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Antigua alerts and entry requirements correct as of 14.00 Friday 19 November

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Please read all the latest Requirements to enter Antigua

Requirements to enter Antigua

To help you in the planning of your trip, we recommend you check the following links before travelling: 

 

With immediate effect, restrictions entering Antigua and Barbuda have been imposed on persons who would have travelled to South Africa, Botswana, Belgium and Hong Kong within the last fourteen (14) days.

Proof of vaccination

All arriving passengers, including returning nationals and residents, are required to have at least one dose of a World Health Organisation (WHO) or Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment (MOHWE) approved 2 dose vaccine or a single dose vaccine to be permitted entry into Antigua.

Passengers below the age of 18 are exempt of this requirement.

Fully vaccinated visitors entering Antigua with verified documentation confirming that they have received both doses of an approved 2 dose vaccine or 1 dose of a single dose vaccine and have a negative test result will be allowed to stay at a bio safe/certified accommodation. Two weeks must have passed from the final dose.

 

Pre departure test

All customers aged 5 and above will need to complete a PCR Covid-19 test within 4 days of your departure and carry evidence of the negative result. Self-administered tests will not be accepted.

Find out how to book your Covid-19 tests

Fully vaccinated customers may complete an approved Rapid Antigen test for entry into Antigua however this must be carried out no later than 3 days before your departure and must be from a provider on the approved list

Effective 8th December 2021 

All customers aged 5 and above will need to complete a PCR Covid-19 test within 3 days of your departure and carry evidence of the negative result. Self-administered tests will not be accepted.

Rapid Antigen tests will no longer be accepted until further notice.

Find out how to book your Covid-19 tests

Health forms

Health Declaration Form

Please complete the Health Declaration Form provided on your flight to Antigua and hand it back to cabin crew or health officials on arrival.

Traveller Accommodation Form

Complete a Traveller Accommodation Form when you land in Antigua. You'll need to provide contact details, flight number and where you'll be staying.

You will find a comprehensive listing of certified accommodations HERE

 

Quarantine

Fully vaccinated visitors, nationals and residents will not be required to quarantine on arrival. Partially vaccinated nationals and residents will be required to complete 14-day hotel quarantine

Fully vaccinated visitors entering Antigua will be allowed to stay at a bio safe/certified accommodation. Partially vaccinated visitors must stay at a Covid-19 certified accommodation.

 

Passport

Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months after the date of arrival in Antigua.

 

Visa

UK, EU and US passport holders can visit Antigua for up to 6 months without a visa.

You must have a return ticket or proof of onward travel, confirmed accommodation and enough funds to cover your planned stay.

Full list of countries that don't need a visa to enter Antigua

 

For the latest updates on entry requirements and quarantine procedures please visit the travel advisory and Visit Antigua & Barbuda

All arriving passengers, including returning nationals and residents, are required to have at least one dose of a WHO or MOHWE approved 2 dose vaccine or a single dose vaccine to be permitted entry into Antigua. To be considered fully vaccinated, two weeks must have passed from the final dose. Passengers below the age of 18 are exempt of this requirement

Un vaccinated Visitors will not be permitted entry into Antigua unless returning for medical treatment. Please contact our special assistance team at Special.Assistance@fly.virgin.com for more information. 

Effective 15 December 2021

ALL* arriving passengers including returning nationals and residents are required to present verifiable documentation of full vaccination using World Health Organization (WHO) or Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment (MOHWE) approved 2-dose COVID 19 vaccine or a single dose vaccine to be permitted entry into Antigua and Barbuda.

*Children below the age of eighteen (18) years arriving at a port of entry are exempted from this requirement. 

Following the latest government, World Health Organisation, and industry regulatory guidance, you must wear a face mask or face covering at all times onboard the flight and throughout the airport.

You may only remove the face mask for the following reasons:

  • To avoid harm or injury, or the risk of harm or injury, to yourself or others
  • To eat or drink where it is reasonably necessary to do so, or to take medication

There are some exemptions that apply to the wearing of face masks or face coverings:

  • If you can't put on, wear, or remove a face covering without severe distress, or due to any physical or mental illness or impairment, or disability (within the meaning of section 6 of the Equality Act 2010)
  • If you're travelling with, or providing assistance to, another person who relies on lip reading to communicate
  • Children 11 and under unless you are travelling to/from the US*

*Customers travelling to or from the USA aged 2 and over must wear a face mask at all times in the airport and onboard the flight. The same exemptions apply.

You must wear a face mask in all public spaces while visiting Antigua, including public areas of hotels, supermarkets and pharmacies. You may remove your mask to eat, drink, take medication or exercise. Masks are not needed at the beach provided you observe social distancing.

Antigua airport guides

Antigua

V. C. Bird International Airport (ANU)

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