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Turks and Caicos travel restrictions

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Entry restrictions
Passengers and airline crew must obtain a travel authorization at http://turksandcaicostourism.com at least 24 hours before departure.

Passengers and airline crew must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) RNA, Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) or PCR test result issued at most 5 days before arrival.

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Flight Restrictions

published 14.08.2020

Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 5 days before departure.

Quarantine

Quarantine Requirement- Unknown where.

From 1 September 2021, all visitors aged 16 and above will also need to provide evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 on arrival to TCI.
Any returning resident that is not fully vaccinated must submit a negative, pre-arrival Covid-19 test, and self-quarantine for a period of seven (7) days, including their household, and undergo a mandatory test (required to be negative) on day five (5) prior to being released.
Any fully vaccinated tourist testing positive whilst in TCI must self-isolate at their own expense for a period of ten days (10) and undergo a COVID-19 mandatory test on day seven (7) prior to being released.

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Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

From 1 September all travellers to Turks & Caicos aged 16 and above must be fully vaccinated and all travellers aged 10 and above (including those fully vaccinated) will be required to upload on to the TCI Assured Portal, one of the following professionally administered test results for entry to the TCI:

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Vaccination

Government will require mandatory proof of vaccination for travelers from September because of COVID-19

Turks & Caicos will introduce mandatory proof of vaccination for all travelers over the age of 16 from September 1st after rising cases of the Delta variant around the world.

Travelers will need to provide evidence of vaccination via a signed vaccination letter from a doctor or in electronic format. The tourism board says they will not accept handwritten vaccination cards.

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Full Restrictions

  • Turks and Caicos Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. With effect from Wednesday 1 September all travellers to Turks & Caicos aged 16 and above must be fully vaccinated and all travellers aged 10 and above (including those fully vaccinated) will be required to upload on to the TCI Assured Portal, one of the following professionally administered test results for entry to the TCI:
    • Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Tests result (RT-PCR);
    • Nucleic Acid Amplification test result (NAA);
    • RNA or molecular test results; or
    • an Antigen test result
    Tests and results need to have been completed within three days of the date of arrival into Turks and Caicos.
    Travellers will also be required to provide proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. From 1 September 2021, all visitors aged 16 and above will also need to provide evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 on arrival to TCI.
    From 1 September 2021, any fully vaccinated tourist testing positive whilst in TCI must self-isolate at their own expense for a period of ten days (10) and undergo a COVID-19 mandatory test on day seven (7) prior to being released.
    Any returning resident that is not fully vaccinated must submit a negative, pre-arrival Covid-19 test, and self-quarantine for a period of seven (7) days, including their household, and undergo a mandatory test (required to be negative) on day five (5) prior to being released.
    You should arrange to take a private test. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on
    pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: With effect from Wednesday 1 September, all travellers to Turks & Caicos aged 16 and above must be fully vaccinated and all travellers aged 10 and above (including those fully vaccinated) will be required to upload on to the TCI Assured Portal (TCI Assured guidance) one of the following professionally administered test results for entry to the TCI:
    • Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Tests result (RT-PCR);
    • Nucleic Acid Amplification test result (NAA);
    • RNA or molecular test results; or
    • an Antigen test result
    Tests and results need to have been completed within three days of the date of arrival into Turks and Caicos.
    Please also note that each person travelling will need to upload their information on to the TCI Assured Portal
    Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports.
    A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    With effect from 6 August until 31 October, unless otherwise stated:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in all public places, including inside buildings such as supermarkets, shops, restaurants, hotels, holiday accommodations and government buildings. A US$550 fine will be imposed on individuals for not wearing face mask/covering
    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 1am to 5am daily
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 11:59pm (midnight) to 5am.
    • Restaurants permitted to increase their occupancy to 70%
    • Bars, nightclubs and discotheques to be limited to 50% of normal capacity. Entry to nightclubs and bars is limited to fully vaccinated people only
    • Public or private events are limited to a maximum of 50 persons without approval of the Ministry of Health
    • Sporting events must have the approval of the Sports Commission
    • Pleasure craft to be limited to 70% of normal capacity for excursions. Vessels with a capacity of 10 persons or less to be limited to a maximum of seven individuals, with a requirement for temperatures to be taken and logbooks kept
    • Subject to the operators of the vehicles being fully vaccinated, taxis and community cabs can increase the number of passengers allowed during a single trip to 3 persons or 50% of the normal carrying capacity of the vehicle
    • Religious places of worship (including weddings and funerals) to be limited to 70% of normal capacity indoors and outdoors
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on theTCI Government website .
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they have in place.
    *From 1 September 2021, any fully vaccinated tourist testing positive whilst in TCI must self-isolate at their own expense for a period of ten days (10) and undergo a COVID-19 mandatory test on day seven (7) prior to being released.

