COVID-19 travel restrictions: Jamaica –

This article has been written on the April 29, 2022 and contains accurate information. However, we highly recommend you check the latest travel requirements before you book a trip since covid regulations are constantly updating.

Can I enter Jamaica?

Currently, Jamaica is open for tourism to all countries with a few simple COVID-19 requirements.

No pre-covid tests are required upon entry to Jamaica — Shutterstock

Can I enter Jamaica if I am vaccinated?

Vaccinated travelers can enter Jamaica.

You are considered fully vaccinated at least 14 days after completing your vaccination course.

As of April 2022, the following vaccines are approved in Jamaica

  • Covishield
  • Pfizer
  • Oxford / AstraZeneca
  • Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

Please, make sure to present a vaccination certificate when entering Jamaica.

Can I enter Jamaica if I am unvaccinated?

Unvaccinated travelers can enter Jamaica.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

All travelers need only to show a certificate of recovery from COVID-19.

Can I leave Jamaica?

You can leave Jamaica. Please ensure that you’ve checked the requirements of your destination country regarding COVID-19 tests for vaccination and recovered travelers. Certain countries demand tests anyway.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

Vaccinated travelers must have one of the following documents to leave Jamaica:

  • A document confirming vaccination

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

If you are unvaccinated, please present one of the following documents:

  • A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (no more than 180 days old before the day of crossing the border of a particular country)
  • A negative COVID-19 test result (the relevant period and kind of test may vary, please check the requirements of the destination country)

COVID-19 situation in Jamaica currently

As of April 2022, international travel to Jamaica is safe following several COVID-19 restrictions that are in place.


Is it safe to travel to Jamaica right now?

Your visit to Jamaica will be safe if you follow the local regulations:

  • Wearing masks indoors is obligatory
  • Keeping social distance is mandatory

Is Kingston open for travel?

Currently, Kingston is open for travelers. Please, follow the usual COVID-19-related regulations.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Jamaica?

At present, the requirements about quarantine on arrival in Jamaica have been lifted. All arrivals are advised to refrain from actively moving around the country during the first five days.

How do I get a health pass to travel to Jamaica?

Foreign travelers can only print out their copies of COVID-19 documents.

What are the biggest international airports in Jamaica?

Here are the two biggest international airports in Jamaica:

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