Central & South America: COVID travel restrictions

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Central & South America COVID-19 Flight Restrictions


Argentina

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to US passengers? Yes, pax must not present symptoms and ask for special permit as government business or medevac.
  • Types of flights are allowed? Essential business, Tech Stops, Medevac and Government, Humanitarian, Cargo, and Repatriation
  • Pre-approval for Entry Required?  Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Test for Arrival Required: Yes – proof of a negative COVID test taken within 72 hrs of arrival (or a doctor’s note documenting no symptoms of COVID-19 issued within 48hrs of arrival).
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival?: Travelers and flight crews may be subject to additional testing upon arrival.​
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Ezeiza Airport or handler can arrange test at hotel, Hilton and Hotel Emperador
  • Health Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, Health Form plus Immigration Form https://ddjj.migraciones.gob.ar/app/home.php
  • Health Insurance: Yes  – Citizens and residents are exempt from the medical insurance requirement.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required?: Persons authorized to enter the country must complete a mandatory self-quarantine for a total of up to 10 days. Passengers must undertake quarantine in a hotel designated by the government in the capital city. After the full quarantine, passengers can then move about freely and attend business meetings, etc.
  • Useful links:

Bolivia

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tourism/Leisure, Repatriation, Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required:  Travelers older than 5 years old must present a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test taken no more than 72 hours before travel for persons traveling from border countries, no more than seven days if traveling from South America, Central America, and the Caribbean, and no more than 10 days for persons traveling from North America, Europe (where allowed), Asia, and Oceania.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, online entry form to present upon arrival. https://www.dgac.gob.bo/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Form_Salud_International_EN.pdf​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Everybody entering Bolivia must accomplish a 10 days quarantine. After the 7th day they will need to take a test.(Travelers must pay cost of the test on their own.)​ Returning nationals from Europe must complete a 14-day self-quarantine.
  • Health Insurance Requirement: ​All crew and passengers entering Bolivia must have a health insurance policy that includes COVID-19 treatment abroad (in Bolivia)​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required (if so, what type and timeframe)?: No requirement and no exemptions for vaccinated travelers
  • Country website resources:

Brazil

June 3, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, RT PCR COVID-19 must be taken within 72 hours prior to boarding flight. The test must be in English, Portuguese or Spanish to be accepted upon arrival.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, Traveler Health Declaration
  • Health Insurance: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required:  No
  • Country website resources:

Chile

June 7, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No
  • Types of flights allowed include:  Medical, Humanitarian, Cargo, Repatriation, Tech Stop, Business
​​until at least 15 Jun 21.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required:Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-testing Required: Yes-Poof of negative RT-PCR COVID-19 Test with no more than 72 hours prior to departure of the last direct flight to Chile. Rapid test no longer valid or allowed.
    • ​​​Exceptions:
      1. ​​​​Does not apply to children under 2
      2. ​Nationals and residents of Chile with 2 Medical certificates with positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) RT-PCR test results:​
        • ​​The first taken at least 14 days  and at the most one month before departure and
        • ​​​The second test taken at most 72 hours before departure.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: Yes
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes-PCR COVID-19 test can be arranged at FBO Aviasur or home address though handling agent. Test results available generally between 24-48 hours after test.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required: Yes-On line form available at  www.c19.cl  to be completed 48 hours prior to arrival. There will also be also be forms on arrival. All persons must fill out a form reporting on their health daily for their first 14 days in Chile. ​
  • Health Insurance Required: Yes – (Does not apply to nationals & residents of Chile)
    • Poof of health insurance with specific clause for COVID-19 coverage including an amount of more than 30,000 USD coverage.
    • The policy must show that the insurance is either worldwide or Chilean coverage.
    • The insurance card alone is not accepted.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes –
  • ​All travelers (Chilean citizens, all foreigners passengers) must complete 10 days quarantine in specially designated hotel.
  • The first 5 days must be transferred to a temporary hotel and perform a PCR test.
  • The costs or gratuity will be according to the following:
    • -If national travelers begin their trip abroad after March 27, they must pay the costs of the 5-day stay at the temporary hotel. Temporary hotel will be designated by the authorities without the possibility of choice.
  • The remaining days of quarantine must be at your home if the PCR test is negative.
  • In the case of being positive, you must comply with the quarantine in a residence which will have no cost.

