St. Kitts & Nevis
Official Language English
Visa-Free Countries 157
Passport Rank 26
St. Kitts & Nevis - Follow your heart
St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program.
St. Kitts and Nevis, officially known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is a dual-island nation in the Caribbean. Blessed with beautiful mountains, clear beaches and rain forests, and a well-connected direct-flight network to Europe and the US, St Kitts and Nevis is an attractive place for people who want to diversify their business in a tax-free nation and acquire a second passport for themselves and their family.
St Kitts and Nevis has a booming tourism industry, and the government is diversifying its economy via agriculture, manufacturing, offshore banking, and foreign direct investment. To boost the FDI, the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is attracting the global elites to attain citizenship by investing in the country’s economy. Legally formalized in the year 1984, St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program is the oldest citizenship-by-investment program of its kind.
A qualified applicant has the opportunity to include their spouse and other dependents with minimal additional fees. Having St. Kitts and Nevis passports offers a wide range of benefits like travelling visa-free to more than 150 countries including Hong Kong, the UK, Russia, the Schengen area etc. St. Kitts and Nevis recognizes dual citizenship and levies no tax on worldwide income.
Route to St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship.
The Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF)
Introduced in March 2018 as a channel to acquire St Kitts and Nevis citizenship. The contribution is made directly to a government owned fund and the funds are used for healthcare, alternative energy, education, and other economic developments.
For family of up to 4, the Sustainable Growth Fund limited time offer contribution is US$150,000, instead of US$195,000. The offer is only valid until 31 December 2021.
Real Estate Investment
An investment in hotel shares, villas, and condominium units can be made by the main applicant in the pre-approved real estate by investing at least USD 200,000 which is resalable after 7 years or USD 400,000, resalable after 5 years. Other fees include the property registration fees, insurance fund contributions and conveyance fee, due diligence fees and non-refundable government fee
How long will the process take?
Is there a residency or travel requirement for any part of my process?
No, there is no travel or residency requirement.
How many countries can I visit visa free?
150+ countries are visa free including EU and the UK
Do I need to know the local language to obtain the passport?
No, there is no language or any in-person interview requirement
Do I have to pay income tax after becoming a St. Kitts citizen?
No, there is no income tax, gift tax, inheritance tax or wealth tax levied