The following are clearance procedures for arriving by yacht into St. Vincent & The Grenadines.
Visiting yachts arriving in the territorial waters of St. Vincent & The Grenadines must proceed directly to a designated port of entry to complete clearance formalities before stopping at any other anchorage.
With Q flag hoisted, boats should dock or anchor in the port of entry and only the captain should go ashore taking along:
- Three crew lists
- Clearance from the previous port
- Ship's papers
Boats must also clear out at one of the official ports before departing St. Vincent & The Grenadines.
Private vessels must pay a Cruise Tax to enable unlimited stay in St. Vincent & The Grenadines waters, and charter boats must be in possession of a St. Vincent & The Grenadines Cruising License.