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Updated Bahamas COVID Travel Requirements

Source: Association of Bahamas Marinas

Effective May 1, all people traveling to The Bahamas (by air or sea) from outside of The Bahamas will be exempt from taking a COVID 19 test once they are fully vaccinated and have passed the 2 week immunity period.  All residents and travelers must still adhere to the social distancing and mask wearing protocols, but once fully vaccinated, they can resume Indoor dining.

Those within The Bahamas that have been fully vaccinated will be immediately exempt from COVID 19 test requirements when traveling throughout the Islands.

For non-vaccinated travelers, to enter The Bahamas, negative RTPCR COVID 19 molecular diagnostic test taken no longer than five (5) days from the date on which the test was taken, are still required.  (The day the test is taken is considered Day Zero.)

Once in possession of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test or proof of full vaccination, all travelers will then be required to apply for a Bahamas Health Travel Visa at travel.gov.bs (click on the International Tab) where the required test must be uploaded. 

Fees for the Bahamas Health Travel Visa are as follows:

  • $40 – Citizens and Returning Residents

    • This fee includes your day-5 rapid antigen test by an authorized* test provider and processing

  • $40 – North American Visitors staying 5-Days or less

    • This fee includes your North American** insurance and processing

  • $50 – International

    • This fee includes your World Wide*** insurance and processing

  • $60 – Visitors staying more than 5-nights.

    • This fee includes your North American** insurance, day-5 rapid antigen test by an authorized* test provider and processing

  • $70 – Visitor staying more than 5-nights

    • This fee includes your World Wide*** insurance, day-5 rapid antigen test by an authorized test provider and processing

  • Free – Children 10 years and under

  • $30 – Extend Trip. If your original trip application was for 5-days or less and you would like to extend your trip or your entered the wrong departure date and require a day-5 test. You can go back to your Travel Profile, click on the approved trip to which you are on and click the Extend Trip button.

    • The fee includes your day-5 rapid antigen test by an authorized* test provider and processing

  • * please visit https://travel.gov.bs/www/static/Testing_Page.pdf to find the an authorized testing center nearest your location

  • ** North American insurance is defined as all travelers with a permeant address within the Continental United States, Canada or is a Bahamian Citizen or Resident living abroad. Please see North American insurance FAQ for more information.

  • ** World Wide is defined as all travelers with a permeant address that is not in North America, The Bahamas or is a Bahamian Citizen or Resident living abroad. Please see World Wide insurance FAQ for more information.

If technical difficulties are experienced with the Health Travel Visa website, please call (242) 502-0829 or email healthvisa@bahamas.com.

For further information and a full list of protocols, please visit https://www.bahamasmarinas.com/procedures-and-protocols.

 

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* Particulars are displayed in good faith and believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. Weekly rates fluctuate per season and may be higher during your charter dates. They will be confirmed by our Charter Specialist during your selection process.