St. Croix - COVID-19
- U.S. Virgin Islands - USVI
Coronavirus Information - Travel Restrictions - Entry
visitors and residents, aged 5 or older,
arriving/returning to the territory, must provide proof of
negative COVID-19 test done within 5 days of your travel to
the territory. See below for required tests,
timing of your test, and more important details.
- Safer at Home
Croix is currently in the third phase of the
territory’s reopening, the ‘Safer At Home’ phase. In this
phase, the following restrictions will be observed
throughout the US Virgin Islands:
The USVI Department of
Health and the USVI Department of Tourism have
partnered to provide a hotline with answers to all
COVID-19 related questions for those travelling to
the United States Virgin Islands: (800) 372-8784.
What will I
need to enter the USVI?
- Every traveler aged five or older who
enters the U.S. Virgin Islands, by air or sea,
including anyone in-transit to another
destination, is required to use the USVI Travel
Screening Portal and submit a COVID-19 test
result through the portal prior to travel.
- The USVI Travel Screening Portal can
be found at www.usvitravelportal.com.
- You will
NOT be able to board your flight into the USVI
without certification from the travel portal.
What type of
COVID test is required before I travel to the USVI?
- A COVID-19 molecular test (e.g.,
RT-PCR, viral or nucleic acid amplification)
from a nasal or throat or oral rinse and/or
saliva sample taken and a NEGATIVE
result received within five days of commencement
of travel to the USVI, OR
- A COVID-19 antigen (rapid) test taken
from a nasal or throat swab sample taken and a
NEGATIVE result received within five days of
commencement of travel to the Territory; OR
When do I need
to apply for a travel certification through the USVI
Travel Screening Portal?
The Travel Screening Portal should only be completed
within 5 days of travel.
need your COVID-19 test results in order to complete
your request for a travel certification.
How long will it take to get a response?
Travelers should receive a response from the Travel
Screening Portal within 48 hours of submission.
What can I expect upon arrival into the USVI?
- All arriving passengers MUST wear a
face mask or facial covering that covers the
nose and mouth upon disembarkation.
- All travelers are subject to COVID-19
health screening procedures including a
temperature scan, and must present their
original COVID-19 test results and travel
certification received from the Travel Screening
Portal for review by local officials.
- Travelers are also subject to enhanced
screening, including COVID-19 re-testing, if
deemed necessary by the Department of Health.
you can expect upon your arrival into St. Croix