Coronavirus travel update: Which countries are open and which are closed?

Stay up to date with the latest COVID-19 news to know which countries are open to travel...

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Please note: The information in this article applies to UK travellers, and is up to date as of 4.30pm on Monday 17 May. 

Both fully vaccinated passengers and unvaccinated arrival will no longer need to take a COVID-19 test before or after arriving in the UK.

The requirements to fill in a Passenger Locator Form has also been scrapped. 

Anyone entering the UK from a red list country, regardless of their vaccination status, will need to take a pre-departure test three days before coming to England, book a quarantine hotel package which included two covid tests, quarantine for 10 days,  and complete a passenger locator form.

There are currently no countries on the UK red list for travel. 

While we do our best to keep abreast of developments do always double-check official sources before making travel arrangements.

Europe

Beautiful Italy (Shutterstock)

Beautiful Italy (Shutterstock)

Which European countries are open to UK visitors? 

  • Albania: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Azores: To enter the Azores from the UK you will need have to take a test on arrival unless you have a valid vaccine certificate, can prove you have recovered from the virus, or have taken a PCR test (no older than 72 hours) or rapid lateral flow test (no older than 48 hours) before you travel. 


  • Andorra: You will need to transit through Spain or France to enter Andorra, so will need to check entry requirements for those countries. 

  • Armenia: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Austria: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Azerbaijan: Fully vaccinated visitors need to present proof. Those without a vaccination need to show proof of immunity to COVID-19.

  • Belgium: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Belgium without needing to test. Those who are not fully vaccinated may only enter Belgium if they have proof go a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours, or proof of a RAT test no older than 24 hours, or proof you have recovered from the virus in the last 180 days.

  • Bulgaria: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: British nationals can enter Bosnia and Herzegovina if they have a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test result that is not older than 48 hours or have had both doses of the vaccine at least 14 days before travelling. You will also be able to enter if you have proof that you have recovered from the virus between 14-180 days before travelling. 

  • Croatia: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Cyprus: Travellers will either need proof of recovery or proof of vaccination to enter Cyprus. If none of these, you will be required to take either a PCR test (48 hours prior to travelling) or a rapid antigen test (24 hours prior to travelling). 

  • Czech Republic: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Denmark: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Estonia: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Finland: Fully vaccinated travellers from the UK can enter Finland without needing to test or isolate. Unvaccinated travellers can only enter Finland for essential reasons. 

  • France: Fully vaccinated need to provide their vaccination certificate. Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test 48 hours before arriving or a rapid antigen test 24 hours before arriving.

  • Georgia: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Georgia and present their vaccination certificate. Those who are not fully vaccinated will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. 
  • Germany: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Germany without needing tests or to undergo isolation. Unvaccinated travellers can only enter Germany for essential reasons.
  • Greece: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed, however you may still have to undergo a rapid test upon arrival.

  • Gibraltar: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.
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  • Hungary: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Iceland: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

    Ireland: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Italy: To enter Italy, you will either need proof you are fully vaccinated or proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours, or proof of a negative lateral flow test no older than 48 hours, or proof you have recovered from Covid-19. Those who cannot present any of the above will need to self-isolate for five days and take a rapid lateral flow test at the end of day five. 

  • Latvia: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Liechtenstein: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Lithuania: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Luxembourg: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter with proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated travellers can also enter but will need to have proof of a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours or proof of a negative rapid lateral flow test no older than 24 hours. 

  • Madeira: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Madeira without tests or isolation.

  • Malta: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Moldova: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Montenegro: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.
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  • Netherlands: Fully vaccinated UK travellers will need to present proof of vaccination. Those who are not fully vaccinated can only enter for certain reasons. 

  • Norway: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Poland: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Portugal (mainland): Fully vaccinated travellers can enter mainland Portugal without tests or isolation. If you are not fully vaccinated you will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours, or rapid flow test no older than 24 hours. 

  • Romania: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • San Marino: To enter San Marino, you will need to go through Italy, so follow the entry rules for UK travellers entering Italy. 

  • Serbia: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Slovakia: Fully vaccinated travellers can now enter Slovakia for any reason. Those who are not fully vaccinated can only enter for special reasons.

  • Slovenia: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Spain: Those travelling to Spain for tourism will need to be fully vaccinated, or have proof they have recovered from the virus. You will not need to test or isolate on arrival. 

  • Sweden: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed. 

  • Switzerland: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Turkey: Fully vaccinated travellers an enter Turkey for any reason without needing to test or quarantine. Those who are not fully vaccinated will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours, proof of a negative antigen test no older than 48 hours, or proof of recovery.

