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St. Kitts and Nevis

Rank: 25th | 157 Visa Free Countries

St. Kitts and Nevis was the first country to introduce a Citizenship by Investment Program (CIP) in 1984




No income or inheritance taxes


CIP applications and documents may be submitted from outside the country


Citizenship by descent available for future generations.


Ability to include a spouse, children under 31, parents, grand parents aged 55 and over, and unmarried dependent siblings under 31 with no children, as well as to add dependents after citizenship has been granted to the main applicant.

Investment Options

Investment Options 1

Option 1

Real Estate Purchase:
• $200,000 (minimum)

Option 2

Sustainable Growth Fund Investment Contribution:
• $150,000 (single applicant)

Option 3

Socially Significant
Infrastructure Investment
in Project:
• $175,000
(family of 2-4)

Option 4

Owning Private Home
(Real Estate):
• $400,000

*Investment amounts are in USD


  • A minimum age of 18 years
  • No criminal record

Processing Time

  • 9-10 Months

Citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis enjoy visa-free travel to 157 countries, including the United Kingdom (even after Brexit) and EU; they are also eligible to apply for a ten-year visa for the United States and may enter Iran with right to stay for 30 days. The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has also introduced legislation designed to attract financial services, businesses and expand investment opportunities.

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