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Nicaragua travel restrictions from Switzerland

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Nicaragua travel restrictions ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

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for travel from Switzerland

Nicaragua quarantine details

Nicaragua is open for travel. No quarantine is required on arrival to Nicaragua and when returining back to Switzerland no quarantine is required.Most visitors from Nicaragua can travel to Switzerland without restrictions.Get travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements for Nicaragua from Switzerland.
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Nicaragua travel restrictions from Switzerland

International travel to Nicaragua is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR or serology test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on arrival.

Other medical measures

All passengers are subject to health screening on arrival, such as temperature checks and visual assessment. Further health testing may be required for those displaying symptoms of COVID-19.

Additional documents required

An online entry form must be completed at least 7 days before arrival - Entry form
For more details Tourism Board, Nicaragua

Government measures

The Government of Nicaragua has not set any nationwide health guidelines in response to COVID-19, but some businesses may have their own safety procedures in place. We recommend remaining vigilant when traveling and follow any instructions provided by local authorities.

Use of masks

Face masks are not required but the use of a mask or covering is recommended when in public spaces.

Public transport

Public transport is operating as usual.


Restaurants are open as usual.


Bars are open as usual.


Nightclubs are open as usual.


All shops and businesses are open as usual.

On return

Vaccinations and vaccinated travel

Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are allowed to enter without an 'essential reason' and are exempt from the testing after arrival requirements. The final dose must have been administered within 12 months.
Those with a COVID-19 certificate not recognized in Switzerland must have the date of vaccination and the type of vaccine used included in the document. Accepted vaccines can be found at

Test/medical certificate required

Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on departure. Alternatively, proof of a negative antigen test, taken within the previous 24 hours, is also accepted.

Testing on arrival

A PCR or rapid antigen test must be taken 4-7 days after arrival, the test result must be reported to cantonal authorities.
This does not apply to travelers who can provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. This will require proof of a positive PCR test result, taken within a year before departure or a positive antibody test taken within 3 months before departure. This also does not apply to travelers staying in Switzerland for less than 7 nights.
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