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Travel Status & Requirements per Destinations

CURRENT TRAVEL STATUS AND REQUIREMENTS PER DESTINATION

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CARIBBEAN

ARUBA 
  • A negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 72 Hours prior to departure is required to avoid mandatory quarantine upon arrival.
  • All Travelers must fill out an embarkation/disembarkation card online between 72 and 12 Hours prior to travel: https://edcardaruba.aw/ 
  • All Travelers must purchase Mandatory Aruba travel insurance. For more information: 
  • Upon completion of the registration travelers will receive confirmation of approval to travel, which needs to be saved electronically or printed to present upon arrival.


BAHAMAS
  • STEP 1: Testing Requirements
  • VACCINATED TRAVELERS
    • Effective August 06, 2021, those travelling to The Bahamas from other countries who have been fully vaccinated will be required to obtain a negative Covid-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival to The Bahamas. The name and address of the lab where the test was performed must be clearly displayed on the test result.
    • Effective August 06, 2021, all fully vaccinated travelers wishing to travel inter-island within The Bahamas, including Bahamian citizens and residents, will be required to obtain a negative Covid-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of travel from the following islands: Nassau & Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Bimini, Exuma, Abaco, and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbour Island.
  • UNVACCINATED TRAVELERS
    • Unvaccinated travelers ages 12 and older entering The Bahamas and/or those travelling inter-island from Nassau & Paradise Island, Grand Bahama Island, Bimini, Exuma, Abaco, and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbour Island, must obtain a negative Covid-19 PCR (swab) test taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival. Test must return a negative result for entry into The Bahamas.
    • As of August 06, 2021, all children, between the ages of 2 and 11, wishing to enter The Bahamas will be required to obtain a negative Covid-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival to The Bahamas.
    • All children under the age of 2 are exempt from any testing requirements
    • Negative PCR test results must be uploaded in order to complete a Bahamas Travel Health Visa application, and must be presented upon arrival in The Bahamas.
    • Any person presenting test results older than 5 days will not be allowed entry into The Bahamas.
  • STEP 2: Bahamas Travel Health Visa Application
  • All persons travelling to The Bahamas, and those travelling inter-island, are required to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs.
  • VACCINATED TRAVELERS
    • Fully vaccinated travelers will be required to upload negative test results (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), in addition to valid proof of vaccination (such as CDC or government issued vaccine record card).
    • For international travelers, proof of vaccination must confirm they have passed the two-week immunity period.
    • At this time The Bahamas Government will only be accepting vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca
  • UNVACCINATED TRAVELERS
    • Unvaccinated travelers will be required to upload their negative Covid-19 PCR test results. Tests must be taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival.
    • Children between the ages of 2 and 11 will be required to upload their negative Rapid Antigen Test or PCR test results.
  • ALL TRAVELERS: VACCINATED AND UNVACCINATED
    • As part of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application, travelers will be required to opt-in to Covid-19 health insurance that covers them for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas. The cost of insurance is included in the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application fee.
    • Bahamas Travel Health Visa applications take up to 48 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time.
    • The cost of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa is dependent on length of stay and vaccination status.
    • All travelers eighteen (18) years of age and older are required to complete an individual Bahamas Travel Health Visa.
    • Persons seventeen (17) years and younger are to add a profile within the account of their parent or guardian.


BARBADOS
  • Starting May 08, 2021 All travelers must obtain a negative Covid-19 PCR test from an accredited facility 3 days prior to arrival date and submit online.
  • All travelers must complete online Immigration/customs form at travelform.gov.bb/home or download the BIMSafe App and enter/submit all required information at least 24 hours prior to travel.
  • On arrival:
    • Fully vaccinated travelers will have a standard or Rapid Covid-19 PCR test done either at airport or their approved accommodation. While awaiting on- island test results travelers are required to remain at their approved quarantine property and follow the quarantine rules for the selected property. On receipt of negative test results travelers are free to enjoy the island.
    • Unvaccinated travelers must quarantine in their rooms/suites until they have been cleared by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. This clearance requires a negative Covid-19  PCR test taken after 5 days of quarantine with results typically available within 48 hours of the test arriving at the laboratory. On receipt of negative test results travelers are free to enjoy the island.
 

