• Travel visa-free to 121 countries, including all EU countries, the UK, Ireland, the Caribbean, and most Commonwealth countries. Citizens of Saint Lucia can easily receive a long term visa for the USA
  • No residency requirements, and no taxes on private earnings, wealth, or inheritance
  • To claim citizenship, you must personally visit Saint Lucia. All claimants are subject to a comprehensive verification process
  • The time it takes for applications to be considered is 5 months

TWO WAYS OF RECEIVING CITIZENSHIP

MAKING A CONTRIBUTION
TO THE STATE

  • Official authority:
    National Economic Fund
  • Investor:
    100,000 $
  • Investor + spouse:
    165,000 $
  • Investor + spouse + 2 children:
    190,000 $
  • Additional dependents:
    25,000 $

INVESTING
IN REAL ESTATE

  • Minimum investment:
    300,000 $
  • Required period of real estate ownership:
    5 years
  • Legal services - 30,000 $
  • State fees
    Investor: 50,000 $
    Spouse: 35,000 $
    Dependents: under 18 years of age - 25,000 $ each
    Aged 18 and older - 35,000 $ each

COMPARISON OF FINANCIAL INDICATORS:

contribution against long term investment in real estate with 3 possible real estate resale values: 15% gain, 15% loss and 50% loss

MAKING A CONTRIBUTION
TO THE STATE

COMPARISON OF FINANCIAL INDICATORS

INVESTING
IN REAL ESTATE

COMPARISON OF FINANCIAL INDICATORS

INITIAL INVESTMENTS

CONTRIBUTION REAL ESTATE
Real estate / Contribution
$100,000
$300,000
Application processing
$0
$50,000
Comprehensive check
$7,500
$7,500
Additional expenses
$30,000
$30,000
Real cost of the country’s passport
$137,500
$387,500

COSTS WHEN SELLING

VALUE OF REAL ESTATE 115% 85% 50%
Initial investments
$478,000
$480,000
$480,000
Value when selling
$460,000
$340,000
$200,000
Results of investment
$18,850
$138,850
$278,850
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TWO WAYS OF RECEIVING CITIZENSHIP

MAKING A CONTRIBUTION
TO THE STATE

  • Advantages
    • Simple transaction
  • Drawbacks
    • Contribution is non-refundable

INVESTING
IN REAL ESTATE

  • Advantages
    • Tangible assets
    • Return on investment in the form of dividends
    • Return on investment in the form of resale
    • Physical connection to the country
  • Drawbacks
    • Greater initial costs

SAINT LUCIA

A brief guide

Capital:
Castries
Area:
617 sq.km.
Population:
182 000
GDP:
US $1.336 billion
Language:
English and Creole French
Year of independence from Great Britain:
1979
Main islands:
Saint Lucia

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