St. Lucia Citizenship-by-Investment Programme Overview

Through a minimum investment of $300,000 (USD) in an approved real estate development, individuals can become eligible for citizenship in the Caribbean island of St. Lucia.

Holders of St. Lucian citizenship can easily travel to 145 countries with no need for a visa, such as the United Kingdom, Germany and Sweden.

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Invest

$300,000 (USD) must be invested in Saint Lucian real estate.

 

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Visa-Free Travel

Citizens of Saint Lucia can travel without a visa to 145 countries, including the entirety of Europe’s Schengen Zone and the United Kingdom.

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Fast Procedure

3-4 months.

Key Features

  • Dual citizenship is permitted.
  • Visa-free or visa on arrival to 145 countries.
  • Stunning scenery in a lush, tropical island, with strong links to the United Kingdom and France.
  • The right to live in Saint Lucia.
  • The applicant’s spouse, descendants under the age of 31, siblings under the age of 18, and parents of 56 years and older can be included in the original applicant’s application.

 

Financial Criteria

  • An investment in real estate worth a minimum of $300,000 (USD). Ownership of the property must be maintained for at least 5 years.
  • Government application fees of $50,000 (USD) for the initial applicant, $35,000 (USD) for the inclusion of a spouse, $25,000 (USD) for a dependant under the age of 18 years, and $35,000 (USD) for a dependant over the age of 18 years.
  • Due diligence fees of $7,500 (USD) for the initial applicant and $5,000 (USD) for every dependent over the age of 16.
  • Government processing fees of $2,000 (USD) for the initial applicant and $1,000 (USD) for every dependent.
  • Passport issuance fees of $300 (USD) – for a single applicant.

Personal Criteria

  • Minimum age 18 years.
  • Clean criminal record.

Step-by-Step Application Procedure

Due Diligence Process

Compile all supporting documents, complete your application and finalise your property purchase.

Submit Your Application

Submit your application alongside all necessary documents to the relevant government authority.

Your Passport Is Issued

Receive your passport.

About St. Lucia

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Geography

The nation’s territory mostly consists of one mountainous, heavily forested Caribbean island, as well as a few small islets around its coast.

 

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Population and Language

St. Lucia has a population of 182,790. The official language is English.

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Tourism

The island’s economy is heavily reliant on its tourism industry, with a total of 1 million tourists visiting in 2019.

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Education

St. Lucia offers universal primary and secondary education, whilst a branch of the University of the West Indies can also be found on the island.

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Health Care

Health care in St. Lucia is covered by the National Health Scheme, with 65% of the government’s expenditure being directed at the country’s health care system.

St. Lucia Factsheet

Continent: North America

Population: 182, 790

Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy

Capital: Castries

Language: English

Currency: East Caribbean Dollar

Total Area: 617km²

Time Zone: Eastern Caribbean (UTC-04:00)

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