St Lucia Citizenship by Investment
The Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Programme was developed by the Government to attract foreign investments and boost economic growth and development.
To be eligible to apply for a Saint Lucia passport, foreign investors must either make a qualifying contribution into the National Economic Fund, invest in an approved real estate or enterprise project, or purchase Government bonds.
Apart from the qualifying investments, all applicants aged 16 and over must undergo due diligence checks which are outsourced by the Government to appointed service providers with requisite qualification and experience.
Benefits of St Lucia citizenship by investment programme
- Fast processing times.
- Visa-free travel to over 120 countries including Schengen region, UK and Hong Kong.
- St Lucia citizenship for the whole family including dependent children aged 25 and under, and parents over 65.
- Dual citizenship is recognised.
- Minimum investment $100,000.
- Investment recoverable after 5 years.
- No residency or visitation requirements.
- No interview or language requirement.
- Limited taxation: no wealth, gift, foreign income or capital gains tax.
- Full confidentiality.
An applicant must invest in one of the following options below in order to apply for St Lucia citizenship:
Investment in real estate project
To qualify for St Lucia citizenship under this option, the main applicant is required to invest at least $300,000 in a real estate project approved from time to time by the Minister, irrespective of the number of dependants, plus payment of applicable taxes, government and other fees. Find out more >
Contribution to the National Economic Fund
Applicants may qualify forSt Lucia passport through a one-off non-refundable contribution of at least $100,000 to the National Economic Fund(NEF) plus payment of applicable fees (for a single applicant). Find out more >
Investment in enterprise project
To qualify for St Lucia citizenship under this option, a single applicant is required to invest at least $3,500,000 in an enterprise project approved from time to time by the Minister and create at least 3 permanent jobs.
More than one applicant can also make a joint investment of minimum $6,000,000, with each applicant investing not less than $1,000,000, and at least 6 permanent jobs must be created. Additional processing and admin fees apply. Find out more >
Purchase of Government bonds
To qualify for St Lucia citizenship under this option, the main applicant applying alone is required to invest at least $500,000 in non-interest-bearing Government bonds and register them in their name. The bonds must remain in the possession of the applicant for at least five years. Find out more >
All applications and documents must be submitted to the St Lucia Citizenship by Investment Unit through licensed agents registered with the Unit. And it is at the discretion of the Government to grant, delay or deny citizenship.
We have a team working in London and on the island, we can guarantee that all your documents are duly prepared, all forms are filled in correctly and submitted in due time. Besides, we ensure constant communication with the Citizenship by Investment Unit which guarantees that the whole process of application and granting of citizenship runs without delays and unnecessary hassle.
When preparing your application, we make sure that every required document is obtained, translated, notarised and legalised. We know all the pitfalls and potential problems we might have when working on your case, and this helps to minimise costs and time spent.
We handle all the documents and paperwork with confidentiality and care, so our clients can rely on and trust us with their personal matters.