COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 10/04/22

**** As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer order air passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or show documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.  Of note, CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information

The public health system has limited capacity for handling severe/critical cases of COVID-19.

The Government of Honduras suspended the national curfew as of October 1, 2021. Individuals are encouraged to carry their COVID-19 vaccination card in case any authority request this proof of vaccination.

The opening and closure schedules, and operation of bars & nightclubs, as well as the celebration of concerts, and community fairs are regulated by local (municipal authorities) and national laws.  Therefore, individuals are also encouraged to respect these regulations.

All U.S. citizens are encouraged to be attentive to any changes mandated by the Honduran Government related to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is mandatory to use face masks, sanitary gel, and social distancing in public.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Honduras? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
  • Please click HERE (PDF 230 KB) for information about where and how U.S. citizens can obtain a COVID-19 test in Tegucigalpa, Comayagua, San Pedro Sula, Santa Rosa de Copán, La Ceiba, Roatán, and Utila. Individuals are responsible for paying out of pocket for testing and seeking reimbursement from their insurance. Lps. refers to the cost in Honduran Lempiras.
  • The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the list. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically by location, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information. COVID19 testing may be done at other authorized locations not listed.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Has the government of Honduras approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, and Sputnik.
  • Are vaccines available in Honduras for U.S. citizens to receive? Vaccines are available for Honduran citizens and Honduran residents. These individuals must present proper identification as a Honduran citizen or Honduran resident and a receipt of a public utility service to receive vaccination.
  • Which vaccines are available in Honduras? Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Pfizer.
    • Visit http://www.salud.gob.hn/site/ for more information regarding vaccines in Honduras.
    • 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
    • All travelers entering or exiting Honduras must complete the immigration precheck form at https://prechequeo.inm.gob.hn. Travelers will receive a confirmation email, which they should print and carry with them.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry?
    • Effective June 2, 2021, The Government of Honduras has updated its requirements for entry into the country. All travelers must still complete the online pre-check form, but fully vaccinated individuals with their original vaccination certificate are no longer required to provide proof of a negative COVID test upon entry in Honduras.
      1. Proof of Full Vaccination: Passengers must provide the original vaccination certificate documenting complete COVID-19 vaccination (two doses of most vaccines; one dose of Johnson & Johnson) with at least 14 days after receipt of the final dose.
      2. COVID-19 Test: Passengers who cannot provide proof of full vaccination must hand-carry the negative test results for a PCR, Antigen or ELISA COVID-19 test taken less than 72 hours before entry into Honduras. Passengers must show the test results at check-in.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes
  • Tourist visas are not required for stays of 90 days or less. Contact Honduran Migration regarding extensions for residents and/or tourists at (504) 2232-7800 or sugerencias@inm.gob.hn.

Movement Restrictions

  • Is a curfew in place? No.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No.

Quarantine Information

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No.
    • A negative covid-19 test (RT-PCR, Antigen or ELISA with a maximum of 72 hours) or COVID Vaccination card if fully vaccinated are required for entry.

Transportation Options

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
    • Masks are required. Taxi passenger limits have not changed.

Fines for Non-Compliance

  • Not applicable.

Consular Operations

  • Routine services for passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and notarials are available at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa and the Consular Agency in San Pedro Sula. Please schedule appointments for routine services online at usembassy.gov. The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras continues to accept emergency appointments. Please contact us at usahonduras@state.gov for emergency assistance.

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