The St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme is renowned as the longest-standing and highly reputable initiative in its field. Established in 1984, this program has granted investors and their families the opportunity to acquire legal citizenship in one of the most picturesque destinations in the Caribbean. The beautiful two-island country, with its tropical temperatures, allures with its pristine blue waters, vibrant trade, and tourism economy.
BENEFITS OF ST. KITTS AND NEVIS CITIZENSHIP
ELIGIBILITY FOR ST. KITTS AND NEVIS CITIZENSHIP
To be eligible for citizenship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
FAMILy MEMBERS WHO CAN BE INCLUDED:
Applicants have four options to apply for citizenship through the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme. These include:
Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF)
Real Estate Option
Applicants must invest a minimum of US$200,000 in an Approved Development and hold the investment for a period of at least 7 years.
Private Home Sale Option
In accordance with this investment option, individuals are required to make a minimum investment of US$400,000 per application in an Approved Private Home. The investment must be held for a minimum period of 5 years.
If there are two or more main applicants, they have the option to apply together by purchasing a single Approved Private Home. Each applicant must contribute a minimum of US$400,000 towards the investment in order to be eligible.
Public Benefit Option
Through the Public Benefit Option, individuals have the opportunity to acquire citizenship by investing a minimum of US$175,000 in an Approved Public Benefit Project. The investment should be made to an Approved Public Benefactor in order to qualify for citizenship.
Note: Please be aware that due diligence fees, application processing fees, bank due diligence fees, certificate of registration fees, passport fees, and professional fees are applicable. Please contact for more details.
PROCESS & TIMELINE
The St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment application process for successful candidates involves seven primary stages, which are as follows:
Note: Individuals who are approved through the St. Kitts and Nevis Programme become officially recognized as citizens of the country and have the option to request a St. Kitts and Nevis passport. It's important to note that although the Citizenship by Investment Unit and the Passport Office collaborate closely, acquiring citizenship and applying for a passport are separate procedures.