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U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the U.S. Virgin Islands.

U.S. Virgin Islands entry details and exceptions

Travelers who do not have a travel history in Austria, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, or Vatican City during the 14 days prior to their arrival are allowed to enter the United States Virgin Islands.


Outgoing travel to the U.S. Virgin IslandsTravelling from New Zealand to the U.S. Virgin 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 U.S. Virgin Islands.

Details and exceptions

Travelers must have an original printed or electronic negative COVID-19 viral test result (NAAT: RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, or Antigen: Rapid). This requirement applies to all travelers, including US citizens, residents, and transit travelers. Travelers are required to use the USVI Travel Screening Portal and submit the result before arrival. Upon arrival, travelers must produce the original required test result and travel certification from the portal. This requirement does not apply to travelers under the age of 5.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form

All travelers, including travelers in transit and children, are required to complete the online Travel Screening Portal a maximum of 5 days before departure to USVI and present a paper copy or digital version on arrival.

Travel Attestation Form

International travelers are required to complete a travel attestation form before departing to the USVI. This form will be provided by the airline at check-in.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from the U.S. Virgin Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from the U.S. Virgin 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 U.S. Virgin 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 U.S. Virgin Islands

Masks:Required on public transportation.

FAQs

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

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the U.S. Virgin Islands with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter the U.S. Virgin Islands with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • 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 U.S. Virgin Islands is required on public transportation.

  • Restaurants in the U.S. Virgin Islands are closed. Bars in the U.S. Virgin Islands are closed.