COVID-19 Information – Grenada

COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 12/02/21

Travel to the USA

  • ***  Effective November 8, 2021, all non-immigrant, non-U.S. citizen air travelers to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and to provide proof of vaccination status prior to boarding an airplane to the United States.
  • U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs) who are eligible to travel but are not fully vaccinated will need to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test one (1) day before their flight. U.S citizens and LPRs who are fully vaccinated will need to present airlines with proof of vaccination and of a negative COVID-19 test three (3) days before their flight.
  • Exemptions will be considered on an extremely limited basis.  Please contact your nearest embassy or consulate to apply for an exemption.  Please visit the CDC webpages for more information about exemptions and the requirement for proof of negative COVID-19 test or recovery from COVID-19 for all air passengers arriving in the United States.

Country-Specific Information

  • A maximum of 75 individuals are now allowed to attend private gatherings. Venues hosting these events must be capable of 6 ft. social distancing protocol. All travelers to Grenada must adhere to COVID-19 protocols, and those who break the protocols can be arrested and fined.
  • There is phased approached to the reopening of Schools to in-person classes but virtual sessions will continue until further notice. Grocery stores financial institutions, pharmacies, and businesses are Access to these services requires all patrons to adhere to Grenada’s COVID-19 protocols and curfews.  This includes the mandatory use of masks, hand sanitization, and logging your name and contact information on entering business establishments.  This will assist the Ministry of Health with contact tracing in event of any known cases associated with an establishment.

Additional protocols in place

  • Nightly curfews from 12 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • In-house dining at restaurants is available for fully vaccinated persons only. Unvaccinated persons may only use take-out and delivery services.
  • No visitors are allowed and any quarantine or isolation facility.
  • Beaches and rivers are open but may only be used for swimming and exercise. Users must maintain 6 feet of physical distancing. No beach/river parties or gatherings are allowed.
  • All travel between Grenada and Carriacou is allowed.

Travel to Grenada

  • All travelers to Grenada must present a negative PCR test result taken within three (3) days prior to travel.
  • Outside of citizens and residents of Grenada, no one will be allowed to enter the country unless they are fully vaccinated. Citizens and residents of Grenada can return whether vaccinated or unvaccinated.
  • Travelers who are not fully vaccinated must enter quarantine in a government-approved facility and can only leave quarantine after undergoing another COVID test, usually on the fourth or fifth day after arrival in Grenada.
  • Fully vaccinated persons must provide proof of vaccination and is no longer required to quarantine for 48 hours once a negative result from a PCR test is presented on arrival. Travelers are not allowed to leave quarantine until medical clearance is granted. Fully vaccinated persons are still required to provide a negative PCR test taken within three (3) days prior to travel.
  • Persons are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.
  • All travelers to Grenada are required to pay a one-time $50 USD ($135.00 XCD) COVID-19 test fee, which will cover COVID testing to leave quarantine. Children under five years of age are exempt from taking any COVID-19 test in Grenada.  For more information, please visit https://covid19.gov.gd/ .
  • More information about Grenada’s COVID-19 regulations can be found on the following website under “Additional Resources” https://bb.usembassy.gov/embassy/grenada/american-citizen-services/

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Grenada? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes

COVID-19 tests are available locally from the following medical establishments:

  • The General Hospital located in the town of St. George between the hours of 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday, for approximately US $50 each. Results are available within 24-48 hours.
  • St Augustine Medical Services by appointment for approximately US $170 to US $305 each. Results are available within 24 hours. However, this test is not accepted by Barbados.
  • Antigen Test at Fit For Life Clinic between the hours of 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday for approximately US$ 114 each. Results are available within 20-30 minutes.

For information on limited humanitarian exemptions to CDC’s requirement that all U.S. bound travelers present a negative COVID test, please review the following page: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-testing-required-us-entry

Humanitarian exemptions to this order will be granted on an extremely limited basis and will only be considered when the country of departure lacks adequate COVID-19 testing capacity. To submit information in support of an exemption, email stgeorgesacs@state.gov

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Has the government of Grenada approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Grenada for U.S. citizens to receive? No
  • The Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines are available in Grenada; however, vaccines are not yet available for U.S. citizens. To receive the vaccine persons must present a valid company photo ID or an official ID, inclusive of NIS card, driver’s license, or passport.
  • Roving vaccine clinics are set up throughout the country. Persons can also contact their district health centers and medical stations to schedule an appointment for the administration of their COVID-19 vaccine. Additional information on vaccination can be found on the following website: https://covid19.gov.gd/

Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.

The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas.  Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes
  • For information on travel protocols visit: https://covid19.gov.gd/travel-covid/
  • All visitors arriving in Grenada by air or seaport must be fully vaccinated.
  • Persons who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 must bring proof of vaccination. Travelers are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Visa extensions can be obtained from the Immigration Department located at the Botanical Gardens in St. George’s.
  • All travelers must complete the Pure Safe Travel Certificate. The certificate grants the approved applicant authorization to travel to Grenada.
  • All travelers are required to have a confirmed reservation at an approved accommodation.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes
  • All travelers over the age of 5 are required to have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours (3 days) of travel to Grenada.
  • Travelers are required to pay for COVID-19 test before applying for the travel authorization certificate.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
  • Masks must be worn at the Maurice Bishop International Airport and in public spaces.
  • Passengers will be screened, processed, and required documentation verified.
  • Visa extensions costs approximately US $28 per month.

Movement Restrictions

  • Is a curfew in place? Yes
  • A curfew is in place between the hours of 12 p.m. and 4 a.m.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information

  • Are fully vaccinated U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No
  • It is not mandatory for all travelers to Grenada to undergo mandatory quarantine for at least two (2) days if fully vaccinated but seven (7) days if unvaccinated. Travelers are only released from quarantine pending a negative test result.

For additional information on quarantine requirements please visit: https://covid19.gov.gd/travel-covid/

Quarantine expectations if tested positive

  • Quarantine is used to keep a person who might have been exposed to COVID-19 away from others.
  • People in quarantine, including U.S. citizens, must adhere to the following Ministry of Health guidelines:
    1. Stay at home or in their hotel room until released by the Grenadian Ministry of Health
    2. Separate themselves from others
    3. Monitor their health
    4. Follow directions from the Ministry of Health

Covid test results

  • Email: info@health.gov.gd or Call the COVID-19 Hotline:
  • 45VIRUS or1-473-458-4787
  • 53VIRUS – 1-473-538-4787

Transportation Options

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
  • All COVID-19 protocols must be adhered to on public transportation. This includes the wearing of masks, and a limited number of passengers on busses and taxis.

Fines for Non-Compliance (if applicable)

Consular Operations

Local Resources:

Ministry of Health, Grenada COVID-19 Page

Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)

Other links:

COVID-19 Traveler Information page on travel.state.gov

CDC page on COVID-19

Travel.state.gov Country Information and Travel Advisory page