St. Kitts Nevis Coat-of-Arms

St. Kitts Nevis Coat of Arms

Incorporation Procedure

Part 7, Section 37 of the NIETO outlines the registration process for Trusts.

The registration of a Trust must be carried out by a registered agent, such as an attorney or local management company. The registration may be achieved in twenty four (24) hours.

An application for entry on the register of International Trusts shall be made in a manner and form prescribed by the Registrar. The application shall be accompanied by:

 

  1. The prescribed fee
  2. Notice of the name and registered office of the Trust
  3. Undertaking that Trust document has been read and it conforms with NIETO
  4. Name of the Trustee – one of the trustees has to be a corporation incorporated under the NBCO or a trust company doing business in Nevis
  5. A certificate from a trustee company, a barrister or solicitor certifying:-
    1. That the trust upon registration will be an international trust
    2. The date on which the Trust was created, settled or established
    3. In the case of a qualified foreign trust, the law under which the trust was settled
    4. Where the governing law is changed to the law of Nevis, that the trust is registered as a qualified foreign trust and the date of its registration
    5. (a) There has been no changes made to the International Trust
      (b) There is no illegal activity perpetuated by the Trust and/or
      (c) Pending litigation against the Trust
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Contact Information

 

Financial Services Regulatory Commission, Nevis Branch

P.O. Box 689, Main Street
Charlestown, Nevis
West Indies

Tel: (869) 469 - 1469
Fax: (869) 469 - 7739
Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Companies Registry and General Enquiries)

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Compliance Division)

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (International Insurance Division)

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