Dominica (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 16 December, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Fully vaccinated travelers can enter.
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Required to present a negative PCR test and additional PCR-test might be required
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Might be required to quarantine based on the test result. test results.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Yes
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Essential only
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery/Takeout only

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 06.09.2021
1. Passengers must complete a travel clearance before departure at . A confirmation email generated from the completed form must be presented upon arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 1 year.
2. Passengers without a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 2 years.
3. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival at their own expense.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 1 year.
4. Passengers are subject to quarantine at designated hotels for up to 7 days. More details can be found at .
– This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) and Sinopharm. The certificate must be in English.


Detailed Tourist Information

Borders and the Douglas Charles airport are now open for nationals and non-nationals arriving in Dominica.

As of Dec. 7, authorities in the Dominican Republic have banned the entry by travelers who have been in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, or Angola within 14 days prior to their arrival.

Travelers over the age of five who in the 14 days prior to arriving in the Dominican Republic have been in Australia, Brazil, the DRC, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Kuwait, Monaco, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Senegal, Spain, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, or the UK must present a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from these areas may provide proof of full vaccination in lieu of a negative test result.

Authorities do not require arrivals from other locations to present a negative test result. Nevertheless, some travelers arriving by air are randomly selected for rapid testing upon arrival at the airport; persons testing positive will be required to enter quarantine. Individuals who present a negative result from a COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to arrival or proof of full vaccination are exempt from random testing.

All travelers must also complete an entry and exit (e-Ticket) form, which combines the traveler’s Health Affidavit, Customs Declaration, and International Embarkation/Disembarkation forms. The entry and exit form can be completed up to 72 hours before arrival or departure.

Lockdown Details

There are ongoing restrictions in Dominica because of a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases. A 6pm – 5am curfew is in force. Non-essential businesses are closed. Many people are working from home. Private parties and gatherings are prohibited.

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