Saint Vincent and the Grenadines visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Saint Vincentian Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines tourist visa is not required for Citizens of South Africa for a stay up to 30 days.
  • Visitors are required to possess passports valid for the proposed duration of stay.
  • Visitors are expected to leave at least a blank page on their passports to obtain entry stamps.
  • There are no certificates of vaccination required for entry.
  • There are no currency restrictions on visitors for entry and exit from the country.
  • Do not enter the country with firearms or ammunition without prior permission from its government.
  • Illegal trafficking in illegal drugs and firearms attract severe jail sentences and heavy fines.
  • Consensual same sex relationships is illegal, with penalties up to 10 years in prison.
  • The public transportation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines consists of minibuses and taxis only.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines uses the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4), hence, South Africa is 6 hours ahead of the country.
  • In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the climate is tropical, hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cool, dry season from January to mid-April and a hot, humid and rainy season from June to December.
  • Protestant Christianity is the religion of the majority in Saint Vincent and Grenadines.
  • English has official status in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Most residents of the nation use Vincentian Creole, especially in informal settings.
  • Saint Vincent is known for its vast mountains, volcanoes and plains with beautiful fauna and flora life.

Frequently Asked Questions

What country colonised Saint Vincent and Grenadines?

It was colonised by the French before it was overtaken by the British, although, the Caribbeans do not recognise the British sovereignty. 

Is it safe to travel to Saint Vincent and Grenadines?

St Vincent and the Grenadines is a friendly and welcoming country and overall crime rates are relatively low.

How populous is St. Vincent??

The country is densely populated with 307 people per square kilometer (792/sq mi), which ranks 39th in the world.

Can I extend my stay in Saint Vincent and Grenadines?

It is possible to extend a visitor permit each month for up to a year from the date of arrival, but this is at the discretion of the immigration authorities.