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St Kitts and Nevis Passport: The Ultimate Guide

Saint Kitts and Nevis are twin-island in the Caribbean that is known for their stunning beaches, crystal-clear water, and relaxed tropical atmosphere. The country is a member of the British Commonwealth and offers foreign investors an excellent opportunity to make the beautiful country their second home through its Citizenship-by-investment program. Launched in the year 1984, individuals holding St. Kitts & Nevis passport can travel to over 156 visa-free and visa-on-arrival countries including the EU countries, the UK, and Singapore.

St kitts and nevis passport ranking

25rd

Passport ranking index in 2022

156

Visa free Destinations

Saint Kitts and Nevis passport is one of the best passports in the world to have. Currently, the passport from the Caribbean country ranks 25th strongest passport in the world, an impressive ranking that gives foreign nationals the opportunity to travel around the world visa-free.

How to acquire Saint Kitts and Nevis passport

To obtain a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport or become a citizen of Saint Kitts and Nevis, there are two options for foreign nationals:

  • A contribution to the Saint Kitts Sustainable Growth Fund (SGF)
  • Real Estate Investment

Option 1: Saint Kitts and Nevis Sustainable Growth Fund

Launched in April 2018, foreign investors can acquire a second passport by contributing a minimum of US $150,000 to Saint Kitts and Nevis's Sustainable Growth Funding program. The funds are however used by the government in developing sustainable sectors such as healthcare, education, tourism, culture, etc.

To qualify for Saint Kitts and Nevis’s passport under this option, see the table below for the breakdown of the donation:

Single ApplicantUSD $150,000
Applicant + SpouseUSD $175,000
Applicant + Spouse + 2 ChildrenUSD $195,000
Additional DependentUSD $10,000 each (Regardless of age)
Addition of SiblingsUSD $20,000 per sibling

Extra fees and Due diligence

Main ApplicantUSD $7,500
Additional dependent (16-years and above)USD $4,000 each
Passport feeUSD $350 per person

Option 2: Saint Kitts and Nevis Real Estate Investment

To acquire a second passport through Saint Kitts and Nevis's real estate investment program, foreign nationals are required to invest a minimum of USD $200,000 in the approved government real estate.

The minimum investment for St Kitts and Nevis real estate program is USD $200,000 (7 year holding) or USD 400,000 (5 year holding). And below is the breakdown of the additional government processing fees after the approval of the application:

Main applicantUSD $35,000
SpouseUSD $ 20,000
Additional dependentsUSD $10,000 each (regardless the age)
Eligible siblings 18 to 25USD $40,000 each

Extra fees and Due diligence

Main ApplicantUSD $7,500
Additional dependent (16-years and above)USD $4,000 each
Passport feeUSD $350 per person

Benefits of getting a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport

There are many benefits of getting a St Kitts and Nevis passport and these include:

  • Visa-free travel and visa-on-arrival to over 156 countries.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis passport valid for a period of 10 years
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis passport can be renewed after expiration
  • Dual citizenship allowed
  • Tax exemptions
  • No residency requirement

How long does it take to recover St. Kitts Nevis real estate investment?

  • A $200,000 investment is held for 7-years before resale
  • A $400,000 investment is held for 5-years before resale

Steps to take in order to apply for a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport

  • Contact us or fill out our form below and we will get in touch with you.
  • After the first step, we will set up a meeting with you to discuss further.

How long does it take to get a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport?

It takes just about 3 to 4 months to obtain a Saint Kitt and Nevis passport but depending on some situations, the process can take up to 6 months.

What do you get after investing in Saint Kitts and Nevis, and completing all the necessary documentation?

The government will issue you a passport and certificate of naturalization, which automatically grants you the dual citizenship of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

What is the Validity of a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport?

Saint Kitts and Nevis’s passport is valid for 10 years but can be renewed thereafter.

Restricted countries that cannot apply for Saint Kitts and Nevis passport

Unfortunately, foreign investors from Iran, Afghanistan, North Korea, Myanmar, and Cuba are banned from applying for a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport, regardless of the country of their residence.

