The Citizenship by Investment and second passport program of St. Kitts & Nevis was established in 1984 and is the oldest fast-track citizenship program. Its passport is ranked 32nd strongest passport with Visa Free access to all Schengen States, UK and Singapore.
You and your family will obtain an irrevocable dual citizenship and second passport without having to move away or renounce your current nationality. The St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship and second passport program is based on the statute which means the granted citizenship may not be revoked no matter what the changes in the governmental executives or policy.
Regulations regarding citizenship-by-investment are contained in Part II, Section 3 (5) of the Citizenship Act, 1984. The St. Kitts & Nevis passport is valid for 10 years and once it expires it can be renewed at any St. Kitts & Nevis Consulate.
Timeline: 4 – 6 months
Nationalities supported: Open to most nationalities
Visa free travel: Instant visa-free travel to 141 countries, including the Schengen countries, United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong
Investment type: Financial Contribution to St. Kitts & Nevis’ Sustainable Growth Fund or Government Approved Real Estate Project
Investment cost: Government Donation (USD 150,000 for a single applicant) or Real Estate Investment (USD 400,000 plus government fees)
The citizenship and second passport program of St. Kitts & Nevis requires making an economic contribution to the country or an investment into a Government Approved Real Estate project in the country.
OPTION 1- FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION TO ST. KITTS SUSTAINABLE GROWTH FUND
|USD 150,000||Financial Contribution to Sustainable Growth Fund for Main applicant|
|USD 175,000||Main applicant plus Spouse|
|USD 195,000||family of 4|
|USD 10,000||Any additional member (regardless of age)|
A Minimum investment of USD 200,000 plus government fees in St. Kitts’ Government approved projects.
|USD 200,000||Approved Government Property|
|USD 35,000||Government fees for main applicant|
|USD 20,000||Government fees for spouse|
|USD 10,000||Government fees for each child under the age of 18|
|Client signs Atlantic Agreement and pays the retainer invoice.
Once the file is ready for submission, the client pays Government Processing Fees, Due Diligence, Citizenship Application and Passport Fees. A deposit to secure their share is also paid to the Government Escrow account.
The client pays the Submission invoice of Atlantic Professional Fees.
|Due Diligence results are ready and Citizenship approval is issued.
At this point, the applicable Financial Contribution is payable to the Ministry of Finance and Planning. In the case of real estate option, the remaining balance due on the property is paid to the Escrow account.The client pays the Approval invoice of Atlantic Professional Fees.
|Citizenship Certificates are issued and Atlantic obtains the passports, Atlantic final Professional Fees are paid. Passports are delivered to the client in their home country.
The time estimated to receive the citizenship approval is based on the Government’s due diligence processing time and is not guaranteed*
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