Entry Permits

Guides


New Fees Introduced 1st April 2013

Condition of Entry

Standard

Fast Track *

Under 12’s

Tourist

£20.00

£30.00

£5.00

Single Transit

£20.00

£30.00

£5.00

Double Transit (3 months validity)

£30.00

£40.00

£5.00

Short Term Business (1-7 days validity)

£50.00

£60.00

N/A

Long Term Business (longer than 7 days)

£35.00

£45.00

N/A

Scientific/Research Visitor

£25.00

£35.00

N/A

Contractor A

£50.00

£60.00

N/A

Contractor B

£80.00

£90.00

N/A

Contractor C

£100.00

£110.00

N/A

Employment

£20.00

£30.00

N/A

Employment-Dependant

£10.00

£15.00

£10.00

Extension to Permit

£10.00

£15.00

£5.00

* For those wishing to arrive within 14 days of application

Descriptions of Permit Categories

Tourist
For those visiting on holiday or visiting family on Ascension. Maximum stay – 3 months.

Single Transit
In transit on Ascension as part of a journey to the UK, Falklands or St Helena. Maximum stay – 7 days.

Double Transit
As for single transit but where a return journey will involve a stopover of the maximum period of 7 days on Ascension.

Short Term Business (for stays of 1 – 7 days validity)
To enable business representatives to visit Ascension Island as part of their work related activities for a period of 7 days or less.  The requirement to register with the Director of Resources and pay income tax liability is waived for holders of this permit.

Long Term Business (for stays longer than 7 days)
To enable business representatives to visit Ascension Island as part of their work related activities. Maximum period – 2 months.

Scientific/Research Visitor
For persons visiting Ascension to conduct scientific activities, research or conservation related activities. Maximum period – 3 months.

Contractor A
For an employee of a non-Ascension company conducting work directly for or through a third party or for a major organisation on Ascension on a sub-contracting basis. Maximum period – 3 months (Single Entry).

Contractor B
As for Contractor A but for a period of 6 months with multiple entry conditions.

Contractor C
As for Contractor A but for a period of 1 year with multiple entry conditions.

Extension to permit
The Administrator can extend the validity in some circumstances.

Employment
For full-time employees of designated employing organisations on Ascension for a maximum period of 30 months.

Employment-Dependents
For dependents of those on “Employment” status where the employer accepts full liability for them within the employee’s contract.

LANDING FEES

 

Standard

Under 12’s

Landing Fee A

£20.00

£5.00

Landing Fee B

£10.00

N/A

* Landing Fee B is for cruise ship passengers, and the RMS passengers who are not formally leaving the ship, and intend a few hours of sightseeing only.

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