The Customs and Excise 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
As the nation's gatekeepers, we use intelligence and risk assessment to select and
target our physical checks of containers, vessels or travelers. We also conduct
investigations and audits, and prosecute offenders who breach Customs Laws and other
Government regulations. Customs also exercises controls over restricted and prohibited
imports, including pornography, drugs, firearms and harmful substances, such as hazardous waste and ozone-depleting products.
Who We Are
What We Do
At the Customs Department, we are proud to continue Customs' long tradition of service
to the country. We willingly accept the responsibility of helping to keep the nation
safe, secure and prosperous, and we are dedicated to achieve that.
This section of our website provides information about the St. Kitts and Nevis Customs
and Excise Department, our senior management team, our vision, mission and values,
photographs, legislation etc. Please click on the links below for details.