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Jamaica: COVID-19 Entry Requirements For Travelers

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Jamaica is known for its world-renowned all-inclusive resorts, white sand beaches and laid back culture. North Americans flock to the island every winter to escape the cold and enjoy the tropical warm weather. 

Jamaica's tourism was devastated by the pandemic but has now fully reopened for tourism in 2022.

Here are all the latest COVID-19 entry requirements in 2022 and everything travelers need to know before booking their trip.

Montego Bay, Jamaica

Countries Permitted To Visit Jamaica

Travelers from all countries are permitted to visit Jamaica under regular visa requirements. 

Travel Authorization To Visit Jamaica

The travel authorization form was discontinued March 1, 2022

Gift and craft shops on Bourbon beach in Negral, Jamaica

COVID-19 Testing Entry Requirements 

Testing for entry has been discontinued for entry into Jamaica as of April 14, 2022

Now all visitors, regardless of country of origin or vaccination status, can enter Jamaica test-free.

Quarantine Rules For Jamaica

Jamaica does not have any quarantine in place for incoming travelers. The resilient corridor program has also been discontinued.

COVID-19 Travel Insurance Entry Requirements 

All incoming travelers should have travel insurance the covers COVID-19 for the duration of their trip to Jamaica.

COVID-19 Health Requirements While in Jamaica

The indoor mask mandate has been lifted as of April 15 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Entry Requirements for Jamaica

Jamaica has not announced any mandates on a proof of vaccine record needed for entry.

Visa Entry Requirements For Jamaica During COVID-19

All travelers arriving in Jamaica will need to follow regular visa requirements.

Use this government tool to find out if you need a visa before traveling to Jamaica.

Travelers that require a visa must apply at the Jamaican embassy/consulate in their home country.  

White sand beach in Jamaica
Seven Mile Beach, Negril Jamaica

Jamaica Covid-19 Entry Requirements:

  1. Check if you need a visa for entry to Jamaica.
  2. After April 15, tourists can enter test-free
  3. Follow all health protocols while in Jamaica

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Sources: VisitJamaica

Disclaimer: Current Jamaica travel rules are changing without notice and being updated constantly. We do our best to keep this article up to date with all the latest information, but 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

Article originally published August 26, 2020 with updates

tony slane

Wednesday 16th of March 2022

Canada as well as many other countries is dropping pcr entry tests as of 1st april 2022, when will Jamaica follow suit.?

ashley rodriguez

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

if I am staying with family ? will I have to remain in Jamaica for 14 days after?

Bobby Prioleau

Monday 9th of August 2021

What is the present requirement to enter Jamaica. I have a USA visa/passport current.

Kashlee Kucheran

Monday 9th of August 2021

All present requirements are listed in this article


Sunday 25th of July 2021

Is Riu hotel in Montego Bay is resilient corridor?

Kashlee Kucheran

Tuesday 27th of July 2021

You should check on the Jamaica tourism board site, as they have a full list of all hotels


Thursday 15th of July 2021

Can you tell me if Treasure Beach is within the resilient corridor? It's hard to tell from the map