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CST Flight Services COVID Travel Restrictions

THE BAHAMAS & THE CARIBBEAN

COVID-19 has affected the way General Aviation operations take place throughout the world. Slowly, new measures and procedures are being stablished by each country to start allowing incoming visitors again. In this page you will find information for countries within The Bahamas and The Caribbean.

Disclaimer: The information presented here has been complied from different sources, including: FAA NOTAM Service, U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, Publications by Local Governments and Authorities, IATA Travel Centre.

The information is constantly changing. Any country can restrict travel or implement preventive measures at any moment without or with little advance notice.

Last update: September 19th, at 1847 UTC


* A red asterisk next to the name of the country indicates that recent updates were made.

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA*

Last Update: August 30th

OPEN TO IGA 

    Antigua & Barbuda will no longer have any travel restrictions that were imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  There are no entry restrictions in place.

      ACTIVE NOTAMS:

      NO NOTAMS PUBLISHED
      ARUBA*

      Last Update: September 12th

      OPEN TO IGA 

      All Passengers & Crew Members regardless of vaccine status must

        • Complete an “Embarkation/Disembarkation Card (ED Card)" at most 72 hours before departure at www.edcardaruba.aw. They will receive a “Travel Authorization" which must be presented before boarding (It is recommended to upload a digitally verifiable proof of vaccination (must include booster shot) prior to arrival in Aruba).


      • Passengers In Transit must have an ED card. 

      • Allowed vaccines in Aruba: Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Oxford/AstraZeneca

      • Any combination of the following vaccines and booster shot administered at least 7 days before travel will be accepted: Comirnaty (Pfizer BioNTech), Spikevax (Moderna), Vaxzevria / COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca), Janssen (Johnson&Johnson), Nuvaxovid (Novavax)

      • Passengers and Crew Members are recommended to download the Aruba Department of Public Health’s Aruba Health App. A mobile resource for information on COVID-19 health procedures in Aruba.
      • Crew Members In Transit (for less than 24 hours) are exempted of ED cards. 

                  ACTIVE NOTAMS:

                  TNCA

                  A0404/22 - OPS HR OF AD CHANGED FM MON TO SUN 1100 - 0300 UTC DUE TO  COVID-19 PANDEMIC. EXEMPTION WILL BE MADE FOR MIL, COAST GUARD, SAR,  MEDEVAC, HUM FLTS, HOSP FLTS, TECHNICAL STOPS WO PAX DISEMBARKATION  WITH 120 MIN PRE-NOTIFICATION.  FOR CDN CALL AD OPS (+297) 524 2242. THESE OPS HR SUPERSEDES TNCA AD  2.3 IN THE DUTCH CARIBBEAN AIP UFN. MON-SUN 1100-0300, 08 SEP 17:46 2022 UNTIL 09 DEC 03:00 2022. CREATED: 08 SEP 17:49 2022
                  BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

                  Last Revision: September 2nd

                  OPEN TO IGA 


                      The British Virgin Islands  will no longer have any travel restrictions that were imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no entry restrictions in place.


                      • The wearing of face masks/coverings are no longer mandated by law, but are allowed as a matter of choice in public spaces, or as a policy of a business place or other establishment.  
                      • Persons who are ill or suspect that they may have COVID-19 or have been exposed to the virus, must be tested and should self-isolate for a period of seven days. 
                      • If fully vaccinated, it is recommended to have a proof of vaccination. 

                              ACTIVE NOTAMS:

                              NO NOTAMS PUBLISHED

                              CAYMAN ISLANDS*

                              Last update: August 25th

                              OPEN TO IGA 


                              The Cayman Islands will no longer have any travel restrictions that were imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Wednesday, 24 August 2022, there are no restrictions for anyone travelling to or within the Cayman Islands

                              • Travellers are encouraged to check the requirements of their destination before travelling. 

                                        CURAÇAO* 

                                        Last Update: September 19th

                                        OPEN TO IGA 


                                        All Passengers & Crew Members regardless of vaccination status must:

                                        • Complete a "Digital Immigration Card" and a "Public Health Passenger Locator Card (PLC) at most 48 hours before departure, obtained at https://dicardcuracao.com/portal and present it upon arrival.


                                        • Allowed vaccines in Curaçao: Moderna, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/AstraZeneca
                                        • Passengers could be subject to medical screening upon arrival.
                                        • No COVID testing is required before traveling to Curacao.
                                        • Crew members and passengers in transit for less than 24 hours are exempt from the COVID-19 requirements.


                                        ACTIVE NOTAMS:

                                        TNCC

                                        A0417/22 - DURING DARK HRS APN FLOOD LGT WILL NOT BE OPR. MEASURE HAVE BEEN TAKEN DUE COVID-19. ALL ARRIVING OR DEPARTING ACFTS NEED TO REPORT TO TWR 1 (ONE) HR IN ADVANCE. FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CTC CAP OPS AT +5999 8391030. 0200-1000, 17 SEP 02:00 2022 UNTIL 16 DEC 10:00 2022. CREATED: 16 SEP 16:09 2022
                                        A0416/22 - DURING DARK HRS RWY LGT WILL NOT BE OPR. MEASURE HAVE BEEN TAKEN DUE COVID-19. ALL ARRIVING OR DEPARTING ACFTS NEED TO REPORT TO TWR 1 (ONE) HR IN ADVANCE. FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CTC CAP OPS AT +5999 8391030. 0200-1000, 17 SEP 02:00 2022 UNTIL 16 DEC 10:00 2022. CREATED: 16 SEP 16:04 2022
                                        A0415/22 - DURING DARK HRS TWY LGT WILL NOT BE OPR. MEASURES HAVE BEEN TAKEN DUE COVID-19. ALL ARRIVING OR DEPARTING ACFTS NEED TO REPORT TO TWR 1 (ONE) HR IN ADVANCE. FOR MORE INFO PLEASE CTC CAP OPS AT +5999 8391030. 0200-1000, 17 SEP 02:00 2022 UNTIL 15 DEC 10:00 2022. CREATED: 16 SEP 15:59 2022

