A negative COVID-19 test result (see below for acceptable types). The test must be taken within 3 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 laboratory which processes your test must be accredited. The certificate from the laboratory which conducted the test should include the following:
Name (must be same on the TCI Assured application and test result)
Date of birth (must be same on the TCI Assured application and test result)
Laboratory name and contact details
Indication of laboratory credentials (CLIA, ISO 15189)
Date and time of sample collection
Type of test
Type of sample
For PCR tests: Only results from oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal samples are accepted.
For Antigen tests: Only results from nasopharyngeal samples are accepted.
Self-administered home tests are not accepted.
Antibody tests are not accepted.
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
Apex Travel Limited
Do I need a COVID-19 test to enter? Yes, all travelers aged 10 and up need a COVID-19 test, taken at most 3 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 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 1 AM to 5 AM until 31 August 2021.
Are restaurants open? Yes, all restaurants and bars are permitted to operate (subject to the 12 AM (midnight) closing time until 31 August 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 26 July 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: 2,466 (+0)
Current number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients: 0 (+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).