COVID-19 St-Barth Procedures & Requirements

St Barth COVID-19 procedures
Updated September 15th, 2021

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What you need to qualify to enter St Barthélemy:

GREEN "Verts" and Orange countries:

  • Proof of vaccination. 
    • All travelers aged 18+ and older will need to provide proof that they have been fully or partially vaccinated.
  • Valid Passport or Visa. No visa required to enter St Barth if you are a citizen of the US, Canada, any EU country, and most of Central and South America. Not sure if you need a visa to enter French St Barts? Use this French government search tool to determine if you need a visa to enter St Barth
  • Tested negative for everyone (Including Children 10+ years or older) of one of theses tests:
    • rt-PCR test 72 hours or less before arrival
    • Antigen test 48 hours or less before arrival

IF YOU ARE NOT VACCINATED and/or from a red country:
  • A compelling reason plus pre-authorization is required. (medical, family, professional)
  • Present a Negative Covid-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours (3 days) of arrival. (for all age 10+)
  • You are requested to self-quarantine for the first 7 days after arrival followed by a PCR test on the 7th day.

Transit Flight by 

Sint Maarten SXM
Transit/connecting flights by Princess Juliana Airport SXM then you must see the requirement and fill out the following EHAS form 12 hours before boarding the flight to SXM with your COVID-19 test results to obtain your authorization QR code

Saint Martin SFG Grand Case Airport
Same requirements as St-Barth nothing else is required.

San Juan (SJU) airport.

In Transit passengers: Travelers who are in transit to St. Barth are exempt from testing requirements and pre-arrival declaration forms for Puerto Rico itself but in order to continue to St. Barth, all travelers (age 10+) are required to show a negative Covid-19 Antigen test (administered within 48 hours (2 days) of their arrival in St. Barth) OR a negative Covid-19 PCR test. (administered within 72 hours (3 days) of their arrival in St. Barth). Those who have been in San Juan for less than 24 hours are exempt from quarantine requirements that several US states may have on their return.  Tradewind Aviation offers daily flights to St. Barth.  Private charters are also available.  Clients of St. Barth Properties should contact our Concierge team to reserve your Tradewind flight.

Non In Transit passengers: Travelers who intend to stay in Puerto Rico for more than 24 hours must show a negative PCR Covid-19 test (this is the molecular-based nasal swab test) where the date the test was administered is dated within 72 hours of their arrival. For those planning to overnight in San Juan, a pre-arrival travel declaration must also be filled out by all arriving.   View full San Juan travel requirements here. 

Antigua (ANU) airport
Travelers must show a negative rt-PCR Covid-19 test where the date of the test is dated within 72 hours of their arrival.


WHILE YOU ARE ON THE ISLAND

18+ years old, ONE OF THE FOLLOWING WILL BE REQUIRED TO ENTER MOST INDOOR SPACES INCLUDING RESTAURANTS, BARS, HOTELS, FITNESS CENTERS, CINEMA, ETC.

  • SANITARY PASS (France)
  • PROOF OF FULL VACCINATION


When you return home

Do you need to get a COVID-19 test before you return?

Connecting flight to Sint Maarten SXM: When returning home via Sint Maarten SXM airport you will be required to submit a request via EHAS to enter Sint Maarten, although no additional testing is required.

Returning to the US?
Effective January 26th, 2021, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention is requiring all travellers 2 years of age or older returning to the United States from an international destination, regardless of vaccination status, to have a negative antigen or PCR COVID-19 test taken within 3 days before their flight to the United States departs or written documentation of having recovered from COVID-19 in order to board their return flight. 

Returning to EU or UK?
France require a negative COVID-19 rt-PCR test 72 hours before arrival on return from foreign countries.

United Kingdom require a negative COVID-19 antigen test 72 hours before arrival. Information for entry in UK


Testing sites

1) Antigen test can be done in 15 minutes at the pharmacy in front of the airport for 40€.

2) rt-PCR test can be done at French Red Cross mobile screening centre, Saint Jean beach parking lot, Open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

This site carries out also rapid antigen tests that are 40€. It is located in the parking lot in front of the cemetery (across the street from the airport runway). Individuals are required to present official identification to be tested (EU identity card or passport). Antigen test results are usually available in under an hour

This site also offers Covid19 PCR tests, which you will be charged for. PCR test results are usually available in 24 hours of open days (except Sunday and holidays)

3) Antigen test at your Villa

Your DREAM VILLAS concierge can schedule in-villa rapid antigen testing in the comfort and privacy of your villa. Ask your Dream Villas Concierge for details.