Visa policy of Antigua and Barbuda

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Visitors to Antigua and Barbuda must obtain a visa from one of the Antigua and Barbuda diplomatic missions or in certain cases in United Kingdom diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

Cruise ship visitors who would normally require a visa do not require one provided that they arrive in Antigua and Barbuda in the morning and depart the same evening.[1]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Antigua and Barbuda
  Antigua and Barbuda
  Freedom of movement
  Visa-free entry for 180 days
  Visa-free entry for 30 days
  Electronic visa

Visa exemption[edit]

Holders of passports of the following 106 countries can visit Antigua and Barbuda without a visa:[2][3][1]

Freedom of movement[4]
6 months
1 month

Holders of diplomatic or official passports issued to nationals of Haiti do not require a visa.

Holders of a Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) traveling on duty do not required a visa.

Electronic Entry Visa[edit]

Visitors from countries that require a visa for Antigua and Barbuda can apply for an Electronic Entry Visa (EEV) online.[11] Biometrics, if required, will be taken on arrival.[12]

COVID-19 pandemic[edit]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, entry was not allowed for persons who had previously visited China, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea or Singapore.[13]

Visitor statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Antigua and Barbuda as tourists are from the following countries of nationality:[14]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b VISAS
  2. ^ Visa Entry Requirements
  3. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  4. ^
  5. ^ Agreement between the European Community and Antigua and Barbuda on the short-stay visa waiver
  6. ^ Under Legislative act No. 31 on 6 November 1996 [1]
  7. ^ Date o published in the Official Gazette Vol. XXVII No. 64]
  8. ^ Under Statutory Instrument No. 41/2008 The Immigration and Passport (Visa Exemption) Order [2]
  9. ^ [3]
  10. ^ [4]
  11. ^ [5]
  12. ^ "Visa FAQs | Immigration Antigua and Barbuda". Retrieved 2019-08-23.
  13. ^ CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK - UPDATE 14.03.2020, International Air Transport Association
  14. ^ Tourist Arrivals By Country