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    28.08.2021
  • Turks and Caicos Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. You should arrange to take a private test. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: With effect from Wednesday 28 July 2021, travellers to Turks & Caicos will be required to upload on to the Assured Travel Portal (TCI Assured guidance) one of the following professionally administered test results for entry to the TCI:
    • Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Tests result (RT-PCR);
    • Nucleic Acid Amplification test result (NAA);
    • RNA or molecular test results; or
    • an Antigen test result
    Tests and results need to have been completed within three days of the date of arrival into Turks and Caicos.
    Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports.
    A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    With effect from 6 August until 31 October, unless otherwise stated:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in all public places, including inside buildings such as supermarkets, shops, restaurants, hotels, holiday accommodations and government buildings. A US$550 fine will be imposed on individuals for not wearing face mask/covering
    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 1am to 5am daily
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 11:59pm (midnight) to 5am.
    • Restaurants permitted to increase their occupancy to 70%
    • Bars, nightclubs and discotheques to be limited to 50% of normal capacity indoors and 70% outdoors
    • Social gatherings and social activities, with a valid permit/licence, and including beaches, hotels, villas and tourist accommodations, to be limited to a maximum of 50 persons, providing it is outdoors
    • Sporting events must have the approval of the Sports Commission
    • Pleasure craft to be limited to 70% of normal capacity for excursions. Vessels with a capacity of 10 persons or less to be limited to a maximum of seven individuals, with a requirement for temperatures to be taken and logbooks kept
    • Subject to the operators of the vehicles being fully vaccinated, taxis and community cabs can increase the number of passengers allowed during a single trip to 3 persons or 50% of the normal carrying capacity of the vehicle
    • Religious places of worship (including weddings and funerals) to be limited to 70% of normal capacity indoors and outdoors
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they have in place.

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    09.08.2021
  • Turks and Caicos Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. You should arrange to take a private test. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: With effect from Wednesday 28 July 2021, travellers to Turks & Caicos will be required to upload on to the Assured Travel Portal (TCI Assured guidance) one of the following: a professionally administered Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction Tests result (RT-PCR); Nucleic Acid Amplification test result (NAA); RNA or molecular test results; or an Antigen test result for entry to the TCI. Tests and results need to have been completed within three days of the date of arrival into Turks and Caicos.
    Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports.
    A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    Until 5am on Tuesday 31 August, unless otherwise stated:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in all public places, including inside buildings such as supermarkets, shops, restaurants and government buildings.
    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 01.00 (1am) to 5am daily.
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 23.59 (midnight) to 05.00 (5am).
    • Restaurants permitted to increase their occupancy to 70%.
    • Bars, nightclubs and discotheques to be limited to 50% of normal capacity indoors and 70% outdoors.
    • Social gatherings and social activities, with a valid permit/licence, and including beaches, to be limited to a maximum of 100 persons, providing it is outdoors.
    • Sporting events must have the approval of the Sports Commission.
    • Pleasure craft to be limited to 70% of normal capacity for excursions. Vessels with a capacity of 10 persons or less to be limited to a maximum of seven individuals, with a requirement for temperatures to be taken and logbooks kept.
    • Subject to the operators of the vehicles being fully vaccinated, taxis and community cabs can increase the number of passengers allowed during a single trip to 3 persons or 50% of the normal carrying capacity of the vehicle.
    • Religious places of worship (including weddings and funerals) to be limited to 70% of normal capacity indoors and outdoors.
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they have in place.
    *Be prepared for your plans to change: No travel is risk-free during COVID. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example due to a new COVID-19 variant. Check with your travel company or airline for any transport changes which may delay your journey home.
    If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there.
    Plan ahead and make sure you: can access money; understand what your insurance will cover; can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

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    27.07.2021
  • Turks and Caicos Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. You should arrange to take a private test. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports.
    A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    Until 5am on Tuesday 31 August, unless otherwise stated:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in all public places, including inside buildings such as supermarkets, shops, restaurants and government buildings.

