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Saint Vincentians can travel European Schengen nations without a visa for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. These 90 days are not have to be consecutive.

The same will be true with the implementation of the ETIAS visa waiver, which will be applicable for multiple 90-day journeys. ETIAS is valid for three years or until the traveller’s passport expires, whichever comes first.

Visitors from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines who desire to remain for more than 90 days must apply for a visa.

The ETIAS allows visitors, including Saint Vincentian citizens to enter the Schengen Area for the following purposes:

  • Tourism
  • Business
  • Medical purposes
  • Transit

Visitors are not permitted to work in any of the Schengen nations. Each member state has its own policies on foreign nationals travelling there to work, and the Vincentian citizen may be required to apply for a work visa, a work permit, or both.

The ETIAS will allow Vincentians to go to Schengen nations to determine which European countries best fit them, but they will be unable to begin working without the necessary work visa or work permit. Attempting to work in a Schengen member state with merely an ETIAS may result in the revocation of the ETIAS and a prohibition on returning.

All European Schengen nations will need Saint Vincent and the Grenadines people to hold an ETIAS. The majority of European Union (EU) countries, as well as four other European countries, are part of the Schengen Area. ETIAS will begin operations in late 2023.

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