The Grenadian passport is a travel document is issued to citizens of Grenada, in accordance with Grenada Citizenship Act 1976 (CAP. 54) and the Grenada Constitution, for the purpose of facilitating international travel. It allows the bearer to travel in foreign countries and the Commonwealth of Nations, in accordance with visa requirements, and facilitates the process of securing assistance from Grenadian consular officials abroad, if necessary.
Caribbean Community Grenada Passport
|Expiration||5 years after issuance for individuals under or over 16 years of age.|
A Grenada passport is a document valid for proof of citizenship. The passport is also a Caricom passport, as Grenada is a member of the Caribbean Community. There are three types of passport booklets: regular, service, or diplomatic passports. Despite the placement of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) logo at the top of the document's cover-page, Grenada passports are issued by the Immigration and Passport Department (an extension arm of the Royal Grenada Police Force) and at the Diplomatic missions and Honorary Consulates of Grenada abroad.
Types of passports
- Issuable to Grenadian diplomats accredited overseas and their eligible dependents, to citizens who reside in Grenada and travel abroad for diplomatic work, to the Governor-General of Grenada, to the Prime Minister of Grenada, to the Foreign Minister of Grenada and other Government Ministers are also eligible for a diplomatic passport.
All applicants aged 16 or above are entitled to apply for a standard Grenada passport.
Children under age of 16 years must have written consent of parent/legal guardian when applying for a passport.
In case of a Lost/Stolen/Damaged passport, a Grenadian citizen must provide an Affidavit Declaration and Police Report accompanying that application.
- Adult's e-Passport, US$175
- Minor's e-Passport, US$175
- Lost/Stolen/Damaged e-Passport, US$350
- Emergency Travel Document to Grenada
- Travel document, US$35
Grenada passports may also be issued outside Grenada, for which fees vary per country.
Grenada e-passports are dark blue in colour, with logo of CARICOM and the words CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY followed by GRENADA inscribed on top of the booklet. The Grenada coat of arms is prominently emblazoned in the centre of the cover page, followed on the bottom by the inscription of the words PASSPORT on ordinary passports, OFFICIAL PASSPORT on official passports and DIPLOMATIC PASSPORT on diplomatic passports.
The following information is printed on the identification page, in: English and French.
The standards are:
- Not more than 2 1/2in x 2in or less than 2in x 1 1/2in.
- No glasses.
- No bands visible.
- No big earrings.
- Ears must be visible.
- Hair must be away from face and not covering the forehead.
- Chest must be covered.
Grenada passports contain on their inside cover the following words in English only:
|“||These are to request and require in the name of the Governor-General of Grenada all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance and to afford such assistance and protection as may be necessary.||”|
Visa requirements for Grenadian citizens
As of October 2019, Grenadian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 142 countries and territories, ranking the Grenadian passport 32nd in terms of travel freedom (tied with Paraguay) according to the Henley visa restrictions index.
Grenadian citizens can live and work within the OECS as a result of the right of free movement and residence granted in Article 12 of the Revised Treaty of Basseterre..
Holders of a Grenada passport may travel without a visa, or receive a visa upon arrival, to many other countries. As of 28 May 2015, Grenada signed a short-stay visa waiver agreement with the European Union.
This agreement allows citizens of Grenada to visit the countries of Europe who are members of the Schengen Area for up to three months in any six-month period without a visa. Similarly, citizens of Europe (whose countries are members of the Schengen Area) will be able to visit Grenada for the same period without a visa.
Gallery of historical images
- "Global Ranking - Visa Restriction Index 2019" (PDF). Henley & Partners. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
- Revised Treaty of Basseterre