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COVID-19 Information: Antigua & Barbuda
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April 13, 2022

Antigua & Barbuda 

 

Antigua & Barbuda is currently under a Level 1 Travel Advisory: Exercise Normal Precautions to Antigua and Barbuda 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: 12/02/2022

 

Entry and Exit requirements

 

  • Are there COVID-related entry requirements for U.S. citizens? No
  • As of August 26th, 2022 all COVID-19 restrictions are to be lifted for arriving passengers by air.
    • S. citizens are urged to check current entry and exit requirements on the Antigua and Barbuda COVID-19 webpage at https://covid19.gov.ag/pdf-post/travel-advisory/ for the latest guidance
    • COVID-19 restrictions are also lifted for persons arriving by yacht or ferry service. All marine pleasure craft services entering the waters of Antigua and Barbuda should contact the Antigua Port Authority, using VHF Channel 16, at least (6) hours prior to arrival. Instructions will be given to guide the crafts to either Nevis Street Pier or English/Falmouth Harbours, Jolly Harbour, or other holding area.
    • Passengers arriving aboard cruise ships are subject to the protocols enforced by the cruise lines until such time as the cruise lines themselves alter their protocols.
  • The wearing of face masks and social/physical is recommended and distancing protocols in public spaces is actively encouraged throughout Antigua and Barbuda, especially wherever there are gatherings of significant numbers of people e.g ports, supermarkets, bars and clubs.
  • Visitors are required to observe all protocols as stipulated by the management businesses such as offices, banks, hotels, restaurant, and excursions for the duration of their trip.
  • If you test positive for COVID-19 upon arrival or when departing Antigua you will be required to isolate.  For more information on Antigua’s health protocols for travelers who test positive for COVID-19 please visit the following link:  https://visitantiguabarbuda.com/travel-advisory/
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No
    • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No

 

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? No

 

COVID-19 Testing

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Antigua & Barbuda? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
  • A COVID-19 test can be obtained at the Mount St. John Medical Centre. To schedule an appointment please call 268-484-2788 or 268-484-2713. The cost of PCR testing is $200 USD and Antigen testing is $260 XCD. Full name, travel itinerary and proof of payment may be required.
  • Antigen testing is also available at some resorts. Check with your resort for availability and costs.
  • Test results will be delivered via email.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Has the government of Antigua & Barbuda approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes
  • Are vaccines available in Antigua and Barbuda for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes
  • Which vaccines are available in Antigua and Barbuda? AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, and Pfizer/BioNTech
  • To register for the COVID-19 Vaccine, members of the public can call the COVID-19 Registration Hotline at +1 (268) 788-8299, +1 (268) 736-8298, +1 (286) 736-8295, and +1 (268) 736-8299 Monday- Friday 9am- 3pm or register online at http://www.vaccineantiguabarbuda.com.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.

 

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Consular Operations:

  • American citizens seeking consular assistance in Antigua and Barbuda should contact our U.S. Consular Agent in Antigua. The Consular Agent provides passport, citizenship, and notarial services, and assists Americans in emergencies.
  • Visa services for Antigua and Barbuda are available at U.S. Embassy Bridgetown in Barbados. For a list of visa services currently offered by the Embassy, please visit:

https://bb.usembassy.gov/