Citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis

Government investor program

Passports for all family members within 12 weeks

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About the program

Since 1984, St. Kitts and Nevis, the smallest state in the New World, allows foreigners to obtain citizenship by investment. It offers the oldest investment program in the Caribbean.

Key concept of the program: applicants invest in real estate (which can be sold in 5 years) or make a non-refundable government fund donation. As a result, they obtain citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis for the entire family including children and parents.

To obtain citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis, you do not need to speak its official language or study the history of the country. Also, there is no requirement towards physical residence in St. Kitts and Nevis.

The program is aimed at people who wish to travel 124 countries including the Schengen area, the UK, Brazil and Singapore as well as optimize their tax liabilities

Basic requirements of the program

Citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis

3-6 months

Timeframe

$150,000+

Investment

5 years

Return on investment

Free choice

Investment options

General requirements towards the main applicant

  • 18+ years of age
  • No criminal record
  • Due diligence checks and approval
  • Confirmed investment sources
  • In good health 

St. Kitts and Nevis passports can also be obtained by:

  • A spouse
  • Adult children under 25 years of age
  • Parents above 55 years of age

Children older than 18 as well as parents must be dependent on the main applicant.

Investment options for obtaining citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis

Donation

$150,000+

A one-time donation to the Sustainable Growth Fund. This is a governmental fund of Saint Kitts and Nevis which allocates the resources for the development of healthcare, alternative energy, education. The fund also contributes to the improvement of the tourism and culture sectors.
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Donation $250,000 $300,000 $300,000 for the main applicant and up to 3 dependents $325,000 for a family of 4 people, plus $25,000 for each additional dependent
Due diligence fees $7,500 $7,500 for the main applicant, plus $4,000 for the spouse $11.500 for both spouses, plus $4,000 for a dependent over 16 years and over $11.500 for both spouses, plus $4,000 for a dependent over 16 years and over
$250,000+

A one-time donation to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF). This is the government fund created with the aim of diversifying the economy of St. Kitts and Nevis.
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Donation $250,000 $300,000 $300,000 for the main applicant and up to 3 dependents $325,000 for a family of 4 people, plus $25,000 for each additional dependent
Due diligence fees $7,500 $7,500 for the main applicant, plus $4,000 for the spouse $11.500 for both spouses, plus $4,000 for a dependent over 16 years and over $11.500 for both spouses, plus $4,000 for a dependent over 16 years and over

Real estate investment

$400,000+

An investment in real estate in St. Kitts and Nevis. Properties available under the program are approved by the Government. The investor will need to own the property for at least five years.

There is a possibility of investing in real estate from $ 200 thousand, but at the same time it can be sold only after 7 years.

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Real estate investment $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 $400,000
Due Diligence Fees $7,500 $ 7,500 for the main applicant, plus $4,000 for the spouse $11.500 for both spouses, plus $4,000 for a dependent of 16 years or older $11.500 for both spouses, plus $4,000 for a dependent of 16 years or older
Government Administrative Fees $35,000 $35,000 for the main applicant, plus $20,000 for the spouse $55,000 for both spouses, plus $10,000 for dependents under 18 years and $10,000 for dependents over 18 years of age $55,000 for both spouses, plus $10,000 for dependents under 18 years and $10,000 for dependents over 18 years of age

Calculation of investments for a family of 4

Spouses and 2 children aged 12 and 20 years

Donation

Items Amount
Donation $195,000
Due Diligence $15,500
Passport fee $1,420
$211,920

Real estate investment

Items Amount
Buying a property $400,000
Due Diligence $15,500
Government Administrative Fees $75,000
Passport fee $1,420
$477,920

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Procedure for obtaining citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis

Signing a contract

Timeframe: 1 day
You can sign a contract with us either in one of our offices or remotely. In order to prepare the contract, all we require are scanned copies of your and your family’s passports.

Preparing the papers

Timeframe: 1 week

We will translate and apostille the documents for your St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship application. Our lawyer will provide assistance with filling out the application questionnaire.

We will also recommend a clinic for the mandatory health examination and medical certificate.

Due diligence checks

Timeframe: 3-4 months

At this stage, we will submit your papers to be considered by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. Your direct presence is not required.

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis will conduct due diligence checks and issue a positive decision on your case.

Naturalization and passports

Timeframe: 1 week

Upon a positive decision of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, you will receive a certificate of naturalization. You will receive your St. Kitts and Nevis passport in two to three days.

After that, you can pick up your passports in our office at any time!

Step-by-step procedure

Fill out our application form and get a step-by-step instruction on how to obtain a citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis, including all the details, useful tips and common pitfalls

Benefits of St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship

  • No residence obligation
  • Quick change of the tax residence
  • Visa-free entry to 124 countries including the Schengen area, the UK, Brazil and Singapore
  • Opportunity to register companies and assets using the second passport

Antonina Makarova

Legal Adviser in International
Business Law

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We guide our clients every step of the way: from the first consultation till obtaining their passports. We also help to change tax jurisdictions.

Additional services

We provide additional services to confirm the tax residence. We help with the registration address, social card, local SIM card, driving license, etc.

100% satisfied clients

More than 250 families have already obtained their St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship with our help. Today, they are enjoying all the benefits and freedoms of a second passport. Due to our rigorous Pre-Due Diligence, none of our clients were ever refused naturalization in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Elena Rudaya

Lawyer, Director of Business
Citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis

Get full information about the program

  • Step-by-step instruction
  • Requirements towards applicants
  • Necessary documents
  • Answers to frequently asked questions

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