Livin’ the Tropical Paradise – Invest in Saint Kitts and Nevis and make your dreams come true!
Almost everyone thinks of living in a beautiful place surrounded with serenity, but it is a little hard to find such a place nowadays where every individual is in a rush and running in a marathon, we call life. But there is a place known as St. Kitts and Nevis which would offer you all as it is one beautiful, tropical Island situated in the Caribbean. There is a complete change of pace in this beach paradise, and you would be glad to know that St. Kitts and Nevis is the country which has the most affordable citizenship by investment programs in the world.
As we mentioned earlier, the climate of this place is tropical with myriad of beaches and volcanoes. It is just so interesting to know that each of the Islands has its own volcano. You would most likely experience a tropical climate throughout the year with 77 degree (Fahrenheit) in the summers and 82 degree (Fahrenheit) in the cooler months. Mostly when it gets hot in summer, people go to the beach and relax by the ocean.
The two islands are separated by a channel and there is a 24/7 Ferry service which takes the inhabitants of both islands back and forth. One can always either visit the comparatively populated St. Kitts or if looking for some peaceful time they could go to Nevis.
There are tremendous water based activities and sports that the islands offer to their residents. Apart from them, ecotourism and hiking trails are one of the most popular activities of the islands because who would want to sit at home and not explore the tropical islands.
Carnival and festivals are an integral part of the islands life, in fact the Christmas carnival which is held everywhere is one of the largest celebrations in the world. Moreover, you would get to enjoy scrumptious food in the islands. The meals are usually full of vegetables, seafood, meat, papaya, coconut and much more.
The cost of living in St. Kitts and Nevis is moderately high than any of the other nearby countries as the islands have all the imported items from all over the world. But you can always cut the cost low, for example buying the groceries from a local store rather than from an imported one. The islands will offer you and your family with amazing perks which justify and makes the cost worth it.
St. Kitts and Nevis are stable and a very secure place. It was once run under the British Crown but now it identifies as a separate nation. It is a tourist place where people from all around the world come to soak in the shiny sun at the beach and just relax next to a volcano.
St. Kitts and Nevis are considered to be a tax haven for many individuals and corporation as there are no net worth tax, sales tax, and estate taxes. There is only corporate tax which is applicable on corporations doing business with the locals of the islands. However, there are several taxes like property taxes, withholding taxes and import levies.
The healthcare system in the islands is commendable, nevertheless you would notice that there isn’t a full network of medical facilities spiraled like a web but there are adequate medical care centers. There are several private clinics too.
One can easily purchase a property in the islands as they are very straight forward and carry low risk. A real estate agent could get you a lucrative property fast and give you the best deals.
A place with tropical beaches, sun shining, volcanoes, and peaceful sceneries would make a great home away from home. Also, living in St. Kitts and Nevis would give you the liberty to travel abroad extensively to different countries without any visa. What’s not there to love?
Lalani & Associates offers you a chance to move and live St. Kitts and Nevis with the citizenship program, St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Program by Investment Program. The applicants who are eligible and get successful would be granted direct citizenship to Saint Kitts and Nevis without having to live there or spend several numbers of days prior to the citizenship. Applicants will receive visa free or visa on arrival within the six months of their applications to travel to 120 countries including the UK, and EU countries.
The family members who are eligible for the program after a single donation or investment being done;
- Principal Applicant
- Children who are under the age of 18 or aged 18-25 if they are currently full time student
- Parents or grandparents of the applicant or the spouse over the age of 65 or if they financially depend on the applicant
The citizenship can also be passed on to the future generations so they can also benefit from the investment.
Requirements for Investment:
There are two options to complete the investment requirement and one can exercise any of the option according to their feasibility.
- Real Estate:
The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has been taking measures to make the islands as luxury tourism place which could eventually highlight the potential of the islands to become quality destination in the Caribbean. This is the reason why the investment opportunities luxury resorts and hotels are currently under development phase.
For an applicant to become eligible for the Caribbean investment program, an investment of $ 430,000 must be done in the designated real estate project by the government. The property must be withheld by the applicant for five years after which it can be sold. Moreover, the property can also be rented out by the owner in the five year tenure. An applicant can also invest in the luxury hotel project.
- SIDF Donation:
This option allows the applicant to make a donation between the ranges of $250,000 to $400,000 in the Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) mainly depending on the number of family members. The donation has been reduced to $150,000; this is a limited time offer by the Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
- The documentation would take around 1-2 months which would eventually depend on the responsiveness of the client
- The government of St. Kitts and Nevis takes around 3-4 months to ask for additional information after the initial application has been submitted. The government has the right to ask the candidate for an interview, though it rarely happens
- After the approval has been done by the government, and the applicant has made the required donation or title transfer of real estate, the citizenship certificate is issued within 30 days
- An application for passport is submitted and is ready in 10 days
Lalani’s Success Story
Lalani & Associates have been processing and sending the applications of the candidates to St. Kitts and Nevis since 2009 and has witnessed a 100 per cent success rate.
The officials at Lalani & Associates have been in talks with the government of St. Kitts and Nevis by personally going to the islands and have held discussions with the estate developers, and law firms to improve the diligence and credibility of the program.