Find out what you need to know about Jamaica’s COVID-19 requirements to travel to Jamaica and how they will affect your travel plans.
Ah! Jamaica: the land of glistening waters, enticing sands, and sunsets unlike anywhere else in the world. But due to the current pandemic, specific COVID requirements must be met before traveling to Jamaica. But, don’t worry! We are here to guide you.
Jamaica has implemented several measures to ensure its country remains open for visitors’ safe and seamless arrival and departure. Jamaica’s economy is tourism-dependent, with almost a quarter of its earnings coming from travel and tourism.
Although Jamaica relies on tourism, Jamaica’s mantra is still – don’t worry about a thing! The island of Jamaica is a beautiful destination for visitors. The people are welcoming and the culture fascinating, with an endless number of excursions to experience.
Follow these steps for a smooth adventure
1) Ensure that you have a round-trip ticket. Do not purchase a one-way travel ticket. Travel in and out of Jamaica should be within 30 to 90 days.
2) All travel documents should be up to date and valid for travel. These travel documents include visas, immigration permits, and passports.
3) The mandatory Travel Authorization document must be submitted for approval to enter the country within seven days before travel if you are a non-Jamaican resident. It is a requirement for check-in and boarding flights. Non-residents of Jamaica, click here for the document https://travelauth.visitjamaica.com. Whether by marriage, birth, or holders of a Jamaican work permit, Jamaicans may apply at https://jamcovid19.moh.gov.jm/immigration.html.
4) All travelers 12 and up, regardless of nationality, are required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The test must be taken within 72 hours of the travel date. A negative PCR or Antigen test result is a requirement for entry to Jamaica, even if you are fully vaccinated.
The “Resilient Corridor” is a current Safety Protocol that helps with maintaining safety.
The program created by Jamaica is such a great idea that many tourism-dependent countries around the globe have adopted it. The “Resilient Corridor” encompasses s a ‘safe zone’ area for travelers.
The Resilient Corridors comprise of 2 parts.
Part 1 – The Northern segment, stretching from Negril across the northern coastline to Port Antonio in Portland.
Part 2 – The Southcoast segment running from Claredon westward to Negril.
Our team and the other tour companies on the island are all required to observe the established protocols of hand hygiene, social/physical distancing, and wearing masks in public spaces.
Therefore, travel to Jamaica, COVID-19 requirements are in place. These requirements provide a safe, seamless, and secure visit to Jamaica amid the pandemic.
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