The Saint Lucia Citizenship Act passed by the Parliament in August of 2015 makes St Lucia the fifth Caribbean country to offer citizenship by investment program. The Act enables individuals and families to acquire Saint Lucian citizenship upon making a qualifying investment. When opting to be a citizen of Saint Lucia, you must be aware that government not just offering citizenship but offering an identity.
To be eligible for St. Lucia citizenship under its Citizenship by Investment Program, the Government requires an investment in one of the four approved areas.
A qualifying investment under the Citizenship by Investment Program shall satisfy at least a minimum investment in one of the four approved areas.
A) Saint Lucia National Economic Fund
B) Real Estate Projects
C) Enterprise Projects
D) Government Bonds “This option is hereby suspended until further notice.”
The minimum investment in a real estate project is required:
The minimum investment in an approved enterprise project has been approved is required:
The existing regulations for the investors purchasing government bonds are as following:
The notice further states that the pursuant of St Lucia Citizenship are required to pay a non-refundable administration fee of USD 50,000 for each bond.
The following fees have been prescribed under the Citizenship by Investment Regulations of 2015.
(applicable for an approved real estate or enterprise project investment)
As a citizen of St. Lucia, you can take advantage of a range of personal benefits which include: