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. St 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 St. Lucian citizenship, from an attractive tax regime and beautiful relocation destination to fast and hassle-free foreign travel.
FAST ACCESS TO SECOND CITIZENSHIP: Obtain your St. Lucian passport and permanent citizenship in just four months. Your permanent residency card can be issued without the need to visit or reside on the island.
EASY GLOBAL TRAVEL: As a citizen of St. Lucia, you’ll benefit from visa free travel to 123 countries, including all Schengen states, the United Kingdom and most British Commonwealth member countries. Plus as the St. Lucian passport is one of world’s strongest, obtaining most foreign visas is quick and easy.
BUSINESS BENEFITS: Not only does St. Lucia rank 77th overall in the World Bank Doing Business Report (8th in Latin America and 2nd in the Caribbean) but as a passport holder, you’ll also benefit from no wealth, gift, inheritance, foreign income, or capital gains tax, no personal income tax and full exemption from import duties, tax relief benefits and export allowance.
A SAFE, STABLE FUTURE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY: Your St. Lucian citizenship extends to your spouse, children under 25 and dependent parents over the age of 65.
- Timeline: approx. 4 months
- Visa free travel: Instant visa-free travel to 123 countries
- Investment type: Contribution to St. Lucia’s Government or Investment in St. Lucia’s Government Approved Projects
- Investment Cost: Contribution to St. Lucia’s National Economic Fund (USD 100,000 minimum) or Real Estate Investment (USD 300,000 for 1 applicant plus fees) or Business Investment (USD 3.5million minimum)
There are three investment options for the St. Lucia citizenship programme.
A USD 100,000 contribution (plus fees) to the National Economic fund (NEF)
A real estate investment of USD 300,000 (plus fees)