US To Cuba 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 Cuba, but there are restrictions.
Source: Government of Cuba

Cuba: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed with restrictions
Travelers are allowed to enter Cuba by air. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Source: Government of Cuba

5 days quarantine

Mandatory quarantine
Travelers must quarantine for 5 days on arrival at designated government-approved hotels at their own cost. Travelers must take a test on day 5 and if the test is negative, they may end their quarantine.

Travelers who test positive for COVID-19 will be taken to a government-run facility for further testing and treatment.

This requirement may change on November 7th, 2021. Please check again closer to this date for further information.

Source: Cuban Ministry of Public Health

COVID-19 test required

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival
Travelers will be randomly selected to take a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Cuba.

Source: Cuban Ministry of Public Health

Masks are required

Masks are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks at the airport and on the bus during the transfer to the hotel.

Source: Cuban Ministry of Public Health

Other Things to Take Note Of

Health screening on arrival
Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival in Cuba.

Source: Cuban Ministry of Public Health

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory health declaration form
All travelers must present a completed health declaration form to immigration on arrival in Cuba.

Source: Cuban Ministry of Public Health
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Mandatory health insurance
Travelers are required to have valid health insurance with COVID-19 coverage. If this is not possible, then they have to buy Cuban medical insurance coverage at the airport upon arrival.

Details and Exemptions:This may be included with some airline tickets, so travelers should check with their airlines.

Source: Cuban Ministry of Tourism
Proof of negative COVID-19 test results
Travelers must have proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken at an accredited testing center a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Cuba.

Details and Exemptions:This requirement does not apply to:
-Travelers under the age of 2.

Source: Government of Cuba

Optional Documents for your Trip

Health pass may be required for tourist activities
Travelers are required to present proof of complete vaccination to make reservations for tourist services.

Please check the source for more details.

Source: Cuban Ministry of Tourism