St. Kitts & Nevis has a pleasant tropical climate with clear waters and a laid-back atmosphere which make the two islands a fashionable tourist destination. The country is also one of the most eco-friendly places on earth. It has the oldest program to obtain citizenship by investment in the world, which began in 1984.
St. Kitts & Nevis is a twin-island nation located in the Caribbean Sea. The country is 414 km from Puerto Rico and 794 km from Trinidad and Tobago
The average area is 261 sq. km². It has an estimated population of 58.000 people. Basseterre is the capital of the state. English is the official language, and the currency is East Caribbean dollar, denoted by XCD (every 1 USD equals 2.7 Eastern Caribbean dollars). It should be noted that ST. Kitts& Nevis follows a monarchy as Queen Elizabeth II is considered the honorary head of state.
How to obtain citizenship by investing in ST. Kitts & Nevis?
Applicants under ST. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program, must choose one of two potential routes of citizenship:
Government non-refundable Donation to Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF);
The minimum investment is $150,000 for a single applicant, in addition to Government Fees,Administrative Fees, and Due Diligence Fees.
For a family of 4 members, the minimum investment is $175,000.
$10.000: Additional fees for each new member after the second child.
* In addition to Government Fees, Administrative Fees, and Due Diligence Fees.
Purchasing a property from one of the real estate projects approved by the government:
There are two choices:
Either buy a property with a private title deed of $400,000, while preserving the property for 5 years.
Or buy a property with a joint ownership deed of $200,000, while maintaining the property for 7 years.
Government expenses for the main applicant are $35,047.
Government expenses for the spouse are $20.047.
$10.047: Additional fees for each new member after the second child.
*In addition to Government Fees, Administrative Fees, and Due Diligence Fees.
Benefits of ST. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship Program:
The ability to include the spouse and children under the age of 30 in the main application.
The ability to include the father, mother of both the applicant and / or spouse.
The ability to pass one’s citizenship to future generations by descent as it is a first-class citizenship.
Dual Nationality: No obligation to relinquish current nationality.
No language requirements for residence or citizenship.
Qualified investment by the government is the only eligible for successful application. Unlike other investment programs.
Full confidentiality in carrying out the procedures.
Paying the minimum administrative fees for the transaction, while the large investment value is paid after the government’s approval of the citizenship application.
No interview, education, or management experience required.
No requirement to reside in ST. Kitts & Nevis before, during, or after citizenship is granted.
This program is considered the most abundant among the citizenship programs by investment in the Caribbean. It is ideal for large families, because it is the least expensive in terms of government fees when adding individuals to the citizenship application file.
What are the advantages of obtaining citizenship from ST. Kitts & Nevis?
Access more than 137 countries with ST. Kitts & Nevis passport without the need to apply for a visa, including Europe’s Schengen area, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Russia and Hong Kong.
Ownership of the 39rd ranked passport in the world.
Possibility of establishing a company in any country in the world.
Lowest tax rates and free trade environment.
Beneficial tax regime – you will not be liable to any income tax, capital gains tax or inheritance tax.
Ability to study in one of the most powerful universities in the world.
Required Documents for application:
Birth certificate for all applicants and a marriage certificate.
Clear criminal record.
A bank financial statement with proof of a legal source of income
Medical examination (health certificate that it is free of diseases)
CV. and recommendation letters.
Steps to Obtain Citizenship by Investment From ST. Kitts & Nevis:
Sign the contract with NTL and make the down payment. ( START)
Prepare ALL the Required Documents by the investor, with the support of our office and legal teams, who will review, translate and check-up the entire file before sending it to the island’s lawyer. (Estimated Time 30-45 days)
Sending the documents to the Island where our lawyer will check the papers for the last time before submitting the application, and the Transfer the Government first payment to submit the Documents. (Estimated Time 15 days)
From now on we have approximately 2 till 3 Month processing time, (Estimated Time)
Government Approval of the Application. Making the final payment to the Government. (Estimated Time 10 days).
Issuing the naturalization document & Printing the Passport. (Estimated Time 10 days)
Handover or sending the “Naturalization Document” and the Passport to a convenient place. (Estimated Time 5 days).