Most travelers can enter Nicaragua, but there are restrictions.
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 or 96 hours before departing to Nicaragua.
The Government of Nicaragua requires airlines to submit the COVID-19 test results and passport copies of all passengers 36 hours before the flight to Nicaragua. Please contact the airline to find out further details.
The test result of citizens from Asia, Africa and Oceania, must be taken not longer than 96 hours prior to travel to the country.
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Nicaragua.
The Nicaraguan government has not officially imposed any quarantine policies. Travelers are subject to contact tracing by the Health Authorities for 14 days and must not have respiratory symptoms.
Travellers returning from Nicaragua must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.
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 Nicaragua will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.
Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.
Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.
Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Nicaragua.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Nicaragua with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Nicaragua with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 or 96 hours before departure.
Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.
Mask usage in Nicaragua is recommended in public spaces.
Restaurants in Nicaragua are closed. Bars in Nicaragua are closed.
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