BONAIRE
  • Fully Vaccinated Travelers (at least 14 days after final vaccine injection) ages 12 and older are required to take a NAAT PCR test within 48 hours of departure to Bonaire 
  • Non-Vaccinated Travelers ages 12 and older are required to complete one of the following:
    • NAAT PCR test within 24 hours of departure to Bonaire
    • NAAT PCR test within 48 hours of departure to Bonaire + Antigen Test immediately upon arrival on Bonaire.
  • All Travelers including Infants and Children must complete a health declaration form for the Public Health Department, no earlier than 72 hour and no less than 48 hours prior to departure, which may be downloaded at Bonaire Public Health Department 
  • All Travelers from very high risk countries (USA current status) must take a PCR test on day 5 after arrival at the Public Health Department. Appointments are made upon arrival at Bonaire Airport. EXCEPTION If the travelers are staying 7 Nights/8 Days (Saturday – Saturday, Wednesday – Wednesday) These travelers  will  not have to undergo an antigen test at the Public Health Department on the fifth day of their stay. They will be allowed to undergo only the test for their return trip at a commercial company, as long as that result is sent to Public Health Department. (This exception applies to US travelers who need to undergo a test for their return trip on day 4, day 5, or day 6 of their stay. All travelers must arrange the test for their return with a commercial company and pay for it themselves.)
  • We advise travelers to visit https://www.bonairecrisis.com/en/ for additional information, resources and the most up to date statistics and requirements, before traveling.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
  • Effective June 15, 2021, all travelers (except travelers from or traveling through India or Brazil) who have been fully vaccinated with the final dose administered at least 14 days before travel will not be subject to an RT-PCR test on arrival or any period of quarantine unless ordered to do so by a Quarantine Officer as a result of entry screening.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers will require:
    • BVI Gateway Traveler Authorization Certificate at a cost of $35.00;
    • Proof of a negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test taken within 5 days prior to arrival;
    • Proof of vaccination status.
  • Where fully vaccinated persons are travelling with one or more unvaccinated children:
    • Children aged 5-17 will be tested on arrival;
    • Children will remain with their parents/guardians while awaiting their test results;
    • Unvaccinated children will be required to return to a testing center for a further test on day four.
  • Partially vaccinated travelers (those that have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine, or whose final vaccine dose was administered less than two weeks before arriving in the Territory) will require:
    • BVI Gateway Traveler Authorization Certificate at a cost of $175.00;
    • Proof of a negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test taken 3-5 days before arrival;
    • Proof of vaccination status;
    • RT-PCR Covid-19 negative test upon arrival;
    • A four day quarantine period and;
    • RT-PCR Covid-19 negative test on day 4.
  • Unvaccinated travelers will require:
    • BVI Gateway Traveler Authorization Certificate at a cost of $175.00;
    • Proof of a negative RT-PCR Covid-19 test taken 3-5 days before arrival;
    • RT-PCR Covid-19 negative test upon arrival;
    • A seven day quarantine period and;
    • RT-PCR Covid-19 negative test on day 7.
  • Where people are traveling in mixed groups with some individuals unvaccinated, those individuals will need to quarantine for seven days upon arrival whilst vaccinated individuals in the group will not be subject to quarantine measures.
  • Further information can be found at the website of the Government of the Virgin Islands


CAYMAN ISLANDS
  • All airports in the Cayman Islands - Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman, Charles Kirkconnell International Airport in Cayman Brac and the Little Cayman Airport - remain closed to international leisure and non-essential travel.
 

CURACAO
  • Prior to departure, all visitors must follow these 4 mandatory steps on dicardcuracao.com:
    • Complete the digital immigration card online before departure.
    • Digitally fill out the Passenger Locator Card (PLC) 48 hours prior to your departure and carry a printed document of proof with you.
    • Each visitor entering Curaçao will need to show a negative result from a certified Covid-19 PCR-test taken 48 hours or less before flight and carry a printed document of proof with them. You will be required to upload the negative test results of the Covid-19 PCR-test on dicardcuracao.com before departure.
    • 3rd day on-island Antigen test:  All passengers are required to undergo an Antigen test at a local laboratory on the 3rd day in Curaçao*.
      • *All passengers (residents and international travelers) will receive a pre-confirmation email including a booking reference number together with the local laboratory website and instructions after submitting the PLC. This reference number is unique and created per traveler. The traveler should click on the web link to access the local labs page and check which laboratory has availability to book the Antigen test on the 3rd day after arrival date. The traveler chooses the preferred lab, the time slot and pays for the Antigen test. After booking and payment confirmation of the Antigen test appointment a confirmation email is send by the local laboratory. Another confirmation email is sent including the official PLC document. Please click here for more information.


DOMINICA
ALL TRAVELERS
  • Submit a health questionnaire online at least 24 hours prior to arrival in Dominica. Website at http://domcovid19.dominica.gov.dm/
  • Upload a negative PCR test result from swab taken within 24-72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Upload vaccination certificate.
  • Pay for Antigen test online (XCD $100)
  • Travelers must present the following prior to boarding  and upon disembarkation in Dominica:
    • Negative PCR test result from swab taken  within 24-72 hours prior to arrival.
    • Notification of health clearance to travel.
VACCINATED TRAVELERS FROM USA/CANADA
  • Rapid Antigen test will be administered to the fully vaccinated travelers on arrival.
    • If Antigen test is negative, traveler will be deemed medically cleared at the discretion of medical officials and there shall be no mandatory quarantine.
    • If Antigen test in positive a PCR test will be administered immediately and traveler will await the results in room isolation a Government-operated facility or Safe in Nature- certified property
    • If PCR test is negative, traveler will be deemed medically cleared at the discretion of medical officials
    • If PCR test is positive, traveler will be admitted to Covid-19 Isolation Unit until released by an authorized Health Professional. Hospital fees will apply.
UNVACCINATED TRAVELERS FROM USA/CANADA
  • Traveler will be transported to mandatory quarantine at a Government operated quarantine facility or to their pre booked Safe in Nature-certified private property for a minimum of 5 days. While in quarantine at a Safe in Nature – certified private property unvaccinated travelers will be able to partake in diving and land/sea tours provided by the certified private property.
  • A PCR test will be administered to the traveler on Day 5 after arrival and travelers will await the results for up to 48 hours.
    • If the result of the PCR test done on Day 5 is negative, traveler will be deemed medically cleared at the discretion of medical officials.
    • If the result of the PCR test done on Day 5 is positive, traveler will be admitted to Covid-19 Isolation Unit until released by an authorized Health Professional. Hospital fees will apply.


GRENADA
  • As of July 31 2021, immigration officers will deny entry to visitors who are unvaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. This does NOT apply to Grenadian Citizens or Residents.
  • The following applies to fully vaccinated travelers:
    • Book approved accommodation for a MINIMUM of 2 nights
    • Apply for travel authorization https://travelauth.health.gov.gd/
    • Get tested 72 hours prior to travel
    • Show Travel Authorization Certificate and copy of Negative RT-PCR test before boarding
    • Show a copy of the vaccination card and the Negative PCR test upon arrival
    • Get PCR tested on arrival in Grenada (Cost is $150)
    • Receive results in 48 hours
    • Free to enjoy Grenada if PCR test is Negative, and you have been medically cleared by the Ministry of Health. Children under 13 will spend 48 hours in quarantine once they are accompanied by a fully vaccinated individual.


SABA
  • All travelers must obtain approval before arrival. Travelers applying via the EHAS will receive an immediate automatic response, followed by an approval letter, with the necessary stipulations for entry to the island, within 24 hours.
  • Fully vaccinated adult travelers will be able to visit Saba as of May 01, 2021 without having to follow any quarantine measures.
  • Persons traveling from a low-risk country will not require a pre-travel test.
  • Persons traveling from a high-risk country must show proof of a negative PCR or Antigen test result. Pre-travel test can be max. 72-hours old before arrival to Saba.
  • Upon arrival on Saba
  • Upon your arrival on Saba, please ensure you have the required documents mentioned above, printed or on your mobile device, and ready for inspection.
  • If you are fully vaccinated, do ensure that you have your vaccination card readily available to present to Immigration and Public Health..
  • Ensure you have adequate travel insurance that provides coverage for Covid-19, hospitals, and any medivac circumstances that may occur.
  • End of Quarantine and Departure Testing
  • As of May 01, 2021 there will be a central testing location open daily from 1-3 pm in The Bottom. There will be clear signage and directions on site. Travelers who need testing before departure or testing at the end of quarantine, are required to do so at the central testing location. Rapid Antigen tests are available for $50 and results will be received within 4 hours.


ST. EUSTATIUS
  • Vaccinated tourists from (very) high risk countries are allowed to enter St. Eustatius based on the normal immigration rules.
  • Registration is however required before entering St. Eustatius and the requirements as described below must be fulfilled. This is applicable for people entering by boat and people entering by plane.
  • Persons from low risk, high risk countries and very high risk countries must have a negative COVID 19-PCR test taken within 72 hours before arriving on Statia
    • Fully Vaccinated  implies two weeks after the second shot of a two shots vaccine (Moderna, Astra Zeneca, Pfizer) and four weeks after the vaccination with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.
    • Quarantine measures:
      • Persons vaccinated coming from very high risk countries: people who have received their vaccination will be exempted from quarantine if they are fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks before entry. These persons have to take a quick antigen test upon arrival (on their own costs being 60 USD for non Statian residents. after a negative test result to adhere to the monitoring protocol.  After 5 days they will be tested by the Public Health Department. The behavioural advice consists of social distancing, wearing a face make and hand hygiene. During these 5 days, it is not permitted to visit events and work in indoor areas. Visiting bars and restaurants is limited to outdoor seating.


ST. CROIX/US VIRGIN ISLANDS
  • The U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Screening Portal (USVI TSP) screens travelers prior to arrival to the Territory. Every traveler aged 5 and older must use this portal before travel (https://usvitravelportal.com/)
  • All travelers ages 5 and older are required to produce either: A negative Covid-19 antigen (molecular/PCR/rapid) test result received within five (5) days prior to travel to the USVI, or A positivie Covid-19 antibody test result received within four months prior to travel to the USVI.
  • Upon arrival, all must produce original test results and travel certificate received from portal
  • Persons unable to produce required test results will be subject to mandatory self-quarantine for 14 days or duration of stay until able to received required test result while in Territory. Traveler is responsible for all cost related to testing and accommodations.
  • All passengers must wear a mask or facial covering that covers mouth and nose upon disembarkation. Exemptions for children under two (2), person unable to remove a mask without assistance, and persons with acute respiratory issues. Requirement is enforced by fine.
  • Upon exiting aircraft or vessel, all passengers will be required to complete a Traveler Screening Questionnaire and will be subject to temperature check. Temperatures below 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit and "no" answers on questionnaire can proceed with their travel plans. Temperatures higher than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or "yes" answers on questionnaire are subject to further testing and possible self-quarantine at designated government quarantine location at own expense.
 

ST. KITTS & NEVIS
  • International air travelers effective May 01, 2021:
  1. A traveler is considered fully vaccinated when two weeks have passed since receiving their second dose of a two dose vaccine series (Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca/Oxford) or two weeks after they have received a single dose vaccine (Johnson + Johnson). The traveler’s official Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card will be accepted as proof.
  2. Fully vaccinated air travelers will be asked to “Vacation in Place” at a Travel Approved hotel for only nine (9) days vs. the current (14) days.
  3. Effective May 20, 2021 fully vaccinated air travelers will be allowed to enter the destination’s sporting venues.
  4. Traveler must complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website (knatravelform.kn) and upload an official Covid-19 RT-PCR negative test result from a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab accredited with ISO/IEC 17025 standard taken 72 hours prior to travel. For their trip, they should bring a copy of the negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test and their Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card as proof of completion of their vaccination. Please note, acceptable Covid-19 PCR tests must be taken by nasopharyngeal sample. Self-samples, rapid tests, or home tests will be considered invalid.
  5. Undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire. Upon arrival, if a fully vaccinated traveler is exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19 during the health screening, they can be required to undergo a RT- PCR test at the airport at their own cost (150 USD).
  6. All fully vaccinated air travelers are free to move throughout the Travel Approved hotel, interact with other guests and partake in hotel activities only.
  7. Fully vaccinated air travelers staying beyond 9 days are required to be tested on day 9 (USD 150 visitors’ cost) of their stay and once their test is negative, they may integrate into the Federation participating in tours, attractions, restaurants, beach bars, retail shopping, etc.
  8. Effective May 01, 2021 fully vaccinated air travelers are not required to submit an exit RT-PCR test. If a pre-departure test is still required for the country of destination, the RT-PCR test will be taken 72 hours prior to departure. Example: If a person is staying 7 days, their pre-departure test will be on day 4; if a person is staying 14 days, their pre-departure test will be taken on day 11.
  9. International travelers arriving by air who are not fully vaccinated must continue to abide by the following requirements:
    1. Complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website (knatravelform.kn) and upload an official Covid 19 RT-PCR negative test result from a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab accredited with ISO/IEC 17025 standard, taken prior to 72 hours of travel. They should also bring a copy of the negative Covid 19 RT-PCR test for their trip. Please note, acceptable Covid-19 PCR tests must be taken by nasopharyngeal sample. Self-samples, rapid tests, or home tests will be considered invalid.
    2. Undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire.
    3. 1-7 days: visitors are free to move about the hotel property, interact with other guests and partake in hotel activities
    4. 8-14 days: visitors will undergo a RT-PCR test (USD 150, visitors’ cost) on day 7. If the traveler tests negative, on day 8 they are allowed, through the hotel’s tour desk, to book select excursions and access select destination sites.
    5. 14 days or longer: visitors will need to undergo a RT-PCR test (USD 150, visitors’ cost) on day 14, and if they test negative the traveler will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis.
    6. All travelers are required take a RT-PCR test (USD 150, visitors’ cost) 48 to 72 hours prior to departure. The RT-PCR test will be done on the hotel property, at the nurse’s station. The Ministry of Health will advise the respective hotel of the date and time for the traveler’s RT-PCR test before departure. Those travelers staying 72 hours or less, will complete the test upon arrival at RLB International Airport. If positive before departure, the traveler will be required to stay in isolation at their cost, at their respective hotel. If negative, travelers will proceed with departure on their respective date.
    7. Upon arrival if a traveler’s RT-PCR test is outdated, falsified or if they are exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19 they will be required to undergo a RT-PCR test at the airport at their own cost.


