Citizenship of Saint Lucia

  • Travel visa-free to 121 countries, including all EU countries, the UK, Ireland, the Caribbean, and most Commonwealth countries. Citizens of Saint Lucia can easily receive a long term visa for the USA
  • No residency requirements, and no taxes on private earnings, wealth, or inheritance
  • To claim citizenship, you don’t have to personally visit Saint Lucia. All claimants are subject to a comprehensive verification process
  • The time it takes for applications to be considered is 5 months

THREE WAYS OF RECEIVING CITIZENSHIP

MAKING A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE

Official authority: National Economic Fund
Investor: 100,000 $
Investor + spouse: 140,000 $
Investor + spouse + 2 children: 150,000 $
Additional dependents: 25,000 $

INVESTING IN GOVERNMENT BONDS

Minimum investment up to four dependents: 250,000 $
Each additional qualifying dependent: 15,000 $
Required minimum holding period: 5 years / 7 years
Government fee: 30,000 $

INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE

Minimum investment: 300,000 $
Required period of real estate ownership: 5 years

State fees

Investor: 50,000 $
Spouse: 35,000 $
Dependents: under 18 years of age – 25,000 $ each
Aged 18 and older – 35,000 $ each


THREE WAYS OF RECEIVING CITIZENSHIP

MAKING A CONTRIBUTION TO THE STATE

Advantages

  • Simple transaction

Drawbacks

  • Contribution is non-refundable

INVESTING IN GOVERNMENT BONDS

Advantages

  • Simple transaction
  • Return of capital after the holding period
  • Lowest total outlay

Drawbacks

  • Zero interest
  • Capital is tied up for the time of the holding period

INVESTING IN REAL ESTATE

Advantages

  • Tangible assets
  • Return on investment in the form of dividends
  • Return on investment in the form of resale
  • Physical connection to the country

Drawbacks

  • Greater initial costs

SAINT LUCIA – A brief guide

Capital: Castries
Area: 617 sq.km.
Population: 182 000
GDP: US $1.336 billion
Language: English and Creole French
Year of independence from Great Britain: 1979
Main islands: Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia, island state in the Caribbean Sea. It is the second largest of the Windward group in the Lesser Antilles and is located about 24 miles (39 km) south of Martinique and some 21 miles (34 km) northeast of Saint Vincent.

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