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British Virgin Islands Travel Restrictions

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Unvaccinated visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter the British Virgin Islands.
Vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter the British Virgin Islands with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from the British Virgin Islands for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


British Virgin Islands entry details and exceptions

Foreign citizens are allowed to travel to British Virgin Islands. They will be subject to temperature checks upon arrival in the country. They are required to present an insurance with COVID-19 coverage.

More details can be found here.


Outgoing travel to the British Virgin IslandsTraveling from the United States to the British Virgin Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 5 days before departing to the British Virgin Islands.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated and partially vaccinated travelers are required to perform an RT-PCR test taken 3-5 days prior to travel. The said test result must be submitted to the BVI Gateway Travel Application Portal.
Fully vaccinated travelers are required to present a negative RT-PCR or antigen rapid test no older than five (5) days. Fully vaccinated travelers have the option to perform their antigen test 48 hours prior to arrival in the country for them to avoid testing on arrival.
Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the British Virgin Islands.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions
Unvaccinated travelers are required to quarantine in an approved property or vessel for a period of seven (7) days.
Partially vaccinated travelers are required to quarantine in an approved property or vessel for a period of four (4) days.
Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travelers presenting a positive test result of COVID-19 upon arrival are required to quarantine for fourteen (14) days.
Documents
Must be completed at least 48 hours prior to traveling.
Health Insurance
Insurance must include COVID-19 coverage.

Return travelReturning to the United States from the British Virgin Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from the British Virgin Islands must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from the British Virgin Islands are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for the British Virgin Islands

Masks:Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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