Citizenship Programs in St. Kitts, St Kitts & Nevis
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Citizenship of St. Kitts & Nevis

The two-island state of St Kitts & Nevis is located in East Caribbean, to the west of Antigua and the south of Anguilla. Formerly a British colony, St Kitts and Nevis gained its independence in 1983 but has chosen to keep Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.

Key Facts

  • It is part of the Commonwealth of Nations and retains the British Monarch as head of state.
  • The islands cover 261 sq. km with a population of just over 54,000.
  • The island enjoys a high standard of living.
  • Tourism is the island’s economic mainstay, attracting more than 600,000 visitors every year.
  • Required donation from US$150,000.

Citizenship-by-Investment Programme-Requirements

Applicants must fulfil one of the following two investment options:-

  • Make a donation– An applicant must either make an investment of at least USD 400,000 in one of the approved real-estate developments in addition to paying government fees, other fees and taxes, or alternatively making a contribution to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF, a public charity) starting from USD 250,000 (for a single applicant), or a non-refundable contribution to the Hurricane Relief Fund (HRF) of an amount starting from USD 150,000 for an applicant with up to three dependents; or
  • Purchase a property– Purchase a property from a government real estate project for at least US$400,000 and maintain it for at least five years

Considerations

Applicants must

  • Be of outstanding character,
  • Hold no criminal record; and
  • Have excellent health.
Timescales
The Government of St. Kitts & Nevis offers an accelerated application process which reduces the processing period to 60 days or less, making it the fastest programme in the Caribbean.
Benefits of obtaining citizenship
  • Signatory to the Double Taxation Relief (CARICOM) Treaty 1994 and compliant with the US FATCA regime.
  • No minimum presence requirement.
  • Citizenship of St. Kitts & Nevis offers visa-free travel to 139 countries including the European Schengen Area, the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.
  • Applicant and their eligible dependant family members enjoy full citizenship for life, which can be passed on to future generations by descent.
  • Citizens of St. Kitts & Nevis are allowed to hold dual citizenship, and the acquisition of citizenship is not reported to other countries.
We would be delighted to assist you and your family members in obtaining citizenship of St.Kitts & Nevis. Please get in touch with us at HudsonVIP@hudsonmckenzie.com to know more about this programme.

 

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