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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Covid-19 entry protocols

These are the current regulations for entry by air into St. Vincent and the Grenadines, updated 7th May 2021

Note that the quarantine is much shorter for fully vaccinated persons, as reflected in this latest update at the bottom of the page.
All travelers must arrive with a negative result of a COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test done no more than seventy-two (72) hours or three (3) days before arrival.

All travelers: complete the pre-arrival form available here:
https://stv.servicedx.com/formmgmt/travelform

1. Very High Risk Countries:

I. Brazil, South Africa, Suriname, Colombia, Belize, Mexico, India Guyana, Panama, Argentina, Peru
ii. Must arrive with a negative result of a COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test done no more than seventy-two (72) hours or three (3) days before arrival.
iii. May be retested for COVID-19 (RT-PCR) on arrival in SVG.
iv. MUST Mandatory quarantine for twenty-one (21) days in a Tourism Authority/MOHWE approved Transition/Quarantine Hotel at their cost.
Must arrive with proof of the fully paid reservation.
v. MUST transfer to the Transition Hotel in an approved AIA taxi or approved vessel (plane or ferry) at own expense.
vi. Must be retested on day seven (7) and day fourteen (14) of quarantine.

2.High Risk Countries:

i. Barbados, United States of America, including the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), China, United Kingdom, Germany, St. Lucia, Jamaica,
Trinidad and Tobago, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Nigeria, Indonesia, Philippines, Italy, Bahamas, Canada, Turks and Caicos Islands, France
(including overseas regions), Spain and Russia.
ii. Must arrive with a negative result of a COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test done no more than seventy-two (72) hours or three (3) days before arrival.
iii. May be retested for COVID-19 (RT-PCR) on arrival in SVG.
iv. MUST Mandatory quarantine for fourteen (14) days in a Tourism Authority/MOHWE approved Transition/Quarantine Hotel at their cost.
Must arrive with proof of the fully paid reservation.
v. MUST transfer to the Transition Hotel in an approved AIA taxi or approved vessel (plane or ferry) at own expense.
vi. Must be retested between day four (4) and day (7) of quarantine.

2. Medium Risk Countries (the country of residence will be the last country that the traveler was present in for at least 21 days):

i. British Virgin Islands, Taiwan, Antigua and Barbuda;
ii. Must arrive with a negative result of a COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test done no more than 72 hours before arrival.
iii. May be retested on arrival in SVG.
iv. MUST Mandatory quarantine for seven (7) days in a Tourism Authority/MOHWE approved Transition/Quarantine Hotel at their cost.
v. Must be retested on day four (4) of quarantine.
vi. Must continue five (5) monitored days in an approved home/hotel/vessel at the discretion of the Port Health Officer.

3. Low-Risk Countries (the country of residence will be the last country that the traveler was present in for at least 21 days):

i. Anguilla, Grenada, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis;
ii. Must arrive with a negative result of a COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test done no more than 72 hours before arrival.
iii. May be tested on arrival in SVG at the discretion of the Port Health Officer.
iv. No quarantine if no evidence of onboard vessel exposure and not in a high-risk occupation.

4. Resort Specific “Bubble Protocol” Hotels in SVG:

i. Resort Specific Protocols must be approved by the Health Services Subcommittee of the National Emergency Organization and bear the stamp of the NEMO.
ii. Resort Specific “Bubble Protocol” Approved Hotels – Mandarin Oriental Canouan, Soho Beach House Canouan, Canouan Estates Resort and Villas, Bequia Beach Hotel, Petit St. Vincent Island & Resort, Mustique.
iii. Travelers from Brazil and South Africa must comply with the
general protocol and not the resort specific bubble resort protocol.

Any other country not assigned to the above categories should be assumed to
be high risk.

5. Travelers arriving with evidence of being fully vaccinated (at least 4 weeks after the final dose) with a COVID-19 vaccine recognized by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (National Regulatory Authority) shall:

i. Present with documented evidence of full vaccination issued by a
competent authority;
ii. Must arrive with a negative result of a COVID-19 (RT-PCR) test
done no more than 72 hours before arrival
iii. Must be retested on arrival in SVG.
iv. MUST Mandatory quarantine for forty-eight (48) hours in a Tourism Authority/MOHWE approved transition/quarantine Hotel at their cost to await the result of the entry screening before discharge from quarantine.

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