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How To Procure a Work Permit

This visa is for people interested in coming to St. Kitts & Nevis to work. Typically, your employer in St. Kitts & Nevis will help you out with this process.

A waiting period is required.  However, after acceptance, the St. Kitts & Nevis Consulate will give to you your brand new St. Kitts & Nevis visa.   The 3 basic steps are:

  1. Get a job.  Get a job in St. Kitts & Nevis. (See: “Youth Employment” section for examples.)
  1. Gather Documentation. Gather the required documents. Visit site for a sample list:

http://www.stkittsnevis.org/visainfo.html#work

  1. Submit information.    

If you’re outside of the U.S.:

http://embassy.goabroad.com/embassies-of/st-kitts-and-nevis

If you’re inside the U.S.:

Embassy of St. Kitts & Nevis

OECS Bldg

3216 New Mexico Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

Tel: (202) 686-2636 / Fax. (202) 686-5740

Consulate Generale of St Kitts & Nevis

412-414 East 75th Street, 5th Fl

NY, NY 10021

Tel: (212) 535-1234 / Tel: (212) 535-5555

Fax:(212) 535-6854

E-mail: sknconsulgeneral@aol.com

Also, check vaccination requirements at the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) at http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/st-kitts-and-nevis.

St. Kitts was once known as the Gibraltar of the West Indies for its domination of 18th- century colonial battles. How the island rose to become the world’s leader in sugarcane cultivation, an inspiration for the industrial revolution in the process.

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