Curaçao is now reopening for all U.S. travelers as of January 1st, 2021.
Since Curaçao reopened for tourism in June of 2021, the country has been very selective on which countries they were allowing in. In November, Curaçao reopened to travelers from 3 U.S. states including New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Now, the Curaçao tourism board has confirmed the country is open to all tourists including the United States.
“Our borders are now fully open #WelcomeBack to our global visitors,” the Curacao Tourist Board said in a statement.
All travelers are still required to follow enhanced Covid-19 entry requirements.
Entry Requirements into Curaçao for American Tourists
If you live in the United States and you want to travel to Curaçao, here are the steps you need to take once your itinerary is set.
1- Digital Immigration Card
All international travelers are required to fill out the Digital Immigration Card (DI card) online as soon as you have all your travel information. The Digital Immigration card is a mandatory card for all foreign travelers to clear immigration in Curaçao.
2- PCR Test
All U.S. visitors will take a Covid-19 PCR test prior to travel. The PCR test needs to be taken at maximum 72 hours prior to departure at an accredited laboratory. Proof of the negative results should be upload into the Passenger Locator Form and be printed out and carried on person as well.
3- Proof of Travel Insurance
All travelers are required to present proof of ‘adequate' travel insurance that covers COVID-19 for the duration of their trip.
The official website for the tourism board states “You must be adequately insured for medical care and any additional costs if you are quarantined or become ill during your stay.”
What other nations can visit Curaçao?
Curaçao has now reopened to all countries that were previously allowed to visit before the pandemic.
Any travelers that does not take the proper steps before traveling to Curaçao will face a mandatory quarantine of 14 days at their own expense.
Cruise passengers are banned at this time.
PCR Test Exempt Countries
Travelers from the following countries are exempt from the PCR test.
- Antigua and Barbuda
- British Virgin Islands
- Cayman Islands
- Saint Barthelemy
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- St. Eustatius
- Sint Maarten
- Saint Martin
- St. Vincent and Grenadines
- Turks & Caicos
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Disclaimer: Current travel rules and restrictions can change without notice. The decision to travel is ultimately your responsibility. Contact your consulate and/or local authorities to confirm your nationality’s entry and/or any changes to travel requirements before traveling. Travel Off Path does not endorse traveling against government advisories