Rapid Antigen Tests valid for entry into Antigua & Barbuda

All arriving passengers are required to be fully vaccinated with a World Health Organization/A&B Ministry of Health approved 2-dose vaccine or a single dose vaccine to be permitted entry.

Travelers under eighteen (18) years old are exempted from the vaccine requirement. At least two (2) weeks must have passed since the administration of the FULL vaccine regimen.

Approved Vaccines are as follows:

  • AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience and Vaxzevria)
  • Covidshield
  • Janssen/Johnson & Johnson
  • Moderna (Pikevax)
  • Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty)
  • Sinopharm
  • Sinovac
  • Sputnik

Fully vaccinated travelers must present a negative Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) or an approved Rapid Antigen Test result within 4 days of arrival. List attached.
Unvaccinated minors ages 5 to 17 must present a negative RT-PCR or Rapid Antigen Test within 4 days of arrival. Travelers 18 years and older must be fully vaccinated to travel to the destination.

Real Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) or approved Rapid Antigen Tests for SARS-COV-2 must be done using a nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal swab by a medical professional. Letters of Recovery are not valid for entry. Self-administered/Home test kits are not valid for entry.

The day you arrive at the V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU) is “Day 4”; count backwards from “Day 4” to “Day 0”, to assess your required four-day testing period. For example, you must test on the previous Tuesday, if you arrive on a Saturday.

Fully vaccinated passengers arriving with a negative RT-PCR or approved Rapid Antigen Test and staying at an approved/certified accommodation will not need to quarantine and may go on certified/approved tours, excursions, and visit stores, restaurants, etc.Arriving Passengers who have invalid test results or show signs of illness may be required to take a PCR test on arrival (at a cost of USD $50 for nationals; USD $100 for non-nationals), quarantine for 48 hours while they await their results. Also, travelers who are not staying at an approved/certified accommodation may be required to quarantine.

Complete a Health Declaration form (provided on plane), to be shared with Health Authorities on your arrival at the V.C Bird International Airport.

The curfew is no longer in effect on island.


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