Foreign travel advice

Anguilla

Important COVID-19 Travel

Under current UK COVID-19 restrictions, you must stay at home. You must not travel, including abroad, unless you have a legally permitted reason to do so. It is illegal to travel abroad for holidays and other leisure purposes.

Check the rules that apply to you in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

If you intend to travel to the UK from abroad, including UK nationals returning home, you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result taken up to 3 days before departure. If you do not comply (and you do not have a valid exemption) your airline or carrier may refuse you boarding and/or you may be fined on arrival.

Before you return to the UK you must provide your journey and contact details. You must self-isolate when you enter the UK from any foreign country except Ireland, unless you have a valid exemption.

When you enter England from abroad (except Ireland), you must follow the new requirements for quarantining and taking additional COVID-19 tests. For those travelling from a country on the banned travel list you will be required to quarantine in a hotel. Different rules apply for arrivals into England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

If you are legally permitted to travel abroad, check our advice on your country of destination. Some other countries have closed borders, and may further restrict movement or bring in new rules including testing requirements with little warning.

Summary

If you are arriving in the UK from Anguilla on or after 4am on 18 January you will need to self-isolate on your arrival, unless you have a valid exemption. Check the latest guidance for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Travel to Anguilla is subject to entry restrictions

  • Entry to Anguilla is restricted and must be pre-approved
  • As part of the approval process you must provide evidence of a negative COVID-19 test taken 3 to 5 days before your intended date of arrival in Anguilla
  • You will be tested for COVID-19 on arrival.
  • If you are eligible for entry you will have to spend 10 - 14 days quarantine on arrival in either a government run quarantine facility or a government approved self-quarantine facility.
  • Anguilla’s ports, sea and air, are closed for all regular inbound passenger movements until at least 6 March 2021. This date is kept under constant review and may be extended. Commercial outbound flights are permitted.

See Entry requirements for more information before you plan to travel.

Preparing for your return journey to the UK

If you’re returning to the UK from overseas, you will need to:

provide your journey and contact details before you travel

If your return journey to the UK transits another country, you should check whether it is subject to a travel ban or any other additional requirements. If so, contact your travel provider.

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If you’re planning travel to Anguilla , find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

Most visits to Anguilla are trouble-free. However, cases of robbery and other crimes do occur. See Crime

Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory. There is therefore no British diplomatic or consular representation. The local authorities deal with all requests for emergency assistance. See Emergency assistance

The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the US National Hurricane Centre and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters

UK health authorities have classified Anguilla as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Anguilla, attacks cannot be ruled out. See Terrorism