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Puerto Rico Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, can enter Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico entry details and exceptions

All travelers arriving on international flights must present a negative COVID-19 test taken within one day prior to departure along with proof of vaccination. Please note that only FDA-approved vaccinations will be accepted, which include Pfizer-BioNTech, Modern, and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson.

If you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you will NOT be allowed to board a flight to the United States and its territories, unless you meet the criteria for an exception under the Proclamation and CDC Order.


Outgoing travel to Puerto RicoTraveling from the United States to Puerto Rico

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 Puerto Rico.

Details and exceptions
Effective March 10, 2022 - domestic travelers will no longer be required to present proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test prior to arrival to the Island.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Puerto Rico.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who test positive while on the Island are subject to quarantine.
Documents
Must be completed prior to travel to Puerto Rico.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Puerto Rico

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Puerto Rico are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico

Masks:Recommended in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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