International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Bahamas From United States is Allowed with Additional Requirements

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Travelers are allowed to travel to the Bahamas via commercial airlines, private aviation, and vessels. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Bahamas Tourism
Start Date
7/24/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

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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Vaccines accepted: Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca.

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Bahamas Tourism
Start Date
6/1/2021
Changed
7/26/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory Health Insurance

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Description

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

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Bahamas Tourism
Start Date
11/14/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in any situation where it is necessary to enforce physical distancing guidelines, such as when entering and transiting air and sea terminals, while navigating security and customs screenings, at baggage claim, and in public places.

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Bahamas Tourism
Start Date
7/1/2020
Changed
7/26/2021

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
213.61
Increased by-35.60
at 8/2/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
15.40%
Increased by15.40%
at 7/30/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
60,578
Increased by60,578
at 7/30/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.27
Decreased by0.04
at 8/1/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

Although nationwide restrictions are in place, additional localized safety measures are decided by state authorities. 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. Vaccinated travelers can alternatively upload proof of vaccination. More relaxed or restrictive guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. Information related to the COVID-19 response in the Bahamas can be found at https://opm.gov.bs/catego...
Last Checked
7/28/2021

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 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.

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
Severity
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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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