Open to US citizens? Yes
Test required? Yes, if unvaccinated
Quarantine required? No
Insurance required? Yes
Effective May 1, 2021, visitors travelling to The Bahamas from other countries who are fully vaccinated and have passed the two-week immunity period will be exempted from COVID-19 testing requirements for entry and inter-island travel.
Unvaccinated travelers entering The Bahamas and/or those travelling inter-island from Nassau & Paradise Island or Grand Bahama Island must obtain a negative COVID-19 PCR (swab) test taken no more than 5 days prior to the date of arrival. Test must return a negative result for entry into The Bahamas.
All persons travelling to The Bahamas, and those travelling inter-island, are required to apply for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa at travel.gov.bs.
ALL TRAVELERS: VACCINATED AND UNVACCINATED
As part of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application, travelers will be required to opt-in to COVID-19 health insurance that covers them for the duration of their stay in The Bahamas. The cost of insurance is included in the Bahamas Travel Health Visa application fee.
Bahamas Travel Health Visa applications take up to 48 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time.
The cost of the Bahamas Travel Health Visa is dependent on length of stay and vaccination status.
All travelers eighteen (18) years of age and older are required to complete an individual Bahamas Travel Health Visa.
Persons seventeen (17) years and younger are to add a profile within the account of their parent or guardian.