What should you know if you travel to Cuba?
Modifications to the requirements for entering the country as part of the International Sanitary Control as of April 6, 2022

Taking into account the international and national epidemiological situation of COVID-19 and the immunization levels reached, it has been decided to modify some of the sanitary protocols when entering the country as part of the International Sanitary Control:


  • The presentation of a test for COVID-19 (antigen test or PCR-RT) performed in the country of origin is eliminated, as well as the anti-COVID-19 vaccination certificate.
  • Sampling for SARS CoV-2 (free of charge) will continue to be randomly performed on travelers at points of entry into the country.
  • If the sample taken at the point of entry is positive, the country's approved protocols for clinical-epidemiological control of COVID-19 will be followed.
  • The measures implemented at all points of entry into the country to ensure social distancing and disinfection of hands and surfaces are maintained. The mandatory use of masks is maintained at all points of entry into the country.

Other information of interest to foreign visitors:

- Dollars or Euros are accepted in most tourist areas of Cuba, payments are made by credit card, cash is also accepted for payments outside the tourist zone (rural or suburban areas) in Cuban pesos.

- The cards to operate in Cuba are: VISA, MASTERCARD, American International Service (AIS), not issued by U.S. institutions or banks or offices of these institutions in other countries.

- The foreign currencies accepted by the Casas de Cambio (CADECA) in all its offices are: