COVID-19 Information – February 1, 2021

COVID-19 Information

Last updated:  02/01/2021

***Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the 90 days preceding travel.  Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information

  • International travelers are not permitted to enter the Marshall Islands.  There has been no community transmission of COVID-19 within the Marshall Islands, and activities are proceeding as usual.

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in the Marshall Islands? Yes.
  • If so, are test results reliably available within 72 hours? Yes. Results are typically available the next business day.  
  • Appointments can be made by emailing either or  The cost is $5 for citizens of the Marshall Islands and $20 for those that are not citizens of the Marshall Islands.
  • For information on limited humanitarian exemptions to CDC’s requirement that all U.S. bound travelers present a negative COVID test, please review the following page:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Has the government of the Marshall Islands approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use?  Yes.
  • The United States 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.
  • The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is currently available at no cost at Majuro hospital.
  • Information from the CDC regarding COVID-19 vaccination.

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? No, international travelers are currently prohibited from entering the Marshall Islands.

Movement Restrictions

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

Transportation Options

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes. Currently, United Airlines is offering approximately once a month a departing flight to Honolulu and a departing flight to Guam.
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes. Transportation has not been affected because the Marshall Islands has no public transmission of COVID-19.

Consular Operations

  • Regular ACS Services are offered on a walk-in basis on Tuesday mornings from 10:00-11:00.  Those needing emergency services should call +692 247-4011 or email
  • Only emergency and mission critical visa services are being offered.  Visa applications are being accepted for third-country nationals that need to transit the United States to return to their home county.  Interviews are conducted from 8:30-10:00 a.m. on Tuesdays.

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