Do You Need A Passport To Visit Saint Vincent?

One of the first things you're probably thinking about before heading to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean is whether or not you'll need a passport. The short answer to that question is yes — most international visitors, including British citizens, require a passport to travel to Saint Vincent.


In addition to a passport, travellers to Saint Vincent may need proof of their departure from the country, which could be requested by immigration.

For UK travellers who have Saint Vincent in their sights, there’s important entry requirements to consider, including passport validity requirements and visa requirements. Luckily, you've come to the right place. Here’s a simple guide to ensure you’re prepared for a stress-free trip to this paradise island.

Do I need a passport when flying to Saint Vincent & the Grenadines?

As with international travel in general, you need a valid passport to travel to Caribbean islands such as Saint Vincent. If you don't already have a passport, you should apply for one well in advance of your planned holiday dates. To clear immigration, you may be required to show a return or onward ticket in addition to a valid passport. Your passport should be valid for at least six months beyond the date you expect to arrive in St Vincent. Before heading off, ensure there's at least one blank page left in your passport for entry stamps.

Entry requirements for St Vincent and the Grenadines may differ depending on your country of origin and are subject to review or change on a regular basis. For the most up-to-date information, check the St Vincent and the Grenadines entry policy and GOV.UK.

Note: UK citizens do not need a visa to visit Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Do I need a passport when going to Saint Vincent & the Grenadines on a cruise?

UK holidaymakers who plan on travelling to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines as part of a cruise require a valid passport.


Insider tip: Got your passport ready? It's time to start planning your island getaway! Luxury resorts are a great option for a Caribbean holiday that has it all. Sandals Saint Vincent puts you in the enviable position to explore the beauty of Saint Vincent while enjoying the wonderful inclusions of Sandals.


Bonus FAQs

I'm stuck in Saint Vincent without a passport. What should I do?

It would be a nightmare to be stuck in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, or any other destination, without a valid passport. If your passport is lost or stolen, you can visit the nearest police station and file a police report. This is critical because you may be asked to provide proof of this report during a new passport application process.

Whether you’ve lost your passport, damaged it or it’s expired, the next step is to apply for an emergency travel document. You can apply easily online.

If you need consular assistance, consider contacting the British High Commission in Barbados, who can provide services to British nationals visiting the countries of the Eastern Caribbean, including St Vincent and the Grenadines.

British citizens in St Vincent can call + 1 246 430 7800 for urgent assistance.

What to do when your trip exceeds your maximum period of stay

You will be given a six-month stay on entrance to St Vincent. If you want to stay longer, you must apply and pay for an extension with the Saint Vincent Immigration Department.


Do I need to get vaccinated before travelling to Saint Vincent & the Grenadines?

For most British citizens who plan on visiting Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, you likely won't need to get vaccinated before your trip. With that said, it is recommended that prospective visitors ensure that they are up-to-date on all routine vaccines before every trip. It should be noted that travellers from regions where there is a high risk for yellow fever may be asked to provide proof of yellow fever vaccination. This rule applies to all travellers above the age of one.

We recommend that you check Entry Protocol and Ministry of Health protocols before your departure as travel requirements can change.

Are there any currency restrictions for Saint Vincent & the Grenadines?

You shouldn’t need to worry about restrictions on local or foreign currency when travelling to Saint Vincent, but it‘s important to ensure that you declare high-value cash and negotiable instruments. Negotiable instruments include cheques, travellers' cheques, money orders and promissory notes.

Grab your passport and explore the beauty of Saint Vincent!

Anyone travelling internationally to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines by air will need a passport to enter the country. Once you've got your documents in hand, there's nothing to stop you from making the most of your trip to this stunning territory. If you want to make this the trip of a lifetime, booking an all-inclusive stay at a Saint Vincent resort is the way to go! There's nothing like having a selection of gourmet restaurants, bars, entertainment, and amenities at your disposal — all included in your stay and unlimited.


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Kylie Morrow

About Kylie Morrow

Born on the tropical island that is Saint Lucia affords a never-ending source of inspiration. In the past 13 years, Kylie loved to work with various newspapers, magazines and blogs in the Caribbean.