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Cruise ship visitors who would normally require a visa would not
require one provided that they arrive in Antigua and Barbuda in the
morning and depart the same day.

‘Intransit’ passengers traveling within the
same day (24 hours), who normally require a visa, do not need a visa for
entry into Antigua and Barbuda, provided that they have proof of their
onward journey, and they do not leave the ‘controlled space’ of the

Documentation required when applying for a visa:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Valid passport or travel document with valid transit or re-entry
    permit for any country for which you may be ticketed, such as the United
    Kingdom. (Please note, passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Antigua and Barbuda, and must have one completely blank page for the issuance of the visa.)
  3. A recent color passport photograph (45mm x 35mm).
  4. Appropriate fees
    • Exact money is requested if submitted in person in order to avoid delays.
    • Postal order made payable to the Antigua and Barbuda Consulate or a British Embassy.
  5. Evidence of proposed journey into and out of Antigua and Barbuda
    i.e. ticket or confirmation of your booking from the travel agent.
  6. Multiple entry visas are only granted to applicants who produce evidence of multiple entries into Antigua and Barbuda.
  7. Proof of accommodation for the length of your stay or a letter of
    invitation from your host. Students, must provide the acceptance letter
    from your school, and the details of where they will be staying during
    their studies. Individuals traveling on business are to  provide a
    letter from your employer stating the purpose of your trip.
  8.  Kindly include £7.00 for return registered postage within Europe.
  9. Proof of funds to finance the trip i.e. bank statements for the previous two months.
  10. A police record may be required if requested by the visa-issuing office.