Ministry of Small Business & Entrepreneurhsip

Tablet or smart phone for the first ten successful applicants

Type of Institution

National Government Ministry/Agency

Type of Resource

National Development Resource

Resources

Guides and Manuals

Resource Description

Access the Import and Export Procedures Manual, Trade Facilitation Agreement Fact Sheet, Bureau of Standards and Quality Act among other resources.

Main Website

https://miticca.gov.kn/small-business-development/

Social Media

Media and Documents

https://miticca.gov.kn/news-articles/

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

Multiple Partners

Contact

869-467-1203/1635/1460, sbdc@gov.kn

St. Kitts and Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce

The St. Kitts and Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SKNCIC) is the leading private sector organization in which the focus is to nurture and create the right environment to foster sustainable economic growth.

Type of Institution

Private Institution

Type of Resource

Local Development Resource

Resources

Strategic Planning & Formulation Webinar

Resource Description

Access past webinars from the Chamber and well as upcoming live streams like this Strategic Planning and Forumation Session.

Main Website

https://sknchamber.com

Social Media

Media and Documents

https://sknchamber.com/cic-news

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

Horsford Road, Fortlands, Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

+1 869-465-2980

Admin@sknchamber.com

Ministry of Creative Economies

Accounting software and training in use of software

Type of Institution

National Government Ministry/Agency

Type of Resource

National Development Resource

Resources

Creative Industry Registry & Forms

Resource Description

Access registration and membership forms across the creative industries , as well as research archives and publications.

Main Website

“https://investantiguabarbuda.org/start-a-business/”

Social Media

Media and Documents

https://www.culture.gov.kn/news/

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

8694671415/1539, culturedept@gov.kn, cutlure@gov.kn

Ministry of Finance (Customs Dept)

The St. kitts and Nevis Customs Department is a Government agency with the responsibility of protecting the country from potential risks arising from international trade and travel, while facilitating the legitimate movement of people and goods across our borders.

Type of Institution

National Government Ministry/Agency

Type of Resource

National Development Resource

Resources

Customs Duty Calculator

Resource Description

Access the online Customs Duty Calculatir to easily vizualize the various costs related to importing goods from countries outside of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Main Website

https://skncustoms.com/Show-Page.aspx?PageID=255

Social Media

N/A

Media and Documents

N/A

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

Finance Building, Golden Rock, Basseterre / Tel: (869) 467-1092

The Saint Kitts Investment Promotion Agency (SKIPA)

The Saint Kitts Investment Promotion Agency (SKIPA) ia a government supported organisation established in 2007. This agency’s major focus is that of Investment Promotion primarily geared at foreign direct investment (FDI). SKIPA falls under the supervision of the office of the Prime Minister and reports directly to the Senior Secretary in that Ministry. The Agency has as its Mission “To proactively promote and generate srategic investments for Saint Kitts and to facilitate the establishment and expansion of local and foreign investment projects, while advocating for the continued development and enhancement of the investment environment in Saint Kitts.

Type of Institution

Public Institution

Type of Resource

National Development Resource

Resources

Establishing a Business

Resource Description

Access a step by step guide to establishing a business as well as downloadble guides on incorporating a company and acquiring a business license.

Main Website

https://investstkitts.kn

Social Media

Media and Documents

https://investstkitts.kn/category/news/

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency (SKIPA)
2nd Floor, KOI Building
One Airport Road, Golden Rock
St. Kitts, West Indies

Saint Kitts Inland Revenue Department

Issuing of Business Licence along with business advising. Also provides ‘how to’ information on the payment of taxes.

Type of Institution

National Public Institution

Type of Resource

National Development Resource

Resources

Business Guides & Forms

Resource Description

Access forms and guidelines for discounted VAT rates, e-services and company registration.

Main Website

https://www.sknird.com

Social Media

Media and Documents

Articles & Press Releases | Inland Revenue Department (sknird.com)

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

8694658485, inlandrevenue@ird.gov.kn

The Development Bank of Saint Kitts and Nevis ( Business Support Unit)

The Development bank of St. Kitts and Nevis is a statutory corporation hence the major shareholder is the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. The bank has its main branch on St. Kitts with a sub – branch on Nevis. While the main focus of the bank is Development financing, there is a Business Support Unit that provides support services to persons who benefit form the financial offerings/ products of the Bank.

Type of Institution

Financial Institution

Type of Resource

National Development Resource

Resources

Loan Application

Resource Description

Access the General Loan Online Application, loan calculator and book an appointment.

Main Website

https://skndb.com

Social Media

Media and Documents

https://skndb.com/press/

Agency/s, Supporting Partner/s

N/A

Contact

info@skndb.com, Phone: 8690465-2288, 469-5416

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