Travel Restrictions Entering the Bahamas from Jamaica for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering the Bahamas from Jamaica for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
86.02
Decreased by43.91
at 5/15/2022
Vaccinated
41.94%
Increased by0.06%
at 4/29/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Jamaica to the Bahamas.

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Governments may change their policies with little notice. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Description

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

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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through the Bahamas if they remain on the plane.

Travelers who leave the plane are required to:

  • Have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 3 days before their arrival in The Bahamas;
  • Fill out a Bahamas Health Visa before departure.
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismBusinessMedical
Description

Vaccinated travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or rapid antigen test result, taken a maximum of 3 days (72 hours) before arrival in the Bahamas.

Vaccinated travelers will be required to upload negative COVID-19 test results in addition to valid proof of vaccination.

Travelers aged between 2-11 years are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR or rapid antigen test. Travelers wanting to travel between islands in the Bahamas are not required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test result anymore.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 2.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
  • A Rapid Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
  • A Antigen Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
Relevant Documents and Resources
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination for Bahamas

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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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The Bahamas Government accepts AstraZeneca, Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Sinopharm, Covaxin, and Sinovac vaccines. Mixed and matched second doses of COVID-19 vaccines are accepted.

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Mandatory

Mandatory Health Insurance

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Description

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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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

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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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travel Purpose
TourismBusinessTransit
Description

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

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COVID-19 Risk Information

High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is high in Bahamas.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
86.02
Decreased by43.91
at 5/15/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
17.70%
Decreased by6.32%
at 5/9/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
41.94%
Increased by0.06%
at 4/29/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
166,471
Increased by235
at 4/29/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.29
Decreased by0.02
at 5/7/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, more relaxed or restrictive guidance may be in effect depending on the region you are visiting. In most islands, social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 40 people indoors and 100 outdoors. Information related to the COVID-19 response in different islands of the Bahamas can be found at https://www.bahamas.com/t...
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Use of mask

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

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open with reduced capacity for vaccinated customers. More restrictive measures may be in place in high-risk areas.

Bars

Closed
Bars remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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

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