Bahamas Relaxes COVID-19-Related Entry Requirements

In a media release issued yesterday, the Bahamian government announced it would eliminate the need for visitors to obtain a Bahamas Travel Health Visa in order to enter the country, effective 12:01 am on Sunday, 19 June 2022.

Bahamas eliminates the need for travel health visa as of Sunday, 19 June.

Furthermore, fully vaccinated travellers and children aged 2-11 will no longer require a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the country. Instead, they must show proof of vaccination prior to boarding and upon arrival.

Prior to boarding and upon landing, unvaccinated travellers aged 12+ will still be required to submit a negative result from a PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival in the Bahamas.

All travellers must continue to follow on-island guidelines for mask wearing and social distancing.  

For full details on The Bahamas’ current COVID-19 protocols for travellers, please visit Covid-19 Protocols or

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