Which European countries are closed to UK travellers?

  • Russia: The FCDO advises against all travel to Russia. 

 

  • Ukraine: The FCDO advises against all travel to Ukraine. 

North America

The US has announced it will be open to vaccinated Brits from the start of November (Shutterstock)

The US has announced it will be open to vaccinated Brits from the start of November (Shutterstock)

Which North American places have travel restrictions?

 

Which North American countries are open to visitors? 

  • Canada: To enter Canada you need proof you are fully vaccinated. Those unvaccinated will only be able to enter in specific circumstances. 


  • Mexico: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • USA: Fully vaccinated visitors will need a negative Covid-19 test no older than 24 hours before their flight departs to enter the US and must provide contact information to the airline before boarding. You are also recommended to take a viral test within there to five days after your arrival. Those unvaccinated can only enter the US under special circumstances. 

Central and South America

Costa Rica is currently open to travellers (Shutterstock)

Costa Rica is currently open to travellers (Shutterstock)

Which Central and South America Countries are closed to UK travellers? 

Which South American countries are open to visitors?

  • Argentina: All travellers can enter for tourism and will need to sign a 'sworn statement'. Unvaccinated travellers are advised to take a negative Covid-19 test within 24 hours of arriving. 

  • Belize: Fully vaccinated visitors can enter without needing any tests. Those who are not fully vaccinated will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours or an antigen test no older than 49 hours.


  • Bolivia: Vaccinated travellers will need to show their vaccination certificate. Those unvaccinated will need proof of a test no older than 72 hours before flying. 

  • Brazil: To enter Brazil by air, fully vaccinated travellers will need to present their vaccination certificate. Those unvaccinated need proof of a negative PCR test or rapid antigen test no older than 24 hours.

  • Chile: Chile is currently in Alert Level 1. This means all arrivals are recommended to take a pre-arrival test, but it's not essential.

  • Colombia: Fully vaccinated travellers flying into Colombia can enter with proof of vaccination. Those unvaccinated will need to present a negative PCR or antigen test taken within 72 hours.

  • Costa Rica: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed, however travel insurance covering Covid-19 related medical expenses is recommended. The Costa Rica Sanctuary site has more details on how to plan your trip to the country now that it is back open. 

  • Cuba: All coronavirus entry requirements have been removed.

  • Ecuador: To enter Ecuador you will need proof you are fully vaccinated OR a negative test no older than 72 hours.

  • El Salvador: You do not need vaccination or negative test proof to enter El Salvador. It is advised you carry proof of vaccination with you as it may be required to enter certain events. 

  • Guyana: To enter Guyana you will need proof you are fully vaccinated as well as a negative antigen or PCR test no older than 72 hours.

  • Guatemala: To enter Guatemala you will need proof you are fully vaccinated OR a negative PCR or antigen test no older than three days.

  • Honduras: To enter Honduras, you will need proof that you are fully vaccinated OR a negative test no older than 72 hours. 
  • Suriname: Fully vaccinated visitors can enter without a test. Those unvaccinated will need to show a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.
  • Panama: To enter Panama from the UK you will need proof you are fully vaccinated or proof of recovery. 

  • Paraguay: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Paraguay with proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated travellers need proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours of arriving, or proof of recovery. 

  • Peru: To enter Peru, you will need proof you are fully vaccinated, or proof of a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours.

  • Uruguay: Travellers can enter Uraguay with proof of vaccination or proof of a negative PCR or lateral flow test no older than 72 hours. You also need have health insurance that covers Covid-19 and to fill out an online health declaration form.

  • Venezuela: All visitors, regardless of vaccination status, will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. You will need to take and pay for an additional test on arrival.

Asia 

(Shutterstock)

(Shutterstock)

Which Asian countries are closed to UK travellers?

 

  • Bhutan: Bhutan is closed to all foreign tourists.

  • Brunei: Brunei are only permitting essential travel. Entry to Brunei is severely restricted and anyone who wants to visit will need a permit from the Prime Minister's office at least eight days before travelling

  • China: Flights between the UK and China have been suspended. 

  • Hong Kong: The UK is currently on Hong Kong's 'high risk' list. This means all arrivals from the UK must be fully vaccinated Hong Kong residents. Those unvaccinated will need to isolate for 21 days in a designated quarantine hotel.

  • India: International flights remain suspended. 

