Travel Restrictions Entering St. Kitts & Nevis from Sierra Leone

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Sierra Leone to St. Kitts & Nevis.

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Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.

Border Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

PARTIALLY OPEN

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Policies
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Cases Per Million
2,102.33
Increased by-437.54
at 1/16/2022
Vaccinated
51.88%
Increased by0.19%
at 1/12/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Saint Kitts and Nevis. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Citizens and residents of Saint Kitts and Nevis;
  • Unvaccinated children under age 18 traveling with fully vaccinated parents.
Start Date
9/1/2021
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Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Saint Kitts and Nevis as long as they do not leave the international airport area.

Transit travelers are required to:

  • Have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result in English from a nasopharyngeal test taken at an approved lab a maximum of 72 hours before departure to Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Start Date
1/2/2021
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Visas

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusinessTransit
Description

All travelers (including those vaccinated or in transit) must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR nasopharyngeal test result. The test must be taken at an approved lab a maximum of 72 hours before arrival to Saint Kitts and Nevis. Self-samples, rapid tests or home tests will not be considered valid.

Test results must be in English.

Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Arrival
Start Date
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Mandatory

Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results before exiting Sierra Leone

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Description

Departing travelers must book a test on the government online portal. The test must be a COVID-19 PCR test taken a maximum of 72 hours before departure from Sierra Leone. A negative COVID-19 PCR test result should contain a QR code.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • Travelers staying for 5 days or less.
Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 72 hours Before Departure
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Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must have received all doses required of the Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca/Oxford, Sinopharm, Sinovac/CoronaVac, or Johnson and Johnson vaccine at least 14 days before travel.

Travelers that have received a combination of two different vaccines may still be considered fully vaccinated. Please check the link for more information on accepted vaccine combinations.

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The United Kingdom’s proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record will also be accepted.

This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 12.
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory travel authorization form

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Travel Purpose
TourismMedicalBusiness
Description

Travelers must complete the Online Immigration/Customs form where they must also upload their proof of vaccination, test results and proof of booking at a Travel Approved hotel. The KNA forms must be submitted a maximum of 24 hours before departure and must be presented on paper.

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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

Travelers who show COVID-19 symptoms during the health screening on arrival will be required to take a COVID-19 test on-site at the airport at the traveler's expense.

Travelers may be tested on arrival if the pre-departure test is outdated or not acceptable.

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Not Required

Mandatory stay at an approved accommodation and testing

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Description

All travelers must book a Travel Approved accommodation for the duration of their stay.

Fully vaccinated travelers aged 12 and older staying at a Travel Approved accommodation are not required to quarantine or test on arrival at their accommodation. This also applies to unvaccinated travelers under the age of 12 accompanying fully vaccinated parents or guardians. These travelers can participate in public activities on arrival.

Unvaccinated travelers between the ages of 12-17 who are accompanying fully vaccinated parents or guardians are required to take an RT-PCR test at their Travel Approved accommodation within 24 hours of arrival. Parents and guardians must “Vacation in Place” (quarantine) with their accompanying children until receipt of negative RT-PCR test results. The test will be administered on-site at the Travel Approved accommodation by a Ministry of Health approved medical health professional at the traveler’s cost for USD $150.00 for non-nationals and non-residents, or USD $100.00 for nationals and residents. Travelers must contact their accommodation to arrange this test. Tests conducted by independent local labs will not be accepted.

Travelers may stay at an approved private home or condo by submitting a request to [email protected].

More Details

Different requirements apply to:

  • Unvaccinated nationals and residents, who must quarantine for 9 days and take a COVID-19 test on the last day of quarantine to be released.

Please check the source for more details.

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Start Date
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Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

All travelers are required to undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire.

Start Date
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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in all public places outside their hotel rooms. Traveler should wear a mask when social distancing is not possible.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 6.
Start Date
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COVID-19 Risk Information

Very High Risk
COVID-19 transmission is very high in St. Kitts & Nevis.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
2,102.33
Increased by-437.54
at 1/16/2022
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
52.98%
Decreased by22.79%
at 1/13/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
51.88%
Increased by0.19%
at 1/12/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
27,781
Increased by103
at 1/12/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.27
Increased by-0.80
at 1/14/2022

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

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Use of mask

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Public transportation

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Restaurants

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Bars

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Nightclubs

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Shops

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