    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 01.00 (1am) to 5am daily.
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 23.59 (midnight) to 05.00 (5am).
    • Restaurants permitted to increase their occupancy to 70%.
    • Bars, nightclubs and discotheques to be limited to 50% of normal capacity indoors and 70% outdoors.
    • Social gatherings and social activities, with a valid permit/licence, and including beaches, to be limited to a maximum of 100 persons, providing it is outdoors.
    • Sporting events must have the approval of the Sports Commission.
    • Pleasure craft to be limited to 70% of normal capacity for excursions. Vessels with a capacity of 10 persons or less to be limited to a maximum of seven individuals, with a requirement for temperatures to be taken and logbooks kept.
    • Subject to the operators of the vehicles being fully vaccinated, taxis and community cabs can increase the number of passengers allowed during a single trip to 3 persons or 50% of the normal carrying capacity of the vehicle.
    • Religious places of worship (including weddings and funerals) to be limited to 70% of normal capacity indoors and outdoors.
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on theTCI Government website .
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they have in place.

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    08.07.2021
  • Turks and Caicos Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. You should arrange to take a private test. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include: Until 5am on Wednesday 30 June, unless otherwise stated: • Face coverings required to be worn in public; • Night-time curfew on all islands from 11pm to 5am daily; • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 10pm; •Bars and restaurants to be limited to 30% of normal capacity both indoors and outdoors for sit-down only. However if 100% of staff have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, capacity can be increased to 60% of normal occupancy. No congregating around bar and restaurant counters; • Social gatherings and social activities to be limited to a maximum of 30 persons; • Pleasure craft to be limited to 50% of normal capacity for excursions. Vessels with a capacity of 10 persons or less to be limited to a maximum of six individuals, with a requirement for temperatures to be taken and logbooks kept; • Subject to the operators of the vehicles being fully vaccinated, taxis and community cabs can increase the number of passengers allowed during a single trip to 3 persons or 50% of the normal carrying capacity of the vehicle; • Religious places of worship (including weddings and funerals) to be limited to 30% of normal capacity when indoors and 50 persons when outdoors; • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place. More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    13.04.2021
  • Turks and Caicos Latest News:

