St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment Programme

As the newest member of the Caribbean’s CBI countries, St. Lucia offers a range of unique advantages, including its stunning volcanic beach, luxury resorts, and world-renowned reef-diving sites. As a member of the British Commonwealth, St. Lucia offers a trusted and secure pathway to second citizenship, making it an attractive choice for discerning investors.

Minimum Investment by Donation
USD 100,000

Minimum Investment In Real Estate
USD 200,000

Time to Citizenship
4-6 months

Visa - free Access
148 countries

about St. Lucia

St. Lucia is a charming island nation located in the eastern Caribbean that is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, stunning natural landscapes, and welcoming people. With its verdant rainforests, majestic mountain ranges, and pristine beaches, St. Lucia is a haven for adventure-seekers, nature-lovers, and those in search of relaxation.

As a member of the British Commonwealth, St. Lucia has a stable political climate and a diverse economy that is fueled by tourism, agriculture, and financial services. The country is committed to sustainable development and has been investing in renewable energy and eco-tourism initiatives to ensure a more environmentally responsible future. With its vibrant culture, warm hospitality, and breathtaking scenery, St. Lucia is a captivating destination that is home to the very best that the Caribbean has to offer.

  • The capital of the country is Castries
  • The currency is the Eastern Caribbean dollar
  • The current population as of 2021: 183,629

St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment

To obtain citizenship in St. Lucia, applicants can either make a minimum donation of USD 100,000 to the National Economic Fund or invest a minimum of USD 200,000 in an approved real estate project. 

BENEFITS of St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment

Visa-free travel

St. Lucia passport allows its holder to travel visa-free and visa-on-arrival to a total of 148 countries, including Singapore, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, and the Schengen area.


Citizenship is passed onto future generations; newborn children can be added as well.

Tax planning

Applicants are exempt from the capital gains tax, foreign income tax, and inheritance tax.


Applicants do not need to be in St. Lucia during the time of application.

Time to citizenship

The process takes around 4 to 6 months.

Access to European and offshore banking.

Access to European and offshore banking.

Program Requirements:

To qualify for the economic citizenship by investment programme, applicants may choose from one of the two options:

Application process

The application process is straightforward, and it may take up to 6 months between initiating the process and receiving the residency documents. The application process can be divided into the following stages:


Assessment & Onboarding

  • Consult with Passport Legacy’s client advisors. 
  • Passport Legacy’s due diligence check is conducted.


Application Submission

  • Client is onboarded and retainer fees are paid.
  • Documents are prepared and application for St. Lucia is submitted.


Document & Application Processing


Approval & Passport Handover

  • Application is approved. 
  • Passport of St. Lucia is issued in 4-6 months.
  • Passport is handed over to client by Passport Legacy’s advisors. 

Real Estate

Discover everything you need to know about purchasing premium real estate in St. Lucia. Please see our government-approved listings that qualify you for the St. Lucia Citizenship By Investment Programme.


Minimum Real Estate Investment:

USD 200,000


ROI or Rental Income Opportunity:

Approximately between 2-4%


Ownership Type:

Title Deed or Share Certificate


Minimum Real Estate Holding Period:

5 years

Legal Basis

Both houses of the Parliament passed the St. Lucia Citizenship Act in August 2015. The regulations for Saint Lucia's Citizenship by Investment Program are outlined in Statutory Instrument No. 89 of 2015. Under the act, individuals and families can secure St. Lucian citizenship by making a qualifying investment in the country.

frequently asked questions

The St. Lucia Citizenship by Investment Act No 14 of 2015 enables individuals to obtain citizenship of St Lucia by registration following a qualified investment.

All supporting documentation must be submitted in its original language. If the supporting document’s original language is not English, Passport Legacy will manage and oversee the original’s official and authentical English translation.

The primary applicant can include the following family members in their application: Spouse, children up to the age of 30 and dependent on the principal applicant, dependent parents who are above 55 years of age and siblings up to the age of 18

Passport Legacy can accept direct cryptocurrency payments for application and processing fees. However, the principal investment for St Lucia Citizenship is payable to the St Lucian Citizenship by Investment Unit. These funds will need to be paid in USD. For more details on how Passport Legacy can assist you with cryptocurrency payments, please contact us here.

Invest in your future with Passport Legacy and unlock a world of possibilities. Connect with one of our client advisors today to book a private consultation and discover bespoke residence and citizenship by investment solutions that cater to your unique needs.

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