Citizenship by Descent

Who is a Citizen?

For these purposes, a Citizen is:

  1. Any person who was born in the Federation of St .Kitts and Nevis

Who is eligible for citizenship?

  1. Any child whose mother and (or) father was born in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis
  2. Any child whose grandparent was born in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis

Documents Required

(ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ORIGINAL OR CERTIFIED COPY FORMAT)

Birth Certificate of applicant

Birth Certificate of either parent born in St. Kitts and Nevis

Certificate of Citizenship of either parent whose parent was born in St. Kitts and Nevis

Birth Certificate of either grandparent who was born in St. Kitts and Nevis

Marriage Certificate where applicable

Police Certificate of applicant, if over the age 16, for each country where applicant lived for the past six (6) months (original)

Two (2) passport sized photographs

The application fee: EC $ 150.00

 

If the name of the applicant or his/her parent or grandparent (as the case may be) is different on their Birth Certificate or on the application form or any other document, proof of a change of name MUST be included.