Entry requirements

This page has information on travelling to St Vincent and the Grenadines.

This page reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British Citizen’ passport from the UK, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in St Vincent and the Grenadines set and enforce entry rules. If you’re unsure how St Vincent and the Grenadines’ entry requirements apply to you, contact its UK embassy, high commission or consulate.

All travellers

The entry requirements into St Vincent and the Grenadines vary depending upon country of origin and are subject to review or change on a regular basis. You should consult the St Vincent and the Grenadines’ entry protocol documents for the full and latest information.

From 18 September 18 2022, COVID-19-related travel restrictions have been lifted. Both fully vaccinated and unvaccinated visitors to St. Vincent and the Grenadines no longer need to complete a pre-arrival travel form, undertake a COVID test prior to arrival, show a negative COVID-19 test or proof of quarantine arrangements before boarding their flight/on arrival, or quarantine on arrival.

There is one direct (with a short layover remaining on the plane in Barbados) commercial flight from the UK to St Vincent and the Grenadines – Virgin Atlantic on Wednesdays and Sundays from London Heathrow to Argyle International Airport on St Vincent. If a non-direct option via a transit country (e.g. Barbados) is used, entry requirements may well be different to those of St Vincent and the Grenadines. You should check the travel advice of the country through which you are transiting en route to St Vincent and the Grenadines before you travel.

If you’re fully vaccinated

Entry requirements for St Vincent and the Grenadines are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status

If you’re not fully vaccinated

Entry requirements for St Vincent and the Grenadines are the same for all travellers, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.

Children and young people

There are no specific requirements for children and young people.

Exemptions

There are currently no exemptions to the COVID-19 requirements in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Check your passport and travel documents before you travel

You should check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Passport validity

If you are visiting St Vincent and the Grenadines, your passport should be valid for 6 months from the date you arrive.

Visas

British passport holders don’t need a visa to visit St Vincent and the Grenadines.

On entry, you will be granted a specified period to stay. If you wish to stay longer, you must apply and pay for an extension of stay through the St Vincent Immigration Department.

It’s an offence to overstay the entry period or to work without a work permit.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from St Vincent and the Grenadines. Entry requirements may change from time to time. You should check with the St Vincent High Commission in London before you travel.

Foot and mouth disease

Import licences are required for the import of any foodstuffs to the island.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Departure tax

Departure tax is included in the flight costs.

Returning to the UK

Check what you must do to return to the UK.