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ST. KITTS CITIZENSHIP

GOVERNMENT AUTHORIZED FIRM 

Overview

The Citizenship by Investment and second passport program of St. Kitts & Nevis was established in 1984 and is the oldest fast-track citizenship program. Its passport is ranked 32nd strongest passport with Visa Free access to all Schengen States, UK and Singapore. 

You and your family will obtain an irrevocable dual citizenship and second passport without having to move away or renounce your current nationality. The St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship and second passport program is based on the statute which means the granted citizenship may not be revoked no matter what the changes in the governmental executives or policy. Regulations regarding citizenship-by-investment are contained in Part II, Section 3 (5) of the Citizenship Act, 1984. The St. Kitts & Nevis passport is valid for 10 years and once it expires it can be renewed at any St. Kitts & Nevis Consulate.

Timeline: 4 - 6 months
Nationalities supported: Open to most nationalities
Visa free travel: Instant visa-free travel to 130 countries, including the Schengen countries, United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong
Investment type: Government Donation to St. Kitts’ Hurricane Relief Fund or Investment in government approved Real Estate in St. Kitts & Nevis
Investment cost: Government Donation (USD 150,000 for a family of 4 or USD 300,000 for a family of 4) or Real Estate Investment (USD 400,000 plus government fees)

Benefits

Personal Freedom

Personal Freedom

Instant and irrevocable second passport and citizenship


Citizenship and second passport in 3 months


No need to reside in  St. Kitts & Nevis


Dual Nationality Allowed


Open to most nationalities

Visa Free Travel Countries

Visa Free Travel Countries

St. Kitts second passport allows Instant travel to 130 countries


More countries are constantly added to the visa-free list


Reputable second passport - easy to obtain visas when required


List includes Schengen European countries, the UK, Russia and major countries in Latin America, North America, and Asia

Business Advantages

Business Advantages

Generous tax regime -no Wealth, Gift, Inheritance, Foreign Income or Capital Gains Tax


Currency pegged to US Dollar


Tax-free trade with Canada


Duty-Free Trading in the Caribbean

Family Security

Family Security

Wife, children and elderly parents obtain second passport and citizenship


St. Kitts is named one of the world’s top 20 islands to live in


Incomparable lifestyle with a safe and stable environment


International Education - Universities

Costs

The citizenship and second passport program of St. Kitts & Nevis requires making an economic contribution to the country or an investment into a Government Approved Real Estate project in the country.

OPTION 1- CONTRIBUTION TO HURRICANE RELIEF FUND

Financial contribution to the Hurricane Relief Fund in the amount of USD 150,000 for a family of 4.

Following the devastating hurricanes which have badly effected the region, the Government of St. Kitts & Nevis has established a Hurricane Relief Fund, which is to be hosted by the Citizenship by Investment Unit.

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Financial Contribution to Hurricane Relief Fund to member between 1 and 4USD 150,000
Additional member (regardless of age)USD 25,000
Option 2 - Real Estate

A Minimum investment of USD 400,000 plus government fees in St. Kitts’ Government approved projects.

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Approved Government PropertyUSD 400,000
Government fees for main applicantUSD 50,000
Government fees for spouseUSD 25,000
Government fees for each child under the age of 18USD 25,000

Dependent child above the age of 18 years or dependent parent aged 55 and above

USD 50,000

For a full breakdown of Government Fees, Due Diligence Fees and other payable applications fees for your specific case please contact us.

Timeline

Month 1-2
Month 1-2

Client signs CI Retainer Agreement and pays the retainer invoice.

Once the file is ready for submission, the client pays Government Processing Fees, Due Diligence, Citizenship Application and Passport Fees. A deposit to secure their share is also paid to the Government Escrow account. 

The client pays the Submission invoice of CI Professional Fees.

Month 3
Month 3

Due Diligence results are ready and Citizenship approval is issued.
At this point, the applicable Financial Contribution is payable to the Ministry of Finance and Planning. In the case of real estate option, the remaining balance due on the property is paid to the Escrow account. 

The client pays the Approval invoice of CI Professional Fees.

Month 4
Month 4

Citizenship Certificates are issued and CI obtains the passports, CI final Professional Fees are paid. Passports are delivered to the client in their home country.

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130 Countries Visa-Free

AMERICAS

Antigua & Barbuda

Argentina

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Bolivia*

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Dominica Republic

Dominica

Ecuador

El Salvador

Grenada

Guatemala

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Nicaragua

Panama

Peru

St. Lucia

St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago

Venezuela

AFRICA

Botswana

Cape Verde*

Comoros*

Djibouti*

Egypt*

Gambia

Guinea-Bissau*

Kenya

Lesotho

Madagascar*

Malawi

Mauritania*

Mauritius

Mozambique*

Senegal*

Seychelles*

Somalia

Togo*

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

EUROPE

Albania

Andorra

Austria

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland (Rep.)

Italy

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macedonia

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

San Marino

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine*

United Kingdom

Vatican City

ASIA

Armenia*

Bangladesh

Cambodia*

Hong Kong*

Indonesia

Iran*

Israel

Jordan*

Laos*

Lebanon*

Macau*

Malaysia

Maldives*

Nepal*

Palestinian Territories

Philippines

Singapore

South Korea

Tajikistan*

Thailand*

OCEANIA

Fiji

Kiribati

Micronesia

Palau*

Samoa*

Solomon Island*

Timor-Leste*

Tonga

Tuvalu*

Vanuatu

EVISA

Australia - Online Visitor e600 visa

Bahrain

Gabon

Georgia

India

Sri Lanka

* Visa on arrival

The list of countries is subject to variations depending on each government's policy and so is access to these countries.

General info

St. Kitts & Nevis has been independent country since 1983 and forms part of the Lesser Antilles, which is a group of islands located 2,000 km to the southeast of Miami. The Federation comprises two islands Nevis and St. Kitts and the truly appropriate slogan of the local tourism authority is: “Two islands - one paradise”.

The country's reputation is untouched, St Kitts & Nevis is part of the Commonwealth; the Head of State is the Queen of England and is a well-functioning democracy based on the British parliamentary system.

Conveniently positioned for business people, the official and business language is English. The Federation is a member of the United Nations (UN), the British Commonwealth, of the Organization of American States (OAS), CARICOM and various other international organizations.

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has its headquarters on St. Kitts. It maintains the stability of the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$), the national currency of most Eastern Caribbean countries, which is pegged to the US dollar.

St. Kitts & Nevis’ second passport and citizenship program is a well-established and very trusted Citizenship by Investment Program. The program has been active since 1984 as part of the country’s Citizenship by Investment Act.

To know more about investing in St. Kitts’ second passport and dual citizenship program, please contact us or send a call back request and one of our specialists will contact you to discuss your needs.