The smallest sovereign state in the Americas, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis unites the “sister” islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, although both islands maintain certain independent regulation in a Federal system. Tourism, the leading economy of the islands, has been growing steadily bringing with it new hotel and resort developments. Both islands have international airports and are connected by two ferry lines. With its breathtaking natural beauty, warm skies and white sandy beaches, St. Kitts & Nevis is one of the most stunning spots in the Caribbean.
St. Kitts & Nevis, has the longest-standing (established in 1984) Citizenship by investment initiative in the world, where investors have the option to make government contribution or a real estate investment.
Benefits of St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship Program :
The applicant may choose from the below mentioned criteria:
1. Contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF)
The Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) has been established by the St. Kitts & Nevis Governemnt to support economic growth. It supports the funding of school construction and education related initiatives, also to mitigate the effects of climate change on the island, and the building of infrastructure along with many other efforts and initiatives.
|Single applicant||USD 150,000|
|Main applicant and spouse||USD 175,000|
|Additional contribution for each dependent||USD 10,000|
|Additional contribution for each sibling||USD 20,000|
2. Real Estate
Tourism is a fuel for the country’s economy. In a move to increase tourism-related development, the Citizenship by Investment programme allows for real estate purchase in approved developments. To qualify, the investor (or investors) must enter into:
Additionally, following government fees shall apply.
|Main applicant||USD 35,000|
|Per additional dependant||USD 10,000|
Required Documents for Application:
The timeframe for the completion of the process is approximately 3 to 4 months from submission of the application to issuance of the passport, assuming there are no areas of concern with the application.
The following basic fees apply to all investment options and shall be quoted at the time of application:
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