St. Kitts and Nevis
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St. Kitts and Nevis

An exclusive invesment option which unlocks a world of possibilities. You have the power to provide your loved ones with an incredible opportunity to expand their horizons while becoming part of a vibrant community in this enchanting Caribbean nation. Take the leap and embrace the boundless opportunities that await you in St. Kitts and Nevis.
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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.

  • Permanent citizenship granted for life, allowing individuals to reside and work in the country;
  • Visa-free travel to over 150 countries, including Schengen member states, the UK, Hong Kong, and Singapore;
  • The process is expedited within four months;
  • No need to visit Saint Kitts and Nevis during the application process;
  • No physical residency requirement;
  • An equitable taxation system, where tax residents are exempt from worldwide income, inheritance, or gift taxes;
  • The opportunity to pass on citizenship to future generations, enabling the sharing of this privilege with descendants.

To be eligible for citizenship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants should be at least 18 years old;
  • Applicants must be in good health and possess a good character;
  • Applicants should have no criminal record;
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability and willingness to fulfill the necessary financial contribution or investment.


  • The spouse of the primary applicant;
  • A child of the primary applicant or spouse who is under 18 years old;
  • A child of the primary applicant or spouse who is between 18 and 25 years old, enrolled as a full-time student at a recognized secondary or tertiary educational institution and fully supported by the primary applicant;
  • A parent or grandparent of the spouse of the primary applicant who is 55 years or older, residing with and financially supported by either the primary applicant or the spouse of the primary applicant;
  • A physically or mentally challenged child of the primary applicant or spouse who is 18 years or older• A sibling of the primary applicant or spouse who is 25 years or younger, unmarried, childless, and financially dependent on the primary applicant or spouse.

Applicants have four options to apply for citizenship through the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme. These include:

Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF)

  • Single applicant: US$150,000
  • Main applicant and spouse: US$175,000
  • Main applicant and up to three dependants: US$195,000
  • Each additional dependant under 18: US$10,000
  • Each additional dependant aged 18 or above: US$25,000

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.


The St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment application process for successful candidates involves seven primary stages, which are as follows:

  • Initial review and application preparation;
  • Submission of the citizenship application;
  • Processing of the application, including internal and external due diligence checks;
  • Provisional approval;
  • Fulfillment of requirements, which may include making a contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF), purchasing a real estate unit in an Approved Development, acquiring an Approved Private Home, or investing in an Approved Public Benefit Project;
  • Receipt of the Certificate of Registration;
  • Application for a passport.

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.