ST. MAARTEN

  • Travelers from the US and Canada will need a negative PCR (Nasopharyngeal) test performed within 120 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten (last leg in case of connecting flights).

  • Alternatively, travelers can do an antigen test for the SARS-COV-2 virus obtained from a naso-pharyngeal swab performed within 48 hours prior to departure to Sint Maarten. All FDA approved antigen tests including those with Emergency Use Authorization only (EUA) are accepted. Tests performed outside of the 48 hours period and home tests will not be accepted.

  • All visitors are required to provide the following prior to travel:
    • Insurance which covers Covid-19 medical costs and full hospitalization, doctor’s visits, prescription and air ambulance. Since January 10th, 2021, purchasing the St. Maarten Visitors Protection Plan Insurance   https://www.sxmprotectionplan.com/ is mandatory for all visitors. Please follow the guidelines provided while you complete your Pre-Authorization.
    • Completed EHAS HEALTH APPLICATION FORM 
    • https://stmaartenehas.com/application-form/to obtain your Travel Pre -Authorization to St Maarten. To be completed within 72 hours prior to arrival with test results. Processing takes 6-8 hours.
    • Completed ENTRY FORM https://covid19.gov.kn/entry-form/ to obtain your Travel-Pre-Authorization to St Kitts. To be completed within 72 hours prior to arrival with test results. Upon arrival, all visitors must fill in a health questionnaire.



ST. LUCIA
  • All persons traveling to Saint Lucia are required to complete the appropriate sections of this TRAVEL REGISTRATION FORM three (3) or more days prior to travel. A confirmation will be sent upon receipt of the completed form. All persons must print and travel with a copy of their completed registration form https://www.stlucia.org/en/covid-19/travel-registration-form/
  • Have confirmed reservations at a Covid-19 certified accommodation provider for the duration of their stay or Have a pre-arranged stay confirmed at a Government operated quarantine facility.
  • All arriving passengers must have a negative result from a PCR test done no more than 5 days prior to arrival in Saint Lucia
  • All arriving passengers must adhere to all protocols relevant to airport
  • All arriving passengers will be screened, this will include temperature checks
  • All symptomatic passengers will be immediately isolated and tested. If test result is positive for Covid-19 the passenger will be transferred to the Respiratory Hospital for treatment and care at their cost.
  • Fully vaccinated visitors will be able to explore the island on their own if they so wish. Fully vaccinated travelers must bring along their vaccination record which will be inspected on arrival and will then be issued a special wristband which must be worn throughout their stay and only removed on departure These protocols are currently in place until June 30 and may or may not be extended. 
  • Non Vaccinated passengers will be transferred by certified taxi to approved Covid-19 accommodation or to a government quarantine facility and are required to remain on property for the duration of their stay except to transfer to another Covid-19 certified property to continue their stay, or to participate in certified activities, tours and excursions


ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES 
  • PHASE #10 – Commencing Monday January 11, 2021
  • Travelers to St. Vincent and the Grenadines MUST ARRIVE WITH a negative SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Covid-19 test result as per the following:
    • High Risk Countries: Barbados, United States of America, including the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), China, United Kingdom, Germany, Guyana, Suriname, Belize, St. Lucia, Grenada, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Brazil, India, Panama, Argentina, Peru, Haiti, Colombia, South Africa, Nigeria, Indonesia, Philippines, Italy, Bahamas, Canada, Turks and Caicos Islands, France (including overseas regions), Spain and Russia.
    • Must arrive with a negative result of a Covid-19 (RT-PCR) test done no more than seventy-two (72) hours or three (3) days before arrival.
    • May be retested for Covid-19 (RT-PCR) on arrival in SVG.
    • MUST Mandatory quarantine for fourteen (14) days in a Tourism Authority/MOHWE approved Transition/Quarantine Hotel at their cost. Must arrive with proof of the fully prepaid reservation.
    • MUST transfer to the Transition Hotel in an approved AIA taxi or approved vessel (plane or ferry) at own expense.
    • Must be retested between day four (4) and day (7) of quarantine.
  • PROCESS ON ARRIVAL:
  • Arrival Assessment to include:
    • Approval of SARS-CoV-2 test result by Port Health Team.
    • Collection of a nasal swab specimen for a Covid-19 PCR test from all qualifying disembarking travelers.
    • All travelers will be assessed by the Port Health Officers to determine their final level of risk and the length of mandatory quarantine required.
    • All travelers will be required to monitor their temperatures and other symptoms for the next 10 days and report any abnormalities to the local health authority.
    • All travelers with a positive Covid-19 PCR test result will be isolated in an approved accommodation/facility at the traveler’s own cost.
  • REQUIREMENTS OF DISCHARGE FROM QUARANTINE:
  • Objective measures:
    • Negative PCR Test
    • Not a close contact of a positive Covid-19 case
  • Subjective measures:
    • Absence of signs and symptoms of Covid-19.
  • Not determined to be at high risk for being exposed to Covid-19


