What Do I Need to enter Anguilla?

Having the right paperwork will make for a smoother trip to and from Anguilla

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Take your passport to Anguilla
 

With its fantastic weather, gorgeous beaches, and tranquil environment, it's not hard to see why Anguilla has been blooming as a popular tourist destination over the past few years.

Upon arriving in this intriguing paradise, travelers must present certain identification and documentation before being allowed to enter Anguilla. Knowing what items to bring on your vacation will allow you to arrive and depart the island with very few delays.

Passports

All visitors arriving on the island of Anguilla must present a passport that is valid for at least six more months.  U.S. citizens must ave a valid passport to travel to Caribbean Islands, including Anguilla. U.S. citizens will be required to present their passport upon return to the States. All travelers must also show proof of a return or onward ticket in order to gain access to Anguilla.

Visas

Citizens of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada do not need a visa to enter Anguilla, as long as they plan to stay in the country for no more than six months. Citizens of the following countries are required to present a visa before entering Anguilla:

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania 
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bangladesh
  • Belarus
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verdi
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Columbia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Djibouti
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Korea (North)
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome & Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan 
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Yugoslavia
  • Zaire

Those who are traveling to Anguilla for diplomatic or official business are exempt from visa requirements. You can contact the Anguilla tourist board to find out the rates for acquiring a visa.

Knowing Anguilla's customs policies and entry requirements will allow you to have a virtually hassle-free arrival and departure so you can focus on having fun.

 

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