St Kitts and Nevis Border Reopening Announced
October 2, 2020

Update on Travel to St Kitts & Nevis

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Nov. 13: Update, Travel Requirements

St Kitts and Nevis officially reopened its borders for international travel on October 31, 2020. The following update outlines three changes that have been made to the travel requirements for persons traveling to St Kitts and Nevis.

  1. Travelers staying 7 nights or less, are required to take a PCR test 72 hours prior to departure from St Kitts and Nevis. PCR tests for International Travelers costs USD$150 and $100 for Nationals and Residents.
  2. The St Kitts and Nevis Travel Authorization form can be found here. To complete this form, travelers are required to have proof of a negative PCR test completed within 72 hours of travel and proof of their booked accommodations at one of the seven approved hotels for International Travelers. These include:
    1. Four Seasons
    2. Koi Resort, by Curio, Hilton
    3. Marriott Vacation Beach Club
    4. Paradise Beach Nevis
    5. Park Hyatt
    6. Royal St. Kitts Hotel
    7. St. Kitts Marriott Resort
  3. The test can be taken at a CLIA/ CDC/ UKAS approved lab that is accredited with ISO/ IEO 17025 standard.

Since reopening, St Kitts and Nevis has welcomed over 183 travelers to paradise. Search and compare flights to St Kitts and Nevis today!

Nov. 1: St Kitts and Nevis Opens Borders

St Kitts and Nevis reopened its borders and began welcoming visitors to its shores on October 31,2020, this update provides additional information on changes to hotel properties to be used by visitors and a link to the Travel Authorization form to be completed by all visitors.

St Kitts and Nevis will observe a phased reopening with specific entry and travel requirements to be observed by visitors. The following are travel requirements outlined for Phase 1:

  1. Travelers from the CARICOM Member States that are part of the “Caribbean bubble”.
  2. International travelers coming from a country or territory outside the “Caribbean bubble”.

All incoming passengers to St. Kitts & Nevis are required to complete the Travel Authorization Form, which can be found at www.knatravelform.kn, prior to their arrival. Those coming from outside the CARICOM Bubble, must have their accommodations booked before submitting the Travel Authorization Form as your reservation information will be required to complete the form. Visitors are also required to upload proof of their negative PCR-test when completing the form. Once the form is completed and submitted, with a valid email address, it will be reviewed, and the visitor will receive approval to enter the Federation.

I. CARICOM Bubble
Travelers from within the “Caribbean bubble” include those traveling from the following 8 CARICOM member states: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Lucia & St. Vincent and the Grenadines (the list of states is subject to change based on the level of risk determined by the amount of positive cases per 100,000 of the population within a 14-day period). Those coming from within the “Caribbean bubble” must have resided in a “Caribbean bubble” territory for at least 21 days and must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national website (www.knatravelform.kn) and submit a negative PCR test completed within 72-hours of travel at an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory.
  • Undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire.
  • Download the SKN COVID-19 contact tracing mobile app (full details yet to be released), to be used for the first 14 days of travel or less.

The traveler will be allowed to integrate within the Federation. Travelers from the “Caribbean Bubble” can stay at private homes, condos, villas or “Travel Approved” certified hotel properties:

  1. The Hermitage Inn
  2. Hamilton Beach Villas & Spa
  3. Montpelier Plantation & Beach
  4. Golden Rock Inn
  5. Sugar Bay Club
  6. Timothy Beach Resort

II. International Travelers
The second category of travelers refers to those coming from outside of the “Caribbean bubble” including the US, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa and South America. These travelers must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete the Travel Authorization Form on the national (www.knatravelform.kn) and submit a negative PCR test completed within 72-hours of travel from an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory.
  • Undergo a health screening at the airport which includes a temperature check and a health questionnaire.
  • Download the SKN COVID-19 contact tracing mobile app (full details yet to be released), to be used for the first 14 days of travel or less.
  • 1-7 days: visitors are free to move about the hotel property, interact with other guests and partake in hotel activities.
  • 8-14 days: visitors will undergo a PCR test (USD 100, visitors’ cost) on day 7. If the traveler tests negative on day 8, they are allowed, through the hotel’s tour desk, to book select excursions and access select destination sites (list to be announced later).
  • 14 days or longer: visitors will need to undergo a PCR test (USD 100, visitors’ cost) on day 14, and if they test negative the traveler will be allowed to integrate into St. Kitts and Nevis.

Approved hotels for international travelers are:

  1. Four Seasons
  2. Koi Resort, by Curio, Hilton
  3. Marriott Vacation Beach Club
  4. Paradise Beach Nevis
  5. Park Hyatt
  6. Royal St. Kitts Hotel
  7. St. Kitts Marriott Resort

International travelers who would like to stay at private rental home or condo must stay at a property that has been pre-approved as a quarantine housing at their own cost, including security. Please submit request to info@stkittstourism.kn.

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