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Dutch Caribbean COVID-19 Status

Last updated: 08-MAR-2021

***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information:

  • Aruba has had 8,110 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Aruba? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes
  • COVID-19 testing is available at the following locations:

o   Horacio Oduber Hospital
www.arubahospital.com
Phone: +297-597-4522
email: servicecenter@hoharuba.com
Open M-F 8:00am to 11:30am and 1:15pm to 4:30pm Sat-Sun 8:00am to noon
Cost: $75 USD

o   MedCare Clinic
www.medcare.aw
Phone: +297-280-0630
WhatsApp: +297-562-4440
email: info@medcare.aw
Open Mon-Sun 9:30am to 5:30pm
Cost: $125 USD (results within 24 hours)

o   MedLab
www.lab.aw
Phone: +297-586-1600
WhatsApp: +297-592-0709
email: info@lab.aw
Open M-F 7:00am to 1:00pm
Cost: $126 USD (same day results)

o   For a complete list of other testing facilities, visit the Aruba Tourism Authority website: https://www.aruba.com/us/traveler-health-requirements/covid-test-in-aruba.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival is encouraged for entry
    • Travelers may upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test results to their online ED card (see above) prior to travel (https://www.aruba.com/us/traveler-health-requirements)
    • Travelers who do not provide a negative COVID-19 PCR prior to arrival must test upon arrival at the airport and isolate in their hotel until they receive a negative test result
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
  • The U.S. Consulate General in Curacao is not able to answer questions about specific details of the above entry requirements.  For questions about COVID-19 tests, testing timeframes, mandatory health insurance, or the online ED card, please write directly to the Aruban authorities at support@aruba.com.
  • Aruba has provided a helpful instructional video for travelers wishing to visit Aruba (https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=623982394991337).

Movement Restrictions: 

  •  Is a curfew in place? Yes
    • Effective January 7, 2021, a curfew is in effect from 12:00 am to 5:00am
    • Aruba lifted its “shelter-in-place” order on May 18, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
    • Travelers arriving to Aruba from the United States who provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test are not required to quarantine.
    • Travelers arriving to Aruba from the United States who test positive for COVID-19 are required to stay in mandatory isolation (expenses covered by the mandatory COVID-19 health insurance) until the traveler tests negative.  This can cause significant disruptions to travel plans and may result in not being able to return to the United States on the traveler’s scheduled return flight.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
    • Commercial flights between the United States and Aruba had been suspended from March 26, 2020 through July 9, 2020.

Consular Operations:

Local Resources:

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Last updated: 08-MAR-2021

***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information:

  • Bonaire has had 514 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.

COVID-19 Testing:

  • PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Bonaire? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes
  • COVID-19 testing is available at the following locations:

o   Health Center Bon Bida
http://www.bonbida.com/
Phone: +599-787-5687
Email: pcr@bonbida.com
Open: Sunday – Saturday

o   For more information on COVID-19 testing in Bonaire, visit the Info Bonaire website: https://www.infobonaire.com/pcr-testing-on-bonaire-available-for-visitors/

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
    • Flights to and from the United States are tentatively scheduled to resume in April 2021
    • Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form prior travel (https://bonairepublichealth.org/en/form)
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
    • Bonaire requires two COVID-19 tests (a PCR test and an antigen test) for entry:
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival is required for entry
    • A negative rapid COVID-19 antigen test taken no more than four hours prior to boarding the aircraft is required for entry
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
  • The U.S. Consulate General in Curacao is not able to answer questions about specific details of the above entry requirements.  For questions about COVID-19 tests, testing timeframes, health insurance, or the health declaration form, please write directly to the Bonaire authorities at info@bonairegov.com.

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? No
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
    • Travelers arriving to Bonaire from the United States who provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test are not required to quarantine.
    • Travelers arriving to Bonaire from the United States who test positive for COVID-19 are required to stay in mandatory isolation until the traveler tests negative.  This can cause significant disruptions to travel plans and may result in not being able to return to the United States on the traveler’s scheduled return flight.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? No
    • Commercial flights between the United States and Bonaire have been suspended since March 28, 2020. They are tentatively scheduled to return in April 2021

Consular Operations:

Local Resources:

Other links: 

 

Last updated: 08-MAR-2021

***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information:

  • Curacao has had 4,807 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.

