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

This page was last updated on 05 May, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: 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 19.04.2021
1. Until 7 May 2021, flights from Brazil, South Africa and United Kingdom are suspended.
2. Passengers must complete a “Customs, Border and Health Entry Form” before departure at .
3. 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.
4. Passengers and airline crew are subject to medical screening and must have a confirmation of an approved accommodation; details can be found at .
5. Passengers must install the SKN COVID 19 mobile app (EXMAPP).
6. Airline crew must have a Crew COVID-19 Status Card.


Detailed Tourist Information

Commercial flights are allowed to arrive in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Passengers are required to submit an entry form and other travel details to the Government of St. Kitts Form is available at:

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.

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.

All travelers will go through advanced screening process at point of entry which includes a temperature check and health questionnaire.


Lockdown Details

The Government of St Kitts and Nevis has eased the tight restrictions imposed under the emergency regulations. Businesses may open normally outside curfew hours practising social and physical distancing protocols, maintaining 6 feet distance and ensuring hand sanitising. Churches have resumed services subject to social distancing.

The government has mandated wearing face masks in public places. A ticket with a minimum fine of 500 dollars will be given to persons in breach of the public safety regulation. Those who refuse the ticket or do not pay the penalty within 10 days of receiving it will be summoned to court and will be liable to a fine of up to EC $5,000 or a term of up to 6 months’ imprisonment.

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