International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Jamaica From Trinidad & Tobago is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers from selected countries who do not have a travel history in selected countries during the 14 days prior to their arrival are allowed to enter Jamaica. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Bangladesh, Brazil, United Kingdom and 3 more countries
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5/5/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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Description

All travelers including Jamaican citizens and residents are required to complete a travel authorization form online a maximum of the 7 day period before departure to Jamaica.

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A Travel Authorization is not required to book the flight. It is a requirement for check-in and boarding and the airlines will not allow passengers to board without it.

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Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR, antigen, molecular, or nucleic acid test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 3 days before departure.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.

Only results from oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal samples are accepted for PCR tests. Only results from nasopharyngeal samples will be accepted for Antigen tests.

For more details, please see the source.

Testing Options
  • A Antigen Test Up To 3 days Before Departure
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Departure
  • A Molecular Test Up To 3 days Before Departure
  • A Nucleic Acid Test Up To 3 days Before Departure
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

All travelers will be screened via thermal temperature checks and symptom observation. If a traveler's temperature is elevated, the visitor will be subject to additional screening, including testing if needed. Any visitor who exhibits symptoms or is ill will be subject to quarantine.

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Tourists will be subject to testing if they are assessed as high risk as a result of coming from countries designated as high risk for COVID-19 transmission.

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Not Required

Mandatory stay in a designated area

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Description

Travelers are required to stay in a hotel or resort in a designated area (resilient corridor) for the length of their stay. Travelers suspected of being exposed to COVID-19 will be required to stay on the hotel or resorts grounds for their stay in Jamaica. Travelers who do not stay in a resilient corridor must quarantine for 14 days on arrival.

Fully vaccinated travelers are required to quarantine until they receive negative results from a COVID-19 test carried out on arrival in Jamaica.

Unvaccinated, or not fully vaccinated travelers are required to quarantine at home for 14 days.

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The resilient corridors are comprised of 2 areas in Jamaica. The first being a northern segment stretching from Negril in Westmoreland across the northern coastline to Port Antonio in Portland. The second being a south coast segment running from Milk River in Clarendon westward to Negril in Westmoreland. For more detailed information about what areas fall into the resilient corridor please check the source.

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Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Travelers may be required to be tested for COVID-19 on arrival if they present symptoms. If tested, travelers must wait in their hotel room for the results.

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Business travelers from declared high-risk areas need to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival and quarantine in their hotel or private home until they receive a negative test result.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Jamaica.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
47.28
Increased by-15.47
at 10/22/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
14.50%
Decreased by1.10%
at 10/20/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
19.35%
Increased by0.48%
at 10/22/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
575,243
Increased by14,083
at 10/22/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.80
Decreased by0.03
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

General

A national curfew is in place between the hours of 8 pm to 5 am, with extended hours on "no movement days". Every Sunday has been announced as a no movement day. Social gatherings remain restricted to a maximum of 10 people and preventative health measures, such as frequent hand washing and social distancing, are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. Full details regarding curfew hours can be found at https://www.gov.uk/foreig...
Last Checked
10/22/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
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Required
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Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

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.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
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Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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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 and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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