Saint Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program

Minimum Investment

US $150,000

Processing Time

4 – 6 months

Visa Free Countries

150 Countries

St Kitts and Nevis Overview

St. Kitts and Nevis are mountainous siblings that represent two sides of one coin. Both islands offer a secluded and relaxing retreat that could be seen in a day but explored in a lifetime

St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship By Investment Program

Saint Kitts and Nevis was the first Caribbean country to launch the Citizenship by Investment program, established in 1984 in order to support the economic growth and expand the private and public sectors of the economy. In return, it allows foreign investors obtain permanent legal citizenship and second passport within 4 to 6 months. St. Kitts & Nevis has a strong track record of issuing second citizenship to investors on an international level.

Notice: The citizenship program of Saint Kitts and Nevis restricts nationals from Afghanistan and Iran from applying to the program.

Citizenship by investment in St. Kitts and Nevis is available through two options.

  • Non-refundable contribution under the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF)
  • Real Estate investment in an approved project under St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Unit

St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship and Passport Benefits

The citizenship program of Saint Kitts and Nevis holds the strongest credentials for being the oldest citizenship program in the Caribbean. It does not require an applicant to take any language test nor do they need to reside or visit the country. St Kitts and Nevis passport holders can vote, purchase property, hold dual citizenship, as well as live and work in the country.

St Kitts and Nevis passport holders are privileged to numerous benefits:

  • Visa-free access to over 155 countries and territories, including Schengen zone & UK
  • Citizenship is inheritable by new-born
  • Allows dual citizenship
  • Easier access to the US & Canada
  • Permanent residency status
  • No imposed taxes on non-residents

How to Qualify for St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship

Main applicant to Saint Kitts and Nevis citizenship must be at least 18 years old

Applicants must hold no criminal record

Must prove the source of fund for the investment

Dependent children under the age of 30

Dependent parents above the age of 55

Unmarried dependent siblings under the age of 30

Must undergo due diligence checks to gain approval

Citizenship by Investment Options

Option 1: Sustainable Growth Fund (Donation)

The Sustainable Growth Fund was launched to benefit all citizens by empowering priority areas such as local business cultivation, national culture, tourism, infrastructure, healthcare, and education.

A non-refundable contribution depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

Option 2: Real Estate Investment

The applicant must invest in a government-approved real estate project within Saint Kitts and Nevis at a minimum value of US $200,000 (resalable after seven (7) years) or US $400,000 (resalable after five (5) years).

The following government fees also apply depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

US $35,000

US $20,000

US $10,000 per applicant

US $40,000 per applicant

Additional Fees for St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Options

US $450 per applicant

US $250 per applicant

How to Apply and Obtain St Kitts and Nevis Passport

  • Our specialized team will work with you to collect, translate and notarize the documents required, while ensuring all documents adhere to St. Kitts & Nevis government’s requirements.
  • The documents will be submitted together with the due diligence and Application fees to the government of St. Kitts & Nevis. Your application will start; due diligence will be performed.
  • Once we secure the initial approval, St. Kitts & Nevis government will send a letter requesting the remaining funds.
  • You make your investment for the program you have chosen.
  • You receive your Certificate of Registration – you are now a citizen of St. Kitts & Nevis.


Most frequent questions and answers

Saint Kitts is well known for tourism and its generally safe for travelers

St. Kitts offers citizenship through two investment options, including a non-refundable donation or investment in an approved real estate project.

Yes, St Kitts does allow dual citizenship and will never ask investors to give up their existing citizenship, also St Kitts will not report citizenship details to the investor’s existing country of citizenship.

A St Kitts passport can be obtained either through a non-refundable financial contribution of $150,000 or a minimum $200,000 investment into a real estate project, which can be sold after 7 years.

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