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Dutch Caribbean COVID-19 Status

Last updated: 25-Nov-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Aruba has had 4,751 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Flights to and from the United States resumed on July 10, 2020
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival is required for entry
      • Travelers are required to upload their negative COVID-19 PCR test results to their online ED card (see above) prior 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
    • 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).
    • There are currently no restrictions on traveling from Aruba to the United States.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains a list of countries/regions that are under current COVID-19 travel restrictions (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html).  Note that for the context of these restrictions, Aruba is NOT considered part of the Schengen Area.  Certain U.S. states (including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) have announced they will require travelers arriving from CDC COVID-19 Level 3 countries to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the respective state.  Please check with your destination state to understand what quarantine restrictions may apply.
  • Movement Restrictions: 
    • Effective August 26, 2020, a curfew is in effect from 12:00 midnight to 5:00am for beach areas.
    • Aruba lifted its “shelter-in-place” order on May 18, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • 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.
  • COVID-19 Testing:
    COVID-19 testing is available at the following locations:

    • 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
    • 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)
    • 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)
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Curacao resumed again on October 19, 2020 (for residents of Curacao and Aruba only – non-residents still require special permission)
    • Flights to and from Canada, Europe, and some Caribbean nations resumed on July 1, 2020
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for some limited visa services (including interviews for student and some petition-based visas).  The Consulate can also process visa renewals by mail for qualified applicants.

Last updated: 23-Nov-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Bonaire has had 142 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Travelers are allowed to enter Bonaire after transiting through Curacao and complying with Curacao’s entry requirements.
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival is required for entry.
    • Bonaire has not yet announced when direct flights to and from the United States will resume, but most U.S. airlines have cancelled flights until at least December 2020.
    • The final commercial flight scheduled from Bonaire to the United States of America departed on Saturday, March 28.  Please work with your airline carrier to learn more about when service may resume again.
    • There are currently no restrictions on traveling from Bonaire to the United States.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains a list of countries/regions that are under current COVID-19 travel restrictions (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html).  Note that for the context of these restrictions, Bonaire is NOT considered part of the Schengen Area.  Certain U.S. states (including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) have announced they will require travelers arriving from CDC COVID-19 Level 3 countries to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the respective state.  Please check with your destination state to understand what quarantine restrictions may apply.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • Travelers arriving to Bonaire who have been physically present in a high-risk country (including parts of the United States) are required to quarantine for 14 days in a quarantine facility at the traveler’s expense.
  •  COVID-19 Testing:

    • On demand COVID-19 testing is not available.  Testing is provided at no cost for those in isolation/quarantine who entered Bonaire with special permission.
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Curacao resumed again on October 26, 2020
    • Flights to and from Europe resumed on July 1, 2020
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for some limited visa services (including interviews for student and some petition-based visas).  The Consulate can also process visa renewals by mail for qualified applicants.

 

Last updated: 23-Nov-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Curacao has had 1,827 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Flights to and from the United States resumed on November 7, 2020
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of 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, or the online ED card, please write directly to the Curacao authorities at info@curacao.com.
    • There are currently no restrictions on traveling from Curacao to the United States.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains a list of countries/regions that are under current COVID-19 travel restrictions (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html).  Note that for the context of these restrictions, Curacao is NOT considered part of the Schengen Area.  Certain U.S. states (including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) have announced they will require travelers arriving from CDC COVID-19 Level 3 countries to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the respective state.  Please check with your destination state to understand what quarantine restrictions may apply.
  • Movement Restrictions:
    • Effective September 17, 2020, a curfew is in effect from 09:00pm to 4:30am.
    • Curacao lifted its “shelter-in-place” order on May 8, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • Travelers arriving to Curacao from CT, FL, NJ, and NY (and who have been physically present in those states for the 14-days prior to boarding the flight) 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 (expenses covered by the traveler) 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.
  • COVID-19 Testing:
    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
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Bonaire resumed again on October 26, 2020
    • Flights to and from Aruba resumed again on October 19, 2020 (for residents of Curacao and Aruba only – non-residents still require special permission)
    • Flights to and from Sint Maarten resumed again on November 1, 2020
    • Flights to and from the Netherlands resumed on July 1, 2020
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for some limited visa services (including interviews for student and some petition-based visas). The Consulate can also process visa renewals by mail for qualified applicants.

