Travel Restrictions Entering Nicaragua from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Restrictions Entering Nicaragua from the United States for Vaccinated Travelers

Summary

Border Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Mandatory COVID-19 Test

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Recommended Masks

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Mandatory Health Assessment

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1x Mandatory Documents

Last Major Change
Cases Per Million
0.00
Increased by0.00
at 5/20/2022
Vaccinated
85.57%
Increased by0.08%
at 5/20/2022
Return Status
Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

The information on this page is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Nicaragua.

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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

Most international travelers are allowed to enter Nicaragua. Some international commercial flights have resumed. Please check 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

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Travel Purpose
TourismBusinessTransit
Description

Travelers must have an original negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Nicaragua.

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The Government of Nicaragua requires airlines to submit the COVID-19 test results and passport copies of all passengers 36 hours before the flight to Nicaragua. Please contact the airline to find out further details.

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
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Mandatory

Mandatory immigration form before arrival

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Description

Travelers must complete an immigration form before traveling to Nicaragua.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Nicaraguan citizens.
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Not Required

No proof of vaccination required for Nicaragua

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Travel Purpose
TransitTourismBusiness
Description

Travelers are not required to present proof of vaccination to enter Nicaragua.

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On Arrival

Not Required

No quarantine required

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Description

The Nicaraguan government has not officially imposed any quarantine policies. Travelers are subject to contact tracing by the Health Authorities for 14 days and must not have respiratory symptoms.

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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

All travelers are required to undergo a health screening at the airport.

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While There

Recommended

Masks are recommended in public

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Description

Travelers are recommended to wear masks in indoor and outdoor public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Low Risk
COVID-19 transmission is low in Nicaragua.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
0.00
Increased by0.00
at 5/20/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
0.00%
Increased by0.00%
at 5/1/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
85.57%
Increased by0.08%
at 5/20/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
5,735,273
Increased by5,195
at 5/20/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
0.01
Increased by0.00
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

The Government of Nicaragua has not set any nationwide health guidelines in response to COVID-19, but some businesses may have their own safety procedures in place. We recommend remaining vigilant when traveling and following any instructions provided by local authorities.
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Use of mask

Recommended
Face masks are not required but the use of a mask or covering is recommended when in public spaces.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Open
Restaurants are open as usual.

Bars

Open
Bars are open as usual.

Nightclubs

Open
Nightclubs are open as usual.

Shops

Open
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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