COVID-19 Testing:

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Curacao? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes
  • COVID-19 testing is available at the following locations
    • ADC
      www.adcnv.com
      Phone: +599-9-434-5100
      Open M-F 4:00pm to 6:00pm
      Cost: $128 USD (results within two days)
    • Lab de Med
      www.labdemed.org
      Phone: +599-9-736-1030
      Open M-F 7:00am to 5:00pm
      Cost: $107 USD (results within 24 hours)
    • MLS
      www.mlscuracao.com
      Phone: +599-9-736-8455
      E-mail: infor@mlscuracao.com
      Open M-F 8:00am to 1:00pm
      Cost $125 USD

COVD-19 Vaccine Information:

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours before arrival is required for entry
  • Curacao has provided a helpful instructional video for travelers wishing to visit Curacao (https://youtu.be/SwqRxSR1lMg).
  • The U.S. Consulate General in Curacao is not able to answer questions about specific details of the above entry requirements.  For questions about COVID-19 tests, testing timeframes, health insurance, the passenger locator card, or the online ED card, please write directly to the Curacao authorities at info@curacao.com.

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? Yes
    • Effective March 8, 2021, a curfew is in effect from 10:00am to 4:30am.
    • Curacao lifted its “shelter-in-place” order on May 8, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
    • Travelers arriving to Curacao from the United States who provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test are not required to quarantine.
    • Travelers arriving to Curacao from the United States who test positive for COVID-19 are required to stay in mandatory isolation (at the traveler’s own expense) until the traveler tests negative.  This can cause significant disruptions to travel plans and may result in not being able to return to the United States on the traveler’s scheduled return flight.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
    • Commercial flights between the United States and Curacao had been suspended from March 23, 2020 through November 6, 2020.

Consular Operations:

Local Resources:

Other links: 

 

Last updated: 19-JAN-2021

***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information:

  • Saba has had 6 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Saba? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes
  • For more information on COVID-19 testing in Saba, visit the Saba Healthcare website: http://www.sabahealthcare.org/

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No
    • Travelers who have been physically present in the United States within the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Saba, except for legal residents of Saba, essential workers, medical travelers, and medical students.
    • Travelers must request specific permission from the Island Governor by writing to info@Sabagov.nl in addition to providing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result and agreeing to a mandatory quarantine in a quarantine facility.
    • Saba has not yet announced when general travelers from the United States will be permitted.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
  •  The U.S. Consulate General in Curacao is not able to answer questions about specific details of the above entry requirements.  For questions about COVID-19 tests, testing timeframes, or specific permission please write directly to the Saba authorities at info@Sabagov.nl.

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? No
    • Saba lifted its “lock-down” order on May 11, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? Yes
    • Travelers arriving to Saba from the United States who provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test (and obtain specific permission from the Saba Island Governor) are required to quarantine in a quarantine facility.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? No
    • There are currently no routine commercial transportation options between Saba and the United States.

Consular Operations:

Local Resources:

Other links: 

Last updated: 26-FEB-2021

***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information:

  • Sint Eustatius has had 20 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.

COVID-19 Testing:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No
    • Travelers who have been physically present in the United States within the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Sint Eustatius, except for legal residents of Sint Eustatius, essential workers, and medical travelers.
    • Travelers must request specific permission from the Sint Eustatius government by writing to info.covid19@statiagov.com in addition to providing a mandatory questionnaire and agreeing to a mandatory quarantine in a quarantine facility (https://www.statiagovernment.com/key-topics/covid-19/travel-policy).
    • Sint Eustatius has not yet announced when general travelers from the United States will be permitted.
  • The U.S. Consulate General in Curacao is not able to answer questions about specific details of the above entry requirements.  For questions about COVID-19 tests, testing timeframes, the mandatory questionnaire, or specific permission please write directly to the Sint Eustatius authorities at info.covid19@statiagov.com.

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? No
    • Sint Eustatius lifted its curfew order on October 1, 2020.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? Yes

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? No
    • There are currently no routine commercial transportation options between Sint Eustatius and the United States

Consular Operations:

Local Resources:

Other links: 

Last updated: 08-MAR-2021

***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information:

  • Dutch Sint Maarten has had 2,070 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • French Saint-Martin has also confirmed cases COVID-19 within its borders.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Sint Maarten? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes
  • COVID-19 testing is available at the following locations:

    o  Sint Maarten Laboratory Services
    www.sls.sx
    Phone: +1-721-542-2518
    email: prescreening@sls.sx
    Open M-F 7:30am to 2:00pm, Sat 7:30am to 11:30am
    Cost: $75 USDo Health Care Laboratory
    www.sxmhealthlab.com
    Phone: +1-721-544-1036 / +1-721-544-1038
    email: info@healthcarelab.sx
    Open M-F 7:00am to 4:30pm, Sat 9:00am to 12:00noon
    Cost: $70 USD (results within 24 hours)o For a complete list of other testing facilities, please visit the Sint Maarten Tourism Board website: https://stmaartenupdates.com/testing-on-island/

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
    • Flights to and from the United States resumed on August 1, 2020
    • Travelers are required to complete an online immigration (ED) card prior to travel (https://stmaartenehas.com/).
    • Travelers are required to purchase mandatory COVID-19 health insurance prior to travel (https://www.sxmprotectionplan.com)
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test or a negative antigen test taken within 120 hours before arrival is required for entry
    • Travelers are required to upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test or negative antigen test results to their online ED card (see above) prior travel (https://stmaartenehas.com/travel-requirements/)
  • The U.S. Consulate General in Curacao is not able to answer questions about specific details of the above entry requirements.  For questions about COVID-19 tests, testing timeframes, mandatory health insurance, or the online ED card, please write directly to the Sint Maarten authorities at https://stmaartenehas.com/contact/.
  • Sint Maarten has provided a helpful instructions for travelers wishing to visit Sint Maarten (https://stmaartenupdates.com/).

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? No
    • Sint Maarten lifted its curfew order on June 15, 2020
    • Sint Maarten lifted its “shelter-in-place” order on May 11, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
    • Travelers arriving to Sint Maarten from the United States who provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test are not required to quarantine.
    • Travelers arriving to Sint Maarten from the United States who test positive for COVID-19 are required to stay in mandatory isolation until the traveler tests negative.  This can cause significant disruptions to travel plans and may result in not being able to return to the United States on the traveler’s scheduled return flight.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
    • Commercial flights between the United States and Sint Maarten had been suspended from March 29, 2020 through July 31, 2020.

Consular Operations:

Local Resources:

Other links: 

 

Other links:

CDC Order on Pre-Flight Testing:

Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Waivers to the testing requirement may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when extraordinary emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s health and safety, and testing cannot be completed before travel.  There are no waivers available for individuals who test positive for COVID-19.  Individuals – or air carriers seeking to allow boarding by potentially qualifying individuals – who believe they meet the criteria for a waiver should contact the U.S. Consulate Curacao at ACSCuracao@state.gov, and provide the information below.  The U.S. Consulate will then submit the request to the CDC for consideration.

The following information must be provided for each passenger:

  1. Name (family name/surname, given name), passport number and country
  2. Cell phone number including country code of passenger or head of household if family unit
  3. Email address of passenger or head of household if family unit
  4. U.S. destination address
    – Is U.S. destination home address?
  5. Departure date
  6. Flight itinerary
  7. Name of submitting entity if different from passenger
  8. Name of company submitting on behalf of passenger(s) (if applicable)
  9. Name of point of contact submitting on behalf of passenger(s) (if applicable)
  10. Phone and email address for POC submitting waiver request on behalf of passenger(s)
    (if applicable)
  11. Purpose of travel to the U.S. (provide brief explanation of why urgent travel is needed and how travel will contribute to health and safety of passengers(s))
  12. Justification for testing waiver (e.g. no testing available, impact on health and safety)
  13. Documentation to support justification for test waiver, if available (e.g. medical records or orders for medical evacuation)

For Emergency Assistance:

  • During Office Hours +5999 461 3066
    Outside of Office Hours +5999 843 3066
    Outside of Curacao +1 503 420 3115