St.Kitts & Nevis

The Federation Of St. Kitts & Nevis

  • Capital city of Basseterre is located on St. Kitts
  • Achieved independence from Britain in 1983
  • Currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar
  • Economy based mainly on agriculture (e.g. sugar production), tourism, and light manufacturing.
  • Population of over 49,800 people
  • GDP of over US $765 million per capita
  • Total area of 261 km²

Citizenship By Investment Program

  • Program began in 1984
  • Program’s purpose is to attract desirable investors who will make a substantial contribution to St. Kitts & Nevis.
  • Investment funds contribute to the development of the nation.
  • The Constitution allows applicants to invest in St. Kitts & Nevis and receive citizenship without a residency requirement.

Visa-Free Travel

  • Visa-free travel to the United Kingdom
  • Visa-free travel to the European Union
  • Visa-free travel to Canada
  • Visa-free travel to Hong Kong
  • Visa-free travel to many other countries worldwide
  • Visas for the United States are easily obtained

Applicant Criteria

  • Dependent children must be under age 25, fully dependent on the principal applicant, and unmarried.
  • Dependent parents or grandparents must be over age 65, living with and financially dependent on the principal applicant.
  • No minimum net worth, no education requirement, no maximum age, and no business experience needed.
  • No requirement to visit St. Kitts & Nevis and no interview
  • Two investment options:
  • Invest in a government-approved real estate development project (US $400,000 plus fees); OR
  • Make a contribution to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (US $250,000 – US $450,000, depending on number of family members, plus fees).

Program Benefits

  • Life-long citizenship in a British Commonwealth country
  • No residency requirement
  • Dual citizenship permitted
  • Visa-free travel to many countries worldwide
  • Children may avoid military service in their home country
  • Off-shore bank accounts, investments, and St. Kitts incorporated companies give unique opportunities for business and tax planning
  • Passports received in approximately 8-12 months


*Information accurate at the time of print. For latest information on this program, discuss with your Polinsys counselor +1 905 2795555