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Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Comprises the islands St Kitts External (St Christopher), Nevis External and Sombrero.

In a vote in August 1998, the inhabitants of Nevis narrowly failed to back secession from the federation.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Country information


Local short name form

Official name



47 195 (2011) [1]



International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code


Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Saint Kitts and Nevis - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 3rd June 2021

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Date and time formats


   Note: This section last updated 3rd June 2021

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Languages


The national language is English External, though most people speak Lesser Antillean Creole English External.

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Personal names


Women often use both their maiden name and their husband’s name in that order in double-barrelled form after marriage.

   Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Company legal forms


St Kitts and Nevis company types include:

   Exempt limited partnership
   Exempt private company
   International business company
   International exempt trust
   Limited liability company
   Limited partnership
   Multiform foundation ordinance
   Private company
   Public company
   Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Example address format


   Note: This section last updated 15th September 2020



Most addresses are post office boxes.

The name of the island may appear in the address after the town name. The island names are:

   St Kitts (St Christopher)
   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Post office box


This is written PO Box.

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Postal codes


   Note: This section last updated 22nd September 2020

A postal code system was announced in October 2016. This code has the format:


The first two characters are always KN. The first two digits indicate the postal zone, a post office on St Kitts or a parish on Nevis. The final two digits indicate a delivery district.

Saint Kitts currently has 6 postal zones and 21 delivery districts: KN0101-0111, KN0201-0202, KN0301-0302, KN0401-0403, KN0501 and KN0601-0602

Nevis currently has 5 postal zones and 10 delivery districts: KN0801-0802, KN0901-0902, KN1001-1002, KN1101-1102 and KN1201-1202

KN0700 covers other areas and general delivery: Bird Rock Housing Development, Potato Bay Housing Development, Frigate Bay, South East Peninsula Development, Mattingly Heights, and Half Moon Bay Housing Development

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Postal code format graphic


Saint Kitts and Nevis - Postal code format

Saint Kitts and Nevis - Postal code specifics


Saint Kitts and Nevis - Postal code regular expression


Saint Kitts and Nevis - Postal code level of coverage


Saint Kitts and Nevis - Postal code map


Saint Kitts and Nevis - Administrative districts


St Kitts and Nevis has 14 parishes, which are used in addresses. They are:

    Christ Church Nichola Town External
    Saint Anne Sandy Point External
    Saint George Basseterre External
    Saint George Gingerland External
    Saint James Windward External
    Saint John Capisterre External
    Saint John Figtree External
    Saint Mary Cayon External
    Saint Paul Capisterre External
    Saint Paul Charlestown External
    Saint Peter Basseterre External
    Saint Thomas Lowland External
    Saint Thomas Middle Island External
    Trinity Palmetto Point External

Administrative districts graphic


Telephone numbers in Saint Kitts and Nevis


All telephone numbers in St. Kitts and Nevis have the area code 869. Subscriber numbers have 7 digits. Mobile number subscriber numbers commence with these number ranges: 556-558, 565-567, 662-665, 667-669, 762-765.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

Properties with value Saint Kitts and Nevis


  1. ^ citypopulation.de/en/stkittsnevis/ External 20230112

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