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  • MasksRequired
  • COVID TestRequired to enter
  • RestaurantsOpen
  • QuarantineFor some origins
  • Public TransportationLimited
Updated: June 30, 2021
Reviewed: October 22, 2021
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Guatemala's borders are open for travelers with domestic restrictions. Guatemala is under state of emergency at the moment.

Can I travel to Guatemala?

  • Guatemala is now open for most international travel, following the entry protocols.
  • Arrivals from the UK, Brazil, and South Africa are banned, except for returning citizens.
  • All arrivals must fill in a health pass before departing.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to Guatemala?

Approved arrivals from the UK, Brazil, and South Africa are required to self-quarantine for 10 days.

Are COVID-19 tests required to travel to Guatemala?

  • Anyone arriving to Guatemala will be required to present negative PCR test results, or antigen test results, no older than 72 hours.
  • Fully vaccinated travelers, and travelers who recovered form COVID-19 are exempt.
  • Arrivals without test will be tested on the airport.

Is public transportation open in Guatemala?

Public transportation in Guatemala is operating in a reduced schedule and limitation

Are the restaurants and bars open in Guatemala?

  • Restaurants and bars in Guatemala are open, under social distancing requirements and limitation in some cities.
  • In high-risk areas, bars are closed.

Are businesses and attractions open in Guatemala?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions, including concerts and other cultural events, are open, with capacity limitations and health measures in place.
  • In high-risk areas, gyms, venues and cinemas are closed.

Do I need to wear a face mask in Guatemala?

Wearing face masks is required in all public places.


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