Please review Frequently Asked Questions before travelling to Grenada

BEFORE TRAVEL

  • Is there a website or link where I can find information on travel to Grenada?

    All information regarding travel is available on the covid19.gov.gd site.
    All travellers are required to complete the information on the travel portal, upload their negative PCR test and other relevant documents to receive a Pure Safe Travel Authorization certificate.*

  • Am I required to get tested before travelling to Grenada, even if I am coming from a Low-risk country?

    All passengers, regardless of place of origin, are required to obtain a negative PCR test from a certified laboratory within 3 days of your flight to Grenada. Children age five (5) and under are exempt from the PCR test requirement.

  • When do I take the PCR Test for travel to Grenada?

    Your PCR test must be conducted within 3 days of travel to Grenada. 

  • Do I submit my test result via the same portal?

    Yes, if the results are available in time.

    All Travellers are required to also keep an electronic or printed copy of the negative test result and the Pure Safe Travel Certificate for presentation to the travel agents at the port of origin. 

  • When do I submit the application for the Travel Authorization?

    Travellers are asked to submit the complete online application, preferably within 24 hours of travel to Grenada (or at least two hours in advance of check-in at the airport).

    An electronic or printed copy of the PCR test results and the Certificate must also be presented at check-in.

  • When should I begin my application process for the travel authorization?

    You can begin the application process for travel authorization at any time, via the Authorization Portal. If you are unable to provide all the information at the time of submission, then further information will be requested of you via email. You can then log back into the system with the email address you originally used for signing in, to input the missing information.

  • What documents am I required to present at check-in?

    Travellers to Grenada are required to present an electronic or printed copy of their Travel Authorization Certificate and their negative PCR test result, as well as all other relevant travel documents, as per immigration requirements.

  • How do I apply for home quarantine?

    Visit https://travelauth.health.gov.gd to access the Travel Authorization portal. Travellers can indicate their interest in quarantining at home when completing their travel authorization request. If they meet the requirement, then they will receive a response informing them that they are approved for home quarantine. 

    Travellers who are not approved for home quarantine are required to book quarantine accommodations for a minimum of 7 days, at one of the state-approved facilities. 

    The Information on all pre-approved quarantine facilities can be found on this website https://covid19.gov.gd/accommodations

  • What are the requirements for Home Quarantine?

    Home quarantine is considered for approval based on the following criteria:

    • If the person travelling is, or persons in the travelling party are over 65, travelling with minors (under age 18)
    • Diplomats or Government Officials
    • Have a disability or medical condition
    • Must pass pre-screening
    • Any other extenuating circumstances (input field provided to state what it is) 
    • Home must be inspected and deemed suitable for home quarantine
    • When do I apply for home quarantine?

    You must submit your application for home quarantine no later than 7 days before travel.

  • Am I required to download a Self-Monitoring App to travel to Grenada?

    You are required to download and activate the App. The App is currently not available on the Apple Store. iPhone users may have to be fitted with a wearable device. A determination will be at point of entry. 

  • If I do not have a phone to get the App, what should I do?

    The App is used as a means of communicating your symptoms and for the Ministry to communicate important information with you. If you do not have a phone, you may be required to be fitted with a wearable device. You may apply in advance to info@health.gov.gd or a determination will be made at point of entry. Please note that there is a rental fee for the device ($55.00 USD for the entire duration of your quarantine).

  • Am I required to complete any documentation upon arrival at the MBIA airport?

    The Travel Authorization portal provides for a seamless, almost paperless experience. Your Immigration and Customs forms are completed during the online application process. Please ensure that you have with you an electronic or printed copy of your Pure Safe Travel Authorization Certificate and your negative PCR test to present at the airport of origin and upon arrival in Grenada. 

    You will also undergo regular processing through immigration upon arrival in Grenada before you can enter the country.


  • UPON ARRIVAL IN GRENADA

  • What can I expect upon arrival in Grenada?

    Upon arrival at the airport, you will be screened by a health officials. You will then be processed through immigration and customs.

  • Are travellers screened on arrival?

    Yes. All travellers are screened on arrival.

  • Am I required to take another PCR Test at the airport?

    If you are approved for home quarantine, you will be required to take another PCR test at the airport, upon arrival in Grenada. All persons arriving in Grenada are required to take a PCR test after day-5 in Grenada as part of the process to clear quarantine. The results take 2 days. If negative, you will be cleared from quarantine.