  • Indonesia: To see if you are eligible to enter Indonesia, you should contact the Consular Section of the Indonesian Embassy: consular@indonesianembassy.org.uk.

  • Japan: You cannot enter Japan, unless for exceptional circumstances. 

  • Laos: Laos has suspended the visa on arrival service for UK travellers and no visas are currently being issued to people travelling from the UK.

  • Iran: Only Iranian nationals, residents and those with certain visas can enter Iran. 

  • Malaysia: British travellers are banned from entering Malaysia except in some exceptional circumstances. 

  • Myanmar (Burma): Tourist visas are currently suspended. 

  • Qatar: Qatar is only open to residents who will need to get prior approval to enter the country. Fully vaccinated visitor will need to pre-register to enter Qatar. You will also need to have a negative test no older than 72 hours and will need to quarantine for two days in a hotel when you will take a second test.

  • Singapore: UK travellers can only enter Singapore if they have pre-travel permission from the Singapore government.

  • Taiwan: You cannot enter Taiwan for tourism or social reasons. 

  • Timor-Leste: Flights to and from Timor-Leste are extremely limited. 

  • Turkmenistan: All international scheduled commercial flights to and from Turkmenistan have been suspended. Entry to Turkmenistan is prohibited for tourists. 

  • Vietnam: Vietnam is not open for tourism. It has been announced that Vietnam will reopen to vaccinated tourists from 15 March. 

Which Asian countries are open to visitors?

  • Azerbaijan: All arrivals will require a negative PCR test taken less than 72 hours before your flights departure and will also need a COVID-19 passport to prove your vaccination status.

  • Bahrain: To enter Bahrain, if you are fully vaccinated,  you must pay for a PCR test on arrival. If you are not fully vaccinated you will need to quarantine for seven days.

  • Bangladesh: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter with no tests or isolation. Those who are not fully vaccinated can enter with a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. 

  • Cambodia: To enter Cambodia, you will need to apply for a tourist visa online in advance. You will also need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. Fully vaccinated travellers do not need to quarantine but do need to take a lateral flow test on arrival. Unvaccinated travellers need to quarantine for 14 days. 

  • Israel: To enter Israel from the UK, you will need a PCR test no older than 72 hours, or an antigen test no older than 24 hours, and will need to take a PCR test on arrival. You will need to isolate until the result of the test comes back or until 24 hours have passed. 

  • Kazakhstan: To enter Kazakhstan you will need a PCR certificate no older than three days unless you are fully vaccinated. 

  • Kuwait: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Kuwait without needing to test or isolate. Unvaccinated travellers will need proof of a negative PCR no older than 72 hours to enter and will also need to isolate for seven days.

  • Kyrgyzstan: To enter Kyrgyzstan you will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours before your arrival.

  • Jordan: You can enter Jordan for any reason with no restrictions. 

  • Lebanon: No restrictions or entry requirements are in place for fully vaccinated travellers. Those who are not fully vaccinated will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours, or proof of a rapid antigen test no older than 24 hours. 

  • The Maldives: To enter the Maldives, you need a negative PCR test no older than 96 hours.

  • Mongolia: Most COVID-19 related restrictions for entry have been lifted. You should contact the Mongolian Embassy in London for the most up-to-date advice on entry requirements and visas. To enter, you will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. 

  • Nepal: To enter Nepal, you will need a negative test no older than 72 hours, travel insurance and to have filled in the International Travel Arrival Form. Those who are fully vaccinated can get a visa on arrival. Unvaccinated travellers will need to do all of the above, plus obtain a visa in advance and take antigen tests on arrival. 

  • Oman: To enter Oman, you will need proof you are fully vaccinated and insurance that covers at least 30 days of Covid treatment.

  • Pakistan: To enter Pakistan you will need proof you are fully vaccinated. 

  • Philippines: To enter the Philippines you will need proof of vaccination status as well as a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours. You will also need to have travel insurance that covers Cover-19 treatment with a minimum coverage of USD 35,000.

  • Saudi Arabia: To enter Saudi Arabia you will need to be fully vaccinated. 

  • Sri Lanka: Fully vaccinated travellers can enter Sri Lanka without needing to test or isolate but you will need travel insurance that covers Covid-19. Those who are not fully vaccinated will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours or a negative RAT no older than 48 hours. Covid-19 travel insurance is mandatory. Fully vaccinated travellers can stay at any type of accommodation in Sri Lanka, but those who are not fully vaccinated need to stay in a Tourism Bio Bubble for seven days. You can start visiting certain tourism sites and facilities at the hotel once you receive a negative result from an on-arrival PCR test.

