Antigua and Barbuda (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: As of October 1st 2021, all arriving passengers 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 permitted entry into Antigua and Barbuda. Children below the age of (18) years arriving at a port of entry are exempted from this requirement.

The approved vaccines are listed below:

AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience)
AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria)
Covishield
Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
Moderna (Pikevax)
Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty)
Sinopharm
Sinovac
Sputnik V
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda’s National Covid-19 Vaccination Technical Working Group, has approved the mixing of the AstraZeneca vaccine with either Moderna or Pfizer vaccines.
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Might be required to quarantine based on results.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Yes
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 08.10.2021
1. Passengers arriving from or who have been in Brazil or South Africa in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.
2. Passengers entering or transiting through Antigua and Barbuda must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result based on a nasal or oral swab. The test must have been taken at most 4 days before departure from the first embarkation point.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 5 years.
3. Passengers must have a COVID-19 vaccination certificates showing that they received one dose of the vaccine before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years.
4. Passengers are subject to medical screening upon arrival.
5. Passengers are subject to quarantine for up to 14 days.
– This does not apply to nationals and residents of Antigua and Barbuda with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac and Sputnik V.
6. Passengers could be subject to COVID-19 test upon arrival.
7. Passengers and airline crew staying overnight in transit must stay at a hotel or at a designated facility until their next flight.
8. More COVID-19 related information can be found at https://visitantiguabarbuda.com/travel-advisory/

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Antigua and Barbuda has opened its borders for travelers.

Arriving from Brazil and South Africa is forbidden.
 

Lockdown Details

A curfew from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. is in effect. During curfew hours only essential services will be allowed to operate within public spaces.

Wearing a face mask is mandatory in all public places.

Beaches are open between 5am and 5pm Monday to Friday and on Saturdays and Sundays between 5am and 12noon. Picnics, music, drinking alcohol, and parties are prohibited on all beaches. Beaches can not be utilized on public holidays.

Bars and gyms are closed.
 

Sources

https://bb.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/covid-19-information/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co