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Antigua and Barbuda travel restrictions

Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: yes Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes
Airlines Updates

Published on 30.05.2020
LIAT passenger services will remain suspended until June 30

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Open for travel from Antigua and Barbuda
Crossing Rules
  • Passengers must hold a negative Covid-19 RT-PCR test result taken within 7 days prior to travel and are required to complete a Health Declaration Form upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda. Passengers aged 11 years and under are not required to hold a Covid-19 RT-PCR test result
  • Passengers must complete a Passenger Registration Form here.
  • Passengers may be tested for Covid-19 on arrival in Antigua and Barbuda and may be required to sign the Quarantine Directions Form.
  • Passengers must quarantine for 14 days on arrival in Antigua and Barbuda if they have travelled from a country affected by the outbreak of novel coronavirus.
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Flight Restrictions

published 10.08.2020

Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result issued at most 7 days before arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

Quarantine

Quarantine requirement at government designated site.

The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee of XCD 100 per night may be charged, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine at their expense for between seven and 14 days.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

All passengers 12 years and older arriving by air in Antigua and Barbuda, including those transiting the country, must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than seven days before arrival. Visitors instructed by the local authorities to take a Coronavirus test on arrival may be asked to pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash.

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Vaccination

Yellow fever (2017)
Country requirement at entry: a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers aged 1 year
or over arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

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  • Antigua and Barbuda *****

    International restrictions:

    All passengers 12 years and older arriving by air in Antigua and Barbuda, including those transiting the country, must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than seven days before arrival. Further health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport and the private jet terminal for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, completion of a Health Declaration Form and further testing for Coronavirus. You should expect long waiting times on arrival. Passengers arriving by sea are not required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test but must enter via Nevis Street Pier in St John’s and follow the screening and quarantine instructions of Port Health. Visitors instructed by the local authorities to take a Coronavirus test on arrival may be asked to pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash.
    The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee of XCD 100 per night may be charged, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine at their expense for between seven and 14 days.

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    Internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 October. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 11pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention; face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market; face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses; bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate; retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00; public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors; beaches are open between 5am and 7pm for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information; no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant; people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks; private parties and social events such as banquets which host more than one household are prohibited; Wedding, funeral, baptism and church services may take place providing all participants observe distances of six feet and wear a face mask; social clubs and associations are permitted to convene providing social distancing measures and wearing of face masks is adhered to. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment.

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    20.08.2020
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    International restrictions:

    Entry to Antigua and Barbuda is restricted. 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.

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    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 October. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 11pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate. Retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00 public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors beaches are open between 5am and 7pm for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
    people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks private parties and social events such as banquets which host more than one household are prohibited Wedding, funeral, baptism and church services may take place providing all participants observe distances of six feet and wear a face mask social clubs and associations are permitted to convene providing social distancing measures and wearing of face masks is adhered to. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment. The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Service are asking the public to call the COVID-19 inquiries hotline on (+1 268) 462 6843 if they suspect they might have contracted the virus, been exposed to or any other matters relating to the virus. The public are asked to call the hotline and not visit a healthcare facility unless instructed to.

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    12.08.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda *****

    International restrictions:

    With the exception of those arriving from Montserrat, all passengers arriving by air in Antigua and Barbuda, including those transiting the country, must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than seven days before arrival. Further health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport and the private jet terminal for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, and further testing for Coronavirus. Passengers arriving by sea are not required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test. Visitors instructed by the local authorities to take a Coronavirus test on arrival must pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash. The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee of XCD 100 per night is payable, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine at their expense for between seven and 14 days.

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    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July and will likely be extended until 31 October. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 11pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention, face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market, face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses, bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate, retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00, public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors, beaches are open between 5am and 7pm for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information, no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant, people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks, private parties and social events such as banquets which host more than one household are prohibited, Wedding, funeral, baptism and church services may take place but with no more than 25 participants all observing distances of six feet and wearing face masks, social clubs and associations are permitted to convene providing social distancing measures and wearing of face masks is adhered to. Beaches will be closed from 19:00 on Sunday 2 August until 05:00 on Wednesday 5 August as a social distancing measure over the local public holiday. Beaches in Antigua and Barbuda are open between 05:00 and 19:00 daily. During these hours, picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. People visiting the beach must wear masks covering their noses and mouths, and maintain a distance of six feet from other people.Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment.

