There are numerous ways to apply for citizenship for St. Kitts and Nevis. Download the relevant form below:

  • Initial applications for Citizenship by Investment (CBI) are not handled by the High Commission
  • Any inquires can be made at the High Commission by phone (+44-207-937-9718) or via email ( info@sknhc.co.uk) or alternatively contact can be made with the Ministry of National Security in St. Kitts and Nevis via telephone (+1-869-465-2521)
Citizenship by Descent Application
Medical Certificate

NOTE:

  • The High Commission can assist with the review of applications and in sending them to St. Kitts and Nevis in the case of Citizenship by Descent for parents who acquired Citizenship by Investment
  • All documents must be originals (plus photocopies)
  • Please made cheques payable to “Accountant General”
  • Applicant will be advised of all documents required.
  • We are unable to refund the fees for an application that has been unsuccessful or withdrawn

Listed below are the necessary requirements when applying for citizenship by descent.

  • Completed application form (original and photocopy)
  • Parents and/or grandparents birth certificate (original and photocopy)
  • Applicant’s birth certificate (original and photocopy)
  • Fee: £70.00 (if parents and grandparents born in St. Kits and Nevis). £350.00 (if parents and grandparents obtained citizenship by investment)
  • Four (4) passport sized photographs measuring 1.77” x 1.38” (45mm x 35mm)
  • Recent complete medical examination
  • Any other documents as may be required.

Documents could be delivered to the St. Kitts-Nevis High Commission at 10 Kensington Court, 2nd Floor, London W8 5DL.

Alternatively documents could be sent directly to the Ministry of Homeland Security; Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis; Government Headquarters; P.O. Box 186; Church Street; Basseterre; Saint Kitts; West Indies. Tel. 001-869-465-2521

Citizenship by Descent form

Fee

  • The application fee is £60.00, payable by Bank Draft only to “ACCOUNTANT GENERAL”.
  • There is a fee of £50.00 per certificate requiring authentication. This fee must be made payable by electronic bank transfer to “ST. KITTS & NEVIS HIGH COMMISSION”.
    • In the event that the applicant has multiple Certificates which require certification; the applicant can make a single electronic bank transfer payable to “ST. KITTS & NEVIS HIGH COMMISSION” to cover the combined certification fees.
    • Please remember, however, that these fees are separate from the cost of the application.
  • A separate FedEx Fee of £75.00 is required to forward the completed application to Basseterre for processing. This fee is to be made payable by electronic bank transfer, to “ST. KITTS NEVIS HIGH COMMISSION”.

NOTE:

  • All documents must be originals (plus photocopies)
  • Please make money orders payable to “Accountant General”
  • We are unable to refund the fees for an application that has been unsuccessful or withdrawn

Listed below are the necessary requirements when applying for citizenship by Marriage.

  • Completed application form (original and photocopy)
  • Spouse’s birth certificate (original and photocopy)
  • Marriage certificate (original and photocopy)
  • Fee of:
    • £175.00 if married before 1983
    • £350.00 if married after 1983
  • Four (4) photographs
  • Any other documents that may be required
Citizenship by Marriage Application

Documents could be delivered to the St. Kitts-Nevis High Commission at 10 Kensington Court, 2nd Floor, London W8 5DL.

Alternatively, documents could also be sent directly to the Ministry of Homeland Security; Government Headquarters; P.O. Box 186; Basseterre; Saint Kitts; West Indies. Tel. 001-869-465-2521.

Name change

Kindly note that when a person changes his/her name in the UK or elsewhere, this does not automatically mean the name change is accepted in St. Kitts and Nevis.

  • If a citizen changes his/ her name in the United Kingdom by virtue of marriage or deed poll, this would be valid in the United Kingdom. In order to have the name change recognised in St. Kitts and Nevis, the citizen would also have to register the name change in the Federation.  Once the name change has been successfully processed, the name change will be displayed in the observation page of his/her passport.
  • To execute a name-change in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, an individual would need to contact a lawyer within the Federation to process the change by deed poll. The St. Kitts and Nevis Bar Association has a list of lawyers (https://www.sknbar.org/)
  • The standard government fees associated with a name change by deed poll are as follows:
    • $5.00 Stamp duty
    • $5.00 sworn fee
    • $2.00 filing the name change.
    • Legal fee – $750.00. Please note that this fee is set by the Bar Council.

The name change would be displayed on the Observation page of the citizen’s passport.

NOTE:

  • All documents must be originals (plus photocopies)
  • Please make money orders payable to “Accountant General”
  • We are unable to refund the fees for an application that has been unsuccessful or withdrawn