ST. KITTS & NAVIS CITIZENSHIP BY INVESMENT

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OVERVIEW

St. Kitts and Nevis is a dual-island Caribbean destination offering pristine beaches and tropical landscapes. Its culture is diverse, with African, British, Carib, and French influences. It is an attractive location for owning a second home in the Caribbean, enjoying good air links to Europe and North America.

In 2007, Henley & Partners was mandated by the government to reform the program and to promote it internationally for several years. During this mandate, the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Program became the most successful of its kind globally.

 

  • As one of the longest-established programs of its kind, the St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program offers applicants a host of unique benefits:

  • Fast processing within four months.

  • Accelerated Application Process – approval within 60 days.

  • Inclusion of dependent children under 30 and dependent parents or grandparents over 55.

  • Inclusion of financially-dependent siblings of the main applicant who have no children and are under 30.

  • No physical residency requirements.

  • No requirement to travel to St. Kitts & Nevis during the application process.

  • No interview, education or managerial experience required.

  • Visa-free travel to more than 135 countries, including Schengen member states, the U.K., Hong Kong, Singapore and more.

  • No tax on worldwide income.

  • St. Kitts & Nevis recognizes dual citizenship, so investors can still benefit from their current passports.

QUALIFICATIONS

The St. Kitts & Nevis (St. Christopher & Nevis) Citizenship by Investment Program was established in 1984 under the regulations of the 1984 Citizenship Act, Part II, Section 3 (5), which makes it the oldest citizenship by investment program in the world.

 

To qualify for citizenship in St. Kitts & Nevis, applicants must fulfill one of the investment requirements below in addition to the following criteria:

  • Be of outstanding character.

  • Hold no criminal record.

  • Have excellent health.

  • Have a high personal net worth.

 

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

1. Sustainable Growth Fund

In April 2018, Saint Kitts & Nevis launched a new permanent investment fund to replace the temporary Hurricane Relief Fund set up to address the devastation caused by the 2017 hurricanes in the Caribbean. The new Sustainable Growth Fund is open for donations with the following thresholds:

  • US$150,000: Single applicant.

  • US$25,000: Spouse.

  • US$10,000: Per additional dependent.

 

Limited Time Offer: Government of Saint Kitts & Nevis is now offering a reduced donation of US$150,000 for a family of four (instead of US$195,000). Offer is valid until 31 December 2020.

 

In addition, due diligence fees are as follows:

  • US$7,500: Due diligence of main applicant.

  • US$4,000: Due diligence for dependent over 16.

  • US$4,000: Due diligence for financial sponsor.

 

2. Real Estate Investments

 

A. Five-year hold period
Applicants may purchase government-approved property valued at a minimum of US$400,000, or purchase shares valued at the same minimum amount in a real estate development. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of five years.

 

B. Seven-year hold period
Applicants can make an investment of US$200,000 in a government-approved luxury resort. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of seven years.

In both cases, investors are required to pay additional applicable taxes and fees.

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Compare Caribbean Citizenship Programs

The Caribbean Citizenship Programs are very attractive and cost-effective with minimum investment entry requirements from as low as $100 000 and excellent visa-free travel and tax benefits. Superior has created a tailor-made comparison table to enable you to easily navigate to the best program that suits your individual needs

 

                                           

*The chart above does not cover processing fees, due diligence, and advisory fees and is only representing the approx. minimum capital requirements that have to be met in order to participate in the program.

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