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COVID-19 Information: Saint Barthelemy
April 13, 2022

Saint Barthélemy   

Saint Barthélemy is currently under a Level 1 Travel Advisory: Exercise Normal Precautions due to health and safety measures and COVID-19 related conditions. 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: 09/16/2022 


Country-Specific Information:    

  • Saint Barthélemy has recorded 5,263 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.  

COVID-19 Testing 

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Saint Barthélemy? Yes 
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes 
  • Only Rapid Antigen Test results are available within 72 hours. Currently PCR tests will take longer than 72 hours to receive results. 
  • To obtain a COVID-19 PCR test in St. Barthélemy, please visit www.biopoleantilles.fr. Testing is available Mon – Fri 12 –1pm and Sat 9 –10am. Appointments and walk-ins are accepted. A mask and ID are required. 
  • Free Rapid Antigen Tests are available at the Red Cross Testing Center in the St Jean Parking Lot (across the street from the airport runway, behind the cemetery). Testing is available Mon – Fri 8am-3pm and Sat 8am-12pm. No appointments are necessary. Results are available in 1-2 hours. 
  • For entry requirements for all U.S. bound travelers, please review the following page: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/before-you-go/covid-19_testing_required_US_Entry.html 
  • Humanitarian exemptions to this order will be granted on an extremely limited basis and will only be considered when the country of departure lacks adequate COVID-19 testing capacity.  To submit information in support of an exemption, email  BridgetownACS@state.gov. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information: 

  • Has the government of Saint Barthélemy approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes 
  • Are vaccines available in Saint Barthélemy for U.S. citizens to receive? Yes 
  • Which vaccines are available in Saint Barthélemy? AstraZeneca and Pfizer 
  • The vaccine is currently being rolled out in phases by priority groups. Interested persons can visit: https://www.sante.fr/cf/centres-vaccination-covid/departement-971-guadeloupe.html to make an appointment with the appropriate clinic. Persons can also call the following numbers for more information: 0590520532 (Hôpital de Bruyn) or 0590276027(Dispensaire d’Hygiene Sociale). 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 
  • As of August 1, 2022, Saint Barthélemy no longer has COVID entry requirements for any travelers.  There are NO testing or vaccine requirements. 
  • Saint Barthélemy reserves the right to reimpose COVID requirements should the heath situation require them in the future. 
  • Travelers must still meet non-COVID requirements to travel to, Saint Barthélemy. For more information regarding entry into , Saint Barthélemy, we refer you to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website (English version). 
  • 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. 
  • Vaccine Pass/Health Pass (Pass Vaccinal/Sanitaire):  Saint Barthélemy eliminated the vaccine pass and health pass as of August 1, 2022 

Quarantine Information: 

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

Transportation Options: 

  • Are commercial flights operating? Yes  
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes.  
  • Face coverings are no longer required but highly recommended on public transportation, and some medical facilities still require them. Businesses and commercial establishments may require masks be worn. The U.S. Embassy requires masks be worn at all times while in the Consular waiting room for everyone age 6 and older 

Fines for Non-Compliance: 

  •  Mask and other COVID-related requirements have been eliminated. 

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