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St Lucia 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 St Lucia, a passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas for St Lucia are not required by nationals referred to in the chart.

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

Nationals of the following countries can visit St Lucia without a visa for a maximum of 6 weeks: Andorra, Anguilla, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bonaire, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Costa rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Fiji, Georgia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jersey, Kiribati, South Korea, Kuwait, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Montserrat, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Panama, Russia, Saba, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Singapore (only 15 days), Sint Eustatius, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, (only 60 days), Inited Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela and Zambia.

Types and Cost

Single-entry vacation visa: £35; multiple-entry vacation visa: £45; business visa: £40. Costs depend on the nationality of the applicant and the place of application.


The validity of visas is determined by the immigraton department. Single-entry visa: usually up to three months; multiple-entry visa: multiple entries within one year.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy or high commission).

Working days

Allow three working days if applying in person and five to seven days if applying by post.

Extension of stay

If you wish to extend your stay, you must visit the immigration department.

Entry with pets

Pets must have a microchip, rabies vaccination certificate and veterinary certificate. You must arrange an import permit before you travel.

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

St Lucia High Commission in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7370 7123
Address: , 1 Collingham Gardens, London, SW5 0HW,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0930-1730, Fri 0930-1700.

Embassy of St Lucia in the USA

3216 New Mexico Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016, USA

Telephone: (202) 364 6792
Address: NW, 3216 New Mexico Avenue, Washington, 20016,
Opening times:

Mon-Sun: 1000-1700

British High Commission in St Lucia

Telephone: (758) 452 2484/5
Address: Waterfront, Francis Compton Building, 2nd Floor, (PO Box 227), Castries, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0800-1230 / 1300-1600; Fri 0800-1300. Open to public: Mon-Fri 0800–1230

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