In most of the countries you will find diplomatic missions, which usually refers to an embassy and/or a consulate. Diplomatic bodies represent other country interests in Saint Kitts and Nevis, with the aim of strengthening international relations between the states and providing services for their citizens in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Embassies and consulates are considered legal territories of their home countries. They are not "foreign territory" but they are protected and considered the property of the country using them, meaning that Saint Kitts and Nevis does not have jurisdiction over the embassy or consulate of another country.
The Vienna Convention on Consular Relations international treaty defines the diplomatic mission’s purpose and framework. The various diplomatic missions offer several services and carry out different missions. For example:
NB: You will usually apply for a visa at the Consulate of the country you want to visit. However, if there is no such representation in Saint Kitts and Nevis, you can apply for a visa at the embassy.
Not all countries have an Embassy and/or a Consulate as it depends of the political situation, the relationship with the host country, the size of the country, and the number of foreign citizens living there.
In some cases, countries can share representations and you can be assisted by the services of another embassy or consular service to get the information you need.
We recommend you register/contact your country’s embassy at your destination. It is a free service provided by any diplomatic mission and it will allow them to record information about your upcoming trip abroad. It can be used to assist you in case of an emergency.
Registration will also allow you to get routine information from your nearest embassy or consulate, as citizen residing abroad.
The Saint Kitts and Nevis capital, Basseterre hosts 3 embassies.
There are also 11 consulates.
All consulates and honorary consulates are located in Basseterre.
You will find below a list of selected countries (the list is not exhaustive) that have a diplomatic mission in Saint Kitts and Nevis. The list includes embassies, consulates, honorary consulates and sometime other official representations for you to be able to get information and services.
Address: 34 Blanden Housing Development, Basseterre
Tel: (+1869) 466 3374
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/EmbaCubaSaintKitts
Opening hours: From Monday to Thursday between 09:00 am and 1:00 pm
The embassy of Cuba in Basseterre provides consular services to Cubans visiting and living in Saint Kitts and Nevis such as registration of child birth abroad, requirements and documents and processes for getting married abroad, notarial services, passport services, etc.
Address:119, Taylor's Range, St. Kitts, Basseterre
Tel: (+1869) 465-2421
Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/taiwan.embassy.st.kitts.nevis/ and https://twitter.com/TW_StKitts
Opening hours: From Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 12:30 and from 13:30 to 17:00
The consular section provides a range of consular services such as visa and passport processing as well as document legalization, notary certification and marriage registration.
Venezuelan Embassy in Saint Kitts and Nevis
The Venezuelan embassy in Saint Kitts and Nevis is temporally closed as of February 2023
Contact directly the Embassy/Consulate website for more information.
For countries with no consulates or embassies in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the Honorary Consulates are supervised by diplomatic representations located in other country, often Kingstown, in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines or in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican for Saint Kitts and Nevis.