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Northern Mariana Islands Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the Northern Mariana Islands.

Northern Mariana Islands entry details and exceptions

Arriving travelers must complete a Declaration Form online at www.governor.gov.mp/covid-19/travel at least 3 days before arrival.


Outgoing travel to the Northern Mariana IslandsTravelling from New Zealand to the Northern Mariana Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to the Northern Mariana Islands.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering the Northern Mariana Islands.

Details and exceptions

Residents of the Northern Mariana Islands are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days, while foreign visitors will be subject to government quarantine, unless they have a negative PCR test for COVID-19 issued within 3-6 days of their arrival. The certificate must be in English. Travelers arriving without a proof of COVID-19 PCR test are subject to quarantine for 5 days.

Documents
Declaration Form

Must be completed 3 days before arrival.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from the Northern Mariana Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from the Northern Mariana Islands must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) 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 the Northern Mariana Islands 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 (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.

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 the Northern Mariana Islands

Masks:Recommended in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter the Northern Mariana Islands.

  • Fully vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Northern Mariana Islands without restrictions.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter the Northern Mariana Islands.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine.

  • Mask usage in the Northern Mariana Islands is recommended in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in the Northern Mariana Islands are closed. Bars in the Northern Mariana Islands are closed.