 

Last updated: 22-OCT-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Saba has had 5 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • 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, but the Saba government estimates it should not be expected before January 2021.
    • Saba has not yet announced when general travelers from the United States will be permitted, but the Saba government estimates it should not be expected before January 2021.
    • 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.
    • There are currently no restrictions on traveling from Saba to the United States.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains a list of countries/regions that are under current COVID-19 travel restrictions (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html).  Note that for the context of these restrictions, Saba is NOT considered part of the Schengen Area.  Certain U.S. states (including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) have announced they will require travelers arriving from CDC COVID-19 Level 3 countries to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the respective state.  Please check with your destination state to understand what quarantine restrictions may apply.
  • Movement Restrictions:
    • Saba lifted its “lock-down” order on May 11, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • 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.
  • COVID-19 Testing:
    • On demand COVID-19 testing is not available.  Testing is provided at no cost for those in isolation/quarantine who entered Saba with special permission.
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for some limited visa services (including interviews for student and some petition-based visas).  The Consulate can also process visa renewals by mail for qualified applicants.

Last updated: 22-Oct-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Sint Eustatius has had 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • 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.
    • 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, or specific permission please write directly to the Sint Eustatius authorities at info.covid19@statiagov.com.
    • There are currently no restrictions on traveling from Sint Eustatius to the United States.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains a list of countries/regions that are under current COVID-19 travel restrictions (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html).  Note that for the context of these restrictions, Sint Eustatius is NOT considered part of the Schengen Area.  Certain U.S. states (including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) have announced they will require travelers arriving from CDC COVID-19 Level 3 countries to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the respective state.  Please check with your destination state to understand what quarantine restrictions may apply.
  • Movement Restrictions:
      • Sint Eustatius lifted its curfew order on October 1, 2020
  • Quarantine Information:
    • Travelers arriving to Sint Eustatius from the United States who provide a mandatory questionnaire and a negative COVID-19 PCR test (and obtain specific permission from the Sint Eustatius government) are required to quarantine in a quarantine facility.
  • COVID-19 Testing:
    • On demand COVID-19 testing is not available.  Testing is provided at no cost for those in isolation/quarantine who entered Sint Eustatius with special permission.
  • Transportation Options:
    • There are currently no transportation options between Sint Eustatius and the United States.
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.  However, with flights between Sint Eustatius and Curacao suspended, it is not possible to travel to Curacao for services requiring an in-person interview.
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for some limited visa services (including interviews for student and some petition-based visas).  However, with flights between Sint Eustatius and Curacao suspended, it is not possible to travel to Curacao for services requiring an in-person interview. The Consulate can also process visa renewals by mail for qualified applicants.

 

Last updated: 25-Nov-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Dutch Sint Maarten has had 1,020 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
    • French Saint-Martin has also confirmed cases COVID-19 within its borders.
  • Entry and Exit Requirements:
    • Flights to and from the United States resumed on August 1, 2020
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 120 hours of arrival is required for entry
    • 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 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/).
    • There are currently no restrictions on traveling from Sint Maarten to the United States.  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) maintains a list of countries/regions that are under current COVID-19 travel restrictions (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/from-other-countries.html).  Note that for the context of these restrictions, Sint Maarten is NOT considered part of the Schengen Area.  Certain U.S. states (including New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut) have announced they will require travelers arriving from CDC COVID-19 Level 3 countries to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival to the respective state.  Please check with your destination state to understand what quarantine restrictions may apply.
  • Movement Restrictions:

    • Sint Maarten lifted its “shelter-in-place” order on May 11, 2020, but social distancing protocols remain in effect when in public.
    • Sint Maarten lifted its curfew order on June 15, 2020.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • 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.
  • COVID-19 Testing
    COVID-19 testing is available at the following location:

    • Health Care Laboratory
      Phone: +1-721-544-1036 / +1-721-544-1038
      Open M-F 11:00am to 12:00noon and 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Sat 11:00 to 12:00noon
      Cost: $70 USD (results within 24 hours)
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Aruba, Anguilla, St. Barthelemy, Martinique, and Guadeloupe resumed on June 19, 2020
    • Flights to and from Curacao resumed again on November 1, 2020
    • Flights to and from Antigua and Barbuda, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Lucia resumed on June 22, 2020
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for some limited visa services (including interviews for student and some petition-based visas).  The Consulate can also process visa renewals by mail for qualified applicants.

 

Other links:

For Emergency Assistance:

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