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Curaçao Travel Restrictions

62,58% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 62,38% last week
Most visitors from South Africa need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result to enter Curaçao.

Curaçao entry details and exceptions

These general requirements apply to all visitors regardless if you are traveling from a low risk or high risk country:

-You must not have been in contact with a person who tested positive for COVID-19 within 14 days prior to arrival. Travelers who have had recent contact with a positive case will be placed in mandatory quarantine.

-You must carry a printed document of proof of the mandatory steps at all times during your travel.

-You must be adequately insured for medical care and any additional costs if you are quarantined or become ill during your stay.

-If you do not meet the above conditions, you may be quarantined on arrival. This is entirely at your own expense.

-There are currently no exemptions for visitors who have been fully vaccinated.


Outgoing travel to CuraçaoTravelling from South Africa to Curaçao

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Curaçao.

Details and exceptions
Only deep pharyngeal nose and throat swab PCR tests are accepted.Passengers should carry a printed document of proof with them for both the PLC and negative PCR test result.
Travelers must be adequately insured for medical care and any additional costs if they are quarantined or become ill during their stay.
All passengers departing from high risk and very high risk countries are required to undergo an Antigen test at a local laboratory on the 3rd day in Curaçao. The reservation and payment of the 3rd day antigen test is part of the PLC process. Please click here for more information.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from South Africa are not required to quarantine after entering Curaçao.

Details and exceptions
You will be placed in mandatory quarantine maximum of 14 days if you have been in contact with a person who tested positively for COVID-19 within 14 days prior to arrival and if you test positive for COVID-19 during your stay in Curaçao.
Documents
Passenger Locator Form

Travelers need to fill out and upload the Passenger Locator Form 48 hours before departure to Curacao and have a printed document ready.


Return travelReturning to South Africa from Curaçao

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Curaçao must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to South Africa.

Details and exceptions
traveler with no proof of a negative COVID-19 test result will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and if positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate at their own cost, for a period of 10 days.
Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Curaçao are not required to quarantine upon entering South Africa.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who display any COVID-19–related symptoms must be tested on arrival. In the event that the result of the COVID-19 test is positive, they will be required to quarantine for 10 days. The cost of testing and quarantine will be on the travelers' expense.
Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Curaçao

Masks:Required in enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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