ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR ST. BARTH
It is almost time for your trip to St. Barth! As you prepare, please be aware of the latest travel requirements and entry screening process for visiting the island. The ongoing pandemic causes frequent changes to entry requirements and testing guidelines, so be sure to check this page frequently leading up to your trip as it will be updated with new information as it becomes available.
Last Updated: Jan 9th, 2021
1. Present a Negative RT-PCR COVID-19 Test Result
All persons, age 11 or older traveling to St Barth, are required to present a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 test result, taken within 72 hours of their arrival. This can be a PCR or an Antigen test (Antigen test accepted beginning Nov 25, 2020). For the Antigen test, the date the test was administered must be within 48 hours (2 days) of their arrival.
2. Take Additional RT-PCR COVID-19 Test
Visitors, age 11 or older, staying longer than 7 days will be required to take an additional RT-PCR COVID-19 test in St. Barth, at their own expense (€135), on the 8th day following their arrival.
If you are transferring through St. Maarten (SXM), only the following antigen tests are approved by St. Maarten: The Becton Dickinson (BD) Veritor Plus antigen test, the Abbott Panbio Covid-19 antigen test, and the Roche/SD Biosensor F antigen test.
Compliance of pre-departure and arrival protocols is mandatory by the Government of St. Barth.
For more details and information on entry procedures and guidelines, please visit the St. Barth Tourism Board website.
Before returning to the USA effective immediately, the United States requires that all air passengers entering the country will be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test prior to boarding their flight as per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of our travel suppliers have made arrangements for on-site COVID-19 testing right at your hotel (view these travel supplier policies).