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    01.08.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda *****

    International restrictions:

    With the exception of those arriving from Montserrat, all passengers arriving by air in Antigua and Barbuda, including those transiting the country, must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than seven days before arrival. Further health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport and the private jet terminal for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, and further testing for Coronavirus. Passengers arriving by sea are not required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test. Visitors instructed by the local authorities to take a Coronavirus test on arrival must pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash. The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee of XCD 100 per night is payable, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine at their expense for between seven and 14 days.

    *****

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July and will likely be extended until 31 October. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 11pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention, face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market, face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses, bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate, retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00, public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors, beaches are open between 5am and 7pm for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information, no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant, people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks, private parties and social events such as banquets which host more than one household are prohibited, Wedding, funeral, baptism and church services may take place but with no more than 25 participants all observing distances of six feet and wearing face masks, social clubs and associations are permitted to convene providing social distancing measures and wearing of face masks is adhered to. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment.

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    28.07.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda *****

    International restrictions:

    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.

    *****

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 11pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention; face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses; bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate; retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00; public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors; beaches are open between 5am and 7pm for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. No more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant; people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks; all social gatherings are prohibited. Weddings, funerals, baptisms and church services may take place but with no more than 25 participants all observing distances of six feet and wearing face masks. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment.
    The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Service are asking the public to call the COVID-19 inquiries hotline on (+1 268) 462 6843 if they suspect they might have contracted the virus, been exposed to or any other matters relating to the virus. The public are asked to call the hotline and not visit a healthcare facility unless instructed to.

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    24.07.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda *****

    International restrictions:

    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.
    All passengers arriving by air in Antigua and Barbuda, including those transiting the country, must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than seven days before arrival. Further health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport and the private jet terminal for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, and further testing for Coronavirus. You should expect long waiting times on arrival. Passengers arriving by sea are not required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test but must enter via Nevis Street Pier in St John’s and follow the quarantine instructions of Port Health. Visitors instructed by the local authorities to take a Coronavirus test on arrival must pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash.
    The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee of XCD 100 per night is payable, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine at their expense for between seven and 14 days.

    *****

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 11pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention; face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market
    face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses; bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate; retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00; public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors; beaches are open between 5am and 7pm for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information; no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant; people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks; all social gatherings are prohibited. Weddings, funerals, baptisms and church services may take place but with no more than 25 participants all observing distances of six feet and wearing face masks. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment.
    The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Service are asking the public to call the COVID-19 inquiries hotline on (+1 268) 462 6843 if they suspect they might have contracted the virus, been exposed to or any other matters relating to the virus. The public are asked to call the hotline and not visit a healthcare facility unless instructed to.

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    17.07.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda *****

    International restrictions:

    All passengers arriving by air in Antigua and Barbuda, including those transiting the country, must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken no more than seven days before arrival. Further health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport and the private jet terminal for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, and further testing for Coronavirus. You should expect long waiting times on arrival. Passengers arriving by sea are not required to provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test but must enter via Nevis Street Pier in St John’s and follow the quarantine instructions of Port Health. Visitors instructed by the local authorities to take a Coronavirus test on arrival must pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash.
    The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee of XCD 100 per night is payable, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine at their expense for between seven and 14 days.

    *****

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 11pm to 5am each day unless seeking urgent medical attention; face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market
    face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses; bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate; retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00; public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors; beaches are open between 5am and 7pm for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information; no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant; people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks; all social gatherings are prohibited. Weddings, funerals, baptisms and church services may take place but with no more than 25 participants all observing distances of six feet and wearing face masks. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment.
    The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Service are asking the public to call the COVID-19 inquiries hotline on (+1 268) 462 6843 if they suspect they might have contracted the virus, been exposed to or any other matters relating to the virus. The public are asked to call the hotline and not visit a healthcare facility unless instructed to.

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    03.07.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda *****

    International restrictions:

    Health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, and “rapid testing” for Coronavirus. You should expect long waiting times on arrival. Visitors subject to a Coronavirus test on arrival must pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash. The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee is payable, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine for between seven and 14 days.
    All maritime vessels must enter Antigua and Barbuda via the Nevis Street Pier.
    Until further notice, any non-Antigua and Barbuda national with a travel history in Canada, China, any country in Europe, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and the USA within 28 days will not be permitted entry into Antigua and Barbuda.

