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Grenada

Grenada

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Date of search

24 Aug 2021


Certificate adoption

Yes


Instrument type

Vaccination based


Timeline

Launched


Certificate details

Travel certificate will include details of the vaccination card. Also, original vaccination card is required.


Certificate format

Vaccination card or certificate must be in English.


Entry protocol

To summarize for each group’s protocol. The following is a brief measurement.

1. For fully vaccinated visitors
Only vaccinated passengers should read the following information.

  • Make a reservation at authorized hotel for a MINIMUM of 2 nights.
  • Make a travel permission request.
  • Be tested 72 hours before your trip before boarding.
  • provide a copy of your negative RT-PCR test and your Travel Authorization Certificate.
  • Present a copy of the vaccination card as well as a negative PCR test when you arrive.
  • Get your PCR tested when you arrive in Grenada.
  • Your test findings will be available in 48 hours.
  • You are free to enjoy Grenada if your PCR test is negative and you have been medically cleared by the Ministry of Health. Children under the age of 13 shall be confined for 48 hours unless accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult.

2. For unvaccinated travellers to Grenada

Visitors who have not been inoculated against the Covid-19 virus will be denied entrance as of July 31, 2021. This does not apply to citizens or residents of Grenada.

  • Make a reservation at authorized lodging for a MINIMUM of 7 days.
  • Make a travel permission request.
  • Be tested 72 hours before to your travel and provide your Travel Authorization Certificate as well as a copy of your negative RT-PCR test before boarding.
  • You will be put to the test on the fifth day.
  • Your test findings will be available in 48 hours.
  • Maintain solitary isolation until day 7, regardless of whether or not negative test results have been obtained.
  • Continue to observe and report for another 7 days after being freed from quarantine.
  • Travelers must fulfill one of the following requirements before submitting for home quarantine.

Note: If one or more members of the traveling group are above the age of 65, If all members of the traveling party have been completely vaccinated, If the traveler or travelers are accompanied by small children or minors, diplomats or government officials, If you have a medical condition or a handicap, Any other mitigating circumstances, in case Health officials missed something; The residence must be examined and declared fit for home quarantine (apply at least 7 days before trip)

For further information, please check the criteria below,

1. For unvaccinated travellers

  • In order to travel to Grenada, visitors must acquire a Pure Safe Travel Certificate.
  • A Pure Safe Travel Certificate is a form of travel authorisation that allows an authorized applicant to visit Grenada.
  • You must save a written or electronic copy of the authorization because you will be asked to show it at check-in before boarding your aircraft or ship to Grenada.
  • If you want to travel with others, including kids, you must acquire a separate travel authorization for each individual.
  • This is a travel authorization for Grenada based on a health clearance. You will still be inspected and processed through immigration upon arrival.
  • All visitors above the age of five must have a negative PCR test within three days (72 hours) after arriving in Grenada.
  • Visitors must have COVID-19-related sickness covered by travel medical insurance.
  • On the fifth day, residents and guests must either do an RT-PCR test or stay at the hotel for the rest of their visit.
  • On or after day 5, residents and guests must acquire confirmation of a negative PCR test and permission from health officials before being allowed to leave their hotel and continue quarantine at their home/residence.
  • A verified reservation at an Approved Accommodation is needed for all travelers. Only those who have received formal pre-approval after a verification procedure will be permitted to enter home quarantine when they arrive. Reservations can be made at authorized Ministry of Health Approved/Pure Safe travel lodgings. A list of lodgings has been examined and certified, and they are now ready to welcome our tourists to Pure Grenada, the Caribbean’s Spice. For observation and quarantine, travelers must make a minimum 7-day reservation at an authorized lodging.
  • The quarantine period lasts 14 days.
  • All passengers must quarantine at their home or residence for the remaining 7 days after being released from an authorized lodging (or to complete up to 14 days after entry into Grenada).
  • At least 7 days before your trip, apply for Home Quarantine. Requests for Home Quarantine are made through the Pure Safe Travel site.
  • Before filing for a travel authorisation certificate, travelers must pay for the COVID-19 test.
  • For each Coronavirus (COVID-19) test, all visitors to Grenada must pay $410 EC.
  • Travellers must pay the test cost in advance of their trip and before applying for a travel authorization certificate using an online system that is easy, convenient, and user-friendly at pay.gov.gd.

ON ARRIVAL

  • On arrival, all passengers will be subjected to a health assessment (symptom review, temperature checks, and testing if deemed necessary).
  • You will show Health Screeners your Pure Save Travel Certificate and your negative PCR test for proof.
  • You will be taken to Immigration to be processed.

VISITORS

  • Guests will be taken to their lodging using permitted modes of transportation.
  • On or after day 5, all visits will be subjected to a COVID-19 PCR test.
  • To depart their quarantine hotel or prolong their stay in the “non-quarantine” area of the property, visitors must acquire confirmation of a negative RT-PCR test and permission from health officials on or after day 5.
  • Guests will be able to take certified transportation to the airport to board their flights after their holiday is over.
  • Guests who desire to leave the “Pure Safe travel accommodations” and interact with the public during their stay must take a PCR test on or after the fifth day of their stay, and if the results are negative, they will be permitted to leave the “Pure Safe Accommodation.”

