Real Estate or Donation?
Many golden visa programmes offer two options to investors, a donation to a government fund or a real estate investment. In most cases, the real estate route is higher in price, which commonly causes...Read more
The St. Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program is the oldest of its kind in the world. Established in 1984 the program grants citizenship through donation or real estate investment to qualified applicants. The government requires investment of either a minimum donation of $150,000 to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) or investment of $400,000 in real estate (can be reduced to $200,000 for connected investors) plus related government and due diligence fees.
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From $150,000 Donation
Real Estate From $200,000
Citizenship & Passport
Visa Free Travel. 151 Countries
Important Note: Since 1 January 2017 only certain international agents are authorised to promote the St Kitts program. La Vida is approved by the St Kitts government to promote the St. Kitts Citizenship by Investment programme.
Saint Kitts and Nevis has no tax on overseas income or capital and a second citizenship may complement existing tax planning and wealth protection strategies. Citizens of St. Kitts & Nevis enjoy visa free travel to over 151 countries including the EU Schengen visa zone, the UK, Ireland and Switzerland.
Dependent children up to the age of 30 years old can be included along with dependent parents from the age of 55 years. No visit is required. Government, Professional and Due Diligence fees apply (Obtain Full Quote)
Single applicants can contribute $150,000 to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF) or a family of up to four people can contribute $195,000 + costs. Please contact our consultants for details.
The property investment must be in designated real estate projects and the investment can be sold after five years. La Vida offers investment in a five star resort run by one of the most exclusive hospitality brands in the world. A $285 million project by a very luxurious brand. The property is fully furnished and the resort offers an onsite casino, restaurants, spa, and beach clubs. Sitting on Half Moon Bay and just a few minutes from Basseterre and Turtle Bay projected rental returns are 2-5% based on 50% occupancy. The owner is entitled to 5 weeks usage each year. Enquire here.
The St. Kitts program is ideal for investors needing a second passport for travel and ease of access to many countries. The European golden visa programmes are more suited to those wanting frequent European travel, residency and potential EU citizenship.
A selection of alternative residency and citizenship investment programmes to consider.
Minimum $100,000 Donation
Real Estate Option
Citizenship & Passport
Visa Free Travel 137 Countries
From €350,000 + costs
Real Estate investment
EU Schengen Zone Travel
Apply Citizenship 5 years