Foreign travel advice

St Kitts and Nevis


The hurricane season normally runs from June to November. You can monitor updates from the US National Hurricane Centre. See Natural disastersHurricane Maria passed near St Kitts and Nevis 19-20 September. There are no reports of serious damage to hotels, but some local infrastructure (roads, houses) have been damaged. The airport is open. Visitors should follow the advice of the local authorities and their tour operators. . You can find further information on the impact of Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Irma on the website of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency.

There’s no British High Commission in St Kitts. If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Barbados.

Most visits to St Kitts and Nevis are trouble-free but there have been incidents of crime including murder, armed robbery and sexual assault. See Crime

UK health authorities have classified St Kitts and Nevis as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in St Kitts and Nevis, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. See Health