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TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS ADDS COVID-19 TESTING SITES TO ACCOMMODATE NEW INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

The Turks and Caicos Islands Government (TCIG) is pleased to announce that the destination has increased its COVID-19 testing facilities in response to entry requirement for the United States of America, United Kingdom and Canada.

As per, the CDC’s updated requirements, which went into effect on January 26, 2021: all air passengers arriving to the United States from a foreign country must test no more than 72 hours prior to entry to the United States and present negative results prior to boarding their flights.  All travelers now have the option of getting tested at various approved locations with further testing sites throughout the sister islands coming on stream.

The Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands has worked closely with its valued private sector partners to ensure that the destination has well above the capacity to meet the current testing load for visitors and residents alike. For Turks and Caicos Islanders traveling to the US, please note that a test will be required for all travel, regardless of length of stay in the US.

Visit the following link to view the list of centers that are open and approved to provide travel-related testing and are now accepting appointments: https://turksandcaicostourism.com/turks-and-caicos-covid-19-testing/

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with key partners will continue to work with interested agencies for the establishment of testing sites on all islands. Agencies interested in becoming testing sites are kindly asked to contact the Ministry of Health for further information.