Turks and Caicos to require visitors to be vaccinated

Turks and Caicos will be the latest country to require adult travelers be vaccinated.

All visitors 16 and over must be fully vaccinated to enter the Turks and Caicos, effective Sept. 1. Accepted vaccines are Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca.

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Travelers must show proof of vaccination through the TCI pretravel portal. Handwritten vaccination cards will not be accepted; the vaccination proof must come from an electronic vaccination database or through a letter signed by a physician or registered nurse and include medical license number.

Current entry regulations also include a PCR or antigen test done within three days of  travel and medical insurance that covers medical evacuation.

“These new protocols underscore the destination’s commitment to health and safety and expands on our already vigilant travel protocols, which have been in place for travelers since July 22, 2020 when we reopened our borders to tourists,” a Turks & Caicos Tourist Board statement said.

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