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NIA extends four-month amnesty for illegal non-nationals

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has given non-nationals residing illegally on Nevis another opportunity to regularise their immigration status with a four-day extension.The amnesty which was announced on November 23, 2017, officially concluded on March 31, 2018. However, Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance announced at his monthly press conference on March 29, 2018.

 “We thought that a four-month period was in fact a generous period of time to give to our non-nationals to say to them please come in and regularise your status. We prefer for you to be here and have a regular immigration status, than to be existing in our country illegally and somehow to be under the radar.

 

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