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 300,000 in government bonds. Successful applicants are granted St. Lucia citizenship for life.

Advantages of Saint Lucia citizenship

  • Citizenship and a second passport for life for the applicant and  dependent family members 
  • Dependents included: 
    1. Spouse 
    2. Children up to 30 years old 
    3. Parents above 55 years old 
    4. 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. Government Bond  

Minimum to be invested:  

  • USD 300,000 in Government Bonds 
  • Valid for Main Applicant and all qualifying dependents 100% Bond redemption without Interest after 5 years USD 50,000 non-refundable Administrative Fee 

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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