Saint Kitts & Nevis citizenship by investment

  • FAST-TRACK PASSPORT IN JUST
    45–60 days
  • CONTRIBUTION FROM
    $150,000
  • VISA-FREE TRAVEL TO
    156 countries
  • REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
    $200,000

St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program – fast-track second passport for the entire family through the accelerated application process.

Enhance your travel mobility with visa-free access to over 156 countries worldwide, including EU and UK, starting from $150,000.

Program Benefits

The ‘Platinum Standard’ of citizenship by investment, the St. Kitts and Nevis Program is the most trusted and successful program of its kind. Established in 1984, the program offers fast-track routes to acquiring a second passport in just 2–3months, with a 45–60-day accelerated application process available for an additional fee. Enhance your travel mobility with a passport of St. Kitts and Nevis giving its holder visa-free access to over 156 countries worldwide, including the EU and UK. Secure your family’s future with the fast-track Citizenship program in St. Kitts and Nevis.

  • Fast-track citizenship acquisition

    Second passport in 45-60 days through accelerated application process
  • Affordable second passport

    Your alternative citizenship from just $150,000
  • Visa-free travel worldwide

    Visa-free access to 156 countries, including EU & UK
  • Entire family are eligible

    Including spouse, children, parents and grandparents
  • Short investment period

    5 years if you invest in property
  • Attractive tax regime

    No tax on income, wealth or inheritance
  • No residence requirements

    No physical residency required with an option to obtain a second passport remotely
  • Favourable business environment

    The St. Kitts and Nevis currency is pegged to the US dollar
  • Investment required only after approval

    Complete investments after receiving citizenship application approval
  • Valid for life

    Transferable to descendants
  • Dual citizenship

    St. Kitts & Nevis allows for dual citizenship
  • Confidentiality

    Information on investors who acquire citizenship is kept completely confidential
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Visa-free travel to 156 countries worldwide

Global visa-free travel without visa applications and restrictions. Enhance your travel mobility with a passport of St. Kitts and Nevis — get visa-free access worldwide, including in the EU & UK. Go on a last-minute business trip or take your family on a spontaneous holiday in Europe.

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Investment Options

Citizenship by investment in St. Kitts is available through two options. To qualify for citizenship, you can either make a government donation of $150,000 or invest in real estate on the island starting from $200,000.

  • OPTION 1

    $150,000 — Non-refundable donation to the government fund

    • Contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) is non-refundable.
    • The donation amount may vary based on the number of dependents included in the main applicant’s application.
    • If you choose a contribution option, to qualify for citizenship as a single applicant you will be required to make a government donation of $150,000.
    • For family of 2 members – $175,000.
    • Family of 3 members – $185,000.
    • Family of 4, family couple with 2 children – $195,000.
    • Larger families of 5 and more: +$10,000 for each additional dependent.
  • OPTION 2

    $200,000–$400,000 — Investment in approved real estate

    The most favourable investment route under the St. Kitts & Nevis program is to invest in government approved real estate developments such as hotels, villas, and resorts with options of freehold, whole ownership, or fractional ownership. All real estate options are approved by the government. The real estate can be sold after the mandatory holding period, allowing you to release your capital without affecting your citizenship.

    • $200,000 — for a joint investment with another main applicant in a single piece of real estate ($200,000 each, $400,000 total). The main applicant becomes a co-owner of a single unit with at least one additional main applicant. Minimum investment period — 7 years.
    • $400,000 — real estate investment for a single applicant (with family under the citizenship application included). Minimum investment period — 5 years.

St. Kitts Citizenship Acquisition process

Astons’ focus is to provide a hassle-free and seamless service assisting you with the citizenship application. We will guide you through every step of the St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship acquisition process with due diligence and care, ensuring that your application is submitted correctly and followed up to application approval.

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2-4 weeks
Preparation time
1
Talk to Astons immigration advisers

Our citizenship advisers will evaluate your personal circumstances and assist you in selecting the investment options most suitable for you.