    International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 March 2021.
    From midnight on 2 March 2021 until 5am Wednesday 17 March 2021, unless otherwise stated:
    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 11pm to 5am daily;
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 10pm;
    • Bars and restaurants to be limited to 30% of normal capacity both indoors and outdoors for sit-down only. No congregating around bar and restaurant counters;
    • A complete ban on public and private gatherings and social activity of any description on all islands, including on beaches;
    • Pleasure craft to be limited to 50% of normal capacity for excursions;
    • Religious places of worship to be limited to 30% of normal capacity;
    • Weddings to be limited to 20 persons outdoors;
    • Funeral services and burial grounds to be limited to 20 persons outdoors;
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on theTCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    26.03.2021
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire.
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 March 2021.
    From midnight on 2 March 2021 until 5am Wednesday 17 March 2021, unless otherwise stated:
    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 11pm to 5am daily;
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 10pm;
    • Bars and restaurants to be limited to 30% of normal capacity both indoors and outdoors for sit-down only. No congregating around bar and restaurant counters;
    • A complete ban on public and private gatherings and social activity of any description on all islands, including on beaches;
    • Pleasure craft to be limited to 50% of normal capacity for excursions;
    • Religious places of worship to be limited to 30% of normal capacity;
    • Weddings to be limited to 20 persons outdoors;
    • Funeral services and burial grounds to be limited to 20 persons outdoors;
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on theTCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    03.03.2021
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire.
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number ofregulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 March 2021.
    From 9 February 2021 until 5am Tuesday 16 February 2021, unless otherwise stated:
    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 6pm to 6am daily.
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 5pm.
    • Bars and restaurants are only allowed to serve kerbside or takeaway food.
    • Hotel restaurants allowed to be open only for registered guests.
    • A complete ban on public and private gatherings and social activity of any description on all islands, including on beaches.
    • A restriction to no more than 6 persons outside the same household on all pleasure craft used for excursions.
    • Religious places of worship to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors.
    • Weddings to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors.
    • Funeral services and burial grounds to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors.
    • A complete ban on all sporting events.
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on theTCI Government website .
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    02.03.2021
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire.
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 March 2021.
    From 9 February 2021 until 5am Tuesday 16 February 2021, unless otherwise stated:
    • Night-time curfew on all islands from 6pm to 6am daily.
    • All businesses on all islands to be closed by 5pm.
    • Bars and restaurants are only allowed to serve kerbside or takeaway food.
    • Hotel restaurants allowed to be open only for registered guests.
    • A complete ban on public and private gatherings and social activity of any description on all islands, including on beaches.
    • A restriction to no more than 6 persons outside the same household on all pleasure craft used for excursions.
    • Religious places of worship to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors.
    • Weddings to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors.
    • Funeral services and burial grounds to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors.
    • A complete ban on all sporting events.
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    09.02.2021
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    *Entry to Turks and Caicos Islands: Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire.
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 March 2021.
    From 27 January 2021 until 5am Wednesday 10 February 2021, unless otherwise stated:
    • Night time curfew on Providenciales from 9pm to 5am daily;
    • All businesses on Providenciales to be closed by 8pm;
    • Night time curfew on Grand Turk from 8pm to 5am daily;
    • All businesses on Grand Turk to be closed by 7pm;
    • All businesses on the Family Islands to be closed by 8pm;
    • The number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant shall not exceed 30% occupancy;
    • A complete ban on public and private gatherings and social activity of any description on all islands, including on beaches;
    • A restriction to no more than 6 persons on all pleasure craft used for excursions;
    • Religious places of worship to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors;
    • Weddings to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors;
    • Funeral services and burial grounds to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors;
    • A complete ban on all sporting events;
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    28.01.2021
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 March 2021.
    From 27 January 2021 until 5am Wednesday 10 February 2021, unless otherwise stated:
    • Night time curfew on Providenciales from 9pm to 5am daily;
    • All businesses on Providenciales to be closed by 8pm;
    • Night time curfew on Grand Turk from 8pm to 5am daily;
    • All businesses on Grand Turk to be closed by 7pm;
    • All businesses on the Family Islands to be closed by 8pm;
    • The number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant shall not exceed 30% occupancy;
    • A complete ban on public and private gatherings and social activity of any description on all islands, including on beaches;
    • A restriction to no more than 6 persons on all pleasure craft used for excursions;
    • Religious places of worship to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors;
    • Weddings to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors;
    • Funeral services and burial grounds to be limited to 20 persons both indoors and outdoors;
    • A complete ban on all sporting events;
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    27.01.2021
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include: Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 March 2021.
    Until 20 January 2021, the number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant or a place of worship shall not exceed 30% occupancy. Public or social gatherings are limited to 25 people if outdoors and up to 10 people where indoors. The maximum number of attendees at funerals is not to exceed 40. Public beaches remain open with rules in place to keep social distancing. No more than 10 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach and no alcohol to be taken onto or consumed on beaches. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities.
    High risk groups are advised to shelter in place. More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    06.01.2021
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 December 2020. • Until 6 January 2021, the number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant or a place of worship shall not exceed 30% occupancy. The maximum number of attendees at funerals is not to exceed 40. • Public beaches remain open with rules in place to keep social distancing. No more than 10 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach and no alcohol to be taken onto or consumed on beaches. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities. • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place. More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    16.12.2020
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: Health screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include: • Face coverings required to be worn in public until 31 December 2020. • Until 6 January 2021, the number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant or a place of worship shall not exceed 30% occupancy. The maximum number of attendees at funerals is not to exceed 40. • Public beaches remain open with rules in place to keep social distancing. No more than 10 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach and no alcohol to be taken onto or consumed on beaches. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities. • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place. More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    08.11.2020
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands:
    A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public. • Curfews in place until 16 November on all islands between 12am (midnight) to 5am daily, except for essential workers. All businesses to be closed by 11pm.• Until 16 November, the number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant or a place of worship shall not exceed 30% occupancy. The maximum number of attendees at funerals is not to exceed 40.• Public beaches remain open until 16 November with rules in place to keep social distancing. No more than 10 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach and no alcohol to be taken onto or consumed on beaches. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities.• High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    06.11.2020
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    *Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands: From 30 September until 5am 2 November only essential inter-island travel is permitted in the Turks and Caicos Islands, as defined in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Health Regulations. If you wish to travel between islands, you’ll need prior authorisation from the Turks and Caicos Islands Ministry of Health. Screening is in place at all seaports and airports. Restrictions are also in place on travel by public transport until 14 October 2020. A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public. • Curfews in place until 2 November on all islands between 10pm to 5am daily, except for essential workers. All businesses to be closed by 7pm.• Until 2 November, the number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant or a place of worship shall not exceed 30% occupancy. The maximum number of attendees at funerals is not to exceed 25.• Public beaches remain open, with social distancing in place. No more than 6 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach. No alcohol is to be taken onto or consumed on beaches. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities.• High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    *Accommodation: Hotels and private villas have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    19.10.2020
  • Turks and Caicos International Restrictions:
    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

