Reconsider travel to the French West Indies, which includes the islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Saint Martin, and Saint Barthélemy, due to health and safety measures and COVID-related conditions.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the French West Indies due to COVID-19, indicating a high level of COVID-19 there. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine. Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC's specific recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers. There are restrictions in place affecting U.S. citizen entry into Martinique, French Saint Martin, and Saint Barthelemy. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions in French West Indies.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to the French West Indies:
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.