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Guatemala

95.7 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
0.91% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 0.87% last week
Most visitors from the United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Guatemala.

Border status

Guatemala does not permit the entry of travellers who have been in the United Kingdom or South Africa in the 14 days prior to their arrival. This measure is not applicable to Guatemalan nationals, diplomats or foreign nationals who are legal residents in the country.

24 hours before your arrival, you are required to register via the Guatemalan Health Pass website. Once you have submitted your details, you must print the form and bring it with you.


Outgoing travelTraveling from the United States to Guatemala

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 96 hours before departing to Guatemala.
Exceptions

Children under the of age 10, travelers with a medical discharge of a COVID-19 infection which occurred at most 3 months before arrival and have a medical certificate issued at least 10 days after being diagnosed, and travelers with a certificate of vaccination against COVID-19 if the last dose was administrated at least 2 weeks are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 PCR-RT test result.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Guatemala.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Guatemala

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

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 Guatemala will need to quarantine for 7 days upon entering the United States.
Exceptions

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