Benefits of Citizenship

Established in 1984, the Citizenship-by-Investment programme of St. Kitts & Nevis is the oldest of its kind in the world. The Government of St. Kitts & Nevis established this programme to attract investors of good character to make substantial investments which benefit the development of the country. These investors are then given the opportunity to apply for citizenship within strict guidelines of the law and the relevant regulations.

Acquiring St. Kitts & Nevis citizenship through the purchase of Kittitian Hill property allows the applicant and their family to enjoy many benefits. For example, citizens of St. Kitts & Nevis are allowed visa-free travel to more than 130 countries including Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, all EU-Schengen countries and many others.

As a citizen of St. Kitts & Nevis, you may of course take up residence in St. Kitts & Nevis at any time and for any length of time. The country has no personal income tax, no wealth tax, no inheritance tax or other direct taxes, and thus is an attractive place of residence also from a personal tax point of view.

Acquiring St. Kitts & Nevis citizenship through the purchase of Kittitian Hill property has many benefits, including:

  • Citizenship is also granted to the applicant’s immediate family and dependents.
  • Independent escrow service provides security for funds before and during construction.
  • The service is managed by Grant Thornton and funds are held in a subsidiary of Canadian
  • Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC).
  • Visa-free travel authorization to more than 130 countries including Canada, the United Kingdom, all EU-Schengen countries Switzerland, Hong Kong and Singapore.
  • Full rights of residency in St. Kitts & Nevis.
  • No residency obligations of any kind during or after application.
  • An attractive personal tax environment with no personal income tax, no wealth tax, no inheritance tax or other direct taxes.
  • No information is shared with your existing country of citizenship and names of applicants are not published.
  • Dual citizenship is permitted.

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