ST. KITTS & NEVIS CITIZENSHIP BENEFITS

Visa-free travel to 157 Countries – Investment From USD 150.000 – Citizenship in 4-6 Months

PROGRAM SUMMARY

The Citizenship by Investment Program of St. Kitts and Nevis is the longest running economic citizenship program in the world, having been established in 1984. The Citizenship by Investment Program is legitimate, regulated and enjoys international approval and acceptance. The laws regarding the Program are contained in Part II, Section 3 (5) of the Citizenship Act, 1984, and the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Regulations, 2011.

COUNTRY FACTS

The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis is a member of the British Commonwealth, the United Nations, the Organization of American States, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and Caricom.

A St. Kitts and Nevis passport allows visa free travel to over 151 countries, including the UK and the countries of the Schengen area in Europe.

KEY BENEFITS

Visa Free Travel to 157 Countries

The Kittitian passport provides visa-free travel

to the United Kingdom, Schengen area, Hong

Kong and Singapore

Visa Free Travel to Schengen area

Citizens enjoy unrestricted travel in all Schengen member countries for three months in any six-month period. As a Commonwealth member, they are also entitled to travel to the UK for six months within any twelve month period.

 

Irrevocable citizenship is granted

Citizenship granted under the program is irrevocable, life-long and heritable.

 

British Commonwealth member

Due to the country’s membership in the British Commonwealth, its citizens have access to the

consular services of any other Commonwealth country worldwide.

 

Recoverable investment option

Real estate and bond investments are fully recoverable following a five-year holding period, during which time it can produce rental income.

 

No residential requirements

Applicants are not required to be physically present in St Kitts & Nevis after naturalisation.

Dual citizenship is recognized

St Kitts & Nevis imposes no restrictions on dual citizenship and applicants are not required to forfeit their other citizenships.

 

Democratic country

The country has a stable political environment with a democratically elected government and a

common law legal system.

 

Dependents

Spouse, Children below the age of 30 (main applicant and/or spouse’s biological and/or

adopted children)

Parents of the age of 55 and above (main applicant and/or spouse’s parents)

Grandparents of the age of 55 and above (main applicant and/or spouse’s parents)

Unmarried siblings under 30 (main applicant and/or spouse’s siblings)

 

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

 

                                                                                                   

USD 100,000              OR                             USD 200,000                    OR                      USD 400.000

Contribution to the Sustainable               Property purchase to be held                  Property purchase

Growth Fund                                                for 7 years                                                   to be held for 5 years

Key Features of the St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program

Your sun-soaked gateway to the World

One of the key benefits of applying for St Kittian citizenship is that St Kitts & Nevis passport holders enjoy visa free access to 152 countries worldwide including the UK, Europe’s Schengen Area, Hong Kong, Singapore and Russia. It is an attractive place to holiday, and is the destination of choice of distinguished individuals worldwide. Enjoy your second home by the sea, or take full advantage of travelling the world in complete confidence. Why not both?

Application Timeline fort he St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by investment Program

Stage 01. Select your preferred investment

From the available options

Our expert team is available to consult with you regarding your goals and risk appetite to suggest the optimum investment option for your situation.

Stage 02. Submit application

Our experts prepare and submit your documents

Our expert processing team completes immigration forms for the main applicant and any dependent family members, and will submit these along with all supporting documents.

Stage 03. Make your selected investment

Upon approval

Once your application has been approved you will be required to pay all government fees and make the relevant investment under your chosen option.

Stage 04. All done!

Receive your citizenship and collect passport

Following approval, your passports will be issued within two to four weeks. The entire process will take three to four months from submission of your application to issuance of the passport assuming there are no areas of concern with the application.

St Kitts & Nevis Visa Free Countries

You can visit 156 Countries with St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship

Albania
Andorra
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia *
Aruba
Austria
Bahamas
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Bermuda
Bolivia *
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
British Virgin Islands
Bulgaria
Cambodia *
Cape Verde Islands *
Cayman Islands
Chile
Colombia
Comores Islands *
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Curacao
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Egypt *
El Salvador
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French West Indies

Haiti
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau *
Guyana

Honduras
Hong Kong (SAR China)
Hungary
Iceland
Indonesia
Iran *
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Jordan *
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Laos *
Latvia
Lebanon *
Lesotho
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao (SAR China) *
Madagascar *
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives *
Malta
Mauritania *
Mauritius
Mayotte
Micronesia
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Montserrat
Mozambique *
Nepal *
Netherlands
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Niue
North Macedonia
Norway

Pakistan **
Palau Islands *
Palestinian Territory
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Reunion
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda

Samoa *
San Marino
Senegal
Serbia
Seychelles *
Sierra Leone *
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands *
Somalia *
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka **
St. Helena *
St. Lucia
St. Maarten
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste *
Togo *
Tonga *
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu *
Uganda *
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Venezuela
Zambia
Zimbabwe

 

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St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship Program Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to receive citizenship of St Kitts & Nevis following an application through the Citizenship by Investment Programme?

Your application for Citizenship by Investment will usually be processed within 3 – 6 months of submission (however this is subject to passing a due diligence check and your investment funds being received in good time). Passport applications happen shortly after your application is approved, and passports will be issued within several days.

 

Will I be required to reside in St Kitts & Nevis?

No, there is requirement to reside in St Kitts & Nevis under this program.

 

Is there a limit to the number of dependents?

There is no limit to the number of dependents that can apply with you provided they fall into one of the permitted categories (however, please note that this may incur additional fees).

 

Can my family members apply together with me?

Yes, dependents including your spouse, dependent children, and dependent parents and dependent siblings can apply for citizenship together with you. Fees for family members vary according to the number of family members included in a citizenship application and their age and relationship to you.

 

Which is the main difference between the SIDF and the Real Estate schemes?

The amount of $250,000 donated to the Sugar Industry diversification Foundation is non-refundable. This is not the case with the Real Estate option, which is recoverable, as it can be sold after 5 years.

 

Will I need to visit St Kitts & Nevis as part of the citizenship application process?

No, you will not be required to visit St Kitts & Nevis before, during, or even after the application process.