Saint Lucia

 – Citizenship by Investment Program –

Date of last update – Dec 2023

In 2015, the Saint Lucia government introduced the Citizenship by Investment Program to attract foreign investment, allowing individuals to acquire Saint Lucia citizenship through investment in four to six months. With Saint Lucian citizenship, individuals can enjoy visa-free travel to over 146 countries, including key business centers in Europe, North, and Latin America, and Asia, making it a highly desirable choice.

In addition to Travel freedom, Saint Lucia passport holders enjoy a favorable tax system, which includes exemptions from wealth, gift, inheritance, foreign income, and personal income taxes. In addition, you have the advantage of accessing attractive incentive packages such as corporate tax incentives, import duty exemptions, tax relief benefits, and export allowances.

Travel Freedom

Visa-free travel to 146+ countries visa-free or with a visa on arrival

Tax Benefits

No capital gains or wealth taxes on worldwide income or assets

No Residency or Travel Requirements

There are no interview, education, or managerial requirements

Fast Application Process

4-6 months to process an application, making it one of the fastest programs

Family Eligibility

Investors can include most of their family in the application

Investment After Approval

Investors will only need to make their contributions once their application is approved

Business Advantages

Corporate tax incentives, exemption from import duties, and export allowances

Premium Lifestyle

One of the most developed islands in the Caribbean

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CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMME

OPTION 1

Contribution to the National Economic Fund (NEF)

  • For a single applicant: US$100,000 non-refundable
  • For main applicant with spouse: US$140,000 non-refundable
  • For a family of up to 4: US$150,000 non-refundable
  • For each additional dependent, regardless of age: US$25,000 non-refundable

*Plus government processing fees and due diligence fees

OPTION 2

Real Estate

US$200,000 (minimum) Investment in pre-approved real estate projects

*Plus government processing fees and due diligence fees

OPTION 3

Governments Bonds

Applications for citizenship of Saint Lucia can be made through an investment in the National Action Government Bonds (“NAB”).

The bonds are non-interest bearing and must be registered and remain in the name of the applicant for a five-year holding period from the date of first issue.

Applicant applying with any number of dependents: US$ 300,000

An additional, non-refundable administration fee of US$ 50,000 is applicable.

OPTION 4

Enterprise Project

Option 1 – Sole applicant Minimum investment $3,500,000

An additional, non-refundable administration fee of US$50,000 will apply.


Option 2 – More than one applicant (joint venture)
Minimum investment $6,000,000
Each applicant must contribute at least $1,000,000

An additional, non-refundable administration fee of US$50,000 will apply.

*Plus government processing fees and due diligence fees

STEPS AND PROCEDURES

Step 1
Client chooses either investment or donation option. Client signs the KB Group contract, and pays initial retainer.

Step 2
KB Group assists the client to gather all required documentation, and to complete the various application forms for submission to the CIU.

Step 3
Second payment is made, and file is submitted.

Step 4
Issuance of Approval letter by the CIU (Citizenship-by-Investment Unit), third payment is required immediately.

Step 5
Naturalization certificate is issued.

Step 6
KB Group receives client passport(s). Passport can be either picked up from KB Group office or delivered to clients home address, (locally or internationally).

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