St. Kitts & Nevis

Welcome to St Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by investment

The St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Program, established in 1984, holds the distinction of being the oldest program of its kind in the country. The captivating Caribbean destination of St Kitts & Nevis is renowned for its awe-inspiring natural beauty, warm skies, and pristine white sandy beaches. Through the country’s CIP program, investors have the remarkable opportunity to wake up in this paradise within a few months, providing a better future for themselves and their families. Whether through the Sustainable Island State Contribution or real estate investment options, the program offers investors the chance to secure citizenship and embrace the unparalleled splendor of this Caribbean gem.

Ways to obtain St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment


  • Make a non-refundable donation to the country of St Kitts and Nevis, with pricing starting from $250,000 USD for a single applicant, $300,000 USD for a family of 2, and $350,000 USD for a family of 3 to 4 persons. (Additional family members can be added with additional fees)
  • Or make an invest in a government approved real estate project, with pricing starting from $400,000 USD and hold the investment for a minimum of 7 years.

**Additional fees apply for governmental, legal, and administrative Final pricing dependent on family size and age of family members.


Eligibility Requirements for St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment


  • The main applicant must be over 18 years of age.
  • Be of outstanding character.
  • Have a clean criminal record.
  • Have an excellent health.
  • Mandatory interviews required.
  • Have a considerable personal net worth.
  • Must not have rejected visa entry to any of the countries of which St Kitts and Nevis enjoy a visa-free entry treaty with.

Benefits of obtaining St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment


  • Obtain a St Kitts and Nevis passport (nationality) for life.
  • St Kitts and Nevis citizenship passport allows for visa-free access to over 154 countries, including the Schengen Zone, UK and Russia.
  • St Kitts and Nevis is a Commonwealth nation.
  • Nationality is granted to the family – inclusive of dependent children up to the age of 30 and dependent parents age 65 and above.
  • Financially dependent siblings of the main applicant or spouse may also apply, as long as they are unmarried, childless, and 30 years of age or younger.
  • No tax on worldwide income.
  • St Kitts & Nevis recognizes dual citizenship, so investors can still benefit from their current passports.

Process and Steps to Obtain St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship and Passport


Step 1: Preparation of documentation and compiling the file.

Step 2: Submission of the file to the government of St Kitts and Nevis.

Step 3: Receipt of approval from the government.

Step 4: Transferring investment amount (either contribution or real estate investment).

Step 5: Receipt of citizenship certificates and passports.

FAQ about St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment


What is the estimated processing time to get the passports?

On average the whole process should take from 6 to 9 months.

Do I need to give up my original citizenship when I acquire citizenship in Kitts and Nevis?

No, St Kitts and Nevis allows dual citizenship.

Do I have to reside in St Kitts & Nevis in order to obtain citizenship by investment?

No, there is no requirement for physical residence to obtain citizenship under the program’s regulations.

How much does the program cost?

The investment amounts differ from one investment stream to another as well as the number of family members that will be included in an application.

Can your company assist with the renewal of expired St Kitts and Nevis passports?

Absolutely! Prime Properties offers services to help you renew your St Kitts and Nevis passport after it has expired.

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