FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions

Q.     How does one obtain a visa for SKN?

Information for obtaining a visa can be had by clicking here.

Q.     How long can I stay in St. Kitts and Nevis?

Your stay in St. Kitts and Nevis is determined by the Immigration authority upon arrival. However, the maximum stay is initially one month.

Q.     How do I apply for a visa to travel to SKN?

You may apply online at www.evisa.gov.kn. The fee is $100.00 (USD) and the process takes about two weeks.

Q.     What should I do after I receive confirmation that my visa application has been received?

Call the Visa Office at (869) 467-1534 for an interview.

Q.     Do I have to send my passport when applying for a visa?

No, the visa will be emailed to you.

Q.     What is the cost of the visa?

The fee is $100.00 (USD).

Q.     What is the process for obtaining citizenship by investment?

You may obtain information about this programme from this website: www.ciu.gov.kn.

Q.     If I go to school in SKN can my relatives come and stay with me?

Your spouse and other relatives can visit you, once they meet the visa requirements, and stay according to the terms of the visa.

Q.     If I attend school in SKN can my spouse join me and get a job there?

Your spouse and other relatives can visit you, once they meet the visa requirements, and stay according to the terms of the visa. In order to work in SKN, they will have to acquire the required work permits through the normal process.

Q.     Can I apply for a Students' visa while I am in SKN on a visitors' visa?

No, you have to leave the Federation and apply for a student visa through the university of you interest. The fee is $150.00 (USD).

Q.     Do Nigerians need a visa to enter SKN?

No, but upon entry, Nigerians must satisfy the immigration authorities with regards to the onward/return travel plans.

Q.     Do I need a visa to disembark in SKN if I am on a cruise ship?

No, a cruise ship visitor staying on shore for less than 24 hours does not need a visa.

Q.     Does a Haitian citizen need a visa to visit SKN?

Yes, a Haitian citizen requires a visa to enter SKN. This requirement is waived for persons who hold diplomatic or official passports.

Q.     Can a foreigner own land in St. Kitts & Nevis?

Yes, a foreigner can purchase or lease land in SKN according to these terms.