St. Vincent and the Grenadines Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations details

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Customs Rules

Import regulations::

Free import by passengers of 18 years of age and over of:
- 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 1/2 lb. tobacco; and
- 1 quart of wine or spirits.


Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinarian good health and rabies inoculation certificate, issued at point of origin, and an import permit from the Ministry of Agriculture. Advance notice to the station manager on St. Vincent and the Grenadines of the transporting airline is necessary, also in case of transit.

Baggage Clearance regulations::

Baggage is cleared at the airport of final destination in St. Vincent and the Grenadines if no change of flight is involved.

Exempt: baggage of transit passengers with a destination outside of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Airport Embarkation Tax

Embarkation Tax is levied on passengers traveling abroad: XCD 40.- or equivalent in USD.
Place of payment: Airport of departure or included in the ticket fare if traveling with the regional airline LIAT.
1. Holders of diplomatic passports, their wife and children;
2. Children under 12 years of age;
3. Passengers departing St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the same day;
4. Government Ministers;
5. Members of regional organizations, Peace Corps, Voluntary Service Overseas.

Currency rules

Currency Import regulations:

Local currency (East Caribbean Dollar-XCD) and foreign currencies: amounts exceeding XCD 10,000.- or equivalent in foreign currencies must be declared.

Currency Export regulations:

Local currency (East Caribbean Dollar-XCD) and foreign currencies: up to the amounts imported and declared.

Passport, Visa & Health advice

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.

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