Travel requirements

for arrivals into the bahamas

Travel Restrictions
& Entry Requirements

Current travel restrictions including entry and departure requirements for all travelers to The Bahamas. It is our goal to ensure this page contains the most up-to-date information, though local authorities may amend, implement new and discontinue existing requirements and restrictions. Please visit travel.gov.bs for The Bahamas, the CDC website for the U.S. or equivalent in your country before traveling. Information accurate as of Friday, January 5, 2022.

On-site Testing Available

Rapid (antigen) tests are available at Breezes Bahamas for $35 per person, per test. Guests can schedule this with a front desk agent while at the resort.

PCR tests are not available at Breezes Bahamas. Guests should arrange PCR testing with local clinics that provide this directly.

CHECK-IN REQUIREMENTS

Required to Check-in at Breezes Bahamas

Last updated JANUARY 6, 2021

All guests, regardless of nationality or vaccination status are required to present a VALID Travel Health Visa (expired Travel Health Visas are not accepted) - OR a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than three (3) days / 72 hours prior to check-in.

Expired Travel Health Visas and tests taken more than three (3) days prior to check-in are not accepted.

ARRIVALS TO THE BAHAMAS

Vaccinated Travelers

Entry Requirements

Last updated JANUARY 5, 2022

All vaccinated travelers are required to:

Present a negative COVID-19 test result - either from a Rapid Antigen Test or an RT-PCR Test - taken no more than three (3) days / (72 hours) prior to travel.

Present valid proof of vaccination confirming they have passed the two-week immunity period (such as CDC or government issued vaccine record card).

All travelers must also apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs

ARRIVALS TO THE BAHAMAS

Unvaccinated Travelers

Entry Requirements

Last updated january 5, 2022

All unvaccinated travelers are required to:

Present a negative COVID-19 test result - from an RT-PCR Test only - taken no more than three (3) days / (72 hours) prior to travel.

All travelers must also apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs

ON-ISLAND TESTING

On-Island Testing Requirements

Last updated JANUARY 5, 2021

All travelers staying in The Bahamas for more than 48 hours (two (2) nights), regardless of vaccination status, are required to take a Rapid Antigen Test 48 hours after arrival into The Bahamas.

Visitors departing on or before 48 hours will not be required to take this test. This test replaces the existing Day-5 Rapid Antigen Test.

Keep in mind, all air travelers, regardless of nationality, vaccination status or length of stay in The Bahamas, are required to show proof of a negative viral test result taken within one (1) day of the flight’s departure to the United States before boarding. For more info, visit travel.state.gov

DEPARTURES TO THE U.S.

Departure Requirements

Last updated December 24, 2021

All air travelers, regardless of nationality or vaccination status, are required to show documentation of a negative viral test result taken within one day of the flight’s departure to the United States before boarding. For more info, visit travel.state.gov

Fully Vaccinated Travelers

Travel Requirements. Last updated December 3, 2021

Arrival Requirements

Fully vaccinated travelers wishing to enter The Bahamas from other countries are required to obtain a negative COVID-19 test (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival to The Bahamas. Please note: Travelers presenting a test result older than five (5) days will be denied entry into The Bahamas.

BAHAMAS HEALTH VISA
All travelers, regardless of vaccination status are required to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs. Applications can take up to 48 hours to process. Please allow adequte lead time prior to traveling.

Departure Requirements

Effective December 6, 2021 all air travelers returning to the U.S., regardless of nationality or vaccination status, are required to show documentation of a negative viral test result taken within one (1) day of the flight's departure to the United States before boarding. For more information, visit travel.state.gov

Rapid (antigen) testing is available at Breezes Bahamas for $35 per person, per test and can be arranged by visiting the front desk while at the resort. Guests should arrange other testing, including PCR tests (not available at Breezes Bahamas) directly with local providers.

Canadian, European and Latin American guests, please verify what type of testing is required for reentry with your airline. Please note that PCR tests are not provided by the hotel, but we can recommend labs nearby that provide this service.

Fully vaccinated travelers must upload valid proof of vaccination (such as CDC or government issued vaccine record card). A person is considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after the second dose in a 2-dose series, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine. At this time The Bahamas Government will only be accepting vaccines by Pfizer Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca

Information accurate as of  December 3, 2021  and may be changed by local authorities and governments. Please visit the CDC website (or equivalent in your country) before traveling.

Step 1

Visit travel.gov.bs and complete the Travel Health Visa. Upload Negative CoVid-19 PCR Test Result.

Step 2

Once approved, print and travel with your Bahamas Travel Health Visa.

Step 3

Present your Approved Bahamas Travel Health Visa with QR code upon arrival.

Step 4

Negative CoVid-19 test required your fifth (5th) day on-island. Your home country may require a negative test for re-entry.

Unvaccinated Travelers

Travel Requirements. Last updated December 3, 2021

Arrival Requirements

All unvaccinated air travelers wishing to enter The Bahamas from other countries are required to obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR test, taken no more than five (5) days prior to the date of arrival to The Bahamas. Please note: Travelers presenting a test result older than five (5) days will be denied entry into The Bahamas.

BAHAMAS HEALTH VISA
All travelers, regardless of vaccination status are required to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs. Applications can take up to 48 hours to process. Please allow adequte lead time prior to traveling.

On-Island Testing Requirements
Unvaccinated travelers staying longer than four (4) nights are required to take an on-island Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test on the fifth (5th) day. Visitors departing on or before the fifth (5th) day are not required to obtain this on-island test, but are still required to obtain a negative test in order for re-entry into the U.S. and other countries. For more information, visit travel.gov.bs

Departure Requirements

Effective December 6, 2021 all air travelers returning to the U.S., regardless of nationality or vaccination status, are required to show documentation of a negative viral test result taken within one (1) day of the flight's departure to the United States before boarding. For more information, visit travel.state.gov

Rapid (antigen) testing is available at Breezes Bahamas for $35 per person, per test and can be arranged by visiting the front desk while at the resort. Guests should arrange other testing, including PCR tests (not available at Breezes Bahamas) directly with local providers.

Canadian, European and Latin American guests, please verify what type of testing is required for reentry with your airline. Please note that PCR tests are not provided by the hotel, but we can recommend labs nearby that provide this service.

Information accurate as of  December 3, 2021  and may be changed by local authorities and governments. Please visit the CDC website (or equivalent in your country) before traveling.

Step 1

Visit travel.gov.bs and complete the Travel Health Visa. Upload Negative CoVid-19 PCR Test Result.

Step 2

Once approved, print and travel with your Bahamas Travel Health Visa.

Step 3

Present your Approved Bahamas Travel Health Visa with QR code upon arrival.

Step 4

Negative CoVid-19 test required your fifth (5th) day on-island. Your home country may require a negative test for re-entry.