Tel:  1 (784) 457-1091 Ext. 5572/5580


Chief Magistrate,
Credit Union League Building,
Pauls Avenue,


Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. -   4:15 p.m.  (Office hours)
9:00 a.m. -   4:00 p.m.  (Court hours)

 Court Locations

(Courts are held at different locations determined by the jurisdiction in which the offences are committed.)

(Note:  Due to the unfortunate incident that took place at the previous location, the Kingstown Magistrate Court and Serious Offences Court have been temporarily relocated as follows-:)


District One (1)  - Kingstown

Magistrate Court No 1 and No. 2 - Credit Union League Building, Pauls Avenue


District Two (2)

Georgetown                          Georgetown Police Station
Colonaire                               Georgetown Police Station
Mesopotamia                         Old Courts SVG Building
Biabou                                  Biabou Learning Resource Centre


District Three (3)

Calliaqua                               Calliaqua Town Hall Building
Layou                                   Layou Police Station
Barrouallie                             Barrouallie Learning Resource Centre
Chateaubelair                        Barrouallie Learning Resource Centre



Bequia Police Station (Paget Farm)
Union Island                        Tourism Board Office
Canouan                            Administrative Building


The statues determining the jurisdiction of magistrates in this country.

This information can be obtained from the Laws of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

  • Volume 1 - Chapter 24 Magistrate Act -Part II
  • Volume 4 - Chapter 125 The Criminal Procedure Code
  • Volume 3 - Chapter 81 The Civil Procedure Code

Magistrates must operate within the jurisdiction as specified above. If the magistrate operates outside jurisdiction he would be acting ultra vires.


Credit Union League Building,
Pauls Avenue,
Office Hours (M-F)
8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Court Hours (M-F)
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1 (784) 457-1091