Every citizenship application must be made on the prescribed
form which must be submitted together with various documents relating to the applicant's identity, civil status,
criminal record, financial resources, and health. All documents must be in English or translated into English,
and all photocopies of any document submitted must be notarised and properly certified.
The following forms and documents are required from each applicant, including children:
Photograph and Signature Certificate (Form C2).
Medical Certificate (Form C3) including original results of an HIV test (an HIV test is required for all persons
applying for citizenship, including children). The HIV test results must be not older than 3 months.
Certified copy of your current passport(s) showing name, photo, citizenship/nationality, date and place of issue,
expiry date, and passport number and issuing country.
Certified copy of your current national identity card(s).
Six original passport-size photos of yourself taken within the past 6 months.
Original excerpt of full birth record or certified copy of full birth certificate (i.e. a birth document that
also includes your parent’s details, or a household register, family book etc.).
Original police certificate(s) from country of citizenship (unless you can provide satisfactory evidence that you have
never lived there) and from any country where you have lived more than 1 year over the past 10 years.
Police certificates must be less than six months old at the time you lodge your application.
The following forms and documents are required only once from the main applicant:
Investment Confirmation / Escrow Agreement (Form C4-S or C4-R) and confirmation of funds having been wired to an escrow account.
Also, in the case of Form C4-R, a copy of the executed real-estate contract.
One original bank reference letter issued by an internationally recognized bank, not older than 6 months.
One original professional reference (e.g. from an attorney, notary public, chartered accountant or other professional
of similar standing), not older than 6 months.
The following documents are required only if applicable, i.e. if married persons apply together:
Original excerpt of marriage record or certified copy of marriage certificate(s) (if applicable).
Certified copy of divorce document(s) (if applicable).
Citizens of St. Kitts & Nevis are allowed to hold dual citizenship, and the acquisition of citizenship is not
reported to other countries. As citizens of St. Kitts & Nevis, your passports will allow visa-free travel to
more than 60 countries worldwide.
You have the right to take up residence in St. Kitts & Nevis at any time and for any length of time. You are not liable
for taxation, even if you decide to reside in St. Kitts & Nevis, as there are no direct taxes.
As a Commonwealth Citizen, you receive certain preferential treatment in the United Kingdom.
For example, your children may enter the United Kingdom to study without first having to apply for student visas.
After studying, they may work in the United Kingdom for two years without needing a work permit.
St. Kitts and Nevis passport holders will no longer need visas to travel to Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg,
Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK.