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Frequently Asked Questions – Travel and Test Requirements Saba

Updated: Oct 5


1. What do I have to do to travel from Saba?

· There are no local requirements to leave the island.

· Travelers should be mindful of the travel requirements of their destination(s).


2. Two nights away from Saba? No testing?

· When vaccinated, Saba residents traveling to a high-risk country or a very-high risk country, for example, St. Maarten, for a maximum of 2 nights or less do not need a negative pre-travel test to re-enter Saba.


3. What is a low-risk country?

· Low-risk countries are places with no active local transmission of Covid-19 in the previous 14 days.


4. What is a high-risk country?

· High-risk countries are places where there is local transmission of Covid-19.


5. What is a very high-risk country?

· Very high risk countries are countries with a wide circulation of some Covid-19 Variants of Concern.

· Click on the link for very high-risk countries list

https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/reizen-en-vakantie/in-thuisquarantaine-bij-aankomst-in-nederland/quarantaineplicht


6. What do I need to enter Saba from a low-risk country?

· Complete the entry form found on the Saba Tourism website, http://www.sabatourism.com/travel-requirements.

Note, there is a 24 hour turnaround time in approval, so submit your application on time. When filling out the form make sure to put the correct information in the relevant field.


7. What do I need to enter Saba from a high-risk country?

· Complete the entry form found on the Saba Tourism website, http://www.sabatourism.com/travel-requirements

Note, there is a 24 hour turnaround time in approval, so submit your application on time.

When filling out the form make sure to put the correct information in the relevant field.

· A negative PCR (Maximum of 72 hours before arrival to Saba) or Rapid Antigen test (Maximum of 48 hours before arrival to Saba)


8. What do I need to enter Saba from a very high-risk country?

· Complete the entry form found on the Saba Tourism website. http://www.sabatourism.com/travel-requirements

Note, there is a 24 hour turnaround time in approval, so submit your application on time.

When filling out the form make sure to put the correct information in the relevant field.

· A negative PCR test (Maximum of 72 hours before arrival to Saba)



10. Do I need to quarantine upon arrival to Saba?

· Vaccinated persons do not require quarantine but when traveling from a very high risk country, they should wear masks and practice social distancing for the first five (5) days. There will be a test on day five (5).

· Non- vaccinated persons must quarantine for five (5) days when traveling from a high-risk or very high risk country.

· Persons traveling from low-risk countries do not have to quarantine.

· Persons with one dose of approved vaccine, who can provide evidence of having Covid-19 do not have to quarantine.

· Non-vaccinated children arriving from a high-risk or very high-risk countries are not required to quarantine, but they may not attend daycare, school, after-school activities or any other big event for five (5) days.


11.What are the requirements for children traveling?

· Complete the entry form found on the Saba Tourism website. Note, there is a 24 hour turnaround time in approval, so submit your application on time.

· 2 – 10-year-olds are not required to submit a pre-travel test but must test on arrival to Saba and test on day five (5).

· Non-vaccinated 12-17-year-olds are required to submit a pre-travel test but must test on arrival to Saba and test on day five (5).

· Vaccinated 12-17 year-olds are required to submit a pre-travel test.



12.How can I get a pre-travel test on Saba?

· A drop-in testing center operates daily, including weekends, between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm, located by M & A Snack Bar (Topogigos) in the Bottom.

· A rapid antigen test costs $50, and a PCR test costs $75.

· Before testing, you should make payments at the Receiver's Office at the Government Administration Building; office hours are 8:30 am - 11:30 am and 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

· Walk with proof of payment to the testing center.

· Same day test results via email

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