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Updated Yellow Fever Certificate and Vaccination Requirements WHO 2020

28 Aug 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released the updated Yellow fever vaccine requirements and recommendations for 2020. The requirements and recommendations are updated annually following consultation between the WHO and State Parties, who are asked to confirm or update their requirements for international travellers. The changes include:

  • the removal of a country requirement for a yellow fever vaccination certificate 
  • the addition of a country requirement for a yellow fever vaccine certificate where a requirement did not previously exist
  • changes relating to transit through a yellow fever endemic country
  • changes to the minimum age at which a yellow fever vaccine certificate is required

Please refer to individual country pages of fitfortravel for updated details of yellow fever vaccine and certificate requirements.