The travel restrictions do not apply to Cook Islanders. Permanent Residents of the Cook Islands. Cook Islands work permit holders. And Cook Islands resident permit holders. Travelers who have been in New Zealand for 14 days before their travel are allowed to enter the Cook Islands by air under the New Zealand-Cook Islands travel bubble. Non-citizens and non-residents of New Zealand must ensure they are legally able to return to New Zealand.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering the Cook Islands.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering the Cook Islands.
Travelers are required to request permission to travel to the Cook Islands from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration. They should email their request to: email@example.com. <p>Travelers who do not have a Cook Islands stamp or a permit issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration will be required to complete a Medical Immigration form before departure.</>
Travellers returning fromthe Cook Islands are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering New Zealand
Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.
Exemptions apply to the following:
1. Children who are under two years of age.
2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19
3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19
Visitors returning from the Cook Islands are not required to quarantine upon entering New Zealand.
Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.
Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Australia, Cook Islands and Niue) must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.
Quarantine-free travel in New South Wales and Queensland are temporary suspended until further notice.
Most visitors from New Zealand can enter the Cook Islands without restrictions.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Cook Islands without restrictions.
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Cook Islands without restrictions.
Travelers from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result.
Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.
Mask usage in the Cook Islands is recommended in public spaces.
Restaurants in the Cook Islands are closed. Bars in the Cook Islands are closed.
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