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Motto: "Peace and justice"
Language: English
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Airports: Argyle International Airport (SVD)
Known for:
Official Tourism Website:
Drives on the: Left Side
Calling Code: +1-784

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country in the Lesser Antilles Island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lie at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Seawhere the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean. The country is also known as St. Vincent.

Its 389 km2 (150 sq mi) territory consists of the main island of Saint Vincent and the northern two-thirds of the Grenadines, which are a chain of smaller islands stretching south from Saint Vincent Island to Grenada. Most of Saint Vincent lies within theHurricane Belt.

To the north of Saint Vincent lies Saint Lucia, to the east Barbados. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a densely populated country (over 300 inhabitants/km2) with approximately 102,000 inhabitants.

Its capital is Kingstown, also its main port. Saint Vincent has a French and Britishcolonial history and is now part of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States,CARICOM, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Bolivarian Alliance for the Americasand the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).

Marriage Requirements for St. Vincent & The Grenadines


Getting married in St. Vincent & The Grenadines is relatively easy.  Of course you MUST follow the guidelines of the country as stated by their laws.  The law states that you must be on the island for at least one full day before a marriage ceremony (civil or church) can take place.  Every member of the party who will officiate at your wedding must be on the island at least one day also.

  • Licence costs US$185.00 and US$7.00 stamps for licence.
  • Licence is issued in one day.
  • Present original birth certificates or valid passports of both applicants.
  • If parties are non-nationals present valid passport(s), foreign birth certificates are not accepted.
  • If either parties were married before, please present both original and copy of death certificates or decree absolute where necessary (divorce papers).
  • Licence is valid for three months from date of issue.


  • Licence costs US$5.52 for stamps which can be purchased at the Registry.
  • Present original birth certificates or valid passports, foreign birth certificates are not accepted.
  • If person(s) are non-nationals, present valid passports, foreign birth certificates are not accepted.
  • Notice is posted for seven (7) consecutive days on the notice board at the Registry Court House.
  • If either parties wee married before, please present original and copy of Decree Absolute (Divorce Papers) or in the case of death of former spouse, present original and copy and death certificate.
  • Licence is valid for three months from date of issue.

Featured Hotels in St. Vincent & The Grenadines


Anchorage Yacht Club

Address: Union Island
Phone: (784) 458-8221
Fax: (784) 458-8365

Beachcombers Hotel Ltd.

Address: Villa Beach, Kingstown
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 126
Phone: (784) 458-4283
Fax: (784) 458-4385

Bequia Beach Club

Address: Friendship Bay, Bequia
Phone: (784) 458-3248
Fax: (784) 458-3689

Canouan Beach Hotel

Address: Canouan Island
Phone: (784) 458-8888
Fax: (784) 458-8875

Cotton House Hotel

Address: Mustique
Phone: (784) 456-4777
Fax: (784) 456-5887

Frangipani Hotel

Address: Bequia
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1
Phone: (784) 458-3255
Fax: (784) 458-3824

St. Vincent & The Grenadines