• Commonwealth Passport - St.Kitts & Nevis Citizenship
  • Commonwealth Passport - St.Kitts & Nevis Citizenship
  • Commonwealth Passport - St.Kitts & Nevis Citizenship
     
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Commonwealth Passport - St.Kitts & Nevis Citizenship

The Citizenship Investment Program of St.Kitts and Nevis was established in 1984, setting thereby precedence for similar citizenship programs by investment in other countries. The St.Kitts and Nevis Citizenship program is based on the statute, which means that the granted citizenship may not be revoked no matter what changes may occur in the governmental executives or policy. Regulations regarding citizenship-by-investment are included in Part II, Section 3 (5) of the Citizenship Act, 1984.

The St.Kitts and Nevis passport issued to adults is valid for 10 years and once it expires it can be renewed at any St Kitts and Nevis Consulate.

Options of Investment

  • The Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF)

The donations made to SIDF are used for funding the development of new alternative industries and sectors, which will support and provide employment for redundant sugar industry workers, who were displaced after the closure of the sugar industry in St. Kitts and Nevis.

Minimum Investment Amounts:

  1. Single applicant — USD $250,000
  2. Applicant with up to three dependents (children below 18) — USD $300,000
  3. Applicant with up to five dependents — USD $350,000
  4. Applicant with up to six dependents — USD $450,000

Dependents are considered to be the applicant's spouse and children up to 25 years old, provided that they are single and depend on their parents.

  • Citizenship-by-Investment Real Estate option

Amount required: USD $400,000 (plus additional fees) to be invested into a real estate project in St Kitts or Nevis. In this option, the applicant's spouse and children can be included in the application process. The property acquired cannot be resold before a period of five (5) years.

Timeframe

3 - 6 months are required for the assessment of the application.

Benefits of acquiring St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship

  • Visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to more that 130 countries and territories. The list includes Schengen European countries and major countries in Latin America, North America and Asia
  • Tax Benefits: no taxes on income, capital gains, gifts, wealth and inheritance.
  • No residency or visit requirements.
  • No notification to other countries on the new citizenship.
  • Change of name is legally available.
  • Investment is only made after the application is approved and not before.
  • Clear exit resale after 5 years (for the Real Estate Option)

For further information on the Citizenship Investment Program by Investment, please get in touch.

     
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