Saint Kitts and Nevis – Basseterre (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 15 September, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry into St. Kitts & Nevis.

A traveler is considered fully vaccinated when two weeks have passed since receiving their second dose of a two dose vaccine series (Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca/Oxford) or two weeks after they have received a single dose vaccine (Johnson + Johnson). The traveler’s official COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card will be accepted as proof.

Traveler must complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website www.knatravelform.kn. Once the Travel Authorization Form is completed, the traveler must submit a copy of their official Vaccination Card (back and front scan). The vaccination card must be sent for verification via email or WhatsApp. The date of arrival and the KN number generated on their completed KNA travel form must be included.

Vaccination Record cards may be submitted via one of two methods:

-WhatsApp Phone Numbers – 869-762-0238 or 869-765-4880
-Email – [email protected], Subject line: Vaccination Card
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Mandatory quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

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

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 09.06.2021
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis;
– passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech. Details can be found at https://www.stkittstourism.kn/travel-requirements ;
– passengers who are younger than 18 if they travel with their parent who have been fully vaccinated.
2. Flights from Brazil, India, South Africa and United Kingdom are suspended.
3. Passengers must complete a “Customs, Border and Health Entry Form” before departure at https://www.knatravelform.kn
4. Passengers entering or transiting through St. Kitts and Nevis must have a COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in English.
5. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening and must have a confirmation of an approved accommodation; details can be found at https://www.knatravelform.kn
6. Passengers must install the SKN COVID 19 mobile app (EXMAPP).
7. Airline crew must have a Crew COVID-19 Status Card.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Effective May 29, 2021, only fully vaccinated travelers will be allowed entry into St. Kitts & Nevis

Children under 18 traveling with fully vaccinated parents are allowed.

-Passengers are required to submit an entry form and other travel details to the –Government of St. Kitts Form is available at: https://www.knatravelform.kn/
-All arrivals will be required to download the SKN COVID-19 contact tracing mobile app to be used for the first 14 days of travel or less.
-A traveler is considered fully vaccinated when two weeks have passed since receiving their second dose of a two dose vaccine series (Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna or -AstraZeneca/Oxford) or two weeks after they have received a single dose vaccine (Johnson + Johnson). The traveler’s official COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card will be accepted as proof.
-Traveler must complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website www.knatravelform.kn. Once the Travel Authorization Form is completed, the traveler must submit a copy of their official Vaccination Card (back and front scan). The vaccination card must be sent for verification via email or WhatsApp. The date of arrival and the KN number generated on their completed KNA travel form must be included.
-Vaccination Record cards may be submitted via one of two methods:
-WhatsApp Phone Numbers – 869-762-0238 or 869-765-4880
-Email – [email protected], Subject line: Vaccination Card

Upon submission of a completed KNA travel form and approval of their vaccination card, the traveler must upload their official COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test result from a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab accredited with ISO/IEC 17025 standard taken 72 hours prior to travel. There are no exceptions to the 72-hour timeframe.

-All incoming passengers must submit a negative RT-PCR Test taken 48-72 hours before arrival
-The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is currently not accepting RT-PCR tests for International Travelers, Nationals/Residents and Non-Nationals/Non-Residents conducted by LabCorp.

Travelers will undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire. Upon arrival, if a fully vaccinated traveler is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 during the health screening, they can be required to undergo a RT- PCR test at the airport at their own cost (150 USD).
 

Lockdown Details

Curfew is from 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily.

Persons are allowed to visit beaches for swimming or exercise only. Picnics, beach parties, or other gatherings are not allowed on beaches.
 

Sources

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