Bahamas Travel Updates

All Islands of The Bahamas with Ports of Entry are open to Private International flights and charters. Prior approval is required for flights and requested by Tropic Ocean Airways.

All Persons (Bahamians, Residents, Homeowners & Visitors) Must Present Negative RT-PCR COVID-19 Test from an accredited lab within five (5) days of arrival, Complete an Electronic Health Visa and receive approval prior to arrival to be Granted Entry. 14-day mandatory Quarantine is required.


  • Citizens & residents of The Bahamas, homeowners in The Bahamas, and incoming visitors.
  • International private charter flights arriving empty to collect passengers.
  • US military and emergency medical flights.
  • Cargo & courier flights.

QUARANTINE: A 14-day mandatory quarantine is required. Note, private residences, rental properties, hotels and private/chartered yachts are considered quarantine facilities.

  • All persons must submit to monitoring and install the Hubbcat App on their cellular phones for purposes of contact tracing.
  • After the 14 days, all persons intending to remain in the country will be required to complete another COVID-19 test, at their own expense, to exit quarantine.


  • Wear a face mask including entering and transiting terminals.
  • All persons entering the country may be subject to Thermal Temperature Screening.
  • Passengers showing symptoms of COVID-19 may be transferred to an on-site quarantine area for further evaluation.
  • All persons entering the country will continue to be monitored by the Ministry of Health.
  • Follow physical distancing directions.

Tropic Ocean Airways will continuously share updates on travel requirements for The Bahamas as they are announced. However, we recommend using the below resources for official updates on restrictions, protocols, and updates:

Last Update: September 7, 2020

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