A negative COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken within 5 days prior to travel in the islands. Children under 10 are exempted from this requirement.
Insurance which covers COVID-19 medical costs and full hospitalization, doctors’ visits, prescriptions, and air ambulance.
Completed online health screening questionnaire (part of the TCI Assured free online travel authorization).
Once granted entry, no further COVID-19 tests are required and visitors are permitted to stay for 90 days (extendable for an additional 90 days). There is no mobile tracking app or daily health checks (as in some other Caribbean countries). Visitors are free to travel throughout Providenciales and the rest of the Turks and Caicos without restrictions during their stay.
The Turks and Caicos is open for tourism. There are a few COVID-19 public safety restrictions in place:
Masks are required in all public places until 30 June 2021.
There is an 11 PM - 5 AM curfew on all islands until 30 June 2021.
Businesses must close at 10 PM on all islands until 30 June 2021.
There are no restrictions on inter-island travel.
Restaurants and bars are open (restricted to 30% normal capacity).
Details on the COVID-19 Test Required for Entry
You need a COVID-19 PCR test to enter the Turks and Caicos. You must take the test no more than 5 days prior to arrival in the islands. Antigen LFD tests are not accepted for entry into the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The laboratory which processes your test must be accredited. Self-administered home tests are not accepted. If you live in the United States, see
CAP Accredited Laboratories for a list of approved labs.
Details on the Required Travel Insurance
Important: The names of these companies are provided for your convenience and are not endorsed or approved by Visit Turks and Caicos Islands or the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands. If you have any questions about the validity of a service/insurance offering for entry into the Turks and Caicos, you are advised to contact the TCI Assured team at
You must have travel insurance which covers COVID-19 medical costs and full hospitalization, doctors’ visits, prescriptions, and air ambulance. The following are TCI Assured suggested insurance providers:
HTH World Wide
Allianz Global Assistance
Travel Insured International
Do I need a COVID-19 test to enter? Yes, all travelers aged 10 and up need a COVID-19 PCR test, taken at most 5 days before arrival. See
TCI Assured for more information.
Are visitors tested upon arrival? No. It's possible that a visitor may be selected for a spot check, but as a rule there is no testing of visitors upon arrival in the country.
My country or state requires a COVID-19 test to return. Can I get a COVID-19 PCR test in the Turks and Caicos? Yes, tests are widely available in the Turks and Caicos. Many hotels and resorts offer free testing, and for others it is $50 per person. See the section below on Turks and Caicos COVID-19 testing locations.
Is there any quarantine requirement? No, there is no quarantine requirement for visitors (unless you are showing symptoms upon arrival).
Is there any followup COVID-19 test, such as at 5 days as in other Caribbean countries? No, there are no additional COVID-19 tests. Once you are granted entry, visitors are allowed to stay for 90 days (which can be renewed for another 90 days).
Is there any curfew? Yes, there is a curfew from 11 PM to 5 AM until 30 June 2021.
Are restaurants open? Yes, all restaurants and bars are permitted to operate (subject to the 10 PM closing time until 30 June 2021).
Are there restrictions on where tourists can travel? No, there are no restrictions on where tourists can visit.
Can I visit the family islands, including on a day trip? Yes, tourists can visit family islands. There is a temperature check at ports and airports, however no travel authorization is needed.
Are there any other special entry requirements? All visitors must have travel insurance. See
TCI Assured for more information.
Current COVID-19 Statistics
Daily case count last updated 18 April 2021. Results are typically updated around 10 PM each day. The numbers in parentheses are the increase/decrease on the previous day.
Total number of COVID-19 cases: 2,369 (+0)
Current number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 2 (+0)
On 16 March 2020, the Premier announced that all cruise ships would be banned for a period of 30 days, which was later extended. This affects the
Grand Turk Cruise Center (the only cruise port in the country).