Saint Lucia Citizenship

The St Lucia citizenship by investment program was launched in 2015. The Citizenship By Investment Act and its amendments regulate the program rules.

The minimum investment is $100,000. Applicants choose from four options. There is a contribution to the state fund, purchase of government bonds or real estate and business investments.

The investor can return the money in 5-7 years by redeeming bonds or selling real estate.

Investors get citizenship under a simplified procedure. They don’t have to obtain a residence permit, live in the country or take a language proficiency test.

An investor’s spouse, children, parents and siblings can get citizenship under the investment program.


Investment amount

3-4 months

Obtaining period

Simplified process

of getting the passport

5 years

Return of real estate investment

Benefits of Saint Lucia citizenship program


Visa-free entry to 146+ countries

St Lucia citizens can visit 146 countries visa-free, including the UK, the Schengen states, Singapore and Hong Kong. 


10-years B1/B2 tourist visa to the USA

St Lucia citizens can get a 10-year B1/B2 tourist visa to the USA. It allows the holder to stay in the country for up to 6 months a year. You can travel around the country, attend business meetings and conferences and get medical treatment in American clinics.


Registration of an international company

Investors can register a company in St Lucia, making it easier to open bank accounts for business abroad and make settlements with international partners in foreign currencies. Moreover, the beneficial owner’s personal information is not entered into the commercial register to protect their identity and privacy.



Tax optimization

Saint Lucia has no taxes on global income, inheritance, capital gains or wages. Social security contributions for employees are 5% of their salaries.


No residency requirement

No requirements for staying in the country before and after obtaining citizenship

Terms of investment program

Option 1
Non-refundable contribution $100,000+

A contribution to the National Economic Fund of St Lucia is non-refundable.

Option 2
Bonds purchase $250,000+

Until December 31st, 2022, investors can buy Covid-19 Relief Bonds for $250,000. It is a limited offer with a 50% discount. The standard option offers the purchase of government bonds for $500,000.

The investor can fully redeem the bonds in 5–7 years and return the money.

Option 3
Real estate purchase $300,000+

The investment amount doesn’t depend on the family composition. The investor can return the money 5 years later by selling the property.

An additional non-refundable state fee of at least $30,000 is paid.

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