Saint Christopher and Nevis

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa and St Kitts and Nevis established diplomatic relations in February 1998. Trade with this country during 1997 and 1998 was too minimal to be reflected in official statistics. High Commissioner TH Chiliza presented letters of credence to the Deputy Governor General, H E Sam Condor, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of International Trade and CARICOM Affairs, Minister Dwyer Astaphan, Minister of Tourism and the Honourary Jacinth Henry-Martin, Minister of information, Culture, Youth and Sports. During May 2003 Minister Jacinth Henry-Martin advised the Mission about her intention to visit South Africa on 2 June 2003 with the view to sign a Cultural Agreement with South Africa.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Saint Christopher and Nevis

The South African High Commission in Kingston, Jamaica is responsible for St Kitts and Nevis:

H E Ms L E Yengeni
High Commissioner Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African High Commission

Time difference: -7 hours

Saint Christopher and Nevis Representation in South Africa

No Representation

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

None for visits of up to 30 days. Visitors must be in possession of a valid passport and a return or onward ticket to a destination where entry is ensured.


Health Requirements

Tetanus - immunisation recommended.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.


Climate Info

Subtropical; tempered by constant sea breezes. Little seasonal variation in temperature; rainy season from May to November.

For up-to-date weather information click here.


Currency Info

The monetary unit the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD).

For up-to-date information click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Saint Christopher and Nevis, visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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