Saint Lucia Investment Requirements

The investment requirements of the Government of Saint Lucia can be fulfilled in one of four ways:

1) by making a donation to the Saint Lucia National Economic Fund (NEF); or

2) by investing in approved real estate development; or

3) by investing in approved enterprise project; or

4) purchase of non-interest bearing Government Bonds.

 

See the chart below for a quick summary of fees and costs of each option. Please note, there are other fees associated with the citizenship application process. These include professional fees, passport fees, and other disbursements.

* Professional Fees
Professional fees are extra and will vary depending on the number of dependents included in your application. Please contact CSL for a personalized estimate of what your total Citizenship-by-Investment fees may entail.

Option 1:
St. Lucia National Economic Fund Donation (USD)
Option 2:
Purchase of Approved Real Estate (USD)
Option 3:
Purchase of Government Bonds (USD)
Option 4:
Investment in Approved Enterprise Project (USD)
Government Due Diligence Fees
(Fees are non-refundable and are due upon submission of application to the Citizenship-by- Investment Unit)
$7,500 main applicant

$5,000 spouse

$0 children 0-15 y.o.

$5,000 each qualified dependent age 16 and over

$7,500 main applicant

$5,000 spouse

$0 children 0-15 y.o.

$5,000 each qualified dependent age 16 and over

$7,500 main applicant

$5,000 spouse

$0 children 0-15 y.o.

$5,000 each qualified dependent age 16 and over

$7,500 main applicant

$5,000 spouse

$0 children 0-15 y.o.

$5,000 each qualified dependent age 16 and over

Minimum Investment
(Investment is due upon official approval in principle from the Citizenship-by-Investment Unit)
$100,000 single applicant

$165,000 applicant and spouse

$190,000 applicant with spouse and up to 2 other qualifying dependents

$25,000 per each additional qualifying dependent

Minimum $300,000 investment in approved real estate projects

Real Estate can be sold after 5 years to any subsequent buyer for citizenship

$500,000 single applicant

$535,000 applicant and spouse

$550,000 applicant with spouse and up to 2 other qualifying dependents

$25,000 per each additional qualifying dependent

 

Minimum $3,500,000 investment in approved enterprise project and creation of no less that 3 permanent jobs (qualifies 1 applicant)

Minimum $6,000,000 investment and creation of no less that 6 permanent jobs (if 2 or more applicants make a joint investment, where each applicant to contribute a minimum of $1,000,000 to qualify for citizenship)

Government Processing Fees
(Fees are non-refundable)
Application Processing Fees, due upon submission:

– $2,000 main applicant

– $1,000 each qualifying dependent

Application Processing Fees, due upon submission:

– $2,000 main applicant

– $1,000 each qualifying dependent

 

Government Administration Fees, due upon approval:

– $50,000 principal applicant

– $35,000 spouse

– $25,000 per child under 18

– $35,000 per dependent child 18-25 and parent over 65

Application Processing Fees, due upon submission:

– $2,000 main applicant

– $1,000 each qualifying dependent

 

Government Administration Fees, due upon approval:

– $50,000 per each bonds purchase

Application Processing Fees, due upon submission:

– $2,000 main applicant

– $1,000 each qualifying dependent

 

Government Administration Fees, due upon approval:

– $50,000 principal applicant

– $35,000 spouse

– $25,000 per child under 18

– $35,000 per dependent child 18-25 and parent over 65

Citizenship of Saint Lucia – Other Requirements

Primary applicant must be 18 years of age or older to apply for Citizenship of Saint Lucia through the Citizenship-by- Investment Program. Saint Lucian passport is issued for five years and is easily renewable.

The Citizenship-by-Investment Unit shall not approve an applicant if:

  • Applicant has been denied a visa to a country with which Saint Lucia has visa-free travel and who has not subsequently obtained a visa to the country that issued the denial
  • Applicant has been convicted of a criminal offense
  • Applicant is subject of a criminal investigation
  • Applicant has been declared bankrupt by a court
  • Applicant provides false information
  • Applicant is a potential national security risk to Saint Lucia or any other Country
  • Applicant is involved in any activity likely to cause disrepute to Saint Lucia

Citizenship of Saint Lucia – Eligible Dependents
Primary applicants can also include:

  • spouse;
  • children under 18;
  • dependents between the ages of 18 to 25, if this dependent is a full-time student attending a recognized college or university and financially dependent on the main applicant;
  • parents and Grandparents of the main applicant over the age of 65, can also be included in the application once they are living with and financially dependent on the main applicant.
Contact Our Professional Advisors Now

First Name*

Last Name*

Country of Residence

You are interested in:*

If other, please specify

COUNTRY CODE*
AREA CODE*
YOUR PHONE*

Your Email*

How did you happen to hear about us?

If other, please specify