COVID-19 travel restrictions: Nicaragua – Kiwi.com

This article has been written on the June 13, 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 Nicaragua?

You can enter Nicaragua if you follow the current COVID-19 requirements listed below. Please be aware that all foreign visitors are required to fill in an Online Form when going to Nicaragua.

Ometepe island, Nicaragua — Shutterstock

Can I enter Nicaragua if I am vaccinated?

You can enter Nicaragua for tourism if you are vaccinated. You are considered fully vaccinated if you have received the complete course of your vaccine at least 14 days before arriving in Nicaragua.

At present, the following vaccines are approved in Nicaragua:

  • Abdala
  • Soberana 02
  • Pfizer
  • Sputnik Light
  • Sputnik VU
  • AstraZeneca
  • Covishield
  • Covilo

Travel documents if I am fully vaccinated

  • A certificate confirming your vaccination status
  • A negative PCR test result obtained no more than 72 hours before arriving in Nicaragua

Please be aware that the COVID-19 test results should be sent electronically to the airline prior to the date of travel.

Can I enter Nicaragua if I am unvaccinated?

Unvaccinated foreign individuals can enter Nicaragua.

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

  • A negative PCR test result obtained no more than 72 hours before arriving in Nicaragua

Note that the COVID-19 test results should be sent electronically to the airline before the day of the flight.

Can I leave Nicaragua?

You can leave Nicaragua. however, COVID-19 regulations are still in place in every country. Please, take your time to check the necessity of entry declarations and COVID-19 test results in your destination country in advance.

Travel documents if I am vaccinated

  • A document confirming vaccination status

Travel documents if I am unvaccinated

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

COVID-19 situation in Nicaragua currently

Since January 2021, Nicaragua has been holding the Safe Travel Seal in recognition of the contribution of biosafety measures for the prevention of COVID-19 in the tourism sector of the country.

View of market stalls at a colorful street in Granada, Nicaragua — ShutterstockMarket stalls in Granada, Nicaragua — Shutterstock

FAQs

Is it safe to travel to Nicaragua right now?

International travel to Nicaragua is safe provided you follow basic COVID-19 rules, like wearing masks, keeping social distance, and avoid crowded gatherings.

Is Managua open for travel now?

The capital of Nicaragua is open for tourists now. Please note that to see all sights in the capital safely, you have to follow COVID-19 restrictions that are the same as in the rest of the country.

Do I have to quarantine if I go to Nicaragua?

No quarantine is required in Nicaragua currently.

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

An Online Form completed before departure will be your health app in Nicaragua.

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