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Puerto Rico travel restrictions & quarantine rules

Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico is Major restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico is undefined with main city at San Juan. Its Developing country with a population of 3M people. The main currency is US Dollar. The languages spoken are Spanish and English.
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๐Ÿšจ Travel Advice for Puerto Rico

Major restrictions

for travel
International travel to Puerto Rico is permitted for vaccinated travelers. This does not apply to citizens and permanent residents.
It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19 with the use of an approved vaccine. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.
All vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) or the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are accepted. Full details can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated-guidance.html#annex
Vaccine requirements do not apply to citizens and permanent residents. Full details, including exemptions, can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/international-travel-during-covid19.html

Quarantine required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to self-quarantine for 7 days. Exemptions are in place for those who have documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in the previous 90 days.

Quarantine recommended

Vaccinated travelers are recommended by the CDC to self-quarantine for 5 days and take a viral test 3 to 5 days after arrival.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative test, taken within 1 day prior, must be provided on departure. RT-PCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, NEAR, HDA, and antigen test results will be accepted.
For example, if the flight is at 1 pm on a Friday, travelers can board with a negative test that was taken any time on the prior Thursday.
Travelers may instead provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. This will require proof of a positive PCR or antigen test result, taken within 90 days of departure, and a recovery certificate from a healthcare provider.

Testing on arrival

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to undergo viral testing 3 to 5 days after arrival.
Full details on accepted tests can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/testing.html

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Additional documents required

A completed 'disclosure and attestation' and the QR code generated from completing a 'travel declaration form' must be presented prior to boarding. - Disclosure and attestation form - Travel declaration form
For more details Discover Puerto Rico

Government measures

Although restrictions are gradually lifting, they may be re-introduced at any time and preventative health measures remain encouraged. Events are limited to a maximum of 250 people as long as that number is equal to or lower than their 50% capacity indoors or 75% outdoors. Events of more than 250 people require authorization from the Department of Health. Proof of vaccination or a negative PCR or antigen, taken within 48 hours, is required to access most facilities and to attend events. Further information can be found at https://www.discoverpuertorico.com/info/travel-guidelines

Use of masks

Face masks are required in enclosed environments and in outdoor public spaces with more than 50 people.

Public transport

Public transport is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restaurants are open until midnight at a limited capacity for vaccinated customers and those with proof of testing.

Bars

Bars are open until midnight at a limited capacity for vaccinated customers and those with proof of testing.

Nightclubs

Nightclubs are open at a limited capacity for vaccinated customers and those with proof of testing.

Shops

Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer, face masks, and social distancing.

On return

Vaccination required

Travelers are required to present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure and not more than 9 months (270 days).
The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19

Quarantine required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to self-quarantine for 10 days. This period may be shortened if a COVID-19 test is taken on the seventh day and a negative test result is confirmed.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from quarantine requirements. The positive COVID test must have been taken at least 11 days before departure, and not more than 180 days. The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19
Quarantine requirements do not apply to vaccinated travelers.

Test/medical certificate required

Non-vaccinated travelers are required to provide proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours of departure. Alternatively, a negative rapid antigen test can be presented, taken within the previous 48 hours.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements. The positive COVID test must have been taken at least 11 days before departure, and not more than 180 days. The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19
Testing requirements do not apply to vaccinated travelers.

Testing on arrival

All passengers are subject to COVID-19 testing on arrival, free of charge.

Testing on arrival

Non-vaccinated travelers will be administered a COVID-19 test on arrival. Those testing positive will be required to complete the self-quarantine period at a hotel.
Those who have recently recovered from COVID-19 are exempt from testing requirements. The positive COVID test must have been taken at least 11 days before departure, and not more than 180 days. The certificate must be issued within Europe or other selected countries. The full list and further information can be found at https://www.mfa.gov.lv/en/information-travellers-latvia-provisions-preventing-spread-covid-19
Testing requirements do not apply to vaccinated travelers.

Travel restriction details for Puerto Rico

๐Ÿšซ Destination Quarantine required
๐Ÿ›ฌ Return Quarantine required
๐Ÿ–๏ธ Some Visitors
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Open shopping
๐ŸšŒ Operational transport
๐Ÿ“… events Partially Allowed

๐Ÿ”’ Lockdown Details for Puerto Rico

Please be aware of new measures for presenting vaccinations and negative tests:
-Lodging - Vaccinations are required for both employees and guests of all hotels, paradores, guesthouses, and short-term rentals across the Island. Those not vaccinated must present a negative PCR or antigen test taken within 72 hours of the beginning of their visit. If staying longer than one week, they must continue to present negative tests on a weekly basis. Those not vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons must provide proper documentation confirming this and are still required to present negative tests on a weekly basis.
-Eateries - Proof of vaccination is required for all patrons and employees of restaurants, food courts, bars, chinchorros, or any indoor location where food and beverages are prepared and served. Those not vaccinated will be required to provide a negative PCR or antigen test upon entry. Children under the age of 11 are required to keep masks on at all times while in the establishment, except for when eating or drinking.
New measures starting Thursday, September 2nd:
All businesses will be closed from 12:00 am - 5:00 am except for emergencies. Pharmacies and gas stations are excluded. Restaurants will be able to operate delivery services during this time, and restaurants at hotels can remain open only for guests.
Alcohol sales/consumption will be prohibited during these hours. This includes social activities, such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, among others similar in public and private establishments.
Mask usage will be mandatory in all closed places, as well as open places where there is an agglomeration of 50 people or more.
Anchoring on beaches, keys, and islets less than 100 feet from the shore is prohibited, with the exception of the use of mooring buoys or moorings.
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