In most of the countries you will find diplomatic missions, which usually refers to an embassy and/or a consulate. Diplomatic bodies represent other country interests in Saint Lucia, with the aim of strengthening international relations between the states and providing services for their citizens in Saint Lucia.
Embassies and consulates are considered legal territories of their home countries. They are not "foreign territory" but they are protected and considered the property of the country using them, meaning that Saint Lucia does not have jurisdiction over the embassy or consulate of another country.
The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations international treaty defines the diplomatic mission’s purpose and framework. The various diplomatic missions offer several services and carry out different missions. For example:
NB: You will usually apply for a visa at the Consulate of the country you want to visit. However, if there is no such representation in Saint Lucia, you can apply for a visa at the embassy.
Not all countries have an Embassy and/or a Consulate as it depends of the political situation, the relationship with the host country, the size of the country, and the number of foreign citizens living there.
In some cases, countries can share representations and you can be assisted by the services of another embassy or consular service to get the information you need.
We recommend you register/contact your country’s embassy at your destination. It is a free service provided by any diplomatic mission and it will allow them to record information about your upcoming trip abroad. It can be used to assist you in case of an emergency.
Registration will also allow you to get routine information from your nearest embassy or consulate, as citizen residing abroad.
The Saint Lucia capital, Castries hosts 10 embassies.
There are also 11 consulates.
All consulates and honorary consulates are located in Castries.
You will find below a list of selected countries (the list is not exhaustive) that have a diplomatic mission in Saint Lucia. The list includes embassies, consulates, honorary consulates and sometime other official representations for you to be able to get information and services.
Address: Baywalk Center, 4th Floor, Num.15, Rodney Bay
Tel: (+1-758) 458 4665
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/embacubasantalucia and https://twitter.com/EmbacubaSt
Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 am to 12 pm, under previous appointment.
The embassy of Cuba in Saint Lucia provides consular services to Cubans visiting and living in Saint Lucia such as registration of child birth abroad, requirements and documents and processes for getting married abroad, notarial services, passport services, etc.
Address: Nelson Mandela Drive Vigie Castries, St. Lucia
Tel: (1-758) 455 6060
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/france.saintelucie/
Opening hours: From Monday Friday between 08:00 am and 16:00 pm
*The French Embassy to the OECS Member States and Barbados in Saint Lucia, accredited to the O.E.C.S member countries and Barbados, and with consular jurisdiction over Trinidad-and-Tobago and the British Overseas territories of Anguilla, Monserrat and Tortola, issues biometric visas for legal residents of these countries who wish to travel to Schengen countries and/or French Overseas Territories.
Address: Reduit Beach Avenue, Rodney Bay, Reduit, St. Lucia
Tel: (+1-758) 452 8105
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/TaiwaninSaintLucia and https://twitter.com/StTaiwan
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 08:30 am- 05:00 pm
The consular jurisdiction covers the entire territory of St. Lucia, including Barbados, Dominica, Martinique (French), and Guadeloupe (French).
Address: Francis Compton Building, 2nd Floor, PO Box 227 Waterfront, Castries, St Lucia
Tel: (+1-758) 452 2484
Social Media: https://twitter.com/ukincaribbean
Opening Hours: Access is by appointment only. Telephone service is from 9am to 4pm Monday to Thursday, and from 9am to 1pm on Friday (excluding public holidays).
The British Embassy in Saint Lucia provides services to British nationals living in and visiting the country. Some of the services are: emergency travel document replacement, notarial and documentary services, marriage, consular fees, visa services, etc.
Contact directly the Embassy/Consulate website for more information.
For countries with no consulates or embassies in Saint Lucia, the Honorary Consulates are supervised by diplomatic representations located in other country, often Port of Spain, in Trinidad and Tobago for Saint Lucia.