Saint Lucia offers an exciting opportunity for foreigners becoming new citizens under the investment citizenship scheme opened in 2016..
The Saint Lucia CIP remains the cheapest passport program for individuals at the moment compared to other caribbean citizenship programs.
Saint Lucia, which became an independent country on February 22, 1979 with commonwealth member status. The country is a member of CARICOM, OECS maintains friendly relations with other country and has no current international disputes.
Golden sandy beaches, underwater life and canopy of rainforests with breathtaking views attract over 1.2 visitor arrivals every year,
Saint Lucia has a quality of life that is rivaled by very few places in the world with relatively low crime rate, access to modern facilities, services and infrastructure, world class restaurants and hotels and prime real estate.
Two spectacular pitons are most photographed on the island, unique for Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia has the distinction of having the highest number of Nobel Laureates per capita in the world.
1. NATIONAL ECONOMIC FUND
Single person – USD 100,000
Applicant with spouse – USD 140,000
Family of 4 (2 children under 18) – USD 150,000
Additional dependent – USD 25,000 (per person)
Application/Processing fee – USD 3000 per person
Due diligence – USD 5000 per person
2. REAL ESTATE
Minimum – USD 300,000
Govt Fee: USD 30,000
Sole applicant – USD 3.5 million
Joint Investment – USD 1 million (in $6m)
Processing times – 80 days or less
4. GOVERNMENT BONDS
Non-interest bearing Govt bonds held for 5 years
Due diligence – $7500 (investor) and $5000 (> 16 yrs)
Processing fee – $2000 (investor) and $1000 (each
If the baby is born after the date of naturalisation certificate, they will automatically inherit citizenship
Iranians cannot apply
Not required. Renewals can be done at consulates worldwide.
Passports issued under SCBI are valid for 5 years can be easily renewed at the consulates abroad.
No. A visa required.
Just pay a small retainer deposit and agent will help you with the paperwork. After your application is approved, you pay the rest of contribution to Govt to get the passport.
Yes, we refund 50% of the initial agent fee.
A Letter of Approval in Principle is issued once rigorous due diligence checks are completed.
These take between 80 days.