Saint Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis 2017-08-10T07:58:17+00:00

Quick facts

  • Location: Dual-island situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea.
  • Total area: 261 km2
  • Capital: Basseterre
  • Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Government: Parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
  • Population: 54,800 (est. 2014)
  • Language: English (official)
  • Religions: Christian 82.4% (Anglican, Protestant, Roman Catholic), non-Christian religion 2.8%, the rest have no religion or did not state a religion.
  • Visa-free or visa on arrival countries and territories: 131 

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Advantages of Citizenship

  • Tax free – no income or wealth tax.
  • Strict confidentiality
  • Information protection at Government level
  • No Personal visit required
  • Visa free travel to all EU Schengen countries including Switzerland, UK and Ireland
  • No residence or minimum stay requirements
  • Lifetime citizenship
  • Easy second passport and citizenship for your family members
  • Dual citizenship benefits
  • Choice of Real estate investment
  • Inclusion of dependent children under 25 years, and dependent parents or grandparents over 65 years
  • No interview requirement

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Timeframe of procedure

From 4 to 6 months in most of the cases.

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Requirements to the applicant

  • Clean criminal records
  • Source and origin of invested funds clarifications
  • Outstanding character
  • Excellent health conditions

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Investment options

Real Estate Option (Only real estate approved by Government)
Minimum Investment required is US$400,000.00 (refundable with the sale after 5 years of the ownership, property can be qualified for next purchaser citizenship)
Government fees and duties:
On approval in principle of an application:
US$50,000.00 for the main applicant
US$25,000.00 for the spouse of main applicant
US$25,000.00 for each child of the main applicant under 18 years
US$50,000.00 for each qualified dependent of the main applicant over 18 years other than his spouse
Due diligence fees:
US$ 7,500 – for the main applicant and
US$ 4,000 – per dependant aged 16 or older
Compulsory insurance fund contribution and conveyance fees of approximately 5% of the purchase price.

Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation Contributions
The amounts below are inclusive of all Government fees payable for the main applicant and his or her dependents with the exception of due diligence background fees.
US$250,000.00 for Single Applicant
US$300,000.00 for Main Applicant with up to three dependents
Any additional dependant is charged an additional $25,000 regardless of age.
* The age of dependant parents must be above 55
* The upper age limit for young adult dependent must be below 30

Due diligence fees:
US$ 7,500 – for the main applicant and
US$ 4,000 – per dependant aged 16 or older

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