International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Canada to Cuba.

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Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
9.88
Increased by-5.39
at 12/7/2021
Vaccinated
90.06%
Increased by0.25%
at 12/5/2021
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Mandatory health declaration form

From : All travelers must complete an online form a maximum of 72 hours before their arrival...read more
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to enter Cuba by air. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Government of Cuba
Start Date
12/4/2020
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Before You Leave

Not Required

No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required for vaccinated travelers

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Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from Canada are not required to have a negative COVID-19 test result before traveling to Cuba.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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All travelers must present a completed health declaration form to immigration on arrival in Cuba. From January 1st paper forms will no longer be available or accepted and the form must be completed online.

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Mandatory

Mandatory health insurance

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Travelers are required to have valid health insurance with COVID-19 coverage. If this is not possible, then they have to buy Cuban medical insurance coverage at the airport upon arrival.

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This may be included with some airline tickets, so travelers should check with their airlines.

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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from Canada are required to have proof of vaccination, either printed or as a digital copy from the Canadian government.

Travelers that have received a combination of 2 different vaccines may still be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

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Go Cuba
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Mandatory

Travelers departing from Canadian airports require proof of vaccination

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Travelers departing from Canadian airports, rail, and passengers vessels on voyages of 24 hours or more need to be fully vaccinated in order to board. This requirement applies to international and domestic departures.

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received a full course of vaccination with an accepted vaccine. The accepted 2 dose vaccines are Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria, COVISHIELD), Sinopharm, Sinovac (CoronaVac, PiCoVacc), or Covaxin, and the accepted 1 dose vaccine is Janssen/Johnson & Johnson. Travelers that have received a combination of 2 accepted vaccines are considered fully vaccinated. Travelers must have received their last dose at least 14 days before departure.

Travelers must print, complete, and carry the indicated attestation form with them.

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This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 12 years plus 4 months. For exemptions for travelers in the process of being vaccinated, travelers from remote communities, and more, please check the source.

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Government of Canada
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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Travelers will be randomly selected to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Cuba.

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Not Required

No quarantine required

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Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in Cuba.

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Cuba Travel
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Possible

Health pass may be required for tourist activities

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Travelers are required to present proof of complete vaccination to make reservations for tourist services.

Please check the source for more details.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival in Cuba.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks at the airport and on the bus during the transfer to the hotel. Masks are mandatory in all closed spaces.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Cuba.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
9.88
Increased by-5.39
at 12/7/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
8.80%
Decreased by2.30%
at 7/4/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
90.06%
Increased by0.25%
at 12/5/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
10,192,861
Increased by29,166
at 12/5/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.60
Increased by-0.02
at 12/4/2021

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

Local Guidelines

In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. More restrictive or relaxed guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. We recommend keeping up-to-date with official guidelines throughout your trip.
Checked
12/7/2021

Use of mask

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Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

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Operating
Severity
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Public transport is operating but there may be reduced services in certain regions. Inter-provincial transport restrictions are decided on a provincial basis by local authorities.

Restaurants

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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants are open with reduced hours and at a limited capacity to allow for social distancing.

Bars

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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with reduced hours and at a limited capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open at a reduced capacity with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing.

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