Citizenship by Investment
The St. Kitts and Nevis passport is currently the most popular citizenship by investment program (CIP) in the world.
The regulations regarding citizenship-by-investment in St. Kitts and Nevis are contained in Part II, Section 3 (5) of the Citizenship Act, 1984.
1. Sustainable Growth Fund Contribution – US$ 250,000 to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) for single person + payment of processing fees. For accompanying family members (see below).
2. Real Estate Investment – Purchase a property in St Kitts & Nevis with a value of at least US$ 200,000 held for 7 years, plus payment of various registration and other fees.
1. Sustainable Growth fund
Upon submission of an application, non-refundable due diligence and processing fees must be also paid. These fees amount to US$7,500 for the main applicant, and US$4,000 for each dependent of the main application who is over the age of 16 years.
2. Real Estate
Minimum real estate investment USD 200,000 (held for 7 years) or USD 400,000 (held for 5 years). The following Govt fee applies in addition.
|3. Other fees
This applies for both SIDF and real estate.
Due diligence fee: $7500 per person +
Fast Track Option – Accelerated Application Process (AAP) within 60 days subjected to additional fee $25,000 for main applicant and $20,000 for dependent.
Passport holders of St Kitts and Nevis can visit these countries without visa. Stays in Schengen countries maximum 90 days in 180 day period combined in all countries. Stays in UK maximum 6 months for tourism, business trip or visiting friends. Visa required to travel to Canada and USA.