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St Lucia

Travel to St Lucia during Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

YES

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

NO

Form pre-travel:

NO

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Proof of vaccination:

NO

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate:

YES

Form pre-travel:

YES

Test on arrival:

NO

Screening on arrival:

YES

Quarantine on arrival:

NO

Test during stay:

NO

RETURN REQUIREMENTS

Test pre-return travel:

NO

Test on return:

NO

Quarantine on return:

NO

Vaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Vaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination:

You will be required to show your COVID-19 vaccinations to enter into the country as fully vaccinated.  You will be able to do this using the NHS COVID app.

Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: Not required
On arrival:

Children under 5 are exempt from testing regardless of vaccination status.

On arrival you will be screen including temperature checks.

If you are travelling with children aged 5-17 who are not fully vaccinated then they will need to follow the unvaccinated guidance to enter into the country.  They will then need to take a test on arrival at the hotel and once this is negative will be afforded the same guidance as fully vaccinated adults.

Children under 5 are exempt,

You should take copies of your vaccination record with you in either printed or digital form.  You will also need to complete a health screening form before disembarkation in St Lucia which can be found here.

To qualify as fully vaccinated you must have completed your last dose 14 days before arrival.

Form pre-travel: Not required
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR VACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/st-lucia
Local regulations:

You must ensure that you wear a face mask when in public places both indoor and outdoor.  Social distancing is also practised and you should follow the local guidelines in destination.

Monday to Thursday businesses must close by 9pm each evening and everyone in their place of residency by 10pm.  On Friday and Saturday business must close by 8pm each evening and everyone be in their place of residency by 9pm and on sundays businesses myst close by 5pm and everyone in their residency by 6pm.  You cannot leave before 4am on each day.

Restaurants and bars that have been authorised to open can have dine in service for fully vaccinated travellers (you will need to carry your certificate with you) and sell alcohol to consume when dining if they have a licence.  Others may only operate as takeaway services. Operations within hotels should be operating as normal.

 Hotel activities on the property will be able to continue during curfew hours except for activities such as boats and water skiing.

There is currently no exemptions in place regarding the wearing of a mask and therefore everyone must follow the guidance in all public spaces.

If you test positive while in resort

If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the St Lucia Tourism Authority website.

Plan ahead and make sure you:

  • can access money
  • have any medication you might need
  • understand what your insurance will cover
  • can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned
Unvaccinated Requirements
Entry Requirements for Unvaccinated Visitors
Proof of vaccination: Not required
Test pre-travel/recovery certificate: PCR Test
PCR Test locations: https://covidtraveladvice.kuoni.co.uk/pcr-test-locations
Test time:

You must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result taken no more than 5 days (120 hours) before arrival. 

Anyone under the age of 5 years old is exempt from this requirement.

On arrival:

On arrival you will be screen including temperature checks.

If you are not fully vaccinated you will be able to use hotel facilities and travel on an organised, certified tour from your hotel, but you will be unable to leave the property on your own and explore the island.

You should take copies of your negative test result with you in either printed or digital form.  You will also need to complete a health screening form before disembarkation in St Lucia which can be found here.

Form pre-travel: Details to be confirmed
RETURN REQUIREMENTS FOR UNVACCINATED VISITORS
At present, this destination has no specific return requirements related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Please check the latest Foreign Office Advice (see link below) for other visa or return requirements.
FURTHER INFORMATION
Foreign Office Advice: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/st-lucia
Local regulations:

You must ensure that you wear a face mask when in public places both indoor and outdoor.  Social distancing is also practised and you should follow the local guidelines in destination.

Monday to Thursday businesses must close by 9pm each evening and everyone in their place of residency by 10pm.  On Friday and Saturday business must close by 8pm each evening and everyone be in their place of residency by 9pm and on sundays businesses myst close by 5pm and everyone in their residency by 6pm.  You cannot leave before 4am on each day.

Restaurants and bars that have been authorised to open can have dine in service for fully vaccinated travellers (you will need to carry your certificate with you) and sell alcohol to consume when dining if they have a licence.  Others may only operate as takeaway services. Operations within hotels should be operating as normal.

 Hotel activities on the property will be able to continue during curfew hours except for activities such as boats and water skiing.

There is currently no exemptions in place regarding the wearing of a mask and therefore everyone must follow the guidance in all public spaces.

If you test positive while in resort

If you test positive for COVID-19, you may need to stay where you are until you test negative. You may also need to seek treatment there. Information on what happens if you test positive for COVID-19 while in St Lucia is available on the St Lucia Tourism Authority website.

Plan ahead and make sure you:

  • can access money
  • have any medication you might need
  • understand what your insurance will cover
  • can make arrangements to extend your stay and be away for longer than planned

Remember to check countries you’re due to transit through as well as your destination.

The Information contained on this page is accurate to the best of our knowledge. It is provided as guidance only and is subject to review and change. Please check with official sources before booking and again regularly prior to travel, as information and requirements can change frequently and with little notice. Please visit the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office website at gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice or visit gov.uk/travelaware for country-specific information.

Last updated: 03.05.2022 at 09:49