Citizenship Program St. Kitts and Nevis | Get Second Passport from GCI. You want more details about the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program? We are developing solid investment opportunities for our clients around the world to acquire a permanent residence, a second passport and a second citizenship.
The St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program was launched in 1984 and makes it the oldest existing citizenship program. St. Kitts and Nevis offers good opportunities to foreign investors. The work-force is well-educated, English speaking, friendly and open minded. In 2018 St. Kitts and Nevis the world's first citizenship by investment program has launched a new fund - the Sustainable Growth Fund - to boost investment in the prospering Caribbean nation. Investment will go toward healthcare, education, alternative energy, heritage, infrastructure, tourism and culture, climate change and resilience, and the promotion of indigenous entrepreneurship.
The Citizenship by Investment Program St. Kitts and Nevis has been developed by the government as another mechanism for promoting economic growth. Its purpose is to boost the country's development and infrastructure by increasing foreign direct investment into the country in order to ensure a sustainable future. St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program has a unique opportunity for applicants who may require an expedited outcome. The Accelerated Application Process (AAP) guarantees successful applicants citizenship including passport in 60 days or under. Pricing for the AAP starts from USD 25,000 fot the main applicant and USD 5,000 for dependents aged 16 or under. Applicants from the following countries are not eligible to apply for the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program: Afghanistan, Chechnya, Iraq, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Syria, Sudan and Yemen.
St. Kitts and Nevis is a magnificent place situated in the West Indies, south of St. Barth’s and St Martin, having a very nice and cool climate all year around with average temperatures of 29 C. St Kitts and Nevis were among the first islands in the Caribbean to be settled by Europeans. St Kitts was home to the first British and French colonies in the Caribbean, and thus has also been titled "The Mother Colony of the West Indies." This peaceful country is well known for its political and democratic stability. The former British colony is an independent state since 1983, with a democratically elected government and parliamentary system as UK derived common law, having also English as official language.
Intoxicating natural beauty, sunny skies, warm waters, and white sandy beaches combine to make St. Kitts one of the most seductive spots in the Caribbean. Its strategic location and valuable sugar trade led to an advanced and luxurious development that was among the best in the Colonial Caribbean. Nevis is one of the most unspoilt and relaxing islands in the Caribbean. Vividly green with blue skies, clean air and long empty beaches, Nevis has a pace of life that encourages you to stop and appreciate all the natural beauty around you. It’s a very special place famed for its charm and the easy-going genuineness of its people. Come and discover this remarkable jewel for yourself.
How to become a St. Kitts and Nevis citizen? To qualify for St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship applicants must fulfill the following criteria:
and must fulfill one of the investment options below in addition.
Furthermore our consultants will guide you through the whole submitting process for the Citizenship Program St. Kitts and Nevis.
Applicants must make a significant economic contribution to the country in order to apply for the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program and can choose between three investment options: contribution, real estate investment or business investment.
1. Contribution to Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF)
In addition to the capital investment the following fees are also payable:
2. Real Estate investment
Applicants may purchase property valued at a minimum of USD 400,000 in a preapproved real estate development area. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of five years. Property registration, processing fees and taxes must be paid in addition to the property purchase.
In addition to the general fees the following Government fees are also payable:
How to apply for St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship? Take a look at the application process in detail and with all its individual steps. Furthermore our consultants will guide you through the whole submitting process for the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program.
To prepare the application, we collect all necessary documents from you and also perform a background and security check.
If everything is OK in the first step, we will issue a pre-approval of the application.
Your application will now be submitted to the government for further processing.
Government processing of the application and due diligence checks.
Receipt of the written approval of the application by the Government.
The investment chosen in advance must be made.
The citizenship certificate is issued. Now you are an official citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis.
Your passport will now be issued and ready for pickup.
The St. Kitts and Nevis passport is a travel and identity document that is issued to citizens who are nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis and allows them to travel abroad. In 2018, holders of a St. Kitts and Nevis passport could visit 151 countries and territories visa-free or with visa on arrival, ranking the St. Kitts and Nevis passport 24th in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley visa restrictions index. Passport holders may travel to Hong Kong, the UK, Singapore, Russia and Europe with relative ease and without challenging visa requirements.
|Visa Free Travel||Passport||Costs|
|to 151 countries||after 3 months||min. USD 150,000
+ application fee
|Location||Main City||Total area|
|South Caribbean Sea||Basseterre||169 sq km|
|EC$ (Eastcaribbean Dollar)||approx 39,000||17° 19´ N, 62° 45´ W|
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