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The following persons may apply for a St. Vincent and the Grenadines’
- who were born in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG)
- whose parents were born in SVG
- who have registered as citizens of SVG
Non-Nationals who are married to
any of the above must register for citizenship before they may apply
for a Vincentian passport - please see section “Other Consular Services”
below passport icon for relevant information and guidance.
For security passports are issued
centrally in SVG. Since 2005 SVG has issued five (5) year,
individual, electronic machine readable passports. Persons not resident
in SVG should apply through their nearest Diplomatic Mission for
onward transmission to Kingstown.
Please Note: From
March 4, 2014 SVG will commence the issue of the more secure
e-passports, which will be valid for adults for 10 years and for
children (under 16) 5 years. There is currently no requirement to
update the machine readable version if it is still valid, but upon
expiry and renewal the e-passport will be issued.
The new fee structure
as of March 4, 2014 for the e-passports is not contained on
the downloadable Passport Fees and Requirements link below and is
as follows to ensure you submit the correct fees:
PASSPORT FEES -
The following fees are non refundable and must accompany each application
for a Vincentian passport.
New Passport (Adult) - £75.00 - (processing time
from receipt of all required documents 4 - 8 weeks for renewals
and approximately 6 months to one year+ for first issue passports).
New Passport (Child under 16) - £40.00 (processing time
from receipt of all required documents 4 - 8 weeks renewals and
approximately 6 months+ for first issue passports).
Replacement Passport (for passports which are lost/stolen/damaged)
- £110.00 plus the fee for a new passport - (Processing
and issue of passports which have been reported lost/stolen/damaged
must be made in person and may be delayed for up to twelve (12)
Please note that applications for first time passports and replacements
for lost/stolen/damaged passports must be made in person. Please
contact the SVG High Commission in London to arrange an appointment
and discuss what additional documentation, you must bring with you
to your appointment.
In addition, all applications should be submitted with the following
fee for Secure International Courier for security to and
from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - £25.00. Persons
resident outside the UK should telephone the Mission since there
may be an additional charge.
Travel Documents - application should be made in person
and please call for further information) -£25.00 each
way. Persons applying for emergency travel documents
will not be issued the document until they have also submitted
an application and pay the relevant fees for a new or replacement
When sending important documents to the High Commission by post
to support Passport Applications please use ‘Special Delivery’ not
‘Recorded Delivery’. Fees are subject to change.
All Caribbean documents which are submitted to support Vincentian
passport applications must be the newer versions of the certificates.
Previously persons who applied from outside St Vincent and Grenadines
for passports were permitted to submit older versions of such documents.
The Passport Office no longer accepts the old style certificates
and applicants must obtain the appropriate version of the certificate
before submitting their application. For details on how to obtain
the latest version of a certificate please contact the relevant
passport applications must be accompanied by original supporting
documents (e.g. birth certificates, marriage certificates).
should be collected from the Mission in person.
authorized to certify Vincentian passport application forms (updated
2. Commissioner of Oaths
3. Notary Public
4. General Practitioner/Doctor
7. Minister of a recognized religion
8. Member of Parliament
9. Commissioned Officers and Warrant Officers of the Armed Services
10. Senior Police Officer (Superintendent and up)
When sending important
documents to the High Commission by post to support Passport Applications
please use ‘Special Delivery’ not ‘Recorded Delivery’. Fees are
subject to change.
Fees and Requirements |
Passport Application |
Most visitors (Non-Nationals) to St. Vincent and the Grenadines
(SVG) are not required to apply in advance for an Entry Visa, providing
they satisfy immigration officials on arrival that they are a genuine
visitor to the country.
However, persons from the following
countries DO require an entry visa prior to arrival in SVG:
Dominican Republic, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria,
People’s Republic of China and Syria.
All entry visa applications and
payment in the form of a bank draft made payable to the Accountant
General are to be sent to:
Prime Minister’s Office
Entry Visa Department
4th Floor, Administrative Building
St Vincent & the Grenadines
Tel: +1 784 451 2707 Fax: +1 784 457 2152