IMPORTANT: For residents of USA, Brazil, Dominican Republic and Mexico

  • All residents of the United States of America (USA), Brazil, Dominican Republic or Mexico who are 12 years of age or over, are required to obtain and upload a COVID-19 PCR test result for travel authorization approval.
  • Tests must be done by a medical laboratory that has College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation, a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) registration, or ISO 15189 certification.
  • The date of the sample collection must be less than 10 days from the travel date to Jamaica. Example: For a travel date of August 20, the earliest the test sample may be collected is August 11. Use the Test Date Calculator.
  • Samples collected using home test kits (ex. Pixel by LabCorp), along with antibody and antigen tests will not be accepted.
  • Applications will be accepted up to 5 days, but NO LESS than 2 days before the date of intended travel to Jamaica

The items listed above apply only to residents of USA, Brazil, Dominican Republic and Mexico

This page provides information and utilities to non-residents for the purpose of travel to Jamaica over the period August 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

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Before travel to Jamaica, take the time to know the risk management initiatives in place that form part of the Controlled Entry Programme and how they will impact your visit.

Summary Charts by Traveller Category


When can I take my COVID-19 test?

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Earliest date to provide a test sample (mm/dd/yyyy):



COVID-19 Protocol Compliant Approved Listings

The Resilient Corridors include the coastline from Negril to Port Antonio (North Coast Corridor) and from Milk River to Negril (South Coast Corridor). Only businesses within the Corridor that have been trained and assessed for adherence to COVID-19 protocols are allowed to open to tourists.

Need a test?
Find a CAP accredited lab near you

Accredited Laboratory and Biorepository Directory
(request a PCR test)





Need Support?

(NOTE: Queries and support for RESIDENT applications should be directed to or 888-786-2703)

Non-Resident Support Request Form

This is NOT a Travel Authorization application form


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