Relations between Switzerland and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are good, but not very close.
Bilateral relations Switzerland–St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Key aspects of diplomatic relations
In 2013 the two countries concluded an agreement on reciprocal visa-free access for holders of a diplomatic, official or service passport. The Swiss embassy in Caracas (Venezuela) represents Swiss interests in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
In 2018 Switzerland imported CHF 26 million worth of goods, mainly works of art and antiques. Swiss exports amounted to CHF 1.5 million, comprising mainly jewellery and precious stones and metals, and to a lesser extent works of art and antiques.
Cooperation in education, research and innovation
Researchers from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines can apply to the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) for Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships.
Swiss nationals in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
At the end of 2018, there were 11 Swiss nationals living in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
History of bilateral relations
Switzerland recognised Saint Vincent and the Grenadines the day the country gained its independence in 1979