Falkland Islands (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 15 September, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Test not required
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-isolation for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Banned
Transport: Banned
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 02.06.2021
1. Until 30 September 2021, passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– residents of Falkland Isl. (Malvinas);
– passengers with a “Falkland Islands Status” passport.
2. Passengers are subject to quarantine for 14 days.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Current visitor restrictions mean tourists are not permitted to visit the Falkland Islands, including via cruise vessels. Friends of residents are permitted to visit if sponsored by an Island resident who is present in the Falkland Islands at the time of arrival. These visitors will be subject to the same quarantine requirements as all other visitors.

Any entrants into the Falkland Islands are expected to self-isolate for a period of 14 days. If you develop symptoms after arrival which makes you a suspect case, you should call the hospital on 28000 for advice if you need medical help.

A suspect case is a person with a fever and a cough or shortness of breath, if there is no other explanation for those symptoms.
 

Lockdown Details

Coronavirus Pandemic is Recovered in Falkland Islands. Coronavirus containment percentage in Falkland Islands is 100%. As of 21th of August, previously-excluded business outlets are able to open, while those individuals considered most vulnerable to COVID-19 can come out of isolation. Wearing a face mask is mandatory.
 

Sources

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/falkland-islands/entry-requirements
Data Source: covidcontrols.co