HOW TO OBTAIN SAINT KITTS CITIZENSHIP THROUGH INVESTMENT
The St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment programme offers two main investment paths. Applicants can obtain citizenship and a passport through a donation route or by investing in Government approved real estate projects. The government requires a minimum donation of $150,000 to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) or a minimum real estate investment of US$200,000. In addition, related government application fees and due diligence fees apply.
SAINT KITTS CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS
In addition to making the necessary investment or donation there are several requirements that applicants must meet for Saint Kitts
Family members can be included in the application for St Kitts citizenship. The main investor can include:
- Dependent Children
- Dependent Parents over 65 years
- Dependent Siblings under 25 years old
Due Diligence Requirements
All applicants will need to be of good character and undergo the St Kitts government’s due diligence formalities: Investors must provide
- Police Reports – evidence of a clean criminal record
- Have no outstanding visa refusals
- Various documentation, including financial documents, employment/ business documents, ID, proof of address
Minimum Stay Requirements
Saint Kitts Citizenship by Investment programme does not require applicants to meet any minimum stay requirements. Citizens of St Kitts will have the right to live, work or study in St Kitts and Nevis if they wish to, but this is not a pre-requisite of the programme. There is also no interview or language test required.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT IN ST KITTS?
Typically, an application for the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Investment programme takes between 4-6 months to be processed from the date the applicant’s file is submitted to St Kitts Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU). On average it takes most applicants between 4-6 weeks prior to this to gather all their documentation. Taqween Consultancy’s in-house processing team will assist applicants with this entire process and the application can be filed remotely, no need to travel.