St Kitts & Nevis citizenship is a popular choice for clients of Svetlova LLP who:
Do not want to attain tax residence status in the UK
Are unable to spend the necessary amount of time in the UK due to other reasons.
A St Kitts passport gives you citizenship for life — not just residency, and there is no requirement to visit the country.
St. Kitts citizenship: the benefits
A St. Kitts & Nevis passport is highly sought after. Relatively few passports have been issued under this citizenship-by-investment program by the Government. The benefits include:
Lifetime citizenship, including an unlimited number of eligible dependants
Passports are issued quickly, usually within 90 – 120 days
Tax free income and low tax regime covering capital gains, gift, wealth and inheritance taxes
Visa free Travel to over 130 countries, including Austria, Belgium, United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and most British Commonwealth countries
Full residency status and the right to work in St. Kitts
Dual citizenship is permitted and open to all nationalities without the requirement to notify the applicant’s home country
As a Commonwealth Citizen, your children may take advantage of the UK’s Youth Mobility Scheme
Access to a business hub with a generous tax regime and a currency pegged to the US dollar
Tax free trade with Canada
Duty free trade within the Caribbean
Family security arising from automatic citizenship of family members, including elderly parents
A location accessible to major international cities, including London, New York and Miami
The rules: minimum investment
To qualify for citizenship of St. Kitts and Nevis under its Citizenship-by-Investment Program, there are two options:
A non-refundable charity donation of minimum US$ 250,000 to the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF)
Designated recoverable Real Estate Investment with a value of at least US$ 400,000 in units from an approved developer
Government fees and fees for family members are also payable.
If you would like to receive more information, call us on +44 207 129 129 6 or contact us online. We are located in St. James’s Square, close to Green Park and Piccadilly in the centre of London.