    Internal Restrictions:
    From 30 September until 5am 14 October only essential inter-island travel is permitted in the Turks and Caicos Islands, as defined in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Health Regulations. If you wish to travel between islands, you’ll need prior authorisation from the Turks and Caicos Islands Ministry of Health. Screening is in place at all seaports and airports. Restrictions are also in place on travel by public transport until 14 October 2020.
    A number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include:
    • Face coverings required to be worn in public
    • Curfews in place from 30 September until 14 October on all islands between 8pm to 5am daily, except for essential workers. All businesses to be closed by 7pm.
    • From 30 September to 5am 14 October the number of customers permitted in a bar or restaurant or a place of worship shall not exceed 30% occupancy. The maximum number of attendees at funerals is not to exceed 25.
    • Public beaches remain open, with social distancing in place. No more than 6 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach. No alcohol is to be taken onto or consumed on beaches unless purchased from an established and certified provider. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities.
    • High risk groups are advised to shelter in place.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.

    *Accommodation: Hotels have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. . However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    30.09.2020
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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands
    Assured Portal. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online.

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    Internal restrictions:

    From 10 August until 30 September only essential inter-island travel is permitted in the Turks and Caicos Islands, as defined in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Health regulations. If you wish to travel between islands, you’ll need prior authorisation from the Turks and Caicos Islands Ministry of Health. Screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A ban also exists on travel by public transport until 30 September 2020.
    As of 28 August 2020, a number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands, as defined in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Health Regulations. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include: Enforcement on wearing of face coverings in public through fine. Curfews in place until 30 September on Grand Turk and South Caicos between 6pm and 5am daily, except for essential workers. All businesses to close at 5pm. Curfews in place until 30 September on all other islands between 8pm – 5am daily, except for essential workers. All businesses to be closed by 7pm. All social gatherings, including weddings across all islands, are limited to a maximum of 10 persons, including at bars and restaurants until 30 September. Public beaches remain open, with social distancing in place. No more than 4 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach. No alcohol is to be taken onto or consumed on beaches unless purchased from an established and certified provider. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities.
    Summer camps to remain closed until 30 September 2020. From 28 August, high risk groups are advised to shelter in place, particularly on the island of Providenciales.
    More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website.
    Hotels have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands in line with the travel and movement restrictions noted in the “Travel in Turks and Caicos Islands” information above. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    14.09.2020
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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal [https://travelauthorisation.turksandcaicostourism.com/public/]. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online [https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/tci-assured].

