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the Caribbean Netherlands Travel Restrictions

21.84% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 21.84% last week
Most visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter the Caribbean Netherlands.

Outgoing travel to the Caribbean NetherlandsTraveling from Canada to the Caribbean Netherlands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to the Caribbean Netherlands.

Details and exceptions

Travelers under the age of 13 are exempt.

Travelers from Saba and Sint Eustatius are exempt.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from Canada will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering the Caribbean Netherlands.

The isolation period can be shortened

After 10 days of quarantine, travelers can get a test. If the test is negative, travelers do not need to quarantine further.

Documents
Quarantine Waiver Form

Travelers must sign and send the form to info@sabagov.nl prior to arrival in Saba.


Return travelReturning to Canada from the Caribbean Netherlands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from the Caribbean Netherlands must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Canada.

Details and 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

Unvaccinated visitors returning from the Caribbean Netherlands will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Canada.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

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.

Documents
Compassionate entry for travellers and limited release from quarantine

Foreign nationals traveling without an advance written approval for an exemption of a border restriction may be denied entry into Canada.


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter the Caribbean Netherlands 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

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