ST. KITTS & NEVIS CITIZENSHIP BENEFITS
Visa-free travel to 157 Countries – Investment From USD 150.000 – Citizenship in 4-6 Months
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.
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.
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.
The country has a stable political environment with a democratically elected government and a
common law legal system.
Spouse, Children below the age of 30 (main applicant and/or spouse’s biological and/or
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)
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
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
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Cape Verde Islands *
Comores Islands *
French West Indies
Hong Kong (SAR China)
Macao (SAR China) *
Palau Islands *
Sierra Leone *
Solomon Islands *
Sri Lanka **
St. Helena *
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
*Visa on arrival
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.