Updated entry requirements for the Turks and Caicos Islands
Effective May 1st 2022, there will be new entry requirements for the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Visitors and residents will no longer be required to;
Visitors are however, fully responsible for the cost of quarantine/isolation, hospitalization or medical repatriation in the event they test positive during their stay.
What does fully-vaccinated mean?
Fully-vaccinated means 14 days after receiving the second dose of any World Health Organization (WHO) approved vaccine course (or 14 days after the first dose if a single dose course such as the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson vaccine). The list of WHO approved vaccines includes the following:
You must have received your final dose of an approved vaccine course at least 14 days prior to arrival or entry will be denied.
Proof of Vaccination
Proof of vaccination is either a digital or paper record which must be presented on arrival. Acceptable forms are:
Exemptions to Mandatory Vaccination
The following persons are exempt from requiring a COVID-19 vaccine:
Please note that there are no exemptions to the vaccination requirement for religious reasons.
Unvaccinated returning residents
Residents who have not received both doses of the vaccine as outlined above are still required to undergo quarantine for a period of seven days on arrival. A negative test is required at the end of quarantine for release. If the test is positive, the individual must isolate in accordance with the Ministry of Health’s guidelines (https://www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus/guidance/1581-guidance-for-persons-who-test-positive-for-covid-19).
For further information, please visit the Ministry of Health’s website https://www.gov.tc/moh/coronavirus