St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Program Process and Fees

The St. Kitts second citizenship program was established in 1984 and designed to provide investors with the opportunity to become St Kitts and Nevis citizens. This is one of our two recommended economic citizenship options, without any residency requirements for acquiring second citizenship.

To begin the application for St Kitts economic citizenship you must choose one of the two St Kitts/Nevis investment options that qualify you as a candidate for St. Kitts and Nevis second citizenship.
These are the:

  1. Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) option
  2. Real Estate investment option

The table below highlights the features of the two options for St Kitts/Nevis citizenship.

St Kitts Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF)

Contributions go toward the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation.

The term ‘applicant’ is generally used to refer to the ‘head of the household’ or the spouse who carries out the application process on behalf of the family.

Basic contributions structure for St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment:

  • A single applicant: US $250,000.
  • An applicant plus a maximum of 3 dependants: US $300,000
  • An applicant plus a maximum of 5 dependants: US $350,000
  • An applicant plus a maximum of 6 dependants: US $450,000

Take note that the value of your contribution does not include due diligence, agent or processing fees.

Second Citizenship Real Estate Option

Contributions go toward the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation.

The term ‘applicant’ is generally used to refer to the ‘head of the household’ or the spouse who carries out the application process on behalf of the family.

Basic contributions structure for St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment:

  • A single applicant: US $250,000.
  • An applicant plus a maximum of 3 dependants: US $300,000
  • An applicant plus a maximum of 5 dependants: US $350,000
  • An applicant plus a maximum of 6 dependants: US $450,000

Take note that the value of your contribution does not include due diligence, agent or processing fees.

Contact Us to Begin Application for Economic Citizenship

St Kitts & Nevis Second Citizenship Program Agent Fees

CCP Inc. administrative and professional fees will cover professional, legal and administrative cost, and passport application processing fees. These fees are payable for both the SIDF and the real estate option.

St Kitts/Nevis Citizenship Program Government Registration Fees

Additional registrations fees per application for citizenship under the real estate option are:

Under the SIDF option, the investor contribution (US250, 000 to US450, 000) includes the government registration fee. Due diligence fees:

St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Application Process

Once you have made the preliminary order for economic citizenship by completing the Data/Disclosure form (we will send this to you), you will receive an invoice based on your application requests which will cover our agent’s fees, professional and legal fees and due diligence fees.
To begin processing an application, you will be required to pay the agent’s fees as per the application detail as set above (either US$25,000 or US$40,000).

Payment of St. Kitts and Nevis Government Administrative Fees and Contribution

Depending on the investment option that you’ve chosen, we will provide you with a quotation for the economic contribution and fees required, as well as transfer details. The standard minimum contribution under the real estate option is US$400,000. If investing in the SIDF option, the contribution amount will be calculated according to the size of the applicant’s family. You will be advised on the time to transfer the funds. .

Compiling Documents for the application

CCP Inc. will send you a Data Form via the most suitable means for you. The sooner this form is completed and returned to us, the quicker we are able to advise on all documents that need to be provided. All documents are required in original copies; but to kick start the process we will accept scanned copies by email or faxed.

Here is a list of the basic and supporting documents required:

Due Diligence Investigations for Second Citizenship

Due diligence fees are paid to the government agency. They will then contract the investigating agency to carry out the respective background checks.

The prescribed fee schedule for due diligence is:

Background checks are compulsory for every adult who is included in an application for St. Kitts and Nevis second citizenship. Even after qualifying under one of the investment options to apply for St. Kitts and Nevis second citizenship, clients must successfully undergo this process to be approved for St. Kitts second passport.

The time taken to carry out background checks on applicants for St. Kitts and Nevis second citizenship is usually influenced by the number of countries that an applicant has lived in and the size of the family applied for. Based on previous applications, due diligence results are usually received in about 30 days.

Visit to St. Kitts and Nevis

Interviews are not always required for the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment Program. You are however advised to visit the island at any time before or after having transferred the registered agent fees, especially if investing under the real estate option. A visit will enable you to make a firsthand assessment of the property you intend to acquire.

Completion of transfer of Property or Confirmation of Contribution to SIDF

Upon approval and completion of all transactions, the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis issues a Certificate of Registration. A Certificate of Title is issued to a successful candidate who applied under the real estate. A letter of acknowledgement of receipt of contribution is provided by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Naturalization of Members

Members will be sworn in and receive certificates of Naturalization within 3 weeks of the confirmation and approval of application.

Issuance of St Kitts Second Passports

Since you would have already completed the application forms and provided necessary documents to process the St Kitts passport application, we begin the applications for St. Kitts and Nevis passports immediately, and send the passports to you by courier.

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