Open to US citizens? Yes
Test required? Yes
Quarantine required? No
Insurance required? Yes
Once in possession of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test, travelers can apply for their required Bahamas Travel Health Visa.
As part of the 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 Travel Health Visa application fee.
Travel Health Visa applications take up to 48 hours to process and should be completed with adequate lead time.
The cost of the Travel Health Visa is dependent on length of stay.
Travelers who are staying in The Bahamas longer than four (4) nights and five (5) days will be required to take a rapid COVID-19 antigen test:
All visitors departing on or before five days will not be required to obtain this test.
The rapid tests are easy, quick and will yield results in 60 minutes or less with results being provided electronically via SMS text message and email.
An island-by-island list of approved testing sites is available below.
Daily Health Survey: All persons travelling into and throughout The Bahamas will be required to complete a short Health Survey each day.