TCI ENTRY REQUIREMENTS.


As we prepare for the Turks & Caicos Islands Winter Vacation Season, we would like to provide you with the latest details as it relates to the Entry Requirements.

The best source of travel information is the TCI Travel Authorization Office.  Their website (https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/tci-assured) has a very detailed explanation of the travel preparation process. This note is only an outline. You should follow the procedures detailed on the “ Visit TCI” website.  

Should you have further questions the TCI Government has a 24 hour-a-day hotline: 1-649-232-5900 



COVID-19 TESTING REQUIREMENTS


All incoming guests, with the exception of children under the age of 10 years must receive a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR nasal swab test, within five (5) days of your scheduled arrival date. (Blood Draw, Antibody testing is not acceptable for entry to Turks & Caicos.)

Many places are offering this type of testing, such as urgent care clinics.  Even some airlines are offering these services.

In addition you may want to contact your Primary Care Physician who may recommend alternative testing options.

Please note the name, address, telephone number and email address of the laboratory at which the PCR COVID-19 test was conducted is required along with; 

  1.  The date the PCR COVID-19 test was conducted.
  2. The full names, date of birth and address of the person tested for PCR COVID-19
  3.   The results of the PCR COVID-19 test conducted in relation to that said person.

All guest will need to carry the test results with him/her when traveling to the Turks & Caicos Islands and shall give the test results to a health officer upon request. 



INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS


At this time, the Turks & Caicos Government requires all incoming travelers to be in possession of  approved travel insurance that covers Covid-19 in-country medical treatment, the cost of quarantine, and repatriation/medivac insurance. 

Travel Insurance is mandatory for arrivals to Turks and Caicos if you do not have a valid TCI National Health Insurance Program number. If you do not have a travel insurance you may purchase one from our recommended TCI assured insurance partners:


  • Travelex
  • Seven Corners
  • Tripmate
  • HTH World Wide
  • Allianz Global Assistance
  • Generali Insurance
  • Global Rescue
  • HDI Global
  • Travel Guard
  • Travel insured international
  • Trawick


TCI Assured Portal


Once you have received your negative test results document and completed the Insurance requirements, these documents must be uploaded electronically to the TCI Assured website in order to be granted entry to Turks & Caicos. As a precautionary measure, please ensure to print two copies of each document to bring with you.

There is no Quarantine period required upon arrival to the Turks & Caicos Islands for visitors once they have tested negative for the virus.

Learn more about TCI Assured Portal: https://www.visittci.com/travel-info/tci-assured

 Should you have any questions or need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@saltcaydivers.com