RESIDENTS

  • To depart the Pure Safe travel accommodations, all travelers will take a COVID-19 PCR test on or after day 5 (PCR results are generally available within 1–2 working days). You are not released from quarantine until health officials have received proper notification.
  • Persons who test negative will be permitted to return home or to their place of residency, where they will continue to quarantine for the remaining seven days (or to complete up to 14 days after entry into Grenada).
  • Persons who test positive will have a COVID-19 PCR test repeated in 5–7 days and will be discharged based on their results and clinical evaluation.
  • Quarantine is needed for all travelers for up to 14 days.
  • Quarantine is needed for all travelers for up to 14 days. You are not allowed to leave the quarantined area, nor are you allowed to accept guests.
  • You may be sent to an isolation or treatment center if you test positive at any time, as assessed by Grenada Health Officials.

Remarks: Quarantine Clearance Procedures

  • On day 5, you will be swabbed for a PCR test while in quarantine. It takes one to two days for the results to appear.
  • Persons who test negative will be permitted to return home or to their place of residency, where they will continue to quarantine for the remaining seven days (or to complete up to 14 days after entry into Grenada).
  • You are not permitted to leave the Quarantine facility or engage with any unauthorized person until the Quarantine Authority issues this formal clearance.
  • You must continue to self-monitor for the remaining 14 days after getting medical clearance using the self-monitoring App.
  • You will be forced to remain in isolation at a specialized facility if your day 5 test is positive (this may be your existing quarantine facility or another based on an assessment of risk).

2. For vaccinated travellers

The following is a list of fully vaccinated travelers:

  • Travellers are considered completely vaccinated if they have had the following vaccinations:
    – 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Astra Zeneca, Pfizer, Moderna, Sinopharm or Sinovac vaccines
    – 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine
  • In a travel party, vaccinated and unvaccinated members:
    – If a member of that home (13 years of age or older) is a member of the travelling party and has not been properly vaccinated, the travelling party will be classified as “UNVACCINATED”.
    – Adults who travel in a group including some who have been vaccinated and some who have not, and who choose not to separate, are all considered UNVACCINATED.
  • All visitors above the age of 5 must have a negative PCR test within three days (72 hours) after arriving in Grenada.
  • Visitors must have COVID-19-related sickness covered by travel medical insurance.
  • 72 hours before to flying to Grenada, a negative PCR test is necessary.
  • A PCR test will also be conducted at the airport upon arrival in Grenada, at the expense of the tourist ($410.00 EC).
  • Payment for the test must be made using the Government of Grenada’s online payment channel, pay.gov.gd, prior to applying for travel to Grenada.
  • Children under the age of 5 are not need to take a Coronavirus (COVID-19) test unless they have come into contact with a positive case.
  • A confirmed reservation at an Approved Accommodation and a Travel Authorization Certificate are necessary for all travelers.
  • Travelers must book a minimum of two nights’ lodging at an authorized facility.
  • You must remain in quarantine and not leave the premises until health officials have cleared you medically.
  • Before visiting Grenada, all visitors must apply for a travel authorisation certificate online at travelauth.health.gov.gd.
  • When prompted, upload a digital copy of your vaccination card.
  • At the time of boarding, the authorized travel certificate and a negative PCR test must be shown.
  • On arrival, all fully vaccinated passengers will be subjected to a health screening (symptom review, temperature checks, and PCR test).
  • To be verified, you must produce your Pure Save Travel Certificate, a negative PCR test, and your vaccination card to Health Screeners.You will present your Pure Save Travel Certificate, your negative PCR test AND your vaccination card to Health Screeners for verification.
  • You’ll be taken to Immigration to be processed.
  • Travelers who have been fully immunized may request for home quarantine.
  • Travelers who have been fully vaccinated and have immunized all members of their traveling group are eligible for a 48-hour home quarantine.
  • Travelers with minors are not eligible for the 48-hour home quarantine and must instead apply for the 7-day home quarantine.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers may apply for home quarantine in Grenada with other properly vaccinated household members, provided that all members of the household have been fully vaccinated.
  • Minors are not permitted to live in the residence.
  • Until the traveller has been medically cleared, all members of the home would have to be isolated.

Ref: All of these are referred to this link.


Travel bubble

CARICOM (Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Montserrat, Anguilla and British Virgin Islands, and Barbados)


Vaccine authorised to be used in the country

  • Astrazeneca
  • Covishield

Vaccine accepted for inbound travellers

  • Astrazeneca
  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • Sinopharm
  • Sinovac
  • Johnson and Johnson

Border status

Travel into the country is allowed with restrictions (for both vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers).