Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP)

What is the St. Lucia Citizenship by investment program?

The St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program is for eligible individuals and their families looking to obtain a second passport an alternative citizenship in St. Lucia. This program requires a financial commitment of at least USD 100,000 government donation, or a minimum investment of USD 250,000 in government bonds. Successful applicants are granted St. Lucia citizenship for life.

Minimum Donation Option: USD 100,000
Minimum Bond Option: USD 250,000

Advantages of Saint Lucia citizenship

  • Citizenship and a second passport for life for the applicant and dependent family members
  • Dependents included:
    • Spouse
    • Children up to 30 years old
    • Parents above 55 years old
    • Unmarried siblings under 18
  • Visa-free travel/entry to over 140 countries
  • Visa Free access to Schengen Area
  • Enjoy multiples tax incentives
  • No requirement to reside in Saint Lucia
  • No management, educational or language requirements
  • Possibility to live, work and settle in any other member of the CARICOM nations.

Investment Options

  1. Saint Lucia National Economic Fund

Minimum to be invested:

    • USD 100,000 for a single applicant
    • USD 140,000 for applicant & spouse
    • USD 150,000 for applicant, spouse and up to two dependents
    • USD 15,000 for each additional dependent
  1. COVID-19 Relief Bond (Available until 31 December 2022)

Minimum to be invested:

  • USD 250,000 for a single applicant held for 5 years
  • USD 250,000 for applicant accompanied by 1 qualifying dependent held for 6 years
  • USD 250,000 for applicant accompanied by up to 4 qualifying dependents held for 7 years
  • USD 300,000 for applicant accompanied by up to 4 qualifying dependents held for 5 years
  • USD 15,000 for each additional dependent

Requirements for Saint Lucia citizenship

  • Applicants must make a qualifying investment
  • Be over 18 years old
  • Have no criminal record
  • Provide all required documents in English
  • Successfully pass a due diligence check
  • Have not been denied a visa from any visa free country without a subsequent visa approval
  • Applicants must use an authorized government agent

Process (between 4-8 months)

  • Prepare all the documents and forms required
  • Submit the application via an authorized agent and pay the required due diligence and government fees
  • Upon approval, pay the required investment sum and naturalization & passport fees

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