COVID-19 Information for Travelers to Ketchikan

Restrictions on travel to Alaska and rules for business operations have been modified as part of the state’s Reopen Alaska Responsibly Plan and we look forward to welcoming travelers to Ketchikan.

Please visit the Alaska COVID-19 Information website for specific guidelines.

Requirements for travelers arriving in Ketchikan from outside Alaska: All persons entering Alaska from another state or country must complete a Traveler Declaration Form. The form contains information on the available options for travelers entering Alaska.

Click here for additional information on the Ketchikan traveler testing site.

Transportation providers COVID information pages:

Business and facility operations in Alaska have resumed however operators are utilizing discretion in determining the best practices for the health and safety of employees and customers and may be limiting services, hours of operation and capacity. We highly recommend that you plan ahead and confirm your accommodations and activity plans.

  • For everyone’s safety and health we urge visitors to
  • Practice social distancing
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Wear a face covering when in a public setting in close contact with others.
  • Isolate if you become sick and get tested for COVID-19 if you have symptoms.
  • Be mindful of those most vulnerable to this virus- our Elders and those with existing health issues. 

Ketchikan Visitors Bureau staff can provide assistance during our business hours, Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm. Off hours you can call and leave a message or send an email and we’ll respond as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you to Ketchikan!

The information provided here is meant to be a guide and does not replace information provided by the State of Alaska or the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.

To contact us, call 800-770-3300 or:

Visitor Information  
907-225-6166 Ext 8915
info@visit-ketchikan.com

Meetings & Events information
907-225-6166 Ext 8917
info@meetinalaska.com

Business Office
907-225-6166 Ext 8912
kvboffice@visit-ketchikan.com

Member Services
907-225-6166 Ext 8918
members@visit-ketchikan.com

We will respond at our earliest possible opportunity, thank you in advance for your understanding.

While visiting our website, here are some areas that may be of interest:

Order a visitor guide or download a digital version

Enjoy one or all of our Ketchikan Story Project films.  These Emmy Award winning short stories provide a fascinating glimpse of Ketchikan’s history, present day residents, industries and passions. Watch our films and understand why we like to say Our lifestyle, your reward!

Follow us on social media and learn a bit more about Ketchikan

The information provided here is meant to be a guide and does not replace information provided by the State of Alaska or the Ketchikan Gateway Borough.

Thank you for visiting our site and we hope to see you safe and healthy in the not too distant future!