Please be advised that the St. Kitts-Nevis Bureau of Standards (SKNBS) has appointed EAA Company Limited (EAA) as an accredited inspection company for a Pre-shipment Verification of Conformity (PVoC) program for the roadworthiness of used vehicles imported to St. Kitts-Nevis from the 1st of January 2024.
All used vehicles exported to St. Kitts-Nevis on or after the 1st of January 2024 from Japan, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates will require an EAA certificate of conformity (COC) to comply with import regulations on arrival in St. Kitts-Nevis (unless shipping documentation verifies the vehicle was shipped prior to the inspection commencement date of 1st of January 2024.
Pre-shipment inspections will commence in the following countries from the 1st of January 2024:
Japan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Requirements for a valid EAA certificate of compliance are:
Vehicle age limits
- Cars, Motorcycles and Light Commercial: No age limit
- Commercial Vehicles: No age limit
- Can be either right-hand or left-hand drive
Pass a Radiation Inspection
- Relative to Japan and UAE Exports only
- Must pass an emissions test
For further information on inspection requirements and EAA Company Limited., please refer to https://eaa-s.jp/st.kitts-Nevis