US To Bahamas Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 03 November, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Bahamas, but there are restrictions.
Source: Bahamas Tourism

Bahamas: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to travel to the Bahamas. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Source: Bahamas Tourism


No quarantine required
Travelers are not required to quarantine on arrival in the Bahamas. Travelers are allowed to move about and explore the destination beyond the confines of their hotel or other accommodations.

Source: Bahamas Tourism

COVID-19 test required

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR or Rapid Antigen test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 5 days before arrival in the Bahamas.

Details and Exemptions:Fully vaccinated travelers will be required to upload negative test results (either a Rapid Antigen Test or PCR), in addition to valid proof of vaccination.
Source: Bahamas Tourism

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks in public places where social distancing is not possible.

Source: Bahamas Tourism

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Vaccinated travelers must upload a valid proof of vaccination in the Bahamas Health Visa portal, confirming that it has passed 2 weeks since they received the last dose of vaccination.

Details and Exemptions:The Bahamas Government only accepts Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca vaccines. Mixed and matched second doses of COVID-19 vaccines of either AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, or even Johnson & Johnson are also accepted.

Source: Bahamas Tourism
Document: Complete online
Mandatory Bahamas Health Visa
Travelers must fill the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application and receive confirmation before travel. Travelers under 18 years of age must be added to the parent or guardian account. Applications take up to 48 hours to process.

Travel Health Visa is not required for inter-island travel within The Bahamas.

Details and Exemptions:Unvaccinated Bahamian citizens or residents can not use a test taken in The Bahamas prior to travel for re-entry.

Source: Bahamas Tourism
Document: Complete online
Mandatory Health Insurance
All travelers are required to opt-in for mandatory COVID-19 health insurance when submitting their Bahamas Travel Health Visa application. The insurance covers travelers for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas.

Source: Bahamas Tourism