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St Kitts and Nevis passport renewal: application process and costs

St Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment is issued for life. In confirmation, the investor receives two documents: a naturalisation certificate and a passport.

The naturalisation certificate is valid for life. On this basis, applicants change their passports. In case of losing a certificate, it can be restored for $500.

Find out what to do if the passport has expired or it's necessary to change the name on the document.

St Kitts and Nevis passport renewal

Mandatory replacement of St Kitts and Nevis passport

St Kitts and Nevis passport is renewed every 10 years. This is a standard term for most Caribbean countries — their programs can be compared in a special guide.

St Kitts and Nevis citizens visit more than 150 countries of the world without visas, including the Schengen zone and the UK. At the same time, the validity of a passport is longer than that of a Schengen visa which is issued for a maximum of 5 years.

In order not to lose the benefits that St Kitts and Nevis citizenship gives, it is important to change your passport in time. To do this, you need to fill out passport renewal forms and pay fees.

Certificate of naturalisation for St Kitts and Nevis citizens

InvestInvestors who participate in the St Kitts and Nevis citizenship program receive a naturalisation certificate along with their passport. This document confirms the received status.

TThe certificate of naturalisation does not need to be changed — it is issued for life. It is important to keep it, because on its basis new passports are issued. But if it gets lost, investors can request a new certificate to be issued — it costs $500.

The first passport of St Kitts and Nevis citizen

The investor receives passports for himself and his family after he successfully passes Due Diligence and makes an investment. The citizenship program department starts issuing documents as soon as it receives confirmation of the funds being credited.

The passport is issued within 4 weeks from the moment the investment is credited. It is then sent to us as a licensed agent for the program. We hand over the passport to the applicant in our office or arrange delivery to the address convenient for the investor.

How to renew St Kitts and Nevis passport: application forms and costs

ToTo renew St Kitts and Nevis passport, it’s necessary to submit the following documents:

  • a naturalisation certificate,
  • an expired passport,
  • a birth certificate,
  • a certificate of no criminal record,
  • photos for a new document.

The investor also pays a passport renewal fee of $361. The term for replacing a passport is up to 4 weeks.

The personal presence of the investor in St Kitts and Nevis is not required either during the initial issuance of a passport or during its replacement. All procedures can be carried out remotely, and a new document can be received at any convenient address.

If the investor applied for St Kitts and Nevis citizenship with our help, we will remind him of the expiration of the passport several months in advance. Our lawyers will fill out the passport renewal forms, certify the copies and send the documents. The investor and his family will receive new passports quickly without any problems.

Replacing of St Kitts and Nevis passport when changing the name

Changing the name of a citizen is another reason to renew a passport besides the expiration of 10 years. To change the name, it's necessary to fill out several government forms, and attach a previous passport and a certificate of naturalisation.

The process of replacing a passport takes from 8 to 12 weeks. It is completely remote and quite simple. Registration of documents and payment of fees for a citizen over 16 years old will cost about $ 4,000.

When it is necessary to change the name in the passport, investors contact us. Immigrant Invest lawyers help to fill out all the necessary forms, check the package of documents and transfer it to St Kitts and Nevis. The applicant just needs to wait for a new passport delivery.

Frequently asked questions

When do I need to renew my St Kitts and Nevis passport?

St Kitts and Nevis’s passport is renewed every 10 years.

The country’s citizenship is granted for life. But to continue to enjoy the privileges of St Kitts and Nevis’s passport, it is necessary to confirm your status with a valid passport.

Should I also renew the certificate of naturalisation?

No. The certificate of naturalisation does not need to be changed — it is issued for life. It is important to keep it because new passports are issued on its basis. But if it gets lost, investors can request a new certificate to be issued — it costs $500.

Also, certificate of naturalisation should be renewed when changing the name.

What documents do I need to replace my passport?

To renew the St Kitts and Nevis passport, it’s necessary to submit the following documents:

  • a naturalisation certificate,
  • an expired passport,
  • a birth certificate,
  • a certificate of no criminal record,
  • photos for a new document.

Other documents may be required under special conditions.

How much does it cost to renew a passport?

The passport renewal fee is $361. St. Kitts and Nevis renewal passport costs also include legal fees, government fees, police clearance certificate fees, and bank fees.

What forms do I need to fill out to renew my passport?

You can contact Immigrant Invest and ask experts to fulfil all the necessary application forms.

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St Kitts and Nevis passport renewal: application process and costs