How much is St Lucia citizenship by investment? We will help you to understand the true costs of St Lucia CBI program with full disclosure on the pricing.

St Lucia can be cheapest CBI for you but this depends on how many dependants and their ages. Recoverable investments are the most popular option among many CBI investors for St Lucia.

First let us take a look at the four investment options.

1.Economic fund (non recoverable) – This is the most price competitive route for the grant of citizenship. Investment into the National Economic Fund starts at US $100,000 for a single applicant.

2.Government bonds (recoverable) – This option allows one to purchase a government zero coupon bond. The regular Government zero coupon Bond option starts from US $500,000 for a 5-year non-interest-bearing bond. As a means of bringing some relieve to the economy with the onslaught of COVID-19, the Government offered for a limited time until December 31, 2021 “The COVID-19 Bond” relief option. It has face value of US $250,000 or US $300,000 with holding period of 5, 6 or 7 years. Similar to our regular Bond issue it is zero coupon bond. The bond sum is fully returned after 5+ years by Government.

3. Real Estate (recoverable) – An investor may opt to make an $300,000 investment into a government approved real estate project. Projects may range from high-end branded hotels & resorts; high-end boutique properties or any other project approved by Cabinet of Ministers. The real estate project component is in line with governments’ mandate to maintain a sustainable tourism product through the creation of increase high-end room stock.

4.Enterprise projects (recoverable) – An investor may opt to make an investment into a Government approved Enterprise Project. Projects may range from specialty restaurants; cruise ports & marinas; agro-processing plants; pharmaceutical products; ports, bridges, roads & highways; research institutions & facilities and offshore universities. An investor may choose to undergo such investment in Saint Lucia on his or her own or with up to six (6) other investors.

We will show you some calculations…

Single Applicant

Type of investment Donation / Investment Additional expenses (CIP + DD fee) TOTAL
Economic Fund $ 100 000
$ 9 548
$ 109 548
Government Bonds $ 250 000
$ 37 548
$ 287 548
Real Estate $ 300 000
$ 37 548
$ 337 548
Enterprise $ 3 500 000
$ 59 548
$ 3 559 548

Please note with Government bonds since $250,000 is fully refundable after 5 years, the net costs for citizenship is only $37,548. There is additional agency fee (see below).

Couple

Type of investment Donation / Investment Additional expenses TOTAL
Economic Fund $ 140 000
$ 15 596
$ 155 596
Government Bonds $ 250 000
$ 42 596
$ 292 596
Real Estate $ 300 000
$ 57 596
$ 357 596
Enterprise $ 3 500 000
$ 65 596
$ 3 565 596

Family Applications

Main Applicant, Spouse and Two children below 16

Type of investment Donation / Investment Additional expenses TOTAL
Economic Fund $ 150 000
$ 17 692
$ 167 692
Government Bonds $ 250 000
$ 42 692
$ 292 692
Real Estate $ 300 000
$ 67 692
$ 367 692
Enterprise $ 3 500 000
$ 117 692
$ 3 617 692

Main Applicant, Spouse and Two children above 16

Type of investment Donation / Investment Additional expenses TOTAL
Economic Fund $ 150 000
$ 27 692
$ 177 692
Government Bonds $ 250 000
$ 52 692
$ 302 692
Real Estate $ 300 000
$ 87 692
$ 387 692
Enterprise $ 3 500 000
$ 147 692
$ 3 647 692

Main Applicant, Two children below 16

Type of investment Donation / Investment Additional expenses TOTAL
Economic Fund $ 150 000
$ 11 644
$ 161 644
Government Bonds $ 250 000
$ 37 644
$ 287 644
Real Estate $ 300 000
$ 47 644
$ 347 644
Enterprise $ 3 500 000
$ 111 644
$ 3 611 644

Main Applicant, Spouse, Two children below 16, Two Parents above 55 years

Type of investment Donation / Investment Additional expenses TOTAL
Economic Fund $ 180 000
$ 29 788
$ 209 788
Government Bonds $ 280 000
$ 52 788
$ 332 788
Real Estate $ 300 000
$ 97 788
$ 397 788
Enterprise $ 3 500 000
$ 199 788
$ 3 699 788

Family of 7 – Main applicant, Spouse, Two children below 16, Three children above 16

Type of investment Donation / Investment Additional expenses TOTAL
Economic Fund $ 195 000
$ 35 836
$ 230 836
Government Bonds $ 295 000
$ 57 836
$ 352 836
Real Estate $ 300 000
$ 112 836
$ 412 836
Enterprise $ 3 500 000
$ 240 836
$ 3 740 836

You can also use official CIP Calculator to calculate the quotes suitable for your family dependants.

Agency Fee

Additional agency fee charged by authorized agents, applies for all above scenarios. This will range from $6000 to $10,000 depending on how many people apply in a single application.  This fee is paid 50% at the start and the next 50% after file is approved.

There are no additional or hidden charges apply

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