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Antigua and Barbuda Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
EU Yes Yes No/1
USA Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No


To enter Antigua and Barbuda, a passport valid for at least six months beyond the period of stay and containing one blank page is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Nationals referred to in the chart above do not need a visa for Antigua and Barbuda, provided they hold a passport with a minimum of six months' validity from the date of arrival, hold an onward or return ticket, have confirmation of accommodation, and can show evidence they can support themselves in Antigua and Barbuda. 

The exception is (1) nationals of Croatia, who do need a visa.

Visa Note

Cruise ship passengers of any nationality do not require a visa provided that they arrive in Antigua and Barbuda in the morning and depart the same evening.

As of June 2016, visas on arrival are no longer available.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy/high commission to check visa requirements.

Types and Cost

Single- and multiple-entry visitor and business visas are available. Costs vary according to the type of visa.


Single-entry visa: valid for a single visit for dates specified on the visa application; multiple-entry visa: valid for multiple entries within one year.


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 do not leave the airport transit area.

Application to

All nationals who do require a visa must apply for an e-Visa before travelling (

Working days

e-Visa processing usually takes up to seven days, though may take 15 to 30 days in some circumstances.

Extension of stay

Visitors are granted a specific period of stay on arrival. If you wish to extend this, you must apply and pay for an extension at the immigration department.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Antigua & Barbuda in the USA

Telephone: +1 202 362 5122.
Address: NW, 3216 New Mexico Avenue, Washington, 20007,
Opening times:

Antigua & Barbuda High Commission in the UK

Telephone: +44 020 7258 0070.
Address: , 2nd floor, 45 Crawford Place, London, W1H 4LP,
Opening times:

Mon-Thu 1000-1700, Fri 1000-1430

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