    *****

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 23:00 to 05:00 each day unless seeking urgent medical attention, face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market, face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses, bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate, retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00 public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors, beaches are open between 05:00 and 19:00 for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information, no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant, people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks all social gatherings are prohibited. Churches are closed. Weddings, funerals, and baptism may take place but with no more than 25 participants all observing distances of six feet and wearing face masks. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment. The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Service are asking the public to call the COVID-19 inquiries hotline on 462 6843 if they suspect they might have contracted the virus, been exposed to or any other matters relating to the virus. The public are asked to call the hotline and not visit a healthcare facility unless instructed to.

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    26.06.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda 1. Passengers arriving in Antigua and Barbuda:
    – are subject to medical screening; and
    – must present a completed health declaration form.
    2. Passengers and airline crew staying overnight in transit are subject to self-isolation.

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    Inbound restrictions:

    Health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, and “rapid testing” for Coronavirus. You should expect long waiting times on arrival. Visitors subject to a Coronavirus test on arrival must pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash. The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee is payable, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine for between seven and 14 days.
    All maritime vessels must enter Antigua and Barbuda via the Nevis Street Pier.
    Until further notice, any non-Antigua and Barbuda national with a travel history in Canada, China, any country in Europe, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and the USA within 28 days will not be permitted entry into Antigua and Barbuda.

    *****

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A State of Emergency is in place until 31 July. Under these measures: all persons must remain in their accommodation from 23:00 to 05:00 each day unless seeking urgent medical attention, face masks must be worn in any public place and must be worn for entry in to any supermarket or market, face masks must cover nose and mouth, leave eyes, forehead, and ears visible, and cannot be worn at the same time as head coverings or dark glasses, bars, gyms and in-house dining at restaurants that have passed government inspection are permitted to operate, retailers such as food and clothes shops, pharmacies, and hardware stores are allowed to operate between 05:00 and 21:00 public-facing government offices have restricted opening hours and visitors, beaches are open between 05:00 and 19:00 for exercise or relaxation only. During these hours picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited. See Safety and Security – ‘Swimming’ for more information, no more than two people may travel in a motor vehicle at any one time if they are not of the same household. Members of the same household comprising more than two people may travel together in the same vehicle. Face masks must be worn in motor vehicles when there is more than one occupant, people under the age of 18 may only leave their homes if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian people may undertake exercise in open fields, at the side of roads, and play golf or tennis between 05:00 and 21:00 each day. They may be accompanied by members of their household, or by one other person if they are not of their household. All must observe a distance of six feet and wear face masks all social gatherings are prohibited. Churches are closed. Weddings, funerals, and baptism may take place but with no more than 25 participants all observing distances of six feet and wearing face masks. Failure to comply with the State of Emergency regulations will result in either a fine of up to XCD10,000 and/or six months imprisonment. The Antigua and Barbuda Emergency Medical Service are asking the public to call the COVID-19 inquiries hotline on 462 6843 if they suspect they might have contracted the virus, been exposed to or any other matters relating to the virus. The public are asked to call the hotline and not visit a healthcare facility unless instructed to.

    *****Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/92eefad97ea44cbcab0a86b98084cf77/antigua-and-barbuda-ncov-measures.pdf

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    17.06.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda The V.C. Bird International Airport will open to commercial traffic on June 1, 2020. (OSAC, 18.05.2020)

    Upon arrival, passengers must:
    – go through medical screening; and
    – wear a mask; and
    – present a completed health declaration form.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Health screening is in place at VC Bird International Airport for all international arrivals. The measures are subject to change but may include mandatory temperature and travel history checks, and “rapid testing” for Coronavirus. You should expect long waiting times on arrival. Visitors subject to a Coronavirus test on arrival must pay a fee of US$ 100 or local equivalent in cash. The local authorities may instruct you to enter government-provided quarantine, for which a further fee is payable, depending on the results of their screening and testing procedures. Those with pre-booked hotel accommodation will normally be permitted to travel to their accommodation after screening. Those staying with family, friends, or their own place of residence, must spend their first night in mandatory government quarantine and will be subject to an interview to determine their suitability to leave for their private accommodation arrangements. Those not deemed to have suitable private accommodation arrangements will be obliged to remain in government quarantine for between seven and 14 days. All maritime vessels must enter Antigua and Barbuda via the Nevis Street Pier.
    Until further notice, any non-Antigua and Barbuda national with a travel history in Canada, China, any country in Europe, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and the USA within 28 days will not be permitted entry into Antigua and Barbuda. Any arriving visitor without a negative COVID-19 test certificate will be allowed entry on the condition that they submit themselves to quarantene at the hotel and will have the option to test locally within 48 hours of arrival at which time if negative their hotel quarantine will end.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    All parties and similar social gatherings are banned. A 24 hour curfew is in effect until at least 12 June. No movement between 21.00 and 05.00. Only essential movement is permitted between those hours. A state of emergency is in place until 12 June. All occupants of private vehicles must wear masks. Persons are permitted to exercise (cycle, jog, run and/or walk) in a field or on the public roads, from 05.00 to 21.00 each day. Several non-essential businesses are allowed to operate from 05.00 to 21.00 under strict guidelines and ensuring social distancing protocols. Masks are required to be worn in public.
    It’s prohibited to wear dark glasses and head covering when entering any business. Failure to head regulations can result in fines or imprisonment.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/92eefad97ea44cbcab0a86b98084cf77/antigua-and-barbuda-ncov-measures.pdf