  • South Korea: All foreign nationals arriving in South Korea need to provide a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours. You will be tested again within 24 hours of entering South Korea. Those who are fully vaccinated can apply for quarantine exemption before travel, otherwise you will need to quarantine for seven days.

  • Tajikistan: To enter Tajikistan, you will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours and will have to self-isolate for at least three days. 

  • Thailand: Fully vaccinated visitors from the UK can enter Thailand. You will need a PCR test before you leave the UK and also when you arrive in Thailand. You need to stay in approved accommodation for 24 hours while waiting for the results.

  • UAE: Fully vaccinated travellers and those who have recovered from the virus do not need to take a PCR test before travel. Those who are not fully vaccinated will still need proof of a negative test.

  • Uzbekistan: You can enter Uzbekistan with a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours. 

Africa 

Rwanda is open to tourists  (Shutterstock)

Rwanda is open to tourists (Shutterstock)

Which African countries are closed to UK travellers? 

  • Algeria: Flights to and from Algeria are severely limited. You need to check with the Algerian authorities for entry requirements.

  • Angola: Angola's borders are temporarily closed to all foreign travellers. 

  • Benin: Entry and exit at border crossings is limited to 'extreme necessity'. 

  • Eritrea: Eritrea Asmara International Airport is closed and all entry visas have been suspended. 

  • Madagascar: If authorised to enter Madagascar, you will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. You will need to book a hotel for two nights where you can quarantine. You will take a test to be able to leave quarantine. 

  • Niger: You will not be allowed to enter Niger unless you are a Nigerian national, have a valid residency or have a valid visa.


Which African countries are open
to visitors? 

  

  • Botswana: To enter Botswana, you need proof you are fully vaccinated. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.

  • Cameroon: To enter Cameroon you need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. You will need to take a rapid test on arrival.

  • Cape Verde: To enter Cape Verde, you will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours or proof of a negative antigen test no older than 48 hours.

  • Chad: The ban on UK travellers has now been lifted. Fully vaccinated travellers can enter without needing to test or isolate. Those who are not fully vaccinated need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 96 hours. 

  • Comoros: International flights have now resumed. Immigration restriction, enhanced screening and other measures have been introduced to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

  • Cote d’Ivoire: To enter Cote d’Ivoire you will need proof that you are fully vaccinated. Those who are not fully vaccinated will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. 

  • Djibouti: You will need evidence that you have been fully vaccinated in order to enter. Thos who have not been fully vaccinated will have to isolate for 10 days on arrival. All visitors will also need proof of a negative PCR Test no older than 72 hours of departure and 120 hours of arrival. You will need to take a second test on arrival. 

  • Egypt: Fully vaccinated visitors can enter Egypt without needing to test or isolate.Those who are not fully vaccinated will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. 

  • Ethiopia: To enter Ethiopia, you need proof of a negative PCR test no older than five days and will need to self-isolate for seen days. Thos who are fully vaccinated or who have recovered from the virus do not need to isolate.

  • Eswatini: You must supply a negative Covid test no older than 72 hours before travel and will be screened upon arrival. You may have to quarantine for 14 days if advised by port health officers.

  • The Gambia: Fully vaccinated visitors can enter without the need of a negative test. Non vaccinated visitors need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. You will also need to take a rapid diagnostic test.

  • Gabon: Flight restrictions have eased. Those travelling from the UK need authorisation from the Gabonese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and also need a negative test no older than three days or a valid vaccination certificate. You will take another test on arrival and self-isolate for 24 hours. Please note, your passport will be kept by authorities during your quarantine and will not be returned until you have completed the isolation period. 

  • Ghana: To enter Ghana you must be fully vaccinated and will also need a negative test no older than 72 hours and will need to take another test on arrival.

  • Guinea: To enter Guinea you will need proof you are fully vaccinated and a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.

  • Kenya: To enter Kenya you must be fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated travellers can only enter for certain reasons. 

  • Lesotho: You are required to present a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before travel and will be screened upon arrival.

  • Liberia: Robert International Airport has reopened to commercial flights but flights are still limited with no direct flights from the UK.You will need a negative test no older than 96 hours before arrival regardless of your vaccination status. Those arriving in Liberia will be tested for COVID-19 and have a health screening. If you have any coronavirus symptoms or test positive, you will be taken to a quarantine facility. 

  • Mali: To enter Mali you need a negative test no older than 72 hours.

  • Malawi: You will need to have a negative COVID test less than 72 hours old before arrival. You may also have to be testing upon arrival. Those who are negative need to self monitor for 14 days. 

  • Mauritania: To enter Mauritania you will need proof you are fully vaccinated as well as proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours.

  • Mauritius: To enter Mauritius you must have travel insurance covering Covid-19. Fully vaccinated travellers can enter without needing to test or quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers will need to quarantine for seven days and take a test on arrival. 

  • Morocco: Morocco is now open for tourism. Travellers from the UK will need to be fully vaccinated and will also need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours. You may also need to undergo a random rapid antigen test on arrival.

  • Mozambique: To enter Mozambique, you will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours to avoid quarantine, regardless of vaccination.

  • Namibia: You must present a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours before entering Namibia, or show proof of recovery from COVID-19.

  • Nigeria: All travellers to Nigeria need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours and carry evidence of your test as well as upload the result to the portal. You will also need to complete the online health declaration before travelling and you will need to pre-book and pay for a repeat PCR test for seven days after you arrive in Nigeria. 

  • Réunion: To enter Réunion for tourism you have to be fully vaccinated and will need a negative PCR or antigen test. 

  • Rwanda: To enter Rwanda you will need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. You are encouraged to be fully vaccinated before travel. You will need to pay for and take another test on arrival.

  • São Tomé and Príncipe: UK nationals can enter São Tomé and Príncipe. You will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. 

  • Senegal: To enter Senegal you will need a PCR test no older than five days or proof you are fully vaccinated.

  • Seychelles: The Seychelles is now open to all visitors from the UK. You will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours and will need to stay at a government approved hotel. There will be no movement restrictions and no quarantines. 

  • Sierra Leone: From 27 September, if you are unvaccinated, you will have to quarantine on arrival until you get proof of a negative PCR test. To enter you will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours, a locator form, proof of payment for on arrival tests. On arrival you will undergo a PCR test and a RDT test.

  • South Africa: To enter South Africa you need a negative PCE test no older than 72 hours.

  • St Helena: You will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. You will need to self-isolate for 10 days.

  • Sudan: If you are of Sudanese origin you will be tested for Covid-19 on arrival. All other passengers will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. 

  • Tanzania: To enter Tanzania, you need a negative PCR test no older than 92 hours. You will also need to undergo and pay for a rapid test on arrival.

  • Tunisia: To enter Tunisia you either need proof you are fully vaccinated. 

  • Uganda: To enter Uganda, you will need a negative test no older than 72 hours and will need to take a second test on arrival.

  • Zambia: All arrivals need a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. You will also be screened upon arrival. 

  • Zimbabwe: To enter Zimbabwe without having to isolate you will need a negative PCR test no older than 48 hours. 

South Pacific 

Australia has closed its borders to foreign travellers (Shutterstock)

Australia has closed its borders to foreign travellers (Shutterstock)

Which South Pacific countries can you not travel to? 

  • New Zealand: The New Zealand border is currently closed to almost all travellers. 

  • Kiribati: The island will now deny entry to any travellers who have been in or transited countries with confirmed local transmission within 14 days. 

  • Nauru: The island is asking everyone to cancel or postpone non-essential travel to Nauru. 

  • Pitcairn Islands: The borders are closed. 

  • Tonga: Tongan borders are closed to entry to all foreigners. 

Which countries have their borders open? 

  • Australia: Fully vaccinated tourists and all visa holders can visit Australia, provided they have a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours. Unvaccinated travellers can only go for essential reasons, unless they have a medical exemption. 

  • Fiji: To enter Fiji, you will need a PCR test no older than one day before departure. Only fully vaccinated travellers can enter Fiji. You will also need medical insurance that covers Covid-19.

  • French Polynesia: Those who are fully vaccinated will not need an essential reason to visit. You will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hour. Anyone who is not fully vaccinated needs an essential reason to travel. 

  • Papua New Guinea: To enter Papua New Guinea, you need to be fully vaccinated, have written permission from the National Pandemic Controller and have proof of a negative test no older than seven days.

The Caribbean 

Saint Lucia is open to the tourist sector (Shutterstock)

Saint Lucia is open to the tourist sector (Shutterstock)

  1. Which Caribbean countries have travel restrictions? 

  • Anguilla: UK travellers must apply and be approved by the government's health team.You will need to take a test two to five days before going to Anguilla or an antigen test no older than 48 hours. You need to be fully vaccinated. You will need to have a test on arrival at the cost of US$50.00 and remain in isolation until you get a negative result.