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    Internal restrictions:

    From 10 August until 31 August only essential inter-island travel is permitted in the Turks and Caicos Islands, as defined in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Health Regulations. If you wish to travel between islands, you’ll need prior authorisation from the Turks and Caicos Islands Ministry of Health. Screening is in place at all seaports and airports. A ban also exists on travel by public transport until 15 September 2020.
    As of 28 August 2020, a number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include: Curfews in place on all islands between 8pm – 5am daily, with all businesses to be closed by 7pm, with exceptions for specified essential workers, until 5am on 15 September. All social gatherings, including weddings across all islands, are limited to a maximum of 10 persons, including at bars and restaurants. Public beaches remain open, with social distancing in place. No more than 4 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach. No alcohol is to be taken onto or consumed on beaches unless purchased from an established and certified provider. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities. Summer camps to remain closed until 15 September 2020. From 28 August, high risk groups are advised to shelter in place, particularly on the island of Providenciales. More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website [https://www.gov.tc/].

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    27.08.2020
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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal [https://travelauthorisation.turksandcaicostourism.com/public/]. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online [https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/tci-assured].

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    Internal restrictions:

    From 10 August until 31 August only essential inter-island travel is permitted in the Turks and Caicos Islands, as defined in the Turks and Caicos Islands’ Health Regulations. If you wish to travel between islands, you’ll need prior authorisation from the Turks and Caicos Islands Ministry of Health. Screening is in place at all seaports and airports. As of 10 August 2020, a number of regulations are in place in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Any contravention of these regulations is considered an offence, which may result in a fine of up to $1000, or imprisonment of up to three months. Regulations include: Curfews in place on North Caicos and Parrot Cay between 8pm – 5am daily, and on Providenciales from 10pm – 5am daily until 5am 31 August. All social gatherings, including weddings, on Providenciales, North Caicos and Parrot Cay are limited to a maximum of 10 persons, and on other islands to a maximum of 25 people until 31 August. A maximum of 25 people are allowed to attend a religious place of worship at any given time, or to attend a funeral service, until 11 October. Public beaches remain open, with social distancing in place. No more than 4 adults outside of the same household are permitted to gather in one place on the beach. No alcohol is to be taken onto or consumed on beaches unless purchased from an established and certified provider. Sports are not permitted on the beach, except for individual fitness activities. More detailed information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website [https://www.gov.tc/].

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    12.08.2020
  • Turks and Caicos *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal [https://travelauthorisation.turksandcaicostourism.com/public/]. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online [https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/tci-assured].

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    Internal restrictions:

    Domestic travel is permitted between islands. Visitors who arrive with a negative Covid-19 certificate can travel on domestic flights. More information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website [https://www.gov.tc/]. Hotels have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    30.07.2020
  • Turks and Caicos *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is permitted as of 22 July 2020. Anyone arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands is required to obtain pre-travel authorisation via the Turks and Caicos Islands Assured Portal [https://travelauthorisation.turksandcaicostourism.com/public/]. This requires evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility taken less than five days prior to arrival in the Turks and Caicos Islands, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and a completed health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands. More information on pre-travel authorisation to the Turks and Caicos Islands is available online [https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/tci-assured].

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    Internal restrictions:

    Domestic travel is permitted between islands. However, you are encouraged to keep this for essential travel only. Visitors who arrive with a negative Covid-19 certificate can travel on domestic flights. More information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website [https://www.gov.tc/]. Hotels have been allowed to re-open across the Turks and Caicos Islands. However, some hotels have taken the decision to remain closed. You are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    22.07.2020
  • Turks and Caicos *****

