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COVID-19 Information: Anguilla
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April 13, 2022

Anguilla 

 

Anguilla is currently under a Level 1 Travel Advisory: Exercise Normal Precautions due to COVID-19. Please visit https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories.html/ for further information on U.S. Department of State Travel Advisories.

 

Last updated: 09/22/2022

 

 

Country-Specific Information:

  • Anguilla has reported 3,858 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • The use of masks is required on vessels to Anguilla and in other spaces where persons cannot maintain a physical distance of at least 1 meter/3 feet from others.

 

COVID-19 Testing

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Has the government of Anguilla approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Anguilla for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
  • Which vaccines are available in Anguilla? AstraZeneca and Pfizer-BioNTech
  • For current vaccine information and to register interest in receiving the vaccine please visit beatcovid19.ai/vaccine.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
  • The United States Government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.

 

Entry and Exit Requirements:   

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes 
  • All visitors 18 years and older (including pregnant women) who are vaccinated    can enter Anguilla, and no pre-arrival testing is required. Fully vaccinated means the visitor received the last dose of a two-dose vaccine or the one-dose vaccine fourteen (14) days before arrival on Anguilla. 
  • All fully vaccinated travelers will no longer be required to apply for entry but must present evidence of full vaccination with an approved vaccine. 

         Pre-Arrival 

  • Unvaccinated children under the age of 18 years old are only permitted to enter Anguilla, if accompanied by fully vaccinated travelers. 
  • All unvaccinated visitors are allowed entry into Anguilla, with evidence of a negative COVID-19 result. A negative COVID-19 test from a nasopharyngeal swab (nasal), administered within three (3) days of arrival OR a Rapid Antigen test which must be taken no more than two (2) days before arrival is required. 

 

         Upon-Arrival 

  • Visitors who have been fully vaccinated (completed primary series) within the last six (6) months, and persons who have taken a booster dose more than fourteen (14) days prior to arrival will not be tested on arrival. 
  • Effective August 8 2022, there shall be no pre-arrival testing requirement for vaccinated persons. Unvaccinated returning residents shall be required to complete a pre-arrival test for entry into Anguilla. 
  • Effective August 8 2022, unvaccinated visitors will be permitted to enter Anguilla with a negative pre-arrival test. There shall be no quarantine or further testing. 
  • All persons requiring medical exemption must submit a request to the Ministry of Health via the travel authorization portal at www.escape.ivisitanguilla.com. 

Please visit https://escape.ivisitanguilla.com   or https://www.anguilla-beaches.com/covid-19.html  for more details on entry protocols. 

  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? Yes 
  • Tests must be done at a certified testing center and an official laboratory report must be presented. Home testing kits, antibody tests, and self-taken swabs will not be accepted. 
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? Yes 
  • If you test positive upon arrival or departure, you will be subject to the country’s laws, regulations, and health protocols in effect.  This may include mandatory quarantine at a government designated facility or an officially approved accommodation only until it is deemed safe for you to travel – a negative COVID test result. 

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? No
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? Yes
    • Fully vaccinated travelers are required to remain at their accommodation/property until receipt of their Port of Entry negative RT-PCR COVID-19 result.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
    • Blowing Point Ferry Terminal and Road Bay Port are open.

Fines for Non-Compliance:

  • Persons who fail to provide complete and accurate information on the Visitor Application Form may be subject to a fine of up to $38,400 EC or an imprisonment of 6 months, or both.
  • Persons who violate the restrictions on movement of people or public gatherings may be subject to a fine up to $2500 or an imprisonment of 6 months, or both.
  • Individuals or unapproved institutions who import COVID-19 tests either for personal use or for commercial sale are liable upon conviction for a fine of $15,000. Additionally, unapproved persons are liable upon conviction for a fine of $50,000 and six (6) months in prison if they offer COVID-19 tests for sale to the public.

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