While the whole world is reeling from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, having been a few months in, governments across the world are putting in the effort to open their doors to travelers at reduced capacities to stimulate economies while keeping everyone's health and safety in mind. In this regard, Antigua and Barbuda have set a precedent for their COVID-19 testing requirements and we at iVisa.com have simplified the process for you.
Keep reading to understand all about the COVID-19 testing needs to enter Antigua and Barbuda. We have created a list of FAQs so you can zip through the process and get going on that trip you deserve to take!
Frequently Asked Questions
IS ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA OPEN TO ENTER RIGHT NOW?
Yes, it is. As per the latest guidelines, Antigua and Barbuda are open for entry using a staggered approach starting from June 1st 2020 and requires mandatory COVID-19 testing and quarantine for the same. Everyone who enters will be regularly monitored for up to 14 days according to the instructions given by the Quarantine Authority and the Quarantine (COVID-19) Guidelines. In order to control and maintain the number of cases to a minimum, they will be performing several screening and testing measures.
Keep reading to understand more about the steps to enter safely and get the right documentation in place with iVisa.com’s Traveller Accommodation form.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO BEFORE ENTERING?
Listed below are the steps you will have to follow before arrival in Antigua and Barbuda:
1.Fill out iVisa.com’s Traveller Accommodation form that we have created to simplify the “status of health” declaration process.
2.Every unvaccinated traveler above the age of 5, must have a report of their COVID-19 RT-PCR test i.e. a “real-time polymerase chain reaction test” that has been marked negative and was taken in under 72 hours before the day you arrived at Antigua and Barbuda.
3.You must be wearing a mask on arrival and in all public places henceforth.
If you exhibit symptoms of COVID-19, you may be asked to isolate by the health authorities. Either way, you will be monitored by the Quarantine Authority (COVID-19) for the 14 days post arrival. Make sure you have your application form filled out and ready to go!
Do I need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter Antigua and Barbuda?
No, you don't need a COVID vaccine or vaccination certificate to enter Antigua and Barbuda. Now if you are a Covid vaccine certificate holder, you won't need to present a negative PCR test nor to follow a quarantine.
Who-approved vaccines are accepted. Travelers are considered vaccinated if all doses of a vaccine against SARS-Cov-2 have been administered for at least two weeks before traveling.
Since information may change quickly, we advise you to follow up on the latest Antigua and Barbuda travel updates and/or contact your local embassy.
Do I need a COVID-19 test to travel to Antigua and Barbuda?
- COVID test prior to arrival: PCR within 72 hours or antigen test within 24 hours.
- COVID test exemptions: Children under 5 and fully vaccinated travelers.
Do I need to quarantine on arrival?
- Quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated: There are no quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated travelers.
- Quarantine requirements for partially vaccinated: Quarantine for ten days at home for partially vaccinated travelers.
- Quarantine requirements for unvaccinated: Quarantine for fourteen days at home for unvaccinated travelers.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO GET THE TRAVELLER ACCOMMODATION FORM?
As mentioned, before arriving in Antigua and Barbuda, you must fill out the Traveller Accommodation form aside from getting the COVID-19 RT-PCR test. All you will need for this is:
- Your personal information (name, age etc)
- Travel & stay details (Flight number, dates etc)
- Contact information
As you can tell, it’s a pretty simple yet super important form that you will need to fill out!
IS THERE A REGISTRATION COST FOR THE FORM?
Yes and we have taken all the efforts to make it as simple as possible for you! Here are the options you can choose from to get yourself a certified Traveller Accommodation form:
- Option A, The “Standard option” will be priced the lowest (USD 37.49) and comes with the longest of the 3 waiting times (24 hours).
- Option B, The “Rush option” is in the medium price range (USD 61.99) as it delivers the form at a faster waiting period (8 hours).
- Option C, The “Super-Rush option” is priced the highest of all 3 (USD 106.99) and comes with the quickest waiting time (4 hours).
Feel free to reach out to us with any questions you might have! You can submit the form by simply completing the payment via PayPal or a debit/credit card.
HOW SAFE IS IT TO USE IVISA.COM TO PROCESS THE TRAVELLER ACCOMMODATION FORM?
We have created iVisa.com’s Traveller Accommodation form to deliver the best results in the most efficient manner. This means that it complies to the government’s requirements and is maintained in such a way that it protects your data confidentiality.
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WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFO IF I NEED IT?
We are always available to answer any and all questions you might have about iVisa.com’s Traveller Accommodation form or about what kind of COVID-19 testing needs to be done to enter Antigua and Barbuda or even about what visa you might need for the same!
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Don’t let anything stop you from traveling safely and visiting beautiful Antigua and Barbuda.