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Saint Lucia

Citizenship By Investment

BECOME A GLOBAL CITIZEN




The Saint Lucia citizenship by investment program was established in 2015 becoming the fifth country in the Caribbean region to launch a second citizenship by investment program. Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment program permits all nationalities to obtain second passport.

Saint Lucia is an island that is located in the Caribbean Sea. With breathtaking views of the western mountains, St. Lucia is filled with unparalleled landmarks imbued with the natural beauty of the Caribbean. Saint Lucia is perfect destination for tourism and leisure.

An investor can obtain St Lucia Citizenship-by-investment through two investment paths. Investor can choose to make a onetime nonrefundable donation to the National Economic Fund, or invest in a government-approved real estate property.

Saint Lucia Passport

Saint Lucia passports is a commonwealth passports that grants countless benefits its holder. Benefits include access to world-class education and healthcare, tax benefits, as well as the opportunity to expand investor’s businesses abroad.

Moreover, one major benefit of Saint Lucia Passport is that it allows visa free travel to more than 120 countries. For example, visa free to Schengen Countries and the United Kingdom.

After applicant meets all the Saint Lucia passport requirements and makes the investment in the chosen path , an investor and their family members can obtain the St Lucia Passport in as little as 4 to 6 months.

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CAPITAL

CAPITAL

Castries

LANGUAGE

LANGUAGE

English

TOTAL AREA

TOTAL AREA

617 km2 (238 sq mi)

POPULATION

POPULATION

178,844

GOVERNMENT

GOVERNMENT

Parliamentary system and a Commonwealth Realm

CURRENCY

CURRENCY

Eastern Caribbean Dollar

INVESTMENT SCHEME

The applicant makes a one-time non-refundable monetary donation to the National Economic Fund. The contribution will depend on the size of family as follows:

 

Family Structure

(NEF) Contribution Amount

Processing Fees

Due Diligence and Processing, Application and Registration Fees

US $100,000

US $2,000

Due Diligence: $7,500
Application & Registration Fees: $750

US $140,000

Main Applicant:  $2,000

Spouse: $1,000

 

Due Diligence Main applicant: $7,500
Due Diligence spouse: $5,000

Application & Registration Fees: $750/applicant

US$150,000*

 

*Additional $15,000 per qualifying dependent

 

Main Applicant:  $2,000

Spouse: $1,000

Qualifying Dependent: $1,000

 

 

Due Diligence Main applicant: $7,500
Due Diligence spouse: $5,000
Each Qualifying dependent above 16 years: $5,000

Application & Registration Fees: $750/applicant

 

Benefits of Saint Lucia Citizenship


 

  • Saint Lucia Passport can be obtained in 4 to 6 months.
  • Second Citizenship in a British commonwealth country.
  • Dual Citizenship is permitted; there is no need to denounce current citizenship to obtain Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment.
  • St Lucia Passport allows visa-free travel to over 120 countries, including Schengen countries and the U.K.
  • No physical residence requirements during or after the Saint Lucia Citizenship application process.
  • No education requirements, interviews or tests.
  • No tax on worldwide income.
  • Applicant and family enjoy second citizenship for life, which can be passed on to future generations by descent.

 

QUALIFICATIONS


  • Applicant must hold a valid passport.
  • Applicant must not hold a criminal record.
  • Applicants must complete a medical examination.
  • The applicant must make the appropriate investment in a government-approved real estate development or through a donation to the National Economic Fund.
  • Dependents below the age of 25 can be included with principal applicant and obtain citizenship.
  • Siblings of the principal applicant or spouse and above the age of 18 can be included 
  • Parents and grandparents of the principal applicant or spouse may qualify as dependents if they are above 65 years of age.

LEGAL BASIS


Saint Lucia's Citizenship by Investment Program was launched in December 2015 following the passage of Act No. 14 of 2015, the Citizenship by Investment Act on 24th August 2015. With some changes in 2017, the Act enables investors and their families to obtain St Lucian citizenship through investment.

VISA FREE TRAVEL


Americas

Anguilla

Antigua and Barbuda Argentina

Aruba

Bahamas

Barbados

Belize

Bermuda

Bolivia

Bonaire

Brazil

Cayman Islands

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Curacao

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

French

Guiana

Greenland

Grenada

Guadalupe

Guatemala

Guyana

Haiti

Honduras

Jamaica

Martinique

Montserrat

Nicaragua

Panama

Peru

Saba

St. Barts

St. Eustatius & Saba

St. Helena

St. Lucia

St. Maarten

St. Martin

St. Pierre and Miquelon

St. Vincent &

The Grenadines

Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago

Turks and Caicos Isl.

Uruguay

Venezuela

British

Virgin Islands

Europe

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Faroe Islands

Finland

France

Germany

Georgia

Gibraltar

Greece

Holy See

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Kosovo

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Macedonia

Moldova

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

San Marino

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Vatican City

Africa

Botswana Cape

Verde

Comoros

Djibouti

Egypt

Gambia

Guinea-Bissau

Kenya

Lesotho

Madagascar

Mauritius

Mozambique

Reunion

Senegal

Seychelles

Sierre

Leone

Somalia

Tanzania

Togo

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Oceania

Fiji

French

Polynesia

Kiribati

Micronesia

New Caledonia

Niue Palau

Pitcairn Islands

Samoa

Solomon Islands

Timor-Leste

Tonga

Tuvalu

Vanuatu

Wallis and Futuna

French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Asia

Bangladesh

Cambodia

Hong Kong (SAR China)

India

Indonesia

Iran

Israel

Jordan

Laos

Lebanon

Malaysia

Maldives

Nepal

Philippines

Singapore

South Korea

Taiwan

Timeline and Procedure

The Saint Lucia passport can be obtained in 6 months. Investors can opt for the fast track option and obtain the Saint Lucia Citizenship within 3 months.

Month 1
Step 1
Bluemina performs a preliminary background check. Once cleared, file preparation begins and required documents are collected. Advisory, governments and due diligence fees are paid.
Month 1-2
Step 2
File is submitted.
Month 3-5
Step 3
Issuance of “Approved in Principal” letter by the Government’s Citizenship-by-Investment Unit
Step 4
Investment is made in selected option.
Step 5
Naturalization certificate is issued.
Month 6
Step 6
Submission of passport application and issuance of passports.