Visitors to Saint Lucia are required to get a visa unless they are travelling from one of the visa-exempt nations or from a country where a visa may be obtained on arrival. Passengers on cruise ships that visit Saint Lucia for a single day are excluded from the need to get a visa.
Who needs a visa to St Lucia?
Some travelers, including those from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Croatia, Nigeria, and Sri Lanka, are required to submit an application prior to entering St. Lucia. At the port of entry, citizens of nations such as Ecuador, India, Malaysia, Peru, and Senegal can apply for a visa.
Entry into Saint Lucia
The HEALTH SCREENING FORM must be downloaded and printed by all arriving travellers. The form must be completed on the day of departure and presented at the Saint Lucia health screening desk upon arrival.
Entrants to Saint Lucia must present a valid vaccination certificate if they are fully vaccinated. Non-immunized travellers over the age of 5 must present a negative PCR test result from a test administered within 5 days prior to their arrival in Saint Lucia.
International tourists are required to adhere to all safety protocols in Saint Lucia, which includes wearing a mask in public.
PCR Test Requirements
Please note that the following details should appear on a negative test result:
- The name, address, and phone number of the laboratory where the sample was collected.
- The date of your birth
- The date of evaluation
- Type of examination and method of examination
- The effect
- Non-immunized arrivals who do not meet these testing requirements will be tested at their own expense and required to remain in quarantine until the results are available.
Evidence of Recovery
Unvaccinated travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 within 90 days prior to entering Saint Lucia are permitted entry upon submitting the three documents listed below.
(This must be a PCR test) The results of the first positive test that led to isolation or quarantine;
A letter from their physician stating that isolation is no longer necessary;
The most recent positive PCR test administered no more than five days prior to entry into the country.
Criteria to apply for a Saint Lucia Visa
The criteria is straight forward and is designed to help travellers know what documents are needed. The criteria is listed below for your benefit.
A passport, which is valid for at least six months.
Two passport photos.
A completed visa application form.
Return flight tickets.
A hotel booking confirmation, an official invitation from friends or relatives.
Processing Time for a Saint Lucia visa
5 working days from the day you submit your application.
Appointment Waiting Times
5 working days.
Who Can Visit Saint Lucia Without a Visa?
Citizens from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Croatia, Nigeria, and Sri Lanka,must submit an application prior to entering Saint Lucia.
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
|Covid 19 / Border Control|
|What is a Visa?|
|What kind of visa do I need?|
|Do I need more than one visa?|
|How long is a visa valid for?|
|When do I need my visa?|
|What if my visa is refused?|
Saint Lucia Visa Types
There are several types of visas available. The first is a single-entry tourist visa, while the second is a multiple-entry tourist visa. A single entry visitor visa allows a three-month stay in the country for any purpose, including tourism and business. As per Saint Lucia’s Visa Policy, they will be permitted a single entry into the country.
What To Do If Your Saint Lucia Visa is Refused
People regularly ask us how we can “guarantee” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Please get in touch with us if your visa application was denied. You are permitted to contest this judgement.
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