• Investment: $300,000 (real estate) or contribution/donation of $100,000+ (depending on family composition)

  • Financing Option: None

  • Net Worth Requirement: None

  • Physical Residency: None required (direct Citizenship)

  • Citizenship: Eligible after investment, processing time of 3-6 months

  • Visa Free Travel: 120+ Countries

Saint Lucia is the newest citizenship by investment program in the Caribbean. Vibrant, discerning and alluring, Saint Lucia offers all the tropical benefits of the Region while being exclusive, authentic and engaging. This program is the least expensive of all the Caribbean Investment Programs, with investment starting from $100,000.

Saint Lucia’s Citizenship by Investment Program was established in 2015 under the regulations of the Citizenship by Investment Bill 2015. The successful applicants of this program are granted direct citizenship to Saint Lucia, which means applicants are not required to have physical residency or travel to gain citizenship. Moreover, this program does not require any interview, education or managerial experience. Once successfully obtaining the passport, you may travel to more than 120 countries including Schengen zone, UK and Hong Kong.

Eligible Family Members:

The following family members can be included in an application:

  • Spouse

  • Dependent Children under 25 (if they are currently full-time students and have been since turning 18)

  • Dependent Parents over 65, currently residing with the applicant

  • Inclusion of mentally or physically challenged dependent children and/ or parents

Citizenship can be passed down by descent, so future generations can also benefit from this investment.

Investment Options:

  • National Economic Fund Contribution

High net worth individuals may choose to make a monetary contribution to the NEF organization via one of the prescribed contribution levels.

  • US$100,000: Single applicant.

  • US$165,000: Main applicant with spouse.

  • US$190,000: Family with up to 3 dependents (spouse + 2 children).

  • US$25,000: Each additional dependent

  • Real Estate Investment

Applicants may purchase property for a minimum of US $300,000 in a pre-approved real estate development area. The property must be owned and maintained for minimum 5 years. Property registration, processing fees and taxes must be paid in addition to the property purchase.


  • The initial documentation process normally takes 4 months depending upon client responsiveness.

  • After the application is submitted, the Saint Lucia government takes about 3 months time to come to a decision or ask for additional information

  • Once approval is issued and the applicant makes the required donation or investment made in selected option, a Naturalization Certificate is issued.

  • A passport application is then submitted and will be issued within 10 days.


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