Do You Need Visa to Visit Saint Lucia?

Do You Need Visa to Visit Saint Lucia? Check It Out!

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Visa Types & Categories to Apply for Saint Lucia

Visa Types & Categories to Apply for Saint Lucia

Visitors from visa-exempt countries can stay in Saint Lucia for up to 6 weeks. Cruise ship passengers visiting Saint Lucia for one day do not need a visa.

You can stay in Saint Lucia maximum of 3 months with a single entry or a period of 1 year with multiple entries. It depends on your visit purpose to Saint Lucia.

Foreigners can apply for a Saint Lucia visa for tourism, business, or studying purposes. Nationals of some countries can get a visa at the border of entry in Saint Lucia airport. You can check the detailed information below.

Saint Lucia Visa on Arrival

Saint Lucia Visa on Arrival

Nationals of the below-mentioned countries can obtain a Saint Lucia Visa on Arrival:

 

American Samoa

Comoros

Ghana

Madagascar

Papua New Guinea

Timor-Leste

Benin

Cote d'Ivoire

Guatemala

Malaysia

Paraguay

Togo

Bhutan

Djibouti

Guinea

Mali

Peru

Uganda

Bolivia

Ecuador

Guinea-Bissau

Mauritania

Philippines

Vietnam

Burkina Faso

El Salvador

Honduras

Mongolia

Sao Tome and Principe

Zimbabwe

Burundi

Equatorial Guinea

India

Mozambique

Senegal

 

Cambodia

Ethiopia

Kenya

Nicaragua

Sierra Leone

 

Cameroon

Gabon

Kyrgyzstan

Palau

Sudan

 

Cape Verde

The Gambia

Macao

Palestine

Thailand

 

 

Required Documents for Saint Lucia Visa on Arrival

 

1. Passport

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the return date.
  • It also must have at least two blank pages.

2. Return Ticket

  • To your home country

3. Sufficient Funds

  • For your stay in Saint Lucia

4. Yellow Fever Certificate (If required)

*Additional documents may be required.

 

Saint Lucia Visa on Arrival Fee
  • Single-entry visa (valid for 3 months) – 50 USD
  • Multiple-entry visa (valid for 1 year) – 75 USD

The fee may vary depending on your nationality.

 

Where to Apply for Saint Lucia Visa on Arrival?

You will apply for a Saint Lucia Visa on Arrival at Hewanorra International Airport (St. Lucia’s Major Airport). If you have further questions, you can check the website of Saint Lucia Airport.

Saint Lucia Non-immigrant Visa

Saint Lucia Non-immigrant Visa

Foreign nationals can apply for a Saint Lucia Non-immigrant visa to visit Saint Lucia for tourism, business, and study purposes.

 

Required Documents for Saint Lucia Non-immigrant Visa

 

1.  Application Form

  • Duly completed and signed

2. Two Photos

  • The photo should be of passport format, a recent whole-face capture with a light background.
  • It must be in the size of 3.5 x 4.5 coloured, and the head should take 70-80% of the photo.
  • You must be looking straight at the camera with a neutral facial expression (no smile and mouth closed).
  • Try to avoid uniforms or colours matching the background.

3. Passport and Copy of the Main Page

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the return date.
  • It also must have at least two blank pages.

4. Copy of ID Card

5. Residence Permit/Visa Copy

  • If your country of residence and citizenship are different

6. Return Ticket

  • To your home country

7. Copy of Travel Itinerary

  • Copy of your airline ticket

8. Proof of Accommodation

  • Valid (existing) hotel/accommodation booking/reservation with the full address (name, street, city, zip code, contact information, booking ref.)
  • In case of staying at a private house:
    • Invitation letter and a copy of the house owner’s resident card (both front and backside) and fill out the address on the application form.

9. Proof of Financial Means

  • Bank statements of the last 2 months

10. Proof of Employment (If required)

  • Employment Letter
    • Stating the date of hire and current wage
  • If self-employed:
    • Forms of the previous tax year

11. For Business:

  • Invitation Letter from Company/Organization in Saint Lucia
  • Stating the purpose of your visit, whether or not your expenses will be covered by the host during your stay in Saint Lucia, you will not receive any financial compensation or pay from your host

12. For Study:

  • Acceptance/Admission Letter
  • Proof of your registration
  • Proof of payment of tuition fees
  • If you are a student:
    • Proof of enrolment in your educational institution indicating the date of enrolment and your status(full-time/part-time)

*Additional documents may be required by the embassy.

 

Processing Time for Saint Lucia Non-immigrant Visa

The average processing time for a Saint Lucia Non-immigrant visa is 5-7 working days. It depends on your visa application country.

 

Saint Lucia Non-immigrant Visa Fee
  • Single-entry Visa (valid for 3 months) – 50 USD
  • Multiple-entry Visa (valid for 1 year) – 75 USD

The fee may vary depending on your nationality and country of submission.

 

Where to Apply for Saint Lucia Non-immigrant Visa?

You will apply for a Saint Lucia Non-immigrant visa in Saint Lucia visa application centers, embassies, or consulates, whichever accepts visa applications in your country of residence. If there is none of them in your country, you need to apply to the nearest embassy or consulate to your location.

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FAQ

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What is the required validity of the passport to Saint Lucia?

The required validity of the passport is at least 6 months beyond the return date.

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How long may I stay in Saint Lucia without a visa?

If you are one of the national of visa-free countries to Saint Lucia, you can stay there for up to 6 months without a visa.

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Do Green Card holders need a visa to Saint Lucia?

US Green Card holders are exempt from visa requirement.

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May I extend the validity of my Saint Lucia visa?

Yes. In order to extend the validity of your visa, you need to contact with Immigration Department. You can contact with Immigration Department via e-mail: [email protected]

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I am from a country whose citizens do not need a visa to enter Saint Lucia. Can I experience any problems at the border, while entering Saint Lucia?

You must meet certain requirements to enter Saint Lucia, even if you are not required a visa:

  • The purpose of your trip to Saint Lucia must be plausible and comprehensible.
  • Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months beyond your stay in Saint Lucia.
  • You must be able to finance your own living and travel costs.
  • You must hold a confirmed return flight to prove that you are prepared to leave Saint Lucia before the visa expires.
  • You must not pose a threat to security or public order.
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Will my fees be refunded if my visa is refused?

All fees are non-refundable and will not be refunded if your visa application is not successful.

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Can the Embassy/Consulate request me to provide additional documents or information?

The embassy may request you to provide additional documents or information, according to your personal situation, even after you have submitted all the required documents mentioned on the official website of the Embassy/Consulate/Visa Application Center.

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