    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Border closures have been extended by the Turks and Caicos Islands Government until 22 July. This is subject to change.
    Entry to or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is prohibited until 22 July, with some exceptions for returning residents and workers delivering essential COVID-19 business, or other business on behalf of the Government, who will require authorisation by Public Health prior to arrival. Depending on an assessment by Public Health, anyone authorised to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands before 22 July may require a PCR test, or to remain in quarantine for a designated period following arrival.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Due to a localised increase in COVID-19 cases in Providenciales, a night curfew (and other restrictions – see below) has been reintroduced on Providenciales, from 8pm until 5am, until 20 July 2020. In Providenciales, weddings, social gatherings, and church and funeral services will be limited to a maximum of 10 people, and the re-opening of non-contact and non-team sports remains restricted until 20 July. In all islands, except Providenciales where the cap remains at 10 people until 20 July, weddings and social gatherings of a maximum of 25 persons and non-contact and non-team sporting activity will be permitted. Church and funeral services will also be limited to a maximum of 25 people. From 6 July 2020, all sporting events and contact sports may resume in all islands except for Providenciales, where this will be permitted as of 13 July. Domestic air and sea travel between Providenciales and other islands is not permitted until 20 July 2020, with the exception of essential service providers (banks, power, police etc.) and a finite list of senior government and House of Assembly officials. More information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website [https://www.gov.tc/]. Hotels are allowed to re-open as of 6 July. Most are reliant on tourists who can visit the Turks and Caicos Islands as of 22 July. With a projected capacity of only 4% over the same period in 2019 and restrictions on intra-island travel until 13 July, you are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    17.07.2020
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    International restrictions:

    Commercial flights are now operating to and from Turks and Caicos on a limited number of routes. Entry to or transit through the Turks and Caicos Islands is prohibited until 22 July, with some exceptions for returning residents and workers delivering essential COVID-19 business, or other business on behalf of the Government, who will require authorisation by Public Health prior to arrival.
    Any eligible travellers arriving to the Turks and Caicos Islands must have evidence of a negative COVID-19 test from a reputable facility at least 5 days before departure, proof of health/travel insurance with COVID-19 cover and must complete a health screening questionnaire. All visitors will be required to wear masks on arrival to the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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    Internal restrictions:

    Due to a localised increase in COVID-19 cases in Providenciales, a night curfew (and other restrictions – see below) has been reintroduced on Providenciales, from 8pm until 5am, until 20 July 2020. In Providenciales, weddings, social gatherings, and church and funeral services will be limited to a maximum of 10 people, and the re-opening of non-contact and non-team sports remains restricted until 20 July. In all islands, except Providenciales where the cap remains at 10 people until 20 July, weddings and social gatherings of a maximum of 25 persons and non-contact and non-team sporting activity will be permitted. Church and funeral services will also be limited to a maximum of 25 people. From 6 July 2020, all sporting events and contact sports may resume in all islands except for Providenciales, where this will be permitted as of 13 July. Domestic air and sea travel between Providenciales and other islands is not permitted until 20 July 2020, with the exception of essential service providers (banks, power, police etc.) and a finite list of senior government and House of Assembly officials. More information on local measures in place is available on the TCI Government website [https://www.gov.tc/]. Hotels are allowed to re-open as of 6 July. Most are reliant on tourists who can visit the Turks and Caicos Islands as of 22 July. With a projected capacity of only 4% over the same period in 2019 and restrictions on intra-island travel until 13 July, you are advised to contact the hotel direct to see if they will be open and inform yourself on Covid-19 specific measures and requirements they will put in place.

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    10.07.2020
  • Turks and Caicos All airports and seaports will remain closed to incoming regional and international flights(both commercial and private) and seafaring vessels until July 22, 2020.

    Inbound restrictions:

    All airports and ports are closed.
    The cruise port will be shut to cruise liners until 31 August.

    Outbound restrictions:

    Travellers may still register to leave the island and the government will gauge how high an interest there is in order to arrange flights.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    Stringent restrictions in place until 22 June. A curfew from 22.00 to 05.00 is in place. Going to the beach, grocery stores, hardware stores and other open businesses is currently permitted. Certain businesses, beaches and other facilities have reopened. Groups of more than four people are prohibited. Social distancing and wearing of masks remain required. Only one adult per household is allowed to leave for essential purposes during this period. All supermarkets and other businesses not considered lifeessential will be closed on Wednesdays and Sunday to restock and clean.
    From 5 June 2020, weddings and social gatherings of a maximum of 10 persons and non-contact and non-team sporting activity will be permitted. Church and funeral services will also be limited to a maximum of 10 people. From 6 July 2020, all sporting events and contact sports may resume. Movement of people between islands is discouraged. From 22 June 2020, a maximum number of 25 persons may be permitted to attend weddings and social gatherings.

