Guatemala coronavirus travel restrictions

Guatemala

The travel advice is Do not travel to Guatemala. Travel advice has Moderate for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Guatemala. Guatemala is part of North America with main city at Guatemala City. Its Developing country with a population of 16M people. The main currency is Quetzal. The languages spoken are Spanish.
👍 Developing   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 16M people

🚨 Travel Advice for Guatemala

Moderate

restrictions for travel

Travel to Guatemala is partially allowed from Western Sahara. Measures in place: open with conditions, vaccinated traveler exceptions, test/medical certificate required and additional documents required #### Open with conditions If the United Kingdom or South Africa have been visited in the previous 14 days, travelers will not be permitted to enter. There are exceptions in place for returning citizens and residents of Guatemala. Nationals and residents arriving from South Africa or the United Kingdom are required to self-isolate for 10 days at their place of residence. #### Vaccinated traveller exceptions Travelers who have received both doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccination, at least 14 days prior to departure, are not required to provide proof of a negative PCR or antigen test result. The final dose must have been administered more than 14 days before departure. #### Test/medical certificate required Proof of a negative PCR test or antigen test, taken within 72 hours prior to airline check-in, must be provided on arrival. Travelers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the 3 months prior to travel may provide a medical certificate showing the diagnosis date and confirmation of recovery instead of a PCR test or antigen test. #### Additional documents required An online 'health pass form' must be completed within 24 hours of departure.

- [Health pass form](https://servicios.igm.gob.gt/pasedesalud/) For more details [Foreign Travel Advice, United Kingdom](https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/guatemala/entry-requirements)

Travel restriction details for Guatemala

🚫 Destination No quarantine
🛬 Return No Data
🏖️ Some Visitors
🍽️ Restaurants & bars Open with restrictions
🛍️ Open shopping
🚌 Operational with restrictions transport
📅 events Partially Allowed

🔒 Lockdown Details for Guatemala

Local authorities announced measures against COVID-19 that will take effect from Friday 26 March: Visits to beaches, lakes, rivers, resorts and water parks throughout the country will be permitted. Restrictions are that the maximum capacity in any place will be no more than 100 people and visitors may not stay past 9:00 pm. Community, neighborhood, municipal and any other kind of fairs are permitted, but parties, concerts, elections of queens and “any other activity that generates a congregation of people” in the municipalities with red and orange alerts are prohibited. For fairs, the restriction to end at 9:00 pm, also applies. Shopping centres can open up to 9:00 p.m., but people who are inside these establishments will be able to stay in them until they are ready to leave. Supermarkets and food shops can serve until 9:00 p.m., but must limit their capacity to 50% of their normal capacity. Markets must close by 7:00 pm. Restaurants, bars and nightlife venues will continue with the restrictions to close by 9 pm. Concerts and mass events are at the discretion of the local authorities, but they must respect the time limit of 9:00 p.m. and respect the Covid-19 threat ratings. Churches may have face-to-face activities until 9:00 p.m. respecting the coronavirus threat ratings. The list of threat ratings for each department and municipality and the activities which are permitted at each threat level can be found on the Guatemalan government’s website.

🛡️ Travel safety for Guatemala

Do not travel

Non-essential travel is restricted at Mexico’s land borders with Guatemala, you should depart Guatemala by air. The nation-wide curfew has been lifted. Business and other activity restrictions in each municipality are based on a traffic light system. You must wear a face mask when outside and maintain social distancing. If you don't comply, you could be fined or arrested. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Guatemala due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

Last updated: May 15, 2021

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