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    11.06.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda The V.C. Bird International Airport will open to commercial traffic on June 1, 2020. (OSAC, 18.05.2020)

    Upon arrival, passengers must:
    – go through medical screening; and
    – wear a mask; and
    – present a completed health declaration form.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Passengers and crew who have been in Canada, China, Europe, Japan, Singapore or South Korea in the past 28 days are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to nationals and resident diplomats. Flights to A&B are suspended. VC Bird International Airport is closed to all incoming commercial traffic until 12 June. All maritime ports are closed other than to emergency and cargo vessels, and the ferry that operates between Antigua and Barbuda until 12 June.
    All arriving passengers must present a valid medical certificate stating a negative COVID-19 test result completed within the previous 48 hours, must complete a health declaration form, must have a mask in their possesion for use on disembarkation, and will be subjected to screening and temperature checks by Port Health Authorities upon arrival.
    – Any arriving visitor without a negative COVID-19 test certificate will be allowed entry on the condition that they submit themselves to quarantene at the hotel and will have the option to test locally within 48 hours of arrival at which time if negative their hotel quarantine will end.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    All parties and similar social gatherings are banned. A 24 hour curfew is in effect until at least 12 June. No movement between 21.00 and 05.00. Only essential movement is permitted between those hours. A state of emergency is in place until 12 June. All occupants of private vehicles must wear masks. Persons are permitted to exercise (cycle, jog, run and/or walk) in a field or on the public roads, from 05.00 to 21.00 each day. Several non-essential businesses are allowed to operate from 05.00 to 21.00 under strict guidelines and ensuring social distancing protocols. Masks are required to be worn in public.
    It’s prohibited to wear dark glasses and head covering when entering any business. Failure to head regulations can result in fines or imprisonment.

    Aiport/Airline requirements:
    IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/92eefad97ea44cbcab0a86b98084cf77/antigua-and-barbuda-ncov-measures.pdf

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    01.06.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda The V.C. Bird International Airport will open to commercial traffic on June 1, 2020. (OSAC, 18.05.2020) 1. Flights to Antigua and Barbuda are suspended. – This does not apply to flights with a special approval. 2. Passengers must be quarantined for 14 days. – This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. 3. Passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. must undergo a 14 days quarantine before departure, and a 14 days quarantine upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.

    Inbound restrictions:

    Passengers and crew who have been in Canada, China, Europe, Japan, Singapore or South Korea in the past 28 days are not allowed to enter. This does not apply to nationals and resident diplomats. Flights to A&B are suspended. VC Bird International Airport is closed to all incoming commercial traffic until 12 June. All maritime ports are closed other than to emergency and cargo vessels, and the ferry that operates between Antigua and Barbuda until 12 June. All arriving passengers must present a valid medical certificate stating a negative COVID-19 test result completed within the previous 48 hours, must complete a health declaration form, must have a mask in their possesion for use on disembarkation, and will be subjected to screening and temperature checks by Port Health Authorities upon arrival. – Any arriving visitor without a negative COVID-19 test certificate will be allowed entry on the condition that they submit themselves to quarantene at the hotel and will have the option to test locally within 48 hours of arrival at which time if negative their hotel quarantine will end.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    All parties and similar social gatherings are banned. A 24 hour curfew is in effect until at least 12 June. No movement between 21.00 and 05.00. Only essential movement is permitted between those hours. A state of emergency is in place until 12 June. All occupants of private vehicles must wear masks. Persons are permitted to exercise (cycle, jog, run and/or walk) in a field or on the public roads, from 05.00 to 21.00 each day. Several non-essential businesses are allowed to operate from 05.00 to 21.00 under strict guidelines and ensuring social distancing protocols. Masks are required to be worn in public. It’s prohibited to wear dark glasses and head covering when entering any business. Failure to head regulations can result in fines or imprisonment. Aiport/Airline requirements: IMPORTANT- Air Travelers are asked to familiarize themselves with the information in the link[please copy/ paste to your browser]: https://www.iata.org/contentassets/92eefad97ea44cbcab0a86b98084cf77/antigua-and-barbuda-ncov-measures.pdf

