Antigua and Barbuda is a commonwealth country in the Caribbean that is a well-known spot for tourism and is home to Mount Obama, formerly known as Boggy Peak. If you are a citizen of Bahrain considering Antigua and Barbuda for your next vacation, you will need to apply for an e-visa to gain entry to the islands. You can apply for an e-visa here. We’re sure you have a lot of questions so we’ve taken the liberty of answering a few frequently asked questions to help you out.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I Need a Visa to Enter Antigua and Barbuda If I Already Have a Passport?
Yes All citizens of Bahrain must have an e-visa and a passport to enter the commonwealth country of Antigua and Barbuda.
I Am In-Transit Through Antigua and Barbuda. Do I Need a Visa?
No. You are not required to have a visa if you are an in-transit traveler in Antigua and Barbuda.
I’m Traveling with My Children. Do they need a separate visa?
Yes. Each person traveling from Bahrain to Antigua and Barbuda must have their own visa. If your children are included in your passport, you will use your passport information on their applications.
Can I Get a Visa-On-Arrival instead of applying for an e-Visa?
No. Arriving in Antigua and Barbuda without a visa puts you at risk for incurring fines. The government of Antigua and Barbuda considers citizens of Bahrain who arrive without an e-visa to be undocumented travelers.
What Documents Do I Need When I Apply for an e-Visa to Antigua and Barbuda?
The Antigua and Barbuda e-visa requires you to submit the following documents by scanning the original document in full color:
- A passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after the date you arrive in Antigua and Barbuda
- An unedited digital photograph taken within the last 6 months
- Proof of your intention to leave Antigua and Barbuda within the time-frame that your visa allows
- Proof of your itinerary while you are in Antigua and Barbuda
- Proof of financial capability
- A recent police record
- Original birth certificate
- Your immigration status in your passport or on your residency permit.
Please note that being approved for a visa does not automatically grant you entry to Antigua and Barbuda. Immigration Officers at points of entry may deny you entry at their own discretion.
Can I Enter Antigua and Barbuda Multiple Times With an e-Visa?
For citizens of Bahrain, an Antigua and Barbuda e-visa allows Single Entry.
How Much Does an e-Visa Cost and How Long Does Processing Take?
The cost of your e-visa will depend on which processing speed you choose. There are three processing speeds to choose from: standard, rush, and super rush.
- Standard Speed - including service fees, the total standard application cost is USD 135.00 and is processed in 14 Business Days.
- Rush Application - including service fees, the total rush application cost is USD 165.00 and is processed in 11 Business Days.
- Super Rush - including service fees, the total super rush application cost is USD 200.00 and is processed in 8 Business Days.
When is my e-Visa expire?
Your e-visa will expire in 180 days after issued.
How Long Am I Allowed to Stay in Antigua and Barbuda?
The e-visa has a maximum stay of 90 days Per Entry.
I want to stay in Antigua and Barbuda longer. What Do I Do?
If you would like to stay in the country longer, you will need to submit an application to the Immigration Department of Antigua and Barbuda.