Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||no||Yes|
Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the stay.
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 evisa.gov.kn, the visa fees are paid upon arrival in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Visa types and costs
3 months. A visa application form must be completed online at evisa.gov.kn. Further information from the High Commission in London (see contact details).
(a) 1 application form completed online and printed (evisa.gov.kn). (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.
More information on the official website of Saint Kitts & Nevis. Inquiries to the Home Office, Basseterre, St. Kitts.
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).