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    28.05.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda Flights to A&B are suspended. VC Bird International Airport is closed to all incoming commercial traffic until 12 June. All maritime ports are closed other than to emergency and cargo vessels, and the ferry operating between Antigua and Barbuda until 12 June 1. Flights to Antigua and Barbuda are suspended. – This does not apply to flights with a special approval. 2. Passengers must be quarantined for 14 days. – This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. 3. Passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. must undergo a 14 days quarantine before departure, and a 14 days quarantine upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.

    Inbound restrictions:

    All ports of entry are closed. Nationals returning will be quarantined for 14 days.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.

    US citizens who are attempting to return to the US from the Eastern Caribbean and need assistance should complete the provided form for each person wishing to return to the US.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    A 24 hour curfew is in effect until at least 12 June. No movement between 21.00 and 05.00. Only essential movement is permitted between those hours. A state of emergency is in place until 12 June. All occupants of private vehicles must wear masks. Persons are permitted to exercise (cycle, jog, run and/or walk) in a field or on the public roads, from 05.00 to 21.00 each day. Several non-essential businesses are allowed to operate from 05.00 to 21.00 under strict guidelines and ensuring social distancing protocols. Failure to head regulations can result in fines or imprisonment.

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    15.05.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda Flights to Antigua and Barbuda are suspended. – This does not apply to flights with a special approval. 2. Passengers must be quarantined for 14 days. – This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. 3. Passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. must undergo a 14 days quarantine before departure, and a 14 days quarantine upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.

    Inbound restrictions:

    All ports of entry are closed. Nationals returning will be quarantined for 14 days.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country. US citizens who are attempting to return to the US from the Eastern Caribbean and need assistance should complete the provided form for each person wishing to return to the US.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    All parties and similar social gatherings are banned.

    A 24 hour curfew is in effect until at least 14 May. No movement between 18.00 and 06.00. Only essential movement is permitted between 06.00 and 18.00. A state of emergency is in place until 23 May. Private vehicles are limited to two occupants. Persons are permitted to exercise (cycle, jog, run and/or walk) in a field or on the public roads, from 06.00 to 18.00 each day. Several non-essential businesses are allowed to operate from 06.00 to 18.00 under strict guidelines and ensuring social distancing protocols. Masks are required to be worn in public. It’s prohibited to wear dark glasses and head covering when entering any business. Failure to head regulations can result in fines or imprisonment.

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    14.05.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda 1. Flights to Antigua and Barbuda are suspended.
    – This does not apply to flights with a special approval.
    2. Passengers must be quarantined for 14 days.
    – This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep.
    3. Passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. must undergo a 14 days quarantine before departure, and a 14 days quarantine upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.

    Inbound restrictions:

    All ports of entry are closed. Nationals returning will be quarantined for 14 days.

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    10.05.2020
  • Antigua and Barbuda 1. Flights to Antigua and Barbuda are suspended.
    – This does not apply to flights with a special approval.
    2. Passengers must be quarantined for 14 days.
    – This does not apply to passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep.
    3. Passengers arriving from the Dominican Rep. must undergo a 14 days quarantine before departure, and a 14 days quarantine upon arrival in Antigua and Barbuda.

    Inbound restrictions:

    All ports of entry are closed. Nationals returning will be quarantined for 14 days.

    Outbound restrictions:

    There are currently no known restrictions on individuals seeking to depart the country.
    US citizens who are attempting to return to the US from the Eastern Caribbean and need assistance should complete the provided form for each person wishing to return to the US.

    Conditions and internal restrictions:

    All parties and similar social gatherings are banned.
    A curfew is in effect until at least 14 May. No movement between 18.00 and 06.00.
    A state of emergency is in place until 24 May.
    Private vehicles are limited to two occupants.
    Persons are permitted to exercise (cycle, jog, run and/or walk) in a field or on the public roads, during the period: 07.00 to 12.00 each day.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source Foreign travel advice, Gov.UK
    US State Dept. COVID-19 Country Specific Information
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