Citizenship By Investment
With its breathtaking natural beauty, warm skies and white sandy beaches, St. Kitts & Nevis is one of the most stunning spots in the Caribbean. And you could be waking up there every morning in as little as a few months.
CapitalBasseterre (St. Kitts)
Total Area261 km2
CurrencyEast Caribbean Dollar
This beautiful two-island nation is blessed with tropical temperatures, clear blue waters and a bustling trade and tourism economy.
It is well-connected by direct f lights to and from Europe and the U.S., and offers residents and citizens sought-after advantages, such as dual citizenship and tax-free worldwide income. As one of the longest-established programs of its kind, the St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program offers applicants a host of unique benefits:
Fast ProcessFast processing within 4 months
Attractive Tax SystemNo tax on worldwide income
Remote ResidencyNo physical residency requirements
Family OrientedInclusion of dependent children under 30, and dependent parents or grandparents over 55
Optional TravelNo requirement to travel to St. Kitts & Nevis during the application process
Flexible RequirementsNo interview, education or managerial experience required
Visa-free TravelVisa-free travel to more than 100 countries, including the Schengen member states, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and others
Saint Christopher and Nevis’ Citizenship by Investment Program was established in 1984 under the regulations of the 1984 Citizenship Act, Part II, Section 3 (5), which makes it the longest established citizenship by investment program in the world.
To qualify for citizenship in St. Kitts & Nevis, applicants must fulfill one of the investment options in addition to the following criteria:
The Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) will invest in sustainable areas benefiting every citizen and resident of St. Kitts and Nevis, including health care, education, alternative energy, heritage, infrastructure, tourism and culture, climate change and resilience, and the promotion of indigenous entrepreneurship.
Depending on the total number of applicants, the following contribution levels must be met:
Applicants may purchase government-approved property valued at a minimum of US$400,000, or purchase shares valued at the same minimum amount in a real estate development. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of five years. Investors may be required to pay additional taxes and fees.
Applicants can make an investment of US$200,000 in a government-approved luxury resort. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of seven years.
RRA handpicks prestigious projects to meet our clients’ expectations. Please contact us for available options.
The following table breaks down the St. Kitts & Nevis program application process into six basic steps. Each step must be completed before continuing to the next.
File preparation. RRA issues pre-approval letter. Advisory and due diligence fees are due at this step.
Citizenship file submission.
Government’s Citizenship-by-Investment Unit issues Approved in Principle letter.
Investment made in selected option. Payment of government fees, if applicable.
Naturalization Certificate issued.
Submission of passport application, if applicable.
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