Travel Restrictions Entering Antigua & Barbuda from the United States

International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Summary

The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from the United States to Antigua & Barbuda.

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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
1,132.98
Decreased by370.43
at 1/27/2022
Vaccinated
63.55%
Increased by0.39%
at 1/13/2022
Return Status
PARTIALLY OPEN

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Border Status

Allowed

Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

Description

Fully vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Antigua and Barbuda.

Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

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Entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 18.
Start Date
12/15/2021
Changed
Allowed

Transit is allowed with restrictions

Description

Travelers are allowed to transit through Antigua and Barbuda by air following the listed procedures.

Transit travelers are required to:

  • Have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test from a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab taken a maximum of 4 days before their flight to Antigua and Barbuda.
Start Date
10/1/2021
Changed

Visas

Not Required

No visa is required when traveling to Antigua & Barbuda on a passport issued by the United States

No visa required

To visit Antigua and Barbuda for Tourism or Business, you do not require a visa.

To check permitted length of stay and other entry requirements, visit the government site.

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 in transit, must have a negative COVID-19 test result taken a maximum of 4 days before departure. The test can be an RT-PCR or an approved rapid antigen test. Only tests using nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal specimens/swabs are accepted. Home tests, self-administered tests, and those using saliva samples are not accepted.

Please see the source for a list of approved antigen tests.

More Details

This requirement does not apply to:

  • Travelers under the age of 5 do not require a COVID-19 test.
Testing Options
  • A Rt Pcr Test Up To 4 days Before Departure
  • A Antigen Test Up To 4 days Before Departure
Start Date
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Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Vaccinated travelers, including returning nationals and residents, must have 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.

More Details

This does not apply to:

  • Travelers below the age of 18.
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Start Date
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On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 test may be required on arrival

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Description

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.

Travelers with rapid antigen test results may be required to take an RT-PCR test on arrival at their own expense.

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Changed
Not Required

Mandatory stay at a certified accommodation

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Description

Fully vaccinated travelers with valid proof of vaccination and valid negative COVID-19 test results are not required to quarantine on arrival. They must stay at a certified accommodation/yacht.

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Nationals and residents can stay at their place of residence.

Minimum Number of Days
2 days
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Start Date
Changed
Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all travelers on arrival.

Start Date
Changed

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks while in public places.

Start Date
Changed

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
1,132.98
Decreased by370.43
at 1/27/2022
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
63.55%
Increased by0.39%
at 1/13/2022
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
62,743
Increased by382
at 1/13/2022
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.31
Increased by-0.02
at 1/25/2022

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

Local Guidelines

Proof of vaccination may be required to access some facilities and establishments. 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.
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Use of mask

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

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open for vaccinated customers.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

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

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