Citizenship by Investment in St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Kitts and Nevis is a dual-island Caribbean destination offering pristine beaches and tropical landscapes. Its culture is diverse, with African, British, Caribbean, and French influences. It is an attractive location for owning a second home in the Caribbean, enjoying good air links to Europe and North America.
MINIMUM INVESTMENT - USD 125,000
PROCESSING TIME - 3 to 6 MONTHS
KEY RESIDENCY BENEFIT - Visa Free Travel to St. Kitts and Nevis, Hong Kong, Russia, Singapore, the UK, and Europe’s Schengen Area, among others
About St Kitts & Nevis
St Kitts & Nevis is located in the West Indies and forms part of Leeward Islands. The island country is part of the Commonwealth with Queen Elizabeth II the head of state.
Formed by now dormant volcanoes, St Kitts & Nevis is the smallest Caribbean country. Nevis, which forms part of the twin-island, is situated 3 km southeast of St Kitts. Both islands have an abundance of white-sand beachfront resorts, which blend luxury with picturesque scenery.
Benefits of Citizenship in St. Kitts and Nevis
St Kitts and Nevis citizenship grants access to an economically stable country which is part of the Commonwealth.
The St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Programme was established in 1984. It was the first of its kind, and it is the most trusted and successful programme.
Real estate track record
St Kitts has the most completed real estate projects and longest track record of any citizenship programme in the world.
By obtaining a passport through the country’s citizenship programme, you can travel to 152 countries visa-free. This includes the UK, all of Europe, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Russia.
St Kitts and Nevis citizenship is permanent and can be passed down for generations.
The country has an attractive tax regime and does not apply income tax earned outside the jurisdiction or inheritance tax.
St. Kitts and Nevis Facts
The St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme is the first of its kind, and one of the most trusted and successful in the world. Read more below to find out why.
St Kitts & Nevis has an estimated population of just over 52,000 over an area of 261 km2. The population density is 164 per km2.
Like all of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), St Kitts & Nevis use the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD). The island’s currency is set at a fixed rate to the USD = 2.7 XCD.
Basseterre is the capital and largest city, with a population 14,000.
The official language is English. A large portion of the population also speaks St Kitts Creole.
St Kitts & Nevis has a tropical climate, which means it is hot and humid throughout the year.
The GDP in St Kitts & Nevis represents less than 0.01% of the total world economy and is worth $1.04 billion.
How to Obtain St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship
Becoming a citizen of St Kitts and Nevis means that you can enjoy all the rights and privileges of citizenship of a Commonwealth country in the UK and other Commonwealth countries.
Established in 1984, the programme is the oldest in the world and is extremely well trusted and established. With approval possible in less than 6 months with remote application, there is no need to travel. There is also a fast-track route to acquiring a second passport in as little as just 2 months.
A non-refundable contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund of an amount starting from $150,000 for a single applicant up to a family of 4.
This donation amount may vary based on the number of dependants included in the main applicant’s application.
Investing in Real Estate
Independent investment in a government approved real estate project at a minimum value of $400,000 for a single applicant which must be held onto for a minimum of five years.
Alternatively $200,000 for a joint investment with another main applicant in a single piece of real estate.