TOBAGO
  • Airports and borders remain closed to non-nationals.
 

TURKS AND CAICOS
  • Turks and Caicos CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19) UPDATE - new entry requirements effective September 01, 2021
    • Turks and Caicos is open for tourism. There's no quarantine on arrival. A Travel Authorization is required. You need a Covid-19 test, taken no more than 3 days before arrival, and travel insurance.
    • Read more about and apply for the TCI Assured Travel Authorization 
    • https://travelauthorisation.turksandcaicostourism.com/
  • Visiting Requirements
  • Effective September 01, 2021, all visitors must be fully-vaccinated. Fully-vaccinated means 14 days after receiving the second dose of an approved vaccine (Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, or Johnson and Johnson/Janssen). In the case of the Johnson and Johnson/Janssen vaccine, this is 14 days after receipt of the single dose. In addition to all other current requirements. See below for details.
    • A negative Covid-19 test result (see below for acceptable types). The test must be taken within 3 days prior to travel in the islands. Children under 10 are exempted from this requirement.
    • Insurance which covers Covid-19 medical costs and full hospitalization, doctors’ visits, prescriptions, and air ambulance.
    • Completed online health screening questionnaire (part of the TCI Assured free online travel authorization).
    • Once granted entry, no further Covid-19 tests are required and visitors are permitted to stay for 90 days (extendable for an additional 90 days). There is no mobile tracking app or daily health checks (as in some other Caribbean countries). Visitors are free to travel throughout Providenciales and the rest of the Turks and Caicos without restrictions during their stay. For queries, please email authorisation@turksandcaicostourism.com or call +1 (649) 232-7233, +1 (649) 232-5900, or +1 (649) 232-4484.
  • Proof of Vaccination
    • Proof of vaccination is either a digital or paper record uploaded to the TCI Assured Portal
  • Exemptions to Mandatory Vaccination
    • Visitors under the age 16 (visitors age 10-15 must still provide a negative Covid-19 test, along with all other travelers).
    • Visitors who are not able to take a Covid-19 vaccine due to medical reasons. However, written and signed proof from a medical professional clearly stating that they are medically exempted from taking the vaccine must be submitted to the online TCI Assured Portal. The reason must be clearly stated and will be reviewed by the Turks and Caicos Ministry of Health. If an exemption is granted to the individual, note that these persons will still be required to provide a negative Covid-19 test.
  • You need a Covid-19 test to enter the Turks and Caicos. You must take the test no more than 3 days prior to arrival in the islands. Acceptable test types are:
    • Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction tests (RT-PCR).
    • Nucleic Acid Amplification tests (NAA).
    • RNA or molecular tests.
    • Antigen tests completed via nasopharyngeal swab.
    • The laboratory which processes your test must be accredited. The certificate from the laboratory which conducted the test should include the following:
      • Name (must be same on the TCI Assured application and test result)
      • Date of birth (must be same on the TCI Assured application and test result)
      • Laboratory name and contact details
      • Indication of laboratory credentials (CLIA, ISO 15189)
      • Date and time of sample collection
      • Type of test
      • Type of sample
      • Test result
      • Notes:
  • For PCR tests: Only results from oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal samples are accepted.
  • For Antigen tests: Only results from nasopharyngeal samples are accepted.
  • Self-administered home tests are not accepted.
  • Antibody tests are not accepted.
  • Required Travel Insurance
    • You must have travel insurance which covers Covid-19 medical costs and full hospitalization, doctors’ visits, prescriptions, and air ambulance. FYI - Travel Insured International travel insurance offered by Maduro Dive meets all Turks & Caicos requirements
  • Current Covid-19 Restrictions
    • Masks are required in all public places until October 31, 2021.
    • There is an 1 AM - 5 AM curfew on all islands until October 31, 2021.
    • Businesses must close at 12 AM (midnight) on all islands until October 31, 2021.
    • There are no restrictions on inter-island travel.
    • Restaurants and bars are open (restricted to 50% normal capacity).  Persons must be fully-vaccinated in order to enter a bar or club. Persons must provide Government-issued ID (which must include a photo, name, date of birth, and holographic mark) along with presenting proof of vaccination (such as their vaccination card). There is no exception to this rule and persons must have this information ready to present to a police officer on spot check to avoid a fine and prosecution. This information will be logged by owners of establishments and provided to the Government on a weekly basis.


 
CENTRAL/SOUTH AMERICA AND MEXICO

BELIZE
  • Effective Monday, August 09, 2021, all travelers, both vaccinated and un-vaccinated, entering Belize from other countries will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test.
  • All Travelers are required to bring along a negative Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Covid-19 test taken within 96 hours of travel, OR Rapid Antigen, Sofia, SD Biosensor, ABBOTT (Panbio) test taken no more than 48 hours prior to travel. Children under the age of 5 years will not be required to present a negative test
  • A “Gold Standard Hotel” booking confirmation must be presented at immigration upon arrival.


