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Dutch Caribbean COVID-19 Status

Last updated: 24-Sep-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Aruba has had 3,721 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 from certain U.S. states have the option to test upon arrival at the airport
    • 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.
  • Movement Restrictions: 
    • Effective August 26, 2020, a curfew is in effect from 10:00pm to 5:00am.
    • 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.
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Bonaire and Curacao resumed on June 15, 2020 through August 5, 2020 (some limited flights are still possible but require special permission – reach out to your airline for more details)
    • 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.  However, with flights between Aruba 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 Aruba 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: 24-Sep-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Bonaire has had 60 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 Bonaire.
    • Bonaire has not yet announced when flights to and from the United States will resume, but most U.S. airlines have cancelled flights until at least October and November 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.
  • Quarantine Information:
    • Travelers arriving to Bonaire who have been physically present in a high-risk country (including the United States) are required to quarantine for 14 days in a quarantine facility at the traveler’s expense.
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Curacao resumed on June 12, 2020 through September 3, 2020 (some limited flights are still possible but require special permission – reach out to your airline for more details)
    • Flights to and from Aruba resumed on June 15, 2020 through August 5, 2020 (some limited flights are still possible but require special permission – reach out to your airline for more details)
    • 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.  However, with flights between Bonaire 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 Bonaire 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: 24-Sep-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Curacao has had 315 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 Curacao, except for legal residents of Curacao with specific permission from the Curacao government.
      • Travelers must request specific permission in addition to providing a negative COVID-19 PCR test result and agreeing to a 14-day mandatory quarantine in a quarantine facility at the traveler’s expense (http://gobiernu.cw/reisverificatie)
      • Travelers are required to complete an online immigration (ED) card prior to travel (https://dicardcuracao.com/portal).
    • A negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival is required for entry
    • Curacao has not yet announced when flights to and from the United States will resume, but most U.S. airlines have cancelled flights until October and November 2020 at the earliest.
    • The final commercial flight scheduled from Curacao to the United States of America departed on Sunday, March 22.  Please work with your airline carrier to learn more about when service may resume again.
    • 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 reisverificatie.cur@gobiernu.cw.
    • 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.
  • Movement Restrictions:
    • Effective September 17, 2020, a curfew is in effect from 11:00pm to 5:00am.
    • 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 the United States who provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test (and obtain specific permission from the Curacao government) are required to quarantine for 14 days in a quarantine facility at the traveler’s expense.
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Bonaire resumed on June 12, 2020 through September 3, 2020 (some limited flights are still possible but require special permission – reach out to your airline for more details)
    • Flights to and from Aruba resumed on June 15, 2020 through August 5, 2020 (some limited flights are still possible but require special permission – reach out to your airline for more details)
    • Flights to and from Sint Maarten resumed on June 19, 2020 through July 26, 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: 14-AUG-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.
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.  However, with flights between Saba 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 Saba 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: 24-SEP-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Sint Eustatius has had 13 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.
      • Travelers must request specific permission from the Sint Eustatius government by writing to info.covid19@statiagov.com in addition to providing a mandatory questionnaire, a negative COVID-19 PCR test result, and agreeing to a mandatory quarantine in a quarantine facility (https://www.statiagovernment.com/questionnaire).
      • 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.
  • Movement Restrictions:
      • Effective September 10, 2020, a curfew is in effect from 6:30pm to 6:00am.
  • 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.
  • 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: 24-Sep-2020

  • Country-Specific Information:
    • Dutch Sint Maarten has had 594 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.
  • 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.
  • Transportation Options:
    • Flights to and from Aruba, Anguilla, St. Barthelemy, Martinique, and Guadeloupe resumed on June 19, 2020
    • Flights to and from Bonaire and Curacao resumed on June 19, 2020 through July 26, 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
    • Those travelers who have been physically present in a high-risk country (including the United States) in the previous 14-days may not be allowed to cross the border to French Saint-Martin. Travelers should write to the French-Saint Martin authorities directly at covid19pref@saint-barth-saint-martin.gouv.fr for more information.
  • Consular Operations:
    • The United States Consulate General in Curacao is open for all routine U.S. citizen services.  However, with flights between Sint Maarten 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 Maarten 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.

 

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For Emergency Assistance:

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