Open with restrictions

Turks and Caicos Islands Travel Restrictions

72.16% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 72.16% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Turks and Caicos Islands with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from the Turks and Caicos Islands 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.


Turks and Caicos Islands entry details and exceptions

Travelers under the age of 16 and travelers who are fully vaccinated are exempted from this restriciton.

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.

Travelers are required to have valid health insurance with COVID-19 coverage (medical costs, full hospitalization, doctors’ visits, prescriptions, air ambulance). Travelers are required to submit proof of their insurance in their pre-travel authorization form.


Outgoing travel to the Turks and Caicos IslandsTravelling from New Zealand to the Turks and Caicos Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Details and exceptions

Travelers under the age of 10 and Some fully vaccinated Turks and Caicos residents are exempted from this requirement.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form

Travelers are required to complete a pre-travel authorization form at least 24 hours before departure to Turks and Caicos. <p>Travelers are required to include a negative COVID-19 test taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Turks and Caicos, as well as valid travel insurance in their pre-travel authorization form. Travelers without authorization will not be permitted to board a flight to the Turks and Caicos.</p>


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from the Turks and Caicos Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from the Turks and Caicos 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 Turks and Caicos 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 Turks and Caicos Islands

Masks:Required in public spaces.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Turks and Caicos Islands with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the Turks and Caicos Islands with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands.

  • Travelers 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 the Turks and Caicos Islands is required in public spaces.

  • Restaurants in the Turks and Caicos Islands are open. Bars in the Turks and Caicos Islands are open.