COSTA RICA
  • NO NEGATIVE COVID TEST IS REQUIRED. Costa Rica does not require a negative COVID test to enter the country.
  • Starting on August 01, 2021, fully vaccinated tourists and all minors (under 18) will no longer be required to show Covid travel insurance. Costa Rica will also stop requiring a health insurance policy for minors and for adults who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. In order to qualify, adults must:
    • Have received an approved vaccine: Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, or Johnson & Johnson.
    • The last dose of the schedule must have been administered at least 14 days before entering Costa Rica.
    • Proof must be demonstrated with a document that includes the person’s full name, date of each dose, formula, and lot number.
    • For U.S. visitors, the Covid-19 vaccination record card meets the requirement.
  • Costa Rica Entry Requirements for Tourists:
    • For international guests entering Costa Rica, visitors will need to do the following. Entry requirements do change so please verify the most up-to-date travel requirements prior to your travel.
    • Complete the online health form (Health Pass). Everyone entering Costa Rica will continue to be required to complete the Health Pass, an epidemiological form. This must be filled out during the 72 hours before arriving in Costa Rica. – https://salud.go.cr
  • Non Fully Vaccinated Travelers Purchase a Travel Insurance Policy: You must purchase travel insurance for the duration of their trip to cover medical expenses and accommodation. If you need insurance, please see the requirements below*
  • Fully Vaccinated Travelers and Minors: Starting on August 01, 2021, you will need to show proof of vaccination with Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Astra-Zeneca, or Johnson and Johnson. These are the only approved vaccines that meet this entry requirement at this time. The document must include your full name, the date you received each dose. The vaccine must have been administered at least 14 days prior to the date of entry. You will need to upload your vaccination card on the health pass and show it to the airlines at check-in so make sure to carry it with you as well as a copy**.
  • *Acquiring medical insurance for unvaccinated travelers
  • The insurance policy may be obtained from any international insurance company that meets the following requirements:
    • Valid for the entire stay in Costa Rica (coverage dates).
    • $50,000 USD for medical expenses, including those from Covid-19.
    • $2,000 USD for lodging expenses in the event of Covid-19 quarantine.
  • Please request a certificate or letter from the insurance company, in English or Spanish, that indicates the following:
    • **Traveler’s name.
    • Effective dates of the policy during the visit in Costa Rica (travel dates).
    • Guaranteed coverage of at least $50,000 USD for medical expenses in the event of contracting Covid-19 in Costa Rica.
    • Minimum coverage of $2,000 USD for lodging expenses due to quarantine or travel interruption.
    • This certificate must specify that the policy covers Covid-19 and must be attached to the HEALTH PASS for review and approval by the Costa Rican authorities. Insurance cards are not accepted. The information must be provided in the form of a document.


GALAPAGOS
  • New Rules Effective July 01, 2021
  • All travelers over 2 years of age need one of the following to enter Ecuador and Galapagos (observing the time rules for each):
    1. Proof of Full Vaccination at least 14 days prior to travel
    2. PCR/antigen test within 72 hours of entry.


HONDURAS
  • Honduras Immigration Pre-Check: The first prerequisite for entering the country is to complete the online Immigration Pre-check Form found here: https://prechequeo.inm.gob.hn/  If you have any issues, use the following link instead: https://ee.humanitarianresponse.info/x/3LC6FbGX
  • Helpful Tips:
    • For the country of origin, select “Estados Unidos” for the United States.
    • The form cannot be submitted until 48-hours of your arrival date. Before the 48-hours timeframe, you can advance the process by registering on the site and completing the questions; however, you must wait until you’re within the 48-hours timeframe to submit. (This is to avoid excess records in the immigration system).
    • It is best to complete the form on a desktop or laptop rather than a mobile device.
    • You will receive a response via email, and you will need to print it out and carry it with you.
    • To make things speedier during check-in at the immigration desk, highlight your name, pre-check #, and travel date.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Card Required for Fully Vaccinated Travelers to Enter Honduras effective June 16th, 2021. If you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and traveling at least 14 days after your final shot, you DO NOT need to get tested for COVID-19.
  • Requirements to enter Honduras:
    • The ORIGINAL vaccination card given to you at the vaccination site.
    • The travel date must be 14 days or beyond the last scheduled dose of your vaccine (A single dose of J&J/Janssen or 2 doses of all other vaccines.)
    • You are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19: 14 days or more after you have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca), or 14 days or more after you have received a single-dose vaccine (J&J/Janssen).
  • COVID-19 Testing Required for Non-Vaccinated or Not Fully Vaccinated Travelers. If you are NOT vaccinated or NOT fully vaccinated, you WILL need to get tested for COVID-19.
  • NOTE: this includes testing children from 3+. Infants 2 and younger do not have to be tested
  • Requirements to enter Honduras:
    • A negative COVID-19 test completed within 72 hours of entering the country.
    • Accepted Tests for COVID-19:
    • Rapid Antigen Test for COVID-19
    • Polymerase Chain Reaction test (rt-PCR) in real-time.


MEXICO
  • No restrictions or requirements for travel by air to Mexico.
 
AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA AND MOZAMBIQUE
  • Travelers intending to visit South Africa and Mozambique will be expected to produce a PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) Test that is not older than 72 hours from the time of departure from the country of origin to South Africa. This test must be conducted by a certified medical practitioner and should have the name and signature of the practitioner who conducted such test. 
  • Upon arrival in the port of entry, the traveler will be screened for any Covid-19 symptoms or for contact with people who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus. Travelers will also need to provide proof of accommodation address should they need to self-quarantine at the time of arrival in the country. TAC will send a letter of invitation statin the address of the accommodation establishment. 
  • Should the traveler display any Covid-19 related symptoms or been in contact with an infected person(s), they will be expected to take mandatory Covid-19 test. This test will be at the traveler's cost. If the Covid-19 test comes back positive, the traveler will be subjected to a 10 day quarantine at a designated site. The accommodation at a quarantine site will be at the traveler's cost. 



