Antigua and Barbuda eVisa

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Antigua and Barbuda eVisa Information

The Electronic Entry Visa (EEV) for Antigua and Barbuda is an eVisa that permits holders to enter the Caribbean island country.

Introduced in 2016, the Antigua and Barbuda eVisa is available to nationals of around 100 different countries. It can be obtained by a simple online application form. This digital system helps to strengthen security for the country.

The eVisa for Antigua and Barbuda is valid for 180 days starting from the date of approval.

The EEV permits multiple entries to Antigua and Barbuda during this period.

Each visit with the eVisa can last up to a maximum of 90 days.

This type of Antigua and Barbuda visa can only be used to visit the country for the purpose of tourism.

It is quick and simple to submit an Antigua and Barbuda electronic visa application form using the streamlined and user-friendly online system.

It takes a matter of minutes to enter the required data, including basic personal information, passport details, and the traveler’s itinerary for their trip.

In order to visit the country for other purposes, such as to work or to relocate to the islands, it is necessary to apply for the relevant type of long-term visa at an Antigua and Barbuda embassy or consulate.


Multiple-entry online visa

Permits entry for tourism

Grants stays of up to 90 days

Valid for 180 days

Passport with 6 months’ validity

Recent passport-style photo

Valid email address

Method of payment (credit or debit card)

Antigua and Barbuda eVisa Requirements

Foreign nationals who wish to visit the country must meet certain Antigua and Barbuda visa requirements to obtain an EEV.

Travelers must provide the following items to apply for the eVisa for Antigua and Barbuda:

  • Passport that will continue to be valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the intended date of entry to Antigua and Barbuda
  • Recent photograph (passport-style) in a digital format
  • Current email address
  • Credit or debit card to cover the fee
  • Any other supporting documents specified for your nationality

Travelers from certain countries may be asked to provide additional supporting documentation. This may include one or more of the following:

  • Birth certificate
  • Letter of employment
  • Marriage certificate
  • Notarized letter
  • Police record
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Proof of funds
  • School acceptance letter
  • Travel itinerary

These items must be scanned and submitted as part of the Antigua and Barbuda eVisa online application form.

Upon arrival in the island country, travelers may be required to present a printed copy of the EEV at passport control. Their biometrics will also be taken at this point.

It is important to use the same passport registered in the EEV online form to enter the country.

If this document is lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise rendered invalid before the journey to Antigua and Barbuda, the traveler must apply for a new eVisa.

Countries Eligible for Antigua and Barbuda

Citizens from the countries listed below are eligible to apply online to enter Antigua and Barbuda

Countries Eligible for Antigua and Barbuda

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Costa Rica
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territory
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Tunisia
  • Uruguay
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

Covid Update for Antigua and Barbuda

Last update: 30/12/2021

Passengers 18 years and over must have a certificate showing they were fully vaccinated at least 2 weeks before. Accepted vaccines are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covaxin, Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm, Sinovac, or Sputnik V. Passengers over the age of 5 entering or transiting through Antigua and Barbuda must also have a negative COVID-19 antigen or RT-PCR test taken at most 4 days before departure. Passengers transiting through Antigua and Barbuda who stay overnight must self-isolate at a designated hotel or facility while doing so. Passengers are subject to medical screening upon arrival and could be subject to a COVID-19 test at their own expense. Passengers arriving from or who have transited through Belgium, Botswana, Hong Kong, and South Africa in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter.

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Antigua and Barbuda Visa FAQ

  • What is the Antigua and Barbuda EEV?

    EEV stands for “Electronic Entry Visa”. It is an electronic visa or eVisa for Antigua and Barbuda. The EEV authorizes the holder to travel to and enter the country. Being an eVisa, it is obtained online.

  • Do I need a visa for Antigua and Barbuda?

    Citizens of around 100 different countries and territories require a visa for Antigua and Barbuda. Anyone who needs a visa can apply online for an Antiguan/Barbudan eVisa, or EEV. Use the visa checker at the top of the page to find out if your nationality requires an Antigua and Barbuda eVisa.

  • How do I get an Antigua visa?

    All travelers who require a visa for Antigua and Barbuda can obtain one by applying online. It is straightforward to complete the Antigua and Barbuda eVisa application form, which takes a matter of minutes. After this is submitted, the application will be processed and the approved eVisa will be sent by email within a few days.

  • Is the Antigua and Barbuda online visa a single or multiple entry visa?

    The Antigua and Barbuda eVisa can be used for a single entry or for multiple entries into the country.

  • Where can I apply for an Antigua and Barbuda visa?

    Nationals of all countries that require a visa to visit Antigua and Barbuda for tourism can apply for the EEV online. Once approved, this Antigua and Barbuda electronic visa will be delivered to the applicant by email.

  • How do I apply for an eVisa online for Antigua and Barbuda?

    Applicants must complete the online Antigua and Barbuda eVisa application form. This involves submitting their basic personal information (name, date of birth, nationality, etc.) as well as their passport details, travel plans, and contact information. A number of supporting documents are required, including a digital copy of the traveler’s passport.

  • What do I need to make an application for the Antigua and Barbuda electronic visa?

    Travelers must provide digital copies (scans) of their passport, a recent photograph, and any other supporting documents that are requested (this may vary according to the individual’s nationality). Applicants must also have a current email address to receive the approved Antigua and Barbuda eVisa and have a credit or debit card to hand to cover the visa fee.

  • What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?

    Applicants are advised to be very careful when completing the Antigua and Barbuda EEV application form, since small errors and inconsistencies may cause the application to be rejected. If the eVisa is approved but errors are noticed by border control officials, the traveler may be denied entry to the country. For these reasons, it is imperative to avoid mistakes and double-check all answers before submitting the online form. Once it is submitted, it is not possible to amend the information. If mistakes have been made, the traveler will have to reapply.

  • Do I need an Antigua and Barbuda e-Visa for all my children? Should I include them on my application?

    No, each individual traveler must have their own Antigua and Barbuda e-Visa—including children. If your child is included on your passport, you must use your passport details when completing their EEV application.

  • Do I need to enter Antigua and Barbuda on the exact dates specified in my application?

    No, the Antigua and Barbuda e-Visa is valid for 180 days from the date of issue and can be used for multiple entries. It is permitted to enter the country at any point within this period. However, it cannot be used to enter after 180 days and the dates on the eVisa cannot be changed to a date after this point. Instead, it is necessary to apply for a new one.

  • What are the advantages of an eVisa?

    The eVisa for Antigua and Barbuda can be obtained from any location as long as you have an internet connection. This means that an application can be made from the comfort of your own home or office, avoiding unnecessary trips to an Antigua and Barbuda embassy or consulate.

  • Do I need to obtain a separate e-Visa for persons accompanying me?

    Yes, each person entering the country must have a separate Antigua and Barbuda visa.

  • I do not want to apply for an e-Visa for Antigua and Barbuda. Can I get a visa on arrival?

    No, Antigua and Barbuda does not offer a visa on arrival service. Individuals who arrive at the border without a visa are regarded as undocumented travelers and are unlikely to be allowed to enter the country. They may also receive a fine. For these reasons, it is highly recommended to apply online for an EEV for Antigua and Barbuda before traveling.

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