Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is the isle of majestic mountainous beauty, known for the iconic landmark of the Pitons and features the world's only real drive-in volcano.

LANGUAGE

English

CURRENCY

Eastern Caribbean Dollar

TOTAL AREA

617 km2

CAPITAL

Castries

GOVERNMENT

Parliamientary system and a Commonwealth Realm

POPULATION

178,844

St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment

Saint Lucia has established the Citizenship by Investment program in 2016, after inheriting years of experiences from the other Caribbean countries who offer Citizenship by Investment programs. It is designed to use the best practices and tailored to be the most efficient program for the applicants. In return, it allows foreign investors obtain permanent legal citizenship and second passport within 4 to 6 months.

Citizenship by investment in Saint Lucia is available through two options.

1

Non-refundable contribution under the National Economic Fund (NEF)

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2

Real Estate investment in an approved project under Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Unit

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Saint Lucia Passport Benefits

The citizenship program of Saint Lucia does not restrict any nationality from applying for a Saint Lucia passport. Likewise, it does not require an applicant to take any language test nor do they need to reside or visit the country. Saint Lucia Passport holders can vote, purchase property, as well as live and work in the country.

St. Lucia passport holders are privileged to numerous benefits:

  • Visa-free access to 144 countries, including Schengen zone & United Kingdom
  • Citizenship is inheritable by new-borns
  • Allows dual citizenship
  • Easier access to the US & Canada
  • Permanent residency status
  • No imposed taxes on non-residents

Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Programs

Option 1: The National Economic Fund (Donation)

The National Economic Fund (NEF) was created to fund government sponsored projects.

A non-refundable contribution depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

  • Single applicant:
    US $100,000
  • Main applicant and spouse:
    US $165,000
  • Family of four:
    US $195,000
  • Additional dependents:
    US $25,000
Option 2 : Real Estate Investment

The applicant must invest in a government-approved real estate project within Saint Lucia at a minimum value of US $300,000. The investor must hold the property for at least 5years from the grant of citizenship. Furthermore, you may only re-sell that real estate under the Citizenship by Investment Program after 5 years of acquiring citizenship.

The following government fees also apply depending on the number of dependents included in the application:

  • Single applicant:
    US $30,000
  • Main applicant and spouse:
    US $45,000
  • Dependent 18 years or above:
    US $10,000
  • Dependent 17 years and below:
    US $5,000
  • Additional dependents to family of 4 regardless of the age:
    US $10,000

Additional Fees for St. Lucia Citizenship Options

  • Application and registration fee:
    US $750 per applicant
  • Processing for main applicant:
    US $2,000
  • Processing for spouse:
    US $1,000
  • Processing for each dependent:
    US $1,000
  • Due diligence for main applicant:
    US $7,500
  • Due diligence for spouse:
    US $5,000
  • Due diligence for dependents above 16 years old:
    US $5,000

How to Qualify for St. Lucia Citizenship

  • Applicants to Saint Lucia citizenship must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must hold no criminal record
  • Must prove the source of fund for the investment
  • Children dependents under the age of 30
  • Parents dependents above the age of 55
  • Must undergo a due diligence checks to gain approval

How to Apply and Obtain St. Lucia Passport

  • 1

    Our specialized team will work with you to collect, translate and notarize the documents required, while ensuring all documents adhere to Saint Lucia government's requirements.

  • 2

    The documents will be submitted together with the due diligence and processing fees to the government of Saint Lucia. Your application will start; due diligence will be performed.

  • 3

    Once we secure the initial approval, Saint Lucia government will send a letter requesting the remaining funds.

  • 4

    You make your investment for the program you have chosen

  • 5

    You receive your Certificate of Naturalization - you are now a citizen of Saint Lucia

  • 6

    Your Guide advisor applies for your Saint Lucia passport and delivers it to you.

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