  • Bahamas: To enter the Bahamas you will need proof you are fully vaccinated and a negative test no older than three days.

    Bermuda: You need to apply for a Bermuda Covid-19 Travel Authorisation one to three days before departure and will need a pre-arrival test.  Unvaccinated visitors with a pre-arrival test will need to quarantine for four days at a hotel. After four days, if a  negative test is obtained, you can spend the next 10 days of isolation at home. Vaccinated travellers with a negative pre-arrival test will need to quarantine until they get a negative test result from their arrival test.

  • Cayman Islands: To enter the Cayman Islands you will need proof you are fully vaccinated, and will also need proof of a negative test no older than one day. 

     

    Which Caribbean countries are open to visitors? 

  • Antigua and Barbuda: To enter Antigua and Barbuda, you will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than three days. You also need evidence that you have received at least one dose of your vaccine. From December 15, you will need to prove you have been fully vaccinated. You need to complete a Health Declaration Form and need to wear a monitoring bracelet if staying at a private home or government facility. Tourists will need to stay in Government approved accommodation.

  • Aruba: To enter Aruba you must get approval to travel. You will need a negative PCR test no older than 24 hours. Those who have received a booster jab no longer need to provide a negative test.

  • Barbados: To enter Barbados, you will need a negative PCR test no older than three days or a negative Rapid PCR test no older than one day, or a Rapid Antigen test no older than one day. Fully vaccinated travellers will not need to take any tests or isolate on arrival.

  • Bonaire/St Eustatius/Saba: To enter Bonaire you need to meet testing requirements; to enter Saba you need to apply for an entry visa, meet testing requirements; to enter St Eustatius you will need pre-departure and on-arrival tests and those who are unvaccinated need to isolate for seven days.

  • British Virgin Islands (BVI): Fully vaccinated travellers will need to pre-register for a rapid antigen test on arrival and show proof of a negative test no older than 48 hours. You also need travel insurance that covers Covid-19. Unvaccinated visitors need to register for a authorisation certificate ($175.00), have proof of a negative test between three and five days before arrival, take a test on arrival, have travel insurance that covers Covid-19, quarantine for four days, and take another test on day seven to exit quarantine.
  • Dominica: To enter Dominica you need a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours. Those who are unvaccinated will need to pay XCD$100 online for a rapid antigen test on arrival. 

  • Dominican Republic: To enter the Dominican Republic you will need a negative test no older than 72 hours or proof you are fully vaccinated.

  • Grenada: Only fully vaccinated travellers can visit Grenada. You will need a negative PCR test no older than three days or a negative antigen test no older than one day. 

  • Haiti: To enter Haiti, you will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. You may be asked to isolate in your hotel for 14 days. 

  • Jamaica: To enter Jamaica, you will need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. Those who are fully vaccinated are exempt from self isolation and post-arrival tests.

  • Montserrat: Fully vaccinated visitors can now enter Montserrat for any reason. To enter Montserrat, you need to travel via Antigua and follow Antigua's entry rules. You will need to complete an Access Declaration Form at least 72 hours before travel and you will also need proof of a negative test no older than 72 hours. You will need to self isolate for five days and take a test on day three or four to exit isolation. 

  • St Martin and St Barthélemy: To enter you will need proof you are fully vaccinated as well as a negative test.

  • Saint Lucia: Those wishing to go to Saint Lucia need to complete a pre-arrival registration form. You will also need proof of a negative test no older than five days and you will ne screened on arrival. All international visitors will need to stay in a pre-booked Covid certified accommodation for two weeks. If you had your second dose of the vaccine at least 14 days before travel then you will be exempt from isolation.

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Consult the St Vincent and the Grenadines’ entry protocol documents for the full and latest information.  

  • St Kitts and Nevis: You can only enter St Kitts and Nevis if you are fully vaccinated. You will need to have proof of a negative test between 24 and 72 hours before arrival. You will take a PCR test on arrival at your approved hotel and will need to stay at the hotel while waiting for the results (usually 24 hours). 

  • Trinidad and Tobago: Travellers from the UK will need to complete the TT Travel Pass 72 hours before arrival. To avoid quarantine, you will need proof of a negative PCR test no older than 72 hours and will need to be fully vaccinated. Unvaccinated visitors are not allowed to enter the country unless they are Trinidad and Tobago nationals. 

  • Turks and Caicos Islands: Travellers must have pre-travel authorisation via Assured Portal. You must be fully vaccinated and on the portal you must upload proof of a negative test taken within three days, proof of travel insurance that includes Covid-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. 

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