The Saint Lucia Citizenship by Investment Programme
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PROGRAM TYPE: Citizenship
TOTAL INVESTMENT RAISED: Approx. US$ 40 million
TOTAL PASSPORTS ISSUED: 631 (Nov 2019)
OPENING YEAR: 2016
VISA-FREE DESTINATIONS: 145
See program essentials such as prices, requirements, timelines, investment options.
See the official website of the government entity responsible for processing applications to the program.
APPROVED REAL ESTATE
The official list of real estate developments approved by the government as qualifying investment options under the program
The official list of companies and individuals licensed to submit applications to the government under the program.
Statistics on this program
Recent articles about this program
The drop, according to Ryan Devaux, Chairman of the CBI Board, was owed to a now-resolved impasse with the program’s international promoters.
Once more confirming the tried-and-true IMI adage that says “nothing is so unlimited as a limited time offer on Caribbean CBI.”
PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
“Since the start of our fiscal year – April 1st, 2020 – we have already recorded 154 applications received,” writes CIU-boss Nestor Alfred.
More flexible age requirements for dependants, young and old, as well as the addition of newborns post-hoc are among the key changes.
Saint Lucia’s CIU-boss Nestor Alfred looks forward to a time when he can finally see the glass half-full – of Merlot.
St. Lucia becomes the first CIP-jurisdiction to offer a major price reduction in response to the pandemic with the introduction of the COVID-19 Relief Bond.
Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Cyprus become the latest citizenship by investment jurisdictions to announce adaptive measures in the face of the crisis.
But agents question whether anyone will actually get to enjoy those elevated commissions, considering the high case volumes they would require.
As Saint Lucia’s first CBI-approved project breaks ground, the project’s developer promises delivery in 2-3 years. There’s reason to question that estimate.