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U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Restrictions

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter the U.S. Virgin Islands with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter the U.S. Virgin Islands without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from the U.S. 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.

Most arriving unvaccinated international travelers are not allowed to enter the United States Virgin Islands. These entry restrictions do not apply to US citizens, nationals, immigrants, and lawful permanent residents, travelers who are fully vaccinated, travelers under the age of 18, travelers on diplomatic or official foreign government travel, travelers with documented medical contraindications to receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, crew members of airlines or other aircraft operators, participants in certain COVID-19 vaccine trials, travelers issued a humanitarian or emergency exception, travelers with valid visas excluding B-1 for business or B-2 for tourism visas who are citizens of a foreign country with limited COVID-19 vaccine availability, members of the U.S. Armed Forces or their spouses or children under 18 years of age, sea crew members traveling with to a C-1 and D nonimmigrant visa, and travelers whose entry would be in the national interest, as determined by the Secretary of State, Secretary of Transportation, or Secretary of Homeland Security or their designees.

Unvaccinated noncitizens and nonimmigrants qualified to enter the US due to an exemption may be subject to more strict procedures upon arrival.

Travelers arriving from other US territories and US states are allowed to enter the USVI.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 120 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 120 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
All travelers regardless of their vaccination status must have a negative COVID-19 antigen rapid test from a nasal/throat swab sample or a COVID-19 nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) from a nasal or throat or oral rinse and/or saliva sample (e.g., RT-PCR). Travelers are required to use the USVI Travel Screening Portal and submit the result before arrival and they will receive a travel certification. Travelers are not able to board their flights without the certification. Results from COVID-19 antibody tests are no longer acceptable for entry or submission to the USVI Travel Screening Portal. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 2 and United States military personnel traveling under official United States government travel orders.
Travelers entering US Virgin Islands by sea must have a test taken a maximum of 5 days before departure.
Unvaccinated travelers arriving from US states or other territories must have a negative COVID-19 antigen rapid test from a nasal/throat swab sample or a COVID-19 nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) from a nasal or throat or oral rinse and/or saliva sample. This change applies to partially vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers. Travelers are required to use the USVI Travel Screening Portal and submit the result before arrival and they will receive a travel certification. Travelers are not able to board their flights without the certification. Results from COVID-19 antibody tests are no longer acceptable for entry or submission to the USVI Travel Screening Portal. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 5, and fully vaccinated travelers.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Details and exceptions
Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in USVI.
Documents
All travelers, including travelers in transit and children, are required to complete the online Travel Screening Portal a maximum of 5 days before departure to USVI and present a paper copy or digital version on arrival. All travelers aged 18 and older must complete their own application. This requirement does not apply to Domestic travelers under the age of 5 and International travelers under the age of 2.
Travelers must complete a travel attestation form before arrival. This form will be provided by the airline. Airlines may let you complete your attestation electronically, such as through the VeriFLY app. However, you may still want to keep a printed copy as a precaution.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from the U.S. Virgin Islands 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 the U.S. 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.
Masks:Required on public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions