Citizenship BY Investment Program Of The Federation Of Saint Kitts and Nevis
St. Kitts and Nevis is a federation consisting of two islands,
located in the Leeward Islands in the Eastern Caribbean. This
idyllic setting has earned the islands a reputation as the back garden of North America. Tourism is the main pillar industry.
In addition, St. Kitts and Nevis is also known as the world’s offshore financial center and tax haven. St. Kitts and Nevis is
a member of the Caribbean Community
the Organization of American States and the Commonwealth.
According to The Saint Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis Citizenship Act, 1984, Part II, Section 3 (5), foreigners who have
made significant economic contributions to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis shall be granted the civic rights of the
As of January 2012, the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has increased investment amount. To qualify for citizenship of
St. Kitts and Nevis under its Citizenship-by-Investment Program, there are 2 options:
1. A non-refundable charitable donation of at least US$250,000 to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) plus payment of processing fees.
2. A designated recoverable real estate Investment approved by the government with a value of at least US$400,000 plus
payment of various registration and other fees.
Note: The real estate option is a recoverable investment, however, you can only sell your property after 5 years.
The passport issued is valid for 10 years, and can be renewed thereafter.