Entire family can be included under one application:
1. Main applicant
— The applicant must have a clean criminal record and a legitimate source of funds.
2. Spouse
3. Dependent parents and grandparents over the age of 55
4. Children, including dependent children up to the age of 30

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2
Prepare documents

Experienced citizenship advisers will collect and check all the documents for compliance and ensure all requirements are met.

8 weeks
Processing time
3
Submit your application

Once all your original documents are collected and sent to us, citizenship specialists will review your file and prepare it for submission. The complete file will be submitted to the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis via an authorised local agent, as required by law.

4
Processing of application

Each application is vetted by the Government through a thorough due diligence background check, during which time submitted information is examined and verified. There is currently no interview requirement.

5
Receive your pre-approval

Once the application is reviewed by the Government and the decision is made, the applicant will be issued a letter advising of the decision. This letter will be forwarded to you.

4 weeks
Compliance time
6
Complete your investment

Once your application has been approved, you will be required to complete your investment (non-refundable contribution or purchase price of the property).

7
Acquire St. Kitts and Nevis Passport

Upon completion of the investment your citizenship certificate will be issued, and your passport application submitted on your behalf. No visit to St. Kitts and Nevis is required, your passport will be couriered to your preferred address.

Real Estate in St. Kitts & Nevis

Your gateway to obtaining ownership on one of the most beautiful islands in the world.

Invest in luxury resorts and receive citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis in just 3-4 months. The most favourable investment route under the St. Kitts and Nevis program is to invest in government-approved real estate developments such as hotels, villas, and resorts with an option of freehold, whole ownership, or fractional ownership. Investment in real estate starts from $200,000-$400,000 and can either be invested by a single main applicant or divided between two applicants in a joint application. The property can be sold after the mandatory holding period, without affecting citizenship. For single applicants, ownership must be maintained for at least 5 years.

For joint applicants, ownership must be maintained for at least 7 years. With a plethora of investment options on offer, Astons will carefully select the most suitable investment projects for you and arrange direct viewings in St. Kitts and Nevis at your request, or, the whole process can be supervised remotely. Astons is more than just an immigration solutions provider. We help our clients to successfully relocate their lives and lifestyles and seize all the opportunities that alternative citizenship can offer. Astons has become a one-stop for citizenship and property acquisition in St. Kitts and Nevis with all processes managed by our qualified citizenship advisers and lawyers.

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Park Hyatt St. Kitts

$220,000 — Purchase of shares

Park Hyatt St. Kitts is an ultra-luxury hotel, operated by the world renowned brand Hyatt. The hotel, developed by a leading hospitality developer in the region, opened its doors to guests on 1st November 2017. It is set on the picturesque landscape of Banana Bay, located at the tip of the southeast peninsula of the island of St. Kitts.

    Park Hyatt St. Kitts

    $220,000 — Purchase of shares

    Park Hyatt St. Kitts promises an unrivalled hospitality experience, ideal for enjoying a Caribbean vacation, with the calmness of the Caribbean Sea and soft golden sand. The resort features 126 locally inspired rooms and suites surrounded by world class amenities including a super yacht marina. An approved project under the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program.

      Park Hyatt St. Kitts

      $220,000 — Purchase of shares

      Park Hyatt St. Kitts is your ultimate choice for investment. Benefits of ownership at Park Hyatt St. Kitts. Shares certificate reflecting your financial interest. An investment share in a 5 star branded hotel. Annual income yield from the outset. Benefits associated with Citizenship of St. Kitts & Nevis. Security with an international developer and globally recognised brand.

        Park Hyatt St. Kitts

        $220,000 — Purchase of shares

        Enrolment in Park Hyatt’s highest tier loyalty program which offers access to preferred clubs and preferential rates at hotels around the world. Vacation entitlement: 2 weeks pa for personal use. The property can be rented and you will receive a share of the rental income.

          Park Hyatt St. Kitts

          $220,000 — Purchase of shares

          In 7 years the property can be sold, without affecting your citizenship. Property can be resold to another applicant. St. Kitts and Nevis passport. Tax ID.

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