Saint Kitts and Nevis Entry Requirements

Saint Kitts and Nevis Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes no Yes
Other EU countries Yes no Yes
Switzerland Yes no Yes
Austria Yes no Yes
Germany Yes no Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the stay.

Visa information

Generally required, except for nationals of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 3 months per half year: (a) EU countries; (b) Switzerland; (c) Turkey.

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When applying for a visa via, the visa fees are paid upon arrival in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Visa types and costs

entry visa.


3 months. A visa application form must be completed online at Further information from the High Commission in London (see contact details).

Application required

(a) 1 application form completed online and printed ( (b) 1 recent color passport photo (4.5 x 3.5 cm). (c) Passport that is valid for at least 6 months upon entry. (d) Confirmation from the travel agent about the booked outward and return journey. (e) Proof of sufficient funds (bank certificate) (f) Proof of the purpose of the trip (certificate from the travel agency for package tours, letters of invitation from relatives or friends for private visits). (g) Fee (proof of online payment). (h) If applicable, a residence permit for Germany/Austria/Switzerland that is still valid for at least two months after the return date. (i) Proof of employment, certificate of enrollment, etc. (j) A stamped, registered return envelope.

Temporary Residence

More information on the official website of Saint Kitts & Nevis. Inquiries to the Home Office, Basseterre, St. Kitts.

Processing time

From the personal appointment of the visa application usually 2 weeks; up to 3 weeks for an additional interview or documents to be submitted later. Long-term visas usually up to 12 weeks.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Documents required upon entry

(a) Return or onward travel ticket (b) Visa for third countries, if applicable.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport or own passport (when arriving/departing via the USA: visa-free transit only with your own EU passport. Minors with children’s passports require a visa for transit.). Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Minors traveling alone should carry an officially certified declaration of consent from their parents/guardians. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU).

Saint Kitts and Nevis Entry Requirements