Industry News ‘St Kitts & Nevis offers accelerated processing of Citizenship applications’

Industry News ‘St Kitts & Nevis offers accelerated processing of Citizenship applications’

5th April 2017

The Accelerated Application Process (AAP) approved by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis in October 2016 allows applications with the Citizenship by Investment Program to be accelerated to a 60 day processing period.

Interested persons applying utilizing the AAP will still be required to meet all mandatory criteria and submit the necessary supporting documents to apply for citizenship by investment. 

Applications will be given an accelerated treatment from the Citizenship by Investment Unit, Due Diligence Providers and the St. Kitts and Nevis Passport Office. As a bonus this process also includes the application and processing of the St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis passport.

Applying using the AAP can see an application completed within 60 days with some applications completed in as early as 45 days.

AAP Process Fees (inclusive of Due Diligence Fees)

  • Main Applicant: US$25,000.00
  • Dependent above 16 years: US$20,000.00

In addition to the US$25,000.00 and US$20,000.00 AAP processing fees, an additional fee of US$500.00 per person will be applicable for the processing of the St. Kitts and Nevis Passport for any dependents under the age of 16 years. 

Feel free to contact the Management Team of the Citizenship by Investment Unit for any enquires regarding the Accelerated Application Process. Emails can be sent to FAQ@sknciu.com 


Owing to the extended turn-around time of third party due diligence contributor’s applicants from the following countries will not be eligible for the AAP: 

  • Republic of Iraq,
  • Republic of Yemen,
  • Federal Republic of Nigeria,
Source - CIU