St Lucia Programme

  • Launched in 2016, St Lucia has the newest citizenship by investment programme in the Caribbean. Inheriting decades of experience from its island neighbours, St Lucia’s programme is an amalgamation of the best practices from its surrounding islands, and provides a wide range of benefits for investors and locals alike. An idyllic spot for nature seekers, history buffs and sybarites, Citizenship in St Lucia offers all of the tropical benefits of the Caribbean, along with visa-free entry to an additional 145 countries. Read on to discover how you can apply for a St Lucia passport, and benefit from CS Global’s CBI initiative.

Benefits

  • Gaining citizenship by investment to St Lucia entitles passport holders to a huge range of benefits, including:

  • Visa-free travel to around 145 countries and territories
  • Right to hold dual citizenship
  • Citizenship for life, with the right to live and work in the country
  • Four investment options

Investment Options

Option 01 The National Economic Fund

  • The National Economic Fund (NEF) was established to receive qualifying investments to fund Government-sponsored projects on the island. Applicants can obtain citizenship by making a monetary contribution to the NEF via one of the prescribed contribution levels.  Due diligence and processing fees apply.

     

  • Main applicant USD 100,000
  • Main applicant and spouse USD 140,000
  • Family up to four members USD 150,000
  • Each additional dependent USD 15,000

Option 02 Real Estate

  • Applicants may obtain citizenship by purchasing Government-approved property valued at a minimum of US$300,000. This property must be owned and maintained for a minimum of 5 years after citizenship has been granted. Due diligence and processing fees apply.

     

  • Main Applicant USD 30,000
  • Main Applicant and spouse USD 45,000
  • Family member aged 18 years or above USD 10,000
  • Family member under 18 years USD 5,000

Option 03 Pre-Approved Enterprise Project

  • Applicants can obtain citizenship by investing in pre-approved enterprise projects. Such investments must create at least 3 permanent jobs. Joint investments are also allowed, as long as applicants contribute at least USD 1 million to it. Enterprise projects for CBI must be valued at USD 6 million, and lead to the creation of at least 6 permanent jobs. Due diligence and Government administration fees apply.

     

  • Minimum investment 3,500,000 (creation of 3 local jobs)
  • Minimum joint investment 1,000,000 (creation of 6 local jobs)

Option 04 Government bonds

  • Applicants may choose to invest in Government bonds to obtain citizenship. Once citizenship has been granted, investments in Government bonds must be held in the applicant’s name for at least 5 years. The bonds must not attract a rate of interest for the duration of this period. Due diligence, Government administration and processing fees apply.

  • Main applicant USD 250,000 (to be held for 5 years)
  • Main applicant + 1 family member USD 250,000 (to be held for 6 years)
  • Main applicant + upto 4 family members USD 250,000 (to be held for 7 years)
  • Main applicant + upto 4 family members USD 300,000 (to be held for 5 years)

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