COVID-19 travel restrictions: Jamaica

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This article was published on April 29, 2022, and all the information in the article is correct as of this time. Before you book your trip, we highly recommend that you also check official sources for the most up-to-date travel requirements, as they are subject to constant change.

Can I enter Jamaica?

Presently, Jamaica is open for tourism to all countries with a few simple COVID-19 requirements. 

Young woman hiking in the mountains in Jamaica — ShutterstockNo Covid tests are required before traveling to Jamaica — Shutterstock

Can I enter Jamaica if I am vaccinated?

Vaccinated travelers can enter Jamaica. 

You are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after completing your vaccination course.

As of April 2022, the following vaccines are approved in Jamaica

  • Covishield
  • Pfizer
  • Oxford / AstraZeneca
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

Travel documents if I am vaccinated 

Please, make sure to present a vaccination certificate when entering Jamaica.

Can I enter Jamaica if I am unvaccinated?

Unvaccinated travelers can enter Jamaica. 

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated 

All travelers need only to show a certificate of recovery from COVID-19. 

Can I leave Jamaica?

You can leave Jamaica. Please ensure that you’ve checked the requirements of your destination country concerning COVID-19 tests for vaccinated and recovered travelers. Certain countries demand tests anyway.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

Vaccinated travelers must have one of the following documents to leave Jamaica:

  • A document confirming vaccination 

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

If you are unvaccinated, please present one of the following documents:

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Jamaica currently

As of April 2022, international travel to Jamaica is safe following several COVID-19 restrictions that are in place.

Devon House — Kingston, Jamaica — ShutterstockDevon House in Kingston — Shutterstock

FAQs

Is it safe to travel to Jamaica right now?

Your visit to Jamaica will be safe if you follow the local regulations:

  • Wearing masks indoors is obligatory
  • Keeping social distance is mandatory

Is Kingston open for travel?

Presently, Kingston is open for travelers. Please, follow the usual COVID-19-related regulations.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Jamaica?

At present, the requirements about quarantine on arrival in Jamaica have been lifted. All arrivals are advised to refrain from actively moving around the country during the first five days.  

How do I get a health pass to travel to Jamaica? 

Foreign travelers can only print out their copies of COVID-19 documents. 

What are the biggest international airports in Jamaica?

Here are two biggest international airports in Jamaica:

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