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Puerto Rico Travel Restrictions

Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Puerto Rico.
Vaccinated visitors from India can enter Puerto Rico with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Puerto Rico for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Puerto Rico entry details and exceptions

All travelers arriving on international flights must present a negative COVID-19 test taken within one day prior to departure along with proof of vaccination. Please note that only FDA-approved vaccinations will be accepted, which include Pfizer-BioNTech, Modern, and Janssen/Johnson & Johnson.

If you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you will NOT be allowed to board a flight to the United States and its territories, unless you meet the criteria for an exception under the Proclamation and CDC Order.


Outgoing travel to Puerto RicoTravelling from India to Puerto Rico

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Puerto Rico.

Details and exceptions
All travelers arriving on international flights must present a negative COVID-19 test (either antigen or PCR) taken within one day prior to departure along with a proof of vaccination. These must be uploaded in the Travel Portal.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Puerto Rico.

Details and exceptions
Travelers who test positive while on the Island are subject to quarantine.
Documents
Must be completed prior to travel to Puerto Rico.

Return travelReturning to India from Puerto Rico

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Puerto Rico must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Puerto Rico are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Puerto Rico

Masks:Recommended in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open
Bars:Open

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