Covid-19 Travel Requirements

July 12, 2021

St. Kitts & Nevis is pleased to share the new Health and Safety protocols in effect October 7, 2021. The Federation is observing a phased reopening with specific entry and travel requirements to be maintained by visitors.

The Federation's travel requirements for fully vaccinated travelers by
Air and Sea are stated below.

By Air
By Sea
  • Returning Nationals
  • International Travelers
  • Private Vessels

Getting Here

Online Health Form

Getting Here

Returning Nationals, Residents (proof of residency stamp in passport), Caribbean Single Market Economy (CSME) certificate holders and Work Permit Holders are required to:

Submit Required Forms & Upload Test

All travelers must submit a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test result from a CLIA/CDC/UKAS approved lab accredited with ISO/IEO 17025 standard, taken 72 hours prior to travel, along with the required embarkation form, and all other supporting documentation. An embarkation form is required regardless of age. Forms must be submitted no later than 24 hours prior to travel.

Please note, acceptable COVID-19 PCR tests must be taken by nasopharyngeal sample. Self-samples, rapid test, or home test will be considered invalid.

Fully vaccinated travelers will be required to submit a copy of their official Vaccination Record card (Vaccination Certificate) including dates when doses were administered.

Visit to access the form, upload your test results, and Vaccination Record card (Vaccination Certificate) details as required.

All incoming travelers must have hard copies of their KNA travel form, negative RT-PCR test results, Vaccination Record card (Vaccination Certificate), and taxi fare as only Travel Approved taxis will be allowed to transport travelers to their accommodations.

TIP: To find a testing location near you, visit

Follow Health & Safety Guidelines

For your health and safety, visitors are required to wear a face mask, practice proper hand sanitizing, and physical distancing.

Where to Stay Guidelines

Where to Stay Guidelines

Returning Nationals and Residents of St. Kitts and Nevis have the option to quarantine at a government approved facility, opt to stay at pre-approved quarantine housing at their own cost, or Vacation In Place at one of the Travel Approved hotels.

The government-approved accommodations are:

  • Koi Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton
  • Ocean's Edge
  • Ocean Terrace Inn (OTI) - temporarily unavailable
  • Oualie Beach
  • Potworks

For quarantine rates, please contact one of the above government-approved accommodations here.

Persons who are interested in pre-approved quarantine housing are required to apply to the COVID-19 Task Force here.

Fully vaccinated returning Nationals and Residents will undergo an RT-PCR Test (USD 100 National/Residents) within 24 hours of your arrival. Upon receipt of a negative test, the returning National or Resident will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis. This requirement also applies to non-vaccinated children under the age of 18 traveling with fully vaccinated parents.

Non-vaccinated returning Nationals and Residents will undergo an RT-PCR Test (USD 100 Nationals/Residents) on day 14, and if they test negative, the returning National or Resident will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis.

Upon Your Arrival

Upon Your Arrival

Present Documents

Please present printed documentation including:

  • Negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test that was submitted
  • Travel Authorization Form
  • Official COVID Vaccination Record Card (Vaccination Certificate) (applies to fully vaccinated travelers)

Health Screening Questions

Upon arrival, all travelers will have their temperature checked and asked to answer a series of health screening questions, including health and travel history.

In the event a traveler exhibits any COVID-19 symptoms during the health screening, the traveler will be required to take a COVID-19 test on site at the traveler's expense.

Island Experience

Island Experience

Health & Safety

For your health and safety, please ensure that you:

    Wear your mask when social distancing is not possible.
    Practice social distancing.
    Wash or sanitize your hands in 30-minute intervals.
  • Follow established health & safety protocols for all attractions and excursions.

Report Symptoms

Report any COVID-19 symptoms to any government official or your hotel manager. You can call the emergency health hotline at 311.

Departure Requirements

Departure Requirements

Arrive 3 hours prior to flight departure.

Returning Nationals Departure Requirements

Effective May 1, 2021, testing upon departure is not required for Nationals/Residents of St. Kitts, unless required for the country of destination. If a pre-departure test is still required for the country of destination, the RT-PCR test (USD 100 visitors' cost) will be taken 48 to 72 hours prior to departure (e.g. The United States requires a negative COVID-19 test result prior to returning to the US. This applies to non-vaccinated and fully vaccinated travelers).

International Travelers Departure Requirements

Effective May 1, 2021, all fully vaccinated International Travelers arriving by air are required to submit an exit RT-PCR test (USD 150 visitors’ cost) 48 to 72 hours prior to departure. The test should be scheduled through the hotel concierge desk.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Contacts & Information

Health Hotline – 311

Emergency – 911

National Emergency
Management Agency:
(869) 465-5100

Coordinator of
Community Health:
(869) 665-0058

Health Hotline – 311   |   Emergency – 911
National Emergency Management Agency: (869) 465-5100
Coordinator of Community Health: (869) 665-0058

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