Citizenship by Investment
The Citizenship-by-Investment Unit (CIU) is the Government Authority that handles all matters concerning Citizenship-by-Investment in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
The Citizenship-by-Investment Program was established in 1984, making it the longest established program of this kind in the world. It has distinguished itself from many other similar programs by rigidly enforced investment requirements and meticulous due diligence procedures. » Read More
Foreign persons wishing to own land in St Kitts can do so by:
Freehold: The average price of Government land is US$1.50/sq. ft. (Commercial), and US$1.11/sq. ft. (Residential).
Lease: Land at the Industrial Site can be leased from the Development Bank of St. Kitts & Nevis at US$444.00/acre annually.
Long-term-Lease: The tenure period is 35 years and rent is reviewed every five years.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
St. Kitts and Nevis offers an investment-friendly environment and welcomes investors through the promotion and facilitation efforts of the St. Kitts Investment Promotion Agency (SKIPA) and Nevis Investment Promotion Agency (NIPA). These agencies serve as your point of contact to assist you in exploring opportunities and establishing your businesses. Their purpose is to facilitate meetings with government officials, organize site visits, assist in selecting investment opportunities, provide access to government incentives and introduce local partners.
Additional information about investment opportunities is available the following websites: