To preserve the history of the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines, and to encourage pride and awareness of the national cultural heritage of such patrimony:
by collecting, documenting, conserving and facilitating access to private and public records of national historical value
by offering a permanent repository and management service to government institutions and non-governmental organizations for records
by educating the public on archival practices and working with communities on archival projects
by providing opportunities for research and scholarship
The National Archives seeks to establish a proactive and independent role that will ensure democratic accountability and opportunities for research.