St. Kitts & Nevis
Donation to Government Fund
Minimum Real Estate Investment
Saint Kitts and Nevis, officially known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is a dual-island nation situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. It is the smallest sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere, in both area and population. The country is a Commonwealth realm, with Elizabeth II as Queen and head of state. The two islands enjoy natural beauty, beautiful nature, blue skies, clean air, warm waters, and long empty sandy beaches.
St. Kitts and Nevis has the longest-established citizenship programs, launched in 1984.
Why become a citizen of St. Kitts & Nevis?
Extensive visa free travel
Citizens of St. Kitts & Nevis can travel to more than 155 countries visa-free including the UK, all Europe’s Schengen zone, Singapore, Hong Kong and Russia.
Family can be included
Dependent children under 30 years, and dependent parents or grandparents over 55 years can be included in the application.
No minimum stay required
Unlike some other programs, no minimum stay is required, giving the applicant full flexibility in uncertain times.
Great place for a second home
With its choice of real estate and natural beauty, it is a great location for owning a second home, with regular flights to Europe and North America. St. Kitts & Nevis has pristine beaches, amazing sceneries, diving scene, tropical tours, island culture and luxury resorts.
Right to live and work
Citizens have the right, but not the obligation, to
live and work in St Kitts and Nevis.
No tax on worldwide income for residents
Quick turn around
Citizenship is typically obtained in 3 months. There is an accelerated program that grants citizenship in 2 months.
Established in 1984, this is the oldest citizenship by investment programme in the world, known as the ‘platinum standard’ of the industry.
How to obtain citizenship?
You can obtain citizenship via the government investment program that welcomes new citizens who are ready to contribute to the economy. The investment requirements are as follows:
Make a donation of €150,00
The main applicant must contribute €150,000 in the form of a government fund donation.
Contribution is also required for additional members of the family on the application – Spouse: €25,000, Children: €20,000 each, Other family members other than the spouse or a child: US$10,000 each.
Make an investment in real estate of €400,00
Applicants make an minimum investment in accredited real estate of a minimum of €400,000
Government fees – Main applicant: €35,000, Spouse: €20,000, Children: €40,000 each, Other family members other than the spouse or a child: US$10,000 each.
How long does it take?
Citizenship is obtained within 3 months in the regular program, 2 months in the accelerated program.
Who can apply?
Citizen from any country except from Iraq, Yemen and Nigeria can apply to become a citizen of St. Kitts & Nevis, as long as they:
- have no criminal record
- can justify the origin of the funds for investment
- hold a valid passport or travel document
- follow the investment requirements mentioned above
Additional interesting facts about St. Kitts & Nevis
Since 1983, St. Kitt & Nevis is an independent country
The official language of St. Kitts & Nevis is English
The smallest country in the Americas
The two-island country of St. Kitts & Nevis is the smallest country in the Americas, both in area and population.
Majestic turtles on the beach
Between June and October, 3 species of sea turtles come ashore to nest on the beaches of St. Kitts & Nevis: the hawksbill, the leatherback, and the green turtle.
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