ST KITTS & NEVIS CIU PROGRAMME

Why 

(Benefits)

Citizens of St Kitts and Nevis can take advantage of a range of benefits, including:

  • Citizenship for life and the ability to include family members in your application
  • Ability to pass citizenship to future generations by descent.
  • Right to live and work in St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Opportunity to maintain dual citizenship if desired
  • Complete privacy about your citizenship, ensuring that your citizenship status is not reported to third parties
  • Visa-free travel to over 130 countries and territories, including the European Union, the Schengen region, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Singapore
  • Low tax regime, safeguarding citizens from adverse consequences of things such worldwide income, inheritance and gift tax
  • Fast processing time, transparent requirements, no interview, no previous business experience required and no minimum level of English
  • No requirement to reside in St. Kitts and Nevis before, during or after the application

What 

(Programme)

Established in 1984, the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme is the oldest economic citizenship programme in the world. Run by the Citizenship by Investment Unit, with 30 years of administrative experience and a commitment to transparency, it serves as an example to other countries with similar programmes.

The programme allows qualified investors to obtain citizenship in exchange for either a contribution to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation or a recoverable investment in a pre-approved real estate project.

How 

(Process &

Investment Options)

To qualify for St Kitts and Nevis citizenship, applicants must be at least 18 years of age, of good character without criminal records, and able and willing to make the required contribution or investment.

An applicant must either make a contribution into the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) or make an investment in designated Real Estate.

Option

#1

SUGAR INDUSTRY DIVERSIFICATION FOUNDATION (SIDF) OPTION

The Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) is a charitable organisation that was established in 2006 that has the primary purpose of helping the country transition from a sugar-based economy to a diversified economy.

The minimum required contribution under this option starts at $250,000, and varies in accordance with the number of dependants that the main applicant submits along with his or her application. Due diligence fees apply. Please see the chart for details.

Option

#2

Investment in Real Estate

Under this option, an applicant must purchase pre-approved real estate with a minimum value of $400,000. The real estate must be held for 5 years.

Projects

St Kitts and Nevis works with many government approved real estate developers of apartments, luxury villas, hotels and condominiums. Below is a list of government approved real estate projects:

COMPANYLOCATION
BEACH & GOLF RESIDENCE LTD.St Kitts
BEACON HEIGHTSSt Kitts
BEAUMONT PARKSt Kitts
BOTANICAL GARDENSNevis
BRIMSTONE VILLAGESt Kitts
BUSCH HILL GARDENSNevis
BUTLERS ESTATE RESORT RESIDENCESNevis
CALYPSO BAY St Kitts
CARINO HAMILTON ESTATENevis
CASTLE BAY VILLASNevis
CENTRAL PARK ESTATENevis
CHRISTOPHE HARBOURSt Kitts
CHRISTOPHE HARBOUR – RANGE DEVELOPMENT (PARK HYATT)St Kitts
CHRISTOPHE HARBOUR – WINDSWEPT RESIDENCE CLUBSt Kitts
CLAY VILLA CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENTSt Kitts
CLIFFDWELLERSNevis
CLIFTON GARDENSNevis
COAST TO COAST DEVELOPMENTSt Kitts
DOVE PROPERTIES LTDSt Kitts
FERN HILL VILLA DEVELOPMENTNevis
FISHERMAN’S CABANA LTDNevis
FORT ASHBY BEACH CLUBNevis
FOUR SEASONS RESORTS ESTATESNevis
GOLDEN RISE VILLAS AND SPANevis
GOLDEN ROCK COMMERCIAL PARKSt Kitts
GOLF VIEWSt Kitts
HALF MOON BAY VILLASSt Kitts
HAMILTON VILLAS AND SPANevis
HELDONS ESTATE HOTEL AND RESIDENCESSt Kitts
HERITAGE PLANTATIONSt Kitts
HERMITAGE HOTELNevis
HILLSBORO SUNSET SUITESSt Kitts
HORIZON VILLASt Kitts
HTRIP CANDY RESORTNevis
JONES ESTATE VILLASNevis
KINGFISHER CLUBNevis
KITTITIAN HILLSt Kitts
KITTOVATION LTDSt Kitts
KOI RESORT AND RESIDENCESSt Kitts
LEEWARD COVESt Kitts
LIVE NEVISNevis
LIVE NEVIS LIFE LTDNevis
MAJESTIC GARDENS CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENTSSt Kitts
MANOR BY THE SEASt Kitts
MARRIOTT RESIDENCESSt Kitts
MONTEBELLO RESIDENCESSt Kitts
MONTPELIER PLANTATION INNNevis
MOUNT NEVIS HOTELNevis
NELSONS SPRING BEACH VILLA AND SPANevis
NEVISIAN SUNSET CONDOMINIUMSNevis
OCEAN GROVESt Kitts
OCEAN TERRACE INN CONDOMINIUMSSt Kitts
OCEAN’S EDGESt Kitts
ORAY’S DEVELOPMENTSt Kitts
PARADISE PALMS LTDNevis
PELICAN BAY (EMBASSY SUITES BY HILTON ST KITTS)St Kitts
PINNEY’S HOTEL DEVELOPMENT LTDNevis
PIRATES NESTSt Kitts
PORT ZANTESt Kitts
PRIME DEVELOPMENTS LTDSt Kitts
RENDEZVOUS HILLS LIMITEDSt Kitts
RIVERE HOUSE COTTAGES DEVELOPMENTNevis
ROYAL GATEWAY ESTATENevis
ROYAL GOLF ESTATESt Kitts
ROYAL ST KITTS HOTEL’S VACATION FOR LIFE CONDOMINIUMSt Kitts
SCOTCH BONNETSt Kitts
SEA LOFTSSt Kitts
SELSOLEILSt Kitts
SERENITY PALMS CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENTNevis
SILVER REEFSt Kitts
ST CHRISTOPHER CLUBSt Kitts
ST KITTS CASTLESt Kitts
STARBOARD HOUSESt Kitts
SUNDANCE RIDGESt Kitts
SUNRISE HILL VILLASSt Kitts
SUNSET HEIGHTS CONDOMINIUMSNevis
SV CONDOS LTD 2014St Kitts
TAMARIND COVE MARINA DEVELOPMENT LTDNevis
THE NORTH WING (ST KITTS MARRIOTT RESORT BEACH CASINO)St Kitts
THE OASIS AT NEVISNevis
TURQUOISE WATERFRONT CONDOMINIUMS DEVELOPMENTNevis
UNIVERSITY GARDENS CONDOMINIUMSNevis
VISTA VILLAS INCSt Kitts
ZENITH NEVIS ALPHA CONDOMINIUM Nevis