Travel to St. Kitts & Nevis from Nigeria Step By Step Guide

Travel to Saint Kitts and Nevis from Nigeria step by step guide is specially designed to allow potential travellers to the Island country to have first-hand information that is useful for travelling to the Caribbean country.

Travel to St. Kitts and Nevis from Nigeria step by step guide

Where is Saint Kitts and Nevis?

Saint Kitts and Nevis as the name implies are two island country located in the Eastern Caribbean sea. In the whole Caribbean sea, Saint Kitts and Nevis as a country is the smallest with people of African descents as the majority ethnic groups.

HOW TO REACH SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS FROM NIGERIA

The only viable option in getting to the Caribbean country is by flight which entails multiple stopovers along the way. Few Airlines are operating from Nigeria to Saint Kitts and Nevis.

You can try American Airlines, but you may need to pass through Atlanta airport. Because you may encounter visa restrictions it is better to go through London or any other Caribbean country for a less strenuous trip.

Currently, the average round trip flight ticket to Saint Kitt’s is around USD1,445 –  with the possibility of two stopovers. You should be expecting to spend around 21 hours 6 minutes on the flight.

STILL ON TRAVEL TO SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS FROM NIGERIA STEP BY STEP GUIDE

IS SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS A VISA-FREE COUNTRY FOR NIGERIANS?

Fortunately yes, for any Nigerian visiting Saint Kitts and Nevis, the country is visa-free for you. From the date you arrived in Saint Kitts and Nevis as a Nigerian you will be permitted to stay for 3 months visa-free. And if you have a genuine reason to stay longer you’re free to apply for an extension.

However, because you may need transit visas for those countries you will stopover, the best approach you should undertake is to pay a visit to Saint Kitts and Nevis’s High Commission in Nigeria to take an entry visa in order to convince those countries that may make the trip frustrating for you.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO DEPARTURE

Regardless of the Visa-free advantage, it is important to let you know that if you are travelling to Saint Kitts and Nevis you must have these standard requirements:

1. Your international passport with at least 6 months validity and unused visa pages
2. One recently acquired passport sized photograph with white background.
3. Evidence of basic travelling allowance sufficient to cover your entire stay in Kenya
4. Evidence of hotel reservation
5. Evidence of a return ticket.
6. Evidence of a completed Yellow card
7. If on invitation, presentation of an invitation letter duly endorsed by your host.
8. Evidence of a travel itinerary.
9. Letter of introduction from your employer or your tax clearance certificate if you’re self-employed.

10. Evidence of COVID-19 vaccinations card and all protocols observed.

THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE DEPARTING FOR SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS

1. Mandatory Health Procedure: Please note that you must do a negative COVID-19 PRC test result,  which is mandatory for all travellers going to Saint Kitts and Nevis. The standard international requirement is that the negative PRC test must be issued within 72 hours prior to departure.

2. Obtain the transit visas of all the countries where your chosen airline will stopover en route Saint Kitts and Nevis.

3. COVID-19 vaccinations proof. Do all the vaccinations required to travel from Nigeria and obtain the clearance card to avoid refused departure. The last dose of the vaccine must be taken 14 days prior to your trip to Saint Kitts and Nevis.

4. Never travel before the due date.

5. On your day of departure be sure you arrive early at the Airport, before the commencement of the Airline’s check-in activities.

6. If there is a queue, join immediately without engaging in any merriments or photographs with friends.

7. As soon as you checked in your luggage and obtain the boarding pass, move straight to the Airport Immigration departure counters.

8. Lateness arrival at the Immigration and the security services departure counters may result in missing your flight, due to the fact that most major Airlines usually scheduled their flight towards evening hours which automatically creates congestion at the Immigration Service and the Airport authorities security areas, if you arrive early the congestion is usually avoidable.

9. Remember if you missed your flight, rescheduling the flight will attract extra charges from the airline and the Airport authorities.

STILL ON TRAVEL TO SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS FROM NIGERIA STEP BY STEP GUIDE 

ARRIVING AT ROBERT L. BRADSHAW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

When the Aeroplane touched down at Robert L. Bradshaw’s International airport please take note of the following points before reaching the Immigration arrival control area:

1. Make sure that your passport, a scanned photograph, the photocopy of the visa printout, your yellow card, the COVID-19 card or clearance certificate, return ticket, the contact details of the place you intend to stay and the basic travelling allowance is in your hand luggage for easy presentation on-demand by security personnel. Putting any of these vital documents in your main luggage will not only cause delay but may lead to refused entry.

2. If you’re a first-time traveller to Saint  Kitts and Nevis especially if you’re on a short visit never carry large luggage, it may send a wrong signal to the security agents that you intend to relocate permanently to Dominica and it could lead to refused entry.

3. Do not make or receive phone calls while you are waiting for immigration or security clearance and endeavour not to leave your line, the distractions may be very costly.

4. Never make friends with a stranger before you conclude the arrival formalities.

5. Finally, do not assist or carry anything for anyone it could be dangerous.

STEPPING OUT OF THE AIRPORT ARRIVAL HALL

After the immigration clearance and you might have concluded the picking of your luggage from the conveyor belt, the next step is to get a vehicle to the place you are heading to.

HEADING TO BASSETERRE
If your next step is to head to the country’s capital – Basseterre. The Airport is not far from the capital, you have various types of transport to reach the city centre. A bus provides you with a better option.

THE WEATHER

Saint Kitts and Nevis present you with a tropical climate, hot and humid year-round. For anyone interested in the best time to visit. January to April is usually the cool and dry season. June to November is noted for the rainy season. May and June give you the cheapest option in hotel rates because most of them lower their rates because of low patronages.

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THINGS TO DO IN SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS

THE SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

There are lots of activities that you can engage in in the two island country, besides the beautiful warm climate prevalence on the islands year-round, currently, it is marvellous to discuss the most popular activity that draws important visitors to the Caribbean country. “THE SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS INVESTMENT PROGRAMME”

As the oldest investment programme in the Caribbeans, if not the whole world the programme is equally sought after by many people interested in obtaining a very useful passport. The popular programme came into being in 1984.

All you need to do is to make a contribution of 195,000 to the country’s Sustainable Growth Fund. Interestingly, the programme is currently discounted for $45,000 making the payment amount payable to $150,000, unfortunately,  the discount is expiring on the 31st of December, 2021.

The program enables foreign investors to get the citizenship of Saint Kitts and Nevis if they meet certain criteria and successfully pass a thorough due diligence process.

ADVANTAGES OF THE SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS INVESTMENT PROGRAMME

The greatest advantage of applying for Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment programme is the freedom to travel to over 150 countries and 45 partially recognized countries/territories visa-free.

2. You can acquire citizenship without residency in the country.

3. You can complete and acquire the citizenship process within 4 to 5 months of placing in your application.

4. citizenship is granted for life, hence it is irrevocable.

5. The citizenship program allows you to keep the passport of the country where you’re coming from,  hence it allows dual citizenship.

6. No tax requirements for non-resident.

7. Program allows you to include dependent children up to the age of 30.

REQUIREMENTS YOU NEEDS TO FULFIL

these are the basic requirements you need to fulfil to benefit.

1. Be ready to undergo due diligence.

2. Make a non-refundable contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) or

Buy of real Estate in a government-approved project and payment of applicable government fees

As an interested investor if you can fulfil these terms you are on your way to becoming a citizen of Saint Kitts and Nevis

That’s all for now on Travel to St. Kitts and Nevis from Nigeria step by step guide.

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