Entry Visa & Permit

Written on 21/06/2019
Inside St Helena

Entry Permit

An entry permit fee of £20 is charged to all visitors that allows a stay of up to 183 days.  Children under the age of 12 are exempt from this fee.  You must have a return ticket or other means of departure and valid medical insurance for at least £175,000 that includes emergency medical evacuation by air.

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Travel Insurance

St Helena Airport strongly recommends having travel insurance to cover missed departure and delayed departure in the event that the flight to and from the island is significantly delayed.

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Please check if a visa IS required for entry into St Helena against the list of countries on the St Helena Government Evisa website.  https://evisa.sainthelena.gov.sh/

Visas are to be applied for in advance.  There is no ‘visa on entry’ facility available.  The process can take up to 21 days and the visa costs £50 and payable via PayPal. 

A visa is NOT required for UK, most European countries, Canadian and USA passport holders.  Please check list if you qualify.