Visa policy of Saint Lucia

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Saint Lucia entry stamp

Visitors to Saint Lucia must obtain a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries that can obtain a visa on arrival.

Cruise ship passengers visiting Saint Lucia for one day are exempted from obtaining visas.

Saint Lucia signed a mutual visa-waiver agreement with the  European Union on 28 May 2015 with immediate effect on provisional basis and which was ratified on 15 December 2015.[1][2] This agreement allows all citizens of states that are contracting parties to the Schengen Agreement to stay without a visa for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180-day period.[3]

Nationals of OECS countries and France can enter with a national ID card instead of a passport.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Saint Lucia
  Saint Lucia
  Freedom of movement
  Visa-free entry
  Visa on arrival
  Visa required

Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens of the following countries and territories can visit Saint Lucia without a visa:[4][5]

Freedom of movement[6]

6 months

90 within any 180-day period

60 days

6 weeks (42 days)

15 days

National ID cards from OECS countries and France are accepted instead of passports.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Citizens of the following 50 countries and territories can obtain a visa on arrival valid for 6 weeks:[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EU-Saint Lucia agreement on the short-stay visa waiver" (PDF). Results of votes. European Parliament. 2015. p. 3. Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 September 2019.
  2. ^ "EU signs visa waiver agreements with 7 ACP countries". Archived from the original on 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  3. ^ "Agreement between the European Union and Saint Lucia on the short-stay visa waiver". Archived from the original on 2015-05-28. Retrieved 2015-12-23.
  4. ^ "Saint Lucia visa requirements" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-09-24. Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  5. ^ "EU signs visa waiver agreements with 7 ACP countries". Archived from the original on 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  6. ^ "Refworld | Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: The rights of citizens in countries belonging to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Economic Union to residence, employment and education in other OECS Economic Union countries (2013-December 2017)". Archived from the original on 2019-11-11. Retrieved 2018-11-15.
  7. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Gulf Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.