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the Northern Mariana Islands Travel Restrictions

Most visitors from Canada need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter the Northern Mariana Islands.

the Northern Mariana Islands border status

Arriving travelers must complete a Declaration Form online at www.governor.gov.mp/covid-19/travel at least 3 days before arrival.


Outgoing travel to the Northern Mariana IslandsTraveling from Canada to the Northern Mariana Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Canada must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to the Northern Mariana Islands.
Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canada are not required to quarantine after entering the Northern Mariana Islands.
Details and exceptions

Residents of the Northern Mariana Islands are subject to self-quarantine for 14 days, while foreign visitors will be subject to government quarantine, unless they have a negative PCR test for COVID-19 issued within 3-6 days of their arrival. The certificate must be in English. Travelers arriving without a proof of COVID-19 PCR test are subject to quarantine for 5 days.

Documents
Declaration Form

Must be completed 3 days before arrival.


Return travelReturning to Canada from the Northern Mariana Islands

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from the Northern Mariana 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 Northern Mariana 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 Northern Mariana Islands

Masks:Recommended in public spaces.

FAQs

  • Most visitors from Canada can enter the Northern Mariana Islands but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Travelers from from Canada are not required to quarantine.

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

  • Recommended in public spaces.

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