Travel Protocols For Low-risk Countries

Protocols for Pre-Arrival

Compulsory requirements for all arriving passengers/travellers

All travellers must:

  1. Submit a health questionnaire online at least 24 hours prior to arrival in Dominica (website)at http://domcovid19.dominica.gov.dm/
  2. Upload a negative PCR test result where samples were obtained within 24-72 hours prior to arrival
  3. Travellers must present the following to airlines prior to boarding and upon disembarkation in Dominica:
    1. Negative PCR test result where samples were obtained within 24-72 hours prior to arrival
    2. Notification of health clearance to travel

Disembarkation and Testing:

Travellers will:

  1. be required to sanitize their hands at sanitization stations as directed;
  2. be required to undergo a health assessment to include a temperature check;
  3. provide confirmation of the health questionnaire and negative PCR test results;
  4. be required to undertake a Rapid Diagnostic Test, and subject to a negative test result, the following will apply:
    1. Travellers will be conveyed to Immigration for processing and to Customs for screening
    2. Luggage to be sanitized upon arrival at airport when taken off conveyor belt

Upon clearance from the port, travellers from low-risk countries must adhere to the following:

  1. Travellers will be monitored for seven (7) days at their place of residence
  2. All travellers must submit to scheduled and unscheduled checks by medical professionals.

If traveller has high temperature, high risk alert from questionnaire or positive rapid test

  1. Traveller will proceed to secondary screening area
  2. A PCR test will be administered to the traveller (The cost of the PCR Test is XCD$100 or US$40 per test)
  3. Traveller will be transported to mandatory quarantine at a Government approved facility at traveller’s expense, awaiting PCR results.
    1. Payments are to be made upon arrival at Quarantine facility.
      PCR test XCD$100 or US$40 per test
      Quarantine fee of XCD$400 or US$150 per person for the first night (accommodation and sanitization fee)
      Accommodation at XD$225 or US$90 for each additional night
      Rates per meal for Breakfast XCD$15 or US$6, Lunch XCD$20 or US$8, Dinner XCD$20 or US$8.
    2. If the PCR test result is positive, traveller will be admitted to COVID Isolation Unit until released by an authorized Health Professional. Hospital fees will apply.
    3. If the PCR test result is negative,
      Asymptomatic : traveller will be monitored for the remainder of 14-days at their place of residence and submit to scheduled and unscheduled checks by medical professionals.
      Symptomatic: traveller will be placed on self-quarantine for three (3) days at their place of residence, after which they will be monitored for the remainder of 14-days and submit to scheduled and unscheduled checks by medical professionals.