WHY NEVIS?

Nevis is an ideal location for business as a economically and politically stable jurisdiction. Nevis has first rate infrastructure, favourable business tax concessions, flexible and friendly legislations, solid privacy laws and a qualified workforce including professionals with expertise in asset management and protection, finance, taxation, banking, law and accountancy. Nevis simply put is your gateway to peak returns, strategic market access and investment opportunities.

LEGISLATION AND DEMOCRACY

The Premier of Nevis heads the Nevis Island Administration, an autonomous governing body within the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The Nevis Island Legislature can make laws that cannot be abrogated by the National Assembly. This stable government offers flexible and unique legislation. 

The island boasts a stable economy and strong currency. Nevis has over 30 years experience as an international financial centre and has built a solid reputation.

  • A stable government
  • Flexible and unique legislation
  • A stable economy with a strong currency
  • A solid reputation with a commitment to adhering to international standards.

Please see our NIPA Investor Guide

QUALITY OF LIFE

Why choose to live in Nevis?

  • The pollution index is close to zero
  • Tropical climate
  • Ease of doing business
  • State-of-the-art telecommunications facilities and a range of regional and international banking facilities
  • World class accommodation facilities
  • Generous incentive package including corporate tax incentives, exemption from import duties, exemption from withholding taxes and export allowance for qualified investments

Click here for information on becoming a citizen of Nevis

STRATEGIC LOCATION

Nevis has a favourable time zone in realtion to the U.S. and is easy to access from North America and Europe. A three hour flight from the U.S., eight from Europe. From the U.S (American Airlines and Delta), Canada (Air Canada and the UK (British Airways). It’s now possible to fly non-stop from San Juan to Nevis on direct flights provided by Cape Air. Other connection points include St. Kitts, Antigua and St. Maarten.   Nevis is a beneficiary of the U.S. Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI), which grants duty-free entry into the United States for many goods. Nevis has a good working relationship with its Carribbean neighbours and holds membership in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Eastern Caribbean Economic Union. Please see our NIPA Investor Guide

QUALIFIED WORKFORCE

The government is focused on increasing and training the labour force, and the improvements has been considerable. Nevis has a labour force of approximately 5,000 with 98% literacy with an adaptable, skilled and trainable workforce. The workforce on Nevis is trainable with professionals who have gained and continued to advance in specialized degrees, MBAs, PHDs, and other specialized skill-sets. Attorneys, asset and property managers from each sector are available to assist you with your investment needs. Please see our NIPA Investor Guide

PROFESSIONALISM

Over 50 qualified trust and asset management companies and registered agents with expertise in law, accounting, banking, taxation and finance. Most of our professionals have been trained in the Caribbean, the United States of America, Canada and the United Kingdom prior to returning home.

Government fees in Nevis are comparable with other high end jurisdictions. The incorporation process for IBCsTrustsLLCsFoundations and Captives/Insurance entities is fast and there is high quality service as international best practices are adhered to.

Please see our NIPA Investor Guide

Eight things you didn’t know about Nevis

  1. Birth place of Alexander Hamilton one of America’s founding fathers of America and its first Secretary of the Treasury
  2. Bath Hotel was one of the first Hotels to be built in the Caribbean
  3. Nevis has natural sulfur healing hotsprings
  4. Nevis became known as the Queen of the Caribees by the British as it was the leading sugar producer in the 18th century
  5. Nevis is also called Oualie – “Land of beautiful waters” by the Caribs and Dulcina “Sweet Island” by British Settlers
  6. It has a Four Seasons Resort
  7. Nevis is the first place where Admiral Horatio Nelson was stationed as a young sea captain
  8. It was here the famous nuptials between admiral Horatio Nelson and Nevisian Frances “Fanny” Nisbet took place . Their love story actually begun six years earlier at Nisbet (now the Nisbet Plantation – hotel)