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    05.06.2020
  • Turks and Caicos Turks and Caicos Islands to reopen its borders on 22 July. (Media, 04.06.2020)

    Inbound restrictions:

    All airports and ports are closed.
    The cruise port will be shut to cruise liners until 31 August.

    Outbound restrictions:

    Travellers may still register to leave the island and the government will gauge how high an interest there is in order to arrange flights.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    Stringent restrictions in place until 22 June. A curfew from 22.00 to 05.00 is in place. Going to the beach, grocery stores, hardware stores and other open businesses is currently permitted. Certain businesses, beaches and other facilities have reopened. Groups of more than four people are prohibited. Social distancing and wearing of masks remain required. Only one adult per household is allowed to leave for essential purposes during this period. All supermarkets and other businesses not considered lifeessential will be closed on Wednesdays and Sunday to restock and clean.

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    04.06.2020
  • Turks and Caicos

    Inbound restrictions:

    All airports and ports are closed.
    The cruise port will be shut to cruise liners until 30 June.

    Outbound restrictions:

    Travellers may still register to leave the island and the government will gauge how high an interest there is in order to arrange flights.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    Stringent restrictions in place until 1 June. A curfew from 20.00 to 05.00 is in place. Certain businesses, beaches and other facilities have reopened. Groups of more than four people are prohibited. Social distancing and wearing of masks remain required. Only one adult per household is allowed to leave for essential purposes during this period. All supermarkets and other businesses not considered lifeessential will be closed on Wednesdays and Sunday to restock and clean.

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    01.06.2020
  • Turks and Caicos

    Inbound restrictions:

    All airports and ports are closed. The cruise port will be shut to cruise liners until 30 June.

    Outbound restrictions:

    Travellers may still register to leave the island and the government will gauge how high an interest there is in order to arrange flights.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    Stringent restrictions in place until 1 June. A curfew from 20.00 to 05.00 is in place. Certain businesses, beaches and other facilities have reopened. Groups of more than four people are prohibited. Social distancing and wearing of masks remain required. Only one adult per household is allowed to leave for essential purposes during this period. All supermarkets and other businesses not considered lifeessential will be closed on Wednesdays and Sunday to restock and clean.

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    30.05.2020
  • Turks and Caicos

    Inbound restrictions:

    All airports and ports are closed. The cruise port will be shut to cruise liners until 30 June.

    Outbound restrictions:

    Travellers may still register to leave the island and the government will gauge how high an interest there is in order to arrange flights.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    Stringent restrictions in place until 25 May. A curfew from 20.00 to 05.00 is in place. Certain businesses, beaches and other facilities have reopened. Groups of more than four people are prohibited. Social distancing and wearing of masks remain required. Only one adult per household is allowed to leave for essential purposes during this period. All supermarkets and other businesses not considered lifeessential will be closed on Wednesdays and Sunday to restock and clean.

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    26.05.2020
  • Turks and Caicos

    Inbound restrictions:

    All airports and ports are closed. Border will remain closed until 1 Jun.

    The cruise port will be shut to cruise liners until 30 June.

    Outbound restrictions:

    Travellers may still register to leave the island and the government will gauge how high an interest there is in order to arrange flights.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    Stringent restrictions in place until 24 May. A curfew from 20.00 to 05.00 is in place. Certain businesses, beaches and other facilities have reopened. Groups of more than four people are prohibited. Social distancing and wearing of masks remain required. Further restrictions are planned to be lifted on 10 May. Only one adult per household is allowed to leave for essential purposes during this period. All supermarkets and other businesses not considered life-essential will be closed on Wednesdays and Sunday to restock and clean.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK/
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information/
    OSAC Travel Advisories/
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