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Turks and Caicos Islands Residents Waived from Pre-Entry COVID19 PCR Test to the Islands

Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Environment, Heritage, Maritime, & Gaming
Turks & Caicos Islands Government

Effective May 1st 2021 Returning Residents who are fully vaccinated, will not be required to upload a COVID 19 PCR negative test result to the TCI Assured Portal. 

To benefit from this waiver of the protocol, returning residents will need to have: 

  1. Taken the COVID 19 vaccination in the Turks and Caicos Islands 
  2. Taken both shots of the vaccine (Fully vaccinated) 
  3. Have taken the vaccine over two weeks prior to travel 
  4. Have had their name on the TCI register of persons who were vaccinated in the TCI. 


You do not qualify for a waiver if you were vaccinated outside of the Turks and Caicos Islands. 


At this stage you will not need to upload a COVID19 PCR test result. If you were issued a vaccination number, you should type in your unique vaccination number provided on your vaccination card when prompted on the TCI Assured Portal. 

If you were vaccinated but not in receipt of your unique vaccination number, type in your name and date of birth when prompted on the TCI Assured Portal.


All persons are required to apply to the TCI Assured Portal for approval to enter the Turks and Caicos Islands. You CANNOT enter the Turks and Caicos Islands without a TCI Assured Certificate. 


There will be no COVID-19 PCR testing on arrival for persons that have been fully vaccinated in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Persons who have not been fully vaccinated in the Turks and Caicos Islands will be required to upload a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken 5 days prior to date of arrival into the country, onto the TCI Assured Portal.

All other protocols remain and continue to be observed. 

Please click here for more information on TCI Assured or click here to access the TCI Assured portal to begin your travel authorization application.

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