This CONSULAR section deals with Miscellaneous matters related to both Nationals & Non-Nationals of St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
POLICE | LEGALISATION | GETTING MARRIED | MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE | CUSTOMS CONCESSIONS | IMPORTING PLANTS AND ANIMALS
1. Police Record
Persons who have resided in St. Vincent and the Grenadines can request for a copy of their police record.
2. Legalisation/Notarisation of Documents
The “legalisation” or “notarisation” of documents can only be performed in St Vincent and the Grenadines by either the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Registrar in the Court House. If this is required you should arrange for this to be at the earliest opportunity while the document is in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
For more information you should contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: +1 784 456 2060
The SVG High Commission in London has the authority to ‘certify’ Vincentian documents (fee £20 per document). Tel: +44 (0)20 7460 2588 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Getting Married in St Vincent and the Grenadines
Persons not usually resident can apply to be married in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. There are two types of marriage licenses (please see information below). Tourists who wish to marry in St. Vincent and the Grenadines usually apply for the ‘Governor General’s Special Marriage License’.
4. Obtaining a Marriage Certificate
Copies of marriage certificates are available by application.
5. Customs Concession for the Importation of Personal Effects
6. Importing Plants and Animals
All requests to import Plants and/or Animals should be directed to the Ministry of Agriculture:
Ministry of Agriculture
St Vincent & the Grenadines
For Plants – Please write to the Ministry of Agriculture detailing the plants and/or seeds you wish to import into Saint Vincent and the Grenadines