ASIA, MICRONESIA, SOUTH PACIFIC, PACIFIC & OCEANIA

AUSTRALIA
  • Australia has enacted a travel ban on all non-residents and non-Australian citizens entering Australia. Individuals may request exceptions to the entry restrictions https://travel-exemptions.homeaffairs.gov.au/tep
  • All travelers entering Australia from overseas will be quarantined in a hotel or designated facility for 14 days. Travelers are required to undertake their mandatory 14-day self-isolation at their port of entry.
  • Travelers will be transported directly to designated facilities as determined by the relevant state and territory government (for example, a hotel) after appropriate immigration, customs and enhanced health checks. Each state and territory will charge international arrivals for the cost of their quarantine accommodations.


EGYPT
  • Airline must provide the Health Declaration form at the departure airports and insure that the passengers have filled and signed it before boarding the flight (on the international flights) which will be delivered to the Quarantine Authorities upon arrival.
  • Effective from Sept. 01, 2020 and till further notice, all passengers travelling from (Japan / China / Thailand / North America / South America / Canada / London (Heathrow) /Rome / Paris / Frankfurt / New Zealand / Australia/South Korea) Must be in possession of a negative PCR test taken96 hours or less before departure time.
  • All children "regardless their nationalities" under 6 years old are exempted from PCR test.
  • Transit Passengers (who are not entitled For Hotel Accommodation and will be staying at Cairo Airport till their onward Flight) don’t require having a PCR Test upon Arrival.
  • Transit Passengers (who are entitled For Hotel Accommodation and will not be staying at Cairo Airport till their Onward Flight) must be in Possession of Negative PCR Test even if their Final Destination don’t need require a Negative PCR Test to be able to accommodate them in Hotel.
  • *The submitted PCR certificate will be accepted if it meets these requirements:
    • It includes the hour and the date of sampling, which is the date on which the number of hours will be counted. 
    • Issued by an authorized accredited laboratory and stamped with the laboratory’s stamp and does not contain scraping, cancellation or addition.
    • Indicating the type of sample taken for the swab.
    • Indicating that the type of test is (RT - PCR).
    • Certificate is accepted in Arabic or English language.
    • The RT-PCR certificate must be an original paper certificate (Copy is not allowed).
    • International Passengers (who are travelling directly)  to (Sharm el Sheikh / Taba / Hurghada / Marsa Alam) airports who failed to submit a valid PCR test, shall undergo the PCR test upon arrival to those airports with charge of 30 USD. “Those passengers will be isolated in their hotels till the PCR test result is received and “In case the PCR is positive, passenger will be self-isolated in his / her room at the hotel and to coordinate with the Egyptian Ministry of health”. 



FIJI
  • Fiji Airways North America International Passenger services through June 30, 2021 will be withdrawn. Gateways impacted are LAX / SFO & HNL
 

INDONESIA
  • Information currently unavailable pertaining to travel from the United States.


MALAYSIA
  • All foreign nationals, with very limited exceptions, are restricted from entry to Malaysia until August 31, 2020
  • All travelers MUST have explicit, written permission from the Malaysian authorities prior to traveling to Malaysia.  
  • All travelers are required to undergo Covid-19 testing on arrival and a mandatory fourteen-day quarantine at a facility designated by the Malaysian government at their own expense.
 
 
MALDIVES 
  • PCR TEST WITHIN 96 HOURS REQUIRED To enter Maldives, you will need a negative PCR (Nasopharyngeal) test taken within 96 hours prior departure from your first airport of embarkation. This needs to be done in country of origin. Rapid tests are not accepted. Children under 1 year old are exempted from this requirement. Please check all requirements for transit airports on your way to Male.
  • HEALTH DECLARATION FORM REQUIRED The Health Declaration Form (HDF) must be filled in and submitted by all visitors twice – 24 hours before your flight to the Maldives and once more before you depart from the Maldives. You may submit the form electronically  http://imuga.immigration.gov.mv/
  • MANDATORY MASK USE REQUIRED Face mask use is mandatory in Maldives, in all business and public areas. Hand sanitizer may not be available everywhere while on land, so please bring your own masks that fully cover your nose and mouth (not gaiters, bandannas, etc.).
  • OPTIONAL LAND TOURS & HOTEL STAY You’ll be allowed to do land excursions on desert islands only. It is now possible to combine 2 different liveaboards or a liveaboard and a hotel stay, by filling a “split stay application”. More details by clicking here. A maximum 48h transit time is allowed before or after your cruise in selected hotels in Male and Hulhumale.
  • TEMPERATURE CHECK You will have your temperature checked upon arrival at Male Airport. If your body temperature is higher than 38°C (100.4°F), you will be requested to do another PCR test (Free of Charge). Several temperature checks will be done while onboard. 


