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Guatemala Travel Restrictions

23.35% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 22.01% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Guatemala with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Guatemala without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Guatemala for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Guatemala entry details and exceptions

Travelers who do not have a travel history in Brazil, South Africa, or United Kingdom during the 14 days prior to their arrival are allowed to enter Guatemala. Exemptions may be given to Guatemalan citizens, permanent residents, and diplomats with accreditation.


Outgoing travel to GuatemalaTravelling from New Zealand to Guatemala

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Guatemala.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions

Travelers under the age of 10, travelers with a document of medical discharge of a COVID-19 infection which occurred at most 3 months before arrival. At least 10 days should have passed since initial detection, travelers with a valid certificate of vaccination against COVID-19, and Guatemalan citizens may be exempted if they take a test on arrival. They must confirm with their airline before travel are exempted to this requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Guatemala.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Guatemala

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Guatemala must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

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

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Guatemala will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

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.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Guatemala

Masks:Required in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Guatemala without restrictions. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Guatemala with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Guatemala without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Guatemala with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Fully vaccinated travelers coming from New Zealand are not required to provide a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated travellers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in Guatemala is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in Guatemala are closed. Bars in Guatemala are closed.