From 4 July, St Vincent and the Grenadines is exempt from the FCO advice against all non-essential international travel. This is based on the current assessment of COVID-19 risks.
However, the requirement to self-isolate on return to the UK from St Vincent and the Grenadines remains in place. See guidance on entering or returning to the UK.
- All international flights have been suspended until further notice
- The seaports of Bequia, Mustique, Canouan and Union Island have also been closed to yachts and pleasure craft
- A mandatory two-week self-quarantine period for all arrivals is being enforced
- There are local travel restrictions in place
See Entry requirements for more information before you plan to travel.
If you’re returning to the UK, you will need to:
- provide your journey and contact details
- self-isolate for 14 days
Check the full guidance on entering or returning to the UK.
Check our advice on foreign travel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and sign up for email alerts for this travel advice.
If you’re planning travel to St Vincent and the Grenadines, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCO’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.
There is an ongoing issue that is causing some callers difficulty in accessing consular services through our switchboard (+ 1 246 430 7800 and select option 2 for consular services). Whilst we investigate, if callers are unable to access consular services through our switchboard, they may do so by completing the webform, by calling the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on +44 (0)207 7008 1500, or by using the switchboard numbers for the following UK missions in the Caribbean:
Port of Spain +1 868-350-0444
Kingston +1 876-936-0700
Havana +53 7214 2200 or +53 7204 1771
Dom Rep +1 809-472-7111
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
The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You should 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
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.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in St Vincent and the Grenadines, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism