Availability in the Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands COVID-19 Testing
The Turks and Caicos Islands has expanded our testing capacity in response to new testing requirements implemented for travelers entering the United States and Canada. We wish to assure you that Turks and Caicos COVID-19 Testing capacity is adequate to facilitate all visitors to the destination.
Additional testing locations are expected to be added throughout the Sister Islands
Approved Testing Sites at Hotels / Resorts
North West Point, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 941-8133
Grace Bay, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 946-8000
COMO Parrot Cay
Phone: 1 (649) 339-7788
Seven Stars Resort
Grace Bay Road, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 333-7714
The Shore Club
13 Sea Breeze Close, Long Bay Beach, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 339-8000
COVID-19 Laboratory Testing Options
C101 Cabot House, Graceway Plaza
Leeward Highway, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 231-1184
Associated Medical Practices
5A Windward Rd, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 946-4242
Carolina Medical Clinic
Town Centre Mall
Phone: 1 (649) 946-4367
FamilyCare Medical Services Ltd
121 Blue Mountain Rd
Horizon House Unit B, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 431-3262
Testing also available in Grand Turk
(Offering Services Starting February 1st)
Unit 105/6, Cabot House
Graceway Plaza (Main IGA), Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 941-4527
Grace Bay Medical Centre
Neptune Plaza, Providenciales
Phone: 1 (649) 941-5252
Omnicare Medical Center
Town Centre Mall
Phone: (649) 344-6789
Testing also available in Grand Turk
All persons flying to the United States (including citizens and residents), must complete an attestation form. An attestation is a statement, writing, entry, or other representation under 18 U.S.C. § 1001 that confirms that the information provided is true. Passengers are only required to retain a paper or electronic copy of their negative test result or documentation of recovery for the entirety of their itinerary. The attestation should be submitted to and retained by the airline or aircraft operator.
Turks and Caicos COVID-19 Testing FAQ
For travel to the USA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has mandated that effective January 26, 2021 all air passengers, 2 years of age or older, including US citizens and legal permanent residents. Travelers must also confirm information presented is true, in the form of an attestation, collected by the airline.
For travel to Canada, effective January 7, 2021, all air travelers 5 years of age or older are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 molecular test result to the airline prior to boarding international flights bound for Canada.
Please visit the following link for a list of testing locations in the Turks and Caicos Islands
For travel to the USA, per the guidance of the CDC, testing must take place no more than 3 days before your flight to the US departs. The US is accepting both PCR and antigen tests. Make sure that you receive your results before your flight departs and have written or electronic documentation of your results to show the airline. Personal identifiers on your negative test results must match the personal information on your passport or other travel documents.
For travel to Canada, you must take the test within 72 hours of your scheduled departure time and you must retain evidence of your test results for the 14-day period that begins on the day you enter Canada. The test must be performed using one of two types of COVID-19 tests–either a molecular polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP). Antigen tests are not accepted.
Yes. A COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test is the only test accepted for travel to the Turks and Caicos Islands. For additional information on entry requirements and TCI Assured please visit https://turksandcaicostourism.com/tci-assured-faqs/.
In the USA, some state and local governments may have travel restrictions and quarantine requirements in addition to the national testing requirement. Please visit the following link for state and local recommendations or requirements prior to travel: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-planner/index.html
In Canada, everyone entering must follow mandatory isolation or quarantine requirements. As a traveler, you must demonstrate that you have an adequate plan for quarantine. As of November 21, 2020, it is mandatory to electronically submit your quarantine plan via the ArriveCAN mobile app. Failure to comply with this order is an offence under the Quarantine Act and could lead to imprisonment and/or fines. For more information, visit https://travel.gc.ca
- It must be done 1-3 days before their flight to the US, UK or Canada to obtain a self-administered SARS-CoV-2 LFD.
- Where the test result is NEGATIVE, certificate will be issued.
- When a person tests POSITIVE, a second LFD test will be immediately carried out.
- If the result of the second test is NEGATIVE step 2 will be followed. If POSITIVE once again, a PCR test will be arranged.
- The person and their immediate contacts would be advised to self-isolate until contacted by the Public Health Team.
- The person will be quarantined for 14 days in their place of residence or until the Ministry of Health authorizes them to leave the country by medivac if medically required (insurance covers these costs).
Travelers must ensure there is insurance coverage for 14 days quarantine.