For Visitors to Antigua and Barbuda the following requirements apply:
Most European Union citizens (see below) do not require a visa to enter Antigua and Barbuda on holiday or business. Persons visiting are permitted to stay as long as their business takes, provided that:
a) this is no longer than six months
b) they possess a passport with a minimum of six months validity from their date of departure
c) they have an onward or return ticket
d) they have confirmation of accommodation
e) they can produce evidence of their ability to maintain themselves in Antigua and Barbuda
NATIONALS WHO REQUIRE VISAS FOR ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
The Antigua and Barbuda High Commission no longer issues visas.
All visa applications are now online via the eVisa portal.
Visa on Arrival
Visa on arrival is available to persons who are holders of a valid:
- United States Visa or permanent Resident Card; or
- A Canadian Visa or permanent Resident Card, or
- A United Kingdom Visa or Resident Card, or
- A Schengen Visa
Full terms and conditions are available on the website of the Antigua and Barbuda Immigration department.
Please note that the citizens of the following countries DO NOT REQUIRE a visa for entry into Antigua and Barbuda:
Ireland (Republic of)
Nauru (special member)
Papua New Guinea
St Kitts and Nevis
St Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu (special member)
United Kingdom (also holders of United Kingdom travel documents)
United Kingdom Overseas Territories
Andorra (Principality of)
Armenia (Republic of)
Azerbaijan (Republic of)
Belarus (Republic of)
China (People’s Republic of)
Georgia (Republic of)
Hong Kong (SAR of China)
Kazahkstan (Republic of)
Kyrgyzstan (Republic of)
Macao (SAR of China)
Moldova (Republic of)
Norway and Colonies
United States of America
Uzebekistan (Republic of)
Cruise ship visitors who would normally require a visa would not require one provided that they arrive in Antigua and Barbuda in the morning and depart the same evening.
‘In-transit’ passengers travelling within the same day, who normally require a visa, do not need a visa for entry into Antigua and Barbuda, provided that they have proof of their onward journey, and they do not leave the ‘controlled space’ of the airport.
All Visa Applications must be done online
Please note the High Commission does not handle visa applications, these are handled directly by the Antigua and Barbuda Immigration Department.