St Lucia Economic Citizenship Application Options





Saint Lucia Citizenship through Investment in St. Lucia’s National Economic Fund  

This option is a  non-refundable monetary contribution to the Saint Lucia National Economic Fund and has the following minimum investment:

  • Applicant applying alone – US$ 200,000
  • Applicant applying with spouse – US$ 235,000
  • Applicant applying with spouse and up to 2 other qualifying dependants – US$ 250,000
  • Each additional qualifying dependant, of any age – US$ 25,000





St Lucia Citizenship through an approved Real Estate project:

The minimum investment of US$300,000 into an approved real estate project in St Lucia qualifies you for St Lucia citizenship and to acquire a St. Lucia passport including the additional fees. The government through Invest Saint Lucia already has designated projects which can be considered as potential real estate projects for the purposes of the Citizenship by Investment Real Estate Programme. These real estate projects may be  either

  1. High-end branded hotels and resorts
  1. High-end boutique properties
Non-refundable processing fees
Applicant US$ 2,000
Each qualifying dependent US$ 1,000
5. Non-refundable administration fees (applicable for an approved real estate or enterprise project investment)
Applicant US$ 50,000
Each qualifying dependant (18 years of age and over) US$ 35,000
Each  qualifying  dependant  (under  18 years of age) US$ 25,000

The Real Estate investment in an approved real estate project that has been made as a qualifying investment under the Citizenship by Investment Programme cannot be sold or transferred for a period of at least five years after the granting of citizenship.

St Lucia Citizenship by Investment through an Enterprise Project

On approval of an application by means of an investment in an approved enterprise project, the following minimum investment is required:
Option 1 : Applicant US$ 3,500,000 (plus no less than 3 permanent jobs)
Option 2 :a. More than 1 applicant  in a joint investment US$ 6,000,000 (plus no less than 6 permanent jobs)
b. each applicant to contribute a minimum of US$1,000,000
Each       additional       qualifying dependant, of any age Applicable processing and administration fees

The government through Invest Saint Lucia already has designated projects which can be considered as potential real estate projects for the purposes of the Citizenship by Investment Enterprise Programme. You must create  no  less  than  three  permanent  jobs  through  the investment in the enterprise project.

Where more than one applicant make a joint investment in an enterprise project –

  • each  applicant  must  invest  the  minimum  amount  of US$1,000,000 in the approved enterprise project and the total minimum investment being at least in the amount set out above.
  • the investment must create no less than six permanent jobs through the  enterprise project.

ENTERPRISE PROJECTS

  1. Specialty Restaurants
  2. Cruise ports and marinas
  3. Agro-processing plants
  4. Pharmaceutical products
  5. Ports, bridges, roads and highways
  6. Research institutions and facilities
  7. Offshore universities





St Lucia Citizenship by Invesment through the purchase of Government bonds

Government bonds the following minimum investment is required:
Applicant applying alone US$ 500,000
Applicant applying with spouse US $ 535,000
Applicant applying with spouse and up to 2 other qualifying  dependants US$ 550,000
Each additional qualifying dependant US$ 25,000

St Lucia Citizenship by Investment through the purchase of Government bonds must:

  •  be registered and remain in the name of the applicant
  •  remain in a five year holding bond from the date of first issue
  • not attract a rate of interest, for the duration of the bond.

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