St Kitts and Nevis

“The largest of the English-speaking Leeward Islands attracts visitors with its mesmerizing beaches of the finest white sand and azure waters. Join the celebrities who have chosen the island as a place for winter homes and neighbor with Oprah Winfrey, Eric Clapton, and many more.”

WHY CHOOSE ST KITTS AND NEVIS?

This beautiful two-island nation is blessed with tropical temperatures, clear blue waters and a bustling trade and tourism economy. It is well-connected by direct flights to and from Europe and the U.S., and offers residents and citizens sought-after advantages, such as dual citizenship and tax-free worldwide income.

 

 

 

This beautiful two-island nation is blessed with tropical temperatures, clear blue waters and a bustling trade and tourism economy. It is well-connected by direct flights to and from Europe and the U.S., and offers residents and citizens sought-after advantages, such as dual citizenship and tax-free worldwide income. As one of the longest-established programmes of its kind, the St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme offers applicants a host of unique benefits:

  • Fast processing within three to four months.
  • Accelerated Application Process – approval within 60 days;
  • Inclusion of dependent children under 30 and dependent parents or grandparents over 55.
  • No physical residency requirements.
  • No requirement to travel to St. Kitts & Nevis during the application process.
  • No interview, education or managerial experience required.
  • Visa-free travel to more than 141 countries, including Schengen zone, the U.K., Hong Kong, Singapore and more.
  • No tax on worldwide income.
  • St. Kitts & Nevis recognizes dual citizenship, so investors can still benefit from their current passports.

The St. Kitts & Nevis (St. Christopher & Nevis) Citizenship by Investment Programme was established in 1984 under the regulations of the 1984 Citizenship Act, Part II, Section 3 (5), which makes it the oldest citizenship by investment programme in the world. To qualify for citizenship in St. Kitts & Nevis, applicants must fulfill one of the investment requirements below in addition to the following criteria:

  • Be of outstanding character.
  • Hold no criminal record.
  • Have excellent health.
  • Have a high personal net worth.
  • Nationality Restriction (Iran & Afghanistan)

1.   Sustainable Growth Fund

In April 2018, Saint Kitts & Nevis launched a new permanent investment fund to replace the temporary Hurricane Relief Fund set up to address the devastation caused by the 2017 hurricanes in the Caribbean. The new Sustainable Growth Fund is open for donations with the following thresholds:

  • US$150,000: Single applicant.
  • US$25,050: Spouse.
  • US$10,050: Per additional dependent.

In addition, the due diligence fees are as follows:

  • US$7,500: Due diligence of main applicant.
  • US$4,000: Due diligence for dependent over 16.

 

2. Real Estate Investments

A. Five-year hold period

Applicants may purchase government-approved property valued at a minimum of US$400,000, or purchase shares valued at the same minimum amount in a real estate development. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of five years.

 

B. Seven-year hold period

Applicants can make an investment of US$200,000 in a government-approved luxury resort. The investment must be maintained for a minimum of seven years.

In both cases, investors are required to pay additional applicable taxes and fees.

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ABOUT St Kitts and Nevis

The Caribbean Islands, which are islands in the Caribbean Sea, are about a third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago

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The residence and citizenship programes that we offer at iKonnect Citizens is aimed at helping financially sound individuals gain access to some of the most prosperous countries in the world. Our team of professional consultants have countless years of experience addressing dual citizenship and migration related matters. We aim to help you easily navigate through the otherwise difficult citizenship process. We can provide our Clients with a seamless service both in your current location as well as in the target country for residence or citizenship.

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