Australian Embassy
Mexico
Also accredited to Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama

COVID-19 Honduras

Please use this page in conjunction with the smartraveller country travel advice for Honduras. We strongly encourage you to subscribe to our travel advisories on smartraveller.gov.au, sign up for critical updates by SMS and follow us on Facebook and Twitter (@AusEmbMex) for the latest information on conditions in Honduras

Salvoconducto

To depart Honduras, the Government of Honduras requires the traveller to present a Salvoconducto.  A copy prepared by the Australian Embassy can be downloaded here.

The National Police of Honduras require the traveller to apply for a Salvoconducto. (letter of safe passage). To facilitate the process, please provide the Australian Embassy, Mexico ([email protected], each email under 5MB) with the following information for yourself, your fellow travellers and your driver(s) to the airport ASAP.

Australian travellers

  • Copy of airline tickets
  • Copy of your and other Australian passenger’s passports
  • Copy of Driver’s ID card
  • Vehicle information and Boleta de revision (proof of vehicle tax payment)
  • Place of departure and destination
  • Date of travel
  • Information if the driver will return to the place of departure

Please also provide us with your privacy consent for us to share this information with the Government of Honduras.  A simple "yes" in your email is suffice.

Indicate in your email whether when you are flying and/or if you plan to travel overland in your reply.  We will work with the National Police in Honduras to prioritise the production of your salvoconducto to the best of our ability however this is a local government regulation that we have no control over.  The National Police of Honduras have advised that they require at least 48 hours to produce an application for a salvoconducto.

Service Providers

There are movement restrictions, including a curfew in place in Honduras – refer to the smartraveller travel advice for Honduras for further details. 

The Honduran Government has changed its restrictions to accessing essential services in Honduras, based on the last digit  of your passport of resident card:

 Day Hours  Last digit of passport or resident card
Monday  9:00am - 5:00pm                                         1 & 2
Tuesday  9:00am - 5:00pm                                         3 & 4
Wednesday  9:00am - 5:00pm                                         5 & 6
Thursday  9:00am - 5:00pm                                         7 & 8
Friday  9:00am - 5:00pm                                         9 & 0
Saturday  CLOSED  
Sunday  CLOSED  

Seniors, pregnant women and people with disabilities will be served exclusively from 7:00am to 9:00am at supermarkets and pharmacies, and from 9:00am to 10:00am at banks, depending on the last digit of your passport or resident card.

Customers at supermarkets, pharmacies, petrol stations and banks must wear face masks, use hand sanitizer, practice social distancing and get your temperature taken.

The following essential service providers have reported they will be opening sporadically in major urban centres.  Contact the service provider directly to confirm operating hours. Certain stores may also limit the number of patrons in store at any one time. You should consider home delivery options where available.

                                                                ROATAN

Supermarkets  

Pharmacies                    

Banks                          

Petrol Stations            

 Eldon’s (only home delivery)

Farmacias del Ahorro

Banco Atlantida

Petrosun

 

Farmacias Kielsa

Banco Azteca

 

 

Farmacia Síman

 

 

 

                                                    TEGUCIGALPA AND SAN PEDRO SULA                       

Supermarkets                          

Pharmacies                          

Banks                          

Petrol Stations                        

La Colonia (Facebook)

(only home delivery, use HUGO and GLOVO APP)

 

Farmacia Kielsa

(only home delivery) Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 7:00am to 12:00pm

Banco Atlantida

UNO (Facebook)

8:00am to 12:00pm

La Roca

(Facebook)

Farmacia Siman

(only home delivery) Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 7:00am to 12:00pm

 Banco Promerica

Puma

8:00am to 12:00pm

 

Local Emergency Numbers

Fire and rescue services: Call 198

Medical emergencies: Call 195, or go to the hospital.

Police: Call 911, or go to the nearest police station.

Always get a police report when you report a crime.

Your insurer should have a 24-hour emergency number.

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