Open with restrictions

Saint Lucia Travel Restrictions

26.62% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 25.87% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Saint Lucia.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Saint Lucia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Saint Lucia for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Outgoing travel to Saint LuciaTravelling from New Zealand to Saint Lucia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departing to Saint Lucia.

Details and exceptions

Children under the age of 5 are exempt from presenting a COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Saint Lucia.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to quarantine.

Details and exceptions

All returning nationals and residents who are not fully vaccinated will be required to remain in quarantine for 14 days. Quarantine arrangements must be approved prior to travel.

Returning Residents who are fully vaccinated may choose not to have their children tested on arrival, however the children will be required to observe the 14 day quarantine.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form

All passengers will be screened on arrival. The Health Declaration Form must be completed on the day of travel and before landing to expedite processing and presented at the health screening desk on arrival in Saint Lucia.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Saint Lucia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Saint Lucia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Saint Lucia will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Saint Lucia

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Saint Lucia with a negative COVID-19 test result. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Saint Lucia.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand can enter Saint Lucia with a negative COVID-19 test result.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Saint Lucia.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 120 hours before departure.

  • Fully vaccinated travellers from New Zealand are not required to quarantine. Unvaccinated travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 14 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Saint Lucia is required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Saint Lucia are open with restrictions. Bars in Saint Lucia are open with restrictions.