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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Our island is open to visitors from all countries.

MANDATORY ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

All arrivals (5 years and over) must have a COVID -19 PCR test with a negative result taken no more 7 days before arrival in Saint Lucia.

All arrivals (18 years and over) must complete and submit a Travel Authorization Form.

– Visitors from the USA, UK, Canada and all other countries that are NOT in the designated travel bubble

– Visitors from Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis or St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Arrival and departure by boat 

 For more details click here

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where can I stay when I am in Saint Lucia?

All travelers who are not arriving from the designated travel bubble must have a verified reservation at a COVID-19 certified hotel or in a State Quarantine Facility (nationals and residents).

Which properties can I book for my visit to Saint Lucia?

Here is a list of properties that are COVID-19 certified. Properties listed with an asterisk have not yet restarted operations as of today’s date.

  1. Albatross Nest
  2. Anse Chastanet
  3. Arc en Ciel
  4. Atlantis
  5. Balenbouche Estate
  6. Banana Quit
  7. Bay Gardens Beach Resort & Spa
  8. Bay Gardens Hotel 
  9. Bay Gardens Inn 
  10. Bay Gardens Marina Haven
  11. Beau Rivage Villa
  12. Bella Vista 
  13. Bodyholiday Saint Lucia 
  14. Caille Blanc Villa & Hotel
  15. Calabash Cove Resort & Spa
  16. Calypso Court
  17. Cap Maison
  18. Cashew Villa
  19. C’est La Vie
  20. Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa 
  21. Cosmos St Lucia
  22. Crystal Villa Hotel
  23. Eluna Villa
  24. Equinox Villa
  25. Fond Doux Plantation & Resort 
  26. Harbor Club, Curio Collection by Hilton 
  27. Hideaway at Royalton Saint Lucia 
  28. Hummingbird Villa
  29. Jade Mountain
  30. La Batterie Villa
  31. Ladera Resort
  32. La Mer
  33. Lime Tree Cottage
  34. Mango Point
  35. Marigot Bay Resort Spa & Marina 
  36. Marigot Beach Club & Dive Resort 
  37. Marigot Palms
  38. Marina Haven Villa 
  39. Morne Trulah
  40. Mystique St Lucia by Royalton *Scheduled to re-start operations on December 3
  41. Oasis Marigot 
  42. Ocean Crest Villa
  43. One Hamilton
  44. Poinsettia Villa Apartments
  45. Rabot Hotel from Hotel Chocolat 
  46. Residence Du Cap
  47. Royalton Saint Lucia Resort & Spa 
  48. Sandals Grande St Lucian
  49. Sandals Regency La Toc 
  50. Saline Reef
  51. Sargas Villa
  52. Sea Pearl
  53. Serenity at Coconut Bay
  54. Smugglers Nest
  55. South Sea House
  56. Stonefield Villa Resort
  57. Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort
  58. Tamarind Villa
  59. Tet Rouge Resort
  60. The Landings Resort & Spa (Long Stay) *Scheduled to re-start operations on November 12
  61. The Mount Kailash Rejuvenation Centre
  62. Ti Kas
  63. Ti Kaye Resort & Spa  
  64. Treehouse Hideaway Villas
  65. Treehouse Marigot Bay
  66. Tropical Paradise View
  67. Villa Atabeyra
  68. Villa Cadasse
  69. Villa Capri
  70. Villa Decaj
  71. Villa Grand Piton
  72. Villa Kessi Inc
  73. Villa La Gallerie
  74. Villa Mabouya
  75. Villa Makambu
  76. Villa Paradise
  77. Villa Pierre
  78. Villa Piton
  79. Villa Pomme D’amour
  80. Villa Susanna
  81. Villa Xona
  82. Villa Zandoli
  83. Villa Zatarra
  84. Villas at the Victorian
  85. Wild Orchid
  86. Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort 
  87. Xhale Luxury Villa
Can I make reservations to stay in more than one hotel on my trip?

Yes, you may stay in any hotels that are covid-19 certified, and you may stay in up to 2 hotels on your visit.

Can I leave my COVID-Certified accommodation while I am in Saint Lucia?

A selection of attractions and excursions is available (see below). You may leave the property to participate in one of these tours.

  1. Atlantic Shores Riding Stables
  2. Diamond Waterfalls & Botanical Gardens
  3. Gros Piton Nature Trail
  4. International Pony Club
  5. Island ATV St. Lucia
  6. Lucian Style Experience
  7. Lushan Country Life
  8. Pigeon Island National Landmark
  9. Rainforest Adventures
  10. Sandy Hoofs St. Lucia
  11. Splash Island Water Park
  12. Sulphur Springs Mud Baths

Here is a list of certified operators that you can book with

  1. Bateau Mygo
  2. Captain Cliff Adventure Tours
  3. Carnival Sailing
  4. Exodus Tours
  5. Feel Good Tours
  6. First 4 Sail
  7. Fun To See Island
  8. Hackshaw Boat Charters
  9. Israel King Water Taxi Private Tours
  10. Julian Boat Tours
  11. Mystic Man Tours
  12. Ocean Angel Water Taxi And Boat Tours
  13. Sea Spray Cruises Ltd
  14. Sugar Boat Charters Inc
  15. The Pearle

Dive Operators

  1. Action Adventure Divers
  2. Eastern Caribbean Diving
  3. Sandals Dive Center
  4. Scuba Steve’s Diving
  5. Scuba St. Lucia
Once I have spent 14 days in a COVID-19 certified property, can I leave?

Yes, after completing a consecutive 14 day stay in up to two certified properties, visitors have additional options available for exploring Saint Lucia. Starting on day 15, must check out of COVID-19 certified accommodation to “Bubble” certified accommodation and can enjoy any of the beaches around Saint Lucia, rent a car, dine at local restaurants, have cocktails at any of the vibrant bars on the island, go shopping and more. While out exploring, social distancing guidelines must be followed and wearing a mask is required in public. 

If someone is visiting family in Saint Lucia and their place of stay would be with family what should they do?

In phase 1 of the reopening plan, ALL visitors outside of the designated Travel Bubble, must stay in COVID certified accommodations.

In Mitigating the Risk of COVID-19 into local communities, Locals are not permitted to stay or to join family at these properties. However, when the visiting family member(s) has completed a stay of 14 days (regarded as a quarantine period) at a certified property and has been issued a Medical Certificate of Health by the Department of Health and Wellness, they are then able to join their family members outside of the certified hotels.

Locals can however stay at properties designated for the Travel Bubble. For more information on the Travel Bubble and approved accommodations please visit www.caribcation.org

If I am not booked into one of the hotels that has been identified for Phase 1 reopening can I still travel to Saint Lucia? If so will I be required to go into quarantine?

Any arrivals who are NOT booked into a certified property will be required to go into quarantine for 14 days.

Can I spend my vacation in a private villa or home or apartment that I have rented or that I own or that is owned by a friend/family?

In phase 1 of the responsible reopening plan visitors may only stay in COVID certified accommodation. A number of villas have been certified, for a full list of certified accommodation please refer to the FAQ on accommodation.

I am a Saint Lucian who lives overseas. Can I travel to stay with my family in Saint Lucia? Can I quarantine in a home that is owned by my family or friends?

In Phase 1 of the responsible reopening plan established by the Government of Saint Lucia, Saint Lucians who are visiting relatives in Saint Lucia may travel, however they will be required to spend the first 14 days of their visit in a COVID-19 certified resort.

Is PPE required during airport transfers and in taxis?

Yes, travelers must wear a mask on the flight, in the airport in Saint Lucia and in taxis.

How safe is it to get a taxi to the accommodation provider?

Perfectly safe – all ground transportation will be provided by certified operators.

Can ground transportation be shared?

There will be a limit to the number of passengers allowed in a taxi relative to the capacity of the vehicle.

Are helicopter transfers available?

Yes, Saint Lucia Helicopters has received COVID-19 certification so helicopter transfers are available.

What do visitors need to do to confirm they are eligible for entry to Saint Lucia?
  • All passengers must have a PCR test (with a negative result) no more than 7 days prior to arrival in Saint Lucia
  • All persons entering Saint Lucia must complete an online Registration Form before arrival
  • All passengers will be screened on arrival (temperature check)
  • Passport / visa where applicable valid for the duration of their stay 
  • All travellers must wear a face mask during the flight and in the airport in Saint Lucia.
  • All travelers must continue to use face masks in public spaces in Saint Lucia where social distancing is not possible
Where can I find the registration form?

The link to the form is on this page.

How long in advance should I complete and submit my travel registration form?

You should submit your travel authorization as soon as your flight and hotel have been booked and no less than 7 days before you travel. If your booking is last minute, please forward the registration confirmation email that you will receive on submission to travelinfo@stlucia.org.

Do I need to wait for my test results to submit my travel registration form?

No, your results should be submitted by email when you receive them, you do not need to have them to submit the Travel Registration Form.

If a Saint Lucia national is returning to Saint Lucia and with a negative PCR test result will they have to undergo quarantine, or will they be exempt?

Any arriving passenger who has had a PCR test no more than 7 days prior to arrival and has proof of a negative test result must either

  • Have confirmed reservations at a COVID certified accommodation provider for the duration of their stay or
  • Have a pre-arranged stay confirmed at a Government operated quarantine facility.
I am a returning national/returning resident. Can I quarantine at home? How can I apply if I think I will qualify?

To submit an application for home quarantine please complete and submit the relevant sections of the travel registration form. All properties must be assessed for suitability for home quarantine. Please allow a minimum of 7 days for processing.

If we test negative, can we explore the rest of the island?

A selection of attractions and excursions is available (see below). Please note that reservations are required.

1.     Atlantic Shores

2.     Diamond Waterfalls & Botanical Gardens

3.     Gros Piton Nature Trail

4.     International Pony Club

5.     Island ATV St. Lucia

6.     Lucian Style Experience

7.     Lushan Country Life 

8.   Pigeon Island National Landmark

9.   Rainforest Adventures 

10.   Sandy Hoofs St. Lucia

11.   Splash Island Water Park

12.   Sulphur Springs Mud Bath

Is car hire/car rental available?

Car rental will only be available to visitors arriving from the designated travel bubble.

When will the sites and attractions on the island reopen?

A selection of attractions and excursions is available (see below). Please note that reservations are required.

  1. Atlantic Shores Riding Stables
  2. Diamond Waterfalls & Botanical Gardens
  3. Gros Piton Nature Trail
  4. International Pony Club
  5. Island ATV St. Lucia
  6. Lucian Style Experience
  7. Lushan Country Life
  8. Pigeon Island National Landmark
  9. Rainforest Adventures
  10. Sandy Hoofs St. Lucia
  11. Splash Island Water Park
  12. Sulphur Springs Mud Baths

Here is a list of certified operators that you can book with

  1. Bateau Mygo
  2. Captain Cliff Adventure Tours
  3. Carnival Sailing
  4. Exodus Tours
  5. Feel Good Tours
  6. First 4 Sail
  7. Fun To See Island
  8. Hackshaw Boat Charters
  9. Israel King Water Taxi Private Tours
  10. Julian Boat Tours
  11. Mystic Man Tours
  12. Ocean Angel Water Taxi And Boat Tours
  13. Sea Spray Cruises Ltd
  14. Sugar Boat Charters Inc
  15. The Pearle

Dive Operators

  1. Action Adventure Divers
  2. Eastern Caribbean Diving
  3. Sandals Dive Center
  4. Scuba Steve’s Diving
  5. Scuba St. Lucia
What is a PCR test and how is it administered?

A PCR test is a type of covid-19 test and the sample is collected by a nasal swab and oral swab.

Will it hurt?

It is mildly uncomfortable but not painful.

What is the minimum age at which a test is required for entry?

Everyone 5 years and over is required to meet the pre-travel testing requirement.

My test result from the NHS is a text message to my mobile phone. Is this acceptable as proof of the test and result?

Yes, the text from the NHS is acceptable, please send a screen shot to the email addresses indicated on the Travel Registration Form and on the automatic email response to your form submission.

If a passenger displays symptoms on arrival, where will they be isolated?

The official isolation units are located at respiratory clinics at Victoria Hospital and St. Jude’s Hospital.

How many cases of COVID-19 are there in Saint Lucia? And what is the population of the island?

Saint Lucia has a population of approx. 180,000. Click here for updated COVID 19 statistics

What measures are in place to protect visitors?

From arrival into Saint Lucia, at the airport, the airport transfers (ground transportation), and the stay at the hotel – throughout the visit guests are being cared for. Public health protocols including (though not limited to) physical distancing, regular temperature checks, wearing masks and enhanced hygiene measures will be observed.

Visitors will be required to observe social distancing of six feet (2 meters). Masks will be required in public places, when within 6 feet of others and in select public spaces at hotels.

Do guests have to wear a mask at the resort?

Masks are required in public spaces at the resort. They are not required in restaurants once you are seated and at the pool.

I have booked a holiday that falls in phase one of the borders reopening but I’m not sure I can travel. Can I postpone?

Each hotel and airline has specific cancellation and postponement rules, we suggest you contact your travel providers directly.

Click here for Covid-19 statistics, updates and advisories from the Government of Saint Lucia

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