St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment: Program Requirements
St. Lucia is one of the most beautiful country in the Caribbean. Its motto, “the land, the people, the light.”
St. Lucia offers one of the most affordable citizenships in the world as the program starts from $150,000 (for single investor) and it is one of most competitive countries for cost-benefit index as it relates to citizenship.
A minimum investment in one of the four approved qualifying investment areas under the St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program shall satisfy immigration requirements.
Option 1: St. Lucia National Economic Fund
St. Lucia National Economic Fund was established under Section 33 of the Citizenship by Investment Act No: 14 of 2015 or the sole purpose of receiving qualifying investments for funding government projects.
The following minimum investments are required by foreign nationals who want to apply for St. Lucia Citizenship under the St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program:
Option 2: Real Estate Projects
St Lucia Government will consider granting citizenship to real estate investors who invests in government approved qualifying High-end branded hotels and resorts and High-end boutique properties under the Citizenship by Investment Program.
The applicant is required to execute a binding purchase and sales agreement for an investment in an approved real estate project at the minimum amount of 300,000 USD.
Option 3: Enterprise Projects
The St. Lucia Government will consider enterprise projects as qualifying investments for the Citizenship by Investment Program.
Once an application for citizenship by means of an investment in an approved enterprise project has been validated, the following minimum investment is required:
A sole applicant.
More than one applicant (joint venture).
Approved enterprise projects are considered under the below 7 broad categories:
St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment: Who can apply?
Any individual wishing to apply for St. Lucian citizenship under the Citizenship by Investment Program must meet the following minimum criteria:
St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment: Application Fees
The following fees have been prescribed under the Citizenship by Investment Regulations of 2015.
Non-refundable processing fees
Non-refundable administration fees
Due diligence fees