Mr. Michael Martin Elevates St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Programme during Asia and Middle East Roadshows

The Head of St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment Unit, Mr. Michael Martin, attended roadshows to discuss the Programme’s rigorous reforms and sustainable contributions showcasing a commitment to integrity and investment industry benchmarks. 

Reformation of St Kitts and Nevis’ CBI Programme 

The Head of the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), Mr. Michael Martin conducted successful roadshows for St Kitts and Nevis’ Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme in Dubai and Asia, in the beginning of December 2023. 

Mr. Martin is dedicated to maintaining the CBI Programme’s pristine reputation, paving the way for successors and ensuring it remains a trusted choice for Asian investors. 

To maximise the impact of the promotion, Mr. Martin invited top intermediaries from the industry to participate in the events.  

The involvement of key players in the industry contributed to the success of the promotional activities, fostering collaboration and interest in the St Kitts and Nevis investment immigration project. 

Mr. Martin hosted Roundtable discussions for Immigration agents in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China. 

Mr. Martin also held lunches with immigration agents where he shared crucial information that immigration agents can extend to their CBI clients. 

The Head of the St Kitts and Nevis CIU had met with many prominent investment immigration agencies in China. 

Interactive Q&A Session: Addressing Important Topics

A highlight of the promotional events was the interactive Q&A session, where Mr. Michael Martin engaged with agency representatives.

Important topics related to the St Kitts and Nevis CBI Programme were discussed, and intermediary representatives actively participated.

Mr. Martin patiently addressed various questions, providing valuable insights and information.

Reinforcing Credibility

The decision to increase fees and investment contributions underscores the CIU’s commitment to maintaining the credibility of the CBI Programme.  

Implementing higher financial requirements, the CIU signals a dedication to attracting serious investors from Asia and the Middle East, while reinforcing the CBI Programme’s reputation for transparency and reliability. 

The First and Finest CBI Programme Building Trust Over Four Decades 

As the first country to offer Citizenship by Investment globally since 1984, St Kitts and Nevis CBI remains one of the most trusted programmes worldwide.  

The CIU is dedicated to maintaining the Programme’s pristine reputation, paving the way for successors and ensuring it remains a trusted choice for investors. 

Mitigating Risks

St Kitts and Nevis, through the CIU, adopts a proactive stance by increasing fees and investments to reduce risks associated with the CBI Programme.  

This move not only fortifies the Programme against potential vulnerabilities but also demonstrates the government’s commitment to protecting the interests of both investors and the nation. 

Commitment to Integrity and Continuous Improvement 

Head of the CIU, Mr. Michael Martin, expressed confidence in and dedication to maintaining the integrity of the CBI Programme.  

The CIU introduces additional steps to enhance the security and safety of both the people of St Kitts and Nevis and Asian investors.  

The focus is on ensuring that only serious and trustworthy investors gain access to St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment, reinforcing the Programme’s commitment to integrity. 

Introduction of Sustainable Island State Contribution (SISC) 

St Kitts and Nevis replaced the Sustainable Growth Fund with the SISC, signalling a commitment to socio-economic and environmental goals.  

This move invites discerning investors to participate in the nation’s energy transformation journey, showcasing a forward-looking approach. 

Dedication to Industry Standards and an Impactful Future

The modifications led by the CIU’s head, Mr. Martin highlights a commitment to elevating the standards of the CBI Programme among High-Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and businesspeople.  

St Kitts and Nevis aims not only to protect the Programme’s integrity but also to set industry benchmarks, fostering a more inclusive, sustainable, and impactful future for citizens and investors alike.