International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Bahamas From Albania is Allowed with Additional Requirements

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Travelers are allowed to travel to the Bahamas. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Bahamas Tourism
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7/24/2020
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Vaccinated travelers must upload a valid proof of vaccination in the Bahamas Health Visa portal, confirming that it has passed 2 weeks since they received the last dose of vaccination.

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The Bahamas Government only accepts Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca vaccines. Mixed and matched second doses of COVID-19 vaccines of either AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, or even Johnson & Johnson are also accepted.

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Mandatory

Mandatory Health Insurance

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All travelers are required to opt-in for mandatory COVID-19 health insurance when submitting their Bahamas Travel Health Visa application. The insurance covers travelers for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas.

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In Transit

Mandatory

Mandatory Bahamas Health Visa

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Travelers must fill the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application and receive confirmation before travel. Travelers under 18 years of age must be added to the parent or guardian account. Applications take up to 48 hours to process.

Travel Health Visa is not required for inter-island travel within The Bahamas.

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Unvaccinated Bahamian citizens or residents can not use a test taken in The Bahamas prior to travel for re-entry.

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Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in public places where social distancing is not possible.

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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results for inter-island travel

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All travelers, including Bahamian citizens and residents, traveling between islands must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Antigen test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 5 days before departure from the following islands: Nassau & Paradise Island, Grand Bahama, Bimini, Exuma, Abaco, and North and South Eleuthera, including Harbour Island.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 5 days Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 5 days Before Departure
  • A Rapid Test Up To 5 days Before Departure
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Bahamas Tourism
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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Antigen test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 5 days before arrival in the Bahamas.

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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.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 5 days Before Arrival
  • A Antigen Test Up To 5 days Before Arrival
  • A Rapid Test Up To 5 days Before Arrival
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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in the Bahamas. Travelers are allowed to move about and explore the destination beyond the confines of their hotel or other accommodations.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Bahamas and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
206.59
Decreased by184.28
at 10/21/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
17.80%
Decreased by17.80%
at 10/2/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
33.66%
Increased by1.13%
at 10/15/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
133,591
Increased by4,470
at 10/15/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.62
Increased by-0.03
at 10/18/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

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Although nationwide restrictions are in place, additional localized safety measures such as curfews or limits to social gatherings are decided by state authorities. In many islands, a curfew is in effect between the hours of midnight and 5 am. More relaxed or restrictive guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Information related to the COVID-19 response in different islands of the Bahamas can be found at https://www.bahamas.com/t...
Last Checked
10/22/2021

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and while on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is partially operating with limits to capacity in place, inter-island restrictions vary across islands. Travelers may require a travel health card application for inter-island travel, where a negative RT-PCR test, which is no more than 5 days old, should be uploaded.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing but more restrictive measures may be in place in high-risk areas.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Closed
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Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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