The citizenship by investment program of Saint Kitts and Nevis was established in 1984, making it the longest-established economic citizenship program worldwide. The country is a Commonwealth realm, with Elizabeth II as queen and head of state. The country grants full citizenships to investors within six months. Interested parties can acquire citizenship through investment made either in government-approved real estate or contributions to the Sustainable Growth Fund.

  • Population: 56,294
  • Capital: Basseterre
  • Area: 261 km2
  • Language: English
  • Currency: East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Visa Free Countries: 137
  • Passport Power Rank: 20


  • Citizenship obtained within 6 months.
  • Citizenship in a British Commonwealth country.
  • Dual citizenship is permitted; there is no need to denounce other citizenship.
  • Obtain visa-free travel to more than 137 countries, including Schengen countries, UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.
  • No physical residence requirements during or after the application procedure.
  • No education requirements, interviews or tests.
  • No tax on worldwide income.
  • Applicant and his family enjoy full citizenship for life, which can be passed on to future generations by descent.
  • Return on investment: the real estate option allows investors to collect income from their property.
  • Instant and irrevocable second citizenship



Applicants may qualify for citizenship through a contribution to the Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF). The Applicant makes a one-time non-refundable contribution to the Government. The contribution will depend on the size of family.


The applicant purchases a government- approved share in real estate in Saint Kitts or Nevis with a value of at least US 400,000, which can be sold after 5 years. An applicant may opt for a property for the value of US $200,000 which may be sold after 7 years.


St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme has a unique opportunity for applicants who may require an expedited outcome. The Accelerated Application Process (AAP) guarantees successful applicants’ citizenship (including the issuing of passports) in 60 days or under.


1. Authorized Agent

Select a licensed authorized agent to process your application

2. Documentation

Complete all the application forms and necessary documentation as provided by your authorized agent.

3. Approval Await

Await the outcome of your application and if approved, you will receive a confirmation letter with the status ‘approved in principle’.

4. Investment

Make your investment or contribution in Saint Kitts and Nevis

5. Citizenship Await

Await the citizenship and passport to become a Kittitian!

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