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

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

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

Nicaragua: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed with restrictions
Most international travelers are allowed to enter Nicaragua. Some international commercial flights have resumed. Please check quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Source: Nicaragua Tourism


No quarantine required
The Nicaraguan government has not officially imposed any quarantine policies. Travelers are subject to contact tracing by the Health Authorities for 14 days and must not have respiratory symptoms.

Source: US Embassy for Nicaragua

COVID-19 test required

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results
Travelers must have an original negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 72 hours before arrival in Nicaragua.

Details and Exemptions:The Government of Nicaragua requires airlines to submit the COVID-19 test results and passport copies of all passengers 36 hours before the flight to Nicaragua. Please contact the airline to find out further details.
Source: Nicaragua Tourism