St Kitts Citizenship for Nigeria Investors
St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship offers an array of unique benefits to applicants from Nigeria and holding a St. Kitts passport is celebrated for the many advantages it gives to a citizen. Gaining second citizenship is often a long process there is an alternative path that provides additional advantages beyond the celebrated benefits investors seek.
Discover more about Saint Kitts citizenship and how to secure it as a citizen of Nigeria below.
Benefits of St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship
St. Kitts and Nevis citizenship offers many benefits that encourage investors from around the world to seek dual citizenship in the country, partly due to the wide range of opportunities for both business and leisure that a St. Kitts passport gives its holder. Through St. Kitts Citizenship by Investment programme (CBI), an applicant can gain:
Visa-free travel to over 157 countries
including Singapore, the Schengen countries, and the United Kingdom
Dual citizenship for life
The main applicant and their family are granted citizenship in St. Kitts which is passed down to their descendants without a requirement for residency or visiting St. Kitts first.
Privileges in Commonwealth nations
St. Kitts and Nevis is a member of the Commonwealth, entitling citizens to certain privileges in Commonwealth nations.
Investors can grow their wealth through their real estate investment by benefiting from the tax-efficient jurisdiction.
Investment Exit after 7 Years
If the client is applying for citizenship via investment into a luxury hotel, such as Park Hyatt St. Kitts, the applicant can sell their investment after a 7-year holding period without losing their citizenship or benefits.
Citizenship Real Estate Investment Program Process
While there are several routes to gain citizenship in St. Kitts, one of them, the Citizenship by Investment program, is the most popular among Nigerian nationals. When compared to the other roads to citizenship in St. Kitts, the CBI program is very simple and can be completed in a few steps. The application process is made even easier when aligned with an experienced CBI developer that has a productive relationship with the government of St. Kitts and Nevis.
To secure citizenship through the real estate option, the application steps are:
Sales & Purchase Agreement:
Sign a Sales & Purchase agreement and submit your deposit
Application & Fees
Both the processing fees and due diligence fees and other applicable fees must be paid along with the application.
Processing & Payment
The application process can take up to 120 days. Upon approval of citizenship application, the main applicant then pays the remaining balance and applicable government fees.
Closing & Transfer of Passports
Proof of ownership will be submitted to the St. Kitts government, and you will receive your passports.
St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Cost
As the name of the program suggests, this road to citizenship requires an investment in government-approved real estate development. The Citizenship by Investment program is designed with families in mind and the associated costs reflected below are based on the applicant having a family of four:
For Family of 4
Cost of share: $220,000
Government fees for the main applicant, a spouse, and 2 dependents: $75,000
Due Diligence fees: $19,500
Share registration fees: $11,000
Terms and Conditions may apply.
Citizenship by Investment to Gain St. Kitts Citizenship and Passport
Gaining St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship provides citizens of Nigeria a range of unique advantages and benefits without costing citizenship in your home nation or years of waiting. We at Range Developments are the leading CBI developers in the Caribbean and have extensive experience guiding our clients through the Citizenship by Investment application process. We have a strong and productive relationship with the government of St. Kitts and a successful track record of luxury developments, such as world-renowned Park Hyatt, St. Kitts.
By choosing Range Developments as your partner in gaining the advantages of citizenship in St. Kitts, you will have aligned yourself with the leading and most successful developer in the Caribbean.
To begin your journey to citizenship, connect with one of our CBI representatives here:
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