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St. kitts & Nevis
St. kitts & Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a dual-island nation situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. It’s known for cloud-shrouded mountains and beaches. Many of its former sugar plantations are now inns or atmospheric ruins. The larger of the 2 islands, Saint Kitts is dominated by the dormant Mount Liamuiga volcano, home to a crater lake, green vervet monkeys and rainforest crisscrossed with hiking trails.

Visa-free travel to
150+ countries

Timeline
3 to 6 Months

Physical residency
not required

Investment starts from
USD 150,000

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St. Kitts & Nevis

CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT

Benefits

  • Irrevocable citizenship.
  • No wealth or income tax.
  • No restriction on dual citizenship.
  • Safe country for the investor and for the his/her family.
  • No mandatory residency in the country.
  • Visa free to EU Schengen countries,
    including UK, Ireland and Russia.
  • No managerial level required.
  • No mandatory language test.

Saint Kitts and Nevis also known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis. The Citizenship – by – Investment program was established in 1984 under the regulation of the 1984 Citizenship Act. Section 3 (5), makes it the longest established Citizenship – by – Investment in the world. This program was established to attract foreign investors and their families.

Holding SKN citizenship also gives expansion on your business opportunities without being taxed on worldwide income. Its citizenship for life, inheritance up to 2nd generation. The biometric passport is valid for 10 years with the right to renew. Citizens are enjoying visa free travel to more than 150+ countries (including European Union, Caribbean, Hong Kong, Russia and India).

Applicant and their dependents who have in the past been denied a visa to countries which SKN has visa free access may not apply to this program, unless they reapply and obtain a visa beforehand. The Citizenship-by-Investment program has a very unique option called 60 DAY ACCELERATED PROCESS (AAP) this option is approved by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis in October 2016 allows applications with the Citizenship by Investment Program process to be accelerated with additional government fees.

Investment Options

Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF)

Applicants may qualify for citizenship through a contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF).

Single Applicant USD 150,000
Main applicant with spouse USD 195,000
Main applicant with up to three dependents USD 195,000
Additional dependents, regardless of Age USD 10,000

The Sustainable Growth Fund Option is non-refundable.

Real Estate Investment

Applicants may qualify for citizenship through an investment in a pre-approved real estate project, which may include hotel shares, villas, and condominium units. The minimum real estate investment required by law is USD 200,000 (resalable after 7 years) or USD 400,000 for each main applicant.

Contribution for the main applicant USD 35,050
Spouse USD 20,050
Any other qualifying dependent USD 10,050

resalable after 5 years

  • Applicable Fees

    Due diligence fee for main applicant USD 7,500
    Due diligence fee for any dependent above 16 USD 4,000
    Application forms per applicant USD 250
    Passport fees USD 300

Application Process

Step 1

Bayat legal Services’ compliance team will conduct an internal due diligence.
Qualification assessment, KYC and background security check.

Step 2

Study the application, sign the retainer agreement, prepare tailor made list of documents and application preparation.

Step 3

Submission, file review, due diligence process.

Step 4

Final decision, Comfort letter issuance and contribution payment

Step 5

Naturalization certificates and passports issuance.