The caribbean island nation of St. Lucia is offering economic citizenship to foreigners investing in the country under certain criteria since 2015. With its beautiful nature, fascinating crescent golden and silvery sand beaches and biodiversity St. Lucia justifies its nicknames of ‘Paradise’ and ‘Helen of the West Indies. St. Lucia is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, associated with the United Kingdom.
Why Invest in St. Lucia?
The government of St. Lucia launched its citizenship by investment program on 1st January 2016. A qualifying investment must satisfy the minimum investment level in either the Saint Lucia National Economic Fund or an approved real estate project.
The current minimum investments for donation to the fund are set at $100,000 for a single applicant, $165,000 for a couple, and $190,000 for a family of four. For real estate, the minimum is set at $300,000 for the main applicant. In May 2020 a temporary bond offering was launched offering an option starting at $300,000 for a single applicant with the return of capital in five years. Government, Professional, and Due Diligence fees apply in all cases.