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COVID-19 Travel Protocols

Montserrat: The country’s Ministry of Health has shared updated travel protocols:

1.) Confirm accommodation:

Make sure you have confirmed where you will be staying in Montserrat. If you plan to stay with your family, make sure they are aware, as the whole household can be quarantined for ten days if you are not vaccinated.

2.) Negative PCR/RNA/Antigen COVID-19 test required prior to travel

The test must be carried out no earlier than three days before the trip. The exempted persons are:

a. A child under five
b. a person entering Montserrat under the circumstances of a medical evacuation.
vs. a person authorized by the Minister to enter Montserrat to assist in disaster preparations or after a disaster.

Antibody tests are not accepted. Passengers must travel with a copy of the negative COVID-19 test result.

3.) Air and sea travel allowed

Fly Montserrat and SVG Air offer air travel.

Sea travel – Yachts and cruise ships (people arriving on yachts and cruise ships must be vaccinated)

Pre-travel requirement for non-resident technicians not fully vaccinated

According to the government of Montserrat, an unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated non-resident technician must apply to the Minister of Health for permission to enter Montserrat. To request approval, an unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated non-resident technician should send an email outlining the details of the planned trip to Montserrat to [email protected] Once approved, the technician must then complete and submit the travel declaration online at the Government of Montserrat website: www.gov.ms.

General Travel Guidelines for Ship and Aircraft Owners

Owners of a vessel or aircraft should ensure that persons traveling are in possession of a copy of a negative COVID-19 PCR test or a negative COVID-19 RNA test, failing which the owner will commit an offence. Public health (COVID-19 suppression).

Order People arriving at Montserrat are required to answer any questions asked by the doctor or health officer and may be required to undertake health checks and screenings. Fully vaccinated people should provide the doctor or health worker with proof of their vaccination status. If this proof is not provided, the person will be considered unvaccinated/not fully vaccinated.