Saint Barthelemy travel restrictions
The French Government outlined new measures on 16 March to stem the spread of coronavirus, which also apply to the French Overseas Territories. This included confining people to their homes except for outings for specific purposes effective from midday 17 March 2020. The local Prefecture website will have details of any further local restriction.
COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country
Yellow fever (2019)
Saint Barthelemy *****International Restrictions:
There are currently limited commercial options available to leave St Martin and St Barthélemy. There’s no physical border between the French and Dutch territories on the island and people and goods may travel freely between the two sides of the island.
To enter the French Overseas Territories, you will need to complete a travel certificate. There are different certificates for travel from mainland France to French overseas territories [https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-et-de-voyage] or international travel from abroad to French overseas territories [https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-et-de-voyage]. Make sure you complete the travel certificate before you travel, so you can show it to French border authorities on entry and, where appropriate, travel companies prior to boarding. You must carry a physical copy of the declaration; electronic versions will not be accepted. You are able to produce a handwritten copy of the text if you do not have access to a printed form.
Daily curfew is from midnight to 5 am until June 27, 2020 Beaches may be accessed from 5:00 am until 6:00 pm daily. The deconfinement plan from May 11th to June 1st allows movement in public space if social distancing is applied. Gatherings of more than 10 persons is prohibited. As of Monday, June 8 there is restoration of free movement between the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Barthelemy and St. Martin. Persons who believe that they might be infected should dial “15” for assistance. For more information, travelers should visit the public heath website [www.santepubliquefrance.fr].
Saint Barthelemy 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter the French West Indies.
– This does not apply to passengers who reside in the French West Indies.
– This does not apply to passengers traveling for urgent health reasons.
– This does not apply to passengers traveling for imperative business reasons.
2. A completed International Travel Certificate must be presented prior to boarding and to Immigration upon arrival or when transiting the French West Indies. The certificate must be obtained before departure via the French consular offices abroad or online at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr
3. Passengers must go through a medical examination upon arrival and are subject to quarantine for a period of 14 days.
– This does not apply to healthcare professionals related to Coronavirus (Covid-19).
– This does not apply to airline crew.
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