Know these things while you begin to explore St. Kitts and Nevis Investment Gateway Summit

The summit is a great opportunity for the investors to meet with the like-minded people across the world. There they will get a chance to network with the leaders of the industry.

Representative image of St. Kitts and Nevis Investment Gateway Summit 2024
Representative image of St. Kitts and Nevis Investment Gateway Summit 2024

St. Kitts and Nevis Investment Gateway Summit is all set to brought the best in the world of economic industry. The Summit scheduled to be observed for continuous five days. The event will commence from Wednesday, July 10, 2024 and will conclude on Sunday, July 14, 2024 at St. Kitts Marriott Resort.

The summit is a great opportunity for the investors to meet with the like-minded people across the world. There they will get a chance to network with the leaders of the industry.

With the theme ‘Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate’ the investment summit will feature interactive workshops and dynamic panel discussions. The event will also include cultural showcases which is a rare opportunity to experience the vibrant twin island St. Kitts and Nevis.

The summit welcomes every person who is a seasoned investor, a trailblazing entrepreneur, a creative artist or a proud economic citizen. IGS 2024 will follow the motto of ‘Bigger and Bolder’ while upholding the event to facilitate the partnerships.

The Investment Gateway Summit 2024 aims to provide a better platform for knowledge exchange and for sharing the ideas and perspectives among the participants and attendees to enhance the global business connections and collaborations along with the several investment growth opportunities.

What you will explore at IGS 2024?

IGS 2024 is a great chance discover the new business opportunities and forge with the global business connections.

But there are some important things that one must be aware of if he she is planning to join the St. Kitts and Nevis Investment Gateway Summit.

Language and Currency

First and foremost, the primary language to communicate here will be English.

You might be dwelling to figure out how much and how you should spend your money here. So, at St. Kitts and Nevis, the currency accepted is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD) which is the local currency of the twin island.

US dollar bills are also accepted by the most stores and businesses and change is given in EC currency. However, the US coins are not accepted, while Pound Sterling, Euro and Canadian notes can be converted into the local currency, in one of the local banks of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Travel Documents

The Visitors need to carry some important documents along with them that must fill the St. Kitts online Immigration and Customers ED Form before their arrival. After the completion process, a receipt with a QR code will be issued, that must be shown upon reaching the destination. The QR code can either be printed or scanned from a mobile device.

Everyone, except for the citizens of the OECS (Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States), who are travelling to St. Kitts are required to present a valid passport in order to enter in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Documentation related to legal name change must also be presented, if applicable. Additionally, a proof of sufficient funds and a return or onward passage might be required.

The visitors should confirm the travel document requirements with their carrier, before commencing for their trip.

After Entering the Island

Keep a note of this that St. Kitts and Nevis is one federation and if a person enters on one island he or she can be transferred to the other island without any restriction and travel documents.

The Visa requirements are mainly based on the citizenship of the applicant. People visiting on a cruise for less than 24 hours do not require a visa.

Notably, all persons traveling must comply with air travel regulations of their destination country. The Travellers should familiarise themselves with the restrictions and regulations ahead of arriving at the airport, as the requirements are strictly enforced.

Most importantly, any container of liquids, gels or aerosols packed in carry-on or hand luggage must not exceed 3.4fl oz. All such items must also fit into a single, quart-sized clear bag and that the bag must close. If necessary, zip lock the bags that are available for purchase at the airport.

Health and Medical

According to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), transmission of the Zika virus has stalled and has reached to undetectable levels for more than 12 months. Upon finding this, the World Health Organisation has to remove some Caribbean nations, including St. Kitts from its Zika virus country classification scheme.

Considerably, there are no particular health concerns associated with St. Kitts. Special vaccines are usually not required. Services, including modern ambulatory are also available and there are specialists in most fields of medicine to keep a check on this.

One can call on 911 to avail the benefits of emergency services, by contacting the local police or calling for an emergency ambulance. JNF General Hospital is the primary one where the treatment will be offered.

There are some protocols regarding the medication, especially to control the substances, that comply with St. Kitts and Nevis customs protocol.

Strictly note that, Marijuana is considered illegal on St. Kitts and Nevis. If any person found with this drug, will be punished by law, which could also include incarceration. No allowances are given for claiming the use of this for medical reasons.


At St. Kitts and Nevis, Flow and Digicel are the major telephone service providers. Direct Dialing, Leased Circuits, Internet, Class Services, Voice Mail, Caller ID and other features are also offered currently.

ISDN and DSL services are also available. It is to be noted that the area and country code for St. Kitts is 1-869.