Welcome to the website of the St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency [SKIPA].
St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency (SKIPA)

Establishing a Business

Steps to establish a business include but are not limited to:

  • Incorporating the company with St. Kitts Financial Services
  • Applying for a Business & Occupations Licence (Facilitated by SKIPA)
  • Registering with Inland Revenue as a tax payer
  • Registering with the St. Christopher Social Security Board as an employer
  • Applying for an Alien Landholding Licence (foreigners owning shares in an ordinary company or foreigners serving as directors of an ordinary company)
  • Submitting Proposals for Review (SKIPA)
  • Applying for Incentives
  • Applying for Work Permits

See downloadable PDFs for more details.