CIU Required Documents for Saint Kitts

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The following documents are required by ALL applicants applying for citizenship by investment in Saint kitts and nevis. The following documents must be given to authorized agent in SKN. Main criteria to apply are

  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Have made, or have agreed to make, a legally prescribed investment or contribution pursuant to the CBI Regulations; and
  • Meet all CBI application requirements.

Family Dependents

A main applicant may include the following family members as dependants in their application:

  • The spouse of the main applicant;
  • Children aged under 18;
  • Children aged between 18 and 25 who are in full-time attendance at a recognised secondary or tertiary level institution of learning and fully supported by the main applicant;
  • Children aged 18 or over who are physically or mentally challenged; and
  • Parents of the main applicant or the spouse of the main applicant aged 65 or over, living with and fully supported by the main applicant.

The Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) is the government authority responsible for promoting and managing applications for economic citizenship in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, in accordance with Saint Christopher and Nevis Citizenship Act, 1984 (Act No. 1 of 1984).

List of Documents

All applicants are required to provide the following:

  • Completed C1 application form;
  • Completed C2 application form;
  • Completed C3 application form;
  • Original excerpt of full birth record or certified and apostilled copy of birth certificate (i.e. a birth document that also includes your parent’s details, or a household register, family book etc.);
  • Certified and apostilled copy of proof of name change (deed polls or jurisdictional equivalent, if applicable);
  • Certified and apostilled copy of current national identity card(s) (children under the age of 16 are exempted);
  • Certified and apostilled copy of current passport(s) showing name, photo citizenship/nationality, date and place of issue, expiry date, passport number and issuing country;
  • HIV test results (test results must not be older than three months upon submission of an application; children under the age of 12 are exempt);
  • Police certificate “Certificate of No Criminal Record” or “Police Clearance Certificate” from country of citizenship and any country where the applicant has lived for more than one year over the past 10 years (children under the age of 16 are exempt) and;
  • Six photographs approximately 35 x 45mm in size, taken within the past six (6) months (N.B. one of the photographs must be certified and attached to the C2 form).

Other supporting documents required from the main applicant:

  • C4 application form (SISC Option);
  • Completed Purchase and Sales Agreement (if applying for the Approved Real Estate Option);
  • At least one original professional reference (e.g. from an attorney, notary public, charted accountant or other professional of similar standing) which is no older than six months;
  • Bank statements for a 12 month period from the date of submission of application;
  • At least one original bank reference letter issued by an internationally recognised bank, which is no older than six months;
  • Certified copy of military records or exemption from military service (if applicable);
  • One original document of evidence of residential address (e.g. certified copy of a recent utility bill or bank statement showing full name and address, or written confirmation from a bank, attorney, chartered accountant or notary public);
  • Employment letter(s) stating the start of employment, position held and salary earned;
  • Certified copy of business license or incorporation documents;
  • One original excerpt of marriage record or certified copy of marriage certificate(s) if applicable (i.e. if married persons apply together);
  • Certified and apostilled copy of divorce documents (if applicable);
  • Statement and evidence of source of fund to be invested in St. Kitts and Nevis;
  • Affidavit of financial support for applicants between the ages of 18-30;
  • Certified copy of university degrees (if applicable) and;
  • Limited Power of Attorney.

In the interest of national security, defence and public safety of St Kitts and Nevis, every citizen of, and persons ordinarily resident in, the following countries shall be excluded from any application for CBI:

  • Afghanistan
  • Belarus
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • North Korea
  • Russia