St. Kitts and Nevis
Citizenship by Investment
About the Program.
The St Kitts and Nevis citizenship-by-investment program has been in operation since 1984, allowing foreign investors to acquire citizenship under certain conditions. This makes it the oldest existing citizenship-by-investment program and one of the most reputable. Applicants obtain an irrevocable St Kitts and Nevis passport without having to reside in the country or renounce their current nationality.
- Processing time
- Visa free travel
- Investment type
- Family dependents
- Passport validity
St. Kitts and Nevis, also known in the country’s constitution as Saint Christopher and Nevis, has been independent since 1983 and forms part of the Lesser Antilles, which is a group of islands located 2,000 km to the southeast of Miami. The Federation
comprises two islands, Nevis and St. Kitts, and the truly appropriate slogan of the local tourism authority is: “Two islands, one paradise” The Federation is a member of the United Nations (UN), the British Commonwealth, of the Organization of American States (OAS), CARICOM and various other international organizations. The headquarters of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is located St. Kitts and maintains the stability of the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (ECD), the national currency of most Eastern Caribbean countries, which is tied to the USA dollar. The head of state is the Queen of England, as St. Kitts and Nevis is a well-functioning democracy based on the British parliamentary system and H.E Minister Timothy Harris is the current Prime Minister.
To be eligible for the citizenship of St Kitts & Nevis under its Citizenship by Investment Program, there are two options to choose from.
DUE DILIGENCE & BACKGROUND CHECKS
Compulsory background checks are payable to the Government who appoints a preferred due diligence agency. These agencies use various international and local sources such as Interpol, World-Check and other Government agencies. Adeniyi Associates professional fees, official application forms, certification of citizenship and passport, courier & other disbursements are the only other costs associated. A detailed quotation with no hidden costs is provided for the specific case.
For each case, Adeniyi Associates assigns a Document Collection Specialist. The firm provides a customized service that streamlines the application process while requiring the bare minimum from clients. Our job is to make the document collection process as simple as possible for the client, and when required, we obtain the documents without their involvement. Please keep in mind that Adeniyi Associates will draw up a personalized checklist for your application.
The estimated time to receive citizenship approval depends on the due diligence processing time and the specific case.
List of Visa-Free Countries
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