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Citizenship and Investment

Saint Lucia Citizenship-by-Investment Program was established in 2015 under the regulations of the Citizenship by Investment Bill 2015, it is the newest and arguably the best-positioned, most cost-effective citizenship by investment program in the Caribbean.

To qualify for citizenship in Saint Lucia, applicants need to fulfil one of the investment options outlines below:

INVESTMENT OPTIONS

National Economic Fund Contribution

US$ 100,000: Single Applicant

US$ 165,000: Main Applicant with Spouse

US$ 190,000: Family with up to 3 dependents (Spouse + 2 children)

US$ 25,000: Per additional dependent.

 

Real Estate Investment

The purchased property must be a minimum US$ 300,000 in a pre-approved real estate development area. The property must be owned and maintained for a minimum of 5 years. Property registration, processing fees and taxes must be paid in addition to the property purchase.

 

Enterprise Project Investment

An applicant must invest a minimum of US$ 3,5M in an approved enterprise project and create at least 3 jobs. Two applicants can share an investment of US$ 6M and create 6 jobs to qualify. Approved enterprise projects must fall under one of the following categories: Specialty Restaurants, Cruise ports and marinas, Agro-processing plants, Pharmaceutical products, Ports, bridges, roads and highways, Research institutions and facilities, or offshore universities.

 

ADDITIONAL FEES

Government Fees (Approved Real Estate or Enterprise Project)

Principle Applicant USD 50,000

Qualifying Dependent above 18 Years Old USD 35,000

Qualifying Dependent below 18 Years Old USD 25,000

 

Due Diligence and Background Checks

Principal Applicant USD 7,500

Qualifying Dependent below 16 Years Old USD 5,000

 

Non-Refundable Processing Fees

Principle Applicant USD 2,000

Each Qualifying Dependent USD 1,000