LATEST TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BAHAMAS AND THE UNITED STATES
Commencing January 26, 2021, all air passengers traveling into the United States, including by private flights, air charter, and general aviation aircraft, will be required to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of having recovered from COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status.
The existing "Travel Health Visa" will include the ‘USA Arrivals Test’ for a nominal fee.
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TRAVELING FROM THE BAHAMAS TO THE USA
All Travelers, two (2) years of age or older, returning to the USA from The Bahamas will be required to produce a negative (PCR or Antigen) test no more than three (3) days prior to travel.
All passengers must complete an attestation affirming their compliance with the CDC requirements and provide it to their aircraft operator.
Airlines will be responsible for confirming the negative test result or documentation of recovery for all passengers before they board, and if a passenger chooses not to provide a test result or documentation of recovery, the airline must deny boarding to the passenger.
The current Travel Health Visa is being updated to include your departure rapid antigen test, which can be obtained at numerous locations throughout the Bahamas.
Jet Nassau is now offering On-Site COVID-19 Antigen Testing in partner with Family Medicine Center! No appointment necessary! Antigen testing done daily from 0800L - 1600L.
All travelers will be required to upload a negative Rapid Antigen Test results 48 hours prior to their departure flight back to the USA – https://travel.gov.bs/
TRAVELING FROM THE US TO THE BAHAMAS
INFORMATION FOR AIRCRAFT: PILOTS / PRIVATE FLIGHTS / AIR CHARTER / GENERAL AVIATION
All persons traveling to the Bahamas must obtain a negative COVID 19 RT-PCR (nasal swab) test taken no more than five (5) days prior to travel.
Children 10 years old and younger are exempt from testing. However, a Travel Health Visa is still required.
All Travelers will be required to apply for a Bahamas Health Travel Visa here:
If assistance is needed through the Health Visa process, please do not hesitate to contact us!
VISIT OUR COVID-19 UPDATES PAGE FOR MORE DETAILS.
Crew members on official duty, whether working or in an assigned deadhead status (transportation of a flight crew member as a passenger or non-operating flight crew member), are exempt from the testing requirement as long as they follow industry standard protocols for the prevention of COVID-19 as set forth in relevant Safety Alerts for Operators (SAFOs) issued by the Federal Aviation Administration -