Two islands, one paradise.

Saint Kitts & Nevis

Visa Free Countries

158+

Starts From

$150,000

Processing Time

6 months

56,621

POPULATION

English, French, Patois

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

Roman Catholic

RELIGION

Basseterre

CAPITAL

English, French, Patois

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

Roman Catholic

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st kitts and nevis passport Citizenship by Investment Program

St. Kitts and Nevis Government was the first country to launch the Citizenship by Investment program, The program was established in 1984 to support economic growth. It has also launched extensive legislation to attract financial services businesses to the island. st kitts and nevis passport offers good opportunities for investors. The work force are friendly, Well-educated and proficient in the English language. The government provides tax cuts, returns guarantee and exemptions on import duties. It does not impose any income or capital taxes nor any inheritance or endowment taxes in Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Important Advantages of st kitts and nevis passport

  • Citizenship for life, with the right to permanent residency and work in the country.
  • Visa-free travel to about 156+ countries, including the Schengen area, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Singapore.

  • Allows Dual Citizenship.

  • 3-4 months to complete.

  • No imposed taxes on non-residents

  • Family qualifies under one investment.

  • A straightforward and fast application process.

How to Qualify for St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship

  • Main applicant to Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship must be at least 18 years old
  • Applicants must hold no criminal record
  • Must prove the source of fund for the investment
  • Dependent children under the age of 30
  • Dependent parents above the age of 55
  • Unmarried dependent siblings under the age of 30
  • Must undergo due diligence checks to gain approval
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Saint Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Options

OPTION1: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FUND

To obtain the citizenship of st kitts and nevis passport by donation, this fund was launched with the aim of benefiting the citizens of the country and it is a non-refundable contribution depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

Single applicant US $150,000
Main applicant and spouse US $175,000
Family of four US $195,000
Additional dependents (except siblings) US $10,000 per applicant
Dependent siblings US $20,000 per applicant
Family up to four (Limited Time Offer) US $150,000

OPTION2: REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Applicants may qualify for citizenship through an investment in a pre-approved real estate project, which may include hotel shares, villas, and condominium units.

Single applicant US $35,000
spouse US $20,000
Additional dependents (except siblings) US $10,000 per applicant
Dependent siblings US $40,000 per applicant

OPTION3: Alternative Investment Option (AIO)

The Alternative Investment Option (AIO) gives investors the opportunity to invest in potential projects can either be listed by the government or suggested by private individuals with financing capabilities. These projects aim to maximize the employment of locals, but also include the transfer of technology and capacity building. After being accomplished and operational for a certain period which also allows for a return on investment, projects must be turned over to the Government.

The Alternative Investment Option (AIO) will be in two categories:
• Public Good Project Developer (PGPD) – projects that are fully funded by the PGPD with a minimum unit of investment of US $175,000. At the end of the agreement, the State retains the ownership of the asset.
• Private Enterprise Developer (PED) – applies to built or funded assets that are privately owned with a minimum unit of investment of US $200,000.

Single applicant US $35,000
spouse US $20,000
Additional dependents (except siblings) US $10,000 per applicant
Dependent siblings US $20,000 per applicant

Additional Fees for st kitts and nevis passport Citizenship Options

Application fee US $250 per applicant
Due diligence for main applicant US $7,500
Due diligence for spouse US $4,000
Due diligence for dependents above 16 years old US $4,000 per applicant
Passport fee US $450 per applicant
Certificate of Registration, stamp fee US $50 per applicant

Citizenship Process

We offer an efficient service to process your application, giving it the attention it deserves to ensure it is given the best possibility of success, allowing you full security for your investment and a second passport for you and your family.
1. Free Consultation

This includes guiding our clients understandfor the best investment option to suit their needs, whether by donation or investing in real estate. We learn about our clients, their family members, and their situation before going through the costs involved for the various options. At the end of this stage, we provide a full quotation for your consideration.

2. Free Validation

Once you have agreed on the quotation, we examine and validate all the required documents. Ensuring that the client would not waste time and money before knowing for certain that their application is eligible.

3. Submission of required documents

We then translate and notarise all required documents, and fill in all government forms. Ensuring that they are fully compliant with government requirements and regulations. Then, we prepare a full file for a final submission.

4. Apply for initial approval

At this stage, all the pre-screened documents are sent to the various government agencies for processing. During this time, we follow-up closely with our agencies in Dominica to ensure a timely and speedy process. We keep in touch with our clients for any further goverments clarifications and update the customer on the status.

5. Approvals & Payments

Once the initial approval is secured, a request for funds will be made by the government. When the funds are cleared, we will apply for final citizenship certificate and grenada passport documentations.

6. Congratulations, your passport is now ready.

Once all the approvals are done, and the payment has been completed in full, we will then arrange to securely handover the passport. Congratulations, your second citizenship by immigration is complete. If you need any help in the future, please contact us and we can always help you out.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment program allows foreign investors to obtain full legal citizenship and passports for the investor and his family as this investor has made a huge investment in Saint Kitts and Nevis that meets the requirements under the citizenship by investment laws.

A detailed explanation of the steps for applying for citizenship can be found on the Who We Are page under the heading “Processing”. However, all the requirements you need to know are listed in the section above. Contact one of our citizenship by investment experts for advice on options you can take advantage of.

The total cost consists of the investment, and other fees related to processing the application. These fees will depend on your choice of citizenship, either through the contribution to the Sugar Industry Diversification Fund (SIDF) or the real estate investment option. This will also depend on the number of individuals applying. The individual applicants and their additional family members will naturally increase the investment structure.

Once you are granted Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship, you will have all the rights that citizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis enjoy. You have the right to live and work in Saint Kitts and Nevis at any time. And since Saint Kitts and Nevis is a member of the Caribbean Community, you may reside in any of the other member states. In addition to visa-free travel or visa-on-arrival access to more than 120 countries. For more information about benefits, see our benefits page or contact us to explain the options that are right for you and your family.

No. Only a licensed authorised agent (Karibi) can act on your behalf and handle your citizenship application for you.

The Citizenship by Investment Unit will notify Karibi once it accepts your application for processing. In order for the unit to accept the processing of your application, your application must fully comply with the legislation and guidelines published by the Citizenship by Investment Board.

It will take approximately three months for your application to be processed from the date you notify your agent that your request has been accepted for processing. If extenuating circumstances occur that would delay the processing of your request, the unit will notify us directly.