Post updated August 18th 2021
St Kitts and Nevis New Covid entry requirements.
Quarantine requirements reduced to 3 days for St Kitts and Nevis
All visitors MUST be vaccinated in order to be allowed entry to St Kitts and Nevis
All visitors to St Kitts and Nevis must show proof of full vaccination against Covid-19 and then undergo 3 days of quarantine after arrival.
October possible for full re-opening.
On 10th April 2021 Prime Minister Dr. Hon. Timothy Harris announced “that it is the Governments intention to work towards a full reopening of St Kitts and Nevis to all visitors during October”
The aim is for 70% of the population to be fully vaccinated by this date.
Current Situation – Visitors who are vaccinated are welcome to travel to St Kitts but you will need to choose from limited resorts and be confined to the resort for the first 3 days.
Flight schedules to St Kitts. – More updated details.
American Airlines Schedule
- Saturday flights from Miami
- Wednesday flights from Miami
- Saturday flights from Charlotte
- Daily flights resume November
British Airways from Gatwick, London
- BA flights resume on Sunday October 3rd and Sunday October 10th.
- Regular Wednesday and Saturday flights resume from October 16th.
Delta airlines resumes June 2021.
Air Canada resumes November 7th 2021
Land and Sea Borders are now open subject to the quarantine conditions.
These will be the requirements:
- Read the instructions on the St Kitts travel advisory website.
- Complete the travel authorization form for St Kitts and Nevis
- Must be fully Vaccinated against Covid-19.
- Must upload proof of a negative PCR test completed within 72 hrs of departure.
- Will be required to remain in their resort hotel for 3 days of quarantine. After a negative test on day 4, full access to the island will be allowed.
Children under 18 yrs
- Will be allowed full access after 3 days and a negative test
- Under 18 yrs must be accompanied by an adult visitor
Timeline of Covid-19 pandemic in St Kitts and Nevis 2020 / 2021
- March 24th 2020 – First 2 cases of Covid identified.
- March 24th – All Borders closed.
- April – Both Islands subject to lockdowns and curfews during the whole month of April.
- May – No active cases on island, some restrictions lifted.
- May – Limited charter fights allowed for returning nationals (Quarantine required).
- July – 1 additional case, a total of 15 recovered.
- August – No active cases, a total of 17 recovered.
- September – 2 active cases, a total of 17 recovered
- November – Borders reopen, scheduled flights resume. ‘vacation in place’ rules implemented
- November – Caricom regional “travel bubble” implemented.
- December – St Kitts and Nevis leaves Caricom “travel bubble”.
- December 30th – American citizen found guilty of breaching quarantine regulations and fined $4,800.
- February 23rd 2021 – Vaccination program started on both islands with arrival of 20,000 doses of Oxford/AstraZenica Vaccine.
- April 4th 2021 – Arrival of second batch of 21,000 doses of Oxford/AstraZenica Vaccine.
- April 10th – 2021 SKN government announces the intention to open up the island to tourists during October 2021
- May 1st 2021 – Quarantine reduced to 9 days for fully vaccinated visitors.
- May 19th – First case of community transmission in St Kitts
- May 23rd – Schools closed for 2 weeks, overnight curfew activated.
- May 25th – Government announces all visitors must be vaccinated
- May 26th – Island lockdown imposed as case numbers increase due to community transmission of the covid-19 virus.
- June 11th 2021 – Overnight lockdown now in place.
- June 17th – First death from Covid-19.
- June 26th – Full 24hr lockdown in effect.
- July 5th 2021 – An extra 5,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine received in St Kitts and Nevis.
- July 12th – Lockdown lifted.
- July 12th – Quarantine requirements for visitors to St Kitts and Nevis reduced to 3 days.
St Kitts and Nevis “Travel Approved” scheme
Workers and management in every sector of the tourist industry have been fully trained in Health and Safety protocols.
Certificates have been awarded and businesses have been inspected and only those meeting the strictest criteria will be awarded the seal along with permission to operate.
A comprehensive system of inspection and monitoring has also been established to ensure standards are maintained.