NEW REGULATIONS - Economic Citizenship by Investment :
New regulations came into effect the 1st of January 2012.
IMPORTANT: Iranian citizens living in Iran DO NOT qualify for citizenship of St. Kitts & Nevis
Investment in Real Estate :
The qualifying purchase value of the real estate is US$ 400,000 and higher.
The registration fees applicable will be:
a. US$ 50,000 for the main applicant
b. US$ 25,000 for a spouse
c. US$ 25,000 for each child under 18 years, and d. US$ 50,000 for unmarried dependent child of the applicant between the ages of 18 and 25.
Government fee for background check (due diligence) is US$ 7,000 for the main applicant and US$ 4,000 for every dependent applicant over 16.
After 5 years you can sell the real estate. However, the property will NOT qualify the new owner for citizenship by investment if the first owner’s citizenship by investment application was approved before 2012.
===== BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM =====
The Economic Citizenshipp-by-Investment Program of St. Kitts and Nevis is the oldest program of this type, operating since 1984, and is most trusted and reputable.
Currently, it will take you an average of three months to have your application processed and passport issued.
Your citizenship is for your lifetime. You can renew the passport upon expiry or all pages full.
Passport of St. Kitts & Nevis is very convenient for travelling. It allows visa-free entry to all Schengen area countries, UK, Hong Kong, Canada, and 120 other countries.