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the British Virgin Islands Travel Restrictions

174.9 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
40.50% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 40.50% last week
Most visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter the British Virgin Islands.

the British Virgin Islands border status

All travelers need a BVI Gateway Traveller Authorisation Certificate which can be obtained via an online portal, called BVI Gateway at http://bvigateway.bviaa.com/. Applications must begin no later than 48 hours prior to traveling and must be complete at least 24 hours before travel date and time.


Outgoing travel to the British Virgin IslandsTraveling from Canada to the British Virgin Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departing to the British Virgin Islands.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering the British Virgin Islands.
Details and exceptions

After 4 days of quarantine at the earliest, travelers can get a PCR or antigen test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Documents
Pre-Registration Form

Must be completed at least 24 hours before travel date and time.

Health Insurance

Insurance must include COVID-19 coverage.


Return travelReturning to Canada from the British Virgin Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from the British Virgin Islands must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.
Exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test, other exemptions includes, a crew member or a person who seeks to enter Canada only to become such a crew member, emergency service providers, technical stops – flights refueling.

Travelers are required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival in Canada at their own expense. Travelers are also required to take another COVID-19 molecular test on day 8 of their 14-day quarantine. They will receive a COVID-19 test kit and instructions before leaving the airport/border. Those who refuse will receive a $750 fine.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from the British Virgin Islands will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.
Details and exceptions

Travelers are subject to a 14-day mandatory quarantine, this includes a mandatory 3 night pre-paid booking at a government-authorized hotel, at their own expense (approximately 2,000 CAD) and take a COVID-19 molecular test on arrival at their own cost.

Towards the end the quarantine period, travelers will be required to take another COVID-19 test. they will be required to stay in their place of quarantine until they receive a negative test result.

Certain persons are exempt from the mandatory quarantine requirement when entering Canada for the purposes of performing an essential job or function as identified in the Order under the Quarantine Act. Exemption will be validated for each entry into Canada.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for the British Virgin Islands

Masks:Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter the British Virgin Islands but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 14 days

  • Travelers from from Canada are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Canada will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required in public spaces and enclosed environments.

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