All eligible travellers must be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines. For more information, see Your COVID-19 Vaccination. A car gives you the greatest freedom to explore the island. However, there are also bus, taxi and water taxi services for those who do not want to drive. Women travelling alone may face some form of harassment and verbal abuse. For more information on entry and exit requirements for the destination, including COVID-19 vaccination requirements, please refer to the Entry and Exit Requirements section. All domestic travelers who are at least five years old must use the travel screening portal under usvitravelportal.com to submit the required COVID-19 test result before travelling to the region. Travellers must demonstrate a negative COVID-19 antigen or PCR test result within five days of the start of travel to the region. People who have been fully vaccinated in the U.S. Virgin Islands can provide proof of their vaccination status instead of a negative COVID-19 test result. St.
John The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of the three main islands of the so-called U.S. Virgin Islands. It is most commonly accessed via Cyril E. King Airport (STT) in nearby St. Thomas, with guests then completing the ferry trip from three different terminals to the Cruz Bay Ferry Terminal in St. John. You will find it easy to reach St.
John once you understand air travel, the ferry, the car rental process and travel requirements. Make sure your routine immunizations are up to date for your province or region, regardless of your destination. Find out more about possible entry requirements for yellow fever (Vaccines section). From 31. May will enter the U.S. in an “open door period” during which all COVID-19 restrictions on domestic travelers will be lifted and they will no longer be required to complete the USVI`s travel screening portal, according to the Department of Tourism and an executive order from Governor Albert Bryan Jr. This applies to each of the U.S. Virgin Islands, including the islands of St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas. No matter where you go, talk to a doctor before you travel to make sure you`re fully protected against measles.
It is recommended that all eligible travellers complete a series of COVID-19 vaccines in Canada and any recommended additional doses prior to travel. There is evidence that vaccines are highly effective in preventing serious illness, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19. While vaccination provides better protection against serious illness, there may still be a risk of infection with the virus that causes COVID-19. Anyone who has not completed a series of vaccines has an increased risk of contracting the virus that causes COVID-19 and a higher risk of serious illness when travelling abroad. For more information and portal details, please visit: usviupdate.com/ “We are aware that there can be a lot of misunderstandings about the rules with the new travel mandates,” he said, adding that it is very important for tourism industry players to continue to educate the traveling public that “we are part of the United States.” Travelers to any destination in the world can develop traveler`s diarrhea by eating contaminated water or food. The U.S. Virgin Islands is a U.S. territory, so travelers from the continental United States or other territories such as Puerto Rico do not need to present a passport when immigration. However, a passport remains one of the best identification options when traveling by air, so U.S. citizens can still wear it when they need official ID. If you decide to leave your passport at home, be sure to bring a REAL ID card with a high seal. You must not travel to that country, territory or region.
Your personal safety is in grave danger. If you`re already here, consider leaving when it`s safe to do so. Recommended for most travelers, especially those staying with friends or relatives or visiting smaller towns or rural areas. Valid from 1. June 2022 All domestic and international travellers no longer need to complete the CIU Travel Control Portal or present an approved green QR code to travel to the CIUs. The testing requirements of the VICU apply to domestic travel to the territory, for example, from Puerto Rico to St. Croix or from New York to St. Thomas.
There are travel restrictions you should be aware of when travelling to St. John. Recommended for unvaccinated travelers one year of age and older traveling to the U.S. Virgin Islands. Travellers should note that the federal government`s new one-day test requirement for international travel does not apply to sea travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands. International sea travel always follows a 5-day testing window and certain vaccination requirements apply to non-U.S. citizens. Persons. Many U.S.
states have begun easing coronavirus-related travel restrictions. The U.S. Virgin Islands has been open since September 19, 2020. Governor Bryan was one of the first to adopt travel restrictions to and from the territory. His decisive and prudent action probably saved the U.S. Virgin Islands from the number of infections seen in many U.S. states. Visitors should understand that the territory`s health system is fragile and that resources have always been limited. Together, we can begin the process of easing social restrictions and resuming travel, while reducing the risk posed by Covid 19/coronavirus.
The Commissioner stressed that there are no vaccination or testing requirements for travellers leaving the U.S. Virgin Islands and travelling to the continental United States. “We are an American overseas territory and, as such, we go to St. Croix, St. John, St. John. Thomas or Water Island falls under U.S. jurisdiction,” the commissioner said, saying travel to the U.S. does not require passports from U.S. citizens entering Puerto Rico or the U.S. mainland.
The U.S. Virgin Islands are free of canine rabies. However, rabies may still be present in wildlife, especially bats. The CDC recommends pre-travel rabies vaccination only for people who work directly with wildlife. These individuals may include veterinarians, zookeepers, field biologists or laboratory workers who work with samples of mammalian species. If you are a Canadian citizen but also a U.S. citizen, our ability to provide you with consular services may be limited during your stay. They may also be subject to other entry/exit regulations. “These travelers are from a foreign country and their first port of entry into the U.S.
is either St. Thomas or St. Croix, so the new rules apply,” he explained. There is also a ferry from Puerto Rico to St. John USVI that runs from Fajardo, Puerto Rico to St. Thomas (about 2 two hours drive) and then to St. John. Most governments have introduced restrictions and special entry and exit requirements for their territory due to COVID-19. These measures can be imposed suddenly and include: The decision to lift many pandemic-era travel restrictions mirrors Puerto Rico, which in March removed all pandemic-related border protocols for domestic travelers, allowing them to come without proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test and waive the travel declaration requirement.
The decision to travel is your choice and you are responsible for your personal safety abroad. We take the safety of Canadians abroad very seriously and provide credible and timely information in our travel advice so you can make informed decisions about your international travel. Before you travel, check to see if any restrictions or requirements are still in place. “While international travelers to the U.S. must demonstrate a negative COVID-19 test (antigen or PCR) taken within one calendar day prior to their departure for the U.S., this only applies to the U.S. The Virgin Islands, if you are flying to the U.S. Virgin Islands from a foreign country like the British Virgin Islands or Antigua,” explained Joseph Boschulte, USVI tourism commissioner. “The health and well-being of our residents and visitors remains our top priority,” Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte said in a statement to T+L.