The investment requirements of the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis can be fulfilled in one of two ways:
Investing in the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) or
An Approved Real Estate Investment
See below for a quick summary of the fees and costs of each option. Please note, there are other fees associated with the citizenship application process. These include the citizenship application fee, official citizenship application form, citizenship certificate and passport fees.
* Professional Fees
Citizenship Application 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.
SIDF Donation (USD)
Real Estate (USD)
Government Due Diligence Fees
(Fees are non-refundable and are due upon submission of application to the Citizenship-by-Investment Unit)
(Investment is due upon official approval in principle from the Citizenship-by-Investment Unit)
• $250,000 single applicant
• $300,000 applicant with up to 3 dependents
• $25,000 for any additional qualifying dependent
Minimum $400,000 investment in approved real estate projects. Real Estate can be sold after five years to any subsequent buyer for citizenship
Government Application Fees
(Fees are due upon approval in principle)
All Government Fees are included in the above costs.
In addition to the real estate investment paid to the Developer, the following Government Fees are Applicable:
• $50,000 principal applicant
• $25,000 spouse
• $25,000 per dependent under 18
• $50,000 per each qualifying dependent aged 18 and over
Citizenship St. Kitts & Nevis – Other Requirements Primary applicant must be 18 years of age or older to apply for Citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis through the Citizenship-by-Investment Program.
The Citizenship-by-Investment Unit will not consider an applicant if:
Applicant has been denied a visa to a country with which St. Kitts and Nevis has visa-free travel and who has not subsequently obtained a visa to the country that issued the denial
Applicant has a criminal record
Applicant is subject to criminal investigation
Applicant is a potential national security risk to St. Kitts and Nevis or any other Country
Applicant is involved in any activity likely to cause disrepute to the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis
Applicant is in poor physical health
Citizenship St. Kitts & Nevis – Eligible Dependents
Primary applicants can also include:
children under 18;
dependents between the ages of 18 to 30, 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 55, can also be included in the application once they are living with and financially dependent on the main applicant.