Investment For Life
Investment For Life
Offering a competitive investment opportunity and a quick and simple process, it’s not hard to see why Saint Lucia has fast become a popular destination for investors in second citizenship. The programme is also one of the world’s most affordable and offers access to an economically and politically stable country – the perfect insurance policy for investors worldwide.
Saint Lucia is a sovereign island nation in the Eastern Caribbean Sea. As a member of the Commonwealth realm, the country’s head of state is Queen Elizabeth II. Saint Lucia is also a member of the CARICOM, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and La Francophonie. The island maintains close international relations with many countries around the world, including the UK and USA.
The official currency, the Eastern Caribbean dollar, enjoys a fixed exchange rate with the US dollar (EC$2.70 = US$1.00).
There are many reasons to apply for Saint Lucian citizenship, from an attractive tax regime and beautiful relocation destination to fast and hassle-free foreign travel.
There are three investment options for the Saint Lucia citizenship programme.
Saint Lucia National Economic Fund
Saint Lucia National Economic Fund is a special fund established under Section 33 of the Citizenship by Investment Act for the sole purpose of receiving qualifying investments of cash for funding government sponsored projects.
The purchased property must be a minimum US $300,000 in a pre-approved real estate development area. The property must be owned and maintained for a minimum of 5 years. Property registration, processing fees and taxes must be paid in addition to the property purchase.
An applicant must invest a minimum of US $3.5 million in an approved enterprise project and create at least 3 jobs. Two applicants can share an investment of US $6 million and create 6 jobs to qualify. Approved enterprise projects must fall under certain category.
Antigua & Barbuda
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Vincent & The Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Australia (e600 visa)
* Visa on arrival: The list of countries is subject to variations depending on each government’s policy and so is access to these countries.