Travel Restrictions Entering Cuba from Cocos (Keeling) Islands

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Cocos (Keeling) Islands to Cuba.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Policies
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Cases Per Million
289.31
Decreased by4.42
at 1/24/2022
Vaccinated
93.22%
Increased by0.21%
at 1/22/2022
Return Status

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Cuba. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Entry is allowed for Cuban residents regardless of vaccination status.

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Start Date
1/5/2022
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken at an accredited testing center a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Cuba.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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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 or online before travel.

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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 are required to have valid proof of vaccination certified by corresponding regulatory agencies.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12 years;
  • Adults who for medical reasons, and duly certified, cannot be vaccinated with any of the vaccines approved until today by the corresponding regulatory agencies.
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Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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All travelers must complete an online form a maximum of 72 hours before their arrival. Paper forms are no longer available. After travelers complete the form, they will be given a QR code that can be scanned on arrival.

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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 RT-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.

Unvaccinated Cuban residents must take a test on arrival and quarantine for 8 days on arrival.

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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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Description

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
289.31
Decreased by4.42
at 1/24/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
8.79%
Decreased by2.25%
at 7/4/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
93.22%
Increased by0.21%
at 1/22/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
10,549,889
Increased by23,639
at 1/22/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.20
Increased by-0.50
at 1/21/2022

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.
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Use of mask

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

Public transportation

Operating
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

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

Bars

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

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
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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