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Cuba Travel Restrictions

68.3 active COVID-19 cases out of 100,000 people
18.49% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 16.64% last week
Most visitors from Israel need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cuba.

Cuba border status

Travelers are required to have valid health insurance with COVID-19 coverage. If this is not possible, then they have to buy Cuban medical insurance coverage at the airport upon arrival.


Outgoing travel to CubaTraveling from Israel to Cuba

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Visitors from Israel must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cuba.
Exceptions

Travelers must have a certified proof of a negative result of a PCR test taken within 72 hours before travel at an accredited testing center in the country they are traveling from. Children are not exempt. They will still be given a PCR test on arrival in Cuba.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Israel will need to quarantine for 5 days upon entering Cuba.
Details and exceptions

Travelers must quarantine on arrival. Non-residents are required to quarantine at their own expense in Cuban government-approved hotels until day 5 of quarantine where they will be required to take a second COVID-19 PCR test. Those testing positive for COVID-19 will be taken to a government-run facility for further testing and treatment. Resident Cuban citizens will be isolated at no cost at government centers.

Documents
Health Declaration Form

Must be presented upon arrival


Return travelReturning to Israel from Cuba

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type
Travelers returning from Cuba must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure to Israel.
Exceptions

All passengers, including protected individual (vaccinated and individual who recovered from COVID-19) must present a PCR test. It must be written in English and the passport number of the tested person must be indicated.

All inbound international passengers must pay for COVID-19 (PCR) tests required for entry to Israel.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors returning from Cuba will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Israel.
Details and exceptions

This may be shortened to 10 days upon the completion of two negative coronavirus tests (one upon arrival and one after 9 days of self-isolation).


FAQs

  • Most visitors from Israel can enter Cuba but you need to provide a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure and to isolate for 5 days

  • Travelers from from Israel are required to isolate for 5 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Travelers coming from Israel will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departure

  • Required on public transportation.

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