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July 23, 2020

SVG Opens Pink LadySt. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) never officially shut its borders to tourists and remains open for business, poised to welcome visitors once they are permitted to travel from their respective countries. In March, SVG took strict measures to contain the spread of the virus and with few visitors able to reach the destination due to restrictions in travelling from other countries, the destination has seen a relatively low number of cases. 

Canadians will be able to reach SVG by air  once again through a direct route from Toronto to the main island of St. Vincent with Air Canada which plans to resume service in July 23 2020. 

Attached are the updated entry requirements by air and below for yacht:

• Completion of forms at Ports of Entry (PoE). The POE’s currently accessible are Blue Lagoon, Wallilabou and Port Kingstown.

• All arriving yachts will request permission for entry by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

• An online risk assessment form must be completed prior to arrival.

• Once accepted for entry, after initial screening, yachts will proceed to designated area(s) for on-vessel quarantine.

• Mooring at designated areas* will be at the cost of the yacht. 

• Those who opt for SVG COVID-19 PCR testing will remain onboard until results are received. If negative, no further quarantine will be required. If positive, they will be isolated at a government facility for care and treatment. Both testing and isolation will be at the cost of the yachts.

The most up to date information on the COVID-19 situation in SVG can be found here: http://health.gov.vc/health/index.php/c & https://www.facebook.com/SVGHEALTH/

Please note that this protocol may be revised at any time at the discretion of the Health Services Subcommittee of the National Emergency Committee/COVID-19 Task Force, Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment.
 
- Information provided by SVG