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St. Vincent & the Grenadines

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    HIGH MEDICAL RISK for St. Vincent & the Grenadines
    LOW TRAVEL RISK for St. Vincent & the Grenadines


COVID-19 Impact

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Travel): Medium -

Inbound travel is possible, but with notable inconvenience; restrictions affect a wide range of travellers.

Restrictions in place for a wide range of originating countries / nationalities arriving in country. Mandatory testing and quarantine in designated facilities may apply.

COVID-19 virus imageCOVID-19 Impact Rating (Domestic Operations): Low -

COVID-related precautions and restrictions causing some inconvenience to business operations. Most businesses are operating.

Both essential and non-essential businesses are operating, though outbreaks may impact medical and/or logistic factors  and cause disruption, often at short notice. Pre-existing security risks likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19-related political and socio-economic concerns in the near/medium term, though these disruptions will not affect the stability of the overall security environment. Elective surgery may not be accessible at times and VERY HIGH and HIGH Medical Risk Rated countries will be under pressure. Basic elements of BCPs – such as reduced or staggered staffing, social distancing, limited face to face interaction – may be active, with clear escalation and de-escalation triggers as well as mitigation measures.

RestrictionsInboundAll travellers are required to fill out the pre-travel form found here: https://stv.servicedx.com/travelform. Arrival protocol will depend on the origin of the travel. To see which countries fall under High, Medium and Low risk, please visit: http://www.svg-airport.com/blog/information-on-covid-19/
All COVID-19 protocols can be found here: http://health.gov.vc/health/index.php/covid-19-protocols-documents
(Until further notice)
Travellers coming from high-risk locations must arrive with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result that was taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in SVG. These travellers may be re-tested upon arrival in SVG, and must undergo a mandatory 14-days quarantine in a Tourism Authority approved quarantine hotel at their own expense. They must arrive with proof of the fully paid reservation. They must transfer via an approved AIA taxi at their own expense to the transition hotel where they will be re-tested again between day four and seven of their quarantine. The list of approved accommodations can be found here: http://health.gov.vc/health/images/PDF/stories/Approved_Accommodations_for_Quarantine_List_28_OCT_2020.pdf

Travellers coming from medium risk countries (must be the country that the traveller was present in for at least 21 days) must arrive with a negative result from a COVID-19 RT-PCR test that was taken within 72 hours of arrival, and they may be retested upon arrival in SVG. They must quarantine for seven days at an approved hotel. They will be re-tested on the fourth day and must continue in quarantine for five days.

Travellers from Low Risk countries (this must be the country that the traveller was present in for at least 21 days) must arrive with a negative result from a COVID-19 RT-PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival. They may be tested again on arrival at the discretion of the Port Health Officer. No quarantine is required if there is no evidence of on-board exposure and not in a high risk occupation.

Information on which countries are considered high, medium and low risk can be found here: http://www.svg-airport.com/blog/information-on-covid-19/

Travellers who have been vaccinated and who received their second dose at least four weeks prior to arrival must submit a negative COVID-19 test, be tested upon arrival, quarantine in an approved hotel for seven days and be retested on the fifth day of quarantine.

Travellers transiting SVG also must have a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result that was taken within 72 hours of arrival. Travellers must stay in the Argyle International Airport at all times, or if staying overnight, in a Tourism Authority-approved hotel.
(Until further notice)
Travellers to resorts/hotels considered 'Bubble Sites' must present a negative rapid COVID-19 antigen test taken within 72 hours, a complete Pre-Arrival form, undergo a COVID-19 test upon arrival, complete a health declaration and remain in their room until they receive the result. On the third day, a second COVID-19 test will be conducted. After the receipt of a negative result, travellers can use the remaining areas of the resort.
(Until further notice)
OutboundTravellers leaving SVG must fill out the following form at least five days prior to departure. This form is an application for a PCR test prior to flight. When submitting this form to o coronavirustaskforcesvg@gmail.com, travellers must also submit a copy of their itinerary and passport. The form can be found here: http://health.gov.vc/health/images/PDF/stories/PCR_REQUEST_FORM.pdf
(Until further notice)
Internal / DomesticWearing face masks is required in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
(Until further notice)

23 Jun 2021 (Updated Daily)





Risk Summary

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Please see our:

Medical and Security Alerts for St Vincent and the Grenadines

COVID-19 information for St Vincent and the Grenadines

Dedicated COVID-19 website

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Crime rates remain low and petty crime is the main security concern for visitors. The islands face a significant risk from hurricanes and tropical storms between June and November.

This information is intended as a summary of the travel security environment; however, the risks can change at short notice during a crisis or evolving situation. Please check our travel security alerts to ensure you are informed of the most recent developments.

STANDING TRAVEL ADVICE

Vaccinations For St. Vincent & the Grenadines
Hepatitis ARecommended for all travellers and expatriates,
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Hepatitis BRecommended for most travellers and expatriates,
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Yellow feverA yellow fever vaccination certificate is
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Routine Vaccinations

 
 
 
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