Honduras (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 05 May, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine is required for travelers who have been in the UK or South Africa.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Banned
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Delivery only
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 31.03.2021
1. Passengers arriving from or who in the past 21 days have been in South Africa or United Kingdom are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to nationals and residents of Honduras.
2. Nationals and residents of Honduras arriving from or who in the past 21 days have been in South Africa or United Kingdom are subject to quarantine for 14 days.
3. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 test taken at most 72 hours before arrival. Tests accepted are: antigen, rapid antibody and RT-PCR.
4. A completed “immigration pre-check” must be presented upon arrival. The form can be submitted online before departure at https://prechequeo.inm.gob.hn .

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Airports in Honduras are now open for domestic and international travel.

Land and sea borders remain closed.

Prior to arrival, you are required to pre-register online with Honduran Immigration. You must present a negative COVID-19 test result upon arrival from a test taken in the previous 72 hours.

If you are eligible for entry, you should self-isolate for 14 days after arrival.

The Government of Honduras announced the following temporary measures in response to the new strain of COVID-19, as of December 23, 2020:

-Non-resident Honduran citizens and tourists coming from the United Kingdom or South Africa or having visited or transited through those areas in the last 21 days are restricted from entering Honduras via any means.

-Honduran citizens and foreigners resident in Honduras coming from the United Kingdom or South Africa or having visited or transited through those areas in the last two weeks, must quarantine for 14 days upon entry to Honduras
 

Lockdown Details

There is no public transport available in Honduras. If you wish to move to or from the airport you have to hire a private taxi or driver.

There is a daily curfew from 9pm to 5am in place throughout the country. Anyone circulating during curfew hours will be detained by local authorities.

Bars, discoteques and convention centres remain closed.

In banks, supermarkets, shopping centres (malls) and shops, capacity should not exceed 50%. There will be special schedules for older people, pregnant women and people with disabilities. Children are prohibited from entering shops.

Some hotels are not open given the current situation. If you are trying to find a hotel in Honduras, please call in advance to confirm that they are taking reservations and to be informed of any measures or requirements they may have.

All public events remain suspended. All public gatherings remain suspended, except for religious activities. These may go ahead with precautions and measures suggested by the World Health Organization.

A number of businesses are closed. Supermarkets, some markets, small stores, pharmacies, hospitals, hotels, petrol stations, hardware stores, restaurants that offer delivery service and private banks remain open. Businesses that have permission to remain open must take precautions and keep people at least one meter apart from each other. In all cases, they must ensure that the number of people in these businesses do not exceed 50 people. Bars, discotheques and convention centres are not allowed to operate.

Honduran authorities have suspended academic activities in both public and private institutions.
 

Sources

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/honduras/coronavirus
Data Source: covidcontrols.co