Citizenship By Investment

 

Citizenship by Investment

St. Kitts & Nevis Is Known For Offering The Oldest, Most Established, And Highest Performing Citizenship By Investment Program In The World.

 

For You And Your Family.
Gain Access To A Second Passport,
Through Sotheby’s International Realty.

VISA-FREE TRAVEL TO OVER 150 COUNTRIES

For You And Your Family.
Gain Access To A Second Passport,
Through Sotheby’s International Realty.

VISA-FREE TRAVEL TO OVER 150 COUNTRIES

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Global Mobility

A Passport to the World

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A solution that makes sense, financially.

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Income Tax

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Inheritance Tax

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Capital Gains Tax

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Fixed Property Tax

The World’s Oldest CBI Program, Meets the World’s Top Luxury Brokerage

Platinum Standard.

In 1984, St.Kitts & Nevis established the first Citizenship by Investment (CBI) program in the world. Citizens of St.Kitts & Nevis gain visa-free access to over 150 countries and territories, the highest among Caribbean countries with investment migration programs.

St.Kitts and Nevis passport holders have the benefit of mobility to international business centers located in the United Kingdom, The European Schengen Area, Russia, Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Passport Holders are also opened up to a new world of cultural and tourism experiences.

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Streamlined.

Over the last 30 years, St.Kitts & Nevis has worked tirelessly to make our CBI program as streamlined as possible by combining the most robust due diligence and verification protocols together with efficient processing systems, citizenship can now be finalized for most applicants within a 90-day period. Prospective applicants from most countries are able to apply for special fast-track processing, allowing applications for CBI to be accelerated to a 60 day processing period.

Streamlined.

Over the last 30 years, St.Kitts & Nevis has worked tirelessly to make our CBI program as streamlined as possible by combining the most robust due diligence and verification protocols together with efficient processing systems, citizenship can now be finalized for most applicants within a 90-day period. Prospective applicants from most countries are able to apply for special fast-track processing, allowing applications for CBI to be accelerated to a 60 day processing period.

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An International Favorite

Since 1984.

Our waters are known particularly well for a few key aspects.

Lead Time

Family Inclusion

Travel & Residence Flexibility

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Benefits.

A Few Reasons That Drive Our Reputation.

 

Global Mobility

Global Mobility

Visa-free access and privileges to over 150 countries including the EU and UK.

Tax Advantage

Tax Advantage

No income or wealth tax and no residency requirements. Exempt from reporting requirements to 3rd parties.

Privacy Laws

Privacy Laws

Both corporate, and personal information is highly protected and enforced through strict protocols.

Trusted Record

Trusted Record

The oldest and most established program in the world. Trusted by thousands with the high success rates.

Inclusive Process

Inclusive Process

No residency requirements, no interview, no education or business requirements.

Idyllic Location

Idyllic Location

A stable and prosperous Caribbean haven. Consistent climate, activities for all, and an abundance of opportunity.

Dual Citizenship

Dual Citizenship

Dual citizenship is open to all nationalities without the requirement to notify the applicant’s home country.

Fast & Efficient

Fast & Efficient

Complete in as little as 60-90 days. Rapid response rates and transparant communication throughout the process.

Family Friendly

Family Friendly

Citizenship for life, including an unlimited number of eligible dependants, passed down to generations.

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Investment Options.

Two of the routes available for applicants seeking to qualify for citizenship.

These consist of investment in pre-approved real estate developments, as well as the limited time offer of investment through qualifying private residential properties.

 

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Pre-Authorized Real Estate Developments

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Purchasing Ownership Shares In A Pre-Qualified Real Estate Development Can Make You And Your Family Eligible For Citizenship.

To Qualify For Citizenship, The Applicant May Invest In A Pre-Approved Real Estate Project.

This includes:

  • Hotel shares
  • Villas
  • Condo units

Minimum investment required for each main applicant:

  • USD$200,000 (resalable after 7 years)
  • USD$400,000 (resalable after 5 years)
  • USD $7,500 for the main applicant
  • USD $4,000 for each dependent of the main applicant who is over the age of 16 years

Upon Submission Of An Application, A Non-Refundable Due Diligence And Processing Fee Must Also Be Paid.

Upon Submission Of An Application, A Non-Refundable Due Diligence And Processing Fee Must Also Be Paid.

  • USD $7,500 for the main applicant
  • USD $4,000 for each dependent of the main applicant who is over the age of 16 years

On Approval In Principle Of An Application Made Through A Real Estate Investment, An Additional Government Fee Applies.

Main applicant:    US $35,050

Spouse of the main applicant:    $25,050

Any other qualifying dependent of the main applicant:    $10,050

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Qualifying Private Home Sales

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The Sale Of Private Homes Under The Citizenship By Investment Program Will Be Allowed For A Period Of Two Years, Expiring November 1st, 2022.

Qualifying Property:

  • All homes having an appraised value of more than US400,000
  • The property shall be owned by a certificate of title by the vendor
  • The value of the land shall not be included in determining the value of the home
  • Shares are prohibited in the Citizenship by Investment Program. A single-family home is sold as a unit, and cannot be converted into an apartment or condominium to be resold under the CBI Program.
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Resale:

  • A property purchased under the private home plan shall not be resold for a period of at least 5 years
  • Properties purchased after 2012 can be resold and have the new buyer apply for Citizenship.
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Resale:

  • A property purchased under the private home plan shall not be resold for a period of at least 5 years
  • Properties purchased after 2012 can be resold and have the new buyer apply for Citizenship.

On Approval In Principle Of An Application Made Through Real Estate Investment, An Additional Government Fee Applies.

Main Applicant:    US$35,050

Spouse Of The Main Applicant:    $25,050

Any Other Qualifying Dependent Of The Main Applicant:    $10,050

The Process

Saint Kitts & Nevis is ranked as the top Citizenship By Investment Program for it’s fast processing with an accelerated application process and ease of application.

01.

Reservation Form

The investor signs a reservation form and submits a deposit against the investment to secure their interestest in the real estate option for the citizenship by investment program.

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02.

Application

The investor completes the required documents and required CBI application forms with the assistance of their lawyer.

Legal fees and due diligence fees must be paid along with the application directly to the lawyer. The investor will execute the sale & purchase agreement at this stage.

There is no interview during the application process, and there are no language, education or business requirements. Travel to the islands is not required, nor is there a minimum residency.

 

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Processing & Payment

Application processing takes approximately 90 - 120 days. However, it can be completed in as little as 60 days through the accelerated application program, available at a fee.

Upon approval of the application, the investor will pay within 7 days the remaining balance of their purchase and all associated fees. Estimate your costs with the citizenship by investment calculator.

Please note that this a preliminary estimate only. Please contact one of our advisors and we will work through the process and payment with you directly.

 

04.

Closing & Transfer

Proof of ownership will be submitted to the government and the CBI unit will issue the certificate of citizenship and subsequent passport. This usually takes 3 - 4 weeks.

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