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Covid-19 Information for The Bahamas


The Bahamas:

The health and wellbeing of all who enter or reside in The Bahamas remains the number one priority, and diligent efforts are enforced to minimize the spread of COVID-19. The following travel and entry protocols have been put in place to ensure The Bahamas is a safe and clean destination for all to enjoy.

Covid-19 Travel Updates for The Bahamas

For full details concerning covid-19 protocols for ALL travellers to The Bahamas, including vaccinated, unvaccinated, and children, View Current Travel Updates. Their page also has an interesting Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.

Updated January 17, 2022

Major points:

STEP 1: Testing Requirements for Vaccinated Travellers

STEP 2: Bahamas Travel Health Visa Application

All persons travelling to The Bahamas are required to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs.

Vaccinated Travellers
  • Effective 1 October 2021, a Travel Health Visa is no longer required for inter-island travel within The Bahamas.
  • As of 13 December 2021, the Travel Health Visa requirement for citizens and residents was discontinued. Instead, Bahamian citizens and residents are required to present a negative COVID-19 test at check in prior to departure to The Bahamas.
  • Fully vaccinated visitors are required to upload negative COVID-19 test results (either a Rapid Antigen Test or RT-PCR Test) in addition to valid proof of vaccination confirming they have passed the two-week immunity period (such as CDC or government issued vaccine record card).
  • At this time, the Bahamas Government will only be accepting vaccinations by AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria/Covishield), Janseen (Johnson & Johnson), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Moderna (Spikevax), Sinopharm, Covaxin or Sinovac.

ALL TRAVELLERS

  • As part of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application, travellers will be required to opt in to the COVID-19 health insurance that covers them for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas, up to one (1) month. The cost of insurance is included in the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application fee.
  • Bahamas Travel Health Visa applications can take up to 24 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time.
  • The cost of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa is dependent on length of stay and vaccination status.
  • All visitors eighteen (18) years and older are required to complete an individual Bahamas Travel Health Visa application.
  • Persons seventeen (17) years and younger are to add a profile within the account of their parent or guardian and complete an individual Bahamas Travel Health Visa application.

Learn More: Travel Updates

For full details concerning covid-19 protocols for ALL travellers to The Bahamas, including vaccinated, unvaccinated, and children, View Current Travel Updates.

All persons travelling to The Bahamas, and those travelling inter-island, are required to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa.

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