ST. KITTS & NEVIS
St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Program
The Citizenship-by-Investment Program was established in 1984 and is the oldest and most respected of any program of its type worldwide. The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis utilizes this program to attract investors of good character to make a substantial contribution to the development of the Federation. These investors are then given the opportunity to apply for citizenship within the guidelines of the program.
Legislation Governing Citizenship by Investment
Citizenship of St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis is governed by Chapter VIII (Sections 90 -95) of the Constitution of Saint Christopher and Nevis. In 1984 pursuant to Section 92 (1) (h) of the Constitution, Parliament prescribed the manner in which other persons not outlined in the foregoing sections of the Constitution would be able to make application to be registered as citizens of St. Christopher and Nevis. Further amendments were made via Statutory Rules and Orders; the latest being SR & O No. 7 of 2018.
PLEASE NOTE the following options under our CBI program:
Contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund, established under regulation 6(B) 2018
(a) Contribution for single applicant US$ 150,000.00
(b) Spouse of the main applicant US$ 25,000.00
(c) Additional qualified dependents US$ 10,000.00 each
Dependents parent must be a minimum of 55 years old. Dependent Children can not be more than 30 years of age and must be in a dependency relationship with their parents.
Real Estate Options
US$400,000.00 for each main applicant. Two or more applicants may apply for citizenship by investment together by purchasing one piece of real estate, provided that each main applicant contributes the minimum investment of US$400,000.00 towards the investment; or
US$200,000.00 for each main applicant. Two or more applicants may apply for citizenship by investment together by investing in one piece of real estate, provided that each main applicant contributes the minimum investment of US$200,000.00 in real estate worth a minimum of US$400,OOO.OO
Real estate that has been purchased under 1) above shall not be resold for a period of at least five (5) years after the granting of citizenship.
Real estate that has been purchased under 2) above shall not be resold for a period of at least seven (7) years after the granting of citizenship.
Citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis may travel Visa Free
The St.Kitts & Nevis passport holders enjoy visa free travel to over 127 countries, including all EU schengen countries, Switzerland, UK and Ireland.
Team of Trusted Advisers
Pinnacle International is represented by a team of professionals with tremendous Industry experience. The team is led by Dr. Ken E Ballantyne who was one of the architects of the revamped program in 2006 and continues to be an integral part of the Citizenship By Investment mechanism in St. Kitts. Our professionals will facilitate visa applications and citizenship applications in a stress free manner working with our clients each step of the way.