the bank with the RRR code provided.
  • The traveler will then take the payment receipt along with an international passport to any port health services office to get vaccinated and obtain a yellow card.   

Yellow Card office in Lagos.

Airport Road, Mafoluku Oshodi, Lagos – Ministry of Health, PORT Health Office.


New Yellow card.

New yellow card

The new yellow card, in this case, refers to the new electronic yellow card (e-yellow card). It has advanced security characteristics in which makes it easier to detect if the card was obtained at the right-center or not. To get the new yellow card, visit here.

Yellow Card for Travelling.

The World Health Organization (W.H.O) issued a Yellow Card (also known as Jaune) as a medical pass for some countries’ entrance. It is also used to document vaccination against diseases or infections ranging from cholera to yellow fever.

Yellow Card Official Website.

https://www.yellowcardnigeria.com – For Yellow Card Vaccination

https://yellowcard.io – For Yellow Card Bitcoin

Yellow Card office in Ibadan.

The Health Center, The Polytechnic

Jericho Nursing Home

Military Hospital Oke-Ado

Onireke Health Office

State Health Office (Epidemiological Unit)

University Health Services, University of Ibadan

Yellow Vaccination Card.

The yellow Vaccination Card is an international medical pass created by the World Health Organization and may be required for entry into certain countries with high health risks for travelers.

Yellow fever


  • Abbey

    Abbey Johnson has a Masters degree as an engineer and has over 3 years of teaching and research experience. He is happiest when on a bike and is also interested in electric energy and computer Science.

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