International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Antigua & Barbuda From United States is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Antigua and Barbuda. All aircraft must arrive at VC Bird International Airport or the private jet terminal. All maritime vessels must enter Antigua and Barbuda via the Nevis Street Pier. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Vaccinated travelers including returning nationals and residents are required to have received at least one dose of a 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 allowed in Antigua and Barbuda.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18.
Start Date
10/1/2021
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Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers must present proof of vaccination showing that at least 2 weeks have passed since the administration of the full vaccine dosage. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization or the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment will be accepted.

The approved vaccines are AstraZeneca, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinopharm, Sputnik V, and Sinovac. Please see the link for more information on approved vaccinations.

Travelers who have had mixed doses of vaccines of AstraZeneca vaccine with either Moderna or Pfizer vaccines will be able to enter the country.

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In Transit

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 4 days before departure. The test can be a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab test.

This includes travelers in transit.

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This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5;
  • Travelers arriving by sea.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 4 days
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On Arrival

Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.

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Not Required

No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers

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Description

Arriving passengers entering Antigua and Barbuda who can present verifiable documentation that they have received both doses of an approved 2-dose COVID 19 vaccine or one dose of a single dose COVID 19 vaccine and have a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test result are not required to quarantine on arrival.

Minimum Number of Days
2 days
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Mandatory

Mandatory quarantine for partially vaccinated travelers

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Description

Travelers who are partially vaccinated will be allowed to stay at a COVID-19 Certified Accommodation/Lodging or be subject to quarantine as determined by the Quarantine Authority.

Minimum Number of Days
14 days
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Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Travelers may be required to take a COVID-19 test on arrival or at the hotel or place of lodging as determined by local health authorities.

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While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks while in public places.

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COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Antigua & Barbuda and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
217.05
Increased by-267.69
at 10/16/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
55.46%
Increased by0.81%
at 10/13/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
54,758
Increased by800
at 10/13/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.07
Increased by-0.07
at 10/12/2021

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

Local Guidelines

General

A state of emergency has been declared and a nationwide curfew is in effect between the hours of 8 pm and 5 am. Gatherings are permitted for up to 10 people. In addition to safety guidelines, preventative health measures such as frequent hand washing and social distancing are encouraged to combat further outbreaks. We recommend keeping up-to-date with current guidelines throughout your trip.
Last Checked
10/16/2021

Use of mask

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Required
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Face masks are required in public spaces and enclosed environments, including on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
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Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity. Only 2 passengers are allowed for motor vehicles unless they are from the same household.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
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Restaurants may open for takeaway or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.

Bars

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Closed
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Bars must remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
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Closed
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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Restrictions in place
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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