Antigua and Barbuda Visa on Arrival

Conditions for elligibilty of a Tourist Visa on Arrival

Visas may be granted on arrival :

  1. 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.
  2. Whose sole objective of visiting Antigua and Barbuda is for tourist visits, or casual visit to meet friends or relatives etc and no other purpose/ activity
  3. Who does not have residence or occupation in Antigua and Barbuda;
  4. Who holds a passport with minimum six months validity, and a re-entry permit if that is required under the law of the country of nationality of the applicant
  5. Who is a person of assured financial standing with a return ticket and availability of sufficient money for his/her maintenance while in Antigua and Barbuda.
  6. Who has not been deem a person-non-grata by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda
  7. Who is not a prohibited Immigration
  8. Who is not considered an undesirable person and is not the subject of a black list or any warning circular or other restrictive list


A Tourist Visa-on-Arrival is granted on arrival and will be valid for entry and stay into Antigua and Barbuda within the period of its validity subject to conditions specified. A single entry Tourist Visa-on-Arrival is granted for a stay up to 30 days.

Conditions for Tourist Visa-on-Arrival

Tourist Visa-on-Arrival is non-extendable and non-convertible. However, a Tourist Visa on arrival may be cancelled or extended with approval of the Chief Immigration Officer in the following circumstances:

  • Medical Visa, where a person falls ill and must remain in Antigua and Barbuda beyond the time granted by the Tourist visa on arrival and;
  • Medical attendant visa if required will be granted to the person accompanying the person who has fallen ill.

Fee for Tourist Visa-on-Arrival

A fee of US$100.00 or the equivalent Eastern Caribbean Currency per passenger (including children) will be charged per passenger on arrival for passengers requiring visas to enter Antigua and Barbuda.

Diplomatic / Official Passports

The Tourist Visa-on-Arrival facility shall not be applicable to holders of Diplomatic/ Official passports.

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