    All arriving travellers to Grenada are required to pay a one-time $410.00 XCD ($150.00 USD) Coronavirus (COVID-19) test fee, which will cover their day-five test or any test taken while on Island. Children five years of age and under are exempt from taking the day-5 Coronavirus (COVID-19) test in Grenada.
    Travellers can pay the test fee ahead of their trip through a simple, convenient and user-friendly online system, which can be accessed at pay.gov.gd.
    If unable or unwilling to pay through the online system ahead of the trip, all incoming passengers will be required to pay this fee at the Maurice Bishop International Airport upon arrival.
  • Are my children also required to undergo the PCR test?

    All travellers, except children age 5 and under, are required to take the PCR test, as per protocol.

  • Am I required to pay for the tests conducted in Grenada?
    All arriving travellers to Grenada are required to pay a one-time $410.00 XCD ($150.00 USD) Coronavirus (COVID-19) test fee, which will cover their day-five test or any test taken while on Island.
    Children five years of age and under are exempt from taking day-5 Coronavirus (COVID-19) test in Grenada.
    Travellers can pay the test fee ahead of their trip through a simple, convenient and user-friendly online system, which can be accessed at pay.gov.gd.
    If unable or unwilling to pay through the online system ahead of the trip, all incoming passengers will be required to pay this fee at the Maurice Bishop International Airport upon arrival.
  • What happens after I am screened at the airport?

    You will be directed to an approved taxi for travel to your pre-booked quarantine facility, or home quarantine, where you will remain in quarantine until medically cleared to leave.

    A healthcare consultant will arrange to meet with you at your accommodations on day five (5) of your stay to administer a PCR test.

    You will receive your results between day 5 and 7. If you test negative, then you are free to exit quarantine and enter the local community. 

    If your test is positive, then you remain in quarantine until you are again tested and given written, medical clearance by health officials.

  • Can my family or friends pick me up at the airport?

    No. You are not allowed to have family or anyone else pick you up from the airport. Travellers can only take approved taxis from the airport to their quarantine facility.

  • Are there any special requirements or accommodations for a sick/disabled passenger (non-COVID)?

    There regular travel and airport provisions apply.


  • DURING YOUR STAY IN GRENADA

  • As a traveller to Grenada, how many tests am I required to undergo during my stay?

    For your safety and that of everyone else, you will be required to take a test within 3 days of travel to Grenada, take another test on day five (5) of your stay, or within seven days of arrival in Grenada, in order to exit quarantine.

    If you are approved for home quarantine, you are required to take the required test within 3 days of travel to Grenada, take another test on arrival at the airport, and a repeat test on day four of quarantine.

  • What will be the total cost of the tests conducted in Grenada?

    150.00 USD.

  • Am I required to wear a mask at the airport and during my stay in Grenada?

    Yes, you are required to wear a mask throughout your processes at the airport, whether on arrival or departure. 

    You are also required to wear a mask when in public spaces in Grenada.

  • Am I required to wear a monitoring device while in Grenada?

    An assessment will be made during your screening process to determine if a wearable device is required for your quarantine period. If required, the device costs 55.00 USD. 

  • Can a family travelling together stay in one room during quarantine?

    Yes, a family travelling together can stay in one room during quarantine. 

  • Am I allowed to have visitors during quarantine?

    No. You are not permitted to leave or receive any visitors at the location where you are quarantined, until after your day 5 test results are received by Health Officials, and you have been issued an email notification that you tested negative and are, therefore, medically cleared from quarantine. 

    Anyone who violates the quarantine law will be subject to criminal prosecution and fines of up to $10,000.

  • When do I leave quarantine?

    On day 5 of quarantine, you will be swabbed for a PCR test. The results take two days.

    If the test result is negative, you will then receive official, written notification clearance from quarantine. 

    You are not permitted to leave the quarantine facility or interact with any unauthorized person until this official clearance is received from the Quarantine Authority, Ministry of Health. 

    After receiving medical clearance, and exiting quarantine, you must continue to self-monitor up to day 14, using the self-monitoring App.

    If your day 5 test is positive, you may be moved to an isolation facility, or remain in your present facility. An assessment will be made by Health officials. You must remain in quarantine/isolation until your retest on or before day 14 returns negative results and you are medically cleared by health officials to enter the local community.

  • Can I quarantine at a hotel and still go visit my family?

    No. You are not permitted to leave the quarantine facility, or interact with any unauthorized person until after you are tested on day 5 and you receive a negative result and official clearance from health officials to exit quarantine. 

    Anyone who breaches quarantine will be subject to criminal prosecution and fines of up to $10,000.