Entry requirements – St Vincent and the Grenadines travel advice



The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is for travellers using a full ‘British Citizen’ passport.

The authorities in the country or territory you’re travelling to are responsible for setting and enforcing the rules for entry. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to.

You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

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 always consult the St Vincent and the Grenadines’ entry protocol documents for the full and latest information.

You should not use the NHS testing service to get a test in order to facilitate your travel to another country. You should arrange to take a private test.

There are no direct commercial flights from the UK to St Vincent and the Grenadines. As transit country (eg Barbados) entry requirements may well be different to those of St Vincent and the Grenadines, you are advised to check and respect the requirements of the country through which you are transiting en route to St Vincent and the Grenadines before you travel.

Regular entry requirements


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.

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of 6 months from the date of entry into St Vincent.

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.