Saint Kitts and Nevis Travel Advice and Travel Advisories

Saint Kitts and Nevis Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Saint Kitts and Nevis, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.

If you are in need of relaxation or a simple change of scenery, look no further than Saint Kitts and Nevis.  Located in the Antilles, you will be greeted by historical and natural delights. There are also plenty of activities to do in the country, such as visiting historical monuments, attending music festivals, or discovering natural features. There is plenty of sunshine which makes bathing in the turquoise waters of hot springs the perfect way to relax. If you’re lucky, you may even be able to glimpse a sight of some whales. Strolling through the historic city, you will be able to appreciate the museums, ancient churches and impressive fortresses and castles. If you are passionate about hiking and climbing, enjoy the breathtaking nature and fresh air throughout the country. 

Make sure you know about Saint Kitts and Nevis’ medical care and safety and security tips.
Make sure you know about Saint Kitts and Nevis’ medical care and safety and security tips. A beautiful expedition in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Recommended travel vaccinations for Saint Kitts and Nevis

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Saint Kitts and Nevis

MedicationAdditional Information
Ciprofloxacin, Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea

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Medical Care in Saint Kitts and Nevis

Medical care in Saint Kitts and Nevis proves limited in both public and private health centers. If you are seeking basic care, you can receive treatment from Joseph N. France General Hospital and Alexandra Hospital. If you require medical attention for more serious injuries or illnesses, you will be evacuated to a country with a higher quality health system.

You should always try and travel with a first aid kit, but rest assured that there are many 24/7 pharmacies in Saint Kitts and Nevis which are well-stocked with medicines and supplies.

In order to request an ambulance service, call 911.

Is Saint Kitts and Nevis Safe for Travel?

Safety and Security Descriptive
Crime Risk present
Road safety Caution required in remote areas
Public transportation Taxis are not metered; Negotiate the price before entering
Swimming Caution required in coastal waters
Health Zika virus warning
Risk level Normal security precautions
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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Saint Kitts and Nevis?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Only a passport is required to enter Saint Kitts and Nevis. Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of departure.

An onward ticket and a proof of sufficient funds are also required.

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Embassy of Canada to Saint Kitts and Nevis information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian High Commission to Barbados (BRIDGETOWN)
Street Address:
Bishop’s Court Hill, St. Michael, P.O. Box 404,
Bridgetown, Barbados BB11113

Tel.: (246) 629-3550
Fax: (246) 437-7436

Email: [email protected]

Please note that this is the website for the Canadian High Commission in Barbados. There is no Canadian government office in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Click here to access the high commission’s website