Travel Restrictions Entering Guatemala from the United States for Unvaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Guatemala from the United States for Unvaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Mandatory Masks

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
23.60
Decreased by1.13
at 5/14/2022
Vaccinated
44.79%
Increased by0.14%
at 5/13/2022
Return Status
Restricted

Entry restricted for unvaccinated travelers

The information on this page is applicable to people who are unvaccinated and traveling from the United States to Guatemala.

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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 enter Guatemala. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

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

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Description

Unvaccinated travelers aged 10 years and older must have a negative COVID-19 (PCR or antigen) test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 3 days before arrival in Guatemala. The test can be taken from nasopharyngeal and/or oropharyngeal swabs (the saliva sample can only be used for the COVID-19 PCR test). The test results must be analyzed at a laboratory.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Fully vaccinated travelers;
  • Travelers under the age of 10;
  • Travelers with a document proof of recovery from COVID-19 that occurred a maximum of 3 months before travel.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
  • A Antigen Test Up To 3 days Before Arrival
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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 Guatemala.

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While There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers aged 2 years and older must wear masks in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in Guatemala.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
23.60
Decreased by1.13
at 5/14/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
19.11%
Increased by-1.90%
at 3/11/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
44.79%
Increased by0.14%
at 5/13/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
8,173,354
Increased by24,213
at 5/13/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.94
Increased by-0.01
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, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. More restrictive or relaxed measures may be in place depending on the region visited. Information relating to the COVID-19 response in Guatemala can be found in Spanish at https://covid19.gob.gt/
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Use of mask

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

Public transportation

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

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open but opening times and capacity limits may vary due to local guidelines. The sale of alcohol is not allowed between the hours of 1 am and 6 am.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open but opening times and capacity limits may vary due to local guidelines. The sale of alcohol is not allowed between the hours of 1 am and 6 am.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open but opening times and capacity limits may vary due to local guidelines. The sale of alcohol is not allowed between the hours of 1 am and 6 am.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing. Opening times and capacity limits may vary due to local guidelines.

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