Bahamas Travel Updates

Effective Sunday, November 1, 2020, the new entry requirements for The Bahamas are as follows:

Visitors and Residents must receive a COVID-19 PCR swab test within 5 days of travel. Each person is required to obtain a Health Visa which includes fee and insurance. A daily health assessment request will be sent which you must respond to. If you are staying more than 4 nights, you will be required to get the rapid antigen test at one of the approved testing sites at each island. Children 10 and under are exempt from testing.


  • 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.


  • 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.
  • 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:

Contact for any questions about current or future reservations.

We look forward to having you aboard!

Last Update: November 19, 2020

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