Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Nassau, Bahamas
24 June 2020

Press Release Lifting of Restrictions on Countries Effective 1 July 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the Ministry of Tourism, is pleased to advise the general public that effective 1 July 2020, the border of The Bahamas will be open to all travellers. Restrictions have
been lifted on countries that were previously restricted – China, all Europe, Republic of Korea and Iran.

The requirement for a COVID-19 RT PCR negative test, from an accredited laboratory, is mandatory for all incoming nationals, residents and travellers and it must not be older than ten (10) days.

The test results and Bahamas Health Visa are to be presented upon arrival.
Additional information can be found at


Please note: Travellers arriving to The Bahamas between July 1 and July 7 must present test results no more than 10 days old. Those arriving in The Bahamas after July 7 must present test results no more than 7 days old. For more information, please visit: