A twin island country, separated by a 3km wide channel, is one of the spectacular regions mimicking heaven on earth. The larger island St Kitts boasts a central mountain range broken by ravines and a spacious fertile valley running down to the capital Basseterre encircled by beaches with golden sands. The almost circular island of Nevis to the south-east has beaches of silver sand and coconut groves, and rises to a central peak (Mt Nevis, 985 meters) which is usually capped with white clouds. A visual treat for the peaceful retreat made with invigorating sandy beaches, tropical climatic conditions and natural environment can be reached from the US and Europe through direct flights, easily.
With the trade, tourism, offshore finance and service industries is at its prime, English is the business and official language of St Kitts & Nevis. Since its independence from Britain in 1983, the country has made itself a noteworthy member of the British Commonwealth, UN (United Nations), OAS (Organization of American States) and many other global renowned organizations. Few more highlights of the country’s international relations are being a member of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, Association of Caribbean States, Caribbean Community, Non-Aligned Movement, Organization of Eastern Caribbean States, Organization of American States, United Nations and World Trade Organization.
St Kitts and Nevis offers one of the oldest citizenship programs, that can be obtained through investment as per the 1983 Citizenship Act, Part II, section 3 (5). Elite investors can choose from the various options listed below.
First Option – Real Estate Investment
This is the most promising and profitable investment option. Applicants can invest a minimum of 400,000 USD + Applicable Processing Fee towardsApproved Real estate projects approved by the government of St Kitts and Nevis. Investors can choose between purchasing a property or shares, and are required to maintain the property for at least five years term.
Second Citizens promotes only high valued and government approved realty projects for its valuable investors across the globe. Interested to know more on available projects, attractive investment options, processing time for family members
Alternative Options – SIDF & SGF Investments- Donation/Charity
The Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) Investment is another way to attain the second citizenship with a processing time of six months. The SIDFcharity was setup by Saint Kitts &Nevis Government to raise funds for numerous financial security and social development activities of the country. Investors can make a minimum monetary contribution from 300,000 USD + Applicable Government Processing fee per personto the SIDF to any amount that you may feel appropriate. Based on the size of the investor’s family the non-refundable contributionmight vary.
The Sustainable Growth fund (SGF) is another promising investment option regulated under the CBI programme, effective from April 1, 2018 which resumed after the expiry of Hurricane Relief Fund on March 30, 2018. Investors can make a contribution of US $ 200,000 per person + Applicable Government fees. The contribution for the dependents/ family members up to four is accepted with incrementally varying contribution.
First and Second Month – Application & Processing
Third Month – Due Diligence & Approval Processing
Fourth Month – Citizenship Issuance