Open with restrictions

El Salvador

0 active COVID-19 cases out of 1,000 people
10.40% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 7.46% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter El Salvador.

Border status

Local authorities have advised that from 24 March, people seeking to enter El Salvador must be able to show, including to the relevant airline or travel company, that one of the following COVID-19 requirements is met:

That you have been vaccinated against COVID-19, including both doses if appropriate for that vaccine make.

Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to El Salvador

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to El Salvador.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering El Salvador.

Return travelReturning to the United States from El Salvador

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from El Salvador must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to the United States.

Children under the age of 2 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Travelers with proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding. Proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from your healthcare provider or a public health official stating that you were cleared to travel.

More info at the CDC site

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from El Salvador will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.

Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

Local summary

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