El Salvador Travel Restrictions

70.50% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter El Salvador.

El Salvador entry details and exceptions

Most travelers can enter El Salvador, but there are restrictions.

Travelers may be required to present a valid vaccination certificate to enter specific events.

Outgoing travel to El SalvadorTraveling from the United States to El Salvador

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 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 El Salvador 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 El Salvador

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