Antigua and Barbuda Removes All COVID-19 Restrictions

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has updated its travel advisory effective August 29, 2022 to facilitate the smooth movement of passengers to and from the country.

According to the new protocols, which have been implemented, all COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted for arriving passengers by air. COVID-19 restrictions are also lifted for persons arriving by yacht or ferry services; however, all marine pleasure craft and ferry services entering the waters of Antigua and Barbuda should contact the Antigua Port Authority, using VHF Channel 16, at least six hours prior to arrival. Instructions will be given to guide the crafts to either the 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.

Antigua and Barbuda has benefited from a highly successful strategy of mass vaccinations, quick detection of imported and community-spread infections, and proactive public awareness campaigns in significantly reducing COVID-19 infection levels for the past five months.

At the same time, the nation remains focused in its ongoing interventions to mitigate the risk of resurgence of COVID-19 levels. This strategy is intended to protect and safeguard the health of both residents and visitors to Antigua and Barbuda.

Nationals and residents are strongly advised to check travel advisories of destination countries prior to travel at this time.

For the full travel protocols, visitors are advised to visit

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