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Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Program

An island country in the East Caribbean region, St. Lucia is a picturesque tropical paradise offering the twin benefits of a modern facilities and amenities in a clean and pristine environment. The 616 sq. km island enjoys pleasant climatic conditions throughout the year with tropical forests and high peaks scattered throughout the country.

Saint Lucia Citizenship by-Investment Immigration

Benefits of Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment program

The Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment program offers the following benefits to investors:

  • Visa-free access to access to 105 countries including North American and the EU for holders of the St. Lucia passport.
  • Ranked as the best nation among English-speaking Caribbean nations from 2007 to 2014 by the World Bank
  • A stable political society with rule of law and a mature democracy
  • A high quality of life including access to reputed healthcare and educational institutions.
Population 182,273
Country Size 616 km2
GDP (billion current USD) 1.336 (2013 est.)
Earning per capita (current USD) 10,290
Unemployment Rate 20%
Inflation Rate 5.3%
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Minimum Investment Requirements

The Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment program shall begin accepting applications from January 1, 2016. Applicants must fulfill the following net worth and investment requirements.

Changes made as of January 3, 2017 abandoned the need for a minimum net worth of US$3 million.

Saint Lucia National Economic Fund

Sole Applicant US$100,000
Applicant with spouse US$165,000
Applicant with spouse and up to two other qualifying dependents US$190,000
Each additional qualifying dependent US$25,000

Real Estate Project

Applicant US$ 300,000
Qualifying dependent aged 18 years or above- Administrative and processing fee $35,000 per dependent
Qualifying dependent aged less than 18 years- Administrative and processing fee $25,000 per dependent

Government Bonds

Sole Applicant US$ 500,000
Applicant with spouse US$ 535,000
Applicant with spouse and up to two other qualifying dependents US$ 550,000
Each additional qualifying dependent US$ 25,000
 Enterprise Project

Sole Applicant
Minimum investment US$ 3.5 million
Minimum Job Creation 3 permanent jobs
Joint Investment by Multiple Applicants
Minimum investment US$ 6 million
Minimum investments by each applicants US$ 1 million
Minimum Job Creation 6 permanent jobs
Qualifying dependent aged 18 years or above- Administrative and processing fee $35,000 per dependent
Qualifying dependent aged less than 18 years- Administrative and processing fee $25,000 per dependent

 

Documents Required

Documents Required

Documents Required for Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment program

  1. Application form—Electronic, Typed, or Printed form.
  2. Police certificate fulfilling the following conditions:
    1. of Applicant, and all qualifying dependants aged 16 years or more
    2. From nation of birth and all other countries where applicant/dependent resided for one year or more in the ten years immediately preceding the submission of the application
  3. Affidavit declaring that the applicant’s net worth is not less than US$3 million.
  4. Documents supporting the applicant’s net worth
  5. Evidence of beneficial ownership as certified by the Registrar of Companies, if applicable.
  6. Proof of compliance with minimum investment requirements.
  7. Proof of payment of administrative and processing fees.
  8. Proof of relationship with qualifying dependents.
  9. Proof of identity.

Inclusion of Family Members

  1. Spouse
  2. Dependents

Fees for Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment program

Due Diligence and Background Checks Fees Non Refundable Processing Fee
Applicant US$ 7,500 $2,000
Qualifying dependent aged over 16 years US$ 5,000 per dependent $1,000 per applicant

Non Refundable Administration Fee Applicable to Approved Real Estate or Enterprise Projects

Applicant $50,000
Qualifying dependent aged 18 years or above $35,000 per dependent
Qualifying dependent aged less than 18 years $25,000 per dependent

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