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Travel Advisory Update for St. Vincent and the Grenadines – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Department of State has lowered the Travel Advisory Level for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to Level 2 – Exercise increased caution in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 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 2 Travel Health Notice for Dominica due to COVID-19.

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and schools).  Other improved conditions have been reported in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

 

Read the country information page.

 

If you decide to travel to St. Vincent and the Grenadines:

·         See the U.S. Embassy’s web page regarding COVID-19.

·         Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19.

·         Visit the Dominican Government’s official page for pre-arrival protocols.

·         Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

·         Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.

·         Review the Crime and Safety Report for Barbados, which covers St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

·         U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.

 

Assistance:

·         U.S. Embassy Bridgetown, Barbados

·         Phone number: +1 246-227-4000

·         Email address:  [email protected]

·         Embassy website:  https://bb.usembassy.gov

·         State Department – Consular Affairs phone number: 1 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

·         Follow the U.S. Embassy on Facebook and Twitter

By U.S. Embassy Bridgetown | 21 October, 2020 | Topics: Alert, U.S. Citizen Services

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Here are the new entry requirements for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Here are the new entry requirements for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Here are the new entry requirements for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

TORONTO — St. Vincent and the Grenadines has announced new entry requirements for travellers just in time for Air Canada Rouge flights starting in July.

Though the sun destination never officially shut its borders to tourists and remains open for business, it is poised to welcome back Canadians once they are permitted to travel again. Thanks to strict measures put in place early on, St. Vincent and the Grenadines has seen a relatively low number of cases.

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In phase 1 of its entry plan, from July 1-30, 2020, the following entry requirements will apply to all travellers:

  • All travellers to SVG will have a PCR COVID-19 test done on arrival, with the exception of travellers whose country of origin (present in country for at least 14 days) is in the CARICOM Bubble. The CARICOM bubble consists of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, BVI, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Travellers from within the CARICOM Bubble will not be required to complete a COVID-19 laboratory test but they will need to complete a COVID-19 Questionnaire.
  • All travellers arriving from outside of the CARICOM Bubble will be required to go immediately from the airport to their private accommodation or hotel site for a 24-hour quarantine and await the results of the PCR test.
  • Once travellers have received a Negative Rapid Antibody Test or Negative PCR Test and have no signs and symptoms of COVID-19 after 24 hours following arrival, they will be contacted and discharged from quarantine.
  • All travellers who entered with approved documentation of a negative (IgG & IgM) COVID-19 antibody test done within the past 5 days and a negative SVG COVID-19 PCR test, will not need to quarantine. Such a traveller would be required to monitor their temperatures for the next 14 days and report any elevations to the local health authority.
  • Prior to arrival, all travellers will be required to complete an online VINCYCOVID application or fill in a VINCYCOVID questionnaire on the flight prior to arrival.
  • Upon arrival, all passengers will be screened before entering the arrivals area. Screening may include probing for symptoms, temperature checks and laboratory specimen collection. The area for screening will be sanitized after each group is screened.

 

In phase 2, which begins on Aug. 1, 2020 and based on the data gained during phase 1 and the current epidemiology of the COVID-19 pandemic, travellers arriving will be subjected to PCR COVID-19 testing, depending on their country of origin.

 

For more details go to http://health.gov.vc/health/index.php/c and https://www.facebook.com/SVGHEALTH/.

 

For reopening updates from other destinations go to https://www.travelweek.ca/news/destinations-reopening-list/.

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