MICRONESIA (CHUUK/TRUK, YAP)
  • Commercial flights to and from Micronesia remain very limited. Federated States of Micronesia has declared a “state of public health emergency”.
  • No passengers are allowed to disembark any air or sea vessel originating outside of Federated States of Micronesia
PALAU
  • Effective Immediately, a commercial airline traveler needs only to present required documentation to the airline/airline representative for entry into the Republic of Palau.
  • Pursuant to Republic of Palau Rules and Regulations for Isolation & Quarantine of Contagious Diseases and current Ministry of Health (MOH) Directives regarding Covid-19 measures, all international travelers entering the Republic of Palau are subject to the entry requirements listed below.
  • All travelers must provide valid proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, with final dose received at least 14 days prior to arrival in Palau. Vaccine record must clearly show date(s) and number of dose(s) received as well as vaccine brand that is either US FDA or WHO approved or authorized for Covid-19.
  • Unvaccinated travelers under twelve (12) years of age may enter Palau and shall undergo the same requirements for vaccinated travelers.
  • Requests for vaccination requirement exemptions for age group 12-17 will be considered on a case by case basis. Requests must be emailed to shunrang.chin@palauhealth.org. Requests must be received 5 days prior to arrival to Palau.
  • All travelers are also required to provide valid negative PCR Covid-19 test results taken within three (3) days of departure to Palau or proof of Covid-19 recovery if previously infected with Covid-19. Children under three (3) years old are exempt from entry testing requirement.
  • All travelers must provide valid address and contact information in Palau.
  • All travelers must wear a face mask during their first five (5) days upon arrival and undergo mandatory Covid-19 testing on the fifth (5th) day after arrival.
  • Violation of any stated requirement shall be subject to a criminal fine of $500.00, up to one (1) year imprisonment in accordance with 34 PNC § 104, and subject to further quarantine or isolation conditions.
  • Visitors and non-residents must stay at a Pandemic Certified establishment during their first five (5) days upon arrival.
  • Note: Flights and ships carrying unvaccinated travelers may be considered for entry on a case-by-case basis by the Ministry of Health.
COMMERCIAL AIRLINE TRAVELER Steps for Entry:
  1. Vaccination: Travelers must submit proof of complete Covid-19 vaccination with final dose administered at least fourteen (14) days prior to departure to the Republic. Vaccine received must be approved or authorized for emergency use by either the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the World Health Organization (WHO). *For commercial air travel, travelers must submit proof to the airline.
  2. Negative COVID-19 PCR Test or Documentation of Recovery: All Travelers must also provide proof of either: a. A negative result of a Covid-19 PCR test (any type of PCR test, including NAAT, RT-PCR, qPCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, molecular test, isothermal amplification, ddPCR, or CRISPR), and such test must be taken within three (3) days prior to departure from the point of origin to the Republic; or b. Documentation of recovery from Covid-19 which includes proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from a healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you have recovered and are cleared to travel. *For commercial air travel, travelers must submit proof to the airline.
  3. Testing and Mitigation Orders After Arrival: All Travelers shall be Covid-19 tested on the fifth (5th) day following their arrival to the Republic and are required to follow the Mitigation Orders issued upon arrival.



PAPUA NEW GUINEA
  • Currently only Papua New Guineans are permitted to enter PNG Internationally with a mandatory 7 to 14 day quarantine in a Port Moresby hotel immediately upon arrival. Length of quarantine is based on where they are traveling from
  • Information regarding when Papua New Guinea will lift international travel restrictions for visitors is not available at this time


PHILIPPINES
  • Effective from August 15, 2020, flag carrier Philippine Airlines will require all passengers to wear face shields, on top of the mandatory face masks, in compliance with the Philippine Department of Transportation's latest guidelines for the public transport sector
  • After checking in for flight travelers must register for an Electronic Health Locator Form and Arrival Card.
  • Covid-19 RT-PCR testing at the port of entry or designed quarantine facility; and — Must stay in a government-designated stringent quarantine facility until their test results are released.
  • If test results are positive, will be transferred to a designated hospital for further medical management.
  • If test results are negative, will be allowed to move out to undergo 14-day quarantine at home or an appropriate local monitoring facility


TAHITI/FRENCH POLYNESIA
  • A SARS-CoV-2 virus genome test (list of approved and non approved tests) has to be carried out by all travelers from 6 years old in a health authority center (hospital, clinic, medical Center, Covid-19 testing Center, or medical analysis laboratory) within three days before the flight to Tahiti (at the passenger’s expense).Ex: If the flight departs on a Monday at 11pm, the passenger needs to take the test the preceding Friday.
  • Please note for example, that Antigen, Antibody, Self Testing or Rapid Tests of any kind, including rapid RT-PCR tests such as the Abbott ID are not accepted by the Health Authorities of French Polynesia and aircraft boarding will be denied. Consult the list of approved and non approved tests.
  • The results of this test must be negative and will need to be presented to airline staff upon check-in prior to boarding the flight to French Polynesia.
  • Travel insurance is mandatory for anyone who does not have French nationality. If the insurance does not cover the costs in the event of a pandemic, commit to the health costs generated in French Polynesia, including in case of infection with Covid-19.
  • Complete the Sanitary entry form online on the dedicated digital platform ETIS.pf [Electronic Travel Information System].
  • Once completed a receipt with an ETIS number will be issued by email
  • A printout of this receipt must be presented upon check-in together with the test results in order to be able to board the flight to French Polynesia and both documents will need to be presented upon arrival at Tahiti’s Faa’a international airport.

NORTH AMERICA
HAWAII
  • All Travelers must complete the state of Hawai'i’s Safe Travels Hawai'i program application form, uploading COVID-19 test result or vaccination record document (if applicable) and obtaining your QR code PRIOR TO departure will significantly reduce your airport screening and processing time at arrival.
  • As of July 08, 2021 Travelers vaccinated in the United States can bypass the State of Hawai‘i’s mandatory 10-day mandatory quarantine.
  • Travelers wishing to bypass quarantine who are ages five and older and who choose not to participate in the vaccination exception program will be required to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a certified Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA) lab in order to bypass the State of Hawai'i’s 10-day mandatory quarantine. The test will need to be taken no more than 72 hours before your flight departure time. If you have a multi-city flight itinerary, the departure time is from the last city you leave before arriving at a Hawai‘i airport (e.g. if your travel is from Chicago to Seattle to Honolulu, the departure time to look at is your flight from Seattle).
  • The State of Hawai'i will accept test results ONLY HERE

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