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Coronavirus Information - Travel Restrictions - Entry Requirements

USVI Safer at Home Phase

*** Please Note ***

ALL 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.

USVI Travel Advisory COVID-19

U.S. Virgin Islands COVID-19 Testing Requirements - USVI

*** Update - Safer at Home ***

St. 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
  • 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?

  1. 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
  2. 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. You will 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.


 What you can expect upon your arrival into St. Croix

Click here for official U.S. Virgin Islands Health Department Information


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