Summary

COVID-19 entry restrictions for St Vincent and the Grenadines

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for St Vincent and the Grenadines’ current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

Travelling from and returning to the UK

Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.

Following several months of effusive eruptions, La Soufrière volcano in Saint Vincent explosively erupted from 9-22 April. Although the eruptive phase has now ended, British Nationals should heed the advice of local authorities. See ‘Natural Disasters’ for more information.

The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You should follow and monitor local and international weather updates from the US National Hurricane Centre and follow the advice of local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters.

If you’re travelling to St Vincent and the Grenadines during coronavirus, see the Coronavirus page for more information.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. During the COVID-19 pandemic it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check your cover. See the FCDO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

On 13 October 2021, Virgin Atlantic commenced a twice-weekly service between London Heathrow (LHR) and Argyle International Airport (SVD) on St Vincent. Flights are on Wednesdays and Sundays and involve a short layover in Barbados but no changing of planes. Alternatively, there are a range of indirect options, for example connecting on smaller flights to SVG from Barbados. There are also direct flights between St Vincent and Miami and, as of late October, New York, on American Airlines and Caribbean Airways respectively. Air Canada’s service between St Vincent and Toronto is scheduled to recommence from 3 November 2022.

Most visits to St Vincent and the Grenadines are trouble-free, but there have been incidents of crime including murder, robbery and assault. See Crime

Dengue fever is endemic to Latin America and the Caribbean and can occur throughout the year. Following an upturn in cases in St Vincent and the Grenadines, you should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes. See Health

UK health authorities have classified St Vincent and the Grenadines as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Cases of Chikungunya virus have been confirmed in St Vincent and the Grenadines. You should take steps to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in St Vincent and the Grenadines, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

Consular support is not available from the British High Commission in Kingstown. However, the British High Commission in Bridgetown, Barbados can provide consular support to British nationals.