COVID-19 Entry Requirements For Antigua

The borders of Antigua are presently open to the world and all foreign travellers will be expected to adhere to the country’s entry requirements to limit the further spread of COVID-19.

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Antigua travel restrictions – COVID-19

  • All arriving passengers by air must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR (real-time polymerase chain reaction) test for SARS-CoV-2 using a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab taken within 7 days of their flight. (This includes transiting passengers).

Children below the age of 12 years, entering Antigua, do not require a COVID -19 RT-PCR test.

  • Passengers who knowingly present false declarations of Covid-19 certificates on arrival will be fined according to the laws of Antigua.
  • Visitors may be required to undergo testing for COVID-19 on arrival or at the hotel or place of lodging as determined by the Health Authorities.

You will find a comprehensive listing of certified accommodations on Visitantiguabarbuda.com.

  • Passengers arriving by sea (private yachts/Ferry Services) are subject to quarantine according to guidelines issued by Port Health.
  • The wearing of face mask in public spaces is mandatory throughout Antigua and Barbuda and social/physical distancing protocols must be adhered to.

Therefore, all passengers arriving in Antigua must wear a face mask on disembarkation, while on the airport compound and in all public places.

  • All arriving passengers must complete a Health Declaration Form and will be subjected to screening and temperature checks by Port Health Authorities upon arrival in Antigua.

Unlike many other nations, this Health Declaration Form is not online but will be handed out by the airline on the inbound flight.

  • Arriving passengers with symptoms of COVID 19 may be isolated as determined by the Health Authorities.
  • Transiting passengers/Crew members who require an overnight stay will be required to proceed to a hotel or government-designated facility to await departure.



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