Who do I contact to become an economic citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis?
When applying to be a citizen of St Kitts and Nevis by way of investment, the main applicant must first contact an authorised person.
Who is an authorised person?
An authorised person is an individual or entity approved by the Financial Services Regulatory Commission (FRSC) of St Kitts and Nevis licensed to conduct corporate or trust services in the Federation.
Where can I find an authorised person?
The only persons authorised by the Citizenship by Investment Unit of St. Kitts and Nevis can be found here.
Can I contact the Citizenship by Investment Unit directly?
Can I submit my application in a language other than English?
No, applications that are not in English are not prescribed or accepted by the Citizenship by investment Unit.
Who is required to produce a police certificate?
What is a police certificate?
A police certificate refers to a statement from a national law enforcement authority on the status of a person’s criminal record. It is also referred to as “Certificate of No Criminal Record” or “Police Clearance Record”
Can two or more applicants apply for the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme together?
Yes, two or more applicants may apply for citizenship together by purchasing one piece of real estate, provided each main applicant contributes the minimum investment of US$400,000.
What are the fees involved?
All applicants and permitted dependants are required to pay due diligence and processing fees.
Can an applicant remit fees directly to the Unit?
What is the minimum investment required if the real estate option is pursued?
If I am no longer interested in becoming a citizen will my monies be refunded?
What is the maximum number of dependants allowed by a main applicant?
Who are classified as permitted dependants?
- A spouse of the main applicant;
- A child under the age of 18 of the main applicant or his or her spouse;
- The child of the main applicant or his or her spouse between 18 and 30 years who is in full time attendance at a recognised institution of higher learning after his/her 18th birthday and/or fully supported by the main applicant;
- Parents or grandparents of the main applicant or his/her spouse above the age of 55 years living with and fully supported by the main applicant or;
- A child of the main applicant or spouse of the main applicant who is above the age of 18 years and physically or mentally challenged.