                                        DOMINICAN REPUBLIC*

                                        Last Update: September 2nd

                                        OPEN TO IGA 

                                        All Passengers & Crew Members regardless of vaccination status must:


                                        • Crew members in transit are exempt from the "Electronic Ticket" requirement. 
                                        • Random COVID-19 testing for passengers and crew upon arrival in the Dominican Republic will no longer be performed. However, when required, random testing operations may be performed. Passengers who present their Vaccination Card will be exempted from random testing.

                                        JAMAICA  

                                        Last Revision: September 2nd


                                        OPEN TO IGA 
                                        • Jamaica will no longer have any travel restrictions that were imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  There are no entry restrictions in place.

                                        ACTIVE NOTAMS:

                                        NO NOTAMS PUBLISHED

                                        PUERTO RICO* 


                                        Last Update: September 2nd
                                        OPEN TO IGA 

                                        Puerto Rico will no longer have any travel restrictions that were imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

                                        All U.S. & International Passengers/Crew Members regardless of vaccine status will no longer be required to present proof of vaccination, COVID-19 test or Travel Declaration Form to enter to Puerto Rico. There are no entry restrictions in place.

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                                            THE BAHAMAS 

                                            Last Revision: September 2nd
                                            OPEN TO IGA 

                                            Passengers & Crew

                                                    • Vaccinated Passengers & Crew members must have a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate/Card. 

                                            • Vaccination Certificate (such as CDC or government issued vaccine record card) must confirm that: Travellers have passed the two-week immunity period. 

                                                    • Unvaccinated Passengers (ages 2 and older) & Crew members must have a negative COVID-19 test — either a negative RT-PCR test or a Rapid Antigen test — taken no more than three days (72 hours) prior to travel and present the negative test results at check-in before travel to The Bahamas.

                                            • Vaccines accepted areAstraZeneca (Vaxzevria/Covishield), Janseen (Johnson & Johnson), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Moderna (Spikevax), Sinopharm, Covaxin or Sinovac.
                                            • Children under the age of 2 are exempt from any testing requirements
                                            • Passengers & Crew members staying for less than 24 hours are exempt from the COVID-19 requirements.


                                                ACTIVE NOTAMS:

                                                NO PUBLISHED NOTAMS

                                                TURKS AND CAICOS 

                                                Last Revision: September 2nd
                                                OPEN TO IGA 

                                                Passengers & Crew

                                                        • Vaccinated Passengers and Crew members must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated.


                                                • Vaccines accepted are: Moderna (mRNA-1273) - Spikevax, Pfizer/BioNTech (BNT162b2) - Comirnaty, Janssen/Johnson & Johnson (Ad26.COV2.S), AstraZeneca (AZD1222) - Vaxzevria, Covishield (AstraZeneca), Novavax (NVX-CoV2373) (includes COVOVAX), Covaxin, Sinopharm Vero Cells (BBiBP-CorV) , Sinovac CoronaVac
                                                • Fully-vaccinated means: 14 days after receiving the second dose of any World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccine course (or 14 days after the first dose if a single dose course such as the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine).
                                                • Passengers/ Crew members are fully responsible for the cost of quarantine/isolation, hospitalization or medical repatriation in the event they test positive during their stay.
                                                • Proof of vaccination is either a digital or paper record which must be presented on arrival. Acceptable forms are: E-certificate/digital certificate (such as those from CVS, Walgreens, or the NHS), Certification issued by a doctor or government entity, Vaccination cards/certificates accepted by national authorities, A letter signed by a medical professional (physician or registered nurse) on official letterhead with contact details. Doctor's registration or license number should be included with details of the first and second dose (date, country and vaccine you received), Authorized government entity record or printed record from an electronic vaccination database.


                                                Unvaccinated Passengers and Crew members are NOT allowed to enter the Country. 


                                                • Passengers under the age 18 years, are exempt from having a COVID-19  vaccination certificate. 
                                                • Crew members In Transit, doing fuel stops or staying for less than 24 hours are exempt from the COVID-19 requirements. 
                                                • The following persons are exempt from requiring a COVID-19 vaccine: Passengers under the age 18 years, Passengers 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 Ministry of Health on vaccineexemptions@gov.tc. Passengers seeking a medical exemption should send a request with all supporting documentation to vaccineexemptions@gov.tc at least 2 weeks prior to travel. This is in order to allow sufficient time for review by the Government. Individuals must present evidence of the approval of the medical exemption from the Ministry of Health, Passengers offering to provide emergency aid in times of crisis, Passengers who have written permission from the Chief Medical Officer.

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                                                ACTIVE NOTAMS:

                                                NO NOTAMS PUBLISHED

                                                US VIRGIN ISLANDS

                                                Last Revision: September 2nd

                                                OPEN TO IGA 

                                                The US Virgin Islands  will no longer have any travel restrictions that were imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no entry restrictions in place.

                                                • Passengers and Crew members  could be subject to medical screening upon arrival.
                                                • For more information about CDC requirements for Domestic travelers, please go to: Domestic Travel During COVID-19 | CDC
                                                • For more information about CDC requirements for International travelers, please go to: International Travel | CDC 

                                                  ACTIVE NOTAMS:

                                                  NO NOTAMS PUBLISHED

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