St Kitts & Nevis is a magnificent place situated in the West Indies, south of St. Barth’s and St Martin, having a very nice and cool climate all year around with average temperatures of 29 C. St Kitts and Nevis were among the first islands in the Caribbean to be settled by Europeans. St Kitts was home to the first British and French colonies in the Caribbean, and thus has also been titled “The Mother Colony of the West Indies.” This peaceful country is well known for its political and democratic stability. The former British colony is an independent state since 1983, with a democratically elected government and parliamentary system as UK derived common law, having also English as official language. St Kitts allows foreigners to obtain the status of St Kitts citizen by means of a government sponsored investment programme called Citizenship-by-Investment.

Normally it takes 3-6 months to get citizenship of St Kitts & Nevis. Now, there is an option called “St. Kitts and Nevis 60 day Accelerated Process (AAP)”. The Accelerated Application Process (AAP) approved by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis in October 2016 allows applications with the Citizenship by Investment Program to be accelerated to a 60 day processing period. Applications will be given an accelerated treatment from the Citizenship by Investment Unit, Due Diligence Providers and the St. Kitts and Nevis Passport Office. As a bonus this process also includes the application and processing of the St. Kitts & Nevis passport. Applying using the AAP can see an application completed within 60 days with some applications completed in as early as 45 days. – Fast Track Application: Main Applicant: 42,500 USD, Dependant above 18 years: 32,500 USD, Dependant under 18 years: 22,500 USD.

Non-Fast- Track Application: Main Applicant: 25,000 USD, Dependant above 18 years: 15,000 USD, Dependant under 18 years: 10,000 USD. In addition to the 25,000 USD and 15,000 USD processing fees, an additional fee of 500 USD per person will be applicable for the processing of the St. Kitts & Nevis Passport for any dependents under the age of 16 years.


St Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Options: The investor and family can immediately obtain their passports once their application is approved and the documents are valid. It is not required to permanently reside in the country. To apply for the Citizenship Program St Kitts & Nevis the applicant has to make a significant economic contribution to the country. The first option is to make an non-refundable investment into an Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF). Second option is an investment in a pre-approved real estate project, which may include hotel shares, villas, and condominium units. We will guide you through the whole submitting process for the Citizenship Program St Kitts & Nevis.

The Contribution for the Donation to the Government is (inclusive of Due Diligence Fees): Main Applicant: 25,000 USD, Dependant above 18 years: 15,000 USD, Dependant under 18 years: 10,000USD. In addition to the 25,000 USD and 15,000 USD AAP processing fees, an additional fee of 500 USD per person will be applicable for the processing of the St. Kitts & Nevis Passport for any dependents under the age of 16 years.


To apply for Citizenship Program applicants must be at least 18 years of age, be of a good character with no criminal record, and have good health. The application of the spouse or partner of the investor can be submitted along with the application of the investor, so that both spouses/partners will be able to acquire the citizenship simultaneously. The process of applying for citizenship is rigorous and requires diligent preparation in order to gather all the information needed. Application timelines can vary and be difficult to predict, although they usually depend on how easily an applicant can access the required documentation, as well as the complexity of the application as a whole.


The steps are mainly simple, particularly after signing service agreement, we will proceed as follows:

Step A

We identify and evaluate the most suitable investment opportunities for each client and assign a Customer Manager to be in charge with all his application process.

Step B

We prepare and submit the application for citizenship to the Government together with proper assistance for property acquiring and any other adjacent services.

Step C

We follow-up with the authorities and receive approval on our client behalf.

Step D

Once your application is approved, you will have to submit the payment for all fees and amounts.

After all the above steps, we will collect the Citizenship Certificate and passport and deliver it to you in the most secure way.

The process may be simplified into the following steps:

Application preparation and pre-approval by GCI – Global Citizenship Investment

Submission of the application to the Government of St Kitts and Nevis

Citizenship certificate issued.

Passport application and issuance.

Approval in principle

Government processing of the application and due diligence checks, taking taking between 4 and 6 months for completion.

Investment in real estate or donation to the SIDF.

Steps to follow

The documentation that you require is as follows:

  • Application for registration as a Citizen (Form C1)
  • Photograph and Signature Certificate (Form C2)
  • Medical Certificate (Form C3) including original results of HIV Test (HIV test is required for all persons applying for citizenship including children over 5 years).
  • Note: HIV test results must not be older than 3 months.
  • Original excerpt of full birth record or Certified copy of birth certificate (i.e. a birth document that also includes your parent’s details, or a household register, family book etc.)
  • Certified copy of proof of name change (Deed Polls or jurisdictional equivalent, if applicable)
  • Certified copy of current national identity card(s) (children under the age of 16 are exempted)
  • Certified copy of current passport(s) showing name, photo citizenship/nationality, date and place of issue, expiry date, passport number and issuing country.
  • HIV Test Results must be no older than 3 months (children under the age of 12 are exempted)
  • Police Certificate “certificate of no criminal record” or “police clearance certificate” from country of citizenship and any country where you have lived for more than 1 year over the past 10 years ( children under the age of 16 are exempted)
  • Six (6) photographs approximately 35 x 45mm in size, taken within the past six (6) months (N.B. one of the photographs must be certified and attached to the C2 form)

Other supporting documents required from the main applicant:

  • C4 application Form (SIDF Option)
  • Completed Purchase and Sales Agreement (Approved Real Estate Option)
  • At least 1 original professional reference (e.g. from an attorney, notary public, charted accountant or other professional of similar standing) not older than 6 months.
  • Bank Statements for a 12 month period from the date of submission of application.
  • At least 1 original bank reference letter issued by an internationally recognized bank, not older than 6 months.
  • Certified copy of Military Records or exemption from military service (if applicable)
  • 1 original document of evidence of residential address (e.g. certified copy of a recent utility bill or bank statement showing full name and address, or written confirmation from a bank, attorney, chartered accountant or notary public).
  • Employment Letter(s) stating the start of employment, position held and salary earned
  • Certified copy of Business License or Incorporation documents
  • 1 Original excerpt of marriage record or certified copy of marriage certificate(s) if applicable (i.e. if married persons apply together).
  • Certified copy of divorce documents (if applicable).
  • Statement and evidence of source of fund to be invested in St Kitts & Nevis
  • Affidavit of Financial Support for applicant’s between the ages of 18 -30
  • Certified copy of University Degrees (if applicable)
  • Limited Power of Attorney

Furthermore our consultants will guide you through the whole submitting process for the Citizenship Program St Kitts & Nevis.


St Kitts & Nevis passport is issued to citizens of St Kitts & Nevis for international travel. Prior to 1983, St Kitts & Nevis was a part of the United Kingdom. The passport is a Caricom passport as St Kitts & Nevis is a member of the Caribbean Community. As of 1 January 2017, St Kitts & Nevis citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 151 countries and territories, ranking the St Kitts & Nevis passport 26th in terms of travel freedom (tied with Antigua and Barbuda passports).


The Citizenship By Investment Program of St. Kitts and Nevis established in 1994 is the oldest and most respectable program of this kind in the world. Its passport has more and more countries added to its visa free travel list every year. In 2009, St. Kitts and Nevis signed a treaty with the European Union and now passport holders can travel freely throughout Europe to all 27 Schengen Countries.

The government of St. Kitts & Nevis has a fresh and international outlook, it has opened up the doors to its Citizenship program to all nationalities without exception. St. Kitts receives non-stop flights from New York, Miami, Atlanta and Charlotte and by-weekly flights from London. The island also receives daily connecting service via Puerto Rico and regular daily flights from various Caribbean destinations.


1. Contribution to Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF):

Applicants for the St Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program must make a non-refundable donation to the SIDF, with minimum contributions starting at USD 125,000. Families of up to four people also need only contribute USD 170,000. Additional dependents, depending of Age USD 10,000 / 15,000.

Schedule of Donation Option: (non-refundable)
  • 125,000 USD = Main applicant
    150,000 USD = Main applicant and spouse
    170,000 USD = Main applicant, spouse and two dependants under age 18 years
  • 7,500 USD = Due Diligence for Main applicant
  • 4,000 USD = Due Diligence for each dependant who is over the age of 16 years
  • + Application Fee

2. Real Estate Investment

A minimum of USD 400,000 through an investment in a pre-approved real estate project is required. The investment must be kept for a minimum of 5 years and might be the case that investors should pay also some additional taxes and fees.

Schedule of Fees for single applicant:
  • 400,000 USD = Investment
  • 35,047 USD main applicant = Government Fees
  • 7,500 USD = Due Diligence
  • + Application Fee
Schedule of Fees for a family of up to 4 or more persons:
  • 400,000 USD = Investment
  • 35,047 USD main applicant = Government Fees
  • 20,047 USD spouse of main applicant = Government Fees
  • 10,047 USD any other qualified dependent of the main applicant regardless of age = Government Fees
  • 7,500 USD = Due Diligence
  • 4,000 USD for each dependant of the main application who is over the age of 16 years = Due Diligence
  • + Application Fee


  • Citizenship for life, with the right to live and work in the country

  • The time frame of precessing application is within 3 months or you can use the St. Kitts & Nevis 60 day Accelerated Process

  • Visa-free travel to 151 countries and territories, including the Schengen Area (EU), the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and Singapore

  • No interview and no mandatory travel is required during application process

  • Tax free on worldwide income

  • Dual citizenship is permitted
  • No restriction on the repatriation of profits and imported capital

  • Life in an economically, legally, and socially stable country that belongs to the Commonwealth of Nations, and whose political system is based on the British parliamentary system

  • Life in a tropical paradise, with appealing lifestyle and retirement options

  • Low residency requirement

  • No minimum level of English requirement

  • No previous education or management experience requirement

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