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Updated Arrival Protocols For SVG (as at 2021-08-11)

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  • Category: Business, Covid-19

Vaccinated

If you are a fully vaccinated traveller visiting or returning to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, please take careful note of our updated COVID-19 travel protocols (phase #16, commenced August 11, 2021).

 
Travellers who have been fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after final dose) with a COVID-19 vaccine that is recognised by the Ministry of Health MUST arrive with a negative PCR result (done no more than 72 hours before arrival) and documented evidence of vaccine (in English); may be retested on arrival in St. Vincent and the Grenadines; and (where mandated) MUST quarantine in a Tourism Authority / Ministry of Health approved hotel.
1) Travellers from ‘very high risk’, ‘high risk’ and ‘medium risk’ countries must quarantine for 48 hours
2) Travellers from ‘low risk’ countries will not have to quarantine, as long as there is no evidence of onboard exposure and they are not in high risk occupations
3) Dominica and Bermuda have been added to the ‘medium risk’ countries list
The following are Ministry of Health approved COVID-19 vaccines:
Oxford AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), COVISHIELD, AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience)
Pfizer (BioNTech)
Moderna
Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)
Gamalaya (Sputnik V, Gam-Covid-Vac)
Abdala, Soberana (Cuban vaccines)
Sinovac, Sinopharm
The updated Government-approved quarantine accommodation list is available on the Discover St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG Tourism Authority) Facebook page.
More information about COVID-19 travel protocols is available on the MOHWE’s website http://health.gov.vc/health/index.php/covid-19-protocols-documents

Help us keep this disease in check by adhering to our COVID-19 travel protocols!

CURRENT PROTOCOLS - VACCINATED

Unvaccinated

If you are an unvaccinated traveller visiting or returning to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, please take careful note of our updated COVID-19 travel protocols (phase #16, commenced August 11, 2021).

 
All travellers (regardless of country of origin) MUST arrive with a negative PCR result done no more than 72 hours before arrival, may be retested on arrival in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and (where mandated) MUST quarantine in a Tourism Authority / Ministry of Health approved hotel.
 
1) Travellers from ‘very high risk’ countries must quarantine for 14 – 21 days; travellers from ‘high risk’ countries must quarantine for 14 days; and travellers from ‘medium risk’ countries must quarantine for seven days
2) Travellers from ‘low risk’ countries will not have to quarantine, as long as there is no evidence of onboard exposure and they are not in high risk occupations
3) Dominica and Bermuda have been added to the ‘medium risk’ countries list
4) Sinovac and Sinopharm have been added to the list of recognised COVID-19 vaccines
 
The updated Government-approved quarantine accommodation list is available on the Discover St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG Tourism Authority) Facebook page.
 
More information about COVID-19 travel protocols is available on the Ministry of Health’s website http://health.gov.vc/health/index.php/covid-19-protocols-documents
 

Help us keep this disease in check by adhering to our COVID-19 travel protocols!

CURRENT PROTOCOLS - UNVACCINATED

VIEW PROTOCOL VIDEO BELOW

New Travel Protocols Video Explanation.

As St. Vincent and the Grenadines welcomes visitors back to our multi-island nation, strict travel protocols have been put in place to avoid the risk of community spread of COVID-19.

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Download the protocols above and read through them thoroughly to familiarise yourself with what is expected of persons arriving in St. Vincent and the Grenadines – whether by air or by sea.

Please note that these protocols are subject to change according to the local, regional or international situation as it relates to COVID-19 transmission.

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