Country website resources:


Colombia

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Repatriation, Humanitarian, Cargo, Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes, negative PCR COVID-19 test taken 96 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes,
    • Negative PCR COVID-19 test taken 96 hours prior to arrival is required.
    • The requirement for a negative test will apply to all incoming international passengers.
    • Only Colombian citizens, residents, and their families, as well as diplomats, will be allowed to board flights without the test result and subsequently either take a PCR test upon arrival in the airport and self-quarantine until they obtain the results, or self-quarantine for 14 days.​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? FBO will arrange local labs approved by the health department. Home, hotel and airport test available in most cities
  • Health Forms Required for Crew/ Pax: Passenger and crew must fill out, in advance of arrival, a form on the Check-Mig website (specifics below)
  • Health Insurance: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No quarantine required with negative test. People with symptoms or travelers that refuse to take the COVID-19 test are required to self-quarantine at home for at least 14 days.​

Costa Rica

May 31, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. Passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Humanitarian\Cargo, Repatriation, Medical, Tourism\Leisure, and Tech Stop.
  • Pre Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: No
  • In-Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes-(See Other notables for testing location information).
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew and Pax: Yes-Health Pass and Proof of insurance to cover lodging and health expenses.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No
  • Universal Aviation Costa Rica can help.
  • Country website resources:

Special Considerations: Universal Aviation Costa Rica suggests landing at MROC through the General Aviation Terminal because they have the protocol for health inspection at arrival and the passenger can be pick up at MROC airport.  If they prefer, Universal Aviation Costa Rica can set up a ground transportation for them to the other airport (takes 15 minutes).


Ecuador

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tourism, Leisure, Tech Stop, Humanitarian / Cargo flights.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, antigen or PCR COVID-19 test with negative result taken within 72 hours prior to arrival. From 22Mar21, exempt from mainland test requirement with a COVID-19 vaccination card with 2 doses.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Passengers without proof of negative test will be subject to an antigen test upon arrival and face quarantine 10 days at a government-regulated hotel or accommodations.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: Handler can coordinate testing with certified laboratory.​
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Not with a negative test result prior to flight or the proof of the full dose of the vacine.
    •  Travelers di​agnosed with COVID-19, with the onset of symptoms occurring more than a month before travel and who continue to have a positive result in their PCR test, may still enter Ecuador, provided they do not present symptoms and provide a medical certificate confirming their good health.
    • Passengers presenting COVID-19 symptoms will be subject to an antigen test upon arrival. If the test is positive, the traveler must complete a 5-10-day self-quarantine. Nonresidents must complete the quarantine at a government-regulated hotel or accommodation. ​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required. 
    • Travelers possessing proof of having been inoculated with a full course of an approved COVID-19 vaccine may enter without a negative PCR test only to mainland airports. Proof of COVID antigen or negative PCR test still required for SEGS and SEST entry.

El Salvador

May 30, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. Passengers: Yes
  • Type of flights allowed: Business, Humanitarian, Cargo, Emergency, Ferry, Repatriation, Military, Air Ambulance, Tourism/Leisure and Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, Negative COVID-19 PCR test required and taken within 72 hrs of arrival. (2 years old and up) Nucleic acid amplification tests (NAAT) and loop-mediated amplification (LAMP) tests will also be allowed. ​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival?: No, health screenings will be conducted on arrival by Health Officials for determination of possible further testing or quarantine.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test available?: No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: Analiza Lab
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Passengers?:No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No.  Persons showing symptoms of infection may be subject to a period of quarantine at the discretion of the authorities.​
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required?: No. Travelers having proof of having been fully vaccinated may enter El Salvador without the need for a COVID-19 test.
  • Country website resources:

Guatemala

Jue 6, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: – Repatriation, Business, Tech Stops, Military, Air Ambulance, Cargo, Humanitarian, and Tourism
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-testing Required:  Yes, age 10 years and older – proof of negative PCR COVID-19 test or antigen test required for entry within 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After arrival: Yes
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes, antigen test can be arranged at the private terminal prior to departure
  • Health Forms Required: No
  • Health Insurance: No
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No, Quarantine not required with a negative COVID-19 test result, if required then 14 days at a place of residence during time in the country.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No. Travelers who have been administered a COVID-19 vaccine may present proof that they have received two doses, the last of which must have been administered 15 days before departure will not have to bring a COVID-19 test.
  • COVID-19 Past Positive:
    • ​Travelers who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the previous three months may provide proof of treatment and confirmation of recovery at least 10 days after being cleared.
  • Country website resources:

Guyana

May 29, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours prior to travel and process health screening including temperature check upon arrival at the airport
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: COVID test taken 4-7 days prior to arrival : process health screening including temperature check plus a second COVID-19 test upon arrival at the airport
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax:
    • For passenger flights, both crew and passengers are required to complete a Health Form upon arrival once they are leaving the airport. ​
    • Air travelers must complete the online Passenger Locator Form at least 24 hours before travel and will be required to upload a negative PCR test result
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Persons who test positive may be subject to quarantine protocols at the discretion of the health officials
  • Country website resources:

Honduras

May 24, 2020

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Private flights, Repatriation, Tourism, Cargo and Technical Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes, negative COVID-19 test is mandatory and customs pre check
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required:  Yes, proof of a Negative PCR COVID test or Antigen results taken within 72 hours prior to departure
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Possible.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes.
    • All travelers must present a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before departure
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info: Yes, Island Med Dr. Angel BANEGAS +1 504-9481-8720​
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes,
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No, not required
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No requirement at this time.
  • Country website resources:

Nicaragua

May 31, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed include: Business, Leisure / Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: No
  • COVID -19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, SARS-CoV-2 RNA, QL real time RT PCR negative test 72 hours prior to arrival. local party contact copies to be sent in advance and brought along on aircraft.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon / After Arrival: No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In-Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? Yes. Health Ministry, Edificio Conchita Palacios
  • Health /Entry Forms Required for Crew / Passengers: Yes
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Not required

Panama

May 20, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes.
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, PCR or Antigen taken within 48 hours of arrival time, exempt with vaccination certificate.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: No.
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, prior to arrival:
  • Health Insurance: Not required.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: If Americans have not traveled outside the USA in the past 14 days, they could avoid quaranine.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required:  Effective 24 May 21, travelers with digital vaccine certificates proving that they have been fully vaccinated at least two weeks prior to their arrival and who have a negative COVID-test in their IATA Travel Pass will be exempt from further testing requirements at the airport.

 


Paraguay

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

General restrictions for U.S. pax:

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Repatriation, Tech Stops, Humanitarian, SAR and Cargo​
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, travelers 10 years and older must present PCR COVID Test taken within 72 hours.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Authorities will permit entry for nationals and foreign residents without a test result in exceptional cases if the traveler takes a COVID-19 test within 24 hours after arrival and remains isolated until the results are confirmed.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required: No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes, complete online Traveler’s Health Declaration Form 24 hours prior to entry
  • http://www.vigisalud.gov.py/webdgvs/views/paginas/vista_viajeros_nor.html
  • Health Insurance: Nationals and travelers from countries without MERCOSUR membership or association (including Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay, as well as Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Suriname) must also provide proof of international health insurance.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required:  With a negative PCR COVID test, quarantine is not required.
  • Travelers entering from Brazil must self-quarantine for seven days upon arrival.​
    • Without a COVID-19 test, quarantine is required for the duration of the stay up to 10 days.
  • Country website resources:

