Saint Kitts and Nevis Travel Information
All borders closed from 25 March. Entry will not be
possible for anyone. For more information about
coronavirus, see the section Health.
Most journeys to Saint Kitts and Nevis go safely and
without special problems, but travelers should be alert
and take reasonable precautions.
The crime rate is relatively low. The risk of small
theft is greatest, in rare cases more violent episodes
are also reported. It is recommended to dress "easily"
and not show visible signs of wealth when leaving the
hotel area. Take special care after dark; It is
recommended not to walk alone and avoid illuminated
areas. One should at all times secure his personal
belongings and documents.
The terror threat is considered low in Saint Kitts
The hurricane season is from June to November.
There is a risk of earthquakes in the Caribbean.
Before an earthquake, you may want to take precautions
and be prepared for how best to respond.
Hurricanes: In the case of
hurricanes, Norwegians staying in affected areas are
encouraged to follow the advice and directions of local
authorities. In addition, the National Hurricane Center
as well as local media is a useful source of up-to-date
It is imperative to make preparations in advance of
notified hurricanes. You should ensure that you have
access to what you need to do in the immediate aftermath
of hurricanes. During and after hurricanes, periods of
weakened infrastructure, electricity outages, and
telecommunications networks and damage to roads and
buildings can occur. Restaurants and shops may be
closed. In some cases it can be challenging to float
water, food and cash. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs
does not normally provide travel advice in connection
with natural disasters.
- Countryaah: Basseterre is the capital
of St. Kitts and Nevis. Check to find information of population, geography, history,
and economy about the capital city.
Travel registration :
Norwegian citizens staying for a shorter or
longer period in the Caribbean are encouraged to
register on reiseregistrering.no. This will make it
easier for the embassy to get hold of you in the event
of a crisis or disaster situation.
You should be aware that most tour operators offering
excursions, water sports, jeep, horseback riding, etc.
are not insured, and you should therefore check the
terms of your insurance before undertaking such
Norway is represented at an honorary consulate in
Basseterre in Saint Kitts and Nevis. Responsible
Norwegian Embassy is the embassy in Havana, Cuba.
Contact information for the consulate can be found here.
In case of crisis or emergency, the public is
requested to contact the Norwegian Embassy in Havana:
The Norwegian Embassy in Havana
Calle 21 # 307 e/H e In
Cuidad de La Habana
Tel: +53 7 842 7100
Tel. from Norway: 23 95 23 00
The opening hours of the embassy are Monday to Thursday
from 08:30 to 16:30 and Friday from 08.30 to 14:00.
Outside the embassy's opening hours, the UD's 24-hour
operating center can be contacted on tel: +47 23 95 00
00 or by e-mail: UDops@mfa.no
Please note that entry regulations may change. The
Foreign Service is not responsible if the following
information on entry regulations or visa requirements is
changed at short notice. It is the responsibility of the
traveler to ensure that travel documents are valid for
entry and to familiarize themselves with the current
entry rules for each country.
Norwegians travel visa-free to Saint Kitts and Nevis
for shorter stays of up to 90 days. Please note that the
passport must be valid for a minimum of six months after
departure and that you may be asked to present your
For other types of visas contact Saint Kitts and
Nevis Embassy in London.
Coronavirus (covid-19): All borders
closed from 25 March. Entry will not be possible for
anyone including their own citizens.
Closing initially until April 7. A number of measures
are being implemented locally to limit the outbreak of
You can find more information and guidance from the
Norwegian health authorities on the website of the
Norwegian Institute of Public Health. See also UD's
answers to frequently asked questions about travel and
Travelers should take common precautions to avoid
being exposed to HIV/ AIDS. Travelers should take common
precautions when it comes to food and drink in tropical
For official health travel advice and health
professional guidance for Norwegians when traveling
abroad, please refer to the Norwegian Institute of
The currency in Saint Kitts and Nevis is the East
Caribbean Dollar (XCD/EC $). 1 USD = 2.7 XCD (as of
30.06.2015), 1 NOK = 0.34 XCD (as of 30.06.2015)
Common credit cards such as Visa, Mastercard, Amex
and Diners are accepted by most hotels, restaurants,
shops and companies. The mains is 230 volts.
There are generally good telephone connections, and
the country code for calling Saint Kitts and Nevis is +
Emergency number: Police 911/469-3444/469-3333, fire
911/469-5391, ambulance 911
Normal opening hours: Public offices are open from
08:00 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:00 Monday to Friday.
Banks are open from 08:00 to 14:00 Monday to Thursday
and Friday until 16:00
Public holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), 2-3.
January (Carnival), Good Friday and 1st Easter Day, May
1 (Workers' Day), 2nd Pentecost, August 3 (Liberation
Day), August 4 (Culturama), September 16 (National
Heroes Day), September 19 (Independence Day)), 1st and
2nd Christmas Day
Norway is six hours ahead of Saint Kitts and Nevis
The climate is tropical, but due to sea breezes it is
relatively cool. The average temperature is 26 degrees.
The hurricane season is from June to November.
The official language of Saint Kitts and Nevis is
Please note that wearing camouflage clothing is