St Kitts and Nevis

Also known as Saint Christopher and Nevis in its Constitution, named after Christopher Columbus, the country has a rich history and a great influence from the British, French, African and the native Carib people.

Overview
  • Population

    55,345

  • Surface Area

    269.4km2

Of the two Caribbean islands, St. Kitts is where the visitors find the most activities away from the shore (including the historic Brimstone Fortress and several golf courses). Meanwhile, the quiet Nevis is better known for its beaches, including the famous Pinney's and clear water snorkeling at Oualie. The island paradise of St Kitts and Nevis launched the first modern citizenship by investment program in 1984.
  • Largest City

    Basseterre

  • Official Language

    English

  • Currency

    Eastern Caribbean dollar

  • Climate

    Tropical

  • GDP Per Capita

    17,090

  • Capital

    Basseterre

  • Religion

    Christianism

  • Visa-Free travel to

    152 countries without visa or visa upon arrival


St Kitts and Nevis citizenship advantages by Investment

  • Holders of St Kitts and Nevis passport can enter visa-free in 152 countries, including the EU Member States (Schengen area and Ireland access), Russia, the UK, the Caribbean and most of the Commonwealth countries.

    Citizens of "SKN" may obtain a US long-term visa easily.

  • There are no residence requirements and St Kitts & Nevis does not tax private income, inheritance or wealth.
  • Applicants can obtain citizenship without visiting the islands personally.
  • You can become a citizen of Saint Kitts and Nevis only three months after the successful application.
St Kitts and Nevis By Citizenship

Contribution to the state

  • A non-refundable contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF):
  • Investor/primary applicant, 150,000 USD
  • Investor + spouse and up to two children: 195,000 USD
  • For additional dependents: 10,000 USD

 

Investing in real estate

  • The minimum amount of investment: 250,000 USD
  • Legal services fee: 35,000 USD
  • State fees: 35,000 USD
  • For the spouse: 25,000 USD
  • Dependents:
    10,000 USD/per children under 18 years of age
    10,000 USD/children 18-30 and parents older than 55 years old

For each applicant:

  • Photograph and Signature Certificate (St Kitts and Nevis citizenship application form C2).
  • Medical Certificate/HIV exam certificate
  • Copy of passport (certified)
  • Copy of ID card (certified)
  • Six passport photos
  • Birth certificate
  • Clean Police Conduct Certificate(s)

Solely for the primary applicant (investor)

  • Confirmation of investment/ Escrow Agreement
  • Copy of real estate purchase contract
  • Bank reference letter
  • Professional reference

Necessary additional documents for a married or divorced couple:

  • Marriage or divorce certificate