Peru

June 4, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted

Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tourism/ Leisure, Cargo and Tech Stops.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes,PCR test taken 72 hours prior to arrival
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: If test negative for COVID-19 on arrival, released from quarantine early.
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required?: No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes
    • Health declaration form. A printed copy on arrival is necessary or pdf file on mobile phone. https://e-notificacion.migraciones.gob.pe/dj-salud/
    • Travelers younger than 14 or older than 65 must sign an additional statement swearing they are abiding by the national quarantine measures.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No
    • All international travelers entering the country must quarantine for 14 days unless they have a negative result from a COVID-19 antigen test taken upon arrival.
  • Country website resources:

Suriname

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: US pax are allowed for business with prior approval from National COVID-19 Team, (NCCR), and CAA
  • Types of flights allowed: Humanitarian \ Cargo flights, Repatriation flights, Business flights, Medevac flights and Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes, Approval required from the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Tourism, the Ministry of Health, The National Outbreak Management team of Suriname and Ministry of Foreign Affairs must be notified with a letter if passengers are to be onboard the flight as part of the process for the landing permit. Once approved then landing permit can be requested from CAA.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes a negative PCR COVID-19 test between 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival:  No
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available? If so, provide testing provider info (i.e. link or contact info):  No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: No
    • Nonresidents are required to have travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes, all incoming travelers must complete a mandatory seven-day quarantine at own expense at government-approved hotel.
  • Arriving travelers must provide proof of a confirmed accommodation booking of at least seven days at a registered Suriname Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHATA) hotel or lodging. ​

Uruguay

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: No, unless legal resident
    • Foreign non-resident people must have a special authorization issued by the government with a valid reason to travel.​​
  • Types of flights allowed: Business, Tourism, Tech Stops.
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes, flights for urgent business must apply for approval for entry through Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Approval granted on a case by case basis.
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours and take an additional COVID-19 test if they remain in the country for more than seven days.​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: Yes, on the seventh day
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? No
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes must fill out on arrival. Travelers must also present an affidavit confirming the absence of any COVID-19 symptoms and that they have not been in contact with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 in the 14 days prior to departure. ​
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: Yes, 7 days into the quarantine, take a 2nd test.  If negative, exit quarantine.  If positive, quarantine for 14 days.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Required: No 
    • For approved traveler: v​accinated passengers will be exempt from mandatory quarantine upon arrival.​ With the exception of travelers who have been fully vaccinated for over 15 days, all persons entering the country must complete a seven-day self-quarantine period.​
  • Country website resources:

Venezuela

June 2, 2021

All data shown below is for U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest.

Travelers from variant virus hotspots – Many countries are restricting entry for travelers who have visited a variant virus hotspot, including the UK, Brazil, and South Africa. Travelers from neighboring countries may also be restricted.

  • Accessible to U.S. passengers: Yes, only under certain conditions and must have a valid visa in passport.
  • Types of flights allowed: Only flights authorized by Venezuelan Foreign Affairs, Repatriation, Humanitarian, Cargo, Medvac and Tech Stops
  • Pre-Approval for Entry Required: Yes
  • COVID-19 Pre-Testing for Arrival Required: Yes, proof of a negative COVID test taken in the last 48 hours of departure.
  • Assuming No Symptoms, COVID-19 Testing Upon/After Arrival: All arriving passengers must take a COVID-19 test upon arrival . Prior arrival they must register on the following Lab web site : http://pasedesalud.casalab.com.ve  fill the form and must pay $60.00 cash upon arrival for the test. Laboratorio Clinico CASALAB 2020 has been authorized by the Government to perform all COVID-19 testing upon arrival. Once tested the results will be sent to the email provided by the person upon register. No COVID-19 blood tests are being done, only swabs upon arrival.​
  • Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Required? Yes
  • In Country COVID-19 PCR Test available?: Yes
  • Health / Entry Forms Required for Crew/Pax: Yes Health Form
  • Assuming No Symptoms, Quarantine Required: No. If positive, traveler will be taken to government facility for 14 day quarantine.
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