Applicants can make a non-refundable donation to the Saint Lucia National Economic Fund (NEF) of $100,000 (for a single applicant).
Applicants can purchase a property that has been pre-approved and valued at least $300,000 that should be held for a minimum of 5 years. The cost may vary depending on the type of real estate developer.
Obtaining a second citizenship in St. Lucia is convenient as there is no requirement to reside in the country, making it easy to qualify for and become a citizen.
With St. Lucia passport, you will get visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to more than 145 destinations including Singapore, Hong Kong, the UK and Europe’s Schengen Area.
St. Lucia allows future generations to inherit citizenship through the citizenship by investment program, granting them a St. Lucia passport and access to the same rights and benefits as any other citizen.
As an applicant, you can add a spouse, children under 31, parents, grandparents and unmarried siblings under 31, once granted citizenship.
The government of St. Lucia provides tax policies that support its citizens in their efforts to earn income and build wealth both within the country and internationally.
St. Lucia permits its citizens to hold dual citizenship or passport and provides support in various aspects of life.
This beautiful island nation in the Caribbean is a popular tourism and cruise ship destination due to its tropical climate, stunning volcanic beaches, reef diving sites, and its iconic tapered mountains. It has also become a popular destination for people to relocate or to have a second home which has led to an expansion of its expat population, with many relocating from North America.
Even though obtaining citizenship in St. Lucia does not require physical presence in the country or any specific amount of time spent living there, the country offers a high standard of living.
St. Lucia boasts a low crime rate and provides access to modern healthcare and infrastructure. Additionally, the country offers a variety of high-end dining options to satisfy its residents' tastes. St. Lucia is known for its iconic Piton mountains, which have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The island also features a drive-in volcano, lush rainforests, national parks, botanical gardens, and beautiful beaches.
St. Lucia offers a tropical climate and minimal traffic, making it an attractive destination. St. Lucia has been successful in attracting foreign businesses and investments, particularly in the offshore banking and tourism sectors, which are the primary sources of revenue for the island. It is important to thoroughly examine a country's economy before making an investment, especially if you are expecting to receive a return on your investment rather than making a donation.
St. Lucia has a relatively small population of around 200,000 and a GDP of $2 billion, and its economy is performing well in comparison to other countries in the region. The economy of the country is heavily dependent on a limited number of industries, such as banana production and tourism.
Saint Lucia was ideally positioned to launch its citizenship by investment program because it could draw from the knowledge of neighbouring nations that had long-running, similar programs and carefully pick out the most useful components to incorporate in its own.
Free consultation with an advisor.
Complimentary background check.
Sign BWT contract.
Submit an application for due diligence.
Receive your citizenship approval letter.
Transfer donation or invest in real estate.
Receive your passport and certificate of naturalization.
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Yes, you can include qualified members of your family in the application or add them after you have obtained your citizenship for an additional fee. A qualified family member can be a child not older than 18 years, a child up to 30 years old that is currently enrolled in an educational institution, a spouse, and parents above the age of 55.
The St. Lucia Government does not require you to pass any interviews, language tests or have previous work experience to be able to apply for this program.
You are not required to visit St. Lucia before obtaining your citizenship, you are, however, welcome to visit and explore the country.
Yes, the passport of St. Lucia is a biometric passport, also known as an ePassport.
There are no requirements to visit St. Lucia during the application process, as well as no residency requirements to hold a passport of St. Lucia.
Upon approval, your issued St. Lucia passport is valid for 10 years and can be renewed indefinitely. For children under the age of 16, passports are valid for 5 years.
Closing an investment property in St. Lucia takes place once approval in principle is granted and the passport is issued. This should take no longer than three to four months. At that time, we issue a Certificate of Title for the property. The Certificate of Occupancy will be granted when the keys are handed over.
Yes, if both mother and father of the child are citizens of St. Lucia, the child will automatically inherit the citizenship.