Are you at least 18-years old and above, in excellent health and free of a criminal record? If so, the azure waters, pristine beaches and mesmerising vistas of the majestic island of Saint Lucia are only an investment away from being your home!
Since 2015, the Saint Lucian government established one of the Carribean's most affordable Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme. Applications are reviewed by the Citizenship by Investment Board (CIB). Successful applicants are required to select one of the four investment options. Today, with an investment of just 100,000 USD, you could be a citizen of Saint Lucia within as little as 3 months.
The CBI programme is an excellent opportunity to gain a second passport and grant you and your family access to a world of opportunities. This Saint Lucia programme offers:
Donation to the National Economic Fund (NEF)
Under this option, individual investors can donate a non-refundable 100,000 USD to the government's National Economic Fund (NEF). Investment amounts vary for those with dependents:
This option requires a purchase of property approved by the government and worth at least 300,000 USD. The property must be held and maintained for a minimum of 5 years, with any associated fees and taxes fully paid.
Non-Interest-Bearing Government Bonds
The minimum investment for this option is 500,000 USD in bonds that do not accrue interest. Should an investor have dependents to include, amounts vary accordingly:
A successful applicant can choose to invest at least 3.5 million USD in a government-approved project that falls under any of these categories:
Should investors wish to pool resources and apply jointly, the minimum amount is 6 million USD, with each investor contributing no less than 1 million USD.