General eligibility for Saint Kitts and Nevis Citizenship-by-Investment program

  • Investor must hold a clean criminal record.
  • You must have excellent health
  • Be of outstanding character
  • Be above 18-years old
  • No false information
  • Financial investment

Requirements for Saint Kitts and Nevis passport renewal

You can apply to renew a St. Kitts passport without any help from the agent. The passport renewal usually takes two to three months but there is an option for an accelerated fast track processing time of just two to three weeks with a surcharge fee. To apply, simply visit the nearest St Kitt’s consulate and present the following documents:

  • Passport Copy (old passport).
  • Copy of naturalization certificate
  • A filled and completed passport application form.
  • Two (2) recent passport-size photos.
  • Copy of the Birth certificate
  • Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) issued by St. Kitts & Nevis.

How much does it cost to renew a Saint Kitts and Nevis passport?

The official fee for Saint Kitts and Nevis passport renewal is USD $100 per person.

More about St. Kitts and Nevis

  • Language — English
  • Capital — Basseterre
  • Passport rank — 25th position
  • Population —  54,000
  • Local Time — UTC -04:00
  • Phone code — +1767
  • Currency — Eastern Caribbean dollar
  • Year of independence — September 19, 1983

VISA FREE COUNTRIES FOR St Kitts and Nevis PASSPORT HOLDERS

Here is a list of countries that Commonwealth of St Kitts & Nevis passport holders can travel to, either without a visa, where a visa on arrival will be issued or where free entry is given for a fixed period.

Visa on Arrival / E-Visa *

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OceaniaAsiaAmericasAfricaEurope
Cook IslandsBangladeshArgentinaBotswanaAlbania
FijiHong Kong, ChinaBelizeEswatiniAndorra
French PolynesiaIndonesiaBermudaKenyaAustria
KiribatiMalaysiaBrazilLesothoBelarus
MicronesiaPhilippinesChileMalawiBelgium
NiueSingaporeColombiaMauritiusBosnia and Herzegovina
Palau*South KoreaCosta RicaMayotteBulgaria
Samoa*Taiwan EcuadorReunionCroatia
Solomon Islands *UzbekistanEl SalvadorRwandaCyprus
Tonga*Armenia French GuianaSenegalCzech Republic
Tuvalu*IsraelGuatemalaTanzaniaDenmark
Palestinian TerritoryGuyanaGambiaEstonia
Cambodia*HondurasTunisiaFaroe Islands
Laos*NicaraguaZambiaFinland
Macau, China*PanamaZimbabweFrance
Maldives*PeruComoro*Georgia
Nepal*SurinameCape Verde*Germany
Pakistan*UruguayGuinea-Bissau *Gibraltar
Sri Lanka*VenezuelaMadagascar *Greece
Timor-Leste *AnguillaMauritania *Greenland
Iran*Antigua and BarbudaMozambique *Hungary
Jordan*ArubaSeychelles *Iceland
Lebanon*BahamasSierra Leone *Ireland
BarbadosSomalia *Italy
BONAIRE, ST. EUSTATIUS & SABASt. Helena *Kosovo
British Virgin IslandsTogo*Latvia
Cayman IslandsUganda*Liechtenstein
CubaLithuania
CuracaoLuxembourg
DominicaMalta
Dominican RepublicMoldova
French West IndiesMonaco
GrenadaMontenegro
HaitiNetherlands
JamaicaNorth Macedonia
MontserratNorway
St LuciaPoland
St MaartenPortugal
St Vincent and the GrenadinesRomania
Trinidad and TobagoRussian Federation
Turks and Caicos IslandsSan Marino
Bolivia*Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Vatican City

The List above is just as a Guide and everyone must check before travel.

Disclaimer: This list is intended only as a guide which is current at the time of posting. Any future changes in visa-free travel countries after posting on CTrustGlobal may not be available and CTrustGlobal will not be responsible for a discrepancy. However, Travellers are advised to visit the relevant embassies’ official website or contact the nearest Embassy/Consulate for country he/she is interested to travel.

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