Entry requirements

This page has information on travelling to Antigua & Barbuda.

This page reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British Citizen’ passport from the UK, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in Antigua & Barbuda set and enforce entry rules. If you’re unsure how Antigua and Barbuda’s entry requirements apply to you, contact its UK embassy, high commission or consulate.’

All travellers

As of 26 August Antigua and Barbuda has removed all COVID-19-related restrictions (e.g. proof of vaccination / testing) for passengers arriving by air. All COVID-19-related restrictions are also lifted for passengers arriving by yacht or ferry services, but all must contact the Antigua Port Authority at least six hours before arrival using VHF Channel 16 and follow instructions on which port or holding area to complete entry formalities. Passengers arriving by cruise liner are subject to the protocols placed on board by their cruise company.

Passengers who display symptoms of COVID-19 on arrival may be isolated as determined by the Antigua and Barbuda health authorities.

Exemptions

There are currently no exemptions for entry.

Check your passport and travel documents before you travel

Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Passport validity

If you are visiting Antigua and Barbuda your passport should be valid for six months from the date you arrive.

If you are a resident in Antigua and Barbuda your passport must be valid for six months from the date you arrive.

Visas

British Passport holders don’t need a visa to visit Antigua and Barbuda.

On entry, you’ll be granted a specified period to stay. If you wish to stay longer, you must apply and pay for an extension of stay through the Antigua and Barbuda Immigration Department.

It’s an offence to overstay the entry period or to work without a work permit.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from Antigua and Barbuda.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Departure tax

Departure tax is included in the flight costs.