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COVID 19: Flying to Puerto Rico & Entry Criteria

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Puerto Rico Entry Requirement Update Jan 4, 2021

Be advised that Puerto Rico requires a travel authorization for arrival or intransit travel.

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In lieu of the mandatory 14-day quarantine, customers traveling to Puerto Rico may provide a negative molecular COVID-19 test result from a test taken within 72 hours of arrival via the Travel Declaration Form

Customers arriving to Puerto Rico that have not been tested before arrival will be provided a Testing Authorization upon submission of the Traveler Declaration Form in order to authorize testing locally, at the customer’s own expense. The customer must quarantine for the duration of their stay or until tested locally and confirmation of results are properly submitted to the Puerto Rico Department of Health. It’s highly recommended to get tested prior to arriving on the island given the limited resources.

Quarantine: All customers traveling to San Juan, PR (SJU) are required to quarantine for 14 days unless a negative molecular COVID-19 test result from a test taken within 72 hours of arrival is provided via the Travel Declaration Form.

Customers who have been tested within 72 hours prior to arrival but are awaiting confirmation of molecular COVID19 test results will need to quarantine until the results come in and are digitally submitted to the Puerto Rico Department of Health.

Documentation: All customers traveling to San Juan, PR (SJU) are required to present
a completed Puerto Rico Department of Health form upon arrival. Please fill out and
submit the Travel Declaration Form online or Kiosks are also available for travelers to fill out the form upon arrival. The form is a requirement to exit
the airport.
Health Screening: All travelers will be required to interact daily with the Puerto Rico Department of Health’s automated system for traveler vigilance and monitoring. Visitors will be required to respond to a simple set of questions related to current symptoms daily.

2:28 pm, June 30 2020.  As of 15 July 2020, the border of  Puerto Rico is open for commercial and private flights.

We are pleased to announce that we are currently one of the prestigious airlines flying to Puerto Rico.  Please be kind enough to educate yourself and take all the necessary precautions before you embark upon your journey with us.

All passengers will be required to complete a Travel Declaration Form which will be digitally filled out and submitted at www.travelsafe.pr.gov or www.viajaseguro.pr.gov.

All travellers arriving to Puerto Rico on or after July 15 will be required to quarantine at their own expense for 14 days or the duration of their stay, whichever is shorter, unless one of the following conditions are met:

  • Passenger provides evidence of a negative molecular COVID-19 test that has been taken 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • Passenger has been tested within 72 hours prior to arrival but is awaiting confirmation of molecular COVID-19 test results. The passenger will need to quarantine until the results come in and are digitally submitted to the Puerto Rico Department of Health. A link to upload the results to the passenger’s Travel Declaration Form will be provided upon completing the form initially.
  • Passenger arrives in Puerto Rico and has not been tested before arrival. The passenger will be provided a Testing Authorization upon submission of the Traveler Declaration Form in order to authorize testing locally, at the passengers own expense. The passenger must quarantine for the duration of the stay or until tested locally and confirmation of results are properly submitted to the Puerto Rico Department of Health. o Airport testing will only be performed to passengers presenting illness symptoms upon arrival and properly referred for testing by Puerto Rico Department of Health authorized personnel.
  • All passengers will be required to interact daily, through text message or email, with the Puerto
    Rico Department of Health’s automated system for traveller vigilance and monitoring. Visitors will
    be required to respond to a simple set of questions related to current symptoms on a daily basis.
  • Law enforcement personnel will be overseeing compliance with quarantine requirements and the
    use of masks and face coverings at all times. Fines of $5,000 or up to 6 months in jail are applicable
    to travellers in breach of the conditions imposed.

Covid19 Tests may be offered on arrival according to Discover Puerto Rico Website.

It is mandatory to wear surgical masks or the like (covering the mouth, nose and chin) inside the terminal at all times and at all times when in public spaces.  Additionally at all times when travelling on interCaribbean Airways aircraft.

For most travellers, no quarantine will be required upon arrival; travellers who show symptoms of COVID-19 will be transferred to an area away from other passengers for further evaluation.

Visit Discover Puerto Rico website for more information

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