Policy and Procedures
“A One Stop Shop Striving to Serve All Returning
Nationals in Every Way Possible
Returning Nationals Secretariat
3rd Floor Government Headquarters,
Church Street, Basseterre
Tel: 001 869 467-1043.
Who Can Benefit?
Any national of St Kitts and Nevis who has lived abroad for at least ten years and is desirous of relocating to his/her birth place, along with his/her spouse and dependant (s).
The Returning Nationals Secretariat will provide support to nationals returning home as Deportees from the United States, Canada, St Maarten, and any other country. The Secretariat will offer assistance in finding jobs, locating housing, and utilising other social services. Provisions will be made for counselling, where necessary.
- Duty-Free Concessions
- Small Business
- Employee Assistance
- Employment Referral Service
NB: Returning students who have been abroad for less than ten (10) years are required to show (for duty-free concession) to the Customs Officer, some form of documentation from the college/university they attended. Concession is given at the discretion of the Comptroller of Customs.