It is possible to acquire citizenship of St Kitts and Nevis by investing in real estate or local business. Most investors choose condominium units or hotel ownership shares, but it's also possible to buy villas, family homes, commercial properties or shares in local businesses.
The minimum investment amount required for acquiring citizenship of St Kitts and Nevis is US$ 200,000. In this case, the property has to be owned by the investor for 7 years. If US$ 400,000 is invested, the property can be resold after 5 years.
In addition to due diligence and application fees (see box to left) there are additional government fees on real estate or business investments:
- Main applicant: US$ 35,050
- Main applicant’s spouse: US$ 20,050
- Other main applicant’s dependents of any age: US$ 10,050