Antigua and Barbuda visa requirements for Seychelloiss

Travel and visa requirements

Antiguan, Barbudan Visa is not required for Seychelloiss

Stay Duration: 180 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visitors from Seychelles can visit Antigua and Barbuda for a duration of 180 days without a visa.
  • Seychellois are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of exit from Antigua and Barbuda. The passport should have at least one blank page for stamping.
  • On entry and exit from Antigua and Barbuda, tourists with amounts above USD 10,000 or its equivalent will be required to declare it.
  • Seychelles passport holders are to provide a financial statement as proof they have enough funds to sustain themselves while in Antigua and Barbuda, as well as an onward or return ticket.
  • Tourists from Seychelles may not be required to provide a certificate of yellow fever vaccination, however, tourists are advised to get vaccinated on common illnesses before travelling.
  • Travellers with pets (cats and dogs) must present an official (government-issued) Health Certificate and Import License on Arrival.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Saint John, Antigua and Barbuda from international airports in Seychelles. These international airports can be found in Victoria and Mahe.
  • Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Canada, SWISS and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers that fly from Seychelles to Antigua and Barbuda.
  • The estimated flight duration from Victoria to Saint John is 9 hours, 2 minutes and from Mahe, it is 1 day, 2 hours.
  • The official currency of Antigua and Barbuda is the Eastern Carribean Dollar, although the US Dollar is also acceptable. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Christianity is the largest religion in the country with over 72% of the population. Others include the Rastafarians, Muslims, Jews and Baha'i faith.
  • The official language of Antigua and Barbuda is English. Although English is the primary language in Antigua, several dialects are spoken around the island. The island's natives speak Antiguan Creole English and Barbuda Creole English.
  • Antigua and Barbuda's climate is dry and temperate. Although it is a tropical country, the weather does not determine the high and low seasons.
  • Intending visitors who are regarded as person-non-grata by the Government of Antigua and Barbuda will not be allowed entry.
  • Taking cognisance of the hurricane season, which is between June and November, visitors are advised to plan their travel well.
  • Antigua and Barbuda's numerous natural and historical beauties put it out as a great place for tourists and visitors looking to experience the richness of nature and discover new cultures.
  • Antigua and Barbuda use the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT- 4), which makes Seychelles eight hours ahead.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $100 to spend per day on expenses.
  • The power and socket plug used in Antigua and Barbuda are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Movement in Antigua and Barbuda is possible with buses, taxis and car rental.
  • Intending visitors should note that it is an offence in Antigua and Barbuda for anyone to dress in camouflage clothing. Travellers should take note of this to avoid getting into trouble with the country's military.
  • Nelson's Dockyard, Fort James, Museum of Antigua and Barbuda and Devil's Bridge are some of the tourist destinations in Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Visitors in Antigua and Barbuda are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the tap water in Antigua and Barbuda safe?

Yes. The tap water in Antigua and Barbuda is safe to drink, but most tourists prefer to buy bottled water, which is readily available in shops around the island.

Is Antigua and Barbuda safe for tourists to visit?

Antigua and Barbuda is relatively safe for tourists to visit. While it's quite uncommon, incidences of violence, crime and robbery have been reported. Tourists in the country are advised to remain as cautious as they would be in any other country.

What is the best time to visit Antigua and Barbuda?

The best time to visit Antigua and Barbuda is between May and November when the island is not so crowded. Rates are cheapest at this time too and the weather is great.

How can tourists get around in Antigua?

The best way to get around in Antigua is by car or taxi. Having a car can save you money, especially on longer visits, but the island can be difficult to navigate due to bumpy dirt roads and hilly areas that flood easily.