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Saba Visa and Passport Requirements

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


To enter Saba, passports must be valid for six months on arrival.


Visas for Saba are not required by the nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 90 days within a 180-day period. Dutch and US-nationals can stay up to 180 days within a year without a visa.  An immigration officer will typically grant 30 days initially.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the nearest Dutch Embassy to check visa requirements for Saba.

Types and Cost

Short-stay Caribbean visa: £30. The Caribbean visa allows nationals who do require a visa to make short visits to Aruba, Curaçao, St Maarten, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba.


The Caribbean visa is a multiple-entry visa. Visa holders may visit any of the countries included under the scheme for a maximum of 90 days within one year. Each continuous period in any one country may not exceed 30 days.

Application to

Contact your nearest Dutch Embassy to make an appointment.

Schengen Visas

The Schengen visa is not valid for travel to Saba.

Working days

Applications for the Caribbean visa are usually processed within 15 calendar days, but processing times vary depending on the country. Applications can be made up to 3 months before the intended travel.

Extension of stay

You cannot extend the Caribbean visa.

Entry with pets

If bringing a pet to Saba, your animal must have a valid international health certificate, current rabies vaccination and up-to-date annual vaccinations. Large dogs must be transported via ferry, as planes to Saba are too small to accommodate dogs weighing more than 23kg (50lb).

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

Office of the Minister Plenipotentiary of the Netherlands Antilles in the Netherlands

Telephone: (70) 306 6111.
Address: Badhuisweg 173-175, PO Box 90706, The Hague, 2597 JP,
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Diplomatic Representation

Saba is part of the Netherlands Antilles and is represented abroad by Royal Netherlands embassies - see The Netherlands section.

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