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PREPARED

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Border Reopening

OCT 31, 2020

Health & Travel Related Entry Requirements

Our borders will reopen on October 31, 2020, to international travelers, tourists & returning nationals.


The aim is to re-open safely with minimum risk of reintroduction of the virus to the Federation.


There are appropriate protocols to ensure the safety of our people and the safety of the inbound traveler or tourist.

 

PHASE 1

Health & Travel Related Entry Requirements
October 31, 2020

All in-bound travelers to the Federation will fall into two categories:

  1. Coming from territory within the “Caribbean Bubble” with minimal risk of exposure to the COVID-19 Virus

  2. Coming from a territory outside the “Caribbean Bubble” with a significant risk of exposure to the virus

Caribbean Bubble Traveler

Coming from territory within “Caribbean Bubble” (where you resided for at least 21 days) with minimal risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus: Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Lucia, & St. Vincent & the Grenadines.


Please note that the situation in these territories will be monitored continuously and MS will be removed from this list if community transmission of COVID-19 is reported.

Non-Caribbean Bubble Traveler

Coming from a territory outside the “Caribbean Bubble” with a significant risk of exposure to the virus.

 

All arriving passengers from within the ‘bubble’ who have been in-transit in a country outside of the ‘bubble’ will be included in this category (vacation in place for 14 days).

Caribbean Bubble Traveler

Health & Travel Related Entry Requirements
October 31, 2020

01

Submit entry form + COVID-19 PCR Test

Log onto the national website to complete and submit the entry form, including evidence of a negative COVID- 19 PCR test done within 3 days of travel

02

Airport regular screening

All inbound travelers to the Federation will be subjected to regular screening upon arrival at our airports

03

SKN Covid-19 mobile app

All inbound travelers will be asked
to download & install the national COVID-19 mobile app

04

Approval

to integrate

Once asymptomatic you will be allowed to integrate into the Federation

05

Accommodation

Inbound travelers/ tourists and returning nationals from ‘Caribbean Bubble’ can stay at private homes and at the COVID-19 certified non-franchise hotel properties

Non-Caribbean Bubble Traveler

Health & Travel Related Entry Requirements
October 31, 2020

01

Submit entry form + COVID-19 PCR Test

Log onto the national website to complete and submit the entry form, including evidence of a negative COVID- 19 PCR test done within 3 days of travel

02

Airport regular screening

All inbound travelers to the Federation will be subjected to regular screening upon arrival at our airports

03

SKN Covid-19 mobile app

All inbound travelers will be asked
to download & install the national COVID-19 mobile app

04

Approval

to enter

Once asymptomatic you will be allowed to enter into the Federation

05

Accommodation

For inbound travelers/ tourists and returning nationals from outside the ‘Caribbean Bubble’, there will be several COVID-19 approved accommodation options

06

Vacation

in place

Travelers in this category, will be “vacationing in place“ at their hotel with access to an approved package of services – in a secure bubble –  for the first 14 days or for the duration of stay (if shorter)

07

Covid-19

PCR test

International traveler/tourist will be tested on day 7 (if still in the Federation)

08

Nevis secure

bubble

Tourists who receive a negative PCR test on day 7 can be allowed access to selective excursions and tourist attraction sites on the island – in a secure bubble

09

Covid-19

PCR test

International traveler/tourist will be tested on day 14 (if still in the Federation)

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December 2019.

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

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