Visa policy of Saint Lucia

Visitors to Saint Lucia must obtain a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries that can obtain a visa on arrival.

Saint Lucia entry stamp

Cruise ship passengers visiting Saint Lucia for one day are exempted from obtaining visas.

Saint Lucia signed a mutual visa-waiver agreement with the  European Union on 28 May 2015 with immediate effect on provisional basis and which was ratified on 15 December 2015.[1][2] This agreement allows all citizens of states that are contracting parties to the Schengen Agreement to stay without a visa for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180-day period.[3]

Nationals of OECS countries and France can enter with a national ID card instead of a passport.

Visa policy mapEdit

 
  Saint Lucia
  Freedom of movement
  Visa-free entry
  Visa on arrival
  Visa required

Visa exemptionEdit

Citizens of the following countries and territories can visit Saint Lucia without a visa:[4][5]

Freedom of movement[6]

6 months

90 within any 180-day period

60 days

6 weeks (42 days)

15 days

National ID cards from OECS countries and France are accepted instead of passports.

Visa on arrivalEdit

Citizens of the following 50 countries and territories can obtain a visa on arrival valid for 6 weeks:[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EU-Saint Lucia agreement on the short-stay visa waiver" (PDF). Results of votes. European Parliament. 2015. p. 3. Archived (PDF) from the original on 9 September 2019.
  2. ^ "EU signs visa waiver agreements with 7 ACP countries". Archived from the original on 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  3. ^ "Agreement between the European Union and Saint Lucia on the short-stay visa waiver". Archived from the original on 2015-05-28. Retrieved 2015-12-23.
  4. ^ "Saint Lucia visa requirements" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-09-24. Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  5. ^ "EU signs visa waiver agreements with 7 ACP countries". Archived from the original on 2017-09-01. Retrieved 2015-05-28.
  6. ^ "Refworld | Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: The rights of citizens in countries belonging to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Economic Union to residence, employment and education in other OECS Economic Union countries (2013-December 2017)". Archived from the original on 2019-11-11. Retrieved 2018-11-15.
  7. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Gulf Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.